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Cant get motorola wr850g to see time warner cable modem

My computer sees the motorola and it says i'm connected to it but modem connection to modem flashes red, when i click on internet no connection.

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  • wjb_217 Aug 28, 2008

    ok, one computer (laptop) is hooked up to the Time Warner Cable Modem, which is a Aris, model# TM402P/110, via usb, which is coming out of the cable modem to the lap top. I tried hooking a Motorola wireless Hub, model #WR850G to it.via a RJ45 cable from the Modem to the wireless, so that my other computer can use the system to connect to the web. My other computer can see the wireless, by either a rj45 cable or wireless attachment, and it says its connected, but i still can't access the web. With all this going on, the Motorola wireless Hub is flashing red on the wireless modem indicator, showing no connection to the cable modem. No the orignal laptop is connect to the cable modem and has no problem access the web through the cable modem, i just want to be able to access the web with the other computer. HELPPPPPPPPPPPP

    and thank you

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I had same problem and what i did is i restarted the device and i installed it to the cp again you probably did something wrong

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