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Unable to Connect to Internet

I am pretty sure the cables are connected right. But my internet will not connect once my Ethernet cable is moved from the computer into the wireless router Port one. DSL cable comes from the modem to the router. tell me what i am doing wrong.

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  • dingie2 Oct 01, 2008

    Verizon Model 6100 modem being used . Verizon online support told me and the Verizon Tech Sever. person that they did not deal with Linksys Wrt100 Router. When I bought the router Verizon at that time told me to get this one. Why now do they not accept this and help me fix it. I am now using the modem only that is the only way that Serv. could get it to work. and the other pc that I have can not get on line with out using a router.

  • quiquee Nov 26, 2008

    router install ok, but windows cannot communicate with primary DNS server

  • Aris C.
    Aris C. May 11, 2010

    Who is your internet service provider and what is the brand name the DSL modem that you're using?

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When I connect my WRT110, I get a valid ip address when I run ipconfig. But the error report says cannont read the http. My old WRT546 still works. Tried on two computers - no luck. Also, the software that came with unit says cannot setup the network.

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Make sure that the cable/dsl modem is connected to the blue port on the Linksys router that say's internet and your computer to any of the yellow ethernet ports. Check what is the IP address of your computer by typing ipconfig on the command prompt(assuming your using Windows, to open command prompt click start and go to Run and type cmd, a black windows will open normally it will say C:\Document\Settings\Owner>. Your computer should obtain an IP address of 192.168.1.x, open Internet Explorer and type this address on the address bar http://192.168.1.1 when you get a prompt for a username and a password, leave the username blank and type "admin" for a password from there you can now check the entire settings of your linksys router, check the Status and make sure your router is getting a valid Internet IP address if not you may require manually setting up the configuration of your ISP on the router.

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