20 Most Recent Efficient Networks SpeedStream 5100 Modem Questions & Answers

1. First you must set password to access the web interface, so that only you can change the setting.
For a linksys the default web-interface is at The first term you access it enter username:admin, password admin. If that does not work read the manual to find that out.
2. Explore the TAB and each sub-menu to familiarize yourself with the interface. For change to Take effect you must SAVE. Button is at the bottom.
3. In the TAB SETUP>Basic Setup Activate the Automatic DHCP reservation of IP addresses. Enable it on the same page
4.Under the ADMINISTRATION TAB >Management enter a new router password.
5. Under the Wireless TAB> Security Menu, select the Security Mode as WPA2Personal, and Encyiption AES. Enter a passphrase ( like a password but can be a phrase -part of a sentence. For key renewal enter a number like 3600 seconds.
Save all.
Now if you connect a device through the wireless you will be prompted to enter the pass-phrase. You will be asked for it after every power down of router or reboot of router. If you reset the configuration by pressing the reset button on the router you must redo everything again.
Remember: You will erase everything every time you reset the router. So if you make mistakes, just reset it with a straightened paper clip.
Remember, any body who has physical access to the router can reset. If tech savvy, he/she can give him/her/self access.

Efficient... | Answered on Jan 07, 2014

If you do not have a router you have to reboot the modem first, Modems pair with one device at a time using its MAC address, using a router allows you to add remove computers to your internet access without rebooting the router for every device because the modem pairs to the router and the router shares its internet with your other devices.

Efficient... | Answered on Feb 02, 2013

you will need to open up your network connections

click start control panel network connections this may vary depending on your operating system look for local area connection if you see a red X or a yellow exclamation or question mark ! ?
you will need to update or install the driver or it could be firewalled

click start control panel administration tools computer management device manager scroll to network adapters should see a yellow question mark? right click install drivers
the driver might be on the disc supplied by your ISP internet service provider
or the motherboard disc or you might download one if you dont have on a disk

Make sure you Ethernet is enabled in bios restart your computer during the boot up process you will see on your screen a certain key to press to enter set up (BIOS) press and hold that key to enter bios using arrow keys scroll to intergrated peripherals look for SiS On Chip Pci Device press enter scroll to SiS 10/100m press enter make sure its enabledi

click start type cmd press enter you will be in DOS mode

type in ipconfig press enter

you will see all of your internet connection details

or type in your default gateway adress into your internet search should read something like to get an inertnet connection
hope this helps

Efficient... | Answered on Jul 12, 2012

1: unplug all the cords to the modem
2: press the reset button from the back of it
3: leave it for about 5 minutes to drain off the static charge
4: plug it only to power source to see if the power lights up
5: if does'nt don't waste your time on it, its bad and if it was provided to you by your internet service provider get it replaced for free.
6: if you bought it yourself check for warranty generally modems have lifetime warranty

Efficient... | Answered on Dec 30, 2011

No, you don't need a driver.
Just use an Ethernet cable to connect from one of the LAN ports on the modem to the network port on your computer, and you'll be connected.

Efficient... | Answered on Jan 11, 2011

I have the same problem. Has anybody got a solution?

Efficient... | Answered on Jan 02, 2011

to speed up both download/upload delete all temp files, clear cookies after doing this try both download/upload speed tes here http://www.ip-details.com/internet-speed-test/

Efficient... | Answered on Dec 19, 2010

Assuming you have connectivity to the router, 1st click start/programs/accessories/command prompt. Command prompt will be a medium sized box that pops up.
Will look like this where you start typing:
C:\user\computers name>_
just start typing, don't hit the space bar and type exactly what I type.

7 lines down, there will be a line saying "DEFAULT GATEWAY. . . . . . . . . . . .
The could be different. Write it down if you can't remember it.
Open your internet browser and type this number into the url bar( this is where you would type something like http://www.google.com at) This number will get you into the DSL router. I haven't been in this router in a long time, so my memory is a little sketchy. You should be able to access the connection page and manually make a connection.
Now this all depends on weather or not you have DSL sync with modem back to the phone co. If you can get here and you have connectivity with a solid DSL light, you shoud be able to surf. Also, from the command prompt, you can test your connection to the router by typing :
ping or what ever the default gateway is.(there's a space in between ping and the 1)
If you can ping the router anf the connection looks solid from inside the router, test from the command prompt to see if you can ping outside the network. Type ping www.google.com It should give you 3 replies from the site.
If this happens and you still can't surf, then you have firewall settings set to high or more troule shooting is needed.

Hope this helped.

Efficient... | Answered on Nov 30, 2010

Try to check the Default Gateway of a computer that is directly connected to your router. Type the default gateway your browser. Here is how to check it Checking IP and Default Gateway on Windows 7.

Efficient... | Answered on Nov 08, 2010

You need a power supply which converts AC to 12Volt DC power.
While purchasing Please keep in Mind that the ADSL power IN socket should be matching with the new Power adapter.

Efficient... | Answered on Oct 31, 2010

PDF Guide -->link.

Efficient... | Answered on Oct 28, 2010

1. In your web browser browse to » This address will be located on a yellow sticker on the bottom of your modem.
2. The first screen will ask you for your Modem Access Code. This also will be located on the same yellow sticker.
3. At the login screen type in your SBC/AT&T member ID and password.
4. Click Connect.
5. If everything is successful you will get a screen that says, "You Are Connected." and your Internet light will go solid green. If you username or password is invalid you will get a screen stating such. If there are other problems you will get a screen stating, "The DSL connection is down."

Efficient... | Answered on Oct 09, 2010

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