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How do i turn wifi off


Locate the Wireless LAN switch located on the front of your computer.
This could be located on the upper row on a laptop it will have the radiation look (((ยท)))
Make sure its pressed on or off whichever you need.

Move the switch to the right to turn on Wireless connections.

Right-click the network icon located on the system tray next to the clock.
You should see a list of available wireless networks.

Select the network you want to connect to and click "Dis Connect."


Motorola Surfboard Cable Modem User Guide
The user guide for your Motorola Surfboard cable modem can mean the difference between knowing how to locate and diagnose problems with your connection or staring angrily into a maze of blinking lights.

The user guide provides information on properly setting up your cable modem, understanding the indicator lights and troubleshooting problems before you have to call your Internet Service Provider.Connecting Your Modem


Your Motorola Surfboard cable modem must be connected to your home's coaxial cable connection.
Connect the coaxial cable from your cable outlet into the "Input" jack on your cable modem.

If your modem is wireless, it will connect to any computers and wireless devices in your home through the wireless signal sent from the modem.

Wired Internet connections require that you use an Ethernet cable to connect your cable modem to any supported computers and devices.
Understanding the Front Panel

The front panel of your modem is your key to understanding the status of your cable modem.

The front panel features "Power," "Send," "Receive," "Online" and "Link" lights, each of which displays information about your modem.

The "Power" button will display a solid green light when operating normally and will turn off when there is a problem with the power supply.

The "Send" and "Receive" lights will transmit a solid green or blue color when data is being normally transmitted through your modem and will blink when it the modem is scanning for an upstream or downstream connection.

A solid green "Online" light indicates that you are connected to your Internet Service Provider, while no light indicates that the Internet connection in your home is experiencing problems.

A yellow "Link" light indicates that a computer is connected to your modem with an Ethernet connection while a blue light indicates that a high-speed Ethernet connection is being utilized through the modem.

Configuring TCP/IP

The Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol provides the basic foundation for establishing a local network and a connection to the Internet. The TCP/IP can be configured in the "Control Panel" of your Windows computer. Open the "Network and Sharing Center" from the control panel and double-click the "Manage network connections" option. Right-click the network connection displayed and select "Properties," then select Internet Protocol Version 4 and open the TCP/IP properties menu. Select "Obtain an IP address automatically" and "Obtain DNS Server address automatically" from the TCP/IP properties menu and click "Ok" to save your TCP/IP settings.
Troubleshooting


Many technical issues with your cable modem can be resolved by power cycling your modem and the computers and devices connected to it.

To power cycle your modem, unplug it from the power supply for 10 to 15 seconds and reconnect it to the power supply.

Restart all of your connected computers and devices while your modem is power cycling. Problems with the "Send" and "Receive" functions can be the result of a poor signal being sent to your cable modem. Tighten the coaxial cable connection to your modem and contact your internet service provider if problems persist.
http://www.motorola.com/staticfiles/Consumers/Products/Cable Modems and Gateways/SURFboard Cable Modem-SB6120/_Documents/Static Files/557621-001_SB6120_User Guide-US-EN.pdf

Nov 19, 2013 | Arris SURFboard Gateway SBG6580 DOCSIS 3.0...

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Asus pc Eee cant connect to the net


have you connect it with a network with your wireless? and does that connection connected succesfully?
or are you using modem? does the modem connected succesfully?
The url you try to go is valid,i've tried it
comment if you need more information

Aug 23, 2012 | ASUS Eee PC 900 PC Notebook

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Orange globe keeps appearing on my dlink dir655 and it disconnects internet


First try replacing your LAN cable between you internet modem and the router. A bad cable the is intermittent may cause this issue. Try rebooting the modem. Also if possible try a direct connection to your internet modem by LAN cable or wireless and see if your connection stays up. You could have a bad internet modem or other connection issue from your provider

The final solution is a factory reset of your router. You can do a factory reset by logging into the router using you browser. Go to the settings and perform a factory reset.

If you forgot the router password, you ill have to do a factory reset by locating a small hold on the back of the router and insert the tip of of paper clip for about 10 seconds while the power is on. The router will be reset to out of box status and then you can ssets-up form scratch.

Dec 12, 2011 | D-Link Xtreme N DIR-655 Wireless Router

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I am trying but could not connect to internet


Which connection do you use modem, landline or wireless. You have to install the relevant driver if you use modem or your cellphone for the net connection. Other options are given below : Go to Cpanel. Click on the 'network and internet' Click on the 'add wireless device' tab else click on the 'connect to a network' tab. Proceed and complete the set up.

Jun 22, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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It is showing that i am connected to a wireless network, but for some reason it want let me get on the internet.


To get out to the internet your network set up has to have the router's ip number as the GATEWAY and your ISP's DNS numbers (tho auto detect should work for that. DNS is what allows your connection to find websites and domains).

Check to make sure your MODEM (from the ISP) is actually connected. Connect directly to it without your router to see if you get on the net. Or if you have other computers on your network can they get out to the net?

Is the wireless network it shows you connected to your own network? Or has it perhaps picked up a neighbor's wifi?

The most likely problem is that it isn't detecting the DNS. If it's not picking it up automatically would will need to know your ISP's DNS numbers/addresses.

Apr 27, 2011 | Dell Computers & Internet

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I restored my wgr614 router to factory settings but it keeps saying unindentified network what do i do


Hi Brantley,

Follow the below steps to configure your router for internet access:

RESET:

With the help of a paper clip, press the reset button on the back of the router for 20 seconds (please refer to the label on the bottom of the router for reset button location). Release the reset button after 20 seconds and turn off the router. Turn the router on after few seconds.

CONNECTIONS:

1. Connect an Ethernet cable from the modem to the WAN port of the router (isolated port).
2. Connect the computer to the router using any one of the 4 available ports. Please make sure that there is no direct connection between the modem and the computer (either using Ethernet cable or USB cable).
3. Power off the modem and the router after making the connections.
4. Power on the modem and wait for the lights to come on and then power on the router.

RECONFIGURE:

1. Open a web browser like Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Safari.
2. Access the router's GUI by typing http://192.168.1.1 or http://www.routerlogin.com.
3. When prompted for Username and Password, please enter 'admin' for the Username and 'password' for Password.
4. Click on 'Basic settings' from the left menu and select 'Use Computers MAC Address' from 'router MAC Address' section.
5. Click Apply.
6. Once it updates the settings then power off the modem and the router. Power on the modem and wait for the lights, then power on the router.

Open up another browser window and try to access Internet. Once online on the main computer connected through the router. Perform the following tasks to configure the wireless connection:

On the router settings page

1. Click on wireless settings from the left menu.
2. Select security options as 'WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy)'.
3. Set the 'Authentication Type' as 'Automatic'.
4. Set the 'Encryption Strength' as 64-bit.
5. In Key 1 type a 10 digit number.
6. Apply the settings.

Perform the below task on the wireless VISTA computer:

1. Click START, Click Control Panel then click classic view in left hand side
menu.
2. In the main screen, open up NETWORK AND SHARING CENTER.
3. In the left hand side menu open up MANAGE WIRELESS NETWORKS.
4. If you see any name in the list, please select the name and click remove.
5. Once the list is empty, click on ADD, select the first option, ADD A NETWORK THAT IS IN RANGE OF THE COMPUTER.
6. click on your network name SSID and click on connect. If you have a Password setup on the router enter the security key.
7. This should setup the wireless network.

If you are satisfied with the above information and your problem has been solved, I'd appreciate it if you could accept the answer and rate this suggestion the highest FixYa rating. If you cannot rate this post with the highest rating, then please comment to this post and I will try to help you further.

Regards

Anand

Apr 22, 2011 | NetGear WGR614 Router

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My modem keeps losing internet connection


Update your drivers and then do a speed test. Most isp send updates to the subscribers when they update, yours may not. Don't forget to check all of your connections before wasting time calling your isp. I trust this test the most. Rember you don't always get what you pay for.
http://www.speedtest.net/

Aug 17, 2009 | Arris SB5100 SURFboard DOCSIS 2.0 Cable...

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HOW CAN I GET MODEM ACCESS CODE ON SPEEDSTREAM 5100


hello
When you have modem plugged straight into computer, you can access it at 192.168.0.1, should ask for modem access code, (on bottom), then you can click 'advanced' > ppp location and set it for 'on computer'. There may also be a link for technician stats, it will give you info about isp connection. You should / might be able to browse but ISP may need original MAC address of machine (network adapter} you used when 1st signing up. Or if set to PPOE, it would look for name / PW in order to access INternet through ISP.
Anyway, try (after setting PPP on computer) Modem into WAN of router, access router, set PPOE > insert Log-in name / PW and save all settings. Then try homepage, if no, have router "clone MAC address" of the Network adapter you had the 5100 plugged into. Now it should work, even if no <INTERNET> light. ETHERNET light should be constant. Have router use DHCP to address machine independantly of what ISP addresses router, which it will do when modem (having connection confirmed with DSL light)

The other way, PPP location set 'on Modem', means the modem signs into ISP and then it assigns IP address with a timeout around 20 minutes. By getting connection test results when modem is connected to computer, it may seem to make sense, by understanding how ISP knows that modem access code / MAC address, and lets the settings of modem determine if router needs to sign in or not. If PPP is 'on modem', it will be looking for the MAC address of computer, that is why you may need to clone that address into router, so the router can appear as the machine to the modem, than the router assigns net address to computer.


Regards

Jul 09, 2009 | Efficient Networks SpeedStream 5100 Modem

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My modem disappeared off my laptop, how do I get it back?


sounds like your comp did its own system restore on you and the file needed to keep parameters of modem connection disapeared
you need to go into control panel network set up wizard follow instructions this should set your network back up
do you have the driver disks for the ether net card reinstall ether net card drivers
never setup network threw internet explorer these ways dont hold

May 09, 2008 | Acer Aspire 5500 5570-2609 Laptop

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Connecting to the Internet


Turn off the PS3, unplug the power to the cable modem, let them sit 5 mins. Plug in the power to the cable modem ONLY, wait for all lights to be on steady except for the activity light Then turn on the PS3 and check the network IP addy.

Sep 14, 2007 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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