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Q: where to plug cable in wireless router?

Hi all,

I have a Linksys Wireless router WRT54G, the instructions say to click the cable from the cable modem, into the Internet port on router. What if I don't have a cable modem and I want to click a cable from the data jack on the wall into the router? Do I still plug it in the Internet port or do I click it in one of the other ports? Thank you in advance for your help.


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A: where to plug cable in wireless router?

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I need my wireless router several more feet away than one cable will allow. One computer plugs in, and one is wireless; so that means I would need 2 or 3 ethernet cables plugged into the router. I have one very long cable so I was thinking I could run it to the wireless router where I need it, and have the non-wireless router by the computer that needs to be plugged in and run a cable from that to the computer as well as have the long cable plugged in and run that to the wireless router. Make sense? Would that work?


A:Can I plug an ethernet cable into one router, then another cable in another router?

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Is there a difference b/w a wireless router that will hok up to a broadband modem connection and one that will link to a cable modem connection ?

I was planning to buy the linksys wrt 54gs but i have a broadband modem which connects to the telephone jack at one end and to the rj45 jack on my notebook for which i also need to buy a nic card. is that the correct one to buy ?

Thanks !

A:Solved: Diff b/w wireless bb router and a wireless cable router

Yes. The key is the RJ-45 on the modem; you need a broadband router with a WAN ethernet port. That model will do fine. And you'll then connect the laptop to the router via wireless or a straight ethernet cable. You may need a cross over cable to go between the router and the modem.

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My wife's sister has Comcast Cable. They installed a Modem/Router that the wireless part seems to have died. Can a wireless router be connected via ethernet cable to the cable modem/ router?

A:Connecting Wireless router to Cable Modem/Router

Yes, adding a wifi router to one of the ports will set it as a node on the dhcp server{modem} and if there is a conflict in ip address, usually will change it to a

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I've got a wireless ADSL router with 4 ethernet ports. I've a desktop using XP and connected via ethernet and a laptop running windows 98 connected using a wireless PC Card. I can connect to the internet from both machines but can't get them to see each other.

Laptop says it can't browse the network. I tried the network setup wizard in XP and created a disk when prompted. Tried disk in 98 and rebooted when prompted. On startup, wizard said it couldn't find network card and couldn't continue.

Any help gratefully received. Thanks.

A:Wireless ADSL router, XP Home connected via cable, Win 98 via wireless card - HELP!!!

Checklist for networking Windows Machines with TCP/IP
- PCs which are not XP must have TCP/IP installed.
- Each PC must have a unique computer name.
- Each PC must have a network share defined.
- ALL NICS must be on the same subnet (e.g. IP 192.168.0.* subnet mask
- XP PCs must have Netbios over TCP/IP enabled (only essential for XP to talk to W9X PCs).
- MS Client and file & printer sharing must be enabled on each machine.
- All NICs must have their node type = anything except p-node (peer to peer, or point-point).
* To check, open a command prompt and type IPCONFIG /ALL.
- XP's ICF firewall is permanently disabled. (Only necessary for pre XP SP2).
- All 3rd party firewalls are disabled, uninstalled and deleted (until connection is working).
- PCs have the same workgroup (helps, but not essential for XP/2K, necessary for 9X/ME).

Allow 15 mins after rebooting a PC for that PC to appear in the workgroup, or
for it to see all other PCs. Or you can search for the PC by its computer name.
Additional things to check if you still have problems:
- Check your Services are Started on all PCs: Workstation, Server, TCP/IP Netbios helper, Computer Browser.
- XP gives access to its shares via the Net Guest Account. (Note, not the same as the local guest account in user accounts which should be off). Net Guest Account is enabled by default in XP, but... Read more

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Heres the situation. I am renting an apartment in someones home. They have provided me with an ethernet cable from their router(not wireless) but the line is located in a different part of the room that i want my computer to be located in. I CANNOT snake the wire under the carpet or along the wall and do not want a line running through my living room.

So basically there is a cable modem in one section of the house with a conventional router attached to it. That router supplies me with a ethernet cable. I would like to put a wireless router on the cable that I have so I can use my computer in a different location. Will this work?

A:1 cable modem with 1 router and 1 wireless router...possible

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I need help in configuring my cable modem/router (SMC8104wn-res) and wireless router (CISCO RV120W). What I need is to be able to be able to successfully connect the site-to-site VPN. This is how it was configured:

RV120W > Modem (DSL) > Internet > Cable modem/router > RV120W
Site 1 Site 2

I don't have issue with the site 1's end. but I need help in configuring site 2 since I need the Cable Modem/router to act as a modem only (do not know how to set this in bridge mode, disabling it as a router) and making my RV120W as the main router and as the DHCP. Can you give me a guide on how to set this up? Thanks!


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Okay, I have comcast internet and a belkin N+ wireless router model #F5D8235-4 V2. My belkin wireless internet worked just fine, then I got a new internet hookup through comcast when I moved. My internet works fine when the modem is connected directly into the computer. When I plug my modem and router in, the internet is not working. I opened command promp on my windows 7 and ran IPCONFIG/ALL and here are my results. I called belkin but I can't even understand the overseas operator. My laptop is recognizing the wireless router and connecting without problems, the internet just doesn't go on when the wireless router is on. Please help. It worked perfectly before today when I got my new service hooked up. I've already talked to comcast, everything is fine on their end. Here are my command prompt results:

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7600]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.


Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Rachel-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : Belkin

Tunnel adapter isatap.Belkin:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : Belkin
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. .... Read more

A:Comcast Internet Works UNTIL I plug in my BELKIN Wireless Router. HELP!

I have also reset the Belkin router and refreshed both my modem and the router by unplugging them and keeping them unplugged. I have a feeling all of those 0's in my physical address is the problem. Oh and I know longer have my belkin software c.d. I'm pretty computer literate so please give me a solution!

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Dear friends.

One of my friend ask me this Question. What is better wireless or cable to received Internet connections and what role play router if he connecting 2 PC at home.
I was not 100 % sure.
Can anyone give me the right answer.

A:wireless or cable- router

If he's a gamer wired is by far better. If he is just a casual surfer and doesn't like the hassle of wires then wireless it the way to go.

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I have an inexq wireless broadband router, set up without the braodband connection working in network enviorment. We dont have adsl so I have had to purchase another router (cable) which has a 232 port to connect my isdn modem. This router is working ok. What I need to do now is to connect the wireless router to the cable router to allow the computers on the wireless system to access the internet (which is connected on the cable router)

Operating system Win 2000 pro, Wireless router InexQ model ISW050t (link - http://www.inexq.com/web1/english/news/newpro.asp?c4_new=ISW050t&new_type=prod) , cable router a HP400S (link to man page http://www.ellink.net/broad/hp400s.htm)

Appreciate any suggestions anyone has to offer as I am a little lost re the settings I need .. have tried a few with no success

A:Cable router to Wireless router

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I have a cable router at present but I want to connect it to a Wireless router so my laptop gets a signal in the house.

the configuration im thinking of is:

cable router
wireless router
Laptop + PC

Is this straightforward? Do i need to do any extra configurations on the new wireless router?

(edit) : The wireless router will get the internet connection through a Lan cable from the cable modem.
Networking gives me a headache

A:cable router + wireless router?

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My son has Comcast Cable and wanted to be able to connect his laptop wireless. He tried a Linksys WRT110 and was able to get connected and then both computers would loose connection to the internet. He spent several hours on the phone with Comcast and Linksys to no avail. Finally Linksys told him that his 2.4 MHz phones were the problem. Has anyone had this same problem?

A:Wireless Router and Comcast Cable

Wireless interference from phones,etc can indeed interfere with your wireless connection.
Try changing the wireless channel(1/6/11) in the US.
Are both pc's wireless?

You can also,for trouble shooting purposes,connect a pc directly to the comcast modem,bypassing the router altogether.If that works,then you may have a router issue.

In that case you can make sure that you have the latest router firmware updates and re set your router to it's default state.
These are just some basis things to try and the tend to correct a whole bunch of connectivity issues.

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Hey everyone, I just have a quick question that's been bugging me. I have cable internet that's going through a wireless router. The problem happens that the connection completely drops from the router to the PC's for no reason (at least that's what it looks like). I wanted to know if this a problem many people have had with wireless routers and cable modems.

A:Cable Internet w/Wireless Router

yea, it happens

step one is to find the mfg site and download any firmware update for
BOTH the router and the PC adaptor.

(hint: always post the mfg/model numbers

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I am switching to Cable access and have a Motorola SurfBoard SB5101 cable modem. I want to use the router in my old Westell Versalink 237W DSL/Wireless Router for LAN and WIFI. Are there any "gotchas" when I use this combo? Can it even be done?

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A:Using Cable Modem with DSL/Wireless Router

Can it even be done?Click to expand...

No, you cannot use a modem/router as only a router.

You can use it as an ethernet switch and wireless access point, but you are going to need a router.

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Here's the situation, I just upgraded from DSL to cable due to the fact that my cable company was supplying a package which consisted of: Broadband, Telephone, and of course cable. What I would like to do is purchase a wireless router in order to provided access to one other computer and my Xbox 360 (Connected via: Wireless Gaming Adapter), but I'm unsure how to go about doing this. Here's the information I recieve when using IPCONFIG
IP Address:
Subnet Mask:
Default Gateway:
DHCP Server:
DNS Servers:

I guess my real question would be, if I bought a router could I implement NAT in order to connect multiple computers to the internet, is a router compatible with this modem?
<b>(Cable Modem=RCA DCM 425)</b>

Any help would be appreciated.


A:Cable Modem To Wireless Router

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I got my cable modem working finally, but now I want to share the IP using a wireless router. I know regular routers are simple with pretty much just plugging the two machines into the router and it does the job. My problem is I can't get the wireless pieces to see each other.

I have one PC hooked into the router via a regular ethernet card and CAT5 cable and it works just fine if I plug the cable modem into the uplink slot. This is where I get confused because the instructions tell me to plug the cable modem into the WAN slot on the router and go to the default address to the router via my internet explorer and set everything up for the wireless access point setup. I'm having a problem with this seeing it won't let me to that address no matter how I set it up and I lose all connection if I use the WAN slot.

I have basically hit a wall and just need help. Anyone know exactly how to get this set up working?

Here are my specs:

2 PCs: both running WinXP (one using a standard ethernet card and the other using a 2.4 GHz linksys wireless card)

Router: Linksys Etherfast Wireless Access Point + Cable/DSL Router with 4-port switch. Model: BEFW11S4 V. 2

A:Wireless cable/dsl router problem

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I have a Thompson cable router/modem that provides phone and internet connection. It runs the wireless LAN on which I have various computers and devices around the house.

I recently bought a Sony TV with internet connectivity through either an Ethernet port on the back or a USB wireless dongle. And of course the only dongle that will work is the Sony one that costs €80! I should add that a direct Ethernet connection to the Thompson router is not possible.

So rather than pay The Man, I thought I might use one of the old wireless routers I have lying around courtesy of various old ISPs. (I'm currently thinking of using a Huawei HG556 supplied by Vodafone). It strikes me as feasible to:

(a) run an Ethernet cable from the TV to the HG556
(b) set up the HG556 as a bridge
(c) create a wireless link from the HG556 to the Thompson router

and so provide the TV with access to the net (as well as to photos and movie files on computers etc linked to the LAN)

The problem is actually doing it!

The Thomson router's manual suggests that once I have configured a bridge, I only need to tell it the device's (i.e. the HG556) MAC address. The difficult bit is configuring the HG556. Its manual suggests that I have to configure PPPoA and VCI and all sorts of technobabble that makes me feel small and vulnerable.

Can anyone say whether this project is doable and, if so, talk me through it please?


A:Wireless bridge to Cable router

who supplied the router - often they have firmware specific to the ISP- virgin, talktalk etc
where in the world are you - ireland ?

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My family is finally deciding to get cable internet (YEAHHHHHHH!) But i have a few questions about routers and stuff... The computer that the main modem is being hooked up to is the downstairs one. (Windows XP, Network Card ect..)
The computer that i need to rout it too is upstairs, so I`m going to need a wireless router. Now.. I dont have a network card on the upstairs computer and according to my computer teacher, I`m going to need to purchase a external network card to hook the router up too..... Now i have three questions:

1) Why cant i just purchase a second cable modem, and have a cable jack drilled?

2) Is all this information right?

3) this is going to cost me tons of money.... is there a cheaper way?

A:Cable internet / wireless router

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Hey guys, this is my first post here. Hello to all!

I'm using a cable internet service which requires me to login every time using their login page which opens in a browser when i try to access a website. This has to be done everytime the modem restarts (which is frequent due to frequent power outages in my country )

I have to use a wireless router since my primary machine is a laptop and I can't sit at one place with the ethernet cable connected to the modem all the time. With the wireless router, the system is unreliable. Sometimes it will open the login page, sometimes it wont. Sometimes it will open webpages, sometimes it wont, and sometimes it will only open select pages.

I was wondering if i can use some setting on the router to save my username and password for the cable internet service that would automatically log it in so i don't have to do that manually every time. It could be done with DSL using the PPPOE setting, doesn't that work with cable internet?

I'm using the Linksys WRT54G.

A:Cable Modem and Wireless Router

You didn't mention which country, but I will make some assumptions.

No, PPPoE doesn't work on cable modems, so you can't use that. On most routers/cable modems, the web page thing is an configurable option on the router. You need to turn it off. Contact your ISP about turning it off.

In the U.S. cable service does not require a log in (by the user) The cable modem does this automatically before the modem even comes up. It is invisible to the user. ADSL always requires a login. This is where the PPPoE auto login comes in.

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I currently have Virgin cable broadband and wish to establish a wireless connection to my PS3. I have a wireless router (Sagem model...old one from now defunct Sky Broadband service) and would like advice as to how to make the physical connections between cable modem, wireless router and the PC.

Many thanks in anticipation of help.

A:Cable modem + wireless router

Generally,the cabling is.
Cable connection to modem
ethernet connection from modem to router's wan/internet(could be called either)
If you want a wired connection,then from the router's lan port,ethernet connection to your pc's lan/ethernet port.

Before doing anything,power off both devices.
When completed with cabling,power on modem first,wait for it to settle(proper lights on)
Then power on the router and as above,wait for it to settle(generally,power light,wan light,internet light and ethernet port light if you have a hard wired connection.)

Then,log onto your router's admin page and set up your wireless network(security encryption,wireless mode,name,channel,etc.Hopefully you have a user's guide for your router)
Hope this helps a bit

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I have a 2442VD Motorola for Vonage and a SB4220 Motorola for Cable. What is the best option for a wireless router for my laptop. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:Vonage Cable Wireless Router

Any standard Ethernet router should do the trick. FWIW, I'd put the Vonage adapter on the output of the router, not like Vonage recommends between the modem and the router.

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I do a lot of P2P and assorted traffic. The router and modem die on a regular basis and it's really annoying. I have a linksys WRT54G v5 router and a Terayon TJ715 modem. It could be the cabling to my house, but I the connection is very unstable when doing P2P type activity.

I'm prepared to spend upwards of 700 dollars to get this fixed... but don't want to spend more then I need to.

What do you recommend.

A:What's the best Wireless Router and cable modem?

I use a Motorola Surfboard SB-5100 Cable Modem and your Linksys WRT54G wireless router should be ok

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Hello, I am in the market for a cable modem / wireless router combo. I have looked at reviews and can only seem to find a d-link. I have had problems with them in the past and I am now trying to avoid that brand.

Does anyone here have experiece with any good cable modem / wireless router combo's?

If you didn't have a good experience with one, which ones should I avoid?

Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

A:Cable modem / Wireless router

I'd recommend netgear.

Always worked well for me.

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My friend has a motel .. and he has Cable internet into a modem, modem plugged into wired router and then into a wireless router so all the motel gets internet ... using Windows XP, auto obtain ip and all that is checked ... any clues ?? STRONG signal ... just limited connection couldn't obtain ip address. It was working last year, then shut it down for the winter and now its hookced back up but cant get ip or anything ... whats the easiest way to get it working ?

TIA Matt

A:Cable to Modem 2 router 2 wireless help PLS

Start by telling us the exact make/model of the modem and the two routers.
Here's a suggested configuration that should work, but it's based on the limited information we have to work with.

Here's what I'd do first, this is using the modem and the wired router.
Reset the router to factory defaults by holding the reset button down for 15 seconds with power on. The following procedure should get you a connection with any broadband modem that is configured to use DHCP for the router connection, such as cable modems, and many DSL modems. If you require PPPoE configuration for the DSL modem, that will have to be configured to match the ISP requirements.
Turn off everything, the modem, router, computer.
Connect the modem to the router's WAN/Internet port.
Connect the computer to one of the router's LAN/Network ports.
Turn on the modem, wait for a steady connect light.
Turn on the router, wait for two minutes.
Boot the computer.

When the computer is completely booted, let's see this.

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD (COMMAND for W98/WME) to open a command prompt:

In the command prompt window that opens, type type the following commands one at a time, followed by the Enter key:


PING <computer_IP_address>

PING <default_gateway_address>

PING <dns_servers>


PING yahoo.com

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter to copy the contents to th... Read more

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I am new and this is my first posting.

I hope someone can help me?

My problem concerns my cable modem and my wireless router, I use a motorola surfboard cable modem. I got the Tv cable coming into the modem and by ethernet cable going to my linksys wireless broadband router. Which supplies a signal to my other two computer located upstairs. Also I got from the wireless router a ethernet cable to my computer. In the past I had this working. Working fine but lately it has a problem. I Found out that when I turn on my main computer down stairs the one connected hard wire that I lose the signal to the computers up stairs which are wireless. If I turn off my computer down stairs then the wireless system works. My system is Microsoft Windows Xp, HP Media center Edition Version 2002. I restored my computer hard drive back to the factory settings and I still am having the same problem. So if anyones has an answer I would be interested
Thank you John

A:Cable modem and wireless router?

Hi patrolunit_98 welcome to techspot. You may want to take a few minutes to read the threads at the beginning of this site. One is a message on how to post a thread. Good luck.

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Hi all,

Recently I purchased the above mentioned router, cos I have just got a new laptop that is WI-FI enabled so I thought that I would try wireless, but with no joy !!!!!!!!

I'm connected via cable to a modem then to the router. When I turned on the router it ran the quick test no problem. The internet light is illuminated and blinking occasionally, so I presume that there is a connection there. The Wireless icon remains unlit nothing from that (don't know if there should be), but I am unable to connect to the net the laptop says there are networks available, but I don't know if it has picked up someone else's router.

P.S the internet runs fine on my PC.

The laptop is running Vista as an O/S, which I do not really know much about.

A really dumb question "do I need to install the netgear software first"

Sorry for being thick.


A:Netgear Wireless-G Cable Router WGR614

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I'm in the market for a strong dependable router. I used to use the belkin 54g NEver had problems with it. But I don't have it no more. I'm wondering whats a good cable wireless router with a strong signal. I don't require anything fancy, It's just for one computer. I don't require any advanced crypto. I just need something that is stable and strong. The reason being, It will be upstairs and I can't walk. So when it goes down I have to wait a day to get it back up.
I'm not sure what the latest and greatest routers are now days. Any recommendations greatly appreciated. I'm looking to keep it under 100 dollars. And I'm not sure If I honestly need one of them N or Pre-N routers. Maybe a super-G with Mimo would work. Thank you so very much for your replies and expert advice.

A:Need STRONG wireless cable router. Suggestions?

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So I have the internet setup fine via ethernet. My problem is I got a dsl wireless Netopia router. and it has a dsl connection only and 4 ethernet ports. Can someonw please help me with figuring out a way to make this thing work with the circumstances.

A:How do you connect a cable modem to a dsl wireless router

More info needed, what modem are you using? You say you have a dsl wireless router then in the next breath say it has dsl only connection? So which is it a Wireless/Ethernet router or just an Ethernet router?

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I was on here last night trying to get my laptop to connect to wireless internet. I'm still working on figuring that out with the person I bought the laptop from and I may end up purchasing a wireless card, but now my question is:

Can I connect to the internet right now by using an ethernet network cable plugged into my computer and into the D-link router which my desktop computer already accesses the internet from?

I plugged it in but nothing happened.

A:Using an ethernet cable to connect to wireless router..

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I recently purchased a wireless router (netgear WGT624). I have it connected to a cable modem provided by charter communications. I am connected on one computer with a wireless card(it is compatable with the router, works fine) and on my computer i am connected by network patch cable to the router. Everything works fine for a while but then the cable modem will just die or the router wont allow me to connect to the internet but if i reboot the router and modem i can again connect but the same problem keeps on occuring. Can anyone point me in the right direction to get this problem fixed?

A:wireless router crashing cable modem?

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Just switched from cable to DSL internet.

My cable setup had a wireless router connected which shared internet with two other computers in the home.

But with the DSL, I can't seem to get the router to communicate with DSL modem. I set the modem to bridge mode but I have no idea what settings to change on the router.

DSL modem: Motorola 2210
Wireless router: Motorola WR850g running DD-WRT

Any ideas?

A:Switched from cable to DSL - can't get wireless router to connect

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First off, I'd like to apologize if this seems like common sense to you, but this stuff confuses me, so please excuse me.

The cable modem and wireless router in my house are currently connected to my desktop in my bedroom. However, I'm getting rid of the computer in my bedroom, and I'd like to move the modem and router to the family room and connect them to the computer in there. My question is: Can I just plug them into the family room computer and everything will work, or will I have to change settings and/or load software onto that computer?

A:Confused about cable modem and wireless router

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I have had Windows 10 for a while and haven't had this problem until today. My connection was fine until I woke up this morning. I have tried updating my drivers but none are corrupt and are up to date. I have tried several solutions and looked at many videos and I cannot find a fix. Can anyone help?

A:My Ethernet cable nor wireless detects router.

Hi Dez37, welcome to the forums. Go to start, search and type cmd right click on the returned command prompt and select run as administrator, at the prompt copy paste:-

ipconfig/all > 0 & notepad 0 (press enter) Please post the notepad outcome here.

Also go to start, search and type devmgmt.msc, press enter, device manager will open, expand the tree under network adapters, tell us what you see.

Try a power cycle, turn off the modem/router and remove all power to it, turn off your computer and remove all power to it (if a laptop take out the battery) with the power off press the computer start button for a second, this will drain any residual power, leave the computer off. Now repower the modem/router and wait until it acquires all lead lights. Once this happens repower your computer, test your connection now.

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when trying to transfer files via network (both wireless and wired) from home NAS (connected directly to router) to laptop, connection drops every couple of minutes. My configuration is:

laptop: HP Envy 13-d006nc
system: Windows 10 Home 64bit
ethernet adapter: i-tec USB 3.0 Slim Metal Gigabit Ethernet Adapter
router: Cisco EPC3925

Thank you for any help.

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Sorry if this is in the wrong place

I have a DVR cable box and i wanna know if i can hook up a wireless router or even a wireless network card to my cable box so i can access whatever i have on my DVR wirelessly instead of getting a tv tuner card and running a wire?? please let me know if this is possible

A:question about putting a wireless router on cable box

I'm no expert on that, but it sound like you are talking about 2 entirely different technologies there. I would say its impossible.

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We have hard-wired broadband in our house and we use a netgear router (im guessing it has a modem built in because we dont use a separate modem). Anyway i just got a laptop which i want to use wirelessly so i went a bought this netgear wireless cable router. after having a second look and a go at installing it, i realised it says on the side that it need a modem attached to it as well.

Do you think I could attach the router/modem we currently use to the new wireless cable router? ive tried this already and all the lights flash as if it were working, but it doesnt.

Below are links to the routers i have

The router/modem we use now: http://http://www.netgear.co.uk/wired_broadband_router_dg834.php

The wireless cable router i just bought: http://http://www.netgear.co.uk/rangemax_wirelessrouter_wpn824.php

In short - what can I do to get wireless internet to work with these two routers?

(thanks for all your help)

A:Wireless cable router - have I bought the wrong one?

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Hey all

So I am having this weird problem. I have Time Warner as my ISP, and previously had a Belkin router for wireless. All was well until Time Warner had a snafu in the system, and was down for about 12 hours. Ever since then, I cannot connect to the internet through the router. I have to unhook the router completely and plug directly into the cable modem or no internet for me.

I took back the Belkin and bought a Dynex, and get the same problem. It looks like it might be made by the same company as well, due to the same design in the serup options.

I called tech support, and the guy had me do all these tests, such as power cycling, manually assigning an IP address, reseting the router, using a different ethernet cable, erc.

None worked, so he finally said I cannot help you, your router is bad. Why did it work before? How can two different routers be bad?

When the router is plugged in, all the lights are on except the internet light is blinking. This is the same thing that happened with the previous router as well.

Any help would be appreciated before I take this back and try a Netgear or Linksys model.

A:Can get connected via cable modem but not wireless router

First off, let's see this when you're plugged directly into the modem.

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD to open a command prompt:

Type the following command:


Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
Paste the results in a message here.

Next, try this procedure for getting a wired connection to the router, we'll work on wireless after this works.

Reset the router to factory defaults by holding the reset button down for 15 seconds with power on.
Turn off everything, the modem, router, computer.
Connect the modem to the router's WAN/Internet port.
Connect the computer to one of the router's LAN/Network ports.
Turn on the modem, wait for a steady connect light.
Turn on the router, wait for two minutes.
Boot the computer.

When the computer is completely booted, you should have Internet access. If not, I want to see this again.

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD to open a command prompt:

Type the following command:


Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
Paste the results in a message here.

If you are on a machine with no network connection, use a floppy, USB disk, or a CD-RW disk to transfer a text file with the information to allow pasting it here.

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Someone please help me. As the subject says, I have a cable modem, 2 NICs and a wireless router. What I want to happen is for the cable modem to supply the internet connection to one NIC and the other NIC to supply the wireless router with a connection. I dont know where to start so if someone could help me it would be much appreciated. Thanks for everything.

A:2NICs, 1 cable modem, 1 wireless router

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i have a router connected to a modem. My computer is connected to my router using a cable and 2 other laptops is connected to my router using wireless connection. Do we have the same speed internet connection?

thanks in advance

A:is it faster to connect to router using cable or the same in wireless

Yes, unless your wireless signal is low or your wireless bandwidth is limited.

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Router = Netgear MR814v2
Cable Modem = Ubee D3.0

Directly linked the laptop to the Cable Modem to run through Comcast's initial setup and all was fine. Since then I have add the wireless router to the mix in order to allow our multiple computers to access the internet. Ran through all setup proceedures via the Netgear setup wizard ( and granted access to the necessary computers via the shared key. All computers can see the router, but none allow for connection to the internet. One computer has been able to give the feedback that their is an issue with the DNS. Only change in the equipment that I see is that the LED lights on the front of the Ubee D3.o modem have gone from all solid green to all but one which is now a solid blue (the DS light).

A:Wireless Router and Cable Modem Connectivity Issues

What does it mean when the DS LED on Ubee D3.0 cable modem is blue?

Did you power cycle the modem when switching the device connected to it?

What does the router's WAN (Internet) status show for IP, Default Gateway and DNS Server(s)?

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A client has the following hookup :
Belkin Cable Modem "BEFCMU10
Motorola/Vonage Router "VT2142-VD
Netgear wireless ROuter "WGT624"

Before adding the Vonage client was able to share files and printer between desktop and laptop. Printer is wired to desktop via USB cable. Laptop also had internet connection.

Since adding Vonage, laptop can no longer print or see files on desktop. Desktop no longer sees laptop. Computer and Workgroup names are unchanged. Laptop still has internet connection.

ipconfig on laptop reveals default gateway as 192.168.15.X
ipconfig on desktop shows default gateway as 192.168.16.X

Desktop gateway is the Vonage, Laptop is the Netgear.

I am sure there is a way to get them both communicating again without affecting the Vonage service but I am not sure.

Any ideas?

A:Cable Modem to Vonage to Wireless Router issues

You have to disable DHCP on the second router and give it's WAN port a static address from the primary router. Johnwill has a small tutorial on here somewhere regarding using multiple routers on the same LAN. PM him and I am sure he can point you in the right direction.

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hi guys,

got a tooway satellite modem
want to make it wireless, tried with a netgear wireless router that had a wan point, after reading people were saying dont bother with this...too difficult to setup, instead buy another one d-link or something

can anybody say what is a good model thats easy to setup?

please help

A:Solved: can anybody please recommend a good wireless cable router

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Hello everyone. I am hoping someone can give me some decent advice on which router to purchase. I am currently using a Belkin 54g which I have had for a number of years and have been fairly happy with it until recently.

I purchased this just to put my Wii online which it did with no problems,but due to the technology explosion in my house recently, I seem to be resetting the router constantly.

I think it might have something to do with the number of devices that are trying to gain access to the internet, or that itis just getting old. The devuces are as follows.

1. Wired desktop
2. Wired PS3
3. Wii wireless
4. Desktop with wireless N network card
5. Desktop with wireless G network card
6. Netbook wireless G
7. Laptop wirelss G
8. HTC Desire
9. HTC Desire

Not all are on at the same time, but 1,2,4,6,8,9 are on virtually all waking hours with the others being used occasionally to frequently.

A friend came over with his laptop and mobile which also connected to the router and that was the last straw. The signal kept dropping out.

Is this too many devices for an old router,if so what is out there to cope with that many things wanting to get access on my network.

Thanks in advance for any responses,help or advice.

A:Wireless router for cable virgin signal dropout

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I just activated Comcast high-speed internet, and at first I couldn't access websites. We tried a few combinations of cycling the power to the modem and router, and rebooting the computer, but no luck. Finally, he told me to disconnect the router and plug the modem directly into the computer. Then it worked fine. And since it's not Comcast's router, they can't and won't provide any support to get the modem to work w/ the router.

The modem comes with both ethernet and USB connectivity, so I could hook the modem up the USB and connect the router to the ethernet. But I think I'd have to reconfigure the IP addresses and/or modem to do that, right? And I assume the other computer on the wireless network wouldn't have internet access?

The router is supposed to obtain the IP configuration from the modem automatically. When the modem was connected directly to the computer, I copied the IP configuration. Then I tried reconnecting the router and manually entering the same IP configuration into the router. But I don't know what I should set the "Wan Access Type" to... the options are Static IP, DHCP Client, PPPoE, or PPTP. There's also a "Clone MAC Address" field... I set that to the same MAC address as the ethernet connection on the cable modem.

I also set the routers Operation Mode to Gateway.

I'm running WinXP on the main computer and Win98SE on the other. The cable modem is a Motorola Surfboard SB5101. The ro... Read more

A:Solved: Cable modem won't work w/ wireless router

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Hello all,
I recently purchased a Belkin N Wireless Modem Router with a single ADSL input and 4xRJ45 outputs. I have an old Belkin 54g Router at the moment and wanted to upgrade. Unfortunately when the item arrived I discovered that I had made a mistake as the router was for ADSL and not the Virgin cable modem. Before returning the item I would like to know if it is possible to convvert the RJ45 lead output from the cable mobem to the ADSL input of the router. I've had a look on forums and a lot of the answers seem to be way more complex but without answering this question.
Thanks in advance for any replies.

A:Solved: Cable modem to ADSL Wireless Router

Nope, you can't use that router with a cable modem.

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hey guys.... just wondering if anyone can help me.
I've been trying to get my wNetgear wireless router (DG834g v2) to hook up to (RealtekRTL8139/810x Family Fast Ethernet NIC) cable modem.
Problem is...
-i have no setup cd
-when i try using the setup wizard through it won't recognise the connection and says to check the dsl cable.
I've tried rebooting both routers many times and restarting the computor.
Also tried reconfiguring manually by going through the step by step instructions on the right of setup page.
Still no go.
Sometimes it will connect when it's plugged straight into comp others i have to switch it back to normal cable router to get internet.
I can't help but think if i had the set up disc i would be ok??
If anyone has a magic remedy i'd really appreciate the help.
Thanks for reading guys!

A:connecting netgear wireless router to cable modem

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