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Superlink 2810 cable modem and setup wireless-g 2.4 ghz broadband router

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SOURCE: Time Warner Cable won't identify Linksys WRV54G wireless router

If you can connect directly via your modem, then the line up to your house is fine. So no problem with your ISP.

Since you changed from cable to DSL, you might have to re-configure your router.
Open a web browser, type "192.168.1.1" in the address bar and log on to the web based router configuration page. (The default values are "admin" for username and "admin" for password)
Go to "Setup", choose "Basic" and review the entries there. You want to see it configured for "PPPoE".

Some DSL-based ISPs use PPPoE (Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet) to establish Internet connections. If you are connected to the Internet through a DSL line, check with your ISP to see if they use PPPoE.
If they do, you will have to enable PPPoE.
User Name and Password: enter the User Name and Password provided by your ISP.

Connect on Demand: Max Idle Time. You can configure the Router to cut the Internet connection after it has been inactive for a specified period of time (Max Idle Time). If your Internet connection has been terminated due to inactivity, Connect on Demand enables the router to automatically re-establish your connection as soon as you attempt to access the Internet again.
If you wish to activate Connect on Demand, click the radio button.

In the Max Idle Time field, enter the number of minutes you want to have elapsed before your Internet connection terminates.
Keep Alive Option: Redial Period. If you select this option, the router will periodically check your Internet connection. If you are disconnected, then the Router will automatically re-establish your connection. To use this option, click the radio button next to Keep Alive.
In the Redial Period field, you specify how often you want the Router to check the Internet connection. The default Redial Period is 30 seconds.
When you have finished making changes to the screen, click the Save Settings button to save the changes, or click the Cancel Changes button to undo your changes.

(This info is from the Linksys manual)

Posted on Dec 29, 2008

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AvioriX

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SOURCE: WRT54GX4 Wireless Router Setup Problems

Hi Randy

Reset the router
Use regular way to configure the Router.
In computer side
Go to Start>Connect To>Show all connections
a new window (Network Connections) will open,
Right click on the "Wireless Network Connection"
Click on "View Available Wireless Networks" You will see "linksys" with the highest signal level. Connect it
after connection go to web browser; type 192.168.1.1 and hit enter. It will take you to Linksys setup page which is integrated in the router. after that you can do any settings you want.
Please post here if you need further assistance

Good Luck

Posted on Jan 12, 2008

Anonymous

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SOURCE: Linksys wireless-G 2.4 GHz broadband Router

What is the model No. of the router ?

You can open the setup page by typing 192.168.1.1 in the address bar of Internet Explorer / Firefox.

The default password for linksys routers is admin.

Once in the setup page, click on wireless and click wireless security. There you'll find the wireless security keys.

Hope that helps :)

For information on wireless security, click here.

For the updated list of firmwares, click here.

Posted on Mar 29, 2008

Bat1956

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SOURCE: setup linksys wrt54g2 broadband router with prolink h9200 modem

You probably will need to make some configuration changes in the Linksys router, or in your computer, or both. Your are correct that you connect the Linksys WAN connection to the LAN connection of the modem. If your connection type is PPPOE, you will need to set that up in the Linksys with the username and password provided by your ISP, so the modem will allow you to login and connect to the internet. If that is how you were connecting to the modem with your computer, you will need to configure a new LAN connection in the computer in order to connect to the Linksys. You can then configure the Linksys through your web browser to connect to the modem.


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Posted on Dec 28, 2008

Geekman

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SOURCE: WIFI not working with Linksys wireless-g broadband router/Comcast

Unplugging the wireless router and connecting it again should not have altered the wireless connection/configuration. You have connected the cables correctly because the Internet works when you connect a LAN cable to the router.
The Linksys wireless configuration or the wireless card configuration in the computer was changed it to lose the wireless connection. The wireless card configuration needs to be changed to match the wireless router's settings or change the Linksys with new configuration settings and configure the wireless card accordingly.
To secure your router with a login password and wireless security, please follow my instructions - click on this link :-
http://www.fixya.com/support/r3559128-wireless_router_security
Should you need further assistance, please leave me a comment.

Posted on Dec 26, 2009

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The Router configuration is not that much difficult, only few thing you have sure,
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Follow the mention bellow instruction to configure and connect to Wifi Router,

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