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Modems with IP Addresses of 192.168.1.1

Please follow these directions to setup your Broadband modem:

Connecting your Broadband Modem to the Router

  1. First connect directly to your Broadband Modem without the router and verify that you can get on line.
  2. Once you've verified that you can get onto the internet without the router please proceed. If you can not please contact your ISP for further assistance.
  3. Now unplug the Ethernet cable that connects to your Broadband Modem from the back of your computer.
  4. Take the connection that you just unplugged from the back of your computer and connect it to the WAN port of the router.
  5. Take a different Ethernet cable and plug it into port closest to the WAN port, or into the LAN port.
  6. Look on the front of the router.   The following lights should be illuminated:
  • Power
  • WAN Link
  • Link/Act (On the port that you connected your computer to)

NOTE:  If other lights other than Link/Act are illuminated on this port, that is normal

You may have a few other lights illuminated depending on the model number router you have, but the 3 above must be illuminated for proper connection.

  1. Hold the Reset button on the router for 30 seconds or more
  2. Restart your computer

Configuring the Router

  1. Go to your desktop and double click on Internet Explorer (Located on the Start Menu in Windows XP)
  2. When "Internet Explorer" opens type http://192.168.1.1 into the "Address" bar and click on Go
  3. The "Enter Network Password" window will appear.
  4. Skip user name and type admin (admin is the default password) as the password, and click OK.
  5. Change the LAN IP address from 192.168.1.1 to 192.168.0.1**
  6. Click Apply

**NOTE:  Once you click apply you will no longer access the router via http://192.168.1.1, but http://192.168.0.1

Finishing the Setup

  1. Shut down your PC.
  2. Unplug the power from the back of the router.
  3. Unplug the power from the modem.
  4. Wait for 30 second.
  5. Power up the modem.
  6. Wait for the lights to stop blinking.
  7. Power up the router.
  8. Start up your computer.
  9. Surf the internet.

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