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Easy steps to fix your Home wireless network
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NOTE: Please read this page completely before you start settings up your router.
This is a six step process. First Watch and Download the videos and document so that you can do it without Internet connection on your main computer.
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Your internet service provider is Cable connection.

First make sure that your computer is able to go online when you connect it directly to the modem.

Connect your computer directly to the modem, without the router, and check if it is working or not.

If you are not able to go online through the modem then you will need to contact your Internet Service provider (ISP).

I believe you are able to go online through the modem.

First I would like you to download the router setup document and save on your computer. Because in the process we will disconnect the modem and the computer, and you will lose the internet connection on your computer.]

Click here to download the Router Setup Document Document

Before we start setting up your router, I will suggest you to reset your router to factory default.

Click here to See Video: How to reset Linksys router.




Now the computer which is able to go online through the modem will be the main computer.

We will use that computer to set up the router.

Step 1: Connect the computer and modem to the router.

Click here to See Video: How to connect modem and computer to the router.




Step 2: Check the IP address on your computer.

Click hereto know how to check the IP address on the computer.

Step 3: Open the setup page of the router.

Click Here to See Video: How to open the setup page of the router.

  

Click here to Download this video

You will find the list of default user name and password for various routers on the main Router Setup Document that you have downloaded

Step 4: Change Internet connection settings.

Some Cable ISP registers the MAC address of the main computer for the authentication purpose. This is why we need the main computer to set up the router.

Click here to See Video: How to clone the MAC address of the computer on LINKSYS router    

  Click here to download this video

Click here to see video How to cline the MAC address on NETGEAR router.    

  Click here to download this video


Step 5: You have cloned the MAC address of the computer. Power cycle the network.

Unplug the power cable to the modem and the router.
First plug in the power to the modem. Wait for 1 minute.
Plug in the power to the router. Wait for 1 minute.



Step 6: Try to access Internet on your wired computer.

Once you are able to access the internet on the wired computer, open the setup page again and create a wireless network for your wireless computer.

Click Here to check the wireless settings of the router.

Now once you set up the wireless network on the router, you will need to connect to the wireless network on your wireless computer.
Click Here to know how to connect to the wireless network.

Please contact us if you have any difficulties.

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