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post #1 of 18
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Hi,

Just received my Belkin N1 Vision and when I followed the steps given I was not able to connect to the Internet.

I connected everything right, (i.e. Modem with Router and then the Router with the PC). Then I went in its interface page to configure it and followed some steps, but to no avail as nothing happeded.

Could someone please help me as I am in need to making it up and running.

10q
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post #2 of 18
When you were on your router's config page did it say "Connected" somewhere on the main page? Did you set up the router to obtain your DNS info automantically? Set it up as a dynamic IP (or static if thats the case)? Refresh your network settings in windows also. Make sure that's configured for automatic IP assigning since your router should act as the DHCP server.
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There was no indication that there was 'Connected' written somewhere as it always stated 'Not Connected' I set up to obtain the IP automatically not the DNS, should I make it auto aswell? As for the IP I think that it is dynamic since I set to obtain auto.
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post #4 of 18
Did you try restarting your modem? Sorry gotta ask the simple questions.

Yes DNS should be auto also.
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The modem no, but router yes.
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post #6 of 18
Do you have DSL or Cable?

If you have Cable make sure the "Internet" is set to "DHCP - Automatic" (or similar). If you have DSL you might need to set up PPPoE as your internet connection. PPPoE basically consists of your DSL Login name and password.

Are you getting an IP address from the router?

Also, trying going to the router configuration page http://192.168.2.1 and setting it up from there. By default the password should be blank.
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I have a DSL.

Yes I went to that link and set everything up and also I set it to PPPoE but still was not able to connect to the net.
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post #8 of 18
If you have PPPoE set up and you still aren't able to connect to the net I would call your ISP and confirm the correct login name and password.

Before anything though, restart your modem and then restart your router. In that order.
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1.

Click Start, click Control Panel, click Network and Internet Connections, and then click Network Connections.
2.

Under Network Tasks, click Create a new connection, and then click Next.
3.

Click Connect to the Internet, and then click Next.
4.

Click Setup my connection manually, and then click Next.
5.

Click Connect using a broadband connection that requires a user name and password.
6.

In the Connection Name dialog box, type the name of the ISP. This becomes the name of the connection. Click Next.
7.

In the Internet Account Information dialog box, type the user name and password. Additional checkboxes allow you to specify whether this connection and its user name and password is available to all users (selected by default), whether this connection is your default Internet connection (selected by default), and whether to enable the Internet Connection Firewall on the connection (enabled by default). Make the appropriate selections, and then click Next.
8.

In the Completing the Connection Wizard dialog box, review the settings. If you need to modify any of them, click Back as many times as necessary. If all the settings are correct, click Finish.
9.

In the Connect dialog box, click Connect to attempt the connection.

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post #10 of 18
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1.

Click Start, click Control Panel, click Network and Internet Connections, and then click Network Connections.
2.

Under Network Tasks, click Create a new connection, and then click Next.
3.

Click Connect to the Internet, and then click Next.
4.

Click Setup my connection manually, and then click Next.
5.

Click Connect using a broadband connection that requires a user name and password.
6.

In the Connection Name dialog box, type the name of the ISP. This becomes the name of the connection. Click Next.
7.

In the Internet Account Information dialog box, type the user name and password. Additional checkboxes allow you to specify whether this connection and its user name and password is available to all users (selected by default), whether this connection is your default Internet connection (selected by default), and whether to enable the Internet Connection Firewall on the connection (enabled by default). Make the appropriate selections, and then click Next.
8.

In the Completing the Connection Wizard dialog box, review the settings. If you need to modify any of them, click Back as many times as necessary. If all the settings are correct, click Finish.
9.

In the Connect dialog box, click Connect to attempt the connection.

Try that
I should try this with the new router, or I could do it now and then just connect the new router?

Also, on the routers display, the modem icon is always flickering and not stable, what you think is the reason?
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