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I set up my friend's router before, but I don't remember how I did it. I think I worked on it for an hour, gave up and called Cisco: Linksys to help me.

I believe it's a Bell South DSL modem.

I didn't think anyone still used DSL. They pay $60/mo. I know that they could get broadband internet through Brighthouse Networks cable, for only $30.

I don't really have much experience with DSL modems.
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Did you try plugging it in?
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uh huh... what's the problem?
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I can connect to the router perfectly fine, but I was unable to access the internet. I couldn't get assigned an IP.
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post #5 of 9
Log into router.... and its check IP. Also, ensure DHCP is enabled.
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$60 for dsl is high, bell south has plans for like $12 a month, so they are paying a premium for premium service...

What is the problem? What are the makes and models of the dsl modem/router and the linksys router...

you probably want to set the modem into bridge mode if you are going to use another router behind it.... google "Setup Modem 'model # here' bridge"


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I can connect to the router perfectly fine, but I was unable to access the internet. I couldn't get assigned an IP.
main page on the router, or on the status page, what is the IP you are getting?

is the linksys router connected to the dsl modem/router via the WAN port or the LAN port?

is DHCP disabled on the linksys?
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What settings do you have enabled?
Is DMZplus Enabled?
Btw is it dsl modem to router or dsl modem with built in router?
Ps. Lol australian internet is mostly dsl, I pay $60 month for net + $30 line rental and the top speed ill get is around 500kb/s Lol wish we had usa speeds n prices.
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post #8 of 9
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I don't have the router in front of me right now.
I was able to access the router IP via my laptop, yet not browsing the internet.

DHCP was enabled. I tried changing the router's internal IP. I've read guides that recommend a username/password to log onto the router? I dunno....

Yes, it's an actual modem, and an actual router.

I'm telling them to change over their internet. I pay $59/mo and I get 30Mbps down.
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Did it have a user book with it? sometimes needs to set country code along with the username / password (prob a stupid question)
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