Wireless trouble Linksys router and Comcast

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elroyz

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Does anyone know if comcast is incompatible with linksys 54g wireless routers? I have been on the phone for hours and hours with each company and replaced my gateway with a cable modem and router.

I am not a techie, but understand more than most.

Everything worked fine with my 802.11b wireless but when I upgraded a few months ago, I would get kicked off teh internet whenever I had more than one computer on teh network at a time. Long story short, I am runnng XP and have 3 computers with 802.11g and one with an 802.11b. I also have a linksys printserver and printing does not work,even though all the lights are on for teh printserver. The wireless icon will also say I am conected but the internet explorer will not connect ot the internet. The icon also shows a changing connectivity leve interms of low, god excellent and also speed from 1.0mbs to

Changing the channel does not seem to help either.

Any thoughts?

I would also just start over with a new product if I knew that would work.
 

JohnWill

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No, there should be no issue with Linksys and a standard Comcast account. AAMOF, you should be able to reset the router to factory defaults, connect the WAN port to the cable modem with a straight CAT5 patch cable, and be functional. When you're connected to the Internet, do this:

For 98 or ME, Start, Run, COMMAND to open a DOS window:
--- or ---
For 2K or XP, Start, Run, CMD to open a DOS window:

Type the following command:

IPCONFIG /ALL

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
Paste the results in a message here.
 

elroyz

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Does it matter which computer I do this ipconfig from? Do you need it from all of them? Or can I copy from teh one that usually works?
 

elroyz

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OK here is the IPCONFIG data.

Also, one of my computers was on the internet because my wife was on her webmail account, but we could not get a website to respond in internet explorer. Very wierd. Also, the connectivity wirelessly seems to come and go. And on my desktop, I get an icon saying I am connected to the wireless network, but teh internet explorer cannot find a web page and comes back saying no conxn to internet.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.


Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

H:\>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : INTPROPTPC01
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . : urlmutual.com
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Mixed
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : urlmutual.com

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : hsd1.nj.comcast.net.
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-0A-E4-37-1C-89
Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.105
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 68.87.64.146
68.87.75.194
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Thursday, July 13, 2006 10:39:08 PM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Friday, July 14, 2006 10:39:08 PM

H:\>
 
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