wireless router can't find dsl connection

Linksys Wrt54g wireless router
September 25, 2010 at 17:56:46
Specs: Windows XP
I can set up the network with wireless router and wizard says network ok but says I don't have an active internet connection. My desktop computer is wired to router and I'm on the internet. The laptop and shared printer are offline. When off the internet the printer works fine.

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#1
September 25, 2010 at 18:37:02
So I guess, the desktop pc does the authentication at your ISP itself and not the router, right?

But the router should be configured to do the authentication at your ISP.

The desktop and the laptop then should be configured to get the ip address automatically.

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#2
September 25, 2010 at 19:58:30
I don't know about that. It sounds like you might be right. I have the settings from the router but I don't see anything listed about authentication. I have dsl so I don't have to log on or use a password to access the internet. Router setup asked about internet connection type cable or dsl.

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#3
September 25, 2010 at 20:13:41
Your provider should have send you a mail with the necessary informations.

The manual of the router will provide the necessary information to configure the router, for the internet access and authentication.

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#4
September 25, 2010 at 22:35:22
Sound like you got the router after the computer. This may be a case where you have to clone the MAC address to the router.

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#5
September 26, 2010 at 16:23:20
The MAC address (physical address) for the computer and the router's WAN MAC address match but the router's LAN MAC address is different. I didn't see that on the user guide for the Linksys router on how to configure it. I don't have a written manual. The setup was from a cd (set up advisor) that walks you through the process. The only thing that I input is the SSID name and the router p/w.

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#6
September 26, 2010 at 16:31:57
I got both at the same time. I was trying to add another laptop to the network and couldn't come up the password to let it on the internet. I couldn't get into the setup advisor to find the settings and I couldn't find where I had hidden from myself. So I hit the reset button on the router. This is what brings me to my current situation.

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#7
September 26, 2010 at 16:48:01
Here you'll find all the available downloads for your router, including a user guide.
Choose the correct hardware version.
http://homesupport.cisco.com/en-us/...

In the user guide you'll find, howto setup your router maually.

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#8
September 28, 2010 at 15:58:51
Thank you for your help.

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#9
September 28, 2010 at 16:01:05
Did this solve your problem?

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