Configuring your Linksys WRT54G Wireless Router for PPPoE
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|Step 1.||With your PC powered off, connect the network cable from the PC to port one of the Linksys router. Make sure the router is powered on. Power on your PC.|
|Step 2.||Open Internet Explorer. In the Address Bar, type in http://192.168.1.1 and hit enter. At this point, you will be prompted for a Username and Password. The Username and password should be admin. After successfully logging in, you will be met with the screen shown in the image on the right. Once you have logged in, change the Internet Connection Type from Automatic Configuration - DHCP to PPPoE.|
|Step 3.||Now, type in your User Name and Password. If you are unsure about these, call 364-3331 and ask for the computer division. Our support technicians will be happy to provide this information to you. Now scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the Save Settings button.|
|Step 4.||After you click on the Save Settings button, the screen will change to the image at right. Wait about 15 seconds, then click on the Continue button.|
|Step 5.||The Linksys WRT54G is a wireless router capable of broadcasting the internet to many computers over a large radius. The Wireless page is where you make any customizations to the wireless feature of the router. By default, these are fine and will be left alone. However, if you don't want any unauthorized individuals accessing your network wirelessly, change the Wireless SSID Broadcast to Disable and click Save Settings.|
|Step 6.||After completing all the steps above, go to the Status page. This is where you check the router to make sure it's online. Your screen should look similar to the image on the right.|
|Step 7.||Now power off your PC. Connect the network cable from your DSL modem to the Internet (or WAN) port on the Linksys router.|
|Step 8.||With the DSL modem powered
on press and hold the
reset button for 10 seconds. Use a paper clip or the end of a pen. The router will be reset to its
factory default configuration and all custom configurations will be lost.
Power on your PC. The setup is complete.