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Topic # 59327 1-Apr-2010 19:09
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Hello
Just moved house and had telestra cable at the old house and had the belkin router setup for that,now in the new house we have telecom adsl. Internet all working fine except for the wireless,how do i setup the belkin router with the telecom settings because i think it still has the old telestra settings.I can get on to the Belkin router setup page but dont know the telecom settings to put in


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  Reply # 313992 1-Apr-2010 19:16
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If you have a broadband router, then you will not be able to use it. You need an adsl modem/router all in one.
In will have a smaller rj11 phone port, and 4 network ports, rather than the 5 network ports (including 1 wan port) that Telstraclear cable requires.

So how do you have your internet working? Is a telecom supplied modem plugged into your belkin router?



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  Reply # 313994 1-Apr-2010 19:26
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rscole86: If you have a broadband router, then you will not be able to use it. You need an adsl modem/router all in one.
In will have a smaller rj11 phone port, and 4 network ports, rather than the 5 network ports (including 1 wan port) that Telstraclear cable requires.

So how do you have your internet working? Is a telecom supplied modem plugged into your belkin router?


No not using Belkin router, the ethernet cable is connected from the telecom modem to my laptop,when ever i connect the ethernet cable to my router it wont work because it must not have the right settings.I'm guessing all i have to do is put the right settings into the belkin router and it will work?

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  Reply # 313996 1-Apr-2010 19:34
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Assuming you are using windows, goto the control panel, network connections, right-click local area connection, properties, select TCP/IPv4 then click properties and make sure that you have selected, 'obtain automatically' for both options.



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  Reply # 314003 1-Apr-2010 20:19
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rscole86: Assuming you are using windows, goto the control panel, network connections, right-click local area connection, properties, select TCP/IPv4 then click properties and make sure that you have selected, 'obtain automatically' for both options.
yes i have done that with no luck.could it be because thw belkin router has the telestra clear settings still on it?

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  Reply # 314009 1-Apr-2010 20:43
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Regardless it should still work, are you plugging your computer into the ethernet ports on the Belkin?
What model is the belkin? If you have a manual, or look on belkins site, try and reset the router to factory default.

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  Reply # 314011 1-Apr-2010 20:48
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How would it still work if router WAN interface is configured with TelstraClear public IP address??




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  Reply # 314015 1-Apr-2010 20:51
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Spyware: How would it still work if router WAN interface is configured with TelstraClear public IP address??
well i presume it would not work thats why i'm trying to find out what the telecom ip address/settings are so i can type them into the rotuer



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  Reply # 314016 1-Apr-2010 20:53
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rscole86: Regardless it should still work, are you plugging your computer into the ethernet ports on the Belkin?
What model is the belkin? If you have a manual, or look on belkins site, try and reset the router to factory default.
I pluged a cable into the phone line then to the modem,then i pluged the yellow ethernet cable from the modem to the router and it did not work,is that the right way of doing it? at them moment to get on the internet i got the yellow ethernet cable going from the modem to the computer but i want wireless! lol

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Reply # 314017 1-Apr-2010 20:56
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rscole86: Regardless it should still work, are you plugging your computer into the ethernet ports on the Belkin?
What model is the belkin? If you have a manual, or look on belkins site, try and reset the router to factory default.
I pluged a cable into the phone line then to the modem,then i pluged the yellow ethernet cable from the modem to the router and it did not work,is that the right way of doing it? at them moment to get on the internet i got the yellow ethernet cable going from the modem to the computer but i want wireless! lol


I did ask that in the first place and you said no.

I suggest you find the model number of your belkin, or the manual, and perform a reset of the unit.

Secondly, which Telecom modem are you using? As you will then need to set up a bridge between the two boxes.

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  Reply # 314019 1-Apr-2010 20:59
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Or maybe configure the Belkin WAN (wide area network) interface correctly, i.e., with a static PRIVATE adddress, gateway (modems address) etc., on same subnet as modem LAN (local area network) interface.

Obviously none of this relates to any wireless configuration.




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  Reply # 314023 1-Apr-2010 21:13
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Spyware: Or maybe configure the Belkin WAN (wide area network) interface correctly, i.e., with a static PRIVATE adddress, gateway (modems address) etc., on same subnet as modem LAN (local area network) interface.

Obviously none of this relates to any wireless configuration.
I reset the router back to factory settings now my computer wont even pick the router up like it did before sigh, and the modem is the stanard black one they sent out to me,i actually asked for a wireless modem but they sent that one instead. wont even let me on http://192.168.2.1 since i have reset the router back to factory settings grr

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  Reply # 314025 1-Apr-2010 21:16
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So when you connect your compute via ethernet cable to ethernet port 1 on the belkin, can you browse to the routers webpage?
192.168.1.1 or 0.1 or something similar.

Alternatively, when connected again, goto the command prompt, and type ipconfig what is the default gateway address?

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  Reply # 314028 1-Apr-2010 21:20
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Your speedtouch (black telecom adsl router) should be plugged into the wan port on the belkin, now that you've reset it you need to check your wifi list on your computer to see what networks are in the area - it will likely be called belkin (or similar) if it's secured then you'll need to find in the manual what the wpa key is otherwise if you can connect you need to get to the web interface (usually 192.168.0.1 or 192.168.1.1) and check the configuration, post any issues on your thread if you need help.



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  Reply # 314029 1-Apr-2010 21:24
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thanks for all your help.some how it just started working lol so now i'm happy agian :)

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