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Topic # 80678 2-Apr-2011 19:34
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I have recently bought a new PC and wireless modem router. I can't get it to connect to the internet, my ISP is Telecom (Xtra).

I don't know what my xtra username is, my email is rsjd@xtra.co.nz, but I think my username may have 'xadsl' in it. I also don't know what type of connection I should be using, as when I tried to set it up it had 5 choices.

So in short, I need a step by step guide to set up my modem router.

Thanks for any help I get.

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  Reply # 454609 2-Apr-2011 20:34
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This should help

http://www.nzconnections.net.nz/Telecom_Broadband_(ADSL)_settings 

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  Reply # 454643 2-Apr-2011 21:56
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ddssaa: I have recently bought a new PC and wireless modem router. I can't get it to connect to the internet, my ISP is Telecom (Xtra).

I don't know what my xtra username is, my email is rsjd@xtra.co.nz, but I think my username may have 'xadsl' in it. I also don't know what type of connection I should be using, as when I tried to set it up it had 5 choices.

So in short, I need a step by step guide to set up my modem router.

Thanks for any help I get.


The Belkin N300 is a router/wireless/switch,  it does not contain an ADSL modem itself like some other all in one units that do adsl modem/router/wireless/network switch.

So do you have an existing ADSL modem/router?  Probably a Thomson or DLink if you're on Telecom?

If not, you need an ADSL modem/router.
If so, your question is really how do how do I connect my two routers.

There are a couple of ways it can be done depending on what modem you have.


 

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 454649 2-Apr-2011 22:19
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@Ragnor - not necessarily, belkin do both. The PlayMax I have is available in both router and adsl+router configurations (the latter is a bit more expensive, and I have it).

The first thing to do is verify that you have a modem-router, not just a plain router. If you have a modem-router, connect and configure it. Otherwise, as Ragnor said, you need to connect the WAN port on the Belkin to one of the ports on your existing unit.



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  Reply # 454651 2-Apr-2011 22:21
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Definitely a Modem-Router

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  Reply # 454663 2-Apr-2011 22:51
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Do you the OP have an Xbox 360? If so you may have issues with this router.

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  Reply # 454678 2-Apr-2011 23:43
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ddssaa: Definitely a Modem-Router


Cool

The username and password don't strictly matter for Telecom, they authenticate you by your line/port in the cabinet/exchange unlike other ISP's.

The Telecom supplied modems typically come with "user@xtrabb.co.nz" as the username and password.

As long as it's anything@xtra.co.nz or anything@xtrabb.co.nz it should work.

 

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  Reply # 454687 3-Apr-2011 01:17
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Just to add to what Ragnor has said as you did mention not knowing the connection type as well.

Connection PPPoA
Type VC-MUX
VCI/VPI 0/100


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