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Configuring a Cable or DSL Connection for a Linksys Router

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  1. Make sure that the router and computer are plugged in properly.
  2. Open your Web browser, e.g.« Internet Explorer », « Firefox » or « Safari ».
  3. In the address bar, enter: « 192.168.0.1 »
  4. A window will open, asking you to enter your user name and password. Enter « admin » in the « Username » field. Leave the « Password », field blank, then click « OK».

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  5. A window will confirm that you have entered the Linksys router’s settings. You will see an image and several sections.
  6. Click « Setup » in the menu at the top.
  7. Follow these steps, depending on the type of Internet connection: « Cable » (by coaxial cable) or « DSL » (by telephone line).

Cable

  1. Select « Automatic Configuration – DHCP ».
  2. Click « Save Settings » at the bottom of the page to finish.

Linksys - Config Auto

DSL

  1. Select « PPPoE ».
  2. A little lower down, in the « User Name » field, enter the ORICOM INTERNET email address. Example: client@oricom.ca.
  3. Enter your password in the « Password ».
  4. Make sure that « Keep Alive » is selected.
  5. Click « Save Settings » in the lower part of the page to finish.

Linksys - Config PPPoE