How do I set up my Linksys router with Cable Internet service?
Setting up Linksys routers with a Cable Internet service can be done either by inserting the installation CD or manually configuring your router’s settings. For Linksys Wi-Fi Routers and Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Routers, it is recommended to use the Linksys Connect software. To know the steps on how to set up a Linksys Smart Wi-Fi router using Smart Setup, click here.
QUICK TIP: If you are unsure about the type of Internet connection you have, contact your Internet Service Provider (ISP).
To set up a Linksys router, you need to perform four (4) procedures using the computer that is registered to your ISP:
ii. Connecting devices together
iii. Checking the router’s LEDs
iv. Configuring a Linksys router for Cable Internet connection
QUICK TIP: To reconfigure a previously used router, reset the router to factory defaults. To do this, press and hold the Reset button of your router for 10 seconds. The reset button is usually located at the back of the router.
Verifying that Internet connection is active
Connect the computer to the Cable modem using an Ethernet cable. If your computer is getting Internet connection, you may proceed to the next step. Otherwise, contact your ISP.