Specific ISP Router Configuration

The information provided in these pages has been verified to the best ability of Belkin. However, given the changing environment of Broadband Internet Access some information may have changed since it was published.

 


Select your Internet Service Provider (ISP) below:
 
@Home

The @Home service is dynamic. You will need to set the router up for "Dynamic IP Address" and enter your host name in the "Host Name" field. In your web browser address bar, type 192.168.2.1. Enter "admin" into the user name field. Leave the password blank. The router's status page will be displayed. Click on "Initial Setup". Select the "Dynamic IP Address" radio button and click "Select". In the next screen, enter your host name in the "Host Name" field. The host name is the same as your "Computer Name". Your computer name usually starts with a "c" like "cx-1234567a" If you do not know your computer name, check your @Home paperwork or call @Home. After typing in your host name, click "Enter". To verify that you are connected, click on "Status" on the left side of the screen. In the status page, you should see the word "Connected". Congratulations, you are ready to start surfing!
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Adelphia

The Adelphia service is dynamic. You will need to set the router up for "Dynamic IP Address" and clone your MAC address. Using the computer that was originally connected to the cable modem, type 192.168.2.1 into the browser address bar. Enter "admin" into the user name field. Leave the password blank. The router's status page will be displayed. If the word "Connected" appears then you are ready to go, if not, read on.

Click on "Initial Setup". Select the "Dynamic IP Address" radio button and click "Select". In the next screen, click on "Clone MAC address" and then click "Enter". Setup is complete. To verify that you are connected, click on "Status" on the left side of the screen. In the status page, you should see the word "Connected". Congratulations, you are ready to begin surfing!
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Ameritech

If you have software from Ameritech such as "WinPoet" or "Enternet300" or you need to run a program from your desktop to connect to the Internet, then you will need to configure your router for PPPoE. It is also highly recommended that you remove Ameritech's software from your computer. You will not need it to connect to the Internet when you are finished with the router setup.

To remove the Ameritech softw
are, click on your "Start" button, go to "Settings" and then to "Control Panels". Double-click on "Add/Remove Programs". Select "WinPoet" or "Enternet300" and remove it.

To set up your router, in your web browser address bar, type 192.168.2.1. Enter "admin" into the user name field. Leave the password blank. The router's status page will be displayed. Click on "Initial Setup". Select the "PPPoE" radio button and click "Select". In the next screen enter your "User Name". This is the same user name you use to connect. Enter your password in the "Password" field and then enter it again for verification. Leave the "Service Name" field blank. Click "Enter". Next, click on "MAC Cloning/Entry". In this screen, click "Clone MAC Address" then click "Enter"Setup is complete. To verify that you are connected, click on "Status" on the left side of the screen. In the status page, you should see the word "Connected". Congratulations, you are ready to start surfing! You will not need to double-click on your desktop icon as you previously had to connect to the Internet. Your router is already connected. Simply launch your browser and begin surfing as normal.
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Bell Advantage / Bell Canada / Bell South

If you have software from your provider such as "WinPoet" or "Enternet300" or you need to run a program from your desktop to connect to the Internet, then you will need to configure your router for PPPoE. It is also highly recommended that you remove your provider's software from your computer. You will not need it to connect to the Internet when you are finished with the router setup.

To remove your provider's software, click on your "Start" button, go to "Settings" and then to "Control Panels". Double-click on "Add/Remove Programs". Select "WinPoet" or "Enternet300" and remove it.

To set up your router, in your web browser address bar, type 192.168.2.1. Enter "admin" into the user name field. Leave the password blank. The router's status page will be displayed. Click on "Initial Setup". Select the "PPPoE" radio button and click "Select". In the next screen enter your "User Name". This is the same user name you use to connect. Enter your password in the "Password" field and then enter it again for verification. Leave the "Service Name" field blank. Click "Enter" Setup is complete. To verify that you are connected, click on "Status" on the left side of the screen. In the status page, you should see the word "Connected". Congratulations, you are ready to start surfing. You will not need to double-click on your desktop icon as you previously had to connect to the Internet. Your router is already connected. Simply launch your browser and begin surfing as normal. Simply launch your browser and begin surfing as normal.

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Cox@Home

The Cox@Home service is dynamic. You will need to set the router up for "Dynamic IP Address" and clone your MAC address. Using the computer that was originally connected to the cable modem, type 192.168.2.1 into the browser address bar. Enter "admin" into the user name field. Leave the password blank. The router's status page will be displayed. If the word "Connected" appears then you are ready to go, if not, read on.
Click on "Initial Setup". Select the "Dynamic IP Address" radio button and click "Select". In the next screen, click on "Clone MAC address" and then click "Enter". Setup is complete. To verify that you are connected, click on "Status" on the left side of the screen. In the status page, you should see the word "Connected". Congratulations, you are ready to begin surfing!
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Earthlink (DSL)

If you have software from Earthlink such as "WinPoet" or "Enternet300" or you need to run a program from your desktop to connect to the Internet, then you will need to configure your router for PPPoE. It is also highly recommended that you remove Earthlink's software from your computer. You will not need it to connect to the Internet when you are finished with the router setup.

To remove the Earthlink software, click on your "Start" button, go to "Settings" and then to "Control Panels". Double-click on "Add/Remove Programs". Select "WinPoet" or "Enternet300" and remove it.

To set up your router, in your web browser address bar, type 192.168.2.1. Enter "admin" into the user name field. Leave the password blank. The router's status page will be displayed. Click on "Initial Setup". Select the "PPPoE" radio button and click "Select". In the next screen enter your "User Name". This is the same user name you use to connect. Enter your password in the "Password" field and then enter it again for verification. Leave the "Service Name" field blank. Click "Enter" Setup is complete. To verify that you are connected, click on "Status" on the left side of the screen. In the status page, you should see the word "Connected". Congratulations, you are ready to start surfing. You will not need to double-click on your desktop icon as you previously had to connect to the Internet. Your router is already connected. Simply launch your browser and begin surfing as normal.
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Excite@Home

The Excite@Home service is static. You will need to set up the router for Static IP Address and enter a Static IP Address, Subnet Mask, and Gateway Address. This information is provided to you by Excite@Home. You will also need to clone your MAC address. Using the computer that was originally connected to the cable modem, type 192.168.2.1 into the browser address bar. Enter "admin" into the user name field. Click on "Initial Setup". Select "Static IP Address" and click on "Select". Enter the IP address provided to you by Excite@Home. Enter the Subnet Mask and the the Gateway Address assigned to you by Excite@Home. Click "Enter". Click on "MAC Cloning/Entry" on the left side of the screen. In the next screen, click on "Clone MAC address" and then click "Enter". Setup is complete. To verify that you are connected, click on "Status" on the left side of the screen. In the status page, you should see the word "Connected". Congratulations, you are ready to begin surfing!
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Media One / AT&T Broadband

The Media One service is dynamic. You will need to set the router up for "Dynamic IP Address" and clone your MAC address. Using the computer that was originally connected to the cable modem, type 192.168.2.1 into the browser address bar. Enter "admin" into the user name field. Leave the password blank. The router's status page will be displayed. If the word "Connected" appears then you are ready to go, if not, read on.
Click on "Initial Setup". Select the "Dynamic IP Address" radio button and click "Select". In the next screen, click on "Clone MAC address" and then click "Enter". Setup is complete. To verify that you are connected, click on "Status" on the left side of the screen. In the status page, you should see the word "Connected". Congratulations, you are ready to begin surfing!
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MSN

The MSN service is dynamic. You will need to set the router up for "Dynamic IP Address" and clone your MAC address. Using the computer that was originally connected to the cable modem, type 192.168.2.1 into the browser address bar. Enter "admin" into the user name field. Leave the password blank. The router's status page will be displayed. If the word "Connected" appears then you are ready to go, if not, read on.
Click on "Initial Setup". Select the "Dynamic IP Address" radio button and click "Select". In the next screen, click on "Clone MAC address" and then click "Enter". Setup is complete. To verify that you are connected, click on "Status" on the left side of the screen. In the status page, you should see the word "Connected". Congratulations, you are ready to begin surfing!
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PacBell

If you have software PacBell such as "WinPoet" or "Enternet300" or you need to run a program from your desktop to connect to the Internet, then you will need to configure your router for PPPoE. It is also highly recommended that you remove PacBell's software from your computer. You will not need it to connect to the Internet when you are finished with the router setup.

To remove the PacBell software, click on your "Start" button, go to "Settings" and then to "Control Panels". Double-click on "Add/Remove Programs". Select "WinPoet" or "Enternet300" and remove it.

To set up your router, in your web browser address bar, type 192.168.2.1. Enter "admin" into the user name field. Leave the password blank. The router's status page will be displayed. Click on "Initial Setup". Select the "PPPoE" radio button and click "Select". In the next screen enter your "User Name". This is the same user name you use to connect. Enter your password in the "Password" field and then enter it again for verification. Leave the "Service Name" field blank. Click "Enter" Setup is complete. To verify that you are connected, click on "Status" on the left side of the screen. In the status page, you should see the word "Connected". Congratulations, you are ready to start surfing. You will not need to double-click on your desktop icon as you previously had to connect to the Internet. Your router is already connected. Simply launch your browser and begin surfing as normal.

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Southwestern Bell

If you have software Southwestern Bell such as "WinPoet" or "Enternet300" or you need to run a program from your desktop to connect to the Internet, then you will need to configure your router for PPPoE. It is also highly recommended that you remove Southwestern Bell's software from your computer. You will not need it to connect to the Internet when you are finished with the router setup.

To remove the Southwestern Bell software, click on your "Start" button, go to "Settings" and then to "Control Panels". Double-click on "Add/Remove Programs". Select "WinPoet" or "Enternet300" and remove it.

To set up your router, in your web browser address bar, type 192.168.2.1. Enter "admin" into the user name field. Leave the password blank. The router's status page will be displayed. Click on "Initial Setup". Select the "PPPoE" radio button and click "Select". In the next screen enter your "User Name". This is the same user name you use to connect. Enter your password in the "Password" field and then enter it again for verification. Leave the "Service Name" field blank. Click "Enter" Setup is complete. To verify that you are connected, click on "Status" on the left side of the screen. In the status page, you should see the word "Connected". Congratulations, you are ready to start surfing. You will not need to double-click on your desktop icon as you previously had to connect to the Internet. Your router is already connected. Simply launch your browser and begin surfing as normal.

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Time Warner Roadrunner

The Time Warner Roadrunner service is dynamic. You will need to set the router up for "Dynamic IP Address" and clone your MAC address. Using the computer that was originally connected to the cable modem, type 192.168.2.1 into the browser address bar. Enter "admin" into the user name field. Leave the password blank. The router's status page will be displayed. If the word "Connected" appears then you are ready to go, if not, read on.
Click on "Initial Setup". Select the "Dynamic IP Address" radio button and click "Select". In the next screen, click on "Clone MAC address" and then click "Enter". Setup is complete. To verify that you are connected, click on "Status" on the left side of the screen. In the status page, you should see the word "Connected". Congratulations, you are ready to begin surfing!

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Verizon West

The Verizon West service is dynamic. You will need to set the router up for "Dynamic IP Address" and clone your MAC address. Using the computer that was originally connected to the cable modem, type 192.168.2.1 into the browser address bar. Enter "admin" into the user name field. Leave the password blank. The router's status page will be displayed. If the word "Connected" appears then you are ready to go, if not, read on.

Click on "Initial Setup". Select the "Dynamic IP Address" radio button and click "Select". In the next screen, click on "Clone MAC address" and then click "Enter". Setup is complete. To verify that you are connected, click on "Status" on the left side of the screen. In the status page, you should see the word "Connected". Congratulations, you are ready to begin surfing!
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Verizon East

If you have software Verizon East such as "WinPoet" or "Enternet300" or you need to run a program from your desktop to connect to the Internet, then you will need to configure your router for PPPoE. It is also highly recommended that you remove Verizon East's software from your computer. You will not need it to connect to the Internet when you are finished with the router setup.

To remove the Verizon East software, click on your "Start" button, go to "Settings" and then to "Control Panels". Double-click on "Add/Remove Programs". Select "WinPoet" or "Enternet300" and remove it.

To set up your router, in your web browser address bar, type 192.168.2.1. Enter "admin" into the user name field. Leave the password blank. The router's status page will be displayed. Click on "Initial Setup". Select the "PPPoE" radio button and click "Select". In the next screen enter your "User Name". This is the same user name you use to connect. Enter your password in the "Password" field and then enter it again for verification. Leave the "Service Name" field blank. Click "Enter" Setup is complete. To verify that you are connected, click on "Status" on the left side of the screen. In the status page, you should see the word "Connected". Congratulations, you are ready to start surfing. You will not need to double-click on your desktop icon as you previously had to connect to the Internet. Your router is already connected. Simply launch your browser and begin surfing as normal.

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