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Windows 7: Cannot connect to Modem

22 Jul 2012   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit Service Pack 1
Cannot connect to Modem

The primary modem is a WRT600N and the secondary bridged modem is a E3000.

I tried connecting to the E3000, as I have done in the past, by using an Ethernet connection between it and my laptop. Each of these modems has a different password, yet when I use the Linksys standard at the laptop, the WRT600N log-on appears and I cannot get to the E3000 at all.

I tried turning off the WRT600N and used a neighbor's WiFi, to bypass the WRT600N, up pops the neighbor's modem name requesting a password.

I cannot ping it either, but I am able to ping other network units from my desktop.

I need to make some security mode changes, yet I do not know what else to do to get inside the E3000.

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22 Jul 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Are you trying to get to your modem or to those routers? The WRT600N and the Linksys E3000 are routers.

It sounds like the subnet and/or IP address of the router has been changed. I would take the E3000 and connect it directly to your computer via ethernet cable and configure it. If DHCP has been turned off on the E3000, do a hard reset - that will set the Linksys back to the default
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23 Jul 2012   #3

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit Service Pack 1

All is fixed...........Thank you!
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