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Windows 7: Connection issues with new Technicolor modem & WRT54GL

29 Mar 2017   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
Connection issues with new Technicolor modem & WRT54GL

1. Wired & wireless connection issues.

2. Charter/Spectrum

3. Cable

4. Modem is a brand new Technicolor TC8717T / router is WRT54GL with stock firmware

5. Avast 17.2 / MSE / Malwarebytes

6. Attached text file

I've followed the tutorial here on how to set this up, along with some unsuccessful Google-fu on this particular Technicolor modem. I am able to connect one wired computer, and my TV works with DHCP disabled in its menu, but can't connect any other devices, wired or not. I've tried using the modem without bridging, various settings in the router, no luck. As it is now, I've got the modem in bridge mode/DHCP enabled. The router set to router/DHCP disabled/RIP disabled/firewall disabled. I've got the IP settings set as outlined in the tutorial. I've also not used the WAN port on the router, doing so won't let me connect to the internet at all. Safe mode with networking makes no difference in connectivity.
I can also rule out virus/nastiness by running scans with the recommended programs listed here from my other problem.

Thanks for the help, I do appreciate it!

Attached Files
File Type: txt ipconfig.txt (2.6 KB, 1 views)
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Mar 2017   #2

win 8 32 bit

It's not very clear what's going on but the IP is a live internet one so assuming like most ISP you only have one IP no other devices can connect. What should be happening is the router connects to the modem via wan port and it logs in to the service and gets the internet IP and it then gives out IP locally in the 192 range so it must have DHCP on and you must setup connection type username and password
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Mar 2017   #3

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

I'm sure that this can be remedied, probably something very simple in my configuration settings, or the way I have it all hooked up. I'll try again tomorrow.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

06 Apr 2017   #4

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

I had to give up on the WRT54GL. The cure was a Trendnet TEW-827dru that had me up & running in about 15 minutes, all with a wizard! Wheeeeee!

My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Connection issues with new Technicolor modem & WRT54GL

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