Wireless Router with DSL Modem
Routers are the electronic devices which would allow you to move the data packets between the networks. It can intercept the signal on the network and determine the signals where to go. The received signals are known as the data packets and it would often contain the information about the address where the router would have to divert the signals. The routers are commonly used as the interface between wide area network and local area network. It makes use of many interface connections such as copper cables, fiber optic or wireless transmissions for different type of network. One of the main functions of the router is to rely on the data packet of the adjacent routers. With the help of routing protocol, it would exchange the information with other routers and would examine the destination address of the data packet. Wireless routers are the devices which performs the function of a router along with wireless access point. Without the need of cable connection, you could access the Internet or a computer network.
- Method to set-up
- Ways to install
- Issues and tips to fix
Method to set-up
You would have to follow certain steps in order to set-up the wireless router with DSL modem. First you would have to disconnect the DSL modem if it is connected to your computer. Attach Ethernet cable to the port on the back of your system and then connect one end of it to the port of your wireless router and other end of it to the port of the DSL modem. After that 'Power on' your DSL modem, router and computer. Then as a final step, you may need to enter necessary password and username.
Ways to install
In order to install wireless router, you would have follow certain steps. First you would have to place the wireless router installation CD in to optical drive of your system. Then you need to follow the instructions which prompt on your screen correctly. After connecting the router to your modem and computer with appropriate cables, you could power it ON.
Connection problems and the driver issues are some of the common problems which may occur while setting up and installing wireless router. If the modem is not connected properly to the router then it might not function. Then if the IP or server names to the router are not specified correctly then you might have to face certain connection problem. If the drivers, which are installing, are corrupted, your router might not function properly. Thus, while setting up and installing wireless router, try to ensure the connection and always try to install proper drivers. You could make use of the manufacturer's website for choosing appropriate drivers.
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