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N1 Wireless
ADSL2+ Modem Router
User Manual
F5D8631-4

Summary of Contents

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    N1 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual F5D8631-4...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents 1. Introduction ..............1 Advantages of a Wireless Network ......... 1 Placement of your N1 Wireless Modem Router ....3 2. Product Overview ............7 Product Features ............7 3. Knowing your Modem Router ........10 Package Contents ............10 System Requirements ..........10 Setup Assistant Software System Requirements ....10 4.

  • Page 3: Introduction, Advantages Of A Wireless Network

    • Simultaneously play games online, check Internet email, and chat Advantages of a Wireless Network Here are some of the advantages of setting up a Belkin Wireless Network: • Mobility – you’ll no longer need a dedicated “computer room”—now you can work on a networked laptop or desktop computer anywhere within your wireless range •...

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    Belkin’s N1 MIMO helps traffic move at the speed limit and opens more lanes—to become the superhighway in this example.

  • Page 5: Placement Of Your N1 Wireless Modem Router

    To achieve the best wireless network coverage for your “wireless clients” (i.e., computers enabled by Belkin Wireless Notebook Network Cards, Wireless Desktop Network Cards, and Wireless USB Adapters): •...

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    Introduction 2. Avoid Obstacles and Interference Avoid placing your Modem Router near devices that may emit radio “noise,” such as microwave ovens. Dense objects that can inhibit wireless communication include: • Refrigerators • Washers and/or dryers • Metal cabinets • Large aquariums •...

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    • For Belkin wireless networking products, use the detailed Site Survey and wireless channel information included with your wireless network card. See your network card’s user guide for more information.

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    Introduction Free Tech Support You can find additional support information on our website www.belkin.com through the tech-support area. If you want to contact technical support by phone, please call the number you need from the list below*. *Local rates apply...

  • Page 9: Product Overview, Product Features

    In minutes you will be able to share your Internet connection and network your computers. The following is a list of features that make your new Belkin N1 Wireless Modem Router an ideal solution for your home or small office network.

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    IP addresses to each computer automatically so there is no need for a complicated networking setup. Setup Assistant The Setup Assistant, second generation of Belkin’s renowned Easy Install Wizard, takes the guesswork out of setting up your Modem Router. This automatic software determines your network settings for you and sets up the Modem Router for connection to your Internet Service Provider (ISP).

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    Product Overview Integrated N1 Wireless Access Point N1 MIMO is an exciting new wireless technology based on the draft IEEE 802.11n specification. It employs MIMO (Multiple Input Multiple Output) smart-antenna technology that achieves data rates of up to 270Mbps.* Actual throughput is typically lower than the connected data rate and will vary depending on your networking environment.

  • Page 12: Package Contents, System Requirements, Setup Assistant Software System Requirements

    Knowing your Modem Modem Router Package Contents • Belkin N1 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router • Quick Installation Guide • Belkin Setup Assistant Software CD • RJ11 Telephone Cord • RJ45 Ethernet Networking Cable • ADSL Microfilter* • Power Supply • User Manual in CD •...

  • Page 13: Knowing Your Modem Router

    Knowing your Modem Router Knowing your Modem Router The Modem Router has been designed to be placed on a desktop. All of the cables exit from the rear of the Modem Router for better organization and utility. The Network Status Display is easily visible on the FRONT of the Modem Router to provide you with information about network activity and status.

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    Knowing your Modem Router D. Modem Router/Power Status When you apply power to the Modem Router or restart it, a short period of time elapses while the Modem Router boots up. During this time, the “modem router” icon blinks. When the Modem Router has completely booted up, the “modem router”...

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    Knowing your Modem Router H. Connection to ADSL line - Gray This port is for connection to your ADSL line. Connect your ADSL line to this port. A RJ11 telephone cord is provided in the package. Connections to Wired Computers - Yellow Connect your wired (non-wireless) computers to these ports.

  • Page 16: Connecting And Configuring Your Modem Router

    • Wireless Security Setup Guide Setup Assistant Belkin has provided our Setup Assistant software to make installing your Modem Router a simple and easy task. You can use it to get your Modem Router up and running in minutes. The Setup Assistant...

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    Note: some ADSL connections required a microfilter - your ADSL provider can tell you if you need this. Belkin includes a microfilter in regions known to use them. You may or may not have received one in your box. Plug your Modem Router’s power supply into the black port labeled “Power”...

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    Connecting and Configuring your Modem Router Replacing an Existing Modem or Modem Router Follow these steps if you currently have a modem or a modem router that you will be replacing with your new Modem Router computer Unpack your new Modem Router from the box and place it next to modem router your old modem.

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    Connecting and Configuring Connecting and Configuring your Modem Router your Modem Router Step 2 Set Up the Modem Router – Run the Setup Assistant Software Shut down any programs that are running on your computer at this time. Turn off any firewall or Internet-connection-sharing software on your computer.

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    Connecting and Configuring your Modem Router Select Country Select your country from the drop-down box. Click “Begin” to continue. Confirmation Screen Verify that you have completed all QIG steps by checking the box to the right of the arrow. Click “Next” to continue.

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    Connecting and Configuring Connecting and Configuring your Modem Router your Modem Router Verifying Hardware Connections The Setup Assistant will now verify your hardware connection. Naming your Wireless Network The Setup Assistant will display the default wireless network name or Service Set Identifier (SSID). This is the name of your wireless network to which your computers or devices with wireless network adapters will...

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    Assistant will now check your connection to the Internet. Congratulations You have finished installing your new Belkin Modem Router. You will see the Congratulations screen when your Modem Router can connect to the Internet. You can begin surfing by opening your browser and going to any website.

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    Connecting and Configuring Connecting and Configuring your Modem Router your Modem Router You can use the Setup Assistant to set up your other wired and wireless computers to connect to the Internet by clicking “Next”. If you decide to add computers to your Modem Router later, select “Exit the Assistant”...

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    Connecting and Configuring your Modem Router Optional: Assistance Connecting Other Computers This optional step will help you to connect additional wired and wireless computers to your network. Follow the on-screen instructions. Congratulations Once you have verified that your other wired and wireless computers are properly connected, your network is set up and working.

  • Page 25: Alternate Setup Method

    Alternate Setup Method Alternate Setup Method Step 1 Hardware Connections – Follow the Quick Installation Guide See the QIG or Step 1: Hardware Connections from the previous section. Step 2 Set your Computer’s Network Settings to Work with a DHCP Server See the section in this User Manual called “Manually Configuring Network Settings”...

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    Alternate Setup Method Logging into the Modem Router You will see the Modem Router’s home page in your browser window. The home page is visible to any user who wants to see it. To make any changes to the Modem Router’s settings, you have to log in. Clicking the “Login”...

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    Alternate Setup Method Alternate Setup Method (3) (4) (10) (11) Quick-Navigation Links You can go directly to any of the Modem Router’s advanced UI pages by clicking directly on these links. The links are divided into logical categories and grouped by tabs to make finding a particular setting easier to find.

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    Alternate Setup Method Internet-Status Indicator This indicator is visible in all pages of the Modem Router, indicating the connection status of the Modem Router. When the indicator says “Connected” in blue, the Modem Router is connected to the Internet. When the Modem Router is not connected to the Internet, the indicator will read “No Connection”...

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    Alternate Setup Method Alternate Setup Method Step 4 Configuring your Modem Router for Connection to your Internet Service Provider (ISP) The “Internet/WAN” tab is where you will set up your Modem Router to connect to your Internet Service Provider (ISP). The Modem Router is capable of connecting to virtually any ISP’s system provided you have correctly configured the Modem Router’s settings for your ISP’s connection type.

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    Alternate Setup Method Connection Type From the “Connection Type” page, you can select one of these five connection types based on the instruction provided by your ISP: • PPPoE • PPPoA • Dynamic IP (1483 Bridged) • Static IP (IPoA) •...

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    Alternate Setup Method Alternate Setup Method Setting your ISP Connection Type to PPPoE or PPPoA PPPoE (Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet) is the standard method of connecting networked devices. It requires a user name and password to access the network of your ISP for connecting to the Internet. PPPoA (PPP over ATM) is similar to PPPoE, but is mostly implemented in the UK.

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    Alternate Setup Method Disconnect after of x minutes of no activity - Checking the box and enter the number of minute that you want the modem router to auto disconnect after no activity. After this time has been exceeded, the connection will be terminated. Use Static IP Address - Check this box and enter the static IP address your ISP assigns for your line.

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    Alternate Setup Method Alternate Setup Method Setting your Connection Type to Dynamic IP (1483 Bridged) This connection method bridges your network and ISP’s network together. The Modem Router will obtain IP address automatically from your ISP’s DHCP server. VPI/VCI - Enter your Virtual Path Identifier (VPI) and Virtual Circuit Identifier (VCI) parameter here.

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    Alternate Setup Method Setting your ISP Connection Type to Static IP (IPoA) This connection type is also called “Classical IP over ATM” or “CLIP”, which your ISP provides a fixed IP for your Modem Router to connect to the Internet. WAN IP Address - Enter an IP address assigned by your ISP for the Modem Router WAN interface.

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    Alternate Setup Method Alternate Setup Method Setting your Connection Type to Modem Only (Disable Internet Sharing) In this mode, the Modem Router simply acts as a bridge passing packets across the DSL port. It requires additional software to be installed on your computers in order to access the Internet.

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    Setting Custom Domain Name Server (DNS) Settings A “Domain Name Server” is a server located on the Internet that translates Universal Resource Locaters (URLs) like “www.belkin.com” to IP addresses. Many Internet Service Providers (ISPs) do not require you to enter this information into the Modem Router. The “Automatic from ISP”...

  • Page 37: Using The Web-based Advanced User Interface

    Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface Using your Internet browser, you can access the Modem Router’s Web-Based Advanced User Interface. In your browser, type “192.168.2.1” (do not type in anything else such as “http://” or “www”) then press the “Enter” key. You will see the Modem Router’s home page in your browser window.

  • Page 38: Changing Lan Settings

    Subnet Mask There is no need to change the subnet mask. This is a unique, advanced feature of your Belkin Modem Router. It is possible to change the subnet mask if necessary; however, do NOT make changes to the subnet mask unless you have a specific reason to do so.

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    IP address to change. Local Domain Name The default setting is “Belkin”. You can set a local domain name (network name) for your network. There is no need to change this setting unless you have a specific advanced need to do so.

  • Page 40: Viewing The Dhcp Client List, Configuring The Wireless Network Settings

    Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface Viewing the DHCP Client List Page You can view a list of the computers (known as clients), which are connected to your network. You are able to view the IP address (1) of the computer, the host name (2) (if the computer has been assigned one), and the MAC address (3) of the computer’s network interface card (NIC).

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    To identify your wireless network, a name called the SSID is used. The SSID is your network name. The default network name of the Modem Router is “Belkin N1 Wireless” followed by six digits that are unique to your Modem Router. Your network name will look something like “Belkin_N1_Wireless_123456”.

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    Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface Changing the Wireless Channel There are a number of operating channels from which you can choose— in the United Kingdom (and most of Europe) and Australia, there are 13. In other countries, there are other channel requirements. Your Modem Router is configured to operate on the proper channels for the country in which you reside.

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    Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface Using the Bandwidth Switch This switch allows you to set the Modem Router’s wireless bandwidth modes. There are several modes available: 20MHz Setting the Modem Router to this mode allows only 20MHz operation.

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    802.11g or 802.11b traffic in the operating environment. Use protected mode if your network consists of a mix of Belkin N1 Wireless Cards and 802.11g or 802.11b cards on your network. If you are in an environment that includes little to no 802.11g or 802.11b wireless network traffic, you will achieve the best...

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    IMPORTANT: You also need to ensure that all your wireless client cards/ adapters support WPA2, and that you have downloaded and installed the latest driver. Most of the Belkin wireless cards have driver updates available for download from the Belkin support site: www.belkin.com/networking.

  • Page 46: Setting Wpa Security

    Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface For “Encryption Technique”, select “TKIP”, “AES”, or “TKIP+AES”. This setting will have to be identical on the wireless clients that you set up. Enter your pre-shared key (PSK). This can be from eight to 63 characters and can be letters, numbers, or symbols.

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    Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface Setting WPA-PSK From the “Security Mode” drop-down menu, select “WPA-PSK (no server)”. For “Encryption Technique”, select “TKIP” or “AES”. This setting will have to be identical on the clients that you set up. Enter your pre-shared key.

  • Page 48: Setting Wep Encryption

    Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface Setting WEP Encryption Note to Mac users: The “Passphrase” option will not operate with Apple AirPort . To configure encryption for your Mac computer, set ® ® the encryption using the manual method described in the next section. Select “128-bit WEP”...

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    Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface Using a Hexadecimal Key A hexadecimal key is a mixture of numbers and letters from A–F and 0–9. 64-bit keys are 10 digits long and can be divided into five two-digit numbers.

  • Page 50: Using The Access Point Mode

    Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface Using the Access Point Mode Note: This advanced feature should be employed by advanced users only. The Modem Router can be configured to work as a wireless network access point. Using this mode will defeat the NAT IP sharing feature and DHCP server.

  • Page 51: Setting Mac Address Control

    Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface Setting MAC Address Control The MAC address filter is a powerful security feature that allows you to specify which computers are allowed on the wireless network. Note: This list applies only to wireless computers. This list can be configured so any computer attempting to access the wireless network that is not specified in the filter list will be denied access.

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    Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface Setting up a Deny Access List The “Deny Access” list lets you specify computers that you DO NOT want to access the network. Any computer in the list will not be allowed access to the wireless network. All others will. Select the “Deny”...

  • Page 53: Configuring The Firewall

    Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface Configuring the Firewall Your Modem Router is equipped with a firewall that will protect your network from a wide array of common hacker attacks including: • IP Spoofing •...

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    Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface Configuring Internal Forwarding Settings The Virtual Servers function will allow you to route external (Internet) calls for services such as a web server (port 80), FTP server (Port 21), or other applications through your Modem Router to your internal network.

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    Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface Setting Client IP Filters The Modem Router can be configured to restrict access to the Internet, e-mail, or other network services at specific days and times. Restriction can be set for a single computer, a range of computers, or multiple computers.

  • Page 56: Using Dynamic Dns

    Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface Enabling the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) The DMZ feature allows you to specify one computer on your network to be placed outside of the firewall. This may be necessary if the firewall is causing problems with an application such as a game or video conferencing application.

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    Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface Setting up the Modem Router’s Dynamic DNS Update Client You must register with DynDNS.org’s free update service before using this feature. Once you have your registration, follow the directions below. Select DynDNS.org from the “DNS Service”...

  • Page 58: Utilities

    Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface Blocking an ICMP Ping Computer hackers use what is known as “pinging” to find potential victims on the Internet. By pinging a specific IP address and receiving a response from the IP address, a hacker can determine that something of interest might be there.

  • Page 59: Restarting The Modem Router

    Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface Restarting the Modem Modem Router Sometimes it may be necessary to restart or reboot the Modem Router if it begins working improperly. Restarting or rebooting the Modem Router will NOT delete any of your configuration settings.

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    Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface Restoring Factory Default Settings Using this option will restore all of the settings in the Modem Router to the factory (default) settings. It is recommended that you back up your settings before you restore all of the defaults. Click the “Restore Defaults”...

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    Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface Saving a Current Configuration You can save your current configuration by using this feature. Saving your configuration will allow you to restore it later if your settings are lost or changed.

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    Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface A window will open that allows you to select the location where you want to save the configuration file. Select a location. You can name the file anything you want, or use the default name “Config”.

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    Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface Restoring a Previous Configuration This option will allow you to restore a previously saved configuration. Click “Browse”. A window will open that allows you to select the location of the configuration file. All configuration files end with a “.bin”.

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    Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface You will be asked if you want to continue. Click “OK”. A reminder window will appear. It will take up to 60 seconds for the configuration restoration to complete. Click “OK”. A 60-second countdown will appear on the screen. When the countdown reaches zero, the Modem Router’s configuration will be restored.

  • Page 65: Updating The Firmware

    Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface Updating the Firmware From time to time, Belkin may release new versions of the Modem Router’s firmware. Firmware updates contain feature improvements and fixes to problems that may have existed. When Belkin releases new firmware, you can download the firmware from the Belkin update website and update your Modem Router’s firmware to the latest version.

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    Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface Downloading a New Version of Firmware If you click the “Check Firmware” button and a new version of firmware is available, you will see a screen similar to the one below: To download the new version of firmware, click “Download”. A window will open that allows you to select the location where you want to save the firmware file.

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    Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface When the save is complete, you will see the following window. Click “Close”. The download of the firmware is complete. To update the firmware, follow the next steps in “Updating the Modem Router’s Firmware”. Updating the Modem Router’s Firmware In the “Firmware Update”...

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    Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface The “Update Firmware” box will now display the location and name of the firmware file you just selected. Click “Update”. You will be asked if you are sure you want to continue. Click “OK”. You will see one more message.

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    Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface Changing System Settings The “System Settings” page is where you can enter a new administrator password, set the time zone, enable remote management, and turn on and off the NAT function of the Modem Router. Setting or Changing the Administrator Password The Modem Router ships with NO password entered.

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    Modem Router to contact the time servers on the Internet and get a response. You cannot set the clock yourself. Enabling Remote Management Before you enable this advanced feature of your Belkin Modem Router, MAKE SURE YOU HAVE SET THE ADMINISTRATOR PASSWORD. Remote management allows you to make changes to your Modem Router’s settings from anywhere on the Internet.

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    Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface The second method is to allow a specific IP address only to remotely manage the Modem Router. This is more secure, but less convenient. To use this method, enter the IP address you know you will be accessing the Modem Router from in the space provided and select “Only this IP address can remotely manage the Modem Router”.

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    Using the Web-Based Advanced User Interface Enabling/Disabling UPnP UPnP (Universal Plug-and-Play) is yet another advanced feature offered by your Belkin Modem Router. It is a technology that offers seamless operation of voice messaging, video messaging, games, and other applications that are UPnP-compliant. Some applications require the Modem Router’s firewall to be configured in a specific...

  • Page 73: Manually Configuring Network Settings

    Manually Configuring Network Settings Set up the computer that is connected to the cable or DSL modem FIRST using these steps. You can also use these steps to add computers to your Modem Router after the Modem Router has been set up to connect to the Internet.

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    Manually Configuring Network Settings Next to “Configure” (2), if “Manually” is selected, your Modem Router will need to be set up for a static IP connection type. Write the address information in the table below. You will need to enter this information into the Modem Router. If not already set, at “Configure:”, choose “Using DHCP Server”.

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    Manually Configuring Network Settings Manually Configuring Network Settings Manually Configuring Network Settings in Mac OS X Click on the “System Preferences” icon. Select “Network” (1) from the “System Preferences” menu. Select “Built-in Ethernet” (2) next to “Show” in the Network menu. EN-73 EN-73 EN-73...

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    Manually Configuring Network Settings Select the “TCP/IP” tab (3). Next to “Configure” (4), you should see “Manually” or “Using DHCP”. If you do not, check the PPPoE tab (5) to make sure that “Connect using PPPoE” is NOT selected. If it is, you will need to configure your Modem Router for a PPPoE connection type using your user name and password.

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    Manually Configuring Network Settings Manually Configuring Network Settings Manually Configuring Network Settings in Windows 2000, NT, or XP Click “Start”, “Settings”, then “Control Panel”. Double-click on the “Network and dial-up connections” icon (Windows 2000) or the “Network” icon (Windows XP). Right-click on the “Local Area Connection”...

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    Manually Configuring Network Settings Manually Configuring Network Settings in Windows 98 or Me Right-click on “My Network Neighborhood” and select “Properties” from the drop-down menu. Select “TCP/IP Settings” for your installed network adapter. You will see the following window. If “Specify an IP address” is selected, your Modem Router will need to be set up for a static IP connection type.

  • Page 79: Recommended Web Browser Settings

    Recommended Web Browser Settings Recommended Web Browser Settings In most cases, you will not need to make any changes to your web browser’s settings. If you are having trouble accessing the Internet or the advanced web-based user interface, then change your browser’s settings to the recommended settings in this section.

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    Recommended Web Browser Settings Make sure there are no check marks next to any of the displayed options: “Automatically detect settings”, “Use automatic configuration script”, and “Use a proxy server”. Click “OK”. Then click “OK” again in the “Internet Options” page. Netscape Navigator 4.0 or Higher...

  • Page 81: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Troubleshooting Setup Assistant CD does not automatically start. If the CD-ROM does not start the Setup Assistant automatically, it could be that the computer is running other applications that are interfering with the CD drive. If the Setup Assistant Welcome screen does not appear within 15-20 seconds, open up your CD-ROM drive by double-clicking on the “My Computer”...

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    Troubleshooting Unplug power to the Modem Router for 10 seconds, and then plug the power back into the Modem Router. Ensure that the Modem Router’s “modem router” LED is on; it should be solid BLUE. If not, check to make sure that the AC adapter is connected to the Modem Router and plugged into a wall outlet.

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    This will cause the Modem Router to reattempt communication with the modem. If the “modem” LED on the Modem Router is not lit after completing these steps, please contact Belkin Technical Support. Try shutting down and restarting your computer. EN-81...

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    You may need to configure your Modem Router to meet the specific requirements of your ISP. To search our knowledge base for ISP-specific issues, go to: http://web.belkin.com/support and type in “ISP”. If you are still unable to access the Internet after verifying these settings, please contact Belkin Technical Support.

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    Please refer to the instructions provided by the publisher of your firewall software for instructions on configuring the firewall to allow Internet access. If you are still unable to access the Internet after disabling any firewall software, please contact Belkin Technical Support. EN-83 EN-83...

  • Page 86

    If you are unable to connect to the Internet from a wireless computer, please check the following items: Look at the lights on your Modem Router. If you’re using a Belkin Modem Router, the lights should be as follows: • The “modem router” LED should be on.

  • Page 87

    (as opposed to wirelessly), ensure that “Broadcast SSID” is enabled. This setting is found on the Modem Router’s wireless “Channel and SSID” configuration page. If you are still unable to access the Internet after completing these steps, please contact Belkin Technical Support. EN-85 EN-85...

  • Page 88

    Troubleshooting • My wireless network performance is inconsistent. • Data transfer is sometimes slow. • Signal strength is poor. • Difficulty establishing and/or maintaining a Virtual Private Network (VPN) connection. Wireless technology is radio-based, which means connectivity and the throughput performance between devices decreases when the distance between devices increases.

  • Page 89

    Troubleshooting Troubleshooting I am having difficulty setting up Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) security on my Belkin Modem Router. Log into your Modem Router. Open your web browser and type in the IP address of the Modem Router. (The Modem Router’s default is 192.168.2.1.) Log into your Modem Router by clicking on the “Login”...

  • Page 90

    C3 03 0F AF 4B B2 C3 D4 4B C3 D4 E7 E4 = 128-bit key Click “OK”, and then “Apply” to save the settings. If you are NOT using a Belkin wireless client card, please consult the manufacturer’s user manual for that wireless client card.

  • Page 91

    Windows XP operating system. Download the patch here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details. You also need to download the latest driver for your Belkin Wireless 802.11g Desktop or Notebook Network Card from the Belkin support site. Other operating systems are not supported at this time. Microsoft’s patch only supports devices with WPA-enabled drivers such as Belkin 802.11g...

  • Page 92

    Network” screen. The “Advanced” button will allow you to view and configure more options of your card. Once the “Advanced” button is clicked, the Belkin Wireless Utility will appear. This Utility will allow you to manage all the advanced features of the Belkin Wireless Card.

  • Page 93

    Troubleshooting Troubleshooting I am NOT using a Belkin client card for a home network andI am having difficulty setting up Wireless Protected Access (WPA) security. If you are not using a Belkin Wireless Desktop or Wireless Notebook Network Card that is not equipped with WPA-enabled software, a file from Microsoft called “Windows XP Support Patch for Wireless...

  • Page 94

    Troubleshooting Under the “Wireless Networks” tab, click the “Configure” button and you will see the following screen. For a home or small business user, select “WPA-PSK” under “Network Administration”. Note: Select WPA (with radius server) if you are using this computer to connect to a corporate network that supports an authentication server such as a radius server.

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    Troubleshooting Troubleshooting Wireless Comparison Chart 11Mbps link 5x faster than 10x faster 10x faster than Wired speed rate/baseline 802.11b* than 802.11b* 802.11b* over the air* Common Common Common Common Common household household household household household devices such devices such devices such devices such devices such as cordless...

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    Troubleshooting Free Tech Support You can find additional support information on our website www.belkin.com through the tech-support area. If you want to contact technical support by phone, please call the number you need from the list below*. *Local rates apply...

  • Page 97: Information

    • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. Modifications The FCC requires the user to be notified that any changes or modifications to this device that are not expressly approved by Belkin Corporation may void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. EN-95...

  • Page 98

    • ETS 300 826 General EMC requirements for radio equipment. To determine the type of transmitter, check the identification label on your Belkin product. Products with the CE marking comply with the EMC Directive (89/336/EEC) and the Low Voltage Directive (72/23/EEC) issued by the Commission of the European Community.

  • Page 99

    (except for shipping charges for the product). What is not covered by this warranty? All above warranties are null and void if the Belkin product is not provided to Belkin Corporation for inspection upon Belkin’s request at the sole expense of the purchaser, or if Belkin Corporation determines that the Belkin product has been improperly installed, altered in any way, or tampered with.

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    Belkin Corporation reserves the right to review the damaged Belkin product. All costs of shipping the Belkin product to Belkin Corporation for inspection shall be borne solely by the purchaser. If Belkin determines, in its sole discretion, that it is impractical to ship the damaged equipment to Belkin Corporation, Belkin may designate, in its sole discretion, an equipment repair facility to inspect and estimate the cost to repair such equipment.

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    Information EC Declaration of Conformity to R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC Manufacturer BELKIN LTD, EXPRESS BUSINESS PARK, SHIPTON WAY ,RUSHDEN NN10 6GL ENGLAND Representative lkin Ltd (residing in the EC holding the TCF) Product / Apparatus N1 Wireless Modem Router Type Number...

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