You will need
- - high-speed modem;
- - Wi-Fi router;
- - 2 Ethernet cable.
Unplug your modem from power supply and connect it to the router with an Ethernet cable. Use the Internet or Modem port on the rear panel of the router, it is usually located near the power port and distinguished by color or label. Remove the cable between the modem and computer if it was installed previously.
Turn off the computer. Take another Ethernet cable. Connect one end to the network connector on the rear panel of the system unit of the computer. The other end of the cable connect to one of the numbered ports of the router. Which port you choose does not matter.
Connect the modem to the power supply and turn it on, wait until the modem will establish a connection with the server of your Internet provider, it may take 1-2 minutes. The success of connection will display the LEDs on the front panel of the device. Connect the router to the mains and turn it on, wait until the router connects to the modem, the connection success signal of the lit-up lights on the front panel of the router. Now turn on the computer. Connect the devices in that order, otherwise the Internet connection may fail.
Open your Internet browser and enter the router address into its address bar. The Ip address of the router can be found in the product documentation or on the official website of the manufacturer. As a result, you will be redirected to the setup page of the router. To access settings you will need to enter a username and password. Often the username is the word admin, and the password is the word password. The password field can also remain blank. Accurate information about the login and password read the documentation for the device.
On the settings page you can change the name, SSID, type of encryption to protect the network and set the password to access the wireless network. By making the necessary settings, click Apply or Save.
If the router came with a disc, install it available, they will simplify configuring the device. Try to set the router closer to the center of the room, away from walls, so the signal from it will be the most stable.
Advice 2 : How to configure Wi-Fi router Zyxel
In the spring of 2014, the company Zyxel is the largest maker of networking equipment, has introduced three new models of routers of Keenetic. All three products feature a new high-performance processor Mediatek-RT6856 have two high speed USB 2.0 ports extending the functionality of the routers. From each other the models differ in processing speed through the wired ports and built-in access point WI-FI.
Prepare to configure the router
To properly configure the router you must determine the network connection parameters and, primarily, the Protocol of access to the Internet. To do this, open "Network connections". If in addition to the standard labels you will see the extra icon connection, your ISP uses a L2TP, PPTP or PPPoE. What will be indicated under the connection shortcut.
If the Internet connection is L2TP, PPTP or PPPoE, you will need the username and password assigned to you by your ISP. When connecting via PPTP and L2TP, you must also specify a server of the operator or the IP destination address. To determine, open the "Properties" of your connection. Data should be rewritten, and a label — to remove.
Now, open the shortcut menu labeled "local area Connection" and select "Properties". Click on the ' Internet Protocol version 4 (TCP/IPv4)" and click "Properties". In the case of a dynamic IP address fields will be empty. If the IP is static, then save all the prescribed parameters. Select "Obtain an IP address automatically" and "Obtain DNS server address automatically" and confirm by pressing "OK".
Left to figure out, does your ISP filter by MAC addresses. Again, open the menu labeled "local area Connection". Select "Status". In the opened window go to the "Support" tab and click the "Details". Find the line "Physical address" and write down the data.
Enabling and configuring the router
Insert the AC power adapter into a power outlet. Wait until the power indicator stops flashing, plug the router to the computer. To do this, connect one of the connectors of the router with the network adapter using an Ethernet cable or configure your Wi‑Fi connection. The name of the Wi‑Fi network and the security key printed on the label of the router.
Start a web browser and navigate to 192.168.1.1. Opens to the start page of the web Configurator Internet center. The new models of routers Zyxel NetFriend utility functions transferred to the firmware. Click "Quick setup". Wizard appears, with which you will be able to configure the connection.
The screen will display the warning "Network cable unplugged". Insert the Ethernet cable of the ISP to the WAN connector and click "Next". In the opened window you want to answer the question of the program, registers whether your ISP the MAC address, and, if necessary, to specify the registered address.
If you are using a static IP address, select "Manual" and enter IP address, IP gateway address, subnet mask, and DNS server in the appropriate fields. These parameters are assigned by your ISP. If the service provider has not assigned you an IP address, select Automatic and click Next. If you want to specify DNS settings, select "Specify DNS server addresses manually in the DNS Server insert the IP address.
Next you will be prompted to enter a username and password to connect to the Internet. If they are in the contract — fill in the appropriate fields. To connect VPN (L2TP or PPTP), you will need to specify the IP address or name of the VPN server. When PPPoE connection may need the service name and the PPPoe concentrator name PPPoE provided by your ISP).
If all data is entered correctly, the Internet connection is established. The wizard will check for updates. If available click "Update". After downloading and installing the update the device will restart. The screen displays the message "Internet facility is configured and installed Internet connection". The wizard completed. More experienced users can go to the web interface and configure additional functions.