I know im missing something here. I also have the Linksys in bridge mode. This seems to be a all in piece of equipment I was told that I could use my own cable modem for Internet to avoid paying Comcast the rental fee. There are many different features depending on your needs and how you use your network, so it's hard to give a precise recommendation. I have the Comcast triple play so I do have voice. .
So, I'm not getting 1 Gbps as advertised but there again they don't guarantee anything over WiFi. This won't make the gateway a modem. Everyone could connect to network and print, stream music etc. Make sure the connection type is set for Dynamic. In basic models, the Linksys E2500 is nice. Other Thoughts: Would buy it again since it's worked like it should, and reccomend it. Is this how everything would connect? In other words, I don't need for the Airport Extreme to be internet enabled now, just to be a receiver in the home network which is now using the Arris wifi.
Beside that I have Home Infinity alarm,voice and internet. This set up is the fastest problem free wireless that I have ever had. Step 8: Apply those settings and if it wants to reboot, let it. When i get this hooked up correctly, will my computer still be using the cable for the internet access or the wifi? Be sure to include your name, account number, phone number, and the best time to reach you. I prefer Cisco quite honestly. Close the System Properties application.
Well after many hours of phone calls and needless waiting I finally gave up and just put my old modem back in. This isn't practicable for a variety of reasons. This seems to be working well. Open Box items usually do not come with manufacturer or vendor warranty or technical support. The tech told me I had 45 days to due this before Comcast listed the device as missing and charged me for it. Do you notice the same issues wired? The switch should have been seamless.
It all comes down to being extorted by the Comcastic butt-pirates, not having unreliable internet or not having internet at all. Thanks again for all the information that this article has provided me. Via ethernet, plug the iMac into the Linksys and the Linksys into the Arris. I don't regret buying mine it is still a great device and will be much better when they get an adapter for it. Apple may provide or recommend responses as a possible solution based on the information provided; every potential issue may involve several factors not detailed in the conversations captured in an electronic forum and Apple can therefore provide no guarantee as to the efficacy of any proposed solutions on the community forums. Do I need to get any other equipment? I finally decided to put the Comcast modem back in service until I could get to a Comcast service center to return their modem. So I save absolutely nothing if I drop my landline! There is also an automated number to reconfigure.
Again Layer 1 is not the issue when it comes to cabling. Cons: Not sure if the spotty Wi-Fi is from the cable company, neighbor interference, or what exactly. As far as the bridges, Frontier doesn't support those. When I abosulely refused, she then said that the modem they installed at hook up was out dated the day they installed and they are gonna send a tech guy over here to replace it with the exact same modem that is outdated. It doesnt even show this arris brand modem. Just 3 simple connections, the phone jack, cable and internet connections and reboot the router. I wonder if anyone had this problem.
D-Link makes very nice devices as well. You can go with a basic cable modem and pair it with a wireless router. As it states it has 8 downstream, and 4 upstream channels built in. Is the new Arris modem compatable with the Apple Airport Extreme? However, I also have phone service through Comcast and the previous modem I was renting from them had my phone cable in addition to the ethernet cable connecting to the back of the modem. I have 4 computers and sometimes 1 to 4 other devices connected at the same time, and I have never noticed a drop in performance when I game online. Then follow the instructions for configuring your Linksys. Is there anyway to turn off the wireless network on the modem itself? Based on your model, however, your modem or telephone may not operate correctly if you try to use both of the modem's telephone line ports.
The iMac is plugged into the modem. Thank you so much for writing this article. All if you can stay away from this router they provide as it really is a poor quality of a router and most of product for gigapower customers! I do, however, use Charter Communications. Just got my latest Comcast bill, and everything has increased. Thanks for the clarification Quixit. Signal quality was still great before and after the cleaning. Reboot the modem, then the router after a minute.