Linksys wireless G routers allow you to connect several computer systems to the same internet access point that too without getting connected to the broadband modem. You only need to connect one Linksys router and one computer system to the modem.
Every other computer can tap into the network. You cannot only connect the computer systems to the Linksys router but you can also connect mobile phones, wireless printers, game consoles, and other devices to the wireless network.
The foremost thing that you need to do is to connect your internet modem to the computer system using an ethernet wire. Connect one end of the wire in the internet port of the modem and another end of the wire into the ethernet port of your computer system.
Take an ethernet wire and connect its one end to the internet port of the Linksys wireless router and the other end to the modem. Take another ethernet wire and connect its one end to the computer and another end to any of the 4 ports of the Linksys router.
The next thing that you need to do is to connect your router device to an electrical outlet. After that, turn on both your router as well as the modem. Please check that all the LED lights of both the devices are turned on. Power on your PC and then open your web browser.
In the address bar of your internet browser, type the IP address 192.168.1.1 and then click on the search icon. The Linksys router setup page will open up.
On the login page, enter admin in the username section and password section. After that, select OK.
Search for the Local IP address on the setup page of the router. Change the IP address and keep it 192.168.2.1 and then select Save Settings.
After that, go to the button of DHCP Renew. Then, enter 192.168.2.1 in the location bar of the web browser.
Go to the Status tab and then check the numbers, which are listed after the IP address. If you see any numbers, then it means your computer system can have access to the internet. In case there are no numbers and only zeroes are given, then follow the instructions in the steps that are given below.
Click on the button of DHCP release and then select “DHCP Renew”.
Enter the IP address 192.168.2.1 in the location bar of the internet browser.
On the web-based setup page, select the type of internet connection. After that, from the drop down menu, select PPOE from the internet connection.
In the last step, you are required to enter the username and password given to you by your internet service provider. Go to Save Settings and then select the “Status Tab” that says connected right after the Login Status”
So, these are the steps that you need to carry out in order to setup the Linksys Wireless G broadband router.