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by chepda / March 4, 2007 5:54 AM PST

I recently purchased a new WiFi enabled laptop and Belkin Wireless G Router. Previously I was connected to Telewest Broadband via a USB connection from the modem (a "Cable/DSL" model suitable for use with the NTL/Telewest Cable service) to the networking port of my computer. I have now set up the router by connecting the networking port of my computer to the router with an ethernet cable and also connecting the router to the modem port with another ethernet cable. I could not set the router up with the CD Belkin provided - when it got to the communicating with router stage it kept saying 'Problem communicating with router', even though there quite clearly was a connection. After playing around with the router's set up page, I eventually was able to get my wireless connection working.

However, even though I can connect to the internet, I cannot complete any downloads. They start okay, but pause after a few seconds and don't resume. I cannot download files or get YouTube videos to play. When I connect directly to the modem via the ethernet cable, the download problem persists. But when I connect via the USB cable, the downloads work again. Does anybody know why this is or how I can correct this problem?

Thanks for your help,

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Have you checked
by Darton Fury / March 5, 2007 1:29 AM PST
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with Belkin for the router's most up to date firmware?

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Re: Have you checked
by chepda / March 6, 2007 2:39 AM PST
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I have tried...

In the router's set up page, I try and search for the latest firmware for my product (F5D7230-4 Wireless G Router). However, there is an error message - "Cannot connect to the firmware information server, please double check wan connection". I did manage to download the latest firmware, but when I try to install, I get the following message - "Incorrect user interface image". What is going on?!

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i have the same problem
by KhzanZhun / March 15, 2007 11:45 AM PDT
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exactly the same problem occured to me and last couple of days it is really driving me crazy. Anyway all the syptoms that you described are the same, i can not download anything properly when i try it does not finish and suddenly freeze. Also when i try to watch something in youtube same problem again occuring and also it realised another thing that router every couple of minutes reconnect the internet authomaticaly without any reason, it does not change the IP or any settings just recconnect by itself.. Anyway if you guys find a solution plese let me know, i do not want to end up in mental clinic for this :)..

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so far i solved the problem
by KhzanZhun / March 16, 2007 2:31 PM PDT

Hi guys as i said above i had the same poblem and i've found a solution and so far it is working. First of all i found out the main problem is not about the router, it is about the modem that provides the internet connection. At this cae you need to contact to the your internet company and you should mention about the problem, most probably they will replace your modem with the new one. Anyway now my solution is;

1.Find your IP address (you can even use google to find this out)

2.In internet explorer (to the address place) past your IP adress and "enter"

3.Now you will see your router settings

4.In "Firewall" section, click on "DMZ"

5.Now you will see static IP and private IP, the problem is private IP. To find out your private IP follo this;

Start -> Run -> /cmd /k ipconfig -> enter you will see your private IP which is like 192.68.2.something. This IP address and in router settings private IP address in DMZ section must be the same

7.Correct your IP address in DMZ section (you just need to change last number) and click the "enable" box and "apply changes" should be working now

please let me know if it is working. By the way if someone else also using the same internet they might have some problems Happy

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I had the same problem too
by meatmanwiener / December 6, 2010 8:35 AM PST

Changing the DMZ worked great for me so far.

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