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Trouble setting Static IP on Linksys WRT54G


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#1 10inchpianist

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Posted 14 July 2010 - 11:09 PM

I need to configure a windows XP PC to get a static IP address from a Linksys WRT 54G router which is connected to a Westell 6100 modem, which is connected to Verizon DSL. The router and PC were set at automatic configuration DHCP and connected to the internet. I changed the router to Static IP and got the following:
Internet IP: 74.x.x.x
Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0
Gateway: 192.168.1.1
Static DNS 1: 68.238.112.12
Static DNS 2: 68.238.96.12

Then I manually entered the following into the PC:
IP address: 192.168.1.100
Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway: 192.168.1.1
Preferred DNS Server: 68.238.112.12
Secondary DNS Server: 68.238.96.12

It wasn't connecting to the internet. I changed the DNS server on the PC to 192.168.1.1, same as Default Gateway, but still didn't work.

What should I do?

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Posted 15 July 2010 - 01:05 PM

Never mind, figured it out

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Posted 15 July 2010 - 03:36 PM

What did you do? Knowing how you solved the issue may help someone else in the future.




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