Tip 1 - Bring up a cable modem, router, and computer
The process of bringing up your computer system, cable modem, and router can be critical with some types of components. Following this procedure should provide a dependable system that works consistently.
- Start with computer, router, and cable modem all turned off - remove power from router and cable modem if necessary.
- Turn on or apply power to the cable modem. Wait until "Online" light is on solid and "Activity" light is blinking.
- Turn on or apply power to the router. Wait until "Power", "Wireless-B" lights are on solid.
- Turn on computer.
- Login as usual.