How To Configure Verizon DSL Using A Linksys Router WRT54G

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I’m really satisfied with my DSL service. I’ve been planning to upgrade it to a faster and better speed but then I have to double the amount I’m paying them. I’m also thinking of getting a wireless router to setup a free wireless Internet access at home. Anyway, should you decide to get a Verizon DSL service, here’s a simple step by step instructions you can do to configure the router manually:

1. Connect computer to any of the numbered ports on your router.

2. Connect modem to the WAN port or INTERNET port of the Linksys router.

3. Open IE, type

4. Leave USERNAME blank and type admin for PASSWORD.

5. Set router to PPPoE then enter your Verizon Username and password. The username should be on email format (ex.

6. Save settings.

7. Click STATUS PAGE then hit the CONNECT button. Once status is CONNECTED it should be good to go. If you’re getting errors like AUTHENTICATION FAILED, make sure you have the correct Username and Password. If still not working, turn off all devices (computer, router and modem), wait for 30 sec. then turn on the modem first then router then computer.

If still not working, call Linksys Free Techsupport with this number 800-3267114.


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