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How to connect linksys e1200 router to AT&T internet without At&T router?

I'm sure plenty of people have asked this question before, but I can't find solid information on how to configure my linksys e1200 router with my at&t internet without using the 2wire router that I was provided. If you can provide me with a tutorial, or a link of where one already exist, that would be great. To be clear I don't want to use the 2wire router at all, I want to only use the linksys e1200 router and the internet coming out of my wall. Thanks for your help.

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NoClemency wrote:

I'm sure plenty of people have asked this question before, but I can't find solid information on how to configure my linksys e1200 router with my at&t internet without using the 2wire router that I was provided. If you can provide me with a tutorial, or a link of where one already exist, that would be great. To be clear I don't want to use the 2wire router at all, I want to only use the linksys e1200 router and the internet coming out of my wall. Thanks for your help.


 

Sorry, can't be done. The E1200 is not a modem, just a router. The 2WIRE is your modem, as well as a router.

 

Your configuration would depend on what you want to accomplish (why do you want to use the E1200).

 

 

 

 




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NoClemency wrote:

I'm sure plenty of people have asked this question before, but I can't find solid information on how to configure my linksys e1200 router with my at&t internet without using the 2wire router that I was provided. If you can provide me with a tutorial, or a link of where one already exist, that would be great. To be clear I don't want to use the 2wire router at all, I want to only use the linksys e1200 router and the internet coming out of my wall. Thanks for your help.


can you give some more details on the model of 2wire router you have so it can be looked up? I suspect the 2wire is both a router and a DSL modem (since this is in the dsl forum going with that). If this is true it is a bit more complicated.

Guessing on the setup right now

 

Dmark (wall plug) -------- 2wire router / dsl modem --- wired and wirelss devices

 

if the above is right then to get it to work you would need to locate a ATT supported DSL modem the setup would then be

 

Dmark (wall plug) ------- DSL Modem ------ Linksys ----- wired and wireless devices

 

Again this is all speculation and assumption on the capability of the 2wire, more details would help

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NoClemency wrote:

I'm sure plenty of people have asked this question before, but I can't find solid information on how to configure my linksys e1200 router with my at&t internet without using the 2wire router that I was provided. If you can provide me with a tutorial, or a link of where one already exist, that would be great. To be clear I don't want to use the 2wire router at all, I want to only use the linksys e1200 router and the internet coming out of my wall. Thanks for your help.


 

Sorry, can't be done. The E1200 is not a modem, just a router. The 2WIRE is your modem, as well as a router.

 

Your configuration would depend on what you want to accomplish (why do you want to use the E1200).

 

 

 

 




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How can you be in two places at once, when your not anywhere at all?
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I really want to become a procrastinator, but I keep putting it off.
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There are three kinds of people, those that can count, and those that can't.
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“Our great democracies still tend to think that a stupid man is more likely to be honest than a clever man, and our politicians take advantage of this prejudice by pretending to be even more stupid than nature has made them." :Bertrand Russell

                               neon_sign.jpg

*The views and opinions expressed on this forum are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote, or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider, or party.

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Computer-Joe wrote:

NoClemency wrote:

I'm sure plenty of people have asked this question before, but I can't find solid information on how to configure my linksys e1200 router with my at&t internet without using the 2wire router that I was provided. If you can provide me with a tutorial, or a link of where one already exist, that would be great. To be clear I don't want to use the 2wire router at all, I want to only use the linksys e1200 router and the internet coming out of my wall. Thanks for your help.


 

Sorry, can't be done. The E1200 is not a modem, just a router. The 2WIRE is your modem, as well as a router.

 

Your configuration would depend on what you want to accomplish (why do you want to use the E1200).

 

 

 

 




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“Our great democracies still tend to think that a stupid man is more likely to be honest than a clever man, and our politicians take advantage of this prejudice by pretending to be even more stupid than nature has made them." :Bertrand Russell


thanks Joe, been decades since I used DSL and at the time they just supplied a stand alone modem becasue they did not support anything other then a direct connect between the modem and the NIC.

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