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Changed modem, lost access to internet if I also want to use router.

Hello:
We had to change our modem. Now, the new one (Westell) works fine (we get the internet) except that when I connect the modem to the Cisco (Valet) router, we lose the internet access. Probably we need to reconfigure the router, but I don't know how to do it. Can you give me a step by step instruction on how to do this? I am assuming I will need to username and password for the router. What if I don't remember it... Thank you.
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    More than likely the new modem is using a different network than what the old modem did. 192.168.0.1 instead of 192.168.1.1.

    Best bet is to do a factory reset on the cisco router and go through the setup process again. Refer to you router instructions on how to do this.
  2. Thank you Veteran. We will try that.

    Many thanks.

    Zareh
  3. Best answer selected by darakjian.
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