Configuring a Router with a Satellite Connection 
Last modified on
10/5/2012 1:51 PM 


Running the Setup Wizard from the router configuration causes the screen to freeze.


The IP Address of the router and the modem are the same.


Change the router's IP, as follows:

  1. Disconnect the modem from the router.
  2. Connect the computer to a router LAN port, as shown.
  3. Turn on the router.
  4. Open a browser and type
  5. Type the "admin" for User Name and "password" for Password.
  6. Click OK.
  7. Click Advanced > LAN IP Setup.
  8. Change IP address to
  9. Change Starting IP Address to
  10. Change Ending IP Address to (Do not use the value shown in the screenshot.)
  11. Click Apply. An error "Page cannot be displayed" or "Action Cancelled" message appears.
  12. Close the browser.
  13. Power off the router.
  14. Connect the modem to the router's Internet port.
  15. Turn on the router.
  16. Restart your computer.
  17. Open a browser and type
  18. Type "admin" for User Name, and "password" for Password (unless you changed the password from the default). Older routers have a default password of 1234.
  19. Click OK.
  20. Click the Setup Wizard under the left of the router settings page.
  21. Check Yes, then Next.
  22. Click Next in the Dynamic IP Detected screen.
  23. Click Apply.
  24. Click Logout on the router settings screen.