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Help with 801 router

Hi.. I wasnt sure which was the best forum to put this in but i will ask here..

I have spent many hrs now on this now and i have 2 issues i dont know how to fix...

One is ...... How do i edit the config file as i need ot add stuff in the dialer section. ?? Please laymans way. As i dont understand where and how to achive this.

Two .... Second issue i have i can get the moden to connect on isd and i cant ping it on the network and access it via the http://198.... so on.. But i cannot browse the net or use anything at all.. At one stage i was able to use msn and ping ip addresses from my computer and thats all.....

I ahve gave it its own ip and my computer another ip ann under the same mask and agteway.. eg..




then the computer with a

and the rest as above.

Like i said it works and dials but i cant do anything else.

The setup is a os winxp pro the router connected to pc and the router to another isdn modem into the sbus ...

So any help would be great. i have no idea what to do anymore......

Thank you in advance..



Re: Help with 801 router

You can find a quiet a lot of useful configuration documents of 800 series router here.

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Re: Help with 801 router

Thanks i will have a read...

New Member

Re: Help with 801 router

It will be hard to pinpoint the problems you are having with the description you gave. However, getting access to the routers config should not be a problem. Having not worked on an 800 router before i am using knowledge from a 1700 router.

Run a program called Hyperterm and connect to it using TCP/IP and specifcy the IP of the router. Once in you need to get the config mode by using the command - enable

In regard to browsing the internet problem, check the MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) size the router is trying to squeeze over the internet connection. I have found this with ADSL connections, the default size was over 1500 and i had to reduct it to 1452 to get a good speed/connection over the DSL

And browse the cisco website ! theres a wealth of knowledge here !