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Linksys WCG200 v2 Cable Modem
Last Updated: Thu, 23 Aug 2012 > Related Articles
Learn about the available ports and the status lights on a Linksys WCG200 v2 cable modem.
The Linksys WCG200 v2 is a DOCSIS 2.0 cable modem.
After the cable modem has successfully registered on the network, the Power, and Online indicators illuminate continuously to indicate that the cable modem is online and fully operational. For more details, refer to the Modem Lights section.
The Linksys WCG200 v2 has the following ports available on the back of the modem:
- Power - Connects the cable modem to the power adapter.
- Reset - Used to reset the modem.
- 1, 2, 3, 4 - Connects to the Ethernet port on your computer(s).
- USB - Connects to the USB port on your computer.
- CABLE - Connects to the cable wall outlet.
Note: The Reset button is for maintenance purposes only. For more details, refer to the Modem Lights section.
The modem lights indicate the current status of your cable modem. To troubleshoot any connection problems, use the table below.
Ethernet Connection - Modem functioning correctly
USB Connection - Modem functioning correctly
Wireless Connection - Modem functioning correctly
Modem Looking for Cable Connection
|Power||Solid Green||None. Power is properly connected.||N/A|
|Off||No power||Verify power supply connections and electrical outlet. Also make sure the outlet is not connected to a switch.|
|Searching for cable connection.||Verify all cable connections and try resetting the modem. If cable is OK and modem reset doesn't work, contact Customer Support.|
|Fast Flash Modem||Searching for cable connection.||If this is a new modem or a replacement modem, you must contact Cox with your MAC address. If there are several MAC addresses on the modem, use the MAC address. View MAC address Label|
|Off||No connection cable connection.||Verify all cable connections and try resetting the modem. If cable is OK and modem reset doesn't work, contact Customer Support.|
|Looking for upstream.||Verify all cable connections and try resetting the modem. If cable is OK and modem reset doesn't work, contact Customer Support.|
|Solid green||None. Modem found connection.||N/A|
|None. Cable modem is registered, network access enabled.||N/A|
|ETH 1-4||Solid Green||None. Successfully found the computer through an Ethernet connection.||N/A|
|Flashing Green||None. Modem is transferring data.||N/A|
|Off||No Ethernet found||Verify Ethernet cable connections, the TCP/IP settings and the NIC. You might need to reinstall the NIC drivers. If this does not resolve the issue, contact Customer Support.|
|USB||Solid Green||None. Successfully found the computer through USB connection.||N/A|
|Off||No USB found||Verify USB cable connections, the TCP/IP settings and the USB cable. You might need to reinstall the USB drivers. If this does not resolve the issue, contact Customer Support.|
|Wireless||Flashing Green||None. Modem is transferring data via a wireless connection.||N/A|