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Troubleshooting the Linksys WCG200 Cable Modem
Last Updated: Wed, 30 Oct 2013 > Related Articles
Learn about the available ports and the status lights on a Linksys WCG200 cable modem.
The Linksys WCG200 is a DOCSIS 2.0 cable modem.
After the cable modem has successfully registered on the network, the Power, Cable, and Ethernet or USB 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 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.
The Reset button is for maintenance purposes only. For more details, refer to the Modem Lights section.
|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.|
|Cable||Flashing green||Modem is searching for cable connection.||Verify all cable connections and try resetting the modem. If connection is OK and modem reset does not correct the problem, contact Customer Support.|
|Off||No connection cable Connection.||Verify all cable connections and try resetting the modem. If connection is OK and modem reset does not correct the problem, contact Customer Support.|
|Activity||Flashing Green||None. Modem is transferring data.||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|