Overview

Actiontec C1000A


Login Information

  • Gateway - 192.168.0.1
  • Username - none
  • Password - none

How to Find SSID (Network Name)
  1. Plug the computer into a LAN port via an ethernet cable.
  2. Open a web browser.
  3. Log into the router by entering the default gateway (192.168.0.1) into the address bar of the internet browser.
  4. From the menu at the top, click on Wireless Setup.
  5. Next from the menu on the left, click on Basic Settings.
  6. The network name is listed in section 2, in the box labeled Network Name. A new Network Name can be set by typing in this box.
  7. Click the Apply button at the bottom of the screen.

 

 How To Find Wireless Passphrase (WPA/WEP)

  1. Plug the computer into a LAN port via an ethernet cable.
  2. Open a web browser.
  3. Log into the router by entering the default gateway (192.168.0.1) into the address bar of the internet browser.
  4. Click on Wireless Setup from the menu at the top.
  5. Click on Wireless Security from the menu on the left.
  6. The Wireless Passphrase will be displayed next to Security Key/Passphrase.

 

 Changing the Wireless Security Type/Disabling Wireless Security

  1. Plug the computer into a LAN port via an ethernet cable.
  2. Open a web browser.
  3. Log into the router by entering the default gateway (192.168.0.1) into the address bar of the internet browser.
  4. From the menu at the top, click on Wireless Setup.
  5. From the menu on the left, click on Wireless Security.
  6. From the drop down menu labeled Security Type, select the desired security type. If no wireless security is desired select Security Off.
  7. Click the Apply button at the bottom of the page. 

 

 MAC Filtering

  1. Plug the computer into a LAN port via an ethernet cable.
  2. Open a web browser.
  3. Log into the router by entering the default gateway into the address bar of the internet browser. Example 192.168.0.1
  4. Select Wireless Setup.
  5. Select MAC Authentication.
  6. Select Disable next to MAC Authentication.
  7. Click the Apply button at the bottom of the screen.

 

 Change Wireless Channel

  1. Plug the computer into a LAN port via an ethernet cable.
  2. Open a web browser.
  3. Log into the router by entering the default gateway into the address bar of the internet browser. Example 192.168.0.1
  4. Select Wireless Setup.
  5. Select Radio Setup.
  6. From the Channel drop down select the desired Channel. (Channels 1,3,9,11)
  7. Click the Apply button.

 

 Change Wireless Mode

  1. Plug the computer into a LAN port via an ethernet cable.
  2. Open a web browser.
  3. Log into the router by entering the default gateway into the address bar of the internet browser. Example 192.168.0.1
  4. Select Wireless Setup.
  5. Select Radio Setup.
  6. From the 802.11 Mode drop down select 802.11G only mode.
  7. Click the Apply button.

 

Change Wireless Band (Width)

*This device only supports 20Mhz*

 

DHCP Reservation

  1. Open a web browser.
  2. Log into the router by entering the default gateway (192.168.0.1) into the address bar of the internet browser.
  3. From the menu at the top, click on Advanced Setup.
  4. Locate the section labeled IP Addressing from the menu on the left. Click on DHCP Reservation in this section.
  5. Select the Xbox from the drop down menu or enter the MAC Address manually.
  6. Select the desired IP Address.
  7. Click Apply.

 

 UPnP

  1. Open a web browser.
  2. Log into the router by entering the default gateway (192.168.0.1) into the address bar of the internet browser.
  3. Click on Advanced Setup from the menu at the top.
  4. Check or uncheck the option for UPnP.
  5. Click Apply.

 

 DMZ

  1.  Open a web browser.
  2. Log into the router by entering the default gateway (192.168.0.1) into the address bar of the internet browser.
  3. Click on Advanced Setup from the menu at the top.
  4. Locate the Security section from the menu on the left. Select DMZ Host in this section.
  5. Click the radio button next to Enable.
  6. Select the Xbox from the "Select Device" drop down menu or type in the IP address of the Xbox in the box where it says to enter an IP address.
  7. Click Apply.

 

Disable DMZ

  1. Open a web browser.
  2. Log into the router by entering the default gateway (192.168.0.1) into the address bar of the internet browser.
  3. Click on Advanced Setup from the menu at the top.
  4. Locate the Security Section from the menu on the left. Click on DMZ Host in that section.
  5. Click on the radio button next to Disable.
  6. Click Apply.

 

 Port Forwarding

  1. Open a web browser.
  2. Log into the router by entering the default gateway (192.168.0.1) into the address bar of the internet browser. 
  3. Click on Advanced Setup from the menu at the top.
  4. From the menu on the left locate the Security section and click on Port Forwarding.
  5. The first section will be titled "Set the LAN port and IP information".
  6. For both boxes labeled "Starting Port" and "Ending Port", enter 3074 in both blank boxes.
  7. For the drop down box labeled "Protocol", select Both.
  8. Enter the IP Address of the Xbox in the box labeled "LAN IP address".
  9. Click the Apply.

 

Disable Port Forwarding

  1. Open a web browser.
  2. Log into the router by entering the default gateway (192.168.0.1) into the address bar of the internet browser.
  3. Click on Advanced Setup from the menu at the top.
  4. From the menu on the left locate the Security section and click on Port Forwarding.
  5. There is a menu at the bottom that lists any Port Forwarding rules that are applied.
  6. Click the Remove button to the right of any entries refering to the Xbox or Port number 3074.

 

 Firewall

  1. Open a web browser.
  2. Log into the router by entering the default gateway (192.168.0.1) into the address bar of the internet browser.
  3. Click on Advanced Setup from the menu at the top.
  4. Locate the section that is labeled Security on the left and select Firewall.
  5. In the drop down box labeled "Security Level" select either Low or Off.
  6. Click the Apply.

 

 How to Find Firmware Version

  1. Plug the computer into a LAN port via an ethernet cable.
  2. Open a web browser.
  3. Log into the router by entering the default gateway into the address bar of the internet browser. Example 192.168.0.1
  4. Select Modem Status.
  5. The current version will be listed in the table below next to Firmware Version.

 

Firmware Update

  1. Plug the computer into a LAN port via an ethernet cable.
  2. Open a web browser.
  3. Navigate to http://192.168.0.1/utilities_upgradefirmware.html.
  4. Follow the onscreen instructions.

 

 

Restore Factory Defaults

Through Hardware

  1. Locate the Reset button.
  2. Using the tip of a ballpoint pen or toothpick press and hold the reset button for 15 seconds.
  3. Release the reset button.
  4. Wait for the device to restart.

 

Through Firmware

  1. Plug the computer into a LAN port via an ethernet cable.
  2. Open a web browser.
  3. Log into the router by entering the default gateway (192.168.0.1) into the address bar of the internet browser.
  4. Click on Utilities from the menu at the top.
  5. Select Restore Defaults from the menu on the left.
  6. Click the Restore button next to the settings you wish to restore. (Most likely you will want to click on "Restore Modem to Factory Default State")
  7. Wait for the device to reset and restart.

 

 

Bridging Guide

*Bridge mode should only be used if you have a router to plug into the device.*

*Please have PPPoE information available if needed to enter into the router (contact ISP if needed to get this information)*

 

  1. Open a web browser.
  2. Log into the router by entering the default gateway (192.168.0.1) into the address bar of the internet browser.
  3. Click on Quick Setup from the menu at the top.
  4. Scroll down and select Advanced IP Configuration.
  5. Select Transparent Bridging.
  6. Click Apply.

 

 

Known  Issues

There are no known issues at this time.

 

 

Multiple Console Support

 

We have confirmed that this network device is unable to support more than one console with an Open NAT. 

 

 Device Manual

 

This device does not have a standard manual.  Qwest/CenturyLink host walkthroughs of the various functions of the device.  They can be found here.

 

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Last updated July 4, 2018 Views 141 Applies to: