Cable Modem Troubleshooting: Linksys WCG200

Light patterns, images, manuals and more helpful info for the Linksys WCG200 cable modem –

Manufacturer: LinksysModel: WCG200
Modem Light Indicators

Off – Gateway is not receiving power.
On (Green) – Modem power is activated and receiving power.
On (Red) – Self Test Error

Internet Cable

Flashing – Gateway is detecting signal or attempting registration.
On – Gateway is acquired and operational.

Internet ActivityFlashes in sync with data transmitted through the cable Gateway interface.
Ethernet Port 1-4

On (Green) – Gateway is successfully connected to a ethernet device on the corresponding port.
On (Red) – Indicates network collisions.
Flashes in sync with data transmitted through any ethernet port.


On (Green) – Indicates USB device is successfully connected.
On (Red) – Indicates USB device is connected without the driver loaded.

WirelessFlashes Green in sync with data transmitted though the wireless interface.
Flashes Red when there is an error condition.

Notes and Useful Information:

Installation and User Manual
Manufacturer Product Website

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  1. Have only lap top with 60gb.

    1. wish to connect to internet and operate it remotely.

    2. How is it installed?
    a. Cable connected USB
    b. ethernet

    3. then can it be moved from room to room (the Laptop)

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