How to Bridge EMBARQ or CenturyLink 660 DSL Modem


This tell how to bridge a Embarq 660 DSL Modem which turn off the internal router and firewall.

Things You'll Need

  • Embarq 660 DSL Modem
  • Print this out. When doing this you will temporally loose connection to the internet.

  • Be Sure the Embarq 660 modem is hookup directly to your pc. Which means yellow ethernet cable coming out the back of your modem to back of computer.

  • Next click on Internet Explorer Icon on your desktop.

  • Once Internet Explorer has opened. In the address bar type and hit enter.

  • The Internet Explorer screen will come up to a screen saying the 'EQ-660R - Enter Password and click Login'. You enter a default password of 1234 and click Login.

  • It will ask you to change your password. Its not recommend and click on ignore.

  • Next it may ask you to Replace Factory Default Certificate. Click on ignore. If does not come up go to the next step.

  • Next the Main Menu will appear. Under Maintenance click on Diagnostic.

  • Next click on Network Layer

  • Next click on release under WAN IP and then click on change to bridge mode.

  • You modem is now bridge. You will not next reboot you modem and pc for the pc pull public ip address.

Tips & Warnings

  • If you wish go back to the original settings. Just take a pen or pencil to the hole in the back of the modem and hold for 30 - 60 seconds.
  • If you hard reset the modem if go back to the default settings.

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