How to Set Up a Bright House Networks Router

By TS Jordan

Setting up a home router in conjunction with your Bright House high-speed Internet connection enables you to share the connection among the various computers in your home. Accomplish this by creating a physical connection between the router and your Bright House modem, completing the connection by physically configuring the router using any network computer.

Things You'll Need

  • Router
  • Ethernet cables
  • Router instruction manual

Step 1

Shut down all network computers and unplug your Brighthouse modem.

Step 2

Plug an Ethernet cable into the back of the Brighthouse modem and connect the other end to the "Internet" port on your router.

Step 3

Plug an Ethernet cable into the network port of each computer and plug the other end(s) into available ports on the back of the router. Restart all network equipment.

Step 4

Click "Start," "Programs," and open your Internet browser on any network computer. Enter the router's address (found in the instruction manual and typically something like to access the router.

Step 5

Enter the default username and password for the router (found in the instruction manual.) Follow the onscreen instructions to configure your router for use with your Brighthouse connection, including inputting a desired network name, username and password.