You can not replace the verizon modem/router with any standard router. It uses coax cable but is not a DOCSIS based system, it uses a proprietary MoCA based system. 3) Click on My Network on the top. Then click on Network connections on the left side. 4) Click on Broadband Connection (Coax) - Then click on Settings 5) Under DHCP Lease, select RELEASE, Then immediately after select No IP Address under Internet protocol. Below are the step-by-step instructions (taken from this link ). Configuration of your cables and the secondary router itchy bump in crack of buttocks (D-link or Linksys). Coax - Actiontec - Actiontec:Ethernet connection1 - 2ND Router Internet Port (WAN Connection) 2ND Router:Ethernet port 1 - Actiontec:WAN (Internet)ethernet port. Your NETGEAR router will not replace your existing FiOS router/gateway device. However, it will be able to work in conjunction with the FiOS device in one. Sounds redundant but your second router is the new DHCP server and the Actiontec uses the DHCP server to give itself an internal ip address and allow Internet connection for your DVRs. One computer plugged directly into your Actiontec Ethernet port 2. 27) Click apply. 28) Click on Firewall Settings - Click Yes - Select Minimal Settings - Click apply - select yes 29) Restart your 2ND router and then restart your TV/DVRs. Your 2ND router should now have a public IP address. Steps to be taken on the Actiontec router: 1) Press and hold the reset button on the back of your router for 15 seconds. 2) Connect to your router (at http and put in your new password. Boost the wireless signal of your Verizon FIOS router. Bypass the Verizon FIOS wireless antenna and use a Ubiquiti UniFi AP access point to get the best. Verizon loans you the Actiontec router when they come over to install the FIOS service at your home. It is an excellent router in all respects except for one flaw. Then click on Network connections on the left side. 21) Click on Advanced button at the bottom. 22) Click on the Edit button to the right of Broadband Connection (Ethernet) 23) Click on Enable 24) Click on apply 25) Click on Wireless icon at the. Verizon loans you the Actiontec router when they come over to install the FIOS service at your home. It is an excellent router in all respects except for one flaw. The router contains a very small (1K) NAT table which can quickly get full if. It may take up to 20 minutes for the TV guide information to be updated on the DVRs. 10) Uncheck the Coax and Wireless Connections and associated STP boxes. 11) Disable the DHCP Server under IP Distribution. 12) Click Apply and Click Apply again. 13) Click on My Network on the top.