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Have desk top pc connected to Live Box how do I connect to my laptop

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If you want to connect more than 1 computer to the internet at a time you need a router, but I'm just guessing that's what you want to do. Details would help clarify the answer.

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Hi sheena -Is your desk top hooked up throgh the router? If not, plug your modem into the wan port on the router. The router should have come with a couple of short cables, most likely blue and yellow. Use the blue to connect your modem to your router. You can check the manual just to be sure. Use the ethernet cable that had been connecting your desk top to your modem, and plug into one of the wired ports on the router. I imagine you'll be using wireless for your laptop. Make sure that it is on. Put the cd in your desk top and run from there. Follow the directions. If you need more help just add a comment and I'll be glad to assist you further. If this solves your probleb PLEASE rate this as fixed. Remember. Need help? Just holler Sheena.

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if you are connecting your desktop with the available LAN port then you need a hub or switch to create multiple connection .

alternatively if your router have two LAN port make sure you are using the right ip address and the proper gateway address(from your isp)

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