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Modem works, but Linksys router isn't connecting to internet. I have windows xp on my wired computer.

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If that is a new router, make sure everything are connected properly, First try to reset the router by pressing the reset button of it for 15 seconds while the power is ON, then after that run the setup CD for the router and let it configure the router for you and after that if still router not working with your modem I will advice you to contact Linksys tech support so one of their tech can walk you through with the process and also to check if the router is bad, they are open 24/7 this is the number 800-3267114...

Hope that helps.........

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