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Update the firmware version of your router.

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To be able to most accurately answer your question, I would need more information, but I can tell you what I did with my D-link DIR-655 router. 1. With my computer and router turned off, I plugged the ethernet cable from my (cable) modem to the input on the router. 2. I then plugged an ethernet cable from the computer to one of the 4 ports on the back of my router. 3. Once the cables were connected, I then powered on the router by plugging in the power supply. 4. Then I powered on my computer. You should then be able to connect to the internet using a wired connection. At this point you'd be able to also connect to the internet wirelessly by selecting the network named dlink. 5. To configure the router to work for VOIP, gaming or secured wireless networking, you can navigate your browser to the admin configuration page on the internet.

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