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Can't connect to internet...hooked up computer upstairs, and then tried downstairs.... have cablenet

Do I need to do something else to connect?

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Get a wireless adapter and load the software for it and then search for your router and enter the password for your wireless router to gain aceess. (Presuming you have a wireless router).

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The upstairs computer is wired or wireless ?

If the upstairs computer is working then the router must be working properly.
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Or, run a long "straight-through" Ethernet cable from your DSL-modem (or cable-modem) that is "downstairs", and move your wireless router "upstairs", and connect the 4 devices to the router's "LAN" ports.
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