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I am using a micronet wireless router to connect to the internet but it won't connect to the internet, but if I just connect to the normal modem it works. How can I get the router to conenct to the internet?

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  • alex_overend Nov 08, 2008

    1. Virgin Media

    2. I connect the modem using the ethernet cable to the wan port.


  • Jannette Amandy May 11, 2010

    1. Who is your Internet service provider?

    2. How do you connect your modem to the router? Which port of your router did you connect the modem?



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Virgin Media is a cable ISP, right? What is the IP address that your computer obtained when it is connected to the Micronet router?

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Also post the linksys router model. your ISP modem model number and also information on how many systems are wired to the router and wireless and let me know if you need more help.

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