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Can Connect to internet via cable modem, but cannot connect from Cable Modem to LinkSys WRT54G router to PC to Internet ?

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Ok so did u connect the router first to your computer and then the cable modem. So the wire from the linksys should go to the computer and the wire from the cable modem should go into the port of the linksys router and the cable wire go on to the cable modem
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1. Make sure your cable modem is connected to the Internet port of the router.
2. Your computer should connected to one of the 4 ports at the back of the router.
3. Check the lights that are lit. Make sure the you have power(steady green), Internet, WLAN and Ethernet port light.
4. Press and hold the reset button on the router for 15 seconds.
5. After 15 seconds, release the reset on the router and turn it off.
6. Turn the cable modem off, too.
7. Wait for a minute. Turn the modem ON first. Wait for the lights on the modem to be ready.
8. Turn on the router. Make sure you have good lights on the router.
9. Check for Internet connectivity.

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