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Problems hooking up a Linksys wireless router

Can not hook up a wireless router to the cable modem. Keep getting the following error message:

Not possible to disable the connection at this time. Connection may be using one or more protocols that do not support plug and play or it may have been initiated by another iser of the sytem.

I have no idea what this means. There are no other users; this is my home computer.

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Please disconnect the USB cable that connected from the modem going to your PC. Now connect the ethernet from your cable modem to the Internet port of your router. Run the setup CD, that should guide you and will make you up and running connected to the router.

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If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
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