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I have a Compaq Presarion SR5605F desktop. Is the connection to the modem a USB cable or telephone cable?

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Hi,

Depending on what modem was issued to you by Comcast, it could be connected to your computer by either a USN cable or a LAN cable. If you availed of the "free self-install kit", then you would need to buy a LAN/Ethernet cable, as to my understanding Comcast does not issue this with the modem/router. Additional information may be sourced from here.

Just a start, do postback how things turned up or should you need additional information. Good luck and Thank you for using FixYa.

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    Louie Role Nov 23, 2008

    Hi again,

    Your query "Is the connection to the modem a USB cable or telephone cable?"

    Response - neither, the Comcast would need a LAN cable to connect the modem to the desktop PC. it is a bigger version of the telephone connector with more wires inside a rounded cable rather than a thin flat one of the telephone.


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