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Are you using dsl or cable? make sure you have the modem setup then connect the router. contact your provide and they will walk you through setting up the modem then add the router.

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Step 5: save settings. Once the router restarts, try to connect again.

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Turn your cable-modem (or DSL-modem) off.
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Plug that end into the WAN port on the router.

Take another Ethernet cable, and connect one of the LAN ports on the router to the network-port on your computer.

Turn the cable-modem on.
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