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MY LINKSYS WRT54G WONT READ MY COMPUTERS INTERNET CONNECTION

I HAVE A LINKSYS WRT54G AND A MOTOROLA SURFBOARD SB5101.IT IS A CABLE MODEM.MY LINKSYS PROGRAM ESTABLISHES EVERYTHING BUT INTERNET CONNECTION EVEN THOUGH I AM ON THE INTERNET NOW.CAN YOU HELP GUIDE ME THROUGH THE WAY TO CONNECT BOTH UNITS PROPERLY?I THINK I MAY HAVE MESSED UP WHEN CONNECTING THE WIRES.

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Ok to start the yellow ethernet port should be connected straight to the Linksys router in the ethernet in port. Then you connect the cmputer to one of the other the 4 ports on the back of the wireless router. wala you shouldn't have any more trouble after that.

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