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I have no idea if I have the right thing afterall

I bought the MI424WR Actiontec.... off of Ebay. It was advertised as a router for the XBOX live. Anyway, I gave it to my son, we have a desktop which receives Comcast internet through the phone box (this big RCA box that evidently runs my home....), it didn't come with any type of setup instructions. The guy said just plug it in and it would be ready to go....evidently not. Can you help me?

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  • threemiracle Dec 25, 2008

    ok, I do not have a set up disc for the internet....I do not know what manually configure and web based interface mean....really, I am computer stupid, I know how to turn it on and I know if it doesn't connect to the internet...after that I freak out,

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If your desktop is connected to the RCA box, then disconnect the desktop and replace it with the router... so the connection goes from the RCA box(cable modem) - actiontec router - desktop computer. You may also want run the setup disk that came with your router, now if you don't have one you have to manually configure the router using it's web based interface.

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