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How do i connect and get signal?

I have a linksys remote router. But i can not for the life of me get it to work with my modem (optimum on line is my internet and cable provider). When i connect the cable to the router the router shows up to be working exellent. But i get no internet on my desk top comp.
i want my wife to have her lap top working, but she cant 'couse she has not signal.......does this make sence to you??? how is it that im suppose to hook it up for it to give me signal and have internet????
it was working at one time, but now it shows that there is no connection on my linksys...please help

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This is a common problem with Linksys wireless routers and primarily the WRT54G and WRT54GS. For some odd reason they all of a sudden go stupid and forgetful.

The easiest method to revive these routers is to go to the Linksys web site and get the automatic configuration download for your specific model of wireless router.

Hope this helps you

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