Question about Linksys BEFSR41 Cable/DSL Router W/4 Port Switch, Retail Box (DSLSBEFSR41)

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Woodenthings i have linksys befsr41 cable/dsl router w/4 port my cable provider gave me a router that has only one internet port but i have two computers will this linksys make it able to hook up two computers? also one is a mac and one is a pc, will that have any effect on it?  also, i have no driver for this linksys, do i need one?

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Your provider probably sent you either a cable modem or adsl modem. If you connect the single port on the modem to the WAN or Internet Port on the Linksys and then connect the computers to any of the 4 ports that are grouped together, it should work.
Mac or PC, it makes no difference and drivers are not needed.
Unless this is a new router or it is one that you personally configured, I recommend resetting it back to factory default by holding down the little red button for 30 seconds, this eliminates any configuration issues that someone else may have introduced.

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You can find this information in the User guide provided by LinkSys at:

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