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Hi I am going to hook up a linksys wireless router and i need help. do i just hook it up or do i have to do something to the modem first?

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All you need to do is to connect the ethernet cable to the internet port on the back of the linksys router and then plug the routers power cord into the wall and you should be ready to go.

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You have to reset the modem from behind (little pin hole) with the modem and router not connected via ethernet, the let it restart and reset the router after both are reset connect the ethernet cable between them.

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Hi i hope you have find solution with your issue ifnot let me walk you through on how to get it up and working.

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