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My linksys modem lets me connect to the internet when it is directly connected to the cpu; when I add in the router, I can no longer connect with the internet, I have had both modem and router for 3+ years without many problems. Just got a new Dell desktop, but connection has been fine for 10 days. Is the router defective? How can I check?

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Your ISP got your computers MAC Address.

there's a feature on the router that will copy it, access the router and locate MAC Address Clone tab.

If this fixes the issue, you have the option to pay me instead (reply to this post for details).

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Turn off your modem and router. Wait about ten seconds. Turn on your modem and after it is fully initialized, turn on the router. reboot your PC and see if it gets an address from the router.

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