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Ethernet connection problems!

I have gone through the set up and once I reach the final step it says that my ethernet cable is not installed when all my cables are connected to the correct places firmly. How do I fix this problem? Can I?

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  • ashley_blais Jan 06, 2009

    does it make a difference if it is a mac?


  • Anonymous Jan 16, 2009

    I CARNT HELP U BUT HAVING SAME PROBLEM MYSELF HELP HELP HELP

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Router setup
You do not have to use the cd. Go to the control panel and un-install the program that the cd installed.
then:
Shutdown your PC. Unplug the power from the router and the cable modem.
Wait 30 sec. then plug in the power to the cable modem, wait 30 sec. then plug the power to the router. Wait till you have "Internet" light then restart your PC. The PC should pick up an IP address and you should be able to get on-line. This is if you have a cable service provider. If you have DSL, the router needs to be configured with PPOe.

If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe


Posted on Jan 06, 2009

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    JDTec Jan 06, 2009

    No it works the same.

  • JDTec
    JDTec Jan 06, 2009

    Make sure that the Mac is set to obtain an IP automatically,in your network connections under preferences.

    Once you get online with the network cable , you can the unhook the cable and get online wirelessly with your Airport.



    Good Luck,

    Joe

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