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Cannot obtain internet through router

If i directly connect my modem via cable to pc i have internet. if i go via my linksys router the main pc no longer has internet and my laptop says " you are connected to the access point but the internet cannot be found"

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  • lmcintyre6 Jan 03, 2009

    Internet connection is working when connecting directly from modem to PC however unable to connect from modem thru router. My wireless laptop shows that there is a connection however I am not able to access the internet.

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Try resetting the router and modem. Unplug them both from the electrical outlet. Leave them unplugged for at least 1 minute. Then plug the modem in, let it establish a connection, then plug the router in. Do this with your pc turned off. After you reset the router and modem, plug them all back together and into the pc, then turn the pc back on.

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