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My At&T Modem will not work via my linksys router

I just installed my linksys router to my new At&T dsl router ....but it would not work ....what am i doing wrong. When i run the ethernet str. to my computer it works just fine. has anyone had this problem and a solution

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  • Leng Yang May 11, 2010

    Your set up should be as follows:

    From the phone jack on the wall, telephone wire goes to your AT&T modem

    From the Modem, ethernet cable should go to your Linksys router...

    then from the router, it will distribute out to your computers via ethernet cable.

    Is that how your set up is?


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Turn the power off on your modem, router and pc. Then turn on your modem and wait for connection, then turn on your router, then your pc. The ip addresses will all reset and should allow a connection.

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