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Wireless problems When I connect to cable directlty from the modem to both of my computers I am able to access the internet, but when I use the blue cord to connect my two computers nothing happens please help if possiable

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The belkin router needs to be reconfigured to work with the modem first. Call belkin manufacturer for the reconfiguration.

There are some settings in the user page of this router that nedds to be adjusted before you can use the router. If this has been set up before, it is possible that the router has been set back to factory default caused by thunderstorm or it could also be powersurge.

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