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My Linksys Wireless A P only allows one computer to connect

The first person to connect works fine. The second person says it is connected but the internet won't open.

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You need to get a router in order to share the Internet connection. The existing Internet connection (from the DSL/cable modem for instance) goes into the WAN port of the router/firewall, then you connect the AP to one of the LAN ports.

Today it is often a better idea to buy a wireless router instead, i.e a router with built-in wireless AP. They are very inexpensive.

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