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Troubleshooting router connection

I have given my Belkin router (not sure of exact model...but it's silver, not wireless, 4 hub, and 2 or 3 years old) to my son so that he may share his internet connection with other pcs in the house. Does his computer need anything extra to be able to connect via the router, rather than by the (adsl) modem as he has been doing? I have given him my cables as well. Hope the solution is easy....Thanks, Lissa.

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He should be able to just plug-in and enjoy! You may need to "Repair Connection" when connecting the new source of i-net. You probably won't, but if you plug in and don't see i-net, just hit "repair connection" and windows will renew your DHCP lease and you'll be golden.

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He shouldnt need anything else wire in this order

Dslmodem>Router wan> ----Router port 1 to his computer> port 2 to other computer.. and so on he should automatically get an internal ip address


if not press reset button on back of router, then unplug everything for a few mins then plug back in

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Step 1 : Connect One of your computer to the belkin ( to any one of the 4 grey ports ) with an ethernet (CAT 5 ) Cable

Step 2 : Open internet explorer

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Even though The router comes with a Pre-Set Wireless network many people wont like to use it

if you like to setup a connection


Step 1 : Connect Router - Computer ( Wired)

Step 2 : Open Router Setup by typing http://192.168.2.1 on the address bar of internet explorer

Step 3 : On the left under wireless click wi - fi protected setup

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Step 12 : Change the SSID to a different name ( no Spaces )

Step 13 : Click apply changes

Step 14 : Now Scan and connect to this network ( Wireless )

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