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My computer is saying connected to router but no internet and my cable light on the router is not lit. (yes the cable is active on my tv) Any suggestions on the problem and a solution

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If its the first time you connected the router ...you have to make the wlan connection ..and clone the Mac address on the router to fit the old mac that u had on computer card..
this in case ia have a static ip address and you need to make the internet connection with the provider... after that select from your pc network setting to obtain an ip address automatically ...and you put the sub-net mask at 255 255 255 0 and the default gateway as the ip address of the router ...
do not forget the router is now your connection with the provider so there is where you set the provider 's settings ...
if you have a modem too just select at the wlan in the router .to obtain an auto ip ...and in the computer too ..you may also clone the mac adress cause the provider may have it ..and block the acces cause didnt recognize the new one (router's Mac)

Posted on Aug 02, 2009

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    Catalin Turcu Aug 02, 2009

    also please write me and give me more details about what you have done already ,,and I would know how to help you further ...

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