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Netgear FS105 Switch is not fowarding ports properly.

I used to have a Dlink router/switch that i had disabled DHCP service on and was working fine.. a friend of mine needed a router for his network at home. I traded him my router/switch for his netgear that did not let him share internet over his Cable modem. I have it set up now but I'm not aware how to go into the switch and set it's gateway and primary settings to match the setup in my network

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    if connect it all up, with an ethernet cable from my modem to the netgear FS105, then i plug another ethernet cable from the modem into my computer and it will connect, but then i put another ethernet cable into my other pc and it wont connect. but if i take the one out that was working and restart the modem the otherone will work



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Does your modem have a built in router or do you have a router in your network. The switch needs no changes that's all it is a switch it will allow computers to talk and share fine, if you want to use it for internet you will need to connect it to a router first or use one of your computers as the router and let it share the connection. since you disabled DHCP on your router I am assuming you have a router. all you need is to connect the switch to the router, the connect the computers to the switch and all should work.

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