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Belkin Router Connection Issue

Okay so I bought a belkin router from a friend. It just comes with the router and power cord. How do i set up this wirelessly so i can surf the web, with not being hard wired to the modem? please help

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  • Philmore316 Dec 31, 2007

    she didnt give me a disk. What i did was, i connected the modem to the router with the ethernet cable and it did not work. i dont know what to do. how do i get a disk. i am so lost

  • Philmore316 Jan 15, 2008

    this DID NOT solve my issue. I had to pay someone to fix this! i want a refund!

  • Philmore316 Jan 15, 2008

    i didnt answer because you guys didnt fix my problem so i didnt have internet to get back onto this site. I had to pay someone else for there time and knowledge. This site is BOGUS. A refund is needed.

  • Philmore316 Jan 15, 2008

    You did not solve my issue when i first posted it. You will be reported. You should have a good attitude. Dont you work for this website? Thats right.



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Well.. if you have a laptop, or a pc, you better have in those a wifi modem built in your computer.. most of the laptops now have those things already integrated, and PCs.. well, youll have to buy a PCI card to suit you better... if you dont, youll need to buy a wifi modem...

then, if you used to have your internet connection through wire to your computer, youll have to unplug that and plug it into your belkin router...

then, if you have the wifi modem in your computer, there will be an icon in the task bar (where the clock is) where you can see all wireless conections..
find yours and you are done..
if you need more help, dont hesitate to ask.. ill be alert..
happy new year..

Posted on Dec 31, 2007

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  • Asdrubal Perez Dec 31, 2007

    by the way. i hope your friend has also given you the disc to install the belkin router to your pc so you can configure it... even thou it already comes with a default connection, is better that you protect it so no one steals your wifi or get into your network compromising your stuff...

  • Asdrubal Perez Jan 01, 2008

    what is the model of the router? maybe i can help you find the drivers

  • Asdrubal Perez Jan 01, 2008

    and also.. you are trying to connect to the internet with a PC or a laptop? and are you sure if it has a wifi card? because that is totally necesary to gain a connection because you need something to broadcast (wich is the belkin) and something to receive (that will be the wifi connection in your PC or Laptop)

  • Asdrubal Perez Jan 15, 2008

    how come you would want a refund if you never posted anything else? what else would you expect?

  • Asdrubal Perez Jan 15, 2008

    and how did you expect for us to fix your problem? hack into your computer to fix it? go to your house to fix it?
    the way this site works is that you post your problem, and then, people that have had that same problem, or know how to fix them would tell you step by step of how to fix it..
    of course, sometimes, or better, always you have to be specific about your problem, so in that way, people would know what exactly is going on and tell you how to fix it.....
    and besides.. i dont control the refund area, you should report that to the fixya staff... go to and have fun..



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