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Modem connection Trying to connect an N wireless router to my desk top. Instructions say to use existing cable that connects old modem to the PC and plug it into the Belkin modem. However, old cable is integral with old modem and has a USB connection so can't be used. I have tried using a cable supplied with the Belkin modem (small phone type connectors) but the wired indicator light does not come on.

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Your modem should have a RJ11 (phone) jack and a RJ45 (ethernet) jack. Phone line-in to modem RJ11. Ethernet cable from RJ45 to modem to router; maybe labeled WAN or modem port . Ethernet from any of the switch ports (or the only one avail, depending on your model) to you pc if it has a ethernet card in it. After that it's all up to the configuration.

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