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Our internet from our ISP works perfectly fine, but when i try to directly connect the ethernet cord directly from the back of my cpu to the router the internetll not work. What can I do to fix this? this is the only way the router will work.

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    Macs R We May 11, 2010

    You say when you connect the ethernet cord from your CPU to your router, you cannot access the internet. Can you please describe what configuration you use that DOES work? (You say that "the internet from your ISP works perfectly fine," so I am assuming you have some configuration that works, otherwise how could you state that?)

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Who is your Internet service provider ? If you connect the computer to the modem it works . that means the modem is working but the router is not. You will need to check the settings of the router and set up the router again. Before that press the reset button on the router for 30 seconds. unplug the power to the router and plug it back In. Then open the router set up to check the settings. WRT160N is one of the good router Click Here for step by step solutions

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