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Wired Router problem

I have a wired router from Wal-Mart (probably first problem) :) and I'm trying to have my Playstation 3 and my PC online at the same time, but to get one of them working I have to push the "RESET" button on my cable modem and THEN power the PC or PS3 on. My problem is the ROUTER dosen't do its job, how can I avoid having to reset my modem everytime I want to get online?

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  • RyanStL Jan 23, 2008

    The modem works correctly without the router and I didn't change anything with the router settings, didn't know there was settings??? where are the router settings located?

  • networkmagic May 11, 2010

    Does your computer connect to the Internet ok if you connect it directly to the cable modem...without the router??

    Have you made any changes to the router settings?



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Are you working with a router or a hub...there's a big difference in how they work. The heading above your post says LinkSys NH1005 Networking hub, but your post refers to a Router.(?) Can you provide the exact brand and model number from the device?

A router can support several devices and allow them to share a single IP address on the Internet. Router setup is usually automatic, but there are several settings that can be adjusted manually if it doesn't work right. If this is a hub, the ability to assign addresses to more than one device at a time will have to be set up by your ISP on the cable modem.

Your description of the problem sounds like you may be working with a hub, and the cable modem isn't supporting connection of more than one device at a time to the Internet. If that is the case, you will need to contact your cable provider to see if they can support more than one network device using a hub. If not, you will need to upgrade to a router.

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