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Hooking up Linksys router to my Mac OSX, last step according to web page help is to enter ISP's settings and name it. Suppose to go to http://192.168.1.1 using password 'admin'. Cannot find where to do that I keep getting a page to download free software, but that does not open either. Can anyone help? Thank You, Cody (email is codypic@aol.com if needed)

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Is the router plugged into your mac? it has to be to get into that address, its a private address. You want to hook up all the cables then tell the mac to acquire a new IP or reboot it to get the new ip, then you should be able to enter that IP address and be brought into the linksys setup page.

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