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I want to setup a network using a cable modem ,linksys router, hub/switch and another linksys router at a remote section of the house to provide wireless capability. I ran an ethernet cable from the main router to the remote location, but I'm confused on the hard wiring of the components. The hub is a 4 port stackable ethernet hub with 2 switches 1 labeled stack ID in #1 position the other switch is labeled node and uplink, currently in the node position.

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  • mcmm9ss Mar 21, 2008

    Hi Pat, thank You for the info. I'm printing it out and it seems like alot of pertinent info, step by step. In a easy to understand format.

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Hello,

If you are using Windows Vista, you can follow the instructions from the link below.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/genericDocument?docname=c00978748&cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&dlc=en&lang=en

If it's XP, you can follow the instructions from the link below:

http://support.gateway.com/support/manlib/Desktops/8508344/8508344.htm

Hope this helps!

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