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Connection problem I'm trying to connect to the internet with a laptop. right now, i have a cable modem for a desktop in the basement. i connected the linksys to the cable modem then to the desktop. i tried getting on the internet with the laptop and it didn't work. what am i doing wrong?

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  • repoman279 Apr 06, 2008

    the modem i'm using is the motorola sb5100 if that helps to solve the problem.


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What's the model # of the Linksys router?

Can you describe to me your physical connections from the modem going into the router? What ethernet port from the modem goes into the router's ports, etc.?

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