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Connecting a modem and router to my desktop

Im trying to connect my desktop to the internet. When I connect the modem directly to the desktop the internet works fine on it. When i add a router to the mix the internet no longer works. Basically i connect the modem to the router and then connect the router to the computer. One thing that does work is my wirless because i have no issues getting on with my laptop.

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  • mleggans May 19, 2008

    i cant get a signal to my other computer

  • nicenugz Nov 27, 2008

    I kinda have the same problem..... but my desk top (wired connection) doesnt work, and my laptop (wireless) does....? Iv had problems like this befor and when i reset every thing it usualy works, but not this time.

    It all started with a virus on my desk top pc. Siemens SpeedStream 6520 router/modem is what im using. Can any one help?

  • Jeffrey Pedimonte
    Jeffrey Pedimonte May 11, 2010

    Who is your internet service provider? And what is the brand of your modem? So that we will be able to tell if your router is setup properly for internet connection.

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What is you ip address when you are wired directly to your router? 192.168.1.1? if so, log in and verify your internet settings.

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When you connect all the devices make sure you reset them all after plugging them together. Also use a different ethernet cord and make sure your plugging the Modem into the WAN port on the router. If your still having same problem just let me know.

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