Question about Computers & Internet
Your Modem Cable uses a different configuration
( uses Cross Cable ),
unlike the Cable for router ( Straight Cable ).
here is a link where you can get one:
To insure your success , have the Modem original cable
and connect it direct on your computer.
If you can connect and browse on the Internet , there is
no reason your Home made cable wont do.
( Normally speaking )
If you can browse on the Internet direct from the Modem
then it is time to connect the Router ( if you have one )
Modem to cross cable to Router then straight cable to
If you can open your computer and it says your
computer IP address ( ipconfig ) is 169.254. X X X. X X X
it means you are not connected to the Internet,
although physically connected.
Posted on Sep 04, 2010
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