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I hooked up a new printer & lost my internet connection.
I phoned my provider & they informed me that my wireless card in my hard-drive was bad.They had me unhook my Wireless Router & plug my modem directly into my computer & that corrected the problem. I need the Wireless Router for my daughter to get acess to the internet so, they they advised me to buy an Ethernet Cable to correct the problem. I purchased the Ethernet Cord & it has NOT corrected the problem.......Can you help?

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    Thanks for your response, but I solved my problem before getting your reply.

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I "Power Cycled" all Equipment & that solved my problem.

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Just take out the printer usb cable and put the router usb cale into the usb port and try it . if rob comes again please inform to

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