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We totally lost our dsl connection a couple of weeks ago and spent hours online with att&t getting it back but we had to disccnnect lynksys router now we want to set it up again and don't have the instrucitons. How do i connect it. right now we have a connection for one computer with the moden plugged in. Brigid

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Physical Setup of a LinkSys Router Each model of LinkSys router will differ slightly, but the general design is similar across all models. Therefore, the setup is similar across all models.

  1. Plug the Ethernet cable from your broadband Internet provider into the port labeled "Internet"
  2. Plug another Ethernet cable into one of the available ports
  3. Plug the other end of that same cable into an Ethernet port on your PC
Basic configuration tasks.:-
Simply open your Web Browser
Go to the URL http://192.168.1.1 This will take you to a popup box which asks you to enter a username and password.
The username is either blank or "admin" and the default password is "admin".
Once you are past the login screen, you are able to access (and change) a plethora of configuration options for your router.
Don't be worried by the enormous number and variety of options, your LinkSys router ships with default settings that enable it to work right out of the box in most environments.
If this is aWireless Router then change the SSID to identify the router as your own and configuring WEP to encrypt your wireless traffic.


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First thing to do is plug in your router. Next, remove the cable from your modem, and plug it into the respective port on your router (will say "DSL" either above or below it). Next, connect an ethernet cable from the computer, to the router. Finally, log into your router via the web interface (usually 192.168.1.1)

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