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I have a flashing icon on my WRT120N linksys router and when i connect my dsl modem to it, i have no internet connection. How do i fix this?

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  1. check the line has internet service enable (telephone provider),
  2. check the microfilters on each telephone plugs
  3. check the dsl light stays always on. if not is a line/provider service problem.
  4. enter the router webpage.
  5. configure the user and password internet acess codes. (check the internet provider for your internet account)
  6. check the internet light turns on

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