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I cannot figure out how to hook up my Belkin Wireless Router. I've tried plugging different cords in different spots and all that jazz and I just can't get it. I got this router from a friend and do not have a manual of how to hook it up and get everything set up on my computer so I'm completely lost...? Please help!

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Cable-modem (or DSL-modem) <-- Ethernet cable --> 'WAN' (or 'Internet') port on the router.

One of the 'LAN' (or 'Network') ports on the router <--- Ethernet cable --> network-port on your computer.

Turn everything off.
Turn the cable-modem on.
Wait for it to fully reboot.
Turn the router on.
Wait for it to fully reboot.
Turn your computer on.
When it has rebooted, you should have Internet access.

Posted on Nov 15, 2010

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First,power down your computer and disconect the power cable to the cable modem.

Install Ethernet cable from the WAN/Internet port to the Cable modem's WAN port.
then install an Ethernet cable from port 1 to your computer. you can use ports1,2,3,4 for different computers.

Then power up the cable modem, then your computer. You should be able to get on the net.

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If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.

Thanks, Joe

Posted on Nov 15, 2010

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