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Can not connect to the internet when the ethernet cable from my modem is plugged into the Linksys wireless router .Only when I plug the cable directly into the laptop can I conect to the internet. This just happened today - have been uing the Linksys for the past six months.

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Hi toniann - Could you tell me please the model# abd version of your Linksys router? It should be on a label on the router. Thanks.

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