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My pc won't connect to the internet

How do i stop my modem from recognizing the IP address of my notebook and get it to recognize the IP address to my desktop without a router.

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It is the MAC address that needs to be scrubbed from the modem.

power off the desktop, power off the modem, unplug the data cable from the modem, unplug the POWER connection to the modem.

WAIT 3 MINUTES

Connect power to modem, let it reset
Connect data cable to Modem
power on computer

Modem should now connect & work with desktop.

Each time you switch between systems, you may have to do this. More than enough to make me buy a router. =)

Please rate the post. =)

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