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I have a non-wireless cable modem hooked up to my Macbook Pro laptop. I found my old linksys wireless router (model # WRT54G version6.0) and would like to hook it up to have wireless in my apartment. I do not have the installation CD and can't seem to figure out how to set it up properly. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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If you're in the US, go to this page and download the EasyLink Connect software.

http://www.linksys.com/servlet/Satellite?c=L_CASupport_C1&childpagename=US%2FLayout&cid=1166859678292&pagename=Linksys%2FCommon%2FVisitorWrapper&lid=7829277881B04

Do the firmware upgrade as well, on the same page.

Outside of the US, start at http://support.linksys.com and select your country, then choose Technical Support.

It's important to use software meant for your country.

Posted on Jul 18, 2008

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