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I'm not sure about setting up Linksys WRT54G2 Broadband Router in conjuction with desktop Sony Windows XP. I have a HP Pavillion dv6700 notebookWindows Vista) to configure the router so I can use it wireless within my home. I have tried by can not get it connected. The problem comes in when they say connect the blue ethernet cord to the pc(should this be going to the desktop or the notebook. There is only a data cable(green) and ethernet cable(yellow) that came with the router. There is no blue ethernet cable to connect the pc to the router as instructed. I would also like to know what would be needed to use mu notebook anywhere.

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The cable should go to any of the pc's u wish to configure the router with,then all you have to do is configure the router via internet explorer,just type 192.168.1.1 in your adress bar and use admistrator for both password and username(these are the defaults) the pc that u wish to set the router up must be set to dhcp(this is done by going to network connection settings selecting properties then where it says internet protocol(tcp/ip)
select properties and select obtain an IP address automatically(this will make router give you an ip adress)

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