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My laptop can connect to the internet when the blue ethernet cable is connected directly to it but when I pull the cable and go straight to the linksys54G2, I cannot get internet. The "saturn" light on the router blinks all the time. Is the router shot?

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Have you tried to reset the router? Unplug the power cord to the router and wait 10 seconds, then plug it back in and wait for it to recycle.

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