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Setting up a wireless router

How do I set it up with comcast ?

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If this router was supplied by Comcast it should have come with directions. Comcast has excellent customer support, and should be able to get a technician to you within a day without any service charge. If this is a router that you're supplying yourself, you will want to contact Comcast for compatibility. They can send a technician, but they will likely charge a service fee.
Other than that, all I can give you is, the router needs power, line in from the cable box internet line out port, and on some line out from the router to the line in on the box for data transfer. Comcast in some areas offers a help channel for internet connection hook up and troubleshooting.

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Here are some pretty good instructions from Microsoft:

http://www.microsoft.com/athome/moredone/wirelesssetup.mspx

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