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Had to switch modems today and now can not get the lynksys tom work when I am hook from the computer to the modem i get internet. How do I rehook my linksys

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Yuk, Linksys has really gone down the tubes as far as ease of use of their routers. You HAVE to use the Linksys router install CD in order to reconfigure your router.

Manual setup will not work.

If you can't find the install CD, try to find it on Linksys's website, but I have been there done that and basically threw it away and got a Belkin router instead, no automated setup and much easier to use.

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