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Need to hookup router for laptop to access inter-net. I already have a Belkin Wireless G Router -2.4hz-802.11g. It needs to be re-configured after being shutdown.

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  • chucktex Aug 16, 2008

    I don't understand why this time I need to purchase assistance when originally I received support when activating this unit after purchasing same. Am I missing something here?? Or, is this a new marketing strategy??

    Please advise me so I know where to go next.


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Connect your pc to router using a lan (RJ45 cable), then open up internet explorer and type 192.168.0.1 or 192.168.2.1 in the web address, you can then enter the default password and username and then set up your router

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