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Moved network hi. i'd had my laptop connected as the main computer for my network, concerning my internet connection, with a linksys router connected to that, and a linksys adapter for my pc connection. i just moved and my pc is the main connection for my internet, and my laptop doesn't seem to work without the internet connection. can i hook up my router to my pc and my laptop to my adapter, or is this something somebody'll have to situate for me? cuz i'm not really computer literate. thank you shaun

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You should be able to switch the two, however, if this requires a network to be set up in order to run both computers through the same router, I recommend having someone do this for you.

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make sure also if your wireless network is secured, type the correct key those things are case sensitive.

to access the routers setuppage go to a computers that is connected to your linksys router (wired) then launch IE on the address bar type 192.168.1.1(this is the routers ip) then it will ask you for username and password for the username dont type any thing for the password type admin.

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for further help you can call linksys hot line 1800-3267114
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