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Old 09-18-2006, 10:39 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I am installing a Linksys Wirless Broadband router. It is only connecting 4 computers straight from the dsl modem. do i need to install the software package that comes with the router or am i good to just hook it up and let it go?... they just want to use the automatic dhcp setting which is the basic set-up for the router


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If your DSL connection does not require PPPoE to be setup then you should be fine. Make sure you reset the modem.

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Old 09-18-2006, 09:09 PM   #3 (permalink)
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here's the new problem. I hooked the router up and set up with to auto-config with DHCP... I'm connected to 5 windows 98 machines (i know...it bad, but it's for a customer) and everything appears to be working. i can connect to the modem through the router, and i can ping any website i want and it goes through. yet i cannot go through the router and get onto the internet. What am i doing wrong?

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