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Router

By jtbyanks382
Jan 23, 2008
  1. i have 2 computers a linksys router and a cable modem any way i can make the second computer to have interent
     
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,322   +622

    hum; this is very obvious
    Code:
    modem---router---all.systems
    what's your issue?
     
  3. jtbyanks382

    jtbyanks382 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    when i connect the chord from the router port to the port on the hard drive it says i need an active network adapter
     
  4. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,322   +622

    right click MY Computer->Manage->Device Manager

    click Network Adapters
    NONE should have yellow or red flags; update the drivers if you do.
    Right Click on each->Properties and ensure it is ENABLED (at the bottom).
     
  5. jtbyanks382

    jtbyanks382 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    my cable modem only hast 1 port doesnt it need 2 casue i plug the chord into the router that says internet on it from the cable modem
     
  6. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,322   +622

    right. the modem has one port and it goes to the router WAN port (usually on the end).
    the systems are plugged into the LAN ports.
     
  7. jtbyanks382

    jtbyanks382 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    does it matter what chord you plug in or what
     
  8. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,322   +622

    both connections are made with ethernet patch cords with RJ45 connectors on both ends. these are standard cables, not crossover cables.
     
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