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Connecting to the Internet using your Wi-Fi Router

Summary

This article provides step-by-step instructions on how to connect to the internet using a standard wireless router.

Solution

Follow these steps:

  • First, make sure that you have previously connected to the Internet using only your modem. Try connecting to a site like www.mybendbroadband.com to test your connection.
  • Next, if you are replacing an existing router, uninstall it completely before beginning to install your new router.
  • Connect the modem to the Internet port of the router using the Ethernet cable. Connect the computer to any of the LAN ports on the back of the router using a standard Ethernet cable.
  • Power on your modem
  • Power on your router
  • Access your router using the instructions provided in the basic information or owners manual that was packaged with your wireless router.
Internet Wifi Router Connection Diagram

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