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I have a Linksys wireless-b router, minus the wireless adapters or wireless cards.
Is there anyway to configure the wireless router, so it can be used wired?
I use dial up now, going to go cable.
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Do you see ethernet ports on the back? If so, the answer is yes.

I got this excerpt from here:

Think of the Linksys Wireless-B Broadband Router as a kind of "splitter" for your Internet connection. Just connect your DSL Modem to the Router, and all the computers in your household can share the Internet -- all at the same time. You can connect your home computers directly to the Router with Ethernet cables, or put wireless network adapters in them and communicate over radio waves, saving the trouble and expense of running cables through your house.
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On the back of my Linksys wireless-b 2.4GHz broadband router is:
From left to right is--reset button--port that says internet--4 ports that says 1 2 3 4--power...
All ports I mentioned fit the ethernet cable.
I plan on going cable modem, than getting Vonage. I use dial up now.
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You'll plug the ethernet cable from the cable modem into the Linksys "Internet" port. Then the individual computers will go into Lan1, Lan2, Lan3, and Lan4.

If you have any other questions, post back.
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Do I have to disable the wireless feature?
If I do ,how would I go about doing it?
Also, where would I get the info to connect the router?
Can I get a manual and cd rom?
Linksys BEFW11S4......

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You should have gotten all that in the box when you purchased the router.

You can find the User's Guide and Firmware downloads here: http://www.linksys.c...FVisitorWrapper.
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The router was given to me.
I don't know anything about routers or connecting 2 pc's together,etc.
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Look at the Quick Install guide from that link. Basically, just following my instructions from post #3. I don't think you'll have any trouble.
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