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hieroo

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Hey I am having trouble downloading certain versions of a new game that is in Alpha and they say I have to change all these open ports on my router or just cut my router out for a while. I would like my computer to be able to be directly connected to the cable modem but for some reason when I have just cord connected directly from the cable modem to my computer it says I have limited connection activity and internet does not work. But once I plug it into my router the internet works fine. How can I reset my settings some how to be able to not have to use my router. I want my internet to work without having to use the router. Thanks. Windows XP home-edition.
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happyrock

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Hi hieroo ... :) ..:)

power cycle the modem and computer...
turn off computer...plug computer Ethernet cable to modem...
unplug modem for 5 minutes...plug modem back in and wait until all the lites are steady..it will take a couple of minutes...
power up computer and try connecting to the internet...

Edited by happyrock, 11 June 2010 - 12:17 PM.

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