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"network cable disconnected" ?

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I am SO over trying to fix this myself... I have a Dell PC running XP home and a Gateway PC running XP with a Linksys Wireless B broadband router and same brand/type "receiver" for the other computer. The "home" computer is the Dell - I am connecting the cable (from the wall) to Surfboard modem, Dell computer to the router, separate connection from the modem to one of the router ports.

I have run the XP Network setup but all I keep getting from the Gateway is "network cable disconnected". How can that be??? The only thing that connects is the USB wireless receiver...

:tazz: I'll be forever indebted to you

PA in Colorado
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separate connection from the modem to one of the router ports

You should have a port on the router labeled WAN or Internet, make sure that is the one the modem is plugged into using a standard patch cable.

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