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Could someone help me install a router with a USB modem?

I have a couple of PCs at home (one belongs to my son) and I wish to be able to access my work while at home so I have just bought a 4-Port Cable/DSL Gateway Router to share my Broadband connection between 3 computers. The installation instructions that came with the router are a bit, er, lacking. Reading through what there is, it seems to imply that I cannot connect the router to a USB ADSL modem (which I have) but instead suggests that I need to invest in one which is Ethernet ready. It is not clear if this needs to be an internal modem.

I am going into major meltdown here!

Does this mean that I have to buy a new internal ethernet modem?

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Re: Could someone help me install a router with a USB modem?

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Its a common problem. You have the wrong ADSL Modem to use that router.

Sorry to read such, but when you decide to get a modem with the ethernet port, it will be much easier.

Bob

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Thanks for the very swift, helpful response! I guess I am going to have to sell this one on (on ebay, natch!) and get another. Do you know of any router that is suitable for use with a USB ADSL modem?

Thanks again

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There was an attempt to make such, but the cost was greater than just replacing the modem. In short, the answer is no.

Bob

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Disappointing. Thanks for your help

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