Do you have a broadband connection?

If so, connect the Mac directly to the modem using an ethernet cable.

Power off the modem and then power it back up again. Remove the power cord to do this.

Fire up the mac when the modem is up and ready

Theoretically, that's all there is to it.

By the way, it is NEVER a good idea to put your email address into a public forum like this.

Let us know how you got on and what errors, if any, you got

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