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USB Modem/Ethernet+Wireless Router

Help! I have an ADSL USB modem and I bought a router with wireless and 4-port switch. Unfortunately, the router appears to want an ethernet modem (duh). What are my options??

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Re: USB Modem/Ethernet+Wireless Router

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You have to replace the USB modem.

Bob

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Is there any way I can share the internet connection from the desktop that has the USB modem?

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That's ICS.

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New Modem... quick question...

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i tried setting up the ICS... it doesn't want to work. can i get a new modem anywhere? or only from the ISP? thanks...

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Re: New Modem... quick question...

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1. New modem.

Cable modems are plentiful around here. Linksys is a safe bet.

2. The usual issue I find with ICS and networking is that people install a firewall before they get their network working. Most can't get the firewall turned off or configured to let the network work. So I end up uninstalling the firewall, fixing the network and then tell them to do as they want.

Bob

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