is best done while using the supplied manual. Items such as whether to use PPPoE or DHCP are covered depending on the type of broadband being used. More details on how you are trying to connect and what hardware is involved are needed.
I can get to the point of bringing up the I.E. screen and getting the msg. "this page cannot be displayed". As per the instructions in the setup manual I enter the address (looks like an IP address) and get a screen asking for a username and password. I enter this and nothing happens. The computer icon is visible in the lower right hand corner. The device is a "Linksys" model wrt54gs. XP PRO with A new Toshiba lap top.