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Help with router issue

Shooter McgavinShooter Mcgavin Registered User regular
edited May 2007 in Games and Technology
I don't really know how to look this up on Google or anything, so I thought I'd ask the G&T community.

I have a wireless DSL modem/router that I got from Verizon a while back. Well, now I have Comcast and I was wondering if there was a way to connect the cable modem to my router. The only "uplink" port on the router is for a regular DSL phone line. Is there a way to connect my cable modem to the router via ethernet, then have the router look at one of the LAN ports for internet instead of the uplink port?

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  • tsmvengytsmvengy Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    You might be able to use it as a hub if you disable DHCP serving and then just use the LAN ports. Maybe. But I doubt you'll be able to use it as a router alone - since it has an integrated DSL modem...

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  • TajiTaji Registered User new member
    edited May 2007
    Yeah, I tried to do this awhile back when I switched to Suddenlink...I got zero help from them because I didn't buy it from them...I eventually broke down and bought a modem from them and a linksys wireless router. :(

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