Connect your cable modem to a router after installation
After you install the cable modem and activate your Internet service, you can disconnect
the computer and connect a router to the cable modem.
Figure 7. Connect the cable modem to a router
To connect your cable modem to a router after installation and activation:
1. Reboot the cable modem by unplugging the power cable from the cable modem
and plugging it back in.
Wait for the Online LED to stop blinking and light solid green.
2. Use an Ethernet cable to connect the Ethernet port on the cable modem to the WAN
or Internet port on the router.
3. Power on the router.
4. Wait until the router is ready.
5. Connect a computer to the router.
For more information about how to set up your router, see the documentation that
came with your router.
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