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I am probably making this more difficult than it will be but I am computer illiterate. I am installing a new CPU. Do I need to do anything to gain access to my comcast connedtion other than just plugging it in?
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Power cycling/reset , turn off modem , turn off wireless router , turn off computer . Then restart modem let light settle then turn on router, let light settle then, turn on computer .
If your using wireless you will need password if its password protected and should be . If using Ethernet cable just hook up to modem or wireless router port .
If you are connecting the machine directly to the modem you will need to properly powercycle / reset it (the modem).
By resetting the modem, do you mean to use a pen and push it in the hole marked "reset?" I warned you I am alerter. And I do not know what powercycle means.
Thanks so much. I have done that a million times but never knew what it was called.
Your Welcome Glad I could Help ! Reset can mean reset to factory defaults .
To many terms its like a different language !
Was your issue resolved with the power cycle steps that UHFhd provided?
Yes it was. Thank you.
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