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Re: How to install a new router without ethernet ports on a computer

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Re: How to install a new router without ethernet ports on a computer

Thanks for the answers to this thread. 

I'm about to try to self install comcast internet at our new home and realize that my wife and I both have Macbook Airs with NO ethernet ports. Aside from the dongle, is there a way to install this wirelessly?

I have a Comcast-approved Modem (Netgear CM-400) and a router (google wifi). It seems like I could:

1) Plug coax from wall to modem.
2) Plug ethernet from modem to google wifi router
3) Plug power to modem
4) Plug power to google wifi router
5) Use laptop to look for a new wifi network and connect?? but then what would the password be?

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Re: How to install a new router without ethernet ports on a computer

There should be a sticker either on the google wifi or some label with it that says the default SSID and password
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Re: How to install a new router without ethernet ports on a computer


yayaroon wrote:

5) Use laptop to look for a new wifi network and connect?? but then what would the password be?


See if scrolling down to step number 6 helps you;

 

https://support.google.com/wifi/answer/7183148?hl=en




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