Setting Up a WiFi LAN the Easy Way, Part 1 of 2: Wired Components

Segment 3 of 6: Wiring Your Wireless Residential Gateway Equipment

Your Wireless Residential Gateway Equipment will include several connectors, and your ISP should provide enough cables to get you going. Generally you'll find at least one short Ethernet cable, and one other cable that will hook into one of your walls through your phone or cable TV lines.

Once everything is cabled up, you'll start preparing to "talk" to each of your new devices with a hard-wired PC and web browser. Before you can do that, you'll need to gather several technical details. The video information below introduces these concepts for beginners. If you are already comfortable with these concepts and know what to look for, you can skip to the next section by clicking on the "NEXT" button below all of the following links.


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