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Wifi router, aol broadband, cable problem..help!

  jamie77 17:20 24 Jan 05

I have just purchased a Wireless-G Broadband Router (LINKSYS). I am on Broadband with AOL, but the modem I am using does not have a ethernet slot just a usb to square slot!!
Is there any cables which can connect my new wifi router to this BT Voyager 100 USB ADSL Modem? Otherwise I have made a real error!! Please help



Is it AOL Silver package?

If so this package doesn't allow networking. Unfortunately.

  Paddy 23:14 21 Mar 05

Belkin make a USB 10/100 Ethernet Adapter,


Ethernet to usb. F5D5050
Network standards: IEEE 802.3, 802.3u
Data Bus: usb
Network Interface: Female RJ45 Jack
Full Duplex: 10Mbps and 100Mbps
LED Indicators: Link /Activity
Driver Support: DOS, Windows 98 and 2000

I am using one with a Linksys Router and a NTL Home 120 Broadband Modem because the modem uses a USB and Liksys needs a ethernet connection.
Hope this helps.

  TomJerry 23:50 21 Mar 05

what you need to do is to bin usb modem and get a modem with asdl connection, only £26.99

Ebuyer 4 Port SPI Firewall ADSL Modem Router click here, many satisfied users including myself.

Actually, you bought wrong stuff, you shold habe bought a wireless router with adsl modem build-in

  Ironman556 01:51 22 Mar 05

click here the link TomJerry gave leads to wired routers, if you wanted wireless try looking at the ones on the link above, not as cheap but but gives you more freedom.

Try sending the router back and see if you can upgrade it to one with a built in modem, linksys, d-link, netgear all do them, they range from about £55 - £100 depending on make/model.

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