Computer newbies forum: how to use new ISP (time warner) with old wireless router

by: ratmonkey July 15, 2008 1:33 PM PDT

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how to use new ISP (time warner) with old wireless router

by ratmonkey - 7/15/08 1:33 PM

I'm not sure if this is in the appropriate section but I thought I'd give it a shot since my last question posted on here was answered quickly and was extremely helpful.

I just moved into a new apartment and got cable and internet hooked up today. We went with Time Warner cable connection with an RCA modem. However, they did not provide a router. The only router we have atm is a Verizon Actiontec MI424-WR from my roomate's old apartment. He doesn't know if he has any of the software for the verizon router. I was wondering if it was possible to connect the new modem and isp to the verizon router or if the verizon router had a firewall against other isps and how to bypass it if this is the case. Any suggestions on how to get our wireless network up and running without buying a new router would be much appreciated. Thanks.

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