+ 0 Votes Reponse To Answer Deadly Ernest 1 year ago And that answer is in the manual. Plug the cable modem into the port marked Internet and then plug your computer and laptop into the LAN Ethernet ports, configure the NICS in all three to talk to each other as per the modem, and configure the router and modem to talk to each other as per the manual. In most cases just set the router and NICs up to use DHCP will do it. - - It's all there in the manual. Shoot, I just did the same thing with a Netgear router exactly like this two weeks ago, and I just followed the manual.