If you have a cable Internet connection, you simply need to set
the router to obtain an IP address automatically.
If you have a DSL connection, you must go to the PPPOE (Point to
Point Protocol Over Ethernet) settings and provide your username and password
for the connection, so the router can dial it for you.
To verify connection, go to the
Out of the
box, your router is set up to distribute IP addresses to the computers in your
network, using a method called DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol).