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Assuming there is CATV service provided by Time Warner in the home:

    •Coaxial cable is split outside (or inside, depending on the setup) your home. One leg is split to your Cable TV box, while the other leg branches to your Cable Modem.

    •A different type of cable line (known as "Cat-5" Cable) links the modem to your computer's ethernet port. Your computer should have a Ethernet card (or built-in motherboard ethernet) or a USB port for the cable to snap into.

    •Both the modem power supply cord and your computer power supply cord plug into your power strip which, in turn, is plugged into your household socket.

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last modified: 2005-10-14 23:27:11