Install a filter on all devices in the home that use the same phone line as your Internet. This may include phones, security systems, and satellite TV receivers. Modems do not need filters.
Plug in the power for the modem.
If you have a router, plug in the power for the router.
Plug a phone cord into a wall jack and plug the other end into the modem’s LINE port.
Plug an Ethernet cord into the modem’s LAN port. If you have a router, plug the other end into the router’s INTERNET port. If you do not have a router, plug the other end into your computer’s ETHERNET port.
If you have a router, take a second Ethernet cord and plug it into the router’s 1 port. Then plug the other end into your computer’s ETHERNET port. That completes your wiring.
See also Server Settings.