|The Hotwire ethernet cable goes to the router, then you need to connect an ethernet patch cable from the router to your computer. The instructions to configuration the router are on the NetGear website:|
"To access the Smart Wizard installation and configuration program on your router:
1. Connect your router to a computer by plugging one end of an Ethernet Cable into any of the four LAN ports on the back of your router.
2. Log in to your NETGEAR router by browsing to http://www.routerlogin.net or http://www.routerlogin.com. Enter the username (admin) and password. By default, the password is password or 1234 unless it has already been changed.
3. To install your router, simply click on the "Setup Wizard" link at the top of the left-hand navigation menu once you are logged into your router"