|OK. I think we have an issue with terminology.|
Linksys is a brand of router not server. Hey you used the terms you had. Not an issue. It's just we need to have a clear understanding of your issue to be able to help you.
I also have cable. It goes like so
cable to modem. Modem to patch cord to router wan interface. Patch cable from lan interface on router to pc nic.
You write that you put in a password. Question is where/what you are putting a password into?
Usually no password is required to connect to the internet.
Can you fill in the blanks?