I am unable to get Internet thru my newly installed unmanaged gigabit switch (TP-Link TL-SG1005
I had a Bell 2-Wire 2701 modem/wireless router supplying the Internet.
I had an Asus RT-N66U as my gigabit wireless router hardwired to the Bell modem.
I disabled the router and wireless portions of the Bell modem/router.
At this point, I have NO PROBLEMS getting wireless signal to my laptop for Internet. I also have no problem with another computer hardwired to the Asus router. I also have no problem with a network printer hardwired to the Asus router.
Today, I ran 50 feet of Cat6 Ethernet cable to a TP-Link TL-Sg1005 located by my entertainment center. I connected one end directly to a LAN port of the Asus router and the other end to one of the 5 ports of the switch. I then used my laptop to test for Internet by hardwiring to the switch. I disabled my wireless connection figuring that my direct connection to the switch would work. I got no Internet.
I was hoping to connect my other devices by hardwiring them from the switch as well (receiver, xBox, etc) but if I can't get Internet with my laptop, why should I get Internet thru the other devices? (rhetorical)
Are there some settings that need to be done in the Asus router?
If there are settings to be done in the switch, how would I get in anyway? Isn't an unmanaged switch just supposed to pass the signal without a bunch of hoopla?
Totally lost and stuck. I must be missing something here...