5
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2answers
90 views

If all ADSL providers use the same telephone line, does it matter which provider I choose?

Does it make a difference if I, for example, use BT, Sky or Virgin when using ADSL Broadband? I've got the impression, I am going to use the same broadband (telephone) line anyway, so there shouldn't ...
0
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2answers
64 views

How to change host name? [duplicate]

I've got ADSL internet connection. I want to change me hostname. I found it is called revDNS, but I really don't know how to do that. For example on IRC I am identified as ty221@a757.tpnet.pl , I ...
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3answers
257 views

Why is resetting an ADSL modem so effective?

I have recently switched ISP because of the really bad customer support of the previous ISP. The problem was that our Internet connection often was either disconnected or dysfunctional. The remedy was ...
0
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0answers
65 views

Setup modem/router using bridge

I have a d-link adsl 2730u modem. I cannot use PPPoE. My isp provider said I can set it up using Ethernet Over IP or Bridge. I have done PPPoE setup many times but I have never set up bridge. I ...
0
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2answers
324 views

Measure Internet usage by computers on a network

I have 3 PCs running Windows(including my PC) on the same network. All three of them are connected to one ADSL Router. My requirement is to measure the internet usage(No. of Bytes Downloaded & ...
0
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1answer
88 views

Mysterious ADSL router failure

I am using master DNS with forwarders, Open DNS and Google name servers and DHCP on my PC; ADSL router is a relay. My ADSL router (TD-8840T 2.0) has had some strange behavior during the last couple ...
0
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2answers
560 views

Can you have Fax and ADSL on one line?

I have one phone line, with an ADSL connection on there. If I plug a fax machine into the filter, will it kick me off the Internet when a fax is sent or received?
1
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0answers
2k views

Speed Up Adsl in D-Link DSL-2750U

I have a D-Link DSL-2750U adsl modem router, it shows me my Upstream is 1291 Kbps and my Downstream is 4095 Kbps, but download speed is only 20 KB/s, is there any way to change configuration to speed ...
1
vote
1answer
70 views

Why are my downloads up to ~1500KByte/sec only, when the ADSL connection locks at 13611Kbit/s?

No uploading is going on other than the overhead of downloading which appears to be not high for the abilities of the connection: Only about 30-40KByte/s when the router locks at 1012Kb/s and other ...
2
votes
1answer
900 views

ADSL with RFC 2684 Bridging

My new ADSL line is now enabled, I can finally use my Netgear DM111Pv2 to use to the Internet. My ISP has told me a big surprise : I don't need to use a login and a password to connect to the ...
2
votes
1answer
213 views

Why is PPPoE used for DSL rather than EAPoL?

While learning for my IT Security exam I wonder why PPPoE is used for establishing DSL connections instead of EAPoL? In PPPoE, the authentication is embedded in PPP frames, which are embedded in ...
1
vote
0answers
179 views

High data rate detected but slow speed

I have an ADSL2+ modem and my max download speed tends to be ~170kb/s (1300 kbps), instead my modem stats claim that it should be almost 5x faster: Downstream Upstream SNR ...
0
votes
1answer
97 views

Setup Wi-Fi connection to be used by Wi-Fi devices like my SE Xperia?

I have an ADSL connection and a D-Link Wireless adapter. how can i setup an internet connection to be used by Wi-Fi devices like my SE Xperia ?
2
votes
1answer
829 views

Looking for VDSL2 modem that can work without NAT [closed]

All ADSL/VDSL providers here (The Netherlands) provide modems with integrated router. Not only that, but they put in their own firmware, so that you can do next to nothing with it. With my old ADSL ...
0
votes
1answer
186 views

Recommended ADSL2 + Wifi N setup - all in one or separate wireless router?

Firstly - what is a great brand people use for ADSL - I seem to have endless troubles with them. My latest is a Belkin, which seems to have trouble allowing wireless N devices on until a reboot is ...
1
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1answer
888 views

Internet Connection Monitor (free)

I recently moved into a new house, that has telephone ADSL, every now and again it goes down. I wonder if there is some software (free) you can get that plays some alarm when the internet goes down. ...