ADSL is a broadband networking technology that transmits data over copper telephone lines.

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Why is ADSL speed dependent on location? [closed]

Why does my ADSL connection only reach 1Mbps when my neighbours just a few blocks away reach 3Mbps with the same provider? Someone suggested that it's likely that the local exchange is ...
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adsl modem/router with “ssh” server

Any recommendation re a good ADSL 2+ modem/router for home that has support for running an SSH server? Would ideally want the ssh support to include: custom port can be defined (not standard ssh ...
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TP-LINK TD-W8151N Modem/router as just wi-fi router

I am planning to buy TP-LINK ADSL wifi router (model TD-W8151N) for my Internet connection which provides Internet through ADSL telephone line. I am also planning to take cable internet in a few ...
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How to use NetLimiter to regulate my upload bandwidth load?

Per a recommendation on why my uploading was killing my downloading I've installed NetLimiter. I keep tweaking the configuration and haven't found something I am completely happy with. I couldn't find ...
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Are modems, made for a more recent DSL standard, downwards compatible with older DSL technology?

I understand that older DSL modems aren't compatible with newer technology, but is the case same the other way around? I.e.: Is VDSL2 modem compatible with a VDSL connection? What about with ADSL or ...
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How to tell a router from a switch/hub?

I recently got a ADSL modem with Ethernet ports for providing Internet to more than one client, So how can i tell my ADSL modem is acting as a switch ,router or hub. The function that I have noticed ...
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Connecting a wireless wimax modem to Huawei HG8245?

I have a Fiber optics ADSL connection which is connected to a Huawei HG8245 modem. Its IP is 192.168.100.1. I have given my friend a connection from that modem though a cat 5 cable and he wants to ...
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DSL modem connects to unknown IP address

I'm on day TWENTY...working with my IP provider to figure out this oddity. I wanted to upgrade my dsl speed with my provider, so they contacted our phone company to make the switch. Instead of an ...
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Laptop wireless connection drops ADSL router Internet connection

I have a laptop, when I try to connect it to the Internet using wireless connection it doesn't get connected and the wireless router (SMC) drops the ADSL Internet connection, and I have to reboot the ...
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ZyXEL ADSL home router showing up as 4 WLAN networks

When I enable WLAN in my new ZyXEL ADSL modem/router and configure it with the SSID and WPA2-PSK password that I want, it works just fine. The problem is that instead of the single WLAN access point ...
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Why is net much slower if computer is plugged in it via a wireless router?

I have a computer which is plugged directly in the net via the ADSL modem provided by the ISP. Sometimes there is need to connect other computers on the net. Then I add a TP-LINK wireless router to ...
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Would the ethernet card be damaged if the other end of the cable was left hanging loose?

I'm possessed of an ADSL modem that can take either ethernet / USB cable. Every once in a while, say, visitors/colleagues drop by ; at which point my ethernet cable is unplugged from the modem ... and ...
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Apple TimeCapsule not working with ADSL

I have just got a Time Capsule for christmas. I plugged the ADSL cable from the filter into the circle slot thats the "internet ethernet port". However, it doesnt register, the little light doesnt ...
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Could shorting wires on a phone line cause intermittent DSL problems?

We've got DSL which is generally pretty solid, but right now we're in the midst of a big kitchen remodel. We've also been recently having some DSL reliability problems; I didn't note exactly when they ...
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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 ?
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Downloads stall and won't resume

I have a shaped 384kbps ADSL connection (entry-level "broadband") with an ISP, which runs over the compulsory analog voice line provided by the only telephone provider in the country. "Shaped" means ...
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How to add a second router?

Being sick of shaky WiFi connection to our home's main router (a Sitecom, which is far away) I've got a New Belkin router to use in my room. I have a telephone plug in my room but not sure whether it ...
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How do I make use of NDT results to fix a network timeout issues?

I've been experiencing a significant slow down of my home internet connection. ISP sent over some engineers and they didn't think there was an issue with the setup or the connection. All they did was ...
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3G + ADSL Combined Speed?

My PC is connected to the Internet via ADSL. I have a 3G USB dongle, so if I connect both, will the Internet speed be the sum of both the speeds? If the answer is "no": Is it possible via ...
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How to limit DSL connection speed on Thomson TG585 v7 router?

I have ADSL via a Thomson TG585 v7 router (Demon Internet). Generally these days its DSL connection reports something like Bandwidth (Up/Down) [kbps/kbps]: 1.023 / 7.621 I'm interested in ...
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Recover ADSL password for my Linksys WAG54G2

I have a Linksys WAG54G2 ADSL router and I want to change my router. The problem is that I don't know what my ADSL password is (I'm not talking about the router's login page). I contacted my ISP about ...
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ADSL issue or network issue, we are not sure how to narrow it down further than we have

We have an issue on our ADSL connection, networked to a few (4, sometimes 5 in use at a time) computers, as follows: 1 x Linksys Modem Router - Wireless-N ADSL2+ Modem Router WAG120N 1 x 24 port ...
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Connect 1 PC to 2 ADSL Lines and Get Twice Bandwidth [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I to use 2 adsl lines simultaneously? I have subscribed to 2 ADSL lines. I wanna know is it possible to connect both of them to a single PC and get double the ...
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What is a kernel intrusion on my router?

I get a lot of "kernel intrusion" messages in my router's error log. Each one always shows the source IP, the destination IP (mine) and other details of the TCP connection. My Internet link has been ...
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What information is included when an ADSL modem makes a connection?

When an ADSL modem has booted and makes a connection, what information is sent across the wire and what is received? Does this differ if the ADSL modem has been assigned a static IP address or a ...
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DNS Issues With My TP-Link Router

I own a TP-Link TD-W8101G Router, that also combines a ADSL modem function. Lately I've been problems in my internet connection. When I have my torrent application open (uTorrent) most DNS requests ...
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What are the differences between a leased line, and an ADSL/DSL link?

What the title states - What are the differences between a leased line, and an ADSL/DSL link?
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Wireless router has no internet access when connected to ADSL modem

I own a Broadcom BCM5354-based wireless router (Tomato 1.27 flashed) and an Aztech DSL605E modem. When both are powered up, the wireless router sometimes doesn't get internet access because the modem ...
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Can I upgrade an ADSL router firmware to DD-WRT or Tomato?

I have an ISP-supplied ADSL modem/router with firmware upgrade options listed in the admin options. The router is probably not from one of the more popular router vendors - I could not find the model ...
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BT Home Hub doesn't make new connections occasionally

I have a "BT Home Hub v2.0", which is a pretty crap piece of hardware, as to be expected from BT. Anyway, the problem is that the connection often drops out. What has me confused is that an existing ...
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Wireless Modem Networking

I want to know if is there any kind of Modem which I can buy to build a network. The modem should be wireless (WiFi) and shouldn't require electricity to work (either USB powered or Chargeable) and ...
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How can I retrieve PPPoe / ADSL password that was saved on Windows?

How can I retrieve PPPoe / ADSL password that was saved on Windows?
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ADSL Modem + Router: Disabling router

I have two devices to establish my home network and internet connection: A Sitecom DC-227 ADSL Modem + Router (Modem) A Sitecom Router + Switch (Router) Currently I've set it up using double ...
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Why does my ADSL disconnect sometimes?

I have a Linksys wireless ADSL modem. Sometimes I find that my Internet access is lost, so I'm forced to either: Turn off the wireless application on my laptop and back on again Turn off the modem, ...
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Can I share my cable internet connection through my ADSL wireless router?

Over the xmas period I am at my in-laws. They have Virgin Broadband (cable) and have a basic modem / router that is plugged directly into their computer using an ethernet cable. My wife and I arrived ...
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Will an ADSL2+ modem work with a VDSL input connection?

I have BT Infinity broadband (UK) which is Fibre to the Cabinet (FTTC) and then VDSL from the cabinet to the property. BT supply a BT Openreach branded modem to work with the VDSL connection. My ...
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ADSL2+ - High sync-rate, good line attenuation, but low noise margin and slow speeds

I've been with my ISP (IdNet) for a few months and have been getting some good speeds, but in the last week the speed has dramatically decreased (from 15 Mbps+ to around 0.2 Mbps). This happens at all ...
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Finding the external (PPPoE, WAN) MAC address of an ADSL router

My ISP is Orange Internet, I have recently ditched my crummy "livebox" and moved to a more stable BT Business Hub with the firmware flashed back to the original SingTel ROM. The thing works great ...
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Why won't my laptop reconnect to my wired network after using WiFi?

I have a wireless and wired network in my house. My internet access is via ADSL using an Eircom supplied and branded Zyxel P-660HW-T1 v3 running: ZyNOS firmware: 3.70(BOE.3)D0|03/30/2010 DSL ...
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I can't connect to my adsl modem

I have an ADSL modem. I have one desktop and one laptop connected to the modem. The desktop has xp and the laptop has windows 7. Both the machines are able to get the ip through DHCP. The problem is ...
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run an adsl connection(internet+local net) on 2 computers(pc and laptop) at the same time [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to use broadband internet connection of one computer with another computer I'm using a hub to connect them. I get online only on one comp, while the 2nd pc can't ...
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Windows 7 recognises the wrong router

I have a cable router connected to my cable ISP. On the LANs are 4 computers, one of which is a dual boot XP/Win7 machine. I was given an ADSL wireless router which I connected to one of the LAN ...
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Anyone use uncommon DSL providers? [closed]

I'm considering switching my DSL provider from verizon to another DSL provider that seems to offer multiple IP addresses to its customers (for not a huge amount of money). I'm also interested in ...
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Internet Troubles - PPPoE vs PPPoA?

I have been having some internet troubles at home (ADSL2+ connection in Australia). We get random drop-outs from the authentication connection. It will keep the connection to the DSL service, but we ...
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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 ...
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Continuous packets receive from Internet even when closing browsers,why is that?

I use windows XP sp3 on an HP laptop compaq nc6400 connecting to the net through adsl connection in a local network, as soon as I connect to the internet it starts to receive packets, is a virus doing ...
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ADSL connection problem - Internet pages keep loading and loading

My network operator did some changes in my building, related to enabling VDSL2 technology. They sent us a letter telling that this change does not have any impact of our ADSL connections. Infact this ...
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Which stats are important when looking at DSL line quality, and what do they mean?

I've started getting periodic packet loss on my DSL connection lately, and am trying to understand what conditions are causing this. My DSL modem has a stats page with values for "SN margin (dB)" and ...
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Connecting ADSL router to ADSL2+

Can I connect plain ADSL router to ADSL2+ connection (even with lower speed)?
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Should ADSL routers be left switched on 24/7?

I've been happily using my ADSL wireless router for five years, only switching it on when I use it which is typically in the evenings and at weekends. Over the past fews weeks I had a dramatic drop in ...