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

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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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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 ...
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How to get root through TR069 and read access

I have an ADSL modem and router, its OS is linux. It runs ftp service, and I can read files in its file system, but I have no permission to list files and to write files. It has TR069 protocol ...
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Setting up bandwidth throttling for ADSL with linux

I'm going to set up a new linux router for a company, and have to set up bandwidth throttling. They have an unlimited ADSL internet connection which will be shared between 2 businesses, one being ...
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How to connect 2 routers (Asmax and D-link) RJ11 vs RJ45 issue

I just bought a new router, D-link DSL 2641B and want to connect it to another one, provided by my ISP, Asmax AR 804MP. Previously, I had Linksys WRT350N, and there was no problem, while I had ...
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My internet connection just got really slow - How can I troubleshoot it?

A few days ago my connection became really slow. I have DSL which should be 3mb down and 768k up. I'm lucky if I get 768k down and 200k up. It sucks. I called my ISP, Verizon and they did some sort of ...
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http port 80 slow, while other ports are fine

I am using ADSL2+, and the sustained connection can go up to 1.3MB/s, but recently the HTTP connection has been quite slow ( other port i.e. ftp, torrent, etc are fine). I am using Netgear ...
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What does frequency mean with regard to Broadband?

I read that Broadband is distinguished from Baseband by using a greater range of frequencies in the electromagnetic spectrum and that ADSL divides the 1.1 MHz spectrum into 256 independent channels. ...
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Can a DSL splitter be used in place of a micro filter

I don't want to do the rewiring required to put a splitter at the demarcation point, but we don't have DSL micro filters available here. Can I use two splitters as filters for the modem and the ...
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Components needed for VPN

We eventually got our Mac Mini Server. We now want to set up a small Remote Access VPN using this Mac Mini Server. Firstly we are not sure of the components needed additionally to the server to setup ...
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How to get a static ip address on adsl

I tried it before by setting the ip address manually. And I used this IP Address: 192.168.1.33 I reboot and tried if I can connect to the internet, but no luck. It must be set to obtain your ip ...
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DNS cannot resolve a web site address

I cannot seem to access one particular website while all others I have no problem. The website in question is bbc.co.uk. At first, I thought there might be some problem with my laptop. However, if I ...
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ADSL Line rate detected vs download speed

My modem detects the line rate as 8mbps, but in reality when I use speedtest.net I'm only downloading 7mbps max. Is there a way I can configure my modem to get this extra 1mbps down?
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Convert to WAN port

I have a ADSL2+ Modem/Router. Is it possible to set one out of four of the LAN ports as a WAN port? If yes, how? The brand/model is: Prolink H9200P. I already contacted Prolink about this and the ...
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Internet Connection losing

When my internet connection is idle for a while about 5 mins, the connection will be lost. It merely happens when the connection is idle, not during download. I'm using an ADSL service by a HUAWEI ...
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ADSL Modem Goes Slower Than Dialup

I have two ADSL modems, the first one does not have wireless, but is configured and working fine at around 6 - 7 mbps (ADSL) on Orcon in New Zealand. I bought a Belkin N150 wireless router to replace ...
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Connecting a ADSL router to a wireless router. What am I doing wrong?

What is the correct way to do it? This are the steps I have taken: Disable DHCP in Wireless router Setup a fixed IP (192.168.1.2) and telling that the default Gateway is 192.168.1.1 (the ADSL ...
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How to open ports on router for better torrent performance

I've been using utorrent to download and upload torrents for a long time. Recently someone told me that I need to open port(s) for utorrent from my router settings for better downloading and uploading ...
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Where is the log file for the DSL connection on Windows XP?

My DSL connection drops very frequently and I want to investigate the reason. I thought of checking the log file if it contains some clue about it, but I'm unable to locate it. Google did not help. ...
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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 ...
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What does that 2 Mbit/s exactly mean for an ADSL?

Recently I came to talk with a network guy about ADSL. He said that an ADSL of 2 Mbit/s means 2 Mbit/s from my modem to the ISP, not 2 Mbit/s from the modem to the internet. That means the speed of ...
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Home router blocking secure imap?

I'm using thunderbird on my laptop to access my work email over imap (we're an MS Exchange shop but the server is configured for imap as well). This works fine when I'm at work, but for some reason, ...
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Port forwarding for VNC on Dynalink RTA1335 not working

I've vnc-java running on an Ubuntu box, with the IP address 192.168.1.68, using port 5800 (because port 5900 is being used for normal VNC). If I connect to 192.168.1.68:5800 using another computer on ...
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Fractional DSL speeds - Getting fastest connection based on distance from CO

My ISP offers 1.5 Mbps, 3 Mbps and 7 Mbps connection speeds. I currently have 3 Mbps and would like to get something faster but my ISP says that 7 Mbps is not available in my area. I assume this is ...
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how can I reconnect DSL in cisco router 877w

I've configured ADSL and added new public LAN IPs for the router. How can I reconnect DSL connection and apply the new configuration without executing the command reload? These are the commands I am ...
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Using PPPoE with T-Online in Germany

I've been trying to get my DrayTek ADSL router to connect using PPPoE to t-online here in Germany I called customer support and thought I'd gotten the information I needed. Unfortunately it still ...
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lan with failover internet connection (adsl)

I need to create a network which has 2 adsl connections with failover incase one goes down. I'd prefer to have one primary adsl connection and one backup adsl connection which is only used if the ...
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Using an ADSL2/2+ router with regular ADSL?

I am currently looking to replace my existing ADSL wireless router with a newer model. I have seen a lot of routers advertised as ADSL2/2+. I understand that ADSL2 and ADSL2+ offers faster speeds ...
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What is the main reason for ADSL modem/routers dying?

The other day my home ADSL modem/router (dwg 684t in this case) died. A guy from the telecom company came to my place and brought another one, but he also left this one. Now, I'm interested - it ...
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Connection problems on Netgear DG834v4 ADSL modem

Try as I may, I can't get a connection on this device using my client's ISP login, nor my ADSL login I use at home. It is syncing nicely and I have a solid DSL light, but a red Internet light for ...
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Using both ADSL and LAN at the same time

I run personal server at home. My LAN ISP provided a static IP and ~20 Mbits/second upload speed. But the download is really slow. I also have an ADSL connection with dynamic IP but very good download ...