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

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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 ...
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How To Improve VOIP Sound Quality

PFSense 1.2.2 Cisco IP Phone 7940 (SIP Firmware - G711ulaw) ADSL 6000/768 Asterisk Hi Guys, I'm having trouble maintaining stable outbound VOIP call quality from my home office. Inbound call ...
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Home Network Bandwidth Control

I will mount a home network to share the ADSL internet connection. The speed is 1Mb, but I want that my PC get 75% of the bandwidth and the another PC get 25%. I know that linux boxes can do it, but ...
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Quiet, low-power Router, DNS and Firewall on a UNIX network? [closed]

What is the best hardware device for running my DNS, Firewall and acting as a ADSL Router? Wifi sharing would be nice and running Linux would be a massive advantage too.
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How to get access to the web interface of an ADSL modem running in bridge mode?

I have a D-Link DSL-2500U ADSL modem. Its default IP is 192.168.1.1 and default login/password for the web interface is admin/admin. If I plug in the Ethernet cable to the NIC of a computer (that runs ...
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Access Other Computer via ADSL Modem and Router

My network configuration is like this ISP -> Modem -> Router -> Computer and the same goes for my friend. We want to share large files or to access each other's computer. The Passwords to login to ...
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How do I use one computer as the firewall of another computer?

I recently obtained a NetGear Router together with a ADSL line, I have two PC's PC1 and PC2, I want PC1 to have complete control over PC2, eg. serve as a Firewall for PC2. I should also be able to ...
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What is the next step up from ASDL?

I generally get "better" than the average using speedtest, My download speed is usually adequate, but my upload is deficient when net traffic is heavy. I am using voip as my primary phone system and ...
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ADSL connection (BSNL dataone) with puppy Linux

I have an old PC which I want to use for internet browsing. I tried using Puppy Linux (version 4.3.1) for the same but have not been able to connect. I connect via PPPoE. My network card is RTL 8029b ...
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Can I to use 2 adsl lines simultaneously?

I've got a ADSL Router linked to a hub/switch, where are linked all PCs in my house. In my neighborhood I can get the line speed only to max of 600 kbps. I was thinking about contract another 600 kbps ...
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How to configure an ADSL Base Station as modem only

I have the ADSL modem Philips CPWBS154 that was recommended by my ISP. It comes pre-configured as a all-in-one solution: it is an ADSL modem but also a Firewall, a DHCP server, a WiFi access point,... ...
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Is optimization to avoid DSL downlink's speed degradation due to uplink saturation available in Linux deamons/drivers?

In my PepLink Balance 300 router (lb300) there's an option called DSL Optimization with the following description: When a DSL circuit's uplink becomes busy, it is a fact that the downlink ...
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How to host website from my home ADSL?

I knew that I can use DynDNS to setup a hosting which will access my home adsl for hosting a website. I entered there but couldn't figure out how to setup this in steps, I registered a host name but ...
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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. ...
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Duplicate network adapter after connection lost

Here's my problem... I'm running Windows XP SP2 with an ADSL connection. My modem is a Speedtouch 330. Sometimes the connection goes down and after reconnecting it I run ipconfig and the output looks ...
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How ADSL connections work through router

I have a ADSL broadband DHCP connection. I am using D-Link GLB-802C ADSL router. Now I want to know what actually happens when I access internet through browser or any other program. I know all http ...
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Why is my ADSL download speed lower than my upload speed

I seem to be getting ~400 Kbps download speed here, and ~700 Kbps upload (yes, they're both rubbish). Does this seem wrong to anyone, and what could be causing it (apart from the 'acceptable' things ...
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ADSL Modem Randomly Rebooting

Over the past several months my ADSL modem, a Billion 7402R2, has developed a habit of randomly rebooting. This is normally preceeded by a short period (under 1 minute) of unresponsiveness. It might ...