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

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Modem Speed Limit

I changed my plan to a 4Mbps unlimited connection. But my download speed still shows 573Kbps in the ADSL settings webpage and I get slow download speed. I called the ISP's customer care and they said ...
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converting COAX to phone for ADSL

I have a modem that uses COAX as the data line, recently I changed the provider and they said that the internet is ready. They provided a DSL modem that uses phone jack. Can I cut the coax and ...
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ADSL keeps disconnecting every now and then (changes from ADSL to ADSL2/2+)

My router is Huawei HG520b (bought from the ISP, so it has a custom firmware) Sometimes it keeps disconnecting/reconnecting and when I check to see what's happening I find that it has changed ...
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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 use my wireless adsl2 router+modem as modem only?

I have tenda w150D wireless router+modem. Its antenna is broken & it doesn't support dd-wrt. Now I wish to buy a router that does support dd-wrt. So can I use this current router+modem as modem ...
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How to setup flexible routing between 2 LAN's at home

I have two separate internet connctions at home, one Huawei B593 4G router and one Netgear ADSL router. Normally I use the 4G connection (with the ADSL as a backup when I hit the 80GB data limit per ...
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More than one ADSL WiFi Router with Modem on LAN

We have three ADSL Wifi Routers which are connected to my ISPs, these are wifi access points for the various computers that we use at office. Devices used: http://www.dlink.co.in/products/?pid=451 ...
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Access DSL modem web configuration through Wireless Router. .

I am having a DSL Modem ZTE 831 Series. To have Wireless Connectivity at home, I have connected Tenda WiFi Router W316R. The address of DSL Modem is 192.168.1.1 The address of Wifi Router is ...
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Two routers connected to one DSL modem

Let's say that currently I have a VDSL modem connected to the phone wall-socket: it takes the VDSL line/signal. Then I've a router, connected from the WAN port, through ethernet, to the modem. The ...
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Ethernet cable too long?

I have an Ethernet cable running from a Huawei ADSL router to a computer> The total length is 61 meters (200 ft). When connected to the computer, a cycle of identifying, disconnected, identifying, ...
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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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Home network with two routers and just one Wifi

I know it is a pretty lame question, but I am not a pro in networking, so I will still ask it. And I will try to explain details where possible. I want to create the following setup: Phone line is ...
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can adsl modem be used as wimax wifi router

i have a NETGEAR ADSL2 modem wifi router,, the model is N150 DGN1000,, i tried used it as a WIFI router for my WIMAX modem by putting the POE slot cable from wimax modem to ADSL slot on the ADSL ...
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ADSL Wireless Router Configuration with ethernet(rj45) internet connection

I have this adsl wireless router but my internet connection only has RJ45 directly connected to my PC. My questions is how can I use my ADSL wireless router with this kind of internet connection.. ...
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Home ADSL Modem Dropping Packets?

I know this is supposed to be a "pro" forum, but I'm hoping someone can help since my ISP isn't doing much to try and fix things. My ISP has given me a DSL modem / Router combo - a ADB / Pirelli P.DG ...
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Connect two DSL Modem to each other?

I have an ADSL internet and 2 dsl modems. I want to connect these two modems to each other. I want to use this solution because one of two pc's doesn't have a wireless card. I want to use its modem to ...
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On a PPPoA ADSL Connection - What is the best MTU Size

As recently discovered, my ISP is currently using PPPoA in order to authenticate my ADSL connection. I would like to know the optimal MTU Size to use for this connection?
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ADSL connection drops - D-Link 2750U

So lately I've been having major issues with my ISP about my connection. My D-Link 2750U router reports the following attenuation: +------------------+------------+-----------+ | Attenuation (dB) | ...
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Combine two dsl lines with different routers

I wonder if someone could offer some advice. I've been looking around the Internet for a while, but have not been able to find the right info. I'm moving into a house with an existing dsl line. I am ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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What happens if I start up my DSL-Modem

As far as I know the dsl modem tries to authenticate at the ISP via CHAP in a PPPoE-frame which is in an Ethernet-frame. But in a "normal" Ethernet frame needs a destination MAC address. How does my ...
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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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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 ...
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Using ADSL Router With LAN Internet As Input [duplicate]

Can I use ADSL modem with Ethernet LAN? The purpose was to broadcast LAN wire internet over WIFI. By mistake,I bought ADSL router, it accepts telephone jack input only as input internet Is there ...
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Port Forwarding on a router to a dynamic IP running Linux

I've set my Dad up with a Linux Mint PC (he's a novice and it's the safest thing). I would like to be able to SSH into this PC at any time (that it's on) to allow updates, configs, etc. This PC is ...
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Do all ADSL modems support fastpath?

I'm thinking about asking my ISP to switch me from an interleaved to a fastpath ADSL2+ setup. However, do I need a modem that supports this, or is fastpath supported by all ADSL2+ modems? My ...
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PPPoE interface goes down, and does not up automatically

In my Linux system, I had configured pppoe connection. My interface configuration file /etc/sysconfig/nework-scripts/ifcfg-eth1 is TYPE=xDSL DEVICE=ppp0 BOOTPROTO=dialup USERCTL=yes IPV6INIT=no ...
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What cable do I need to connect a DSL modem to my own DSLAM?

I am a student trying to learn DSL, so I thought the best way was to buy a DSLAM. I am attempting to connect a DSL modem to a DSLAM, and the DSLAM to a Linux box running PPPoE. The issue is I am not ...
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Does DSL/VOIP Service Work In A Power Outage

Just curious, but does DSL service work in a power outage? From what I know, DSL uses regular phone lines to transmit digital rather than analog signals at a higher speed, and regular phone service ...
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Can I use a basic ADSL modem with modem+router?

I have a TP-LINK TD W8951ND wireless Modem+Router which contains one RJ11 (phone line) port and four RJ45 (Ethernet) ports along with wireless N support. Now for some reason, my TP-LINK modem ...
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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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username and password retrieval for ZyXEL router?

I don't have the username and password for a ZyXEL Prestige 650H/HW 33 router device which I want to access because I'm moving to another ISP. Is there any solution, other than hardware reset which ...
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A quest for internet access ( Unidentified network and Error 651 )

I'm stuck with one of the most harsh problems i had to deal with, regarding fixing my computer.Im trying to solve it for days ( have searched a lot on the web ) and no results so far. The problem is ...
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Possible to have 2 ADSL lines in my configuration?

I work from home and have a relatively complicated setup using VMWare ESXi. My kids are using up bandwidth and it's affecting my work connection which isn't good, so I intend to purchase a 2nd line ...
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Time Capsule Wireless spot give enormous latency

Noticed, that after a day or a two of use of home network I getting enormous ping time to ADSL modem. Usually it's about 2 ms. But when problem appears - it's 500++ ms. After Time Capsule rebooting ...
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Pinging default gateway and DNS over ADSL connection failed

My ADSL modem lights are on. When I run diagnostics from my router's IP address it cannot ping the default gateway and DNS. I contacted my ISP ,they say that there is no problem on their end. What ...
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ADSL Modem loses sync every 93 minutes

I've been using a ZTE ZXDSL 831 modem behind a WRT310N router for around 5 years. 2 months ago, lightning struck my house which blew the fuse on our circuit breaker. Once we had the power fixed, my ...
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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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Has anyone a guide on how to use sky broadband with their own router?

I'm aware its against the T's&C's for sky but interested if anyone has managed to configure another router other than the sky supplied one and if so how? Thanks, Charlie
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Get public ip address using ADSL ethernet Modem

i would like to use my D-Link DSL-320B modem as pure modem. Let me explain. This device is an ADSL Modem with an RJ45 port to which i can connect to, but I think it acts more like a router.. even ...
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How I can enable ADSL conection on Fedora 18 and on Debian 7.2?

About Fedora 18: The command adsl-setup doesn't exist, and how I cannot any connection established I can't install any package. Debian 7: The method using the pppoeconf doesn't work, my media of ...
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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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Slow internet, but not ISP, not router, not ethernet card, would like to troubleshoot

Here is what I have: Dell Vostro 1500 laptop, Vista, Broadcom 440x 10/100 Toshiba Laptop, Vista Just bought a gigabit expresscard ethernet laptop adapter D-link DSL-6740U v.H1 ADSL modem/router 3 ft. ...
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How to mitigate BufferBloat on an ADSL connection?

I've had interesting networking experience before. Before I moved, I've had a VDSL connection, with 3mb uplink. (The down speed was around 30mb but is not relevant at this moment). Whenever I ...
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Connecting to internet with an old ADSL driver from Virtual Machine

I have an old ADSL modem and I have just its Win XP driver. But I want to connect to internet from linux. My idea is using a Win XP running on virtualbox in linux. I should pass the USB port control ...
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How do I wire a phone line into an RJ45 patch panel?

I am looking to wire my house for Ethernet. The connection to the outside world is DSL, which requires a phone line. I'd like to put that phone line in the same RJ45 patch panel as the Ethernet, for ...
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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 & ...