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1answer
45 views

Is there any reason to purchase a cable modem with a faster speed than your internet connection?

My cable provider allows you to purchase and use your own cable modem, from a list of approved ones. Some of them, e.g. the Motorola SB6141, are rated at a speed much faster than any of the internet ...
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1answer
125 views

Internet Constantly Disconnects (Skype works, browers do not)

My internet connection seems very unstable. I'm on cable, and for my internet just keeps going down for no reason. Sometimes: Everything goes down Browers just stop working but skype works I ...
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4answers
5k views

Internet is slow on WIFI but fast with net cable

I have Windows 7. When I plug in the network cable the internet works fast, but when I use WiFi it's extremely slow. Please help me fix this problem and also mention if the problem is with my WiFi ...
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1answer
55 views

my internet gets slower over time, i get error messages,

i have cable internet, and i use a splitter to separate the cables from my tv. my internet, which has been working fine until the past few days. now it starts off fine in internet explorer, but it ...
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2answers
108 views

Wi-fi signal with keeping the internet cable

So the situation is that I have Ethernet cable which provides internet to my computer. Thing I want is to have wi-fi connection in my house and Ethernet cable (like I have before) to use for my PC. I ...
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1answer
160 views

Can a leased line be wireless?

Is it necessary for a leased line to be a physical line or it can be wireless?
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1answer
92 views

What do I need to put inbetween 2 f connectors to extend it?

I asked a question for the cable and could only find this: ...
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2answers
366 views

How are advertised internet speeds calculated? [closed]

I've always found that the real speed of internet service never comes close to what is advertised. For example, I'm currently using the basic plan from Time Warner Cable in North Carolina, which ...
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4answers
2k views

What is the name of this cable that goes into a modem?

I have bought cable internet from teksavvy and the modem arrived however the cable that comes out of the wall and goes into the modem where it's labelled "Cable", is very short. What's the name of ...
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2answers
214 views

Possible for a modem to all of the sudden have degraded speed?

I'm on the phone with Charter (cable company) about how overnight my network speed went from 30 Mbps to 2 Mbps and this support person swears it's because my modem doesn't support 30 Mbps. I say ...
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1answer
140 views

Setting up dual WAN - are dual cable providers possible?

I have been having trouble with the reliability of my current cable ISP. As I run a business from my home it is growing increasingly unacceptable. I could switch providers but I'd rather set up a ...
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3answers
666 views

Risks of using WiFi instead of Cable Internet

I want to know what are the risks of using the WiFi internet instead of the cable. why the cable is more secure ? why the the WiFi is more vulnurable ?
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7answers
8k views

Make dynamic IP address fixed?

I am using Time Warner cable internet service. My IP address changes every couple months. However, I need to access some access limited servers which has firewall rules on it. Is there any way to ...
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2answers
769 views

internet keeps disconnecting, not sure if im being throttled or a bad signal or bad hardware or what

So this is a problem I've had pretty consistently since I got my cable broadband hookup, and its starting to get on my nerves. When I'm just doing regular browsing or playing a game, its fine. But ...
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1answer
626 views

How to setup PPTP-VPN on ubuntu and how to run?

I was using my cable internet on windows and it was working. Now I moved to ubuntu for development work. But I am unable to connect this internet on ubuntu. I called their technical support and they ...
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5answers
373 views

Cable Modem MAC Addresses

Does anyone know how many MAC addresses a cable modem can support? Does the DOCSIS 3 spec allow for more MAC addresses?
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2answers
159 views

IP Micro-outages, telephone micro-outages, and CATV micro-outages

This is a long and complicated question, mostly because it has been going on for 2.5 years without a solution in sight. It also is only one-third computer related, the other two-thirds are cable TV ...
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5answers
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Number of Splitters on Coaxial Connection and Cable Internet Quality of Service

Does running multiple coaxial splitters on a single coaxial cable line effect quality of service for cable internet connections? Suppose there are 2-4 splitters between the cable line coming into a ...