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Is a DSL splitter required, if only a Modem is attached to the line?

Annex B is the current standard for digital subscriber line (DSL) in Germany. A DSL-splitter is an analog L-C-filter to separate the POTS (plain old telephone service, like voice and ISDN, FAX) ...
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Two Routers are fighting each other on LAN

My apartment is quite large and most rooms have several walls, meaning Wifi signals drop easily. To combat this I found a spare DSL Router I had previously and placed that in the Kitchen and ...
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Can I switch to DSL if I already have a T1 line? [closed]

I am a software engineer working remotely over a T1 line from home. I live in a very rural location and pay $500/month for this line. At the time, I had no choice. They had to install a series of ...
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Is Satellite internet generally as reliable as cable or DSL? [closed]

I'm trying to determine from a reliability standpoint whether internet service from a satellite provider is as good as a cable or DSL provider. Obviously nothing is perfect nor has a 100% uptime, but ...
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Is it possible to combine the bandwidth from a DSL modem and a ClearWire modem?

Kind of a crazy question, but... I am looking into getting a backup internet connection. I have DSL and ClearWire can now reach 4-5 meg speeds. I was thinking about getting that service as a backup ...
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How to setup 2 dsl lines on Windows Server 2008 R2?

I have an issue with a Windows 2008 R2 Standard server. Currently we have 12 workstations cabled to a switch. The switch is fed by 1 AT&T 6mb DSL Modem. One NIC on the server connects to the ...
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Trying to figure out NAT between modem and router

I just bought a new DSL modem and I'm trying to set it up optimally for my small home network. There are a few computers and smartphones which access the router which handles ethernet and Wi-Fi, then ...
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Home Network VPN solutions for DSL?

I have a handful of servers and PC's in my home network. I want to set up a VPN so that I can access any of my home network devices while in the office and traveling. To date I have just been using ...
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N600 Wireless Dual Band Router (WNDR3400) Connection

I'm trying to change the base router (AON Speedtouch) with my N600 - WNDR3400. According to N600 WLAN-Router, I should be able to use DSL as Internet input. When I put the cable in the internet port ...
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Devices losing WiFi connections around midnight

I have a 2701HG-B 2WIRE modem/router from my DSL provider (AT&T). It has worked pretty well for over a year now. Recently, it has started giving my wireless devices some trouble (iPhones and ...
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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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Delay connecting to Network until AFTER router connects? (Win7)

Windows is taking unnecessarily long to start up because Windows (7, 64bit) tries to connect my wireless device to a network before my DSL can actually connect to the Internet. So what happens is, ...
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Is DSL upload speed shared among subscribers locally? [closed]

I have a feeling that my DSL provider is lying to me, but I cannot find a technical rebuttal online. Can someone tell me if the following makes sense: I have ADSL which is supposedly "up to" 16,000 ...
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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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Is it possible to Team 2 static IPs over 1 DSL

I have a single DSL line with a block of 8 (5 usable) static IPs. I want to know if it is possible to team 2 or 3 of the IPs and if so, will it help with my upload/download rate or is the up/down ...
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Has the hardware in my modem gone bad?

I contacted CenturyLink about my modem recently and received useless and unrelated information. The problem seems to be that the modem will no longer save settings, the web interface is unusable ...
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How to make Thompson 516 DSL modem re-establish connection automatically on power loss?

I don't know why my DSL modem works like this. Whenever there's a power loss, the modem will just sit around in a disconnected state until someone goes into the web interface and click "Connect". As ...
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How to remove an old “wired” connection internet connection that starts automatically under Windows 7?

A few months ago I stayed with a friend in another country for a couple of weeks and used their wired internet connection on my netbook. I don't recall if it was DSL or cablemodem. I'm now staying ...
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Do I need a DSL splitter if my connection is internet only? [duplicate]

We've signed up for a internet connection that doesn't include a phone package. Can I get away with not using a splitter?
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Power outlet to phone jack with UVerse

I just moved into a new house that conveniently did not have a phone jack in my office. I'm considering buying an adapter to turn a power outlet into a phone jack, so as to have the UVerse box in my ...
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Configure an ADSL Router to connect to the internet via a DSLAM, then Squid Proxy

I have a setup as follows PC <-- ADSL Router <-- DSLAM <-- SquidProxy Server <--> ISP Provided Router --> Internet The Squid proxy (running on Ubuntu 12.04) connects to the ISP ...
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Why is my DSL connection so slow, when my neighbor's is much faster?

I've just moved into a new house (new for me; the house was built in 2006). I've purchased DSL service through AT&T, paying for speeds "up to" 768 Kbps downstream / 384 Kbps upstream. My issue ...
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Improving VPN speed through DSL

I have one location using at&t dsl that connects to the office vpn correctly but the speed is unacceptable. The internet speed is 2.5 mbps & when connected to the vpn the internet speed is ...
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Why does my 2wire dsl modem resetsevery time i try to use TeamViewer?

Every time I try to connect to any TeamViewer PC, my DSL modem resets. With the reset, its off for about 1 minute, IP changes but the connection initialization screen does not go away and session ...
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What is the right gauge wire for the incoming DSL phone line to my router?

Last year I built my house and I have lots of conduit and wiring throughout. Everything works great except for one nagging issue. My DSL router's connection seems to degrade over time. It gets to the ...
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VPN connects, but cannot not route to internal URL's. How do I debug this?

I have AT&T U-verse DSL at home. I would like to connect to my work's VPN. My VPN client successfully connects; however, when I enter URL's that are internally routed at my work (for example if I ...
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DSL vs Cable latency

currently I have a 10Mbps DSL line and I'm thinking to switch to a cable since they got 100Mbps for a little less than double the price I'm paying for 10Mbps. In other words the cable company is ...
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How can a computer be hooked up to DSL in multiple rooms?

I know nothing about DSL. One of my friends has a modem and computer in one room, and what appear to be a phone jack and maybe a splitter with one end for DSL in another room. How would getting a ...
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Are some DSL modems cheaper to operate than others? (power usage)

I recently have started using a Motorola 2210 in conjunction with AT&T's DSL service in the Silicon Valley area. That gadget runs hot to the touch! Which means... I assume it is gobbling lots of ...
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DSL vs Cable internet?

So I am not quite sure of the differences. I have read that DSL is fed into the home via the phone line, and cable is, of course, through the cable jacks. I currently have a 30Mbps cable connection ...
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Two static IPs on one DSL modem, computer A can't see computer B over the WAN

Both computers have internet access and can browse to any other domain or IP except the ones on the same incoming modem. The configuration is: DSL modem with 5 static IPs one switch connected to the ...
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What factors limit the available speed of my DSL connection?

I live out in Rural, and the only DSL speed available to me is 1.5Mb/s. In town they have 7Mb/s, but not here. Where does that speed limit come from? Is it the wiring we put in the street? Or the ...
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Bridged DSL connection works for a bit, then fails bizarrely

I've got a BellSouth FastAccess DSL subscription that has run on an ISP-provided 2wire HomePortal 1700HW combination modem/router for a few years now with no significant issues. I recently acquired a ...
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Swapping the ISP supplied router on DSL connections that also supply TV

My ISP is TalkTalk and I have one of their FTTC packages. With that I also have their YouView TV service. Before getting this service I used my own routers, as ISP supplied ones didn't have the ...
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How To Recover Deleted DSL/PPPoE Network Credentials?

I want to recover my deleted DSL network Credentials in Windows 8. Is there any way to do it? Doesn't windows save these information in system logs? Please help.
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Connecting a server to DSL router

I have a broadband internet connection which is plugged in directly to my laptop. I have debian server with old configuration and currently connected to my laptop using bluetooth PAN connection. I ...
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Send a copy of All Packets to another ip address

I have to send a copy of all network traffics of one company to another. Both are not directly connected but they could connect through Internet(they have valid ip address). The purpose is some kind ...
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Odd can only access web server externally not internally router port forwarding

I have an Actiontec PK5000 DSL modem and have Port forwarding setup to point to my web server. I have a static IP. I have a weird situation where if I try to access the web server through the static ...
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Can I connect a DSL modem to Ethernet broadband connection?

I have a ethernet port in my house for my broadband connection given by my ISP. I have a Dlink DAP 1350 Pocket Router connected to it. But it only gives me enough range for a room. I have a old DSL ...
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Periodic internet connection drops

My setup is a dsl modem, and a dlink di 524M router. I'm also using a Witopia VPN which runs through OpenVPN. I've been having trouble with the internet connection dropping very frequently. It comes ...
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Set up a VPN that operates at the level of my DSL modem or main router, so that the tunnel serves my entire LAN

I do not currently have a VPN service, but I am looking in to one to get around some site blocks that my ISP has. But I want to set up a VPN that operates at the level of my DSL modem or main ...
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How does Internet link bonding work?

I have a slower "high-speed" Internet connection of 1.5Mbps DSL. I have often wondered if I could get a second line into my house and do a process called link bonding to join the two lines together ...
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Extended Phone Line and DSL Signal Quality

I am thinking about changing my internet service. DSL I know uses the telephone line but the one issue is the telephone jack is on the other side of the room. If I was to take a 50ft phone cord I ...
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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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How to recover PPPoE password from Netgear N600?

I have a Netgear N600 wireless router. How can I recover my PPPoE from that device? The web interface only shows dots for the password...
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DSL Internet slow in evenings

For the past 3-4 weeks I have been experiencing slow Internet speeds starting in the evenings (normally around 7pm, but sometimes as early as 5pm) and normal again in the mornings. These speeds have ...
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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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Would it be possible to use my DSL router in another house?

I have a broadband connection and a DSL router. I have to go to another house for a couple of weeks. Both the houses have the same telephone connection. So would it be possible to use the DSL Router ...
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DSL to web connectivity is often lost

I am experiencing a frequent web connectivity problem via a DSL modem. The problem usually shows up as a reload later screen inside of Google Chrome, as illustrated. My DSL service was fine for the ...
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Access Home Network Server via External Address (DSL vs Cable)

For the last few months, I've been using a server on my home network for basic backups and hosting some small websites. Up until this past week, I've been using Comcast (cable) as an ISP and now that ...