Verizon FiOS is a bundled Internet access, telephone, and television service which operates over a fiber-optic communications network.

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Verizon FiOS gateway routing issue - How to set up VPN?

OK, long story as short as I can make it: Kept having 'waiting for server' issues when going online via browser or FTP Reset router, etc. - same issue Tried Google DNS & OpenDNS - same issue ...
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Can I use a Verizon FiOS DVR to watch TV on my computer via network?

My Verizon FiOS DVR is connected to our home network. Is it possible to use it as a tuner for watching (streaming) TV programs (either in real-time or recorded) on my Windows 7 machine, over the home ...
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how can I deal with throttling?

I have Verizon FiOS and it seems as if certain things will cause the connection to slow down greatly. if there are a few people on skype, the internet speed drops greatly for the rest of the day even ...
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How should I set up my wireless-N FIOS router?

It's in my basement, and I only get wireless coverage in the basement and on the main floor but not on the second floor. It's a wireless GigE N Actiontec MI424WR router (the red one) and I'm thinking ...
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Can ISP's (Like Verizon) throttle specific sites? [closed]

I have Verizon FIOS and have noticed that in the past month YouTube has been buffering videos so slowly that it's at the point where I have to let the video load for 15 minutes before watching half of ...
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Set up VPN with Verizon FiOS

I am trying to set it up so that I can access my home network via a VPN connection, but I am getting the following error: Error Message "Error 809: The network connection between your computer and ...
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Internet Slow; but not for Proxy--Why?

My internet connection has been flaky for the past 3 days (Verizon FIOS). It's not the computer, because the connection has been poor for several devices in the house. Strange, some sites (Google, ...
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FiOS signal bradcast

Can I connect the FiOS set top output coaxial cable to my MOCA wifi/router input so to broadcast the unscrambled signal to my Roku Boxes?
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Netflix lags on my laptop

I just got an Acer Aspire 5250 and have been trying to run Netflix on it with little or no success. The laptop has Windows 7 as the OS and Verizon Fios as the ISP. The picture is fine is just that it ...
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Internet issues despite fast speed test results

I recently switched to Verizon FiOS and am experiencing some issues with my internet. I tested my connection speed at dslreports and received the report stating that I had 25mbps for both upload and ...
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Internet Explorer “There was a problem sending the command to the program” error

When I click on links to other URLs on web pages or in email messages, this error occurs about 90% of the time. Began occurring when I switched from a cable service to Verizon FIOS. What can I do to ...
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Wireless network optimization in a long/wide single family brick house

I live in a rancher-style house in the US (for those not in the US, just a single level home that is usually a bit wider than it is deep). There is an extension on the house that extends past the ...
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How to access Verizon FiOS Router when it is acting as a network bridge with my own router?

I have Verizon FiOS and would like to access the router that Verizon provided. The problem is that I had Verizon hook up my router to it so I could set up my own wireless network with my own hardware. ...
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Block (or only allow certian) incoming IP addresses on Verizon FIOS Actiontec Router

I opened a few ports to the outside of my home network so I can get into a few of my machines from outside. When checking some logs, I noticed that I was getting scanned on some ports from various ...
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Can I get ethernet out of my Verizon FIOS set-top box?

Setup: my home network is long & skinny, and the FIOS-connected router is all the way at one of the apartment. At the other end, far away (and a floor higher) is my HD TV, which gets a cable-TV ...
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What's there to know about Verizon FiOS Speed? [closed]

I'm working on getting a separate internet connection to run out and I was looking into available options. FiOS claims to offer 25Mb up / 25 Mb down as a maximum rate. Do they have listed minimum ...
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Residential FiOS and port 80 [closed]

I'm closing on a house on Monday in a FiOS neighborhood, and I'd like to order service soon. However, one thing that I need is port 80 and/or 443 open (preferably both). I won't be doing anything ...
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How can I replace my Verizon FIOS Router?

I am currently renting a Actiontec MI424WR Verizon FiOS Router. I'd like to get rid of this and stop renting, but as SidneySM informed me in this question, the coax connection is needed to create a ...
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Why did Verizon hook FIOS up with ethernet and coax?

Verizon installed their FIOS router in my apartment a year ago and hooked up both the Ethernet and coax connections on the back of the router. I am moving my routers around and I don't have a coax ...