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

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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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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 I add a 'wireless only' router off my Verizon Fios router?

I have a Verizon Fios and their MI424WR router (this uses coaxial cable). My main issue is that my wireless signal seems slow and unreliable these days. I requested a replacement but it doesn't seem ...
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Verizon FiOS - what's involved with getting Internet and TV to my home?

I know the cable and telco already have lines that run into apartment buildings. How does Verizon FiOS get their service to our home? From this diagram, it looks like Verizon provides an ethernet ...
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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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Port forwarding with Verizon FIOS and ActionTec router (hard)

I just spent over an hour with Verizon and ActionTec support, trying to open ports to one of my local machines. IMHO, the Verizon guy was very helpful but not technically deep enough to figure it out, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...