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1answer
55 views

Repurpose a cable modem/router as merely a router

Please bear with me - I'm unclear about much of the terminology used in home networking. The scenario: I would like to set up a wireless network. I live in a shared house where internet service is ...
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3answers
78 views

Port forwarding when router and modem are separate

I am using two different devices for connecting to the Internet. I have a Motorola modem and a DLink router, and get my Internet connection from Comcast. Now I am trying to enable port forwarding to ...
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0answers
27 views

Modem not assigning DNS

I have a ZyXEL P-870H-51A V2 VDSL2 modem. Currently, the modem connects to the internet, but computers require to use a static DNS in order to use it, otherwise they fail to reach a DNS lookup. ...
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1answer
44 views

Can 2 routers connect to a single internet line

I am trying to isolate 2 computers from each-other so they cant communicate or attack each-other in any way. As of my research I found out that the most effective way to do that is to separate them ...
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2answers
318 views

Why do some routers not have a WAN port?

I have a ZyXEL P-870H-5xA v2 VDSL2 modem to act as a modem, but it's not wireless, so I figured I'd grab a wireless router to to connect to it to act as the wireless router. A friend had a TP-LINK ...
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2answers
616 views

Router behind Modem (Thomson TWG87OUG and ASUS RT-AC66U)

I have a Thomson TWG87OUG. The Thomson Modem has Wifi, LAN, DDNS and Forwarding which I am using currently. But there is some functionality I am missing so I want to buy a Router, the ASUS TR-AC66U, ...
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3answers
3k views

Can I switch my modem over to any other coaxial entry point in the house?

Can I switch my modem over to any other coaxial entry point in the house? Or does each jack have to be set up by an engineer sent over by my ISP. I'm a bit afraid to just try it, in case connecting ...
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0answers
159 views

Access router from ADSL modem

I have the following set-up: Linksys WAG320N modem-router connected to the internet via RJ11 Gateway IP for WAG320N is 10.0.1.1, subnet mask is 255.255.255.0 Static IPv4 address for my EA6500 router ...
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1answer
76 views

Networking Woes

My set-up is quite complex for me. I have a telephone line, broadband and IPTV on a single line. The service provider gave me a wireless modem (I am not sure if that is the correct term - the ...
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1answer
102 views

If I have a powerful modem is it wise to also use a router?

Trying to get the best performance and maintenance, is it wise to have an additional router attached to my modem that already has the features I use? Currently I have all my devices connect to the ...
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1answer
6k views

How to use two wireless modems/routers together?

I have two wireless modems/routers and one line. I want to use both at the same time to increase coverage. I know that it's not possible to run two modems at once from one line. Is it possible to use ...
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1answer
213 views

Why did I lose the Internet connection after making a home group?

I have two computers in my house. They are; laptop with Windows 7 Home Basic desktop with Windows 7 Home Premium I use internet which is of wired connection and it has a modem. The modem has 1 LAN ...
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0answers
194 views

How to connect a Belkin modem to a Belkin router to complicated home network with a web server

I came back from a trip to find my Linksys modem/router had partially fried itself. So I went to the local "big box" electronics store for a quick fix. After a bit of faffing they sold me a Belkin ...
2
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1answer
869 views

How can I distribute USB broadband internet connection over my LAN?

I am using a wireless USB adapter with my PC (I have Windows XP installed). I want to distribute this USB network connection through the LAN card of my PC using a hub so that my three other friends ...
0
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2answers
466 views

Access to modem's config page through router

I have the next config: PC -> Asus RT-N16 router (192.168.1.1) -> LinkSys WAG54G2 in bridge mode (192.168.0.1) How can I access to modem's config page from my PC?
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2answers
1k views

How to share a USB modem? [closed]

Usually I wouldn't have this problem if it was a dsl modem or cable modem but it's really been difficult for me to share this little modem to other computers. Right now I have my laptop connected to ...
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1answer
2k views

How to configure an ADSL Base Station as modem only

I have the ADSL modem Philips CPWBS154 that was recommended by my ISP. It comes pre-configured as a all-in-one solution: it is an ADSL modem but also a Firewall, a DHCP server, a WiFi access point,... ...
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6answers
113 views

Which home modems and other network gear for reliability? [closed]

Do you have a home modem/router that occasionally doesn't function exactly like it should. I find this weird behavior completely unpredictable and I can only guess that maybe it is overheating. Does ...