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Can I use a DSL Modem with built-in wireless router with a cable modem? [duplicate]

I recently moved from DSL to Cable. I have a 'dumb' cable modem, but a 'smart' DSL modem (two actually). What I would like to do is to connect the cable modem to one of the lan ports of the DSL modem ...
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Router speed not even close

My laptop which has an Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6235 downloads at about 27Mbps. My router is a Belkin N150 (Model F9K1001v3). And I have a Motorola Surfboard SB6141, which supports up to 300Mbps. ...
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How to connect my modem router to multiple cat 5 sockets

I have just moved my business to a small office, which has 10 cat 5 sockets. The modem/router is connected to one socket. How do I connect the other sockets to the one that has the modem/ router ...
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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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Routers with multiple user increasing latency by request is normal?

I guess my modem have a problem with multiples users sending packages simultaneously, in the past I shared my internet connection with others 4 devices (computers and smartphones) and I played online ...
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pppd started by wvdial does nothing

I'm trying to get GPRS modem working under Linux. For some of the ISPs it worked fine, but for one of them the process stucks right after starting the pppd. The log looks like this: --> WvDial: ...
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Can't access modem after a while

I have an TP-Link TD-W8951ND ADSL modem which feeds my whole house Internet and is also the dhcp server. For some reason randomly I will not be able to access the modem at all but the internet works ...
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Can I connect two computers on an ADSL modem which has one USB port and one Ethernet port?

I have an ADSL2 modem + router. It has one USB connector and one Ethernet port. It is not a wireless router-modem. Can I use both of my computers on each one to access the internet? Here are the ...
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Modem not able to easily establish broadband connection. Takes several restarts

I had asked similar question here. But instead of reviving it, I thought I would post a new question with additional details. The issue is establishing broadband connection initially. I have a DSL ...
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Why does a router need to know the modem's static IP address?

Background: I just ordered a static IP address from my ISP. I now have to configure my router to use the static IP, but I'm not sure why. Why does the router need to know the public IP address if it ...
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Is it possible to manipulate my WCDMA modem's code?

I have a WCDMA data card (WCDMA modem) that is used for Internet connectivity. Unfortunately it has been designed so proprietary that I cannot connect to any WCDMA other than the one who branded my ...
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If my DSL modem leaves a port open, how vulnerable is my router?

Port scans of my old Netgear router showed that port 4567 was open. I assumed my router was to blame. Now port scans of my new Linksys router show the same open port, which makes me think my DSL modem ...
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How to access ADSL modem web-interface thru router?

I have 3 devices in my network: D-Link router (fixed IP 192.168.0.1, DHCP enabled) ADSL modem (fixed IP 192.168.0.2, DHCP disabled; bridging mode, PPPoE) PC (dynamic IP) If I connect the modem to ...
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Default gateway is 192.168.1.1 but can't access it with browser [duplicate]

I have a Zyxel P-870H VDSL modem, I"M trying to diagnose internet problems. I have my computer computer plugged into it via ethernet. I'm able to access the internet, and ipconfig tells me that the ...
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What is meant by MAC address “Spoofing”

Why is MAC address Spoofing called spoofing, rather than MAC address changing? If the network sees your MAC address as whatever you spoofed it to, doesn't that practically meant you have completely ...
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192.168.1.1 randomly switching between accessing VDSL modem, and accessing the wireless router.

I'm having trouble with my home network, since I've started using a new wireless router. The setup is a Zyxel VDSL Modem pluged into the wall, and connected to a TP-LINK modem via the ethernet ports. ...
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Modem and router suddenly won't work. When modem is plugged into router, modem's LAN LED won't light up

I have a D-link DIR-600 router and a TP-Link TD-8816 (ver 6.0) modem. I had them configured to modem on bridge and router on PPPoE for a long time, they worked fine. Today I woke up to no internet ...
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Reseting modem past 3 months

For the past 3 months i have the following problem. My modem resets several times a day. Tehnican said that the couse of this is problem is old inside house installation. I have arris modem. Can you ...
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Need modem for a line-bonded ADSL2+ connection

I have two semi-related questions: What do I look for in specs to identify ADSL2+ modems capable of supporting line-bonding? I can't seem to locate any clear indication of those which do versus those ...
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how to turn my D-Link modem into a bridge/repeater for my USB 3G dongle? [duplicate]

I have a usb 3g dongle and a D-Link modem. I like to know how to convert my d-link wifi modem as wifi transmitter for the data from usb dongle. i.e. Internet connection source as my USB dongle amd ...
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Connecting ZTE MF636 modem on Windows 8

for a few days I'm trying unsuccessfully to connect the modem MF636 Windows 8 After you insert the modem into the USB plug, as if the drivers are installed correctly, but the software included on the ...
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Extremely slow download speed, could my modem be causing it?

First off all I want to thank everyone who is reading this. This will be a long problem so I really hope someone has an answer, as my ISP doesn't. For over a month we have been experiencing ...
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Wifi: Are two 8dbi antennas equal to a 16dbi antenna gain? How much coverage will I get?

I'm planning to buy a TP-LINK TD-W8961ND modem+router and two 8dBi TP-Link TL-ANT2408CL antennas. I'm going to attach the two 8dBi antennas into the modem, because this modem has two external ...
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D-link blinking orange light and cannot access router IP

I've never had this issue before, but just recently I had to get a new Ethernet cable, because my old one had broken. So I bought a new one, and now when I connect my modem and router to gain Wi-Fi, ...
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Strange Issue with computer shutdown and cable outage

This problem first showed signs a few days ago. I was working on my iMac, and suddenly it shut off immediately without showing any warning signs. So, I powered it back on and my ethernet connection ...
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Why PPPoE Connection fails with error 691 - ADSL2+ Modem

On Windows 7, an ADSL2+ modem is used to connect to my ISP using a PPPoE connection. 1-Username and password are correct. 2-The modem is configured to accept bridge connection with my ISP VPI VCI ...
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Trying to access a internal modem over serial with putty. Only typing letters a and A work

I try to connect to an internal broadband modem over the serial (com port) with putty. It is Windows 7 64 with 64 bit drivers for the modem. When I connect with putty to the port the only letters I ...
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Why would wifi router suddenly start having a bad connection for only one of the connected devices?

My home connection consists of two OSX Mavericks laptops connected to a Motorola box that functions both as a wifi router and a cable modem. About a month ago, we started seeing problems. The ...
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Modem Speed Limit

I changed my plan to a 4Mbps unlimited connection. But my download speed still shows 573Kbps in the ADSL settings webpage and I get slow download speed. I called the ISP's customer care and they said ...
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Want to use my ADSL modem as WiFi router when I use internet through other USB modem

I have a DSL DG-BG4100N modem. I use internet through other USB CDMA modem. Now I want to access this connection on my laptop through WiFi without disconnecting it from my desktop. How can I use the ...
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MAC filtering not working on 2wire 2701HG-T modem

Why would mac filtering not work on a 2wire 2701HG-T modem? I've relied on mac filtering before to block intruders with other modems, but at my mom's house, she has a 2wire 2701HG-T modem, and there ...
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How can USB 3G modems reach high speeds through a virtual serial port?

I'm a bit puzzled about the virtual COM ports used by modern high speeds USB devices that creates several serial interfaces, one of which is used for data transfer. A modern 3G/4G USB modem can reach ...
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Connect a modem to a router through a patch panel?

I currently have my router next to my modem which is in the far corner of my basement. I would like to buy a 16 port patch panel and 16 port switch to organize and manage my 9 runs. My questionis ...
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Using the Windows 7's fax service

I use Windows 7 ultimate on my computer. And know that it's possible to use this OS as fax device to send and recieve faxes. I have an ADSL modem which the telephone line is attached to it and a ...
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Why does my modem takes many attempts to connect to internet

I have this old DSL 502T Dlink modem router(wired). I have been using this for many years without any issues. Recently though, there is issue connecting to the Internet (WAN side). It takes many ...
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installing fax modem drivers on linux

EDIT 2: My modem is of type "HSFModem" so I got to the http://www.linuxant.com/drivers/hsf/oem/downloads.php and there I downloaded the debian file. I extracted it, and executed the command dpkg -i ...
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Browser says, it can't find the web page

If I google something and open all 10 results in new tab, 1 or 2 tabs didn't get loaded and the browser says it can't find the webpage but when i refresh, it loads perfectly. I feel that whenever ...
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Unable to Dial modem using LAN cable

I have a modem router , D-Link DSL-2520U, which has an ADSL cable. The modem router is connected to a Wireless Router TP-LINK TL-WR740N using a LAN cable. My devices connect wirelessly to the TP-LINK. ...
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Desktop keeps dropping off internet, modem working, wireless devices working

Super strange for the last 3 weeks, I go to use my desktop and I can't get on the internet. I get message in my browser that it can't get the page. Yet I look at my modem lights and the internet light ...
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Can I use an integrated modem with wireless router just as a modem with a cable service?

I live in Seattle, and my mom lives in San Francisco. She recently called me stressed out about how "the box with lights" doesn't work anymore. After calming her down, I found that she recently ...
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1 modem 2 routers with independant networks

Ok I have 2 routers and one modem. (I also have a switch handy) I would like to connect both routers to the modem. The only catch is I don't want both networks down if one router stops working or is ...
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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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How to absolutely minimize Windows 8 data usage (for satellite phone)

What steps can I take to absolutely minimize Windows 8.1 data usage when connecting to a satellite phone? Which is $$$ per MB. For instance Disable browser auto update Disable windows update Make ...
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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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How to access modem's web gui from inside LAN?

When my Netgear CG3000 is in bridge mode it acts as a modem-only, but it still exposes valuable information about the Internet connection through its web gui. However I cannot seem to access the ...
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Who are currently connected to my DSL-Modem?

In my home there are some devices that connected to my DSL-Modem at the same time. (such as PC - Laptop - SmartPhones etc...) I would like to know who are currently connected to my DSL-Modem ? I ...
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Amazonaws blocked by modem?

since some time i have the following problem: I can't download a .exe file (in my case the "Minecraft.exe" file) from s3.amazonaws. It does not work on 2 laptops, which are connected with a Vodafone ...
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What happens when I plug a router into another router?

I've recently switched ISPs, and the new one provided me with a modem (that what you call those things?) that doubles as a router. I used a router on my previous ISP for wireless networking, but I've ...
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How to include a short digital message in a sound recording

I wish to superimpose a short digital message, less than a kB, at an above audible frequency, but still low enough to be transmitted over FM radio stations, and then detect and decode that signal. ...
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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 ...