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Should I use a WiFi router or an access point in my home network

My internet connection becomes disturbed all the time especially when in work hours. I tried to diagnose the problem and I came across several reasons happening together. I have a VDSL modem router ...
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ants living in the phone company terminus/customer plug in weather-proof box

Early this summer at the lake place I opened up their box (customer side) and ants were living with-in (both sides). Brushed them off and plugged in my DSL line. Service drops often, DSL line shows ...
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What does the signal-level in my router settings mean?

I've looked up DSL information of my Speedport Smart and I found the point "Signal-level" with the values -17 for Upstream and 136 for Downstream. What exactly does "Signal-level" ...
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Frequent internet disruption

I am getting disconnected from internet very frequently. The router and the computer connection is stable but the router blinking stops -> becomes red -> and then starts blinking again. I did a ...
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Dlink DSL-2730u stuck on firmware update now showing red on power led

While trying to update firmware dlink DSL-2730u stucked and now power led turns red. No response from modem and can't access modem page 192.168.1.1 even after setting default gateway. Lan led blinking ...
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Port Forwarding- Multiple Routers (a TP-Link TLWR480N and an optronix modem)

Ok so I want to forward port 14492 on my computer (it has a static IP). But the problem is that I have basically 2 routers, so my connection is like the following:- Internet-->Router 1 (Optronix ...
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Can Hardwired Telephone Lines be used to Extend a DSL Connection?

My current configuration has what appears to be an RJ11 connection going from the wall jack directly to my DSL modem. Here is a picture of the faceplate; the blue jack is the phone line and the green ...
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Using DSL router for hub only

Is there a way to use my ATT DSL router as a hub/switch only? I'm cancelling my DSL service but need a 4 port hub. When I disconnect DSL service, the other ports don't work. I have a Netgear b90-...
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Adding a second modem to my network

We are a dozen of people on a small network with one DSL modem, and one netgear switch that connects to a patch panel to distribute the wires to all rooms of the office. The DHCP is disabled on the ...
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Is Bufferbloat triggered on a certain speed?

I have a Huawei HG658 modem/router combo, provided by my ISP, which is a little bit old and does not support/feature Smart Queue Management (SQL) that helps eliminate bufferbloat issues. When about ...
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ADSL and Cable modem connected to same SWITCH?

I have had ADSL and IPTV using the ADSL connection for quite long time. Recently I was offered much faster internet connection using cable modem. I Have all my devices (IPTV box, ps4, Desktop PC... ...
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How to figure out whether existing DSL modem can connect to my ~50 Mbit/s internet connection?

Some month ago I switch from a 16 MBit/s to a 50 MBit/s internet connection and started renting a AVM FRITZ!Box 7412 which is extremely buggy in term of the web UI (random appearance of elements) and ...
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BitTorrent interference with a landline telephone

There are still certain spots in Lancaster County, PA farmland where DSL internet is the only thing available through a wire (there's satellite, but that is a different matter). Now, DSL and a ...
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How to find the adress of my modem

I tried every single default ip adress, even reversed. This modem is outside of my house so i need ladder to access it, something is goin wrong with the PPPoE connection and the error it's not in my ...
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Weird situation about Zyxel modem

I have a zyxel p660hn-t1 modem that is about 3-4 years old. It was working properly. Now even it is connected to power outlet, power led is not lighting whereas DSL and WLAN leds are lighting ...
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No internet connection because of “error 797 modem was not found”

I have Windows 7 Ultimate with a PPPOE over ethernet connection, RJ cable directly plugged to my motherboard. When i try to connect the error occurs. To solve the proble i tried to: Delete and ...
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Can I use a PABX to split ethernet signals?

My father designed and built a large house about 10 years ago. Back then, internet was not 'popular' and so when it came to communication facility, he chose to install a PABX and ran all the wires ...
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how to use vodafone adsl router as normal router

I got a vodafone dsl easybox 602 router and modem from a friend of mine. At my home I have broadband connection. I want to use this broadband connection with the vodafone router and use it as wifi ...
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nmap launched on my LAN put my DSL connection down?

Today I made some tests with nmap on my home network. I launched nmap -n -sn 192.168.1.0/24 The scan completed and gave expected output. Strangely enough, after the scan has completed, I have lost ...
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Do I assign the static IP address—as assigned by my ISP—to my DSL modem? If so, how?

I’m a CenturyLink customer and today I added a static IP address to our account. I’ve logged onto the DSL modem (an Actiontec C1000A DSL modem) and see that it has the IP address but I’m wondering if ...
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Connect to DSL modem without using ethernet cable

I have a Dsl modem connecting to isp Inside it is a wireless linksys wrt router. my computer is a mac. at the moment to check the config of the dsl modem I have to use ethernet cable to switch port. I ...
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ADSL Teracom router permits only static IP connections to internet but not DHCP

I have asked this question elsewhere but I have yet to get a firm understanding of where the problem is - https://askubuntu.com/questions/773557/unable-to-trace-where-my-ubuntu-networking-problem-is ...
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DSL modem show 24Mbps speed, I get 1Mpbs

My D-Link DSL modem shows around 24Mbps downstream, but I get only the speed of 1Mbps (112kb/sec). I purchased 1Mbps, but I wonder why the modem shows 24Mbps downstream ? Is it possible to access ...
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Is it possible for an end-user to change the annex-type of a DSL modem/router?

Does someone have experience in changing the annex of a DSL modem/router? I found some reports from UK but no complete instructions or success stories? I bought a TP-Link Archer D7 (Annex A) and ...
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how to connect two Linux machines (one over wifi and other over ethernet) via ADSL modem

I have a ADSL modem (DLink 2730u) and two PCs one of which is connected to the modem on the ethernet and the other PC is connected to the same modem on wifi. Both PCs are running Debian Wheezy Linux. ...
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Appropiate configuration for network structure

I need a configuration for sniffing data packets and accessing the internet from the sniffer machine. The system schema is something like this: Linksys X1000 modem ...
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What could be the reason for frequently losing the internet connection?

I am frequently losing access to internet. Nearly 3 out of 10 pages I open in browser wont open, as if I'm not connected to internet at all. I tested my wireless connection using ping -t and here is ...
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Gateway set to unexpected PoE interface in ADSL modem

This issue came up during a routine check on my router/modem settings. Details follow. I use a TP-Link TD-W8901N ADSL modem (specs here) facing the internet. The modem manages a 192.168.1.x subnet, ...
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using a DSL modem router as a wifi extender

I want to use my DSL modem router as a WIFI extender/access point. My problem is that I no longer have a phone-line internet connection, so I cant get into the router login page to reconfigure the ...
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How do I connect Netgear DM111PSP v2 to ATT U Verse?

I purchased a new modem to replace the ATT provided NVG510. For some reason the Netgear setup wizard is not allowing me to setup my DSL connection. I have entered my PPPoE login and password, ...
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“Total Available Bandwidth” on modem's telnet interface?

I've been tinkering with my Thomson SpeedTouch 510, FW v. 6.2.15.7. This is the partial output of the "adsl info" menu, via the telnet interface: What does "Total Available Bandwidth&...
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TP Link TD-W8968 how to view data statistics based on ip

I have a tp link modem and multiple device connected to it. I want to see which device is eating up all the bandwidth and crossing my data limit. How can I see that? I have my mobile phone, pc, ...
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How does twisted-pair improve DSL?

The extension to that question is does TP improve DSL over long runs? The reason I ask is because when I plug my DSL modem inside my home, I get a 1/3 speed reduction over when I plug it directly into ...
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Is there a way to use a modem on more than one wired computer?

To run two cables (for wired computers) from a modem? My family has a DSL modem that we connect to via Ethernet and we would like to be able to use more than one wired computer on it at a time... Is ...
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How do I access my modem's GUI when it's in bridged mode?

I wanted to try setting up my ActionTec P5001a DSL modem/router in bridged mode with a Linksys E2500 router for improved NAT performance. Switching the modem to bridged mode and the router to PPPoE ...
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what devices are required to setup wireless internet with dsl? [closed]

i'm new in these things. what devices are required to setup wireless internet fully. I mean from device that search for signal to DSL router. I've seen people install some kind of device on their roof ...
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Using adsl router as modem only?

I have 2 network points(in two different location) that are RJ11 type and I need to use them and connect them to a switch(RJ45 of course) and make networking, and the switch is near to one of the ...
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Adding an entry to a local DNS server

I can access my DSL modem's interface by visiting my public IP address. When I click on DNS Server, I am able to add entries (i.e. mappings from domain name to IP address). I added the domain name in ...
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Ethernet extending

There is a house with internet access, and there is a workshop/guesthouse which has a phone line connecting to the house. The phone line is a copper wire pair, nothing fancy. The challange is to ...
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Why do I keep getting redirected to “/cgi-bin/redirect.ha”, when using AT&T U-Verse?

When browsing the web, I occasionally get redirected to "/cgi-bin/redirect.ha". Closing the browser or flushing the cache seems to fix it sometimes, but not always. Sometimes I'll see from Google: ...
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can i use my wireless adsl2 router+modem as modem only?

I have tenda w150D wireless router+modem. Its antenna is broken & it doesn't support dd-wrt. Now I wish to buy a router that does support dd-wrt. So can I use this current router+modem as modem ...
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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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How do I set up proxy server for my network having D-Link 2750U modem router

I want to install proxy server for my network and all I have is a D-Link 2750U modem router and a spare computer. We are a start up and at the moment can't afford a better router for web-filtering ...
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What happens if I start up my DSL-Modem

As far as I know the dsl modem tries to authenticate at the ISP via CHAP in a PPPoE-frame which is in an Ethernet-frame. But in a "normal" Ethernet frame needs a destination MAC address. How does my ...
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ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE from modem for certain settings

I'm trying to setup my VDSL modem (Zyxel p-870H-51a v2) to connect to the internet. Whenever I go to modify, or apply/save a connection setting, it gives me a ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE/Server closed ...
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What cable do I need to connect a DSL modem to my own DSLAM?

I am a student trying to learn DSL, so I thought the best way was to buy a DSLAM. I am attempting to connect a DSL modem to a DSLAM, and the DSLAM to a Linux box running PPPoE. The issue is I am not ...
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use old dsl modem as router

I have only one ethernet port available on my NanoStation loco M5: But I need to connect 2 PCs to the internet now. Do I have to get new router or is it possible (how?) to use my old dsl modem (4 LAN ...
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Why can't I access IIS locally with my Netgear B90-7550 ADSL modem/router?

I recently installed a new DSL Modem/Router sent to me by my ISP (Frontier), model NetGear B90-755044-15. I made no major setup changes, although I did enable WiFi, disable SSID broadcast, enable MAC ...
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Disconnect other users from DHCP client list

When I log in to my modem webpage I can see lot of employees are connected to WiFi network. This is okay. I have full access to the system and i want to disconnect the particular employee from the ...
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How to edit the internal webpage of router using Upload/Download?

I have a Beetel 450TC1 Router (with WiFi). I would like to know if there's any way out if I could tweak the web interface of the router by editing the internal webpages stored in it or connecting to ...