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Questions tagged [modem]

A device for sending a digital signal down an analog line

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How do I split my modem connection into a router and an additional ethernet output?

I have my cable modem in one room. I have a ethernet wire going through the wall connecting to the router. I have an Office I want to run an ethernet cable to, which would be pretty easy to do if I ...
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Can't get portforwarding to work on PROLiNK PRS1241B ADSL2+ Wireless Modem/Router [closed]

I've tried the following: I tested the port on http://canyouseeme.org but it keeps saying "connection timed out" Is there something wrong I'm doing here?
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Huawei HG8245H MAC Address Change (Clone)

My last router had an option to clone/change my router's MAC Address (did this in order to change my public IP Address for x,y,z reasons) On this specific router "Huawei HG8245H"(which is a 2in1 ...
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NAS setup help w/ home

so I'm not super experienced with Networking, so I may have already committed some Faux-pas in my setup, so please bear with me; I have a HDD connected to my modem (TC8715) that I'd like to use as a ...
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Receive calls and texts from a mobile modem on Windows 10

Other posts on SuperUser about this issue are either too old to be useful, are for a different operating system, or are not exactly what I am looking for. Background I have a Windows 10-on-Arm ...
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Using a mobile hotspot as a modem? [closed]

Do all routers with USB ports for 3G/4G backup connections support all mobile broadband devices? I'm just curious to see if, since I can't get fiber due to my apartment block not being wired for it, ...
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Delete modems on OS X from the terminal

I attached a dodgy Android device to my Mac, which evidently has caused it to install literally one thousand dialup devices. This is the detail of one such dialup device. Here they appear in the ...
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Two Internet connections via two modems, one router, specify which modem to use on PC

At work, we have two Internet connections via two modems, one cable modem and one 4G modem. To the cable modem, there is a Wi-Fi router connected, and that is our network A. The 4G modem has a built-...
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Can you direct the modem signal to a router through a switch, then from the router back through the same switch to spread it out to other devices?

Right now this works Modem --> Switch --> Router --> Wifi to many devices I am wondering if the following would work: Modem --> Switch --> Router --> Switch (same one from before) --> Ethernet to ...
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Packet loss after installing new modem

I installed a new modem last night - Motorola MB8600. I had been using Arris SB6141 until now. Things were good, but it wasn't able to reach very high speeds. My internet provider is Xfinity, and they ...
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Reason for double addresses on single computer

I am on the west coast and I am using Sonic fiber internet (sonic.com). The modem provided by the ISP is Pace modem. I am running Ubuntu. In the modem configuration, I saw that my public IP is 198.xx....
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What can take out a cable modem? [closed]

I have replaced my cable modem 4 times in the last 6 months. The last one only lasted a week. I don't have to pay for it (I just take it back to the cable company for replacement), but it is a ...
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How to port forward on my huawei modem (b525s-23a) Minecraft Server

I want to port forward for my Minecraft server. I've literally tried everything. I literally don't know how to configure any of the stuff I've tried correctly. I would like someone to tell me how to ...
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WiFi router not working properly

Whenever I switch off my router and then switch it on again, it just doesn't connect to the internet. What I have observed: My devices recognize the network. There is solid amber light in the ...
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Can I hook up my old TP-link router with a LAN cable instead of a phone cable?

So I have a TD-W8960N Version 1 modem (router) from 2007. It has a phone line jack and 4 LAN jacks. Years ago I used to connect the modem to the wall phone cable line (using ADSL-splitters and such). ...
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Printer & Roku facing trouble connecting to ARRIS SURFboard SBG6580-2

I recently moved to a new place and had to buy a new cable based modem-router as this new place supports only xfinity. I bought the following modem: https://www.amazon.com/ARRIS-SURFboard-SBG6580-2-...
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Redirect own WAN traffic to LAN

Let's say my WAN IP is 123.456.789.0 Earlier, when I connected to 123.456.789.0:22 from the LAN, my traffic reached my LAN correctly and the service worked fine. It also worked fine when I connected ...
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What is my internet speed?

First three days The speed in the Router "192.168.1.1" is 5 mbit all the time, and in speedtest.net is 5 mbit. After 3 days The speed in speedtest.net dropped to 4 mbit, but still 5 mbit in ...
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2 broadband modems and one dumb switch

I would need your help with something. I have small office, but all our work is online. To have secure internet connection, I have 2 different internet providers at my office. And if something ...
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Modems WAN IP address is different than routers WAN IP address

So first off I'm not having any connection issues whatsoever. Just been trying to self learn more about networking when I noticed this situation. I have a residential wireless gateway device leased ...
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I have to disconnect/reconnect network cable to access Internet

I use Ubuntu 16.04 and connect my machine alongside other machines by using a Hub to a modem to use Internet. Today I encounter with a problem: Other machine can connect to the Internet; but I cannot ...
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Connecting Router with DHCP to Modem over LAN (no WAN)

I have a TP-Link router and a technicolor cable modem. I have set up the router as a wireless access point using this tutorial: https://www.tp-link.com/us/faq-417.html The only reason I made it into ...
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router modem tp link extender

I currently rent and share router with 2 neighbors next door. The router is in their place. I often lose signal or it's not strong enough for me to stream on my 4k tv. I am not close enough to hook ...
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Connecting via UMTS in OpenBSD?

I would like to connect to a UMTS 3G-modem in OpenBSD. Does OpenBSD see a UMTS connection and how do I make the connection in OpenBSD terminal?
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is TS5 connector the same as crc9 connector? IF yes then why do they have 2 names. which connector is present in huawei e8372 4g usb modem?

Totally confused about ts5 and crc9 connectors. How are they different ?. who invented them and what is the correct technical name -- ts5 or crc9 ?. Are they part of any relevant standards?. which ...
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Can I update/reconfigure my AT&T Uverse 2Wire 3801HGV Gateway to use a different ISP?

I recently received a used 3801HGV Uverse router from a relative. It appears it was manufactured by AT&T and has its firmware. I am attempting to replace my old mikrotik modem with it, but I can't ...
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Create local DSL between to modems [duplicate]

Is it possible to reuse old modem routers by creating a DSL connection between the two? I would like to use them as extenders since I can't use Ethernet cables in my apartment.
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Internet unstable using a modem with OpenWrt. Is the system logs showing the cause?

I'm using a modem provided from my local ISP. This modem is called Powerbox GVT and this is the software version of the modem: Name : powerbox Firmware Version : SG790131200418 Hardware Version: ...
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Wireless adapter considered a modem

Is a wireless (Wifi) adapter considered a modem? I've never heard it explicitly called a modem but it seems to fit the definition since it's converting radio waves to a digital signal.
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Debian-live-9.4.0-amd64-gnome(nonfree) does not recognize huawei usb modem e303f

I prefer to use Linux live-user sessions of easy-to-use distros. Recently I am using "debian-live-9.4.0-amd64-gnome+nonfree.iso(stretch)". The only problem I am facing with this OS is, it does not ...
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Does a Wireless Access Point (WAP) connect to a router or to a modem?

Please note that I have read a similar question on the site, but the answer provided did not address my confusion, and I'd just like to clarify some of the terminology. I understand that a Wireless ...
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Changing a Fiber Internet Modem?

For Example, if for some Reasons, I must change a Fiber Internet Modem. Would be a Media Converter (Fiber to Ethernet) and an Ethernet Router, a good Choice to set up a basic Internet Connection ? ...
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Can I connect my modem using the arial wall sockets in my house?

I've got a modem connected using a coax cable on the ground level. I would like to move it to the loft. Next to the coax box for the modem on the ground level, there is also another box with a TV ...
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What does ISP modem internal network topology look like to be able to access its managment IP Address when bridged and not bridged?

I understand that ISP modem is a combo box made up of modem, router and switch. When it is in unbridged mode, the internal rotuer WAN simply recieve ISP ip address and its LAN interface is statically ...
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Why I can still access modem GUI when it is bridged?

I am talking about ISP Modem that means it is a modem/router/switch combo. When I am not bridging I understand the diagram as such, The router receive the ISP IP address and route to internal network ...
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Why do I need to call ISP to configure my modem as bridge mode?

I recently configured my modem as bridged mode but I need to call ISP. ISP asked about the model of the router I am connecting to. Can anyone explain the technical details on why they need to know the ...
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Are there any concerns relating to connecting a router to a combo modem/router?

Shaw (an ISP) recently decided to switch from supplying a basic modem, to supplying a combination modem/router, the Hitrom CGNM-2250. The problem is, the router aspect of it is terrible. The admin UI ...
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Moving router and modem

I am moving from the main house, to an apartment on the same property. The modem and router are currently in the main house but I need to move them to the apartment. The apartment has phone and cable/ ...
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How do I make ppp reliable over lossy radio modems using pppd and tcp kernel settings on debian? [closed]

I am having a lot of trouble establishing a reliable ppp / tcpip link between two debian systems over radio modems. My hardware topology is a little complex. The system uses: Raspberry Pi 3B at ...
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i have a Tenda w150d ADSL router/modem and i want to use it as wifi accesspoint to share wifi single in my home for mobile devices and laptops

i have an Ethernet connection which i want to use for wifi in my home. i have a Tenda w150d ADSL router/modem and i want to use it as wifi accesspoint to share wifi single in my home for mobile ...
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How can I use telnet to set my modem/router to bridge mode?

I have an ActionTec T2200H modem/wireless router combo that I use solely as a ADSL2+ modem. From the web interface the bridge mode is hidden but by enabling telnet I find options for bridging, just I ...
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Access modem GUI

I have gone through all the materials here but am still having some problems, as in it doesn't work. I have a century link modem in bridge mode (192.168.0.1), and linksys 1900ac with stock software (...
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HDSPA Modem on Windows 8.1 installation Error : 28 : Driver Error. Reinsert or restart your computer and try again

How do i do this? I have a Computer which is Windows 8.1 and i got this HDSPA Modem, Now i want to use the modem on this windows 8.1 Computer and i get this error along the Line 28 : Driver Error. ...
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Can I extend a network by connecting two Modems via a RG-6 coax cable? Assuming I have normal routers on either end?

The flow of Data would be as follows: ISP --> Modem 0 --> Router 0 As would be in a normal home internet setup. Then LAN 0 from Router 0 --> (Via Ethernet) --> Modem 1 WAN Modem 1 ==> (Via Coax) ==>...
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Connect 2 computers to 1 printer

What the title says. So what i have: 1 modem 1 router (Linksys E1200) 1 printer (hp deskjet ink advantage 3835) 1 (A)PC with windows xp on it (don't ask why) 1 (B)PC with windows 10 How these parts ...
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Can I put WiFi access points between my modem and router?

I'm attempting to wire a house for internet that's a bit too far away from a road with the cable line (about 250 yards across a field). The local ISP won't run a cable to the house, but they are ...
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USB_modeSwitch doesnt detect my huawei dongle as modem automatically

Problem: I am using a Huawei dongle with me. On my current kernel version, I have installed usb_modeswitch. As soon as I insert my Huawei dongle, it detects as mass storage instead of the modem. ...
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Using 4G LTE modem with dialup connection

I just reformatted my PC and getting frustrated with my 3G/4G modem. When I plug the modem it asks me to install the software, which I did already. Then I am opening the Modem software and trying to ...
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Huawei HG8245H modem/router WiFi intermittent connection issue

I have just recently had Fiber internet connection installed and they gave us Huawei HG8245H as our modem/router. Wired connection is very good however, the WiFi isn't. From 9pm to around 10am ...
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LAN/WAN Combo Slot?

My Modem has a slot that says "LAN/WAN", suggesting that it works for both. However, it already has a plug in the DSL slot. Thus, I assumed that the DSL slot actually functioned as the WAN. Does that ...