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Under federal law, it is your right and our duty to protect your account information. I also ran up against the cable/broadband company charging for a visit from their technician since they figured that the problem had been solved in the prior visits. you seem to expect that everyone has apple products but, in reality, most do not. What happens with your wifi router and computer(s) is your responsibility.

Advice on grounding shielded DSL cable [HomeImprovement] by trs79265. Bye!") is callous and untenable. My network, with its new souped-up router, was the only network using channel 149 -- in the 5 GHz spectrum band. I am running windows 7 on a laptop with a wireless connection. weblink

I am a new customer moving to a CenturyLink service area. They also would be more accountable for performance. Search Site Back Shop My Offers Change Your Bundle Upgrade Your Speed Add TV Channels Special Deals About Fios Fios Availability Fios Internet Fios TV Fios Digital Voice Accessories Move

Reply Helpful Comment? 0 0 bmommy Joined Apr 2007 don't bring me down 2,242 Posts 5,576 Reputation Give Rep Follow User Send Message View Profile Posts Created Threads Started 06-21-2011 at Also here's why ISPs need to do a much better job of helping residential customers diagnose possible network problems that lie beyond the narrow scope of the wires and modems they Password Site Map Posting Help Register Rules Today's Posts Search Site Map Home Forum Rules Members List Contact Us Community Links Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads Now, behind my modem there is a thin cable that is connected from the DSL provider to the DSL input of the modem, and this should correspond to the dsl light.

Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Recent Posts Why unlocked smartphones and no-contract plans are a much better deal 5 affordable ways nonprofits can use mobile technology: It also led me to disabling a couple other jacks as culprits. Maybe its my laptop, but that isn't connected to the phones either.The house is about 25 years old. http://www.dslreports.com/forum/r18328404-DSL-acting-weird I would talk to your ISP and have them test the lines, so you can eliminate that. __________________ MemTest | IMGBurn | Seatools Drive Fitness | DataLifeguard |SeaFlash Rufus | Virus/Malware

Just got time warner cable internet, acting weird Started by cyberstven , Sep 08 2007 02:02 PM Please log in to reply 3 replies to this topic #1 cyberstven cyberstven Member Especially odd was that my laptop was repeatedly unable to show a valid IP address. Two Google public DNS servers that I now have programmed into my network preferences panel are: and solved DSL modem with router attached slow speeds?

Stan: Go America. You should be able to designate a specific DNS on any system. I recently moved to New Orleans and dealt with setting up my wireless network in my new house. Customers should be able to specify this alternate contact on the spot, during a problem, so they're directing it to the most easily available contact at that moment.

hnliveMay 2, 2014, 5:40 AM Really wierdly, the momment i touched the reset button it started working., Thanks for the suggestion. Know how to manually specify the DNS your computer uses. For the past 3 yrs with the Linksys router, I only had to reset everything maybe 1-2 times per year (if that). But unlike your power, if your wifi stops working, too often it's up to YOU to diagnose and fix it.

Unfortunately, wifi has many potential points of failure -- most of which are unfamiliar territory to the typical consumer. I'm now suspecting that it may have to do with one of my web cams that I use as a nanny spy cam. Not Quite Right? Get the answer Ask a new question Read More Light DSL Modem Ethernet Card Networking Related Resources solved Can i connect a Unifi AP on a dsl router/modem?

yeah123yeah Modems/Cable/DSL/Satellite 18 03-04-2012 07:44 PM Can't connect to the internet Hi there, I'm having trouble connecting my laptop to the internet. Last night, I turned that camera off altogether and the internet connection has been fine. Since home wifi is a necessity, not a luxury, for me, I hopped on my bike and went to the nearest Apple Store, where I purchased an Airport Extreme.

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We can send a technician to your house, but if the problem is not our equipment, you'd have to pay for that visit." I understand their perspective, but that is a Where possible it should recommend specific devices (such as routers) and tools (such as the KISmac application) that might help solve the problem. Then, later, you notice your browser acting odd and wonder why. Enter the 2 words.

This is the first time anything like this has happened to me in the 2 months i have had this laptop. We had an unexpected error, please try again. But Tom cautioned me that a direct ethernet connection to my cable modem is not a safe option. That would be the first thing I would look at anyways.

For instance, "I need to update my Mozilla plugins." Turn off software programs running in the background If you're having speed issues, trim down what you have running on your computer To fix this, I go to network connections and press repair. DSL had not come back on, spent a ridiculous 2 hrs on the phone with AT&T. First, start with a speed test to see if your connection is lagging.

z2g Joined Jul 2005 L10: Grand Master 10,021 Posts Follow User Send Message View Profile Posts Created Threads Started Original Poster 06-18-2011 at 09:24 PM #4 Yeah, I had the same Nothing worked. Web browsers require a surprising amount of computing power to operate. Reply 0 Kudos amesburian Contributor Posts: 9 Registered: ‎03-25-2012 Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report inappropriate content Re: please help, dsl acting wierd

See Popular Deals Local Deals Local Deals Shop for great local deals or change your location. Reply Helpful Comment? 0 0 Last edited by dhc014 June 18, 2011 at 11:18 PM. To improve your speed, be aware of possible sources of interference in your home and make the necessary changes. chich Networking Support 30 03-05-2012 10:37 PM Windows XP With No Internet I have a computer that has windows xp it's a DELL.

Dan Baldwin 951-251-5155 Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. They should encourage customers to keep this guide in a place where they don't lose it. Sometimes resetting the router and modem would fix this. Nothing is right.

Comcast gave me no hints or indications of how I might continue to track down this problem. Be aware of other potential points of failure -- especially DNS problems and wifi interference. 2.