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Solved: DIR 615 will not pull IP Address with new cable modem

Q: Solved: DIR 615 will not pull IP Address with new cable modem

Charter up my internet price and told me they would put me on a promo plan if I came in and got one of their modems. I picked up the modem (Cisco DCP3008) yesterday and hooked it up tonight. I had everything connected through my DIR 615 and Charter came up asking me if I was upgrading, etc... needing to verify and so on. I went through that and the last step it said it need to restart the modem to finalize. The modem restarted and came online, however the browser never indicated the processed had finalize. I call Charter, we wired the modem directly to my laptop and got a connection. I thought things were good. I hooked back into the router restarted the modem, all lights came on, started the router and no IP address. I went into setup and clicked clone MAC address and hit save, still no IP address after going to status, dhcp release and dhcp renew.

I reset the router back to factory settings and it still would not pull and IP address. The router worked great before the new modem. Any suggestions to get my router to pull an IP address?

Thank you.

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A: Solved: DIR 615 will not pull IP Address with new cable modem

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I am using Outlook 2003 and run Windows XP.

When I create a new message I begin typing the name of the recipient and I would like it to match up with an address I have in my Outlook contact list. However, it does not read from there. It only seems to look at addresses that I have already sent to in the past. How can I get it to read from the address book? If I click on "TO" or "CC" it brings up another window with a list of addresses from my contact list. From there I can have it pull from the list. I would like to be able to do it withot the extra step.


A:Solved: Outlook 2003 dowes not automatically pull address from address book for email

That is how autocomplete works, from used addresses stored in the NK2 file.
This explanation and keyboard shortcut might help you.
Where do Outlook's auto-complete suggestions come from?

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Hi All,
I have Laptop Toshiba Satellite L775, windows 7. I used cable modem Motorola SURFboard SBG6580 and it was working fine. Then I changed my ISP to Century Link and used their DSL modem and still everything worked just fine. Now I moved to another city and used same cable modem (SBG6580) and connected my business PC thru ethernet and it is working fine. The problem is with my laptop which I tried to connect wirelessly but coudn't so I tried to connect it thru ethernet but it does not even recognizes it. Funny thing is my hard wired computer has picked up same network name thru modem and is working fine both thru ethernet and wifi (this computer I am using first time with this modem).
My laptop find available networks and when I select my network with password, some time it says connected with limited access and some time "windows was unable to connect" message. I tried most of the solutions by calling Suddenlink and Motorola but no luck. I am wordering if it has to do anything with centurylink's DSL modem being used on this laptop before and somehow blocking cable modem?
Any help?

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I have desktop with Windows 98 SE and I am trying to connect to my cable modem using a network card. My computer can't get an IP address from my broadband service so it assigns an autoconfiguration IP address and I can't get on the Internet.

I have tried two different network cards with the same result. I have connected a laptop to the cable modem and it works fine. I have also connected my desktop via USB to the cable modem and it works fine but I need to use Ethernet so that I can eventually use a router. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling the network card with no luck.

Does anyone have any ideas what could be causing the problem?

A:98 SE can't obtain IP address from cable modem

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I can ping when my laptop is connected to the company address but I cannot ping it when I am connected to the Cable Modem at home. I can reach the company network using a VPN with no problem.

How do I fix this?

The OS is Windows 2000

A:Cannot Ping IP Address From Cable Modem

I remember something about the 169.xxx.xxx.xxx ip addresses being an internal address that windows uses when it can't resolve the dhcp server sometimes. I had it once with windows 98 when we where having cable problems.

You may need to add another tcp/ip protocol for you nic, configure it to use dhcp for the cable modem.

Try here for some info


sorry not running 2k yet, just getting ready to install it for a dual boot

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Please help me!

I can't use my cable modem to access the Internet and can't release my IP address in IP configuration, called custom service and talk with the technical supporter many times, they said there is nothing wrong with my computer setting, and they didn't make any repair or upgrate service in my area, they don't know what happened and can't solve it! <Can you believe that? That's exactly what the guy called technical supporter told me, and they work for earthlink.>

My operation system is WIN98. Please help me!

A:HELP! - can't release IP address and can't access Internet through cable modem...

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Hi all -
we were happily getting along with our RCN cable Motorola modem and DLink wireless 655 until the last couple of weeks. The internet would intermittently not be available, without warning. First couple of times we power cycled the modem and router, and it worked, but then stopped being available altogether. I got some support from RCN, the cable provider (they own the modem and it's old, so naturally that was my first thought). I now have a new modem and the situation is exactly the same.
The error message that I get is that the IP address for the network cannot be found.

I got internet access by bypassing the router, connecting the modem directly to my (Windows XP) PC, releasing and renewing the IP address, and power cycling the modem. However, the internet still intermittently shuts down, and of course turning off the computer necessitates the whole procedure again. And now we have no wireless.

SOooo - should we assume it's the router, and a new one would solve our problem? Of do we just need to reset the IP address of the router? Or has anyone heard of this and maybe has some light to shed...???
Many thanks

A:Cable modem to DLink Router can't find IP address

I got internet access by bypassing the router, connecting the modem directly to my (Windows XP) PC, releasing and renewing the IP address, and power cycling the modem.Click to expand...

Power cycling the modem is necessary when switching the device connected to it; after that there should be no need to power cycle it until the next switch.

However, the internet still intermittently shuts down,Click to expand...

Implies ISP, modem, cable or computer problem. If you have another Motorola modem you have LEDs that give a pretty good idea of what might be happening. And most modems have some LEDs. What are they telling you on the "shut downs"?

and of course turning off the computer necessitates the whole procedure again.Click to expand...

Shouldn't have to do anything but power up the computer. Can you try another computer? If the modem has a USB port can you try a USB connection?

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hi everone,
I have motorola SB5101 cable modem provided by my ISP.i have windows 7 on corei5. My problem is that my modem suddenly stops working after 6.oo in the evening. If i restart the modem, it works for 5 minutes and then again stops working. It doesnt start functioning properly till the time my cousin uses his laptop so i believe there is some kind of parental lock set by him in the modem . please advice what should I do. I am in urgent need of internet as i have an important project to do.
P.S. Please dont advice to take help from my cousin as he is mischievous and plays such pranks so that i get less marks in my class.

A:Solved: parental lock in cable motorola cable internet modem

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Recently I had to test my cable modem by directly plugging the output cable of the modem to a computer. The problem is that I have 3 computers: One desktop and two laptops. All three computers are running Windows 7, 64 bit and service pack 1. The three computer models are: (1) Dell Vostro, (2) Levovo Ideacentre and (3) Sony Vaio. All computers are less than a year old. When I cpnnect the cable modem RJ45 cable to the Vostro the browser works great. However, when I connect the same cable into either the Ideacentre or the Vaio the browser does not see the signal. Therefore a signal is coming out of the modem (as demonstrated by the Vostro) but I can't figure out why the other two computers don't see the signal? I checked the computer configurations in the command mode but that did not help much. Any ideas?

A:Solved: Cable modem cable issue with different computers

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What is the best way to pull out an IDE cable from a board or from the back hardware? I consider my self "not a wuss," but sometimes I can't pull out the plugs. I wiggle, I jiggle, but I dare not pull from the cord.

On a seperate note, I recently was attempting to pull off a power plug from a hard drive. I pulled with strength and finesse. The plug came loose, then my hand, including the plug, crossed passed the motherboard and hit the corner of the video card leaving a bloody mess on the back of my thumb.


A:Best Way to Pull Out IDE Cable?

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Alright. This one has me pulling my hair out, and I can't quite explain it, really. It's one of those really sparatic weird problems.

Okay so here we go. Running a workgroup without a domain. I have some kind of SBC issue DSL modem back there. There's a Netgear router, a netgear 24 port switch, a linksys 24 port switch, and a linksys WAP54G Wireless access point. There are about 40 systems on my site. I'm a novice expert. LOL

There's one laptop that is being an *******. This is a Presorry-o v9000. He connects fine through a wire, but when I try to go wireless, he goes crazy.

Sometimes he says he's connected, but he's not. Sometimes he actually connects, but TELLS me he's NOT, then after 15 minutes or so, the connection drops. Sometimes he 'connects' but then pulls down a bunch of terrible nonsense from DHCP. I actually had a gateway of Wow. Sometimes he can't pull down anything at all. No IP or anything. Sometimes he won't connect at all. One time he released poisonous gasses into the building and we all had to evacuate.
Well, I made the last part of that up to make it sound more dramatic, but you get the idea.

Another thing is that according to the user, this system connects just fine at her home. It only has a problem when she's here.

So.. A system that will connect anywhere but here? What's going on?


A:Cannot pull down IP address from one particular site.

Are you sure this computer is not connecting to a different WAP in an adjacent building?

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Just installed windows 8 on a computer I built some years back, it's an ECS PT890T-A mainboard, which has built in network support. Device manager says it's a VIA Rhine II Fast Ethernet Adapter.

Shutdown or restart will hang for a few minutes. However, if I unplug (pull the network cable) then shutdown or restart will go fast, about 10-15 seconds. If I leave it plugged in and then while it's trying to shut or restart pull it out it will shut or restart in a few seconds, so it appears this device is what's hanging it up.

It says the driver is up to date and is the best one.

Anyone else have this problem and/or find a fix?

A:shutdown/restart is minutes - unless I pull network cable

How does it behave in Safe Mode with networking?

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Hey guys,
I work form IT Department and yesterday we had a wide spread problem on our XP boxes.
When a user logs in, it looks as though their desktop doesn't load. No Icons appear and you just get a cursor but no right click ability or Ctrl Alt Delete function.
After playing around with it, we noticed as soon as we disconnected the cat 5 cable from the NIC that the user profile immediately started to load and we could reconnect the network cable and things worked normally.
We scanned for Virus (Symantec End Point) and Malware (Malwarebytes) and found nothing. This has happend on different V-Lans on our network as well as different centers throughout the country not just at the corporate office.
We are on a 2003 Server, Active Directory enrivonment, with no roaming profiles. Any ideas?

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As per this topic here http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic418479.html/page__gopid__2411783#entry2411783
I am posting some logs concerning the removal of Rootkit.win32.zaccess.e that infected ipsec.sys among others

AntiZeroAccess log
Webroot AntiZeroAccess 0.8 Log File
Execution time: 13/09/2011 - 00:31
Host operation System: Windows Xp X86 version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3
00:31:22 - CheckSystem - Begin to check system...
00:31:22 - OpenRootDrive - Opening system root volume and physical drive....
00:31:22 - C Root Drive: Disk number: 0 Start sector: 0x00000800 Partition Size: 0x12A14400 sectors.
00:31:22 - PrevX Main driver extracted in "C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\ZeroAccess.sys".
00:31:23 - InstallAndStartDriver - Main driver was installed and now is running.
00:31:23 - CheckSystem - Warning! Disk class driver is INFECTED.
00:31:23 - CheckFile - Warning! File "afd.sys" is Infected by ZeroAccess Rootkit.
00:32:16 - DoRepair - Begin to perform system repair....
00:32:16 - DoRepair - System Disk class driver was repaired.
00:32:16 - DoRepair - Infected "afd.sys" file was renamed.
00:32:16 - DoRepair - Infected "afd.sys" file was successfully cleaned!
00:32:16 - StopAndRemoveDriver - AntiZeroAccess Driver is stopped and removed.
00:32:16 - StopAndRemoveDriver - File "ZeroAccess.sys" was deleted!
00:32:16 - Execution Ended!
Webroot AntiZeroAccess 0.8 Log File
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A:Zero Access rootkit removed-unable to pull down an IP address

I have reinstalled the corrupted HP related networking programs and copied over a fresh ipsec.sys. Basically the netbook eternally is stuck trying to get an IP.

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So I'd like to be able to identify an email or user name for an email that was logged into from my personal PC. I do NOT need to access the email, only tell who logged in. The web history was erased so I've done a few things
1. tried to restore but didn't have a restore point that worked.
2. downloaded an index.dat reader program
-Found the transactions and identified it as a hotmail account
-found the exact time frame from the date stamps
3. downloaded a File Scavenger program to see if what i was looking for was deleted, no luck
I'm out of ideas and would really like to find out who logged into my computer. Thanks for your help!

A:How to pull an email address from harddrive, cookies, web history etc????

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I have a surfboard cable moden, running in windows 98se, AMD K6/3 450 mhz and 160 meg o ram. My problem is this:
When I boot my computer up (Cold Boot) after it has been shut down, for some reason it does not recognize my modem, and it does not respond or bring in the internet. Then when I reboot, and everythng reloads again, it finds the modem, and everything works fine. I have rebooted in safe mode, removed the drivers and restarted to let windows reinsall it, this has not taken care of the porblem. What can i do, short of reformating to take care of this problem?


A:{SOLVED} Cable Modem

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Is it possible to buy my own cable modem and if so,what is the best one?Been paying rent for 10 years and would like to lower my overall cable bill.

A:Solved: Cable Modem

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I don't know if this is the right place to post this but a friend of mine told me that to get a better dialup connection you can use a cable modem instead of the modem in your computer to hook up to the internet over the phone line. did any one else ever hear of doing this and is it possible?

A:Solved: cable modem?

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Can someone help me get my cable modem setup? I am having webpage loading issues. The pages either load half way, sit for a while, dont load or are slow. Please someone help me.

A:Solved: Cable modem

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I have a cable modem that I'm having a problem with, when i plug the USB cord into my computer, it recognizes the cable activity but it doesn't recognize the PC activity. the light is on constantly and doesn't blink like it should...what could i do so it can recognize PC activity? The modem that I am using was one i got from adelphia a couple years ago.

A:Solved: cable modem

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I have a friend/client who gave me his external drive where he backs up his main drive. He backed up his computer and then due to a massive crash a few days later, had to reformat and reinstall Windows XP. He's dropped off his hard drive and asked me to see if I can just pull his Outlook Express Address Book off the backup. I told him I would try.Is there a way to locate and just pull off the Address Book? If so, how?I'm not an expert, so some hand-holding would be great.Thanks,MichaelModerator Edit: Moved topic to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

A:Need To Find/pull Outlook Express Address From Backup File...

Search the drive for any files ending in .wab. Open the search application and type *.wab and choose the drive you want to search from. That should find the Address book you are looking for.

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I'm trying to help a friend get his new Vista machine connected to the internet. He has a working connection to his old Win98 machine, via a direct (no router) Ethernet cable connection to his cable modem. But when you transfer the cable from the old machine to the new one, Vista complains that the network cable is disconnected. I'd just blame the new machine, but I tried connecting to my XP laptop, and my machine also complained that the cable was disconnected. My machine cables up to my own network with no problems. If you transfer the cable back to the Win98 machine, everything is fine.

Things already tried:

Different cable
Ensure that his network adapter is enabled
Disable the adapter, reboot, re-enable, try it, reboot, try again... No dice.
Didn't try power cycling the modem while I was there, but I had already told him to try recycling both the machine and the modem (start the modem back up first) and it didn't help.

The modem is a Motorola(?) Surfboard, don't know the exact model number. It was supplied by the cable provider.

Any ideas would be much appreciated.


A:Solved: New machine can't see cable modem

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Can anyone advise me on the BEST (optimal) settings for broadband (cable)?

I've tried a couple of programs:

System Mechanic 4

Net Accelarator

Dr. Speed (Alluria)

They have all given me different results.

A:Solved: Cable Modem Settings

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I have a Terayon TJ715X currently connected to COX High Speed Internet and I also have a D-Link DCM-202 in the box. Which is the better choice to use?

The Terayon works ok, but if the D-Link is better I'll switch.

Thanks ahead of time, Vince.

A:Solved: Cable Modem comparison.

Both are DOCSIS 2.0 modems, so they'll be pretty equal. I'd stick with the one you have, you won't see any difference changing.

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I currently have a 56 kbps modem, and i want to upgrade to a cable modem. i have a laptop, a network PCMCIA card, and i was wondering something. if a cable modem connects every time at bootup, what if it tries to connect and can't because i dont have the modem plugged in? (like if i take my PC somewhere and start it up away from the modem) what would it do if the network card wasn't there at all, and then the next time it was? would this work?

A:{Solved} Cable Modem Questions

Two way cable modems don't use phone lines. I ran mine with a 28.8 in the system all the time with no trouble. Never tried it but I would think it possible to have both running at same time. If the cable modem isn't connected the pc will boot up fine. It would have a problem with the network card not being there. You would probably get an error but still be able to run. Next time you boot with the nic it should reconfigure and be ready to go. Cable is the only way to go as long as you don't have bandwidth problems from sharing, then dsl is better.

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Finally caved and bought my kids a new Dell, with flat panel monitor. But the old W98 is still ok (even though the monitor is two feet deep!). Have a cable modem. Can I just buy some inexpensive piece of hardware (a router?), to stick cable modem cable into, and then two cables out to give both PC's internet access? Is it that simple? If so, what should I buy? And will Internet connection be much slower with both in use? It may be worth to see my kids sitting side by side and not fighting.

A:Solved: Hooking up both PC's to the net from cable modem?

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My Cable modem data light is flashing all the time. Even when it should not be. Have tried several logging programs but found nothig. Also have ran most every Virus scanner know to man. It is killing my download speeds. Maybe someone can see something here.
Thanks in advance.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 5:24:33 PM, on 6/7/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Elements 3.0\PhotoshopElementsFileAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\APC\APC PowerChute Personal Edition\mainserv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Registry Defragmentation\RegManServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe
C:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCD.exe
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A:Solved: Cable modem going crazy

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My cable company connects me to the internet - cable DSL.

The company informed me that it will start charging me to use their year-old modem that I have been using to date without charge.

I have a list of modems that the company says are compatible with their system, if I wish to buy my own modem.

Question: If I buy a compatible modem, will it install itself? Will it "handshake" with the cable's computers automatically, or must it be installed by a cable technician - who will charge me?

A:Solved: Cable modem installation

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My Toshiba pcx2200 cable modem freezes after about twenty minutes or so of internet activity. The data light on the modem either goes out completely or stays on solid with the same result, no more surfing the web. A power down seems to reset it for another cycle. If there is no active surfing, it will sit there idling fine all day. This pattern started about a week ago with no known cause otherwise it has been working fine for a year or two. I do run it through a wireless d-link router with one hard wired computer and two wireless computers all running latest XP. Zonealarm firewall and norton antivirus. The modem freezes no matter which computer is on the internet. I have taken the router out of the loop and had modem freeze wired directly to one computer. I have changed out the ethernet cable and the coax cable, same result. Cox has walked me through a repair and renewal of the ip address, etc. with no luck and they are suspecting the modem or cables. Does it sound like it is time for a new modem? Thanks in advance.

A:Solved: Cable Modem Freezes

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I'm going to buy a Tivo box soon, which will use my cable modem to connect to the Tivo service. The modem has a USB port and an Ethernet port. Rather than use a router, can I connect my computer via the USB port and the Tivo via the Ethernet port? Would that work?


A:Solved: Two Connections to Cable Modem?

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I'm swapping over to COMCAST Broadband as FIOS isn't offered in the area I moved to. I wanted to try to use the Actiontec MI424WR modem/router I got from Verizon for my cable connection. Can it be used as a cable modem?

I've searched around and found nothing solid.... in looking at the settings in the device, I can configure it to use COAX BROADBAND (COAX WAN), it seems that it might support being used as a cable modem (not as a router, but a modem). Is this correct? If so, does anyone know how to set it up?


A:Solved: Can the MI424WR be used as a cable modem?

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Anyone...I had a cable modem installed by comcast on Wednesday and nothing is working. Tech that did the install left NO literature or notes. I called tech support for the usual 1 hour of smaltzy music before I got a techie to help. Went thru all the gyrations of uninstalling/reinstalling HP NIC card, IPconfig and other assorted things. Tech ended up telling me I had a bad card OR need a new IP stack OR AOL 6.0 screwed up my system. Supposed to have a Comcast techie at my house tomorrow.. Really don't want to get the run-around by these folks, so I would like to know if any of the above reasons ring true. I'm not exactly a newbie but have very limited experience with IP addresses / cable modems. Thx in advance...

A:[Solved] Cable Modem (Comcast)

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I don't know if this question can be answered here or not.

I have a Motorola cable modem that has an IP address that I can access the modem software.

The modem was just replaced with a Arris cable/phome modem to add a cable phone and higher internet speed.
Does anyone know how to access the IP address of this modem?
No special reason to do this other than curiosity to see what it looks like.

A:Solved: Cable Modem Question

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hello, hope you can help here..

I reinstalled a pc for a friend of mine, reformatted and reinstalled the OS. so now it is a Dell Optiplex GX260 running XP Pro. the network card is Intel Pro/1000 and has the latest drivers updated and checks out fine in device manager.

Overall it is now working perfectly, except for this problem with internet connection.

the workstation connects fine from my home, via my ADSL wired router. e.g. I downloaded SP3 in no time at all.
​my friend has a Cable broadband service in his house. this service is also fine, other PCs/Macs have used it (including my laptop) and there are no problems.

BUT for some reason, when the GX260 is connected to the cable bb service, wired directly to the cable modem, the connection is incredibly limited. e.g. google.com will load, and maybe google.com/news will load if you are lucky, but anything slightly heavier, e.g. hp.com, dell.com etc, will only load meta data and eventually time out.

I spoke with the ISP and did some live testing, they confirmed the TCP/IP settings were configured ok and the connection checked out fine from their end (as the other PCs proved anyway, as they had no problem connecting using the same cable bb modem setup).

normally I can find solutions but this one really stumps me as all components in the mix seem to have proved they are ok in other configurations, only when they are together does the problem exist!

apart from ditching either the service or the Dell, what can be done?... Read more

A:Solved: NIC and Cable modem don't work together

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I have Time Warner Cable with a 25/1 plan or something similar.

I noticed that when I'm downloading a lot, the cable modem tends to disconnect. All I have to do is reboot the cable modem and I'm back up. Already replaced the router to no avail.

I posted this on dslreports and I'm still stuck.

1 tech came out and replaced cable modem with a Cisco 2100.

Another tech came out and replaced all caps on coax lines and changed splitters -- said the noise was very minimal afterwards.

It was ok except that since then (about a month ago) -- we have still disconnected 3 times. I'm guessing it would've been more but my heavy downloading had stopped by then.

Another tech is coming out which I'm not "too" hopeful for right now. I was considering replacing the cable modem but I see that the Cisco 2100 can handle something like 48Mbps down and 10 Mbps up which is more than I have.
Any ideas? =/ Thanks

A:Solved: Cable Modem Disconnects Under Load

I'm going to mark this as solved. I still have testing to do but since the third tech came out the internet has not disconnected.

So a quick run down of what the three techs did:

1) Replace modem with Cisco 2100
2) Eliminate most of the noise
3) Eliminate the rest of the noise.

According to the tech, because we used a quick connect cable for our satellite/cable splitter, it could "leak" which causes noise. he fabricated a coaxial cable to replace it with screws on and is a lot better at keeping noise out. He showed me the chart, and it was a horizontal line, no more "peaks". If the "peaks" on the graph get too high (noise levels), it could bump us offline. I'm hoping that was it

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I have a Motorola SB6121 DOCSIS 3 modem from Charter feeding my own D-Link DIR-655 router. Periodically the Internet is unavailable to my PC that is hard wired to the router. When that happens, itís only gone for a minute maybe two minutes. Sometimes it will go for days with no problems. Other times it may happen two or three times an hour. I can read the modem status page from my PC when this happens and observe that the four downstream channels are bonded and receiving approximately 0 dBmV (S/N = 37 dB). Upstream is bonded and delivering 47 dBmV. So, I think we can say that the PC is communicating with the modem through the router and the modem is connected to Charterís head end.
Charter has been out numerous times and says the signal into and out of the modem meets specs. Of course they are never there when the Internet is unavailable. But if they were there they would probably find that the signal carrier meets specs, but there is no Internet. However, Charter repair has told me that this is impossible. If the modem is bonded, it means the Internet is there. Therefore, it is the router that is dropping the Internet (remember I can read the modem status page trough the router when this happens).

Any thoughts?

A:Solved: No internet, but cable modem is connected

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I have a second laptop that I can not get internet connection via Comcast wireless. My primary laptop works fine.

Symptoms are
- the laptop will connect to an unsecured wireless network and provide internet
- the laptop will connect to a broadband network at work and provide internet
- the laptop recognizes that my cable modem signal is present but says there is "limited or no internet
- my neighbor is also using Comcast wireless and I see his modem in my available networks list. His system is identified as "Security-enabled wireless network (WPA)". mine is same except doesn't say "WPA"

I am using Windows XP. I have read through other posts on this subject. The firewall settings are correct and all functions are started. Issue seems to be associated with the security key as unsecured networks are OK.

HELP - Jim

A:Solved: No Internet Via Wireless Cable Modem

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Recently my cable modem has been playing up. I normally have it connected to my PC via a USB cable, but now it won't connect ("Little or No Connectivity" etc.) I thought it might be on my ISPs end but the modem still connects with the ethernet cable. I've tried uninstalling/reinstalling the driversand changing the USB cable for a different one, but it still won't connect. Any ideas??
EDIT: It's a Motorola SURFboard SB5100

A:Solved: Motorola cable modem annoyance

lol i had the same problem .. try Uncoonection the power cord for 30 sec. to a min.

next, check in device manager if there is a ? next to you usb/cable modem connection.. reinstall the driver via (SURFboard CD)

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I hope I am in the right forum...I am going to switch from DSL to cable and want to buy my own equipment.

Can I get some recommendations on a wireless cable modem?

I will be running 15 Mbps on Cox Cable in San Diego.

Thanks, Joe

A:Solved: Recommend a wireless cable modem

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I'm trying to use a router/modem to be only a router...
I'm using Siemens SL2-141 which has an ADSL input but im connected to a cable input modem which is - Thompson TCM425.
I want to use the Siemenss wireless option but i cant seem to make it work!

what i've done so far:
My Thompson TCM425 is connected to the internet via MPLS (direct connection, no need for a VPN dialer), I connected it into the LAN2 in the Siemens router (Ethernet connector). I connected the Siemens router LAN1 to the computer (Intel Network card - Ethernet connector).

Thats for the wires.

on the computer -
LAN is the intel network card which is connected to the LAN2 in the router.
Wireless Network connection - I've installed a USB wireless device on the computer to try and connect to the wireless router. I set the IP's manually as shown in the IPCONFIG.(maybe my manualy config is wrong?)

on the router -
I've changed the advanced configuration and disabled the ADSL option
Also, I turned off the DHCP.
This is sposed to make the device a router alone.
The strange thing is that when i use the LAN (Intel card on the computer) I have access to the net but when i try to connect via wireless i get 'Limited or no connectivity', I've done a check and seems like the wireless connection wont get an IP and so I can't access the net via wireless.



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Hi everyone,

I have an old computer that is hooked up directly to the cable modem. The pc runs Windows 2000. When I start up the pc, I can't get on the internet, I have to goto the command prompt and type in "ipconfig /renew" and it renews the ip address, which lets me get on to the net. I have to do this everytime I start the pc and it's a big pain. It sometimes takes up to 2 minutes to get an ip address. The ip address is set to before I do the renew.

My question is how do I get the computer to get an ip when the pc is started. I have a Motorola surboard sb4100 cable modem if that helps. The pc is running windows 2000 and I have Zonealarm, and Spysweeper running (and no Av programs). If I hook up my laptop (running XP Pro SP2), it works fine, I can get on the net without renewing.
I would appreciate any help.

P.S. if I dont respond, please don't take it personally, I am very busy. Sorry.

A:Solved: Cable Modem Ipconfig question

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Dealing with a Motorola cable modem here - how can I find out if its a DHCP server also?

A:Solved: Could a cable modem be a DHCP server?

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I have a Motorola Cable Modem with Ethernet and USB Connection.

Can I use the USB connection to surf the net while the Ethernet port is busy with other LAPTOP?

What configuration will be needed to be made to use both Ethernnet and USB on my Cable Modem?

A:Solved: CABLE MODEM with Ethernet + USB Connection

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my modem will just reset and disconnect me from whatever i was doing, and then the lights will turn back on but gets stuck at receive or send or changes between the two. as far i know the only way to get it fixed is to unplug the cable and plug it back in. unpluging the power does nothing. i have to do this a dozen times a day and it gets annoying very fast what should i do to fix this?

A:Solved: SB5101 cable modem resets

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Mt friend cannot connect to a cable modem that works for his roomie. I had the PC connected at my house so I know the NIC etc at leas WAS working.

The ping local host returns one IP 127 etc.

We have tried cables we know are good also.

Any help appreciated!


A:Solved: Cable modem connection problem plz help

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Hi everyone,

I have a problem connecting the internet and I am unable to find the cause.

HW/SW: HP-dv6t Laptop, Win-Vista64, Motorola cable modem, Linksys wireless router (WRT160N)

Was able to connect to the internet using wireless router, but wireless connectivity frequently drops.
Was able to connect to the internet using modem using a cable.

I tried to upgrade the firmware, provided by linksys to fix the wireless connectivity issue.
I was able to connect to the internet, using the wireless router for about 30 seconds and the wireless connectivity droped again. After that everythiing stoped working correctly.

Observed the following in my home:
1. Could connect to the wireless router, but not to the internet
"Network and Sharing Center" shows conectivity to router, but no connection from router to internet.
2. Could connect to the modem using a cable, but not to the internet
"Network and Sharing Center" shows conectivity to modem, but no connection from modem to internet.
3. Unable access my router's adminstration page ( using a cable. I was able to do this earlier.

I took the same hardware to my friend's home, next door, who has the same ISP:
4. Could connect to the my wireless router, but not to the internet
"Network and Sharing Center" shows conectivity to router, but no connection from router to internet.
5. Could connect to the my modem using a cable, but not to the internet
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A:Solved: Connects to Cable Modem, but not to Internet

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