Forum discussion tagged with Modem.
  1. J

    Question Port Forwarding to Local Computer Through Router

    So I've got a Digi IX20 router here that is connected to a Linksys modem. Currently, I've got a direct ethernet connection coming from my laptop to the modem, and the modem also has a connection directly to another source(essentially a laptop - I've set up a port forward rule...
  2. xxxbabyxxx

    [SOLVED] TP-Link Archer VR2100 vs ASUS DSL-AC68U , which one should I get?

    Hello, We're in need of a brand new DSL Router for gaming & one that will be decent with 10+ devices connected to it using wifi. (The gaming device will be done on Lan). Something that won't give you crazy packet loss.. latency.. etc.. we do have a wifi repeater incase the range isn't that far...
  3. R

    Question USB Modem with a repeater?

    Hello, english isn't my first languague, apologies in advance. My dad has a USB Modem (atleaste that's how we call it in our country). He pays a company for the service. At home, when he connects it to his laptop he gets internet, simple use. He works as a rheumatologist at his place. When he...
  4. technologicalpixel

    Question why the error ip configuration not valid pops up?

    basically all my pc connected with ethernet to the modem, sometime work and sometime don't, when they don't i get the error "ip configuration not valid" This is happening from when i changed my modem/internet connection , probably is configured bad but i have no idea of how to check it This...
  5. Ev3puo

    [SOLVED] Wi-Fi signal cuts off for 1 second exactly every 30 seconds

    So, as the title says, my desktop disconnects from Wi-Fi exactly every 30 seconds, like if there's a software doing that on purpose. It started about 7 hours ago, I had already been using my pc for 3 hours and all I did was starting another match on the same game I've been playing the whole...
  6. D

    Question Odd Issue

    I need some assistance. I am working with someone on their home network. The internet will just quit completely. The router wont respond, no dhcp, ping, whole 9 yards. The router is brand new bought Saturday. The cable modem had to be replaced, which started this whole mess. Before changing the...
  7. L

    [SOLVED] Is it possible to split my Coax connection AFTER it reaches my modem?

    So my line is connected to a very congested node on already very old and poor quality wiring. Splitting the connection between my modem and TV creates more disruption to what already is a horrible line. When I connect the coax directly to the modem, although it's not life changing, it's a...
  8. RapidJosh

    Question Spectrum internet freezes but doesn't disconnect, happens for 10-20 seconds and keeps me from playing games reliably.

    Hello, hoping I can find an answer here. My internet, provided by spectrum keeps me from having a consistent gaming experience because of it dropping/freezing every so often. I have tried almost everything at this point to try and fix it. I have had them come out and give us a new modem...
  9. jossshhhy

    [SOLVED] Adding a NAS to my home.

    Hello, I have a question about adding a NAS to my home. I currently have my Virgin Media router in modem mode and the Asus router I brought is connected to it upstairs. I want to add a NAS downstairs next to the Virgin Media router, is this a problem, and will it work.
  10. T

    Question Need some help figuring out the best way to move some of my network components around, any help appreciated

    [Moderator Edit to break up a solid paragraph and remove bold font.] Hi everyone, I am looking for some help so if you have any info please share, I'm going to explain what I'm trying to do and then hoping you can tell me if any of my ideas are possible or if you have better ideas please share...
  11. L

    [SOLVED] D-Link DSL-224/R1 looses/restarts WAN connection and reconnects on its own

    Hey fellas! I have a problem with my D-Link DSL-224/R1 router. Basically the WAN connection is lost for 5~ minutes and then goes back up. I'm not sure what causes it, but I've snooped this from the logs, connection is down from Aug 13 16:45:47 to Aug 13 16:49:36 : Aug 13 16:36:58...
  12. S

    [SOLVED] Help designing a home networking system

    Hi! We are in the process of building a new house and we want to design a good networking system from the beginning. First, we want to hardwire most of the rooms in the house. From the research i've made, my understanding is that the most comon setup is modem>router>switch>patch panel> rest of...
  13. P

    [SOLVED] Is DOCSIS modem with more channels worth it?

    If I'm only interested in upload speed and my cable provider's plan offers a maximum upload speed of 35Mbps, is there any reason why I'd need a pricier 16x8 modem over a cheaper 8x4 modem? Background: My cable company is advertising a maximum upload speed of 35 Mbps. My understanding is DOCSIS...
  14. M

    Question How to enable Remote Management on Optilink OP XONT 71110AC Modem (Excitel FTTH).

    I want to access my Excitel modem 'Optilink OP XONT 71110AC' GUI from outside my home network. For that I first configured dynamic dns into the modem's settings. I used NO-IP to create an account and bind my public ip to the url in NO-IP portal. I saved all this info in my modem's Dynamic DNS...
  15. H

    [SOLVED] Load balancing with 2 x ADSL internet ?

    Hey there, I ordered dualwan load balancing router. Would like to get answer about load balancing. I have an adsl internet and my neighbour also have adsl internet. We want to load balancing both networks. My question is, will it possible to use one lan from adsl and second from wifi repeater...
  16. T

    [SOLVED] What Modem/Router should I be looking for?

    Hello I recently moved to Germany, to an apartment with a TAE socket. My ISP provided me with a FRITZ!Box 7530 with a TAE to RJ45? DSL cable, but I will have to return this in a couple months. I thought I ordered a correct good replacement, an ASUS DSL-AC68U, But found that I didn't receive the...
  17. N

    [SOLVED] Need an ideal high end router... Please suggest...

    Hello everyone, My current router is nearing end of life and i need a high end router that works for my extensive use. So here is what i need exactly: I have 50-75 devices and will need to add more so i need a router than can handle that load and perform optimally. I Can only use 2.4GHz as of...
  18. appletatoes

    [SOLVED] Router, Switch & Modem Issue

    I've been setting up a new home with fresh cabling and am at the final stages of configuring all of the settings for both the router and switch on the network. I'm having a problem where the router says "Your ISP's DHCP does not function properly." I have the modem plugged into port 24 on a 24...
  19. M

    [SOLVED] Modem and Router seperate, or two-in-one?

    I'm having trouble finding out the proper answers between this question. Looking specifically at these two together: Or just this alone: Is...
  20. P

    Question Wifi much slower on unbridged modem?

    I currently use the Cisco DPC3848V modem issued by Shaw, as well as a Netgear Nighthawk ( I'm hardwired directly to my...
  21. PhantomTech77

    [SOLVED] How can I turn my old pc into a modem?

    Hello, I have an old PC and a Mifi 8800l mobile hotspot. I know I can tether the hotspot to the PC, but will bridging the Mifi and Ethernet and then connecting it to the WAN port on a router produce a viable source of internet?
  22. S

    [SOLVED] Setting up Modem, Network Switch, and Router

    Hello, I live in the UK. My wifi keeps cutting out. I have done some research. I’m looking at doing something similar to this. Except without the patch panel and have the wires not necessarily in the walls, due to the face we rent. It needs to be temporary. View:
  23. Hicksthemaker

    [SOLVED] Looking for router SBC suggestions for high expandability/modularity

    I've been considering building my own router for a while now and am looking for the right SBC, or maybe even super small motherboard. I considered using one of my old PC's but I want something more compact. I'm trying to find something as expandable and modular as I can and nothing I've looked...
  24. N

    [SOLVED] Modem disconnecting every 15 minutes

    My internet signal is disconnecting every 15 minutes and I have found that when it disconnects the modem light that signals its online turns off. I checked the modem admin page for errors in the log and found "Lost MDD Timeout" and "TLV-11 - Illegal Set operation failed" happen whenever my...
  25. Q

    [SOLVED] Internet is green but I’m still not got connection

    My modem is saying that is connected and my wifi router says it’s good but I’m still not getting internet connection. My mom was cleaning and she did something to either the modem or the wifi. I absolutely have no idea what to do now and I got class assignments due soon. Any help would be goood.
  26. ahmetkca

    [SOLVED] Can i use PoE like a Powerline adapter?

    I bought PoE instead of Powerline adapter by mistake. I was wondering can i use PoE as a Powerline adapter. I was gonna return it. If there is still a chance to use PoE to connect my pc and modem over electrical outlet it would be great.
  27. B

    Modem Issues

    I have a Motorola 16x4 modem ( Every time I reset my modem by unplugging it and plugging back in, it cycles on and off about 7 times till a connection is set. It go through the process and lights and...
  28. C

    [SOLVED] Need modem (no wifi) only for Centurylink DSL 20 mbps connection

    My house is 1100 sf and my yard is twice that. I would like wireless throughout the yard. I am looking for a basic modem that will grow from the 20 to 40 mbps range so that I can connect orbi to it. Any suggestions? Thank you!
  29. M

    [SOLVED] My modem often restarts by himself...

    I have this modem model "eci b-focus 0-4g2pwm" and been using over 5 years. But last 2 years it's oftenly restarts by himself like every month... The modem seems to be all right, never fall and the Internet also works well with the stated speeds. But this peodoric self-disconnection starts to...
  30. ThePiachu

    [SOLVED] Router drops internet, but says it's connected

    So today my router decided to act up really oddly. My internet died, so I restarted my modem and router (Asus GT-AX11000), nothing. Ran Windows troubleshooter, it was complaining about not being able to detect proxy settings. Connected directly to the router, it was showing that its status was...
  31. X

    [SOLVED] Ping/latency spikes seemingly out of nowhere on ethernet

    Hello, around January 1st, I have noticed during online gaming sessions that I would occasionally, and sometimes frequently, get ping spikes for a few seconds when before going back to normal. For example, in League of Legends, I would get around 17ms-18ms at all times, while now it fluctuates...
  32. O

    [SOLVED] Does Xfinity ever change the IP address on their Modem/Router combos?

    I have two factor authentication on for Instagram, Twitter and Facebook and when I go into the login activity of my accounts it says I logged in from CT last month even though I wasn't there at all then. My instagram data I downloaded shows a new IP Address which is also in CT as I managed to...
  33. SomeJuicy

    [SOLVED] My Moca set up isn’t working

    I recently got a pair of the Actiontec Moca 2.0 adapters and when I went to go set it up, the coax light wouldn’t come on, so no internet from them. The internet from the router still works though. I was wondering if there’s something wrong with my setup. View...
  34. thomfranken

    Question Unstable wired connection

    Hello, Since a year or 2 i've been getting unstable ping in games, to the point that it became unplayable. My connection is wired and have enough download speed to have stable connection. So at this point i've tried countless software related things to solve the problem. I even changed my...
  35. Nortav

    [SOLVED] Weird "Onebox" modem/router is not connecting to its ISP

    Parents have a strange all in one Portuguese TV-wifi combo and it's refusing to connect to the internet. Logging into the router offers no real clues and I am at a loss what to do. Interestingly, there is a emulated router login website which looks exactly the same as mine...
  36. Adam B

    [SOLVED] Port Forwarding - Modem / Router not playing nice, or am I missing something?

    Hello! I'm trying to use my computer to host a centralized version control server for a team coding project, and so far everything is seemingly set up correctly in terms of the server, and the client sides -- except that the TCP connection fails due to an issue with my port 1666, which the...
  37. I

    [SOLVED] Running ethernet for office

    We currently have a modem/router that is on the lower level of our house. We have 2 offices on the second story, and I'm trying to figure out the easiest way to get direct connection up there. Currently my plan is to run ethernet cables from the modem up to the office and have it connected to a...
  38. J

    [SOLVED] Paying for 45Mbps. Hard-wired connection fine, Wifi under 10Mbps

    As the subject above says, I am paying AT&T for 45Mbps a month internet service. My wifi connection is disturbingly slow. Speed tests from multiple sources show anywhere between 4Mbps and 10Mbps (wifi) and 35 to 45Mbps (connected via ethernet). I am aware there can be discrepancies between what...
  39. [SOLVED] Frequent T3 timeouts throughout the day?

    For about 6 months now my modem has been experiencing T3 timeouts. They last anywhere from 30 min to 2 hours and almost always happen between the hours of 10-12 am in the morning, the connection will stay relatively stable throughout the afternoon (I sometimes get T3 timeouts during this period...
  40. boreddank

    [SOLVED] do i need to replace my powerline adapter?

    Okay so I have a 300 mbps internet plan. Two questions. I'm using a powerline adapter, for one computer upstairs, and one in the basement, while the modem is in the middle floor, but it only gets to around 30 to 40 mbps. Do I need a new powerline adapter? My dad's phone, the Samsung S9 can get...