Forum discussion tagged with Modem.
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    Question Trying to move modem and find coax cable.

    I need to find where this coax cable ends. Here's what I've done and what is going on... I just bought a new house and got Spectum internet. The spectrum person installed my modem in my room on the second floor because theres a working coax outlet in there. Later, I wanted to move it closer to...
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    Question Can't Connect to Modem After Factory Reset

    I had been having problems with slow internet on my connection for awhile now and a support member at Arris instructed me to factory reset my Arris Surfboard 8200. After performing this, no matter what device I directly plug into it, I can not get any internet. My PC tells me that it can not...
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    Question Cable Modem Signals too high

    I work from home, and tomorrow I start a new job as an IT Help Desk Analyst. So, in true form I have been trying to fix my own problem, but I don't think there is a solution I can do from my end. Though, I wanted to see if someone else might have a recommendation. Even a temporary one. I live...
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    Question My send and receive keeps dropping to 0

    earlier today my internets have been acting odd. Any time i try to play an online game i spike up to 1000+ ping, and my send/receive indicators on my task manager keep dropping to 0 for a second and going back to normal. Im currently the only person using the internet from my pc. I also noticed...
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    Question Something strange happens in my W10 laptop.

    Something strange happens in my W10 laptop. My WI-FI signal disconnects and connects often but when I'm in airplane mode with wifi enabled it works. What could cause this? the firmware of my wifi card? a W10 driver issue?
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    Question Repeated Ethernet Disconnects (Year Long, Minus $250)

    Alright so this is a very long-lasting problem (almost year) and will be a long post, but hopefully, someone smarter than me can help me out, because I am all out of ideas. So, it all started out with me gaming and receiving random lag spikes in any of the games I played. I would also lag in...
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    Question Is it possible that my router (Linksys Velop) is causing my modem to reboot?

    Hi Everyone, For the last 3+ months I've been having intermittent internet issues where the modem has been rebooting itself randomly. I've had 5 different modems and the Spectrum tech has been out 7 times. They've tested all the signals during normal operation and all are nominal. The last tech...
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    [SOLVED] Can I connect to my printer

    So my printer is wireless and if I connect to our modem with a laptop I can print with it, however my pc is connected to a router by ethernet that is then in turn connected to the modem (ethernet), I'm wondering if there is any way I can make that PC->router->modem->printer bridge work?
  9. XoneRato

    Question Port Forwarding with a modem + router

    Hi, i'm trying to port foward for years now and i still can't open ports correctly to my pc. I've one modem of my ISP (Technicolor TG784n v3) connected to a Lan port on my router (TL-WR941N), my pc is connected to that router. I tried everything and i can't open any port when i check on those...
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    Question Can i convert optic fiber to Ethernet

    My ISP gave me a gigabit modem which sucks.So i wanted to get a media converter to switch from optic fiber to Ethernet.So media converter and then router no modem is that possible?
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    Question Spectrum gave me weird Modem/Router setup

    so for a while now i have been seeing modems and routers in one unit from spectrum, xfinity, and other ISP's but i recently moved to new place out in the middle of nowhere and they sent me a Modem with only one out Ethernet port and a WiFi router with 4 out Ethernet ports. i plugged my computer...
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    Question In need of new router and modem / Internet speed advice

    I'm trying to establish internet in my new house with 5 other roommates (6 people total). We have 6 phones and 6 laptops, 1 gaming pc(might try to hardwire), 2 hd streaming TV's, 2 XBOX's. The house is a 2 story, 6 bedroom house; 2 on the ground, 4 upstairs plus 2 bath. Don't know the square...
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    [SOLVED] New Modem and Router Preventing Port Forwarding

    Hi, I'm trying to get port forwarding to work on this modem and router that was provided by Spectrum. Specifically I would like to forward ports 7777 but it seems like no ports are being forwarded at all. I've sort of narrowed it down to what the problem might be but I would like a second...
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    Question Random intermittent bursts of high ping when router plugged in

    I have an ethernet connection from my desktop to my Linksys AC5400 router, which is plugged into the Comcast-provided Cisco DPC3941B modem. Most of the time, my Internet is fine, but approximately once every 2 to 3 minutes I get a 15-to-30-second span of high (>300ms) ping. I've had two Comcast...
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    [SOLVED] What components of a computer do different types of viruses run through before infecting it?

    For example, if there is a BIOS virus in my computer, what components of the computer would it have run through before it reached the BIOS (e.g. CPU, modem, RAM, etc.)?
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    [SOLVED] Slow USB tethering

    So as i yeat have not had time to get a internet connection to my house, i am using usb teathering on my oneplus 6 to share the internet through usb cable. But the problem is that my phone get a steady ~50mb download, ~6mb send speed. But on my computer the download speed is only about 6 mb, so...
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    Question Switching from ips modem to my own

    Hey, So im finally looking to ditch my isp modem and get my own but I know nothing about them so im hoping to get some input.. what would be the best modem to get? My isp is xfinity and I mostly use my internet for gaming/basic every day needs. I did a quick google search and saw a lot of sites...
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    Question Which wireless network adapter do I need?

    I have to move my pc to a desk with no ethernet access, so I need a wireless network adapter. I want to buy from my local store, and I want the best quality out of it. I have a 50MBPS connection, this motherboard, this modem, and this router, which I will be using the most. There are options for...
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    Question I want to boost my wireless connections as well as my ethernet connections, will this type of thing do that?

    I have an issue where if I stream netflix/amazon prime my download goes from 70 upload to around 20. This is obviously wrong and shouldn't happen but I'm trying to boost my speeds and was wondering if this...
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    Question DSL Modem only?

    I'm looking to buy a DSL modem only, no router, wifi ap, etc. Just the modem. I'm sick of combo devices that don't work. Currently have a c2100z and the port forwarding rules randomly drop, and it has to be restarted every day at least. So even if I disable routing and wifi functionality on...