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  1. Thread: Wake on lan..

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    If the NIC card is a 3Com of fairly recent...

    If the NIC card is a 3Com of fairly recent manufacture, and your motherboard supports "wake on lan", give it a shot. Worst that can happen is wol doesnt work.:)
  2. Thread: Wake on lan..

    by Old Fart
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    First, the motherboard and NIC both need to...

    First, the motherboard and NIC both need to support WOL. IF they both do, normally there will be a separate small connector cable that runs from the card to the mobo, because until that switch...
  3. Thread: NID Splitter

    by Old Fart
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    http://www.wilcominc.com/adslcat.htm These are...

    http://www.wilcominc.com/adslcat.htm

    These are the ones I use, the wall mounted (handy for 66/110 block installs) or the little yellow in-the-NID ones
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    That is a common, and valid concern for people on...

    That is a common, and valid concern for people on Cable internet, as coax has a tendency to expand and contract inside the cable and at connectors with changes in temperature. But DSL runs over...
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    May sound like a silly question, but are you...

    May sound like a silly question, but are you running FROM the 98se/ICS box to the WAN port on the router, or to one of the switched ports? Haven't tried what you are trying (shudder) but it might...
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    Honestly, you are talking about a logistical...

    Honestly, you are talking about a logistical nightmare with existing structures. One per building is a good rule.
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    I think you are chasing your tail. If they are...

    I think you are chasing your tail. If they are using PPPoE, you have to authenticate, period. Your DSL circuit is routed to AOL's router, which passes your auth to a radius of some type for...
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    Since aDSL is a hardwired solution, it should not...

    Since aDSL is a hardwired solution, it should not be affected by weather conditions in the least, with the exceptions noted above (damaged cable, no dialtone, etc.) Even works during power outages....
  9. Thread: DSL Speeds?

    by Old Fart
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    DSL, the limitation of 18000 feet has to do with...

    DSL, the limitation of 18000 feet has to do with the length of wire a signal will travel at a given frequency.

    aDSL actually works beyond 23000 feet, but no telco is going to install it past 18k,...
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    Might want to check with AOL tech support, I seem...

    Might want to check with AOL tech support, I seem to remember them blocking MSNZone at one point. They may be blocking those sites.
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    Or if you can use anyones DNS feel free to use...

    Or if you can use anyones DNS feel free to use mine

    ns1.ilnk.com 63.73.64.4
    ns2.ilnk.com 63.73.64.5
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    Good point Cruelson

    DON'T use Languard to scan random IP addresses or subnets outside your network.

    Anyone running a half decent firewall will get a report of you attempting to connect to every common port on their...
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    I use languard from my office to scan our high...

    I use languard from my office to scan our high speed users (DSL and T-1 customers) to be able to help them secure their systems. Also like to know who is running p2p software so they can be dealt...
  14. YOSC, My suggestion was to see if there was an...

    YOSC, My suggestion was to see if there was an issue just with the Linksys-Client connection, as he seems to be losing connection with it (the comment about not being able to reach 192.168.1.1)
    ...
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    Glad you got it resolved. Yes and no to the heat...

    Glad you got it resolved. Yes and no to the heat question, depending on the configuration of the layout of the machine, if it was anywhere near the processor or battery compartment, it may well get...
  16. Assuming you only have one machine inside the...

    Assuming you only have one machine inside the router, I would recommend you try setting a static IP on the machine. If you have left the router at the default addressing scheme of...
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    Unless you want a color laser to do it for you,...

    Unless you want a color laser to do it for you, you just sold yourself an Epson printer with the above line.

    I sold computers retail for a few years before this job, and can tell you that as far...
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    Call Linksys tech support, had the same problem...

    Call Linksys tech support, had the same problem with a customer's equipment when plugged directly into the network here at the office. They troubleshot me to the point where they said it was a bad...
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    If you need old firmwares, go directly to...

    If you need old firmwares, go directly to ftp.linksys.com they are all there.
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    Digitaljedi, for your info, the Alcatel Speed...

    Digitaljedi, for your info, the Alcatel Speed Touch Pro is a bridge, not a router.
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    Dang it, wish I'd seen this sooner. As I read, I...

    Dang it, wish I'd seen this sooner. As I read, I kept thinking IRQ. Good job easter egging the modem and figuring it out. Make the rest of the goofs a lot of us did, and you got a future in IT...
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    There are two methods for filtering aDSL lines. ...

    There are two methods for filtering aDSL lines. Individual filters on each piece of equipment or actually splitting the signal.

    If you place a filter on each phone in the house, you will keep...
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    Contact your ISP, they should be able to loop you...

    Contact your ISP, they should be able to loop you and see what the signal strength is.
  24. Thread: the A in ADSL

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    aDSL - Asymmetrical - not the same speed up-down...

    aDSL - Asymmetrical - not the same speed up-down

    sDSL - Symmetrical - Same speed up-down

    iDSL - Incremental, usually accomplished by adding or subtracting channels to a circuit that is...
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    Thats why you set the permissions on the OS. ...

    Thats why you set the permissions on the OS. Take a look at the article cyberskye. My 20 win2k boxes have logged over 4 million crack attempts in 13 months since I upgraded from NT4, and 0...
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    Patching IIS is not enough. Make sure you follow...

    Patching IIS is not enough. Make sure you follow the directions in my signature exactly as stated in the Tech bulletin from Microsoft. Fixint the permissions when setting up an IIS server is vital...
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    Faust, speaking as a small local ISP, I'd say try...

    Faust, speaking as a small local ISP, I'd say try looking for a local small ISP in the area.

    Might be the same on your end of the connection, but where they point you for internet access makes a...
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    Don't reinstall, you will still get an IP from...

    Don't reinstall, you will still get an IP from the same range as the one you have now as long as you use the same ISP.

    Only way around an ISP block is changing ISPs
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    Don't bother. If you only have access to a fire...

    Don't bother. If you only have access to a fire hose's worth of bandwidth, no sense installing a water main size pipe to carry the flow. Wont improve anything and will cost you a bundle in...
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    kure, bdillon, you even try my suggestion before...

    kure, bdillon, you even try my suggestion before dismissing it?

    it works ;)


    regardless of whether the ends of the connection are statically or dynamically assigned. For the session in...
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