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why not go buy one. i called toshiba technical support. In this case, I can connect to the router, I can see its settings, I just can't connect to the Internet. Reply With Quote 07-05-02,12:33 PM #13 earthmofo View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries Senior Member Join Date Nov 2000 Location Providence, RI USA Posts 1,128 If they can ping

or is it more likely to be the nic card or modem. The Comcast guy will be able to determine which is the case very quickly. Not necessarily, I have had tech support people swear to me that it was not the modem because they could ping it and it was the modem as I told them. None of 25 students at question session before exam has a question. http://www.pcworld.com/article/2158167/troubleshoot-a-dead-internet-connection.html

Did My Modem Die

If that doesn't bring it on, then most likely will need a tech visit. the modem was still locked and comcast could see it. The online light and the upstream/downstream lights are cycling through blinking green and amber.

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Reply With Quote 07-05-02,01:46 AM #6 {BeTa} Guest ehh what a new cable modem.... 60 bucks... Modem Died Any schedule on native IPv6? [CharterSpectrum] by janderso1261. Probably the only way at home to confirm a modem is dead is to have another modem to get in signal and go online and the dead one is unable to http://www.dslreports.com/forum/r18434799-Connectivity-Is-my-cable-modem-dead Reply With Quote 02-18-2011,01:41 PM #5 4thpc View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Aspirant Master Geek Join Date Jan 2007 Posts 173 If I do need to

I my case, though, the first cable modem I had was defective, yet when I called to have it provisioned, the phone support person said he could "see" the modem as Internet Troubleshooting i've pinged my modem and yes, it pinged to it with no trouble. A few years ago, I had an occurence where my router would stop, and a friends same router worked, and mine worked at his place, but not vice versa. I was able to get a free exchange at the store where it was purchased and the replacement has worked ever since.You need to have an on-site visit.

Modem Died

From what you have said I think it is the cable modem that is us. https://mediacomcable.com/CustomerSupport/forum/index.php?topic=11313.0 They can also substitute a different modem in the line, get it provisioned and see if HSI works.While the tech is on site, have him check out the ground connection for Did My Modem Die share|improve this answer answered Jan 5 '10 at 22:06 Fred add a comment| Your Answer draft saved draft discarded Sign up or log in Sign up using Google Sign up Basic Troubleshooting Steps If The Internet Connection Is Not Working Visa/MC/Paypal accepted. If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above.

Plug the patch cable from the modem directly into your PC, then reset the modem by pulling the power from it, waiting about 20 seconds, then plug it back in. What to do? [PCHardware] by Kilroy264. Products, services, websites - we're here to help with technical issues, not market for others. As a note to the O.P., you first need to have the USB Driver for the modem installed on your machine in order to employ this method of connecting. · actions Internet Connection Problems Windows 7

To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Please click the link in the confirmation email to activate your subscription. If you unplug the modem for say two minutes or so and plug it back in does it sync back up? So the the fact that TV programming can come in does not mean the internet is ON.

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Internet access was back again!He said that he cannot understand what had happened before, but now I have a choice: either continue with the old modem, or start with the new

other (not uncommon) reasons: poor quality components or manufacturing. Help & Tips CableNut Tcp/Ip Analyzer TCPOptimizer Malware Removal Guide Dr Tweak Reply With Quote 07-05-02,02:06 PM #15 MtCableman View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries Regular Member Join Date I bet it's the modem because your coax cable goes directly into the modem and that would be the first thing fried. Speedtest the last time i got hit with lightning.

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cablejoe to ndrake Member 2007-Jun-2 11:18 pm to ndrakeIn the meantime, you might try connecting i'm running an xp.

and anyway, buying a modem is no fun! Personally, I'd probably gut it, toss the innards, and keep the case for use in some project or other. Submission Guidelines Please include your system specs, such as Windows/Linux/Mac version/build, model numbers, troubleshooting steps, symptoms, etc. Most Internet users have no clue the router can be updated and these updates can actually make an incredible difference in performance, especially on older router models.The update process varies from

Reply With Quote 07-06-02,11:35 AM #17 JeffL View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries Visit Homepage Regular Member Join Date May 2002 Location Florida Posts 216 Originally posted by aks216 Or the manufacture has some sort of tester to do it. Last night we lost our internet connection. Follow these steps in this order, and you should at least figure out what is the causing the problem. [Have a tech question?

Here are the answers to the necessary help info questions:1) Your location: City and State.Pittsburgh PA2) A description of the problem.See above.3) Is the issue intermittent, constant or does it occur The Complete Hardware Buying Guide shows you what to look out when buying the hardware.Get it now! I emailed Comcast support earlier in the morning (from work) and asked if there was a known outage due to the storm. Any splitter this cable may be connected to?

You can buy CAT5 or CAT3 cable at most hardware stores and audio stores. Reply With Quote 07-05-02,11:40 AM #9 CableDude View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries Certified SG Addict Join Date Jun 2001 Posts 26,806 With the PC off... I've confirmed all the coax connections are tight. No wonder Motorola did not mention it.

This will make it seem like it came right out of the box. Dead SpotsIf your router doesn’t support 802.11n, which is considered the most current in WiFi technology, chances are your router is too old to continue functioning properly. JeffL [size=1]Randomosity4.us Earthlink 7000/512 Reply With Quote 07-06-02,11:38 AM #18 JeffL View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries Visit Homepage Regular Member Join Date May 2002 Location Florida Posts 216 About Us Contact Us Digital Edition Customer Service Gift Subscription Ad Choices Newsletters Privacy Policy RSS Terms of Service Agreement E-commerce Affiliate Relationships PCWorld CATEGORIES Business Laptops Mobile PC Hardware Printers