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Acitivity light is always off, cannot connect to the internet

Activity light is always off, cannot connect to the internet, check cables, secured but still no access to internet

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Might want to try a new ethernet cable going from your modem to your computer- If that does not fix your problem then I would try connecting through USB.

Posted on Apr 07, 2009

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When the DSL light turns red it indicates that the modem has no internet signal.
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Constantly blinking Activity light


Well, you are very correct with the activity light blinking and the increased blinking except the fact that modem will encounter a problem in future...
The 5 different lights on your modem namely Power, Ethernet, DSL, Internet and Activity have their own indications and explanations.
1. The Activity Light indicates the amount of activity that is takin place on the computer on the Internet though the activity might blink even when you are not browsing. This can be explained by stating that the computer constantly keep sending signals  about it being connected to the internet and any other acknowledgements..

So, you've got nothing worry about unless the Power or the Ethernet or the DSL or the Internet light Blinks....
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Make sure the Ethernet cable going from the modem to the computer is secure. Then go to your computers control panel and clock network connections. Look in LAN, any try to find your connection. If it isnt there , than you will need to call your ISP, and they will install it all correctly for you at no charge.

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Activity light is is constantly on.


if the activicty light was off then that would mean you werent connected to the internet thats what kind of activicty it means, its the internet activicty

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