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I have a Motorola SB5101 Cable Modem. What I wish to do is to go to http://192.168.10.1 so that I can use OPEN DNS. I can go to any other website, but when I attempt to go to this one I continually get a Timed Out message. Is there something I can do to be successful reaching that address, or is there a work around?

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I haven't resolved the issue, so I can't use Open DNS, but I'll keep working on it. I'm not willing to pay for the solution. Thank you.

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