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The telephone wire got pulled out of my modem.

I can identify where two of the wires go (the blue and the white with a blue strip go in the center of the plug) but replaceing them doesn't give me phone service. I'm sure that one or more other of the wire need to be attached (there sre spaces for four of them), but I don't know which ones or where to attach them. My modem is an Arris, and I'm bundled with Bresnan Communications.

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Those should be the only two wires that need to be attached for dial-up (coming from an electrician's son) but for DSL or cable, you should be using an Ethernet cable with the wire colors from the bottom of the connector and left to right with the wire facing down in the order (Orange-White, Orange, Green-White, Blue, Blue-White, Green, Brown-White, Brown).  Hope this helps!

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