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Noisy phone line since connecting gateway modem

I have just hooked up a gateway modem by cable to my desktop and my daughter has wireless access to a laptop, since hooking it up 2 nights ago have heaps of static on my phone line. Even by putting splitter/filters on - any suggestions.

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Splitter is best

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After than for each default gateway enter the following command replacing {default gateway} with the default gateways from the returned by the ipconfig command above (ignore 0.0.0.0 addresses) and press enter

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