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Firmware? Got a Verizon branded Actiontec GT701C DSL Modem. Where can I find the latest firmware for it? Please help.

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http://www.actiontec.com/support/index.php
Select the model and then download the firmware. Instructions are also included but may vary depending on model.

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If the DSL light is blinking it means that there is no DSL carrier signal to your modem. Check the phone line and make sure you have no open lines and filters are on all the devices hooked up to your phone system except your modem. You can check for an open line by hooking up a phone to the phone line going into your modem and listen for a dial tone.

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SOURCE: Desktop wont connect to internet but laptop will!

repair the conection and also try a diffrent ethernet wire sometimes it could be bad

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SOURCE: I have a dsl modem and an actiontec gt701-wg gateway

Yes this is a normal method to setup a wireless network.
To set-up and secure the wireless router from unauthorized access, follow these steps :-
1. Connect the wireless router to your computer with a LAN cable.
2. Start your browser and enter the router's configuration URL IP address.
3. Enter the router setup, login and password
4. Change the admin password
5. Go to the wireless settings and change the default SSID and turn off SSID broadcast.
6. Setup encryption key the strongest is WPA2 (if not then WPA).
7. For further security measures - turn on MAC address filtering and enter the MAC address of the wireless cards on the computer/s you want to connect to this wireless router.
8. Record the settings you have made and keep it in a safe place and Save the settings.
9. Configure the wireless cards on the computer/s with the SSID and encryption settings of the router.
10. Remove the LAN cable between the router and the computer then the computers should be able to connect to the router.

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SOURCE: Actiontec Modem Won't Work!

Pull out the power plug on the back of the modem, then reinsert it. Should reset the modem

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