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The internet light on the modem has turned red and not able to connect to the internet

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Assuming all the settings (PPOA/PPOE etc) are correct and as long as you know you have got a broadband connection and it's not your service providers fault, check the you dont have a line fault then unplug the router for 30 seconds or so and try again.

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