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Current modem working fine with ATT DSL. I want to install a second modem (2wire) by direct connection to same DSL phone connection (in different room). I have hooked up other modem, filled in user ID and password, but connection is not recognized, because install wizard says user ID and password not recognized. I am wondering if I am trying to eprform an allegal installation (since another computer is using this DSL) or if soemting else is wrong. Can you help

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Is that second location also a DSL line? You may have to consult with AT&T to see if the DSL line runs to that second location.

What are you trying to accomplish? By adding a second modem, you essentially create two separate networks. Why not use a switch and connect it to the first modem, which would allow you to connect more PCs.

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