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Mutlitple "Server not found" responses before URL connects

Westel 6100 on Verizon DSL Service, shared via NetGear WGR614 wireless router.  The problem we have is that whenever we try to launch a web page, we get multiple "Server not found" pages before finally connecting.  Usually have to "Try again" 2 or 3 times, at which point the connection downloads at normal data rates.  Any ideas whether this is likely to be modem, router (the main PC in our house is ethernet cabled to this, others attach wirelessly and problem is seen both ways), or service, and how I might troubleshoot?


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Re: Mutlitple "Server not found" responses before URL...

I also have the exact router and modem and i could not get the 2 to talk to each other. My router was able to get the IP address from the modem (the nat one (192.168.1.x) not the public IP.) Anyways to make it work I turned off the DHCP server on the router and plugged the ethernet wire from the modem into a computer slot on the router. Basically I just use the hub part of my router. Works great now.

Posted on Dec 05, 2007

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I have had this happen to me a couple of times with verizon dsl
and it is aways an out side the house wiring problem. call verizon
to send a repair man. They have never charged me for this.

Posted on Oct 21, 2007

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I have another computer i want to install in the up i need another dsl router to connect to it????.

If you have a Westell 6100, it's just a modem meant to connect a single computer to the Internet. It has the jack where you plug in the cord to your DSL phone line, and an Ethernet jack so you can plug in your computer. You can't have more than one of these connected to the phone line because of address conflicts that would result.

What you need is a wireless router so your Internet connection can be shared by several computers. Most service providers are installing Westell models that combine the modem and a 4-port wired/wireless router for new customers now. Since you have the modem only, you'll need to supply the router. The wireless function lets you use the upstairs computer without having to run a network cable to connect it. That's much cleaner and simpler. There will be four connectors on the back of the router for wired computers or other things (such as a network printer) you might want to connect. You still have only one connection to your DSL line, but now you can hook up several computers at once.

There are several companies making wireless routers and they all do pretty much the same thing. Netgear, Linksys and D-Link are the most common, and you can buy a wireless router at almost any retailer that sells computers. You can also find them online from companies like TigerDirect or Newegg. Other than staying with one of the major brands (it's easier to find support for those if you need it), there's not much to recommend one kind over another.

It's pretty easy to install a wireless router and set up your wireless network. They all come with a CD containing setup software that will guide you through the process. You'll have that upstairs machine on line in no time.

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No you cant.. But good router I preffer Linksys wrt54G2. Should just be able to plug ethernet from modem to WAN on wrt54g2.

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there might be a problem with the Linksys router, the Westell 6100 should be 1st set to bridge mode in order for your router to be connected to it. or there could also be a proble on the Verizon server.

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DSL loses signal during VOIP call.


i worked for verizon for two years and I encounter this problem many times,to tell you honestly,its not with you internet connection since if you'll notice,while you are connected to the internet and you make a call or call someone,its interrupted... Obviously,its the phone itslelf,the signal comng from the phone is different from the signal of the internet...thats the reason why you need a modem to convert the signal coming from the phone line to make it work for internet,,,what I suggest is you change the DSL plan from the Dry Loop to the regular dsl with the phone...

thanks and God Bless

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The internet connection keeps disappearing.

Change the router's IP address to ( maybe you have an IP conflict between the modem and router.

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I can't get on line

A blinking DSL light means that you have no DSL sync -- you are not receiving a digital signal. You will need to contact your ISP to have them repair your service.

Steps to do first:
1. Powercycle the modem -- unplug the power from the back for 15 secs, plug it back up.
2. Ensure that all phones that share a line with the DSL have filters attached.

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Wireless routers

Just plug the cable modem ethernet into the input to your router and you will be fine. Just remember, if you decide you want to make any changes to your router settings through your browser, make sure you hook up an ethernet line from your laptop to the router before making any changes. The reason for this is if you make a change in security settings on your router while wireless, the router will reboot and if your laptop did have the settings changed in it, you can be locked out.
Not that you can't get back in, but it is a pain to have to do.

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Hi, Rob just studied ur problem.Iam a tech which handles this kind of issue. I talk to verizon,at&t,bellsouth,qwest daily for such issues. Well i can suggest u onething u can get the efficient speedstream 4100 series modem which comes with a 1 yr warranty. And also checkout with verizon clearly abt ur distance from the central office.Bcos might be ur dsl circuit may be not technically feasible i:e NTF. For further clarifications plz get back to me.

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