Question about Zoom X6 (5590) DSL Modem (55900003)

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Connecting to mac

I am having problems installing zoom x6 on my mac. the disk says it needs to run the install on classic which I don't have. Are ther any other ways to install?

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I have used this same modem/router wirelessly with macs from 10.1 to 10.4 easily. The problem is 10.5 and WEP. Why I don't know. If you try to start a browser, like Safari, it will start "network diagnostics" and you enter the key on the bottom of the zoom router (also what kind of key it is). This is clunky but is functioal. I have never installed any software for setting up the zoom.

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Nope...software is platform and version level dependent..even if you found a work around, it wouldn't be tight enough..get a correct version

Posted on Apr 26, 2008

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Is the Zoom ADSL X6 modem router supposed to provide connectivity for a 3G Kindle? If so, how do I set things up?


Zoom X6 routers don't work with either Kindles or Nooks- it seems the connect on demand to save power confuses the Zoom router - typically requiring the unpractical fix of rebooting the router every two minutes.

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No Internet via zoom X6 wireless router to desk top, lap top ok.


Access your zoom router by using the laptop which still has access to the router.

Your going to have to open your Wireless Network Connection Status window located under your network settings.

If you see this window your going to left click the (details) button


Now you should see a IP DNS server address
for example: 192.168.1.xxx

Type that address onto the address bar of your web browser.

it should take you to your router setup page.

There you will need to check if the lan port is enabled







Feb 04, 2010 | Zoom X6 Adsl Modem/router Rohs...

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Zoom x6 modem disconnect


If you only get disconnected on the desktop, the problem is the desktop.

You can try removing network card from device manager and installing it back, try also logging in with a different user name and disabling eventual firewalls.

Fastest way to get rid of problems of this kind is by reinstalling windows, and if it does not work getting a replacement network card, or connecting the PC wireless.

If you have a spare wireless LAN Usb adapter, try connecting the PC on wireless.

Dec 15, 2008 | Zoom X6 (5590) DSL Modem (55900003)

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Connecting laptop wirelessly


So, you're not actually offering anything just trying to flog your service. Trading standards will be interested here in your statement, 'let our experts solve your problem for FREE'. Nice try, Con men is the word that springs to mind.

Dec 13, 2008 | Zoom X6 (5590) DSL Modem (55900003)

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Installation problems


disable the firewall and try again.
sometime the firewall prevent the verification of yur computer mac address and signon.

Nov 23, 2008 | Zoom X6 (5590) DSL Modem (55900003)

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Installion of x6


Contacted the company who gave the good advice of changing the DPI settings and also showed us 2 different ways of how to do it. For anyone who has the same problem try right clicking the desktop and click on personalise, adjust font size to default and save,. Alternatively click start, control panel, appearance & themes, change screen resolution, settings, advanced, DPI to normal 96 DPI and save. Thanks for your help we will always check this site if problems in future.

Jun 22, 2008 | Zoom X6 (5590) DSL Modem (55900003)

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Zoom X6 installation


you need a ethernet network card, if you want it connected to the x6 directly, or you can get a wireless card for the desktop.
the instruction for setup the x6 is straight forward. but you need to follow it to the letter, otherwise it won't work.


if you need more information please email me at frcs68@hotmail.com

please rate if the answer solved your porblem.
thank you

Jun 15, 2008 | Zoom X6 (5590) DSL Modem (55900003)

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ADSL X6


presuming that the router moved with you the telephone line socket could be too far away from the BT socket or is not correctly wired. if you have not moved the router then you need to buy a booster

Feb 18, 2008 | Zoom X6 Adsl Modem/router Rohs...

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Need Zoom X6 help unresponsive


make sure your ethernet port is set to 'obtain address' and 'DNS' automatically (IE use DCHP and not static IP address) The software should be able to 'find' the zoom modem then.

Jan 22, 2008 | Zoom X6 Adsl Modem/router Rohs...

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Difficulty in first time support with zoomX6 5590


Hi Maybe i could help you. I have installed this modem before for an ISP provider. Please give me specific task you want to do and I will explain what to do.

Apr 30, 2007 | Zoom X6 (5590) DSL Modem (55900003)

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