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Internet light turned red and won't change back to green

Have zoom adsl x6 been having trouble with server and ping testing had service in still not right internet stays red all time now HELP!!!!!

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  • Anonymous Jul 13, 2008

    Exact same issue. I have been through 2 hrs AT&T Tech Support + 1.5hrs of paid AT&T Support Plus. Red light for internet. All settings in basic setup are correct. Still not change. Is this thing just junk?

  • rcsager Aug 21, 2008

    Can't connect to Earthlink.  Same red light!!!  What a pain.

  • Anonymous Feb 18, 2009

    help please this is being a pain in the ******* ***

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Hi,

If the Internet is red, this may be because of problem with authentication. Please pull the configuration page of modem and check whether the username/password are correct.

Take care

Posted on May 12, 2008

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