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Will not connect to the internet through DSL modem. I've check wiring & shut down equipment and still no luck.

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    Gregory Brown May 11, 2010

    is the driver for the ethenet controller loaded if not nothing else will work, or if you are using the usb to connect is the driver loaded no diver no talk, these devices need a driver in order to communicate with each other pleae check

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My Internet connection so slow?


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You connect the device to the system using a CAT5 network cable to a RJ45 (8 wire telephone type jack). Some Cable/DSL modems also have USB connection capability for the few systems these days that do not have a built in RJ45 connector To use them, you install the associated software, then connect the USB cable when prompted.
If you don't have Cable/DSL then dial up telephone modem is the next option, this requires a telephone modem that has an RJ11c telephone cord jack connection, most current computers only have a telephone modem as an option, but they can still be bought for around $20 and you will require a dial up internet service (Few remain, one is Netzero in the USA)

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I have the same problem. The Sync DSL light keeps on flashing. According to the 3Com and Singtel, they both blame one another. From my understanding, the modem is not receiving and internet signal at all....


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Actually, you cannot send faxes through a DSL modem. You have to use a phone line or send it through the internet (not directly through the modem), at least from what I know...


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