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Lost internet connection. I use BT Voyager 190 ADSL modem on AOL with WIndows Vista. Power and Thernet indicator lights are on solid, but DSL and Internet indicators are off.

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  • croesati Aug 01, 2008

    Checked the phone line connections and found they were not as AOL required. Connected ADSL Filter direct to main phone socket and from filter connected PC to ADSL output and phone to Phone output. Problem fixed, many thanks igi_57.

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Sounds like there is a issue with your phone line. The DSL indicator is the phone line. Check to see if you have a dial tone or if a message is on the phone you haven't listen too, if you have message service. Try unplugging all phone connections as and replug them in again. You also might need a filter for your DSL to phone line. Also if you have an alarm that is monitoring your system, you need to by pass alarm and use a filter.

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