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4100 flashing ethernet light

My 4100, after boot up, shows a staedy green power light and a flashing green ethernet light. No other lights are on. Is this problem due to the modem? or with SBC? Do I need a new modem? Thanks! Mike

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  • moltar1026 Sep 02, 2008

    I will try calling them for a third time but last 2 times got me no where

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If there is no blinking or solid DSL light, and the light comes on for a second when powering up, then the modem is fried. The light should ALWAYS be blinking, even if the phone line is disconnected. It is always trying to sync with the ISP, so if that syncing isn't taking place, it's time to junk it and go on.

Posted on Sep 08, 2008

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If the internet light is not on that indicates a prob with your ISP, call them up and arrange a service call. I had a similar prob a few weeks ago and they had to replace the drop to the house from the telephone pole.

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