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I have a similar modem, my online light ( orange) blinks all the time, it is supposed to when you are online.
Have you checked your cable input, is it screwed in tight, how about where it attaches to the wall connector.
Unplug your power lead to reboot the modem.
Check your internet settings.
Control panel / internet options / connections / lan settings.
Is automatically detect setting ticked, if not tick it.
Is use proxy ticked, it should not be usually.
Have you a spare ethernet cable to check if that is a problem.
Still having problems? write back.
BTW i am in UK so some of the advice may differ for you
the ds light is for downstream which is your digital signal simply put...... if the light is not going solid to denote being :"online" there maybe signal related issues. rain will mess up the cable signals as the service is exposed to elements etc.....here is a trick i do with a modem that doesnt want to lock on to good signal.....reboot the damn thing...........give it a minute or two.. if the online light doesnt sync up solid....unscrew the cable connector on the back of the modem while it is powered up and wait 15 seconds////then screw it back on (needs to be hand tight, its like a water hose, if its loose you get signal loss) and give it 10 minutes......if it still doesnt lock up and go solid indicating online then call your cable company, you should not get charged for their service not working correctly..........it then would be something only a tech could fix. but if it does lock up and go solid ....hook up your router , power it up and give it a minute to sense the modem, restart the computer and you should be good to go...
if you connect the modem directly to your computer, Does it work ? If you are not able to go online when connected directly to the modem then you will need to call ISP. If you are able to go online when connected to the modem only then you will need to check the settings of the router. Click Here for more info about routers
As stated on your previous post asking this question:
"If the "Online" indicator is not on, then the modem does not have an
internet connection. The only thing you can do is unplug the modem for
15 seconds and plug it back in. Wait 30 seconds for it to cycle and the
lights should all come back...if the "Online" light still does not go
on, then you need to contact your internet service provider."
That online light goes solid when your ISP completes the registration process of your modem. If this process fails, there are only 2 possible reasons. The first is your modem MAC address is not on your account with your ISP, which cannot be your case because it works on a different outlet. The second reason would be what is called ingress on the outlet. Ingress is caused by a bad outlet or more frequently a bad connector. Make sure inside your connector is clean and free of metal shavings. The problem you are describing is actually rare because usually if your having cable issues that cause a registration problem, you don't usually get a send light.
By the way, just because your tv works on that outlet doesn't mean your modem will. Your modem runs off RF frequencies that your TV doesn't come close to.