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im using a ntl modem to run the internet i have it in my front room but want to put it into my dinning room what would be the best way extended usb cable or the cable that plug into the back??
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is this dialup or broadband (if broadband is it cable or dsl) ? not familiar with the hardware you speak of....if it's dialup you would want to just plug the modem into a phone line in the room you want it to be in...(same with dsl) if it's cable...and you don't have any cable jacks in the destination room....then i would suggest using a longer COAX cable instead of extending the usb
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its ntl cable
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i'd say extending the coaxial cable (the one that plugs into the modem from the wall) would be your best bet....it's cheaper than getting a longer usb cable...and assuming you're not moving the thing all the way across the house then it shouldn't have any signal loss
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just to the next room how easy is it to put the ends on the cable ??
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well if it's just to the next room...go to your local hardware or audio visual store...and get a piece of coax cable long enough to s pan the distance...and get either a coax splitter or ask them for something to connect two pieces of coax cable...they'll know what it's called (sorry that i don't)
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cheers mate thanks for all your help
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