Modem Connection Failure?
Posted 20 February 2006 - 12:15 PM
Posted 20 February 2006 - 12:20 PM
Posted 20 February 2006 - 12:47 PM
One way to check is to see if just plugging it in without the power turned on also causes the same problem, then power the machine up to the setup menu and see if it still works, then boot the machine. If it does not work at the start, then confirmed dead, otherwise you might stand a chance.
Posted 21 February 2006 - 11:59 PM
22nd Feb 2006
it acted like it was still connected to the internet. If we plug the phone cord directly into the main wall jack we can use the phone. However, when we run it through the computer so that we can have dial up access; it will not connect to the internet plus it kind of screws up the phone service until we unplug and replug directly back into the wall unit
Sounds like the [Power Failure] Blasted your Modem Do you have a Surge Protection on Phone Jack If you do then maybe it gave up its life to protect modem Try replacing the surge protector if there was one
If not You may have to obtain a [Modem Card] or an [External USB Dialup Modem] which would be easier to install but use a surge protection You can use a [Power Strip] that has
(1) Power [Surge Protection] for Devices
(2) Phone Jack [Surge Protection] usually contains 2 ea
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