HIGH SPEED CONNECTION
TIPS AND TRICKS
DSL Tips and Tricks
- When installing the network card that
comes with your equipment, make sure to start the system and if asked to
log into Windows (a login screen before Windows opens), click on Cancel.
This will allow the network card to be used in all profiles that the
system may have.
- First make sure that all 4 lights are on
the modem are green.
- If the lights don’t come on or doesn’t
seem to be functioning, turn off the modem and shut down the system and
then turn on the modem and then start the system and try the connection
- If you are not getting web pages to come
up, check Internet Explorer settings by going to Start | Settings |
Control Panel, then double click on Internet or Internet Options then
click on the Connections tab. On this screen, make sure that ‘Never
dial a connection’ has a dot next to it.
- If you have installed and setup a router
or home/office network and seem to have problems getting to web pages or
problems with the connection, take the router or home network out of the
picture or call your network administrator (the person that setup the
network). This is best accomplished by shutting down the system and
plugging the DSL modem into the computer that the DSL connection last
Here is a web page with information on both
types of connections: