jonathan at jkdwebmagic.com
Fri Jun 2 11:49:13 MDT 2006
On Fri, 2 Jun 2006, Russel Caldwell wrote:
> I've got a wireless problem I was wondering if somebody could help me with.
> I had a Qwest DSL connection working for a while but then it went down. I
> don't know if I did anything to cause it to go down. Since then I can ping
> out fine and Firefox is able to get to Google sometimes but can't seem to
> get anywhere else. It seems to partially get to a website and then kind of
> dies before it completely makes it. I'm wondering if it is the modem and
> whether a router might solve the problem or whether it would be something
> else. Forgive my ignorance. I'm not much of a network guy.
> Russ Caldwell
Have you talked with Qwest yet? I have had many problems with their DSL
over the years and usually it takes them 2 weeks to figure out what their
I have had similar problems to what you are experiencing and it cleared up
in a week. Meanwhile I was banging my head against the Qwest wall.
Is your computer connected directly to the DSL modem (ie cat5 cable) or
wirelessly? If wirelessly, try connecting directly with a cable. Have
you unplugged your DSL modem and let it sit for a while? Are you
connecting through a router/switch/hub? Tell us more about your network
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