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Re: verizon dsl
Whew! My internet connection is restored via Verizon. I was beginning to
Thanks to everyone who responded, especially you L.V. You put me on the
right track with that browser config check. Had to get a few
usernames/passwords from Verizon tech but got in and reset the
configuration and the darned thing kicked in.
Life is good again,
On Wed, 2005-09-14 at 10:13 -0500, L. V. Lammert wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Sep 2005, Leon Raymer wrote:
> > Verizon has come into my area with dsl where there was previously only
> > Shawneelink and Neon. Verizon is making an offer cutting the monthly
> > cost to about half of the others.
> > But, Verizon seems to be a Windows only operation. Even the install CD
> > requires Windows and the first thing it does is search for the Microsoft
> > JVM. Ouch.
> Don't know of any DSL services that require Windoze, as in almost all
> cases the CD just installs the provider's 'preferred environment' (home
> page, search link, etc.).
> In some cases you have the 'secret link' to setup your PPPOE account.
> -- Have you tried pointing your browser to the router and check config?
> 192.168.1.1 is the most common IP.
> -- Are you using PPPOE? If so, a google search might reveal the 'secret
> site' like SBC uses to setup your account:
> Login: email@example.com
> Leland V. Lammert firstname.lastname@example.org
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