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Sham

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noob question
« on: August 10, 2009, 03:37:22 PM »

ok i know little to nothing about routers, so i need or directed to someone who can help so here goes.
1. what is a host name and do i really need one?
2. how do i input my ip address, Subnet mask to get My WAN online? and
3. will fixing the about problems change my Cable and network staus
 Thank you
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Reinvented

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Re: noob question
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2009, 04:13:21 PM »

Questions that we need answered before we continue:

1) What is your Internet Service Provider (ISP)?
2) What modem/gateway do you use?

When setting up your connection initially, you do not need a host name usually unless you are using a different connection method besides DHCP.
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Sham

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Re: noob question
« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2009, 07:28:37 AM »

1. time warner cable
2. Motorola Sbv 4200 Voice over ip cable modem
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