Set-up DSL Modem
How to set-up DSL modem? What are the tips for configuring Actiontec Modem Settings?
DSL Modems are modems which are used to connect your computer to the Internet. These DSL modems are capable of providing high speed Internet access and they have been specially designed so as to ensure this. When compared to dial up connections, the connections which are made possible through these DSL modems are very fast. DSL modem are also known as asymmetric or ADSL modems. The DSL modems are usually connected to your computer either through the USB or the Ethernet port. However, it is always advised to use Ethernet port so as to connect DSL modem to the computer. These Ethernet DSL modems can be used on a single computer or on a network PC. Actiontec is one of the leading providers of DSL Modem.
Following are some of the details about setting up DSL modem along with the tips to configure Actiontec DSL Modem settings:
- Advantages of DSL Modem
- Tip to set-up DSL Modem
- Tip to configure Actiontec DSL Modem
Advantages of DSL Modem
The DSL Modem allows you to leave your Internet connection open for a long time. This DSL modem would even allow the user to talk on the phone even while accessing the Internet. It would also offer you faster speed than a regular modem. It also does not require the need of any additional wiring as it makes use of the phone line which you already have.
Tips to set-up DSL Modem
In order to set-up DSL Modem, you need to follow certain steps. First, you would have to plug the power to your modem. Then, plug the Ethernet cable to the Ethernet port on the modem and your computer. After that, you need to plug the phone cord to the line port of your modem and phone jack in the wall.
Open the browser Window so as to configure your Actiontec DSL Modem settings. This method would automatically connect you to Actiontec configuration page and here you need to set your network name and password so as to configure Actiontec DSL Modem settings. From the menu that appears, you need to select 'Setup/Configuration' From the 'Setup/Configuration' screen, click on the 'Non-Windows Setup' or 'Alternative Setup' to open the 'Actiontec DSL Modem Setup Page'. Select 'Bridged' in the ISP Protocol section and 'Static' in the 'IP Configuration' and the 'DNS Configuration' sections. Click the 'Save and Restart' button to save your modem.
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