What type of cable is an cable modem used for?
A coaxial cable is used when connecting a cable modem to your ISP.
It is called an Ethernet cable. Read More
No, just connect the cable to the cable modem and then connect the modem to the computer. Read More
Your question presupposes that you have subscribed to cable internet service, and that the provider has run a cable to your home. It also presupposes that you have a cable modem. If these suppositions are correct, you just have to run coax between the cable jack on the wall and the cable modem. Then you need to connect the modem to your computer via USB, FireWire, or whatever interface your modem and computer have in… Read More
You'll probably need to plug the cable modem to the cable line. Then plug an ethernet cable from the modem to the WAN port on the router. Then connect each of your computers (via ethernet cable) to the router. Read More
You can connect your laptop to the Internet with a cable modem, sure. You will need an Ethernet cable to do that. If you want wireless internet, you will need a cable modem, and a wireless router as well. Read More
No. You need to connect the ethernet cable to a modem or router. You can disconnect the PC ethernet cable from the modem and connect an ethernet cable from the Xbox 360 to the modem until you purchase a router. Read More
A cable modem is a rather broad term and may vary in technical specification depending on supplier. In general cables modems connect to a dedicated cable and offer internet services, possibly along side a cable TV service. ADSL is a specific technology used to deliver high speed data services on an existing telephone line. The internet service is sent at specific frequencies and are filtered by the ADSL modem. If you are looking to buy… Read More
Cable, Wireless, T-1, T-3, OC3, and Satellite internet connections all require a cable router instead of using an ADSL modem router to access the internet. Read More
If the modem is external, then you either remove the power cable from the wall or flip the switch on the back to the off position. If the modem is internal then you need to click "Start" in windows, then "Run" and type MSCONFIG.EXE and select the modem and "Disable" it using the apropriate button in the window. Windows will then not recognise it on startup. Read More
A null modem cable is a cable which connects two computers directly. The connection is made using serial interface and actually requires no modem or phone line. These connections can be useful for some legacy applications, however due to the availability of low cost networking equipment null modem connections are now rarely used. Read More
A device is an example of technology. A null modem cable is a device. Read More
Yes, it can. Some type of modems and routers can use only a particular type of the twisted pair. If you are not sure about your hardware, just avoid cross cables (usually they are read colored). Read More
External modems are built with a female data communications equipment (DCE) DB-25 port for connection to a controlling device such as a PC or a router. Depending on the model of the router you are connecting to, you will use that type of cable. For details lookup "modem-router configuration" on cisco.com Read More
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How you attach a modem to a computer depends on the type of modem. For instance, old dial-up modems either went inside the computer and plugged into the peripheral bus, or it sat outside and attached to a communications port -- a type of serial port. With newer modems used for DSL, cable, fiber optic, satellite dishes, etc., they are usually external, and they plug into either the LAN socket or a USB port. Read More
You can connect two routers to a cable modem. If your cable modem has only one LAN port, then plug the cable modem into the WAN port of the 1st router. Plug the WAN port of the 2nd router into one of the LAN ports on the 1st router. So the connection goes like this: CableModem -> 1stRouter -> 2ndRouter. As long as DHCP is enabled on all these devices then you're in business. If… Read More
Do you mean a dial up telephone modem, cable modem, or DSL modem? Technically a cable and DSL modem is not a modem, it is a transceiver (transfer/receiver), and doesn't module and demodulate phone signals like an old school modem. Completely different technology. For a dial up modem, you don't. If you are trying to share your internet connection, you need network cards in both machines, and if you are using Windows 98 or higher… Read More
For a comprehensive article on how cable modems work go here: http://computer.howstuffworks.com/cable-modem.htm Read More
Do you have to have a desktop and an LAN to use a laptop and Wifi to connect to a cable internet modem?
No, but you are going to need a wireless router, also known as an access point, between the laptop and the cable modem. Read More
What is the recommended cable length from the modem to the router or access point for wireless Internet connection?
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It will have either phone plug or cable. Read More
Why is your computer able to get online through your cable router but not if you plug it straight into the cable modem OS is Windows XP?
Your isp modem is set in the bridged mode. To unbridge your modem, plug your network cable from your PC directly into your tower, other end directly into the modem, and type in an IE browser page 192.168.0.1. Your isp page should come up then in there should give you an option to bridge and unbridge the modem. This process is to tell your modem that multiple connections are to be hooked to it thru… Read More
Yes, you can have DSL and a Cable modem installed at the same residience. The DSL would use a phone line to connect to the web and the Cable modem would use a coaxial cable, like the kind that plugs into your TV. Read More
What is necessary if you want your ethernet network to connect to the intenet through a DSL or cable modem?
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I believe that it is possible to connect a computer straight to the network cable which usually connects to the modem I have seen adapters that have a jack for this but I cannot find one online?
Yes, it is possible to connect a computer straight to a network cable which usually connects the modem. Look for the cable at Ebay. Read More
Wireless or Wired (ethernet cable). Read More
You need to buy a wireless router than has ethernet port if you want to connect a PC and a laptop to a Motorola surfboard sbv5220 cable modem. Read More
Would using a third nic with ethernet cable and ics software to share a cable modem connection with other computer increase the speed of the second computer which is using ics with a null modem serial?
Well, yes, the ethernet cable should run faster than the regular serial cable, but I don't think that would be the most efficient approach. You should add the NIC to the PC that doesn't have one, and then get a router to allow both PC's to access the cable modem. Adding the ethernet cable would only speed it up to the maximum speed allowed by your Cable Internet Provider Read More
The phone company will provide a DSL modem for you. Connect the DSL modem to the phone line with a phone cable, to your computer with an ethernet cable, and to electrical power with its wall wart power supply. All of these cables are usually supplied in the box the DSL modem came in. Read More
You can connect your laptop to a dial-up connection, or you can use a high speed Ethernet cable to connect from your cable modem or Ethernet wall jack to your computer. If you want wireless internet, you will need a cable modem or an Ethernet wall jack and a wireless router. Read More
You need wireless connection if you do not want to use a modem to connect your computer to the internet. Read More
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Nope. That is dial-up. Cable modems use coaxial cables to transmit data. Read More
Ethernet cord. Read More
There are 3 types of modems, their is the Cable Modem DSL Modem Dial Up Modem (inside older computers) Read More
hi. you must have cable inside the house. you need to contact your cable company for rates / connection speed. a technician will come and install a cable modem which is the link between cable and computer. it works fine for me. Read More
You need a wireless modem or the cable that ps3 includes. Read More
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You have internet with cable dsl modem can you hook the laptop to the modem using usb lap top only has printer portserialcom port mouse keyboard connection and monitor hookups?
No. If your laptop does not have the port required to use the modem and at the very least has a PCMCIA card slot, you must buy the necessary PCMCIA card, such as an ethernet adapter, assuming your cable or dsl modem uses such a connector. There is now this USB LAN (try goggling the image) adapter where you can connect the modem's cable to your laptop, It's cheap, handy and it works just fine. Read More
How do you set up Xbox Live. so i need to buy another Ethernet cable. one going from modem to x box and another going to computer?
you plug the ethernet cable in the back of the xbox and then you hook it up to the computer modem. Read More
i think it would depend on whether it is split from one cable or not. More importantly, i am not sure why you would want to do that? What's the advantage? NO. Your cable modem is like a digital box, it's an addressable device that needs to be authorized to let you go online. you can have 2 cable modems in a single room if you want but you have to have two separate accounts… Read More
a modem/router a ethernet cable an isp connection Read More
No, you can connect your computer directly to the modem (you need a lan cable for that) if you have one. Read More
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