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skunkno1
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Registered: ‎11-01-2008
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DSL Installation software online?

I am doing a clean sweep of my computer and reinstalling WindowsXP Pro. I will need to reinstall my verizon DSL software but I have lost the installation CD. I cannot seem to find the files on the verizon website. Is there anywhere that I can download this software directly online without having to wait for verizon to mail me a replacement CD?
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dslr595148
Posts: 5,346
Registered: ‎09-24-2008
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Re: DSL Installation software online?

Verizon for home users either uses.

#1 DHCP

#2 OR PPPoE.

Either way, you do not the verizon software to get online.

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If you are not behind a router, you are running Windows XP, and your connection type in PPPoE...

See as need be: [url=http://www.dslreports.com/faq/2240]DSLR (dslreports.com) All FAQs » Verizon Online DSL FAQ » 6. Software » How to setup WinXP pppoe[/url]

I know that FAQ was last modified on 2004-12-09, but it is correct because I have done on Windows XP Home SP2 (tested it on SP3, too).

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Before doing anything else..

#1 What is the brand and model of your modem?

#2 Do you have any router (If so, what one do you have)?

#3 Do you use DHCP or PPPoE?

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If you don't know the answer to the last one..

Here is a hint. Which is a quick quote from [url=http://www.dslreports.com/faq/1252]DSLR All FAQs » Verizon Online DSL FAQ » 7. Setup »
Verizon GTE Setup [/url]

* GTE areas of Verizon do not need PPPoe (WinPoet/Raspppoe) for their setup. This is only needed by the old BellAtlantic customers. *

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Telcoguru
Posts: 1,101
Registered: ‎08-06-2008
Device: Actiontec Rev I
Plan: FDV\75 down 35 up
Location: Fresh Meadows, NY
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Re: DSL Installation software online?

This is the Verizon web page you are looking for. https://activate.verizon.net/launch/welcome
 

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