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More than one modem if same?

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Registered: ‎12-07-2008

More than one modem if same?

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Ok, figured out our problem of having to have the downstairs modem reset stems from using two different modems, a Westell 6100, and a Westell 6100F.  The computers are too far apart to link both together, and the house is too old to rewire, and we are not doing the router thing.


What I am wondering is if we used 2 Westell 6100Fs, if we would have to reset the modems every time we used them?  Can anyone help?  Moving the same modem to the other computer ALSO seemed to cause problems.  Does that mean I can never move my computer to another room?  If so, I ain't too happy.


  Cyndi, the better half.....

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Registered: ‎09-24-2008

Re: More than one modem if same?

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Since you do not want to wire OR rewire the house for Networking..

#1 How about using the existing power grid as a network?

#2 OR using wireless?


You can use the modem in another room..

It is just you have to be sure that every other device that uses the phone line, has a DSL filter.

The modem unless directed, should never behind a DSL filter.

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