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Router Issues – Security – Internet Connection Problems

If you cannot connect to the Internet and you have an ADSL connection it can be the modem – they do not last forever.

Some modems are a security risk which can transmit your data without you knowing.

Click this link to the right to test the security of your router: TEST YOUR ROUTER.

Look at the lights on the modem , there is an ADSL light on there ( Phone Symbol ) , no light , no phone line , no internet

Know your login to the internet which comes from your isp and your password as you may have to logon to the router.

Be aware that most ISPs other than Telstra will not be able to test your phone line and this can take up to 48 hours

Make sure you have security on your modem for wifi – Routers And Security

Change the login for your router from the default – most people never do this

Learn how to login to your router and check for updates

Be aware that some ISPs will attempt to charge you to send someone out to diagnose your internet connections

Richard Pascoe is a technology consultant & technology commentator for the media on FIVEaa , ABC Adelaide , PowerFM , 5MU , 7AD and 7BU and has been seen on the Channel 7 news , Channel 9 News , Channel 10 news and Today Tonight . Richard gives his opinions on Microsoft , Google , Apple and deals with personal computers , smartphones and tablets.

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