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# 19165 7-Feb-2008 19:08
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Item                  Downstream         Upstream       Unit
SNR Margin               15                     13              dB
Line Attenuation        63                     31              dB
Data Rate               256                     96            kbps

Well my internet is slower than normal, I suspect I'm being data capped, don't know how to "restart" my router,cuz nothing I've tried has worked.

I'm on a Dlink router, using xnet.co.whatever...

I could use help, please.

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  # 109147 7-Feb-2008 19:28
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Resolved: I had two thingies between the router and the wall... no idea what they are o.0 I took them out and my speed tripled back to what it was in the good old days. :)

I'm an idiot. :(

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  # 109148 7-Feb-2008 19:34
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Joanofdiearc: Resolved: I had two thingies between the router and the wall... no idea what they are

These would be filters.

You DON'T need any filter on your router, but you DO need them on ALL other Phones, Faxes & Sky Decoders.

Have a quick look around your house and make sure everything plugged into the other phone sockets is equipped with a filter.  If this is not done, your internet speed will slow right down and probably disconnect whenever anyone picks up a phone.

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