DSL Connection in Windows® 7
What are the guidelines to set up of DSL connection in PC with Windows 7?
Digital data transmission over the wires of a local telephone network is made possible with digital subscriber line technology. This technology is delivered along with the telephone on the same telephone line. The DSL works with high frequency and it splits the frequency in to two. The one frequency is for carrying out telephonic conversations and other for accessing Internet. The Internet users prefer broadband connection to a dial up Internet connection. The broadband has higher download speed which enables you to watch streaming videos, download music and software quickly. The broadband users might choose DSL because of its unique features. This high speed Internet technology brings information with high bandwidth over copper telephone lines to home and offices. There is no need of changing data from digital to analogue form and back to digital form .
Following points might give users an idea about the features of DSL connection in Windows 7:
- Wiring and line sharing
- Speed and cost
- Tips to set up DSL connection in Windows 7
Wiring and line sharing
The signal provided by the DSL connection is digital signal that travels over the telephone lines which provides the home phone service. The signal quality is affected by the quality of the wire. The distance from the central telephone exchange and your system is very important because it greatly affects the speed. The DSL connection shares the line between your phone and the data transfer over the Internet. The signals of the DSL have the frequencies over the audio spectrum.
Speed and cost
The dedicated line that runs from the home to your telephone switch is DSL connections. Thus the DSL has more consistent bandwidth than single cables. The speed of the DSL is greater than other cables. The DSL connection is cheaper than wireless connection.
To establish a DSL connection you need a modem, a router, or a device that combines the two. If you have combined modem and router then you need to plug the device in to an electrical outlet. Then plug one end of a phone cord or cable into the port for the wide area network in the device and other end into the wall jack. Now plug one end of an Ethernet cable to the port of the LAN connection. Then restart your system and then click the option ‘Set up a connection or network’ in the ‘Network and Sharing Center’ and then click on the option ‘Connect to the Internet’.
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