Fix issues with DSL Modem
What are the tips to resolve the issues that can come in DSL modem in Windows 7?
DSL or Digital Subscriber Loop or digital subscriber line use regular telephone lines without needing a separate line installed. The information is sent in the form of digital not in analog form. DSL connection can be send through the telephone line without you having to hang up or interrupt your regular phone service. This is because digital information takes up considerably less space. For the working, it uses phone line. By providing fax, telephone and Internet connections within the unit, the DSL modems work. It is able to connect to your system via the USB or Ethernet line. Then modem has the ability to send and receives system information through the telephone line connection. The main problem that come with the DSL modem is the connection problem and problem related to power for the DSL modem. You cannot get any signals in the modem, if your DSL modem consists of any problem.
Some of the problems and tips to fix problem with the DSL Modem:
- Check the Light
- Power Cycle and Resetting
Sometimes the DSL modem may not be compatible with your service. This is because of your DSL modem is too old or modem's protocols do not match your service's protocols. In order to fix and resolve this problem, you need to visit the manufacturer's site. You need to contact your service provider to change the Modem’s protocol.
Check the Light
If you face connection problem then you need to check the lights on your modem. Light gives the status of your DSL line. If you see red or blinking light, then there exists a problem with the phone lines, which is used for your DSL connection. In order to fix this problem, you need to try connecting your modem to a different phone jack to see if the phone jack is causing that line problem. Red or blinking light indicates that the problem is with the connection cables from your modem to your system.
In order to resolve and fix the problem related to power, you need to cycle your modem's power. By unplugging the power supply at the modem, you need to turn off the power to Modem. Then wait for 10 to 15 seconds, and turn on the power. Finally, you need to try rebooting your system while the modem is off. If power cycling does not work then you need to try resetting. By a small, pointed object, you need to press the 'Reset' button. After this process, reboot the system.
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