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Moving computer, best way to move modem

by dominican4114 / November 22, 2005 1:05 PM PST

When i first got my modem installed, i got it installed in my present room. I am going to swtich rooms and want to take the modem to my room instead of wireless connection.

Which is the best way to move it, with ethernet or with the cable that comes from my ISP (the ones that looks like a cable tv cable)

I want to want to keep my speed the fastest with the move.


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Moving computer. . .
by Coryphaeus / November 22, 2005 9:34 PM PST

Use the coax. The one that looks like a TV cable.

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anyone else?
by dominican4114 / November 24, 2005 4:04 AM PST

does anyone else have any other suggestions?

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It depends
by netmasta / December 1, 2005 1:26 AM PST

Some cable companies put amps on certain lines. For example, mine (Comcast, BTW) is set up with a 3-way splitter. The two TV lines have amps and the HSI line does not, it's also a newer cable. You can try plugging your modem in in a different room, but it may not be able to connect because of the amp. That's what happened to me.

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