[24hoursupport] NIC Gateway or Router (Ron)

  • From: Kit C <kittiecatte@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: 24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 8 Jun 2002 15:18:16 -0700 (PDT)

>>>The fact that you can see the home network proves beyond question that the
NIC is functioning correctly. The problem of not being able to connect to
the Internet from that machine has to be somewhere else. Is this machine
the gateway machine, or do you have a router?


Thanks. I suspect the problem lies in me not understanding things (e.g. what 
you just asked me! ;-)

I have a PairGain MegaBit 600F (DSL) Modem and have to input a Gateway number 
when I set up.  But it is not the number of any of my own computers, which have 
to have their own separate IP addresses.  I have had to specify IP addresses. 
The local tech support helped me and I was one of their early customers so we 
figured it out together.  Once, there was a conflict with one of their 
company's IP addresses, but I am not getting that error message this time.    

I can get to the modem page and it says I am connected but Internet Explorer 
won't open any other pages.  That means I am not reaching anything beyond my 
walls, right?  I tried changing my IP address but to no avail.  I tried 
resetting the modem. Nada.  I guess I will call the DSL provider now that I 
know my equipment is operating fine.  I'll have to wait until Monday, but at 
least I can use my printer although I can't DLD the newer drivers.

Thanks so much... I do not know how to reply on the same thread from digest or 
the archives so I have to start a new thread each time, sorry.


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