Breoardband Modem

  Matt.tt 06:18 03 Jul 2007
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Hi there,

I have just a quick fairly novice question, but I can find the answer to it anywhere on the internet;

My router has just packed up, and so I ordered a new switch and broardband modem (long story why I did not just replace the rouer!)

I throught you could conect the modem into the switch, however Something I just came across, gave me reason to belive this is not possiable.

Can someone clarify for me?
Cheers.

  skidzy 06:41 03 Jul 2007

I dont know about others,but im confused with your thread.

Please explain clearly.

If you have a BT line,you need an ADSL modem router
If a Cable line,you need modem and router.

Maybe its to early and my brain is not working properly :-))

  Matt.tt 06:57 03 Jul 2007

Haha! dw...I think I have confused it all a bit.


Basically, all I want to know, is, can I plag my broardband modem, into my siwtch??

Many thanks.

  Matt.tt 07:03 03 Jul 2007

spelling> plug my....

  Matt.tt 16:36 03 Jul 2007

so this means if i connect the modem to the switch.....i will basically haver no internt?

  robbiepaul79 17:00 03 Jul 2007

Why use the switch at all and not just the modem.

What people are assuming is that you share your internet connection with more than one computer.

  Matt.tt 17:35 03 Jul 2007

I want to share a always on connection through my domain based network. My router has packed up, so I thought I could get a bigish switch, and a modem, then connect the modem to the switch.

And have an always on Internet connection (Not dependant as to wheather the computer attached to the modem is on or not.

  Matt.tt 17:40 03 Jul 2007

but I guess not! Now i'm stumped! :S

  robbiepaul79 10:35 04 Jul 2007

Ok it is clear to me now, send the switch and modem back and get another router

  Matt.tt 16:48 04 Jul 2007

ok! thanks for that! :)

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