Chainging ISP ?

  EARLR 11:27 23 Sep 2008
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I am changing ISP´s and they have sent me a new modem & disk.
I don´t want to use the modem but do I have to load the disk ?

Thanks

  Pine Man 14:00 23 Sep 2008

A lot depends on your ISP but, basically, no you don't have to use their disk as long as you are happy to set up your connection unaided.

  The Kestrel 14:39 23 Sep 2008

When I switched ISPs earlier this month it was very straightforward. All I had to do was switch off my modem/router for a couple of minutes, re-boot it and click on my browser shortcut. The internet launched itself with my new ISP. There was no need to alter the settings on my modem/router - that happened automatically.

  EARLR 16:52 23 Sep 2008

But how do I tell what ISP I Am on?

  Clapton is God 16:58 23 Sep 2008

"But how do I tell what ISP I Am on?"

Err, it'll be the one you're moving to and paying your subscription to, won't it?

  malgall 18:23 23 Sep 2008

like pine man said if you are happy setting up things for yourself
then no you dont
if your not happy then you should use it

one question you are using a usb modem
and not a router

  EARLR 19:45 23 Sep 2008

Router

  EARLR 10:24 24 Sep 2008

I was trying to find out if I had been switched yet.
I Did.
Google is my friend.
whatismyipaddress.com

For any others that would like to know theirs.

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