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Wi-fi router for Time Warner Cable

Q: Wi-fi router for Time Warner Cable

I need the best and most compatible router for TWC?
I need the router to reach a very good distance (between 3 houses really close to each other). Or would it be better to get a booster?

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A: Wi-fi router for Time Warner Cable

To share from house-to-house, you need a strong RF signal so look for MIMO Class routers with multiple antennas, three if you can find one. If the lot layout is like a triangle between the houses, one good router should work, otherwise when lined-up like a fence, you will need a repeater.
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My friend has cable through Time Warner and they gave him a DVR so that he'd be able to record. For the last 8 months he's had customer service there about 15 times. The picture freezes and the audio doesn't match and all sorts of different malfunctions. They keep replacing the unit but they never fix it. The DVR they provided is an Explorer 8000. He asked if he'd be allowed to buy his own unit but they said no.
Television is really important to him so we were wondering if anyone has any ideas for him.
Oh - and he's limited to Time Warner because of his neighborhood.

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I m pretty sure I made this post months ago but I think it was a slightly different topic Anyway I ve had time warner for awhile now and the internet works fine but the wireless ugh After months of frustration I decided to unsecure my wireless and was successful in connecting my DS I bought a cord for my wii to hook up directly online However when I do play the DS online it always disconnects and when I do set the wii or ps to wireless I have the same problem My mom s PC can t ever connect either I have no clue if this is time warner or the internet adapter since my game consoles don t work right I m guessing it s time warner but it just will not stay connected It constantly goes on and off I ll have to restart my mom s PC in order for her to get on or sit there and search and search for a wireless Time Warner wireless Cable connection only finding ours after about times and then it still won t connect So does anyone know why it does this We have two adapters one s a netgear and the other is a dlink The dlink is a lot worse then the netgear so we never really use that one Any help on this would be appreciated nbsp

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I have been using Winfax Pro for years on my computer with with Winfax problem Time Cable Warner Pro no problem I just recently switched phone service to Time Warner Cable its digital and now Winfax will not work at all The regular old school fax machine will work fine but I miss my Winfax How do I fix it Thanks in advance Details that Winfax Pro problem with Time Warner Cable might help I called Time Warner cable and they said that by the time the signal hits my computer it is converted back to analog Current selections for the modem in Winfax Connection Device AOpen FM -Sw Soft PCI Modem Port COM Port COM Initalize at bps Modem is connected to a regular or cellular PCS GSM-Digital telephone I tested the COM Ports in Winfax and it said COM No modem was found on this port COM Modem found This modem supports Fax Data Voice with speakerphone capabilities Max fax transmit speed bps Max fax receive speed bps Fax Class Class Voice Type Voice nbsp
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I live in Brooklyn NY and i having slowly internet connection and unstable connection Time I Connection help issue need Cable with Warner with TWC please help me i'm using MB download which is month and my OS is Windows Ultimate bit here is the tracert Google result below ms ms ms ms ms ms gig- - -nycmnys-rtr nyc rr com ms ms ms tenge- - - - -nyquny -rtr nyc rr com ms ms ms bun -nyquny -rtr nyc rr com ms ms ms ms ms ms ae- - cr I need help with Time Warner Cable Connection issue nyc tbone rr com I need help with Time Warner Cable Connection issue ms I need help with Time Warner Cable Connection issue ms ms ms ms ms ae- - pr dca tbone rr com ms ms ms ms ms ms ms ms ms ms ms ms ms ms ms ms vw-in-f e net it seems there's some problem with my connection i had call TWC many many times and they sent their worker to my home tried to fix it but they were useless if anyone knows how to fix it please help me and thanks if need more info just tell me i will try my best

A:I need help with Time Warner Cable Connection issue

Your IP is a internal IP. So your going through there Proxy server before getting onto the NET. You dont have your OWN IP. For Example I have A ip of [] and it changes every time I restart the PC. I'm unsure to why your SP is doing this but I would ask if its them. and there routing.

Tracing route to []
over a maximum of 30 hops:

1 13 ms 12 ms 18 ms []
2 13 ms 22 ms 25 ms []
3 14 ms 22 ms 10 ms []
4 30 ms 9 ms 12 ms []
5 20 ms 11 ms 17 ms []
6 127 ms 124 ms 130 ms []
7 205 ms 204 ms 192 ms []
8 95 ms 95 ms 119 ms []
9 93 ms 95 ms 97 ms []
10 113 ms 107 ms 107 ms
11 104 ms * 101 ms []
12 97 ms 99 ms 105 ms []
13 105 ms 124 ms 92 ms []

Trace complete.

On another note, Adding Googles DNS to your Network controller may help.
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Over the weekend, I switched to Time Warner Cable from my old company.
It Worked all weekend long, and for all this morning (at least up until I left)
I get home this afternoon and it's not working. (got home at ~3:00 ET)
It's not my router or my computer, but I'm not familiar enough with this modem to troubleshoot it
Have tried restarting it.
It's a Motorola SB5101 SURFboard (r) Cable Modem
Only the power light is constantly lit.
The "Receive" and "PC \ Activity" lights are blinking.
The "PC \ Activity" light goes off if I unplug the Ethernet cable going to the router, though.


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Greetings first time poster About a week and a half ago I opened Chrome and got a warning screen from Time Warner cable indicating that BotNet activity had been warning issue Botnet Time Cable Warner detected on my network At the time I was using my neighbors wireless connection with his permission because I no longer have a functioning wireless router When I saw the notice to be safe I switched to a backup cord connection to my modem and ran an AVG virus scan which I later discovered was outdated and a scan using a tool suggested by Time Warner Both came up with nothing So I told my neighbor about the notice and Time Warner Cable Botnet warning issue continued on my landline connection for the next week and a half I'm moving soon and will be getting a new modem from Time Warner upon moving However last night I got the warning from Time Warner again still using my backup corded connection and right before it my internet connection seemed to be out the warning came up on like mythird try So this time I updated my AVG and ran another scan Nothing came up Knowing that root kits and the like can be notoriously hard to find a downloaded Malwarebytes and making sure to click the detect rootkits option ran another scan that came up with nothing I'm not exactly very tech savvy and I don't have a firewall installed or anything like that so I know I've compromised my security in that regard Even though the scans have come up with nothing I want to make sure before I take my laptop to a new modem after I move Can anyone lend an assist
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A:Time Warner Cable Botnet warning issue

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A:[SOLVED] Vista Laptop connection problem with Time Warner Cable

Boot into SAFEMODE w/ Networking and try TWC internet connection there.

Since your system worked w/ TWC 1 week ago, perform a system restore using a restore point prior to the period when internet ceased -
START | type rstrui

Regards. . .


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One of my computers locked up with a message beeping and flashing at me.
The back ground was Norton Security.  The front popup window said something like:
"Time warner Cable blocked my internet connection.  They received a report of unwanted Internet activity being transmitted from a machine connected to my cable modem ...... blah, blah
Immediately call .... some 800 number."
This sounds a lot like the "Hello this is Microsoft support calling to help you" type of phone call scam.
Currently, I am using my Windows 7 computer, connected to the same router and internet connection as the problem machine.  It seems to be fine.  Of course, the problem computer seems okay also.
Has anyone seen this?
Is it real?
So what do I do now?
Thanks for your help!

A:Time Warner Cable - Norton ... scam, virus or real problem?

Can you post a copy of that message?
What's the full 800 number?
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Time Warner Cable Exposes 65,000 Customer Routers to Remote Hacks.

A vulnerability in a Time Warner cable modem and Wi-Fi router deployed to 65,000 customers would allow a hacker to remotely access the deviceís administrative menu over the internet, and potentially change the settings to intercept traffic, according to a blogger who discovered the issue.

-- Tom

A:Time Warner Cable Exposes 65,000 Customer Routers to Remote Hacks

Another security lapse - thanks for the heads up.
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Thinking of switching...I have a home made desktop I use for work so I use a dsl modem (my laptop wireless ofcourse) I was thinking of switching to Clear...Any thoughts? I have TWC roadrunner and its the 3 way package (net, phone, cable) But I watch my shows online cable is over-rated for us tech nerds...Any thoughts on Clear I'd love to hear. Thanks in advance



A:Solved: Clear 4g Wireless vs. Road Runner/Time Warner Cable Internet

You have DSL and cable now, and are thinking of switching one or both to mobile wireless?

To me that makes sense only if you need internet access frequently while on the go.
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A:please help me!!! time warner router, verizon internet

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Getting really frustrated with Time Warner...

I ordered my own modem/router gateway to ditch the rental fee with Time Warner. Hooked it up, got it activated, we were getting the same speeds on wireless when I did the speed test as we were before we switched the router (it was actually a tiny bit faster).

BUT... videos aren't loading, and we can't load more than 1 tab open at one time... we had no issues with that before. Time Warner has no solution, of course.

The modem we were renting was a NetGear CGD24G (never had issues with it except for the occasional reset) and what we have now is a NetGear CG3000D

Anyone have any advice or solutions...?

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I currently have a generic wireless router provided to me by Time Warner for use with their cable internet. I would like to boost my signal by connecting it to a wireless N router (as suggested to me by a TW employee).

Is this even possible and if so, what are the steps?

A:Need to boost Time Warner Router signal

What's the exact make/model of the router you have?
Here's one way to use the secondary router and eliminate it's NAT layer.
Connecting two (or more) SOHO broadband routers together.

Note: The "primary" router can be an actual router, a software gateway like Microsoft Internet Connection Sharing, or a server connection that has the capability to supply more than one IP address using DHCP server capability. No changes are made to the primary "router" configuration.

Configure the IP address of the secondary router(s) to be in the same subnet as the primary router, but out of the range of the DHCP server in the primary router. For instance DHCP server addresses through, I'd assign the secondary router as it's IP address, for another router, etc.

Note: Do this first, as you will have to reboot the computer to connect to the router again for the remaining changes.

Disable the DHCP server in the secondary router.

Setup the wireless section just the way you would if it was the primary router, channels, encryption, etc.

Connect from the primary router's LAN port to one of the LAN ports on the secondary router. If there is no uplink port and neither of the routers have auto-sensing ports, use a cross-over cable. Leave the WAN port unconnected!

This procedure bypasses the routing function (NAT layer) and configures the router as a switch (or wireless access point for wireless routers).

For reference, here's a link to a Typical example config using a Netgear router
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It seems like I should not install both new components, but start with the cable modem.

Or am I being too conservative and should go with both being 802.11ac components instead of 802.11n?

For the cable modem, I am considering ARRIS/Motorola SB6141 which Time Warner approves of for 50 Mbps. I think/hope it will talk to my old router - a Linksys WRT54G.

For the router - ASUS RTN66U.

All advice appreciated,

A:Router and Cable Modem - Install both at the Same Time?

Both your existing router and modem are rated for at least 50Mbps so I would check with Time Warner first to make sure you are supposed to be getting faster service. I'm on Cox and they have three tiers rated at various speeds. Tier 1 is 20Mbps, Tier 2 is 50Mbps, and Tier 3 is 150Mbps; I have Tier 2. I recently replaced both my modem and my router because they were over seven years old and the router was dying. However, I had to do some tweaking with the piddle poor cabling job Cox's contract installers did to get the full speed I was supposed to get (the biggest improvement came from putting a terminating cap on the unused leg of the data tap). Also, you most likely share the same cable connection with several of your neighbors and that can slow down the speeds you can get. During high volume traffic times, my speeds can drop to as low as 30 Mbps. What position you are on the line can also affect the maximum speed you can get; the farther away you are from your ISP's hub, the less speed you will get.

If you do decide to replace both, I would get and install the modem first, then, if necessary get and install the router.
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Hi Everyone,

Today we moved from one house to another .. I know I'm TIRED. BUT, I have just signed up with Time Warner Roadrunner and I can't for the life of me, figure out how to sign up for their email. I figured out that I had to download Netscape first to get their included security, but now to get started with that they insist that I have a Roadrunner email, but I can't find out how to do that!!! Grrrr. I hate this computer being so vulnerable. Does anyone have Roadrunner who can tell me where to start to get my email going??

A:Time Warner Roadrunner

You do not need netscape to use RR email. When you signed up they should have given you a username and password. Then you can go to and log into their account management where you can set up your emails.
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A:time warner taking over the navigation bar

It could be as simple as changing your DNS settings. Luna is based on Ubuntu so here are the instructions
for changing your DNS settings to use OpenDNS. I've used for years in Ubuntu. If that doesn't resolve the problem then
post back with a list of Add-Ons/ extensions in Firefox.
Right-click on ‘Network Icon’ (located at top-right panel by default) and click on ‘Edit Connections’ to open Network Connections Manager
Choose the type of connection you have. As I connect via WiFi my screenshots refer to show ‘Wireless’ however the dialogue for ‘Wired’ connections have the same options needed for this in the same places.
Under ‘Wireless’ or ‘Wired’ highlight the connection you use (normally prepended with ‘Auto’) and click on ‘Edit’.

Inside the editing window that opens click on the ‘IPv4 Settings’ tab
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Put these name server addresses as your ‘DNS Servers’:,

Click ‘OK’ and reboot.
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A:Botnet Activity detected by Time Warner

Nothing on this yet? Should I be looking to use some other infection specialist website to resolve my client's issue?
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A:Cannot access Time Warner webmail link

What browser is being used? Name and version being used on the computer that isn't connecting to webmail.Tried a different browser?
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Edit: Even on a wired connection my internet is deathly slow.

A:Time Warner, Slow Internet (Not Surprised)

I have TWC with turbo and it is pretty good. The speeds are about as advertised, taking into account the normal system overhead hit. I don't know that it would be worth paying for turbo if you usually used a wireless connection, though.

If you ever do go with turbo, make sure they give you the right cable modem to support it.

Also: For a wireless connection there are a lot of factors involved which are out of TW's control. If you get (close to) the speed they advertise while you're in wired mode, fine. If not, I would squawk about it.
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A:dnsrsearch time warner browser redirect

What else did you download to this computer?
What website are you getting the redirect on?
Some legitimate downloads will have third party software embedded in it.  Unless you choose to do a custom installation these third party programs will automatically be included in the installation.  By using the custom installation you have the opportunity to remove the check mark indicating it is to be installed, or will have the option to decline the software.  This may be how this software wound up on your computer.
Please download AdwCleaner and run it.
An image like the one below will open, click on Scan.

Once the search is complete a list of the pending items will be displayed.  If you see any which you do not want removed, remove the check mark next to it.  
Click on Clean to remove the selected items.  If you have any questions about any items in the list please copy and paste the list in your topic so we can review it.  
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Greetings eknowles and to BleepingComputer's Virus/Trojan/Spyware/Malware Removal forum.My name is Oh My! and I am here to help you! Now that we are "friends" please call me Gary.If you would allow me to call you by your first name I would prefer to do that.===================================================Ground Rules:First, I would like to inform you that most of us here at Bleeping Computer offer our expert assistance out of the goodness of our hearts. Please try to match our commitment to you with your patience toward us. If this was easy we would never have met.Please do not run any tools or take any steps other than those I will provide for you while we work on your computer together. I need to be certain about the state of your computer in order to provide appropriate and effective steps for you to take. Most often "well intentioned" (and usually panic driven!) independent efforts can make things much worse for both of us. If at any point you would prefer to take your own steps please let me know, I will not be offended. I would be happy to focus on the many others who are waiting in line for assistance.Please perform all steps in the order they are listed in each set of instructions. Some steps may be a bit complicated. If things are not clear, be sure to stop and let me know. We need to work on this together with confidence.Please copy and paste all logs into your post unless directed otherwise. Please do not re-run any programs I suggest. If you encounter problems simply stop and tell me.When you post your reply, use the button instead.In the upper right hand corner of the topic you will see the button. Click on this then choose Immediate E-Mail notification and then Proceed and you will be sent an email once I have posted a response.If you do not reply to your topic after 5 days we assume it has been abandoned and I will close it.When your computer is clean I will alert you of such. I will also provide for you detailed information about how you can combat future infections.I would like to remind you to make no further changes to your computer unless I direct you to do so.===================================================Now that I am assisting you, you can expect that I will be very responsive to your situation. If you are able, I would request you check this thread at least once per day so that we can try to resolve your issues effectively and efficiently. If you are going to be delayed please be considerate and post that information so that I know you are still with me. Unfortunately, there are many people waiting to be assisted and not enough of us at BleepingComputer to go around. I appreciate your understanding and diligence.Thank you for your patience thus far.I am not seeing any obvious evidence of malicious software on this computer. Since you have other potential devices causing this I would like you to start another Topic on the laptop. When you start that new Topic indicate at the top it was requested by, and will be handled by Oh My! as being related to post a message on this topic when you have posted the new topic. We will leave this Topic open while we work on the second device.
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A:Infected with a Spambot, Time Warner threatening disconnect.

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A:windows 7 32bit live mail with time warner wi rr/ sending e-mail

try to send one to yourself and see if it goes and comes back.
Also you can try a repair of WLM
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Have you accessed the wifi of this router before or has it not been setup yet?
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This is my standard answer to most networking problems, check that your PCs are setup correspondingly. It is generally faster to use fixed IPs rather than DHCP handing them out. That might be the cause of your delay.
Make sure ICS is not switched on on that W98 PC.

A few basic setups when networking:

Router-setup WAN:
Protocol: Fixed IP
IP-address, Subnetmask and default Gateway: as per ISP-information
DNS-servers: as per ISP-information
Enable NAT

Router-setup LAN:
IP-address: set to e.g. (or use default)
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Router: Some System-settings (depending on your router)
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uPnP: disable
Dynamic routing: disable
Remote config: disable
Dynamic DNS: disable
Firewall: Block hacker attack: enable
Firewall: Block WAN request: enable
VPN: disable all settings unless you need it

Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
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Use DNS Server address: (IP-address from your Router)
Second DNS: leave blank or put in first DNS-server from WAN-part in Router

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Check individual printer(s) that they are shared as well (in printer-settings)

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A:Which Router should I get to WOW cable internet?

So you're currently renting your router through AT&T? Or is it a DSL/modem combo unit?

Routers don't slow computers down. They don't install any software. I use Linksys.
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Try "cable modem/router" in a web search engine.
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The values may all be assigned to you automatically when the router makes the connection. And depending on the intelligence of the router you may not need to know any or some of these.

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A:Cable modem + wireless router

Generally,the cabling is.
Cable connection to modem
ethernet connection from modem to router's wan/internet(could be called either)
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Then power on the router and as above,wait for it to settle(generally,power light,wan light,internet light and ethernet port light if you have a hard wired connection.)

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A:Solved: ICS with 2Wire Router and Cable.

JohnWill's procedure (Aug. 30, 2008) for configuring a secondary router as a switch and, optionally, wireless access point follows.

Connecting two (or more) SOHO broadband routers together.

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A:Router not working with new cable modem

Brand and model of the modem? Of the router?

Please show for a connection to the modem, and for a connection to the router ...

Start, Run, CMD, OK to open a command prompt:
(For Vista or 7 type CMD in the Search box after Start)

Type the following command:


[Note that there is no space between the slash and ALL.]

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no. DSL and cable internet are two very different technologies. You'll need a standard router that you can use with any type of ISP. Then all you need is a cable modem or a DSL modem depending upon the type of service you have.
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A:Cable Modem and Wireless Router

You didn't mention which country, but I will make some assumptions.

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A:Cable Modem Gateway + Router

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IP Address:
Subnet Mask:
Default Gateway:
DHCP Server:
DNS Servers:

I guess my real question would be, if I bought a router could I implement NAT in order to connect multiple computers to the internet, is a router compatible with this modem?
<b>(Cable Modem=RCA DCM 425)</b>

Any help would be appreciated.