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Freedom2surf Through A D-link Dsl-g604t Router

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#1 alexcraw


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Posted 05 June 2007 - 04:00 AM

I have been asked by a customer to re-configure her internet connection through the above modem/router. I have inserted all the relevant details on the setup (IP) page as instructed on the manual and many online information sources for this router. The setup info is as follows -

Using connection 1,
Type = PPPoA
VCI = 38
VPI = 0
Encapsulation mode = VC
Modulation type = G.DMT

Username and password are as supplied by F2S tech support last week.

Firewall is enabled (windows firewall is off for the time being).

After inserting these settings, they are saved, the systems, both router and PC are then rebooted. On restart, I awaited the stablisation of the systems before attempting to connect through IE. IE states that it cannot connect.

At this point I checked the status -

IP -
Subnet Mask -
DHCP Server - Running


Description - Connection 1
Type - PPPoA
IP - N/A
State - Disconnected
Action - Connect (button)

When I click the connect button, it does not connect.

I checked the "Management IP" section

IP Address -
Netmask -
Default Gateway - <Blank>
Hostname - mygateway
Domain Name - ar7

Are there any other types of settings for this router, or is there any other sort of advice you could offer?

Any help would be much appreciated.


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#2 alexcraw

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Posted 07 June 2007 - 06:17 PM


for anyone interested:

The solution was to run ipconfig /release then ipconfig /renew in a command line. I then rebooted both the PC and router and hey presto, all's well in internetland in another happy customer's home. :thumbsup:

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Posted 07 June 2007 - 06:30 PM

Hmmmm curious Alice. I'll assume via the IP addy that this is an Aussie company, so it relys on Telstra. I had this same issue with Ozemail years ago and it turned out to be Telstra programming.

What settings are now different in the modem ? I also run the same model
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#4 alexcraw

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Posted 08 June 2007 - 01:17 PM

The name's Alex by the way. :thumbsup:

The company is Freedom2surf and I reckon they are UK based.

Here is the address:

Freedom To Surf
1 Triangle Business Park
Stoke Mandeville
HP22 5BL

It may be that they have an office in the UK, though, I really don't know.

I never altered a thing on the modem settings page, so I can safely say that the only change made was the ipconfig renew.

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