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Slow web when downloading large files after clean install

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    In the Twin Cities with Comcast, I used my own Motorola modem for awhile. I went looking for a modem that works with Bresnan/Optimum, which now belongs to Charter, but was having problem finding something. Looking now, I see Amazon and eBay show the same model as mine for a good price and naturally it's on the Charter approved list. Would save$6.99\month.
    Amazon.com: Arris TM822G Touchstone® DOCSIS 3.0 8x4 Ultra-High Speed Telephony Modem: Computers & Accessories

    I do use a landline and keep a TracFone for travelling and special needs. Networking is not something I know much about, but I assume the Engenius replaces the ethernet run from router to computer. Would that maintain the kinds of speeds I'm getting out of the wired connection? I also run an ethernet cable from router to my dac (UPnP). Would it have any effect on that?

    Quote Originally Posted by broe23 View Post
    In order to use both the router and the Charter Gateway, you need to set the Linksys Default IP as 192.168.1.1. Then you should be able to access both the Charter gateway and Linksys gateway. That could be why you are having these issues.
    Here's a screenshot of the router's setup screen. Since the IP address shows as 192.168.1.1, what adjustments are needed to get to a screen that shows the Gateway system stats, including power levels?

    Click image for larger version
    Last edited by highstream; 19 Jan 2015 at 02:11.

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