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« on: 13/09/2006 15:19:56 »
Is everyone having computer problems? I am wondering with all the computer problems, what is the difference in Broad Band and DSL?
Faster etc?I have a dial up, and very rarely have problems with it..although it is much slower to open pages and download...it is pretty reliable!Is it possible to install a modem in your computer for backup purposes when your brodband or dsl is down?You know so you can just use a dial up service when yours are out. I know that modems are pretty cheap as I replaced one recently and installed it myself..pretty easy!


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« Reply #1 on: 13/09/2006 15:29:31 »
From what I can gather the problem appears to be with ADSL and not DSL (cable) broadband. Both George and Neil have ADSL broadband over a telephone line, that was recently upgraded. The reliability subsequently went haywire. DSL broadband, which I am using at the moment, appears to be unaffected.

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« Reply #2 on: 13/09/2006 15:41:24 »
Gaia, what is the difference between ADSL AND DSLCABLE BROADBAND BEsides the cable and phone line, Do you know? WHAT is ADSL? I have never heard of it!

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« Reply #3 on: 13/09/2006 16:11:05 »
Hi Karen

DSL stands for Digital Subscriber Loop. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DSL.

ADSL is Asynchronous Dialer Subscriber Line, a form of DSL over telephone wires. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ADSL

In regular speak, if your broadband is fibre-optic cable then it is usually DSL and is a separate line from your telephone. If your broaddband connection is ADSL then it is via your regular telephone line (copper wires), though using a different frequency from voice transmission. Dial-up will be over your regular telephone line.

The problem, I think, is that the ADSL providers in the UK are using BT telephone lines and the new upgrade facilities provided by BT to the broadband providers may not be stable. As the cable companies own their own network they have more control over the facilities.

Btw, Neil's e-mail seems to be working on and off today, but more off than on.

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« Reply #4 on: 13/09/2006 16:40:02 »
Too Bad I know that can be so frustrating... They are both probably going bonkers as much as they use the computer... I know it would drive me mad!! This site is my friend I luv it here and would miss everyone terribly!! I hope they get it fixed really soon!

I was thinking of switching mine over but this little problem would drive me insane so I think I will just stay right where I am!LOL, SLOW, BUT ON LINE!

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« Reply #5 on: 13/09/2006 21:33:35 »
Kaaaarrrrreeeeennnn....email me...bonkers is not a good word...hehe...sorry my friend...LOL  You know I luvs ya!  That will get them started

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« Reply #6 on: 13/09/2006 23:15:12 »
WHOOPS AGAIN>>>

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« Reply #7 on: 14/09/2006 01:27:11 »
LOL  I know...I know...but I sure did laugh as I could imagine the eyebrows going up again...hehe

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« Reply #8 on: 14/09/2006 01:46:06 »
I will email you later when I go home!

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« Reply #9 on: 14/09/2006 06:32:49 »
quote:
Originally posted by Gaia

Hi Karen

DSL stands for Digital Subscriber Loop. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DSL.

ADSL is Asynchronous Dialer Subscriber Line, a form of DSL over telephone wires. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ADSL

In regular speak, if your broadband is fibre-optic cable then it is usually DSL and is a separate line from your telephone. If your broaddband connection is ADSL then it is via your regular telephone line (copper wires), though using a different frequency from voice transmission. Dial-up will be over your regular telephone line.

The problem, I think, is that the ADSL providers in the UK are using BT telephone lines and the new upgrade facilities provided by BT to the broadband providers may not be stable. As the cable companies own their own network they have more control over the facilities.

Btw, Neil's e-mail seems to be working on and off today, but more off than on.

Gaia  xxx



Hi there Gaia!  How is the computer issues you are having?  What is new on your end?  ;)

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« Reply #10 on: 14/09/2006 06:33:19 »
Okay, checking it in a few

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« Reply #11 on: 14/09/2006 07:18:49 »
Thanks Gaia, I really dont understand all the cable versas anything else stuff!

Hey LO!!

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« Reply #12 on: 14/09/2006 07:39:52 »
Hiya!  LOL  Lo is now on the go!  If I don't find myself too tired after I go home and shower I will try to get back on this forum...but I have worked virtual butt off tonight...

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« Reply #13 on: 14/09/2006 08:14:19 »
Rest well if you rest Loretta!! Love to you!

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« Reply #14 on: 14/09/2006 08:19:04 »
I am going to try and you too

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« Reply #15 on: 14/09/2006 08:38:01 »
Yep abit later as I am not tired yet!

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« Reply #16 on: 14/09/2006 09:55:46 »
quote:
Originally posted by moonfire

quote:
Originally posted by Gaia

Hi Karen

DSL stands for Digital Subscriber Loop. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DSL.

ADSL is Asynchronous Dialer Subscriber Line, a form of DSL over telephone wires. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ADSL

In regular speak, if your broadband is fibre-optic cable then it is usually DSL and is a separate line from your telephone. If your broaddband connection is ADSL then it is via your regular telephone line (copper wires), though using a different frequency from voice transmission. Dial-up will be over your regular telephone line.

The problem, I think, is that the ADSL providers in the UK are using BT telephone lines and the new upgrade facilities provided by BT to the broadband providers may not be stable. As the cable companies own their own network they have more control over the facilities.

Btw, Neil's e-mail seems to be working on and off today, but more off than on.

Gaia  xxx



Hi there Gaia!  How is the computer issues you are having?  What is new on your end?  ;)

"Lo" Loretta



Cable is fine, ADSL's a stinker! Neil's e-mail seems to be working again, or it was last night.

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« Reply #17 on: 14/09/2006 10:01:41 »
Off and On I think still!

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« Reply #18 on: 14/09/2006 15:29:43 »
LOL  Oh that is too bad for you...so when will you be fully on here again?

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« Reply #19 on: 14/09/2006 17:42:02 »
Who are you talking to, Loretta?

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« Reply #20 on: 14/09/2006 19:08:47 »
GAIA of course...darling, who else would I be talking too...(innocently batting eyes..hehe)

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« Reply #21 on: 14/09/2006 19:16:14 »
I got lost who knows who!!LOL LOL!

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« Reply #22 on: 14/09/2006 19:48:13 »
It is easy to get lost with me...hehe

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« Reply #23 on: 15/09/2006 03:45:02 »
Yes it is!!

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« Reply #24 on: 15/09/2006 07:48:05 »
Hello Mods...someone is selling cells for nokia..

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