[SATLUG] AT&T DSL

Todd W. Bucy toddwbucy at grandecom.net
Tue Feb 17 20:25:24 CST 2009


> Obviously there are too many versions of Linux and just one Windows (95,
> 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP Home, XP Pro, MediaCenter, 2003, Vista Home, Vista
> Home Premium, Vista Business, ...) They don't support any routers but
> their own models for the same reason. Please note that "does not
> support" is not the same as "does not work with".
> 
> Though there is some irony in AT&T not supporting Unix.[1]
haha didnt think about that.

> 
> 
> >background
> >...  However when firefox was
> >launched for the first time the homepage was redirected to a AT&T
> >website saying there was a problem and that we should call tech
> >support...
> 
> Sounds like a new DSL setup that hasn't been authenticated yet. In that
> case you'll probably have to run Interment Explorer (somehow) to click
> on the magic button that doesn't appear in Firefox. DSL Reports has a
> couple of good AT&T forums that might help.
> http://www.dslreports.com/faq/8346
> 
> If it's an existing account, you still might have lost the DSL adapter
> setup, so checking the manual install steps (using info from DSLR) is
> still a good idea.  --Don
its not a new account, he has had it for a year or so.  However his
computer was down for the last couple of months until I got it back up.
I will check the DSL set up instructions before I call AT&T back.

Todd



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