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"Lowe Stokes" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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> Thanks to everyone who responded, all of you helped me. Before I came
> here I had no clue, I only knew that something wasn't right. Thanks to
> suggestions of the people in this thread, I discovered where to go and I
> fixed my problem.
> When Charter installed my service I didn't get any instructions or
> anything, no booklets, no advice about how to do what all of you told me
> how to do. They just came in and installed the modem, ran a couple of
> wires and were gone.
> Anyway,
> I was able to access the website of and modify my settings.
> Here is what I did to solve the ping problem:
> DmZ Host - Unchecked Respond to Ping
> and I also changed the Remote Management setting to what I have below.
> Remote Management - Unchecked Allow Remote Management
> Now all the tests pass and I feel much more safe and secure. Thanks
> everyone.

Ah - but did you turn off the radio? If not, your neighbors could be using
YOUR Internet connection. Or examining the contents of your PC.

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