Ok, so, today I continued round and round with my wireless router difficulties.
My Netgear wireless router is 1.5 years old – make that new, so it is no longer covered under warranty and so anytime it decides it won’t interface with my Bellsouth modem I was told I can no longer get telephone support, even tho after having done so often I can pretty much troubleshoot it myself. This time tho, it wasn’t letting me log in to reconfigure it – usually the Ethernet bridge just needs to be reset after a storm or power outage, which happens quite frequently here in the summer. But, I digress. So I spent over an hour on the phone last night with Katrina from Bellsouth aka AT&T (that’s a whole other story eh?) At first she said I could buy a new modem for $100, ten easy payments. She was very nice and told me since I was a long-term, high-speed, home-networking customer, I could possibly get it for free. Call billing in the morning. So I do and well, their take is that I can pay $60, again in ten easy payments, (are there never hard payments?) for a modem/router combination. Hmmm, but what am I to do with this working modem I have? Do you have a recycling program? Do you personally recycle? Where are you? Aha, the