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Welcome to the AT&T Midwest Forum! We serve IL, WI, OH, MI, and IN.

This forum is for discussions related to AT&T-SBC-Ameritech region DSL. It operates like a user's group. Issues which do not involve AT&T-SBC-Midwest Yahoo!DSL (Ameritech.net, sbcglobal.net) services would be better discussed in another forum. Issues or questions related to AT&T U-verse services should be posted in the U-verse Forum.We have a huge FAQ with a wealth of information in it! Before posting a problem issue please look through it - AT&T Midwest FAQ - and see if one of the answers resolves your issue.

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• Is this a new DSL installation, or has it been up and running for a long time? If new, what was your official "due" date given to you by SBC. • What down/up speed package did you sign up for? (e.g. Express(384-1.5), Pro(1.5-3.0), etc.)
• What exact make and model of modem do you have? If it's a SpeedStream 5100, it's important to state whether it's a 5100A or 5100B. They both just say 5100, but the 5100A has 4 LEDs that are round, and the 5100b has 5 LEDs that are rectangular.
• What type of computer and OS do you use?
• Do you use connection manager software, enternet 300, raspppoe or XP PPPoE, or is your modem doing the PPPoE?
• Are you using a router/firewall? If so, what make, model, and firmware version?
• If you had service prior to April 2001 and have wires ONLY for DSL (an unbundled loop, or UL)
• If you don't have a UL, then do you have filters or a single NID splitter installed on your line?

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