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·AT&T U-Verse
reply to gmmolina

Re: [Equipment] Setting Up Netgear Modem - Not Acquiring IP Addr

Here's a FAQ document regarding PPPoE and non-Windstream equipment:


I would recommend testing those settings as soon as you can, and return the Netgear (if you can) if it doesn't end up working. It's entirely possible that the Netgear won't even work with Windstream. If it comes to that, bridge or forward your ports from the 4200 to another wireless router. I've personally not had good experiences with Netgear products.

Should you decide to get a different router and you're technically savvy, go for this: »www.roc-noc.com/mikrotik/routerb···-IN.html

I have one, and it's rock solid, extremely powerful, and it's cheaper than most of the other garbage from Cisco/Netgear/Belkin/etc.


Thanks for the posts I have all those settings confirmed. In a nutshell the issue I am having is it appears that certain website(s) are being blocked or I am being blocked. My smart TV all of a sudden stopped accessing the internet after a day of using it (Samsung TV) and I cannot access www.samsungsupport.com However, when I use my neighbors internet (different IPS) I can access the site and the TV works. I can access the site from my network when going through a proxy site... so I am confused. I have reset the 4200 and was hoping getting a new modem would help. However, I am returning the Netgear modem and getting a new ISP as I give up.

Any other ideas on the whole blocking issue? Windstream states that they don't block or filter anything. I am currently bypassing my router and am connected straight to the 4200.


The website problem could be a DNS issue. You could try entering in the IPs for Google DNS: »developers.google.com/speed/public-dns/