Saturday, April 21, 2007

Verizon FIOS update

Well I have spent about six hours trying to fix the problems Verizon has caused. I currently have my network setup so that all of my computers can use the internet and can use email; however, they cannot share files of any kind.

That is NOT going to work.

I think I am in a similar situation to Marvin Hoot...

Verizon was supposed to send a technician over today at 10AM. I am still waiting and it is just after noon...

Verizon FIOS may be great once it is setup; however, their technicians I have dealt with so far seem to have no idea about how a wireless network works and they know absolutely nothing about the Actiontek Router that they have installed in my house.

They seem to be hoping that I can figure it out for them...

Mike Sylvester


Doug H. Sec, Lib Pty AC said...


Check w/ Jack.

He and Hill have Verizon FIOS and I know Hill would have a fit if it didn't work right.

Just a thought.


fairplaybeach said...

The siding of my old house interferes with wireless for me. If you had wireless before that's probably not the problem though but I thought I'd throw that out there.

Vulgrin said...

I haven't had a problem with my FIOS since they set it up - but then again, I didn't let them touch my networks either. They set up their portion and, with some help from them, I set up my own router and networks.

Charlotte A. Weybright said...

These things are good to know because I was thinking about converting to a Verizon package when Verizon gets FiOS TV established in West Central.

I had a call from Verizon the other day and was told it would be around June. I guess my first thought was that I would get a package deal, but I don't want to have to mess around with anything. I am still having trouble with my Net Gear wireless router setup, which according to the instructions would only take a few minutes to set up.

Maybe some can set it up in a few minutes, but it didn't work for me.

Angry White Boy said...

Mike, I'll be out running around today. If you still have the problem call my cell and I'll stop by.

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