John,
There's no solution except for you to move to a better state.
How about Tennessee? Regards,  Bob S.

On Thu, Oct 13, 2016 at 11:13 AM, John <sesso...@earthlink.net> wrote:
> On 10/13/2016 1:50 AM, Paul in MKE wrote:
>>
>> My ISP never provides an manual either.  If we get change providers
>> and/or get a different modem/router I Google the make and model and
>> usually am able to come up with an electronic version of the manual.
>> Every modem I've had from different providers has had the same IP
>> address - 192.168.0.1 - and some combination of the words "admin" and
>> "password" for the log-in.  You can log in with any phone or tablet that
>> has wi-fi and a web browser and make any changes needed.
>>
>> -p
>>
>
> Thanks for that information. I found "a manual" for the modem on-line.
> It doesn't quite match some of the "features" of Time-Warner's special
> version, but it's close enough for government work.
>
> IP address, user name and password are different from the apparent
> industry standard, but the manual helped me find the real IP address,
> user name & password - it's there in real teeny-tiny print on one of the
> labels.
>
> Fortunately I keep an 8x Loupe here on my desk.
>
> According to the manual the Ethernet is supposed to be ON by default.
> I'll have to read the manual again and figure out how to turn the
> Ethernet on if it's not.
>
> I'll wait to test this until the power goes out again. For now, I just
> want to use the internet.
>
> It may be that I'll have to exchange the modem - AGAIN! I've come to
> expect I will have to do that a couple of times a year anyway for as
> long as I'm with Time-Warner (or whatever their new name is).
>
> None of that decreases the aggravation I have to go through to get the
> damn thing to do what I want it to do instead of what the big brains who
> designed this shit ASSUME I'm supposed to want.
>
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