Setting up AOL connection with Zyxel 660HW router

By redpepper · 5 replies
Oct 8, 2007
  1. I'm having problems setting up my Zyxel with AOL 9.0VR. I'm running Microsoft Vista but I can't get AOL to recognise the Zyxel router. AOL can't help and Zyxel tech support is shut. Can anyone tell me how to do it?

  2. AlbertLionheart

    AlbertLionheart TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,026

    You should not have to set up AOL to talk to the router as AOL will try and make the connection automatically "using TCP/IP connection".
    Set up the router using either the Zyxel Cd or Internet explorer via Account admin, password admin.
    Key in your AOL screenname in full and the password - set the protocol according to where you are (Jeez I wish people would tell us where they live when they join!), reboot the router and then check if you have the ADSL connection with the ISP (AOL). If that works, start AOL and let it work through the setup to find the connection.
  3. Po`Girl

    Po`Girl TS Rookie Posts: 595

    And one more thing Albert was too polite to say, dump AOL and go to almost any other ISP,as soon as possible. ;)
  4. AlbertLionheart

    AlbertLionheart TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,026

    sorry - don't want to upset Uncle Sam as I suspect this member is somewhere in the US. AOL in UK is absolute ****e as well.
    Happiness might be a world without AOL and Norton.
  5. cosmos100

    cosmos100 TS Rookie Posts: 56

    I defend Norton but not AOL in the UK... Sky/ Virgin media are your best bet in the UK.
  6. AlbertLionheart

    AlbertLionheart TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,026

    You make Sky?virgin sound like a union whereas they are firm enemies. Still reckon talktalk is the cheapest UK ISP especially when bundled with free phones. And Sky Sat TV at £45 ($90) per month for that rubbish? No way.
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