Charter Self Installation of High-Speed Internet

by Gwen Wark

Charter high speed Internet access is available to both new and existing Charter cable customers. Existing subscribers to Charter Cable can order a self-installation kit that will allow them to begin using the high speed cable broadband service after a simple, 30-minute install process. The installation kit includes all of the products needed to complete the installation and start using a high speed internet connection.

1

Contact Charter Cable (888-438-2427) to add high speed Internet access to your existing account. Only existing subscribers can install this service using the self-install kit; new subscribers will need to schedule a technician to visit and install the service.

2

Disconnect your cable box from the coaxial cable. Connect the coaxial cable splitter to the end of the cable, then run a new coaxial cable to the cable modem and to the cable box.

3

Connect the cable modem to the A/C adapter, then plug the adapter into a wall socket. Turn on the cable modem--Charter uses several types of cable modem, so refer to the literature included with your self installation kit for the specific brand of modem.

4

Connect your computer to the modem using the ethernet cable. Insert the self-installation CD into your computer's CD-ROM drive and follow the prompts to install the Charter software. Your Internet connection is now ready to use.

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About the Author

Gwen Wark is a freelance writer working from London, Dublin, and New York. She has been a published writer since 1998 with works appearing in both university and local publications. Her current writing projects include SEO, web copy, print and advertising features. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English with a minor in history from Rutgers University.

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