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Setup Nokia Siemens Residential Router 1600 with BSNL

Nokia Siemens Residential Router 1600 is one of the common modems provided by BSNL. One of my friends lost the setup disc came with this device and struggled a lot at the time of reconfiguration. In this tutorial, you can learn how to setup BSNL Internet connection using Nokia Siemens Residential Router 1600. Just like other BSNL modem/ router models, we do not need setup disc to configure it. We can do it manually by following the steps provided in this tutorial. At the end of the tutorial, you can see the steps to activate WiFi and wireless security on Nokia Siemens Residential Router 1600.


Configure Nokia Siemens Residential Router 1600
In order to configure this device with BSNL broadband, follow the steps below.
Connect Nokia Siemens Residential Router 1600 to computer using Ethernet cable

Power on the modem

Type 192.168.1.1 on address bar of Internet Explorer and press enter


USER Name: admin
Password : admin

Now you can access the web based setup page of Nokia Siemens Residential …

Error 651 :The Modem (Connecting Device) has Reported an Error

Today while connecting my laptop to Internet I received an error message Error 651 :The Modem (or other Connecting Device) has Reported an Error. I use Tata Photon Plus to connect my Windows 7 laptop to Internet. Network Connection Prompt lets me either redial or cancel it. I tried redial option but again I got the same error 651. In this tutorial I am sharing the steps I followed to fix the message "Error 651 :The Modem (or other Connecting Device) has Reported an Error".


Reasons to Get this Message
At first I checked Microsoft knowledge base for the solution. According to them the reason for Error 651 :The Modem (or other Connecting Device) has Reported an Error is with Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP). They define the reason for the issue as "It occurs because the Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP) tries to create a host route and then detects that the route to the host that was created by the dial-up connection already exists". However, I am not sure if it is t…

How to Disable Firefox Software Automatic Update Check

I am a great fan of Firefox browser but I feel little disappointment with their recent policy about increasing the frequency of browser updates. They have reduced the time interval between two Firefox releases and that forced me to adjust with my customization. I use the browsers in my own customized way but whenever I update the current installation, I loose the customization. However, it always look for new updates and force me to install the latest release. So I have disabled the automatic check for latest release by Firefox on my computer. You may see a window like below to alert you the recent release.


I no longer see this alert on my computer because I disabled it. In case if you want to do the same, follow the instructions below.

Start Firefox

Click on Tools or press [Alt] and [T] buttons together

Click on Options

Click on Advanced tab


Click on Update tab


Now uncheck automatic update check for Firefox.
Firefox No Longer Finds Latest Versions
On the contrary to what I expressed here…