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Getting DNS Error While Accessing Modem Setup Page

One of my blog readers asked a question last day about getting DNS error while trying to access his modem setup page. He said his modem's default IP address is but when he type this IP address on the address bar of the browser, he gets DNS error message. Though it was a comment, I think it better posts the troubleshooting guide for all readers.

steps to fix DNS error while accessing a modem

Some of the practical solutions to fix this error are:

1. Make sure you have the right modem IP address
Many users make the same mistake by trying different IP address (not the original modem IP address) to access modem. So the first step is to ensure the IP address you are using is the right modem IP address.

2. Check the connection
Make sure the modem and computer are connected properly. It is recommended to unplug the Ethernet cable and reconnect it.

3. Power Cycle the modem
A proper Power Cycle can fix many modem related issues. To know how to perform a power cycle, follow the link…

Modem Reboot Error: Failed to Obtain Write lock on IM

Today morning my BSNL modem showed a new error message after rebooting. The error message is Web Server: Failed to obtain a write lock on IM with the time in seconds. All I did was some changes in the wireless settings of the modem. After changing the settings I rebooted the modem as prescribed by the modem user manual. However, I reached the error/warning page instead of the configuration page. The error message is provided below.

The solution for "Failed to Obtain Write lock on IM"

Unfortunately, I couldn't find much information regarding this error message. So all I did was to perform a proper power cycle and check the modem. After the power cycle modem came back to the normal stage.

If you are looking for steps to perform a power cycle, follow the link below.

How to Power Cycle a Modem

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