Computer Repair
Topics: Internet, Broadband / Pages: 5 (1124 words) / Published: Dec 6th, 2012

Complete Hands-On Projects 18-1 and 18-3 and Real Problem 18-1, submitting all answers and steps.

PROJECT 18-1: Practicing TCP/IP Networking Skills

While connected to the Internet or another TCP/IP network, answer these questions:

1. What is your current IP address?

2. Release and renew your IP address. Now what is your IP address?

3. Are you using dynamic or static IP addressing? How do you know?

Static IP. I checked from the router settings in the router by logging into

4. What is your mac adapter address for this connection?


5. What is your default gateway IP address?

6. What response do you get when you ping the default gateway?

64 bytes from icmp_req=1 ttl=64 time=1.68 ms

64 bytes from icmp_req=2 ttl=64 time=1.07 ms

64 bytes from icmp_req=3 ttl=64 time=1.10 ms

64 bytes from icmp_req=4 ttl=64 time=1.07 ms

64 bytes from icmp_req=5 ttl=64 time=1.04 ms

64 bytes from icmp_req=6 ttl=64 time=1.14 ms

64 bytes from icmp_req=7 ttl=64 time=1.10 ms

PROJECT 18-3: Investigating Verizon FiOS

Verizon ( is currently offering an alternative to DSL and cable modem

for broadband Internet access. FiOS is a fiber-optic Internet service that uses fiber-optic

cable all the way to your house for both your residential telephone service and Internet

access. Search the Web for answers to these questions about FiOS:

1. Give a brief description of FiOS and how it is used for Internet access.

Verizon FiOS is a bundled Internet access, telephone, and television service which operates over a fiber-optic communications network. It is offered in some areas of the United States by Verizon Communications and Frontier Communications. Verizon was one of the first major U.S. carriers to offer fiber to the

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