Take a tour of your modemSuper clear explanation of the ports on the back, what the lights on the front mean, and why you should care about the sticker on the bottom.

How to set up your modem and activate your Internet service Simple steps to get you surfing the web.

Modem RESET: Understanding when to use it A very useful tool, the modem's RESET button should be used cautiously.

How to replace your modemYour options depend on whether your modem is leased, where you purchased it and if it's under warranty.

Unable to browse the Internet despite correct modem lights Troubleshoot by restarting your modem and checking your cords.

Troubleshooting your modem's DSL lightThe DSL light shows that you're connected to the CenturyLink network. When your modem is working properly, the DSL light is solid green.

Troubleshooting your Internet connection and modemFigure out what’s causing your internet connection problems by checking some simple things on your own.

What to do when your modem's lights look oddThe color and behavior of your modem lights give you clues to possible problems.

Troubleshooting your modem, starting with the cordsInspect your cables, eyeball the plugin setup, remove the DSL filter and check how your landline phones are connected.

Finding wireless settings without the modem stickerFor CenturyLink modems, you can find your network name (SSID) and password (KEY or PASSPHRASE) in 3 steps.

Troubleshooting your modem's power lightThe power light tells you whether the modem is receiving power. When your modem is working properly, the power light is solid green.