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Lonsdale, MN 55046
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Steps to Take if Your High-Speed Internet Goes Out January 16, 2018

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Steps to Take if Your High-Speed Internet Goes Out, Lonsdale, Minnesota

High-speed internet connection problems can occur at any time for a variety of reasons. Knowing what to do when a connection problem is therefore extremely important, even if you are satisfied with your current internet service provider. The issue may be a simple fix. Here are a few steps that you should take: 

  • Check All Of Your Plugs: Make certain your router and all other applicable cables are securely plugged in. The router or modem plug may have loosened or become knocked out of the socket, resulting in a ‘no internet connection’ message. Always check your hardware first whenever you have a high-speed internet issue.

  • high-speed internetRestart The Computer: Restart your computer if all of the hardware is in place. A restart is a full reboot that clears faulty settings and can reconnect your system to the internet signal quickly and easily.

  • Restart Your Router: Disconnect your router, wait about 30 seconds, then reconnect it. The router may have had a small problem that temporarily affected your connection. Restarting it is another simple fix that provides the reboot and strong connection you need.

  • Scan For Malware & Viruses: Check your computer for viruses and malware that may be affecting your connection. Scans identify and correct issues affecting your device quickly. If you do not have a virus/malware scanner on your computer, there are numerous high-quality, inexpensive options to select from.

  • Call Your Internet Service Provider: Call your internet service provider if none of your efforts have worked. The provider will take a look at your system and can usually provide the instructions you need over the phone. A more severe issue may require a service visit.


Enjoy the secure, strong high-speed internet connection you want from Lonsdale Telephone Co & Video Ventures. Proudly serving Lonsdale, MN, and the surrounding areas since 1937, this locally-owned-and-operated internet, television, and telephone company offers open availability, including after-hour services. Call (507) 744-2311 to make an appointment or visit their website for information about service bundles. Like the telephone company on Facebook for the latest news.

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