Can the Router do this

I have a linksys DSL router attached to the DSL modem to acess the internet.  When I go to my DSL providers web page to check my dsl speed I am unable to do this because of the Firewall on the router.  Is there a way i can put information into this router to allow me to do this check from my DSL's web page.  I want to be able to do a DSL speed check from the Web page of my DSL provider.
JuaritaMooreAsked:
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EricIT ManagerCommented:
just make sure your router is responding to ctcp requests (ping)
a good one I use is

http://nyc.speakeasy.net
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EricIT ManagerCommented:
For the record it works even though my firewall rejects ping requests.  I never saw that one not work because of a firewall, and I used it alot.
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JuaritaMooreAuthor Commented:
then why would it not work ... not working.  what should I look for?
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JuaritaMooreAuthor Commented:
It is a linksys DSL router with four ports 802.11b
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sunray_2003Commented:
Did you check the link i had given and were you able to disable firewall ?
give the model number of your router ?
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JuaritaMooreAuthor Commented:
Oh the router is setup with DHCP with Earthlinks DSL internet access
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EricIT ManagerCommented:
Did you try using the link I put above????

http://nyc.speakeasy.net

Does that work any better?
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JuaritaMooreAuthor Commented:
Away for a few days sorry for my quiteness.  Yes i was able to disconnect the firewall... however, I was still unable to check the speeds.  The speed page just sits there with no results.  However, it did work on another system at another location.  Therefore, I must assume there is something else not allowing this page to do its job.  Could it be in internet securties.  Just asking?
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EricIT ManagerCommented:
Are you running windows xp sp2?

If so a little bar comes up under the address bar where you can allow activex / java apps to run.

That may be your problem.
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JuaritaMooreAuthor Commented:
OK.. I will check this.  Can I go into internet options and change this? If so where?
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JuaritaMooreAuthor Commented:
this Cd create is not running on my system ... how does this software work.  DOS can not read its syntax
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JuaritaMooreAuthor Commented:
sorry wrong thought.  Scrath the above statement
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EricIT ManagerCommented:
hehe... good because I was confused as hell
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