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anyy suggestions on what to do with my old router?

Im having my router upgraded, and now have an old Virgin router i dont need. (in fact i have 2).  Does virgin provide any service to get rid of these old boxes at all?

 

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Re: anyy suggestions on what to do with my old router?

Exactly what routers do you have? Our advice depends on knowing this.


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Re: anyy suggestions on what to do with my old router?

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Re: anyy suggestions on what to do with my old router?

Recycle them at your local council's electrical waste recycling facility. VM do not want them back and do not offer a recycling facility.



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Re: anyy suggestions on what to do with my old router?

If it still works you could set it up as an access point.  You probably won't get any firmware updates though, so you would have to take security into consideration.

https://community.virginmedia.com/t5/Forum-Archive/Using-a-Router-to-extend-wifi-network/td-p/324033... 

 







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Re: anyy suggestions on what to do with my old router?

For completeness it is worth adding this link which explains exactly what kit should be returned and what can be recycled.

https://www.virginmedia.com/help/virgin-media-return-or-recycle-equipment

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