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Resolved! Wifi no longer visible on London underground

Hi all,  I noticed for the first time today that the usual virgin media WiFi network isn't there on the tube. Is this being phased out?     [MOD EDIT: Please see update on post 111 here]      

ruswit by On our wavelength
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UNDERSTANDING KEY ASPECTS OF WiFi WiFi is a somewhat notorious, though essential commodity. In many cases, when its behaviour does not meet the user’s perception of the claims made by the ISP (e.g. Virgin Media), the blame is quickly heaped on the IS...

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Sephiroth by Alessandro Volta
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Getting a better Wireless Network Signal

Seeing so many posts about Good, Bad & ugly Wifi, I thought I would post some suggestions for people out there.   There are definitely good, midrange & poor routers with quite variable performance wifi.  Never expect a mass market product to be the b...

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Hub status data - understanding network log messages

N Warning: Long, dull, a bit technical. NHaving needed to repeat myself a few times, I thought I'd share my understanding of what you might find in a Hub 3's network log when things go wrong, and what it means.  First of all, this post is based on my...

Andrew-G by Alessandro Volta
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Wifi booster not showing

Following all instructions to set up booster and extender (large booster), all looks correct once done but can't see booster/large extender on any device as an option to connect to.Contacting Virgin support is nigh on impossible...well it is impossib...

Athanfel by Joining in
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Port forwarding

In the past i had two PC's in my house both going to the same local port but with both using different external ports. I had no problems setting this up then. But recently i was trying to set this up again but i kept getting a "The rule is overlappin...

Internet keeps disconnecting

Since I upgraded to a new package the 1Gig with a hub 5 in October, I have been having connection issues since the first day. So from the 10th October to to the 28th December I have had 7 engineers come round my house and have had everything changed ...

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SimonR42 by Joining in
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Resolved! Flashing Red LED Hub.4 28/12

Fault finding Tips have failed to restore Hub.4 this morning.I have VM Engineer 2nd Jan which could cost at least 2 days lost WFH.Is constant blinking Red LED Hardware Fault.thanks

Donfor40 by Superfast
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Does vm support modem mode

Hi I have a hub 5 and a tp link ax20 which I want to use for WiFi as the WiFi is not good on the hub. Does vm support modem mode and so far there customer support is saying they won't help me unless its in normal mode. So if I have a fault with modem...

krick by Joining in
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Resolved! Phantom Router

Any ideas why I am suddenly seeing 2 active routers.(superhub3)See Wireless Network Watcher screenshot (if it works) with some identification information removed.    

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PSU by Tuning in
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Drop cable replacement

HIWas told I was having a drop cable replaced today, due to fault on my system. All they have done is replaced the 1.5m from the house, by connecting a new bit of cable to the old. the joint is under the grass, rapped in tape in the green pipe.Is thi...

Resolved! No Ethernet connection after failed windows update

My windows 10 desktop installed the latest windows update on Wednesday morning - unfortunately there was little disk space available and so it failed… it then took me 5 hours to get it to launch windows again successfully… I think it tried to undo th...

janus by Joining in
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