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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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Resolved! Booster or Pod

Hi signed upto Virgin Media monday. Previously with Sky. I have a Granny Annex at end of garden I had a hard wire with sky from the router and then down the garden about 30 metres which plugged straight into a sky booster which gave wifi all over the...

Virgin media installation

I recently ordered a virgin media router it arrived yesterday however I don't have the required connection to plug it in. I've got this connection instead of the one that's needed . 


Resolved! Poor speeds and regular disconnections

On the 1gb service and started noticing disconnects at least twice day along with buffering on you tube and catch up from time to time. Usually followed by the connection being dropped by the hub.A lot of posters errors which continue to increase.pow...

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hub 5 wifi printer issues

i have a hub 5 and every since getting it i cannot connect my old epson wireless printer it will not connect due to the encryption key as it looks like it will not support the new protocolIt always did connect to a hub3 using wpa2 but not hub 5 alway...

Resolved! Hub 4 constant red light

Afternoon first time posting and apologies if wrong section.As title Hub 4 showing constant red light. Have tried rebooting, resetting hub reboots goes through procedure finishes red light remains on. All leads (cable) secure, Internet working, speed...

Resolved! Ethernet down but WIFI ok

I keep losing ethernet connection but WIFI remains usable which is very strange. Happens around once a fortnight at least. My wife and I don't always see it as our PC's have WIFI that switches over automatically but my son, using Xbox, doesn't have t...

Izza1967 by Tuning in
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Ethernet nightmares

The ethernet ony Hub3 router was great for almost 1 year, then it started dropping. Now it happens frequently. The wifi is good, but the wired network drops. I have performed the resets recommended. Sometimes i have to have a few attempts. I am getti...

SWSteve by Joining in
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WiFi dropping out and slow speed

Joined virgin last month on the 1gig  in which i can only get 300mb at best.. Also wifi drops out at least 10 times a day. I've checked connections  changed channels, reset etc with no joy.

Staffo by Tuning in
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Resolved! Server keeps going unreachable

Most evenings I spend catching up with my e-mails using Virginmail on a Windows laptop. Every few minutes I get a 'Server Unreachable' message in red at the bottom of the screen and I am unable to send messages, access folders, etc. This lasts about ...