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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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Can’t change security

Weak security connection. I have tried to do the IP address in browser but it crashed and then wouldn’t let me do it again. When I put the address into safari if doesn’t load & says can’t be loaded. can someone help me get my wifi security safe as it...

HUB 5 Flashing Blue Light

Had my Internet completely drop. I checked my router and it has a flashing blue light. It has it for about 30 minutes and then turns solid white but no devices can connect to it. Any attempt to reset or hard reset it have failed and resulted in anoth...

Hub 5 - adding domains to firewall.

Hi allI work from home a few days a week. My company laptop has tekla structures on it & I have been having licence issues with it.I have asked Trimble (the software manufacturer) for guidance & they recommend adding some domains to the firewall. The...

Jurasik by Dialled in
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WiFi booster pods

I've just joined virgin on M125, but the WiFi signal doesn't reach my kitchen. I've used the connect app to scan which says where I do get connection (in the doorway) the signal is poor and need a booster. Then directs me to sign up for max for £8/mo...

BrezzoK by Joining in
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Resolved! Superhub 5 and Existing PODS

Hi All. I've just been upgraded to the new Superhub 5, which VM sent me in the post.. and I had to do a self install. All is finally working, except The hub 5 won't connect to the 3 Virgin PODs that we used to boost the WiFi signal from the previous ...

Davflix by Tuning in
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Resolved! Pc can't see Hub 5 network

I have been using Hub 3 with no issues what so ever for the last 5 years. This week Virgin offered me Hub 5 and I gladly accepted thinking that it will sort out the wifi dead spots in the house. I connected it and most of my devices all over the hous...

sam1970 by Joining in
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WAP settings and WAN IP address

I am trying to set up a 3rd party router (ASUS Zen AX6600). I have spoken to virgin, who put me onto their Gadget rescue and after 3 hrs they have been unable to set this up.I have the WiFi set up but cannot get internet connection, even with the Hub...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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Port forwarding is not working (driving me mad)

Hello everyone,I have the latest Virgin Media Hub and I've been trying to setup port forwarding without any success. No matter what port I try, online port scanners show them as closed, even 80. I have disabled my software's firewall and my hubs fire...

Resolved! Outside cable box cover

Hi folks, Can anyone recommend anywhere in Belfast to get a replacement cover for my outside box where the cables enter my home. It has disappeared over the last few weeks, whether storm weather or stolen. Thanks for any recommendations