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UNDERSTANDING KEY ASPECTS OF WiFi

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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Intermittent wifi dropping out

HiLike many users it seems, I have intermittent WiFi connection. This has been since I joined Virginmedia in May but I never had an issue with BT and wish I had stayed with BT now.Connection speed seems OK, and it is worse when multiple users are on ...

Sit10 by Joining in
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wi-fi box never arrived

I tried to set up wi-fi for our student house for the upcoming academic year. we don’t move in until late september but wanted the wifi ready for when we move in, so i took it upon myself to travel across the country to stay at the house for 2 nights...

Safari cant establish a connection etc

I am trying to access 18+ websites on my mobile phone in My Home, where I have the Wi-Fi with Virgin. I’m assuming that it’s something Virgin send that I need to be able to change so that I can access 18+ website can I want tell me how to do this is ...

Router PIN

The technician has just replaced the router, my laptop is now asking for a pin to connect to this. There is no pin???

Disable 5ghz button greyed out

Just got a hub 6 and need to reconnect smart plugs and smart bulbs, which need to be on 2.4ghz, to our network.However, unlike the previous hub 3, when going into the hub 6 website, the buttons to disable the 5ghz and 2.4ghz signals are greyed out, a...

Full Wi-Fi signal but no internet

I’ve been a customer for around 2 months. Several times a day we get an issue with the Hub 3 where it’s showing full Wi-Fi signal but there’s no internet on devices. This happens on various different devices even though the box still has a white ligh...

Hub 5 Power Supply

Can someone point me in the direction of where to buy a power supply for a Hub 5? Last time I had to get an engineer out to replace which was a waste of everyone’s time to swap a plug-in AC/DC plug.

Wi-Fi Pods

I have a camera in the garden which connects via Wi-Fi but the signal is not that good. So I got a Wi-Fi Pod to boost the signal. I've put the pod in the conservatory just over 3M from the camera. It has made no difference and checking on the VM conn...

chrispy1 by Dialled in
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