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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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Resolved! Hub 5, what Cat cable is best

Hi after my Hub 4 bricked the engineer has replaced with the Hub 5. I am looking to wire up 2 pc's in the furthest point in the house an upstairs bedroom. On wifi both pc's get average 400 mbps on the 1 gig package and would like some guidence on wha...

Resolved! Broadband Connection dropouts SG1 Area

Hi,I'm getting connection loss 2-3 times an evening on average causing issues playing online games.  The issue has been going on for about 6 weeks.I run a continuous ping to bbc.co.uk most evenings and can see around 3-6 seconds of no connection out ...

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tenaka30 by Dialled in
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Router - permanent red light

Hi, the router has a permanent red light and has for a few weeks now.  Have tried a quick reset and a long hold reset but neither helps.Cables are all tight and the router is slightly warm but not hot.Devices constantly disconnect and attempt to reco...

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Internet keeps dropping

My internet keeps dropping every few minutes some times for upto a minute and then comes back. Looking across the forums this seems very common and reminds me of why I previously left virgin. Does anyone have the same experiences and any advice? I’ve...

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Broadband not working

Hi if somebody can help. My broadband (213 mbps) doesn’t work intermittently from the day I joined virgin . Even during engineer’s visit, there was a problem, but was explained that it will resolve over next 4 weeks. It is now 7 months ! I can’t get ...

Hub4 yellow flashing light

Hiya. My hub4 will not connect to the internet, I have tried resetting, turning off, checked all the wires. Nothing seems to help. The hub will flash with a slow white light for a few seconds then flash rapidly yellow. I work from home so it is so im...

Resolved! Netflix Blocking Shows Due to 'Virgin Media'

I wonder if anyone can help.Basically, Netflix is Blocking shows due to them believing my network is using a Proxy or Is a VPN (It isn't) I have spoken to both Netflix and Virgin media and the response I got from Netflix was that'It is on your networ...

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Stuck in Hub5 password reset loop

I am experiencing an identical problem to https://community.virginmedia.com/t5/Forum-Archive/Stuck-in-password-reset-loop/m-p/4950545, but the solution was never shared publicly and the thread is now locked. Could it please be shared to help me and a...

Constant intermittent dropouts

We have several wired connections and several connections with WiFi but recently, for the past 4-5 months, there has been an insane amount of dropouts, constantly going on and off and sometimes even for a day. I've had several technicians over who ha...