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What was your first computer?

I recently reminisced about my first computer, an Amiga 600 in the mid-90s. I'm sure you've all had some weird and wonderful systems over the years, but what was the first? What was good (or not so good) about it? Personally I loved playing Settlers ...

Kev_B by Community Manager (Retired)
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Virgin future speed upgrades

Does anyone know if virgin plan on releasing new speed upgrades in the future faster than 1 gig, or more so upload speed increases?I want to run a gaming dedicated server but 52mbs wont cut it, I can get 900mb up and down with cityfibre, and it's che...

CraigT1976 by On our wavelength
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v6 box

hi everybody quick question i am getting an extra box with my new deal can this box be run with the existing box via a splitter or does it definitely have to be wired back to outside the house.many thanks alistair

Moving modem

We had our hub/modem etc installed about a month ago (very nicely by a really helpful engineer), we've since got a pod and the whole thing is working perfectly. However, now we've had time to think about it (it was all done in a bit of a hurry on our...

Resolved! Text message about essential work

Hi, it's Virgin Media. Just a reminder that we'll be carrying out essential works on our network on Tue 13 Jun, which could interrupt your services. We're sorry about that & will try and get you back online as soon as possible.My question is what tim...

JW74 by Joining in
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Disconnects every night

My internet drops every night at about 02:00 when the router tries to renew its dhcp address. It is in modem mode as the wifi was dropping of regularly.If i reset my tp-link router and the virgin router it connects again.Specs are In the error log I ...

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Resolved! Can't afford Virgin broadband now.

Many many years ago, I was with Comcast, which was bought by ntlworld, then by Virgin. Been with them for a lot of years. I had a 100 Mb broadband and phone line package for £25 up until the beginning of 2020, when I lost my job due to the pandemic. ...

pinkywoo by Dialled in
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VM passwords for alias email addresses

I have been using Thunderbird on VMedia email addresses for decades.VM made changes to their system of passwords. I eventually found a very helpful person, Graham A had written instructions of how to get from VM a password for ...


How can I access WiFi in my garden room at the back of the garden. I have a hub 3 in the house.

damaged cable cover

The black triangle cover which sits in my garden and covers the cable is damaged and half of it is missing. How can I get a replacement without loosing my mind! I posted on damaged street equipment but heard nothing. Trying to report online is near i...