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Old 14-04-2011, 12:37   #16
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Re: Beginner's Guide to Testing and Improving Connection Speeds

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Link is dead, bit like the 'Superhub' I just got installed!!!
The link only works if you are connecting through your cable network - if he tried connecting via another network you get 403 error. Just wondering how you were connecting if your Superhub isn't working.

Through Virgin the link does work (at least for me and, apparently, others).
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The link only works if you are connecting through your cable network - if he tried connecting via another network you get 403 error.
Oh, okay. Fair enough I suppose. Didn't actually realise that
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Old 14-04-2011, 16:06   #18
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Re: Beginner's Guide to Testing and Improving Connection Speeds

it was through the hub, still no joy
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Old 14-04-2011, 17:34   #19
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Re: Beginner's Guide to Testing and Improving Connection Speeds

its probably the firmware bug, try turning the firewall on, or if it is on, turn it off
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Link still dos not work and all I get is this....

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You don't have permission to access /blueyondergames/ on this server.


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Apache/2.2.3 (Red Hat) Server at gamefiles.virginmedia.com Port 80


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I am using the 'Superhub' urgh!!!
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Old 18-10-2012, 16:56   #22
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Re: Beginner's Guide to Testing and Improving Connection Speeds

If you are on Win 7 and can't use TCP software. Open a CMD window and type tracert (ip address of what you want to trace). Always try to get the ip address rather than using the website name. This bypasses the need to use DNS.
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If you are on Win 7 and can't use TCP software. Open a CMD window and type tracert (ip address of what you want to trace). Always try to get the ip address rather than using the website name. This bypasses the need to use DNS.
Welcome to the forum, but did you realise you just opened a thread that was last posted to 18 months ago?
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Re: Beginner's Guide to Testing and Improving Connection Speeds

Has this thread been updated of late for use with SHRUB1 AND SHRUB2, PING tests, Upload and download speeds for your settings.
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The link is not dead as it has just worked for me here right now.
It is dead now!
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Re: Beginner's Guide to Testing and Improving Connection Speeds

Hi everyone,
I'm new to this, I have a question about. I'm moving into a new place. The landlord told me that there is s virgin media connection point. But if I want WiFi I have to call them to organise for them to reconnect it. My question is does anyone know please how much it would cost to get the cheapest WiFi only deal and how long does it take to reconnect it. And lastly does it have to be for a year. Can I not just pay as you go per month. The reason is I'm only staying here for 3 to 4 months
Any help would be great.
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Re: Beginner's Guide to Testing and Improving Connection Speeds

Hi,

All of Virgin's packages come with wifi as standard. However, you cannot just pay for a few months, I think the minimum term is 12 months. You can take it with you, though (Assuming you move to a Virgin area).
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Re: Beginner's Guide to Testing and Improving Connection Speeds

I wonder is anyone else suffering poor download, unload speeds?
I have been trying to sort this problem out for a few weeks now. I keep ringing Virgin media on 150 after going through all the recorded messages asking me to press this that & the other button & waiting for an answer I eventually get to speak to a human being.
Up until today they have been very helpful & patient trying to sort things out. Today the operatives reaction was you’ve got a connection so what do you expect from me.
I am paying for 150 mb/s but what I am getting is far short of this on many occasion. When connected via Ethernet I used to get 120+ but now I am getting only 16Mb/s to 70Mb/s wireless connections are of course slower.
My speeds vary in fact when looking at the graph of previous tests on speedtest.net the graph looks like a cross section of the Himalayas with all the peaks & troughs
I see I can add smilies to my message but at present I can see nothing to smile about in this regard
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Re: Beginner's Guide to Testing and Improving Connection Speeds

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Instead of posting in this sticky start a new thread in the forum. If you don't know how to get your connection stats say so and someone will advise you.
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