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    Switching ISPs on SADV (now Vumatel)

    Hi all, What is the typical time that it should take to switch from one ISP to another on Vumatel? SADV originally installed my fibre line and I gave notice of the cancellation to my previous ISP in September, resulting in my fibre Internet stopping end of October. It has now been over 10 days...
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    Is it possible to run a second fibre ISP over existing fibre?

    Hi, I currently sit with a VOX business fibre that is running over Frogfoot network, and I would like to know if it would be possible to put a switch between the Frogfoot Mikrotik & VOX Mikrotik and then simply dial say an Afrihost fibre account while my VOX one is still running? I have just...
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    Recommended Fibre ISP(s) for steaming to YouTube + Facebook Live from CPT

    Hi, I'm looking for FTTB solution that is reliable enough for streaming live 1080p video to YouTube & Facebook live, and our location is in Milnerton, Cape Town (near c/o Koeberg Rd & Montague Drive). Currently we're on VOX Fat Pipe Fibre (50Mbps down/50Mbps up), but its not stable at all AND...
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    DNS Redirection on MikroTik for your office domain

    So I got sick and tired of adding hostnames for each and every internal server's IP address at my home... I finally came up with a few MikroTik firewall rules that would allow you to resolve and reverse DNS lookup internal names from your office's DNS server, while performing ALL other DNS...
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    Need votes for OpenDNS idea that would allow Content Filtering + Local Mirrors

    I'm looking for people to vote for my idea in the OpenDNS' Idea Bank, that should allow one to make use of OpenDNS' content filtering, whilst keeping all the local mirrors in tact (eg. YouTube/Facebook/Google/Akamai {Microsoft/Nvidia/AMD})...
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    Reducing audio distortion on streaming videos

    Hi all, We're having issues at our church when we're streaming live videos that the we have to increase the audio levels on our side with both the PC and Eurodesk (SL3242FX-PRO) mixing console to a point that it distorts badly. I'm wondering if there is hardware that we can install/use on our...
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    Asus AI Nap reduces power consumption?!

    Hey, I'm wondering if this AI Nap feature really reduces power consumption or if it's just another marketing scheme from Asus? I've used a Voltcraft Energymonitor 3000 to measure my power consumption and I did not notice ANY difference in the power consumption between the PC being in...
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    Looking for 100GB+ high performance SSD at good price

    Hi, Like the title states: I'm looking for a high performance SSD with 100GB or more space at a good price. Currently I have an OCZ Vertex2 30GB SSD at my office (which I bought for R1400 in March this year) and its performing really well compared to normal HDD's, but it's just too small for...
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    Mweb home page error?

    Any one else getting the following error when trying to access http://www.mweb.co.za/: ? Server Error in '/' Application. Could not load file or assembly 'ContentProvider.Logic' or one of its dependencies. There is not enough space on the disk. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070070)
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    Forcing Google Services to local (RSA) IP address

    As some of you might have seen: Google, YouTube and Facebook are hosting local mirrors for most of their services. Unfortunately the ISP's DNS servers doesn't always report the local IP addresses, even if the services work on the local mirrors! There are 2 ways in which you can force the...
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    VPN and/or WiFi configurations suitable for high packet loss?

    Hi, I'm currently running a MikroTik RB750 to manage my VPN connection to a friend of mine via a 5.8GHz WUG. Currently we are having high packet loss and PPTP VPN doesn't like it. Are there specific VPN's (like IPSec / L2TP / OpenVPN) or advanced Wireless settings that someone would...
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    Unexplained HTTP issues with SAINET

    I've just moved to a SAINET 384kbps uncapped account, however I have a few strange/unexplained things going on... On my user account page, it said that I have a "Prepaid Quota" of 62.5GB? Its supposed to be uncapped... Now its already at like 60GB. The other thing that I can't explain is...
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    All-in-one solutions for 802.11n WiFi, 1Gbps LAN & PPTP VPN clients with routing?

    Hi, I'm looking for an all-in-one solution for a cheapish price that can do the following: ADSL modem 802.11n WiFi AP Gigabit LAN (at least 4) Multiple PPTP VPN & PPPoE outgoing/client connections Static routing for traffic splitting Currently I'm considering to get the following...
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    ADSL problems with ADSL light blinking

    A friend of mine has problems with his 512kbps ADSL (with Mweb account). The ADSL was synchronizing at a weird speed (640kbps down, 384kbps up), so I then phoned Telkom to reset it, which fixed it to sync at 512kbps and 256kbps again. Currently the ADSL line is up and the PPPoE connection is...
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    MyDomain.com (m1.dnsix.com) E-mail fw issues

    I'm lately experiencing E-mail forwarding issues with MyDomain.com, which is using m1.dnsix.com as my MX record for my domains. I don't know why the E-mails aren't going through when sending from GMail to my domain, since I don't get any error response back whatsoever. I find it quite...
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    100mbps+ servers to download from

    I'm looking for sites where I can download stuff from, at speeds higher than 100mbps. Please don't say Rapidshares :) A couple of us are trying hard to "stress-test" the new Seacom/Neotel connection at the University of Stellenbosch. So far we've managed to download at 29MB/s from an...
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    Methods for running uTorrent on local-only account

    There are many people out there looking for a solution on how to run uTorrent in the background, using only local cap, whilst allowing other applications to use international (and/or local) cap. Using RouteSentry or any other form of traffic splitting works well in most cases, although as soon...
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    Testbunnies required for my app similar to RouteSentry

    Traffic Splitter app (like RouteSentry) I've written an application (in C# Express 2008) to split traffic for Windows users, which works much like RouteSentry. It works on Windows XP SP2 and newer versions of Windows, including Windows 7 x64. My aim was to create something like RouteSentry, but...
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    Saving ZANews streaming videos

    How can I save the videos fount at http://www.mg.co.za/zanews/ ? I've already tried Orbit, Flashgot & Video DownloadHelper Firefox add-ons - none of which managed to capture the streaming data.
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    Router bridge issue with OpenVPN client

    [SOLVED] Router bridge issue with OpenVPN client Hi, I'm having trouble setting up the NAT/Bridging on my Linksys WRT54GL router, running DD-WRT VPN firmware. Basically I want my router to connect to the OpenVPN server, instead of having a few PC's behind the router connecting to the OpenVPN...
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