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  1. werfie

    Fibre Router

    Hi Guys, Fibre noob here. MetroFibre is finishing up the network rollout in my area and I have preordered with WebAfrica. Quick question: Do you get a specific Fibre router (like ADSL/LTE router) or is it a normal WiFi router? I am not happy with the WA free router, would like to get...
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    Cloudfare Attention Required Message

    This morning I keep on getting a page from Cloudfare every time I try to access certain websites. I have to then verify that I'm human. mybroadband.co.za rekordeast.co.za rekordnorth.co.za news24.co.za carbonite.co.za dischem.co.za Why does this keep on popping up? For some sites it doesn't...
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    External AVR on Generator?

    Have a 5.5kva Petrol Generator. Want to run electronics off it (wired into DB board with changeover switch). TV's, Xbox, Dstv, Laptops, Routers, Home theatres, etc I doesn't have AVR built in. Can I add an AVR on the line to keep my delicates safe? Any other suggestions bar spending...
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    www.techexchange.co.za Legit?

    Saw something I want to buy on here, not finding a lot of reviews (the few I could find is good). Any experience?
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    Rain 5G in Pretoria North?

    Anyone get this, hows the speeds?
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    Telkom conundrum - Advice?

    I currently have a 10mbps ADSL line through Telkom directly. I have been contacted by Rain and offered their 5G service (uncapped, unshaped @ R1000 pm). I have been looking at other option for faster speeds and given Telkom's ADSL decommissioning exercise. (I don't have Fibre available)...
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    Anyone have a senior contact at Incredible Connection (JD Group)?

    So I ordered something on black Friday from IC's online store. Haven't received anything yet and the order tracking is a complete nonsensical mess (See below). I have spoken to the rep on Facebook, emailed the address given to me by them after they couldn't do anything, I have spoken to the...
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    Router Battery Backup

    Anyone using anyone of these two to backup ADSL router during power outages? If so, any feedback or other relatively cheap solutions? https://www.geewiz.co.za/ups/80323-linkqnet-epower-12v-25w-dc-ups-for-d-link-routers.html OR...
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    Telkom Line Speed

    Hi Guys, So I am entangled in a fight with Telkom at the moment. I need to give some background... I got my ADSL line in 2014. It was a 10mbps line at the time through Afrihost. I remember having to fight for two months with all sorts of excuses from Telkom before they eventually installed...
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    Samsung ADH

    :cry::cry: So I received a Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ as a gift from a friend. He got it as an upgrade on a Vodacom contract and didn't want the phone, so I am using it with my Telkom sim. An accident at work (through no fault of my own :mad::mad:) have now caused a blotch of messed up...
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    Banting

    Banting Recipes So I know there are banting threads, but I can't find any recipe threads with substance, so I am going to be that guy and start a new thread with the hopes of getting a nice arsenal. I have started banting, but the recipes in the book is... well excessive. I am not someone...
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    ANOTHER advice request

    Somehow I never get my questions answered by searching through previous threads... Long Version: I started studying Diploma in IT through UNISA as I didn't have any previous qualifications and wanted to just get something behind my name. Have been working for a big software company for...
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    Advice

    So I have read about Telkom's inability to help their customers lately. Sadly, I have been hit as well... early in Feb I was contacted by a Sales agent about Telkom Simple. So I considered everything and I signed up for the Telkom Simple deal with 4meg line and 20gb data (plus router and mobile...
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    Generator Advice

    So with the mass Eskom hysteria raging around us, we invested in a generator in December. A 5.5 Petrol, Grip is the brand. I have tested the generator and it pulls my inside/outside lights, alarm system, 3 fridges, 3 fans, cellphone chargers, 2 laptops & monitor, ADSL router, 2 Tv's and 2...
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    Mecer Tablet

    Anyone have any experience with Mecer tablets? I need a tablet to read my PDF books on while I study. So it needs to be 10" and one subject is android Apps, so it needs to be an Android tab. I am not too phased about 3G. Always have my phone with me to create a hotspot need be, for the rest of...
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    ADSL Speed Difference

    I have a 10mbps line. I was struggling to get speeds more than 1 mbps until tekom fixed a line fault. What I noticed though was that after the line was fixed, I started getting 8mpbs+ results on speed test websites, but my browsing speed stayed more or less the same. Also when I download a...
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    AFFIRMATIVE!!!!! PHONING TELKOM GETS YOU THE ADSL UPGRADE!!!

    As mentioned in another thread, I just phoned Telkom (10210), told them their website said my product is now 2mbps, but my router still syncs at 1mbps. The helpful lady said I must hang on while she checks, she told me 2mbps is available and asked me to restart my router, IT WORKED!!! Now...
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    SPAM!!!

    Ok, so for the last couple of months, I've been on a tirade against spam I receive. Is has been quite a war, but slowly but surely everything is subsiding, from adding myself to the National Opt Out DB, to threats, to public name and shame, hissy-fits the works, I think I'm winning and the spam...
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    INFO - 2005 BMW X3 2.0d

    I am looking at buying a 2005 BMW X3 2.0d, car is in great condition, still in motorplan (although just) with about 75000km on the clock for about 150k. I really like the car, but two things: 1. Is there anything I should look out for that may have been a consistent problem on these cars...
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    Vodacom Contract Migration

    Hi there... to the VC guys: I currently have a Weekender package with BIS. My upgrade is only due next year Sept, but I would like to change the tariff package now. If I want to migrate to a BB Talk 100 (anytime) package - saw it was R349pm - will there be any penalties/fees to do so and will it...
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