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    An Odd Home Network Setup

    I have a fairly odd setup for our home network (mainly due to 2nd hand hardware...) that gives us some issues. Our current setup has the ADSL line going to a Telkom Wireless router/modem. Because the wireless doesn't work - only the ethernet - this is then connected to an MWEB Billion...
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    Extending Wireless Range...

    Hi all, I am attempting to extend a wireless network. Having done some reading, I understand that the process of setting up a repeater is going to roughly halve my bandwidth. Is there any way to extend a wireless network without affecting speed? I can't use an ethernet cable (it's totally...
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    When can you legally cancel a contract?

    I have issues in my area where the Vodacom network will begin switching between 3G and EDGE every minute or so. Every time it switches data disconnects. This has been ongoing since last year and Vodacom's network department will not return my calls as promised by their customer services. I...
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    Cell C - What are you going to do for me?

    See history of the problem here Cell C I got an iPhone 5 from your Store in Uitenhage on a Straight up 200 contract on 5 February 2013. Tax Invoice No: NL.01IN0352213 IMEI No: 013551001524054 I experienced very bad signal and almost non existent Data from the start, and found that voice calls...
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    Cell C network issues... or iPhone 5 problem?

    I am posting this for two reasons: 1 - There are people here who may be able to help me, and I hope they will come forward and comment. 2 - I have a nasty feeling that I may be entering into another big fight, and want a good record of the proceedings. My problem: On Monday, 5 Feb 2013 I...
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    CAT5E in Cape Town (2013)

    Hi Guys, I'm looking for a 25 metre CAT5E cable (pref. white or gray), which can either be pre-assembled or sold by the metre (if sold by the meter the retailer must sell the ends also). I have looked at this thread...
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    MTNzakeypad

    MTN has come up with a new application for smartphone users, yeah, right you got MTNzakeypad to make your life more simple just visit us: http://www.mtn.co.za/MTNServices/Pages/MTNzakeypad.aspx
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    Nokia Network Name

    I'm using my Nokia 6710 to connect to my local LAN via WiFi. On my router's DCHP list every device name is listed correctly, except my phone which has a name "Unknown". Does anyone know how to set your network name on a Nokia. I've look through all settings and can't find anything, is this even...
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    Private Wimax Network

    Can i setup my own private Wimax Network to connect 3 Premises in the Johannesburg area? Would i need a license to do so? Would i need to get permission from ICASA or would i have to have the network setup via a licensed ISP? Reason i would like to use Wimax to connect the premises is because...
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    Getting Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 to see each other

    Hello I have a laptop running Windows 8 Pro and a MicroServer running Windows Server 2012. For the life of me i can't get them to see each other. I can get them to ping each other, and I can even remote desktop into the MicroServer from the laptop, but if I try reference the other machine...
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    Help selecting a managed switch for small business

    Hi all, This is my first post on mybroadband. We are a small family business with 7 PCs currently on an un-managed switch. We all access the internet via an ADSL connected to the switch. We operate on a workgroup. We are looking to upgrade our network for the following reasons: 1> We...
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    Linux/Free Firewall for Network

    I am looking to implement a Firewall onto my network. I want something FREE and simple to use preferably something with a user interface instead of commands. I want it to be able to monitor Network usage/sites visited ect as well as Block Websites and ports. What software would you...
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    ADSL Modem - Maximum Users

    Howzit I was wondering whether there's any maximum (best practice) number of users that should be connecting to ADSL through a consumer-grade all-in-one (eg. DSL-2750U/Netgear DGN2200M) ADSL modem. Currently there's a Billion in place in the office, serving 40-50 users and the connection...
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    Cisco 1800 dot1q trunk

    Dont know if this is a dumb question but im setting up a dedicated diginet link for a VoIP test, i know on my wireless network and L3 and L2 IOS switches to pass multiple vlans over a single interface all you do is switchport mode trunk (auto dot1q) the ports between the switches. The same...
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    CCTV network setup - HOW?

    hi there, i live slightly far from the big city [cape town] so i went along and got: 4x 4mm, 480htv lines ir video cameras 1x 8ch dahua h.264 card for my pc [win7 home and 1x1tb external which will be dedicated for the cctv] 1x 150m rg59 coax cable [has power cable] 1x 12v 10a 120w...
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    Telkom CEO on the right track - Derek Hershaw

    Telkom CEO on the right track – MWEB ISP boss “Telkom’s focus is now very much on the South African market, which is where it should be.”
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    Motherboard NIC dead?

    Long story short, I had a power surge through my phone line 2, 3 weeks ago. Now it seems my motherboard network port is dead, I have linked a small short vid on the lights blinking because I know I will fail to explain it...
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    Xbox 360 internet connection help.

    Hi, I am having trouble connecting my xbox to the internet. I have a xbox 360 s that I am trying to connect though my laptop (windows 7 ultimate, built-in wireless) with a Iburst USB modem. I get the xbox to connect to media center and i can stream and watch vids and music, but it cannot pick up...
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    Weird Network Problem

    Before i explain the problem here is the network setup: Small workgroup running 4 Computers. 3 Desktops: 1 with Win 7. 2 with XP pro 1 Laptop: with Win 7. Desktops use lan cables that connect to a switch that connects to a router. laptop uses wireless on router. All systems running static...
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    Cost to Install Network

    So, thanks to everyones help! Finally have decided, yes it might be a bit more work in the end, but going to do full Cat5e install. Seems that it will work out cheaper doing the whole job (excluding patch cables of course) in shielded outdoor Cat5e (a 305metre reel is R1350 whereas normal...
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