troubleshooting

  1. PrimeSteak

    I need help with Origin

    Hey guys, I'm having a problem with Origin. And what infuriates me most is, is that this problem only affects 2 of my games that require Origin (Star Wars Battlefront 2 and Dead Space 3 respectively). The rest of the games I have that requires Origin to work, works without problems. These 2...
  2. K

    Rain on Vodafone R216 WiFi device - Settings?

    Hi, First of all, I have very little experience with mobile data set ups so excuse my ignorance. I am trying to set up a family friends' wifi device to use Rain's data sim. The device is an unlocked Vodafone R216 mobile wifi. It works perfectly with a vodacom sim but not with Rain sim. I...
  3. T

    Switch to AfriHost - Destination net unreachable

    I moved into a new flat and my landlady had an ADSL account with Telkom. My company says they'll pay for my internet at home if I switch to AfriHost. I've purchased another product from AfriHost on the company's account (100GB DSL - line NOT managed by AfriHost). This new product is active. Time...
  4. D

    Router or line problem - Conflicting symptoms - any ideas?

    Please help me troubleshoot my "new" DSL router... 1) Using my DSL connection: a) Old router works using 2 different DSL logins and the Telkom guest login b) New router used to work for 6 months+, but now doesn't work on any of the DSL logins (DSL light just flashes fast and slow) tried...
  5. J

    Technology Specialist (Linux) - Cape Town.

    Technology Solutions Company looking for a skilled individual for a position at a Large retailer Competitive Salary dependant on your experience Required Skills: Linux specialist (SuSE enterprise server experience advantageous) - min 5 years experience 3rd Level support for Linux...
  6. Y

    Yuu's journey towards upto 20Mbps ADSL2+ [help me help Telkom[ZA] troubleshoot]

    Any advice and noted as such is read as taking a risk of my own and nobody takes responsibility should anything go wrong i think that was worded okay :o Good Day, I will keep this as brief and to the point as i can be. First some background on our exchange and the speeds along with stats...
  7. O

    I can't turn my wifi on again.

    Hi alles I have problem here,I can't connect to wi-fi network because sth apparently turned it off. I use avast free antivirus I tried troubleshotting it keeps saying wifi disabled,tried using short cut keys fn f9 on my samsung laptop it does not respond I even tried f9 alone still no...
  8. M

    How to test and report a fault

    After reading a few horribly incomplete fault reports, I decided to put this together to: Help troubleshoot the problem Help ISP to determine where the fault is Give a more complete fault report to help the ISP troubleshoot DO NOT BE LAZY! If you cannot take the time to type out a complete...
  9. N

    ADSL How it gets activated?

    Can anyone explain what happens physically when Telkom activates their ADSL service on your line. Are there manual changes at the exchange, do they flip a switch, push a button, what? I assumed its just a digital switch they have to hit. I am currently in the process of getting ADSL activated...
  10. D

    Netgear DG834 Router menu login problem

    Hi All, So this is the scenario, My folks back in S.A. have the Netgear DG834 router. They connected the Pots filter, PC and router all correctly but unfortunately they cannot seem to access the router menu using any of the URL's e.g. http://192.168.0.1 , http://www.routerlogin.com ...
  11. LazyLion

    IDT High Def Audio CODEC Driver

    I have been having issues with a computer at home that uses this driver. I think it is an Intel driver. Now somebody else e-mails me with issues as well... My problem on my computer at home is that the CPU is spiking up to 100% and causing the computer to freeze. It comes and goes. But...
  12. L

    NetGearDG834GT Dying?

    Been toying around with Routesentry for the last 48 hours when today my local seemed incredibly slow. So, for no real reason whatsoever, I wanted to look at the router's config - 192.168.0.1 - only to find that it takes ages to load. Turned off Routesentry and went back to the original config...
  13. Nod

    The Art of Troubleshooting

    http://aplawrence.com/Unixart/art_of_troubleshooting.html I found this a good example of problem solving / troubleshooting.
  14. T

    Hardware and Software FAQ

    MyBroadband's Hardware and Software FAQ Where can I update my drivers? For motherboards, check out: Asus Gigabyte MSI Foxconn For graphics cards, have a look at: NVIDIA ATI For sound cards, see: Creative Asus (includes SupremeFX and Realtek Integrated Audio) What is the correct procedure for...
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