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Thread: Mweb blocking facebook app due to it using the "same port" as torrents.

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    Default Mweb blocking facebook app due to it using the "same port" as torrents.

    Is anyone able to tell me if torrents indeed do use the same port and if so is this legal? Also please recommend me a new isp.

    Thanks
    Last edited by ronnie_94; 22-09-2017 at 05:27 PM.

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    Why would anyone want to use Mweb?
    Quote Originally Posted by Swa View Post
    It's ignorant to think that reason and science necessarily leads to progress.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LazyLion View Post
    Why would anyone want to use Mweb?
    Thanks for your help

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    Quote Originally Posted by ronnie_94 View Post
    Thanks for your help
    We posted 100 times to avoid MWEB on forum.
    Mweb is full of $hIt. Just switch ISP and you will lose argument against those idiots.
    Save yourself the stress and move to another ISP.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dark Agent View Post
    We posted 100 times to avoid MWEB on forum.
    Mweb is full of $hIt. Just switch ISP and you will lose argument against those idiots.
    Save yourself the stress and move to another ISP.
    I see complaints of a lot of providers so wheres the best place to go?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ronnie_94 View Post
    Is anyone able to tell me if torrents indeed do use the same port and if so is this legal?
    no they don't block anything, still a crap ISP

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    Quote Originally Posted by ronnie_94 View Post
    Is anyone able to tell me if torrents indeed do use the same port and if so is this legal?
    Who said this to you?

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    Quote Originally Posted by biometrics View Post
    Who said this to you?
    their tech specialist that called me

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    Quote Originally Posted by ronnie_94 View Post
    their tech specialist that called me
    Well he is talking crap. You can set torrent software to use any port though the default is 6881-6889. Facebook via a web browser will use port 443 as it uses HTTPS. Don't know what the app uses.

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    Quote Originally Posted by biometrics View Post
    Well he is talking crap. You can set torrent software to use any port though the default is 6881-6889. Facebook via a web browser will use port 443 as it uses HTTPS. Don't know what the app uses.
    I told them on many occasions that its ridiculous, which ISP would you recommend switching to?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ronnie_94 View Post
    I told them on many occasions that its ridiculous, which ISP would you recommend switching to?
    Can't recommend any but I'd look at Webafrica, Crystalweb and Axxess. Don't even think of Afrihost. /spits

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    Quote Originally Posted by biometrics View Post
    Can't recommend any but I'd look at Webafrica, Crystalweb and Axxess. Don't even think of Afrihost. /spits
    Think i will go with WA

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    Quote Originally Posted by ronnie_94 View Post
    Think i will go with WA
    I am with them. Be aware to cancel requires a calendar month notice, same as Mweb. I hate that. But I am generally happy with them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by biometrics View Post
    I am with them. Be aware to cancel requires a calendar month notice, same as Mweb. I hate that. But I am generally happy with them.
    Yes, told mweb they can take their 30 days and stick it. I have been having latency issues for 5 months with them.

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    afaik... i think facebook's having problems...
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