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Ultimate Geek
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Topic # 88473 17-Aug-2011 00:17 Send private message

Tried to reboot modem/router but to no avail. I can ping clear dns but no sites are accesible. Weird that my 2talk still working. Could be some local are still accessible. Anyone having issue? Using my voda phone atm. Hoping all be good later this morning....

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 507651 17-Aug-2011 01:12 Send private message

Same situation here (I'm in the Hutt Valley) so I'm tethering my my mobile phone.

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 507669 17-Aug-2011 07:58 Send private message

Had an issue in Miramar too. I couldn't access any sites despite multiple reboots of modem & router. The cable TV was working fine though

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  Reply # 507674 17-Aug-2011 08:11 Send private message

Same here in Mt Vic - was playing around with my router at the time before it happened (opening ports etc for VNC) and all of a sudden it went down - thought it was something that i did lol. Quite relieved to see it back on this morning!!

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  Reply # 507688 17-Aug-2011 08:49 Send private message

Same in Johnsonville, it went down around 11.15pm or so last night, but was back up this morning. I figured the weather had caused a power cut, and the cable network's dependant on power.

I'm considering getting ADSL as a backup to cable, in case of emergencies. Though I have mobile internet if I don't leave it at work, so it's not a huge deal.

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  Reply # 507690 17-Aug-2011 08:51 Send private message

I use a Cisco router with built in USB for 3G modem. Could leave the USB modem always there for automatic failover, but that could potentially run into my allowance so I rather just plug it if really needed...

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