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  Reply # 675393 22-Aug-2012 10:49 Send private message

i have reset my router(wd n600). and then put up the dns settings... and then restarted everything. it didnt help :(

what should i do? really lost.

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  Reply # 675398 22-Aug-2012 10:52 Send private message

ushare: i have reset my router(wd n600). and then put up the dns settings... and then restarted everything. it didnt help :(

what should i do? really lost.


Try this

As a test to make sure its working with your ISP, try manually assigning the DNS settings to your PC. If it works, then its not a problem with your ISP.

Setup physically on computer:
http://www.unblock-us.com/how-to-set-up/
Follow the instuctions, u need to determine if its a setup problem with your router and/or your ISP.




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  Reply # 675428 22-Aug-2012 12:02 Send private message

I'm with telecom and don't have a problem.  ARe you using a wireless or wired connection.  If wireless can you connect your pc via a wired connection for testing?

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  Reply # 675431 22-Aug-2012 12:04 Send private message

Also I take that your modem is not the dhcp server?



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  Reply # 675481 22-Aug-2012 13:53 Send private message

i dont really know what a dhcp server is? I am using a wired modem given to me by telecom which is then connected to my router.

I am wirelessly connected through the laptop

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  Reply # 675505 22-Aug-2012 15:02 Send private message

Your not running any vpn software on the pc?  Have you tried setting your pc's dns as Braaiguy suggested?  You need to make sure you do it on the wireless adaptor and reboot after changing it.



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  Reply # 675515 22-Aug-2012 15:37 Send private message

I just tried it on the computer, and it is working fine :)

So for some reason theres something going wrong with the router settings .... Any suggestions? :)



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  Reply # 675546 22-Aug-2012 17:05 Send private message

would changing from DHCP to static ip help? THere are 2 other options too.. PPOE and pptp or something?

Please help, cheers guys

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  Reply # 675557 22-Aug-2012 17:27 Send private message

ushare: would changing from DHCP to static ip help? THere are 2 other options too.. PPOE and pptp or something?

Please help, cheers guys


My router is setup as a dhcp server so yes try that. (Did not realise this in one of my previous posts)

I have all the devices on my network (mac addresses, including Ps3 and Roku) assigned to static IP's 

Also make sure you dont have any other dhcp servers on your network, ie a second router for instance.

You probably going to have to do it like this because the Roku does not support advanced IP settings so u can't configure DNS on the device itself, it has to be supplied by dhcp

Dont touch the PPOE and pptp stuff



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  Reply # 675572 22-Aug-2012 18:19 Send private message

Ok, I got it working but that created another problem :(

So what i did is disabled dhcp server that is enabled on the router. And unblock-us started working. My laptop is using wireless and the PC is using an ethernet connection.

The laptop starts working and the PC seems to get no internet connection through the cable... Whats wrong now :(

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  Reply # 675578 22-Aug-2012 18:26 Send private message

Sounds like you have a ip conflict.  Have you rebooted both the pc and laptop?

Also before you plug your Roku in have a read of the below

http://support.unblock-us.com/customer/portal/questions/141869-roku-2-not-showing-us-content





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  Reply # 675679 22-Aug-2012 21:48 Send private message

hey mate cheers for ur responce.

now my internet light on my moden is off. :(

i m on telecom, is anyone else experiencing an issue or is it just me ??



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  Reply # 675782 23-Aug-2012 08:33 Send private message

GUYS!! :D I fixed it all!! Thank you so much everyone for all your help. I finally got the UNBLOCK US working,

Now I will work on getting the roku working, I believe i will need a vpn to sign up for the roku account, so yea :)

Just wondering for the people who are currently using roku and netflix..
- Does a normal NZ debit card work for roku and netflix?
- Do i need to sign up to roku using vpn or is unblock us fine?

any tips ? :P

That is all!
Once again, thanks everyone

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  Reply # 675810 23-Aug-2012 09:24 Send private message

ushare: GUYS!! :D I fixed it all!! Thank you so much everyone for all your help. I finally got the UNBLOCK US working,

Now I will work on getting the roku working, I believe i will need a vpn to sign up for the roku account, so yea :)

Just wondering for the people who are currently using roku and netflix..
- Does a normal NZ debit card work for roku and netflix?
- Do i need to sign up to roku using vpn or is unblock us fine?

any tips ? :P

That is all!
Once again, thanks everyone


Glad to hear.

- I found a normal credit card works for Netflix/Vudu. But for Hulu+ you need an overseas CC. Search the forums, ther is one particular NZ debit card that works which I am now using for Hulu+ subscription.
- Signing up for roku works over unblock-us. You do it when u plug it in and connect it to the internet. I think u need to go onto their site too, can't remember. But unblock-us should take care of it.

PS: I already had existing Netflix and Hulu+ accounts before setting up the Roku on unblock-us. So not sure if its going to work creating the accounts over unblock



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  Reply # 676040 23-Aug-2012 17:12 Send private message

Problem :(

So i just set the roku up but theres no netflix to be seen :(

I used an nz credit card and a us address (well nz address but kept country to US and also the zip code to 5 digits.)

Where did i go wrong? Please help someone. I went to roku.com/link and then entered code :(

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