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Topic # 160490 8-Jan-2015 14:00
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Hey guys,

Been trying to chromecast Netflix and Hulu but keeps getting geoblocked.
Have tried everything, changed everything etc.

Have realised that it's most probably the telecom pace router causing all the problems.

Can anyone recommend a good modem router?

I use airport extreme for wifi.

Thanks in advance

:)

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  Reply # 1210541 8-Jan-2015 14:03
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If you want to get your Chromecast working you need to:

1. Block/Redirect 8.8.8.8 and/or 8.8.4.4
2. Configure your Chromecast with a Geo-Unblocking DNS Server like Getflix - you will need to assign this via DHCP

How to do this varies depending on your router - getting a new one will not automatically fix this. What have you tried?

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  Reply # 1210542 8-Jan-2015 14:03
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Right here: Clicky

Maybe I should give you a little bit of a break - what kind of connection do you have (UFB, VDSL, ADSL?) My personal goto is a Mikrotik 951G-2HnD which retails for around $100 but is a very powerful router, doesn't have an easy interface however so is a little bit of a learning curve. I might write a blog-post on how to set one of these up from scratch for NZ ISP's w/ Netflix unblocking on all devices in mind.






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  Reply # 1210553 8-Jan-2015 14:14
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Hi there,

Thanks for the reply.

I'm with unotelly, everything works on PC, Mac, phone but the Chromecast.
Have sent I've 30 emails to them but we can't seem to get to the bottom of it.

Have blocked those paths.
The pings are timing out. Everything seems to be done...but can't fool the Chromecast unfortunately.

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  Reply # 1210559 8-Jan-2015 14:26
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frudrew: Hi there,

Thanks for the reply.

I'm with unotelly, everything works on PC, Mac, phone but the Chromecast.
Have sent I've 30 emails to them but we can't seem to get to the bottom of it.

Have blocked those paths.
The pings are timing out. Everything seems to be done...but can't fool the Chromecast unfortunately.


Have you redirected 8.8.8.8 to 192.168.1.254? Then set the DNS of router to the ones provided by Unotelly?

You need to do this... but change the DNS address to ones provided by Unotelly

https://support.unlocator.com/customer/portal/articles/1501508-how-to-set-up-technicolor-router-for-chromecast



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  Reply # 1210572 8-Jan-2015 14:34
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Yes,

I tried changing the DNS server but it stuffed everything up and Chromecast couldn't pick up the wifi...although all my other devices could.
The router I'm using is pace v5542 Gateway...which from other threads has proven a real problem.
I've followed every step from Unotelly.
Everything seems to go except the Chromecast.



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  Reply # 1210606 8-Jan-2015 14:58
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That would be great!

I have normal adsl connection with the pace v5542 Gateway

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  Reply # 1211081 9-Jan-2015 12:54
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frudrew: That would be great!

I have normal adsl connection with the pace v5542 Gateway


Hi do you want to access your router web utility and download a 'backup' of the configuration?  Try opening it in notepad, it should open.  

Do you see a bunch of categories that look like '[ efm.ini ]' '[ upgrade.ini ]' '[ xdsl.ini ]' etc?





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  Reply # 1211212 9-Jan-2015 15:30
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macuser:
frudrew: That would be great!

I have normal adsl connection with the pace v5542 Gateway


Hi do you want to access your router web utility and download a 'backup' of the configuration?  Try opening it in notepad, it should open.  

Do you see a bunch of categories that look like '[ efm.ini ]' '[ upgrade.ini ]' '[ xdsl.ini ]' etc?




Like these settings?

 

Internet access configuration

 

 

This page enables you to configure your main internet connection parameters and a 3G backup access.

 

Connection mode

 

 

 

Physical Link

 

 

xDSL

 

Ethernet

 

 

 

 

 

 

Connection protocol for ADSL :

 

 

 

 

 

PPPoA

 

PPPoE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Connection protocol for VDSL :     PPPoE

 

 

 

Connection protocol for Ethernet :     PPPoE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Main internet access

 

 

 

ADSL parameters

 

 

 

 

 

ADSL Mode :

 

                               

 

ADSL mode/VDSL mode

 

                               

 

ADSL-Auto/AutoDetect modulation

 

                               

 

G992.5 (ADSL2+ 24M/1M)

 

                               

 

G992.3 (ADSL2 12M/3.5M)

 

                               

 

T1.413 (ADSL 8M/1M)

 

                               

 

G992.1 (ADSL G.DMT 8M/1M)

 

                               

 

VDSL

 

                             

 

 

 

 

 

WARNING : changing ADSL Mode will automatically reboot the gateway

 

 

 

VPI / VCI:

 

/

 

 

 

Encapsulation

 

                               

 

LLC

 

                               

 

VCMUX

 

                               

 

 

 

Max. MTU

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PPP Parameters

 

 

 

 

 

PPP Login :

 

 

 

 

PPP Password:

 

 

 

 

PPP On Demand Timeout:

 

                                     

 

Enable

 

                                     

 

Disable

 

                                  

 

 

 

PPP Holdoff Timeouts:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EoA / IPoA parameters

 

 

 

 

 

 

Obtain DNS address automatically

 

 

 

 

Use the following DNS address:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DNS server

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3G Parameters

 

 

 

3G parameters

 

 

 

 

 


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  Reply # 1211227 9-Jan-2015 15:49
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No.




Ross

 

Spark FibreMAX using Mikrotik CCR1009-8G-1S-1S+

 


Speed Test


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  Reply # 1211232 9-Jan-2015 15:57
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Check under 'Administrator - > Management'



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  Reply # 1211276 9-Jan-2015 16:48
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macuser: Check under 'Administrator - > Management'


This is the admin page, which one should I check?

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