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  Reply # 1118995 31-Aug-2014 15:46
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Just as an FYI, the above is how I solved my RECENT rubber banding when i am on fiber.  I am unsure if it will assist with the normal connection issues that may come up.  If you are not getting the issues recently check the following,

Modem in ISO, 
Check for high attenuation on the line, (noise on the line)
Check on another computer
Normal stuff the level 1 techs at orcon should know



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  Reply # 1118997 31-Aug-2014 15:54
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Tried setting the DNS addresses to the spark ones and was unable to connect using them.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1118998 31-Aug-2014 15:56
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Try Googles 8.8.8.8 or 8.8.4.4  Basically anything except Orcons Global Mode ones :)



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  Reply # 1119016 31-Aug-2014 16:15
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Do i need to configure the IPV6 Primary/Secondary DNS?


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  Reply # 1119017 31-Aug-2014 16:18
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Shouldnt need to. Depends on if you want to use IPV6


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  Reply # 1119096 31-Aug-2014 19:27
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SItting in a game from 6:45 then 7pm comes along, boom lag lag lag lagggggggggggg lagggggg



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  Reply # 1119105 31-Aug-2014 19:41
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I used the Google DNS and also configured the QOS for league of legends. It definitely did help, but I still experienced lag to what I would call an unacceptable level.

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  Reply # 1119107 31-Aug-2014 19:43
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disarmyou: I used the Google DNS and also configured the QOS for league of legends. It definitely did help, but I still experienced lag to what I would call an unacceptable level.


google DNS won't be ideal either.  You really want to be using your ISPs DNS, but with global mode turned off.  
Presumably you can do this (I think Slingshot have this ability.)



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  Reply # 1119127 31-Aug-2014 20:05
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NonprayingMantis:
disarmyou: I used the Google DNS and also configured the QOS for league of legends. It definitely did help, but I still experienced lag to what I would call an unacceptable level.


google DNS won't be ideal either.  You really want to be using your ISPs DNS, but with global mode turned off.  
Presumably you can do this (I think Slingshot have this ability.)




Give Orcon a call, they will turn it off for you




 

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  Reply # 1119152 31-Aug-2014 20:44
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what does global mode do?

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  Reply # 1119158 31-Aug-2014 20:53
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brookz: what does global mode do?


Isn't it just so people can use the likes of Netflix/Hulu/BBC Player etc without the need for a VPN?

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  Reply # 1119195 31-Aug-2014 22:06
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And the slowdown is over the top bad tonight, even my flatmate is complaining about facebook etc being 'slower than dialup'

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  Reply # 1119311 1-Sep-2014 08:55
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Streaming twitch was horrible last night, even on mobile quality it kept buffering.... woke up at 5am and watched on Source quality with no buffering at all.



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  Reply # 1119321 1-Sep-2014 08:57
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Something is seriously going on at peak times..... would be good to get some feedback on this. Ringing the support desk at Orcon just gets you nowhere, unless you like hearing "we can't find a fault on our end"

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