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    Should I upgrade ?

    This is a discussion on Should I upgrade ? within the Sky Router forums, part of the Sky Broadband help category; Hi... I am still using the same Sky Netgear Super Wireless ADSL Router DG834GT that I got when I joined ...

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      Question Should I upgrade ?

      Hi...

      I am still using the same Sky Netgear Super Wireless ADSL Router DG834GT that I got when I joined Sky BB a few years ago.

      It's running " ADSL Firmware Version A2pB023b.d20e " Firmware Version V1.03.87.

      Is there an update I should download, or should I try and wangle a new black V.2 ?

      Will a new V.2 or a software update improve my speed ?

      TIA,

      Mark.


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      Re: Should I upgrade ?

      No, the router will auto update and you will see no difference between any of the Sky supplied routers for speed, this is determined by your line quality.

      You would be better fitting a filtered faceplate to your master socket and connecting the router directly to that, this will give your line the best speed possible.

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      Re: Should I upgrade ?

      You are better off with the V1 router, it is less 'locked down' than the newer ones. Apart from the Sky logo on it it is a pukka DG834GT router, unlike the newer ones which are specially built, (probably on the cheap), for Sky. I can't think on one reason why anyone would prefer the V2s.

      TomD


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      Useful Utilites

      http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/wifi_information_view.html/ TCPOptimiser /Test Socket

      Note - When downloading always select the Custom install or you will end up with stuff you don't want.





     

     

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