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    router from ebay

    This is a discussion on router from ebay within the Sky Router forums, part of the Sky Broadband help category; I have a sagem router and the wireless seems to be pants. If I buy a sky netgear router from ...

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      router from ebay

      I have a sagem router and the wireless seems to be pants. If I buy a sky netgear router from ebay can I just plug that in and use it or will I have to change the username etc on it?

      Just to clarify, it is a sky netgear router not a generic/retail router which is on ebay.


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      Re: router from ebay

      If you change the username etc, it will have to be flashed so that it will no longer be a Sky router. Look for one where the seller says they have left Sky and are selling the router. In that case you should just be able to plug it in and go.

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

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      Re: router from ebay

      you could always get a wireless access point or another router and turn off DCHP and turn that into an access point.

      It means you can keep on using the SKY router and have a decent wireless point running off of that.
      I'm a PC, and Windows 7 Backup saved my sanity when BitDefender imploded !!!

     

     

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