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by John Baird
Sat Feb 22, 2014 12:31 pm
Forum: ADSL connections
Topic: The speed is too slow...
Replies: 11
Views: 38399

Re: The speed is too slow...

For info my modem is a Netcomm NB6 that I have been using for years and my Router is a Belkin F7D3302au 8820au00376 using wired connections. This morning I was working on my web space, using FileZilla, and everything was working ok. I started up another PC, ie two PCs connected by wire through route...
by John Baird
Sat Feb 22, 2014 12:19 pm
Forum: ADSL connections
Topic: The speed is too slow...
Replies: 11
Views: 38399

Re: The speed is too slow...

Thanks for your interest Dazzled.
I power off my router and modem at the end of each days session and power on each morning,sometimes more often.
by John Baird
Sat Feb 22, 2014 11:10 am
Forum: ADSL connections
Topic: The speed is too slow...
Replies: 11
Views: 38399

Re: The speed is too slow...

I have a regular go slow connection which on start up can be quite good then slows down and sometimes dies. To remedy this, short term, I switch off the modem and restart, ie reconnect. This results in a different route for the connection probably bypassing the slow trunk section. This mostly works ...
by John Baird
Tue Sep 24, 2013 4:15 pm
Forum: Email issues
Topic: Email security settings
Replies: 2
Views: 7863

Email security settings

What security settings should be selected when setting up a Thunderbird Account\ Server settings and how do you use the Account\ Security settings wrt digital certificates, encryption etc.
by John Baird
Thu Aug 23, 2012 5:04 pm
Forum: SMS via ADSL
Topic: eXeSMS install to Ubuntu 12.04
Replies: 9
Views: 5969

Re: eXeSMS install to Ubuntu 12.04

Thanks for your interest Dazzled, I don't really understand all that you have said but what i did get is the Path(s) or Environment (Win) command info. I could create a directory say 'My Apps" in say usr/bin and locate the EXeSMS files there but if there are multiple users on my machine they would e...
by John Baird
Thu Aug 23, 2012 9:29 am
Forum: SMS via ADSL
Topic: eXeSMS install to Ubuntu 12.04
Replies: 9
Views: 5969

Re: eXeSMS install to Ubuntu 12.04

Further to my post, eXeSMS has created a Exetel_sms_db directory in my User/ Home directory so I think on start up eXeSMS looks for this dir. in the executing Dir (Admin/Home/Downloads) and cant find it and subsequent start ups eXeSMS searches the whole file system for the current Exetel_sms_db dire...
by John Baird
Wed Aug 22, 2012 4:44 pm
Forum: SMS via ADSL
Topic: eXeSMS install to Ubuntu 12.04
Replies: 9
Views: 5969

Re: eXeSMS install to Ubuntu 12.04

Double bill SOLVED.
Subsequent to my earlier post I found my SMS messages and did a char count and the double billed message had exceeded 160 chars.
My apologies to Exetel. :oops:
by John Baird
Wed Aug 22, 2012 11:33 am
Forum: SMS via ADSL
Topic: eXeSMS install to Ubuntu 12.04
Replies: 9
Views: 5969

eXeSMS install to Ubuntu 12.04

I recently installed eXeSMS (other sys) onto a user login of Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop. The eXeSMS zip file was unpacked in the Downloads folder of the Admin directory (Home/"Admin name"). From the user login I then used Gnome Panel to create a link to the eXeSMS.jar file in the Admin Downloads folder. T...
by John Baird
Fri Nov 12, 2010 12:43 pm
Forum: Virus / spam / spyware issues
Topic: Mozilla Firefox Security Update
Replies: 2
Views: 5168

Mozilla Firefox Security Update

On two occassions I have received a pop up panel requesting the installation of a security update for Firefox. After installation Spybot detects a Trojan kind TrojansC-05 called Win32.Agent.wu located in c:\windows\system32\updater.exe. The file properties look authentic. I have removed this file us...
by John Baird
Thu Jul 01, 2010 4:40 pm
Forum: Modem issues
Topic: Netcomm modem problem
Replies: 7
Views: 3693

Re: Netcomm modem problem

Hi, You may like to look further down in the modem forum string at "NB6 failure".
by John Baird
Fri Mar 05, 2010 9:57 pm
Forum: Modem issues
Topic: NB6 Failure
Replies: 10
Views: 5156

Re: NB6 Failure

It is not surface mount type component replacement but you do need a fine soldering iron tip and a good pair of cutters or fine pliers to extract the existing capacitors. Also you have to be clean in your work and avoid solder splatter onto adjacent components and circuit board areas. If you are goi...
by John Baird
Fri Aug 07, 2009 9:55 pm
Forum: Modem issues
Topic: NB6 Failure
Replies: 10
Views: 5156

Re: NB6 Failure

Hi,
I have posted some notes based on my original post on this issue on my web site http://home.exetel.com.au/pushbike/Engi ... ering.html
Ther are some pics showing how I placed the new capacitors.
by John Baird
Sat Mar 07, 2009 12:22 pm
Forum: Modem issues
Topic: Power and PPP lights flashing red
Replies: 6
Views: 2165

Re: Power and PPP lights flashing red

Hi,
You may like to read a previous topic 'NB6 Failure".
by John Baird
Fri Feb 13, 2009 10:07 am
Forum: Modem issues
Topic: NB6 Failure
Replies: 10
Views: 5156

NB6 Failure

Hi, I have just ordered and received my third Netcomm modem since 2005. The symptons of failure were no connection, rapid flash of power and PPP leds, all other leds green with cables disconnected. While waiting for the latest delivery I opened up the NB6 and discovered that the two 1000uF capacitor...
by John Baird
Tue Nov 11, 2008 11:07 am
Forum: Web space, mirror & blog services
Topic: URL
Replies: 4
Views: 871

Re: URL

Hello All Respondents,
Thank you for your help. :)