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  1. Ok, so many posts to look through so I guess i'm taking the lazy way out here (sorry)...I want out of this crap service from Xplornet satellite....anyone got an easy way out of a two year contract, short of hiring a lawyer! Their service bites...resorting to dial up alot lately, and i'm fed up.
  2. [quote author=ninjageek . Had to go buy a 2.00 big mac to get rid of the taste in my mouth.
  3. :::.. testmy.net test results ..::: Download Connection is:: 491 Kbps about 0.49 Mbps (tested with 579 kB) Download Speed is:: 60 kB/s Upload Connection is:: 93 Kbps about 0.1 Mbps (tested with 386 kB) Upload Speed is:: 11 kB/s Tested From:: https://testmy.net (Server 1) Test Time:: 2007/03/23 - 2:35am D-Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-U38QZTM41 U-Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-9QFPUJA0B User Agent:: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0; Windows NT 5.1; .NET CLR 1.1.4322; .NET CLR 2.0.50727) [!]
  4. Thanks for the replies everyone, and thanks Starship, I got a program from your link that works for dloading.
  5. I was transfering some files from my large hard drive to my smaller one getting ready to formatt. While I was transfering a 300mb folder, half way throught I ahd an error saying one of the files folders couldn't be tranfered for some reason (I forget the reason), I had problems getting the task to respond after that, and make a long story short, I had to reboot my computer. Upon start up again, I no longer have a D drive showing anywhere (thats my small hard drive). I can't seem to find it either, I click to send something to it (had a shortcut to the small HD in my send to on right click op
  6. Is there a way to download videos off you tube on your computer? I have some favorites I would really like to get
  7. New Brunswick in Canada. Tdc broadband was going to set up in my community in Nova Scotia but I think they caught wind that nobody is going to be willing to pay $730 for hook up up front and $49.99/month. They were suppose to be up and running about a month ago, but they are not and they answer no emails regarding if they are going to continue with their plans. Nova Scotia gov't is committed to everyone having high speed access by 2009, and they are co-funding pilot projects and seeking out private companies to set up high speed services in rural areas.One county is presently being done and
  8. I have no idea if this will help you out as I know nothing about wireless, but a few weeks ago a new company was saying they were going to expand into my area with wireless internet (which they have not), and I was emailing the rep asking if gaming would be good or not. In one of his replies to me he said it should work ok but there is some latency in their system and he used an example that Linksy routers seem to shut down with some customers. I guess the point im trying to make or ask, maybe is it the router on that type of connection casuing the problem?
  9. You can appluad me for trying then. I was going topick porn but only could pick 2, so I evaluated my choices of surfing, email and porn and I surf alot, and email porn to a buddy, so I guess I can kill 3 choices in two votes! lmao
  10. yup, 3 years is too long. that would bite if a better type of internet came into your area for alot less money a few months after you signed that contract! , it happens, thats how I got this satellite internet for nothing.
  11. I asked that question to the lady on the phone, she said she can't really tell me! I don't know if it was a case that she didn't actually know(which the way she sounded led me to believe that), or she is not at liberty to tell a customer.
  12. At the time, I felt it was the worse part of my lfe as a teenager basically due to not wanting the pressures of doing stuff I thought wasting my time and boring, not knowing what I wanted to do in life, and just wanting to hang out. Now that im out of school for 20 years, in a job that I took just to get out of school and I will add that I find boring and no challenge, I look back on my school years and "now" realize they were a good time in my life, I just didn't realize it. Although I do look back at the good times of hanging out with friends and I am grateful for that part of it. To all yo
  13. Yes, they will slow you down, that's a fact! They did it to me and the customer assistant told me when they had me FAP'd and for how long . 25% slow down, if your good for an hour, they'll boost you back up, if not they cut you another 25% and so on until your at a crawl.
  14. Interesting article http://www.talkbroadband.com/articles/62/1/Which-Broadband-Speed-for-Gaming%3F
  15. Having a good day today! 512/128 Xplornet satellite package ::::::::::.. Download Stats ..:::::::::: Download Connection is:: 479 Kbps about 0.5 Mbps (tested with 1496 kB) Download Speed is:: 58 kB/s Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (Server 1) Test Time:: 2007/02/09 - 11:45am Bottom Line:: 8X faster than 56K 1MB Download in 17.66 sec Tested from a 1496 kB file and took 25.578 seconds to complete Download Diagnosis:: Awesome! 20% + : 62.37 % faster than the average for host (112.48) D-Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-7N13JULK6 User Agent:: Mozilla/4.0
  16. tdcbroadband.com They are presently moving into my area this week. They are a NewBrunswick based company from what im told.
  17. Doh, u know, I searched TDC and typed tdc.com, but never thought of that way....Dum I know
  18. LOL.... granpa, i'm soon gonna start calling you wise one. So, you found that info, you didn't happen to stumble across a website for that company did you?
  19. Anyone here have dealings with this company..TDC Broadband? They are said to come into my area hopefully as soon as March offering wireless high speed internet through an existing cell phone tower thats about 4 miles away from me.They are servicing an area semi close to me and the 2 ppl or so that I ahve found that usues them says they are happy so far, just wondering if anyone here ahs service from them.
  20. Wow..I must be the only user using Xplornet tonite! ::::::::::.. Download Stats ..:::::::::: Download Connection is:: 500 Kbps about 0.5 Mbps (tested with 1013 kB) Download Speed is:: 61 kB/s Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (Server 1) Test Time:: 2007/01/27 - 9:08pm Bottom Line:: 9X faster than 56K 1MB Download in 16.79 sec Tested from a 1013 kB file and took 16.61 seconds to complete Download Diagnosis:: Awesome! 20% + : 73.01 % faster than the average for host (112.48) D-Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-XVWESPFY1 User Agent:: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible
  21. Yes, we are waiting , my service sucks the past 2 days..I went back to using dial up most times cause it's faster! Keep us informed please.
  22. I have the 512/128 package from Xplornet and Im geting this...you must have something wrong . Whats your provider saying about it? ::::::::::.. Download Stats ..:::::::::: Download Connection is:: 219 Kbps about 0.2 Mbps (tested with 2992 kB) Download Speed is:: 27 kB/s Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (Server 1) Test Time:: 2007/01/22 - 9:51pm Bottom Line:: 4X faster than 56K 1MB Download in 37.93 sec Tested from a 2992 kB file and took 111.828 seconds to complete Download Diagnosis:: May need help : running at only 73.24 % of your hosts average (112.48) D-Validatio
  23. ::::::::::.. Download Stats ..:::::::::: Download Connection is:: 470 Kbps about 0.5 Mbps (tested with 1496 kB) Download Speed is:: 57 kB/s Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (Server 1) Test Time:: 2007/01/18 - 8:19pm Bottom Line:: 8X faster than 56K 1MB Download in 17.96 sec Tested from a 1496 kB file and took 26.078 seconds to complete Download Diagnosis:: Awesome! 20% + : 53.59 % faster than the average for host (112.48) D-Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-5G1ZY40PF User Agent:: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0; Windows NT 5.1; .NET CLR 1.1.4322; .NET CLR 2.
  24. I'd like to shed some light here for some of the new less informed users on Xplornet if I may..to all you that really know your stuff, please let me shine for a few minutes and seem like I know what im talking about. (LOL) j/k I am also new ot Xpornet coming from dail up. In a new fasinating world of streaming videos, faster dloads and whatever else I was deprived of in dial up world I took advantage of watching clips from you tube, dloading files that took so long on dial up I cancelled, etc. I was geting good speed tests in the morning and found my service got sucky as the day went on li
  25. LOL, Wow....I must have an alien space ship sittng on the ozone layer tranporting my signal today. :haha: http://www.speedtest.net/result/75113600.png
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