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  1. Well I thought I had 30 days to check it out. The person I bought it from and the install tech both told me I had 30 days to decide to keep it. Well a couple days ago I tried to cancel and they said I was under contract. Several phones call, chats and community post later, it is true, as soon as they install your new Gen4 system you are under a 2 year contract. No trial period for upgrading customers. I believe a new customer gets the 30 day trial. I pray the speed doesn't fall any more then it already has. I get some burst of speed on my test but not what they advertise it to be.
  2. Thanks for the replies. I went ahead and had the system installed. I am happy with it so far. I think I was expecting faster speeds then I am getting but it is faster then my HN7000S and the bill will be about 10 bucks cheaper per month. I have 30 days to get out of contract so I will use that time to make my final decision. Right now I see no reason to get rid of it, especially if it picks up any speed.
  3. I hope that is the correct way to describe it. Although I can not find where it was again I saw a map yesterday evening that showed the beams as they cover different part of the U.S.. I was outside that footprint that is the closest to me. HughesNet tells me I can get service in my area. I tell them that my physical address shows to be outside the footprint. This is for the new Gen4 system. I am scheduled to be installed this afternoon. So my question is can I get service at all? If I can what will be the disadvantages? Thanks to anyone who can help me decide if I should go ahead with this installation or delay it a bit.
  4. Things have gotten better and have been stable. Yeah!!!!! ::::::::::.. Download Stats ..:::::::::: Download Connection is:: 2046 Kbps about 2 Mbps (tested with 6152 kB) Download Speed is:: 250 kB/s Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (Main) Test Time:: 2009/08/23 - 1:11pm Bottom Line:: 36X faster than 56K 1MB Download in 4.1 sec Tested from a 6152 kB file and took 24.629 seconds to complete Download Diagnosis:: Awesome! 20% + : 108.99 % faster than the average for host (direcpc.com) D-Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-AX1S24M3D User Agent:: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv:1.9.1.2) Gecko/20090729 Firefox/3.5.2 (.NET CLR 3.5.30729)
  5. Man I feel so lucky. I have had very good luck with my HughesNet system. I am on Horizons1 1410. I have had to get changed before. However for the last few years I have been good to go. Wireless is slowly, very slowly, coming to my area. If it ever gets here I will be changing. I pay $79.99 now per month. Wireless will only be $59.99. The speeds will not be that much slower. Residential Basic Service: Up to 3Mbps/256kbps http://www.delmarvawifi.com/index.html :::.. Download Stats ..::: Download Connection is:: 2046 Kbps about 2 Mbps (tested with 6152 kB) Download Speed is:: 250 kB/s Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (Main) Test Time:: 2009/08/23 - 1:11pm Bottom Line:: 36X faster than 56K 1MB Download in 4.1 sec Tested from a 6152 kB file and took 24.629 seconds to complete Download Diagnosis:: Awesome! 20% + : 108.99 % faster than the average for host (direcpc.com) D-Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-AX1S24M3D User Agent:: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv:1.9.1.2) Gecko/20090729 Firefox/3.5.2 (.NET CLR 3.5.30729) [!]
  6. I know that everyone does not have a good setup or experience. I however am just fine with my HughesNet. I am getting above the average for DirecPc users. I have the Pro plan. I feel that the people having problems are not persistent enough with HughesNet. I was and got changed to a different transponder about a year ago. I went through the MD BBB. I feel they were a huge help to me. I got the corporate office on the case. I was changed and have been happy ever since. I would not hesitate to go through the same process again. Is if fast? Heck no. It takes months. However the payoff is well worth it. Just keep detailed notes of each call, persons name, call center, and what ever else you can make a note of. ::::::::::.. Download Stats ..:::::::::: Download Connection is:: 1535 Kbps about 1.5 Mbps (tested with 6152 kB) Download Speed is:: 187 kB/s Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (Main) Test Time:: 2008/12/23 - 2:17pm Bottom Line:: 27X faster than 56K 1MB Download in 5.48 sec Tested from a 6152 kB file and took 32.823 seconds to complete Download Diagnosis:: Awesome! 20% + : 55.36 % faster than the average for host (direcpc.com) D-Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-MFJEBGI8V User Agent:: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv:1.9.0.5) Gecko/2008120122 Firefox/3.0.5 EDIT... for larger speed test link http://www.testmy.net/tools/database/db_search.php?type=user&q=tm24ns58
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    Thank you for that link. I will check it out later. I am swamped right now with email. Rick
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    I recently got a webcam. I want to post the address of my webcam on a forum that I visit. I want the membership to be able to click on a link and be able to see my webcam when I have it on. My question is, how do I find the address of my webcam so I can post the link? If it is not that simple, please provide me with details on how to do this. Thank you.
  9. I wanted to come back and post my speed today. It was not long after my other post that my speed tweaks took effect. Below is my speed today. This test was taken at 4:11pm EST. So that is peak time. I am getting very good results in my opinion. :::.. Download Stats ..::: Download Connection is:: 1723 Kbps about 1.7 Mbps (tested with 12288 kB) Download Speed is:: 210 kB/s Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (Main) Test Time:: 2008/12/08 - 3:10pm Bottom Line:: 30X faster than 56K 1MB Download in 4.88 sec Tested from a 12288 kB file and took 58.415 seconds to complete Download Diagnosis:: Awesome! 20% + : 73.86 % faster than the average for host (direcpc.com) D-Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-0X5K27S6J User Agent:: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv:1.9.0.4) Gecko/2008102920 Firefox/3.0.4 [!]
  10. I went ahead and did both a download and upload test while I was at it. I am on the pro plan. :::.. testmy.net test results ..::: Download Connection is:: 1458 Kbps about 1.46 Mbps (tested with 12288 kB) Download Speed is:: 178 kB/s Upload Connection is:: 178 Kbps about 0.2 Mbps (tested with 386 kB) Upload Speed is:: 22 kB/s Tested From:: https://testmy.net (Main) Test Time:: 2008/12/08 - 10:35am D-Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-3B12P56GT U-Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-1ZNYAUCTO User Agent:: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv:1.9.0.4) Gecko/2008102920 Firefox/3.0.4 [!]
  11. Just saw this thread. I have not been here in awhile. However here is a test done at 4:45pm EST. Peak time. :::.. Download Stats ..::: Download Connection is:: 1635 Kbps about 1.6 Mbps (tested with 3072 kB) Download Speed is:: 200 kB/s Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (Main) Test Time:: 2008/11/24 - 3:44pm Bottom Line:: 29X faster than 56K 1MB Download in 5.12 sec Tested from a 3072 kB file and took 15.391 seconds to complete Download Diagnosis:: Awesome! 20% + : 64.65 % faster than the average for host (direcpc.com) D-Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-FBUVPZ64E User Agent:: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv:1.9.0.4) Gecko/2008102920 Firefox/3.0.4 [!]
  12. My Vista computer recognizes my Logitech headset mic. It shows it in my recording device page. However I can not record any audio using Hypercam2. I have tried to uninstall and reinstall the program. This combination has worked in the past. I have not used it in about a month or so. Not sure what has happened in that time frame. If I blow into my mic. I can hear it in the earphones. If I set up my mic. through control panel it works. I just can not record using hypercam2. I can hear windows sound in my earphones as well. What could be the issue? Please suggest some things I can troubleshoot to eliminate this problem.
  13. Ok thanks. I will have to see what I can do about a re-point.
  14. I have another question. What do you guys think about tweaking Vista? I am talking about a program such as TCP Optimizer or Cablenut even. Do you use them? If now why? If you do, what program do you use? Do you see results?
  15. I did notice when my installer was here he had a instrument to guide him with the install. I don't remember him having a laptop, although he may have. I still have not found my installers info. That is something I must do. I bet I can get a cheaper price if I contact him instead of Hughesnet. Ah, I have just found it. I have a number written in my notes. I believe it to be the installer cell phone. I am trying to call it now........................Had to leave a message. No idea if it is still the same person with that number. I should know soon though. If not I will have to weasel my way into a re-point for free. heheheeh
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