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Standard User XRaySpeX
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Sun 22-Apr-12 19:43:28
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Re: Hundreds of Thousands may lose internet connection


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But are not Personal Computers.
Nitpick! Never said they were!

Glad you agree with the convention that upper-case "PC" is an abbrev. for lower-case "personal computer".

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Standard User Deadbeat
(knowledge is power) Sun 22-Apr-12 19:50:06
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Re: Hundreds of Thousands may lose internet connection


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...... But the point of these checks is that viruses infects PCs not routers.

Commonly used routers with their settings left at default have also been known to be "infected". It's worth checkinng the DNS settings and while everyone is at it, changing the default login settings to something more secure.
Standard User XRaySpeX
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Sun 22-Apr-12 19:58:01
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Re: Hundreds of Thousands may lose Internet connection


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Very true!

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Standard User gomezz
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Sun 22-Apr-12 21:47:57
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Re: Hundreds of Thousands may lose internet connection


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How did you reach that erroneous conclusion?

O2 Standard (8Mbps LLU)
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