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Forum: Telus Mobility, Public Mobile, and Koodo Wireless   2018-08-11, 11:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,693
Posted By TechGuy8
The little brother of Koodo, Public Mobile, has a...

The little brother of Koodo, Public Mobile, has a $10($8 after $2 discount on autopay) plan with 50 Canada wide minutes + 50 outgoing text. Add a $30 1GB data addon which in non-expiring until you...
Forum: Telus High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2018-04-04, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,328
Posted By TechGuy8
Moving Telus email address to another account

Before I switch from Shaw to Telus a few years ago, I moved and parked my Shaw email address at my friend's Shaw account.
My cousin wants to cancel his Telus account, is Telus let he moves his Telus...
Forum: Telus IPTV (also known as Optik TV)   2018-04-04, 08:32 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 41,620
Posted By TechGuy8
Thanks for the info. It is easy to take the...

Thanks for the info.
It is easy to take the HDD out.
Will it work if I replace it with a 1TB drive?
Will it format the drive and initialize the new drive automatically on the next power up?
Forum: Telus IPTV (also known as Optik TV)   2018-04-04, 01:19 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 41,620
Posted By TechGuy8
The following sentence is from the IPV6015 sales...

The following sentence is from the IPV6015 sales brochure,
"Flexible Digital Video Recorder service with a removable 2.5” Hard Disk Drive of 500 GB capacity"

Anyone know how to remote the 2.5"...
Forum: Home Fix-up including Appliances, HVAC and Power Tools   2018-01-14, 07:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,089
Posted By TechGuy8
byebye_cable, replace the fuse to determine...

byebye_cable, replace the fuse to determine whether the fuse blew again. If the furnace behaves the same after putting a new fuse, the gas control valve may be the problem. After the igniter...
Forum: Telus High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2017-08-06, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 11,015
Posted By TechGuy8
I upgraded to Internet 50. Technician came and...

I upgraded to Internet 50. Technician came and replaced my T1000H with a T3200M yesterday. He installed a MoCA box ECB6200 at my PVR to convert MoCA signal to Cat5.
After modem replacement, my...
Forum: Telus IPTV (also known as Optik TV)   2017-07-26, 07:04 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 82,515
Posted By TechGuy8
I pay $9/m for the news theme pack. My invoice...

I pay $9/m for the news theme pack. My invoice has the following message. I want my $4/m credit. :(
Forum: Telus IPTV (also known as Optik TV)   2017-03-16, 12:57 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 29,654
Posted By TechGuy8
My 430PVR was acting up a few months ago. Telus...

My 430PVR was acting up a few months ago. Telus replaced it with a IPV6015 under my old 430PVR 3 year warranty.
Forum: Telus IPTV (also known as Optik TV)   2017-01-23, 08:15 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 82,515
Posted By TechGuy8
^ Quote from your link They lower your...

^ Quote from your link

They lower your bundle rate on one hand and raise the promotional discount - Net is $0 change.
Forum: Telus IPTV (also known as Optik TV)   2017-01-20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,271
Posted By TechGuy8
This is how big company works. The sale guy...

This is how big company works.

The sale guy from the sales department calls you to upgrade. They don't care about whether they have ports near you. All the sale guy care is get the sale. Let...
Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2017-01-19, 11:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,197
Posted By TechGuy8
I jointed the CRTC Samknows program over a year. ...

I jointed the CRTC Samknows program over a year. But I am with Telus in Alberta. There is no way for your ISP to know how much data the whitebox used in a month. ISPs just give you unlimited data...
Forum: Shaw Cable HD tuner and HD PVR Discussion   2017-01-15, 08:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 34,662
Posted By TechGuy8
^ Take Gateway as an example. I will not sign up...

^ Take Gateway as an example. I will not sign up based on what is coming especially with 2 years contract at $200/m.
Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me.
Forum: Telus High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-12-03, 11:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,456
Posted By TechGuy8
It sound like that you put the extender very...

It sound like that you put the extender very close to the Actiontec. You should put them further apart.

I don't like extender because it cut the speed to half for each leg.
i.e. Win8 sends...
Forum: Telus IPTV (also known as Optik TV)   2016-11-29, 01:44 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 41,620
Posted By TechGuy8
For the last 2 weeks, my old CIS430 had signal...

For the last 2 weeks, my old CIS430 had signal lost very frequently. Technician came this morning and change it with a IPV-6015. As everyone said, it is a better and faster PVR. This box can...
Forum: Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-09-25, 10:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,478
Posted By TechGuy8
Do you get strong wifi signal at every corners of...

Do you get strong wifi signal at every corners of your house from your ASUS router located under the stairs?
If yes, this configuration should work.
Forum: Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-09-25, 02:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,478
Posted By TechGuy8
I am not using Shaw. I am assuming that there is...

I am not using Shaw. I am assuming that there is a WAN port on the Shaw modem/router when you configure it as bridge mode.
IF the Shaw modem/router use the LAN port 1 as the WAN port for the bridge...
Forum: Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-09-24, 04:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,478
Posted By TechGuy8
If you don't trust Shaw box, put a network switch...

If you don't trust Shaw box, put a network switch near Shaw modem for the set-top-box and the Rainforest. Run a Cat5 cable from your ASUS router. Configure Shaw modem in bridge mode.

There is...
Forum: Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-09-23, 01:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,478
Posted By TechGuy8
Now, I understand. - Turn off the the WiFi...

Now, I understand.

- Turn off the the WiFi on your Shaw modem/router and use it as a wired router. LAN port will be used for connecting set-top-box , Rainforest and your new ASUS router.
-...
Forum: Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-09-23, 02:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,478
Posted By TechGuy8
Since you find a way to run the cat5 cable, why...

Since you find a way to run the cat5 cable, why not run the cable to the middle of your house in your basement and put your new ASUS router to provide wifi to your whole house. Run Cat5 cable from...
Forum: Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-09-16, 03:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,478
Posted By TechGuy8
Let us rethink our approach. Wireless signal...

Let us rethink our approach. Wireless signal between both end of your house is bad using Shaw modem/router. Get a good router. Configure Shaw modem in bridge mode. Test the new router signal in...
Forum: Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-09-16, 01:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,367
Posted By TechGuy8
Call MTS and they may give you monthly credit to...

Call MTS and they may give you monthly credit to get you to stay.
Forum: Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-09-16, 01:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,367
Posted By TechGuy8
I moved my service from Shaw to Telus 2.5 years...

I moved my service from Shaw to Telus 2.5 years ago. I have high speed 25. I have 27Mbps up/6Mbps down all day without Shaw node congestion issue. I will not going back to Shaw. Fool me once,...
Forum: Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-09-16, 12:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,478
Posted By TechGuy8
The second router will be at your office to...

The second router will be at your office to provide wired connections to your office PC and the file server. It will be fast data transfer between your PC and file server without using wifi.

I...
Forum: Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-09-15, 09:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,478
Posted By TechGuy8
Idea: 1. It may be the time to upgrade the fan...

Idea:
1. It may be the time to upgrade the fan in your file server with a quiet one.
2. Configure the second router as wireless client bridge to your main router. The link between two router is...
Forum: Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-09-14, 04:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,478
Posted By TechGuy8
Your WiFi speed will be cut in half if you are...

Your WiFi speed will be cut in half if you are using a WiFi bridge/extender because one hop from a wireless device to your router and one hop from your router to the extender with the file server.
...
Forum: Telus High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-09-07, 12:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,632
Posted By TechGuy8
Unless you have a friend who is a Telus...

Unless you have a friend who is a Telus technician, it is hard to arrange the on-site check you are looking for place to rent or to puchase.
Forum: Telus IPTV (also known as Optik TV)   2016-09-06, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,455
Posted By TechGuy8
Agree. Let the installer to figure out what to...

Agree. Let the installer to figure out what to supply for your installation. If you don't like the WiFi, just let the installer know. It will be easier for the installer to supply the HPNA...
Forum: Telus IPTV (also known as Optik TV)   2016-09-05, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,455
Posted By TechGuy8
Optik IPTV data cannot go through Shaw internet...

Optik IPTV data cannot go through Shaw internet service. You will have 2 networks in your house - one for Shaw internet service and one for Optik TV. These two networks cannot be joined.

Using...
Forum: Telus IPTV (also known as Optik TV)   2016-09-05, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,455
Posted By TechGuy8
Although you are not planning to get Optik...

Although you are not planning to get Optik internet, Telus will install an Actiontec internet modem at your house to feed the Optik PVR/HD boxes because Optik TV is an IPTV service. The Actiontec...
Forum: Telus High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-08-29, 02:26 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 36,702
Posted By TechGuy8
There is a quicker way to get to the loyalty...

There is a quicker way to get to the loyalty department by selecting the "cancel" at voice prompt.
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