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Downloads not happening

Discussion in 'DIRECTV Connected Home' started by Dominic26, Mar 21, 2009.

  1. Dominic26

    Dominic26 Cool Member

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    Due to circumstances beyond my control (we just moved in), my two HR-21's are currently on the network at half duplex (using 4 wires from the Cat 3, not being used by the phone, currently in the walls). My receivers do show as being on the network, but I am having trouble downloading movies. Could this be the problem? I will be fixing this problem over the next couple of months when I rewire the phone and data networks separate from each other this Spring.
     
  2. Yoda-DBSguy

    Yoda-DBSguy Hall Of Fame

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    Yes; most liekly this is your issue.

    You also have 2 more choices to correct the issue:

    1. Powerline ethernet adapters
    or
    2. A wireless game adapter with ethernet output like the linksys WGA600N
     
  3. Dominic26

    Dominic26 Cool Member

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    Thank you. I just started yesterday and have made a total separation between my phone and DSL. This will eliminate some phone issues and speed up downloads (the phone wiring is a mess in this house). In April I will start running cat 5 wiring all through the house. This will put things back to full duplex like at our last residence.

    I know wireless has gotten a lot better, but call me old fashion. There is still nothing better than a hard wired network. Especially for the file sizes we are getting into these days.
     
  4. Spanky_Partain

    Spanky_Partain New Member

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    I cannot agree with you more. Hardwire everything if you can.
     

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