Network connection problems and solutions.

BT have introduced their own range of connected devices, which are compatible with each other

BT Connected Home Range of devices to extend broadband


Here are some other help pages

  1. How do you connect your computer to the BT home hub?
  2. What are powerline devices and how do they work?
  3. Using static IP addresses on your home network
  4. Connecting an Xbox to the home hub
  5. If you have problems with Skype - Try these settings
  6. How can I connect to my webcam or NAS if my IP address changes?
  7. Help with setting up routers, wireless repeaters, TVs and printers, VOIP phones
  8. Setting up Windows 7 VPN (draft document).


Sky on demand problems.

You need to go into your Sky box configuration and look for network, there is a option (green button) to enter a manual IP configuration.
Make sure you move your selection from network in the menu, down to your Local Connection box below, otherwise the "manual IP Configuration" will not appear.
 It will then ask for a IP, netmask and DNS.

Use the settings as described here Using static IP addresses on your home network



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