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2017-07-27, 10:02
Forum: Remotes
Replies: 3
Views: 2,388
Posted By Cassady
Thanks Geoff - managed to bypass the whole...

Thanks Geoff - managed to bypass the whole 'issue' by finding the spare DSTV remote that one of the young-one's had placed in a spot that only a young-one would think was normal! We had accepted its...
2017-07-25, 14:03
Forum: Remotes
Replies: 3
Views: 2,388
Posted By Cassady
Also wondering. Have a Beyond Platinum B4 spare...

Also wondering. Have a Beyond Platinum B4 spare remote, that's no longer working. Any clarity on this?
2017-05-21, 15:58
Forum: DStv Now
Replies: 5
Views: 860
Posted By Cassady
Hmmm - thanks. I guess a solution will be to...

Hmmm - thanks. I guess a solution will be to re-purpose one of our old iPad Mini 1's then. It's not going to be supported under iOS 11 in any event. Will keep the Drifta app on that, to hopefully...
2017-05-21, 14:17
Forum: DStv Now
Replies: 5
Views: 860
Posted By Cassady
1 April 2014.

1 April 2014.
2017-05-21, 13:42
Forum: DStv Now
Replies: 5
Views: 860
Posted By Cassady
Drifta app >> still going to be supported?

Hello!

Simple question - is the Drifta app going to be updated to be compatible with iOS 11?
It's flagged as one of the apps that needs to be updated, or it will no longer function.

I'm a...
2017-05-04, 17:17
Forum: Installation
Replies: 39
Views: 5,828
Posted By Cassady
So, a bit of an update. With Easter and time...

So, a bit of an update.

With Easter and time away - only managed to settle on a date that suited us both, early in last week.
The MC/DSTV technician popped round, and... nothing.

He brought...
2017-03-29, 20:59
Forum: Installation
Replies: 39
Views: 5,828
Posted By Cassady
Ok. So tried the Connected Services reset on the...

Ok. So tried the Connected Services reset on the Explora, no go.

The thing is, each time I go back in to the Ethernet settings, it has reset. Manually putting the static IP address in, and no go....
2017-03-28, 12:53
Forum: Installation
Replies: 39
Views: 5,828
Posted By Cassady
Yes, thanks. Was interrupted by the DSTV call...

Yes, thanks. Was interrupted by the DSTV call when trying to bring the Win 7 laptop to life [couldn't find the flippin' Ethernet connection option - think I needed to download drivers or something]....
2017-03-28, 09:52
Forum: Installation
Replies: 39
Views: 5,828
Posted By Cassady
Will do. Will also try the reset i.r.o. the...

Will do. Will also try the reset i.r.o. the connected services tonight.
2017-03-28, 09:32
Forum: Installation
Replies: 39
Views: 5,828
Posted By Cassady
Yes to the 1st. Haven't tried the 2nd - is that...

Yes to the 1st.
Haven't tried the 2nd - is that an option under one of the menus? Will give that a go tonight if I can find it - thanks.
2017-03-28, 09:05
Forum: Installation
Replies: 39
Views: 5,828
Posted By Cassady
Yes and yes. As mentioned, we had it working...

Yes and yes.

As mentioned, we had it working when connecting via ethernet to my laptop - but as soon as we connected it back to the Explora, it would lose those settings.

Entering those exact...
2017-03-23, 23:24
Forum: Installation
Replies: 39
Views: 5,828
Posted By Cassady
Is that something I can do? Restoring to factory...

Is that something I can do? Restoring to factory defaults? It wipes the whole thing clean then? That would presumably impact on the Extraview set up as well?
2017-03-23, 18:21
Forum: Installation
Replies: 39
Views: 5,828
Posted By Cassady
So. Before I could get the old Windows laptop up...

So. Before I could get the old Windows laptop up and running, the DSTV call centre called me back.

After a marathon 1hr25m call, we haven't managed to resolve things.

The gentleman who helped...
2017-03-23, 15:39
Forum: Installation
Replies: 39
Views: 5,828
Posted By Cassady
Ok. Firing up the old behemoth now, will give it...

Ok. Firing up the old behemoth now, will give it a go. Runs Win 7, so not too far gone... :)
2017-03-23, 15:12
Forum: Installation
Replies: 39
Views: 5,828
Posted By Cassady
Have a very old one lying around somewhere. You...

Have a very old one lying around somewhere. You think that would be worth a shot?
2017-03-23, 15:01
Forum: Installation
Replies: 39
Views: 5,828
Posted By Cassady
I got in once - but I have a nagging feeling I...

I got in once - but I have a nagging feeling I caved and switched Wifi on after the Ethernet got me nowhere, and accessed it that way...

So they might have fought since then, and are now ignoring...
2017-03-23, 14:06
Forum: Installation
Replies: 39
Views: 5,828
Posted By Cassady
DSTV WiFi connection problems with different IP address

Geoff - thanks for trying to help.



Just replied in detail - but after submitting: nothing! :mad:



Will give it another go...
2017-03-23, 13:29
Forum: Installation
Replies: 39
Views: 5,828
Posted By Cassady
Will do, thanks for the help.

Will do, thanks for the help.
2017-03-23, 13:16
Forum: Installation
Replies: 39
Views: 5,828
Posted By Cassady
What IP address can I use to connect to the Wifi...

What IP address can I use to connect to the Wifi connector? Leaving it on "use DHCP" is not working.
2017-03-23, 13:10
Forum: Installation
Replies: 39
Views: 5,828
Posted By Cassady
Nope - didn't know that was an option, Marietjie....

Nope - didn't know that was an option, Marietjie. How would I deregister it?
2017-03-23, 13:06
Forum: Installation
Replies: 39
Views: 5,828
Posted By Cassady
Sigh. Ok - now I cannot even connect it to my...

Sigh. Ok - now I cannot even connect it to my laptop. Cannot "see" the Wifi Connector with Ethernet plugged into my laptop.

Joy.
2017-03-23, 12:51
Forum: Installation
Replies: 39
Views: 5,828
Posted By Cassady
DSTV WiFi connection problems with different IP address

Hello all,

Been using the Wifi connector for ages without issue. All that has now changed. Would appreciate some assistance.

We switched to a WISP - as in Wireless ISP. The change required...
2015-09-20, 17:48
Replies: 5
Views: 2,528
Posted By Cassady
Hi! I'm jumping in here, since I'm in the...

Hi!

I'm jumping in here, since I'm in the same boat – only difference, is that I've NEVER been able to get this to work.

DSTV Explora (Primary decoder, AFAIK – how do I check this?);

DSTV...
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