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JetLag
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Message 11 of 21

Re: FTTP to Netgear Nighthawk X6 (R8000)

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Yes, all working OK.

Make sure the IP address is set to 192.168.1.1

For some strange reason BT have set their default to 192.168.1.254

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licquorice
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Message 12 of 21

Re: FTTP to Netgear Nighthawk X6 (R8000)

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@JetLag  What difference does it make what the default IP address of the router is?

@Listo  Make sure IGMP snooping is enabled.

JetLag
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Message 13 of 21

Re: FTTP to Netgear Nighthawk X6 (R8000)

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It doesn't, as long as one is aware that it may be different to the default of many other routers!

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Listo
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Message 14 of 21

Re: FTTP to Netgear Nighthawk X6 (R8000)

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my netgear router's IP is 192.168.1.1

Do you meant the BT TV box's IP?  if so, not sure how I can change that

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licquorice
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Message 15 of 21

Re: FTTP to Netgear Nighthawk X6 (R8000)

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There is no need to change any IP addresses. Might be worth resetting the BT TV box though to make sure it picks up the changed gateway address.

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Listo
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Message 16 of 21

Re: FTTP to Netgear Nighthawk X6 (R8000)

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all working properly now.

Thanks for all the help.

Stu_H
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Message 17 of 21

Re: FTTP to Netgear Nighthawk X6 (R8000)

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Just a quick note, under your internet settings you have dial on demand and 5 mins. You need to change that to always or else your connection will drop when there’s no activity on the line.
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Listo
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Message 18 of 21

Re: FTTP to Netgear Nighthawk X6 (R8000)

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I did wonder about that. Thanks, all done.

Nazzer
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Message 19 of 21

Re: FTTP to Netgear Nighthawk X6 (R8000)

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Hi there, just curious what fttp speeds you are getting?  Are you on 900 product? Thanks 

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Listo
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Message 20 of 21

Re: FTTP to Netgear Nighthawk X6 (R8000)

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No, I'm on Fibre 100. I get around 147mbps. With the SH2, this was considerably less in any room other than where the router was. Now I get a good speed all over the house.