Roaming Fee ?

  Aitchbee 19:38 19 May 2012
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I got a meesage on my computer this evening ... Dear customer you may be charged a roaming fee... What's that all about?

  birdface 19:42 19 May 2012

All depends if you are Roaming in the Gloaming or not.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7N4mxz02y-k

  birdface 19:46 19 May 2012

Normally it would be from your mobile phone company if using it on your travels.Not sure about computer use though.

  Aitchbee 19:49 19 May 2012

buteman - it'll tak me aboot an oor tae doonload that Harry Lauder track.

  Aitchbee 20:03 19 May 2012

The Virgin mobile dongle software now displays on the bottom LH corner of the screen '3G Orange(Roaming)...I am perplexed.

  rdave13 20:21 19 May 2012

I'd contact Virgin asap. I don't like the sound of this as it may cost you a fair bit of money. I know you use a mobile dongle for internet so it may have been hacked. I don't know anything about mobile internet so contact your supplier now, just in case.

  Aitchbee 20:34 19 May 2012

thanks rdave13 ....I will follow up your advice...I'am on dial-up at the moment.

  Aitchbee 21:43 19 May 2012

I got in touch with Virgin and they said everything should be ok...we shall see. (I gave my landline number and password...it's always good to have your phone numbers and passwords handy)

  rdave13 21:54 19 May 2012

I would still not be happy. You now use dial-up but when using the dongle you get Orange roaming? I strongly suggest that you follow this up again as something is wrong. Run your security software and if you can change your password when using the dongle once you login. Use a lot of characters as well as letters and digits.

  Aitchbee 21:58 19 May 2012

I will heed your advice, rdave13 as my computer is behaving strangely.

  lotvic 22:06 19 May 2012

Virgin and Orange now use each others networks, whichever has the strongest signal, they brought that in a few months back, if that's any help.

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