BT Yahoo Broadbrand

  Lillylou 11:09 06 Oct 2003
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Has anyone tried this and what is it like.

  -pops- 11:18 06 Oct 2003
  Morpheus© 11:56 06 Oct 2003

just to add a bit, I wrote to BT about the problems, and this is one line from the email they sent back.

"We're aware of issues with the BT Yahoo"

  canard 12:58 06 Oct 2003

BT have this good offer of a free modem for the new BT Yahoo combo.It looks tempting. Advice please on try it or leave it?

  Lillylou 14:12 06 Oct 2003

Thanks for that Pops.

  -pops- 14:16 06 Oct 2003

It is possible by a bit of fiddling about to minimise the influence of BT/Yahoo so I would say go for it. I've had BT broadband for more than two years now and have no complaints until the alliance came up but, I've found I can ignore that!!<-))

  canard 17:52 06 Oct 2003

Thanks pops.

Also have had BT broadband for some time and quickly ditched the alcatel usb modem and fitted an internal ADSL pci card. I ignored all bt software, just loading adsl drivers and entered my username and password, and it works a treat.

Just out of interest, would a usb2 ADSL modem perform better than an internal pci card?

  -pops- 18:23 06 Oct 2003

In answer to your out of interest, doubt it. Even USB1 is loads faster than ADSL can cope with so you won't gain anything.

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