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Postby bunty » Tue, 03 Oct 2006 10:14 am

Over the last 2-3 days i have been having problems doing voice chat over MSN messenger. has anyone else faced the problem. especially on weekends, it says connecting and then just hangs.....


any other reliable voice chats.....
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Re: MSN messenger

Postby ksl » Wed, 04 Oct 2006 12:19 am

bunty wrote:Over the last 2-3 days i have been having problems doing voice chat over MSN messenger. has anyone else faced the problem. especially on weekends, it says connecting and then just hangs.....


any other reliable voice chats.....


See if using firefox browser helps out! IE is pretty damned rubbish.

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Postby Jedi » Wed, 04 Oct 2006 7:14 am

I've never been able to have reliable voice chat with Messenger. I'd recommend trying Skype. It's a lot more stable and voice quality is better.

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Postby joeyhsia » Sat, 04 Nov 2006 12:01 pm

I have the same feeling , my habit is chating with skype in voice , and word chating with msn.

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Postby ksl » Sat, 04 Nov 2006 7:12 pm

joeyhsia wrote:I have the same feeling , my habit is chating with skype in voice , and word chating with msn.

joey



My messenger live lost connection 6 times on friday morning between the hours of 12.30 am and 4 a.m it is not the first time this happend, Like I said long ago, that i was having problems accessing my webmail from servers in USA, it was dropping connection, engineers have been out 3 times, to test the line, everything looks fine, the modem was also tested.

But still, i'm dropping connection, and in my opinion, after talking with my wife who used to manage an ISP in Taiwan, we have concluded, that Singtel are screwing the bandwidth overloading, so that it forces people to upgrade.

I know some will be sceptical at this idea, although my wife assures me it can be done, it is normal when you sign up, that bandwidth isn't released until it is required to consumers.

I find it very strange that it is only web pages outside of Singapore that have trouble loading, and will quite often hang.

A trace does reveal a bad router connection when leaving Singapore, however, Singtel customer service just keep sending engineers, but nothing gets fixed.

I can honestly say in 20 years i have never ever had a bad connection like this, and I have decided to lodge a wriiten complaint, for compensation. I do not agree that consumers should pay 50$ a month for a crappy connection. Lucky for MSN that it does log every disconnection.

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Postby Plavt » Sat, 04 Nov 2006 7:18 pm

ksl wrote:
A trace does reveal a bad router connection when leaving Singapore, however, Singtel customer service just keep sending engineers, but nothing gets fixed.


This is not an unusual problem, I remember not be able to access a website via a router in Taiwan. You may find that it is just lack of maintainance in some countries. Give it a few months and you will probably find all will be ok.


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