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virgin broadband help.....

Discussion in 'SMB' started by wilberforce, Jan 11, 2019.

  1. wilberforce

    wilberforce Winger

    please
    I am trying to restrict my sons usage on the Internet, so trying to set up a time when it switches off. iv'e been into the guts of the router, and it is an absolute minefield to get to the bottom of
    has anybody done this before, and how easy is it to do please
    many thanks for any help received
     
  2. Boz33

    Boz33 Winger

    Just tell him to get off and go to sleep or simple just turn the router off with a timer switch
     
  3. wilberforce

    wilberforce Winger

    he's a shit and won't
    and tried the timer switch last night for the 1st time, guess what.... he noticed and fiddled with it so it as on all night
     
  4. Goat Eyes

    Goat Eyes Striker

    Quick Google suggests that unplugging the router is the only option, can’t get more final than that.
     
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  5. bonsai

    bonsai Midfield Lost Magpie

    Maybe get another router, my asus one can limit the bandwidth of any connected device and turn the connection off / on when i choose from the app on my mobile.
     
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  6. Boz33

    Boz33 Winger

    Just unhook the router man, show a bit of spine he’s a kid
     
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  7. wilberforce

    wilberforce Winger

    I was.on nights last night, so couldn't.....
     
  8. sima-hebburn

    sima-hebburn Winger

  9. tom90

    tom90 Central Defender

    What type of device is he accessing the internet on that you want to block? There's a few ways you can do this from the device end (dependent upon the device type) rather than the router.
     
  10. Sort the little shit out man ffs

    Take anything off him he can access the Internet with
     
  11. wilberforce

    wilberforce Winger

    phone
    Xbox mate

    as easy as that sounds, when you have a child with behavioural difficulties, you won't have witnessed the aftermath of said action...... :(
     
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  12. tom90

    tom90 Central Defender

    Xbox just go into restrictions on the settings, create a password (that he doesn't know) and then set time of day restrictions. See here for more..

    For the phone it depends whether it's Apple or Android..
     
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  13. Hep

    Hep Winger

    What type of router is it, it can be easily done on mine.

    Also, won't he just turn off wifi on his phone and use 4G?
     
  14. redgauntlet

    redgauntlet Striker

    Aye the Russians teach them well.
     
  15. Boz33

    Boz33 Winger

    He'll also know if he kicks off big time you'll back down, at some point you're gonna have to tackle the problem to get some boundaries put in place or it'll be a rod for your own back forever more Shirley.

    Aye how did I shut your Internet down?, share that gem with him, you lying sack of shit:rolleyes:
     
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  16. wilberforce

    wilberforce Winger

    x box is confiscated atm, but that is handy to know
    and he's on android
    thanks

    virgin hub 3.0
    and his 4g is restricted to £5 over his limit, which goes every month straight away

    tried everything mate, being strict, bapeing nice, positive behaviour etc, nothing works..... :cry:
     
    Last edited: Jan 11, 2019
  17. Boz33

    Boz33 Winger

    Not worth paying a professional to help you and the lad draw up boundaries, as carrying on like this is just going to send you crackers if you're stuck on ways to either control him or even come to an agreement between yourselves over the time he's allowed online
     
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  18. wilberforce

    wilberforce Winger

    he's got social workers, paediatricians, dieticians, camhs, special department of school, and so on mate :(
    I took control of him a year or so ago after years of mistreatment from his mother, and I am now a having to pick up the pieces, I just hope it isn't too late......
     
  19. Kevsgreat

    Kevsgreat Striker

  20. Boz33

    Boz33 Winger

    I'm sure there's a couple of shrinks on here that may give you some more ideas behavioural side, start a thread on it?
    I think @Skandhaless works in this area? He's a commie fucker but as long as you don't mention the revolution he seems a decent helpful chap
     
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