Bad experience with HughesNet

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Hughesnet dissapointing
I had Hughesnet installed last Saturday morning and cancelled Saturday evening.  Spent hours on the phone and totally wasted all day..
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Jim

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I have to disagree with Kaotic. I have had many customers leave HughesNet for Exede and are very happy.
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Old Labs (VS1-329-L12FZ)

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Cindy,

Which device(s)/operating system(s) do you use and which browser(s)?
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Cindy Hickerson

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I am on my desktop win 10 and use chrome I have used 43% of my data and have 26 days left.
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Cindy Hickerson

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I have all the extras on win 10 off.
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Cindy Hickerson

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My son has an ipod and tablet. That is all. Our wifi is off on our cellphones.
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For Windows 10 and if accessing wirelessly, ensure that your connection is set as metered. When the new Exede WIFI/Modem (or any new router) is introduced, a new network connection is detected by Windows and its profile is established with the default settings (non-metered is the default). The following link explains how to do that and includes some other recommendations that may also help:

http://www.groovypost.com/howto/manage-windows-10-data-usage/

On Windows 10 going forward, I'd also suggest installing a robust traffic monitoring application which can independently verify your Windows 10 usage to confirm it against the Exede usage meter. I personally use Glasswire (https://glasswire.com) which will identify what applications and sites visited are using data. Networx and Netbalancer are other options.

Windows 10 does provide some data usage information for the past 30 days. See:

http://www.cnet.com/how-to/monitor-your-data-usage-in-windows-10/

Can't offer any recommendation for iPod/iPad but someone else here may have some experience with those and wouldn't be surprised to find similar features/options there. 

              
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