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Sgt-Greco

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    Sgt-Greco got a reaction from ChriscomIT in R1 DumaOS Briefly Delayed   
    On top of that you are called a crybaby....
    Pathetic
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    Sgt-Greco got a reaction from ChriscomIT in R1 DumaOS Briefly Delayed   
    Release it as a snapshot with a HUGE  "USE AT YOUR OWN RISK"  disclaimer. 
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    Sgt-Greco got a reaction from Antarcticbeef51 in R1 DumaOS Briefly Delayed   
    At least can we have a honest answer if RB951G-2HnD is capable of running DUMA OS ?
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    Sgt-Greco reacted to Funkybadger in R1 DumaOS Briefly Delayed   
    90% of the Netduma community is very upset where’s Netduma to give a response to try and save what’s left
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    Sgt-Greco reacted to FQs19 in R1 DumaOS Briefly Delayed   
    I would just like to point out that every single firmware update on the R1 since its inception has had no backwards compatibility. 
    Once you updated to a newer firmware, you couldn't go back. 
    People have gone against Netduma's warnings and updated their R1s to a previous firmware but took a huge risk in bricking the device. 
    But we were told from the beginning of every new firmware that going back to a previous firmware was not an option. 
     
    So this 'backwards compatibility' excuse is just that, an excuse. 
     
    Just tell us the R1 can't run well with DUMAOS and be done with it. 
    Stop with the excuses already. 
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    Sgt-Greco reacted to thegaurdian1 in R1 DumaOS Briefly Delayed   
    Were you one of the testers as well?  Also whatever happened to PUBLIC beta for the DumaOS for the R1?  I am not trying to give you a hard time or anyone for that matter not even NetDuma I am simply trying to show my frustration and not give a pass for them.  They haven't earned a pass.  I can understand business model with NetGear I can even understand this DELAY but I do not accept the LIE that they only found out about this the day of.  NetDuma company is turning into EA its just that NetDuma is a lot smaller.
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    Sgt-Greco reacted to thegaurdian1 in R1 DumaOS Briefly Delayed   
    Weeks at most is not a definite.  It does not even come out as an educated guess its just a guess that was pulled out of thin air.  I don't believe that you guys learned this when the clock struck midnight.  It is a real shame that you bought time and waited till the last second to announce the delay.
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    Sgt-Greco reacted to thegaurdian1 in R1 DumaOS Briefly Delayed   
    I find this a bit depressing.  There is no way that you guys found out about this yesterday or when the clock struck midnight.  I am sure you and the company were aware at least a few days if not longer and kept it quiet.  Why not announce the delay as soon as you were aware of it?  It is not the end of the world to wait a few more weeks but delay itself is cryptic and might not be true.  There is a pattern that is emerging and I just don't see it being a good thing.  Fingers crossed that it doesn't take longer than what you have speculated.  Good luck.
     
    I just hope gamer's and your customers in general don't start seeing NetDuma like they do EA and the way Battlefront 2 was shunned.
     
    Thank You
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    Sgt-Greco reacted to Victor-Yout in R1 DumaOS Briefly Delayed   
    duma os was planned to be released in 2016.
    imagine a customer wasnt enough impressed with the current software (1.x) to buy the r1, but saw ads from netduma about duma os coming fall 2016 and bought the r1 because duma os convinced him and netduma said it will come fall 2016. what do you want to tell that guy? how can you still defend netduma?
    just look at the DumaOS twitter account, its wrong advertising at its best!
    http://forum.netduma.com/topic/17350-an-announcement-on-our-next-upgrade-it-will-be-free-router-revolution/
    https://twitter.com/dumaos?lang=de
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    Sgt-Greco got a reaction from JOE1305 in R1 DumaOS Briefly Delayed   
    On top of that you are called a crybaby....
    Pathetic
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    Sgt-Greco reacted to ugotstretched in R1 DumaOS Briefly Delayed   
    And for the record i owned the nighthawk for a week and was forced to return it. Without the ping assist for me it was useless that was 2 months ago and i was told then the ping assist would be dded soon, lol as soon as i heard that i returned it and went back to the R1. Whether or not ping assist has been added yet is beyond me. This is about money, they expect us to go out and buy another $300 router for better wifi and hardware, i did just that and got screwed. The only way im buying the nighthawk is if netduma allows me to return my current router and credits me half of what i paid. False advertisement at its best
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    Sgt-Greco reacted to JOE1305 in R1 DumaOS Briefly Delayed   
    this is the biggest bs i have ever read. i was waiting for the update for a very Long time and get another knife in the back. Looks like netgear sellings not looking well so far. why dont you just give us the update now like promised and later the update for the backwards compatibility? and who the hell wants that? i was looking Forward to the new Software in hope that the cracky WIFI and all the Bugs get fixed. Im really dissapointed
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    Sgt-Greco got a reaction from Knomax in R1 DumaOS Briefly Delayed   
    Release it as a snapshot with a HUGE  "USE AT YOUR OWN RISK"  disclaimer. 
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    Sgt-Greco got a reaction from Victor-Yout in R1 DumaOS Briefly Delayed   
    Release it as a snapshot with a HUGE  "USE AT YOUR OWN RISK"  disclaimer. 
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    Sgt-Greco reacted to gkontos10 in R1 DumaOS Briefly Delayed   
    Hahahahaha you are funny guys...
    Just tell the truth to the people..
    R1 will never get the upgrade..
    They will force you to buy XR500
     
    Other wise how will be profitable..
     
    I stopped expecting something better than you months ago
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    Sgt-Greco reacted to FQs19 in R1 DumaOS Briefly Delayed   
    As an R1 user for many years, I saw this coming. The Silence was deafening. 
    I don't agree with the excuse, since many hardware companies are providing firmware updates that can't be rolled back.
    Oppo and Asus are two such companies. 
     
    I also find it hard to believe that you waited until the last day before release to ask the legal department about backwards compatibility or that your legal department waited til the last day before telling you that it needed backwards compatibility.
    I have the feeling that Iain is having a terrible time trying to get the under-powered R1 hardware to work well with DUMAOS. 
     
    I'm not holding my breath for your new timetable either. 
     
    There are several companies providing very good routers with fq-codel QOS, but without the Geo-Filter of the R1.
    Most gamers don't even need the Geo-filter since they live so close to dedicated servers. They just need a powerful router with good QOS. 
     
    Time will tell if these continued delays hurt Netduma or not. 
     
    EDIT: removed 'XR500 being made by Asus' comment. XR500 is a Netgear product. 
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    Sgt-Greco reacted to ugotstretched in R1 DumaOS Briefly Delayed   
    Fuzzy Clam, if you want to be a gullible nitwit go ahead. You dont announce legal issues with an update the day before. They knew this was the deal, and played us. Now if you dont agree ok thats your opinion. But if you cant see right through this i feel sorry for you and what your working with upstairs
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    Sgt-Greco reacted to xlr8r in In-Game Lag Compensation FIX for COD WWII Pc Gamers   
    [iN-GAME LAG COMPENSATION SOLUTION FOR COD WWII PC GAMERS]
     
    Here are my settings that work for me in the UK. (I'm now back to 25-5 KDR ...yay!)
     
    I cant verify this works for CONSOLE owners, but you can try it and see.....
      [in-Game Lag Solution]
     
    Okay.... So I found a much smoother COD WWII (Pc) game-play experience by changing my Gaming Pc from a Pc to an XBOX in device manager (this is Optional and not totally necessary - both ways work , Pc or as a console), and then adding that as a device in Geo Filter (and QoS at 70/70 sliders)
     
    I noticed a significant improvement in game in terms of ping (40ms is the sweet spot as previously mentioned by another poster)
     
    I have my Geo radius set to EXCLUDE the entire UK (where my IP is hosted) and set it centered to Mid-Europe. (This method should work for everyone , in your own area, as long as you check that your ping to game server is as close to 40ms as you can get (40ms is the "sweet-spot" for COD WWII on PC).
     
    Previously i was connecting to UK servers with a low ping and getting destroyed every game. Low ping in this game is of no benefit, in fact quite the opposite.
     
    So, here are the settings that work perfect for me....
     
    [update]
     
    I perfected my WWII (Pc) gaming experience by using both a VPN and the XR500 Geo location system.
    I use IPVanish VPN, connected to Nottingham servers. (I live in Northern Ireland UK)
    I have my Geo location set to Mid-Europe and the circle set to just almost touch the English channel. (Thus excluding the entire UK!!)
    This gives me a perfect ping around 35-40ms (this ping will give you best hit-rate in game) on European servers & P2P hosts.
    I now have great game-play with this setting. 
    Bare in mind, this is only for WWII and you should play around with your own settings for different games.
    Note: While this works perfect for me, it may not for others!! Given that I live in N.Ireland, and my BT servers are London based, my base ping to BT is 18ms. This will come into play if you attempt to use my settings. You WILL have to play around with your own VPN connection location as that will affect your ping to European servers. I used Ping Plotter to determine the best ping . I.e. VPN on Nottingham and connecting to a German WWII server.  Basically, you want a ping of 38ms to a WWII server...
     
    [Geo-Filter settings]
     
    Pc Added as "Call of Duty" Device with [Filtering Mode ENABLED]
     

     
    [uPDATE] - I have now amended the information as the Amsterdam server must have been upgraded. It now pings at 24ms (used to be around 35+)
    NOTE: However !!, By using my VPN settings (scroll back up a bit) I have since able to expand my radius slightly to now include the Amsterdam server. Using a VPN creates "virtual lag" , just enough to generate the perfect 38ms ping to the WWII Game servers in Europe.
     

     
     
    Additionally, I did use Port Triggering in my setup (im not sure this is totally necessary ... but because it gave me an OPEN NAT i just left it active)
     
    I did notice occasionally that if i wasn't using Port Triggering and just relied on UPnP, I sometimes got a Moderate NAT... with Port Triggering, i get OPEN NAT 100% of the time)
     
    Note: Not to be confused with Port Forwarding !, port triggering will only open the ports as and when requested.... therefore, more secure!  
     
    [Port Triggering Setting] - Ports Enabled (see table further down for all WWII ports across each platform)
     

     
     
     
    [Anti-Bufferfloat Setting] - Set to "When High Priority Traffic Detected". Sliders set to, 70% / 70%
     

     
     
    Ports Used by COD WWI are;
     
    [Traffic Prioritization Setting] - Set to DumaOS Classified Games - Disabled. (Use ports defined for your Device from above table.
     

     
     
    [bandwidth Allocation Setting]  (i gave my gaming rig 20% / 20% on BOTH Download and Upload)
     

     

     
     
    [My Broadband speeds tested as being 70Mbps DL and 12Mbps Upload - so i set these in the QoS Setting during the initial router setup]
     
     

     
    You can do you own speedtest anytime though - this can be done anytime within the router by going to Settings, Setup Wizard , choose Yes and follow prompts....
     
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    Sgt-Greco reacted to Netduma Jack in Is ping really king for COD?   
    You're right that the Internet Diagnostics test isn't always accurate - the best way to test ping is always through Pingplotter since you can dictate which URL is being pinged. Choosing a local (national) news website or Twitter.com if you're in America works really well
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    Sgt-Greco reacted to Tai N in Do different kinds of modems matter?   
    I was wondering if your type of modem matters when gaming since I'm always looking for ways to improve my connection or ping whatever you want to call it, lets just say gameplay as smooth as possible. What are some type or specific modems you guys recommend? Does your isp matter in this type of situation? I know some people will say if it ain't broke, there's no need to fix or change, but honestly this modem looks like a game boy color and it has to go in the trash (time for a new updated one)
     
    I have Charter Spectrum and live in Minnesota Duluth, I think my parents are using this ugly beatup modem made by Ubee I think it's called?, this thing looks like trash and it's small, so I'm probably going to do some research on modems and thought I'd have your guys' input on this and personal preferences from experience with this type of stuff.
     
    I've seen this topic here, and will also be checking on this ping plotter everyone has been recommending.
     
    http://forum.netduma.com/topic/20681-best-gaming-modems-opinions/page-16?do=findComment&comment=174697
     
    http://forum.netduma.com/topic/23881-ping-plotter-quick-guide/
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    Sgt-Greco reacted to RunningOnEmpty in Major Announcement: Netduma partner with NETGEAR to launch the Nighthawk XR500 Gaming Router   
    Okay, I've had my XR500 for about 24 hours now and I am going to try to leave out anything that could be attributed to the hardware.
     
    This is what I think of the DumaOS:
     
    The Good:
    Menu system is easy to navigate Setting up a custom Dashboard is nice and easy After a short delay, DumaOS is here Zim had stated that there was no option to Share Excess Bandwidth, but it's there as a checkbox hidden on the QoS page The Bad:
    Only one dashboard, so no sharing Dashboard is only accessible after logging into router using Administrator credentials (don't let your kids use it) Gone are the days of using ping as a way to connect to lobbies - set yourself in the ocean and you'll be gaming with the fishes No access the see the ping of all of the others in the lobby while gaming, only host or individually selected circles on the map Not well coded for Firefox - use Chrome (fine for NetDuma, not Netgear) There is not VPN Client Support unless you use HIDEMYASS - so, basically, there's HIDEMYASS support The Ugly:
    If you have any added Toolbars they can cause the bottom of the Dashboard to be inaccessible DumaOS on Firefox looks terrible (default scrollbars) and often threw generic script errors on resizing panels that you have to acknowledge On resizing the Geo-Filter Map, the icons will remain the size used for the beginning panel size unless you refresh the window (make the panel larger and you have GIANT icons) The grid for the panels is fairly largely spaced and so it limits the layout possibilities The Meh:
    Chrome scrollbars don't have a definitive endpoint - this is only a problem for panels with buttons where one could think that they should be scrolling, but can't
    Scrolling is an issue as you'll get caught in any panels with scrollbars, but it does exit once you reach the top of the scrollbar and continue (often an issue with this type of setup)
     
    The Bottom-Line (DumaOS and Router):
    If you don't have the NetDuma already then the XR500 is fine (as long as you don't want to flash third-party firmware); I paid nearly as much for the R1 and the Netgear Hardware is quite a step up. If you have the NetDuma then there are better routers for the price; especially if you use a VPN other than HIDEMYASS The Netgear, with the advanced hardware, is meant to be a primary router (a shared device), but the DumaOS seems to be made to be used by an individual. Hopefully by the time it's on the R1 they can allow multiple instances of the dashboard Having the dashboard inaccessible without Administrator credentials is a definite no-go for anyone wanting to share with family and friends We always miss the familiar, but I truly lament the loss of the ping filter as there are times when some servers are too bogged down I also liked seeing the pings that resolved in a lobby during games as it gave me an indicator of what the overall lag would be At the end of the day, everything said and done, I won't be keeping the XR500. Issues that I accept from a small startup are not issues that I accept from a large company. I can have my cake and eat it too by using a similarly priced router with better specs and using the R1 for my gaming needs. Additionally, that allows me to flash third-party firmware on my main router while keeping the NetDuma software intact.
     
    I hope that this was helpful...
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    Sgt-Greco got a reaction from purpleandgold33 in Major Announcement: Netduma partner with NETGEAR to launch the Nighthawk XR500 Gaming Router   
    I wish Netduma crew the best of luck with their new partner.
     
    Just a couple of thoughts.
    I find it rather unlikely to purchase, not because of the high price, but because I feel "betrayed"..... It just doesn't feel right.
    I'm not aware of the terms or the agreement of this partnership, but I think Netuma devs should insist on top priority for early buyers. After all, these guys supported the new product, helped the community, uploaded tons of videos with tutorials, settings, reviews etc.
     
    One more thing to all the "it will be ready when it's ready" dudes. Maybe now you've learned your lesson why it is so important to keep your mouth shut every now and then.
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    Sgt-Greco got a reaction from Knomax in Major Announcement: Netduma partner with NETGEAR to launch the Nighthawk XR500 Gaming Router   
    I wish Netduma crew the best of luck with their new partner.
     
    Just a couple of thoughts.
    I find it rather unlikely to purchase, not because of the high price, but because I feel "betrayed"..... It just doesn't feel right.
    I'm not aware of the terms or the agreement of this partnership, but I think Netuma devs should insist on top priority for early buyers. After all, these guys supported the new product, helped the community, uploaded tons of videos with tutorials, settings, reviews etc.
     
    One more thing to all the "it will be ready when it's ready" dudes. Maybe now you've learned your lesson why it is so important to keep your mouth shut every now and then.
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    Sgt-Greco got a reaction from Pilkerboy in Major Announcement: Netduma partner with NETGEAR to launch the Nighthawk XR500 Gaming Router   
    I wish Netduma crew the best of luck with their new partner.
     
    Just a couple of thoughts.
    I find it rather unlikely to purchase, not because of the high price, but because I feel "betrayed"..... It just doesn't feel right.
    I'm not aware of the terms or the agreement of this partnership, but I think Netuma devs should insist on top priority for early buyers. After all, these guys supported the new product, helped the community, uploaded tons of videos with tutorials, settings, reviews etc.
     
    One more thing to all the "it will be ready when it's ready" dudes. Maybe now you've learned your lesson why it is so important to keep your mouth shut every now and then.
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    Sgt-Greco reacted to RunningOnEmpty in Major Announcement: Netduma partner with NETGEAR to launch the Nighthawk XR500 Gaming Router   
    I can understand your point of view to a limit... if Microsoft promised an update to improve functionality as a free update available "as soon as it is completed" and then began selling a computer with the updated software before rolling it out to those who were promised it, there would be backlash by the consumer.
     
    As nice as the Duma team is and the fact that they are/were a small company doesn't change the fact that they are a company that sold us a product and the company made promises to us that it isn't keeping, If they were my friend who made me a promise that they didn't keep then being upset would be "butt hurt", but when a company isn't "fair" there are often consequences that result. I think people sometimes forget that this is a company that sold us a product and not a group of people that we hang out with at the local pub.
     
    Just to be clear, I am happy for them and their success and I wish them all the best going forward. They have a great concept and that's why I bought the router to begin with; I just think that their handling of the OS was less than elegant.
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