08-27-2013 8:22 AM
I think your going to have to tell us what equipment you have. If its a Genie, just connected the Ethernet connector in the back, then you have Internet.
08-27-2013 10:02 AM
I have the Genie, Model: HR44-700. Is that not something they would have done at install?
08-27-2013 10:36 AM
Can you run an Ethernet cable from the Genie to your router? And, do you have a router? If you can't run the cable but do have a WiFi router, you can connect the HR44 wirelessly to your router as all of the necessaries are built into the HR44.
If a working router is present at time of install, the installer will connect. If the Internet was available at time of install they should have hooked you up.
08-27-2013 11:29 AM
Yes, internet was available at time of install. I think the router is upstairs versus the receiver being downstairs. How do I connect wirelessly?
08-27-2013 12:21 PM
If you can get wired Ethernet to the Genie, that is your best bet, especially if you plan to use VOD often. To use wireless, just press menu, Settings & Help, Settings, Network Setup. It will walk you through it. If wireless doesn't work well enough, then there is another option, but its a bit more advanced, so start with wireless and see if it will work for you.
08-27-2013 12:32 PM
You can also call DTV and get the tech to install a wired DECA BB, you are still in the 90 day warranty and it should have been installed or connected to the net the first time.
08-27-2013 1:10 PM
I was able to get connected wirelessly. I'm so used to U-verse, where all of this is seamless.
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