Wildblue Internet / Wildblue Complaints
I am a Wildblue installer. I has installed hundreds of Wildblue systems.
I have only had a few unsatisfied customers. They are the ones that know NOTHING about computers. The other ones that complain are trying to run 3, 4, or 5 computers on a 500bps service. Some are running two and three Virus programs. You only need one, no matter what your Tech son or daughter tells you. Get ride of NORTON Virus program. Why do you think it came Free in your computer ? No one would buy it if it wasn't Free for the first 60 days. I call Norton a Virus ! Use the Free FSecure virus program that WildBlue gives you. It works and has anti spywear porgrams built in.
Some of my customers computers are so full of Spywear and Viruses that I am shocked that they work at all.
Some people don't even know what the word defrag means. Clean up your computer once in a while.You computer will run faster. Also, do you need 20, 000 pictures of your grandkids on your computer ? Put them on a CD.
The worst problem that I find is, Google tool bar, Google Desktop, Yahoo tool bar. All the Free stuff you are offered on the internet. This stuff is all SPYWEAR. Get it off your computer!! STOP downloading stuff that you think is FREE. That stuff tracks every move you make on the internet and SLOWS down your connection. Nothing is FREE !
I have read some of the complaints posted on here. Some are just out right lies. First. All Wildblue Techs are here in the US.
NOT in India. They speak English! Wildblue does NOT install any software in your Computer.
Wildblue has a Download limit. It is 7, 500 MB over a rolling 30 days. That is for the Value plan. 7, 500 MB is a lot. You could watch 50 seven min. videos on youtube everyday for a month. Just don't download them.
Hughes Net is 2, 500 a month so Wildblue is three times as much. The higher the plan the More Download you get. You can't run 6 Ebay sites on the Value Plan. Spend the money and get a higher plan. Wildblue has Commecial Plains. People just don't want to pay for it !
Wildblue only installs the system on ONE computer. If you want to add more, then don't blame Wildblue because your trying to run 3 computers on the Value Plan. You expect to run 3 computers for $49.95 a month? Spend the extra money. If you had dial-up for $20.00 a month you couldn't run 3 computers on it.
I had one customer that downloaded the whole season of the Sopranos and wonder why his internet was slowed down. Go RENT it for 6 bucks !
Most of the complaints on here are from people that complain about everything. Take a computer course ! The old expression is, You bought a Volkswagen and expect a Cadillac !