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FAQ - VPS (Virtual Private Server)

If you have a VPS supplied by Bet Angel, some of the more common solutions to problems can be viewed here.

  • Do you offer a VPS service

    Yes we offer a number of packages to suit all requirments, please visit the link below for full details on all our VPS packages  https://www.betangel.com/vps/...

  • What is the difference between a VPS & a VPN?

    At Bet Angel we sell VPS which are remotely accessed computers somewhere on the internet. In our case, the VPS's are located in data centres in the UK with a high speed backbone. A backbone is simply ...

  • How do you stop automatic updates on my VPS

    Windows updates are mandatory, especially for Windows servers. Windows Server 2016 upwards, sets a default period for an update. Windows can be set to make you set ‘Active Hours’ so that your server w...

  • How do I watch Betfair live video on a VPS?

    You will need flash to be installed to watch Betfair live video on a VPS. By default, a server does not have flash installed. To install it follow the instructions on this link: - https://www.tachytel...

  • I can't install software on my VPS

    If you can't install software on your VPS it may be that the download is blocked. Because servers are connected to the internet 24x7, security tends to heavily restrict what software can be installed ...

  • How do I turn off active hours on a VPS?

    The best way to stop your server from automatically installing updates is to use the command linen SCONFIG option: - https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/mu/2016/10/25/__trashed/ Here is a more detaile...

  • I need to install dot net 3.5 on my VPS

    To install .net 3.5 please use the following steps: - Open 'Server Manager 'Click ' 2) Add roles and features 'Click 'Next' four times until the 'Select features' window has highlighted 'Features' on ...

  • My VPS time / clock is not accurate

    VPS clocks have a tendency to lose time so you should install a tool that will automatically synchronise your clock if it starts to 'drift' beyond a certain level. We use the following program and hav...

  • My VPS is becoming slow and unresponsive

    While a VPS can run 24/7 it will still require a restart every few weeks to maintain performance, or you may need to do this sooner if you begin to experience excess slow down. To restart it click the...

  • Connecting to a VPS

    We recommend the Microsoft RDP client for connecting to a VPS. It offers good functionality but remains simple to use. It is a matter of entering your IP address (Computer Name) and the supplied passw...