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“We are a small animal charity and have been with 1and1...”

Written on: 31/12/2008 by jimthedonkey (1 review written)

We are a small animal charity and have been with 1and1 for 3 years, but recently, their tech support has evaporated and appear not to understand our problems - We use their newsletter tool to to send our lifeline newsletters each month which worked for several years, but that has now changed and regardless of how we try to fix it, almost all of our newsletters are now treated as spam, including 1and1! We were told to try another database and new outgoing email address, which we did ( and took a… Read Full Review

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“I don't know why 1and1 get such bad press I have a...”

Written on: 16/12/2008 by alibroon (1 review written)

I don't know why 1and1 get such bad press I have a business account with them and I have to say they have been exceptional compared to previous hosting companies. And they do have mySQL5 when you set up your databases they offer you the choice of 4 or 5. I recommend them… Read Full Review

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“This company is awful... NEVER NEVER DO ANYTHING WITH...”

Written on: 19/11/2008 by gugenheim (1 review written)

This company is awful... NEVER NEVER DO ANYTHING WITH THEM!
Just blocked all out outgoing emails and claimed we were sending spam which we were not! It took weeks to get the issue sorted out!
Avoid this company at all costs!… Read Full Review

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“I've been on the 1and1 business hosting package for...”

Written on: 05/11/2008 by FredS17 (1 review written)

I've been on the 1and1 business hosting package for nearly three years now, and in general I have been very happy with it - it basically does what it says it does… Read Full Review

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“WAS working ok... and cheap and simple to purchase and...”

Written on: 07/10/2008

WAS working ok... and cheap and simple to purchase and set up.

Does not work, had no service for 2 months now on the MS Exchange service... there sales team says it is a very reliable service.... but I have not had access for over 2 months, their tech support do not speak English and keep you on hold so they earn more money from you… Read Full Review

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“I just signed up with them a couple of hours ago. I...”

Written on: 11/09/2008

I just signed up with them a couple of hours ago. I spke to a guy yesterday who advised me that their Business 1 managed server package contains mySql version 5. I told him that this is not stated on the site and I need to make sure this is the case because it is the main reason I would go with them. He assured me more than once that it is definately mySql 5. Today I signed up and found out that it is actually mySql 4 which I can't use unfortunately. I have spent about 3 hours now on the phone… Read Full Review

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“Bought email hosting for a year with them, paid the...”

Written on: 05/09/2008 by Obebogie (4 reviews written)

Bought email hosting for a year with them, paid the year upfront, then found hosting somewhere else 3 months later so switched over and left it. 10 months later I get a letter through the door from a debt collection agency because 1and1 were trying to charge me for another year. They did not once try and communicate with me first as far as I am aware. I personally feel I have been forced to pay another £15 for something I never used. Do not recommend to use 1and1.co.uk… Read Full Review

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“While for the most time 1and1 web hosting do work,...”

Written on: 07/08/2008 by pbwf (1 review written)

While for the most time 1and1 web hosting do work, their poor customer service makes me wish I'd taken my business elsewhere. Poor at dealing with customers and would not let me pay my bill when they requested payment after you cancelled because the domain appeared to have been automatically renewed without me realising… Read Full Review

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“Very average for me until I needed help or had any...”

Written on: 25/07/2008 by webinspektor2 (3 reviews written)

Very average for me until I needed help or had any technical questions, then it started to go downhill. Unhelpful support in my experience: slow response, questions still have not yet been answered in any kind of useful way I feel.

I have been with 1and1 for a few years but I have been wanting to move away for almost as long. I could not recommend them… Read Full Review

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“Server uptime”

Written on: 14/07/2008

Server uptime
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Hosting packages

Have 6 domains with these and cant really fault the uptime / pricing / flexibility so far. Well recommend 1and1.co.uk… Read Full Review

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“I am a .NET developer and work with many different...”

Written on: 06/06/2008

I am a .NET developer and work with many different hosting companies. To be honest it's usually a case of "best of a bad bunch". 1and1.co.uk have, to date, been the worst for me! My main issue is support. Having spent 30 minutes on the phone with a support guy I ended up putting the phone down on him. It took the best part of 10 minutes for him to understand that all I wanted to do was to create a folder and upload a file to it (using C#). I am, as I type, now trying to rectify the issue over… Read Full Review

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“I do not recommend this company. At first they seemed...”

Written on: 05/06/2008 by djferros (36 reviews written)

I do not recommend this company. At first they seemed OK. It was cheap to register domain names. I had a few domains which I didn't want to renew, I searched all the help sections and couldn't find the info and eventually contacted 1and1. They sent me the link to another website altogether. Why don't they put this information on their main website?

Anyway, a year later I had some more domains I didn't want but thought I'd just let them expire like I do with other companies now. However, they… Read Full Review

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“None really, they seemed cheap at first but wern't in...”

Written on: 21/05/2008 by darkeyedangel (2 reviews written)

None really, they seemed cheap at first but wern't in the end for me.
Do not recommend 1and1.co.uk, I regret having ever buying products from them! Misleading prices in my opinion
Personally found it difficult to leave them
Unhelpful customer service
Website is hard to use in my experience
I had billing problems
Cancellation problems in my case… Read Full Review

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“I have 20+ sites hosted on 1and1 and am now about to...”

Written on: 17/05/2008 by sixoclockticket (1 review written)

I have 20+ sites hosted on 1and1 and am now about to move them all. I have experienced all kinds of problems with ftp access, erratic response, meaningless stats reports, and final straw has been my sites have been inaccessible through various ISPs for 4 days now. Tech Support have been robotic, don't listen and try to shift the problem elsewhere… Read Full Review

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“I will never use 1 and 1 again and can never recommend...”

Written on: 16/05/2008 by fingo (1 review written)

I will never use 1 and 1 again and can never recommend them to a friend.

The customer service has been unhelpful and do not know enough about my problem I feel.

Currently we have to go through the expensive process of moving our web service hosting away from 1and1… Read Full Review

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“Truly unhelpful customer service, I personally felt...”

Written on: 06/05/2008 by focusrite (1 review written)

Truly unhelpful customer service, I personally felt nearly everytime I talked to them they still didnt understand what my problem was with their web hosting, I cant seem to get anywhere as far as I am concerned, therefore I do not think there is any good points. Therefore I do not recommend 1and1.co.uk… Read Full Review

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“I have never written about a company before, but these...”

Written on: 15/04/2008 by zenmaster2008 (3 reviews written)

I have never written about a company before, but these guys made me so angry, I could not take it any more. First of all, when I had a problem with them charging me for services I didn't even order, they refused to refund me. It took over 2 months and they didn't care, so I stopped paying them. As soon as they started complaining I owed them money, I mentioned I wasn't going to pay them any more until they refunded for there errors. A day later they refunded over £150.00 they owed in… Read Full Review

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“Previously I paid by credit card,”

Written on: 05/04/2008 by qwertyfish (1 review written)

Previously I paid by credit card,
2 years later that credit card expired,
rather than tell/email me it had expired they just blocked my account and passed it straight to a debt collection agency as far as I am aware? Therefore I do not recommend 1and1.co.uk… Read Full Review

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“I am 6 month with 1and1 and I am so tired with their...”

Written on: 02/04/2008 by Laura19 (1 review written)

I am 6 month with 1and1 and I am so tired with their customer service, they've never helped me. I do not recommend to anyone this hosting company. Now I am trying to find another company, I really hope I will change for better, well recommend 1and1.co.uk… Read Full Review

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“I used them for years mainly because they were...”

Written on: 18/03/2008 by deeproot (1 review written)

I used them for years mainly because they were initially cheap but the service was never great as far as I am concerned. This week they finally convinced me to leave by what I believe they did, locking my account and charging me for a bill I am sure I have already paid.

As far as I am aware they gave me no warning and I only realised something was wrong when my employees complained about their email not working. When I called 1&1 they said I couldn't pay over the phone because my details had… Read Full Review

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