How to Use SkyStar 2 With SkyFx Satellite Internet

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SKYfx is a high-speed satellite Internet provider that offers service to rural areas in the United States. The service is promoted as a no-contract alternative for subscribers who otherwise have no access to other sources of broadband Internet service, like cable or DSL services. SkyStar 2 is a personal video recorder (PVR) computer card that allows you to record live satellite programming directly to your computer; it also gives you the ability to connect a satellite Internet service like SKYfx to your computer without the need for an external modem.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy


  1. 1

    Plug the RG-6 coaxial antenna cable from the SKYfx satellite antenna dish into the "Antenna" port on the SkyStar 2 card.

  2. 2

    Double-click the SkyStar 2 icon on your computer to launch the satellite card application. The application will automatically detect the SKYfx connection and its name will appear in the main application window left-side menu.

  3. 3

    Click on the "SKYfx" listing in the menu to open the settings window for the connection.

  4. 4

    Select the check box labelled "Active," then click "OK."

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