All connections, wired, wireless, internet, intranet, and cable fall under this category. Use this tag if your issue involves establishing, maintaining, adding, or removing connections.

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is there a program i can use that will detect unlawful internet connections [on hold]

Is there a program I can use that will detect unlawful internet connections leading to unlawful content by others on my network who use Linux or Firefox?
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Router internet suddenly failed

My router is a Netgear Nighthawk R7000. Going to routerlogin.com has been slower and slower recently, going from instant loading of settings to taking 10-15 seconds on every page, failing to load the ...
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Random internet drops on new Skylake build

I just finished my new Skylake build and I have random internet loss. While browsing the page sometimes get stuck, Facebook chat disconnects or downloads are quitting. However the internet icon on ...
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Configure MAC filter for H5004NK router

I would like to block my neighbor's connection to our WiFi. How do I fill out this form?
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Too many connections from other IP addresses and my own IP address

I get thousands of connections from same IPs. It takes down my web server (Apache). How could I restrict 1 ip to open only 10 connections max using ip table rules? My 2nd issue is there are so many ...
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How to check if a Windows 8.1 PC ever connected to the Internet?

Is there a way to determine if Windows 8.1 was ever connected to the Internet by a wired connection? Maybe the event log can tell the story?
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Connecting from android device to webserver

Given I have the following setup: Windows 8 PC with IP 192.168.178.67 On it runs a vagrant Homestead environment with IP 192.168.10.10 On my windows machine my hostfile is configured like so: ...
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project windows CE 5.0 via wireless on windows 8.1

Recently, I've been searching for a way to project my Windows CE 5.0 over my windows because all my work depends on it. I tried a software called EveryWAN Remote support, and it worked fine. ...
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How is bandwidth divided *naturally* on an ethernet network link?

Say there is a slow 10 megabit/s network connection link. There are 18 HTTP servers on one side of that 10 megabit/s network connection. Each of those servers have a 10 gigabit/s connection ...
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How does a NAT differentiate between the receivers(behind it) of a packet stream?

After reading this question, I still don't understand how packets are being mapped to the their corresponding hosts(receivers) behind the NAT in the case of connectionless protocols. The accepted ...
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No Wi-Fi connectivity under Windows 10 on my Boot Camped MacBook

It can't connect to Wi-Fi at all. I can't even see a Wi-Fi option. How can I fix this?
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How come LAST_ACK doesn't enter CLOSE_WAIT?

When a TCP connection is closed at one end of the connection - the other end receives a FIN and responds with an ACK. This end of the connection then enters the CLOSE_WAIT state. Once close() is ...
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Router getting ridiculously slow internet connection on 2.4GHz band

I've got an ASUS RT-AC68U router which is performing perfectly fine at 5GHz. However, download speeds don't get faster than 25kbps on the 2.4GHz band. I have a 10mbps broadband Internet connection. ...
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Putty error “Network error:Software caused connection abort”

I am trying to connect to host server using putty (for SSH). In putty I enter my server's IP and port as 22 and when click 'open' get this error of connection abort and putty becomes inactive. I tried ...
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Logging what website and port users on a network visited [closed]

Is there a way or a software to track what are the websites and port number a user has visited on a network and which can be seen through a web GUI and the data preferably stored in a database? I have ...
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Can`t connect to IRC Server: Closing Link (Install identd)

I installed a Hybrid-IRC Server on my linux Vserver. If i try to connect to my IRC Server with Xchat i get this: "Closing Link (Install identd)", but if i use a online IRC client like kiwiirc.com or i ...
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How do I find a program or file that is blocking my VPN from using TCP?

I am using SoftEther VPN + VPN Gate extension and I am having trouble connecting to a VPN using TCP. UDP works, but TCP does not. I get a Protocol Error code instantaneously after trying to connect. ...
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some websites not opening on one network, but on other

i faced this weird problem with my network, i have two networks one is say NetworkA, other is by say Network B.... When i try to open the website wordpress.com and wordpress.org, they dont load ...
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Apple connection issues

My internet connection on my Mac always disconnects from the internet every 5-10 minutes. I have considered that I'm too far away from the router, but this is the first day it's starting to do this. ...
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Hyper-V Network Adapter connection issues

I have been having network adapter issues with my virtual machine, when I connect to the virtual machine via Remote Desktop Connection the adapter is Microsoft Virtual Machine Bus Network Adapter: ...
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Fixing USB on my Belkin Cooling Pad

I have Belkin's Laptop Cooling pad which after a period of time has developed a loose USB male socket. It works whenever i press hard on the connection and connecting socket but otherwise the power is ...
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Linux terribly slow internet connection through usb

My connection can't exceed 50 KB/sec while downloading things on Linux. This doesn't happen on Windows where I've got speeds normally going between 1-2MB/sec. lshw -class network *-network ...
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Windows 7 losing network connection randomly when other PC's are connected

I'm having quite an annoying problem which I haven't been able to find a solution for yet. I hope you can help me. When my PC was using my home network and was connected to the internet through a ...
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IPv4 in IPconfig internet connection [closed]

IPv4 in my IPconfig ( windows 7 ) is not there. Does anyone know why? Can I reinstall IPv4? Because of this I can't connect to the internet ( through wifi or ethernet cable)
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Disconnecting from networked computer

I was given my old computer at work when our company merged with another, but its still connected to the work network and requires my work user name and password.. Is there a not terribly complex way ...
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Windows 8: connected to the Wi-fi but not loading any page [duplicate]

I had a problem with the internet over the last 2 days, I fixed it thanks to this network (some information around) and wanted to make a little thread to help future users with my same problem. ...
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how to shares files with windows 8.1 computer?

I have all my files on my brother's PC and now I want to copy them to mine. Installing a programme didn't help me because it's about 200 GB and takes a long time and sometimes my connection failed. ...
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How to install external antennas for mini PCI WiFi card in Dell Latitude C600

Which antennas and where to connect? http://i394.photobucket.com/albums/pp29/jairogcontreras/Public/dell-latitude-c600-wifi-mini-pci-card_zps2i68fgnf.jpg
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Disconnect from Wifi network under Windows 8?

I'm working with that cursed operating system known as Windows 8. That's the operating system where Microsoft believes everything is a tablet. I'm trying to disconnect from a Wifi network. I right ...
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DNS resolution takes too long

[Reposting here because it was deemed off-topic at Stackoverflow] This is regarding a home internet connection via a cable modem. All of a sudden Chrome takes ages to render a page. Whenever I type ...
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Can't solve mysterious 20 seconds http delay

I read a few similar questions, but they seem to be always different somehow. The situation here is very puzzling: for a handful of websites, I get a roughly 20 seconds delay when requesting any page ...
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In short, I can't seem to download or install most things on my Win7 Lappy from Chrome…as well as the whole system just being slow

I have a Toshiba Satellite with Win7. At first I started noticing videos playing slower. At my boyfriends place it was less noticeable since the internet speed was cranked up pretty high and we lived ...
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VPS: Disabled internet connection. Access to VPS lost

I was using RDC to connect to my VPS. Once connected, by accident I disabled Internet Connection option on the VPS. I have lost connection to my VPS Support is actually offline. What can be done now ...
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Airport Extreme Internet Dropping

I am using an Airport Extreme router in my house, and up until recently, it used to work great. However, as of late, my wireless internet connection has started dropping, and I was wondering if you ...
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Lock computer vs. Switch user

I am the only user on my PC, what is the techinical differnce between locking it and switching user? Does one of the options do a better job of preventing internet connection disruptions (p2p)?
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rii mini keyboard doesn't connect anymore, what can I do?

My rii mini keyboard used to work fine. I plug it into my Android device or Windows 7 / Ubuntu, and it seems to understand it's a keyboard, however it never connects properly! Is it broken, what ...
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Why would my logged public IP differ depending on the type of server (or computer) I am connecting to?

I am writing a p2p gaming lan emulator that uses the torrent infrastructure to network peers, set up lobbies, etc. Currently, the only infrastructure we are using is the trackers (we plan to us Tox ...
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Logitech Z506 connected to 2 devices

I wonder If I can have my Logitech Z506 connected to 2 devices - 1. my monitor (for xbox gaming) and 2. my desktop PC (unfortunately I can't connect my PC with the monitor using HDMI - no sound ...
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Computers in wifi are disconnecting frequently ?

My computers are getting disconnected frequently in wifi network . Here is the detailed information. Please suggest. PrintWindows Network Diagnostics Publisher details Issues found ...
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Clients from multiple subnets can't simultaneously connect to server

I have setup servers for several games in the past where either players from outside my local network could join, or players from within my local network could join, but not both at the same time. ...
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Modem Connector stuck inside adapter

I bought this power adapter and it comes with some ports. I followed the instructions on the sheet but it wouldn't work. So I tried to unplug it, but the connector inside is too deep. Any help to ...
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Router connected to internet but devices have limited connectivity

My router is showing that it has a solid connection to the internet however when I connect any device, they have limited connection. It happened when I rebooted my router due to a sudden slow ...
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Cannot connect to certain sites after moving computer

I recently moved my computer to a new location in town. We have the same ISP, Eastlink, but new cable modem, and new switch. I am connecting via Ethernet, but the effect is the same on Wi-Fi. I have ...
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Facebook load times are very slow, but other pages are fast, and >12Mbit/s up & down

I have measured 12 Mbit/s up and downstream. I have a wireless Network Adapter called Asus PCE-N53 (300Mbps 11n Dual band Wireless LAN PCI-E Card) and is connected to my local wireless router. I have ...
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Disable “Unable to open <URL>. Cannot locate the Internet server or proxy server” error

I've been having this problem in Excel 2003, but maybe it's also present in earlier versions. I have an Excel spreadsheet that imports data using a web query, which connects to a web page hosted in ...
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How do I stop my Mac from asking to accept incoming network connections?

I am using Syncthing, which is an application to sync files between two or more computers. I believe Syncthing (on github) needs to be allowed to Accept incoming network connections to work properly. ...
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Connecting LAN cable to wall socket

I have a few computers I want to connect to internet. All PCs are connected to a network switch. My task is to connect the switch to the internet router. The cable that came from the internet router ...
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What happens to TCP connections when I remove the ethernet cable?

For a TCP connection, when I remove the cable and reconnect after 30-40 seconds there is no packet loss issues. But when the reconnect time is more than a few minutes all the packets are lost. I know ...
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Connecting an LCD display to msp430 launchpad?

So im trying to give my lcd display (Lumex 1602) 5v. Im trying to use the test pins on my msp430 launchpad TP1 and TP3. On the LCD pin 1 is gnd and pin 2 is power. for the launchpad TP1 is power and ...
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My Internet connection randomly disconnects. How do I fix it?

I'm having problems with my Internet connection disconnecting regularly. At times I have a stable Internet for a while, and other times the disconnection occurs at intervals of less than a minute. At ...