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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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

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 ...
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How to connect to two PPPOE connections

I'm in a network that has to connect with a PPPOE connection to get internet access: I have two enhanced adapters in my computer with different IP addresses and two username and pass to connect with ...
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Use two different connections: one exclusively for download and the other for upload: possible? [duplicate]

I hope you can help me with this dilemma. I have two different connections, one is via router/ethernet, the other one is mobile: the first one has a very good download speed, but lacks of upload ...
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Chrome max connections only allows 1 file to load at a time, how to increase?

on some sites in chrome, for example loading direct video files from a server only allows 1 current stream to play in browser until the next will load. If i have a server with 2 direct video files, ...
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LAN adapter disconnects and can take a long time to connect to the network

Pretty much summed up in the title. It is only 1 out of 3 machines on my network that has this issue. Occasionally, Windows explorer takes about 10-20 seconds to connect to my network drives. Certain ...
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Excel Data From Web - Refresh All fails/never finishes

I have a sheet that makes 4 web query connections to HTML tables. The pages that are imported are purpose-built pages that only have one HTML table with 5 columns. The web pages load in 1-2 seconds. ...
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Can I get some advice on my speed using wifi? [closed]

I have AT&T DSL and, as expected, the speed isn't the best. They made me pay a high price for a cheap router and modem (2in1). I've had the router for a few years. Lately, the speed has been ...
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connection speed gets slow when using ip address but fast when using domain name

I have a web server and recently i changed the ISP for my home. after then, when i tried to connect my web site(admin pages) by ip address of the server, it takes considerably long time to load the ...
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Applications like Skype, Steam, Spotify, etc are able to access the internet but web browsers are not

this might get a little long as I have tried to gather as much information that I possibly can. I have trawled through the internet and many forums to find out which information might be useful. ...
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No internet access exclamation mark appears across LAN

I have some problems with my domain network. we have about 100 - 125 PC's in our office and they are connected to domain.we use windows server 2012 as a domain controller.most of the computers connect ...
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5.1 Speakers to Motherboard

I bought a motherboard that has 5.1 surround sound output (Optical, spdif, 3.5mm: C/S, L/R, SL/SR) I have an old surround sound DVD player with NO digital inputs :( [panasonic 950t] I'm thinking of ...
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Network connection and proxy settings tracker application for Win7/8 notebook traveller user?

Searching for some universal connection, proxy, VPN and security settings manager (let call it connection manager) allowing to setup usual network, proxy, vpn and security parameters based on ...
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can't ping, can't browse, just one site, not dns

Ok this is a new one for me cuz i can NOT browse and also NOT ping and it's just one site but the site is up and it happens from 3 different computers (all windows 7) behind my router-cable_modem. ...
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Irregular internet connection in Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 desktop edition in my new computer . I have a problem with the internet connection (Ehternet). Actually, my internet works for 20 sec and it stops for 40 to 60 sec. This ...
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WNR2000 N300 Router Overloaded?

Hope someone can help point me in the right direction. Here is my issue: For a local fitness club, they offer free open access WiFi. It has a dedicated connection, with a 16/3 broadband connection. ...
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Bittorrent client makes multiple connections upon its start to amazonaws

I have this weird situation that every time I open my bittorrent client application, upon its start, it starts to make a lot of multiple connections(more than thousands) to amazonaws servers and as ...
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Suddenly cannot connect to website over Wi-Fi but can connect to it from my smartphone

I am hosting my site—strongjoshua.com—with easyDNS's web hosting service. Yesterday, I was trying to connect to the CPanel of my site, but I couldn’t remember the password. I tried a few variations ...
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Connecting an Ultra ATA 3.5 HDD to a laptop

What do I need to connect an Ultra Ata 3.5" HDD to my laptop? The HDD is a Seagate DB35.2 160 Gbytes to connect to a Dell Inspiron 17 5000. Mac
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Issues with internet after sleep mode

i have a weird issue that started happening a few days ago, for no reason (no new software was installed or windows update was done when it happened the first time). Just like most people, i rarely ...
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NAS and LAN connections [closed]

I have a NAS DS713, which has 2 LAN ports both plugged in to a Gigabit router. However, LAN2 is only working, I do not detect any movement of data through LAN1. What should I do in order to correct ...
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coming out of standby, no internet for 5 minutes

I am having this incredibly frustrating bug with my Windows 8.1 laptop when coming out of standby. I get no internet connectivity at all for at least 5 minutes. During that time, my network icon in ...
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USB mouse disconnects seemingly at random

I am having a persistent issue with my USB mouse disconnecting seemingly at random from my computer. After a brief delay (less than a second to a few seconds) it will reconnect with the windows ...
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Yosemite and browsers

OK... there is a particular site that I'm responsible for and that is this; www.thegoodbrothers.com. However, right now on my mac, running OS X 10.10.2 on a 2009 Intel core 2 duo 2.53 GHz, I have a ...
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2nd Wifi connected PC loses connectivity seemingly when other PC falls asleep?

I have a PC connected via ethernet to an ubee modem/router for internet access. A 2nd PC in another room is connected via a usb wifi connector. Often I am told the other PC loses connectivity and if ...
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Windows Server 2012 Wifi disconnects on Log Off

I installed Windows Server 2012 on a pc at home to test and experiment with. I installed the wireless lan service and connected to the wifi network. It works all good and fine until I connect using ...