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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Port forwarding in a network with 2 routers

I am starting a minecraft server for me and some friends. Everything works as far as I can join and play in it when I use my internal ip (192.168.1.126), but I need to forward port 25565 so my friends ...
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Internet drops whenever new laptop connects

I have just purchased a new Acer laptop. Every time I turn it on to connect to my wireless internet it drops the router Internet connection. I have an iMac and iPad wireless to the same router and ...
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LAN/WLAN/home network connection dropping intermittently

I'm having an issue on our home network that is driving me mad. More often than not, when a user on our LAN is downloading and using most of the bandwidth my connection my PC or my laptop or my ...
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Connect to only a particular WIFI AP in ubuntu

I am trying to find a way to make my Laptop connect only to a particular MAC AP. In my scenario, I have multiple APs with the same connection name (Each Ap serving to only 3 diff SSIDs to enable ...
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Connect konica minolta di 470 with computer

I have a konica minolta di 470 machine and I want to connect it with my computer. When ever I print any document it can print out through this machine but I did not know how to connect it with ...
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How to connect to a Lego™ EV3 over USB from a linux machine

The title is my question. I have a Linux computer from which I would like to access and program the new Lego™ EV3. Also if there are any resources on how to program the Lego™ EV3 with C++ ...
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Router intermittently loses signal, why?

My ADSL signal comes into my house by copper wires, reaches a tripolar socket where a filter is plugged in (the filter has a tripolar plug, a tripolar socket for the phone line and a RJ11 socket for ...
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How to keep an SSH tunnel open in Windows

I use SSH tunneling to connect to a server (Basically IPython notebook instance) to do some computation work. My computations are intense and take need a lot of time to finish. Due to this, most of ...
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Problems with Netflix Streaming, DDWRT, and Xbox 360

Basically, I have been having problems getting Netflix Streaming to play on my Xbox 360 with my DD-WRT router. The thing is, it will play some movies, sometimes. For example, the other day, I could ...
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How do I get a switch to refresh connections faster?

The process I'm using is as follows: Setup a repeated ping from one machine (that's already connected to the switch) to the IP address of a second machine. Plug the second machine (which is powered ...
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Wireless only connects to Google

I am using a netgear wireless router to connect to create a wireless network. When connected to the router via an Ethernet cable everything works correctly. When connecting to the router via ...
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Really slow copying a file to a win 8.1 pc over LAN, no other network issues

I have a windows 8.1 pc thats being running fine for ages. Suddenly it's unable to play videos from a network share. Digging into it I've found the following: Copying a file from any of the three ...
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Cannot connect to the server through host machine that I created in guest machine in Linux Mint

Using virtualbox I am running a server on Linux-Mint(guest) and client machine is windows-8 (host). When I try to connect to the server (which looks like http://169.254.158.126:8080) from windows-8, ...
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Where is Windows pulling this connection status/type from and can I edit it?

In the list of network connections I have, the LAN connection has a value of 'EData' where others have 'Not connected' or 'Unidentified network'. This seems to be the status or type of connection, ...
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Short-circuited ethernet wiring? Cable tester loop

Ethernet at the place I rent was dead, and since I noticed the wire was terminated in "reverse" 568 B standard, I bought crimper and cable tester to fix it. However, there is still NO connection ...
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Motorola MT2070 barcode scanner losing connection to computer

I have a brand new Motorola MT2070 barcode scanner. Our company has recommended this model widely to our customers of our inventory / point-of-sale software. As usual, I'm configuring one for a ...
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What is ideal internet speed for remote desktop connection?

My question and situation is similar to Recommended Connection Speed for Remote Desktop question but I need a little more info. I know that lag can be a factor in working on remote desktop. Lets ...
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XMPP/Jabber: Openfire Load/Cluster testing for concurrent connections

I have an Openfire v3.10 alpha server running on an AWS Elastic Cloud 2 Windows Server 2012 Instance. The server is using a Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Server as it’s back-end. I want to know how many ...
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I can SSH into server but no HTTP, FTP or Mail

I'm stumped I've been spending the last two days on this and am no closer to a solution. I've just purchased a virtual linux server and can't get it to work I can connect to the server over SSH from ...
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Running ZIP Process in Background in CentOS

How can I run the following command/process in background immediately after starting it: zip -r file.zip directory/* What I actually want to do, is to run the zip process working even after ...
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Outlook 2007 unable to connect to exchange server

I came into the office a week ago and outlook has refused to connect ever since, it just says "Disconnected" in the bottom right-hand corner. I've tried restarting it, rebooting Windows etc. I'm the ...
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Zotac NVida GT640 2GB Video Card Mini HDMI output

I cannot get my 42" Samsung TV to show my computer on the HDMI cable which has a mini HDMI cable hooked to the computer. It works fine if I use the DVI connections from the tv to the computer but I ...
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How to Prevent S3/Suspend on F20 when an SSH Connection is Active?

I'd like to prevent an F20 box from entering sleep mode when an active SSH connection is established. Back in the days of pm-utils this task was simple enough -- all that was necessary was to place ...
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USB mice won't work on my notebook [duplicate]

Windows 8.1 If I plug a USB mouse, it doesn't work. Cursor isn't moving, buttons aren't reacting. Details: Mouse glows as if it's working Mouse works on the another computer Tried another mouse, ...
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Local area connection fails to start when enabled

I am trying to run a script that disconnects and reconnects to the internet. In cmd.exe I am using the lines netsh interface set interface "Local Area Connection" disabled netsh interface set ...
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Outlook 2010 - problems using same laptop, different wifi locations

I have an extremely confusing issue regarding the use of Microsoft Outlook 2010, so I will simply describe the problem through facts: I am using a Lenovo laptop which has been set up with Outlook for ...
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Issues posting data on local server

I am running IIS 7 on my Windows 7 computer. The problem I am facing is if I am on a web page for too long, then go to make a POST request the server doesn't respond. If I make the POST request as ...
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Firefox connection problems

I am using Firefox on my Windows 8. When I first open Firefox, it waits a certain amount of time (30-60 sec) before it loads pages. When I put the laptop into sleep and open it again, it again shows ...
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setting up connman to manage a single preferred connection

I have a device that has both ethernet and wifi adapters. I'm trying to use connman to manage my connections. I'd like it to connect to ethernet when it's available and fallback to wifi if there's ...
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When concurrently connected to wired and wireless ensure Windows 7 uses wired connection

When I am at my desk and my laptop is in its docking station I want to ensure that it uses its wired connection and not my wireless network. I am hoping/guessing that the preference in connection is ...
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Constant Multiplayer Disconnect on both PC games and Xboxone games

well my problem is that since I've gotten my new internet service, about 2 weeks ago (time warner cable) I've noticed on every multiplayer/online game I try to play I end up getting booted or ...
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Reconnection to Domain resources

So, we have a client that has users working from home frequently and popping into the office to print, get files etc from the domain. What we have encountered is that often a reboot or logoff-login ...
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Multiple mac address connections from the same device

My internet speed dropped from aobut 90Mb/s to 0.5-2Mb/s. Only one computer seemed affected. So I was been looking through the device list on my Linkysys Smart Wi-Fi router and came across something ...
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N600 Wireless Dual Band Router (WNDR3400) Connection

I'm trying to change the base router (AON Speedtouch) with my N600 - WNDR3400. According to N600 WLAN-Router, I should be able to use DSL as Internet input. When I put the cable in the internet port ...
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My localhost web not connected to “anywhere”

I have a localhost web which contains ajax that communicate to some server (call it www.google.com), but it fail. I try to my friend's chrome, it was able. my friend said I should check "bypass proxy ...
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Router during high traffic usage loses internet connectivity

I have a ASUS N56U connected to my modem. My direct connection to the modem works fine but my wifi seems to suffer from disconnections when I'm on skype or playing League of Legends. The disconnection ...
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Is it possible to connect PC and PS3 together using BlueTooth?

I just bought a PS3. I don't have WIFI at home, however, my computer has BlueTooth. I was wondering, is it possible to connect the computer with the PS3 using BlueTooth? Then I could just have my ...
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How to share internet of my iPhone to Lenovo IdeaPad tab using Hotspot?

I have iPhone 5S and I need to share my internet with my Lenovo IdeaPad tab. I tried Hotspot switched ON, then using bluetooth I paired with Lenovo IdeaPad tab, but still network didn't get to Lenovo ...
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How do I properly reconnect a Logitech MX Revolution?

I have a new USB receiver for my Logitech MX Revolution mouse. Now, when I try to connect it using the connection utility it fails. I do exactly as told, but the mouse does not react. I read on other ...
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Win 2k3 Connections Limit per ip:port

I want to limit connections number per ip on specific port. Should I use some firewall or anything else? Advice please. P.S. Port doesn't have to be port 80, or 3389. It can be any port
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How many connections are allowed to a Windows 7 Home Premium shared folder or printer?

I have a client who runs a small business with 4 desktop systems, two of which are inexpensive [ The XP Pro system is currently being used as a file "server" for time sheets and QuickBooks data. It ...
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Where is the bug reporting/feedback for Office/Excel?

I've found a bug in Excel, and I'm trying to find the place to report it to Microsoft. Normally I would check Microsoft Connect. But not only is there no active place to submit feedback on Office, ...
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Concurrent Connections

How can you see how much concurrent connects you can handle? I use windows 7 and I have read the licensing term and it said Windows 7 has a limit of 20. But, when I got the Half-open limit fix, it ...
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Windows Vista: Can see wireless network but can't connect to it

I am using an old computer of mine to program with a PCI wireless adapter. It's installed fine, has the correct drivers, and it worked for months. All of a sudden the other day, I can no longer ...
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Tplink router dont allow me to connect to the network PC's. Internet is working fine

Hi I recently purchased TP link wireless router and I have a WAN connection. Me and my friends are in the same WAN so we used to share things through lan. but when I installed the router something is ...
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My website is slow only when connecting from certain IP addresses

I am running an apache server on debian stable from my house. My ISP is AT&T, and my servere is ethernet connected to the gigabit router / fiber modem (Motorala NVG589) that AT&T installed ...
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Loses internet connection when idle

Using windows 8, when computer is idle for awhile the browser(s) stop working. I still show a connection and can ping but chrome, firefox and IE all show cannot load. Only fix I have found thus far ...
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Difference between pings in same house?

My brother and I love to play league of legends however our pings vary greatly. We are in the same room when my ping is around 100ms while his is 50ms. I am using a Dell 15r and He is using a 2 ...
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Intermittent connectivity issues with some sites

I have a weird Internet connectivity issue that started a few weeks ago; basically, some sites frequently become inaccessible (I get a timeout when trying to open them in a browser) while others ...
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Laptop and ethernet connectivity issue

This laptop has always had this issue, but I thought after I upgraded the operating system, it may work. My laptop is an Acer Aspire 7741Z-4433. It has a 320 GB hard drive with Windows 8.1 Pro ...