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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OS X shell script to connect to a kown wifi AP without explicitly using a password

As the title says, I'm trying to write a shell script that begins by connecting to a specific SSID (one that I've connected to before, a preferred network). The only way I can seem to do this via ...
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Endless connect to Lync

We are running a Lync server in our network and some people can login just fine. But others try to connect and nothing happens. The Lync Client tries to connect forever and does not stop with an error ...
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Disconnect from a network share

How do I really disconnect from a network share in Windows 8.1? I'm familiar with using net use to disconnect from a network share, even if it isn't mapped to a network drive letter: net use ...
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300Mbps Wireless router but extremely slow speed

I have this TP-Link TL-WR840N which claims to be a b/g/n 300Mbps wifi router connected to Wimax modem and to PC using 1 Gigabit port. when send or recieve files from other devices (android ...
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wi-fi connection drops periodically for a few seconds

I've read the similar question on wireless connections dropping, but no answer seems to apply to my case I have configured the wi-fi lan of my router to broadcast sid and use WPA-PSK. Every few ...
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Internet connectivity lost and Event Log doesn't work

My Windows 7 (64-bit) machine lost internet connectivity. Rebooting didn't help. On boot-up systray message would appear: Failed to connect to a windows service. Windows could not connect to the ...
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SSH is slow to make a connection [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 11.10, and whenever I try to SSH into my servers it's very slow. Before it displays the password prompt, it can take between 40 seconds and 60 seconds. I use: ssh ...
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Mouse connection to an ACER Aspire 1830T

I am trying to connect my Apple wireless mouse to my ACER Aspire 1830T and I have looked so hard for the answer but I cant seem to find it. I have looked into the handbook asked computer geeks ...
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How to figure what is blocking ports

I have opened the follows ports in the router config TCP 5242 4244 UDP 5243 9785 But these still remain unreachables. I have also tried to disable Comodo firewall without success. Is there a way ...
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Internet Connection Sharing bypassing MAC Filter

My university gives me an internet connection by Ethernet, DHCP but they have installed MAC Filtering to allow only using my PC. I have a separate Network Interface Card (NIC) at my PC, that I have ...
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Wireless problems, only 1 connection is shown

Suddenly I noticed that my wireless connectivity to my home router is always about 3-4 columns and never 5, and my router is about 20 cm far away from my laptop. Also, only saved connections are ...
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Only outgoing connection, no incoming connection in LAN

In one of the Windows XP PC sometimes all other Pc's in the LAN connection cannot access it. but all the other PC's can be accessed from it.Its like no incomming connection only outgoing . It is ...
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Get into the router setting without knowing the password [closed]

So my father has changed the router passwords, and programed the router to turn my wifi connection off automaticly at some times, for example at night. I wanted to know if there is any way I can ...
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dell xps laptop windows 8 can connect to wireless perfectly except one network that everyone else can connect to

Purchased a new Dell XPS laptop. Can connect to the wireless at work, at clients, at the shopping center but not to my home network. the network is not even visible. at home my ipad connect, my kids ...
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Can DB9 send data to another DB9 and DB25 together?

I have been asked to create a connection that would send data from a device to computer via DB9 connector. There it will be processed by our application. The same data should also be sent to a printer ...
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connection to srv1.srv-stat.com error in Chrome console

I'm using mavericks and Chrome. When looking at Chrome console I get this strange error saying: Failed to load resource: net::ERR_SOCKET_NOT_CONNECTED ...
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How can I connect my laptop the the LAN connection of the desktop computer

My computer technician has formatted my computer last week and created a LAN connection. I have got a wireless router [Kraun] ....now, I have always been able to connect to this connection with my ...
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How do I connect two monitors and a 42" LED TV screen to an AMD Radeon HD 6700 video card?

I have (2) Asus 27" monitors and (1) Hisence 42" LED TV screen. Is it possible to have all three connected to an AMD Radeon HD 6700 video card on my computer as one whole desktop?
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Unidentified network activity bursts on my computer

I have been experiencing this issue for some time now (maybe 1-2 months), and didn't know if it was something from my ISP or my computer, but I have sudden burst of network activity happening in the ...
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Various hang-ups on Plesk 12 / debian squeeze system

I am experiencing strange system hang-ups. apache2 reacts in such a way that out of 5 requests, usually about 1 of those will simply take ages for the server to respond to, or it will simply vanish ...
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Internet speed very slow only in WiFi and in just one laptop

I have Xfinity internet at home. All the devices (a couple of laptops, phones, tablets, etc) are connected via WiFi, except a PS3 which is connected via ethernet cable. A few days ago we got the ...
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How to bond two different internet connections

I have two internet connection, each with 4mbps bandwidth. I want to join/merge both of them to get 8mbps speed, both routers have WLAN and LAN capability. How to Double my speed using two routers? ...
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Chromecast factory reset improper functioning

My Chromecast device does not get into an AP mode, but keeps searching and trying to connect to a network. Even after factory reset, the problem does not go away. The setup page always shows ...
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USB disconnect sound as I go away from PC, and I'm not touching anything as I get up

My computer is an Acer notebook connected to a HDTV. When I get up and walk away from the computer almost every time I hear the disconnect USB device sound after a few seconds. How is this ...
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Linux Mint 14 issues with WiFi connectivity

For the past month and a half or so I've been trying rid myself of my Windows dependency. I have tried Fedora, Ubuntu, and now Linux Mint. Everything works great except for WiFi. I install the distro ...
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About Connection Speed

I have this problem for months and I couldn't solve this. It's really weird problem for me. I have a cable modem NetMaster and additionally TP-Link Router (to extend wireless area). There are three ...
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Why can't I connect to a wifi network with my laptop, when I can with my phone?

I can connect with my phone and use the browser as usual. On my laptop it won't connect when using windows 7 while in ubuntu it will connect, but with no internet. What is going on here and how can I ...
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Wireless Connection unstable with multiple devices connected

My wireless network works perfectly when only 1 device is connected. Super fast, full strength. But as soon as multiple devices are connected to the wireless network the connections become unstable ...
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Windows 8.1 WLAN icon at taskbar not responding occasionally

I am using Windows 8.1. A strange problem i am facing from long ago since Windows 7. I have Intel Wireless N-1000 WLAN Adapter in laptop. Its working great and satisfactory for using WiFI networks. ...
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Two users on Windows 7 connected to different networks?

I happen to need to use a VPN, but also need my local connection. I can't connect to these two together though, as I need just some software to run on the VPN, while the rest of it must not. I tried ...
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Generating usage logs that prove my Internet connection is flaky

I need a way to generate reports or logs that prove that my Internet connection is flaky. My Comcast connection is very flaky but if I ask their support to send someone over it will probably work fine ...
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Laptop having connectivity problems everywhere

My laptop (HP Envy dv6, running 64-bit Windows 8) loses connection entirely every half hour or so. Connection will be extremely weak for much of that time, then regain strength before suddenly ...
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How to keep sshd alive on MAC OSX?

How do I keep sshd alive so I can connect at any point? I'm not trying to keep an existing SSH connection alive - I can't create it in the first place. Environment: Mac running OSX 10.9.3. ...
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Internet disconnect after i have logged in

In my house, I have a Lenovo laptop, that is connected through a lan wire (Qualcomm Atheros AR8162/8166/8168 PCI-E Fast Ethernet Controller (NDIS 6.30). The problem is, that the lan wire keeps ...
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How can I queue a script to run the next time a system is up and connected to the internet?

I'm using mailsend (on a Mac) to send mail from the command line. I'd like to set this up such that I can execute a send command, but if my system is disconnected from the internet, that command is ...
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Computers causes other devices to lose network connection [closed]

I have 6 IP cameras on my network. 2 of them (both plugged in via ethernet cable) lose connection to the network (can't be ping'd) every time I connect one PC to my network. I've reached this ...
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How to make a server check it's own availability on the web?

Just a quick question – my server is running at my house serving webpages at http://www.javawag.com/. The problem is that my home internet connection keeps dropping randomly - for about 10 minutes at ...
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Bluetooth Mouse not detected after a reboot

When I couple my Bluetooth Mouse, it works fine, even when I put my laptop to sleep and wake it. When I reboot my laptop, my Bluetooth Mouse is listed in Devices and Printers but does not function. ...
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Connect host to virtualbox virtually via usb

I have Windows 7 and let's say I want to set up another Windows 7 in VirtualBox. Is there a way to somehow connect both the host and VirtualBox client via a virtual USB or something without any cables ...
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How to connect virtual server with physical laptop

I need some help I have a laptop on which two virtual machine Window Xp and server 2008 are installed and they are connected with "internal Network" to each other. Now i want to connect this virtual ...
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Connecting to a VPN by Mac

I'm trying to connect to VPN by my mac. I tried both built-in and AnnyConnect clients to access, but the error is the same: Could not connect to server. Please verify Internet connectivity and ...
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Lost internet access in Windows XP Mode Virtual PC under Windows 7

I also created and configured a Virtual PC in Windows XP mode. Both platforms functioned effectively for months. Now I've lost both internet connection and printer connection to a network printer, ...
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7 year old Vista laptop keeps trying to connect to wireless networks (despite instructions not to)

This one is puzzling me. A friend on a trip is having this issue with a vista laptop. He can connect to a paid wireless network fine, and surf normally with IE. He can't connect to his hotel's free ...
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WAN light is not stedy in netis 2411 router

I m facing a problem unable to have wifi connection, as the netis router light is not steady.how to fix this?
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Can't ping but can access internet just fine?

I'm wondering if anyone has ideas on this one, since it's a first for me. I can access the internet just fine with a browser, but using PING or TRACERT from a command prompt just shows requests ...
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Wifi not able to choose between the available APs

I am using my laptop to connect to a wifi network at office. The office setup is such that there are many access points set up at multiple locations in the floor. The place where I sit is in such a ...
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WiFi disconnecting and wireless adapter disappears [closed]

I bought an HTPC based on the GA-E350N WIN 8 and using a TL-WN723N for WiFi. From day 1 I started to have problems with the computer losing WiFi connection and the yellow exclamation mark appearing ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 making connections that I can not explain

I recently installed Xubuntu and I have noticed my new OS making some strange connections. I have made sure to close everything that would have a reason to make any connection like the music ...
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Network Adapter takes a long time to connect

Long story short, whenever my pc powers up, wakes up, un-hibernates etc, my network adapter takes at least 5 minutes to establish a hardwired connection to my router (and subsequently the internet). ...
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Internet connection really slow

For a while now, my internet connection has been seriously slow. I have changed ISP and there is still no difference. My main problem is when I play games, and it is literally unplayable. For example, ...