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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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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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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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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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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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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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 beep-...
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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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Notebook internal WIFI slow vs external WIFI fast

My internet through my internal wifi (intel wireless-n 1030) on my laptop slowed down 2-3 weeks ago. I used to download 2 MB/s. Now it is 20KB/s and barely reaches 150KB/s. Youtube buffers sometimes ...
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Why VMware Virtual Ethernet Adapter for VMnet1 not shown in Network Connection?

VMware Virtual Ethernet Adapter for VMnet1, VMnet8 and Bluetooth do not show up in Network Connection's. Only the Wireless Network Adapter is shown! What could be the reason for this? Thank you for ...
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Distorted audio, lagging mouse, slow speed, no internet

So when I turn on my computer now the windows booting sound is all distorted almost like it's stretched or crackling, when I log in the mouse lags, and everything seems to load a bit longer. It can ...
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Two internet connections on one computer

It is possibile to use one internet connection (ISDN) for browser and another one (mobile LTE from usb modem) for game? EDIT:// I am really sorry about not including specs. My system is windows 7 x64 ...
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Two SATA hard drives on one SATA channel [closed]

If you connect two SATA hard drives to one physical SATA port using SATA splitter cable, what BIOS will display under that SATA port? How can such splitter cables work? SATA is designed in the way ...
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Always on Remote Desktop Connection

Is it possible to have an unattended and always on desktop connection ? The real life need is to assist parents with frequent trouble shooting from my office without having to do anything extra ...
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Can't access web domain on Win7 PC, how to find what is causing the block?

I've got a Win7 PC and when I try to hit a particular web domain I get a generic "network could not connect" issue. I know that the link and domain work properly because I can hit it on other ...
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Why are my Windows networked machines not finding any wireless networks?

At home, we have a wireless network that has about 10 people connected to it. Every few hours or so, someone calls me over because a computer has lost their wireless connection and won't reconnect. ...
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Windows netstat reports an “amnesia:2554” connection: what the hell is “vcnet-link-v10”?

Running netstat in Windows reports this line: TCP 192.168.1.161:59065 amnesia:2554 TIME_WAIT 192.168.1.161 it's me, but we have no “amnesia” host on the network. Looking for info ...
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Cannot send email - Cannot connect to email servers using Telnet - What next?

Desktop PC running Windows 8 and Outlook 2007, internet connection via DSL. For over a week now I cannot send any email (from any of various accounts), and cannot receive email if trying to use SSL (...
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I can ping facebook but get a time out error

Yesterday I was on facebook: no problems I can get on with my phone but not on my PC. I've tried other browsers. I am on a home PC POS Windows Vista machine. I have flushed DNS and I can ping ...
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why is there 5-50 gig downloaded in my temp file-windows task manager says my cpu usage is always around 90-100% [duplicate]

I have been struggling for over a week now trying to figure out why my computer is running slow when connected to the internet. Windows task manager says my cpu usage is always around 90-100% I have ...
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Windows 7 Wifi keeps connecting to other networks

My windows 7 computer is in the wireless network connections and it keeps connecting to other networks well it doesn't connect but these networks keep popping up in my network and I want them to stop ...
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Dropbox Client Will Not Connect in Windows 7

I am trying to install the Dropbox client (3.0.4) on a new Windows 7 Professional installation, and it will not connect to the server. I get an endless "Connecting…" message, with a "Dropbox is ...
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I can't connect to the internet via ethernet when connected straight to my router via ethernet

I just got a new PC and have installed Windows 7 64 bit ultimate on to it. My issue is in trying to connect to the internet. I have to ethernet ports, one that is on the motherboard and the other ...
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ssh outgoing connections increase limit

I am using pssh (https://code.google.com/p/parallel-ssh/) to ssh from one linux machine to several others and start the job there. ssh connection is terminated only after the job on that instance ...
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GitHub Not Accessible for any browser

I can't access https://github.com/ website. I have try all browser. but, it is not run site. I get server not found error. Why is not run Only github site?
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2 connections for improved speed? [duplicate]

I have a small office with 8 computers on the network. Our local internet is OK but we want to improve our speed. I have two internet lines into the office so how can I use these to improve speed? Do ...
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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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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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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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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 ...