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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Reset Asus rt-n66u Black Knight Wireless Router

I have a connection that is 50 Mbs per second and I am having trouble downloading most files. for example watch this video of my attempted download of SourceTree. Edit I have determined it is ...
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Unable to access the internet in centOS from a static IP

I'm trying to setup a centOS server with a public static IP address but if I try and ping the router (192.168.1.1) I get "Network is unreachable", if I try and ping google.com I get "unknown host ...
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How to run a cable and an ADSL internet connection simultaneously for increased uptime?

I have a cable connection and an ADSL connection. I often play online games and I want an uninterrupted connection. I have only one ethernet port on my computer. So, when I'm in the middle of a game, ...
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Massive reduction in wifi speed in 1 meter

When I'm sitting on my desk the speed and reliability of my wifi is horrible but if I move my laptop 1 meter towards the source (trough open air) it gets much better (but now it's no longer on my ...
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How to Block a single Program (Or a File) that using Internet? [duplicate]

There are several Programs, Files and Process that use the internet to share their status. They are using consuming too much bandwidth. How can I stop them from using Internet Connection in Windows ...
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Cannot access any web page but the internet connection is fine

I found this before posting my question, but it was pretty unconstructive, so I chose to post a new question anyway....with more details to the problem. PROBLEM As the title says, I cannot access ...
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Is it possible to disable implicit connection cache while using connection pooling in Oracle OAS?

Hi we are using implicit connection cache under Oracle Application Server (http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/oc4j-ds-083633.html). I am not a system guy, I am just a programmer but I just ...
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NetworkManager and keyfile to connect to WPA2 Entreprise

How can I use NetworkManager with keyfile to configure a Wi-Fi connection in WPA2-Entreprise?
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Why is Remote Desktop Connection crashing on Win 8 Pro?

I get "Remote Desktop Connection has stopped working" whenever I try to log in to one of my other computers. On my wife's computer, I don't get this error. We are both using Win 8 Pro. I compared the ...
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Slow wireless - downloads faster when browsing simultaneously

I've been having connection troubles in my apparent for a year. Two or three wireless routers all perform about the same. My MacBook Pro also seems to work fine on other wireless networks. I was ...
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VPN Failure to connect

So I rely on a VPN connection to the Company's server in the U.S. Normally I can connect from my connection at the office, then just run the VPN and viola I am connected to the U.S. server. About ...
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Working wifi but cannot connect to it - says connection excellent?

For two days I've been unable to connect to my wifi although it shows that my connection is 'Excellent'. • I can connect through wired ethernet • Netbook wifi is enabled • Done a hard reset • ...
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Mac Connect to Server doesn't show login screen:

Using Connect TO Server function, I entered credentials once, incorrectly, now I use connect to server and it doesn't show me the login screen but goes ahead and tries to mount the share ... Anyway ...
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Can not browse wifi network

I use Ubuntu 13.04 Linux operating system and when I connect the wireless network in my home, my phone (android) or other devices can not browse, but when I disconnect my computer from wireless ...
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How do modern devices communicate between local and public

I recently bought a system that allows me to turn an outlet off and on via the web. The device uses a "bridge" and has a MAC Address & the "bridge" connects to my router through a RJ45/Ethernet ...
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How to enable Internet connection sharing using the command line in Windows 7 [duplicate]

How can I share my Wireless Internet with an existing local network? I don't want to create new Wireless Network Connection 2 using this command: netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=MODE ssid=SSID ...
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Can I turn my external USB HDD and 3.5mm audio in jack into a wireless Network? [closed]

I am from Bangalore, India. I’ve, a USB 320GB external Hard Disc Drive, a Mi-Fi Router, 2.1 computer speaker and iPad/iphone/laptop. I want to read/write files like Photos, music and videos of my ...
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How to check if there is a congestion in my network? [duplicate]

How can I check if there is congestion between my wireless router and my cable modem? An issue with network connection
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What does it mean, if no response for ping (not even timeout)?

I'm trying to ping a VM from KVM Host over the bridge (maybe this informations is redundant). And there is no response to the ping, not even "host unreachable" or "timeout" What does it mean? Update: ...
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Use windows explorer to connect to a server with username and password

I am using this format to connect to a server i have (from the windows explorer itslelf) : \\serveraddress\D$\test and that i get prompt for username and password, i need to know is there a way ...
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Some VM's can Ping a Server, but other VM's can't

We have a collection of VM's, each one is hosted on Server1, all of them need to be able to connect to/ping Server2. VM1 can ping Serevr2 VM2 can ping Server2 VM3 cant ping Server2 VM4 cant ping ...
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How to test LAN cables/connectivity without internet

We are planning to switch offices where each desk has a RJ45 plug, but we need to make sure the LAN works properly before making the step. There is no access to the internet, all there is is a switch ...
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How do you create a windows 8 tile to connect to a VPN? [duplicate]

This is too deep in the charms since I use it constantly. I would like a tile that would either connect to the VPN or a tile that will open the network connections options within the charms menu. I ...
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Connect with Router to another Wi-Fi AP

How can i connect with my Desktop PC that connected to a Wi-Fi Router, to another wireless AP (Access Point) like a Shared Wireless Network that shared from a Laptop ? (My Router Model: TP-Link ...
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Lost Wireless Pass-code but my roommate is connected

I would like to connect to wireless-router, but my new roommates forgot the security key for it. My roommates have been using the router for a year now, they don't want to reset it. What is the ...
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Internet access status, windows 7 event viewer

I have a pc working 24/7 and the internet connection disconnect and reconnect several times in the day, and I would like to know log history of the internet status logged by this pc, is it possible ...
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Computer Loses connection to router

I have a new Windows 8 Dell XPS desktop computer at work. It has a Dell Wireless 1703 802.11 b/g/n (2.4ghz) wireless adapter. Sporadically throughout the day I lose internet connectivity. When I ...
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A brand new Samsung laptop with extremely slow internet connection

I just got a new Samsung laptop with windows 8, and the internet is extremely slow, altough every other computer in the house works fine. My internet connection is supposed to be 100mbps, but in most ...
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How can I change the default website connection timeout in Chrome?

I want to change the default timeout in Chrome. In Firefox I can set the value of network.http.connection-timeout in about:config - but how can I do that in Chrome?
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Handling switching connection from two computers to one LCD screen

I have the following equipment: Dell UltraSharp U2412M Monitor with LED Stationary HOME PC Ultrabook Samsung Series 9 NP900X4C USB Mouse USB Keyboard Here is the diagram of how I currently have ...
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ESD Wrist Strap Connection Location

We have some workers who say that the wrist strap is too short to plug into the receptacle on the ESD mat, so, they claim that it is fine to just clip the the ESD wrist strap to the mat, closer to ...
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Windows 7 shows “Network Cable Unpugged” If connected through IO port

I am facing a strange problem while connecting a new windows 7 machine (will be referred as machine A) to a dell switch. Here are few points to better understand my problem: When machine A is ...
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Why can I only access thebox.bz via a proxy server

I do not like to use a proxy but I cannot access thebox.bz from my LAN without one. I'm using Frontier FiOS. Firefox gives "The connection has timed out" error. F5 very rarely produces a page-load. ...
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IE: How can I keep my webpage up if I lose internet connection until it comes back?

I'm hoping there is a setting or method to disallowing the web page redirect when I lose connection. For instance, I'll be typing up a document online and if I lose internet connection from my ...
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laptop sporadically displays: limited connectivity

I have a Dell inspiron laptop about 18 months old running Windows 7. I have had a problem sporadically for the last 2 months. I will be using the internet when all of the sudden my browser can't ...
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The Wireless Router intermittent connectivity issue

I have got an Huawei HG8245 wireless router with 40 Mbps optical connection, and as we are in the same room as of the wireless router itself, we are connected through wifi. The issue is that when I ...
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Cannot Connect via SFTP When I Travel or am on Another ISP's Connection

I use SFTP to upload our website to our server with InMotion Hosting. It works fine when I am home and use our ISP (BellSouth.Net - Now AT&T. It also works fine on 1 of our Philippine ISP ...
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DVI-VGA issue wih new nvidia drivers after electiricity down

i am using an old laptop (clevo with nvidia go 7950 GTX), Acer monitor(DVI), windows7(32-bit) I was using forceware 2xx drivers before electiricty gone, after electiricty came monitor was not ...
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How to disconnect a network drive using powershell

I would like to disconnect a network drive (Y:) with powershell. That drive letter is assigned / mapped to a network location. Is there a simple way to do that? I believe "net use XXX /delete" would ...
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Why do bittorrent clients connect to seeds when they are themselves seeding

I noticed that when I'm seeding a torrent (using Transmission, the default client under Ubuntu), it regularly connects to other seeds, to which, obviously, I won't send any data. People I know have ...
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What is the difference between “unable to connect” and “connection was reset”?

These actual error message texts were extracted from my Firefox. But I suppose these describe two general scenarios in networking. The common thing in both is the end result, that I cannot reach data ...
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os x 10.6.8 sudden wi-fi problems (no recent upgrade)

MacBook pro, os x 10.6.8 for many months. No recent OS changes. Connected easily @ home & different location this morning. Suddenly no connection @ 3rd location. Back home now, connected on ...
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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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my HP laptop knocks other laptop off wireless network

I have a work HP laptop and my husband has an IBM. When I logon to wireless and VPN it knocks his connection off and we have to reboot (and unplug) the router for his to work again. It's like my ...
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list active VNC connections from terminal

I am looking for a way to list all the active VNC connection to a machine. I know I can get all the active connection of the machine by running netstat -na but I don't know how to filter just the ...
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TCP vs UDP Error-Checking

I've bounced upon two articles that describe in-depth on how TCP and UDP connections work. However there is some kind of inconsistency. Where one article tells me that UDP does no Error-Checking at ...
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Internet is extremely slow after using VPN (and exiting/restarting)

I'm a student at Penn State, and for my engineering class I use a program called SolidWorks. Penn state provides me with a fully licensed edition of this program, but for it to acquire a license I ...
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Windows 7 Faking Internet Connection

I am having a problem from this blog post: http://blog.superuser.com/2011/05/16/windows-7-network-awareness/ I have a dns server set up that I make my windows machine point to as per this : ...
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My computer loses internet connection while router is ok

It happens when I play games mostly. My desktop pc loses its internet connection (connected via ethernet) for a small amount of time (1-2 sec), dropping from games and raidcall and every other ...
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ssh connection and X11 server, diverse issues

I'm using a machine in a town next to mine via ssh (with putty). I'm connecting through ssh, and after I log in that machine I start (with Xming running in my PC), a software that opens X11 window. ...