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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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netstat returns a huge amount of connections

I am having connection problem with my internet connection, it drops really frequently and it is almost impossible to connect to my phone for debugging apps using both wired and wireless connections. ...
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Network bridge in Windows 7 immediately drops internet access on host computer

I'm trying to bridge my laptop's wireless internet connection to my PS4 (the PS4 has spotty wireless while my laptop does not), but every time I bridge the wireless adapter's connection with the wired ...
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Restore console session after remote desktop disconnects?

Is it possible (through group policy, etc) to automatically restore the console session to a Windows 8.1 PC after a remote desktop session disconnects? I'm aware that you can run the command "tscon 1 ...
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Windows 7: Increase VPN timeout to keep connection because of unstable internet connection?

I use the built-in VPN support of Windows 7 Home Edition to connect to my company. But I get disconnected a lot, which is probably the result of an unstable LAN or internet connection (I can't do ...
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show dynamic ssh tunnels on server

SSH offers a cool feature via -D option to create dynamic destination tunel over ssh connection. Is it possible for me as a server admin (e.g root) to get a list of these tunnels that users created ...
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How to disable a pc to connect to internet with usb modem

I want to make a configuration in a computer in order to make it unable to connect to internet with modem. I've tried to give it a static ip adress but it works only with WIFI connections. Have you ...
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How to fix the slow DNS lookup and long time in “connecting”? win8.1 and chrome

Here is a video about how my requests are queued up in Chrome and how much time it takes. It is amazingly slow: More than 3s just for a DNS lookup Around 20-30 seconds to load a page and also fails ...
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One network, two macbooks, one is fast and the other is slow

I really need help for my friend. I know next to nothing about computers. My roommate and I both have macbook pros from the same year running OS X, are both connecting wirelessly to the same xfinity ...
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Where can I find an list of explained Event ID's for Windows Event Log? Which one corresponds to network state changed?

Where can I find an list of explained Event ID's for Windows Event Log? Which one corresponds to network state changed from "internet" to "limited connectivity"? I am in need to reconnect ...
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Computer causes internet loss on other devices

I have a switch that is directly connected to my modem. attached to this switch are a computer, PS3, PS4 and a NAS. They all have been assigned static IP addresses. My problem is the following: ...
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Internet connection speed higher after midnight

In the last few weeks I've begun noticing that my internet connection speeds up noticeably after midnight. In fact, it is only past midnight that I am able to download at high speeds (700-800 KB/s ...
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How can one Wi-Fi laptop spoil the network for everyone else?

Lately, our internet connection output can vary from a whopping 12-13 Mbps flow, but other times it becomes utterly impossible to connect. And I've noticed that the latter case happens when my brother ...
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pc monitor not recognized anymore with hdmi connection

Problem: my monitor (asus vk228 series) suddenly stopped being recognized by my laptop (msi gt60) when im using a hdm connection. vga connection works. furthermore every piece of hardware seems to be ...
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Concurrent VPN connections in the VPN Router

I am planning to procure a Cisco RV042 VPN Router, here are the specifications for the same. How to figure out the number of concurrent VPN connections possible by looking at the specifications?
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Wifi connection is excellent. No internet. All devices and laptops work except desktop with vista. Help please

Wifi is excellent. No internet access on desktop with Vista. Devices and laptop work fine. Wires are secure. Please help.
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Mimicking a bluetooth disconnection

I've written a program to control a bluetooth device. I'm trying to test cases when the bluetooth disconnects, i.e. if its out of range. Physically taking the device out of range is one possibility, ...
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Why/how does switching devices “invalidate” the Bluetooth connection?

Sorry if the title is confusing, couldn't really come up with a more descriptive one. So I have a soundbar (Samsung HW-F450) with Bluetooth. I can and I do connect to it from my laptop to listen to ...
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How do torrent clients like Utorrent work behind the scenes? [closed]

I am looking to write my own small scale torrent client, similar to Utorrent. However I am unsure of how to even begin to establish a connection to the different seeders. Once I have a torrent file ...
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Can I start a remote connection on an other location from my own pc

I have 2 pc's. Both running microsoft remote desktop. Now I want to start a remote dekstop connection on pc 2 of pc 1. I want to do this from pc 1. Is this possible with remote desktop or any other ...
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OSX keeps showing info box “couldn't connect to server”

OSX keeps displaying a notification box stating that connection to a local nas-server failed. It's unbelievable annoying, it shows up every 30 minutes or so and I haven't even tried accessing this ...
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Windows 7 VERY slow internet connection outside of safe mode?

I have a very annoying problem with Windows 7 and its network connection. In safe mode, i get a speed test of around 12 mbps. However, in normal mode, I get a speed of 0.06 mbps. Naturally this is ...
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How can I acces my raspberry pi server from outside my network?

I've got a Raspberry Pi set up as a server. I can acces it with 192.168.1.2, because i'm in the same network. Now I would like to be able to acces my Pi from outside my network (eg school). I want to ...
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Connecting laptop to desktop computer without VGA/HDMI to share screen

Can I connect my laptop (MacBook Air) to external desktop computer (HP) without using VGA or HDMI since my Desktop computer has only USB port? My ultimate goal is to represent laptop screen on my ...
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Slow download speed with Windows-based http server?

I've set a Windows 7-running computer with HFS (http://www.rejetto.com/hfs/) in order for me to access some of my files through the internet. The machine in question is connected via 100 Mbits/s line ...
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What might these connection attemps mean?

Yesterday I opened a port on the router, forwarded to LAN IP 192.168.1.201 and blocked the ADSL company password to access the router. There is no other open port on the router. This log is from the ...
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Connected but not connected to internet

This seemed like the best stack exchange site to post this question. I have an HP dv6 laptop running 64 bit windows 7. I use an Ethernet cable to connect my computer to my university's provided ...
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slow internet until I switch IP addresses

I'm having a weird slow internet issue from time to time. I'm not sure if it's the problem with my wireless router or ISP or what's going on. Here's the symptoms: From time to time, my internet ...
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Arris TG862 - “Connected Devices” page blank or No Data Received

I have an Arris 862G modem/router from Comcast, and have recently been giving static IPs to various devices in my home network. However, after assigning a static IP to one of them (a Surface RT, if ...
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VPN Error “attempted VPN tunnels failed” (Windows 7 IKEv2)

I try to set up a VPN connection to my workplace following the clear instructions from HERE It fails to connect returning an error 800: "The remote connection was not made because the attempted ...
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Can't log into ArrisDG860 router

I'm having a lot of trouble accessing the router login page, looking for some suggestions/assistance. Several resets, several 30, then 60 second resets, power on, power off, no ability to edit the ...
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Qnap NAS FTP server connection timeout when trying to transfer file

I just got a new ASUS router and am having trouble with the FTP service on my Qnap NAS, that had previously been working great on the old router. I can connect to the FTP on the internet-facing IP ...
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How to disconnect/connect ADSL modem connection to ISP by command? (Windows 7 SP1 x64)

I want to write that command in a .bat file and run it by windows scheduler at certain times of night and morning. (for example: open connection at 23:00 and close it again next day at 9:00 ...
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Repeatedly having connection drops on cable

this is my first question but one that has been puzzling me for some time now. I have a cable internet that works perfectly, except for the fact that every few minutes it loses 6 packets and so drops ...
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“New connection” on Windows

I have Windows 7 installed in my laptop. When I pluged eithernet to my router at home, Windows name the adapter as "Local Area Connection", when I connect my laptop at office, it name the adapter as ...
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Disconnects during downloads/buffering

I recently got different connection to the Internet. It is via 4G, provided by Optimus. Now when I am downloading something, approximately after downloading 100MB, the speed goes all the way down to ...
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Sometimes web pages doesn't get loaded

I've a fiber connection of 50 Mb/s at my home. The fiber connection is hooked up to the router/modem box of my ISP. But I've disabled the ISP's router/modem's WLAN function through it's dedicated ...
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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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Getting connection timeout when using sendmail

I’m using CentOS (basically): $ uname -a Linux sandbox.my-domain.com 3.4.76-65.111.amzn1.x86_64 #1 SMP Tue Jan 14 21:06:49 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux and trying to send email using ...
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Two Linux PCs sharing One Tethered Connection

I've got two ubuntu PCs and one Android tablet. Android tablet tethers via usb with PC1. I'd like to connect the PC2 with PC1 so PC2 also becomes able to access the internet. Moreover it should also ...
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Making SSH connection to Centos 6.5 VM takes ages

I installed Centos 6.5 in a Virtual Box VM. Everything works smooth, except for SSH logins. It takes ages for the command prompt to display. With some verbosity added: debug2: kex_derive_keys ...