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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Does a web server use a different port transport data?

Say I have a web server process listens to Port 80. When a client visits this site, will the server pick up a new port to establish connection for data transferring, or just use Port 80? Use default ...
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my torrent speed is slower all of the sudden [closed]

Last year when I tried to download torrent the speed was around 120 kb/s, but now it's only 10 kbs/s. I'm really confused here. I have been trying everything that I could find on the internet but ...
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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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Browser Resolving Host, Program Delays

For some reason when I'm idle on my computer or when I boot up, I can open my browser it will stay on Resolving host... for 5 minutes or so even though the network is connected. This causes programs ...
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iMac combine wifi and lan connection?

I have iMac in company connected both lan and wifi, where wifi is for public network & lan is private. is there any configuration to connect both wifi and lan and setup always use wifi, but make ...
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After losing connection to a server, I am unable to connect to it again

Not sure if this is the right place for this, but let's hope so! I have had this issue for a while, but it has usually just resolved itself over time, but now it has lasted for quite a bit of time so ...
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If a 10 MB file is transferred over a 2 megabits per second connection, how many seconds it would take to transfer. using the nearest 0.1 second [closed]

Can someone please explain to me If a 10 MB file is transferred over a 2 megabits per second connection, how many seconds it would take to transfer. using the nearest 0.1 second. Thank you
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How to remove speed restrictions while downloading files using a browser ?

I have a 2MB line which support downloads at about 200kbps.When I download files over Internet using Firefox or any other browser, I only get a speed below 20kbps. Is there any way to remove this ...
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Very very VERY! Weird Windows 7 bug with network connection shut down

this is the first time after almost a year now since i have this issue. I newer asked for help before because A- i could live with this, but its very annoying, B- i have no time to write this long ...
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Can not reach web server from outside local network

I have a web server running on my laptop. No problem accessing it within the network in my home by a local ip (e.g 10.0.0.3) or by the laptop name. However, from the outside it can not be reached (by ...
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Wireless router disconnect when I turn on my cellphone's wifi

Before, I had different cellphones and computers (win7, vista and ubuntu as OS) connected with my router, but when I try to connect with my new cellphone (Alcatel Idol), the router disconnects and any ...
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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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Google.com Certificate Revoked

A few days ago, I noticed some issue with my internet connection. Some pages weren't loading all the way, and some connections needed to be restarted several times before they would resolve. I assumed ...
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Cannot do SSH or Remote Desktop Connection into my office computer?

I've my office computer which is connected to my university wifi account. Whatever I do I'm not able to connect to my Office PC. I have enabled remote desktop and I have put all firewall on off. This ...
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I have a vista wireless connection issue

I'm not very computer-savvy - please keep in mind in response. My roommates have just had wireless restored in our house and they can all connect to the new network and access the internet. When I ...
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Connecting to Bluetooth Personal Area Network Fails

I'm trying to connect to my phone's Bluetooth PAN but nothing happens when I do. I click the button that says "Connect Using" which gives me two options: [Option 1] "Direct Connection" ...
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Philips TV constantly disconnects?

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask because it might turn that it's a TV problem but... So at home I have a Xubuntu 12.10 machine which has a PlexMediaServer installed. A Philips 5500 TV ...
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Why doesn't Windows support two or more simultaneous PPPoE connections?

Why doesn't Windows support two or more simultaneous PPPoE connections? Is it because they work at layer 7 and Windows can't have more than one gateway? What's that reason? Any idea?
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Connect “monitor-less” computer to a laptop with a cable [duplicate]

The idea is to connect both computers using a VGA cable and make my laptop's VGA port receive the image from my desktop computer. Is there a way to do it? Specs: OS: Windows 7 (desktop) / 8 ...
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How to record sound directly from output?

I'm not sure if I'm asking the question right, but I want to record sound, by connecting its output to my pc's mic input. Is this possible ? I have a Line 6 POD 2.0 guitar processor, and a big jack ...
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Some devices can connect to wireless router and others cannot

I have a D-Link DIR 601 Wireless N router connected to an Ethernet port in the wall. The computer connected to it by a cable receives internet fine. My tablet receives wireless fine. My laptop cannot ...
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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?