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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How to connect to my PC remotely without having to deal with dynamic IP problems?

I am trying to find a program that allows me to connect to my Windows machine at work from my Windows machine at home. Or the other way around. The problem is that my home network has dynamic IP hence ...
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Slow Gmail attachment download over HTTPS

It only affects Gmail. I have tested other HTTP, FTP and HTTPS websites and downloading is fine, at the exact same time the problem is affecting a Gmail attachment download. The symptoms include ...
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my internet is not working on ubuntu?

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 and I found that Twitter.com is not work for me. I have tried to install plugin but it's not worked for me on Firefox. In chrome net is running slow as Firefox. When I have ...
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How do I raise the ping of one of my ports on my Linksys Cisco WRT160N v2 Router?

I'm a real newbie when it comes to computers, internet, networking, etc. but I'm an avid gamer. And I play a game (on my PS3) which plays best at a higher pings (slower speeds) for some reason beyond ...
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0x82bc0005 error with Xbox Games

I'm using Windows 8 and its app Xbox Games from quite some time. But over the past few days I am unable to sign in and wasn't getting any error code. Then today when I fired up Wordament, I got this ...
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USB keeps constantly connecting/disconnecting Windows 7

We just migrated one of our sites to Windows 7 and suddenly 2 PCs started having a wierd issue. A USB device suddenly starts connecting and disconnecting non stop with the usual "Ding Dong" sound. I ...
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Server connection closed by remote host

I have a Debian Squeeze VPS. I have set it up with Apache 2.0 and such. Problem is, now I can't access it anymore through my home Internet connection. When I attempt to access the web server through ...
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Mouse receiver stopped working after pairing mouse to an unifying receiver

I bought this mouse, logitech m510, which came with a nano receiver (no-unifying). Yes I know, the mouse is supposed to come with a unifying receiver but I bought it knowing that it won't come on it's ...
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Laptop AP not showing up on Galaxy Tab

I have setup my Windows XP laptop to be a WiFi AP. Next, I connected to the AP using proper authentication. My expectation is that, after connecting, it will show up on other devices. In the past, I ...
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Losing connection in several different multiplayer games

I'm having a connection problems with several multi-player games. It always happen during loading screens before the match, and I'm having problems identifying what could be the potential problem. ...
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Sudden ethernet NIC connectivity failure in windows 7

The computer was built in 2010 and has been operating just fine since then. The ethernet port had been questionable before as it would require a re-plug into the machine or switch maybe once or twice ...
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More than 10k connections on linux vps

My question what is causing this and how to check? we use url masking script is the website..is it causing this?please help We could noticed that you are abusing our network, as you have made more ...
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Acorn Archimedes 420/1

I have an old Acorn computer which I am sure works fine but the monitor gave up years ago. It has a 9 pin analogue RGB port. Any suggestions on getting a monitor that will work with it?
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Ethernet jack pins are getting flat, how do I fix it?

The pins on the Ethernet jack on my laptop are getting flat, and I'm worried about them eventually not connecting at all. Is there some way I can pull them back out without risking damage, ...
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How can I easily connect and disconnect my bluetooth speakers in windows 8?

I have a bluetooth speaker system in my windows 8.Is there any other way of connecting and disconnecting without re-adding the device with its drivers/going out of range and turning off bluetooth in ...
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Some machines with Kaspersky can't connect to Skype network

That is very weird, some machines on my domain can't connect to Skype when Kaspersky is installed/active. And even if do a fresh install on the same machines Skype stops working at the exact time that ...
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Elite Proxy Switcher

I need your help, because I use Elite Proxy Switcher and I have one question what is very important. (only the IP address is not secure.) So how do I give false information about my browser, screen ...
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How to connect a Windows 7 PC and a Windows 8 PC via a LAN cable?

I need to transfer some data from a Windows 7 desktop to a newly assembled Windows 8 desktop. I have a LAN cable. Do I need any extra tools? Another question is can I also connect Windows 8 to Ubuntu ...
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ProFTPD does not handle connection drops - is it normal?

I need to download large files from an FTP server running ProFTPD. The server is not mine, all I can do if some problems occur is to contact its admin. And the problem is as follows. First, I connect ...
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How can we prevent Skype accounts repeatedly going offline and online again?

Several of my Skype contacts appear to spend all day logging out and in again. I've asked them and they're not really doing anything, but my Skype app continually notifies me that they've just come ...
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Does the headphones jack socket design affect performance? [closed]

I recently bought a new smartphone - HTC One V. I noticed that its 3.5mm headphones jack socket design is a little bit different than what I'm used to - it's not completely flat: Therefore, when I ...
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No connection via Airport Express in bridge mode

I have trouble connecting to my wired network via an Airport Express. I would like to have the Airport Express just operate as a bridge -- i.e. as an access point. I have set up the Airport Express to ...
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External HDD loses and regains connection. Windows 7 wd

i have a western digital external hard drive that every day or so, loses and regains connection right away. I can tell this, because of that window prompt that comes up on windows every time you plug ...
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Where do i find maps of internet access around the world? [closed]

I work for a group of large NGOs (Non Government Organizations) engaged in humanitarian work through out the world. Often internet access is an issue and having access to reliable data on ...
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Can the backlight of a screen go out, because a connection is loose?

I have a macbook and it is 5 years old. The backlight of the monitor is temperamental. I know it is the screen, because I can still see that the screen works when I look at it from an angle. So ...
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How come my internet speed is not constant?

I've had this PC for 4 years now, and I've always been having this same problem. For some reason, roughly once every minute, my internet connection will freeze, then resume. Not long enough to ...
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Almost complete connectivity blackout

I am running a Mint 13 XFCE machine and, seemingly out of nowhere found myself with "Server not found" pages in Firefox. However the blackout is not complete; at least one domain is reachable. A few ...
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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 Script for connecting to remote SFTP server with public key authentication

I am trying to connect to a SFTP server for a client of ours and send files in an automated process using MS Windows. The details I have received from the client do not include the password. I instead ...
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Router slows down after some time, only over wifi, no admin, router reboot helps

Problem's in the title. Additional info: Router - TL-WR1043ND (TP-Link), latest firmware. Wireless security - WPA2/AES. OS - OpenSuSE 12.2 and 12.1 (two computers). After reboot everything is ...
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Buffer streams on slow internet connection

I use a very slow internet connection. TV streams (Adobe Flash) are not watchable since they pause every few seconds for buffering. I tried increasing the Flash buffer size (to unlimited) in the ...
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Windows 7 USB power lose after a few seconds / minutes

My friend's computer has a problem where the USB ports causes problems with the power of some devices connected to the computer. The USB mouse has no problems, however the Wireless Adapter looses ...
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Sudden loss of Wi-Fi connectivity on OS X

Occasionally while I work, without any special provocation, I lose connectivity via Wi-Fi. Other devices connected to the same wifi network have no interruption, and the problem gets resolved once I ...
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No option to connect [closed]

I have tried to connect to a network but nothing is showing. When I click the network icon, it shows no networks for me to connect to other than my hamachi network which does not work. In device ...
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SSHing to remote linux server over site-to-site vpn disconnects when running commands with lots of output

When I ssh using putty into a remote linux server over a site-to-site vpn, I can list certain directories if there's a small number of files/folders. If I try to list a directory like /etc with a ...
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Mountain Lion Won't connect to my Windows 7 PC without password

For the last couple years I have had my Mac set up to connect to my Windows 7 account via my home network. I access my PC drives from my mac and vice versa. Up until August I used Snow Leopard. I ...
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Two connections in Ubuntu

I have one wire that goes to my laptop. I can connect local network and adsl internet in Windows simultaneously. I created adsl-connection and it works well (I can browse Internet). But I can't ...
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Simultaneous VPN connections from two laptops to two destinations throug a shared router and Internet connection

Myself and my wife have an office W7 laptop each and while at home we share a common Internet connection and use a Belkin wireless router. Our problem is that we can't connect simultaneously to our ...
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Cant connect to wireless network in a specifc room in house

I am facing a weird issue. I have a Toshiba Satellite L550 laptop. I live in a basement and until sometime ago , it used to be able to reach the wireless network. But now it is not alble to. It works ...
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Could it be my motherboard that is dropping my external HDD connection?

I use an external HDD on a machine. Lately, the hdd has been dropping the USB connection (Windows plays the disconnect/reconnect sounds, then the hdd device goes away for half a second, and comes ...
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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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Problems with Netflix Streaming, DDWRT, and Xbox 360

Basically, I have been having problems getting Netflix Streaming to play on my Xbox 360 with my DD-WRT router. The thing is, it will play some movies, sometimes. For example, the other day, I could ...
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knowing hidden connections on windows

I want to ask you if there's a program for windows to knowing hidden connections on windows To clarify Mozilla firefox, IDMAN and other programmes check every time for updates, but the connection ...
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AM2NF6G-VSTA Motherboard NIC connection

I own a ASROCK AM2NF6G-VSTA motherboard. My integrated network card gives me the error 651 whenever I try to connect using a PPPoE connection. It always stays at 0 for received bytes but the sent ...
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Web connection speed issue

I encounter a strange issue with my web (wireless) connection on my laptop (Ubuntu 11.10) I'm able to have 540kbps (down) on all computers in my house (including laptop at the same distance from the ...
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Suspicious network activity: spamming “who has” messages forever

I don't think I have ever seen this happening when I have used Wireshark to view the traffic: It starts from 192.168.0.2 and loops to 192.168.0.255, then starts it all over again, endlessly. 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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Can't connect to imgur.com or related content (i.imgur.com links work though…)

I recently lost all capability to access imgur.com links (however i.imgur.com links work just fine). I have tried: different browsers (Chrome, Firefox, IE; all the latest versions); Changing to a ...
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How do I attach this multi card reader to my motherboard?

I have an old mutli card reader taken from a Fujitsu Seimens Scaleo P. I am trying to attach it to my Gigabyte GA-B75-D3V. I have tried to attach this to the COM port on my motherboard - it doesn't ...