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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Problems connecting to chat server in a game, maybe related to DNS or Winsock

Problem Okay, so I don't want to give away the game because it is in beta currently. But here is the scoop. I have been trolling their forums for quite some time now and quite a few people seem to ...
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Login to Remote Linux machine and chRoot preserving all Terminal Windows

Everyday I connect to a remote machine (RedHat) from my macbook (Lion). I use Terminal to connect to remote machine and then to chroot. Then I open 2-3 windows on Terminal for various files. Is ...
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Tracert Enigma, timeout x4 days, possibility of redirecting?

Odd Question here. I've run a MUD (based in OHIO) for close to a decade, and have yet to run into this problem before. Since last friday, I have been unable to connect to the mud/box. IP: ...
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Is it possible to connect a laptop to two WIFI connections alternatively?

I want to connect two WIFI connections with different IP's to a single laptop. I like to use those wifi connections alternatively. I am using windows 7 OS. Is there any software that works better for ...
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combine two Internet connections to download

I have two computers on a LAN. The first computer with a speed of 128Mbs and a second computer with Internet connection speed is 256Mbs. I tried downloading a 250MB file. If the first computer to ...
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Extremely high ping on just one computer

So, something very weird is happening to me...here are the facts: Before I moved to this place, my internet connection was running perfectly. Changed residence and ISP, internet is very-very slow ...
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Unpredictable connection to Xbox Live with Belkin F5D8235-4 v2000

I have a Belkin F5D8235-4 v2000 router, and I am not able to connect to Xbox Live very good. I have a good connection, as when downloading files I can occasionally hit up to 2 MB/s, and I can talk on ...
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Slow connection on WRT160N or WRT54G

I have a WRT160N V3. I'm getting 10Mbps from the wired connection and when I bypass it I get 18Mbps (what I pay for). The strange thing is that when I update the firmware or reset configurations it ...
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Cannot connect to SQL Server from another PC

I am using windows XP SP2 and SQL Server 2000. I can successfully connect to a database from the host computer via 127.0.0.1 and also with the local IP (which is 192.168.1.6). But when when I try to ...
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Is pinging a sufficient way of checking if a server is available?

My company operates on a WAN. Each of our branches operates on a certain range of IPs (192.168.0.100, 192.168.1.100, 192.168.2.100 for example). I want to monitor the connection. I've written a quick ...
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Frequent network connectivity loss/timeout

I have a Windows 7 64-bit machine connecting via Ethernet to an ADSL Router. The last few days I noticed that watching any online streams would stall repeatedly. I ran a continuous ping test against ...
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Zeppelin Air wireless connection through Netgear router [closed]

my laptop can not connect the Zeppelin Air (B&W) ? Please, is there somebody that can give me some decent advice ? Thanks
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Why would I get ''limited connectivity' (i.e. no internet access) via a home network connected to a ADSL modem?

When I power up my modem, home network and machines, sometimes the machines don't connect to the internet. Why would this be happening? Is there anything I can do to intervene? (See my setup below) ...
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iPhone doesn't connect to wifi unless the laptop is ON

I always thought that there was something wrong with my wireless home wifi. It connects to all the computers, printer and laptops wirelessly but NOT my iphone. Till just recently, i noticed that my ...
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I have just created a subnet for a local network, connecting to a standalone server on another network, now I cannot connect to the internet

I am just learning some new aspects of servers and networking. We have a network of 5 subnets that all interconnect with each-other. In order to get two computers on the subnet that we were setting ...
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How can I script a bluetooth device to connect/disconnect?

I have bluetooth headphones which I use to both listen to music from my mobile phone and to listen to videos on my laptop. They cannot be connected to both devices at once (note here), so I have to ...
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RAID 1 - What happens if I disconnect both disks?

I'm trying to install windows on a new SSD, and I'm having problems getting it to work correctly. I've read that it's good to disconnect all other drives and do a format and clean install. Only ...
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Router with good Firewall for office - total of 50 computers/devices including wifi devices [closed]

I am looking for a good Office Router that can handle good firewall rules, have logs, and ca support about 50 computers/devices connected with wire and wireless. We had different models before, and ...
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What is this monitor connection?

We have an older Dell Dimension GX280, and it has a VGA output, as well as an additional video out (dedicated PCI graphics card), that looks like this: When we boot the PC, it asks to have the ...
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Web browsing through SSH tunnel gets stuck/clogged

I use tools like Tunnelier to log into my home Tomato router through SSH, and then use it as a proxy for web browsing, tunnel for Remote Desktop/VNC, etc. Most days it works great, but some days ...
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Why can't connect with second computer in same LAN and settings?

I'm trying to connect to WLAN with notebook. The notebook works fine with other WLANs. It can authenticate, signal is "very good" but it says "can't access internet". (On Windows it's small yellow ...
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Realtek PCIe FE Losing Connectivity in Win 7 Home 64-bit

I am having an intermittent problem with my network connection dropping out for no apparent reason. When it drops, I still see the lights blinking on the NIC card, but cannot pass packets even to the ...
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Any ssh options or ssh client that is tolerant to network failure?

Here is my scenario I run a VPN client to initiate connection to my corporate network. The VPN will disconnect every 24 hrs. I can reconnect immediately. I initiate ssh sessions to some servers ...
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Router maintains connections, but will not transfer data

My router losses its connection to the internet, somewhat, several times a day. It doesn't lose any connections, but it will not transmit data. For example, instant messengers and games will continue ...
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Router slowing my connection?

I have a Linksys WRT54G and I pay for a 12Mbps connection. I've been testing my connection using speedtest.net for many days and always get 8Mbps. I called the support and they told me to bypass the ...
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The Remote Desktop Connection in Reverse

I want to establish a Remote Desktop connection with my friends who lives in Dubai, All i want to do is, instead of me sending him the connection request he should send me the request but he shouldn't ...
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Internet connection is so bad on my linux mint, but good on windows 7 and windows xp and on mobile, why?

I dual booted my xp, installing linux mint, My connection is so bad on my linux mint, but good on windows 7 and windows xp and on mobile. speedtest.net results on my linux mint 12 Ping: 200ms ...
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When pinging, the ping responses come from random domain names, but the same IP address?

When I ping a site, I get ping responses from random domains. You can see this in the paste below. I started a ping, and surfed around a few sites, and the domain keeps changing. I've also observed ...
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Connectivity good between VMs, but no connectivity between host and VM

I have a strange situation where connectivity (ie ping, access shared folders and services) is fine between virtual machines, but not between the host and the virtuals. I've been using Hyper-V almost ...
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USB camera to Fast Ethernet

I have an USB camera from Microsoft that is too far away from the computer(10 meters along the wall) that I want to connect to. And as we know that the maximum length of an USB 2.0 cable can be 7 ...
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How can I find out why the internet connection speed in our LAN is so slow?

The internet connection speed in our LAN has been slow down for several days. Is it possible that a virus is the cause of that? How can I detect the cause of this low speed? EDIT : I closed ...
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Windows periodically disconnects, reconnects to the network

Update 2012-03-27: It might be the physical connection from my cable modem to my provider. The cable provider says he's seeing disconnects of the modem, and they're sending a technician. (Also, please ...
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Bandwidth Rate Limiter

I have 6 windows (XP/7) computers on a network which only has a 2mb line. We occasionly get times when one of the computers take up the entire line and everyone else hangs. I believe a rate limiter to ...
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Can a PC connect to more than one Windows Phone 7 device simultaneously?

Can a PC connect to more than one Windows Phone 7 device simultaneously? If so, how?
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Cisco ASA Firewall VPN connection issue

Sometimes when my co-workers and I connect to the LAN at work from home, we get this weird issue. The VPN connection is established without error, but we cant do a remote desktop on the machines in ...
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Slow network between host (Windows 7) and guest (Ubuntu 10.04 LTS)

I'm using VirtualBox on my Windows 7 (64-bit) laptop, in order to manage 3 Ubuntu 10.04 VMs for web development. One is 32-bit, the two others are 64-bit. For the past two days, when I try to reach ...
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Open a test TCP connection to a specified IP/Port

I'm looking for a tool that works across windows (xp through 7) that will allow me to open a TCP connection to a specified ip and port. This functionality used to exist in windows xp (netsh diag ...
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Why Wireless NIC Loses Its Lease To Router?

This constantly started to happen some time ago. I connect to my router andand lose every few seconds connection to router and it reconnects again. I have screenshooted most errors that Event Viewer ...
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How do I know if my DSL modem is not able to handle the ISP's bandwidth?

I have 12 MBit DSL service at home. At some point it was changed to 14 MBit without my knowledge. Then, two days ago my connection went completely down. The provider moved it to 12 MBit but I still ...
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Slow Download, Fast Upload

I just moved into an apartment in Seattle and am subscribed to Comcast high speed internet. My download speed is only 0.25 Mbps, while my upload speed is around 3 Mbps. I should be getting 12 Mbps ...
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No Connectivity on Windows 7 WSHELPER.DLL not found

I have a Windows 7 laptop, which i am fixing for a friend. There is no connectivity at all. I have tried several interfaces - Ethernet, WLAN, Mac OSX internet sharing over ethernet. Internet Explorer ...
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Wifi router near fusebox

Can I place a WiFi router near our fusebox? My concern is whether the fusebox will disturb the WiFi.
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Why am I unable to connect to the home hotspot?

I use WPA-PSK with password and my router and having trouble connecting to it with my laptop I fixed yesterday by resetting RTC (CMOS?) battery. Although my laptop additionally has errors with my ...
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Virgin Media Superhub intermittent LAN access

I have a very odd problem with my Virgin Media superhub (which is a rebranded Netgear cable modem/router). After around 1-2 days uptime the computers connected to it will stop being able to ...
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Constant network drop between two XP machines

I am not sure when this started happening or why, but I have a home office running: a "server" XP machine with an external hard drive attached to it via USB, and my working machine, also an XP ...
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Local area connection fails to start when enabled

I am trying to run a script that disconnects and reconnects to the internet. In cmd.exe I am using the lines netsh interface set interface "Local Area Connection" disabled netsh interface set ...
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Authentication timed out on wireless connection

I have been experiencing a connection problem with my wireless network. Occasionally, the wireless connection would be disconnected. On the network manager itself, I would still be able to see my ...
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VPN over two computers

I have two computers with Windows 7 64 bit. The first is a PC and the second is a laptop. I get my internet connection through a wireless D-Link DI 154 router. The Ethernet cable is connected to the ...
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7 year old Vista laptop keeps trying to connect to wireless networks (despite instructions not to)

This one is puzzling me. A friend on a trip is having this issue with a vista laptop. He can connect to a paid wireless network fine, and surf normally with IE. He can't connect to his hotel's free ...
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Mumble, connection throttling/redirecting, and how to bypass it

My university has mechanisms in place to throttle/redirect the internet connection if it detects the use of utorrent, etc. The problem is that it also blocks the use of Mumble and Skype. I spoke with ...