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 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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Windows-7 Ultimate 64 bit wont connect to my wired/wireless networks

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit. Everything was working fine & then just stopped working. The nic card Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller is enabled but does not connect to my router (cables & ...
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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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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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RDP connections keep dropping

I have an odd problem on my notebook (HP Pavilion dv7). My Internet connection seems OK for the most part. But lately I've been having trouble with Remote Desktop connections. While I can connect ...
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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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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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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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How to make a server check it's own availability on the web?

Just a quick question – my server is running at my house serving webpages at http://www.javawag.com/. The problem is that my home internet connection keeps dropping randomly - for about 10 minutes at ...
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Bluetooth Mouse not detected after a reboot

When I couple my Bluetooth Mouse, it works fine, even when I put my laptop to sleep and wake it. When I reboot my laptop, my Bluetooth Mouse is listed in Devices and Printers but does not function. ...
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Connect host to virtualbox virtually via usb

I have Windows 7 and let's say I want to set up another Windows 7 in VirtualBox. Is there a way to somehow connect both the host and VirtualBox client via a virtual USB or something without any cables ...
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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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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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Slow internet using Arch Linux

after a week or so of using Arch Linux I cant access the internet - it takes around 5 mins to load google (most of the other websites just give me a timeout), pacman's downloading speed range between ...
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Lost internet access in Windows XP Mode Virtual PC under Windows 7

I also created and configured a Virtual PC in Windows XP mode. Both platforms functioned effectively for months. Now I've lost both internet connection and printer connection to a network printer, ...
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Internet wireless connected with limited access, Windows Vista

I had some malware in my computer so I did a bit of manual work to remove it including resetting TCP/IP. Now the malware is gone. I can see my home wireless network and I can get connected to it, ...
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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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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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How to configure a wireless router to point to a remote www proxy

I have a LG smart Tv with browser. I need the tv browser to connect to a uk based proxy server on port 808. Unfortunately there is no option within tv to setup proxy for its browser. Now the Tv ...
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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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Wifi network undetectable on a Lenovo G470

I have a WPA2 secured network with a visible SSID at home that works perfectly fine with a Dell laptop,a HP netbook and sundry mobile phones. When I try connecting my sister's Lenovo G470, it refuses ...
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Can't ping but can access internet just fine?

I'm wondering if anyone has ideas on this one, since it's a first for me. I can access the internet just fine with a browser, but using PING or TRACERT from a command prompt just shows requests ...
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Wifi not able to choose between the available APs

I am using my laptop to connect to a wifi network at office. The office setup is such that there are many access points set up at multiple locations in the floor. The place where I sit is in such a ...
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Windows 7 loses all network connectivity after screensaver is disabled

I have a very strange problem: My Windows 7 laptop is set to show the default windows screensaver after 10 minutes. No matter how long the screensaver is active, the network connections are fine. I ...
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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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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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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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Win8 Device Disconnect and reconnect

Greeting, I've hunted over Google, Bing, Yahoo, and i still can not find a solution. Affliction: I recently installed Win8.1 Pro onto a separate HDD from my Win7 Ult HDD, and everything went smooth. ...
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Internet Explorer “There was a problem sending the command to the program” error

When I click on links to other URLs on web pages or in email messages, this error occurs about 90% of the time. Began occurring when I switched from a cable service to Verizon FIOS. What can I do to ...
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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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Download speeds are good. Upload speeds are terrible. Win7

I'm running Windows 7 with a wired connection to my Verizon FIOS router. My download speeds are usually around 80 Mbps, but my upload speeds are lucky to break 1.0 Mbps. This is a new problem, ...
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Internet connection error

Is it possible to set your computer internet connection into one source only? I used to connect my laptop using my cellphone hotspot. One of my laptop frequently used did not access any site address ...
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the connection was lost issue

I have Lenovo G580 laptop, I want to connect that with Nokia_X via bluetooth. the connection was successful and I have I can browse files through browse the files..., but while I want to send files ...
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Internet connection really slow

For a while now, my internet connection has been seriously slow. I have changed ISP and there is still no difference. My main problem is when I play games, and it is literally unplayable. For example, ...
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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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Generating usage logs that prove my Internet connection is flaky

I need a way to generate reports or logs that prove that my Internet connection is flaky. My Comcast connection is very flaky but if I ask their support to send someone over it will probably work fine ...
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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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How can I connect a Syquest EZ135 drive to a modern computer?

The drive and disks are over 10 yrs old so I have little hope, but what kind of cable could I use to make this drive readable on a modern PC (Vista)? Is there an adaptor that has to be used? For ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Where is the bug reporting/feedback for Office/Excel?

I've found a bug in Excel, and I'm trying to find the place to report it to Microsoft. Normally I would check Microsoft Connect. But not only is there no active place to submit feedback on Office, ...
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How to completely remove a wireless network setup from vista?

To remove a wireless connection setup I basically go to (network and sharing center) then select (manage wireless network) and then from the list of wireless networks I right click on the one that I ...
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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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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 ...