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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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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My website is slow only when connecting from certain IP addresses

I am running an apache server on debian stable from my house. My ISP is AT&T, and my servere is ethernet connected to the gigabit router / fiber modem (Motorala NVG589) that AT&T installed ...
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Why can't Excel show me which data connections are disabled?

When opening a workbook with an external data connection, I get a yellow warning bar: Security Warning | Data connections have been disabled | <Click Here to> Enable Content I've found some ...
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How to connect android fone to laptop via router

I have a setup of Laptop, router and phone using IP address. I can access the router on laptop but I can't access the cellphone via IP and fine can't access laptop on IP. router is is managing dhcp. ...
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How to connect to Intel Compute Stick to have low latency and stable connectivity with the laptop?

I would like to setup reverse proxy service (e.g. squid) and DNS server (e.g. bind) on Intel Compute Stick to speed up my internet and at the same time to relieve my MacBook Pro which is overloaded ...
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FTP protocol Extremely slow on Windows 10. What could be causing this?

I am running 2 different devices (A pc and a laptop) both on the same network, both Windows 10. The laptop has standard transfering speeds on the FTP protocol. The PC has extremely slow transfer speed ...
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External HDD in USB 3.0 case unmounts on sleep

For starters, I haven't tried it on anything but my MacBook Air (10.11). I know I should have, but I can't. Further details: The disc: Hitachi 5K500 B-320, named DSRD USB 3.0 case: LogiLink UA0106 ...
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Can someone explain intel(R) 82567V-4 gigabit network connection?

I don't know much about networks connection but I am working on a project for a class that requires solving a slow connection issue. Could someone explain what intel(R) 82567V-4 gigabit network ...
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Windows 8.1, change GSM registration mode from automatic to manual?

Is it possible to set GSM registration mode in system from automatic to manual? (e.g. I would like to use GPRS instead of LTE) on tablet with GSM modem (lenovo) I mean, Can I do, what the method: ...
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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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D-link DI-524 a hub connecting to a wireless router?

I live in an apartment where I am allowed to use the wireless router's connection for the internet but the speed is sometimes very shaky and weak. Is is possible to use a D-Link DI-524 wireless router ...
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How can I see all active connections?

My Internet connection has been slow lately, and I think it might be a possible attack. A friend has told me to use Wireshark, but it is a big install, and I do not have the time to learn how to use ...
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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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Sharing socks proxy connection over a 2nd NIC

I'm trying to accomplish the following: I have a server with two NICs One is wireless (wlan0) made as an access point (using hostapd) and the other one (eth0) is connected to a network that doesn't ...
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Trouble connecting Dell E6420 to 27" Korean Monitor

First time posting so please forgive my ignorance on this hardware issue. TL;DR I can't figure out if the issue is due to graphics card incompatibility or because of choice of connecting cables. I ...
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Limited Connectivity on 1 network Full Connectivity on another

Desktop windows 8.1 .At one location it wont connect to the internet I get a limited connectivity error . If i try any other computer in same spot it works .When i bring computer back to shop it ...
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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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Pinging default gateway and DNS over ADSL connection failed

My ADSL modem lights are on. When I run diagnostics from my router's IP address it cannot ping the default gateway and DNS. I contacted my ISP ,they say that there is no problem on their end. What ...
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Asus DSL-N12E router frequently drops Wi-Fi connections

I have a Asus DSL-N12E router (DSL uplink + router + Wi-Fi AP) at house, and on average 5-10 devices which connects to it with Wi-Fi. Frequently different devices reports they lost Wi-Fi connection. ...
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Excel 2016 list of options for connection to DB has suddenly reduced, (MySQL, PostgreSQL)

I work with open source dbs such as MySQL or PostgreSQL as a back-end data storage with my excel 2016. I had the full list of connections to all different kinds of dbs but they are suddenly reduced ...
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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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Does Mac OS X keep a log of network connection addresses and dates/times?

I have lost a file containing my hours worked for a particular client over the last month. However, I am always connected to their wireless network whilst I am working for them. Is there anyway that ...
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Microsoft Bluetooth Notebook Mouse 5000 has to be paired every time on Windows 10

Problem: After upgrading from Win 7 Pro to Windows 10 my Microsoft Bluetooth mouse won't connect unless I "Remove Device" though the Settings>Device panel and then make the mouse discoverable by ...
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Connection between 2 computers behind NAT

If I am A and know the IP public of B and his internal IP and B has open the port 1000 for incoming messages and I send a packet from A to B using all data i know of B, will the packet come to B? ...
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Lightroom causes system wide connectivity issue

Problem When starting LR all network activity on my WiFi connection stops (as observed in the "Performance" tab of the Task manager) and I can no longer access anything from the web (websites through ...
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How do I fix this internet connection error?

I am getting errors like: ERR Name Resolution Failed ERR tunnel connection failed DNS probe finished nxdomain I am using airtel broadband connection.
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LAN/WLAN/home network connection dropping intermittently

I'm having an issue on our home network that is driving me mad. More often than not, when a user on our LAN is downloading and using most of the bandwidth my connection my PC or my laptop or my ...
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What exactly is a network socket? [closed]

I've heard a lot of different definitions online, and having trouble understanding what a socket is. It'd be great if someone could shine a light where it's all dark for me.
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Accidentally forgot network, tried to reconnect. Taking too long to reconnect with CORRECT network key

I accidentally forgot my home network on my laptop while trying to forget a different one (I have Windows 8.1), and every time I try to reconnect using the positively correct network key, it gives me ...
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Is it possible to view the exact site addresses a program is accessing on a Mac?

This might be possible on Windows or Linux, if so I'll try to change my OS, but I'd like to know if it's possible to see websites a program is looking at or trying to connect to. I need this for debug ...
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Netflix, Amazon Video and youtube intermittent streaming errors

my PC has issues streaming from Netflix, Amazon and Youtube (my laptop and FireStick work fine). When streaming the video will play fine (buffers fine etc.) but then will randomly cut out, maybe as ...
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What happens when Gigabit switches are connected over an old CAT5 cable?

If two gigabit switches are connected using an old CAT5 (not CAT5e) cable, will they slow their connection down to 100 Mbit/s?
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Unable to connect phone to android studio

Trying to get my phone connected so I can use it to test things I am trying to develop. My phone is LG G3. I verified that it is in developer mode. When I connect it to my computer I see the phone in ...
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Send large files to server through low bandwidth connection

I'm trying to send large files (> 200Mo) to a remote server with a limited bandwidth using rsync. For now, it doesn't even start sending, only dry-runs succeed. My tests are working on other servers ...
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InfiniBand RDMA: Do you need the RDMA Connection Manager?

When doing RDMA transfers over InfiniBand, is the RDMA Connection Manager required? (Also, are all calls with the prefix rdma_ related to the RDMA Connection Manager?) Also, there are no appropriate ...
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Weird Wifi Issue on Mac - some websites don't work if typed into address bar, but can be accessed otherwise

I have a really peculiar issue that I've been having at my parents' home wi-fi. At my house, all websites work without issue. However, on only my computer, if I type in google.com, I get "No data ...
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Problems connecting to Skype 2.8 with Mac OS X Snow Leopard

I have just downloaded Skype and I cannot get it work on my mac. I am running the newest version 2.8. Whenever I try to connect I get the error "Cannot connect to Skype. Please check your network ...
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Assistance needed configuring two routers

I need help configuring 2 routers for my home internet please. My principal router is also a modem ( Vodafone.de - Kabeldeutschland modem/router )and my second router is from Linksys. Both have ...
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Canon printer constantly forgets wireless network

My Canon PIXMA MX522 wireless printer constantly needs to be reconnected to my wireless network. Pretty much every single day I have to climb under my desk, hold down the router connection button, and ...
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Laptop suddenly cannot access Outlook from one WiFi location

I am using a Lenovo laptop which has been set up with Outlook 2010 for nearly a year without any problems. I use it to work from both my home and my office, and both are set up with Wi-Fi. When I ...
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MySQL Connection staleness

I have a Java client talking to MySQL server, When we do master/slave flipping, connections are no longer valid and JDBC stays waiting for socketRead() forever, is there a way to make server configure ...
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Driver issue? This device is currently in use

When trying to safely remove a connected USB device, I get the error "The device is currently in use. Close any programs or windows that might be using the device, and then try again." exactly 1 time. ...
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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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OS X shell script to connect to a known wifi AP without explicitly using a password

I'm trying to write a shell script that begins by connecting to a specific SSID (one that I've connected to before, a preferred network). The only way I can seem to do this via command-line is: ...
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How to get a persistent reverse SSH tunnel using autossh?

(just asked this on SO but was adviced to take it here) I managed to create a reverse SSH tunnel between a Raspberry Pi 2 and a server of mine (server which has a static IP) and it works fine. The ...
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Connect to Oracle Linux Virtualbox Database from Debian Linux Virtualbox

I have an Oracle Linux 6.4 with Oracle 12c running on a Virtual box with NAT and bridged network running on an OSX host. A second guest is a Debian Linux with NAT and bridged network. I'm trying to ...
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“Connection was reset” after submitting some login forms in all browsers

Recently I have a problem in all browsers (Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer) when I try to login in some websites, it seems posting comments in some other websites including this website also has ...
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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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How to share Internet of my iPhone to Lenovo IdeaPad tab using Hotspot?

I have iPhone 5S and I need to share my Internet with my Lenovo IdeaPad tablet. I tried Hotspot switched ON, then using Bluetooth, I paired with Lenovo IdeaPad tablet, but still the network didn't ...