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 Internet From Laptop Through Desktop?

So I have a laptop and desktop and I want to connect to internet from my laptop as my desktop has ethernet connection and I want to connect both computers and get the internet working on my laptop any ...
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Chromecast says that it can't connect to the Internet

My old router from CenturyLink died, so I got a new one. I set it up, and now my Chromecast says it is connected to the Wi-Fi but can't connect to the Internet. CenturyLink's tech support said to ...
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WNR2000 N300 Router Overloaded?

Hope someone can help point me in the right direction. Here is my issue: For a local fitness club, they offer free open access WiFi. It has a dedicated connection, with a 16/3 broadband connection. ...
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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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Suddenly cannot connect to website over Wi-Fi but can connect to it from my smartphone

I am hosting my site—strongjoshua.com—with easyDNS's web hosting service. Yesterday, I was trying to connect to the CPanel of my site, but I couldn’t remember the password. I tried a few variations ...
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Bittorrent client makes multiple connections upon its start to amazonaws

I have this weird situation that every time I open my bittorrent client application, upon its start, it starts to make a lot of multiple connections(more than thousands) to amazonaws servers and as ...
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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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Windows 7 - Unable to connect to internet or skype

I am having issues connecting to the internet. Eariler today I scanned my computer with malwarebytes antimalware and deleted what it detected. I did this because theses ads were popping up when I was ...
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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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Connecting an Ultra ATA 3.5 HDD to a laptop

What do I need to connect an Ultra Ata 3.5" HDD to my laptop? The HDD is a Seagate DB35.2 160 Gbytes to connect to a Dell Inspiron 17 5000. Mac
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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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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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Issues with internet after sleep mode

i have a weird issue that started happening a few days ago, for no reason (no new software was installed or windows update was done when it happened the first time). Just like most people, i rarely ...
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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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coming out of standby, no internet for 5 minutes

I am having this incredibly frustrating bug with my Windows 8.1 laptop when coming out of standby. I get no internet connectivity at all for at least 5 minutes. During that time, my network icon in ...
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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 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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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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NAS and LAN connections [closed]

I have a NAS DS713, which has 2 LAN ports both plugged in to a Gigabit router. However, LAN2 is only working, I do not detect any movement of data through LAN1. What should I do in order to correct ...
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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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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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USB mouse disconnects seemingly at random

I am having a persistent issue with my USB mouse disconnecting seemingly at random from my computer. After a brief delay (less than a second to a few seconds) it will reconnect with the windows ...
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Yosemite and browsers

OK... there is a particular site that I'm responsible for and that is this; www.thegoodbrothers.com. However, right now on my mac, running OS X 10.10.2 on a 2009 Intel core 2 duo 2.53 GHz, I have a ...
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2nd Wifi connected PC loses connectivity seemingly when other PC falls asleep?

I have a PC connected via ethernet to an ubee modem/router for internet access. A 2nd PC in another room is connected via a usb wifi connector. Often I am told the other PC loses connectivity and if ...
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Windows netstat reports an “amnesia:2554” connection: what the hell is “vcnet-link-v10”?

Running netstat in Windows reports this line: TCP 192.168.1.161:59065 amnesia:2554 TIME_WAIT 192.168.1.161 it's me, but we have no “amnesia” host on the network. Looking for info ...
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Windows Server 2012 Wifi disconnects on Log Off

I installed Windows Server 2012 on a pc at home to test and experiment with. I installed the wireless lan service and connected to the wifi network. It works all good and fine until I connect using ...
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Making a pgAdmin connection to PostgreSQL running on VirtualBox

I have a CentOS 6.5 development server that I installed postgresql on. It runs fine and I can connect to it from my computer using pgAdmin all works perfectly. I recently created a backup of this ...
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External HDD connecting via USB disconnects wireless LAN connection

Strange problem. I have this MEDION Akoya PC that has a dedicated bay to slide an external HDD sold separately. It's very handy indeed cause the slot is providing a fast USB 3 connection and power ...
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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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Router occasionally “loses” connection to another router

I have a problem with one router occasionally dropping all traffic and then resuming normal operation. I have two routers: R1. Inner router. ASUS RT-AC66U router, 192.168.1.1 R2. Outer router. ...
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Notebook internal WIFI slow vs external WIFI fast

My internet through my internal wifi (intel wireless-n 1030) on my laptop slowed down 2-3 weeks ago. I used to download 2 MB/s. Now it is 20KB/s and barely reaches 150KB/s. Youtube buffers sometimes ...
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Internet speed very slow only in WiFi and in just one laptop

I have Xfinity internet at home. All the devices (a couple of laptops, phones, tablets, etc) are connected via WiFi, except a PS3 which is connected via ethernet cable. A few days ago we got the ...
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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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Why VMware Virtual Ethernet Adapter for VMnet1 not shown in Network Connection?

VMware Virtual Ethernet Adapter for VMnet1, VMnet8 and Bluetooth do not show up in Network Connection's. Only the Wireless Network Adapter is shown! What could be the reason for this? Thank you for ...
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Distorted audio, lagging mouse, slow speed, no internet

So when I turn on my computer now the windows booting sound is all distorted almost like it's stretched or crackling, when I log in the mouse lags, and everything seems to load a bit longer. It can ...
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Using Chrome Remote Desktop, can I transfer the established remote connection to another computer?

I have established a Chrome Remote Desktop connection between my parents (in 70s) computer (abroad) and my computer (US) so I can help them whenever they have problem from my computer. Yesterday my ...
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How to connect to an HTTPS WebDAV Folder on Windows 7?

I'm trying to connect to an HTTPS WebDAV folder on Windows 7. I go to a "Computer" Explorer window, right click, and click "Add a Network Location." I follow the prompts and get "The folder you ...
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getting Connection closed while sftp connection

We have setup CYGWIN for sftp connection in windows 2008 r2 server and the service is running good ,but when we try to connect it throws an error even tried to do -v $ sftp -v ...
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Two internet connections on one computer

It is possibile to use one internet connection (ISDN) for browser and another one (mobile LTE from usb modem) for game? EDIT:// I am really sorry about not including specs. My system is windows 7 x64 ...
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Is there a way to Blacklist/Hide Wireless Networks in Windows 7 Available Networks List?

There are a several Wireless networks viewable from my home which I want to blacklist/hide from the the available networks listing, by SSID Name. Is this possible, and if not, why?
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Can I trigger the shutter on an sony nex-5n from my computer?

I'd like to hook up my sony nex-5n to my computer and take pictures. I can't seem to tell if this is supported or not on this model.
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Two SATA hard drives on one SATA channel [closed]

If you connect two SATA hard drives to one physical SATA port using SATA splitter cable, what BIOS will display under that SATA port? How can such splitter cables work? SATA is designed in the way ...
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Making SSH connection to Centos 6.5 VM takes ages

I installed Centos 6.5 in a Virtual Box VM. Everything works smooth, except for SSH logins. It takes ages for the command prompt to display. With some verbosity added: debug2: kex_derive_keys ...
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Internet Connection Sharing is not working

I am attempting to share my internet connection from a USB dongle through Windows 8.1's Hosted Network function. I have set up the Hosted Network, and attempted to share internet connection from the ...
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Always on Remote Desktop Connection

Is it possible to have an unattended and always on desktop connection ? The real life need is to assist parents with frequent trouble shooting from my office without having to do anything extra ...
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Windows 8.1 cannot access network computers can access internet. DNS server not responding

I'm running on a Windows 8.1 machine and I've got two other computers on the network. One is on Windows 7, the other Ubuntu 14. All 3 are connected to the Linksys E2500 router by wire. I recently ...
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Can't access web domain on Win7 PC, how to find what is causing the block?

I've got a Win7 PC and when I try to hit a particular web domain I get a generic "network could not connect" issue. I know that the link and domain work properly because I can hit it on other ...
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Why are my Windows networked machines not finding any wireless networks?

At home, we have a wireless network that has about 10 people connected to it. Every few hours or so, someone calls me over because a computer has lost their wireless connection and won't reconnect. ...
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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?
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Connecting ADSL router to ADSL2+

Can I connect plain ADSL router to ADSL2+ connection (even with lower speed)?