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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Excel Data From Web - Refresh All fails/never finishes

I have a sheet that makes 4 web query connections to HTML tables. The pages that are imported are purpose-built pages that only have one HTML table with 5 columns. The web pages load in 1-2 seconds. ...
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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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Usb Flash Kingston 64gb DTSE9 connects and disconnects all the time

i recently bought the above flash drive.At first it worked just fine After some tampering though with the MBR using rufus to install bootable software such as win7 installations/Different Live usb ...
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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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Can the Telnet/Netcat client communicate over SSL?

I would like to test client connections with IMAP over SSL, HTTPS, and other secure text-based Internet protocols over SSL/TLS, the same way I would using Telnet or Netcat if they were not tunneled ...
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Network connection and proxy settings tracker application for Win7/8 notebook traveller user?

Searching for some universal connection, proxy, VPN and security settings manager (let call it connection manager) allowing to setup usual network, proxy, vpn and security parameters based on ...
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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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wget not working on one machine: 404 Not Found

I am trying to use wget to debug and issue I am having. I have a remote machine from one server trying to reach query.json and it works fine, connects and downloads fine. I have another remote machine ...
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Can I get some advice on my speed using wifi? [closed]

I have AT&T DSL and, as expected, the speed isn't the best. They made me pay a high price for a cheap router and modem (2in1). I've had the router for a few years. Lately, the speed has been ...
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connection speed gets slow when using ip address but fast when using domain name

I have a web server and recently i changed the ISP for my home. after then, when i tried to connect my web site(admin pages) by ip address of the server, it takes considerably long time to load the ...
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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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Applications like Skype, Steam, Spotify, etc are able to access the internet but web browsers are not

this might get a little long as I have tried to gather as much information that I possibly can. I have trawled through the internet and many forums to find out which information might be useful. ...
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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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No internet access exclamation mark appears across LAN

I have some problems with my domain network. we have about 100 - 125 PC's in our office and they are connected to domain.we use windows server 2012 as a domain controller.most of the computers connect ...
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5.1 Speakers to Motherboard

I bought a motherboard that has 5.1 surround sound output (Optical, spdif, 3.5mm: C/S, L/R, SL/SR) I have an old surround sound DVD player with NO digital inputs :( [panasonic 950t] I'm thinking of ...
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How to get my graphics card to support a HDMI to VGA passive converter [duplicate]

hdmi male plugs into computer, analog cable from converter plugs into monitor. I have two GTX 860 M's
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Log website internet connection speedometer in a output file [closed]

Any sugestions how can I log automatically and periodically the results of these two internet connection speed benchmark websites? (1)simet.nic.br and (2)brasilbandalarga.com.br/index.php/speedtest ...
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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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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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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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Dropbox Client Will Not Connect in Windows 7

I am trying to install the Dropbox client (3.0.4) on a new Windows 7 Professional installation, and it will not connect to the server. I get an endless "Connecting…" message, with a "Dropbox is ...
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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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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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can't ping, can't browse, just one site, not dns

Ok this is a new one for me cuz i can NOT browse and also NOT ping and it's just one site but the site is up and it happens from 3 different computers (all windows 7) behind my router-cable_modem. ...
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Irregular internet connection in Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 desktop edition in my new computer . I have a problem with the internet connection (Ehternet). Actually, my internet works for 20 sec and it stops for 40 to 60 sec. This ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...