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 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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Putty error “Network error:Software caused connection abort”

I am trying to connect to host server using putty (for SSH). In putty I enter my server's IP and port as 22 and when click 'open' get this error of connection abort and putty becomes inactive. I tried ...
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Cannot connect to the server through host machine that I created in guest machine in Linux Mint

Using virtualbox I am running a server on Linux-Mint(guest) and client machine is windows-8 (host). When I try to connect to the server (which looks like http://169.254.158.126:8080) from windows-8, ...
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How to Prevent S3/Suspend on F20 when an SSH Connection is Active?

I'd like to prevent an F20 box from entering sleep mode when an active SSH connection is established. Back in the days of pm-utils this task was simple enough -- all that was necessary was to place ...
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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 ...
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Cannot access any web page but the internet connection is fine

I found this before posting my question, but it was pretty unconstructive, so I chose to post a new question anyway....with more details to the problem. PROBLEM As the title says, I cannot access ...
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No connection via Airport Express in bridge mode

I have trouble connecting to my wired network via an Airport Express. I would like to have the Airport Express just operate as a bridge -- i.e. as an access point. I have set up the Airport Express to ...
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Mountain Lion Won't connect to my Windows 7 PC without password

For the last couple years I have had my Mac set up to connect to my Windows 7 account via my home network. I access my PC drives from my mac and vice versa. Up until August I used Snow Leopard. I ...
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My computer loses network connectivity every 30 minutes

My LAN connected PC loses network connectivity every 30 minutes. It has a static IP address and I've checked to make sure there aren't any IP conflicts on my network. If I'm streaming from that PC to ...
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ubuntu (linuxmint) not reconnecting to wireless after router reboot

I've been bugged by this issue ever since I installed Linux(mint) on my eeepc. Scenario: List item Wireless modem router is connected to internet and sharing internet properly. EEE PC starts up and ...
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Too many connections from other IP addresses and my own IP address

I get thousands of connections from same IPs. It takes down my web server (Apache). How could I restrict 1 ip to open only 10 connections max using ip table rules? My 2nd issue is there are so many ...
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how to shares files with windows 8.1 computer?

I have all my files on my brother's PC and now I want to copy them to mine. Installing a programme didn't help me because it's about 200 GB and takes a long time and sometimes my connection failed. ...
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How to install external antennas for mini PCI WiFi card in Dell Latitude C600

Which antennas and where to connect? http://i394.photobucket.com/albums/pp29/jairogcontreras/Public/dell-latitude-c600-wifi-mini-pci-card_zps2i68fgnf.jpg
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Chrome max connections only allows 1 file to load at a time, how to increase?

on some sites in chrome, for example loading direct video files from a server only allows 1 current stream to play in browser until the next will load. If i have a server with 2 direct video files, ...
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My localhost web not connected to “anywhere”

I have a localhost web which contains ajax that communicate to some server (call it www.google.com), but it fail. I try to my friend's chrome, it was able. my friend said I should check "bypass proxy ...
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Router during high traffic usage loses internet connectivity

I have a ASUS N56U connected to my modem. My direct connection to the modem works fine but my wifi seems to suffer from disconnections when I'm on skype or playing League of Legends. The disconnection ...
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Laptop having connectivity problems everywhere

My laptop (HP Envy dv6, running 64-bit Windows 8) loses connection entirely every half hour or so. Connection will be extremely weak for much of that time, then regain strength before suddenly ...
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pc monitor not recognized anymore with hdmi connection

Problem: my monitor (asus vk228 series) suddenly stopped being recognized by my laptop (msi gt60) when im using a hdm connection. vga connection works. furthermore every piece of hardware seems to be ...
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Why/how does switching devices “invalidate” the Bluetooth connection?

Sorry if the title is confusing, couldn't really come up with a more descriptive one. So I have a soundbar (Samsung HW-F450) with Bluetooth. I can and I do connect to it from my laptop to listen to ...
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Windows 7 VERY slow internet connection outside of safe mode?

I have a very annoying problem with Windows 7 and its network connection. In safe mode, i get a speed test of around 12 mbps. However, in normal mode, I get a speed of 0.06 mbps. Naturally this is ...
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“New connection” on Windows

I have Windows 7 installed in my laptop. When I pluged eithernet to my router at home, Windows name the adapter as "Local Area Connection", when I connect my laptop at office, it name the adapter as ...
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Disconnects during downloads/buffering

I recently got different connection to the Internet. It is via 4G, provided by Optimus. Now when I am downloading something, approximately after downloading 100MB, the speed goes all the way down to ...
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Chromecast factory reset improper functioning

My Chromecast device does not get into an AP mode, but keeps searching and trying to connect to a network. Even after factory reset, the problem does not go away. The setup page always shows ...
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Win 7 Connection keep change and Reset user costumization always fail

I am running Windows 7, I don't have any visual studio in my laptop. Every day after starting up my connection change to using proxy. some times change into automaticly will only last for several ...
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What does it mean, if no response for ping (not even timeout)?

I'm trying to ping a VM from KVM Host over the bridge (maybe this informations is redundant). And there is no response to the ping, not even "host unreachable" or "timeout" What does it mean? Update: ...
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Internet is extremely slow after using VPN (and exiting/restarting)

I'm a student at Penn State, and for my engineering class I use a program called SolidWorks. Penn state provides me with a fully licensed edition of this program, but for it to acquire a license I ...
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Windows 7 Faking Internet Connection

I am having a problem from this blog post: http://blog.superuser.com/2011/05/16/windows-7-network-awareness/ I have a dns server set up that I make my windows machine point to as per this : ...
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Modem and PC refuse to work together

A friend of mine asked me to help him with his network, strangely his ADSL modem always disconnects whenever he plugs in his computer. But as long his computer is offline the modem works just fine for ...
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WAN Remote Desktop VPN connection blocking local connection

When ever i use my WAN to connect Remote Desktop to work, it blocks my internet access thru the local connection. Not disabling it. The web browser says there is no connection error. Is there a way ...
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Are the statistics of the previous session sent to the tracker when user reconnects after connection loss?

uTorrent is continuously running in the background in my laptop. I am seeding more than ten torrents in it. I usually use my laptop for short intervals (10 minutes to 45 minutes); I'm keeping it in ...
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Ethernet jack pins are getting flat, how do I fix it?

The pins on the Ethernet jack on my laptop are getting flat, and I'm worried about them eventually not connecting at all. Is there some way I can pull them back out without risking damage, ...
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Windows Script for connecting to remote SFTP server with public key authentication

I am trying to connect to a SFTP server for a client of ours and send files in an automated process using MS Windows. The details I have received from the client do not include the password. I instead ...
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AM2NF6G-VSTA Motherboard NIC connection

I own a ASROCK AM2NF6G-VSTA motherboard. My integrated network card gives me the error 651 whenever I try to connect using a PPPoE connection. It always stays at 0 for received bytes but the sent ...
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Web connection speed issue

I encounter a strange issue with my web (wireless) connection on my laptop (Ubuntu 11.10) I'm able to have 540kbps (down) on all computers in my house (including laptop at the same distance from the ...
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Internet Seems To Disconnect When I Use More Resources

So the past couple of weeks, my internet disconnects and connects continuously. If I am running just a couple programs like for example skype it's fine, however if I run skype, firefox, and an online ...
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Macbook Pro is reachable via ethernet, unreachable via wifi

edit: problem (kind of) solved. It's a problem with the wireless network. no need to answer this. Up until recently I had no issues at all. I'm not sure what changed to cause this. Here's the ...
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enable wireless connection in cmd line

I have a lenovo, and from time to time, the wireless connection gets turned off for no apparent reason (or maybe windows wants to save some battery for me). In order to turn it back on, I need to ...
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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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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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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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What can I do to receive LG SimpLink signals on my PC?

Is it possible to receive LG SimpLink signals on PC? I have an LG TV connected to PC with HDMI, and I want to manage JetAudio with the remote controller of the TV. I think the TV behaves like a ...
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Is there a survey of real-time internet bottlenecks?

What can a DSL customer expect the ISP to do to ensure good internet connectivity aside from providing the contracted level of "last mile" bit rate? I almost always get the 1Mb/s data rate I am ...
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Incredibly Slow Internet. What am I missing?

I am consistently getting speeds of 2mb or less on one of my machines. I can't figure out why. I have already tried: Other Devices - All seem to work fine, speeds ranging from 7.6mb to 8.3mb ...
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How to diagnose the cause of losing connections in WLAN?

Recently I brought my laptop from my work to my appartment. At work the laptop works perfectly in WLAN, but at home I have the following problems with WLAN: When streaming movie from YouTube, the ...
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I need to Update my Kindle for PC Library but I have to do it without an internet connection

I have two computers, both with the Kindle for PC app, and one Android tablet with the Kindle for Android app. One computer has no internet connection. I need to update my library on the computer with ...
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My PC is creating multiple sessions on websites I log into?

The administrator of one of the online games i regularly play recently brought to my attention that whenever i log on, multiple sessions of my account are created. Until yesterday this was not a ...
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Connecting notebook to WLAN fails without being plugged in

My parents just installed a new modem/router after having switched ISP's. It installed fine, and (almost) everything works. My dad's desktop is connected with a wire and he has complete access to ...
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Connections problems while some activities - xChat, GAE - on Ubuntu

I have very annoying problem with a connection. When I browse Internet using for example - firefox - there are no problems, but if I try to connect to any server - it just can't be done - I have ...