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Web browsers stall on initial http request to certain websites, telnet works fine

My internet connection is mostly working. A certain subset of websites, having little to nothing in common, exhibit this behavior: When I try to load http://www.example.com in any web browser, it ...
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Is there a way to stop Chrome from downloading new images, but still display cached images?

I'm currently using Chrome with images disabled to minimise my data usage (I'm accessing the internet by tethering my phone connection). However, this also removes even the images that should already ...
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Steps to find the public IP address of a computer from scratch

I am aware of services like http://whatismyipaddress.com/ that allow a user to find his public IP address. What I'd like to know is, HOW such a service gets written from scratch? I don't need the ...
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no internet access win 8.1

My PC clock was wrong, (Time Service not running), and I decided to fix it. I tried this "Once you have opened regedit, navigate to the following registry key: ...
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Wireless internet has 10 minute periods of lag

I have a windows 8.1 asus desktop computer that connects to the wireless router and gets an ip address (dhcp) and is able to surf the internet. After about 2-5 minutes of using the internet, it ...
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asus router avoid plug internet line into local port to avoid parental control [duplicate]

I am setting the parental control for my son. But he always plug the internet line into local port of router and then he can access internet without parental control. How can I disable the local port ...
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What happens if you delete cookies from mega.co.nz while downloading? [on hold]

While I was downloading a 5 GB file I deleted 10GB of cookies from my computer. The download was at 73% but has now stopped. Should I just cancel it? I think I lost the file's data.
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I am connected to a single network but two connections are shown

Okay so I was trying to assign a static IP for my pc just with normal procedure but after I did so I got this. Can anyone enlighten me what is wrong or if everything is right? But amazingly the ...
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My laptop has no internet

My school issued work laptop suddenly has no internet. The tech support guy will literally re image all problems and I have lots of useful files. I tried plugging in an ethernet cord now, the only ...
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Range of intermittent network / router problems

I've recently moved to a new house and is experiencing a range of intermittent network / router problems. I use an ASUS RT-N66U wireless router which have worked great in my previous apartment, and ...
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How do I prove that my ISP is violating basic principles of Net Neutrality? [on hold]

There are two major e-commerce websites in my country say "abc.com" & "xyz.com". I live in a locality where there are around 50+ broadband users of this ISP. So what happens is whenever I try to ...
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Slow internet only when using router

Here's a difficult and weird problem. I live in Venezuela where most of the country uses the government's ISP which is ADSL (phone line) based. When using the internet through our router (ethernet or ...
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What are the cheap and best online tools for creating surveys? [closed]

I want to create a survey to gather information on a medium-sized population (a hundred of people). I have many questions to ask them. I am looking for an online tool to achieve this task. I have ...
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How can i make an Internetturbo? [closed]

i wanted to ask if somebody of you knows a program that allows me to use my normal dsl internetacces in addition to my mobile lte. On the TV i saw a spot where such a program was used in a router but ...
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FTP and other connections have turned very slow without decrease in internet speed

I did a test on speedtest.net and I got same good 30Mbps internet speed for download, but somehow got an error on upload test. So my PC acts kinda strangely, because internet in browser doesn't seem ...
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Internet Access using TP-LINK TL-WDR4300 N750 router not working

I recently bought a new wlan router. TP-LINK TL-WDR4300 N750 http://www.amazon.de/gp/product/B00810P80S?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00 But I cannot connect to the ...
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Internet speed spiking/going extremely slow on my pc for on ethernet for no reason?

guys my connection is spiking like crazy and only on my pc, it's been happening for days now and i have no clue why, on win8 and win10 speedtests like this when usually its something like this ...
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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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How to find a library's proxy to use it at home [closed]

I am a member in a library that its users can connect (via cable or Wi-Fi) to a website and its database using their username and password. the database is free but we can access it inside the ...
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How to… Internet without ISP?

I know that servers are connected "directly to the internet", at least big servers like Google, right? So, how can I connect my computer to the internet without an ISP? Is it possible? Is it legal? ...
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Restrict Internet access on WIndows XP using script

There is an excellent post on how to do this with Windows 7 using a script but I do not see a script for Windows XP anywhere. The script on the post on this site is: netsh advfirewall set ...
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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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Netgear WNDR3700 WiFi-n not giving 40 MBps [duplicate]

I have a Netgear WNDR 3700 v3 WiFi router. The router is capable of A/b/g/n and the Internet connection is 40MBps When I connect over the ethernet cable and run speedtest, I get the full 40MBps ...
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Cannot TCP outside of local area network to Internet, but can ping machines on the Internet

TL;DR I can ping outside, can only TCP inside network. More details: I’ve been trying to fix up my dad’s custom built computer (Windows 7) I built for him. After a few months, the Internet got ...
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Connection dropping when using maximum download/upload

I'll first start with saying I am limited to a DSL connection in a rural area that is pretty laughable: I am going through an issue where when my connection is dressed, my internet will drop. My ...
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How can I check if my ISP is intercepting DNS queries sent to alternative DNS servers?

Previously I had a router setup to use ISP provided DNS servers, but as of recently I setup two local DNS servers with forwarders set yo google's public dns. Whenever I visit a website which I assume ...
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How to set priority for internet connections between ethernet and usb tethering

i have a windows 7 machine with Ethernet, Wifi and a thetered usb. I Want to use the tethered usb for accessing internet, the lan for accessing a local network and the WiFi for another local network. ...
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Redirect all Browser Traffic to a Single Web Page

Simply put, I want to make a Windows 8.1 machine redirect all traffic to a page I specify. For instance, if I use Google Chrome, and type in any URL, I want the user to end up on, for example, ...
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Iexplorer.exe as Custom User Interface - Restart if closed?

I'm currently configuring a Kiosk machine using "IExplore.exe -K" as a replacement shell, everything is working fine. Unfortunately you can still kill the IExplore.exe session by hitting Alt-F4. ...
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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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Websites won't load beside having Connection

Since today I'm not able to load webpages on my pc. This happened after I resumed the suspended Windows. I am connected to my Router via WLan (tried lan, lan via wlan client; no difference) and while ...
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how to specifically disable one software from connecting to internet?

so there is this presentation software called prezi. Its business model is this: If you have a free account, the presentation you created will be automatically upload to the cloud and be public, but ...
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Make Windows use Internet sparingly [closed]

How can I make Windows use as little Internet as possible (browser only for instance). I am relying on mobile Internet (Max 1GB traffic) and I don't want Windows to run background operations that ...
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Need static IP from home (currently using Comcast home service)

I have a remote server (non-Comcast) which I wish to give access to only from my home which uses Comcast. To do so, I need to configure my remote server to only accept access from my home IP. As ...
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If you block all incoming connections, how can you still use the internet?

If your ISP or firewall is blocking all incoming connections, how can web servers still send you data to your browser? You send the request (outgoing) and server sends data (incoming). If you block ...
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How can I correctly do port forwarding on two routers; a Wimax CPE and a D-Link DIR 803?

The first router is a Wimax CPE from BSNL. It is connected to the BSNL towers which enables me to have an Internet connection at my home. The CPE has a LAN port and no other port. But since it does ...
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Can PDFs contain resources that are loaded from the internet?

I found this information on the Tor website: You should be very careful when downloading documents via Tor (especially DOC and PDF files) as these documents can contain Internet resources that ...
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configure TMG for download managers

is there an ability to configure TMG 2010 to allow specific user behind TMG 2010 to use "Internet Download Manager” or "FlashGet” or any download managers utilities . thanks in advance.
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Windows 7 constantly loses and regains Internet connection

I have a nettop with Windows 7 Pro on board, connected directly to a simple, four port router with ADSL modem on board, provided by my ISP. After starting up or restarting nettop, it works fine. ...
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How to tell if a specific port is being throttled by my ISP?

I have a very strong suspicion that my ISP is throttling the port used by a Remote Gateway Server, but I haven't found any real way to test my theory. Does anybody know of a way to do this? That is ...
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How can I make a call with/to multiple people on the same public IP?

I need to set up a Skype call in a net cafe. The problem is that every PC in the net cafe uses the same IP address and because of this, no more than two people can join the same call on Skype. (I ...
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IS something wrong with my side or my service provider , help please

I am subscribed to a 2Mb internet package—TMnet Streamyx in a box—and I have been experiencing Slow speed; see picture below. Internet suddenly shuts off but the DSL light is stable (this happens ...
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Computer suddenly not connecting to wi-fi

I have a Compaq desktop computer that I have put a D-Link Wi-Fi PCI card into. This card was installed a while ago, and has worked without problems up until today. When I woke up this morning none ...
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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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Wireless network lost internet

I'm working on a network with 6 workstations, server, Netgear 16 port switch, Netgear Router R6250 and it has been chugging along for well over a year now. Yesterday, none of the wireless devices can ...
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High latency in network access on mobile broadband

First post. I have been using a mobile broadband (HSDPA) connection for the past 2 years. Recently, the ISP started throttling speeds, but the issue was fixed after sometime. However, now the ...
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Is packet loss in traceroute a sign of speed throttling?

This connection has severe connectivity issues like webpage timeouts and slow transfer speeds. Its a wireless HSDPA conection which I am accessing using a USB Modem (Huawei E303c). Executing mtr ...
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Netgear DGND4000 ADSL configuration and slow connection

I live in Italy and I recently bought a DGND4000 Modem/Router from Netgear. I have configured the "Internet Setup" and the "ADSL settings" pages with the data given to me by the ISP. As ISP I use ...
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Cannot connect to my externally hosted (remote) iPage webserver from home but works from work and mobile devices

I am using an Inteno DG301B-R1 router and I am trying to connect to my externally hosted (remote) webserver from home, but I am unable to access it through my browser. I have not changed any of the ...
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Is there a way to fix a good signal—but no speed—on my long distance Wi-Fi?

I am currently using an “amplified” USB Wi-Fi Adapter. The reason I quote “amplified” is because even though I am able to connect to my neighbor’s ap from 0.4 miles away, with a good signal, the ...