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Wireless not working

My internet worked perfectly fine until my rabbit jumped on my laptop, and I assume switched something and now my internet won't connect. I have has this happen before are just resolved it by hitting ...
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Windows 7 Is There A Way To Limit A Specific Browser To Localhost Only With No Internet Access?

I want to lock down a browser I use for development specifically for localhost use only and not allow it access to the internet at all. Is there any way to do this?
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Loses internet connection when idle

Using windows 8, when computer is idle for awhile the browser(s) stop working. I still show a connection and can ping but chrome, firefox and IE all show cannot load. Only fix I have found thus far ...
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Internet works on Firefox, but not Internet Explorer or Google Chrome?

I have the exact opposite problem as this question, so the answer isn't applicable. For some reason, I can connect to the internet via Firefox on one of my computers, but I cannot connect to the ...
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Unable to browse internet, unless in safe mode with networking

I have tried using Firefox, Chrome, and IE. No programs can connect to the internet. There is one oddity, though: pinging and tracert(ing) 8.8.8.8 (and perhaps any other site) works perfectly fine, ...
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Internet slow down after 2-5 minutes Win7 x64 Realtek PCIe FE 8167

I am at my wits end here. I have been fighting this issue for about a few months now with no end in sight. I purchased a new HP Pavilion 17-e180nr with a Realtek PCIe FE 8167 NIC that came with ...
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Unblocking Internet: Proxies don't work (generally speaking [on hold]

I need to unblock the internet at a VERY strict college!! The server there blocks YouTube and other video sights. It blocks many ports, so no online gaming. Many other programs that aren't web ...
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How can I make whois talking about the domain I asked only?

For example, whois =APAEB.COM says Whois Server Version 2.0 Domain names in the .com and .net domains can now be registered with many different competing registrars. Go to http://www.internic.net ...
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DELL laptop with Windows 8.1 and Wireless Internal

I have a strong signal for wireless and my configuration allows access to the Internet without a problem. However, my guest account cannot access the Internet. There is a PAGE FAILED TO LOAD error. ...
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“Unidentified network” only on wifi and if connected to my provider

I can't connect to internet using the router that my internet provider (Vodafone, Italy) gave to me (Vodafone station). This happens only using the wifi connection, and only using the router and ...
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How to whitelist which programs can access the internet

I'm sure its been posted somewhere, but I cant find it anywhere. I am running a Windows 7, and preferably would like to use Windows Firewall, but any other firewalls that will do the job will be ...
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Can only access one of the router's web portal and the Internet

On both wired and wireless connections, I can only access one of 192.168.1.1 (the router web portal) and the general Internet. Which "mode" my devices are in is seemingly random. This has persisted ...
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Extremely slow download speed, could my modem be causing it?

First off all I want to thank everyone who is reading this. This will be a long problem so I really hope someone has an answer, as my ISP doesn't. For over a month we have been experiencing ...
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I need 2 TB Data per month for 500 users with 1Mbps speed. How much it will cost in India? [closed]

Internet Data 2 TB, Users 500-700, BW 1Mbps. Also what would be the requirement for server room?
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Prevent internet throttling when downloading

I have 3 computers and 1 MB internet speed and my problem that when I download anything from one of the computers the other two can not use the internet for browsing or anythings.Even in the same ...
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How does domain name registration work? [closed]

When you pay a company money to register a domain name, what do they do? Is it possible to register a domain name without using one of these services?
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Areas of Law for Computer Enthusiasts [on hold]

Sorry guys if this is in the wrong place. You guys can just tell me where the right place would be and I will post my question there. I am a current 1L in law school and we just had an early internet ...
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Wireless Access Point powered by PC

I'm trying to use an old linksys router I found as an Acess Point. I'm one room away from the actual router so I wondered if my PC (running on win7) could "supply" the access point with Internet. I ...
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How to copy files in Internet Explorer cache preserving original full path?

how is it possible to copy files downloaded and located in "Internet Explorer cache", preserving each one's original full path? I appreciate any helps and clues. Mehrdad
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What does 'server down' mean?

Many times i/we heard from our ISP that their servers are down so i cannot use internet for some moments. According to me this is a server. So my question here is: Do they use computer servers to ...
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Connecting a router to another router acting as a receiver [on hold]

I have a router already being used but i have dead spots in my home network so i want to add another router which will act as a receiver and a booster allowing me to eliminate all the dead spots. Thx ...
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Incremental loading does not work [closed]

I'm having troubles with incremental loading of websites. It does not work. I already tested with different browsers (IE, Firefox, chrome) and all three browsers didn't do it. I think it is a ...
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How can I get Internet for my android virtual machine running in ubuntu behind proxy server

I am currently using Ubuntu 12.04 as my host .I have to set proxy address in my office network to access internet and I would like to set proxy address and port in my virtual box to run android.I have ...
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Benefits of tunneling on an unrestricted network for SFTP purposes

If SFTP is already secured with SSH-2 without tunneling enabled, then what additional security benefit does tunneling give for SFTP purposes? Tunneling seems to be useful only as a proxy for SFTP ...
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What are the primary determining factors for the latency of an Internet hop?

Consider the following output from traceroute, from me in Sweden to a server in the US: 1 192.168.1.1 (192.168.1.1) 0.127 ms 0.148 ms 0.167 ms 2 ...
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Connecting tata photon in X window manager using command line in ubuntu

Due to some reason I had to shift from Gnome to the basic X window manager. So here on the desktop nothing appears (no launcher, no menu bar but only shows the icons of desktop folder) but we can open ...
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Why “gmail.com” and “www.gmail.com” IPs navigate me to “google.com” homepage?

As you see below I get a ping of www.gmail.com and gmail.com : C:\>ping www.gmail.com Pinging googlemail.l.google.com [74.125.232.149] with 32 bytes of data: Reply from 74.125.232.149: bytes=32 ...
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Intermittent connectivity issues with some sites

I have a weird Internet connectivity issue that started a few weeks ago; basically, some sites frequently become inaccessible (I get a timeout when trying to open them in a browser) while others ...
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Strange Issue with computer shutdown and cable outage

This problem first showed signs a few days ago. I was working on my iMac, and suddenly it shut off immediately without showing any warning signs. So, I powered it back on and my ethernet connection ...
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pdf byte serving slow in Internet explorer

When I try to access a large pdf file with Chrome with byte serving it steadily increases the size of the packets which are downloaded. Internet Explorer however stays with the 16KB packets. This ...
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Streaming through WLAN doesn't exceed 1.2MB/s

Transfering files is slow even after I disabled RDC compression and Windows 7 autotuning. Link speed is 54Mb/s.
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Internet proxy not working until IE is refreshed

My work PC was recently upgraded to Windows 7, and now I'm noticing strange behaviour: Chrome would frequently, usually within the hour or so, fail to access the web. I get the error "The webpage is ...
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How is the internet connected? [closed]

A bunch of related questions on how the Internet is tied together ... So a web request goes from my browser to computer, then to my modem which is connected to my ISP through copper cables... What ...
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How to provide Internet Access to Private Subnet

I really need some help/advise on a networking issue I have. I am fairly new to this sort of configuration so any help would be very much appreciated. My Setup: I am using VMWare Workstation 9 to ...
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Windows randomly downloads 1.5 Gb - how can I pinpoint the process responsible?

I often use a tool called 'BitMeter' to keep track of my computer's data usage (Windows 8). Very recently, I have checked the tool to find that my computer downloaded approximately 1.5 Gb of data. ...
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Is it possible to share Wifi through internet sharing from a Wifi connected Macbook pro?

My Macbook's connected to Wifi but somehow my iPhone is not. I want it to be connected through the network sharing of Macbook. I've shared network from Ethernet to Wifi via internet sharing in Mac. ...
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Stick to 1-6-11 channels or use others?

My apartment uses one router and multiples access points with channels 2, 4, 7 and 9. I have a feeling this is the reason there's so much interference that the internet is really bad. Two neighbours ...
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Acer aspire E 15 problems accessing websites apart from google

I have a new Acer aspire E 15 running windows 8.1. I've set it up to use windows explorer. It has suddenly stopped accessing websites apart from google. Have tried troubleshooting but no help. Any ...
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Role of OSI layers when we open a url in browser?

I have searched on this topic a lot but I am not able to understand how and where OSI layers (Application, Presentation, Session, Transport, Network, Datalink, Physical) come into picture in the whole ...
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Why can`t we treat SSL Certs like Pgp keys instead of trusting CAs?

I am dumb and stupid and I do not know all the technical aspects of SSL and server/client side implications and implementations. However I understand them good enough from user point of view to use ...
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How to go about pre-caching normally daily visited web pages onto my home network storage?

I recently "cut the cable" and downgraded from cable internet (40 Mb/s) to DSL (5 Mb/s). It's awful but I'm stuck with it for a year. What I would like to do is pre-cache everything on pages I visit ...
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How to monitor Internet bandwidth usage [duplicate]

I have a satellite internet connection that my wife and I use to surf the internet, check and send email and other various task that should not cause an issue. The past 6 months or so we have been ...
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Can the router owner access a user's internet history?

I share the internet bill with my downstairs neighbor, but the router is in his house and legally belongs to him. Can he access my internet history? If so, how can I block him or protect me from him ...
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Suddenly blocked from a site

Suddenly from a time to now I haven't been able to go to a site I used to go frequently for maintenance (Wordpress). I tried different browsers, restarting my laptop, clearing cache, history, cookies. ...
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How configure 2 Lan cards in Windows 7/8 pc one to connect to Internet and other to Local Network

    I am about to install a dedicated VOIP server in our office. It is a 3CX pbx system on Windows 7/8 machine. The environment currently is a Windows SBS 2011 with 8 client machines. I want ...
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Two LAN networks single internet connection

I am in a situation where I need to use a single incoming Internet connection in the house for 2 different LAN networks: a wired network for the residents of the house and one for the small business ...
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Ethernet is fast but wi-fi is slow?

I have noticed that when using wi-fi my internet slows down a good amount. When I plug an ethernet cable into my router, my download speed is about 25 mbps and upload is 26 mbps. However, when I ...
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Not able to open any site other than Stackexchange, Google and some others

I was using a DSL modem to connect to internet earlier, but recently I have bought a TP link wireless router which I am using now. For 2 days the router worked fine but today I am having some problems ...
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How can I connect my laptop the the LAN connection of the desktop computer

My computer technician has formatted my computer last week and created a LAN connection. I have got a wireless router [Kraun] ....now, I have always been able to connect to this connection with my ...
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Slow connection when more than one device is connected

I am having a weird problem ! When only one device is connected to my WiFi network the speed is very good, but when I connect another device to WiFi, speed will go below 2mb/s and 900ms ping time !! ...