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ISP offers PRI over Fiber? That doesn't make sense to me

AT&T offers an internet connection via 50mbit fiber, with PRI for phone service over that connection as well if you wish. I always thought PRI was physical, good ol' copper connections. So how ...
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Some of the websites are displaying in text only

I'm experiencing this problem in my computer for three days. Most of the sites are displaying in the text only in any of the browsers I use: IE, Firefox, Chrome. The sites I frequently use are: Imdb, ...
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Keystroke streaming

Is there a free way to stream the keystrokes of Person A to a program on person B's computer, where they get filtered, and stream person B's video back to person A? This would be used for gaming ...
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Cant ping to computer but reverse ping can

So Computer 1 can ping to computer 2 but reverse it can't Setup : router A (192.168.0.xxx) 255.255.255.0 > Router B (192.168.1.xxx) 255.255.255.0 So computer1 on Router B can ping to computer2 on ...
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Internet problems. Figuring out if it's wifi or isp issue

I recently moved house and ever since I did I've been having internet problems. I'm using wifi to connect to the network and I've been experiencing the following issues: High jitter High ms ...
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Bridge wireless networks

Ive got a BTHomehub3 down two floors, and I'd like to broadcast with a Netgear jwnr2010v5 upstairs by running a lan cable upstairs for the specific reason of gain access to a file hosted on a desktop ...
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Extremely slow download speed but reletively good downstream

I am having severe internet issues with no particular cause (that I can find). My average download speed was around 8Mbps on ADSL2+ during peak hours (I live in Australia without NBN) and I was ...
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Looking for free hosting to store a .doc file with 10 to 50 dowloads a day [closed]

I used Google Docs, but it started to keep saying "Too many users have viewed or downloaded this file recently. Please try accessing the file again later", thank you Google, I always believed in you! ...
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Full internet connectivity but ping fails

Using Windows 8.1 Professional with a USB wireless adapter(TP-LINK Archer T4U), I have full internet connectivity yet all ping calls fail with "Request timed out". Onboard Wifi is disabled at the ...
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Using D-Link 2750U WIFI Router for WIFI

I am having trouble configuring the D-Link 2750U WIFI Router. I have a broadband connection with a static IP ( 192.168.1.xxx) through Ethernet cable. Now, I would like use this broadband connection to ...
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Access to all links on a domain(no hyperlink available)

I need to have access to all links like: http://www.thewebsitename.com/random_alphanumeric_code1.asp http://www.thewebsitename.com/random_alphanumeric_code2.asp etc.for a given website: ...
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Youtube videos take 2-3 minutes to load without proxy

For some reason, Youtube videos are taking upwards of a couple of minutes to load, but then they buffer and play just fine. When I use a proxy, they load normally. What could be happening here? How ...
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How does google have access to sites that need registration

When I search Google I find results from pages that need registration and I'm forced to register just to see that page. How does Google have access without registration and we don't?
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Limted access over WiFi network

In my Wifi network some of the laptops are showing the limited access thats why these laptops are not able to access the internet. If I reset the wireless adapter on device manager at the time its ...
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All requests seem to be going “through” something

Sorry for the title, its hard to put the problem into proper words. Basically, in Firefox or Chrome, I try to navigate to stackoverflow.com. The request fails and the URL I see in the navigation bar ...
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Home Network - Allocating speed and avoiding slow transfer rate

I have an issue with my internet connection, all in all it is very fast and good but whenever I download videos (i.e. pocasts etc) the entire network grinds down to a halt. I have a 12 Mbps connection ...
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How to test the physical integrity of the internet cable and local ISP devices

I've been wondering, how can I find out what's the problem with my internet without leaving my home. I live in a residential building and use cable internet with cable modem, and above the door of ...
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I have to refresh a page several times in order to view it

Whenever I browse the internet, pages often won't load. I often have to refresh pages several time in order for them to load. I have tried using different browsers, but that doesn't help. I think it ...
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Connecting to a second router kills all connectivity

I am setting up a small network with a network printer. This is on a residential connection. The router connected to the modem is on IP 10.0.0.1, provided by comcast. I am connecting to this ...
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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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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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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 [closed]

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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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. ...