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VISP and Peer connections

I just want some help regarding questions that came to my mind while googling for how to become an ISP. Most of the literature talks about buying a wholesale solution, VISP, and make a peer ...
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Connect to the internet via routing through another PC?

Build Windows 2008 R2 Server. Two (2) Ethernet ports: One Ethernet port, statically assigned to 192.168.2.4, is connected to an internal subnet (192.168.2.x), which I'm using for a local test ...
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Is DSL upload speed shared among subscribers locally?

I have a feeling that my DSL provider is lying to me, but I cannot find a technical rebuttal online. Can someone tell me if the following makes sense: I have ADSL which is supposedly "up to" 16,000 ...
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Desktop keeps dropping off internet, modem working, wireless devices working

Super strange for the last 3 weeks, I go to use my desktop and I can't get on the internet. I get message in my browser that it can't get the page. Yet I look at my modem lights and the internet light ...
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Can I use an integrated modem with wireless router just as a modem with a cable service?

I live in Seattle, and my mom lives in San Francisco. She recently called me stressed out about how "the box with lights" doesn't work anymore. After calming her down, I found that she recently ...
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How to share a Desktop's wired Internet connection with an Android phone?

I have a Linux Desktop (Fedora 18 or Ubuntu 14) on a wired LAN connected to the Internet. This Desktop has just 1 NIC which is connected to the LAN; it has no wifi card in it. What hardware and ...
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Setting up a vpn server(?) without AD [duplicate]

So, I have a program running in an office (3rd party) that is set to run off a local IP address (192.168.1.252 - this is hard-coded into the jnlp, and is not controlled by me or my employer). I also ...
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What is a 1GBps port speed?

I have a question about a way I can measure download speed of my server in my case. Basically I have a dedicated server at Namecheap and I purchased the 1GBps port speed. (Not to advertize). But when ...
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Difference between Internet Explorer Proxy and WinHttp Proxy

I was having some issues recently as i was unable to check for Updates in Windows as it could not connect to update server as well as my OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive) was drilled down and was not ...
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How to share wireless internet from laptop to desktop which doesn't have wifi adapter?

I have laptop which is connected to internet using WIFI. I need to connect desktop to internet. Desktop doesn't have wifi card. Can I set up my laptop to act like a switch/router and connect ...
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Internet Traffic counter and current speed for my laptop with Windows 7

I'm looking for a free software that shows me total traffic during the last connection to the Internet and the current speed. I don't care about what program connects to the Internet. I want to know ...
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How can I block wired connections to my internet router? (Belkin 450DB)

I have a belkin 450db router which unfortunately I had to put in my living room. and My roommates have 20 foot long Lan cables and they use my internet. and I'm the only one paying for it. I have ...
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Can access router settings via Wifi but not on a wired connection

On my Netgear WNR2000v3 running DD-WRT I can access the setting panel via Wifi but not on a wired connection why is this? I need it to connect to ethernet to flash the default firmware back via TFTP.
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Internet browsing, downloading works.. However can't connect to any online game servers?

My internet browsing works and I could also download things just fine. However, when I launch any multiplayer game, the servers don't show up and I can't connect at all. Why is that? I did a scan, ...
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Network connection takes 5 minutes to start

When I start my PC the network icon on the task bar shows a red cross button for 5 mins before connecting to the internet. I have updated the driver software and set 'Wired AutoConfig' to automatic. ...
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WiFi puzzler - Why would WiFi be faster with Charter than with AT&T UVerse

I consider myself fairly knowledgeable about networking having spent over 20 years in IT, but something isn't making sense and I wonder if any of you can explain it to me. I have AT&T U-Verse and ...
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KB/s: distinguish KByte/s and KBit/s [duplicate]

When I see a transferspeed given as KB/s i always wonder which of the following the "author" means: Kibibyte/s (=1024*8=8192 bit/s) Kibibit/s (=1024 bit/s) (does this even exist?) Kilobyte/s ...
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Compress whole internet session on all apps [duplicate]

As my main internet connection, I am currently using the USB tethering feature of my Android phone. My question is this: Can I compress my whole internet session in all apps (not only in Opera using ...
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Connecting an aakash tablet to the internet

I have an aakash tablet (android os) and a compaq presario notebook (windows os). I need to connect my tab to the internet. So I tried to make it possible through wifi. For that I created an ad hoc ...
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How do I block all internet access on the remote machine except for Teamviewer?

I would like to block all internet access on the remote machine but I still want to connect to it via Teamviewer. Is there a way to do this? I've read: How can I block all incoming and outgoing ...
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Router setup without internet connection [closed]

I have a neighbor who has recently purchased a consumer-grade drone and who is flying it around annoying the neighbors. Apparently the remote for the drone operates in the 2.4 ghz band and so I'd ...
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Portable software to temporarily block internet access except from a whitelist [closed]

hopefully someone knows the answer. Short question: Need a portable software to run prevent all applications from connecting to the internet except for applications of my choosing. Know of any? ...
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All online videos (Except Youtube) keeps freezing randomly

All or most of the videos online keeps freezing randomly, sometimes screen gets green, sometimes not, sound stucks aswell. (Youtube videos still work perfectly) What could be the problem? Windows 8, ...
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ISP speed limit not functioning correct … how to replicate on purpose?

I recently moved to Jordan and the internet is not the greatest but i got my self an internet plan with 50gigs of bandwidth with a 10migs download speed. once i spend all my bandwith i still have ...
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There is no sharing tab in connection properties

I'm trying to make Android 4.4.2 device Micromax Unite 2 - A106 to share PC's internet connection. I've a PC at home which has highspeed broadband internet connection. I don't have wireless router ...
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Internet connection error

Is it possible to set your computer internet connection into one source only? I used to connect my laptop using my cellphone hotspot. One of my laptop frequently used did not access any site address ...
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Win7 - Can ping Google but not able to browse via browser

I cannot browse any webpage on IE or Chrome. I had scanned the computer and had a few malware on it. Before removing it, the browsers worked fine. I have no proxy settings, DNS is automatic, and the ...
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Why my internet speed is very inconsistent/slow with switch

I recently bought a switch http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833156250 so I could get more ethernet ports in my room. All I had to do was plug in an ethernet cable from my router ...
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Does speed enhancement software actually work? [duplicate]

Here on the Internet, we see many ads promoting software products which can enhance your Internet speed. I wonder, how could this be? Imagine that you are using a 1 Mbps Internet connection, and the ...
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What external reliable IP to ping to detect internet is available? [closed]

Is there any common always up server, which I can setup to ping in automatic mode to detect internet is available? Like google or something? May be 8.8.8.8? What are people using? UPDATE My ...
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Reflash DLink AC1750 Optimum Router

I recently got the new "smart router" from Optimum: DLink AC1750 It may be a good router but I cannot access any of the settings. When typing in the regular 192.168.1.1, it redirects to ...
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Computer is slower on faster network

I have a great and fast laptop, while using my University's wireless Internet connection. Once I come home and plug in the LAN connection (which has much better download / upload speeds than the ...
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Lync is frequently disconnecting on screen-sharing session

This is happening when I connect to the VPN from my home internet. I'm using Modem and Wi-Fi router. Internet and IM itself work fine. How can I troubleshoot this problem, I'm not sure if this is ...
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Some websites load only text parts [closed]

I'm having a problem loading some websites like Pintrest and Twitter when connected to through my router, either wired or wireless. Only textual parts of the sites loads. If I connect to Internet ...
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when describing an IPv6 subnet, what does the /n notation mean, where n = 64, 128, etc.?

I have seen IPv6 subnets described as /64 or /128, particularly by hosting companies. Does a /64 subnet mean there are 64 ipv6 addresses? Or 64bits worth of ipv6 addresses?
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How to prevent yourself from commenting on websites? [closed]

There is a bunch of browser add ons to either block particular websites (i.e. leechblock, chrome nanny or various OS specific solutions) or block the comment section of a website (i.e. ...
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My NetGear router suddenly started showing limited access for all wifi connected laptops

I have netgear n300 router which I had installed about 6 months back. Here is how the setup is, I have a local internet provider by the name of "Hathway" they have this modem which is in turn ...
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Why can I view my site over a 3G connection but not through my wifi?

So, I am sitting in my office with four computers on the same network and internet connection. Two of the computers can visit this particular website. Two of the computer get a message "Google ...
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Internet connection drops, need to reset network adapter each time - Win 8.1 x64

I don't know what is happening for the last month with my internet connection. I run different traffic bots (like HitLeap, TweetAttacks etc...) and it's extremely important that they are connected ...
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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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D-Link DIR-600L Wireless N150 D Link Cloud Router do not connect to internet

I have recently purchased Dlink 600L router, but my router do not connect to internet. Whenever I click on connect, the connection can not be established. Log is generated as something like WAN tried ...
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Is there any reason to purchase a cable modem with a faster speed than your internet connection?

My cable provider allows you to purchase and use your own cable modem, from a list of approved ones. Some of them, e.g. the Motorola SB6141, are rated at a speed much faster than any of the internet ...
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Remotely turn on a device that is powered off? [closed]

Verbatim from the interview between Brian Williams and Edward Snowden last night: Snowden: Any intelligence service in the world that has significant funding and a real technological research team ...
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Visiting sites previously never visited results in page not found or junk CSS

I have recently inherited a workstation which I installed a brand new SSD in and then installed Windows 8 (I previously have not bothered with it). Bypassing Internet Explorer, I immediately ...
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Connection to Google, Yahoo, Bing, Ask, etc. compromised via all devices on my home network - How?

I'm a very computer savvy guy (although not very networking savvy), and I may still be wrong about this, but I think my home network may be compromised somehow. I'd like to know if it's possible for ...
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Computer causes internet loss on other devices

I have a switch that is directly connected to my modem. attached to this switch are a computer, PS3, PS4 and a NAS. They all have been assigned static IP addresses. My problem is the following: ...
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My Internet IP address and ISP Gateway Address in two different networks

i was just looking at my router's status page under the Internet Settings section. and i noticed that the Internet IP address (public ip given to me by ISP) was 197.40.227.93 and ISP Gateway Address ...
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Internet does not work even though Gmail keeps on working

​​Sometime my internet does not work even though Gmail keeps on working. How can I recover from this position without starting my machine.
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Can only ping on LAN, not internet

I have 2 computers running Ubuntu 12.04 connected to a router on the 192.168.3 subnet. This router is connected to another router via the first router's modem port, so the 192.168.3 router has access ...
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Can the wifi connection still be poor even if I have many bars?

On my Windows computer, the wifi indicator shows 4-5 bars out of 5 most of the time - I conclude that the signal is strong. My internet is occasionally very slow - between 1/5th and 1/100th ...