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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 ...
0
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1answer
29 views

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. ...
0
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1answer
18 views

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 ...
0
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2answers
40 views

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 ...
0
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0answers
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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 ...
0
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2answers
34 views

Is the Transport Layer (e.g. UDP, TCP) handled by the Operating System usually?

I'm really new to networking and am struggling to understand this. I know the Transport Layer in the Internet Protocol Suite (at least the UDP and TCP protocols) contains the source and destination ...
0
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0answers
26 views

Sharing of Adsl internet through a ethernet modem to a wireless routher

I've been struggling a few months now , our uncapped internet runs to a modem into a hub , via ethernet we share the internet with our flat 20metres away. We now use a wireless routher as a hub in the ...
0
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2answers
36 views

Connecting second router as a slave router via wifi?

I want to connect another router to work as slave router from main router. I have a spare router for that. The problem is that main router is at our neighbors apartment which is on second floor and ...
0
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0answers
33 views

How to share internet from one computer to another via router?

I want to share USB-modem internet from one laptop to another by the following way: The main problem is how to configure the first (white) laptop as a gateway on the router. When I try to set the ...
0
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3answers
41 views

Fixes for Internet connection problems

I purchased a laptop in December 2013 that came with Windows 8. I've been having multiple Internet connection issues since the day I purchased it, including: I am disconnected from Internet at about ...
0
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1answer
39 views

New wireless router connected to existing router modem

My home wifi can often get randomly slow and unstable, and I've already upgraded with the only ISP that my town has. I got a deal on a manufacturer refurbished NETGEAR R6300 hoping it'll help. My ...
1
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3answers
123 views

Why is torrent speed slow through comcast?

I recently changed my internet provider from Frontier Fios to Comcast xfinity. Through Comcast, I get somewhat low torrent speeds. Frontier Fios: 15 down / 5 up. Torrent speed 1.5 MBps. Comcast ...
0
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0answers
23 views

How to use 3G dongle and Local Intranet(Ethernet) on Same Computer?

OS: Windows 7 I am a college student and my college provides internet access. The Internet access is provided via a local intranet(LAN). I am running a DC++ hub on this Lan. But due to slow speed I ...
0
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0answers
19 views

New broadband speed adjustment period (3-5 days)

We've switched from TalkTalk broadband to BT, on a standard 8mb line. We're closeish to the exchange so I expect decent speeds. In the adjustment period (3-5 days) where speeds fluctuate and ...
1
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2answers
32 views

How do I ensure the Internet works on Windows 7 with 2 simultaneous wireless connections?

My church has two separate wireless networks, one called ChurchInternet which broadcasts on a 2.4 GHz frequency and another called ChurchAudio which broadcasts on a 5 GHz frequency. Both are broadcast ...
3
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1answer
116 views

Ethernet connection shows unidentified network with no internet access

For years I've used a physical Ethernet connection for my internet access, then a few days ago it went down and said it was an unidentified network with no internet access. I dug out a wifi card and ...
0
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0answers
55 views

Network adapter connected to router but no internet access?

I have two network adapters on my laptop, one's a Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller (wired adapter) and the other is an Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230 (wireless adapter). They both came built in. The ...
1
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0answers
40 views

Always use wireless NIC for Internet access, if it's available

I've got a Windows 7 machine with both a gigabit wired connection and a wireless adapter. Both interfaces have IP addresses on the same network (192.168.0.0/24). I've got a single wireless router ...
3
votes
3answers
166 views

Slow Internet speed when HomePlug combined with router

I'm using HomePlug AV2 600 devices to connect upstairs with downstairs (router is downstairs). A check with iperf shows bandwidth of ~100Mbps, and data transferred on the local network from downstairs ...
0
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1answer
31 views

Why does my modem takes many attempts to connect to internet

I have this old DSL 502T Dlink modem router(wired). I have been using this for many years without any issues. Recently though, there is issue connecting to the Internet (WAN side). It takes many ...
2
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2answers
37 views

Windows 7 repeatedly disconnects from only one specific router

I have the Broadcom 4352 Wireless NIC. Very very often my Windows 7 laptop will lose internet connection but still be connected to the router. (Says router has no internet connection).Other devices ...
0
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2answers
59 views

What is the best way to get internet/wifi to 3 apartments?

Next year I will be living in an apartment and I have friends that will be living in apartments across the hall from me. If we wanted to share internet/wifi, what would be the best way to do this? ...
0
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0answers
27 views

I can only connect to IPv6 websites

my problem is, that I can only connect to servers and their websites supporting IPv6 (such as google.com or facebook.com). On other sites, a ping request times out. Additional information: 1. My ...
21
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2answers
1k views

How do I check the internet usage of a particular device in my room?

I am living with 5 other people and most of our network is consumed in 20 days so we have to spend almost 10-11 days without Internet. I just wish to know what are the ways to monitor the internet ...
0
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1answer
33 views

Can't resolve DNS or Ping outside the firewall but can remote in via SSLVPN

I don't understand why or how this can happen. We use 2 separate LAN's, 1 for computers and servers, the other for VOIP phones. They are not connected in any way. They are connected to the same ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
46 views

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 ...
0
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2answers
81 views

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 ...
0
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2answers
65 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
40 views

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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1answer
61 views

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 ...
0
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0answers
22 views

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 ...
0
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0answers
114 views

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 ...
0
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0answers
85 views

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 ...
28
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10answers
3k views

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 ...
26
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7answers
3k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
105 views

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 ...
0
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3answers
67 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
46 views

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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0answers
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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 ...
0
votes
1answer
52 views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
143 views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
265 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
78 views

Only one wireless connection allowed Internet

I have a TP-LINK TL-WR940N router connected to a cable modem. I have two computers connected via WLAN one of which is a laptop using a 802.11a/b/g/Draft-N card and a PC using TP-LINK TL-WN722N ...
1
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0answers
23 views

Ethernet connection not detected

my Ethernet connection somehow stopped being detected by Windows and Ubuntu on my laptop(Dell Inspiron M5010) all of a sudden after just another reboot. The local area connection is not showing up in ...
0
votes
0answers
80 views

Internet slow down after Setting up Domain Controller on VM

I running Hyper-V on 12 computer and windows server 2012 on 1 computer. I set up 2 Virtual machine Domain Controller on 2 separate computer. The second one is just a failover read only DC. My whole ...
3
votes
1answer
295 views

VPN with Encryption gives twice the download speed?

I am currently paying for internet through SuddenLink which has offered me 50Mb download and 3MB upload. I have also bought a VPN through PrivateInternetAccess, which has pretty much doubled my ...
2
votes
1answer
107 views

Using Ethernet for NAS and WiFi for internet

I recently moved and have an unusual setup. I live in a rural area and am being forced to connect to the internet through a WiFi hotspot as I get a much better connection from my mobile phone. I would ...
0
votes
1answer
48 views

Certain computers getting kicked off internet?

I got some guests over and we have 5+ computers and laptops streaming videos, playing games, etc all connected to a DLink router. The problem is that if we all try to play a game at once, at least ...
1
vote
1answer
87 views

Getting corrupted data from the Internet - shouldn't TCP checksums prevent this?

The last 3 days, I've been getting corrupt data when surfing and downloading from a 3G internet connection. This is easiest tested by downloading a zip file from anywhere (e.g. ...