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1answer
43 views

Slow down internet without changing router settings

I know some may think this is a dumb question or that what I am looking for is not the right solution, but I really need your help. This is my situation: my younger sister dropped school, and now all ...
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4answers
276 views

Cannot connect to internet or even local network

I'm trying to setup a mini-desktop and have officially run out of ideas on how to get the internet working on it. Here are the specs with newegg links: Windows XP Home 32-bit AMD Athlon II X3 ZOTAC ...
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0answers
40 views

External LAN access through 3G modem internet

I have a 3G modem, providing internet to a Windows XP, that is connected through Ethernet cable to a WAN port of a router. This router shares the Internet with my LAN. I want to access on machine of ...
0
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1answer
83 views

Too slow PC for web browsing?

There is a very peculiar problem I've seen on my cousin's PC and I am not 100% sure what's causing that. The problem is, that when browsing every bigger page (with multiple pictures and such) takes ...
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1answer
488 views

How to determine what application consumes my available Internet traffic volume

I'm wondering how I could check which services are consuming my Internet traffic as I've noticed that 100 MB of data is used within a few minutes? The only websites I visit are Gmail, Facebook and ...
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0answers
97 views

Low bandwidth only on Windows XP

Hi I own really old PC and I've 10Mbps/1Mbps Plan. Internet is distibuted with router over whole house. The old PC uses 802.11b (up to 11Mbit/s download) Wifi card and has Windows XP+SP3 installed. ...
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2answers
664 views

Setting up the subnet mask for two separate connections on XP?

I'm on Windows XP SP3 and basically my topology consists of 3 computers (see drawing for more detail), a wireless connection to the Internet and a wired connection to a router. My main computer (A) is ...
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0answers
65 views

Windows XP wont connect to a wireless network all that shows up is hpsetup

I have a Toshiba Windows XP laptop, its been away for a long time but i've recently wanted to use it. When I try to connect it to the internet only thing that shows up is hpsetup. I have a router ...
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2answers
68 views

What is the IP of my Windows XP computer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Fastest method to determine my PC’s IP address (Windows) On websites like whatismyip.org the IP we get is the IP of the modem we are using for internet connection. How ...
4
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2answers
93 views

3000 videos songs… some are loud in voice & some low.. I want to make them equal (equal in volume only)

I have thousands Video flv/avi files, which are all songs only. Some of them are high in volume and some are low. Every time the song ends I have to up or down the volume at once..to escape my ears ...
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0answers
520 views

Chrome sees internet connection, Spotify doesn't

I'm having a bizarre problem with an application on Windows XP. I can happily browse the internet in Chrome, but Spotify insists there is no connection available. Spotify used to work fine. Some ...
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1answer
244 views

Vmware: guest (Ubuntu) can't access internet through host (XP)

I have been using Google to find a solution as to why guest (ubuntu) can't access internet. Host system is Windows XP. None of the solution didn't work for me. Solutions that worked for others: 1. ...
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0answers
61 views

Monitering Bandwidth over lan

I am using ccproxy to moniter which computer in my house is using how much bandwidth. I created an account and set it to "Permit Only" and Authentication type "IP address". I created new account but ...
2
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1answer
2k views

XP pings router but can't ping the Internet

All machines on the network are able to access the internet but one. It is running Windows XP SP 3 and is wired into the router. I have looked at No Internet with LAN Connection and XP can connect to ...
2
votes
2answers
144 views

How to let ONLY my browsers access the internet? -without installing a firewall (WinXP)

So that background applications like Adobe Update don't eat away my internet. One way is to install a firewall and configure it but is there any other way? Like with registry keys? Can Windows' ...
0
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1answer
563 views

Why can't my windows xp latop connect to wireless router from comcast?

I have a hp laptop with windows xp. I have tried to connect to my wireless network, a ubee modem with netgear router, but havent been able to. I can find my network on the wireless list and try to ...
2
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3answers
2k views

Getting error in internet shortcut

I create a file by url extension and type following text into in(its url is sample): [Internet Shortcut] URL=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WebDAV In some case i gettin this error:"The Target "" of ...
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2answers
466 views

Hotkey to toggle internet / network communication

I'm looking for a way to quickly toggle my wireless internet connection on and off (to prevent interference with a VOIP device on the network). Newer laptops have a dedicated button for this purpose, ...
0
votes
2answers
551 views

Internet Blackouts - Random Timeouts in Intervals

Currently we are having random time outs on our internet connection. I can confirm this by pinging google.com/yahoo.com and other sites and I see the connection work for about 10 - 12 requests, then ...
0
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2answers
2k views

How can I find out who is trying to hack my computer?

I'm using Windows XP. I have heard that other users (or hackers) can access my computer's data when I'm online. So how can I know who is accessing my computer? I would like to create a log of these ...
0
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2answers
206 views

Cannot Connect to the internet and cannot access router

After my update on my OS (WINDOWS XP SP2) i had a problem with my internet connection, i cant access the internet and my router. i am using google chrome and it keeps saying that the webpage is not ...
2
votes
2answers
243 views

How to prevent all Internet activity from computer while allowing intranet activity?

I'm trying to get my computer to act like our build server, which has no internet connection. I can't simply unplug the cable, because it is necessary to have access to the intranet for the work that ...
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1answer
546 views

Sharing internet connection between windows xp and Mac

I have one windows XP and Mac/Snow Leopard. I would like to share internet connection. I have one data card, which I would like to plug in in the windows machine and be able to access internet ...
0
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1answer
190 views

Getting Internet Access from Computer to Computer Ethernet

I'm currently running Windows 7 on my main machine and before today has a secondary machine running Ubuntu. I finally decided to install XP on my second machine as I thought it may be more useful ...
3
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3answers
76 views

Is there diminished security with having both non-encrypted and encrypted webpages open simultaneously?

Context: I typically have multiple tabs/instances of Firefox running at the same time; most of these are over plain unencrypted webpages. Often, however, I remember I need to purchase an item, or do ...
2
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2answers
14k views

Why can I ping, but not browse?

I have Windows XP with the latest service pack on my old laptop. I have a situation where I can Ping and status says connected but cannot browse. I have seen various post on the net proposing ...
1
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2answers
1k views

WiFi: Internet doesn't work, local network does

I have a problem with the Internet connection thru WiFi. Some time ago I had reinstalled OS (XP Sp3) on a notebook (Samsung R560 with a WLAN adapter that's specified as 'Intel 802.11a/b/g/n 1x2 ...
2
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2answers
76 views

Internet problems

I've got problems on my freshly installed windows Xp machine. I cannot connect to the internet and I've tried various 'solutions' provided to me by the help and support center. Surprisingly none of ...
0
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1answer
2k views

network drivers missing under boot camp xp on imac

I installed windows xp under boot camp on my early 2008 imac successfully, but none of the network adapter drivers got copied over. (This wasn't a problem when I tried windows 7) Does anyone know ...
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9answers
12k views

Can ping fine but no browsing

I've got a laptop which has a verified internet connection. I can ping www.google.co.uk and receive a response no problem. However IE, Chrome, Firefox, MSN messenger cannot connect to the internet. ...
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1answer
3k views

Trusted Root Certificate gone missing

Recently I've been getting that little yellow ribbon on Internet Explorer warning me that there's something wrong with the certificate, and also accessing a certain https website shows me the ...
3
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1answer
837 views

Software to completely restrict Internet Access?

I need to completely restrict Internet browsing in one computer with Windows XP installed. I have read many methods which imply editing the hosts file, using Internet Explorer filters, etc. The ...
0
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3answers
13k views

I have to refresh browser all the time to view a webpage, and sometimes only text appears instead

I have to refresh my browser all the time. Browser doesn't matter, this happens in all browsers. The problem is when I enter a URL, sometimes the page loads fine, but most times the page won't load ...
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5answers
9k views

How can I connect my XP laptop to my wireless network if my wireless network doesn't show up in the list?

The Problem For some reason my XP laptop can not see my wireless network but my Vista laptop can see it fine. I should also say that my XP laptop can see all my neighbors' wireless networks just ...
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2answers
1k views

Thomson TG585v7 causes random disconnects

using Thomson's TG585v7 (latest firmware) as an internet gateway with the following setup: Windows XP @ Lenovo T61 DHCP WPA2 crypted WLAN brings unfrequent internet disconnects. The LAN is up ...
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3answers
1k views

Why can my PC not use onboard Ethernet unless I install a second (yet disabled) LAN card?

I cannot connect to the Internet using the onboard Ethernet, unless I plug in an additional PCI LAN card. The onboard Ethernet controller connects to the Internet fine with this extra LAN card plugged ...
4
votes
2answers
403 views

I have just reinstalled windows xp and I cant connect to the internet

I have just reinstalled windows xp on a HP a1268c and I can't connect to the internet. My Network card in device manager says it is functioning fine. However I can't connect to the internet at all. I ...
3
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2answers
44 views

Windows startup internet problem

I am on shared LAN internet coming from some other admin computer. Most of the time when i start the computer i see the two monitors icon signaling that lan is connected. However sometimes when i ...
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1answer
84 views

Shared Internet On LAN

I am on LAN and internet connection is slow because of multiple users. My connection is also coming from someone else. Can I control/get more speed than others? Is any software out there to do this?
3
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2answers
1k views

Losing internet connection after few minutes (5-10 maybe)

I took a computer that was not updated for months. Internet was working just fine so basically, I updated zonealarm, avast and installed all windows updates and especially SP3. After that, when I ...
4
votes
4answers
289 views

How can I prevent filesharing in an internet cafe?

Hey, I'm in a youth facility that has a small open internet cafe (12 PCs with Windows XP). They got a lawsuit after someone downloaded copyrighted content. We are now searching for solutions to ...
0
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1answer
308 views

lsass and svchost should they access internet or not? On WXP-SP3

My Zone Alarm 8 firewall on WXP-SP3 is advising me: svchost.exe (Generic Host Process for Windows 32 services) lsass.exe (LSA Shell (Export version) both try sometimes to access internet. Should ...
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1answer
44 views

Multiple “preferred” browsers - spawning certain browsers for certain 'regions' (XP)

I would like to be able to split my preferred browsers in Windows XP so that IE opens some sites (external), and Firefox opens all others (internal). Is there a way to do this in Windows XP?
2
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1answer
1k views

Problem with PPTP VPN and internet

I have an internet connection the following way : Internet Modem <-> FireWall(not a router, a firewall) <-> PC Everything is setup so my pc has an external ip address, and my firewall takes ...
0
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1answer
60 views

How to download this video

http://37signals.com.nyud.net:8080/images/svn_posts/photoshop_mockup.mov. it's a 30 mb video but when i start downloading it's finished under 1 mb every time. What is the problem ?
2
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4answers
4k views

How to block internet for other users in windows xp

Is there any way to block a user to use Internet in Windows Xp. Suppose user A is an Administrator of windows Xp os & he wants to block user B who is just a Guest. Then how user a could do that?
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3answers
356 views

Looking for a new, free firewall (Sunbelt has a huge hole)

I've been using Sunbelt Personal Firewall v. 4.5 (previously Kerio). I've discovered that blocking Firefox connections in the configuration doesn't stop EXISTING Firefox connections. (See my post ...
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vote
1answer
529 views

How to make shortcut link for a website for each browser?

I want to make a shortcut link for same website for each browser is it possible. For example: I have 5 link shortcut on windows desktop for Superuser.com and PC has all browsers installed. Upon ...
3
votes
3answers
4k views

How can I find out what programs are accessing the internet? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Monitor all and any internet traffic from my home PC - what should I use? Easy-to-use tool to monitor incoming network traffic XP Pro SP3. How can I find out what ...
2
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2answers
149 views

How to cancel forwarding to Firefox any URL inserted into address bar of Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer opens any URL in Firefox, even I put the URL in address path bar. How to cancel this behaviors?