A connection to the internet, through which one can view web pages, access servers, etc.

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Sharing internet connection using ethernet switch

I use a TP-Link modem for my internet connection and use a switch to share the internet connection between two PCs. I previously had a Enterr switch that worked perfectly fine and recently stopped ...
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How to set a Hyper-v virtual machine to use my Wi-Fi connection [on hold]

I have a virtual machine running on my Hyper-v manager. I am having difficult time to get it connects to my WiFi (use my WiFi) that is available on my operating system. My operating system is windows ...
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Testing symmetrical high-speed Internet connections

Is there a tool that I can use on a sever that will allow me to measure throughput for symmetrical circuits on a closed controled network to a select group of clients? If not how do I go about ...
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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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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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What is an “Insertion Fault”?

I'm having internet connection issue and after a long and painful phone call the engineer from my ISP (Virgin Media in the UK) has diagnosed that my Modem (Virgin SuperHub 2) is generating 2000 ...
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New Network Device “Incoming Connections”

Since today I suddenly have this device in my network list. Yesterday, I unplugged my wireless stick and connected my computer via cable to my Speedport Router. Does anyone know where this device ...
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Mac cannot browse, ping works fine

I cannot browse websites in Chrome/Safari. Internet works, ping works, traceroute works. Even "telnet google.com 80" works!! (shows me html-code). But not in browsers. Tried Safari, Chrome - ...
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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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Still getting 407 from Proxy after CONNECT

I'm in a corporate network that access to the internet through a proxy. For instance i have connection to Internet through the browsers (Firefox, Chrome ...) The problem is that when i'm trying to ...
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Share internet connection over all users of PC

I would like to share an existing L2TP connection over all users of my PC. But the option "for all users" is disabled. I've enabled an ICS service, but that didn't help. How do I share it? ...
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limited connectivity but internet works but windows applications do not get updated [closed]

It is not the general wifi not working problem. The wifi says limited connectivity but works fine. But then the windows apps do not get updates as it says limited like msoffice.
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Switch off background data

Is there any kind of mode within Windows that can limit network traffic to only what I explicitly request at thats time? Ie, disable any kind of background data such as update downloads, cloud syncs ...
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Desktop Browsers Not Working, but “Metro” Internet Explorer Works (Windows 8)

I'm trying to help my dad fix his computer after he inadvertently downloaded and installed a bundle of 15 spyware/malicious programs (which he has since uninstalled via the Control Panel). However, ...
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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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Will webpages load faster with higher internet speed? [closed]

I had discussion with my friend who thinks that webpages will load faster with internet speed. His speed is 6Mbps and mine is 4MBps If we load a website like: http://superuser.com , is it going to ...
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Macbook Air A1466 - WiFi Channel 13

We are 5 tenants in a house in the Netherlands and after trying them all we found out that channel 13 was the only one not too crowded to offer us a decent connection. Setting the router on any other ...
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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 ...
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Dropped network connections

I've got a weird problem with my laptop that started a few days ago, it seems to be intermittent but seems to happen more in locations in the house which have low signal strength. First I lose all ...
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initializing network connection in Virtual Box

I have installed Win 7 in Virtual Box I don't know how add network connections in windows 7. My Win7 Network Configuration: My Host OS: Edit: My network details in Ubuntu and ...
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Connection drops during heavy download/upload

I am on a 1Mbps DSL connection (yeah, I know) and somewhere along the line between going through routers and laptops, I've encountered a problem. If I am ever downloading or uploading for an extended ...
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Logging and blocking urls at the router level

For my home I have a wireless router that all my other computers/ipad connect to. What options do I have for logging all internet activity and also options to block certain urls? It would be also ...
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How to use cellular broadband internet while connected to Wifi network too?

When I am connected to cellular broadband and a local wireless network simultaneously, it seems that internet requests go over the local network, which is logical for cost and performance reasons ...
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vmware OSX 10.9, Internet keeps loading (Bridged)

I've a vmware workstation 10 installed on my windows 8.1 laptop, I installed a 10.9 version of mac os. All works very well, can do everthing but I run again in problems with my internet connection.. ...
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Virtualbox Ubuntu Guest Internet Connection - Any Ideas

My issue is basically that I cannot access the internet from an Ubuntu VM. I'm trying to figure out how to do so, and would very much appreciate help in doing so. I realize that there are quite a few ...
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Windwos 7 no internet and no Updates

I use windows 7 ultimate as a host for VMWare workstation. I run Windows 8 virtual. Network cable with internet connected to machine, internet works fine on virtual machine. So, host get's proper ...
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802.11g on 100 Mbps connection

I recently bought a router on sale and later realized that it is 802.11g. My internet connection is rated 100 Mbps. So, I guess I am losing Mbps over the wireless. But how do I know how much I am ...
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Virtual RedHat Can't Connect to the Internet

I've installed RedHat 9(linux v2.4.20) with Vmware Fusion. The installation was successful although I can't seem to be able to connect to the internet under RedHat even though my Mac is able to ...
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Windows 7 VERY slow internet connection outside of safe mode?

I have a very annoying problem with Windows 7 and its network connection. In safe mode, i get a speed test of around 12 mbps. However, in normal mode, I get a speed of 0.06 mbps. Naturally this is ...
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Internet connection issues on Windows 8.1

This has been happening to me for a while. I can't remember exactly when it started happening, but my dad recently installed the 8.1 update to his computer and he's having similar problems, so it ...
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Internet Connection Sharing via Switch

i want to ask if is possible to share an internet connection via a switch. Two raspberry pi are connected to the switch and a windows laptop that is wirelessly connected to the internet. Is it ...
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Setting up a working internet connection in solaris 11

the title of this post states most of my problem. I am trying to connect to the internet for like 3-4 hours. But for being a total newbie at unix environment I failed pretty badly. How can I configure ...
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Can't get internet on 2.4 GHz wifi, but can for 5 GHz

I have a Windows 7 desktop that is giving me a baffling network problem. My router is broadcasting two wifi signals: one on 2.4 GHz and one on 5 GHz. My desktop can connect to both, but cannot get ...
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How come some urls work and some don't?

I had some problems with my router, so I switched to a new one (a linksys WNR612v3, though that probably isn't the problem). Now some pages work, and some pages don't examples of non-working pages ...
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slow internet until I switch IP addresses

I'm having a weird slow internet issue from time to time. I'm not sure if it's the problem with my wireless router or ISP or what's going on. Here's the symptoms: From time to time, my internet ...
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VPN Error “attempted VPN tunnels failed” (Windows 7 IKEv2)

I try to set up a VPN connection to my workplace following the clear instructions from HERE It fails to connect returning an error 800: "The remote connection was not made because the attempted ...
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Wifi stays connected but internet discontinues on all applications

My operating system is Windows 8.1, I have an ASUS Q600 Laptop. This is the only device to do this in my house. I use DD-WRT on my router if that matters any but I've never faced an issue like this ...
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Connect 2 computers to internet (1 ip) via switch

How to connect 2 computers to internet with a switch if ISP gave me 1 IP? Obviously, if I set the same IP on both PCs, one of them will not connect. Both computers are running Windows 7 (but answers ...
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Broken internet connection

I have a problem with my internet connection. Last night everything worked just fine, but when I woke up my wireless connection showed "limited" connection. I didn't change any settings, no updates ...
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How to bypass an Internet connection that only allows access to FB and twitter

On my connection I can access FB and twitter only. How do I work around to gain access to other websites. The browser is not locked or something, Its my own laptop that am using.
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No internet connection in Virtual Machine on selecting NAT in VMWare workstation

I'm facing this strange problem from yesterday where if I select NAT as the network adapter in VMWare, I'm not getting any internet connection in the VM. I have a requirement where I have to have the ...
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Intermittent wifi connection issues even when right next to router (Linksys EA4500)

I have a cable modem connected to a Linksys EA4500. We bought it to replace an aging router in hopes of it giving a better range in our apartment. The cable/router is in the front of the apartment ...
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Internet connection watchdog

In order to work around some problems with some unreliable 2G/3G mobile broadband connections I would like to set up an automatic service to forcibly restart either the network interface itself or the ...
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How can I artificially slow down an FTP upload for testing purposes?

I have some FTP upload software I'm trying to test, and I'd like to verify how it behaves over a very slow satellite link (~100-150 bytes per second). How can I artificially slow down my very fast ...
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Internet speed drops when I download [closed]

When I download a lot of data I see a drop in my internet performance. Usually I download torrents. What might be causing this drop in performance?
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Using router to boost WiFi signal

I am in a residential with a central Wireless internet, but the signal is weak in our unit. I plan to buy a booster "Range Extender", but I wonder if a router can also do this? Booster can replace a ...
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Change “Oops! Google Chrome could not connect to this page” screen

Not 100% sure superuser is the stackexchange place for this question but hopefully I'll be redirected otherwise. I use chrome. I have the setting "On startup, get back to the state I was previously" ...
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How to enable remote access for Synology DSM 4.3 device through Linksys EA6900

I asked this question on the synology forum, and no offense, but I'm not sure that I trust the answers so am posting here. I have a Synology DiskStation DS413j running DSM 4.3. I also have a Linksys ...
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Chromecast factory reset improper functioning

My chromecast device does not get into an AP mode, but keeps searching and trying to connect to network. Even after factory reset the problem does not go away. The setup page always shows ...
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Internet Connection Sharing in Windows 7/8 between 3 network interfaces

I need to share my LAN with two OpenVPN interfaces. I have successfully shared it with one OpenVPN interface: The Home networking connection field is mandatory and can only be filled with one ...