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

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Cannot connect to any WiFi at all [on hold]

If I try to connect to any WiFi my computer will tell me “Windows was unable to connect ARRIS”. I have tried this on other WiFi and I keep getting the same results. Right now I'm able to connect to ...
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How to stop route delete 0.0.0.0 mask 0.0.0.0 resetting on reboot?

I've used the command route delete 0.0.0.0 mask 0.0.0.0 which works super: the PC sits on the Local network and can access the other computers and is accessible by the other computers but cannot go on ...
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See size of Windows 10 updates

If I was on a metered connection, I would probably want to know how large each update is when updating through Windows Update. How can I see the size of each update that Windows 10 is downloading ...
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The DNS server isn't responding

I'm having connectivity issues. I randomly become unable to use my connection. When I try to use the Windows troubleshooting tool, I get the following message: I'm using an Asus router. There are ...
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I need to get internet on my computer to my USB connected phone

My laptop has internet via Ethernet. I have connected a phone via USB which has no internet. So, is there any way I can get internet working on my phone via USB. The laptop is an HP Pavillion DV6. The ...
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My broadband connection is not working

I have a broadband connection with a LAN card. It always used to take IP addresses. However, when I try to connect, there is a warning icon in task bar. It says there is no Internet access. I've ...
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kde opensuse insufficient permission to use Internet?

I suddenly found myself having the problem that I can't use Internet services. I can't use ssh, ping or a web browser. As super user however I can ping, no ssh as far as I can tell. I thought it could ...
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Win7 stuck on identifying network

I looked all over the web, and I saw many solutions to this issue, but none of them worked for me, and I don't know what to do anymore. It's a win7 PC, professional edition x64. I'm using a Realtek ...
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Connecting my new SB6121 modem to my Linksys E1200 router

Yesterday, I purchased a new SB6121 modem to replace the one I was renting from Comcast. I called Comcast to activate the new modem and the Internet works but not wirelessly. I've tried connecting ...
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Host OS Connection problems after VIrtual Box Installation

I just installed Virtual Box in my Windows 8.1 PC, with Debian as the guest OS, and using NAT for internet connection. The problem is that after that, my Host OS has been having trouble connecting ...
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How to connect to internet using “rasdial <connection name>” method in cmd

I am able to directly connect to internet using network connection interface shown below but I'm not able to connect to the net using cmd. with the following code. rasdial "TATA PHOTON+" ...
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Why would the Wi-Fi connection on my smartphone perform better than the same connection on my laptop?

The download speeds while connected on Wi-Fi to the same router—an ADSL2+ Wireless N300 Modem Router—seems to be significantly faster on my phone than on my laptop. This problem doesn’t occur all the ...
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Connection dropping when using maximum download/upload

I'll first start with saying I am limited to a DSL connection in a rural area that is pretty laughable: I am going through an issue where when my connection is dressed, my internet will drop. My ...
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Websites won't load beside having Connection

Since today I'm not able to load webpages on my pc. This happened after I resumed the suspended Windows. I am connected to my Router via WLan (tried lan, lan via wlan client; no difference) and while ...
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Reoccuring connectivity issue, can't access sites yet steam and skype works

Please read all details before posting answers, thank you! So this issue occurred for the second time since a bit earlier this year. Here is the issue in essence: Steam and skype works, but dropbox ...
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How can I share the Wireless connection across my LAN, and still access LAN locations

At the moment I have the following setup (all windows 8.1, router: BiPAC 7800N): Generally, 50-60% of the time, I use the router to connect to the internet (1.5mbs), but usually when working I ...
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How are Internet connections differentiated from each other by an operating system?

Given this example, how would my operating system differentiate between each request. Let us say I have 3 tabs open, and at the same exact time, they all go to http://google.com. How would my ...
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Why shouldn’t I use my 4G mobile connection for business Internet? [closed]

I’m paying Brighthouse $90/month for a 25/2 connection while my phone gets almost 100/30 and I can put it on a mobile hotspot and get comparable speeds. I mean, it looks like I should be able to just ...
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What am I downloading when doing a speedtest? [closed]

There are several ways to test the internet speed, for instance speedtest or testmy.net. The way the speed is tested is by downloading and uploading chunks of data. I'm wondering: What exactly am I ...
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Windows 7 constantly loses and regains Internet connection

I have a nettop with Windows 7 Pro on board, connected directly to a simple, four port router with ADSL modem on board, provided by my ISP. After starting up or restarting nettop, it works fine. ...
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Change DNS from 192.168.1.1

I am trying to use namebench to optimize my DNS server, and the result continues to list 192.168.1.1 as the best DNS server, despite my having changed the router’s (Asus RT-N53) settings to Google ...
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Remote desktop connection black screen on ICS, but ok when on WiFi

Working: One computer is connected to the router by cable (remote desktop host) and the other one through WiFi(client computer). In this configuration all works fine. Not working: Now to get better ...
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Unable to watch multiple video streams simultaneously

In my house we have a number of devices that can access video streaming sites (Amazon Prime, Netflix, etc.). It seems if one person is connected to one of these services already then you are lucky if ...
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Can't visit some websites from my house [closed]

This morning there are some websites that won’t load from my house, including stackoverflow.com and azure.microsoft.com. I have tried visiting these sites from both my computer and my phone through ...
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P5K with any network adapter - losing Internet connection on high transfer rates

(In the sequence/answer of/to this post) I have a P5K since they were released. Started having that issue with my first Win7. My solution at that time was some driver that didn't have that issue, I ...
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In Windows 7 how to select network profile for internet access?

At our office, the ADSL modem broke down, so I enabled WiFi access point on my smartphone to connect to internet that way. It works, but only if I disable the regular LAN, i.e. disable the network ...
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What type of internet cable/modem? China Telecom, home internet, Shanghai

I live in Shanghai and I'd like to replace the less than great modem/wireless router that the local ISP (China Telecom) gave us when we moved in. The problem is that the internet cable that goes into ...
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Configuring Bittorrent

I have used Bittorrent without problems for the past year. Then a couple of weeks ago I changed my internet provider (now I have Fastweb.. I live in Italy) It is much faster, but Bittorent does not ...
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Unable to connect to internet from Centos VM

I am using VirtualBox 4.3, I have installed Centos 6.3. I have two adapters attached. 1) NAT 2) Host-Only I want to be able to setup a cluster of 3 machines which can talk to each other and also be ...
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How long will spotify keep playing after connection loss?

I was just listening to Spotify, and my internet connection went down. While I was not surprised it still completed the song (due to buffering), I was surprised when it went on to the next one and ...
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Strong wireless signal yet apparently randomly no internet connection. Other devices work through wireless

My daughter's laptop (Windows 7 - fully updated) gets a strong wireless signal yet apparently randomly cannot get an internet connection. It's not truly random. So it's always worked in my home. It ...
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Can you explain why I am losing internet connection?

Problem Here is the problem. I live in an apartment together with two of my roommates. Each of us lives in a separate room (see diagram: Mine is Blue, Room1 and Room2 are where my roommates live). ...
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local area connection doesn't have a valid ip configuration

I get the following error after running diagnostic tool: local area connection doesn't have a valid ip configuration then I ran ipconfig \all in cmd and got the following: Microsoft Windows [Version ...
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2 internet connections for added speed

I have an ADSL broadband, which comes over LAN (with max speed ~220kb/s). And another connection is using a high-speed internet enabled CDMA phone (with max speed ~300kb/s), where I use USB tethering. ...
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Cannot open github.com and some other websites

I use Ubuntu 14.04. I cannot open github.com and many other websites since two weeks, I tried opening in my laptop and phone but nothing works. I also tried in many browsers (Chrome, Firefox, ...
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Routing internet traffic via site-to-site VPN remote router instead of local one

We have a setup like the following: VLAN 90 ---- FORTIGATE ----- INTERNET ----- CISCO ROUTER ----- VLAN 31 IPSEC VPN TUNNEL I can ping the VLAN 31 router and subnet ...
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Why does my fiber download speed increase when testing upload speed?

I recently switched to AT&T Gigapower 1GB fiber internet and have discovered a problem where download speeds are slow during normal use. But if I go to Speedtest.net and do a test, when it gets to ...
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Can Connectify Change Traffic Limits [closed]

I have an ethernet connection from dormitory server at home where I have a traffic limit of 4 gb per month. My neighbour has recently installed the software Connectify Pro v.9.3 in his PC. Now, he ...
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After logging on pc tells me I'm connected to Internet but I have no access.

Running vista. New internet connection problem. Using bthub4. System goes through usual connecting process. Tells me I'm connected when I blatantly am not. Further pages say the signal is strong yet ...
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My laptop and my phone top out at 40 Mbps on my home WiFi

So I recently got myself a 50 Mbps down / 5 Mbps up internet connection. I'm very happy with it, except both my MacBook Air and my iPhone 5S top out at about 40-42 Mbps down speed. My PC which has a ...
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Internet drops whenever new laptop connects

I have just purchased a new Acer laptop. Every time I turn it on to connect to my wireless internet it drops the router Internet connection. I have an iMac and iPad wireless to the same router and ...
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Kali Linux and hotspot wifi host [closed]

I'm running a Kali Linux Guest (VirtualBox) on a Windows 10 host. I have internet from an android device but on Kali Linux i don't have. Does anyone know how can i connect the guest to the internet ? ...
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Unable to connect to broadband in Windows 8 via Ethernet

I tried connecting my laptop (Windows 8.0) to broadband. The first attempt was successful. Later I restarted my laptop and tried again and all successive attempts have failed. A weird behavior I ...
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Youtube recording disable others' internet connection

Every time my wife does a recording from her laptop using the youtube video capture tool, it kills the internet connection for everyone else on the network (phone, tablet, desktop) -- every page I try ...
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Cannot connect to the internet, “ipconfig” is blank

I have a HP Pavilion computer running Windows 8.1, and the other day it stopped connecting to the internet, although it would still list WiFi routers. I tried three sources, and none worked, although ...
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How can I disable internet access on Windows 7 via the command line?

How can I easily disable (and later re-enable) internet access on Windows 7 via the command line (for an anti-procrastination script)? It would work fine if rebooting re-enables internet access. No ...
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Is it possible to create a user without internet access on Win 8 (no parental controls)

I want to create a user on a Windows 8 System that has no internet access. I do not want to monitor access or block some some sites / ports. I want the complete internet to be deactivated for said ...
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No networks found after computer sleeps overnight with open browsers

I recently updated my computer to windows 8.1. It was working fine except for the annoying updates. Just recently I started noticing that it cannot find any network after computer is left on a sleep ...
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How do I artificially increase the latency for a device in my network?

I want to test how ping would affect my gameplay on Call of Duty on PS4 and was wondering if there was a way to add about 100ms latency to my PS4's network connection?
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Public network Wi-Fi connection problems

My friend and I have free public Wi-Fi at college. Her Wi-Fi used to work fine, and still does in the other buildings. However, for a long time now her Wi-Fi (which has excellent connection) won't ...