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

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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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Data center network connection

I'm trying to follow the math in this article about data center network connections, where they state: A data center has two 10Gbps WAN links; 90% of the traffic stays within the data center (yet ...
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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 ...
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Sony Vaio not connecting to internet on Wifi

My Sony Vaio laptop with Windows 2007 installation doesn't connect to internet on Wifi. It used to work all this while (last few years) but this problem started a few weeks back. It works fine when ...
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computer with wired connection unable to browse internet/ping correctly, although Skype/torrents remain functional (intermittent issue)

I'm at the end of my wits here so any help would be much appreciated. The following is an intermittent issue: it happened once before when I first moved into this flat last month, I looked into it a ...
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Why does my internet connection speed drop down to nothing when using torrents?

I have 100Mbps/10Mbps connection. If I open any torrent, with download speed of 50kB/s, my connection goes down to 25Mbps immediately, and any website is really slow to load, even if it is just text. ...
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Software to measure quality of internet connection

We are going to get a demo of satellite internet connection. Office is based in remote scottish highlands where internet speed is quite bad ( below 2 Mbps per line), a lot of outages due to weather ...
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Not able to access internet on gnome version 3.4.2 pc

I am running all my systems on a windows platform. I am having a PC with the above mentioned OS (This PC is introduced specifically for a project). On this PC I had given the IP address in the range ...
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Web Host Not Accessible

I can't seem to access the website of my web host, as well as the websites that are hosted there when I use my desktop (Mac OS X). However it works when I access my host and my websites using my ...
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Debian Wheezy: Limit duration of internet access

Is it possible to limit the number of hours my computer can access the internet by specifying a maximum number of hours the computer can remain connected? Ideally, I want to be able to surf for 3 ...
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OpenWRT pings internal network but not outside (to the internet)

I Installed OpenWrt BARRIER BREAKER (14.07, r42625) on FON2303B. I can ping modem, but I'm unable to ping for example yahoo.com. root@OpenWrt:~# ping yahoo.com ping: bad address 'yahoo.com' I ...
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Chrome (and Chrome alone) cannot access the Internet

My neighbour rang me this morning to tell me that she couldn't access the Internet so I agreed to have a look at it for them. The machine is an aging Sony Vaio running Windows Vista (didn't note what ...
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Why proxy configuration stops all internet communications?

I found proxy server, checked using public resource - it works. Upon that I go and configure proxy settings for my browser: tried for both Firefox Mozilla and IE - nothing works. I mean that until I ...
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ContentException of Type Network_Error when streaming Amazon Prime Videos

I am not sure whether this is the right place to ask this question or not, please move it to the appropriate forum if the mod deems that it should belong elsewhere. Recently I have problems streaming ...
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Can't access internet after installing antivirus

I'm using Windows 8.1 Pro (64bits). Today I installed AVG Internet Security 2015 on my Laptop. And after that I'm not able to access the internet. I use WiFi connection, but after installation. My ...
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Internet Connection Sharing on Windows 8.1 via hosted WiFi network

I have set up Internet Connection Sharing on Windows 8.1 to share between two laptops. The internet is provided by a 3G modem which works on the host. The laptops are networked via WiFi, with the 3G ...
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Multiple mac address connections from the same device

My internet speed dropped from aobut 90Mb/s to 0.5-2Mb/s. Only one computer seemed affected. So I was been looking through the device list on my Linkysys Smart Wi-Fi router and came across something ...
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What's the command line for clicking on the 'Connect' button of rasphone.pbk?

C:\Users\All Users\Microsoft\Network\Connections\Pbk\rasphone.pbk Do you know the command line for clicking on the 'Connect' button of it?
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How much data traffic does watching YouTube take?

How much usage does watching a video on YouTube take? Does it depend on the length of the video? The quality? I'm trying to figure this out because I use a lot of online tutorials at work, and I ...
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How do I manage two internet lines going into one router at home? [closed]

I have a normal home WiFi network with some 10-15 devices connected. I have one regular use 2Mbps ADSL internet source and one high-speed 50Mbps cable line. I don't need to use both simultaneously, as ...
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Cannot connect to my network's proxy server

I cross-posted this from the microsoft community site since I couldn't get any answers there. I have been having quite a bit of trouble with this. I have a windows 8 system which I have not bothered ...
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Why can't a PC connect to a specific website while all the others work?

A PC is connected via a router and a modem to a local network. All the webpages seem to work fine, yet the webpage of a local libary, will not load independent of the used browser. Other devices on ...
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2 wired Access points cause Internet to drop

I have a 6 point wired network with 2 routers set up as access points plugged into 2 of the network points. I also have a Sonos network with the bridge hardwired into one of the Access Points This ...
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Re-connect to corporate firewall

When I power on my PC, the default internet browser open the page: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=219472&clcid=0x409 then I have to enter my credentials to access internet. Every time, I ...
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DNS server not responding in vpn connection win 8.1

I use win 8.1 and my campus has an intranet network and a vpn(PPTP). to connect to internet, first I have to connect to the intranet(wireless network) and then connect to vpn. But the problem is when ...
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Router connection falling

I am encoutering a problem with a Zyxel Prestige 650HW router. Almost every night the internet connection falls and when in the morning I power it off and on again the connection is re-established. ...
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Creating WiFi network from wired LAN without needing a PC

I am moving to a hostel in France where they provide wired LAN connection. I do not possess a laptop and use internet on my iPad and smartphone. Does plugging in the LAN cable into the WiFi router ...
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Internet Speeds going crazy (wi-fi only)?

This is a 60 second average sample of my wireless speeds as of two days ago (had to post link since I have <10 rep). I'm not a basic user, and I'm wondering why this would even happen. I fear the ...
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Virtual Box internet connection issues

I have faced a problem and I'm already stuck. Gonna describe it soon but first some info: I'm running Win8, my VBox is 4.3.12, I'm using wireless connection. The problem I'm having is I can't use ...
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How windows detects internet connection? [duplicate]

I have a Huwaei data card and Aircel SIM. I don't have internet plan or balance in my prepaid SIM but whenever I connect Internet it gets connected and windows shows Internet access. and in fact I ...
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Internet Explorer connects to the Internet but Chrome does not

I am having trouble connecting to the Internet with Google Chrome, even though IE works just fine and so does a bunch of other software. Chrome seems to work well on other accounts on the same ...
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2 pair Ethernet connection not working, but 4 pair does

I'm having problems with my internet connection. I have 2-pair lan cable, it used to work before in my PC, but 4 days back it stopped working, it works in others PC. Now only 4 pair lan connection ...