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

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What causes buffering?

If I have a slow internet connection, what is normally the cause of buffering? In the example of a youtube video, why is there stop and start to my video's progress rather than just a slow developing ...
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Maingear Vybe PC Dropping Internet Connection

I just bought a Vybe computer from Maingear. It worked fine for about a week, but for the last five weeks, it keeps losing the internet connection (yes, I have swapped cable and ports). After the ...
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How to monitor my connection continuity within 24 hours

I have a bad ISP, and my internet cuts off for like 10 seconds every 2 hours or so and return. According to my ISP it's fixed, but they've been saying that for weeks now. My question is, is there a ...
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VPN Duration in Multi-session

I have a VPN in my office through which I connect to the Internet; but just for limited time (4 hours a day). Be connected longer than that and it expires till next day. So, I wanna know how I can ...
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cost effective internet between 2 devices

Hi I have TWC internet service with their modem what is the best cost effective way to hook up my xbox 1 and my computer? Is there a cheaper way than buying a route? Thank You
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How can I fix my internet connection when “ my computer appears to be correctly configured”

I am new to this website, I don't know if my question is an off topic question, or even if this is the suitable place to ask. Please tell me if I am in the wrong place. Since some days I ma facing ...
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When is Windows connecting to the internet? [on hold]

More specifically, at which point in time, during boot, does a windows 7 (Home Premium SP1 64bit) system typically establish an internet connection? By typically I mean with the default number of ...
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Internet working selectively on some devices

I have a HP pavilion p028tx with windows 10 and a tp-link modem. The wifi i am using is getting connected in the laptop but with a limited sign and no internet access is available. I can connect other ...
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How to set up two internet conenctions, on LAN with NAS

I have two internet connections, one via ADSL which is fast but costs money, and one via LTE which is slow but free. My setup is a few Time Capsules, a Mac Pro, a Mac Mini, several MacBooks, iPhones ...
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Have router at home on desktop— can I access internet with laptop while traveiling

I have a Linksys router located at home to access laptop in other areas of house. When I am traveling, is there a way to access the internet through my router at hone?
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Increase and force concurrent connection in chrome

I have bandwidth monitor installed to monitor, Well my bandwidth. the thing is when I watch youtube at morning I can stream videos at full speed, yet after 7 PM and streaming becomes very slow. the ...
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LAN settings don't save (“managed by your system administrator”)

I'm using WiFi connections or a 3G modem to connect to the Internet, but sometimes the connections break and the LAN settings change to use a proxy server. I have never set a proxy server, and I do ...
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Connection control query

My computer reconnects to the internet constantly. If I place it on airplane mode, it still connects, if I disable devices it enables them, if I uninstall drivers it reinstalls them. It is a Lenovo ...
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Assigning different IPs to each app with VPNs without the use of VMs?

I'm trying to run multiple copies of an app (game) while forcing each copy to have a different IP. I tried using forceBindIP with no luck (Tried connecting to a VPN and forcing Firefox to run on my ...
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Connection problems

My internet connection is having issues. I have one computer a Wii and a neotv box. I have a wireless router, internet will work fine for phones, Wii and neotv until i turn on my computer and then ...
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Dropping a connection upon a certain event

Is it possible to drop connections to a number of remote stations when another is open? For example say we have a set of machines with the network addresses (IPs) {A, B, C} and another with the ...
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Internet goes out 15-20 times per hour

I have 90 megabit Comcast Internet at my house. It comes in via coax, and my PC is hardwired to the modem-router via Ethernet cable (not wi-fi). Roughly 15-20 times per hour (every few minutes), my ...
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Gateway not connecting to internet from a single device

My goal is to try and setup OSMC on a Raspberry Pi v1 Model B that I can use as a media center connected to my living room TV. I have successfully got it hooked up to the TV and the Comcast ...
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What to do with excess internet bandwitch?

I have pretty decent internet speed but I would like to know what to do with excess bandwidth. As I am already a part of BOINC Distributed computing I would prefer something charitable. I searched up ...
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Share internet connection from laptop to laptop

Is it possible to share my internet connection from my laptop to my friends laptop?
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DNS not working on ubuntu server 14.04

I'm trying to update my ubuntu 14.04 server, but I'm struggling a bit on it, as it seems that it's unable to reach the DNS server. as a result: $ ping 8.8.8.8 PING 8.8.8.8 (8.8.8.8) 56(84) bytes ...
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Home internet periodically stops working for several minutes at a time

I've been experiencing this problem with my internet connection for a few months. The internet goes down for 2-5 minutes, then comes back up with no intervention. This happens regularly, about twice a ...
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Lenovo Y50 continuously disconnects from WIFI - but only when it's plugged in

About a month ago, my computer started disconnecting from the internet (but usually claiming it was still connected to the network with full bars) every 2-3 hours or so. I tried a System Restore, ...
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Edge & Store have no internet access

I somehow must have scrambled my Win10 install: everythink is OK, Chrome works fine, but Edge keeps saying "Hmm, we can't reach this page". Also the Store does not seem to have internet access, and ...
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Dail up Connection for Endless OS

I have a endlessm OS www.endlessm.com I want to connect it to internet but via Dial up connection I am not able to find any thing on internet is it possible or not I just want how to create a Dial ...
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IE Network Setting not changing on Windows 7

This is the screenshot which you can see where all option in internet settings panel are enabled but any modification is not appling: Here is the issue how it is observed. after windows started ...
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Why I can access internet using Tor browser but not from any other browser?

I'm using internet through local reseller that uses mikrotik server. Some times like now I can browse internet using Tor browser but not from any other browser. I want to know why may that happen ? ...
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asus rt-n16 weird thing - turns itself off (from time to time)

until now everything worked ok long time, but I started to have weird problem. My specification: asus rt-n16, DD-WRT v24-sp2 (07/24/13) mega - build 22118 In the last week my router stopped ...
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How much should distance affect internet speed test?

I live in Phoenix. My ISP is Century Link. I am paying for a 40 meg connection. If I run a speed test to the local Tempe server, I get respectable speeds, usually low 30s. But if I run speed tests to ...
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Can't access some websites on pc but on phone/tablet its accessible on same network

hello everyone i have this weird issue on my windows 7 x64 i am using a wireless broadband for my internet connection and some websites like makeuseof.com and imdb.com are not accessible via my ...
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Browser connection ok - Cloud station not connecting (Synology)

I'm not sure if I 'm in the right forum here...but it seems that I've to modify the network connection for a local Synology NAS client (Cloud Station) for getting it work... Since last week, I'm a ...
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Setting up /29 public IP addresses on Windows

I've been banging my head on the router for days. Any help would be much appreciated. My setup: DSL static IP + /29 Modem connected to router connected to 2 PCs running Windows What I need: Giving ...
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No internet with Windows 10

Today my internet stopped working today on my Acer Laptop with windows 10 pro 64bit. My wifi shows that it is connected to my home network but there is no internet. If i run ipconfig, i don't see my ...
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How to use programs on a restricted internet connection

My current internet connection blocks certain websites (Including steampowered.com) and to access these websites I use tor browser (using meek-google). Is there any way to use programs like steam on ...
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Delay network connect after Windows bootup (Win7)

I have made a setup PPPOE connection on my modem, when my Windows(Win7) booted up, about 5 minutes take time to connect to internet. So other device can deal with internet through WiFi of modem. I'm ...
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Ethernet cable is broken or not properly plugged. Windows 7

This morning I tried to install Ubuntu 15.0.4 (having already Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bits installed). I did a dual partition and it worked perfectly. I installed some apps on Ubuntu for programming ...
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System Proxy Settings not working after updating to El Capitan(10.11.1)

I am usually using internet through proxy and it was working great with Yosemite 10.10.5. But yesterday I have updated OS to El Capitan 10.11.1 and now same proxy settings are not working anymore. ...
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Extremely slow internet (huge lag), how do I diagnose it?

The problem My usually decent 5 Mbps home connection has been extremely slow for the past few days, with all pages I visit taking much longer than usual, some taking more than 30 or 50 seconds to ...
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Cannot connect to my website from local network connection but can with an external network connection

I am hosting a website on my local network for our local Fire Explorers Program. The website is located here. I am hosting the site using Drupal 7 and IIS 7.5 running on Windows Server 2008 R2. The ...
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Is there any way to access the data stream (packets) of my internet connection?

I need to enter that data into a data stream management system (DSMS) for accessing the data and applying a bit of data analytics. Please tell me if I am not clear. I'll explain it more. EDIT I ...
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How to disable Win7/Huawei E5776 auto-connect

My Huawei E5776 4G modem is connected to my Win7 PC via USB. I have found that the pc will come out of sleep-mode and establish an internet connection automatically, even though the E5776 is set for ...
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“Local Area Connection” doesn't have a valid IP config

I’ve been trying to help my father regain his connection that abruptly ceased working. He runs his connection through an intermediary router that he uses as a switch; if that is important at all. ...
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In Win 10, how do I move a folder to onedrive?

I have a new Windows 10 computer. I want to move my documents folder to one drive. how do I do this? Once a file is in Onedrive, can I access it without having internet access?
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Web pages won't load in Windows XP

I have windows xp on my laptop and it is connected to the internet through wifi and everything was working fine, but now web pages won't load at all, the network connection is fine, but when i open ...
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Windows 8/10 doesn't want to connect to my home network

I've been having this problem for a while now, and upgrading to windows 10 didn't help. Basically, my pc is perfectly fine with connecting to literally every other network in the world, but when it ...
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How to change my IP address on every disconnect and reconnect?

I am currently running on windows 7. I have a postpaid internet connection. A few days ago the IP always changed on every disconnect and reconnect. But now this is not happening. The same IP is coming ...
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Modify Chrome/Firefox/Internet Explorer to act as if the user has slow internet [closed]

A really odd request, basically I want to limit my Chrome/Firefox/Internet Explorer so that it is on rather slow internet and if possible increase the ping delays to basically allow me to see how a ...
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Internet dropping out for 1 sec about every 30 sec (with picture)

When using something like skype, or playing an online game the internet drops out like you see in the picture is an example of it when i'm using skype. This has been happening for about 2-3 weeks ...
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Speedtest: Why are some devices limiting despite there should be almost no difference?

I have different devices testing the internet speed. The first number is the download speed in Mbps and the second number is the upload speed in Mbps (see this video comparing Alpha, iPhone and ...
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What could be the reason for frequently losing the internet connection?

I am frequently losing access to internet. Nearly 3 out of 10 pages I open in browser wont open, as if I'm not connected to internet at all. I tested my wireless connection using ping -t and here is ...