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

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Simple Wireless Network Speed Improvement Tips for Intel AC 7265 / 7260

I noticed by accident an option on my Intel AC 7265 / 7260 adapters which is called "Throughput Enhancement". Default it was disabled. Upon enabling I noticed an improvement on my UPLOAD speed when ...
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Windows Small Business Server 2003 cannot connect to internet [on hold]

I cannot connect to the Internet. I configured the firewall successfully. The notification told me that I'm connected to the Internet, but I'm not. Where is my problem?
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Connect a G4 Mac to the internet connection on an iMac running OS X v10.10.5

What do I have to do to connect a G4 Mac running a much older operating system, to an iMac using OS X v10.10.5? The iMac is connected to the internet through a Comcast modem/router with an Ethernet ...
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GPS device which can send location update to URL [on hold]

I am trying to find a GPS device which can send the location update to specific URL standard format. I searched web but all the device makers have there own URL update but I want a custom URL update ...
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Can not connect to the internet from fresh install windows 10

So I reformatted a existing computer (Which was on win7) with Win10. I can not for the life of me connect to the internet though. I have tried the following: /release /renew Tried setting my ipv4 ...
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How to make people login to use the internet [closed]

I want people to login to my sky router like you do in cafes and some places with free wifi. (e.g Wifi powered by the cloud) I want to do this as I would like to put web restrictions on different ...
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Local Area Connection [closed]

I asked this question within the last couple of days , and it was too easily written off as being too difficult to understand and did not help me or my situation at all. So here attempt 3.i will keep ...
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Why will some YouTube videos not load in any browser on my system?

For an estimated 20% of all YouTube videos I try to watch on one of my computers, I cannot get them to buffer at all. I will get the loading spinner, until about a minute later the player will say ...
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Router behaving strangely

I am facing a strange problem with my router. The problem is as follows.When I turn on my CPU the internet in the router goes off.When I turn the CPU off, the internet turns on in the router.Router ...
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Two Slow DSL or One Fast DSL? [closed]

I'm planning to do a lot of video conference chat, unfortunately, at 2Mbps, there are times I experience loss of sound during chat and even without using the internet, there are times that the ...
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Win10 browsers cannot connect to http sites

I have been raking through site by site on my phone to find a solution to this but to no avail. Context: My windows 8.1 ASUS S551L updated to Windows 10 and the first issue was lack of WiFi (zero ...
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Computer constantly losing internet connection Norton Scan says IP address disappears

One of my computers is constantly losing it's ip address and going offline and showing the yellow triangle over the little computer network icon. I am using a router for three computers and two I ...
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Can't open certain websites through SSL

I recently switched to Window 8.1, I have problem in opening certain websites, for example I can't open any Wikipedia page (through Google search or directly), browser fell into an infinite loading ...
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Metro apps not connecting to the internet, but desktop apps can

I've seen several questions around SuperUser and none seem to have an answer. Besides the point, they seem to have a program or error in the way. Metro apps unable to connect Cannot access the ...
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Simplex fiber from isp

I just got fiber, and I'm super happy! But recently I read about simplex vs duplex, and that simplex can only send data one way. And I noticed that there's actually only one fiber from my ISP, which ...
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Internet is slow on some websites: Can't login to StackExchange using Google account

I recently switched to windows 8.1 (64 bit) on my new laptop. While the internet for some websites is fast enough, but it slows down on some other websites and even doesn't open them, for example I ...
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Wired connection losing ONLY internet connection

My PC is connected to my AC-68U router through ethernet, it's the only wired connection, the rest of my household devices are on wireless. I noticed that sometimes, very rarely though, I lose ...
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internet disconnects after cloning MAC in Ubuntu 14.10

Whenever I connect the LAN cable to my new laptop, there is connection, but the web is not accessible due to MAC mismatch (my old laptop's MAC is registered with my ISP). When I spoof the MAC address ...
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Sending files with continous hex pattern via FTP causes corruption

I'm experiencing very difficult to diagnose problem, which causes file corruption on files I'm uploading. Corruption happens to many files which contain continuous hexagonal pattern (like thousands ...
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Find history on usb-modem?

I use a usb-modem on two different PCs, is it possible to find the web connection history of the PC1 when I use the same USB-modem on the PC2? On the USB-modem there is only the web connection ...
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Is it possible to fake Internet traffic? [closed]

I'm looking for a way to fake my Internet traffic so that any connections made to other websites on the Internet will look like a static connection. (i.e when i'm downloading files or visiting pages ...
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How can I limit internet bandwidth for a daemon in linux?

I can successfully throttle a process using trickle. But how can I limit a daemon, that autostarts on boot?
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Separating downloads and uploads between two Internet connections

I have two Internet connections, how can I have downloads go through one and uploads go through the other without a new router? I was thinking two network cards in a computer, but how do you connect ...
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Internet Connection Error - Connection Fails

My internet seems to be working but is not. My screen shows 4 bars (PC). However whenever I try to go to Amazon or any other major websites, apart from all things Google and Stack Exchange, it does ...
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Windows Hotspot has No Internet Access at Work

I am creating a hotspot from my wired LAN connection for my phone using mHotspot. It works at my home network but not at my office. I am using the same laptop on both networks. What is different at ...
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Do wireless internet affect connection of FPS games? [closed]

My friend has a problem with his internet connection when playing FPS games such as Team Fortress 2 using a computer.His internet speed around 4.5 Mb/s.When he play in multiplayer,he get stuck every ...
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Isp connected to lan port, want to access Internet via wifi

I have dlink dir 600 n 150 home wireless router with one wan port and four lan port. My isp line is connected to lan port 1 and my computer is connected is connected to lan port 2, nothing is ...
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Force Windows 7 to use Android phone's MAC address as network identifier for hotspot to prevent network name addition/iteration

Background I have a new Verizon Android (5.1) phone with a mobile hotspot running with a set HOTSPOT_NAME (the SSID) for the network, and having a WPA2 (AES) security. I had a previous Verizon ...
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Internet connectivity detection

Both Windows and Android have a way of showing the user that they have lost the internet connection (a yellow triangle icon for Windows and a grey wifi icon for Android). What kind of check do they ...
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Lock computer vs. Switch user

I am the only user on my PC, what is the techinical differnce between locking it and switching user? Does one of the options do a better job of preventing internet connection disruptions (p2p)?
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Automating reconnection of internet

I use WiFi with a router that drops my connection rarely, which is too often. This usually happens at night, when I'm not using the computer. I would like to automate this: Detect Internet ...
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Connect Internet to Multiple HyperV VM's

I have 7 VM in HyperV 1 CentOS 4 Ubuntu 2 Win8.1 I want to connect all these VM's to internet. Internet is working on 1 VM only. DHCP is enabled in Virtual Switch advance options. Any help ...
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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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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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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 ...