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

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How does an ISP have partial internet outage?

It has been 3 days, and the ISP I am subscribed to is having a partial internet outage. It can load a few websites; StackExchange (which I am using now), Google, YouTube, and Reddit works. However, ...
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How to test internet connection quality over time?

I started noticing some lag while watching YouTube and Twitch and after running ping in background identified that there was some connection drops or slowdowns. I called my ISP and they are sending a ...
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Google Chrome unable to access internet for several minutes after hibernate

Recently my Google Chrome on Windows 10 (only on a single machine out of 4) has had issues with connecting to websites for 2-5 minutes after the machine coming out of hibernate/sleep. The issue is ...
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internet connection is suspended whenever I run an MS Access query

Whenever I run a query in Access 2010, I can't use the internet. My pages won't load until the query finishes and my downloads hang. Anybody know why that is and how it can be corrected?
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Connection speed switches automatically from 1 Gbps to 100 Mbps

So I have an intenet connection that lets me use 600Mbs initially when I plug in my ethernet cable I can see 1 Gbps connection speed (in ethernet status window). The issue is that I can see that every ...
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Windows 7 doesn't connect to internet after installation

I recently reinstalled Windows 7 Ultimate on my Lenovo laptop because it was set to a different language prior and it was also very laggy. After the installation, everything was working except the ...
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Share Tethered connection to other devices

What I want to do is the following: Tether my android device's internet connection to a Raspberry Pi (USB cable). Then via ethernet cable connect the Raspberry to a router. Other devices are then ...
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No internet connectivity after uninstalling VPN in win10

A barracuda VPN client was installed in my windows 10 machine which was not working. I simply uninstalled the VPN and restarted my machine as required. Since the next boot my windows can't access ...
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How do I diagnose a stuttering network connection?

I'm on a Windows 7 computer with a wired network connection, and while the internet works, it sometimes stutters, such that the loading page will display an error, as shown here: Note that, despite ...
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Connection slow to certain website on computer

My PC has been really slow on this website (http://www.nexusmods.com). It takes around a minute or two to load up the front page. I have searched for this issue on google and superuser but they always ...
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Win 10 does not detect internet via Ethernet

I have Win 10 on an Acer Aspire E5-773G notebook in dual-boot with Ubuntu 16.04. On Windows, I can connect to my FritzBox router via WiFi, but not via Ethernet. When I plug in the cable it detects ...
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New Windows 7 installation - No Internet Connection

I just reinstalled the whole laptop after wrapping my whole disk out. However, I am unable to work on certain functions right now. This includes widened screen, no function keys and most importantly ...
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Internet slows to a halt on one computer when another connects with ethernet - otherwise works fine

I've recently moved in with my partner and found that whenever his computer is on my internet connection slows down to the extent that I can't load webpages, but the moment his is turned off mine ...
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How can I “allocate” internet bandwidth to a specific app or device

So, I need to download a huge sized game (GTA 5). Its size is about 70 GB, but as my internet connection is not stable (sometimes fast, sometimes slow) and sometimes is very low, I need a way to "...
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How can I log on to Windows 10 without internet?

I set up a Microsoft account on my Windows 10 computer. Now without warning it won't let me log on without internet access. It asks me for the last password as I am offline, but will not accept this ...
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Gigabit router seems to only support 100mbps WAN?

I have 2 Dlink gigabit routers. not connected at the same time though. i bought the DIR-855L to replace the DIR-655. They are listed as Gigabit both WAN and LAN. But my 200mbps internet only comes out ...
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Why after Downgrading IE10 to IE8 I lost access to Internet

I can open localhost pages hosted on my IIS, but I can no longer access google neither my company services. What is the problem? By downgraded IE10 to IE8 I lost configurations? Do you have any idea?...
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MacBooks cannot ping gateway or internet, can communicate with LAN DNS and other LAN hosts

TL;DR: Problem MacBooks cannot ping gateway and several other hosts within netstat -nr output. LAN DNS is up and functioning properly. Problem Macbooks can access any service on most hosts in the ...
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How Can I completely prevent internet acess from my laptop [closed]

Is there a way to completely prevent internet access from my laptop I mean even if someone tried to connect the internet he will not be able unless using external data from a flash memory or a ...
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How can use One media convert to give internet connection to 4 houses?

Can I use one media converter to give internet access to 3 houses near my. My ISP saying he will be needing 2 media converts at each home with 8 port switch at each home. is it necessary? I mean can't ...
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Windows 10 store won't connect to the internet

I have Windows 10, and the store won't connect to the internet. The funny thing is, all my browsers (including Edge) work fine. Not only is the store not working, neither is Cortana, and I can't ...
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Laptop Internet keeps disconnecting

I've been having a problem for a few months now, but I had it before a few months, then I somehow managed to fix it, but now it's back. Only my laptop (meaning all other devices are connected to the ...
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sql connection lost when internet connection lost

I have some amazing problem, When the internet connection has been lost, all connection to sql server disconnect automatically (for example "sql server profiler" stop automatically and the trace ...
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How can I Increase Internet Speeds?

In my house there are two users of the internet, me and my sister. When my sister doesn't use her phone I get faster speeds but when she starts using it my speed drastically decreases. I know that ...
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Authenticate WiFi client using custom database before giving access to the Internet

I want if following scenario is possible: One of my employees tries to connect to our company's WiFi. When he selects the SSID in available WiFi list, he is taken to a captive portal. There he ...
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Cannot access site from PC via Windows or Ubuntu

I have been unable to access a social network site: vk.com, since yesterday evening. At first I thought maybe it's just some virus or hosts problems etc, but I've checked everything and it's fine, and ...
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Bypass “302 Found” ISP redirecton

I was goofing around with a usb broadband modem(sim card modem) I used a sim card with no current subscribed data plan.On opening google.com I was redirected to the "Buy A data plan Page"(Page to buy ...
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How do I use my laptops wifi connection on my desktop?

I recently acquired a pretty decent desktop which I installed windows 10 onto, the only fallback is the wifi card isnt very powerful so it keeps dropping its connection while my laptop continues fast ...
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Can't visit many websites except a few(google, wikipedia, yahoo)

My internet hasn't worked normally since yesterday. I can't visit a lot of websites, such as amazon.com, nba.com & my school website. I can visit Google, Gmail, Facebook, Wikipedia, Yahoo etc &...
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Windows 7 host, CentOS guest - internet connection

I have troubles connecting a CentOS guest on Virtualbox running on a Win 7 host. The host has been given two adapters: Host-only and NAT. ip a vi 03 Note: setting GATEWAY=10.0.2.2 still results ...
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Windows 8.1, change GSM registration mode from automatic to manual?

Is it possible to set GSM registration mode in system from automatic to manual? (e.g. I would like to use GPRS instead of LTE) on tablet with GSM modem (lenovo) I mean, Can I do, what the method: "...
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Removing a prank [duplicate]

This is a bit of an odd one. Someone (Probably roommate), somehow, installed something onto my computer that opens a "unsavory" website in my default browser every 10~15 minutes. It's not browser ...
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Poor internet performance on single PC

I have been having a frustrating issue with my main desktop for the last few days, that I was hoping someone could shed a light on. I have 3 devices in my house, a laptop, a mac, and a PC. My laptop ...
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Internet refuses to work with Ubuntu

Our office has a few computers; those with Ubuntu installed lost wired internet connection. Last update is 6-4. As the other computers (Mac, MS-Windows) do work, we feel it has something to do with ...
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Wireless router simultaneously dropping multiple computers

I've read several articles online as well as Wireless internet router keeps dropping out Computer "loses" connection to wireless router intermittently My scenario is as follows: When ...
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Windows reports internet connection fine but can't load any pages

Since yesterday, I am unable to load any web-pages in any browser, I just get time-outs. I am able to ping e.g. www.google.com from the command line and this works fine I am able to establish a VPN ...
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Debian webserver crashes whole house connection

I have a small debian server installed in my house. It is connected via ethernet as any other pc in the house. When it is turned on, after a while (can be 10 minutes as 12 hours) the connection ...
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Unchangeable proxy setting [duplicate]

Today suddenly my browser stoped to load pages with error cannot detect proxy. But i use direct connection not proxy connection. then i go to the LAN settings in the internet option i saw that proxy ...
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Share wvdial internet connection through ethernet

I have a PC which is connected to internet using a USB dongle and wvdial. I would like to share the internet connection over Ethernet with other PCs using a router. How can I connect the PC, and ...
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Same Public IPs is possible?

As I understand two computers can't have the same public (external) IP address. Except for if those two computers are connected via the same router, then they can have (share) the same public IP ...
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Internet connection not working

I'm having a problem, where my computer has absolutely no internet - neither over Ethernet or over Wi-Fi (using USB adapter). I'm in an online (multiplayer) match and, suddenly, Poof! Attempting to ...
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Monitor wifi connection over time

I have very poor WIFI. My speeds range from about 1.9 to 3 Mbps download speed on a good day. Not only that, but my internet cuts out constantly. My wired Internet has speeds I can't complain about. ...
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How do I fix this internet connection error?

I am getting errors like: ERR Name Resolution Failed ERR tunnel connection failed DNS probe finished nxdomain I am using airtel broadband connection.
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Protect debian from a typical dropper (malware)?

I have a Debian box that I have pretty secure. Browsers are rarely used, except lynx which is used almost exclusively to download specific files. The daemon servers running on the machine are just a ...
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I am unable to stream videos on specific sites and more problems with my internet

For the past one week, I am unable to stream videos on a few sites. Also, Stack exchange displays this error on top of the website: Stack Exchange requires external JavaScript from another ...
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Use Multiple Internet connections on the same Computer but for different apps

I know this is quite similar to the questions asked before however none of them answered my question. Please read this before downvoting. What I basically want to do is if I have a 4Mbit(on WiFi) line ...
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What causes Error 400?

When I connect to 4g network I keep getting an intermittent Error 400. My ISP claim one of the following: A machine problem (I tell them it happens on all machines) A router issue (I tell them it ...
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Virtual Switch has Internet access but Hyper-V VM does not have Internet access

I have an issue that has stumped me. Recently installed Windows Server 2012R2 on a Hyper-V VM. I setup everything correctly on the switch and VM config. The Internet worked just fine after Windows ...
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Why is my internet not as fast as it says it is

I have done multiple online internet speed tests, including ookla, and all have said that my internet has a download speed of around 15Mb/s. I am an avid PC gamer, and when I download games off of ...
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Divide monthly Internet volume allowance in 6 equal parts

Here I live with 5 other people and we are charged for a limited package. Some use more and some less. We want to divide our plan in 6 equal parts with user and password. Is this possible?