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Downloads stops at 99% in Google Chrome

I was using IE8 till yesterday and downloads also stopped at 99%. I installed Google Chrome however but downloads also stops at 99% or at 1 second remaining and then after some time says that network ...
0
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2answers
318 views

Can't acess apartments wifi with my laptop

When I try to connect my XP laptop to my aparment wifi it says acquiring network address. But when I connect my TV and ps3 all I have to do is open the internet and it ask if I accept the apartments ...
0
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1answer
66 views

Windows XP - what is the best way of implementing a file cache on a shared internet connection

In the early days when we were on dialup, in order to share the internet connection we ran a program called Wingate on the PC that acted as a gateway, and on all the clients. Wingate had a file cache ...
0
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0answers
127 views

Lenovo S10-2 - Internet connection LED

I'm using a Lenovo S10-2 with Windows XP home. Recently the LED on the front that indicates the internet connection starts blinking from time to time. Usually it's either on or off. Why is it blinking ...
10
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7answers
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Two internet connections on a single computer (host to ethernet, virtualbox to dial-up)

UPDATE 4: After trying what JohnnyVegas suggested, I connected the dongle to the host machine, it wanted to install it's drivers, I cancelled the installation. I removed all network connections from ...
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2answers
268 views

LAN connection repeatedly lost after some minutes

I have Windows XP SP3. My internet connection works well on my mobiles, so there is no problem with my provider. Wnen I start a browser, e.g. Chrome or IE, it works for a while but after a few ...
2
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2answers
1k views

Windows XP extremely slow Internet

I am having a slight problem with the internet on my PC. I have a Dell Precision 670 which is running Windows XP and Ubuntu as a dual-boot configuration and is connected to the router via Ethernet. ...
0
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1answer
406 views

my windows xp sp3 diagnostick:windows could not detect any wired or wireless network cards installed on your machine [closed]

Problem: cant connect to internet with my new installation of windows xp sp3. Details: I have ubuntu in pc that worked with wired internet. I format all disk and install Windows-XP sp3. I have ...
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1answer
197 views

Network cable showing unplugged

The network cable is shown to be Unplugged when i connect my ethernet cable to laptop.But when i connect the same cable to my desktop it works fine,why is it so. Both use Wdows XP OS. Could it be ...
4
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3answers
193 views

What security changes are necessary when connecting DSL modem directly to PC instead of router?

Windows XP I have a user with a single PC that was connected to the internet via a standard home router. The router is now having hardware-related issues and to save money, they're considering ...
0
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1answer
4k views

What causes my desktop computer to lose its internet connection on a wired LAN?

Please help! I am at my wits end. I am by no means a techy, but I feel I am intelligent enough to read these forums and follow directions, but I digress... My issue, I have a very simple home network ...
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3answers
3k views

Are my connectivity issues on Windows XP related to DNS issues?

I've got a wireless local network where an XP Toshiba laptop cannot connect to the Internet, even though it had been working fine earlier in the day. Several other Mac machines connect without ...
0
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1answer
345 views

Internet connection is fine but some webpage won't appear

I'm using Windows XP, and connected to LAN with many other computer. I can access facebook, twitter, tumblr, gmail, but other website is down. In google chrome, it displays: Oops! Google Chrome ...
0
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2answers
820 views

Windows ipconfig no longer displays any information

Last night my XP machine could connect to the internet. Today it cannot. I've rebooted both PC and DSL Modem. When I type C:\IPCONFIG Windows IP Configuration Response is that one line and ...
1
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1answer
564 views

Sharing internet connection between windows xp and Mac

I have one windows XP and Mac/Snow Leopard. I would like to share internet connection. I have one data card, which I would like to plug in in the windows machine and be able to access internet ...
1
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2answers
691 views

Sharing Internet connection on a virtual machine

So I'm running VirtualBox and have Linux running on there. However, I don't have any Internet access on the virtual machine. I believe this is why: The host machine is Windows XP, and it's ...
0
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2answers
2k views

How can I disable WinXP Internet Connection Sharing?

This is kind of weird. I was messing around with WinXP's internet connection sharing. I followed the MSKB article about how to configure it, and did the following: right-click on Local Area ...
0
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1answer
61 views

Two hotspots don't appear anymore with a specific Wi-Fi adapter?

Three days ago I accessed two Wi-Fi hotspots I regularly use. The next day I couldn't see/connect to those, but I saw other hotspots listed on available networks, and I could connect to other ...
4
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1answer
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Windows XP Wifi connected but can not access Internet with browser

I have two laptops: Windows Vista laptop which connects fine to Internet (writing this post from it now) Windows XP SP2 laptop which connects fine to Wifi, Router but not Internet When I try to ...
1
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0answers
931 views

Sharing Internet Connection using an ad-hoc wifi network

I've installed a WiFi Adapter in my Windows XP PC and created an ad-hoc network. I am able to connect to the network through my iPod Touch. On the same PC I have a LAN connection to the Internet. I ...
0
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2answers
355 views

Browsing on a Windows XP computer doesn't work if website is on port 80 but is fine for port 443, 10000

In a Windows XP computer suddenly browsers stop showing websites. While running procmon I noticed that I can easily go to websites running on port 443, port 10000 and port 9675 ( spiceworks ). Also ...
6
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2answers
2k views

How can I access wireless Internet from far away?

I don't have regular access to DSL. My neighbor has. He is willing to get his signal wirelessly, but it's 835ft and lots of trees. Could I use 300ft of ethernet cable to get me through the trees to ...
0
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1answer
2k views

How to get VMware XP online via Windows 7 host WIFI connection?

I have a Windows 7 laptop which is connected to the Internet via WIFI. I have a Windows XP virtual machine running in VMware Player and would like it to connect to the Internet as well. How can I ...
0
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2answers
601 views

Unable to access certain websites from a computer

One of the desktop computers in my office is unable to access some particular websites. We've tried from Chrome, IE, Firefox, but no luck. eg: http://spsims.wto.org/ -> click on "Regular ...
0
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1answer
2k views

Internet connection sharing between Windows XP and Windows 7

I bought my lil sister's netbooks for Christmas and I've been having a heck of a time trying to get Internet Connection Sharing to work. The host computer is a Windows XP box and it uses a US ...
0
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4answers
66 views

Why can't I login on software and websites?

I am using XP SP2, and everything where working fine. Somehow I can go to some web pages, but I can't login to them, for example www.buzzerbeater.com, I can't access my Hotmail / Windows Live, Outlook ...
2
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1answer
1k views

Any software to automatically connect and disconnect from the internet for testing?

I am checking something out in my connection and I just wanted to ask, is there a way to auto-disconnect and connect the internet. For example say I want to disconnect the internet in 1.05 minutes ...
0
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1answer
120 views

windows XP connection to internet problems

Hello I have a windowx xp sp 3 on my laptop, from several month ago I have a problem, when I connect to internet and after a while, when I try to open a web page, browser message shows that cant ...
2
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1answer
591 views

Is there any software solution for sharing Internet connection (PPTP connection) with other computers on LAN?

I have three computers at home. I used the computer connected to internet as a gateway by enabling Internet Connection Sharing (Windows XP). And all computers could access the internet fine. Now, the ...
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9answers
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Can ping fine but no browsing

I've got a laptop which has a verified internet connection. I can ping www.google.co.uk and receive a response no problem. However IE, Chrome, Firefox, MSN messenger cannot connect to the internet. ...
1
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2answers
337 views

internet connection problem with windows7

I have just shifted to Windows 7 and I have this weird problem with the Internet connection. First of all I had a cable connection and an ADSL router to connect to the Internet when I was using ...
3
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1answer
2k views

Why is google.com not opening for me?

I'm having this weird problem where only google.com and Google's subdomains are not opening. I'm using Chrome, though the same behaviour is prevalent in IE8. Seems name resolution for google.com ...
3
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3answers
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How to Check the Internet Connection Speed in Windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Quick way to check my broadband speed. I had internet connection in my home. Its connected by wire with modem(LAN Connection). Now i want to check the internet speed in ...
0
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4answers
2k views

Internet connection problem,ping ok , but outlook and browsers dont work

From some days ago I have a big problem on my laptop( run windows xp sp3) When I connect to internet I can ping web sites but when try to browse them some times it work correctly and some times the ...
2
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4answers
2k views

Internet Problem: Wireless connected but no connection to internet

Hey i have a interesting network setup on a laptop here and for some reason the internet isnt working. I am connected to a secure network via wireless router and taskbar says i am connected and with ...
0
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2answers
349 views

Downloads speed starts ok but after a few seconds they go down to 10kbps?

Since yesterday any file I try to download from any host start downloading ok (at >1mbps) but after a few seconds the speed start to decrease down to 10kbps. I use a mobile modem (huawei) and I ...
3
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1answer
1k views

Share dial up internet with an IPod Touch

I only have dial up internet access at home. I'd like to connect to the internet on my laptop and then use that connection for my iPod through Internet Connection Sharing. I don't have a router. ...
2
votes
3answers
250 views

Web browser being selective about the sites that it will visit

I've been trying to help my father-in-law with this problem but haven't been able to get anywhere. Since the weekend the web browsers on his computer (Chrome and Internet Explorer on Windows XP) will ...
2
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2answers
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Internet Connection Sharing, can't Share Wireless

I'm using Windows XP, and I've been trying to setup my laptop so that I can connect to the internet connection that I get on the laptop through my mobile on an ad-hoc network. I've set up an ad-hoc ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Internet Connection not working - USB LAN connection - from particular modem

I am trying to fix Internet connection on a friends Dell inspiron 1720 with XP service pack 3. It has an integrated network card that stopped working, after powering down/up the modem still didnt ...
0
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3answers
553 views

Internet Connectivity problem but wi-fi is ok?

I am using windows-XP. I have a wi-fi internet connection. My system shows the wi-fi status ok. But still I am not able to browse the internet from my Pc(laptop). I am sure this is not the browser ...
7
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5answers
5k views

Need Software to Monitor Internet Uptime

[You would think there would be tons of software to do this. A Google search showed tons of requests but no useful responses (and lots of links to website monitors which is not what I want.] I am ...