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

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

0
votes
1answer
458 views

Using router to boost WiFi signal

I am in a residential with a central Wireless internet, but the signal is weak in our unit. I plan to buy a booster "Range Extender", but I wonder if a router can also do this? Booster can replace a ...
0
votes
1answer
529 views

Change “Oops! Google Chrome could not connect to this page” screen

Not 100% sure superuser is the stackexchange place for this question but hopefully I'll be redirected otherwise. I use chrome. I have the setting "On startup, get back to the state I was previously" ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

How to enable remote access for Synology DSM 4.3 device through Linksys EA6900

I asked this question on the synology forum, and no offense, but I'm not sure that I trust the answers so am posting here. I have a Synology DiskStation DS413j running DSM 4.3. I also have a Linksys ...
1
vote
0answers
95 views

Chromecast factory reset improper functioning

My Chromecast device does not get into an AP mode, but keeps searching and trying to connect to a network. Even after factory reset, the problem does not go away. The setup page always shows ...
0
votes
1answer
151 views

What device to use to share LAN's internet?

See what I want to do:- In my department, my boss's desktop is connected to department's LAN via cable wire by which he also surfs internet. Whenever I too have to use internet, I pull out LAN wire ...
0
votes
2answers
6k views

Does Internet speed depends on processor?

I'm about to purchase tablet computer. My main purpose will be to browse Internet. So, please tell whether the processor speed has to do anything with the Internet speed. Different tablets have ...
0
votes
1answer
87 views

Using different Internet connections with different applications

I have both a WiFi connection and a Internet enabled dongle. What I hope to do is to use the WiFi for µTorrent and my dongle for my chrome browser. Is this possible? I found some articles about using ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Internet Connection Sharing with ChromeOS

Is it possible to share my Chromebook's Internet connection with other devices? I have looked around my settings at chrome://settings, but I can only find an option to share a wireless network ...
0
votes
0answers
47 views

A few computers loss internet but can access local resources , other 8 never loss connection

This is a small network with Comcast ISP ( Cable ), there are 11 PC connected to network all are wired Ethernet, the same 3 computers will loss there internet connection sometimes, not all at same ...
0
votes
1answer
64 views

What is happening to my internet connection? I can Ping, query Dns but i cant view webpage?

I'm experiencing a weird problem that I would like to understand. My DSL connection won't allow me to visit website. I can't access them using IP address either, but I can still ping 8.8.8.8 and ...
5
votes
4answers
1k views

Upon turning on computer, Internet won't work unless I disable then enable connection to router

My PC is connected to a Virgin Media router/modem. After turning on my PC, Internet doesn't work. In "Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network Connections" I see: Local Area Connection ...
0
votes
0answers
533 views

how to set add-on congestion control provider by command prompt in windows 8 or 8.1?

I am trying to set ctcp as a global congestion provider in Windows 8.1. please help me to How to set Congestion Provider using command prompt in windows 8 or 8.1?
0
votes
1answer
66 views

Cause for bad network conditions

I am trying to diagnose the cause for bad network conditions. The speed of my connection seems fine, but some websites aren't loading properly (around 50% of them don't load at all.) I tried ...
0
votes
1answer
59 views

Intermittent Wireless Loss

I'm currently using a Windows 7 HP Pavilion DV6TQE with a Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1030 card. I've recently encountered a problem where every 2-15 minutes, I will suddenly lose internet connection. ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

How To Password Protect Internet Access from the LAN

I am looking for a solution that would require any computer user on a LAN to enter a password in order to access the Internet. We do not want to restrict it at each individual computer because people ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

limited access to pcs that are connected at a computer's network

I have two computers, both windows 8. And I also have only one socket for wired Internet. So I connected the one with the socket, and I created a wireless network, so for the other to be able to use ...
0
votes
2answers
867 views

Internet Wireless Connection not working on my laptop

I have a problem with my HP dv6 notebook with Windows 7 bought in August 2011. Many many times since the past and even today, whenever I up my laptop and login, I am usually getting "Not connected - ...
0
votes
2answers
606 views

Internet and Satellite sharing same coax

I have searched for this question online and I've seen a variety of answers, most of which are non-technical and simply this is a bad idea and I would never do this without any rational to back it up. ...
1
vote
1answer
237 views

My Wireless USB adapter decided to be a pain

I've been using the Dlink DWA 125 wireless usb adapter on my desktop computer for the past 4 years and today it has decided not to work on me. It was working last night but when I tried connecting to ...
0
votes
3answers
610 views

ADSL is slow. I disconnect and reconnect, fast again.

I notice that my ADSL connection is getting slow after a while, and I need to restart the modem in order to get full speed again. What could be the cause? Is my wireless hacked? So that somebody else ...
3
votes
1answer
185 views

Am I the victim of internet service theft from a cloned modem?

I purchased a modem from someone on craigslist to use for my new cable internet service. The modem appeared to be unused and in brand new condition. However, the sticker on the box with the modem's ...
0
votes
1answer
209 views

use old dsl modem as router

I have only one ethernet port available on my NanoStation loco M5: But I need to connect 2 PCs to the internet now. Do I have to get new router or is it possible (how?) to use my old dsl modem (4 ...
1
vote
1answer
183 views

Why doesn't twitter.com load on my home network?

I'm trying to figure out why my twitter clients stopped working. I am unable to load twitter via twitter clients or http://twitter.com/ on all machines connected to my home network. The connection ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

Windows 8: Block Internet except for all but two programs [duplicate]

Question marked as duplicate, as is nearly every other question about blacklisting and whitelisting. Some of these questions are different because: 1) XP has a different firewall than Vista/Win7/Win8 ...
0
votes
2answers
8k views

Downloads stop at 99% in Google Chrome & Internet Explorer 8

I was using Internet Explorer 8 fine until 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 ...
1
vote
1answer
283 views

Internet connection not working with Linux OS

I am using a D-Link GLB-502T router at my place which provides me with a cable with an RJ-45 plug. I put this into a D-Link DIR-605L Wifi router to access internet wirelessly. All is fine till I am ...
0
votes
1answer
248 views

Missing 'wintrust.dll' file

I have a problem with my internet and I don't know what to do. When I start Google Chrome or any other browser, it says that 'witrust.dll' file is missing. I was told that it don't work because I'm ...
0
votes
1answer
666 views

4G Wifi Router vs 4G USB dongle

My service provider is proving 4G Wireless internet connection in two forms: 4G USB dongle 4G Wifi Router According to the person selling the products both offer same speed. The advantage of using ...
0
votes
2answers
86 views

Data speed on usb 1.0 vs 2.0

I have a CDMA USB dongle that I use for connecting to the internet. Now I plan to upgrade to a 3G dongle which has a USB 2.0 connection. Right now I have only USB 1.0 port on my computer. Will the ...
1
vote
0answers
506 views

Increased data usage on a VPN connection

I have been working on a remote computer over a VPN connection using Windows 7 Remote Desktop Connection. I RDP from my laptop (with non-HD display). Recently my wife has also been working from home ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Why do my mobile devices lose internet access but stay connected to wifi?

I have a number of mobile devices including iPhones, an iPad, and Kindle Fires. All of them can connect to my wifi network fine, and get Internet connectivity. After being idle for a variable amount ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Windows 8 won't stop recognizing a “Local area network” automatically

And for some reason, this always ruins my Wi-Fi connection, than I have to go to "Network and Sharing center" and disable this new local area network for my Internet to work again. How do I prevent ...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

Weird internet connection behavior

I'm having a strange problem with my internet connection. At the moment my ISP is Fastweb (an italian provider) and i noticed that sometimes i can't load some sites, then all i have to do is wait 5 ...
0
votes
1answer
600 views

internet on Wifi doesnt open any site until i connect via a proxy server

When i am connecting to a wifi network (tried with different N/Ws) through my laptop, I cant open any website. At the same time when I use ultrasurf proxy I am able to open the pages, My router is ...
1
vote
1answer
653 views

-Bitcasa: Steps to detect cause and solve slow upload speed

I am using Bitcasa for backup, but with the current upload speed (<0,1 MBps), it will take over 17 consecutive days to upload 150Gb (which is the size I want to upload). I must have an upload speed ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

How to get more detail than “Oops! Google Chrome could not connect to”

Latest version of Chrome seems to give extremely limited information on what might be wrong. It only says: "Oops! Google Chrome could not connect to" It used to have error codes and so on. How can ...
0
votes
2answers
6k views

What's the actual download speed if I have Internet speed of 3Mbps?

I have an Internet plan of 3 Mbps, does that mean my download speed will reach 3 Mbps too? So far I'm only getting 300 KBps when I'm downloading files from the Internet.
0
votes
2answers
351 views

I keep losing wireless connection

I have a WRT54GL v1.1 wireless router and a WUSB54G v4 wireless adapter, both made by Linksys. The router is in the living room by the TV and the my computer is in the bedroom. My ISP is Brighthouse. ...
1
vote
0answers
930 views

Why can't I install apps on Windows 8 using specific dial-up modem connections?

This problem has persisted since I first tried out Windows 8 Consumer Preview, and also affects Windows 8, Windows 8.1 Preview, and Windows 8.1. Specifically, the problem occurs when I try to install ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

How to config Windows Server 2008 for accessing through it to the Internet?

In our Company we have almost 21 PCs and Laptops. one of them is Server with Windows Server 2008.All of these Computers connected to the Internet through a ASUS DSL-N10 Wireless ADSL Modem Router. We ...
2
votes
0answers
722 views

Windows 8 apps not connecting to internet with USB dongle/modem

The question pretty much says it all. I have Windows 8 Professional 64-bit and my main/only method of getting connected to the internet is to use this USB dongle/modem I have. Now it works perfectly, ...
-1
votes
2answers
117 views

How do I copy the URL contained in the internet shortcut in Windows 7?

Sometimes my Internet shortcut doesn't work properly when I double-click on it. Is there a way to easily copy the URL contained in the shortcut for Windows 7.
1
vote
0answers
55 views

Wifi disabled after time

I do have several computers in my office, and unfortunately, the network admin has yet to patch my cables (which I'm not allowed to). So far, I'm stuck with Wifi, so I configured one of my Windows 8 ...
1
vote
1answer
66 views

Is there any way to watch my connection health?

In my Windows 8.1 PC, I never lost the connection. Connection still stood. But the problem is; such as SSH or FTP/SFTP gives me network connection error anmd i have to reconnect them. Also, my VNC ...
1
vote
1answer
36 views

Grandkids Deleted files

My grand kids deleted some files from the Local Area connection properties box there are 3 missing that I can tell, going by my other computer they are Qos Packet Scheduler Broadcom Advance Server ...
1
vote
5answers
24k views

Can ping and trace sites but can't view on browser?

I am having issues on certain sites (not all just a few). I can ping and trace sites just fine but for some reason the sites won't load in the browser. They're just stuck at "connected to example.com" ...
5
votes
0answers
1k views

Cannot make mobile broadband Vodafone USB connection Ubuntu 13.04

I have Ubuntu 13.04 and I bought yesterday a Vodafone USB stick for internet connection. I am located in Romania. This is what I've did: First Thing Network Connections, added connection. Selected ...
1
vote
0answers
261 views

Laptop will not connect directly to router, but works on wireless

I've got a strange issue which I cannot find a solution to yet. I have a work laptop which I've never got to successfully connect to my router directly (wired). It will connect to the wireless network ...
1
vote
1answer
40 views

what will be my gateway in multiple VPN Connections?

as we know we can connect multiple VPNs in same time and my question is about what will be our gateway in this situation or how can we determine what will be our gateway? Thanks.
1
vote
0answers
86 views

Windows 7 Netgear WNDR4000, Adapter issues

I can not seem to connect to the internet, when I troubleshoot it, I get a "There might be a problem with the Driver for Local Area Connection Adapter, try running in admin mode to fix it." So I do, ...