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

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My laptop and my phone top out at 40 Mbps on my home WiFi

So I recently got myself a 50 Mbps down / 5 Mbps up internet connection. I'm very happy with it, except both my MacBook Air and my iPhone 5S top out at about 40-42 Mbps down speed. My PC which has a ...
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Kali Linux and hotspot wifi host [closed]

I'm running a Kali Linux Guest (VirtualBox) on a Windows 10 host. I have internet from an android device but on Kali Linux i don't have. Does anyone know how can i connect the guest to the internet ? ...
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Unable to connect to broadband in Windows 8 via Ethernet

I tried connecting my laptop (Windows 8.0) to broadband. The first attempt was successful. Later I restarted my laptop and tried again and all successive attempts have failed. A weird behavior I ...
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Youtube recording disable others' internet connection

Every time my wife does a recording from her laptop using the youtube video capture tool, it kills the internet connection for everyone else on the network (phone, tablet, desktop) -- every page I try ...
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Cannot connect to the internet, “ipconfig” is blank

I have a HP Pavilion computer running Windows 8.1, and the other day it stopped connecting to the internet, although it would still list WiFi routers. I tried three sources, and none worked, although ...
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How can I disable internet access on Windows 7 via the command line?

How can I easily disable (and later re-enable) internet access on Windows 7 via the command line (for an anti-procrastination script)? It would work fine if rebooting re-enables internet access. No ...
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Is it possible to create a user without internet access on Win 8 (no parental controls)

I want to create a user on a Windows 8 System that has no internet access. I do not want to monitor access or block some some sites / ports. I want the complete internet to be deactivated for said ...
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No networks found after computer sleeps overnight with open browsers

I recently updated my computer to windows 8.1. It was working fine except for the annoying updates. Just recently I started noticing that it cannot find any network after computer is left on a sleep ...
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How do I artificially increase the latency for a device in my network?

I want to test how ping would affect my gameplay on Call of Duty on PS4 and was wondering if there was a way to add about 100ms latency to my PS4's network connection?
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Public network Wi-Fi connection problems

My friend and I have free public Wi-Fi at college. Her Wi-Fi used to work fine, and still does in the other buildings. However, for a long time now her Wi-Fi (which has excellent connection) won't ...
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Sony Vaio not connecting to internet on Wifi

My Sony Vaio laptop with Windows 2007 installation doesn't connect to internet on Wifi. It used to work all this while (last few years) but this problem started a few weeks back. It works fine when ...
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computer with wired connection unable to browse internet/ping correctly, although Skype/torrents remain functional (intermittent issue)

I'm at the end of my wits here so any help would be much appreciated. The following is an intermittent issue: it happened once before when I first moved into this flat last month, I looked into it a ...
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Why does my internet connection speed drop down to nothing when using torrents?

I have 100Mbps/10Mbps connection. If I open any torrent, with download speed of 50kB/s, my connection goes down to 25Mbps immediately, and any website is really slow to load, even if it is just text. ...
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Software to measure quality of internet connection

We are going to get a demo of satellite internet connection. Office is based in remote scottish highlands where internet speed is quite bad ( below 2 Mbps per line), a lot of outages due to weather ...
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OpenWRT pings internal network but not outside (to the internet)

I Installed OpenWrt BARRIER BREAKER (14.07, r42625) on FON2303B. I can ping modem, but I'm unable to ping for example yahoo.com. root@OpenWrt:~# ping yahoo.com ping: bad address 'yahoo.com' I ...
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Chrome (and Chrome alone) cannot access the Internet

My neighbour rang me this morning to tell me that she couldn't access the Internet so I agreed to have a look at it for them. The machine is an aging Sony Vaio running Windows Vista (didn't note what ...
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Can't access internet after installing antivirus

I'm using Windows 8.1 Pro - 64 bit. Today, I installed AVG Internet Security 2015 on my laptop, but afterwards, I can't access the internet. I use a WiFi connection, but after installation, my laptop ...
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Multiple mac address connections from the same device

My internet speed dropped from aobut 90Mb/s to 0.5-2Mb/s. Only one computer seemed affected. So I was been looking through the device list on my Linkysys Smart Wi-Fi router and came across something ...
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What's the command line for clicking on the 'Connect' button of rasphone.pbk?

C:\Users\All Users\Microsoft\Network\Connections\Pbk\rasphone.pbk Do you know the command line for clicking on the 'Connect' button of it?
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How much data traffic does watching YouTube take?

How much usage does watching a video on YouTube take? Does it depend on the length of the video? The quality? I'm trying to figure this out because I use a lot of online tutorials at work, and I ...
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How do I manage two internet lines going into one router at home? [closed]

I have a normal home WiFi network with some 10-15 devices connected. I have one regular use 2Mbps ADSL internet source and one high-speed 50Mbps cable line. I don't need to use both simultaneously, as ...
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Why can't a PC connect to a specific website while all the others work?

A PC is connected via a router and a modem to a local network. All the webpages seem to work fine, yet the webpage of a local libary, will not load independent of the used browser. Other devices on ...
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2 wired Access points cause Internet to drop

I have a 6 point wired network with 2 routers set up as access points plugged into 2 of the network points. I also have a Sonos network with the bridge hardwired into one of the Access Points This ...
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Re-connect to corporate firewall

When I power on my PC, the default internet browser open the page: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=219472&clcid=0x409 then I have to enter my credentials to access internet. Every time, I ...
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DNS server not responding in vpn connection win 8.1

I use win 8.1 and my campus has an intranet network and a vpn(PPTP). to connect to internet, first I have to connect to the intranet(wireless network) and then connect to vpn. But the problem is when ...
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Router connection falling

I am encoutering a problem with a Zyxel Prestige 650HW router. Almost every night the internet connection falls and when in the morning I power it off and on again the connection is re-established. ...
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Creating WiFi network from wired LAN without needing a PC

I am moving to a hostel in France where they provide wired LAN connection. I do not possess a laptop and use internet on my iPad and smartphone. Does plugging in the LAN cable into the WiFi router ...
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Internet Speeds going crazy (wi-fi only)?

This is a 60 second average sample of my wireless speeds as of two days ago (had to post link since I have <10 rep). I'm not a basic user, and I'm wondering why this would even happen. I fear the ...
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Virtual Box internet connection issues

I have faced a problem and I'm already stuck. Gonna describe it soon but first some info: I'm running Win8, my VBox is 4.3.12, I'm using wireless connection. The problem I'm having is I can't use ...
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How windows detects internet connection? [duplicate]

I have a Huwaei data card and Aircel SIM. I don't have internet plan or balance in my prepaid SIM but whenever I connect Internet it gets connected and windows shows Internet access. and in fact I ...
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Internet Explorer connects to the Internet but Chrome does not

I am having trouble connecting to the Internet with Google Chrome, even though IE works just fine and so does a bunch of other software. Chrome seems to work well on other accounts on the same ...
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2 pair Ethernet connection not working, but 4 pair does

I'm having problems with my internet connection. I have 2-pair lan cable, it used to work before in my PC, but 4 days back it stopped working, it works in others PC. Now only 4 pair lan connection ...
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Website won't load(waiting forever), others will

I'm facing a strange issue.Following is the website that trying to visit http://forum.xda-developers.com/ while eneters the url in any browser it's keep loading forever tried in CHROME,FIREFOX and ...
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How to figure what is blocking ports

I have opened the follows ports in the router config TCP 5242 4244 UDP 5243 9785 But these still remain unreachables. I have also tried to disable Comodo firewall without success. Is there a way ...
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Reliance Broadband Netconnect is not connecting due to error 718

When I tried to connect Reliance Netconnect I am getting error 718 which is telling that the connection was terminated because the remote computer did not respond in a timely manner. I Googled it and ...
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Lightning strike causes fast download?

Ok, REALLY strange question. My friend says he was downloading a 14 GB file at about 1 mb/s when suddenly there was a lightning strike outside and momentarily the download speed jumped to 10,000,000 ...
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Modem Speed Limit

I changed my plan to a 4Mbps unlimited connection. But my download speed still shows 573Kbps in the ADSL settings webpage and I get slow download speed. I called the ISP's customer care and they said ...
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Can connect to internet with Firefox but Chrome can't

I'm using Windows 7 x86 SP1. I've been using chrome for years. But now it can't connect to internet. I think it's because the latest windows update, which after i updated it, all of the fonts' ...
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How to bypass BELL provided router with FIBE

I Just got fiber optics internet, Fibe 50-50 from BELL Canada replacing old slow not reliable anymore ADSL. I have an home office and I use VPN, DHCP reservation, DDNS service etc. All those features ...
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Unable to Access the internet on Windows, but can with Ubuntu (have dual-boot)

My personal computer dual boots on both Windows 7 and Ubuntu. About 5-6 months ago, I stopped being able to access the internet whenever I booted via W7, but I still could, and can, with Ubuntu. After ...
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Why does our Netgear FS105 Port Splitter no longer work at our new apartment?

I have a Netgear FS105 5-way port splitter for splitting an internet connection from a router. At our previous apartment, the combination of a router hooked to our Time Warner Cable Coaxial internet ...
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Slow ping times when adding new device to home network

I have problem with internet connection and I'd like to note, that I don't have big knowledge if this matter. Usually in my home, there are 2 devices using internet (one is wi-fi, another is on ...
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One computer is getting slower internet speeds on the same wired connection

So two computers, only about a year difference in age are getting significantly different speeds using the same wired connection. One computer gets between 80-100 mbps download, the other gets 1-30 ...
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My VPN appears to be making my cable internet connection 5X faster?

My Internet connection is for 30 Mbps with TWC (Cable), which is usually pretty close to what I actually get. However, lately I've been using a VPN (PrivateInternetAccess.com) on my desktop. I was ...
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computer shows two internet connections

I've recently purchased a new laptop and have noticed that my home network connection sometimes shows up twice and it never did that before. I'm just not sure if it's my new laptop with Windows 8 or ...
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Reinstalled Windows 7 - Now cannot connect to any activation server or Microsoft Exchange

I reinstalled Windows 7 this morning, and now I am unable to connect to any activation servers for any Adobe software, and I cannot connect to Office 365 Microsoft Exchange server in Outlook 2013. ...
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No internet on raspberry pi

I am trying to SSH into a rapberry pi, and my internet does not seem to be working. I am using my laptop to bridge a wifi to ethernet, which feeds into the raspberry pi. When I try to use ifconfig to ...
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Sharing internet connection using ethernet switch

I use a TP-Link modem for my internet connection and use a switch to share the internet connection between two PCs. I previously had a Enterr switch that worked perfectly fine and recently stopped ...
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How to set a Hyper-v virtual machine to use my Wi-Fi connection [closed]

I have a virtual machine running on my Hyper-v manager. I am having difficult time to get it connects to my WiFi (use my WiFi) that is available on my operating system. My operating system is windows ...
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Testing symmetrical high-speed Internet connections

Is there a tool that I can use on a sever that will allow me to measure throughput for symmetrical circuits on a closed controled network to a select group of clients? If not how do I go about ...