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

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802.11g on 100 Mbps connection

I recently bought a router on sale and later realized that it is 802.11g. My internet connection is rated 100 Mbps. So, I guess I am losing Mbps over the wireless. But how do I know how much I am ...
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Virtual RedHat Can't Connect to the Internet

I've installed RedHat 9(linux v2.4.20) with Vmware Fusion. The installation was successful although I can't seem to be able to connect to the internet under RedHat even though my Mac is able to ...
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Windows 7 VERY slow internet connection outside of safe mode?

I have a very annoying problem with Windows 7 and its network connection. In safe mode, i get a speed test of around 12 mbps. However, in normal mode, I get a speed of 0.06 mbps. Naturally this is ...
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Internet connection issues on Windows 8.1

This has been happening to me for a while. I can't remember exactly when it started happening, but my dad recently installed the 8.1 update to his computer and he's having similar problems, so it ...
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Internet Connection Sharing via Switch

i want to ask if is possible to share an internet connection via a switch. Two raspberry pi are connected to the switch and a windows laptop that is wirelessly connected to the internet. Is it ...
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Setting up a working internet connection in solaris 11

the title of this post states most of my problem. I am trying to connect to the internet for like 3-4 hours. But for being a total newbie at unix environment I failed pretty badly. How can I configure ...
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Can't get internet on 2.4 GHz wifi, but can for 5 GHz

I have a Windows 7 desktop that is giving me a baffling network problem. My router is broadcasting two wifi signals: one on 2.4 GHz and one on 5 GHz. My desktop can connect to both, but cannot get ...
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How come some urls work and some don't?

I had some problems with my router, so I switched to a new one (a linksys WNR612v3, though that probably isn't the problem). Now some pages work, and some pages don't examples of non-working pages ...
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slow internet until I switch IP addresses

I'm having a weird slow internet issue from time to time. I'm not sure if it's the problem with my wireless router or ISP or what's going on. Here's the symptoms: From time to time, my internet ...
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VPN Error “attempted VPN tunnels failed” (Windows 7 IKEv2)

I try to set up a VPN connection to my workplace following the clear instructions from HERE It fails to connect returning an error 800: "The remote connection was not made because the attempted ...
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Connect 2 computers to internet (1 ip) via switch

How to connect 2 computers to internet with a switch if ISP gave me 1 IP? Obviously, if I set the same IP on both PCs, one of them will not connect. Both computers are running Windows 7 (but answers ...
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Broken internet connection

I have a problem with my internet connection. Last night everything worked just fine, but when I woke up my wireless connection showed "limited" connection. I didn't change any settings, no updates ...
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How to bypass an Internet connection that only allows access to FB and twitter

On my connection I can access FB and twitter only. How do I work around to gain access to other websites. The browser is not locked or something, Its my own laptop that am using.
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No internet connection in Virtual Machine on selecting NAT in VMWare workstation

I'm facing this strange problem from yesterday where if I select NAT as the network adapter in VMWare, I'm not getting any internet connection in the VM. I have a requirement where I have to have the ...
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Intermittent wifi connection issues even when right next to router (Linksys EA4500)

I have a cable modem connected to a Linksys EA4500. We bought it to replace an aging router in hopes of it giving a better range in our apartment. The cable/router is in the front of the apartment ...
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Internet connection watchdog

In order to work around some problems with some unreliable 2G/3G mobile broadband connections I would like to set up an automatic service to forcibly restart either the network interface itself or the ...
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How can I artificially slow down an FTP upload for testing purposes?

I have some FTP upload software I'm trying to test, and I'd like to verify how it behaves over a very slow satellite link (~100-150 bytes per second). How can I artificially slow down my very fast ...
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Internet speed drops when I download [closed]

When I download a lot of data I see a drop in my internet performance. Usually I download torrents. What might be causing this drop in performance?
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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 ...
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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" ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 - ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...