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

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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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-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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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" ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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, ...
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What does the “Bits per second” option in COM5 Properties tab indicate?

This is related to my Internet's modem. By default Bits per second were set to 7200. I changed it to 128000. Would it affect or increase my internet speed in any way? What do the Bits per second ...
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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 ...
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Reset Asus rt-n66u Black Knight Wireless Router

I have a connection that is 50 Mbs per second and I am having trouble downloading most files. for example watch this video of my attempted download of SourceTree. Edit I have determined it is ...
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What technical benefits does a router have over tethering with a smartphone?

What benefits does a traditional router and modem grant over the same functionality from a modern smartphone? I consider things such as reliability, accessibility and speed as major reasons to ...
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Internet Access Icon: Internet

I am looking to replicated the internet (extremely small scale) using a series of switches, routers, Linux, and Windows computers that are not connected to the internet we all use. In this experiment, ...
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Can I Share My Cable Internet Connection Through my ADSL Wireless modem + Router

At first I want to say this question can be found by googling but I cannot find any satisfactory answer. So I am posting it here. I have a ZTE-ZXDSL-531 ADSL Modem. At first I used an ADSL broadband ...
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Massive reduction in wifi speed in 1 meter

When I'm sitting on my desk the speed and reliability of my wifi is horrible but if I move my laptop 1 meter towards the source (trough open air) it gets much better (but now it's no longer on my ...
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What is the best way to disable all internet abilities on a laptop?

This laptop has LAN (built in) and a wifi card. I was thinking I could just remove the wifi card - but the LAN chip is more of a problem. I don't want a fix to be apparent so I was thinking I could ...
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Some sites extremely slow! How to determine if its IPv6? and disable it?

My internet is extremely slow on some sites, the famous ones. Google, Facebook, etc. But then, the very next minute, they are superfast. I got to know from somewhere that this is due to clogging and ...