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

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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 ...
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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 ...
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How do modern devices communicate between local and public

I recently bought a system that allows me to turn an outlet off and on via the web. The device uses a "bridge" and has a MAC Address & the "bridge" connects to my router through a RJ45/Ethernet ...
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Why when I start up my PC, many websites fail to be loaded

Every time I start my PC, for the first five minutes, not all website load. Facebook and Google work but others not. After five minutes, all websites work again. While µTorrent is open, none – or ...
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Wi-fi too slow on PC, faster on other devices [closed]

I have a Toshiba Satellite S855 laptop with an RealTek RTL8723AE Wireless Networking card. My laptop runs Windows 7 Home Premium SP1. For the past couple of days, my wireless internet speed has ...
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Windows 8 “waiting to connect” message

I recently installed windows 8(I did a clean install) the key was accepted on installation but when i start up my computer it keeps telling me to 'activate windows'. I re-entered the key and it has ...
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How do I connect to internet from command prompt?

I'm trying to create a task that connects to internet at a specified time. I have a broadband wired connection that I use to connect to the internet. How do I manage connect/disconnect of this ...
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How to stop internet router blocking connection

At a certain time, my parents are turning off the internet for my room specifically as I use a lot of bandwidth running a server, and not for any other rooms. They access the router, and remove my ...
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Sudden problems with WiFi on only two PCs although I didn't change anything

I need your help A view months back my mother’s PC had problems to connect to the internet (Windows 7 32 Bit, Asus P5Q Pro, Core 2 Duo E7500) so I bought her a “ZyXEL NWD2205 USB Wireless Adapter”, ...
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Internet is slow on WIFI but fast with net cable

I have Windows 7. When I plug in the network cable the internet works fast, but when I use WiFi it's extremely slow. Please help me fix this problem and also mention if the problem is with my WiFi ...
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Using 2 internet connections (cable and mobile)

Is there any possibility to use as default my cable internet and mobile if my cable will go down but I want to switch to mobile internet AUTOMATICALLY. OS: Windows 7/8/2012
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Websites take a long time to connect to

I have been back and forth with ISP's, technicians from the local telecom company, testing this, testing that and I just cannot figure it out. There are days that my internet runs so smoothly it ...
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how to use two internet connection in one pc at the same time?

I need to use two internet connection at same time. Both the connection will be broadband connection using two LAN. Say, one of the connection's assigned IP is xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx and another is ...
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Attempting to Determine if ISP is Blocking Port 3074

In the last week I have experienced problems getting onto Xbox live. I have a wireless access point / router connected to a cable modem provided by my local ISP. After checking the settings on my ...
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How to set static or dynamic ip address on linux?

I don't know a priori if a DHCP server would be present in the environment. So, I would like to set a dynamic IP address if there is a DHCP server, instead, I would like to set a static IP address if ...
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D-Link Modem: DSL and Internet lights are off, browser-based administration page cannot be reached

I've used my D-Link DSL-526B for more than three years, but recently it cannot connect to the internet. So far I've been able to isolate these symptoms: DSL and Internet lights is off I've tried ...
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How to Fix Computer internet Connection?

I just Freshly installed Windows 7, and It says i am connected to the internet through the Ethernet port, and it says It is a good connection, but whenever I go onto IE and try to load a website it ...
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IE: How can I keep my webpage up if I lose internet connection until it comes back?

I'm hoping there is a setting or method to disallowing the web page redirect when I lose connection. For instance, I'll be typing up a document online and if I lose internet connection from my ...
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Why broadband internet connection takes 5-6 minutes to get established?

I have a broadband connection, which is being served via a D-Link Router. On the same system I have installed two operating systems, both windows 7, but one on SSD Drive and the other on normal hard ...
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VM bridged to Hamachi network interface. No internet access

I got Windows 7.I am using 3G USB to connect internet.I set up a WinXP virtual machine in VMWare, Hamachi on real PC (it works). With WinXP virtual machine, i set Network Adapter to Bridged and ...
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“You are not authorized to view this page” error message in Chrome only

All of a sudden when I try to open SSRN papers (like http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2270973) I receive the following message in Chrome: It is only in Chrome and when I use a ...
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How does Windows know information about a connection's lease time?

How can Windows "see" information of an ethernet adapter's lease (like lease obtained/expires), when that lease comes from the ISP, but when there's a router in between? I've assumed that lease ...
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Windows 7 64-bit stops sharing of Internet connection with VMware virtual machine

First of all I'm using VMware Workstation, which has it's own Internet connection sharing implemented, but I don't want to use it, as it does not implement the full stack. Things like tracing packet ...
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sporadic network connection with windows 8

Got the Samsung Series 5 ultrabook with Intel Centrino 6235 adapter in February 2013 and found that the network connection sporadically times out, but it goes back to normal on Restart. It is not the ...
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Why my ISP can't change my IP address? [closed]

My ISP is using dynamic IP addresses, now I have problems with my IP (it seems to be blocked somewhere) and want it to be changed. My ISP says to me that they can't assign a new IP for me, can that be ...
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Website fails to load specific assets only on linux kernel + my internect connection combo

The website in question is Ingress Intel. You probably won't be able to access it unless you have been invited to Ingress, but you don't need to because I can relay all errors and problems here. When ...
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How to set up IP addresses on command line for connecting to network without using dhclient

What I do to connect to our wireless network: run sudo ifconfig wlan0 up run wpa (a script that invokes wpa_supplicant with all the necessary arguments) run sudo dhclient wlan0 (this is the step I ...
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Windows 7 Faking Internet Connection

I am having a problem from this blog post: http://blog.superuser.com/2011/05/16/windows-7-network-awareness/ I have a dns server set up that I make my windows machine point to as per this : ...
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Sharing internet connection via Bluetooth

I am trying to share my laptops (running windows 8) internet connection with my desktop (running windows 7). I have connected two Bluetooth devices correctly but it detects Undefined Network below it ...
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How to access internet to Linux Mint4 by using sim card with a dongle?

I have installed Linux mint4 on my laptop and I use internet with a SIM card putting it into a dongle. I know how to use it on windows, but I don't know that on Linux mint4. How can I access the ...
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Virtual Machine can't connect to internet

The VM is running server 2008 and is set up with Active Directory, DNS, Certificate Services and IIS. I am using Bridged networking for the VM so it should be connecting to my network and gaining ...
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Internet Explorer's proxy settings not getting saved

When I connect to my workplace LAN I have to use a company proxy. This proxy is set as usual in IE's LAN settings. The picture below (taken from Google Images as my Windows is not English-localized) ...
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Laptop never connects to wired or wireless network properly at first

On a laptop whenever trying to use wireless or wired internet in the task bar it says "limited connectivity" and the internet cannot be accessed. If I right click on the icon and select "trouble ...
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Can I use usb wlan adaptor as a hotspot?

I want to know if I can use a USB Wlan adaptor as a Hotspot to share my wired internet of PC using the bridged connection? If this is possible, where would one search for quality brand and model of ...