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

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Internet connection name increments and won't reset

I'm having a problem with my internet connection name: I created a connection named 'RDS', deleted it and then re-created it. It displays as above 'RDS 2'. Everytime I delete it the connection ...
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How to use cellular broadband internet while connected to Wifi network too?

When I am connected to cellular broadband and a local wireless network simultaneously, it seems that internet requests go over the local network, which is logical for cost and performance reasons ...
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Connected via UMTS but can't ping default gateway

I have a UMTS modem/Windows computer that can't connect properly to the internet. It gets an active PDP context and Windows gets an IP address from DHCP, DNS and default gateway addresses. But no ...
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Android PortForwarding

Is there a way to do WiFi tethering on my Android and do port forwarding for my PC from the Android. What I mean is: Internet --> Android Android has the port forwarding to PC (XAMPP) PC running ...
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How to prefer mobile connection over proxy?

I have win7. I have proxy connection and also mobile connection via my Android phone(via USB port). I want to connect to internet only via mobile connection so I specified no Proxy in my browser (...
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My internet speed wont run at 1.0 Gbps on my Realtek PCIe Family Controller its stays at 100mbps

I have an asus Gigabit Router and a gigabit NIC (Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller) witch is running at 100Mbps rather than 1000Mbps (1.0 Gbps). When I use an old laptop on the same Ethernet cable(...
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Using two Internet connections at the same time

Recently I got a second Internet connection. Each connection has 50mpbs capacity. One of them is directly connected to my laptop via PPPoE (with username and password); the second one is Wi-Fi from ...
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Sharing a Windows 7 wifi connection with a Raspberry PI

I have a Windows 7 PC that is using a Wireless network connection that I want to share on the PI. I have a working CAT 5 cable that I am using to connect the Win 7 PC to the PI. I have configured ...
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Losing connection in several different multiplayer games

I'm having a connection problems with several multi-player games. It always happen during loading screens before the match, and I'm having problems identifying what could be the potential problem. I'...
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I can't download or stream for more then 3 sec, and then the conection activity just dies

Just got a new internet connection installed at my sisters place, but it randomly just stops working. At first it was only affecting flash videos. they would randomly just stop buffering. I did a lot ...
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How to create Dial up Connection in Fedora?

I have Bluetooth dongle attached to my desktop Computer. I am successfully able to connect it with my mobile phone using Bluetooth Connection, with the Terminal command hcitool cc 00:1D:3B:05:BD:53 ...
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Setting up Home network on Windows 7 Home with 3G modem internet connection

I am having a hard time setting up a home network on two Windows 7 machines. The situation is complicated by the fact that the internet access is via a USB 3G Modem device on the one machine. The ...
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Is there any software solution for sharing Internet connection (PPTP connection) with other computers on LAN?

I have three computers at home. I used the computer connected to internet as a gateway by enabling Internet Connection Sharing (Windows XP). And all computers could access the internet fine. Now, the ...
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Limited connectivity on Windows Vista but Internet still works?

I am running Windows Vista Home Premium SP2. I have my PC connected to a Belkin Router via an Ethernet cable. My network icon in the system tray shows an exclamation mark in a yellow triangle. When I ...
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How to set up two internet conenctions, on LAN with NAS

I have two internet connections, one via ADSL which is fast but costs money, and one via LTE which is slow but free. My setup is a few Time Capsules, a Mac Pro, a Mac Mini, several MacBooks, iPhones ...
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kde opensuse insufficient permission to use Internet?

I suddenly found myself having the problem that I can't use Internet services. I can't use ssh, ping or a web browser. As super user however I can ping, no ssh as far as I can tell. I thought it could ...
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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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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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Ethernet connection not detected

my Ethernet connection somehow stopped being detected by Windows and Ubuntu on my laptop(Dell Inspiron M5010) all of a sudden after just another reboot. The local area connection is not showing up in ...
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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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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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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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Ping/tracert works, but not browser or any windows programs. Tried USB WiFi and reformatted already

My laptop used to work fine. My girlfriend was moving to California for a month, so I gave it to her to take with her. It worked fine the day before she left. Once she got there, it wouldn't work. ...
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Windows 8 Store (Metro/ModernUI) apps not connecting to internet (in very specific cases)

I've recently upgraded to Windows 8 Pro, and so far I have no real regrets. However I'm having issues with various "Modern UI" apps, and it has gotten to the point where it's widespread enough that I ...
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Wireless stops working when desktop powered on (wired connection still works)

Background info: Comcast cable internet and TV Regular modem Linksys WRT54G router Windows7 desktop The problem I'm seeing is that our wireless connection cuts out about 5 minutes after turning on ...
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WLAN connecting to Modem/Router but not to internet beyond

PROBLEM : Laptop connecting to modem, but unable to connect to internet through WLAN - whereas it works fine through Ethernet LAN. DETAILS : I changed my old DSL modem (provided by the local service ...
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Good speedtest results, but web pages don't load

I have strange connection problems. Ping and download times are good - speedtest.net showed ping 65ms and download 2.17Mbps. Torrent is working well, giving me up to 300MBps. Webpages are loading ...
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Debian Internet Connection Cannot Access Internet

I'm have a problem, I cannot access the internet. I'm using a dell inspiron 6400 with debian kernel 3.2 installed. My windows manager is xfce4. I was never able to figure out the wired network, ...
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Share internet connection to modem/router

I have a computer (netbook) with an internet connection connected via wifi and another computer (notebook) which I want to use. I want to share the internet connection from the netbook to a wifi modem/...
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m0n0wall firewall drops internet connection

I have an ADSL router running in "bridge mode" and a m0n0wall firewall behind that is running its DHCP client on its WAN port, where the ADSL router is connected to. I get regular arp errors in the ...
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Multiple simultaneous network connection

How can I create simultaneous network connection to different networks on Windows-7 using two different NIC on a PC ? (A wired and a wireless) Is it possible to make an application use a specific ...
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Would being on paltalk 8 hours a day consume a lot of bandwidth?

My household bandwidth is over 60 GB per month, and my guess is that it is so high because someone listens to palk talk audio for over 8 hours per day. Could palk talk really use this much bandwidth? ...
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Server Not Found error on some servers

I'm using Windows 7 64-bit and Ubuntu . My hosts file is empty. I'm using Firefox and Internet Explorer. When I tried to visit some sites I get a Server Not Found error. If I refresh the page a few ...
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Connection problems on wired connection but everything is fine on wireless connection

I have a weird problem on my Win7 machine that I couldnt find any solutions for. I have a router with built-in modem and a built-in wireless. My problem is as follows: When my PC is directly ...
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writing a program to detect if internet connection has been dsconnected?

I am using reliance Netconnect+ for internet connection. I am using windows 7 os. If the I plugin the netconnect+ device and connect to internet, it works fine. But when I leave the system for a long ...
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Local network proxy server

I'm looking for a proxy server to allow other users on my network to connect through my computer's 3G modem connection. Preferably I don't want to have to go through a ton of settings to get it ...
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Router can connect to the internet, computer is connected to router, but computer cannot connect to the internet

To connect to the internet, I usually configure my PC to use the static IP, the gateway and the DNS provided to me by my ISP and plug in the connector to my NIC. Recently, my NIC stopped working, so I ...
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What causes my desktop computer to lose its internet connection on a wired LAN?

Please help! I am at my wits end. I am by no means a techy, but I feel I am intelligent enough to read these forums and follow directions, but I digress... My issue, I have a very simple home network ...
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Router maintains connections, but will not transfer data

My router losses its connection to the internet, somewhat, several times a day. It doesn't lose any connections, but it will not transmit data. For example, instant messengers and games will continue ...
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Adapter Drivers for Local Network Adapter

My computer informs me I may have a problem with the driver for the local network adapter. I cannot seem to find a driver for this adapter to download it. Also, I see my IPv4 and IPv4 are "Not ...
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Local network accessible but not internet via ethernet card (happens in Windows AND Ubuntu (dual boot) on same machine). What has happened to card?

I have a desktop PC with a 1Gb ethernet card as well as a built-in motherboard 100mb/s ethernet card. Very recently, internet access using these has stopped working. Initially I thought it was a ...
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Norton Internet Security 2012's Firewall Is Blocking My Internet Access?

I am running Windows Vista; last week my Norton Internet Security expired, and I had to renew. After installing Norton Internet Security 2012 I am unable to connect to the internet. I think that ...
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Getting my USB wifi stick to work on Debian (squeeze)?

Hi, i recently installed Debian-squeeze to multi-boot with vista on a hp desktop. so i have the netgear WNA3100 wifi stick i use on Vista and am trying to get working with debian. i followed the ...
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My laptop won't access the internet or copy/cut/paste

I am not sure if this is related, but this started happening around when I removed Avira anti-virus and installed AVG, unaware that AVG is not compatible with my 64-bit machine. My Windows 7 operating ...
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Secure Connection Failed using Firefox

I'm using Firefox 5 with some add-ons that require an external connection to a certain server (lastPass & Xmarks). I'm using the connection from my company, and every once in a while I get the ...
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Internet connectivity: ping OK, tracert OK, MSN OK, but neither IE/FF nor Skype work

From day to day, a friend has a problem with his internet connectivity. I suggested him to test ipconfig /all, ping and tracert, and they return regular response. No proxy is configured, and MSN can ...
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About slow speed of my photon plus internet in vista only

When I attach my Photon ( Photon is the brand name for a USB-based EVDO Internet connection ) with Windows XP or 2003, I am getting much more speed of photon plus but when I am using it in Windows ...
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The connection closed unexpectedly

My SO is a Windows 7 Prof 64b. Since two days ago I cannot connect myself internet way to a remote element. Constantly the message comes out for me without giving any option (The connection closed ...