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

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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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How do I give HTTP connections higher priority in TP-LINK TD-8901G modem?

I have a TP-LINK modem. My web browsing/surfing speed decreases when I'm transferring files between other computers which are connected to this modem, and when a torrent client is downloading from 20+ ...
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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 ...
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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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Simultaneous use of internet connections

I know this has been asked a lot of times but I'm asking this again to see if there are any new solutions available. I have a motherboard with two network adapters; I have a DSL connection ...
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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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Java games applet not connecting to Yahoo

I am trying to play a Y! game which use a java applet. The applet displays the message: Alert. Unable to connect to server. One of four things could have caused this: 1) You are behind a firewall. ...
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Internet connectivity issues

My Laptop (a Toshiba Satellite Pro P300 running Vista) is having trouble connecting to my wireless router. Other laptops are using the wireless, but it's not reached capacity. The laptop recognises ...
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Strong wireless signal yet apparently randomly no internet connection. Other devices work through wireless

My daughter's laptop (Windows 7 - fully updated) gets a strong wireless signal yet apparently randomly cannot get an internet connection. It's not truly random. So it's always worked in my home. It ...
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local area connection doesn't have a valid ip configuration

I get the following error after running diagnostic tool: local area connection doesn't have a valid ip configuration then I ran ipconfig \all in cmd and got the following: Microsoft Windows [Version ...
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2 internet connections for added speed

I have an ADSL broadband, which comes over LAN (with max speed ~220kb/s). And another connection is using a high-speed internet enabled CDMA phone (with max speed ~300kb/s), where I use USB tethering. ...
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Cannot open github.com and some other websites

I use Ubuntu 14.04. I cannot open github.com and many other websites since two weeks, I tried opening in my laptop and phone but nothing works. I also tried in many browsers (Chrome, Firefox, ...
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ContentException of Type Network_Error when streaming Amazon Prime Videos

I am not sure whether this is the right place to ask this question or not, please move it to the appropriate forum if the mod deems that it should belong elsewhere. Recently I have problems streaming ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Connection drops during heavy download/upload

I am on a 1Mbps DSL connection (yeah, I know) and somewhere along the line between going through routers and laptops, I've encountered a problem. If I am ever downloading or uploading for an extended ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What are likely causes of this wifi signal noise that could be causing dropped connections?

Seeing a reverse sawtooth-shaped noise spike in OS X Wi-fi Diagnostics that is associated with wireless connection drops. My wireless router is old, so it might just be dying. It seems to be somewhat ...
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Suddenly websites load forever

I have a weird problem in my apartment. When I am browsing...if I go to any sites hosted in the US (I am right now in Germany)....the site keeps on loading forever..but if i restart my browser it ...
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Random DNS errors only when one computer is using one network

I have an issue with my laptop's internet connection. We've got a home network with about 5 computers and ipods, ipads, etc. Among all of these devices, my laptop (Windows 7) seems to be the only one ...
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Why doesn't the VPN connection work through my ICS host?

I can set up Internet Connection Sharing on my Windows-7 laptop without problems. (I connect to the DSL modem via wireless) The client laptop (Windows XP) is directly connected via LAN cable to the ...
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Share internet from PC and Router

I have windows 7 on my PC, and connect internet through brodband flash, and I connected my PC with Wireles lite N Router(TP-link). my question is: how can share internet on the pc through this router ...
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Upgraded to Windows 7 Now only showing some websites others it can't find. All browsers

I just upgraded my laptop from Vista to 7 and I can't access MOST websites. I can get to Yahoo, My.Yahoo.com Google, facebook, and a few others (however subpages - like yahoo news articles don't ...
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Internet Slow; but not for Proxy--Why?

My internet connection has been flaky for the past 3 days (Verizon FIOS). It's not the computer, because the connection has been poor for several devices in the house. Strange, some sites (Google, ...
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How to share a wimax network with Hos-PC and Hyper-V VM's?

i use internet using a Wimax USB Dongle Modem. I want to use that net also on hyper-V Vm's. I have shared internet connection by clicking on it's properties. Should i configure a proxy server ...
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Slow internet connection on Mac OS

At home, we have a router. From router goes the internet connection into the desktop PC (Windows 7) and Macbook Pro. The problem is, that on Mac OS is incredibly slow internet connection - is not ...
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netbook losing internet connection

I have a netbook that occassionally, usually once or twice a day, maybe more, will lose its internet connection while I am on Skype (that's when I notice it most, it may happen more often). The little ...
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Ubuntu Server on live Internet

I just installed Ubuntu Server 12.04 in an office machine with openSSH, DNS and LAMP Server. I also made the IP static and I can access the server in my office premises easily, but when I try to ...
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Connection via Ethernet cable working, connected via wireless router but not working

I have internet connection at work via the connection in the wall and a ethernet cable to my mac. Today I brought my wireless N-router from home and plugged the ethernet cable to it and then tried to ...
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prevent requests to o-o---preferred---bellcanada-yul2---v21---cache.c.pack.google.com

I have a very slow connection and I use to check constantly what requests i made to save bandwidth, I have noticed that i can't open IE or Chrome, they don't stop of doing request to ...
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time capsule network using snow leopard laptop as a router

My cable modem went south today, and my ISP can't do the service call until Wednesday. I am attempting to temporarily get my network working, with minimal changes to the infrastructure, to go out ...