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

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

4
votes
2answers
2k views

Download speeds are good. Upload speeds are terrible. Win7

I'm running Windows 7 with a wired connection to my Verizon FIOS router. My download speeds are usually around 80 Mbps, but my upload speeds are lucky to break 1.0 Mbps. This is a new problem, ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

What tools could help me figure-out what is wrong with my internet connection?

I've been having some problems with my internet connection, whereby sometimes sites take an age to load yet some (such-as Google) are generally available all the time. The pages also work eventually, ...
2
votes
2answers
954 views

What network config setting is blocking my computer from accessing the Mac App Store?

I've been elevated to a Senior Tech at Apple Care and he's stumped too. I can't get into the Mac App Store, seemingly regardless of what network I'm on. All other internet apps seem to function, but ...
2
votes
2answers
821 views

Network connectivity issues with Windows Store

I have my Windows 8 Pro build 9200 installed on my Dell laptop. I want to install some new apps and updates from the Store but there might be some network problem that caused the downloading gauge ...
2
votes
2answers
632 views

Why is my internet faster than WLAN?

Why is my internet connection (with a wireless router) faster than my wireless LAN connection? The former is normally ~2 MB/s (I get ~3 MB/s sometimes too), but the latter just doesn't go above a few ...
2
votes
2answers
754 views

Backtrack installed in VM

How to connect to the internet in Back Track installed in oracle Virual Box version 3.2.6 r63112. I have kept the Adapter setting on NAT for Virtual Box I was trying to connect to internet but it is ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
87 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Downloads stops at 99% in Google Chrome

I was using IE8 till 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 time says that network ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
273 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
79 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
473 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
188 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
335 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
451 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
605 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
99 views

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, ...
0
votes
1answer
107 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
136 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
97 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
576 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
514 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
220 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
536 views

OSX 10.4.11 connected usb dongle to internet but no web access, wifi ok any browser

I have a macbook running 10.4.11 and can connect to the internet using a BT dongle (ZTEUSB Modem) but cannot access any websites through any browser. I have ditched preference files, in fact anything ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Connecting a wireless wimax modem to Huawei HG8245?

I have a Fiber optics ADSL connection which is connected to a Huawei HG8245 modem. Its IP is 192.168.100.1. I have given my friend a connection from that modem though a cat 5 cable and he wants to ...
0
votes
1answer
329 views

Internet connection is fine but some webpage won't appear

I'm using Windows XP, and connected to LAN with many other computer. I can access facebook, twitter, tumblr, gmail, but other website is down. In google chrome, it displays: Oops! Google Chrome ...
0
votes
1answer
77 views

Strange Speedtest results

I just got a fiber internet package which is advertised as max 20MBit down/ 1MBit up. However I'm getting some strange results on speedtest.net... That doesn't look strange, but what happens is the ...
0
votes
1answer
61 views

Two hotspots don't appear anymore with a specific Wi-Fi adapter?

Three days ago I accessed two Wi-Fi hotspots I regularly use. The next day I couldn't see/connect to those, but I saw other hotspots listed on available networks, and I could connect to other ...
0
votes
1answer
140 views

Cant Access a site,either from browser, or desktop client

I face a really weird problem. Nobody in our office, can access Yammer. Either the web application, or from the desktop app. I use Ubuntu 10.04. I tried checking the router and modem for blocked IPs ...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

Disabling Application Internet Connectivity w/ out VPN Running

Whats the easiest way in Windows to make it so an application can't access the internet through my internet connection but will work when I am connect thru a VPN.
0
votes
1answer
82 views

Share an Internet Connection over three machines

I want to share my Broadband Internet Connection over three computers. I am having Windows XP on all three machines, a switch and a modem. All my three machines are on LAN. Currently I need to dial-up ...
0
votes
1answer
553 views

Linksys Wireless N Router, Wireless vs Wired Internet Speed Issue

I have a Linksys wireless N router and I am having some issues with my internet speed. When wired to the router I get a down speed of about 20mbs, but when I switch to use wireless I get only 1mbs. ...
0
votes
1answer
126 views

Webcam delay issues

I am using a Logitech C120 1.3M Webcam every time I stream it using Skype or some other application there seems to be a 15-20sec delay. Could this be an issue with the Webcam rather than my ...
0
votes
1answer
170 views

problem with connecting with my netstick on linux platform to internet

I instilled ubuntu few days and everything is working just fine except few problems. My main problem is that I can't my net stick Novatel Ovation MC950D USB HSUPA. I got Asus K40IN series. My ...
0
votes
1answer
679 views

“Network unreachable” using Linux NetworkManager

I just moved my Linux/Windows dual-booting laptop from a desk with an Ethernet jack to a desk that is within the WiFi range of our 2WIRE integrated modem/WiFi/ethernet router. I use GNOME with ...
0
votes
1answer
152 views

Problem with 3rd party updates

I have a strange problem with the internet access of 3rd party programs. Whenever I want to update a program, it cannot access the update server and gives an error complaining about the internet ...
0
votes
1answer
120 views

windows XP connection to internet problems

Hello I have a windowx xp sp 3 on my laptop, from several month ago I have a problem, when I connect to internet and after a while, when I try to open a web page, browser message shows that cant ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Internet Troubles - PPPoE vs PPPoA?

I have been having some internet troubles at home (ADSL2+ connection in Australia). We get random drop-outs from the authentication connection. It will keep the connection to the DSL service, but we ...
0
votes
1answer
422 views

Why can't I getting connected to the Internet with Fedora-13?

I've installed Fedora-13 recently with x86_64 DVD. I've configured to install it for the Software Development. For network domain I left as it is(localhost.localdomain)... My internet connection ...
0
votes
1answer
295 views

AVG and Adaware saying it cant detect my internet settings but I am online

Hi I am trying to install AVG but it is saying it can't detect my internet connection but I'm clearly online. I just recently disabled some startup sevices and programs any idea if some box I ...
0
votes
1answer
276 views

my hp pavilion can't access the internet after windows 7 upgrade

upgraded my HP pavilion notebook from Vista to 7, no access to internet, HP tech support worked on it for an hour, then referred me to my ISP, who worked for 90 min and referred me to microsoft, my ...
-1
votes
1answer
725 views

No internet access despite good wifi signal strength, DNS server not responding

I am using a Sony Vaio SVE series laptop with Windows 8. I tried using the internet via wifi for the first time ever. Although it's showing good signal strength and getting connected, there is this ...
-1
votes
1answer
334 views

Internet connection lost for a second every ~hour

Every hour or so, my internet seems to disconnect for a second. I know it because I get kicked from every multiplier game with some kind of "network/connection error". I tried downloading a large file ...
-1
votes
1answer
6k views

How to use two wireless modems/routers together?

I have two wireless modems/routers and one line. I want to use both at the same time to increase coverage. I know that it's not possible to run two modems at once from one line. Is it possible to use ...
-1
votes
1answer
302 views

Windows 7 shows Not connected even if I am connected to internet

Windows 7 shows Not connected (with a red cross)even if I am connected to internet. This problem continues all the time. I have one network adapter. I have tried disabling and then enabling the ...
-1
votes
1answer
894 views

How can I find out why the internet connection speed in our LAN is so slow?

The internet connection speed in our LAN has been slow down for several days. Is it possible that a virus is the cause of that? How can I detect the cause of this low speed? EDIT : I closed ...