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

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How to disable internet access at night on the router?

I have an internet connection that I'd like to be enabled only during the day. With multiple household internet devices, this would need to be something disabled at the level of the router. I don't ...
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Connect Internet to Multiple HyperV VM's

I have 7 VM in HyperV 1 CentOS 4 Ubuntu 2 Win8.1 I want to connect all these VM's to internet. Internet is working on 1 VM only. DHCP is enabled in Virtual Switch advance options. Any help ...
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How can I make my router connect to the internet through a computer?

I have a router using DD-WRT firmware. I also have a computer that has a 3g wireless connection. How can I tell my router to access the internet through my computer? [edit: the computer with access ...
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How can I block Apple (or really any) services at my router?

I work at a small business in the middle of nowhere over the summer. We blew through our data cap for the month because we are all running iOS and Mac OS X, which are more and more dependent on ...
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Virtualbox: NAT networking suddenly stopped working for all Windows guests, Linux guests still OK

My host is an out-of-the-box Ubuntu 12.10 simply connected to Wifi. I installed VirtualBox, and then a few Linux and Windows 7 Pro guests on it, all with default VirtualBox options (NAT). I reboot ...
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Google Chrome breaks down internet connection for no apparent reason [on hold]

Recently I've ran into pretty big problem: After some time using Google Chrome, whole internet connection just breaks down - none of the programs can't access internet connection. When I close Chrome, ...
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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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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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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, ...
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Can a slow internet-connection corrupt a downloaded file?

When downloading a big file, can a slow internet connection cause it to corrupt?
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Ubuntu 12.04 suddenly cannot connect to WPA2/WPA Personal protected connection. Windows 7 can

I have a laptop with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. I have a Cisco E1200 and when I set it up, it created 2 SSIDs. Let's name them: MyConnection (WPA/WPA2 personal), and MyConnection-Guest (no ...
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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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Using ping google.com to test connection

Since the internet connection in our house does break down from time to time I set up a little experiment: For the last two month, one of my machines is pinging google.com on an half-hourly basis. ...
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How to stop route delete 0.0.0.0 mask 0.0.0.0 resetting on reboot?

I've used the command route delete 0.0.0.0 mask 0.0.0.0 which works super: the PC sits on the Local network and can access the other computers and is accessible by the other computers but cannot go on ...
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Can't access internet after installing antivirus

I'm using Windows 8.1 Pro (64bits). Today I installed AVG Internet Security 2015 on my Laptop. And after that I'm not able to access the internet. I use WiFi connection, but after installation. My ...
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Sharing internet connection on multiple networks Windows Server 2008

I have a server running Windows 2008 R2 x64 with a total of three network cards: one on-board, one PCI, and one Wireless USB dongle (D-link DWA-140). The on-board card is connected to the internet, ...
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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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See size of Windows 10 updates

If I was on a metered connection, I would probably want to know how large each update is when updating through Windows Update. How can I see the size of each update that Windows 10 is downloading ...
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The DNS server isn't responding

I'm having connectivity issues. I randomly become unable to use my connection. When I try to use the Windows troubleshooting tool, I get the following message: I'm using an Asus router. There are ...
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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, ...
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I need to get internet on my computer to my USB connected phone

My laptop has internet via Ethernet. I have connected a phone via USB which has no internet. So, is there any way I can get internet working on my phone via USB. The laptop is an HP Pavillion DV6. The ...
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My broadband connection is not working

I have a broadband connection with a LAN card. It always used to take IP addresses. However, when I try to connect, there is a warning icon in task bar. It says there is no Internet access. I've ...
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How to connect to internet from Ubuntu which is installed in a virtual machine using VMWare Workstation?

I have installed Ubuntu 9.04 on a virtual machine using VMWare Workstation. I have Windows 7 as my host OS. I want to connect to internet from Ubuntu. Can anyone please gives steps for connecting to ...
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My VPN appears to be making my cable internet connection 5X faster?

My Internet connection is for 30 Mbps with TWC (Cable), which is usually pretty close to what I actually get. However, lately I've been using a VPN (PrivateInternetAccess.com) on my desktop. I was ...
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Why doesn't my tested internet speed match my actual?

Via speedtest.net, I have an download/upload speed around 30MB/1MB but when doing "strenuous" internet activities (torrents, uploading/downloading large files to webservers, etc), I get about ...
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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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Win7 stuck on identifying network

I looked all over the web, and I saw many solutions to this issue, but none of them worked for me, and I don't know what to do anymore. It's a win7 PC, professional edition x64. I'm using a Realtek ...
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Connecting my new SB6121 modem to my Linksys E1200 router

Yesterday, I purchased a new SB6121 modem to replace the one I was renting from Comcast. I called Comcast to activate the new modem and the Internet works but not wirelessly. I've tried connecting ...
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Still getting 407 from Proxy after CONNECT

I'm in a corporate network that access to the internet through a proxy. For instance i have connection to Internet through the browsers (Firefox, Chrome ...) The problem is that when i'm trying to ...
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Host OS Connection problems after VIrtual Box Installation

I just installed Virtual Box in my Windows 8.1 PC, with Debian as the guest OS, and using NAT for internet connection. The problem is that after that, my Host OS has been having trouble connecting ...
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How to connect to internet using “rasdial <connection name>” method in cmd

I am able to directly connect to internet using network connection interface shown below but I'm not able to connect to the net using cmd. with the following code. rasdial "TATA PHOTON+" ...
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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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Why would the Wi-Fi connection on my smartphone perform better than the same connection on my laptop?

The download speeds while connected on Wi-Fi to the same router—an ADSL2+ Wireless N300 Modem Router—seems to be significantly faster on my phone than on my laptop. This problem doesn’t occur all the ...
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Is my router “clogged” after short time of heavy usage?

I have a cheap TP-Link TL-WR340G/TL-WR340GD router. I feel like after a short session of heavy downloading or uploading, it becomes "clogged". Websites do not respond, connections drop, etc. When I ...
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Connection dropping when using maximum download/upload

I'll first start with saying I am limited to a DSL connection in a rural area that is pretty laughable: I am going through an issue where when my connection is dressed, my internet will drop. My ...
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Websites won't load beside having Connection

Since today I'm not able to load webpages on my pc. This happened after I resumed the suspended Windows. I am connected to my Router via WLan (tried lan, lan via wlan client; no difference) and while ...
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Reoccuring connectivity issue, can't access sites yet steam and skype works

Please read all details before posting answers, thank you! So this issue occurred for the second time since a bit earlier this year. Here is the issue in essence: Steam and skype works, but dropbox ...
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How can I share the Wireless connection across my LAN, and still access LAN locations

At the moment I have the following setup (all windows 8.1, router: BiPAC 7800N): Generally, 50-60% of the time, I use the router to connect to the internet (1.5mbs), but usually when working I ...
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How are Internet connections differentiated from each other by an operating system?

Given this example, how would my operating system differentiate between each request. Let us say I have 3 tabs open, and at the same exact time, they all go to http://google.com. How would my ...
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Why shouldn’t I use my 4G mobile connection for business Internet? [closed]

I’m paying Brighthouse $90/month for a 25/2 connection while my phone gets almost 100/30 and I can put it on a mobile hotspot and get comparable speeds. I mean, it looks like I should be able to just ...
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What am I downloading when doing a speedtest? [closed]

There are several ways to test the internet speed, for instance speedtest or testmy.net. The way the speed is tested is by downloading and uploading chunks of data. I'm wondering: What exactly am I ...
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Windows 7 constantly loses and regains Internet connection

I have a nettop with Windows 7 Pro on board, connected directly to a simple, four port router with ADSL modem on board, provided by my ISP. After starting up or restarting nettop, it works fine. ...
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Why can't Win7 remember my tether? New Connection Setup every time

In Win7 when you connect to a new network you're prompted to set it as a Home, Work, or Public connection. Presumably this influences default security settings. That's all well and good, except for ...
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Change DNS from 192.168.1.1

I am trying to use namebench to optimize my DNS server, and the result continues to list 192.168.1.1 as the best DNS server, despite my having changed the router’s (Asus RT-N53) settings to Google ...
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Remote desktop connection black screen on ICS, but ok when on WiFi

Working: One computer is connected to the router by cable (remote desktop host) and the other one through WiFi(client computer). In this configuration all works fine. Not working: Now to get better ...
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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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Why do my proxy settings keep changing?

I am running Windows 7 and a few times a day the "Use a proxy server for your LAN (These settings will not apply to dial-up of VPN connections)." under "Local Area Network (LAN) Settings" checkbox ...
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Unable to watch multiple video streams simultaneously

In my house we have a number of devices that can access video streaming sites (Amazon Prime, Netflix, etc.). It seems if one person is connected to one of these services already then you are lucky if ...
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Can't visit some websites from my house [closed]

This morning there are some websites that won’t load from my house, including stackoverflow.com and azure.microsoft.com. I have tried visiting these sites from both my computer and my phone through ...
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P5K with any network adapter - losing Internet connection on high transfer rates

(In the sequence/answer of/to this post) I have a P5K since they were released. Started having that issue with my first Win7. My solution at that time was some driver that didn't have that issue, I ...