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

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How can I benchmark Internet connection uptime (to run for hours and log results)? [on hold]

I have reason to suspect that my Internet connection is unstable. How can I monitor (with logging) Internet uptime and length of outages? Is there a tool or built-in command that can provide ...
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Why will some YouTube videos not load in any browser on my system?

For an estimated 20% of all YouTube videos I try to watch on one of my computers, I cannot get them to buffer at all. I will get the loading spinner, until about a minute later the player will say ...
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How does an ISP have partial internet outage?

It has been 3 days, and the ISP I am subscribed to is having a partial internet outage. It can load a few websites; StackExchange (which I am using now), Google, YouTube, and Reddit works. However, ...
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Can I share my Internet from my laptop by bluetooth?

I want to share the Internet connection from my Windows 7 PC using Bluetooth so my other devices can connect to the Internet through my computer. Do you know if this is possible?
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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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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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How to test internet connection quality over time?

I started noticing some lag while watching YouTube and Twitch and after running ping in background identified that there was some connection drops or slowdowns. I called my ISP and they are sending a ...
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Google Chrome unable to access internet for several minutes after hibernate

Recently my Google Chrome on Windows 10 (only on a single machine out of 4) has had issues with connecting to websites for 2-5 minutes after the machine coming out of hibernate/sleep. The issue is ...
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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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How can I monitor my ISP's connection quality over time?

I've got a very bad ISP and want to monitor the connection quality over a month's time. At the moment I just wrote a script which logs ping requests to Google's DNS server 8.8.8.8. How can I do ...
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Connection speed switches automatically from 1 Gbps to 100 Mbps

So I have an intenet connection that lets me use 600Mbs initially when I plug in my ethernet cable I can see 1 Gbps connection speed (in ethernet status window). The issue is that I can see that every ...
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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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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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internet connection is suspended whenever I run an MS Access query

Whenever I run a query in Access 2010, I can't use the internet. My pages won't load until the query finishes and my downloads hang. Anybody know why that is and how it can be corrected?
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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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Can I connect two routers to one switch?

I want to connect two routers to a switch which will then be connected to a modem. Now as far as I know a switch does not do network translation and this won't work with one IP address. So I bought ...
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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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Windows 7 doesn't connect to internet after installation

I recently reinstalled Windows 7 Ultimate on my Lenovo laptop because it was set to a different language prior and it was also very laggy. After the installation, everything was working except the ...
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Share Tethered connection to other devices

What I want to do is the following: Tether my android device's internet connection to a Raspberry Pi (USB cable). Then via ethernet cable connect the Raspberry to a router. Other devices are then ...
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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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No internet connectivity after uninstalling VPN in win10

A barracuda VPN client was installed in my windows 10 machine which was not working. I simply uninstalled the VPN and restarted my machine as required. Since the next boot my windows can't access ...
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How do I diagnose a stuttering network connection?

I'm on a Windows 7 computer with a wired network connection, and while the internet works, it sometimes stutters, such that the loading page will display an error, as shown here: Note that, despite ...
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Connection slow to certain website on computer

My PC has been really slow on this website (http://www.nexusmods.com). It takes around a minute or two to load up the front page. I have searched for this issue on google and superuser but they always ...
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Win 10 does not detect internet via Ethernet

I have Win 10 on an Acer Aspire E5-773G notebook in dual-boot with Ubuntu 16.04. On Windows, I can connect to my FritzBox router via WiFi, but not via Ethernet. When I plug in the cable it detects ...
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New Windows 7 installation - No Internet Connection

I just reinstalled the whole laptop after wrapping my whole disk out. However, I am unable to work on certain functions right now. This includes widened screen, no function keys and most importantly ...
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Internet slows to a halt on one computer when another connects with ethernet - otherwise works fine

I've recently moved in with my partner and found that whenever his computer is on my internet connection slows down to the extent that I can't load webpages, but the moment his is turned off mine ...
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Can't choose home router [closed]

I have no fear of console and my old routers are awful (DSL-500T for bridging ADSL to LAN and then DSL-524 for distributing LAN across network and provide Wi-Fi). So I've decided to replace it with ...
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System Proxy Settings not working after updating to El Capitan(10.11.1)

I am usually using internet through proxy and it was working great with Yosemite 10.10.5. But yesterday I have updated OS to El Capitan 10.11.1 and now same proxy settings are not working anymore. ...
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How can I “allocate” internet bandwidth to a specific app or device

So, I need to download a huge sized game (GTA 5). Its size is about 70 GB, but as my internet connection is not stable (sometimes fast, sometimes slow) and sometimes is very low, I need a way to "...
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How can I log on to Windows 10 without internet?

I set up a Microsoft account on my Windows 10 computer. Now without warning it won't let me log on without internet access. It asks me for the last password as I am offline, but will not accept this ...
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Gigabit router seems to only support 100mbps WAN?

I have 2 Dlink gigabit routers. not connected at the same time though. i bought the DIR-855L to replace the DIR-655. They are listed as Gigabit both WAN and LAN. But my 200mbps internet only comes out ...
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Why after Downgrading IE10 to IE8 I lost access to Internet

I can open localhost pages hosted on my IIS, but I can no longer access google neither my company services. What is the problem? By downgraded IE10 to IE8 I lost configurations? Do you have any idea?...
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MacBooks cannot ping gateway or internet, can communicate with LAN DNS and other LAN hosts

TL;DR: Problem MacBooks cannot ping gateway and several other hosts within netstat -nr output. LAN DNS is up and functioning properly. Problem Macbooks can access any service on most hosts in the ...
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How Can I completely prevent internet acess from my laptop [closed]

Is there a way to completely prevent internet access from my laptop I mean even if someone tried to connect the internet he will not be able unless using external data from a flash memory or a ...
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Authenticate WiFi client using custom database before giving access to the Internet

I want if following scenario is possible: One of my employees tries to connect to our company's WiFi. When he selects the SSID in available WiFi list, he is taken to a captive portal. There he ...
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Bypass “302 Found” ISP redirecton

I was goofing around with a usb broadband modem(sim card modem) I used a sim card with no current subscribed data plan.On opening google.com I was redirected to the "Buy A data plan Page"(Page to buy ...
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How can I Increase Internet Speeds?

In my house there are two users of the internet, me and my sister. When my sister doesn't use her phone I get faster speeds but when she starts using it my speed drastically decreases. I know that ...
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What causes Error 400?

When I connect to 4g network I keep getting an intermittent Error 400. My ISP claim one of the following: A machine problem (I tell them it happens on all machines) A router issue (I tell them it ...
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How can use One media convert to give internet connection to 4 houses?

Can I use one media converter to give internet access to 3 houses near my. My ISP saying he will be needing 2 media converts at each home with 8 port switch at each home. is it necessary? I mean can't ...
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Windows 10 store won't connect to the internet

I have Windows 10, and the store won't connect to the internet. The funny thing is, all my browsers (including Edge) work fine. Not only is the store not working, neither is Cortana, and I can't ...
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Laptop Internet keeps disconnecting

I've been having a problem for a few months now, but I had it before a few months, then I somehow managed to fix it, but now it's back. Only my laptop (meaning all other devices are connected to the ...
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sql connection lost when internet connection lost

I have some amazing problem, When the internet connection has been lost, all connection to sql server disconnect automatically (for example "sql server profiler" stop automatically and the trace ...
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Cannot access site from PC via Windows or Ubuntu

I have been unable to access a social network site: vk.com, since yesterday evening. At first I thought maybe it's just some virus or hosts problems etc, but I've checked everything and it's fine, and ...
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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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Sony Vaio not connecting to internet on Wifi

My Sony Vaio laptop with Windows 2007 installation doesn't connect to internet on Wifi. It used to work all this while (last few years) but this problem started a few weeks back. It works fine when it'...
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Broken Images and Pages Do Not Load

I am using Chrome and get broken images. I also get "This Page is Not Available". Afrer refreshing I see "Resolving..." in status bar but page fails to load. Refreshing several seconds later brings up ...
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How do I use my laptops wifi connection on my desktop?

I recently acquired a pretty decent desktop which I installed windows 10 onto, the only fallback is the wifi card isnt very powerful so it keeps dropping its connection while my laptop continues fast ...
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Can't visit many websites except a few(google, wikipedia, yahoo)

My internet hasn't worked normally since yesterday. I can't visit a lot of websites, such as amazon.com, nba.com & my school website. I can visit Google, Gmail, Facebook, Wikipedia, Yahoo etc &...
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Windows 7 host, CentOS guest - internet connection

I have troubles connecting a CentOS guest on Virtualbox running on a Win 7 host. The host has been given two adapters: Host-only and NAT. ip a vi 03 Note: setting GATEWAY=10.0.2.2 still results ...
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Windows 8.1, change GSM registration mode from automatic to manual?

Is it possible to set GSM registration mode in system from automatic to manual? (e.g. I would like to use GPRS instead of LTE) on tablet with GSM modem (lenovo) I mean, Can I do, what the method: "...