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

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What's the actual download speed if I have Internet speed of 3Mbps?

I have an Internet plan of 3 Mbps, does that mean my download speed will reach 3 Mbps too? So far I'm only getting 300 KBps when I'm downloading files from the Internet.
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basic device that can connect to internet

I am looking for a cheap solution to my problem: I need to find either an already existing common device (that is used in restaurants, bars clubs) or a cheap new device that I will distribute to ...
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computer shows two internet connections

I've recently purchased a new laptop and have noticed that my home network connection sometimes shows up twice and it never did that before. I'm just not sure if it's my new laptop with Windows 8 or ...
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Libav, slow internet, the golden median

Some time ago I was to configure a streaming service, unfortunately there were surprises at every corner... (awesome official bugs, delays on deliveries and etc.) After tweaking around a lot I found ...
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Reinstalled Windows 7 - Now cannot connect to any activation server or Microsoft Exchange

I reinstalled Windows 7 this morning, and now I am unable to connect to any activation servers for any Adobe software, and I cannot connect to Office 365 Microsoft Exchange server in Outlook 2013. ...
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“Limited” internet connection on Windows 7 & 8

My roommate and I are sharing internet with the neighbors and they are using an Airlink router (I'm not sure what brand). I have been able to connect to the internet and it can be really slow since it ...
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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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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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Why can't I install apps on Windows 8 using specific dial-up modem connections?

This problem has persisted since I first tried out Windows 8 Consumer Preview, and also affects Windows 8, Windows 8.1 Preview, and Windows 8.1. Specifically, the problem occurs when I try to install ...
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No internet on raspberry pi

I am trying to SSH into a rapberry pi, and my internet does not seem to be working. I am using my laptop to bridge a wifi to ethernet, which feeds into the raspberry pi. When I try to use ifconfig to ...
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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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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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How to set a Hyper-v virtual machine to use my Wi-Fi connection [closed]

I have a virtual machine running on my Hyper-v manager. I am having difficult time to get it connects to my WiFi (use my WiFi) that is available on my operating system. My operating system is windows ...
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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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Can I share my Internet from my laptop by bluetooth?

I want to share the Internet from my Windows 7 using Bluetooth so my other devices can connect to Internet through my computer. Do you know if this is possible?
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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 ...
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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 on Windows 7 virtual pc on Windows 7 with NAT configuration

I have installed Windows 7 on Microsoft virtual pc 2007 SP1 on Windows 7. I configured networking adapter to use Shared networking (NAT). But still I cannot access the internet from the virtual ...
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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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enabling network connection on ubuntu?

use Virtual Box 4,2 and I did clone (virtual box options) the operating system UBUNTU. after that i don't have possibility of internet connection "network disabled". whether the option has caused the ...
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Internet Traffic counter and current speed for my laptop with Windows 7

I'm looking for a free software that shows me total traffic during the last connection to the Internet and the current speed. I don't care about what program connects to the Internet. I want to know ...
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Can I use two internet connections simultaneously in Windows 7?

I have two internet connections - one via a 3G modem, and the other via wireless. The modem is faster so I normally browse with it, but it does not support torrent downloads while my wireless does. ...
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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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Already dead process is continuing to eat net traffic

I'm using Windows 7, Ruby 1.9.2, SciTE, Outpost Pro 2009 and NetBalancer. Wrinting Ruby programs in SciTE I press Ctrl+Break to kill them. This way is designed to be easy, quick and reliable. But now ...
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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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What is an “Insertion Fault”?

I'm having internet connection issue and after a long and painful phone call the engineer from my ISP (Virgin Media in the UK) has diagnosed that my Modem (Virgin SuperHub 2) is generating 2000 ...
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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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Internet connection issues on Windows 8.1

This has been happening to me for a while. I can't remember exactly when it started happening, but my dad recently installed the 8.1 update to his computer and he's having similar problems, so it ...
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Win7 - Can ping Google but not able to browse via browser

I cannot browse any webpage on IE or Chrome. I had scanned the computer and had a few malware on it. Before removing it, the browsers worked fine. I have no proxy settings, DNS is automatic, and the ...
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New Network Device “Incoming Connections”

Since today I suddenly have this device in my network list. Yesterday, I unplugged my wireless stick and connected my computer via cable to my Speedport Router. Does anyone know where this device ...
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Mac cannot browse, ping works fine

I cannot browse websites in Chrome/Safari. Internet works, ping works, traceroute works. Even "telnet google.com 80" works!! (shows me html-code). But not in browsers. Tried Safari, Chrome - ...
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Firefox can't access internet in Ubuntu 10.04

I installed Ubuntu 10.04. Firefox will not access the internet. It works fine in 10.04. This happens every time Firefox opens. Do I have to update the kernel, is there another way?
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Computer is slower on faster network

I have a great and fast laptop, while using my University's wireless Internet connection. Once I come home and plug in the LAN connection (which has much better download / upload speeds than the ...
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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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Share internet connection over all users of PC

I would like to share an existing L2TP connection over all users of my PC. But the option "for all users" is disabled. I've enabled an ICS service, but that didn't help. How do I share it? ...
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Local area connection failed to enable.. no internet

I am trying to figure out why my laptop all of a sudden has no internet connection when I moved it to use a different ethernet cable. This is a wired connection. It is not the ethernet cable's ...
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Can't access some websites with any browser

I'm running Windows 7 64-bit on a new Samsung laptop and accessing the internet okay via ethernet cable to my university's ISP. Some sites work fine (e.g. google.com) but I can't access others at all ...
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limited connectivity but internet works but windows applications do not get updated [closed]

It is not the general wifi not working problem. The wifi says limited connectivity but works fine. But then the windows apps do not get updates as it says limited like msoffice.
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Switch off background data

Is there any kind of mode within Windows that can limit network traffic to only what I explicitly request at thats time? Ie, disable any kind of background data such as update downloads, cloud syncs ...
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How to enable Internet Connection Sharing using command line?

I can do it manually by right-clicking on a network connection, opening the Sharing tab and clicking on the "Allow other network users to connect through this computer's Internet connection" check ...
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Can ping and trace sites but can't view on browser?

I am having issues on certain sites (not all just a few). I can ping and trace sites just fine but for some reason the sites won't load in the browser. They're just stuck at "connected to example.com" ...
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Desktop Browsers Not Working, but “Metro” Internet Explorer Works (Windows 8)

I'm trying to help my dad fix his computer after he inadvertently downloaded and installed a bundle of 15 spyware/malicious programs (which he has since uninstalled via the Control Panel). However, ...
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Internet does not work even though Gmail keeps on working

​​Sometime my internet does not work even though Gmail keeps on working. How can I recover from this position without starting my machine.
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connecting to internet by guest when host is disconnect

I am new to virtual machine and I installed Fedora on it. I decided to connect to the internet by guest when the host is disconnected. I have tried bridged and host only but I was not successful. ...
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Macbook Air A1466 - WiFi Channel 13

We are 5 tenants in a house in the Netherlands and after trying them all we found out that channel 13 was the only one not too crowded to offer us a decent connection. Setting the router on any other ...
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Will webpages load faster with higher internet speed? [closed]

I had discussion with my friend who thinks that webpages will load faster with internet speed. His speed is 6Mbps and mine is 4MBps If we load a website like: http://superuser.com , is it going to ...
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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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Wireless internet connection keeps dropping out

I have an Acer Aspire 5755g running Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit which keeps dropping the wireless connection to the internet. Sometimes it can be within minutes and other times it will happen after an ...
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Dropped network connections

I've got a weird problem with my laptop that started a few days ago, it seems to be intermittent but seems to happen more in locations in the house which have low signal strength. First I lose all ...
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initializing network connection in Virtual Box

I have installed Win 7 in Virtual Box I don't know how add network connections in windows 7. My Win7 Network Configuration: My Host OS: Edit: My network details in Ubuntu and ...