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

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ContentException of Type Network_Error when streaming Amazon Prime Videos

(Same question was posted at Network Engineering but was closed due to off-topic) I am not sure whether this is the right place to ask this question or not, please move it to the appropriate forum if ...
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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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Internet Connection Sharing on Windows 8.1 via hosted WiFi network

I have set up Internet Connection Sharing on Windows 8.1 to share between two laptops. The internet is provided by a 3G modem which works on the host. The laptops are networked via WiFi, with the 3G ...
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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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What's the command line for clicking on the 'Connect' button of rasphone.pbk?

C:\Users\All Users\Microsoft\Network\Connections\Pbk\rasphone.pbk Do you know the command line for clicking on the 'Connect' button of it?
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How much data traffic does watching YouTube take?

How much usage does watching a video on YouTube take? Does it depend on the length of the video? The quality? I'm trying to figure this out because I use a lot of online tutorials at work, and I ...
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How do I manage two internet lines going into one router at home? [closed]

I have a normal home WiFi network with some 10-15 devices connected. I have one regular use 2Mbps ADSL internet source and one high-speed 50Mbps cable line. I don't need to use both simultaneously, as ...
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Cannot connect to my network's proxy server

I cross-posted this from the microsoft community site since I couldn't get any answers there. I have been having quite a bit of trouble with this. I have a windows 8 system which I have not bothered ...
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Why can't a PC connect to a specific website while all the others work?

A PC is connected via a router and a modem to a local network. All the webpages seem to work fine, yet the webpage of a local libary, will not load independent of the used browser. Other devices on ...
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2 wired Access points cause Internet to drop

I have a 6 point wired network with 2 routers set up as access points plugged into 2 of the network points. I also have a Sonos network with the bridge hardwired into one of the Access Points This ...
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Re-connect to corporate firewall

When I power on my PC, the default internet browser open the page: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=219472&clcid=0x409 then I have to enter my credentials to access internet. Every time, I ...
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Need to prevent EVDO data card from disconnecting automatically after reaching a specific data usage

I am using a EVDO data card to connect to internet. My internet automatically gets disconnected after a total session usage of 1.95GB. I want to remove this barrier. Thanks in advance. Device ...
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DNS server not responding in vpn connection win 8.1

I use win 8.1 and my campus has an intranet network and a vpn(PPTP). to connect to internet, first I have to connect to the intranet(wireless network) and then connect to vpn. But the problem is when ...
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Router connection falling

I am encoutering a problem with a Zyxel Prestige 650HW router. Almost every night the internet connection falls and when in the morning I power it off and on again the connection is re-established. ...
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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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Internet Speeds going crazy (wi-fi only)?

This is a 60 second average sample of my wireless speeds as of two days ago (had to post link since I have <10 rep). I'm not a basic user, and I'm wondering why this would even happen. I fear the ...
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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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How windows detects internet connection? [duplicate]

I have a Huwaei data card and Aircel SIM. I don't have internet plan or balance in my prepaid SIM but whenever I connect Internet it gets connected and windows shows Internet access. and in fact I ...
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Internet Explorer connects to the Internet but Chrome does not

I am having trouble connecting to the Internet with Google Chrome, even though IE works just fine and so does a bunch of other software. Chrome seems to work well on other accounts on the same ...
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2 pair Ethernet connection not working, but 4 pair does

I'm having problems with my internet connection. I have 2-pair lan cable, it used to work before in my PC, but 4 days back it stopped working, it works in others PC. Now only 4 pair lan connection ...
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Website won't load(waiting forever), others will

I'm facing a strange issue.Following is the website that trying to visit http://forum.xda-developers.com/ while eneters the url in any browser it's keep loading forever tried in CHROME,FIREFOX and ...
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How to figure what is blocking ports

I have opened the follows ports in the router config TCP 5242 4244 UDP 5243 9785 But these still remain unreachables. I have also tried to disable Comodo firewall without success. Is there a way ...
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Reliance Broadband Netconnect is not connecting due to error 718

When I tried to connect Reliance Netconnect I am getting error 718 which is telling that the connection was terminated because the remote computer did not respond in a timely manner. I Googled it and ...
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“Ethernet Cable unplugged” in MAC OS 10.9 Mavericks Virtual machine

I'm using a Mac OSX Mavericks Virtual machine (VM) in VMWare work station 8.0.6. The VM is running fine but no matter what, the network configuration shows that the Ethernet cable is unplugged. My ...
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Lightning strike causes fast download?

Ok, REALLY strange question. My friend says he was downloading a 14 GB file at about 1 mb/s when suddenly there was a lightning strike outside and momentarily the download speed jumped to 10,000,000 ...
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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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Can connect to internet with Firefox but Chrome can't

I'm using Windows 7 x86 SP1. I've been using chrome for years. But now it can't connect to internet. I think it's because the latest windows update, which after i updated it, all of the fonts' ...
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How to bypass BELL provided router with FIBE

I Just got fiber optics internet, Fibe 50-50 from BELL Canada replacing old slow not reliable anymore ADSL. I have an home office and I use VPN, DHCP reservation, DDNS service etc. All those features ...
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Unable to Access the internet on Windows, but can with Ubuntu (have dual-boot)

My personal computer dual boots on both Windows 7 and Ubuntu. About 5-6 months ago, I stopped being able to access the internet whenever I booted via W7, but I still could, and can, with Ubuntu. After ...
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Using router when Ethernet requires 802.1x authentication?

My Ethernet recently started using 802.1x authentication. Earlier I used my router (TP TL-WR702N) to setup a hotspot and use it on my phone and tablet. But with extra authentication layer, it's not ...
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Why does our Netgear FS105 Port Splitter no longer work at our new apartment?

I have a Netgear FS105 5-way port splitter for splitting an internet connection from a router. At our previous apartment, the combination of a router hooked to our Time Warner Cable Coaxial internet ...
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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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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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CRC Download Errors

I am using a DSL 3Mbit line from my service provider *. I connect to it with a WLAN router. Recently I get a whole lot of CRC errors when I am downloading (For instance when using JDownloader but ...
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Speeds reported within a single tracert vary wildly

My Internet connection is being very unreliable at present. When I try to visit a web page, it takes about a minute to establish the connection, but once the connection is in place the page loads ...
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Is it possible for my ISP to detect my true internet speed? [closed]

I just got a new router installed, with a plan for 6MB/s, but realistically, I never get above 3.5MB/s. I'm curious: If an ISP wanted to, could they detect my true average internet speed, so that I ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Internet disconnect after i have logged in

In my house, I have a Lenovo laptop, that is connected through a lan wire (Qualcomm Atheros AR8162/8166/8168 PCI-E Fast Ethernet Controller (NDIS 6.30). The problem is, that the lan wire keeps ...
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Mint 17 will not connect to internet after upgrade

After installing the latest upgrades to Mint 17 MATE my Huawei E1552 mobile modem is not recognised by the system and I cannot connect to the internet.
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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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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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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 ...