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

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Sending files with continous hex pattern via FTP causes corruption

I'm experiencing very difficult to diagnose problem, which causes file corruption on files I'm uploading. Corruption happens to many files which contain continuous hexagonal pattern (like thousands ...
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Force Windows 7 to use Android phone's MAC address as network identifier for hotspot to prevent network name addition/iteration

Background I have a new Verizon Android (5.1) phone with a mobile hotspot running with a set HOTSPOT_NAME (the SSID) for the network, and having a WPA2 (AES) security. I had a previous Verizon ...
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Internet dropping out for 1 sec about every 30 sec (with picture)

When using something like skype, or playing an online game the internet drops out like you see in the picture is an example of it when i'm using skype. This has been happening for about 2-3 weeks now,...
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No net access from cmd

tl/nr: I am behind a proxy. The proxy configuration comes with a pac file. The internet connection is working fine in browsers but not on cmd. How can I access internet from everywhere? Long: I am ...
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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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Intermittent wifi connection issues even when right next to router (Linksys EA4500)

I have a cable modem connected to a Linksys EA4500. We bought it to replace an aging router in hopes of it giving a better range in our apartment. The cable/router is in the front of the apartment ...
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Windows 8 apps not connecting to internet with USB dongle/modem

The question pretty much says it all. I have Windows 8 Professional 64-bit and my main/only method of getting connected to the internet is to use this USB dongle/modem I have. Now it works perfectly, ...
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Websites take a long time to connect to

I have been back and forth with ISP's, technicians from the local telecom company, testing this, testing that and I just cannot figure it out. There are days that my internet runs so smoothly it ...
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No internet access on VM bridged to Hamachi network interface

I am using Windows 7 and am using a 3G USB adapter to connect to the internet.I set up a Windows XP virtual machine in VMWare and Hamachi on the Windows 7 PC. Hamachi works properly on the Windows 7 ...
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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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Internet access dies on one of the computers in a home LAN a few minutes after rebooting the router

There is a desktop computer on my network that is giving me headaches right now. I have a fiber/LAN broadband access with a dedicated LAN port outlet in the wall. From there I have a Ethernet cable ...
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“Dial whenever a network connection is not present” not working in Windows 8

The option "Dial whenever a network connection is not present" is not working in Windows 8 (it was in Windows 7). I marked also "Connect automatically" but always the system prompts me and I have to ...
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Losing internet connection intermittently

Recently I've been experiencing my internet connection being lost. The yellow triangle signals no internet connection and then picks it up again after a couple of seconds. It could be that it's been ...
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Can't seem to find an open port to host a webserver

It appears that my ISP is blocking every single port as i cannot seem to find a port that isn't blocked except for 22 (SSH). I can't find a port to host my home webserver on (which i am trying to set ...
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USB connection problems for BSNL DNA A201BEI modem

I recently got BSNL Broadband connection. The internet is working fine in my Laptop. But the Ethernet is not working in my Desktop. So I want to connect to internet using USB. CASE 1 Laptop: I ...
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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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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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Use Multiple Internet connections on the same Computer but for different apps

I know this is quite similar to the questions asked before however none of them answered my question. Please read this before downvoting. What I basically want to do is if I have a 4Mbit(on WiFi) line ...
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VPN Duration in Multi-session

I have a VPN in my office through which I connect to the Internet; but just for limited time (4 hours a day). Be connected longer than that and it expires till next day. So, I wanna know how I can ...
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Internet working selectively on some devices

I have a HP pavilion p028tx with windows 10 and a tp-link modem. The wifi i am using is getting connected in the laptop but with a limited sign and no internet access is available. I can connect other ...
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What to do with excess internet bandwitch?

I have pretty decent internet speed but I would like to know what to do with excess bandwidth. As I am already a part of BOINC Distributed computing I would prefer something charitable. I searched up ...
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“Local Area Connection” doesn't have a valid IP config

I’ve been trying to help my father regain his connection that abruptly ceased working. He runs his connection through an intermediary router that he uses as a switch; if that is important at all. we’...
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Can not connect to the internet from fresh install windows 10

So I reformatted a existing computer (Which was on win7) with Win10. I can not for the life of me connect to the internet though. I have tried the following: /release /renew Tried setting my ipv4 ...
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Win10 browsers cannot connect to http sites

I have been raking through site by site on my phone to find a solution to this but to no avail. Context: My Windows 8.1 ASUS S551L updated to Windows 10 and the first issue was lack of WiFi (zero ...
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Metro apps not connecting to the internet, but desktop apps can

I've seen several questions around SuperUser and none seem to have an answer. Besides the point, they seem to have a program or error in the way. Metro apps unable to connect Cannot access the ...
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internet disconnects after cloning MAC in Ubuntu 14.10

Whenever I connect the LAN cable to my new laptop, there is connection, but the web is not accessible due to MAC mismatch (my old laptop's MAC is registered with my ISP). When I spoof the MAC address ...
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Isp connected to lan port, want to access Internet via wifi

I have dlink dir 600 n 150 home wireless router with one wan port and four lan port. My isp line is connected to lan port 1 and my computer is connected is connected to lan port 2, nothing is ...
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Internet connectivity detection

Both Windows and Android have a way of showing the user that they have lost the internet connection (a yellow triangle icon for Windows and a grey wifi icon for Android). What kind of check do they ...
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computer with wired connection unable to browse internet/ping correctly, although Skype/torrents remain functional (intermittent issue)

I'm at the end of my wits here so any help would be much appreciated. The following is an intermittent issue: it happened once before when I first moved into this flat last month, I looked into it a ...
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Software to measure quality of internet connection

We are going to get a demo of satellite internet connection. Office is based in remote scottish highlands where internet speed is quite bad ( below 2 Mbps per line), a lot of outages due to weather ...
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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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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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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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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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Windows 7 VERY slow internet connection outside of safe mode?

I have a very annoying problem with Windows 7 and its network connection. In safe mode, i get a speed test of around 12 mbps. However, in normal mode, I get a speed of 0.06 mbps. Naturally this is ...
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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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Chromecast factory reset improper functioning

My Chromecast device does not get into an AP mode, but keeps searching and trying to connect to a network. Even after factory reset, the problem does not go away. The setup page always shows "...
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Increased data usage on a VPN connection

I have been working on a remote computer over a VPN connection using Windows 7 Remote Desktop Connection. I RDP from my laptop (with non-HD display). Recently my wife has also been working from home ...
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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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Wifi disabled after time

I do have several computers in my office, and unfortunately, the network admin has yet to patch my cables (which I'm not allowed to). So far, I'm stuck with Wifi, so I configured one of my Windows 8 ...
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Laptop will not connect directly to router, but works on wireless

I've got a strange issue which I cannot find a solution to yet. I have a work laptop which I've never got to successfully connect to my router directly (wired). It will connect to the wireless network ...
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Windows 7 Netgear WNDR4000, Adapter issues

I can not seem to connect to the internet, when I troubleshoot it, I get a "There might be a problem with the Driver for Local Area Connection Adapter, try running in admin mode to fix it." So I do, ...
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Why broadband internet connection takes 5-6 minutes to get established?

I have a broadband connection, which is being served via a D-Link Router. On the same system I have installed two operating systems, both windows 7, but one on SSD Drive and the other on normal hard ...
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Windows 7 Faking Internet Connection

I am having a problem from this blog post: http://blog.superuser.com/2011/05/16/windows-7-network-awareness/ I have a dns server set up that I make my windows machine point to as per this : http://...
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One wireless connection will not work - claims security settings do not match

at work there is one wireless connection that seems to have given up the ghost in recognising this computer. It was intermittent before, connecting but often not getting internet access, requiring ...
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GUI tool for presenting connectivity status on a firewalled network with port blocks etc

The Israeli railway company has recently started a project of wireless LAN availability on its lines. Now, it's all in the flakey stages, sometimes things are up and sometimes they aren't; sometimes ...
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Directing all packets to one particular IP

I was facing a weird problem on the LAN today. If i have some TCP connection open, then that would work perfectly fine, but the rest won't. For example, if I am logged into G-Chat (the chat in the ...
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Why windows thinks that the internet is not connected?

I have direct access to the internet. My OS is Windows 7. I want to share internet to mobile devices via WIFi, but Windows shows that PC doesn't connected to internet. And I can't share wifi on this ...
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LAN connection not working when cable plugged after removal

I am facing a weird problem recently. When I reboot my computer with the LAN cable plugged in, it's connected and everything works fine. But when I remove the cable and plug it in again, it detects ...
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I have problems with internet connectivity in fedora 17 GNOME

I am new to Linux!Fedora is my first try.But i fail to understand why i have problems in using internet with my installed fedora!!I have no problems surfing with the live image(as a LIVE SYSTEM USER) ...