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

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Cannot make mobile broadband Vodafone USB connection Ubuntu 13.04

I have Ubuntu 13.04 and I bought yesterday a Vodafone USB stick for internet connection. I am located in Romania. This is what I've did: First Thing Network Connections, added connection. Selected ...
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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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“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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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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Losing Internet connection on a Sitecom WLR-3100 Wi-Fi Router X3 N300

At home, I'm using a Cisco router and DD-WRT'ed Linksys access point to connect my Android smartphone and Ubuntu laptop to the internet via Wi-Fi. I've never faced any problems here. Neither have I on ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Internet Connection Sharing with ChromeOS

Is it possible to share my Chromebook's Internet connection with other devices? I have looked around my settings at chrome://settings, but I can only find an option to share a wireless network ...
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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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VM bridged to Hamachi network interface. No internet access

I got Windows 7.I am using 3G USB to connect internet.I set up a WinXP virtual machine in VMWare, Hamachi on real PC (it works). With WinXP virtual machine, i set Network Adapter to Bridged and ...
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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 : ...
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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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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) ...
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Ip doesn't change when switching networks, although automatic ip is set. Cause of the issue known

I have two routers at my house. Both of them have DCHP server enabled. One of them is 192.168.1.1 and gives adresses from 192.168.1.2 to 192.168.1.32 The other one is 192.168.1.50 and gives adresses ...
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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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After set up local network through router internet is slow

We have at home network with 3 computers (2 win, 1 mac os). The internet goes to all computers through router. The problem is, that the websites are loaded too slowly, sometimes ever are not loaded. ...
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Computer never connects to the internet automatically on startup?

I have my Windows Vista laptop connected directly to the router via an ethernet cable, and every time I switch the computer on, the computer cannot connect to the internet. It comes up as limited or ...
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Tata photon device is not working after deleting files in Control Panel

I have deleted some files in Control Panel to increase the performance of the laptop. Now LAN is not working or due to some other problem Tata photon device is not working. I tried in Network and ...
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Internet connection with ADSL modem in bridged mode

We have just moved to a new apartment and here we do not have a standard telephone connection, but a RJ-45 network connection. This connection has internet already enabled. I therefore configured my ...
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Realtek PCIe FE Losing Connectivity in Win 7 Home 64-bit

I am having an intermittent problem with my network connection dropping out for no apparent reason. When it drops, I still see the lights blinking on the NIC card, but cannot pass packets even to the ...
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Unable to connect to Google domains

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 as my primary O.S. and I was browsing the net perfectly and especially Google+, suddenly without any reason any Google site (Plus, Code, Developer, GMail, etc) stopped working. ...
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How do I make use of NDT results to fix a network timeout issues?

I've been experiencing a significant slow down of my home internet connection. ISP sent over some engineers and they didn't think there was an issue with the setup or the connection. All they did was ...
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DNS Issues With My TP-Link Router

I own a TP-Link TD-W8101G Router, that also combines a ADSL modem function. Lately I've been problems in my internet connection. When I have my torrent application open (uTorrent) most DNS requests ...
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Sharing Internet Connection using an ad-hoc wifi network

I've installed a WiFi Adapter in my Windows XP PC and created an ad-hoc network. I am able to connect to the network through my iPod Touch. On the same PC I have a LAN connection to the Internet. I ...
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2 workstations won't connect to most websites, but will connect to some

I have a very frustrating issue I wasn't able to solve: 2 workstations which are used by the same user are not able to connect to most websites receivin a timeout, however they will load some websites ...
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Internet working on Ubuntu, not on Windows

The following is the situation - I have an ADSL router with both ethernet and wifi interaces. I also have access to two dual-boot machines (with Windows 7 and Ubuntu Lucid). A few days back, the phone ...
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Windows 7 Internet Connection Dropping Randomly

Recently installed Windows 7, and everything is fine, except that my internet connection is now dropping randomly. I've checked around and see that this is a pretty common issue, but haven't found a ...
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HP Pavilion DM3 Laptop does not work with ISDN Lines

I have a HP Pavilion DM3 laptop that was purchased in the USA. I need to use it overseas (Greece) where only ISDN internet is available. Windows 7 says that it does not recognize the driver to use it. ...
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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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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 ...