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

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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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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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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 I set bluetooth dial-up connections as metered?

I connect to my metered internet connection through bluetooth dialup. Windows 8 has special support for metered connections in order to track and reduce data usage, but the option seems to be missing ...
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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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How to create Dial up Connection in Fedora?

I have Bluetooth dongle attached to my desktop Computer. I am successfully able to connect it with my mobile phone using Bluetooth Connection, with the Terminal command hcitool cc 00:1D:3B:05:BD:53 ...
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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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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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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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Chromecast factory reset improper functioning

My chromecast device does not get into an AP mode, but keeps searching and trying to connect to 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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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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Windows 8 Store (Metro/ModernUI) apps not connecting to internet (in very specific cases)

I've recently upgraded to Windows 8 Pro, and so far I have no real regrets. However I'm having issues with various "Modern UI" apps, and it has gotten to the point where it's widespread enough that I ...
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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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WLAN connecting to Modem/Router but not to internet beyond

PROBLEM : Laptop connecting to modem, but unable to connect to internet through WLAN - whereas it works fine through Ethernet LAN. DETAILS : I changed my old DSL modem (provided by the local service ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Logging and blocking urls at the router level

For my home I have a wireless router that all my other computers/ipad connect to. What options do I have for logging all internet activity and also options to block certain urls? It would be also ...
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vmware OSX 10.9, Internet keeps loading (Bridged)

I've a vmware workstation 10 installed on my windows 8.1 laptop, I installed a 10.9 version of mac os. All works very well, can do everthing but I run again in problems with my internet connection.. ...
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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 ...