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Is it possible to have both Wired and wifi connections to the Internet at the same time

Update : (19/07/13) If I yank the ethernet cable out (to put it back in again) to force my laptop to recognise the wired connection, my entire laptop freezes. Only hard reset -- power off and power ...
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understanding HTTrack actions

i just started using HTTrack . and it offers 5 actions whenever i want to download a website for offline viewing. which are 1 Mirror Web Site(s) 2 Mirror Web Site(s) with Wizard 3 Just Get Files ...
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How can I make it as difficult as possible to connect to the Internet from my “work computer”?

I can't work. I need to work. But I'm here and on dozens of other sites. I read Paul Graham's essay about "Disconnecting Distractions" and this is actually something I tried before - using my other ...
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What is the best way to get internet/wifi to 3 apartments?

Next year I will be living in an apartment and I have friends that will be living in apartments across the hall from me. If we wanted to share internet/wifi, what would be the best way to do this? ...
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Windows 7 laptop constantly dropping internet connection

I have scoured the web for an answer and failed to find one. I am using a Toshiba Satellite laptop running Windows 7 64-Bit. I have the computer connected via Wifi. Now, I am no beginner with the ...
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SSH Tunneling into a remote server

Reddit is blocked by my ISP. :( I want to bypass it using SSH Tunneling. I have an (trusted) remote web server I can use (have the username and password). I have downloaded PuTTY and can ...
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How do I check the internet usage of a particular device in my room?

I am living with 5 other people and most of our network is consumed in 20 days so we have to spend almost 10-11 days without Internet. I just wish to know what are the ways to monitor the internet ...
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Why changing DNS won't bypass the internet censorship

Reddit is blocked by my ISP. :( I have tried changing my DNS Servers to 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4. Both in my computer (Windows) and my Router (TP-Link Router). Some say that it will bypass the internet ...
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I can only connect to IPv6 websites

my problem is, that I can only connect to servers and their websites supporting IPv6 (such as google.com or facebook.com). On other sites, a ping request times out. Additional information: 1. My ...
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Skydog is slowing my internet speed

I have two systems running my internet at home: Skydog and BOB (iinet). When I use Skydog (either by Ethernet or wifi) my load speed slows dramatically. However my Dad’s computer runs perfectly both ...
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“How can I block spam in which the sender has substituted my e-mail for his ?”

For several months now I have been receiving spam in which the sender has substituted my e-mail for his, where it reads "sent from". In other words, to prevent me from blocking him, he has ...
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Can't resolve DNS or Ping outside the firewall but can remote in via SSLVPN

I don't understand why or how this can happen. We use 2 separate LAN's, 1 for computers and servers, the other for VOIP phones. They are not connected in any way. They are connected to the same ...
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Delayed startup of network icon (wi-fi)

When my Windows 7 Starter netbook boots up and after everything is loaded, it takes about five minutes before the network icon near the clock becomes functional. When there's an available wi-fi signal ...
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how can I force automatic filling to be enabled on webpages?

I'm using the Chrome Browser. I enjoy the "automatic filling" that it uses to fill in things like my address when I'm shopping online. Sometimes I get a message that says: "This webpage has ...
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Android Internet connectivity

I've recently downloaded Android x86 (Android 4.0) and installed it in VirtualBox using using android-x86-4.0-RC1-eeepc.iso. Everything is working fine except the Internet connection. I've tried ...
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My laptop connect to wireless router but wont connect to internet

My laptop has Windows 7 and connects fine when connected via an Ethernet cable to a router and my mobile works fine connected wirelessly. But, when I try to connect my laptop wirelessly, it does not ...
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VISP and Peer connections

I just want some help regarding questions that came to my mind while googling for how to become an ISP. Most of the literature talks about buying a wholesale solution, VISP, and make a peer ...
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Is DSL upload speed shared among subscribers locally?

I have a feeling that my DSL provider is lying to me, but I cannot find a technical rebuttal online. Can someone tell me if the following makes sense: I have ADSL which is supposedly "up to" 16,000 ...
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Connect to the internet via routing through another PC?

Build Windows 2008 R2 Server. Two (2) Ethernet ports: One Ethernet port, statically assigned to 192.168.2.4, is connected to an internal subnet (192.168.2.x), which I'm using for a local test ...
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Desktop keeps dropping off internet, modem working, wireless devices working

Super strange for the last 3 weeks, I go to use my desktop and I can't get on the internet. I get message in my browser that it can't get the page. Yet I look at my modem lights and the internet light ...
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Backtrack 5 R2 can't browse in firefox

I download and install backtrack 5R2 in virtual machine at network mode NAT. Than I start run backtrack and in Wicd network manager and it says that is connected to network, also can ping google ...
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Setting up a vpn server(?) without AD [duplicate]

So, I have a program running in an office (3rd party) that is set to run off a local IP address (192.168.1.252 - this is hard-coded into the jnlp, and is not controlled by me or my employer). I also ...
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How to share a Desktop's wired Internet connection with an Android phone?

I have a Linux Desktop (Fedora 18 or Ubuntu 14) on a wired LAN connected to the Internet. This Desktop has just 1 NIC which is connected to the LAN; it has no wifi card in it. What hardware and ...
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Can I use an integrated modem with wireless router just as a modem with a cable service?

I live in Seattle, and my mom lives in San Francisco. She recently called me stressed out about how "the box with lights" doesn't work anymore. After calming her down, I found that she recently ...
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Name resolution for the name…timed out after none of the configured DNS servers responded

I am getting this message in system event during my PC startup Name resolution for the name website.com timed out after none of the configured DNS servers responded. And another same message ...
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What is a 1GBps port speed?

I have a question about a way I can measure download speed of my server in my case. Basically I have a dedicated server at Namecheap and I purchased the 1GBps port speed. (Not to advertize). But when ...
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Can access router settings via Wifi but not on a wired connection

On my Netgear WNR2000v3 running DD-WRT I can access the setting panel via Wifi but not on a wired connection why is this? I need it to connect to ethernet to flash the default firmware back via TFTP.
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Difference between Internet Explorer Proxy and WinHttp Proxy

I was having some issues recently as i was unable to check for Updates in Windows as it could not connect to update server as well as my OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive) was drilled down and was not ...
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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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How to share wireless internet from laptop to desktop which doesn't have wifi adapter?

I have laptop which is connected to internet using WIFI. I need to connect desktop to internet. Desktop doesn't have wifi card. Can I set up my laptop to act like a switch/router and connect ...
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How can I block wired connections to my internet router? (Belkin 450DB)

I have a belkin 450db router which unfortunately I had to put in my living room. and My roommates have 20 foot long Lan cables and they use my internet. and I'm the only one paying for it. I have ...
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Internet browsing, downloading works.. However can't connect to any online game servers?

My internet browsing works and I could also download things just fine. However, when I launch any multiplayer game, the servers don't show up and I can't connect at all. Why is that? I did a scan, ...
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Portable Internet Explorer 10 application?

Is there a portable IE 10 version? Perhaps a portable package that runs virtualized. Currently I am running Win8 with IE 10 inside a VW, which eats up much more resources than I would like. I ...
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Network connection takes 5 minutes to start

When I start my PC the network icon on the task bar shows a red cross button for 5 mins before connecting to the internet. I have updated the driver software and set 'Wired AutoConfig' to automatic. ...
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All wireless networks suddenly disappear every once in a while

Lately, about every 15-60 minutes, my wireless internet connection disappears. When it does I can't find any other wireless network, though such networks exist. Only after rebooting the system, it ...
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WiFi puzzler - Why would WiFi be faster with Charter than with AT&T UVerse

I consider myself fairly knowledgeable about networking having spent over 20 years in IT, but something isn't making sense and I wonder if any of you can explain it to me. I have AT&T U-Verse and ...
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How can I filter my internet connection based on content?

I have a WinXP PC that my children (4-14 years old) use but want to restrict some internet activity to prevent them from being exposed to some of the questionable and adult content that is available. ...
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Compress whole internet session on all apps [duplicate]

As my main internet connection, I am currently using the USB tethering feature of my Android phone. My question is this: Can I compress my whole internet session in all apps (not only in Opera using ...
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KB/s: distinguish KByte/s and KBit/s [duplicate]

When I see a transferspeed given as KB/s i always wonder which of the following the "author" means: Kibibyte/s (=1024*8=8192 bit/s) Kibibit/s (=1024 bit/s) (does this even exist?) Kilobyte/s ...
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Connecting an aakash tablet to the internet

I have an aakash tablet (android os) and a compaq presario notebook (windows os). I need to connect my tab to the internet. So I tried to make it possible through wifi. For that I created an ad hoc ...
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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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WAN port Unplugged

I have iBall 150M Extreme Wireless N Router. I am trying to connect my internet through this router. I configured it correctly (using quick configuration) as per my knowledge using static IP Address. ...
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Why is it so hard to connect with a cable modem and router?

I've gone through various combinations of cable modems, routers, computers, and apartments in my life, and one thing has always puzzled me. Why is it so difficult to get these things to connect to the ...
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How do I block all internet access on the remote machine except for Teamviewer?

I would like to block all internet access on the remote machine but I still want to connect to it via Teamviewer. Is there a way to do this? I've read: How can I block all incoming and outgoing ...
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XP pings router but can't ping the Internet

All machines on the network are able to access the internet but one. It is running Windows XP SP 3 and is wired into the router. I have looked at No Internet with LAN Connection and XP can connect to ...
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Internet Explorer “There was a problem sending the command to the program” error

When I click on links to other URLs on web pages or in email messages, this error occurs about 90% of the time. Began occurring when I switched from a cable service to Verizon FIOS. What can I do to ...
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Router setup without internet connection [closed]

I have a neighbor who has recently purchased a consumer-grade drone and who is flying it around annoying the neighbors. Apparently the remote for the drone operates in the 2.4 ghz band and so I'd ...
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Why does the Internet WI-FI connection of my laptop disconnect when I connect the ethernet cable to the LAN?

Why does the Internet WI-FI connection of my laptop disconnect when I connect the ethernet cable to the LAN? These are two separate networks, the LAN is without Internet, I just use it to connect the ...
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can't connect to the internet after setting up the router N300 netgear wireless

I set-up my router which I got from the provider of my internet. So far my internet was working was fine. I got N300 netgear wireless router. I followed the instructions in the manual in connecting ...
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Flash stream makes my internet slow and cpu rush

When I try to watch a live Flash stream, my CPU usage goes up to 75% and my Internet speed goes down. If I run a test before the video-stream, my speed is ~40/10Mbps and during the stream it drops to ...