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How to connect to internet from Ubuntu which is installed in a virtual machine using VMWare Workstation?

I have installed Ubuntu 9.04 on a virtual machine using VMWare Workstation. I have Windows 7 as my host OS. I want to connect to internet from Ubuntu. Can anyone please gives steps for connecting to ...
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Internet works on Firefox, but not Internet Explorer or Google Chrome?

I have the exact opposite problem as this question, so the answer isn't applicable. For some reason, I can connect to the internet via Firefox on one of my computers, but I cannot connect to the ...
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Windows 7 - Wireless signal strength good - Network often says limited or no activity

I have a new Dell Studio XPS laptop that I hooked up in early January of 2010. The Dell Studio XPS laptop is connected to my wireless router (Belkin Wireless N). The router was purchased in Februari ...
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Hosting a wifi connection with Belkin G Wireless usb adapter

I have belkin g usb wifi adapter F5D7050, i want to share my computers internet connection which is connected through lan with my mobile (iphone) through wifi, so can anybody help me setting it up? I ...
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Who provides the Internet service to Internet Service Providers (ISPs)?

I've been wondering recently about how the infrastructure of the Internet really works. I know that I have an Internet Service Provider (ISP) that supplies my connection to the Internet. But what ...
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Very slow Internet speed after switching to a Netgear CG3100D-2BPAUS

I’ve been having stable internet ever since I’ve gotten a Belkin n300 wireless USB adapter. However, after switching from Optus to Telstra internet, the download speeds dropped to below 0.5mbits/s ...
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How to stop my Wifi CPE from going into bridge mode?

My current home network config is as below. ISP...(wireless)...Outdoor CPE---(ethernet cable)---Asus wifi router...(wireless)...laptop & phones In routine scenario: Asus wifi router is set to ...
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Connect mobile phone to internet using desktop pc internet

is it possible to share my desktop pc internet to my mobile phone? im using HTC Hero and a wired internet connection on my desktop pc
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Error code: ERR_NAME_RESOLUTION_FAILED

I get the error code: ERR_NAME_RESOLUTION_FAILED whenever I try to go to http://reddit.com on my computer. So far I have tried: setting my static DNS server to 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4. executing netsh ...
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Configure Windows Firewall to block ALL applications system-wide, except for a select few?

I'd like to make it so Windows disregards internet access for every system and user application, and let me add exceptions as I see fit, but I'm having problems... Going to "Windows Firewall with ...
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Downloading from Internet directly to google drive

I download a file from the Internet to the google drive folder on my local computer. In this case, the file is first downloaded to my local computer and then uploaded to google's servers from my local ...
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The extent of my modem's issues on my end?

Yesterday, me and others in my apartment were suddenly unable to access certain (and by certain I mean many random ones) domains without time out issues. e.g. I could try going on amazon.com, but ...
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How to block the Internet access on Windows 7 [on hold]

I want to limit Internet access to certain websites in my company. Also, I'd like a HTML error message to be displayed when someone tries to access the blocked websites. How can I achieve this goal?
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Setting up a secure Network

I have a home network that I want to make more secure so I brought a second router with the aim of setting up a second, separate network at home to put the more important device on. I checked out the ...
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How do I stop Windows Operating System from using up my bandwidth quota?

I'm in NZ, which means my internet is capped at 5GB, which is not funny. I notice on my Windows 7 that even after disabling automatic update (don't worry, I flick it back on during my off peak hours) ...
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Powerline Devolo DLAN 650+ Disconnecting Randomly

I have bought a powerline adapter (Devolo DLAN 650+) like a year ago and it started to act weird recently. It randomly disconnects me from the internet (Happens like every 1-2 hours) and it's pretty ...
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Apache 2.4.9 Server Download Interrupted

I have a small server using Apache 2.4.9. You can connect fine. But for some reason. Downloading big files seem to be an issue. Whenever you download a big file, It says Download Interrupted. ...
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Internet connection is lost very often

I have recently connected to some fiber infrastructure for internet. I am connected to it with my laptop and my phone, via a TP-LINK TL-WDR4300 router. I often encounter connection losses, like ...
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How can I determine the origin of a downloaded file?

Is there a way to determine what the original source or link was for a previously downloaded file, other than using the browser's download history?
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Rerouting all internet traffic for more direct path and lower ping

Is it possible for an end user to set a "custom route" for packets outbound to the "internet". Let me put this in perspective using a server and a game. 'isp x` is in charge of 99% of all ...
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How to use 2 different connection (Internet & VPN) using 2 LAN cable in a single PC?

I have 2 connections (1) Internet and (2) Intranet (VPN). Some software needs Intranet(VPN) for using when internet LAN is being disabled. But I want to use internet at a time. Can anyone give me a ...
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Fast Satellite Internet Provider Alternative to Hughesnet [closed]

I live in rural Washington State, USA and only have access to 5Mbps DLS. I work from home and need something much faster than that, so have been looking into satellite internet. There are a few ...
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How to check if pppoe is already connected in windows through a cmd?

I have accomplished auto wifi connecting and then connecting pppoe as I have scheduled the script to run every 5 minutes so it disconnects my wifi when it runs if it's already connected..! I want to ...
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Block the secondary router in my network

I have a main router/modem and I want to share the Internet with some rented rooms in my house to cut down the Internet bill and make some profit from using the Internet. I am the owner and rent some ...
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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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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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After clean installation of threshold 2 over windows 10 i couldnt connect to internet via wifi

It may sound ridiculous. When i am near to the WiFi modem i could not connect to internet but if i am away from the modem WiFi works fine and i could connect to internet. I did a clean installation of ...
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Fast pc - modem and modem - internet connection, but slow pc - internet connection

I recently bought an Asus DSL-AC68U modem and a PCE AC68 wireless network adapter for my desktop pc. Setting up the modem was really easy, and I measured up to 70Mbps with a laptop directly connected ...
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Delayed startup of network (Wi-Fi) icon

When my Windows 7 Starter netbook boots up and after everything is loaded, it takes about 5 minutes before the network icon near the clock becomes functional. When there’s an available Wi-Fi signal – ...
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Is there a way to schedule windows 10 connection to internet

I need my computer be reconnected to internet after some hours from now for example, while I disconnect it manually, how should I set it to connect to the same wifi network after some hours ? I ...
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Wifi connected but no internet acess

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on DELL XPS 13 Internet connection was fine, but One day, Wifi is connected but internet is not connnect(which means firefox is not working)
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Internet wireless connected with limited access, Windows Vista

I had some malware in my computer so I did a bit of manual work to remove it including resetting TCP/IP. Now the malware is gone. I can see my home wireless network and I can get connected to it, ...
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Increase and force concurrent connection in chrome

I have bandwidth monitor installed to monitor, Well my bandwidth. the thing is when I watch youtube at morning I can stream videos at full speed, yet after 7 PM and streaming becomes very slow. the ...
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traceroute always end at the gateway?

A while ago I upgraded my home network to a new ISP and had no problems at all until today. I tried to traceroute to 8.8.8.8 and this happened: Tracing route to google-public-dns-a.google.com ...
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How to fix the slow DNS lookup and long time in “connecting”? win8.1 and chrome

Here is a video about how my requests are queued up in Chrome and how much time it takes. It is amazingly slow: More than 3s just for a DNS lookup Around 20-30 seconds to load a page and also fails ...
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Hyper-V configure with internet

I am using Hyper-V to create some Windows server 2012 R2 virtual machines. All was good until I found I could not access the internet in the virtual machine and now I am stuck. Where I am at ...
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Deciding the best approach towards network implementation

What are the advantages/disadvantages when implementing VDSL technology into a house? There are 2 options I can take: 1st: Implement the network communication via already existing telephone line ...
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How to capture fonts from the websites?

Sometimes some websites have very cool fonts and they might even be freely available over the internet. Is there a simple way (an app maybe) which can be used to find out which font the website is ...
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Wifi stops working after a while unless I renew DHCP (MB Pro Retina, Late 2013)

It started a while back. I think it happened when I updated to Yosemite, it happened when I updated to El Capitan. Wifi works fine for less than half an hour, then it stops working. It doesn't get ...
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Cannot Connect to server

I'm developing an application, and I need to connect to the server by app through port 5222 (TCP). My host doesn't have a domain name (just an IP address). In my local network I can simply connect to ...
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I am not able to connect my software with my public IP

please help me in port forwarding. i m stuck in the middle. suppose my local ip is - 192.168.0.103 and public ip is - 49.248.xx.xxx I have D-link DSL-2520U ADSL2+ modem router so here is what i do, i ...
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Configuring group policy to bypass proxy server for local addresses and adding a domain to trusted root certificate authorities

I am an intern who has just started in a new company. I have never used the group policy editor before. However I suggested that I believed it is possible to accomplish the two tasks we wish using the ...
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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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How can I prevent background programs from using my internet? [duplicate]

I'm using windows 10. Many background programs / software are using my internet such as: Windows update, svchost.exe(netsvcs) , service host and some other programs. I tried some solutions like this ...
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My home wifi network won't allow any device to access a specific domain, but can access it on any other connection

I'm more of a layman than the average user here, but I need help. Some back story is needed to describe my problem. I'm a realtor, I recently signed up with a new lead generation platform that ...
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Surprising high bandwidth on my ISP's network [closed]

I live in India. The plan which I have taken from my ISP gives me 130 Kbps on internet and 1 MBps on peering network. I download certain (NOT popular) videos from Vimeo, and I found out today that a ...
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How fast would torrents be at 10 mbps [closed]

I'm planing on getting a 10 mbps internet but I'm not sure how fast that would be, and I am not talking about loading a web page. With my current internet I get 500-900 kbps download when ...
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Internet connectivity problem with VMware Player

I've just installed Ubuntu 9.10 on VMware Player 3.00; the host OS is Windows 7. I can't get Ubuntu in the VMware Player to connect to the Internet. My Internet connection is wired and the ...
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Tracert public address before internal address

So, I have been having problems with Frontier's 74.40.74.40 and 74.40.74.41 DNS servers essentially hijacking certain websites like Google over SSL (gives security warning) and have been trying to ...
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Windows 7 won't detect ethernet cable

A month or two ago, I bought an ethernet cable to replace my existing wireless connection on my computer, as I frequently live stream and wireless connection is too unstable to do that. I should also ...