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Are all internet file downloads using FTP protocol?

I heard, FTP is used to transfer files over a network. Also heard that it uses TCP port 20 and 21. So TCP is connection oriented. We have acknowledgments. If the transmission is lost, we should be ...
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What does a custom APN profile actually do, and why do I have to re-enter the proxy in my browser when I tether?

I'm currently in Canada and I'm using the 7-Eleven Speakout "unlimited browsing" mobile internet plan. Unlimited browsing means that only HTTP and HTTPS are unblocked, while any services that use ...
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How to have Firefox open all internal links normally?

How to have Firefox open all internal links normally ? By “internal”, I mean the links that come from Firefox, the only other links being the links coming from other apps or from the OS. By ...
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Mac mini Wi-Fi super slow sometimes

I have a new Mac mini mid-2012 that has been working quite well for the last two months. However, there are times now that the internet stops working for some time. Here are the details of my issue: ...
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Strange value in DNS shown in ipconfig

If I run ipconfig /all, in the DNS field it is showing numbers such as fec:0:0:0:ffff::1%1, fec:0:0:0:ffff::2%1 and fec:0:0:0:ffff::3%1. nslookup www.google.com shows some kind of DNS error (lookup ...
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Connecting two networks (each with seperate internet connection)

Here is my network diagram: This image might need a little explanation. I am currently in charge of unificating a multi-network environment in a small business. I am the first hired IT Admin, and ...
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Is it possible to track a mobile phone (cell phone) without Internet/GPS? [closed]

Is it possible to track the current location of a Mobile user without using internet and GPS? Is there any way of locating the user by only using the network provider info, signal reception and ...
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When trying to connect to a secured network, the “enter password” box does not show

My laptop uses windows 7. When I click on the network I want to connect to (or any other network) the box where you would normally enter the password does not show. Can anyone help? Thanks
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Home solutions to measure internet traffic? [duplicate]

What is the simplest solution to measure entire internet traffic at home? I have several computers connected to Internet via D-Link DIR-615.
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How to run a cable and an ADSL internet connection simultaneously for increased uptime?

I have a cable connection and an ADSL connection. I often play online games and I want an uninterrupted connection. I have only one ethernet port on my computer. So, when I'm in the middle of a game, ...
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Recycle Bin acquires thousands of files

I am using a stand-alone PC desktop computer with Win 7. When computer slows down, I find that the recycle bin has thousands of files. Most recently, 18,200+ files. I empty it. Most files are .gif - ...
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Internet Access Icon: Internet

I am looking to replicated the internet (extremely small scale) using a series of switches, routers, Linux, and Windows computers that are not connected to the internet we all use. In this experiment, ...
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How to Block a single Program (Or a File) that using Internet? [duplicate]

There are several Programs, Files and Process that use the internet to share their status. They are using consuming too much bandwidth. How can I stop them from using Internet Connection in Windows ...
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yahoomail is not working with TP-Link Router

when i connect my TP-Link Router with my modem that time yahoo mail is not working. without router means direct connect modem to computer that time yahoo mail is working.
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internet bandwidth control among programs in windows 7

I have comcast basic cable internet, i am getting 7mbps down based on speedtest.net. I am running windows 7, normal installation. Whenever I am downloading something (via http or ftp or p2p), the ...
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How to know what program uses which bandwith. [duplicate]

From few days my Internet connection is being used by some application internally by my system. I want to know which application is using it? I used Task Manager to see which resource is using ...
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Two internet connections, two routers, one network

So here is my situation. We recently got another internet connection setup here at home, which means we have two now. Each internet connection has its own router (both routers have a built in modem, ...
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Cannot access any web page but the internet connection is fine

I found this before posting my question, but it was pretty unconstructive, so I chose to post a new question anyway....with more details to the problem. PROBLEM As the title says, I cannot access ...
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External download speed quicker over ethernet cable than wireless N; intra-network speeds consistent

I have a 50 Mbps connection through Comcast. When connected to my router via ethernet cable, every speed test that I perform consistently reports a 50-55 Mbps download speed. However, when I connect ...
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Internet is slower than it's suppossed to be, but only on one computer

Ok, this is going to be long. I have a desktop running windows 7 and currently have Time Warner as my provider. I am supposed to have 20mbps down and I'm currently only pulling 9.4mbps. I have a ...
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Tether wired internet from Desktop to laptop via wireless

What I have : Desktop, wired internet access to a wired-only router Laptop, wireless capable Windows 8.1 Preview on both computers - it's practically Windows 8 with some UI touches and performance ...
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What are the requirement for smooth voice chat with Skype?

In our country, Internet is very expensive. In comparison to that, I have a fair Internet connection. However, I experience choppy sound, lagging, etc. when making voice calls using Skype. I use a ...
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Some sites extremely slow! How to determine if its IPv6? and disable it?

My internet is extremely slow on some sites, the famous ones. Google, Facebook, etc. But then, the very next minute, they are superfast. I got to know from somewhere that this is due to clogging and ...
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Internet Connection Sharing(ICS) on windows 7 does not work even though connected to host

So below are the details of hardware/software I am using for ICS. 1.Windows 7 as host 2.Android Phone(Micromax canvas 2 as client 3.EDUP nano usb wifi adapter 4.Data card(usb modem) for internet ...
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Running both internet- and TV-signals on coaxial?

I have a 1) Zyxel P-2812HNU-Fx for a) home network+internet and b) landline and a 2) satellite/FTA reciever for TV. There's already a decent coaxial network going from the utility room and to all ...
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Internet connection slows/hangs intermittently

Over the last few days I've been having internet connectivity problems. The connection seems to hang for a random length of time, up to about 1 minute. This happens at random intervals, the shortest ...
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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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Diagnose internet connection issues using command line

I'm having multiple issues trying to get CentOS to download anything. I can't get yum to work because there is a time out when trying to access a file. Anyways, is there a way to trace why a command ...
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How to find CIDR subnet for a public Internet IP address?

Usually I do not worry about subnet of an IP address on the public Internet, but after I began using Amazon EC2 firewall, it got me thinking. EC2 firewall configuration requires an IP to be written ...
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Block Images and Videos of Internet

I'm looking for a way to block some image and video extensions from being shown in all of my internet browsers. What should I do for this purpose? I have googled but found nothing useful.
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Mysterious ADSL router failure

I am using master DNS with forwarders, Open DNS and Google name servers and DHCP on my PC; ADSL router is a relay. My ADSL router (TD-8840T 2.0) has had some strange behavior during the last couple ...
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My computer hangs everytime I want set up a wireless ad-hoc network

I am using windows 7 laptop. Every time I tried to set up wireless ad-hoc (computer-computer) network, my laptop freezes. Please, I need your help?
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Access to internet with a company's VPN connection

I have connected to a company's VPN connection, and this connection have not a internet connection. I need to connect to internet. Can I define routes to connect the external traffic to the router ...
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Slow wireless - downloads faster when browsing simultaneously

I've been having connection troubles in my apparent for a year. Two or three wireless routers all perform about the same. My MacBook Pro also seems to work fine on other wireless networks. I was ...
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How to determine what application consumes my available Internet traffic volume

I'm wondering how I could check which services are consuming my Internet traffic as I've noticed that 100 MB of data is used within a few minutes? The only websites I visit are Gmail, Facebook and ...
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Not able to connect to internet on Ubuntu

I have a dual boot on my PC. I can access Internet through Windows but cannot do it through Ubuntu. I was able to connect to Internet on both OSses until some days ago, when my brother reset my ...
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How to set up a FTP server

I am in need of creating an FTP server that can be accessed across the internet; with a bunch of space. I currently have a computer that I'm considering using, though, if it is not deemed to be good ...
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Access Internet on android phone by connecting it to laptop?

My latop is connected to a wired modem for internet. I want to access internet on my android phone. Can i do it by connecting my Android to laptop via usb cable and then enabling tethering. Edit: ...
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Does Load Balancer Improve Speed To VPN connection

I am planning to setup a load balancer connected with multiple ISP. I will be than that load balanced internet to connect to a Premium VPN service (like purevpn or so) to access youtube and other ...
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Can not browse wifi network

I use Ubuntu 13.04 Linux operating system and when I connect the wireless network in my home, my phone (android) or other devices can not browse, but when I disconnect my computer from wireless ...
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Cannot connect to ethernet internet

I cannot connect to the internet via ethernet cable, but I can connect via wifi. Also, my computer does not switch to ethernet. I can still see the wifi. How do I find the source of the problem and ...
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How to set up network in Windows 8 like in Windows 7

In Windows 7, to set up a new network connection, you simply click on Network Connections in the taskbar, Then click the connection and click Connect. It then asks you to set it up, and it asks you ...
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How do modern devices communicate between local and public

I recently bought a system that allows me to turn an outlet off and on via the web. The device uses a "bridge" and has a MAC Address & the "bridge" connects to my router through a RJ45/Ethernet ...
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Web page stuck in loading until i disconnect Internet, then it loads

I am searching for an explanation and solution for the weird behavior i observe in my 3G Internet connection when it becomes slow. While loading a page with the Internet being slow, it takes long ...
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Can router connect back to itself over Internet and why?

As it it sates in title. Every router I had couldn't connect back to itself over Internet, for example: I open forward port 22 for ssh on my PC. I try to connect to that ssh with other PC in same ...
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How does distance from the source (router) affect wireless transmissions?

As I move away from my wireless router my download speed decreases. However, I have read some conflicting arguments where they claim that, at least theoretically, the download speed should not be ...
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Decrease Chrome time out

I'm in China at the moment. Every time I go on a webpage with a Like/Tweet button, Chrome spends a few seconds trying to access Facebook/Twitter (which are blocked in China). As a result, pages can ...
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Using same gateway on all workstations, but two workstations have no outside access [closed]

I have 11 computers, all of which should be using the same gateway to reach out to the internet and also to resolve for primary DNS. 9 of the 11 machines have no issue, but two of the machines will ...
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Hot spot connection speed reduction

I have some doubts on mobile hotspot , Suppose I create a hotspot from my phone and then connect my PC to the Hotspot , and lets say i am not using My mobile now , will I get the same speed on my PC ...
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What is the reason of this Internet Connection Failure on Linux and VirtualBox

I installed Ubuntu linux distribution 10.04 on VirtualBox 4.2.12. The host os is windows 7. Now I want to do connect use wget. But the result is like: wget www.google.com Resolving www.google.com... ...