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Internet not working without VPN or Hotspot shield

I can not browse internet without hotspot shield. Whenever I turn on hotspot shield, everything gets fine. Without it I get "no internet connection" error. On mobile and other computers (over wifi) ...
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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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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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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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Internet not working in kali linux [on hold]

I am using kali linux on my laptop with dual boot to windows.From last few days i am facing a strange problem in my linux distro.When i connects ethernet the internet runs fine for abount 1 min, and ...
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Automatic Toggle between open tabs in Internet Explorer

Currently I am using Internet Explorer 10, and I have 4 displays opened. Let it be Tab1, Tab2, Tab3 and Tab4. So I need to Automatically toggle from Tab1 to Tab2 then to Tab3 and so on. We are keeping ...
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ZyXEL P-660HN-T1A_Connection set-up details for Fiber Broadband internet (ACT)

I am using this ADSL+ Router for BSNL broadband connection. I want to change my Service provider to ACT. BSNL gives DSL connection thru RJ11 cable whereas ACT Fiber internet cable has RJ45 ( Ethrnet ...
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How can I troubleshoot intermittent internet failures over Wi-Fi?

I’m connected to a router in a relatively crowded area via Wi-Fi, and have intermittent Internet issues. When this happens, a direct ping from my computer to 8.8.8.8 results in multiple dropped ...
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Using DNS to forward to a specific local address and port?

Im running a server on a local address, a raspberry pi at x.x.x.111:64738. I own a domain, mydomain.nu. I want to create a subdomain (the hosting provides a cPanel interface) and forward it to my ...
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How to disable internet access at night on the router?

I have an internet connection that I'd like to be enabled only during the day. With multiple household internet devices, this would need to be something disabled at the level of the router. I don't ...
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Software for measuring internet traffic? [closed]

I'm interested in finding a free piece of software for Windows XP & 7 that allows us to measure both incoming and outgoing internet traffic, but not traffic between users of the local network. I ...
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Why “offer.alibaba” opens all the time [duplicate]

Whenever I open a website and click a link inside it, it redirects me to some URLs and then finally it reaches to the link "offer.alibaba.com" and showing me some offer. I just googled it but the ...
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Wired Connection Suddenly stopped working on ubuntu 12.04 after update

Here is the thing! am on day 5 of no wired internet connection. I have spent the last 4 days searching through every forum and Q&A sites, until i finally decided to post this, so I have done my ...
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How does DynamicDNS act immediately?

My understanding of the core functionality of DNS is to provide a naming/mapping service between domain names (e.g. blah-whatever.com) and IP addresses (e.g. 100.2.3.4). Furthermore, my understanding ...
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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 ...
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Two internet connections on one computer

It is possibile to use one internet connection (ISDN) for browser and another one (mobile LTE from usb modem) for game? EDIT:// I am really sorry about not including specs. My system is windows 7 x64 ...
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Not getting internet when multiple devices are connected to router when connecting for first time

I have a netgear router. I use cable internet, provided by local cable operator. Inorder for me to get internet connectivity, i have to first login to their portal and then only internet becomes ...
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How long will spotify keep playing after connection loss?

I was just listening to Spotify, and my internet connection went down. While I was not surprised it still completed the song (due to buffering), I was surprised when it went on to the next one and ...
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Can a website see how you got to the site - by what search term or the last website you were on?

According to this article, you can glean IP address, type of machine, and screen size when someone visits your site: When you visit a website, your IP address, type of machine and screen size ...
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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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How to set up multiple passwords for one wireless network? [duplicate]

I want to set up a WiFi network, like a digital cafe where people can pay to use the internet for 24 hours. I would need a system of one password per user so one password wouldn't work for 20 people. ...
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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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Connecting my PC to my router kills the internet connection (Windows 7)

I was browsing the internet yesterday and out of nowhere my internet connection died. All the lights in my router (Arris TG862) went dark except for the power light. I disconnected all ethernet cables ...
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Internet speed is very slow with new PC

I bought new PC and I have problem now. My internet is very slow and keeps changing it's speed. In old computer the speed was around 200 kb/s, now it's around few kb/s. My internet is slow everywhere ...
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How do you block or scramble Wi-Fi Access?

I don't want to have a wi-fi signal in my apartment. I have a wired modem. But, for those tenants with a wireless modem and without a password, it is causing problems. Can I scramble the signal so it ...
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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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No Internet Access for a given machine, others work fine

I have an older laptop (Windows 8.1, latest patches installed) which has not been used for some time, upon reconnecting it I have a very strange problem with internet access via WiFi: the WiFi ...
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Does a website I visit know which Chrome extensions I have installed? [duplicate]

I’m just curious to know how much a site can find out about my computer setup. Can they see the chrome extensions I use? I know they know my OS, screen size, IP location and a few other ones, but what ...
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Can You Port Forward the Same Port # to 2 Different Internal IP Addresses?

If I port forward port 80 UDP on my PC, can I access port 80 from my other laptop?
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Getting some adult sites as popup window [duplicate]

I am using windows 7 64 bit, whenever I open new tab in my browser I got open some porn site as pop up window (just like we got adds as pop up window).This happens on almost every minute. All it ...
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Connecting second router as a slave router via wifi?

I want to connect another router to work as slave router from main router. I have a spare router for that. The problem is that main router is at our neighbors apartment which is on second floor and ...
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Connecting to BT Infinity with cisco PPPoE

So I've been trying to get my cisco router to connect to the internet. I've got the PPPoE working, I think, becuase I enabled debugging and saw that it authenticated correctly, and it also gives my ...
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How are IP addresses assigned?

How are IP addresses assigned? What if someone from USA and someone from Australia connected to the internet at the same time - how would they not have the same IP address?
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purpose of MIME in mail message header

I received a mail which contains only english alphabets (hence all are ascii and shown below). When I checked the header of the mail (which is posted below), as far as I know, "MIME-version:1.0" is ...
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Internet gets very slow when I open dc++ for a while

If I do continuously downloading anything in linuxdcpp it gets slower and slower.(dc++ itself and the internet in general). It gets that bad, if I wanna open any website it is loading and loading till ...
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Are Domain Name Server and Name Server the same thing?

I am slightly confused between DNS and Name server. Are they the same thing or is there a difference between two?
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How would I isolate one networked PC to LAN only?

I would like to have one of my PCs available to the rest of my home network for file sharing and VNC access, but I want to block any Internet traffic going to and from the PC. In other words, I want ...
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Internet Connection Sharing is not working

I am attempting to share my internet connection from a USB dongle through Windows 8.1's Hosted Network function. I have set up the Hosted Network, and attempted to share internet connection from the ...
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Routing traffic around packet loss and high ping areas?

I am trying to find out how to change the route my traffic takes in order to avoid servers which are causing me packet loss. I have traced the route and I know the servers addresses, but the owners ...
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Reliance NetConnect not connecting in windows 10

I'm using Reliance Netconnect. After I installed Windows 10 the reliance Netconnect is not connecting at all. Device is working but not connectng at all. Same thing happens when I make a new user ...
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How can I connect to a Mobile Broadband device and a Wifi network simultaneously, and use the Mobile Broadband internet?

In my current work situation, I'm using a Windows 8 laptop and I need to be connected to two networks simultaneously: A Telstra mobile broadband device, which has internet access. This is connected ...
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Website not accessible on my system though others are able to access it on same network

Whenever I try accessing dailymotion.com, I get following error: "Not Found The requested URL was not found on this server." I was able to access this website till last week but now its always ...
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Guest connected to the internet through the host in Virtualbox host-only network

I have a host-only network in virtualbox. The guest is Windows and the host is ubuntu. Is it possible with this configuration to connect the guest to the internet via the host? So that all the traffic ...
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How to monitor my internet traffic split between a PC and laptop?

I'll try to describe my problem as specific as possible. So I have an internet connection and there are two PCs using it. Now let's call my laptop as A and the other PC as B. Laptop A - My laptop, ...
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Force windows to stop internet connection swapping

I am using two separate internet connections to play and stream online games. Both have almost same in capabilities, although the first one has better in-game latencies, and the second has quite ...
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How come my computer does not establish an internet connection after restart until I reboot my home router?

Whenever I shut down my computer and start it back up, an internet connection can't be established on that computer - as if the router doesn't recognise that PC in particular. To get a working ...
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Does the browser you use increase/decrease your download/internet speed?

I've read on here that download speed isn't affected by the browser you use, so can someone explain the below info for me? Having run a speed test on speedtest.net, you see that the results using ...
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Timeout on Specific IP Address

I'm thomas and I have a weird Problem with my Network/Internet Connection: It's one specific IP(85.10.200.167) I'm unable to connect to. The IP is public in the Internet and works well for many ...
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Is it possible to make browsers avoid showing you sites from a customized list within the search results?

I hate it when some sites appear again and again within my google (or any other search engine) list. For instance, you may go to google image search and type in "samurai soldier with sword". The ...
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Will a NAT router try to talk directly to a device on its subnet or only through its gateway?

I know that this is pretty ambiguous because many factors contribute to how traffic is routed but is it expected behavior that when clients on a NATed network try to send a packet to an address ...