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There is no sharing tab in connection properties

I'm trying to make Android 4.4.2 device Micromax Unite 2 - A106 to share PC's internet connection. I've a PC at home which has highspeed broadband internet connection. I don't have wireless router ...
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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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No Internet connection in genymotion on VirtualBox 4.3.34

i have problem with virtual box 4.3.34, when i install genymotion (win 10 64bit) i can't access internet enter image description here I had config: 1. file > preferences > network > host-only ...
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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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Computer and Internet use on a boat?

Let's assume that I seriously would like to be able to use my computer as easily and as carefreely while on a boat as I do while at home. In short, if I were on a boat for extended periods, such as ...
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Chrome suddenly disabled “IDM extension”?

I didn't have this problem till now, but today suddenly chrome disabled my "IDM extension" so i searched a lot, but the results i found were out-of-date (<2015) so is this problem solved or still 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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Computer is telling me, “Not connected - No connections are available” Despite the fact I am connected to the internet?

Just got a new PSU because my old one was on the way out. Started up my computer and everything works fine except for a yellow triangle with a warning tick on the Network and Sharing center icon on my ...
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Is there a way to limit Internet bandwidth on Wi-Fi on a per-user basis?

I am on Windows 7 and I have a D-Link Wi-Fi router. I become very helpless when my cousins come over for weekend and suck up all the Internet bandwidth by streaming Netflix and YouTube. I just to ...
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experiencing packet loss, not sure how to fix

I called my ISP and chatted online with an agent at my ISP and neither really understood what packets were, how to fix it, or anything..they just kept telling me "well on my end your download speed is ...
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Ethernet goes “ Limited” when I want to share my connection [duplicate]

I have created a hosted network from my computer connected with a cable to ethernet, but whenever I go to the Wi-Fi adapter to anable the sharing in order to connect my phone with using the shared Wi-...
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Is there any way to set up downloads at certain times? [closed]

I have very limited ISP choices where I live. I am thinking about switching to satellite Internet, which will be faster then my DSL, but comes with limited monthly data. My idea to optimize this is to ...
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How to prevent Google Chrome from changing the default browser to itself in Windows 7?

I am using Windows 7 (SP1 x64) with Internet Explorer 11. And every time I open Chrome, it makes itself the default browser automatically without my permission. Is Google trying to force me to use its ...
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Can I transfer my wifi to another house? [closed]

I'm staying at a relatives house for vacation but they do not have wifi. I have wifi at my house, If I take my router and plug in my equipment will I get internet access?
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Windows Store is not loading any page

I have Windows 10 v1511 (10.0.10586.0). early windows store was running well but after running the command WSRESET.EXE. Windows store is not loading any page I want to tell about two things. I have ...
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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 my actual download speed less than that found by by speedtest.net?

I ran my Internet connection through SpeedTest.net which claims that it finds out the actual Internet speed, much lower than that promised by my ISP. But—while downloading—the speed is much lesser ...
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Is DSL digital or analogue?

I've looked all over forums and this looks like a popular debate. I currently have an ADSL Sky Broadband connection through the old copper phone line, needing a microfilter to split the frequency ...
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Internet Accessible Private Cloud

I am attempting to setup a private cloud server (using a Debian VM) that is accessible to myself and a few friends over the internet. I have a domain name, however I do not have a public IP or access ...
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Local vs Internet IP addresses

So I have two IP addresses - one is on my network settings and is 192.168.0.X. Another one - I checked this address online - is 108.X.X.X. What's the difference between these two IP addresses? Does it ...
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Surface Pro 3 or 4 - “network cable unplugged”

NOTE: Answering my own question to help community. After a Windows Update I cannot access any WiFi on my Surface Pro. In the Taskbar Network Settings it only shows Flight Mode, not the list of ...
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How to find a video page in vimeo

I've found a video embedded in a 3rd party site. https://player.vimeo.com/video/168203444 I want to open this video in vimeo site to be able to add it to my personal "watch it later" list. How can ...
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What does internet that isn't dial-up sound like

We've all heard the classic dial-up screeching sound, but what does it sound like for Cable/DSL/or fiber to be making a connection? I know old modems used to covert digital data to analogue before ...
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Intermittent Packet Loss

I apologize for my lack of knowledge when it comes to networks. Over the last few weeks, I've been experiencing off and on intermittent internet issues. I can go hours without anything then all of a ...
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Web site not down but I cannot load it

This has happened me 2nd times this week: I cannot load Overleaf while: Pages which check availability like http://www.downforeveryoneorjustme.com/, http://currentlydown.com … (I tried like 4 of ...
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How to use Akamai Netsession interface with firefox and other apps?

I have Akamai Net session Interface Installed on my laptop but I don't know how to use to by integrating it in Mozilla Firefox and other apps for downloading purpose. How Can i do it? Plz provide a ...
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Sharing Internet connection to other devices through a router

I got a Raspberry pi which is connected to router's wan port. Another win7 computer is connected to the router's lan port. I tether my phone to raspberry and want to share its connection to the other ...
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File Download speed is 60kbps but speedtest shows 5.7mbps. Why is that?

My speed test on checking shows 5.7 Mbps but when i try to download files: it downloads in the speed of 60 kbps only? I'm getting a lot of nuisance. Help me
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How to use network interfaces as a bridge for another PC?

I have a server (let's call it PC1) which I cannot connect to the internet "normally" for various reasons. I have another PC (PC2) with wireless a wireless connection and an available network port. I ...
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Route to Internet router from different subnet

I ran into a situation where my network is setup like the following: In this image my Computer A is connected with WiFi DSL router which is connected to the Internet. Computer A and B are directly ...
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Being redirected to IIS7 page

When I try to access another computer across my home network through a browser by using its ip address I get routed to an iis7 page that says iis7 and then welcome in a bunch of languages. Any help?
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Intermittent internet connection (strange problems)

Recently I have been experiencing problems with my internet connection. Access to the internet drops across all devices periodically and seemingly randomly. The error says that websites server cannot ...
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Shutdown computer automatically after set bandwidth is used

On my internet pack that I now have, I get a set amount of data free for use at midnight. What I would like to do is to automatically shutdown my computer after the set amount of data is used, whether ...
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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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How to disable javascript modal popup ads

For many years I have blocked popup ads with AdBlock Plus. But it seems more and more these past couple months there is a "new" kind of popup overtaking the web. They are javascript based "modal" ...
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Router crashes if download speed goes to high

If I cap my download speed to 1.5 mb/s or 2 mb/s my internet is stable however if I set the download speed cap to unlimited or 3+ mb/s it looks like my router crashes and my internet stops. During ...
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How to stop videos on news sites from overriding my speaker mute

Just recently I have found when clicking on news stories that their advertisement and news videos start up automatically and that if I have set the speakers to mute that it overrides this. I then re-...
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Ethernet adapter does not work for a period of time

I have a rather strange problem, all of a sudden, without any changes - my ethernet adapter stopped working (from one start up to the next). However, after about 10 minutes it starts working again (...
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Not able to connect to internet in ubuntu after changing modem settings

I used to connect from broadband connection in ubuntu as shown in http://askubuntu.com/questions/100489/how-to-set-up-a-broadband-connection but then I did some changes in modem as shown in http:/...
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How do “huge routers” look like?

I am new to networking, I found out that I can use traceroute to see the routers that my packets travel through in order to get to their final destination. For example: In order to get to Google.com, ...
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When it comes to internet sharing in a Mac OS X Maverick, is this normal?

I currently have internet sharing enabled on my iMac: When I try to connect other devices to the Mac's WiFi, be it smartphones, tablets or laptops, I don't have internet access regardless. Checking ...
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Internet Sharing on OS X Mavericks stopped working

I have an iMac with OS X Mavericks (10.9) installed. I've been using the Internet Sharing feature to connect to other devices regularly, but since last week the Internet Sharing option has stopped ...
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How to monitor internet bandwidth on network [duplicate]

I would like to know the following.. I am in a local area network where there are 20 pc's connected to a switch. However, we always run out of data (internet) as there are some colleagues who use ...
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Blocked because of IPS attack

When I browse to a website it shows me an error message like Blocked because of IPS attack An attack was detected, originating from your system. Please contact the system administrator. The ...
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How to minimize unwanted net usage by processes to a trickle?

I have this problem sometimes of what seems like excessive Internet bandwidth usage. Sometimes I have to use a metered connection, so the issue becomes more important. Leaving aside things like ...
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Failed to load resource: net::ERR_TIMED_OUT in All browsers

I have a problem with all my web browsers, for example when i try to enter to google play, images are not showing and i get this error: Failed to load resource: net::ERR_TIMED_OUT in the developer ...
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Occasional SSL problems on private WiFi

Once in a while I would get a problem like this: It happens to any website (e.g., even in Gmail). After a few hours the problem's gone even if I didn't do anything to fix it. What could be causing ...
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Getting fairly low internet speed

I have a WiFi connection at my home with a 1 Mbps plan. Now this means that I should be generally getting around 110-125 KBps speed, but for some reason my speed is always in the 20-50 range. I have ...
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From beginner, extend coverage with router or extenders?

I'm a network novice, so please bear with me. I want to extend internet coverage throughout the apartment, and I have no idea how to do it. Our apartment looks more or less like the image below. The ...
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Network Setup for Intranet and Internet via two ISPs

I am planning on upgrading my current network setup, as I will be renting another completely separate line from a second ISP (to separate office and home). Whilst I do want to get internet from TCOM ...