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All requests seem to be going “through” something

Sorry for the title, its hard to put the problem into proper words. Basically, in Firefox or Chrome, I try to navigate to stackoverflow.com. The request fails and the URL I see in the navigation bar ...
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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 signal goes out randomly and is only fixed by restarting the computer

I have an Acer laptop with Win7 on it that is three years old. I don't have the money for a new computer (which is why I have one corner of it duct taped together.) I use internet and very randomly, ...
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Is it possible to combine the bandwidth from a DSL modem and a ClearWire modem?

Kind of a crazy question, but... I am looking into getting a backup internet connection. I have DSL and ClearWire can now reach 4-5 meg speeds. I was thinking about getting that service as a backup ...
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Cannot connect to internet with Clearwire modem

I'm currently using a Motorola WiMAX modem (CPEi 25725) and cannot connect to the internet. I can connect to the modem at 192.168.15.1 and check its status. It says that it has good/excellent ...
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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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How to prevent a file from accessing the internet?

There are some .exe and .dll files belonging to some programs on my laptop which communicate with the internet without my permission (for self-update generally). I want to prevent those files one by ...
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Different Traceroute Endings

Am trying to understand why Trace-route endings are different from on site to another. This below three outputs has been constant for long period of time. Using: ...
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Windows Hosted Network not getting created

Ok so here goes the question step by step: I own a dell studio 1555 laptop, with INTER WIFI - adapter ( laptop purchased in 2009) Few months back: I ran the netsh wlan set hosted network command and ...
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Record specific programs's incoming internet/network traffic and replay it (prefer on windows 7) [duplicate]

i am not used to be that good in this stuff so i ask for help here, what i would like: A program/method that is able to record incoming traffic for specific program and be able to reproduce(replay) ...
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Internet over Antenna TV system

I know that DSL uses the existing phone infrastructure to send packets, and cable internet uses the existing cable tv system to send packets. Can you send packets over the standard Digital antenna ...
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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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Raspberry Pi - Share Multiple Connection to one computer

I have Raspberry Pi B+ running Raspbian Wheezy. I also have 3 WiFi Networks and 1 via ethernet cable. My question is, can i have those 4 connection as 1 and send it to a network computer via Wifi, ...
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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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The path of a request goes to the server [duplicate]

I have presentation about internet servers and I am going to talk about request,respond,DNS, CDNs and etc... I want a simple image that can show what happen when a request send form a client and goes ...
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Phone tethered to laptop for internet and then send internet out wirelessly

What I am looking for is a way to take the internet I have available on my laptop (from using my tethered smart phone) and project that out just like a wireless router would from a modem. This way ...
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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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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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One computer accessing two completely different networks without VPN

In our office we have a primary internet connection and a backup connection that is currently unused. I'd like to figure out if it's possible for one or more computers on our network to use the backup ...
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Why is this MSKB article not viewable on some systems?

Once in a great while, I get a real head-scratcher. The following link: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/945011 does not work as expected on some systems, but does on others. On some systems, it ...
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Two Internet connections on same PC but use separately [duplicate]

How can I use two Internet connection on the same PC, i.e. i want that my browser use my 3G Internet and skype use my DSL connection. Is there is any way to do this?
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Debian Wheezy: Limit duration of internet access

Is it possible to limit the number of hours my computer can access the internet by specifying a maximum number of hours the computer can remain connected? Ideally, I want to be able to surf for 3 ...
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Is it possible to use a cable modem on two different ISPs for the short term?

I have a Motorola SURFboard SB6141 DOCSIS 3.0 modem that I have been using at my old apartment with WoW Internet. I just moved into my new apartment on Comcast and provisioned the modem with Comcast. ...
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How to enable Blogger Leverage Browser Caching

Hey guys I tested my blogger speed , that is 72/100 There is a reason of slow speed is Leverage Browser Caching So guys can someone tell me How I can enable Blogger Leverage Browser Caching ...
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Block a user from accessing internet on Linux

How do I block a user from accessing the internet under Linux? I'm trying the following: iptables -A OUTPUT -p tcp --dport 80,443 -m owner --uid-owner $USERNAME -j DROP Is that the right syntax or ...
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Can I be connected to an internet wireless network and a network drive through a separate wireless network?

I have a wireless router at home which has a hard drive plugged into it. This network provides no internet access, but it allows me to access the external hard drive. I also have another wireless ...
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Find the remote VPN address of the network to which I am connected

I am getting Internet from a Huawei 3G data card in Windows 7. I just read about being anonymous on the Internet so thought I'd give it a try. I used PD Proxy for that, using a username and password, ...
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Could not connected to shared internet from Windows 7

I run Debian 7 on my laptop. I was trying to connect to the internet shared from Windows 7 Desktop machine. I can see the Wi-fi connection on the available internet connection list. But it is grayed ...
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How to Tell if Internet Connection is being Throttled by Provider?

I am trying to figure out how to scientifically check and prove if my connection is being throttled by my Internet provider. Last time I asked them about this issue, they denied throttling and blamed ...
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Connected to the internet, but I have no access

Two days ago, I was on the internet, and then I suddenly lost connection. The icon on the right of my task bar shows that I am connected, and when I called my provider, she said that I'm connected ...
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Can't access internet even though everything is working

A friend recently upgraded to a new cable internet connection. The modem connects to the router and various PCs and smartphones from her roommates connect to the router. They don't have any problem ...
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Unable to access Windows 7 Temporary Internet Files using administrative share

Unfortunately, I have the lovely task of monitoring users browsing habits; as the only administrator at a small company that does not have web filtering. That being said, I don't have the luxury of ...
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Direct connect device to ethernet port on pc, and give it internet access through my wireless

Ok, bear with me this is going to be a long explanation. I have my PC(Ethernet) and a PS2(Ethernet) connected a router(B). My PC is also connected to my homes wireless(A) connection for the internet. ...
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Port 4567 open on router to 'tram' traffic…Should I worry?

When I do a port scan on my router (nmap 192.168.0.1) the result is: PORT STATE SERVICE 22/tcp open ssh 23/tcp open telnet 53/tcp open domain 80/tcp open http 443/tcp open https ...
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Program should use 4G USB modem and not ethernet [duplicate]

We have a Windows 7 machine that is connected to internet by satelite through ethernet. This workstation also has a USB 4G modem that should be used by a software application. We would like to have ...
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Limiting internet bandwidth on Wifi

I have a dlink wifi 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 limit wifi bandwidth for the ...
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Firefox connection problems

I am using Firefox on my Windows 8. When I first open Firefox, it waits a certain amount of time (30-60 sec) before it loads pages. When I put the laptop into sleep and open it again, it again shows ...
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How internet domains works from practical owners perspective? [closed]

If I pay for internet domain, for example mysuperspecialdomain.com. Get I some password, so i can enter to some configuration site and here can i set mysuperspecialdomain.com to open ...
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How to turn webpages into pdf?

I mean saving them as a pdf and keep them as a backup for future reference or for future reading
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Windows 7 hangs with 100% disk activity but only when online

I have the same problem as seemingly many other people here, and I think we might all be experiencing the same issue: a compatibility issue in Windows 7 between hard drive and network controller or ...
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Share internet as Bridge instead as a Router using PFCTL (OS X)?

I've got an Airport Time Capsule (TC) and a Macbook Air (MBA) and another PC. The MBA connects the TC wirelessly while the PC connects to the MBA with Ethernet cable. The problem: The MBA takes the ...
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What is the most effective way to set up a wifi network with FTTH

I'm about to subscribe with FTTH but I'm wondering about the most effective way to set up a wifi network in 4 floors building with 28 rooms. The ISP provides 4 packages with different speeds: 20MB , ...
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Windows is not able to connect to router through WiFi after password change

I'm using a TP-LINK router. Just now I changed the router password and then I'm trying to connect to my router through WiFi. But I'm getting the following error: Windows was not able to connect ...
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WiFi connection only lets me access https, not http

I'm having problem with my internet connection. I can't access the websites which I normally do. I get this error from Google chrome 'Connection to [website] was interrupted'. But the websites I ...
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Modem not able to easily establish broadband connection. Takes several restarts

I had asked similar question here. But instead of reviving it, I thought I would post a new question with additional details. The issue is establishing broadband connection initially. I have a DSL ...
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Is there any possible way to automute ads on YouTube?

This is probably going to be very difficult because YouTube uses both a flash player and a HTML5 player, but is there any possible way to make sure that when ads are being played, the volume is muted, ...
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Does intranet require Internet?

I am confused between internet and intranet. Does intranet require internet? If it doesn't, does it only require router to have a connection to other devices?
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Dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 LTS unable to connect to the wired internet

Recently, I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside Windows 7 Professional. Although, I can access the wired internet from Windows, but can't from Ubuntu. It appears that Ubuntu detects the wired ...
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Using two lan cards, VPN

I am using a VPN software (Private Internet Access), which is installed in my PC and it works fine. But i need to use the converted internet connection on a device like xbox. it was configured a while ...
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I am supposed to get download speed of 150KB/s but I am getting 10MB/s for some sites. How come?

I have a 1 mbps connection which means I should get around 130-150KB/s download speed. Which I do. But in case of youtube I download videos at 1Mb/s or more. In case of torrent, I often get 5-10MB/s ...