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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Web Browser sound is too low. Everything else works fine

As the title says, audio on my PC is working fine. However, web browsers audio is too low (tried Chrome, IE, and Firefox). Here is what I've verified: 1. Multiple web browsers to rule out a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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external IPs maps to router-admin pages is a big threat to security

when we type the external IP address of some networks, Router's admin page gets loaded.If the admin doesn't request to change the external IP of his network, the network is vulnerable to ...
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how to use an specific connection on my internet browser?

I have two different connections, one on WiFi and another one on cable. The cable connection uses proxy and blocks some websites. The wifi connection doesn't use proxy. Im trying to use the WiFi ...
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Internet Speed Slow during certain times

A little over a week ago, I started noticing that at certain times during the day that our internet speed was slowing. The reason I noticed is I have a game i play thru a service that if the internet ...
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Why would an aDSL connection less than a block away be 3x faster? [closed]

I live in a fairly remote area, less than approx. 2 miles from the central office. Our internet speed is listed on the router page as "1344 Kbps / 192 Kbps" - however I have asked the neighbors for ...
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Why am getting two IP address

While using (http://www.whatsmyip.net/) I keep getting an IP6 in addition to my IP4. Is it just me or this a general error with this site.
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Awful internet connection

So, im using a BT as my internet provider with one of their hubs stationed in the upstairs bedroom. Now ive had really dodgy internet connection/speeds on this computer for a while, but the most ...
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Bandwidth control for my home network

Goodday, I just wanna ask if how can i control the bandwidth of the wiFi users. I have two routers. First is the modem/wireless router (DHCP) (2in1) (KASDA brand) provided by my ISP, it has other ...
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VPN, Proxy - Why we use them for? [closed]

Can anybody explain me what is a VPN/Proxy and why and where we use them for? Is there any connection between them? Thanks for the help!
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Consistant Ping Spikes on default gateway

About a week or so ago we switched our internet from Verizon DSL to Time Warner Cable's cable internet. It was working great until this weekend, when my brother and I started experiencing regular ping ...
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Connect geny motion emulator to the internet

i have an adsl modem and a broadband connection I have set up my emulator as mentioned in this post like so: ...
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genymotion emulator unable to connect to internet

i can keep only one thing on at a time either my internet or genymotion emulator. i have set up my emulator as shown in this post ...
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Network - only one PC can connect to Internet

Sorry for my English. We have a network. For the last two weeks when any PC is downloading a file from the Internet other PCs cannot connect to the Internet. Looks like the router sets all the ...
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Yosemite wireless internet sharing < channel 11 unusable

i am trying to create internet sharing through wireless on my MBP Early 2011 @ Yosemite 10.10.2 following this http://support.apple.com/kb/PH18704?viewlocale=en_US Now when I open "Wi-fi" options ...
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Dropbox Client Will Not Connect in Windows 7

I am trying to install the Dropbox client (3.0.4) on a new Windows 7 Professional installation, and it will not connect to the server. I get an endless "Connecting…" message, with a "Dropbox is ...
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Trouble securing my wifi connection, setup authorization

I have a specific situation. My ISP shut off my Internet connection due to a high bill (parents haven't paid monthly rates and it added up). As I need Internet connection on a daily basis, I got ...
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How to diagnose the cause of download interruptions? [closed]

We moved a few months ago, and our wifi has become very, very unreliable. We use the same provider & same hardware. Some days I have to reboot the modem several times, other days we have no ...
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Browsing cached pages with no internet connection [duplicate]

Back in the early days of the Internet, when 56K modems were considered state-of-the-art, when the modem was disconnected I could still freely browse the pages that I recently visited because they ...
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Media State Says Media Disconnected, but I can still connect to internet

I tried to reset my ip address to resolve problems with connecting to the internet, but I've run into some problems. I can still connect to the internet, but I constantly run into the following ...
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With new DNS settings, certain webpages break

I administer the network at a school. I recently changed our router's DHCP settings to use the DNS servers 208.67.222.123 and 208.67.220.123, the former of which is the OpenDNS FamilyShield server. ...
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Can not connect home network devices from internet // Cablecom deferring my requests

I reciently moved to Switzerland. I was trying to set my home network configuration as I'm used to (SSH Access to my box, VPN Server, ...) I did the configuration on the router and I was even able to ...
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Why is my ps4 disabling my internet?

So I'm having an issue that when my PS4 is up and running, I am unable to access the internet on any of the computers on my home network. This problem just started occuring when I was experimenting ...
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Workaround for 404 error when ISP is blocking a website [duplicate]

My ISP seems to be blocking one particular website that I visit (specifically, www dailymotion com). I get a 404 Not Found error when I try to browse it (tried Firefox, Chrome and IE). I do not think ...
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Internet download speed drops [closed]

I have a Toshiba Satellite C55-A laptop using Comcast wi-fi. My download speed runs 25 to 35 mbps, until I, for example, connect to a video of even less than one minute. At that point my speed drops ...
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VPN to work from another continent?

Has anyone tried to VPN to their work servers located in another continent? If so, how was the speed? I know wifi hotspots at cafes can be unreliable as local internet connections themselves, but what ...
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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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Chrome, Firefox, and the mistery cache

I am developing a website. It's just few lines of html. No phg, nothing fancy, very simple. When I upload my file (Core ftp), the updates don't show on Chrome. I hard reloaded it 1000 times. F5, Ctrl ...
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I can't connect to the internet via ethernet when connected straight to my router via ethernet

I just got a new PC and have installed Windows 7 64 bit ultimate on to it. My issue is in trying to connect to the internet. I have to ethernet ports, one that is on the motherboard and the other ...