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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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What is the proper way to debug a slow internet connection?

I turn to super users for their best tips. Consider the following scenarios: A large house with many roommates with many devices and no way to tell which one is the issue Skype choppy, youtube ...
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Router stops giving internet randomly while modem continues to work

My internet provider had installed in my house an Alcatel modem (FTTH). I have a dd-wrt TPLINK router. For months my internet was working perfectly having the modem (bridged mode set by ISP) ...
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I changed my router and now it takes a while for my Android phone to connect to the Internet

I switched routers from a Buffalo WCR-GN to a TP-Link N600 and now it takes a while for my phone to connect to the Internet. At first I thought it was due to my phone (nexus 5) but it's happening with ...
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Load all content of a webpage without having to scroll down

Recently many websites have adopted load on scroll approach. One has to scroll down to load more content for EG: youtube,google,facebook. Is there a way one can load all content without having to ...
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How much bandwidth does a T1 typically give?

We're about to move into a new apartment which has a T1 for $35 a month. How much bandwidth does a T1 usually supply? Right now we are with Comcast cable which theoretically gives us 14mb down / 7mb ...
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Program to monitor network usage and perform system functions accordingly

Is there a program out there that monitors network usage, and then can execute system network functions upon a specific network change. For instance, I would like to monitor the download amount, once ...
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How can I force my VPN connection to use WiFi while letting other connections use Ethernet? [duplicate]

My Laptop is connected to one WiFi network and on Ethernet. I need to connect to a VPN to use my company network for works on which I want to connect via WiFi, and want to let other connections use ...
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32 bit programs can't access Internet in Windows 7 64 bit

I recently got a new ASUS laptop with Windows 7 Home Premium pre-installed. It worked OK for a while but a couple of days ago, suddenly I couldn't access the Internet any more. After narrowing down ...
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Does my ISP know what sites I am visiting? [duplicate]

I am using Google Chrome in Windows 7 for Internet access. I am very curious to know if my ISP knows or not which sites I am visiting or what I am downloading. If it knows then to what extent (meaning ...
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When using internet sharing on my Mac, one specific game on my phone does not work

I have just turned on internet sharing on my iMac so my phone can connect to the internet via my iMac (there is only one ethernet connection in this hotel, and no 3/4G). When I try opening Google, ...
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N600 Wireless Dual Band Router (WNDR3400) Connection

I'm trying to change the base router (AON Speedtouch) with my N600 - WNDR3400. According to N600 WLAN-Router, I should be able to use DSL as Internet input. When I put the cable in the internet port ...
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install programs whitout internet access on Machine A connected to Machine B with internet access

I have a Machine A with no access to internet. I have a Machine B with access to internet. A & B can connect to each other via ssh. I'd like to make some program installs on A (perl, R package ...
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Speed test download rate lower than one given by Windows

Windows is telling me that I am getting roughly 78mbps while Speedtest.net tells me I am getting only around 3-5mbps. My ISP, Comcast, gives me about 100mbps speed when wired. Can someone explain ...
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Is there a way to use a service to lower your latency?

There is this service wtfast that claims it can lower your ping in some games. Is this true? How it works?
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Why are websites suddenly asking me about cookies?

I have for a long time known that websites give me cookies so that small pieces of information can be remembered about my habits, passwords etc. I accept this, but all of a sudden they are asking for ...
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Access local resource through router

I'm using Prolink PRN3001 router for internet access. My PC (running Windows 8.1 Pro) is connected through wire with the router. I can access the router configurations through 192.168.123.254. When I ...
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Microsoft Virtual Wi-Fi Hosted Network

I have a computed connected to the internet via a wired connection, and it has a Wi-Fi adapter. I want to turn that into a hotspot so I can connect my cellphone / netbook to the internet through it. ...
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Difference between Usenet and the internet?

I am quite confused about what exactly Usenet is. On the Wiki article, it says that Usenet is a "worldwide internet distributed discussion system." First off, if it is "an internet", does that mean ...
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Can you add a proxy exception with an exception?

Is there a way to add an proxy exception with somewhat of a case match so to speak? so say I want to allow all https, I would use: https://* but I dont want it to apply to https://testsite.com ...
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Internet LED on my WAG120N

I have been a subscriber for clunky DSL connection type for a decade. Also, utilizing a WAG120N router for 2 years. There is something i do not get about the last LED, the Internet one. Now the case ...
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Why is torrent speed slow through comcast?

I recently changed my internet provider from Frontier Fios to Comcast xfinity. Through Comcast, I get somewhat low torrent speeds. Frontier Fios: 15 down / 5 up. Torrent speed 1.5 MBps. Comcast ...
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