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IE11 loses login when run as different user

I have the latest IE11 on win7 with all updates. After being sufficiently scared by ransomware reports, I decided to run IE isolated as a different user from my main desktop (standard UAC settings). ...
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Monitor wifi connection over time

I have very poor WIFI. My speeds range from about 1.9 to 3 Mbps download speed on a good day. Not only that, but my internet cuts out constantly. My wired Internet has speeds I can't complain about. ...
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How do I remotely print to a shared printer over the Internet?

How can I send a print job to a shared printer from anywhere on the Internet? I know there are remote solutions for networked printers; however, mine is a cheap laser shared to my local LAN.
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How to obtain a OpenId Identifier from Google

I'm trying to create an account at commandlinefu using OpenId. It's asking for an "OpenId Identifier". I read this article, but it doesn't really show how to actually get the identifier. I looked ...
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I get “An error occurred while Windows was synchronizing with [name of time server].” when trying to automatically synchronise PC time

Prompted by the answers to this question I decided to give the Windows built in time synchronisation another go. However, no matter what time server I use I get this error: "An error occurred while ...
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how can I connect 2 wired internet into one?

I have 2 wired internet connections one is free offered by my apartment management and other one is paid by office. They both are broadband 2mbps and 4mbps respectively. One is dynamic IP address ...
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LAN/WLAN/home network connection dropping intermittently

I'm having an issue on our home network that is driving me mad. More often than not, when a user on our LAN is downloading and using most of the bandwidth my connection my PC or my laptop or my ...
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What exactly is a network socket? [closed]

I've heard a lot of different definitions online, and having trouble understanding what a socket is. It'd be great if someone could shine a light where it's all dark for me.
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Can I hook up another internet router to the phone line from the wall when the main router+modem is connected upstairs?

Us and the neighbors have been sharing an internet wifi connection through their router/modem one floor up from our apartment which has been working out ok. Streaming video works (just). However, the ...
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What does wwws mean?

I've seen a couple of sites that use wwws in their domain, for example: wwws.mint.com and wwws.whitehouse.gov. I'm sure it has something to do with an extra layer of security. What does it mean and ...
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Cannot reach websites in browser on Macbook Pro

I'm sorry if this is an easy question. I am not used to OSX at all. I have a Macbook Pro which is connected to the internet. uTorrent is working and is uploading (I'm not currently downloading). I ...
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Wifi not working when connecting two PC with crossover cable

What i want to accomplish: I have two PCs with Windows 7 Pro. I want those computer to be connected in order to have them sharing their files. Each one of them must work on some big files (videos and ...
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Netflix, Amazon Video and youtube intermittent streaming errors

my PC has issues streaming from Netflix, Amazon and Youtube (my laptop and FireStick work fine). When streaming the video will play fine (buffers fine etc.) but then will randomly cut out, maybe as ...
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University Wireless Connection

I have been having a lot of trouble staying connected to the wireless at my university (George Mason). I've tried many things to fix this, but none have worked. Kubuntu 14.04 3.13.0-83-generic ...
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When a router forwards a packet from the Internet to a host in the private Network, does the router uses its own ARP cache to direct the packet?

Suppose a packet comes from the Internet, let's say a HTTP response from a Web Server. The router directs the packet to a switch. But the switch does not change the destination and source MACs. That ...
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How to give desktop internet to wireless modem

I just bought K-PIX broadband connection. I have a desktop computer, a wireless modem with 4 LAN port (450TC1 model) and a LAN cable. I also have a wireless USB dongle. My modem does not have RJ45 ...
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using internet and intranet at same time

I have to connect to two routers at the same time, first one is which has internet access and i connect to it using Wi-Fi second one is one which doesn't have internet access and i connect to it ...
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Local IP Over Internet - PPPoE connection type - tried using noip as well

I have already researched for two days on it and did not get any solution for my problem. Question is little big I want to give as much as information as possible What I am trying to achieve I have ...
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I am unable to stream videos on specific sites and more problems with my internet

For the past one week, I am unable to stream videos on a few sites. Also, Stack exchange displays this error on top of the website: Stack Exchange requires external JavaScript from another ...
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How to bridge my old netopia 2247 to Asus RT-AC87

I am on DSL broadband internet and want to use my Netopia 2247 as a DSL modem and feed my broadband to my new Asus RT-AC87. I know I need to use bridged mode but I have tried a number of different ...
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Software to restrict web browsing to allow for productivity?

I check my e-mails too much. And from time to time I find a webpage that I keep checking too much (a forum thread and the likes). What tools can I use to restrict my access to these pages? (I use ...
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How can I make it as difficult as possible to connect to the Internet from my “work computer”?

I can't work. I need to work. But I'm here and on dozens of other sites. I read Paul Graham's essay about "Disconnecting Distractions" and this is actually something I tried before - using my other ...
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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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Internet quota management

We currently have a very limited download limit with a few users on our LAN. Is it possible to set either daily or monthly limits for each user and to throttle them when they go over. I have briefly ...
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Is the SSID for wireless routers part of the link layer in the internet protocol suite?

Ethernet, DSL and other cable connections for computers using them are links in the Internet Protocl Suite, but I do not see the link layers referring explicitly to wireless communication. What are ...
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Arris Modem with routed nat or without option

I just received my modem today, and I was wondering if it is supposed to be on routed with Nat, I am a gamer I play PC and Xbox and I need good internet so should routed with Nat be on or not?
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Use Multiple Internet connections on the same Computer but for different apps

I know this is quite similar to the questions asked before however none of them answered my question. Please read this before downvoting. What I basically want to do is if I have a 4Mbit(on WiFi) line ...
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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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Recover Network Password by Tricking Device into Connecting to Ad Hoc with Same Name

My friend has lost his network login information on all of his devices except his iPad, and does not have access to his router to change it. I have an idea to recover it using an ad hoc network with ...
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Using D-Link 2750U WIFI Router for WIFI

I am having trouble configuring the D-Link 2750U WIFI Router. I have a broadband connection with a static IP ( 192.168.1.xxx) through Ethernet cable. Now, I would like use this broadband connection to ...
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disable local connection when internet connection lost

My topology is like this.. Server (PC) with 2 Network Connection 100.50.50.5 / Broadband Stick (Broadband / Internet Access) 192.168.5.101 (Local Network Connection / No Internet Access) Client (...
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Why does your superuser logo have only one eye? [closed]

My computer software question is : why does your superuserlogo have but one eye?
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Internet drops frequently unless running an infinite ping

My internet tends to cut out and then return a few minutes later, I've been struggling with this issue for years with Comcast, I've gone through ~4 modems, and 2 routers and countless technician ...
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Application Optimized Routing on a load balancing router?

Ive got 2 incoming broadband lines both c.10mb down / c.0.8 up. (one line is slightly faster than the other) Ive recently setup a TP Link - TL-R470T+ Load balancing router after researching it and ...
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Powerline Devolo DLAN 650+ Disconnecting Randomly

I have bought a powerline adapter (Devolo DLAN 650+) like a year ago and it started to act weird recently. It randomly disconnects me from the internet (Happens like every 1-2 hours) and it's pretty ...
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Remote computer booting and shutdown Via the Internet

I am planning on building a new machine that will run a variety of servers including game servers, NAS etc. (Not all at the same time). But I need to be able to shutdown and restart this machine when ...
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Assistance needed configuring two routers

I need help configuring 2 routers for my home internet please. My principal router is also a modem ( Vodafone.de - Kabeldeutschland modem/router )and my second router is from Linksys. Both have ...
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problems connecting to mikrotik admin interface via router ip

All works fine ultil few days, now when i try to connect to 192.168.88.1 is giving me a connection refused error, internet works fine but can't connect to router admin interface, my router is "...
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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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LAN connection says network cable is unplugged

My Local Area Connection was working normally, but one day it broke. I tried to fix it using another Internet cable but it is saying the same: Network cable unplugged. I also tried the cable on ...
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How to get out of this my net banking web page is autoloading the username and password

I tried to login to ingvysya internet banking in IE9 winnows 7 64 bit from my office i got an error message that java is not supporting once I close the window and reopen the net banking secured web ...
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Is there any way to bypass ISP-based redirection of webpages after credit finished?

My ISP has different Internet plans and some of them are limited traffic and once the monthly traffic has reached, any webpages will be redirected to a specific IP address showing that the credit has ...
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My Ethernet modem disconnects during download at high speed when using proxy software

please my Ethernet modem keeps disconnecting after some seconds or minutes when downloading files at high speed and I have to unplug and re-plug the modem before internet connection is restored. This ...
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Access XAMPP from Internet

I have XAMPP installed on my PC. I am trying to make my XAMPP server accessible through the internet. I can access this through my internal IP, but not my external IP. I have port forwarded the port ...
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Abnormally large/negative values in network adapter status

Preamble: I'm using a fairly old D-Link DSL-2600U router for ADSL internet, via Wi-Fi. For the past few months I've been experiencing frequent (1-2 per evening) disconnects without any particular ...
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Windows 10, how to stop cellular connection when wifi is available?

I have a windows 10 computer with a Wifi adapter and an USB 4G/LTE adapter. The following scenario works: computer is connected to the internet via Wifi adapter Wifi network disappears computer ...
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Ethernet Connection has Stopped Working

My network setup is as follows: ISP: Rogers Cable Rogers provides a router with my current internet package. It's their "Rocket" model router, which appears to be a Hitron CGN 4, according to this ...
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Why is my internet not as fast as it says it is

I have done multiple online internet speed tests, including ookla, and all have said that my internet has a download speed of around 15Mb/s. I am an avid PC gamer, and when I download games off of ...
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Internet speed test and throttling

I am concerned that my internet was being throttled for video streaming (e.g. Netflix). Firstly, I ran the Ookla test and it gave the internet speed I have contracted with my ISP - 15 Mbps. I then ...
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How to use Wireless and Wired Connection both at a same time in Windows 7?

I am using Windows 7. Problem is while using internet in Wireless if i connect LAN cable to my laptop, it stop Wireless connection and Wired Connection gets active. I am using Internet using ...