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Use LAN for Network Drives, WLAN only for Internet Connection

In the company i am working, the proxy is blocking many Internet Services, i need some of them like github freely accessible, so i am using an internet stick. Is it somehow possible to use the stick ...
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DNS: Can a URL that looks like a subdirectory be mapped to a different IP address?

If my website blah.example.com has an IP address of X.X.X.X, then can I have a URL that appears to be a subdirectory, such as blah.example.com/fizz, be mapped to a totally different IP address (say, ...
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How do I fix a slow wi-fi router speed when I have a fast internet connection?

My internet speed as measured on speedtest.net is 10 Mbps from my desktop computer, which is connected via ethernet to the router. When I measure my speed from my laptop (Surface Pro) when on the WiFi ...
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What is meant by MAC address “Spoofing”

Why is MAC address Spoofing called spoofing, rather than MAC address changing? If the network sees your MAC address as whatever you spoofed it to, doesn't that practically meant you have completely ...
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Losing my internet connection

I am using Windows 7 and am connected to my office network. My internet connection goes out at least once per day and the network icon shows at the bottom of the screen with a yellow caution sign. I ...
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Issue with chrome http://www.games-misc.com/?f

I have a very annoying problem or possibly a computer virus. The Chrome browser keeps opening a new tab with the following URL: http://www.games-misc.com/?f Automatically written in the address ...
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Save bandwidth when tethering

I'm tethering from my phone for a windows-8 computer. I can change the behaviour of gmail so that it will use html and consume less bandwidth. I closed the dropbox process. However, there are many ...
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Getting error 734 the PPP Link control protocol was terminated

My GPRS Internet connection is active and I'm using Widcomm bluetooth software to connect to the internet. When I plug my bluetooth dongle and click on the dial-up networking option it gives me ...
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What is a external reliable IP address to ping to check if internet is available? [closed]

Is there any common always up server, which I can setup to ping in automatic mode to detect internet is available? Like Google or something? May be 8.8.8.8? My specific situation is that I am using ...
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Play VLC stream without interface

I would like to use VLC to play an Internet radio stream without starting the GUI. Is that possible? I have explored the command line documentation for VLC a bit and I did not came to any solution. ...
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Modem and router suddenly won't work. When modem is plugged into router, modem's LAN LED won't light up

I have a D-link DIR-600 router and a TP-Link TD-8816 (ver 6.0) modem. I had them configured to modem on bridge and router on PPPoE for a long time, they worked fine. Today I woke up to no internet ...
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WIFI card Settings Missing 802.11N?

The picture says it all.. I have the latest intel driver installed this is a wireless-n 7260 from intel.. any idea?..
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YouTube video page not loading

The Youtube website is working fine for me, i.e, I can browse the site fine and search videos. But when I click on any videos, I just get a blank page. For example, let's say I open YouTube and ...
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How do you block the whole file location from accessing the internet? WINDOWS 8

Windows 8 ~ Ok well i just want to know how to block Spotify (and everything it is related to) from internet access (What ever i do i cant seem to find the actual file that connects to the internet, ...
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Will I be able to register my own IPv6 address as an individual?

I know that at this moment, for all practical terms it is almost impossible to register a small portion of IPv4 addresses as an individual or even a small scale corporation. My question is if the ...
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Slow internet connected affects game performance

When working away from home, I often find myself in the hotel room playing online games. Mostly, these are MMO's (Mass Multiple Player), which run slowly when the internet connection is <0.5MB/s. ...
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Internet proxy not working until IE is refreshed

My work PC was recently upgraded to Windows 7, and now I'm noticing strange behaviour: Chrome would frequently, usually within the hour or so, fail to access the web. I get the error "The webpage is ...
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Re-connect to corporate firewall

When I power on my PC, the default internet browser open the page: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=219472&clcid=0x409 then I have to enter my credentials to access internet. Every time, I ...
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scriptable internet “speed” test (ping and bandwidth) for Windows

I'm familiar with manual internet speed testing using sites like speedtest.net. I'd like to set something up to automatically run a speed test once per hour 24x7 (for example) on a Windows machine. ...
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Reflash DLink AC1750 Optimum Router

I recently got the new "smart router" from Optimum: DLink AC1750 It may be a good router but I cannot access any of the settings. When typing in the regular 192.168.1.1, it redirects to ...
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losing internet connection after isp switch

Switched ISP's. First had no issues. Second, same type of router(Arris) and faster connection. (Only difference is ISP and router) When I am "surfing" regularly I can't load pages and get the ...
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How do I share internet wirelessly through my Mac with DHCP service turned off?

I basically want my Mac to work as a network switch so that I can share the internet from a wired connection wirelessly with no DHCP service. Is it possible?
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Some of the websites are displaying in text only

I'm experiencing this problem in my computer for three days. Most of the sites are displaying in the text only in any of the browsers I use: IE, Firefox, Chrome. The sites I frequently use are: Imdb, ...
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Resume file transfers between 2 Windows PCs, no ftp

I'm looking for an alternative to FTP for transferring big files between 2 windows PCs. In this case; The local PC is windows 7 The remote PC is windows 2003 SBS Due to some problems can't ...
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How to create a “web-folder”?

How might I create a folder that automatically sychs with my website's directory? I mean, how do I make a folder that has all of the stuff that's in my / directory? Maybe a way to do it through FTP? ...
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BITS process is getting started automatically

I have disable BITS ( Background Intelligent Transfer Service ) lots of time. This process chokes my internet bandwidth. Every time I have to go and stop the service and disable it. But then after ...
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NETGEAR DGN 1000 Limit Usage Per System

How to limit the data usage per system per day connected to my NETGEAR DGN1000 router(modem)? Please share some ideas. I can also use a dedicated computer if you can propose how to route all the ...
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How can I limit my time online?

I have a PowerPC G5 with OS 10.5.8. I'd like to be able to automatically disable my internet connection after a set amount of time of usage (1.5 hours, 2 hours, whatever), but keep all programs ...
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Home Network Speed Control

I have a home network installed in following way: Internet<->server<->switch<->computers,etc Server has DHCP server installed and I would like to be able to limit download&upload speed ...
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Concurrent Connections

How can you see how much concurrent connects you can handle? I use windows 7 and I have read the licensing term and it said Windows 7 has a limit of 20. But, when I got the Half-open limit fix, it ...
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How to save streamed Flash (SWF) files

I know how to save Flash (swf) files with or without software and on different web browsers, but there are some files which load (stream) the data (may be a certain set of frames) from their web ...
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Software for measuring internet traffic?

I'm interested in finding a free piece of software for Windows XP & 7 that allows us to measure both incoming and outgoing internet traffic, but not traffic between users of the local network. I ...
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Internet slow down after 2-5 minutes Win7 x64 Realtek PCIe FE 8167

I am at my wits end here. I have been fighting this issue for about a few months now with no end in sight. I purchased a new HP Pavilion 17-e180nr with a Realtek PCIe FE 8167 NIC that came with ...
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Cant ping to computer but reverse ping can

So Computer 1 can ping to computer 2 but reverse it can't Setup : router A (192.168.0.xxx) 255.255.255.0 > Router B (192.168.1.xxx) 255.255.255.0 So computer1 on Router B can ping to computer2 on ...
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Internet problems. Figuring out if it's wifi or isp issue

I recently moved house and ever since I did I've been having internet problems. I'm using wifi to connect to the network and I've been experiencing the following issues: High jitter High ms ...
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Bridge wireless networks

Ive got a BTHomehub3 down two floors, and I'd like to broadcast with a Netgear jwnr2010v5 upstairs by running a lan cable upstairs for the specific reason of gain access to a file hosted on a desktop ...
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Extremely slow download speed but reletively good downstream

I am having severe internet issues with no particular cause (that I can find). My average download speed was around 8Mbps on ADSL2+ during peak hours (I live in Australia without NBN) and I was ...
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Full internet connectivity but ping fails

Using Windows 8.1 Professional with a USB wireless adapter(TP-LINK Archer T4U), I have full internet connectivity yet all ping calls fail with "Request timed out". Onboard Wifi is disabled at the ...
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Access to all links on a domain(no hyperlink available)

I need to have access to all links like: http://www.thewebsitename.com/random_alphanumeric_code1.asp http://www.thewebsitename.com/random_alphanumeric_code2.asp etc.for a given website: ...
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Youtube videos take 2-3 minutes to load without proxy

For some reason, Youtube videos are taking upwards of a couple of minutes to load, but then they buffer and play just fine. When I use a proxy, they load normally. What could be happening here? How ...
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Limted access over WiFi network

In my Wifi network some of the laptops are showing the limited access thats why these laptops are not able to access the internet. If I reset the wireless adapter on device manager at the time its ...
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Can only access one of the router's web portal and the Internet

On both wired and wireless connections, I can only access one of 192.168.1.1 (the router web portal) and the general Internet. Which "mode" my devices are in is seemingly random. This has persisted ...
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How to test the physical integrity of the internet cable and local ISP devices

I've been wondering, how can I find out what's the problem with my internet without leaving my home. I live in a residential building and use cable internet with cable modem, and above the door of ...
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I have to refresh a page several times in order to view it

Whenever I browse the internet, pages often won't load. I often have to refresh pages several time in order for them to load. I have tried using different browsers, but that doesn't help. I think it ...
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Connecting to a second router kills all connectivity

I am setting up a small network with a network printer. This is on a residential connection. The router connected to the modem is on IP 10.0.0.1, provided by comcast. I am connecting to this ...
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Wireless not working

My internet worked perfectly fine until my rabbit jumped on my laptop, and I assume switched something and now my internet won't connect. I have has this happen before are just resolved it by hitting ...
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Does Hola (VPN service) upload data and how can I track it?

Hola is a VPN service which claims to rely on peers to unblock websites and accelerate browsing. If it relies on peers, clearing there must be peer to peer uploading taking place. What is the easiest ...
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Windows 7 Is There A Way To Limit A Specific Browser To Localhost Only With No Internet Access?

I want to lock down a browser I use for development specifically for localhost use only and not allow it access to the internet at all. Is there any way to do this?
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What is the difference between forward slashes and backslashes in paths? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does Windows use backslashes for paths and Unix forward slashes? What is the main difference between forward slash (/) and backslash (\) in reference to paths, both ...
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Lower the speed of a certain connected pc to the wifi?

Our internet speed isnt that fast and this idiot keeps on connecting on our wifi and is it possible to lower his speed? I dont wanna completely block him.