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how do i measure my internet speed? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Quick way to check my broadband speed. My internet connection says 920 kb/s. but it doesn't look 920. so how do i measure my real internet speed easily? both uplink and ...
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Slow Internet speed when HomePlug combined with router

I'm using HomePlug AV2 600 devices to connect upstairs with downstairs (router is downstairs). A check with iperf shows bandwidth of ~100Mbps, and data transferred on the local network from downstairs ...
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Will the removal of NAT (with the use of IPv6) be bad for consumers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How will IPv6 impact everyday users? (World IPv6 Day) As I understand when we have finally made the switch to IPv6 not only will NAT be unnecessary but it is incompatible ...
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Are two (simultaneous) internet connections better than one?

My main internet connection is fast (when it's working), but unreliable. Right now I'm using my phone as a 3G modem. Even though the connection is slower it is more dependable. If I connect to both at ...
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Windows XP Internet Issue

I'm trying to fix a computer running XP for a friend, and it is being a pain. It is on the same wifi as this Mac I'm using to type this. It says it is connected and the signal strength is excellant. ...
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Can't access certain web sites - reset router, any ideas?

EDIT: This problem was resolved by my ISP - had to do with damaged fiber in one of their locations. Thanks to everyone that helped. Not sure if this is the right site (I'm a StackOverflow user) ...
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Why is my downloading speed low inspite of having 1 mbps net speed

Every-time i download something from he internet my speed is somewhat 400 kbps to 700 kbps. I have a 1mbps net connection . Why am I not able to use entire net speed. Is this problem related to any ...
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Can PDFs contain resources that are loaded from the internet?

I found this information on the Tor website: You should be very careful when downloading documents via Tor (especially DOC and PDF files) as these documents can contain Internet resources that ...
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Windows 7 and 8.0 bug: Network icon is marked as “no internet access”

When does windows mark network connection icon as having no internet access? I have internet access, but the icon says I don't. If I run troubleshooter, it finds no any problems. But the icon still ...
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Unable to open WP8 emulator within Visual Studio (opening from Hyper-V manager works)

Now this problem is (so it seems) directly connected with this issue: No internet access on WP8 emulator (despite working connection in Win8) I will explain in a minute, as to how. I have a problem ...
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Weird Network Behavior of Home Router

First of all I would like to apologize because what you are going to read will be long and confusing but I am fighting this issue for 3 days now and am out of ideas. At home I have the following ...
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How can I reduce bandwidth of a computer in LAN? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Home Network Bandwidth Control The title might be confusing as I don't know the correct terminology. The situation is: I have two PCs connected directly to each other. ...
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DSL Internet slow in evenings

For the past 3-4 weeks I have been experiencing slow Internet speeds starting in the evenings (normally around 7pm, but sometimes as early as 5pm) and normal again in the mornings. These speeds have ...
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How can I use a computer as a router and send all client traffic through anonymous proxies?

Is there a way that I can setup a spare box as a router on my network, and route client traffic through a proxy in order to hide my location? Specifically, I would like internet traffic to/from my ...
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Free tool for monitoring Broadband usage on Windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Software to report internet traffic for home user Desktop Internet traffic measurement software I need a free tool ( non browser ) to monitor my broadband usage on ...
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Dlink DIR-615 suddenly stops working - Orange internet light

I unplugged my Dlink DIR-615 router last night from the wall due to a storm rolling in. I've done this countless times, no problem. However, when I went to plug it in and use the internet today, ...
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How to know if your computer is hit by a dnschanger virus?

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is on the final stage of its Operation Ghost Click, which strikes against the menace of the DNSChanger virus and trojan. Infected PCs running the ...
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Is it possible to use two internet connections and combine their upload for bittorrent?

Since each Internet connection has its own IP, I see that as a problem. Or can you use one connection as the primary connection, and then use the other connection to spoof packets coming from the ...
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Internet connection issues after installing Windows Phone 8 SDK

first of all I must admit, that I'm not good in all this network stuff. I am using Windows 8 OS. On my laptop (Lenovo G570) I have installed Windows Phone 8 SDK and shortly after this I started ...
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Make dynamic IP address fixed?

I am using Time Warner cable internet service. My IP address changes every couple months. However, I need to access some access limited servers which has firewall rules on it. Is there any way to ...
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Windows 7 laptop constantly dropping internet connection

I have scoured the web for an answer and failed to find one. I am using a Toshiba Satellite laptop running Windows 7 64-Bit. I have the computer connected via Wifi. Now, I am no beginner with the ...
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Power went out and now my router doesn't give any internet

yesterday the power went out for a second. I then noticed that my router (D-Link DGL-4300) had stopped working. It didn't power on at all. Today I borrowed my friends power adapter because he has the ...
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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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How to block/disable internet for one user in Windows 7 while keeping internet access for other users?

The internet is distracting me from my writing. I'm about to cancel it, but my wife wouldn't be too happy with that. She uses it for research, and so on. I'd like to block my account from having ...
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How to split two networks for one Internet connection

I have a single Internet connection and I'd like to create two networks to access it. Network #1: WiFi accessible Network #2: Wired, not accessible from Network #1, but can still get to the Internet ...
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Mac Mini’s Internet connection is very slow, every other device’s connection is fine. (PC, iPhone, Xbox 360)

I recently haven’t used my Mac Mini for about 5 days (however it was left on). I seem to be able to connect and get great download / upload speeds through my PC, Xbox 360, iPhone and parents’ laptop. ...
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Is packet loss in traceroute a sign of speed throttling?

This connection has severe connectivity issues like webpage timeouts and slow transfer speeds. Its a wireless HSDPA conection which I am accessing using a USB Modem (Huawei E303c). Executing mtr ...
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IP Address Spoofed? How To Fix

So, today I got banned from the 4 overflows because my IP address was hitting the site like 5,000 times an hour. Right now I am using a different IP to access the site. My question is, is there a ...
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Folder sync application which can sync over Internet (the other machine specified by an IP)? [closed]

I need to sync some folders between two Win 7 machines. While they are connected to the same LAN, they can't see each-other over Windows Networking since sharing is disabled on both of them (security ...
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Local vs Internet IP addresses

So I have two IP addresses - one is on my network settings and is 192.168.0.X. Another one - I checked this address online - is 108.X.X.X. What's the difference between these two IP addresses? Does it ...
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5 Max connections/devices to the internet? Is my ISP limiting me somehow?

I have a strange limit where I can only have 5 devices connected to the internet at any given time. More than 5 devices can connect to the router, either through WIFI or ethernet, but only 5 can use ...
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Share internet through Dell laptop Windows 7

I have Windows 7 installed on my Dell Inspiron laptop. I want to share internet on my home through wireless! I can share files but I can not share Internet! How to do it? ADSL D-Link I have ...
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mobile broadband vs tethering, any benefits to dongles e.t.c

My phone supports tethering, so what's the point of getting mobile broadband (i.e. usb dongle e.t.c.) I don't see one. Surely I should just turn bluetooth on and surf the web using my phone's ...
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I appear to be connected to the internet, but internet doesn't work

I've read a few posts about this problem before but it was either a slightly different problem than mine or people suggested what the problem could be, not a solution. I am running Windows Vista ...
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Cannot connect to certain websites

Three sites that I visit regularly: michelfortin.com lewrockwell.com screencast.com Are not coming up on my computer nor any computers on my home network. When I connect via my Verizon card, they ...
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What does my internet provider know about my online activities?

What does my internet service provider know about my online activites in these cases? plain server (www, ftp, whatever) connection and provider's DNS secured (e.g. TLS) server connection and ...
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Connect mobile phone to internet using desktop pc internet

is it possible to share my desktop pc internet to my mobile phone? im using HTC Hero and a wired internet connection on my desktop pc
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MBR624GU Netgear Router Problems

I have just purchased a Netgear MBR624GU 3G Router. I want to use it along with my ZTE MF100 modem (which is in their "compatible" list), but it's not working as expected. The Router has been ...
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Problem with IE 9 Download Manager

I just noticed that since Windows Update auto downloaded a new update for the latest version of Internet Explorer 9, the built in download manager stops downloading videos (any video, from any site) ...
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Linux: set up media server to stream video via the Internet?

How do I set up a media server in Linux which streams video over the internet? Is it easy to do this? I want a server that will actually encode video in real time to allow it to stream over sometimes ...
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How do I block HTTP traffic to a single file address, not the entire domain, without a browser-specific program?

I like playing an older version of Minecraft, 1.5.2, but there is a newer version available; and at the title screen, there is a nagging message saying that 1.6.2 is available for download. In this ...
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Win 7: Share internet connection via Ethernet and WiFi

I have the following configuration: Box 1. Running Win 7, connected to the Internet via Eth0. Has one wireless network adapter and one another ethernet adapter (say, Eth1). Box 2. Running Win XP, ...
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Networking and routing of private IP ranges

Internet servers are not supposed to route private IP ranges such as 192.168.x.x. How do they achieve this? Should an administrator enable a specific firewall rule on the router or is it coded in ...
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How to change hosts file in Vista?

How to change hosts file in Vista?
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Generic Ethernet drivers for WINDOWS

Background: I have a custom built box that I like to setup with multi-boot using GRUB2 and having Windows 7 x64, latest Linux Mint x64, and couple other Linux/Unix distros. I've had this setup ...
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What's a good IPv6 tutorial? [closed]

How do I get started on IPv6? There are many urban myths about IPv6 (today, I heard that enterprises don't like IPv6 because they can't control their BLOCKS like they do today with IPv4). Is there a ...
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Why is my internet faster than WLAN?

Why is my internet connection (with a wireless router) faster than my wireless LAN connection? The former is normally ~2 MB/s (I get ~3 MB/s sometimes too), but the latter just doesn't go above a few ...
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MSN homepage opens whenever my internet goes down

When I get the link I'll edit it to be on here also not sure what SE site to post this on, thought this would be my best bet. My internet has been really bad lately so it keeps going down, BT is ...
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My Internet Connection Keeps Disconnecting at regular intervals

I have a Cable modem connected to a router (Linksys WRT54G) I use internet on my Desktop PC using a Wireless Adapter (NETGEAR WG111) I am using Windows Vista. I tried few things like Contacting ...
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Does WiFi LAN gaming affect the internet of other users?

I know it probably slows down the network for the ones that are engaged in the LAN multiplayer game because the packet queue gets filled up, but does it affect other users that are accessing the ...