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How much data can packet sniffer steal?

I know a packet sniffer is really powerful. It can sniff out password and images and so on. Can it sniff URL too? Meaning, if I put my authentication in URL instead of a cookie, will sniffer be able ...
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network adapter driver problem in Windows 7

I am facing problem with my Windows network adapter. It detects all the available networks but it shows "Limited Access" for the network I wish to connect. On diagnostics it gives "The wireless ...
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How can I connect with Yahoo Messenger using other messenger softwares?

Can I use other messenger softwares to connect with yahoo messenger? What type of messengers should I use? I am operation on Linux (Ubuntu 9.10) Operating System.
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Not being assigned an IP address

I'm having a hard time trying to get a XP laptop online. Whether I use either wifi or ethernet I get the same result. It tries to get an ip but times out and just stays connected with limited ...
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ISP Replaces SSL Certificates… Any Solution?

My ISP uses a software that replaces site certificates with it own certificate so secure pages are always untrusted. Is there any solution for this? Is it safe to proceed with the resulting sites (...
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What just happened to my internet connection?

I had 3 computers on a network and my friend decided to download something. All of a sudden, no one was able to access the internet and resolve any host until after he finished his download. What ...
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How are so many webcams on servers which have URL ~ \view\index.shtml?

How does this happen? Why do all these webcams have similar HTTP access URLs?
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Continuous packet recieve from internet with no visible downloads active.how to monitor my hidden traffic? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Monitor all and any internet traffic from my home PC - what should I use? I am connected to the internet and I'm just looking at superuser's page(no browsing or downloading)...
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Find all computers using the same public IP

I noticed frequently that some site say that I already visited it... Or that I am currently online, or some other strange stuff like that... I guess that someone is also using the same internet IP as ...
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How can I check if a website is publicly accessible? [closed]

While on an intranet, how can I distinguish whether a website is available publicly or not? I gave a link to someone and then realized that he could not access it because it was on the intranet. Is ...
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Data Encryption and Internet Speed

I was wondering, does encryption used over the Internet in a web browser noticeably slow down the speed of data transfer? I keep reading about stuff like HTTPS, but I always wonder if there's a speed ...
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trying to access Google server on different ports

Why is that http://www.google.com:443/ fails almost instantaneously, while http://www.google.com:8080/ takes some more time before failing? If there is no server on these ports, both the ...
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Share internet connection through proxy

I want to share my internet connection on Windows 7 machine, but I want it to go through proxy (socks5) which I've setup using SSH tunneling. I can work with it on my local machine, setting it in Fx ...
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How to use the same internet connection over two machines with different MAC addresses?

My service provider does some binding to my Ethernet MAC address. So, I am not able to use the connection on a second machine that I need to use (I need to use both the machines, though not at the ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid erratic Internet connection

I have a clean install of Ubuntu 10.04 plugged into our office LAN. Everything works fine except the Internet connection. I can open a couple of Internet pages then my browser starts "waiting" for any ...
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Windows startup internet problem

I am on shared LAN internet coming from some other admin computer. Most of the time when i start the computer i see the two monitors icon signaling that lan is connected. However sometimes when i ...
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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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Router that can control when internet is on/off, based on time ranges?

Is there such a thing (a router) where you can set when you want the internet to be accessible? e.g. Only allow 1 hour of internet usage per day. or turn on internet between 6-8pm, otherwise off. ...
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wireless interface: usb or pci?

I have a router in my basement, and a desktop in the office upstairs, about 20 feet away through walls. With my laptop, which has a 5300 bgn card, i get a consistent 80% + signal with 100+mbps ...
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Windows 7 IE 8 changes color

In the tabbed view of IE window in Windows 7, at times the color of the tab changes to Red/green/yellow/blue. Does it convey any message to the user?
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How can I block all internet access on Ubuntu?

I want to stop being able to access the internet during my working day. Is there any tool that I can use to disable internet connectivity for a specified period of time? I'm using Ubuntu 10.04
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Shared Internet On LAN

I am on LAN and internet connection is slow because of multiple users. My connection is also coming from someone else. Can I control/get more speed than others? Is any software out there to do this?
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Share EVDO USB internet?

I have a wireless router to which all my PCs are connected. Previously i was using DSL to share internet, now i have EVDO wireless USB on one of my PC, i want to share that internet to all my other ...
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How to use one connection to the Internet for VPN and another for accessing other websites?

I have two network cards. If I connect to a network using VPN then to access other websites I have to pass through a proxy server. Is it possible to use my other network card to connect to the ...
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Windows7 Itermittent Network Connection

I have this network issue with windows7 on a laptop, the connection suddenly drops, sometime at laptop->modem, sometime at modem->isp, sometime both. The ADSL modem is on autodial and become DHCP ...
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no internet connection on terminal

I'm not sure what it's called but you know right before you login Ubuntu, you can hit CTRL+ALT+F1 and you get a terminal? That's what I'm referring to. The problem is that I'm not sure how to enable ...
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Losing internet connection after few minutes (5-10 maybe)

I took a computer that was not updated for months. Internet was working just fine so basically, I updated zonealarm, avast and installed all windows updates and especially SP3. After that, when I ...
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How difficult is it to trace a canadian dynamic IP?

I was wondering how easy it is to trace this back to the actual connection (house). Is it possible since it is dynamic and changes each time the modem is restarted? Does it make the task more ...
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Internet Federated web server?

I'm not sure what to call this... What I would like to do is have a web server that is capable of serving pages from separate servers across the internet (not a local network). eg, If I visit http:/...
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Windows update killed my internet connection [closed]

Im having major problems with a new windows update. On the latests update, my internet connection becomes broken. This is very abstract. The only way that I can fix it is to obviously do a system ...
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How can I prevent filesharing in an internet cafe?

Hey, I'm in a youth facility that has a small open internet cafe (12 PCs with Windows XP). They got a lawsuit after someone downloaded copyrighted content. We are now searching for solutions to ...
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Internet Sharing Through Proxy With Constraints

Internet Sharing Through Proxy With Constraints I have internet connection in my machine which is in LAN , host OS is vista . host computer has BSNL router attached to it. I want to share my ...
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Internet Connection problems with PPPoE over Fiber

I have a Fiber Optic Internet connection, where the Fiber Optic modem is connected to my Wi-Fi router. On every system that needs to connect to the Internet, I need to connect to the Wi-Fi router ...
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Can't access internet from inside Virtual Box

I have used Virtual Box on my system before and was able to access the internet. I just reinstalled Virtual Box and installed XP inside it. I cannot access the internet from within. When I look in ...
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Limited connectivity on Windows Vista but Internet still works?

I am running Windows Vista Home Premium SP2. I have my PC connected to a Belkin Router via an Ethernet cable. My network icon in the system tray shows an exclamation mark in a yellow triangle. When I ...
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Why is it so hard to connect with a cable modem and router?

I've gone through various combinations of cable modems, routers, computers, and apartments in my life, and one thing has always puzzled me. Why is it so difficult to get these things to connect to the ...
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How to make remote desktop work in corporate network

my work network has most of the connections closed. I can surf web but cant access webmail. I know that my IE uses some proxy server with port 8080. I want to connect to my home PC using RDP. I ...
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Recursively saving web pages

Is it possible to recursively save all pages on the web which depend on a particular page? Or do I always need to save them one by one?
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Internet connection only works with Macbook Pro

I'm having a bizarre problem with our internet connection in our temporary house. We have been given a cable modem with (i believe comcast) internet connectivity. If i plug my macbook pro directly ...
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Share internet in Linux

I have an 3.5G USB Modem that I want to share its internet connection in Linux. I tried already, but only got having no internet on my own PC, still without sharing it. It's really hard to find some ...
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Internet connection problem through python urllib2 and wget

I have recently shifted from behind the proxy to direct connection settings. I removed http_proxy and now my apt-get update and upgrade works fine but somehow I am not able o connect to internet ...
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Bypassing Trend Micro Officescan Online Website Monitoring

I get a free copy of Trend Micro Officescan from my university (the joys of being a computer scientist!), and I have it installed on my computer. Recently, it has started blocking a website that I go ...
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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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External Wireless for Laptop (Recommendation please) [closed]

My laptop didn't came with built in wireless internet connectivity (Is it called Wi-Fi?) so I would like to have one as an external or at PCMCIA port, Could you please suggest me your recommendations? ...
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Route Local Network through Server?

This may or may not be an easy question, as I'm somewhat uninformed in the networking side of computer science. I own a rented server with a static ip address. Is there a way that I can forward ...
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lsass and svchost should they access internet or not? On WXP-SP3

My Zone Alarm 8 firewall on WXP-SP3 is advising me: svchost.exe (Generic Host Process for Windows 32 services) lsass.exe (LSA Shell (Export version) both try sometimes to access internet. Should ...
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All websites seem to work, except for those on the microsoft.com domain?

I found an old reformatted computer somewhere, with Windows XP installed. It's a bit faulty; I can't get the monitor settings to work on anything other than the lowest resolution. But that's not the ...
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Strange rendering across browsers

Suddenly getting strange rendering of some pages (iGoogle for example) regardless of browser. Some sites, like Reddit render fine. Clearly independent of browser, but not sure what's up.
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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 usable,...
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Losing internet connection sometime after logging in

I am facing a strange issue of losing internet connectivity sometime after logging in. The only workaround seems to be restarting the system. Other systems on the wireless network sharing the internet ...