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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.
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Loses internet connection when idle

Using windows 8, when computer is idle for awhile the browser(s) stop working. I still show a connection and can ping but chrome, firefox and IE all show cannot load. Only fix I have found thus far ...
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Internet works on Firefox, but not Internet Explorer or Google Chrome?

I have the exact opposite problem as this question, so the answer isn't applicable. For some reason, I can connect to the internet via Firefox on one of my computers, but I cannot connect to the ...
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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 ...
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How to stop videos on news sites from overriding my speaker mute

Just recently I have found when clicking on news stories that their advertisement and news videos start up automatically and that if I have set the speakers to mute that it overrides this. I then ...
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Unable to browse internet, unless in safe mode with networking

I have tried using Firefox, Chrome, and IE. No programs can connect to the internet. There is one oddity, though: pinging and tracert(ing) 8.8.8.8 (and perhaps any other site) works perfectly fine, ...
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Intermittent connectivity issues with some sites

I have a weird Internet connectivity issue that started a few weeks ago; basically, some sites frequently become inaccessible (I get a timeout when trying to open them in a browser) while others ...
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Connecting tata photon in X window manager using command line in ubuntu

Due to some reason I had to shift from Gnome to the basic X window manager. So here on the desktop nothing appears (no launcher, no menu bar but only shows the icons of desktop folder) but we can open ...
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After a while I can't browse, but still have internet connection

I've been having this really strange problem with my internet connection. After a period of time (can be 10 min, can be 3 hours), I suddenly can't browse, but I can still ping (by IP and hostname) ...
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Why changing DNS won't bypass the internet censorship

Reddit is blocked by my ISP. :( I have tried changing my DNS Servers to 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4, both in my computer (Windows) and my Router (TP-Link Router). Some say that it will bypass the ...
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How can I make whois talking about the domain I asked only?

For example, whois =APAEB.COM says Whois Server Version 2.0 Domain names in the .com and .net domains can now be registered with many different competing registrars. Go to http://www.internic.net ...
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DELL laptop with Windows 8.1 and Wireless Internal

I have a strong signal for wireless and my configuration allows access to the Internet without a problem. However, my guest account cannot access the Internet. There is a PAGE FAILED TO LOAD error. ...
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How to filter out information in Wireshark

I am not interested in any information about network activity from any address that starts with 192.168. How can I make Wireshark hide those?
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“Unidentified network” only on wifi and if connected to my provider

I can't connect to internet using the router that my internet provider (Vodafone, Italy) gave to me (Vodafone station). This happens only using the wifi connection, and only using the router and ...
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How to whitelist which programs can access the internet

I'm sure its been posted somewhere, but I cant find it anywhere. I am running a Windows 7, and preferably would like to use Windows Firewall, but any other firewalls that will do the job will be ...
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How does domain name registration work? [closed]

When you pay a company money to register a domain name, what do they do? Is it possible to register a domain name without using one of these services?
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Extremely slow download speed, could my modem be causing it?

First off all I want to thank everyone who is reading this. This will be a long problem so I really hope someone has an answer, as my ISP doesn't. For over a month we have been experiencing ...
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Hosting under Development Website in Visual Studio to show it to someone over Internet

I am new to this one; I am currently developing an application over .Net in visual studio 2010. And I wish to show the ongoing work to my group partner... when I debug my project in visual studio it ...
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What could I use to rate-limit certain internet content?

Much as I would like to just ban access to FaceBook in my household, it'd be political suicide and just a bit obvious. What I'd like to do is rate limit access to Facebook at certain times of the day ...
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How to determine what app is generating network traffic?

Having issues with some app apparently trying to do huge automatic updates and repeatedly failing (and retrying). Keeps sucking up large quantities of bandwidth, and I'd like to put a stop to it. ...
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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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What does 'server down' mean?

Many times i/we heard from our ISP that their servers are down so i cannot use internet for some moments. According to me this is a server. So my question here is: Do they use computer servers to ...
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How to Bypass Wifi Restriction At School?

I've asked a question like this on a different thread but got put on hold cause I didn't give enough details. Now I understand what's going on and thought I should re-word the question and ask again. ...
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Areas of Law for Computer Enthusiasts [closed]

Sorry guys if this is in the wrong place. You guys can just tell me where the right place would be and I will post my question there. I am a current 1L in law school and we just had an early internet ...
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how can I force automatic filling to be enabled on webpages?

I'm using the Chrome Browser. I enjoy the "automatic filling" that it uses to fill in things like my address when I'm shopping online. Sometimes I get a message that says: "This webpage has ...
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Wireless Access Point powered by PC

I'm trying to use an old linksys router I found as an Acess Point. I'm one room away from the actual router so I wondered if my PC (running on win7) could "supply" the access point with Internet. I ...
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Force the use of OpenDNS with an Edimax router

I am using an Edimax router on my home network and have set the default DNS addresses to those of OpenDNS's Family Shield. But now I realise the protection is safe only if I force the use of OpenDNS ...
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Filtering some websites from internet router

I want to filter out some websites in my home. I have a few computers in my home all of which are connected to internet. I want to block some sites like adult sites for all the computers. I don't ...
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Benefits of tunneling on an unrestricted network for SFTP purposes

If SFTP is already secured with SSH-2 without tunneling enabled, then what additional security benefit does tunneling give for SFTP purposes? Tunneling seems to be useful only as a proxy for SFTP ...
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How can I get Internet for my android virtual machine running in ubuntu behind proxy server

I am currently using Ubuntu 12.04 as my host .I have to set proxy address in my office network to access internet and I would like to set proxy address and port in my virtual box to run android.I have ...
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Portable Internet Explorer 10 application?

Is there a portable IE 10 version? Perhaps a portable package that runs virtualized. Currently I am running Win8 with IE 10 inside a VW, which eats up much more resources than I would like. I ...
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What are the primary determining factors for the latency of an Internet hop?

Consider the following output from traceroute, from me in Sweden to a server in the US: 1 192.168.1.1 (192.168.1.1) 0.127 ms 0.148 ms 0.167 ms 2 ...
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Can I route programs to two internet connections simultaneously in Windows 7?

I have two internet connections - one via a 3G modem, and the other via wireless. The modem is faster so I normally browse with it, but it does not support torrent downloads while my wireless does. ...
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Why “gmail.com” and “www.gmail.com” IPs navigate me to “google.com” homepage?

As you see below I get a ping of www.gmail.com and gmail.com : C:\>ping www.gmail.com Pinging googlemail.l.google.com [74.125.232.149] with 32 bytes of data: Reply from 74.125.232.149: bytes=32 ...
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How to provide Internet Access to Private Subnet

I really need some help/advise on a networking issue I have. I am fairly new to this sort of configuration so any help would be very much appreciated. My Setup: I am using VMWare Workstation 9 to ...
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How to permanently set the default gateway to a particular IP address?

I get a default gateway of 192.168.178.2 whenever I connect to my router, but I want 192.168.178.1. Every time I connect to the Wi-Fi I have to delete and then re-add the default gateway. How can I ...
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Strange Issue with computer shutdown and cable outage

This problem first showed signs a few days ago. I was working on my iMac, and suddenly it shut off immediately without showing any warning signs. So, I powered it back on and my ethernet connection ...
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pdf byte serving slow in Internet explorer

When I try to access a large pdf file with Chrome with byte serving it steadily increases the size of the packets which are downloaded. Internet Explorer however stays with the 16KB packets. This ...
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Not able to open any site other than Stackexchange, Google and some others

I was using a DSL modem to connect to internet earlier, but recently I have bought a TP link wireless router which I am using now. For 2 days the router worked fine but today I am having some problems ...
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Internet Sharing on Lion breaks my routing table

When in the office, I'm connected to a 192.168.1.0/24 network. When Internet Sharing is off, when I run netstat -nr the first entry shows default 192.168.1.254 UGSc 10 ...
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Streaming through WLAN doesn't exceed 1.2MB/s

Transfering files is slow even after I disabled RDC compression and Windows 7 autotuning. Link speed is 54Mb/s.
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How is the internet connected? [closed]

A bunch of related questions on how the Internet is tied together ... So a web request goes from my browser to computer, then to my modem which is connected to my ISP through copper cables... What ...
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Windows randomly downloads 1.5 Gb - how can I pinpoint the process responsible?

I often use a tool called 'BitMeter' to keep track of my computer's data usage (Windows 8). Very recently, I have checked the tool to find that my computer downloaded approximately 1.5 Gb of data. ...
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Is it possible to share Wifi through internet sharing from a Wifi connected Macbook pro?

My Macbook's connected to Wifi but somehow my iPhone is not. I want it to be connected through the network sharing of Macbook. I've shared network from Ethernet to Wifi via internet sharing in Mac. ...
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Why is remote access with teamviewer slowing down download speed?

Just installed TeamViewer on my three PCs. I have my main PC, one for recording TV and the other for general testing of programs or Operating Systems like Ubuntu. I have found that my main PC has ...
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How can I monitor internet usage in my network?

I need to know which computer is consuming my bandwidth. Is there a tool to do this?
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Stick to 1-6-11 channels or use others?

My apartment uses one router and multiples access points with channels 2, 4, 7 and 9. I have a feeling this is the reason there's so much interference that the internet is really bad. Two neighbours ...