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Looking for a new, free firewall (Sunbelt has a huge hole)

I've been using Sunbelt Personal Firewall v. 4.5 (previously Kerio). I've discovered that blocking Firefox connections in the configuration doesn't stop EXISTING Firefox connections. (See my post ...
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How can I share a computer's wired internet with another computer wirelessly?

I use cable internet (router wired to my PC) and my PC has a wireless network card. How can I connect my laptop to the PC in order to use the cable internet?
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Windows 7 - Wireless signal strength good - Network often says limited or no activity

I have a new Dell Studio XPS laptop that I hooked up in early January of 2010. The Dell Studio XPS laptop is connected to my wireless router (Belkin Wireless N). The router was purchased in Februari ...
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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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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 can I block an executable with a password?

how can I block certain programs from opening without a password, specifically Firefox and IE? I'm trying to block internet (i.e. for free, w/o messing with network settings or using parental control ...
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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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use two different Internet connections simultaneously via Mobile USB Connections?

I have two Nokia mobiles with two different network operators. I am using the USB cable to connect to the two different internet connections. But only one internet connection is used and another stays ...
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Cannot download/install Internet Explorer 9 and Live Essentials 2011

I have performed a fresh Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit installation yesterday. The installation was a charm (as always). I successfully installed all the drivers and software that I needed without ...
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How to stream TV/Films/Music over the internet to various devices from a home server?

Set up: An always on old-ish laptop connected to a NAS which contains TV/Films/Music. I want to be able to stream on the fly the data on my NAS to various connected devices such as iphone or laptop. ...
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How can I share an Internet connection between two laptops?

I am trying to share my ADSL Internet connection with another laptop via a wireless network. I created an adhoc network and I turned on Internet Connection Sharing. The security level is set to "open."...
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No Internet with LAN Connection

I have a client's computer that is connected via CAT5 to our network. It is receiving data back and forth (tested with ping), but there is no internet. I was able to pull up a connection to our ...
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What is causing my wireless router to stop routing HTTP (port 80) connections?

My 802.11g router (Belkin F5D7230-4 v2000) periodically stops transmitting HTTP data on port 80. My laptop is the sole client connected to it (on channel 9 with WPA-AES encryption), and there are ...
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How to Set Internet Usage Limit For Each Application [duplicate]

I am using Windows 8.1. When I connect to the Internet, many applications connect simultaneously. I want to set limits for every application accessing network, so I can use data efficiently. How can I ...
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Monitoring/logging a malfunctioning internet connection

I have a mysterious internet connection problem: Every 15-20 minutes, the connection will become very slow, and take 2-3 minutes for anything to load. I've had a technician from the ISP over here to ...
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Software to monitor internet usage [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Desktop Internet traffic measurement software What good free software is there, that will run in the background and monitor how much is downloaded and uploaded? If it would ...
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High latency in network access on mobile broadband

First post. I have been using a mobile broadband (HSDPA) connection for the past 2 years. Recently, the ISP started throttling speeds, but the issue was fixed after sometime. However, now the ...
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downloads stall at 99% or so

Often when I try to download a large file, it stalls at 99% or so and never completes. I think I read somewhere that this problem could have something to do wireless routers. What can I do about ...
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Software for web filtering and blocking certain sites

I am looking for some software that would be used for blocking certain sites on the internet. The main things I would like to block are pornographic sites gambling sites games sites It will be ...
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Internet stops working after few minutes

My internet stops working after few minutes and have to disconnect and then reconnect to wifi to make it work. This issue is only with my laptop other devices mobile/tablet/pc works fine with the ...
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Web pages never load despite internet access on Vista

A friend has asked me to have a look at his Vista laptop, which "can't connect to the internet". I have found that I can connect to a wireless network, and from a command prompt can ping websites ...
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Connect to the internet by changing the mac address

My ISP allows only one computer so I have to change the mac address. On the other computer I use ubuntu and I've changed my mac address with both ifconfig and macchanger. The internet still doesn't ...
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Can't connect wirelessly using redhat9

I've recently installed redhat 9 and I'm trying to connect to the internet using a wireless card. I'm able to connect to the network and get to the router webpage @ 10.0.0.1 But whenever I open ...
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dd-wrt router crashes during big uploads, downloads are perfect

I download about 300GB monthly in big months and it’s always perfectly fine and router has uptimes of months, but when I start uploading a few gigabytes of data via FTP or via vSphere, the router ...
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Serial Over IP, windows-linux [closed]

I need to have a serial port "shared" over the Internet (may or may not be using a VPN). At one end is a Windows box, and at the other is a Linux box, which has the serial port The Linux box has no ...
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Internet via tethering: How to limit PC internet usage? [duplicate]

Occasionally, I need to tether my android phone to my laptop to get internet. I have very little mobile internet (500MB /month) and it can disappear very quickly. I need a few tips on how to use force ...
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Office Internet monitoring usage

Please advice. How can I determine which computer in our office has the most bandwidth. This is the scenario. We have 25 PC and there are a times our internet is slow. As I checked during a single PC ...
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Why does my modem takes many attempts to connect to internet

I have this old DSL 502T Dlink modem router(wired). I have been using this for many years without any issues. Recently though, there is issue connecting to the Internet (WAN side). It takes many ...
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What exactly is “the cloud” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is cloud computing? What exactly is "the cloud"? According to Wikipedia, the source of all knowledge, cloud computing is the use of computing resources (hardware ...
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How to share internet (on wireless) via LAN network in Windows 7?

My laptop is connected to the internet through a wireless modem and connected to another PC via LAN. They both run on Windows 7. How do I connect to the internet from the PC? What's the procedure? ...
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How to remove ad-type.google.com pop ups from **PC**? (Tradeadexchange redirection.)

Okay, it seems that my router is infected. Whichever device I connect with my router, gets this pop ups. I remember, I managed to free atleast my PC, of this virus. But it again has come back and ...
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Is there any way to monitor the health of my Internet connection?

Is there a way I can log the health of my Internet connection like pinging a server then making a log/graph where I can see when my Internet connection were down??
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Other computers behind isp cable

Today I have problems with my internet connection. I am connected to my router and router is connected to cable in the wall. Today, when I connect my computer directly to cable in the wall I notice ...
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How to change the dhcp range alloted through ICS in Windows 7 to 192.168.1.x range?

I have set up Internet Connection Sharing in my Windows 7 laptop. Currently the IP range alloted for ICS clients from DHCP is in the range of 192.168.137.x. I am not able to find a way to change the ...
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Ways to Determine if Internet Dropout is Router or ISP?

Since this weekend my internet has been randomly dropping out for 10-20 seconds. There doesn't seem to be any fixed interval to it, but it usually occurs every 30-60 minutes. At work, I have my ...
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Ethernet goes “ Limited” when I want to share my connection [duplicate]

I have created a hosted network from my computer connected with a cable to ethernet, but whenever I go to the Wi-Fi adapter to anable the sharing in order to connect my phone with using the shared Wi-...
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Internet & Email Sharing

I have a workgroup of ten computers connected to internet on a broadband ADSL line via a 24 port switch. There is no server. The internet bills have gone so high that I want to eliminate seven to ...
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Why is resetting an ADSL modem so effective?

I have recently switched ISP because of the really bad customer support of the previous ISP. The problem was that our Internet connection often was either disconnected or dysfunctional. The remedy was ...
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How does a web browser parse an IP address in a URL?

If I use a name like "www.example.com" to go to a web page, the browser will start from right to left, looking at the TLD to find the domain and then proceed further. If I enter the IP address of that ...