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Can I change the traceroute to a certain IP?

I like to play the game League of Legends but lately have gotten unacceptable amounts of latency (400+ ping). After finding out the game server's IP (95.172.65.165) I tried to traceroute it to see if ...
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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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Find Out About Offensive Wireless Network

Our neighbours have named their network in a highly offensive manner to our family. We did some minor wardriving and have pinpointed what house the network is coming from, but is there any way of ...
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Automatic failover of two internet connections Mac OS X

Is there any way to set up an automatic failover for internet connections within Mac OSX? Basically the main connection would be ethernet or wifi and if the main connection goes does, it would switch ...
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Folder sync application which can sync over Internet (the other machine specified by an IP)?

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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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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Speed up playback of a video online

There are ton of videos online that I like to watch but many are too slow. Often, the video plays at the speed it was recorded, but the original speaker was some intellectual who has a lot of pauses ...
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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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When registering a domain, which extentions should be avoided? [closed]

I'm planning to register few domains for my own portfolio, a personal blog and another for a side business. Ideally I would like to get all domains ending in .com, but if I am unable to do so, is the ...
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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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Can WiFi repeaters cause interference?

I have a old Linksys router the I converted into a repeater using dd-wrt firmware. Its been running great but I'm just curious is it possible that it could be interfering with the main router?
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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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Can router connect back to itself over Internet and why?

As it it sates in title. Every router I had couldn't connect back to itself over Internet, for example: I open forward port 22 for ssh on my PC. I try to connect to that ssh with other PC in same ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to change hosts file in Vista?

How to change hosts file in 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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Windows 7 - Wireless Signal Good - Internet Often Says Limited or No Activity

I have a New Dell Studio XPS latop 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 Februaru ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Internet Speed Slow during certain times

A little over a week ago, I started noticing that at certain times during the day that our internet speed was slowing. The reason I noticed is I have a game i play thru a service that if the internet ...
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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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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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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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How to get the IP of the computer, of searches in my google account? [closed]

How do I get the IP of the computer that made researches in my google account, which was recorded in history that is accessed through my google account? Thanks so much!
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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? ...