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Win7 - Can ping Google but not able to browse via browser

I cannot browse any webpage on IE or Chrome. I had scanned the computer and had a few malware on it. Before removing it, the browsers worked fine. I have no proxy settings, DNS is automatic, and the ...
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Why my internet speed is very inconsistent/slow with switch

I recently bought a switch http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833156250 so I could get more ethernet ports in my room. All I had to do was plug in an ethernet cable from my router ...
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Does speed enhancement software actually work? [duplicate]

Here on the Internet, we see many ads promoting software products which can enhance your Internet speed. I wonder, how could this be? Imagine that you are using a 1 Mbps Internet connection, and the ...
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What is a external reliable IP address to ping to check if internet is available? [closed]

Is there any common always up server, which I can setup to ping in automatic mode to detect internet is available? Like Google or something? May be 8.8.8.8? My specific situation is that I am using ...
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Reflash DLink AC1750 Optimum Router

I recently got the new "smart router" from Optimum: DLink AC1750 It may be a good router but I cannot access any of the settings. When typing in the regular 192.168.1.1, it redirects to ...
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Computer is slower on faster network

I have a great and fast laptop, while using my University's wireless Internet connection. Once I come home and plug in the LAN connection (which has much better download / upload speeds than the ...
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Lync is frequently disconnecting on screen-sharing session

This is happening when I connect to the VPN from my home internet. I'm using Modem and Wi-Fi router. Internet and IM itself work fine. How can I troubleshoot this problem, I'm not sure if this is ...
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Some websites load only text parts [closed]

I'm having a problem loading some websites like Pintrest and Twitter when connected to through my router, either wired or wireless. Only textual parts of the sites loads. If I connect to Internet ...
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when describing an IPv6 subnet, what does the /n notation mean, where n = 64, 128, etc.?

I have seen IPv6 subnets described as /64 or /128, particularly by hosting companies. Does a /64 subnet mean there are 64 ipv6 addresses? Or 64bits worth of ipv6 addresses?
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My NetGear router suddenly started showing limited access for all wifi connected laptops

I have netgear n300 router which I had installed about 6 months back. Here is how the setup is, I have a local internet provider by the name of "Hathway" they have this modem which is in turn ...
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Why can I view my site over a 3G connection but not through my wifi?

So, I am sitting in my office with four computers on the same network and internet connection. Two of the computers can visit this particular website. Two of the computer get a message "Google ...
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How to fix the slow DNS lookup and long time in “connecting”? win8.1 and chrome

Here is a video about how my requests are queued up in Chrome and how much time it takes. It is amazingly slow: More than 3s just for a DNS lookup Around 20-30 seconds to load a page and also fails ...
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D-Link DIR-600L Wireless N150 D Link Cloud Router do not connect to internet

I have recently purchased Dlink 600L router, but my router do not connect to internet. Whenever I click on connect, the connection can not be established. Log is generated as something like WAN tried ...
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Is there any reason to purchase a cable modem with a faster speed than your internet connection?

My cable provider allows you to purchase and use your own cable modem, from a list of approved ones. Some of them, e.g. the Motorola SB6141, are rated at a speed much faster than any of the internet ...
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Remotely turn on a device that is powered off? [closed]

Verbatim from the interview between Brian Williams and Edward Snowden last night: Snowden: Any intelligence service in the world that has significant funding and a real technological research team ...
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Visiting sites previously never visited results in page not found or junk CSS

I have recently inherited a workstation which I installed a brand new SSD in and then installed Windows 8 (I previously have not bothered with it). Bypassing Internet Explorer, I immediately ...
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Connection to Google, Yahoo, Bing, Ask, etc. compromised via all devices on my home network - How?

I'm a very computer savvy guy (although not very networking savvy), and I may still be wrong about this, but I think my home network may be compromised somehow. I'd like to know if it's possible for ...
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Computer causes internet loss on other devices

I have a switch that is directly connected to my modem. attached to this switch are a computer, PS3, PS4 and a NAS. They all have been assigned static IP addresses. My problem is the following: ...
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My Internet IP address and ISP Gateway Address in two different networks

i was just looking at my router's status page under the Internet Settings section. and i noticed that the Internet IP address (public ip given to me by ISP) was 197.40.227.93 and ISP Gateway Address ...
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Internet does not work even though Gmail keeps on working

​​Sometime my internet does not work even though Gmail keeps on working. How can I recover from this position without starting my machine.
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Can only ping on LAN, not internet

I have 2 computers running Ubuntu 12.04 connected to a router on the 192.168.3 subnet. This router is connected to another router via the first router's modem port, so the 192.168.3 router has access ...
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Can the wifi connection still be poor even if I have many bars?

On my Windows computer, the wifi indicator shows 4-5 bars out of 5 most of the time - I conclude that the signal is strong. My internet is occasionally very slow - between 1/5th and 1/100th ...
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One computer on network redirected to 127.0.0.2 instead of website, other can access fine

www.reddit.com is being redirected to 127.0.0.2 on one computer on the network, but the other is fine. I have already checked the hosts file and the website is not listed. Any ideas?
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Only one wireless connection allowed Internet

I have a TP-LINK TL-WR940N router connected to a cable modem. I have two computers connected via WLAN one of which is a laptop using a 802.11a/b/g/Draft-N card and a PC using TP-LINK TL-WN722N ...
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Will webpages load faster with higher internet speed? [closed]

I had discussion with my friend who thinks that webpages will load faster with internet speed. His speed is 6Mbps and mine is 4MBps If we load a website like: http://superuser.com , is it going to ...
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Where is Internet Explorer 10 history stored?

I'm using Windows7 64 and Internet Explorer 10. I find a strange thing about my IE history: I can search history for certain pages and they show, but they are not in any of those "View by Date", ...
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Is it possible to disable the HTTP referer header being passed by browsers?

Is it possible to force browsers so they don't include the HTTP referer header? I'd like that every page visit looks like it's accessed by a manually typed URL in the browser's address bar, not like ...
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Ethernet connection not detected

my Ethernet connection somehow stopped being detected by Windows and Ubuntu on my laptop(Dell Inspiron M5010) all of a sudden after just another reboot. The local area connection is not showing up in ...
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How can I set a DNS on my router that goes nowhere

My router has three slots for DNS servers. I am using OpenDNS for the first two, but on odd occasions OpenDNS fails and I would like the third one to be something useless that essentially disables ...
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HTTPS not working for a specific site in Internet Explorer

I need to browser a https site in IE(doesn't work with other browser due to VB script's). Everything works fine in Windows 7 but in windows XP(SP2) i can open the site in Firefox but it doesn't work ...
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Internet slow down after Setting up Domain Controller on VM

I running Hyper-V on 12 computer and windows server 2012 on 1 computer. I set up 2 Virtual machine Domain Controller on 2 separate computer. The second one is just a failover read only DC. My whole ...
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All of my Windows computers won't connect to the Internet (LAN or WiFi)

My Windows computers: Desktop - connected to LAN. Error: LAN connection / Ethernet Adaptor may have a problem Laptop - connected via WiFi Error: "Limited Access" Laptop - connected via WiFi Error: ...
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difference between point of presence, access point and domain, autonomous system

I wanted to know what's difference between the point of presence(PoP) and access point(AP). Are APs grouped under PoP? The same question goes to a domain and autonomous system(AS), do multiple domain ...
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Wifi connection is excellent. No internet. All devices and laptops work except desktop with vista. Help please

Wifi is excellent. No internet access on desktop with Vista. Devices and laptop work fine. Wires are secure. Please help.
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VPN with Encryption gives twice the download speed?

I am currently paying for internet through SuddenLink which has offered me 50Mb download and 3MB upload. I have also bought a VPN through PrivateInternetAccess, which has pretty much doubled my ...
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Two Routers— one ISP — seperate networks — seperate password and SSID --usage/traffic 2nd router

5) I need to have 2nd netgear wifi router after the frst one so that I can view the usage/traffic data of only the 2nd router each month. 4) I have the following hardware configuration: Satelite ...
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Show dial up connection status in Task Manager

In Windows 8.1, Task Manager shows Wi-Fi, Disk, CPU usage graph in Performance tab. But, it doesn't shows usage of a dial up internet connection. How can I add dial up stats in task manager. Here are ...
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Using Ethernet for NAS and WiFi for internet

I recently moved and have an unusual setup. I live in a rural area and am being forced to connect to the internet through a WiFi hotspot as I get a much better connection from my mobile phone. I would ...
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Certain computers getting kicked off internet?

I got some guests over and we have 5+ computers and laptops streaming videos, playing games, etc all connected to a DLink router. The problem is that if we all try to play a game at once, at least ...
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Getting corrupted data from the Internet - shouldn't TCP checksums prevent this?

The last 3 days, I've been getting corrupt data when surfing and downloading from a 3G internet connection. This is easiest tested by downloading a zip file from anywhere (e.g. ...
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List of pages that return only user's IP address [closed]

Do you know pages that only return user's ip address? You can use curl to view your address in a console or use it in a script curl http://page Does someone know more? http://icanhazip.com/ ...
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Trend Micro IWSVA Access Quota Policy not blocking HTTPS web pages

I'm using Trend Micro's IWSVA 6.0-SP1_Build_Linux_1193 (Interscan Web Security Virtual Appliance) as a web filtering/proxy server. I have setup an Internet Access Quota Limit and when the limit is ...
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Can't connect to the internet via Windows 8.1 - Ubuntu works fine

I have Ubuntu and Windows 8.1 installed on separate physical disks. When I start my computer I get to choose which one I want to enter. When I enter Ubuntu, I can access the internet just fine, but ...
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Office network bottleneck

At work our IP is the devil Comcast. When I do a speedtest I get a jump of upwards of 20Mbs and then it slowly goes down to average out at around 10Mbs. The upload speed stays at stead 2-3Mbs. My ping ...
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Windows' System process trying to connect to unknown computers

I'm running Windows 7. My computer keeps trying to connect to servers I've never heard of. I block each attempt. The firewall displays "System" as the offending application. This started soon after ...
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How do I monitor what my server is downloading? Is there a log of past activity?

At work I run a server that connects to the internet using a GSM modem with a monthly download limit of 30Gb. For the past three months we've been going over that limit. The ISP gives us a log of ...
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Sharing Proxied Internet Connection

Currently I have a proxies Internet Connection at Windows 7. The windows machine internet connection is done thru IE proxy connection settings. (policies constrained) I would like to share this ...
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Can't connect to puplic websites, but connects to VPN websites

We have a user's computer that is running Win7 Enterprise and is inside our company's domain. When ever he tries to connect to any public websites like Google, Facebook, Yahoo, or any other public ...
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how connect to wifi on red hat 5?

Could someone advise me how to connect to wifi in Red Hat 5 on WMware? I tried to setup SSid and key in System - Administration - Network - Wireless Connection. But then I open browser - there is no ...
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Windows command-line: Fastest way to disable internet (keeping LAN)?

Split question: this other one here is for Linux. I think the easiest way to deactivate internet (not LAN) in Windows command-line is to remove the default gateway, so, assuming LAN is ...