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Is it possible for many domain names to share one IP address?

Is it possible for many domain names to share one IP address? For example, www.xjtl.com, www.fmie.com, sdmfl.com, etc. Hundreds of domain names share just one IP – when you do a DNS query for each of ...
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Role of OSI layers when we open a url in browser?

I have searched on this topic a lot but I am not able to understand how and where OSI layers (Application, Presentation, Session, Transport, Network, Datalink, Physical) come into picture in the whole ...
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What does my internet provider know about my online activities?

What does my internet service provider know about my online activites in these cases? plain server (www, ftp, whatever) connection and provider's DNS secured (e.g. TLS) server connection and ...
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How to go about pre-caching normally daily visited web pages onto my home network storage?

I recently "cut the cable" and downgraded from cable internet (40 Mb/s) to DSL (5 Mb/s). It's awful but I'm stuck with it for a year. What I would like to do is pre-cache everything on pages I visit ...
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I have to refresh browser all the time to view a webpage, and sometimes only text appears instead

I have to refresh my browser all the time. Browser doesn't matter, this happens in all browsers. The problem is when I enter a URL, sometimes the page loads fine, but most times the page won't load ...
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How can I stop windows from using my Internet

I have windows 7, I don't like when millions of applications are run in the background and secretly using my bandwidth. How can I disable internet access for all applications except chrome and the ...
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Why can`t we treat SSL Certs like Pgp keys instead of trusting CAs? [closed]

I am dumb and stupid and I do not know all the technical aspects of SSL and server/client side implications and implementations. However I understand them good enough from user point of view to use ...
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What is the difference between bandwidth and download speed

I have an internet connection that provides a bandwidth of 256 kbps. However, when I download a file, the downloading software displays numbers like 30 kbps, 40 kbp etc. and keeps changing. I have ...
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Unable to access router even though internet works

I had access to my router and my internet was also working fine, but I was trying to do a port forward of 80 to my local machine and in the process I made a mistake. I went into Remote Management and ...
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Can the router owner access a user's internet history?

I share the internet bill with my downstairs neighbor, but the router is in his house and legally belongs to him. Can he access my internet history? If so, how can I block him or protect me from him ...
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Suddenly blocked from a site [closed]

Suddenly from a time to now I haven't been able to go to a site I used to go frequently for maintenance (Wordpress). I tried different browsers, restarting my laptop, clearing cache, history, cookies. ...
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How configure 2 Lan cards in Windows 7/8 pc one to connect to Internet and other to Local Network

    I am about to install a dedicated VOIP server in our office. It is a 3CX pbx system on Windows 7/8 machine. The environment currently is a Windows SBS 2011 with 8 client machines. I want ...
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Two LAN networks single internet connection

I am in a situation where I need to use a single incoming Internet connection in the house for 2 different LAN networks: a wired network for the residents of the house and one for the small business ...
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Ethernet is fast but wi-fi is slow?

I have noticed that when using wi-fi my internet slows down a good amount. When I plug an ethernet cable into my router, my download speed is about 25 mbps and upload is 26 mbps. However, when I ...
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How can I connect my laptop the the LAN connection of the desktop computer

My computer technician has formatted my computer last week and created a LAN connection. I have got a wireless router [Kraun] ....now, I have always been able to connect to this connection with my ...
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Slow connection when more than one device is connected

I am having a weird problem ! When only one device is connected to my WiFi network the speed is very good, but when I connect another device to WiFi, speed will go below 2mb/s and 900ms ping time !! ...
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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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What is the difference between ftps and sftp? [duplicate]

Trying to set up a system for my 4 remote employees to transfer files. It has to be secure. Is SFTP better than FTPS? What is the difference?
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I get “An error occurred while Windows was synchronizing with [name of time server].” when trying to automatically synchronise PC time

Prompted by the answers to this question I decided to give the Windows built in time synchronisation another go. However, no matter what time server I use I get this error: "An error occurred while ...
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https connection in internet sharing through a proxy server

I have two computers (A and B) and a "https" proxy server P on port 80. B has 2 NICs (n1 and n2). B shares the internet connection with A on n1. If A has set P in its browser and tries to open a https ...
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How can I get Internet speed from my router that comes close to what I get from my modem?

I have a pretty standard home Internet setup: Internet comes in via cable, cable modem connects to wireless router, router spreads the goodness among a handful of devices, most wirelessly, one or two ...
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Computer Disconnects From Internet - Wireless

I don't have a router. My pc has a wireless card. I tried reinstalling the drivers but it keeps happening. Could it be hardware malfunction? Can I buy a new wireless card?
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Internet Connection Sharing(ICS) on windows 7 does not work even though connected to host

So below are the details of hardware/software I am using for ICS. 1.Windows 7 as host 2.Android Phone(Micromax canvas 2 as client 3.EDUP nano usb wifi adapter 4.Data card(usb modem) for internet ...
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Sony Vaio Laptop loses wireless connectivity after few minutes

I have a problem with my laptop. My laptop loses its internet connectivity randomly. Sometimes it's okay for an hour but usually the problem occurs after 5 min. When I run these commands, I can ...
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my file download speed is 180-200kbps but speedtest is showing 1.7mbps and i am subsribed to 2mbps pack?

i'm from Malaysia. I am subscribed to 2mbps pack from my country's ISP. But all i get is only 200kbps when download files from the internet, when i test my speed on speedtest.com , it shows me ...
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Skydog is slowing my internet speed

I have two systems running my internet at home: Skydog and BOB (iinet). When I use Skydog (either by Ethernet or wifi) my load speed slows dramatically. However my Dad’s computer runs perfectly both ...
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Is the Transport Layer (e.g. UDP, TCP) handled by the Operating System usually? [closed]

I'm really new to networking and am struggling to understand this. I know the Transport Layer in the Internet Protocol Suite (at least the UDP and TCP protocols) contains the source and destination ...
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cannot capture packets on wireshark without internet

I am using Wireshark on my Windows 8.1 Pro 32-bit pa and whenever I start Wireshark without internet, it can't capture ant packets. But when I am connected to the internet, it captures packets form ...
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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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Sharing of Adsl internet through a ethernet modem to a wireless routher

I've been struggling a few months now , our uncapped internet runs to a modem into a hub , via ethernet we share the internet with our flat 20metres away. We now use a wireless routher as a hub in the ...
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Connecting second router as a slave router via wifi?

I want to connect another router to work as slave router from main router. I have a spare router for that. The problem is that main router is at our neighbors apartment which is on second floor and ...
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Sites not loading but downloading working fine

The problem involves all three browsers I have installed on my system: Google Chrome 20.0.1130.1 (up to date) Mozilla Firefox 13.0 (up to date) Microsoft Internet Explorer 9.0.8112.16421 (up to ...
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How to share internet from one computer to another via router?

I want to share USB-modem internet from one laptop to another by the following way: The main problem is how to configure the first (white) laptop as a gateway on the router. When I try to set the ...
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How to bond two different internet connections

I have two internet connection, each with 4mbps bandwidth. I want to join/merge both of them to get 8mbps speed, both routers have WLAN and LAN capability. How to Double my speed using two routers? ...
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Fixes for Internet connection problems

I purchased a laptop in December 2013 that came with Windows 8. I've been having multiple Internet connection issues since the day I purchased it, including: I am disconnected from Internet at about ...
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Unable to browse Internet on Mac OS X

I can't reach websites using browsers in OS X 10.6.7 on a MacBook Pro, possibly after resuming from sleep. I've had this problem before and it has been solved by a reboot, but I since I got it again I ...
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Is there a Wireless Router that can Access Internet without a Physical Connection?

My friend lives in an apartment and has an ipod that need wifi to access the internet. The apartment does not have internet connection. This may be a stupid question, but he wants to buy a wireless ...
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Draytek 2820 Router slow upload speed?

We have a 20m/20Mbit line. We used to have a cheap sonicwall firewall running the connection at the full speed, but due to some other issues with it, we changed to this draytek vigor router. The ...
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New wireless router connected to existing router modem

My home wifi can often get randomly slow and unstable, and I've already upgraded with the only ISP that my town has. I got a deal on a manufacturer refurbished NETGEAR R6300 hoping it'll help. My ...
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is there any software to establish N percent of internet speed to the processes?

I'm interesting to find a software to control my internet speed usage that would limite each process to use percent of internet speed. or even any (speed or volume) limitation that would set to each ...
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Linux Mint 14 issues with WiFi connectivity

For the past month and a half or so I've been trying rid myself of my Windows dependency. I have tried Fedora, Ubuntu, and now Linux Mint. Everything works great except for WiFi. I install the distro ...
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Diagnose my wacky internet troubles?

Alright so I've had these problems for years now and no one knows what is the cause! My internet every other day or so kind of dies. If I have a torrent or download running it will continue at regular ...
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How to use 3G dongle and Local Intranet(Ethernet) on Same Computer?

OS: Windows 7 I am a college student and my college provides internet access. The Internet access is provided via a local intranet(LAN). I am running a DC++ hub on this Lan. But due to slow speed I ...
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New broadband speed adjustment period (3-5 days)

We've switched from TalkTalk broadband to BT, on a standard 8mb line. We're closeish to the exchange so I expect decent speeds. In the adjustment period (3-5 days) where speeds fluctuate and ...
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How to monitor ADSL2+ modem

I have thomson TG58547 ADSL2+ router to provide WiFy internet brodband, My router is working fine if its connected to only one device through WiFy but when I connect mobile to access WiFi it starts ...
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How do I ensure the Internet works on Windows 7 with 2 simultaneous wireless connections?

My church has two separate wireless networks, one called ChurchInternet which broadcasts on a 2.4 GHz frequency and another called ChurchAudio which broadcasts on a 5 GHz frequency. Both are broadcast ...
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Ethernet connection shows unidentified network with no internet access

For years I've used a physical Ethernet connection for my internet access, then a few days ago it went down and said it was an unidentified network with no internet access. I dug out a wifi card and ...
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Internet not working without VPN or Hotspot shield

I can not browse internet without hotspot shield. Whenever I turn on hotspot shield, everything gets fine. Without it I get "no internet connection" error. On mobile and other computers (over wifi) ...
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Origin of “A message from our sponsors” ads?

It looks like BitTorrent, at least on Windows computers, installs some sort of very well-hidden adware which occasionally, when one clicks on a Web link, displays a white screen saying "And now a ...
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Free internet radio station server software with remote broadcasting?

I am in the process of creating an internet radio station, but the two djs I have for it are not able to be in one place. I need for them to be able to login to a web based broadcasting session that ...