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Can using RDP reduce data usage?

In my home i have internet connection(50 mbps) with a data limit of 100GB. Suppose if i am outside with my laptop or mobile and i have very less speed and data usage limit than at my home. I am ...
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Verizon Walled Garden - internet works

I keep getting "Verizon Walled Garden" messages, although I can still connect to the internet. Google.com occasionally triggers the screen and DropBox can't establish secure connection. I am working ...
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Why upload rates are lower than download rates in normal internet connections?

I have used dial-up and/or broadband services from many service providers (in India) and one thing I noted is that the upload bandwidth is lower than the download bandwidth. Is there any reason for ...
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Can the Internet work without DNS?

If we have an IP-based system of identifying nodes on the Internet why is there a need for DNS?
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Server Busy This action cannot be completed because the other program is busy

I am using HR Block 2015 efile. Upon hitting send, I get the confirm send dialog and after hitting ok and a short interval another alert pops up with the title Server Busy. The really bad error text ...
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Does “Surfing on internet in VirtualMachine” provide privacy at work?

Employers can monitor all internet traffic at my work. I want some privacy while surfing with my PC which has my name and surname as username. Does surfing inside of a virtual machine installed on ...
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Internet/Router Problems

Hi guys so the problem i am having which i see many people have had is that i cant go on anything online such as steam,league of legends,elder scrolls online etc. Now what i have found out it is not ...
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Why does my browser hang when I visit google.com:8000, but error at google.com:443?

I'm learning about ports and was mucking around. I found out that when I visit http://google.com:8000 (a port I chose at random), my browser times out after hanging for a while. But when I visit http:...
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Can You Port Forward the Same Port # to 2 Different Internal IP Addresses?

If I port forward port 80 UDP on my PC, can I access port 80 from my other laptop?
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Why do ISP's offer faster download speeds than upload speeds? [duplicate]

In most cases (in the USA) the major ISP's offer moderate download speeds, but the uploads speeds are a fraction of the upload speeds (normally about 10%). Why is this done? It would seem better ...
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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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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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Hosting a wifi connection with Belkin G Wireless usb adapter

I have belkin g usb wifi adapter F5D7050, i want to share my computers internet connection which is connected through lan with my mobile (iphone) through wifi, so can anybody help me setting it up? I ...
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Who provides the Internet service to Internet Service Providers (ISPs)?

I've been wondering recently about how the infrastructure of the Internet really works. I know that I have an Internet Service Provider (ISP) that supplies my connection to the Internet. But what ...
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Very slow Internet speed after switching to a Netgear CG3100D-2BPAUS

I’ve been having stable internet ever since I’ve gotten a Belkin n300 wireless USB adapter. However, after switching from Optus to Telstra internet, the download speeds dropped to below 0.5mbits/s ...
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How to stop my Wifi CPE from going into bridge mode?

My current home network config is as below. ISP...(wireless)...Outdoor CPE---(ethernet cable)---Asus wifi router...(wireless)...laptop & phones In routine scenario: Asus wifi router is set to ...
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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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Configure Windows Firewall to block ALL applications system-wide, except for a select few?

I'd like to make it so Windows disregards internet access for every system and user application, and let me add exceptions as I see fit, but I'm having problems... Going to "Windows Firewall with ...
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The extent of my modem's issues on my end?

Yesterday, me and others in my apartment were suddenly unable to access certain (and by certain I mean many random ones) domains without time out issues. e.g. I could try going on amazon.com, but ...
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Setting up a secure Network

I have a home network that I want to make more secure so I brought a second router with the aim of setting up a second, separate network at home to put the more important device on. I checked out the ...
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How do I stop Windows Operating System from using up my bandwidth quota?

I'm in NZ, which means my internet is capped at 5GB, which is not funny. I notice on my Windows 7 that even after disabling automatic update (don't worry, I flick it back on during my off peak hours) ...
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Apache 2.4.9 Server Download Interrupted

I have a small server using Apache 2.4.9. You can connect fine. But for some reason. Downloading big files seem to be an issue. Whenever you download a big file, It says Download Interrupted. (...
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Internet connection is lost very often

I have recently connected to some fiber infrastructure for internet. I am connected to it with my laptop and my phone, via a TP-LINK TL-WDR4300 router. I often encounter connection losses, like ...
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How can I determine the origin of a downloaded file?

Is there a way to determine what the original source or link was for a previously downloaded file, other than using the browser's download history?
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Rerouting all internet traffic for more direct path and lower ping

Is it possible for an end user to set a "custom route" for packets outbound to the "internet". Let me put this in perspective using a server and a game. 'isp x` is in charge of 99% of all data/...
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How to use 2 different connection (Internet & VPN) using 2 LAN cable in a single PC?

I have 2 connections (1) Internet and (2) Intranet (VPN). Some software needs Intranet(VPN) for using when internet LAN is being disabled. But I want to use internet at a time. Can anyone give me a ...
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How to check if pppoe is already connected in windows through a cmd?

I have accomplished auto wifi connecting and then connecting pppoe as I have scheduled the script to run every 5 minutes so it disconnects my wifi when it runs if it's already connected..! I want to ...
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Block the secondary router in my network

I have a main router/modem and I want to share the Internet with some rented rooms in my house to cut down the Internet bill and make some profit from using the Internet. I am the owner and rent some ...
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Internet working selectively on some devices

I have a HP pavilion p028tx with windows 10 and a tp-link modem. The wifi i am using is getting connected in the laptop but with a limited sign and no internet access is available. I can connect other ...
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After clean installation of threshold 2 over windows 10 i couldnt connect to internet via wifi

It may sound ridiculous. When i am near to the WiFi modem i could not connect to internet but if i am away from the modem WiFi works fine and i could connect to internet. I did a clean installation of ...
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Fast pc - modem and modem - internet connection, but slow pc - internet connection

I recently bought an Asus DSL-AC68U modem and a PCE AC68 wireless network adapter for my desktop pc. Setting up the modem was really easy, and I measured up to 70Mbps with a laptop directly connected ...
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Is there a way to schedule windows 10 connection to internet

I need my computer be reconnected to internet after some hours from now for example, while I disconnect it manually, how should I set it to connect to the same wifi network after some hours ? I ...
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traceroute always end at the gateway?

A while ago I upgraded my home network to a new ISP and had no problems at all until today. I tried to traceroute to 8.8.8.8 and this happened: Tracing route to google-public-dns-a.google.com [8.8.8....
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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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Hyper-V configure with internet

I am using Hyper-V to create some Windows server 2012 R2 virtual machines. All was good until I found I could not access the internet in the virtual machine and now I am stuck. Where I am at ...
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Deciding the best approach towards network implementation

What are the advantages/disadvantages when implementing VDSL technology into a house? There are 2 options I can take: 1st: Implement the network communication via already existing telephone line ...
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How to capture fonts from the websites?

Sometimes some websites have very cool fonts and they might even be freely available over the internet. Is there a simple way (an app maybe) which can be used to find out which font the website is ...
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Wifi stops working after a while unless I renew DHCP (MB Pro Retina, Late 2013)

It started a while back. I think it happened when I updated to Yosemite, it happened when I updated to El Capitan. Wifi works fine for less than half an hour, then it stops working. It doesn't get ...
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Cannot Connect to server

I'm developing an application, and I need to connect to the server by app through port 5222 (TCP). My host doesn't have a domain name (just an IP address). In my local network I can simply connect to ...
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I am not able to connect my software with my public IP

please help me in port forwarding. i m stuck in the middle. suppose my local ip is - 192.168.0.103 and public ip is - 49.248.xx.xxx I have D-link DSL-2520U ADSL2+ modem router so here is what i do, i ...
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How can I prevent background programs from using my internet? [duplicate]

I'm using windows 10. Many background programs / software are using my internet such as: Windows update, svchost.exe(netsvcs) , service host and some other programs. I tried some solutions like this ...
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My home wifi network won't allow any device to access a specific domain, but can access it on any other connection

I'm more of a layman than the average user here, but I need help. Some back story is needed to describe my problem. I'm a realtor, I recently signed up with a new lead generation platform that ...
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Surprising high bandwidth on my ISP's network [closed]

I live in India. The plan which I have taken from my ISP gives me 130 Kbps on internet and 1 MBps on peering network. I download certain (NOT popular) videos from Vimeo, and I found out today that a ...
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How fast would torrents be at 10 mbps [closed]

I'm planing on getting a 10 mbps internet but I'm not sure how fast that would be, and I am not talking about loading a web page. With my current internet I get 500-900 kbps download when ...
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Tracert public address before internal address

So, I have been having problems with Frontier's 74.40.74.40 and 74.40.74.41 DNS servers essentially hijacking certain websites like Google over SSL (gives security warning) and have been trying to ...
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Single-Click to connet to VPN on Windows 10

I'm creating a batch file to connect to VPN on Windows 10 by a Single-Click. The VPN is using PPTP. Below is the command I've tried and different problems I faced: 1) rasphone -d "VPN NAME"** ...
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Unable to access internet from my 3G dongle to my android mobile, eventhough connected through “Virtual Router” app

I am trying to access internet of my 3G dongle to my mobile. even though I am able to connect my laptop(windows 10) to mobile through virtual router wifi using the app called "Virtual Router Manager". ...
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Almost all sites won't load in Windows 10

Recently my Internet has been acting badly. Basically, I can only load certain sites. Some sites work great, and others don’t load at all. I think this is because some firewall or antivirus thing. ...
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Share my localhost over router?

The problem: I want to share my localhost, which is currently set up to http://sohan.com by hosts file in system32\drivers\etc folder. I want to access it directly from any other devices that can ...
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Remote desktop printing via RDC through VPN connection using Laserjet Pro M1536dnf MFP

I need to enable printing by 4 laptops to my local office LAN printer through Remote Desktop Connection(RDC) from my client’s system. My printer is a HP Laserjet Pro M1536dnf MFP which is wireless. ...