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“Who” decides whether to use a webpage from cache or from the server?

When browsing to a website, "who" makes makes the choice of determining whether to pull a webpage from the local cache or from the server? Is it the browser? Web server? Webpage-specific coding? How ...
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A-GPS location from mobile internet stick

I have Huawei E1550 connected to my RaspberryPi with Arch-Linux mounted in my car working with german vodafone. I wonder if I can get the A-GPS location from that internet-stick. In times without ...
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Shared Network Works For Some But Not Others

Ok, so my house has 4 devices that connect to the internet. 3 wireless and 1 wired. I own the wired device and 1 wireless device. The other 2 wireless devices can connect to the internet just fine but ...
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How do I fix an Internet “Super Cache” on my Computer?

I have at least one website that I know for certain is "super cached" (or something that causes a similar behavior) on my computer and I have no idea how to clear it out. I will explain the problem ...
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Chrome, Firefox, and the mistery cache

I am developing a website. It's just few lines of html. No phg, nothing fancy, very simple. When I upload my file (Core ftp), the updates don't show on Chrome. I hard reloaded it 1000 times. F5, Ctrl ...
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Logitech K120 Keyboard Sometimes Doesn't Work on Internet

I use a logitech K120 wired keyboard on a Windows desktop computer. Every so often, usually when I am googling something, my Logitech keyboard will stop being able to type on the internet. The mouse ...
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Why I can't open a website with the requested “.com” domain instead of the redirected country-specific domain?

Every time I try to open one website I get redirected to the website but with local domain (domain of the country I am in). The website in the local domain is written in the local language. That’s ...
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How to avoid accidental clicking on own google AdSense ads?

I just started using AdSense, since Google bans accounts which click on their own ads, I am wondering how can one best avoid clicking on one's own ad accidentally? Is there perhaps a Firefox addon, ...
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How do I use proxy in uTorrent for downloading?

My Hostel Wi Fi has blocked uTorrent and other clients. So I can't download through them. Can I use proxy for unblocking it? If yes then how?
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How to take advantage of two Internet connections (WiFi / Wired)?

I have two separate internet connections, one through WiFi and other Wired. However, generally I have observed that Windows try to use only one ( mostly faster one/ Or Wired by preference - I am not ...
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Speedtest shows fast connection but actual downloads are slow

I'm struggling with my wifi setup at home. I've 2 floors apartment. Router is on the first floor (ASUS RT-AC68U) and my desktop PC is upstairs (w adapter ASUS USB-AC56). I find the connection pretty ...
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Internet usage when Remote Desktoped into a work computer

I'm using a network extender (provided by my work) and remote desktop to connect to my work computer. Obviously streaming my work desktop to my home computer will use my internet connection, but if I ...
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How to protect from Netcut

I am connected to a network with around 50 users in my college. I can't browse anything on net because they use up all the bandwidth using net-cut software. How do i protect my computer from this.
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Hotspot > Wifi > Win7 > RJ45 > Router > Wifi > Andriod6

I am living in temporary accommodation with no internet connection. There is an 'unsecured' Wifi Hotspot in range. I can connect my laptop to it and get a login in page. I have an account, so once I ...
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Giving multiple rooms wired internet access

The idea is that I want to give wired internet access (Ethernet) to every room in my house, using the cables already routed in the walls (Cat5 cables). Because the cables are already routed, the only ...
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Ethernet port works randomly on startup, restart always fixes issue

I have a custom PC that I built awhile ago that has a Asus rampage motherboard, don't have the exact model number off the top of my head. I have it wired with ethernet rather than wireless and the ...
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My websites on the same host seem to be down for me only… how can this happen?

I have a shared host in the States (I'm based in Australia) that is inaccessible from our internet (up to 3 computers using our ISP connection are receiving Problem loading page in FireFox). Everyone ...
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Websites download unusual file in certain browsers

Working from OSX El Capitan 10.11.1, can't currently test this on a different OS. (Update: a friend checked on OSX 10.10.5 and everything seems fine there) Recently, some websites became inaccessible ...
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Firefox Version not update after MAR file update in Control Panel

I am using the follow steps to update Firefox using mar file. https://wiki.mozilla.org/Software_Update:Manually_Installing_a_MAR_file It's updating Firefox as expected. Help > About Firefox also ...
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Why can't I visit a specific site?

For some reason I can't visit http://daringfireball.net and it's driving me crazy. On Chrome I get "This webpage is not available ERR_TIMED_OUT", on Safari I get "..the server where this page is ...
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Can I split the speed of a single ISP (and a single source) into two routers, so their speeds don't depend on the internet consumption of each other?

First I'd like to say I'm an absolute newbie in network configuration or anything related, by newbie I mean really newbie. The problem is that my Internet is quite slow (8mbps download, 1 mbps ...
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Windows 7 hangs if I open apps that connect to internet

Windows 7 hangs every time I open any application that connects to internet. Chrome, IE, Outlook, VLC Player all have the same problem. This problem started appearing only since yesterday. Its ...
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I have Internet connection… but not quite?

Sorry for the confusing title, but I am really confused with this problem. Basically - I have Internet connection (and quite a solid one, not like gprs in the middle of tundra) and I can browse ...
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connected unsecured wifi connection in my hostel but when connected it says “unidentified network no internet access”

in my hostel there is a wifi connection with no password when i tried to connect it, it says "connected" but it has a notification which says "unidentified network no internet access" i am using win 7 ...
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What does the www8 or www6 in a URL mean?

I see some sites with urls such as www8.example.com or www6.example.com, but I don't know what www8 or www6 mean. Does anyone know what this means and if it's different from a URL that just has www?
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network adapter driver problem in Windows 7

I am facing problem with my Windows network adapter. It detects all the available networks but it shows "Limited Access" for the network I wish to connect. On diagnostics it gives "The wireless ...
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How can a website determine my language preference?

How can a website determine my language preference (and wrongly, I might add)? When I browse to a site, it defaults to setting the site language to Afrikaans. I've never selected this before, nor ...
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Stick to 1-6-11 channels or use others?

My apartment uses one router and multiples access points with channels 2, 4, 7 and 9. I have a feeling this is the reason there's so much interference that the internet is really bad. Two neighbours ...
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How to run a cable and an ADSL internet connection simultaneously for increased uptime?

I have a cable connection and an ADSL connection. I often play online games and I want an uninterrupted connection. I have only one ethernet port on my computer. So, when I'm in the middle of a game, ...
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How can I improve the transfer speed on my home network?

I am looking for ways to bump up the transfer speed between my local computers on my home network. I have 3 desktop computers and they are all running Windows. One uses wired connection and the other ...
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How can I combine two physical internet connections into a single wireless network? [duplicate]

Recently, entirely by accident, I found that if my laptop was was plugged into one internet connection by Ethernet, and also connected to a seperate internet connection via wi-fi (in this case, I was ...
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How to increase RWIN Value in Windows 10?

We all know that a lot of things have been deprecated and there was also the introduction of auto scaling in earlier windows versions. Right now after using this analyzer ...
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How to stop videos on news sites from overriding my speaker mute

Just recently I have found when clicking on news stories that their advertisement and news videos start up automatically and that if I have set the speakers to mute that it overrides this. I then ...
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How to select default network interface for internet?

I have 2 network interfaces. Both use DHCP to obtain ip address. First provides internet directly and second uses PPPOE connection. How to select which connection windows will use to connect to ...
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Why does my Internet slow to a crawl unless I reboot my router every few days?

A few weeks ago, I noticed that my Internet connection had slowed down to a crawl. I waited a few days hoping it would go away on its own, but it didn't get better. So I asked this question about how ...
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Can I use a landline ADSL with a fast satellite DSL feed to overcome the latency issue of satellite?

My satellite ADSL provides up to 20mbps, but it has a latency of 700ms. Can I use a slow fixed-line ADSL plus the Satellite dsl feed together, with a dual band router, so that the fixed ADSL deals ...
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Choosing IP Address For Firefox

On my server I have 2 static IP addresses. I would like to set Firefox to use one IP address exclusively. Does anyone have any good ideas on achieving this?
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different IP's from ipconfig and whatismyipaddress.com

When I type in ipconfig in the Command Prompt, I'm getting 192.168.x.x as my IPv4, and if I go to a site like whatismyipaddress.com, im getting something with 80.50.x.x Why am I getting two different ...
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Kaspersky blocks internet

Hey, I downloaded the new Kaspersky Internet Security 2010, and since then my internet has not been working. As soon as I disable Kaspersky my internet works. I have narrowed down to what the problem ...
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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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WLAN: Upload over specific router with specific laptop doesn't work

I have brand new acer Aspire V15 Nitro, instantly after opening it, I upgraded from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. Connecting to home WiFi functioned very well. It is just recently (the first time I ...
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Being redirected to IIS7 page

When I try to access another computer across my home network through a browser by using its ip address I get routed to an iis7 page that says iis7 and then welcome in a bunch of languages. Any help?
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Are there any established network quality classifications?

I'm finishing a program that sends a lot of data over TCP/IP. I'd like to test it with various quality networks to measure how well it works under different conditions. Are there any established ...
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How to make pictures not load blurrey at first

I noticed on many platforms (including Windows and Android) Firefox loads images blurry at first (especially when viewing google images). How can this be changed? I'd prefer nothing to be loaded at ...
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Extremely slow download speed but reletively good downstream

I am having severe internet issues with no particular cause (that I can find). My average download speed was around 8Mbps on ADSL2+ during peak hours (I live in Australia without NBN) and I was ...
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Good ping indicator? [closed]

I have the worst Internet ever, it constantly fluctuates from a normal ping of around 40ms, to over 5000ms. I'm a keen "Gamer" and this irritates me so much, I know there's not much to do other than ...
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No connection to Router(Lan,Wan) after installing AVG 2016 and/or Updating windows

Well..i know there have been questions like this one all over su but none have an actual solution.. so ill just give a cleaner explanation of what i did and how i did it.. Installed clean w7 Ultimate ...
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Internet connection blocked

I am using chrome and firefox. When I open webpages, It is showing Google Chrome's connection attempt to superuser.com was rejected. The website may be down, or your network may not be properly ...
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Internet connection must be reset frequently or else it goes slow

Any reason for this? No other device exhibits this problem. I am using a Belkin USB Wi-Fi device, but I previously used an onboard Atheros Wi-Fi card and it was beyond horrible at maintaining ...
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Timing out on certain URLs

I have an internet connection via my local cable provider. I have a cable modem with a wireless router connected to it. About 5 days ago I started having trouble reaching certain websites that I ...