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Accessing local network while using a wireless router

I primarily use an Ethernet cable attached to a wireless router to connect to the internet. My router (a Netgear N600) connects to my ISP over PPPoE and is assigned a single public IP address. Where ...
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How to secure my broadband internet connection

My friend purchased broadband internet connection, but when scan network security on Avast Internet security it say that: "network router is accessible from the internet". He is using Windows 7 ...
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Speedtest: Why are some devices limiting despite there should be almost no difference?

I have different devices testing the internet speed. The first number is the download speed in Mbps and the second number is the upload speed in Mbps (see this video comparing Alpha, iPhone and ...
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Sending POST with esp8266 Module

I am trying to send a POST request from my esp8266 wifi module and I am getting errors. Such as: "Your browser sent a request that this server could not understand" I am trying to send: POST ...
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How can one connect to wifi without having to install drivers on XP?

I ran into a problem while attempting to fix my friend's computer. It was stuck in a reboot loop from a virus that prevented booting. So I did the natural and booted from an install disk (How does one ...
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Should I set a password for local account in order to increase security over the Internet (Windows)? [closed]

What if I will use Windows without passwords (for local accounts) ? Is it unwise in matter of Internet security ?
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How to find different chapters of a book/report on internet [closed]

There is a PDF file on a site and it is titled as "Chapter 2:....." which means there are several other chapters, it can be a book or a report with many chapters, I don't know the title of the ...
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How to change VPN port

I am using Hotspot Shield (Win 8) And my country has blocked the VPN (the port number 1723 possibly I suppose) I want to change this port 80, which is very innocent. How would I go about this?
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What TCP / network tuning should be performed in Windows 7 for best internet performance without reasonable risk of causing issues?

I'm wondering what network / tcp tuning should be done in Windows 7 to ensure best performance (yet without reasonable risk of causing issues). Here's what I have so far (the below commands get run ...
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Wrong Geo-location in some services when using a specific router

Recently a router which I used to connect to gives me location away as in Romania in some services It's only on a small number of services like re-captcha since the majority of them like the actual ...
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Unable to download some files from internet including Java JDK

I am getting "Unknown Network error" after downloading 84% of Windows 10 Upgrade from windows 7. I tried some tips given by superusers but none of them worked. Also I am getting "Unknown Network ...
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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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Is there a standard of naming the domain for a XMPP server?

I have a running XMPP server that's (sub)domain is set to xmpp.domain.tld. Should i change it's domain so it has the same address as my mail (domain.tld)? Is this bad style you shouldn't do, ...
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How to properly setup a Wi-Fi extender to be able to access it later

My internet setup at home consits of a normal Thomson (TG789vn) router and a new AP/repeater. Now I managed to connect it using the bridge (and later repeater) mode, but I can't access or find the ...
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Why would I not be able to view all websites over wireless, but can over wired networks?

At home I'm running a wireless hop network, and can't seem to visit some websites, but when I'm over my wireless hop I can access any website. Why is this happening?
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Newly opened pages load indefinitely, but load immediately when I hit refresh

I've been having internet issues with my internet regularly since I got a new computer and new internet a couple months back. At first I was having trouble with certain websites occasionally failing ...
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Why am i only getting half the advertised speed?

My ISP offers an internet speed for 20mb VDSL for 2 months and for free! So i signed up for no money charge, and a tech support came to my house to set up my new Internet, he showed and confirmed me ...
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Internet amazing via Ethernet, unusable via WI-FI?

so I got this new internet a few days ago, it's a 4G LTE Dongle which I connected to a TP-LINK TLL-MR3420 router to share it with the house (the ISP recommended it), I'm connecting my desktop to it ...
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How does a URL get resolved into an IP address of a SPECIFIC server?

I understand that DNS resolves a URL name into an IP address, but I don’t understand how DNS comes up with ONE specific server’s IP address when some websites like Google have some data centers with ...
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How to Set Internet Usage Limit For Each Application [duplicate]

I am using Windows 8.1. When I connect to the Internet, many applications connect simultaneously. I want to set limits for every application accessing network, so I can use data efficiently. How can I ...
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How to Controll The Internet Usage For Each Application

I am using windows 8.1. in my pc so many apps use internet automatically when I am conected to the internet. I want to controll the application which can connect and which cannot. How to achieve this ...
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Any reason why Internet Explorer won't play HTML5 video on some computers?

We've got a client who is saying an HTML5 video won't play on Internet Explorer 11 on their machine. We've tested it and it works just fine on IE9 and above on the computers in our office. So I was ...
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script to process calendar dates on a webpage

I'm just wondering if anyone knows of a publicly available script which would do the following: 1) identify ("parse out") calendar dates on a webpage (or simply in any text document, whether html or ...
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Possible DNS Issue Causing Timeout on Some Sites

I'm using Windows 10, and having a bit of a problem. Whenever I'm on my home network, with my laptop - some sites will just timeout for me. One example is uakron.edu, whenever I connect using my ...
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Repeater and Bandwidth consumption

Does using a repeater to increase WiFi signal means I will use double the Internet Bandwidth that I use for connecting directly to the Router, in other way if I consume 10 megabyte by connecting ...
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How to route traffic through multiple servers for faster connection [closed]

Internet “speed” is not only dependent on what your ISP gives you but what servers give you, and the latter is independent of your ISP, so no matter how much you pay for Internet, some sites (most) ...
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Cannot connect both PC and Laptop over LAN with Router

_ ROUTER || _____________|| | D-Link | | | | L1 L2 L3 L4 | ---|-----|--|-- | | | | | |____________ < ISP | | (Static IP: ...
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VPN connection is using the internet connection of the remote desktop instead of my home internet connection

On my Windows 8.1 desktop at home I connect to a remote desktop outside my home network only to perform the tasks on the remote machine that are not network related (creating/updating/reading files ...
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Linking two routers wirelessly and connecting to them wirelessly

I want to link two routers together wirelessly so that my peripherals connected to either router can access the internet. However I want the peripherals to access either router wirelessly too. ...
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Gigabit NIC connecting with 100 Megabit

I recently upgraded my internet to a 200 Megabit connection, however, I seem to have some trouble with the NIC on my mainboard (Gigabyte Z77X-UD3H Rev 1.1). For some reason Windows detects it as a ...
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How to prevent Google Chrome from changing the default browser to itself in Windows 7?

I am using Windows 7 (SP1 x64) with Internet Explorer 11. And every time I open Chrome, it makes itself the default browser automatically without my permission. Is Google trying to force me to use its ...
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Internet stops working after removing lavasofttcpservice.dll from my computer

Few days ago I noticed a new software in my computer named "lavasoft webcompanion". I have no idea from where it came. I have never installed anything from lavasoft. So, I uninstall the program. ...
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Drops internet connection but not LAN connection

I'm having a odd connectivity issue I can't solve. My desktop computer will lose its Internet connection for about 5-15 seconds randomly every 10 to 30 minutes. It's connected via ethernet. This only ...
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How to access a computer with TeamViewer while it's downloading?

I'm working with two computers one is a PC in university and another is a laptop at home. I have installed TeamViewr on both of them to be able to control the PC in university from home. I didn't have ...
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What are these weird IP addresses?

As you can see in these tracerts, there are 3 weird IP address in there. After that there are my ISP IP addresses and things. What does this mean? Is there something between me and my ISP? I'm not ...
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Differences between TCP receiver and transmission window

After reading this question I'm still confused about the relationship between the receiver window and the congestion window in the context of TCP based communications. The answer states that the ...
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Access server through LAN while using internet on 3G

I have a problem having my 3G and LAN connecting simultaneously. At work we are connected through LAN to a server, which has an internet connection and we also access our files from there. I am ...
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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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What is the use of the synchronization preamble in Ethernets? [duplicate]

In the context of Ethernets, what is the purpose of the synchronization preamble field from the beginning of an IEEE 802.3 frame? I'd take a guess that it was meant to distinguish packets from noise ...
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Internet noticeably slower on one computer while faster on another connected to the same router

I have a 120Mb/s Internet connection and it works well on my laptop with 1Gb/s network card and Windows 7. But it works too slow on another computer which is older and which have 100Mb/s network card ...
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Shortcut key to open Current Wireless Network STATUS dialog window on Windows 10

I want to get to this Wireless Connection Status Window with only a keyboard shortcut as I need this often. Perhaps Windows already built this in but I don't know about it OR perhaps we can build a ...
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Why is Bluetooth PAN functioning slowly on one machine but fine on another?

I am using Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit and the Bluetooth dongle which I use to connect to the Internet via Bluetooth PAN (Personal Area Network) is only functioning at 12% of what it should be according ...
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Internet access directly through modem, but not through router [duplicate]

I’m trying to set up a new network at my home and am having issues... in short, I can access the internet through my modem directly, but not through the router. Here is a brief writeup for today's 4 ...
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Implementing TCP hole punching

I have theoretical knowledge about TCP hole punching and i want to connect two devices behind two different NATs. What is the easiest way to do so? Is there any softwares for making the task easy?
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unable to access internet from windows in VMware guest OS

I'm using windows 7. I have installed vmware. In vmware i have installed guest OS(windows). Now i want to access internet in my guest OS. How can i access? Please suggest me. Thanks in advance.
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Router internet suddenly failed

My router is a Netgear Nighthawk R7000. Going to routerlogin.com has been slower and slower recently, going from instant loading of settings to taking 10-15 seconds on every page, failing to load the ...
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Multiple entries in a forum from same IP

Sorry if the title is a bit confusing. Recently, I joined a forum event. They were strict about one entry per IP. The mods contacted me and told me that multiple entries were entered from same IP. So ...
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How to make MacBook sharing Wi-Fi from iPad

I connected from iPad to MacBook Pro (mid 2012) by USB. In iPad personal hotspot turned on and iPad sharing Internet to MacBook Pro. It is working. I want that MacBook Pro share internet too. I made ...
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Essential system processes that is needed for basic Internet connection Windows 8.1/ 10

1: I've been trying so hard for a while to spot the processes that are essential to have a basic Internet connection. by basic I mean third party apps like download managers or Google Chrome be able ...
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Route my internet through a website's server

Good day, I have a 4 Mbps internet plan but i have noticed that my ISP allows around 22 Mbps bandwidth for youtube / google servers only. I have verified this by installing "google data compression ...