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How to exclude search results that match a URL instead of the content of the URL

Is there a way to tell major search engines to ignore search results where the matching phrase is in the URL itself and not the content of the URL? This came up while thinking about The First Number ...
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I'm looking for a way to disable and re-enable an internet connection

I found myself in the need to download about 30 gigabytes of data. On the downside however, the university I'm using the wired connection of itself has throttled the download speed to approximately ...
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How to diagnose random wifi outages

At my home network I'm experiencing random WiFi outages. My notebook is connected to WiFi and then all network traffic stops. The WiFi connection is fine, I have 90% signal strength (-47 dBi on ...
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How to tell if internet is down on Macbook

When ISP is down, we get limited connection error on Widows (see screenshots) with yellow exclamation mark on wifi toolbar, same thing happens in android. In this way we can tell that, there is some ...
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No Internet access on Windows Phone 8 emulator (despite working connection in Windows 8)

I have no internet access on my Windows Phone 8emulator that I run in Windows 8 through the Visual Studio 2012. I know this because for one, I cannot open any website in the Internet Explorer within ...
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Phone tethered to laptop for internet and then send internet out wirelessly

What I am looking for is a way to take the internet I have available on my laptop (from using my tethered smart phone) and project that out just like a wireless router would from a modem. This way ...
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How can I see my ping on the Windows 7 taskbar? [duplicate]

For the purpose of playing online games, I'd like to have some sort of display on the taskbar showing the ping times to a particular server. Is there a way to set this up? (I'm hoping to avoid writing ...
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Can Windows 8's Internet connection be shared over Wi-Fi (making PC a hotspot)?

Is it possible to share my laptop's Internet connection with my Android Smartphone (Galaxy S III mini) over WiFi? I am running Windows 8.1 which is connected to the Internet using mobile broadband ...
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two home laptops accessing wifi

I have two laptop computers that are wi-fi accessible. But I cannot be on both computers on the internet at the same time. if i'm connected on one computer and my husband tries to use the other one, ...
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Windows Hosted Network not getting created

Ok so here goes the question step by step: I own a dell studio 1555 laptop, with INTER WIFI - adapter ( laptop purchased in 2009) Few months back: I ran the netsh wlan set hosted network command and ...
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Can not connect to internet via wifi

My laptop, acer, vista, will not connect to internet even though the wifi connection is excellent, I have a wireless router N and am receiving internet service via hughesnet gen4. Have NO problem ...
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Weird sockets with eduroam [closed]

I’m using Windows 8 and using the XAMPP netstat window I can see my computer opening a second socket (port 4770) to the Eduroam server every time I connect. After that, it is closed and another socket ...
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What is the best answer for: “my Internet is not working”?

I look for work in IT Support. One of interview questions is: what would you first say if user call You and tell my Internet is not working? I think about it a lot and still don't know what is ...
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Are IPv4 and IPv6 incompatible? [closed]

Are IPv4 and IPv6 incompatible? Can they be perceived as 2 different internet layer protocols? If yes, what are the significant differences which make them incompatible?
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Router intermittently loses signal, why?

My ADSL signal comes into my house by copper wires, reaches a tripolar socket where a filter is plugged in (the filter has a tripolar plug, a tripolar socket for the phone line and a RJ11 socket for ...
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Why is explorer.exe constantly sending request? Should I be worried?

I installed fiddler in Windows and this is what I see when Windows is idle (IE is not running) Why is explorer.exe constantly sending requests to google.com and reggistyle.su and also ...
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Possible to get faster internet speeds with tethering?

I USB tether my phone and it's connected as a local-area-network, or working like an Ethernet device. On my phone itself I download at around 15 kilobytes per second, but strangely, whilst attempting ...
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Internet speed is 512 kbps but it gives only 60kbps speed

My internet speed is about 50-60 kbps but on company plan and there website it shows that Internet speed provided is 512 kbps can anyone explain this?
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Using D-Link 2750U WIFI Router for WIFI

I am having trouble configuring the D-Link 2750U WIFI Router. I have a broadband connection with a static IP ( 192.168.1.xxx) through Ethernet cable. Now, I would like use this broadband connection to ...
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Websites loading slowly or not at all giving DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN error

I am having problems with my internet. Some sites load fine (reddit, imgur, armor games), others don't load properly (speedtest.net either fails to configure properly or is all text with a white ...
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Quickly Opening / Downloading A Bunch Of URLs

I got a bunch of urls, that are downloadable content, in my notepad (one link at a line). Is there anyway of quickly opening / downloading all the urls? Any piece of software or browser extension. ...
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Renaming burned CDs

I'm stuck with a problem that would require a skill set a little farther than mine, I currently installed Ubuntu for the first time on a piece of hardware, but I didn't take in account that the ...
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I am am connected to my wireless router at home but it won’t give me an Internet connection

I have a Thinkpad running Linux Mint 17 and my connection is on wlan0 which is the Intel Wi-Fi interface. Several days ago I was connected to the Wi-Fi router at home and everything worked like a ...
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Http Starts failing after a while using windows 8.1

I have problem with my connection on windows 8.1, it looks fine when restart my system, for this wget call. wget http://www.google.com/ as following result. --2014-11-26 17:59:37-- ...
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Does the ISP cache all data?

To clearly show my question I'm going to use pretty high numbers. A file server is connected to the internet through a 1 gbps line. The server is sending a 100 gb file to the client. The file is ...
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Why is IE lacking in Add-on/ Extensions as other browsers? [closed]

I have always wondered that .. , perhaps it is directly related to the Trident layout engine? I need a good technical answer. thanks in advance
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Wireless only connects to Google

I am using a netgear wireless router to connect to create a wireless network. When connected to the router via an Ethernet cable everything works correctly. When connecting to the router via ...
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Cannot connect to the internet through direct modem connection

I do realize this is probably an issue on my provider's part (yes I have contacted them and a technician will be dispatched next week, but I assume you people know the frustration of not having any ...
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How do DNS servers work?

I know that a domain name is resolved by a DNS server to an IP address, which is then used to reach the requested server. I'm slightly embarrassed that I don't know some of the details of how this ...
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Registering a domain with domain privacy (whois): safe and secure way? [closed]

I need to register a domain to sell an apartment. I hope to host the Ad online. The Ad will have photographs of the locality, but no worthwhile personal info barring an e-mail address. It'll be ...
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Use Windows Explorer for viewing web pages

On some XP machines I have noticed that you can view web pages inside of windows explorer by typing a URL into the address bar. Internet explorer does not open, However on this computer when I type a ...
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Can my laptop's model have internet speed restrictions?

So I just upgraded to 120 Mbps internet. It works fine on all of the devices on the network, I get up to 90-100 on most. However, even connected through an ethernet cable, this specific laptop keeps ...
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Sharing a PC Internet to a Android phone via Bluetooth

My PC has an Internet connection. My Android phone does not have Internet connection. My PC has a Bluetooth adapter. My Android phone supports Bluetooth. How I can share my PC Internet connection ...
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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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Login to internet provider directly from router

I have to login to Cyberoam Client with my username and password to use the internet services. I have plugged in the WAN cable into my router, with which I am able to use that internet on many ...
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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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Interent Connection stop and reconnets intermittently, while ping requests go through

Good day all I will keep this short, for the past week my internet has started becoming jittery, It will work fine then suddenly it will "go off", how I know this is my google drive says cannot ...
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Sharing a network connection of PC To a mobile Android device via USB Cable

I want to share my PC internet with mobile through USB. But I am not able to see any sharing tab in network connections. My operating system of PC is Windows 8 and My mobile is Android Kit Kat Version ...
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computer with wired connection unable to browse internet/ping correctly, although Skype/torrents remain functional (intermittent issue)

I'm at the end of my wits here so any help would be much appreciated. The following is an intermittent issue: it happened once before when I first moved into this flat last month, I looked into it a ...
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Browsing sessions in Opera are no longer saved on next Opera startup

After a long time of using Opera web browser without any issues, a really annoying one appeared today. I had about 10-15 tabs open for my regular use when I am surfing internet. The setting that I ...
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Linux users frequently disconnecting wired LAN

We have a LAN with about 200 users and servers. . All are in one big /23 subnet using unmanaged switches. Recently we have purchased new Internet connection. The ISP provided us with a Cisco router ...
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Consistent corruption of large single file downloads

I have experienced this problem the past few times that I have tried to update the software for my iOS devices, but it is also a consistent issue I have seen whenever I try to download large files ...
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Why I can't download file in HTTP from my wireless lan?

I have the following problem with my home wireless network. I have a router that give the ADSL access to my laptops. I can navigate but the problem is that when I download a file in HTTP using the ...
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Why java process keeps on sending and receiving packets thereby consuming internet continuously?

I was just having a look at my network activity as my internet bill for the month was way beyond my reach and i found that the java process in my mac has been continuously sending and receiving data ...
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Why does my internet connection speed drop down to nothing when using torrents?

I have 100Mbps/10Mbps connection. If I open any torrent, with download speed of 50kB/s, my connection goes down to 25Mbps immediately, and any website is really slow to load, even if it is just text. ...
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Software to measure quality of internet connection

We are going to get a demo of satellite internet connection. Office is based in remote scottish highlands where internet speed is quite bad ( below 2 Mbps per line), a lot of outages due to weather ...
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Wifi signal goes out randomly and is only fixed by restarting the computer

I have an Acer laptop with Win7 on it that is three years old. I don't have the money for a new computer (which is why I have one corner of it duct taped together.) I use internet and very randomly, ...
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Is it possible to combine the bandwidth from a DSL modem and a ClearWire modem?

Kind of a crazy question, but... I am looking into getting a backup internet connection. I have DSL and ClearWire can now reach 4-5 meg speeds. I was thinking about getting that service as a backup ...
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Cannot connect to internet with Clearwire modem

I'm currently using a Motorola WiMAX modem (CPEi 25725) and cannot connect to the internet. I can connect to the modem at 192.168.15.1 and check its status. It says that it has good/excellent ...
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How to prevent a file from accessing the internet?

There are some .exe and .dll files belonging to some programs on my laptop which communicate with the internet without my permission (for self-update generally). I want to prevent those files one by ...