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Some devices on LAN suffer from slow Internet speeds

I have just installed a Draytek 2925n+ in our small office. We have about 10 devices (PC and Macs) hard wired into a gigabit switch, which is connected to the router. I have factory reset the switch ...
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Replacing Comcast modem/router with my own for internet and phone

I use Comcast for my wireless internet and land-line phone at home. I'm interested in buying my own router instead of using the one Comcast is "letting" me use for "only" $10/month. I've looked ...
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Why would switching to Blackbox from GNOME turn off my internet?

I got a hold of Blackbox because I felt like GNOME was eating up too much RAM. The problem is, if I reboot, login with GNOME's login screen, and select Blackbox as the window manager, I don't have ...
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How can I serve up a webpage across a network?

I work for a small company and we constantly access a site (mcmaster.com), and we place a group order at the end of the day. Since the carts are localized to computers we can't see each others carts ...
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Cant Get Internet Working On Any Linux Distro

So recently iv been getting into Linux inside virtualbox and have become quite fond of its different distros. Finally after some time i decided to install Ubuntu on my second hard drive so that i ...
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Router lights are green, still unable to access internet

I have a TP Link modem router (TD-W8901N 150 Mbps wireless-n ADSL2+ modem router). My ISP had given me a phone along with the connection. But since I didn't need it, I removed the splitters and ...
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Websites are loading slowly in Chrome and Firefox, but are loading fine in Microsoft Edge

After installing Windows 10 Pro, Firefox and Chrome take a very long time connect to websites, but Microsoft Edge connects very quickly. I tested lots of websites, such as google.com; facebook.com and ...
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Pass Internet over phone line

I recently moved-in to a new place all wired with phone lines (there is a phone plus in each room). The thing is I don't have a land line so I thought I could use that network to pass Internet ...
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Desktop tethered to Galaxy S3's internet periodically disconnects

My Windows 7 desktop does not have a wireless card built-in, but the room my desktop is located in only has access to wireless internet. The location I'm living in is only temporary, so I decided not ...
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How can I diagnose internet connectivity issues without direct access to my router?

My ISP is currently working on a 5 year plan to structurally upgrade their national network. They have mentioned that there can be occasional hiccups in connectivity. I am experiencing such hiccups, ...
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Steam network error. Suddenly fails to connect. Same issue with PS4 online

Recently I have been unable to connect to steam on any computer in my house. Even on my PS4 I cant play online games for some strange reason. I cant change my ISP since it is the only one available in ...
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Many programs cant access internet

So, recently, I've had a bit of a problem with applications. Most can't access the internet. Here's a fun little bit of a few of my error messages I get when trying to operate applications: I can't ...
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Is there a way to get links on URLs in a column in phpmyadmin?

In my personal database, I have one column which contains only URLs with scheme (e.g. http://...). For something else which cannot be automated, I need to quickly have a look at all these pages. I'm ...
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Mac OS X 10.10.4 web pages not loading

I am running Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.4. When I start my Mac, everything is working, I can browse any page through any web browser, like Safari, Chrome, or Firefox. But after some time, this stop ...
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Block websites with /etc/hosts [duplicate]

So I tried blocking some websites for obvious reasons but I can still keep going to these sites even when I 'supposedly' blocked them. I've edited the /etc/hosts file so it looks like this (example ...
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Router behaving strangely

I am facing a strange problem with my router. The problem is as follows.When I turn on my CPU the internet in the router goes off.When I turn the CPU off, the internet turns on in the router.Router ...
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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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Two Slow DSL or One Fast DSL? [closed]

I'm planning to do a lot of video conference chat, unfortunately, at 2Mbps, there are times I experience loss of sound during chat and even without using the internet, there are times that the ...
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TP Link Archer C7 Router Speed Suddenly Gets Capped to 10mbps

I have a TP Link Archer C7 AC1750 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router hooked up to Comcast 100mbps cable internet. For about 10-15 minutes, the Wifi on the router consistently gets 100mbps (via speed ...
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Laptop rarely loading web pages

My computer rarely can load any web pages and takes a long time when it can. It says that the webpage is not available. I have tried running Malwarebytes, however it said there was no threats. I am ...
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Ubuntu server does not connect to the internet anymore

I switched off my Ubuntu Server, but, when I started it, it didn't connect to the Internet. It is connected to the router via Ethernet. What can I do? The result of ipaddr is: 1: lo: ...
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Router getting ridiculously slow internet connection on 2.4GHz band

I've got an ASUS RT-AC68U router which is performing perfectly fine at 5GHz. However, download speeds don't get faster than 25kbps on the 2.4GHz band. I have a 10mbps broadband Internet connection. ...
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Is it possible to use a non-local proxy to connect to the Internet?

I have a friend who lives 5 miles from me - so we can't have a wired connection to each other. Is it possible to turn his computer into a proxy and let me connect to the Internet through him? I'm ...
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Getting 2 or more devices to be able to see each other and the internet behind a captive portal

I'm working from cafes and hotels meaning I have absolutely no access to internet with no captive portal in front of it. I'm writing mobile app. I need my computer and the phone to be on the same ...
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Where can I find a publicly hosted image that is replaced with a new image each day but maintains the same URL? [closed]

This is a weird question, but I'm using a "dashboard" app that in addition to showing me really useful information, allows me to display an image or gif by supplying a URL. It is meant to display a ...
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How to configure a local network for 'no internet'

I have recently built a small server that acts as a wireless access point. Unfortunately, the server has no way of accessing the internet due to technical constraints. When I use a smartphone (both ...
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Problematic access to internet via wifi

I bought an asus laptop with windows 8.1 and it has an issue when accessing internet via wifi . When accessing internet via ethernet everything loads fine on my browsers but when accessing via wifi: ...
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I want to creating Network without internet [closed]

I want to Create a network between 3 of our house, which are not close. i want to achieve that without internet connection. so that i will be able to transfer files without internet. recommend any ...
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Utility for monitoring internet usage in windows per process/application [closed]

I am using a limited internet data pack in my windows XP system. The problem is there is a background process or a malware which is eating up the data. I can see a continued internet usage, probably a ...
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How can Chrome browser cookies cause internet issues?

Alright, so I'll make this as short and concise as possible. I have both DishNET and mobile data/hotspot for internet. I noticed DishNET was really slow today(I would estimate less than 5KB), so I ...
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Internet History Eraser [duplicate]

If I plug my work laptop back into the work network, can they view internet history from non-network wireless use? I've deleted the history in the standard fashion.
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some websites not opening on one network, but on other

i faced this weird problem with my network, i have two networks one is say NetworkA, other is by say Network B.... When i try to open the website wordpress.com and wordpress.org, they dont load ...
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When I'm connected to two networks with internet access, what exactly is happening as I use internet?

I was just testing a little USB wifi dongle to see whether it's going to work with Raspberry PI. It seems ok on my windows machine. As we have two wifi networks at home, I used the dongle to connect ...
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Matching Window Title of an Internet Explorer webpage [duplicate]

I cannot set up a script when trying to use just part of the Window Title of a webpage using Internet Explorer SetTitleMatchMode, 2 #IfWinActive, bab.la Italian-English dictionary - Internet Explorer ...
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Strong Signal is ruining my Chrome

Few days ago I noticed a new phenomena in chrome Whenever I visit a new website, the first click on the site results in a new tab with ads in it. When searching in Google, some weird results ...
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Share internet through Proxy Server?

I know that a proxy server can be used to secure a network, everything is encrypted, to connect from other country as if i were in another, surf anonymously... But what i don't know if it's possible ...
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How to use my home internet from other country so that I can browse country-restricted websites?

I need to browse websites when I travel to other country but web traffic policy restricts me to do so but not all websites. I have a wire-line internet connection in my house and its router's WAN IP ...
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Is it slower to load an embedded video rather than from its source?

It would make sense that a video that is embedded in a site (like if I were to post a YouTube video on this question or a blog post) would be slower to load because it has to be redirected from a ...
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Is browsing the internet during windows update or an antimalware scan safe?

Over 15 years ago (around 2000), my father never allowed me to use the computer while he was running a virus scan or Windows Update. Can I safely use Google Chrome for normal internet use (Youtube, ...
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Internet cuts out on all devices connected for a short moment [closed]

This is my first time on this site so please be nice. Ok so, I'll try to make this short and sweet didnt have internet for 4 months just got it back the end of last month my "dish" the thing that ...
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ethernet connection makes the WiFi disable

A ethernet (Lan server) connection makes the WiFi disable automatically in windows 8.1. By switching on the WiFi manually let only WiFi to run for few moments and the WiFi goes off again. How can I ...
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torrent works but browser doesn't work

After I setup µTorrent to download my torrents , i face a strange behavior when working with torrents for a long time. The torrent works very well but when i try my browser to go to any web site , ...
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Problems with connecting to internet, except for Internet Explorer, OneDrive and Office

Since a few days or so, I have a problem with internet connection on my Windows 8.1 Lenovo laptop. Connecting to Wi-Fi works fine and I can also browse the internet using Internet Explorer - also ...
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Linux terribly slow internet connection through usb

My connection can't exceed 50 KB/sec while downloading things on Linux. This doesn't happen on Windows where I've got speeds normally going between 1-2MB/sec. lshw -class network *-network ...
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MSN homepage opens whenever my internet goes down

When I get the link I'll edit it to be on here also not sure what SE site to post this on, thought this would be my best bet. My internet has been really bad lately so it keeps going down, BT is ...
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IPv4 in IPconfig internet connection [closed]

IPv4 in my IPconfig ( windows 7 ) is not there. Does anyone know why? Can I reinstall IPv4? Because of this I can't connect to the internet ( through wifi or ethernet cable)
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Baidu browser unable to connect due to error 137

I am having trouble with Baidu (previously Spark) browser. Everything is ok with both Chrome and Firefox, but with Baidu browser I am getting the error message: "Baidu Browser meet an internet ...
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Internet disconnects after a few minutes after starting Windows 10

Today I was connected to internet provider, which provides 100 Mbit/s Ethernet. The connection process is very simple. I just plug RJ-45 to my laptop, and everythink has worked. My provider has DHCP, ...
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Why does firefox send TCP packets even when idle?

I run firefox on Debian. I made a clean install with no cookies, or no information input from my side. I've also disabled all mumboo-jumboo healthy and crash report tracking. I've disabled 'shared ...
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combine connections from 2 ISPs , one uses caching for torrent and youtube an the other doesn't , and do arbitration accordingly while surfing

I have 2 ISPs one is cheap (since has no caching for youtube/torrent etc) other provides caching for youtube,torrent etc irrespective of of the plan i opt for(512kbps,1mbps,....etc),but is ...