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Will upgrading to a DOCSIS 3 modem fix my dropped connection problems?

I have Comcast cable internet and I am connected using a DOCSIS 2.0 SB5101U Motorola Surfboard cable modem that I own. The surfboard is connected via ethernet to a Linksys E1200 router, and from there ...
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Internet Constantly Disconnects (Skype works, browers do not)

My internet connection seems very unstable. I'm on cable, and for my internet just keeps going down for no reason. Sometimes: Everything goes down Browers just stop working but skype works I ...
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Looking for an internet usage meter to track usage on separate network connections [closed]

I still live with my parents who are split, so I live between two houses. At one house we have an 8GB/month cap and the other, 12GB. I also go to TAFE (like uni) were I use their internet heavily. I ...
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How do I fix a slow wi-fi router speed when I have a fast internet connection?

My internet speed as measured on speedtest.net is 10 Mbps from my desktop computer, which is connected via ethernet to the router. When I measure my speed from my laptop (Surface Pro) when on the WiFi ...
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A Script That is Aware of Remote File Change

curl -z pci.ids --remote-time --silent -f -L -O http://pciids.sourceforge.net/v2.2/pci.ids This Code Checks For The Remote File Change and Download If Remote File Has Been Modified but Is There a ...
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Weird internet connection behavior

I'm having a strange problem with my internet connection. At the moment my ISP is Fastweb (an italian provider) and i noticed that sometimes i can't load some sites, then all i have to do is wait 5 ...
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Windows 7 laptop constantly dropping internet connection

I have scoured the web for an answer and failed to find one. I am using a Toshiba Satellite laptop running Windows 7 64-Bit. I have the computer connected via Wifi. Now, I am no beginner with the ...
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How to setup a router to use a 10MBps dialup connection

I have a broadband connection from a lesser-known ISP. Probably this is a problem with the ISP, but here it goes. The ISP just gives a Cat 5 2 pair wire cable that comes into my home. When I connect ...
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How does a web browser parse an IP address in a URL?

If I use a name like "www.example.com" to go to a web page, the browser will start from right to left, looking at the TLD to find the domain and then proceed further. If I enter the IP address of that ...
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Netgear WNDR3400v2 (Latest Firmware): Dashboard incorrectly displays “no internet connection” status

What would cause my router to list the internet connection status as "not connected" even though my connection is functioning normally? I have access to the internet as well as all devices on my ...
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Cost Of Bandwidth $20.00 per megabyte?

I have been in talks with local ISPS about getting fiber hooked up. Several of them have, rather cryptically, told me that they get charged "$20.00" per "MegaByte". This makes no sense to me. A ...
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How to view all connections through Router

So what I need to know is how find out who has been visiting what websites when through the router. It is similar to being able to History on browsers, but people can clear their history, or use ...
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Why would dropbox cause an increase in Latency

I am trying to figure out why Dropbox seems to be completely disturbing my internet connection and if others may be having the same problem. When Dropbox is idle, I ran a speed test. I get a ping to ...
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Use Google Chrome to download software, but the software is in Chinese. [closed]

I am using Google Chrome to download software installation files from an English website. But, when I installed them on my computer, they all appeared to be in Chinese (I am using a Chinese version of ...
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OpenVPN - how to disable internet access after OpenVPN hang

Time to time my OpenVPN connection hang. I want to disable all internet access automatically after VPN hang (to prevent leakage) until I done some "action" or reconnect to VPN. OS: Windows 7 I am ...
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How can I restrict my mates to stop downloading?

We are sharing an internet broadband connection with 6 users at a place we live. We get 20 gb fup ( Fair usage policy) with 2 mbps speed from the ISP after the 20 gb is consumed the speed comes down ...
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Wireless is connected but no internet when PC Turns on

I have a PC that is connected to ADSL Modem router or 'gateway' (linksys WAG54g2) directly via Ethernet cable And a laptop and also other devices such as another laptops and smarth phones. However ...
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Troubleshooting an unstable internet connection

My MacBook Pro running OS X (10.9, but I had the same problem before) is connected to a Belkin router via WiFi and, using Virgin Media as the ISP, to the internet. The connection is extremely unstable ...
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Nothing in my house will connect to the internet unless I am ACTIVELY using my iPod

This is an extremely strange situation, and I have tried to deal with it. I am really at the end of my rope, especially as an online gamer. Trying to do something and then suddenly I need to scramble ...
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Limited Connection and Security unsecure [closed]

My laptop got disconnected, and now when I try to reconnect it says. Limited Connection and Security insecure. I am not able to get on the internet with my laptop, but am able with my PC. I set up a ...
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My internet drops and will only reconnect if I troubleshoot it or restart my computer.

My internet loses its connection and at the same time, and my speaker seems broken if that happens and my mouse will not be smooth as it was before it happens. It already happened before and I didnt ...
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DHCP settings out of range Internet shuts off after a few minutes

I recently upgraded from windows eight to windows 8.1 I do not know if this has anything to do with anything I have a 64 bit OS. My Internet goes off by itself every 5 minutes even though my wireless ...
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Possible to share internet from windows to linux using putty?

I have two computers (Windows 7) and (CentOS 6.4) on my local network, Windows computer takes internet from a mobile device(android using tethering). I connect to CentOS via putty at IP 192.168.1.3 ...
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How to enable internet access from multiple computers simultaneously using Cisco Linksys WRT54GH?

My desktop connects to the internet using a broadband connection modem. Between my desktop and ISP-provided modem I have connected a Cisco Linsys WRT54GH wireless router. My laptop can also connect to ...
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After upgrading to OS Mavericks on iMac it stopped recognizing my ethernet cable

After I finished upgrading my Lion OS to Mavericks OS, it stopped recognizing my Ethernet cable, therefore I can't connect via Ethernet to the Internet but only via Wifi. On the Networks preferences ...
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Weird Network Behavior of Home Router

First of all I would like to apologize because what you are going to read will be long and confusing but I am fighting this issue for 3 days now and am out of ideas. At home I have the following ...
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Router greatly slowing down internet connection speed

I have a router which shares the connection in my house between different computers. I dont need a modem; I can also plug in a pc directly to ethernet cable in my house to gain internet access. I ...
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Play VLC stream without interface

I would like to use VLC to play an Internet radio stream without starting the GUI. Is that possible? I have explored the command line documentation for VLC a bit and I did not came to any solution. ...
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Loadbalancing satellite broadband with 2 ADSL lines

I've got satellite broadband and 2 x ADSL lines coming in to my place due to it's rural location. The satellite has a good download speed but poor latency and, on the flip side, the two ADSL lines ...
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Should a wired router be noticeably slowing down an Internet connection?

I have a fairly old (maybe ~8 years) Linksys Etherfast BEFSR81 V3 10/100 wired 8-port router. Under my old cable internet plan, I would get about 15Mbps on any device using the router, which I figured ...
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Access LAN behind router (from internet port) with WGR614? [Unable to access LAN from PC with Internet connection.]

I have a desktop, 3 laptops, and a mobile. I want to able able to connect to one another with my Netgear WGR614. My desktop has internet via 3G, that I'd like to share with other nodes. I'm able to do ...
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Cannot Browse the Internet after Connect to VPN

My employer has a client that require me to access the web through VPN connection using AT&T Global Network client for Windows. My OS is Win 7. I have all the access such as VPN, URL and so on. ...
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Connections to specific websites/services is incredibly slow/erratic while using universities internet. What is going on, and what can I do about ti?

When connected to the internet at my University there are some websites and services that load incredibly slowly. Nothing actually appears to be outright blocked, but certain websites (mostly games, ...
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Is there an easy way to always redirect facebook.com to facebook.com/events/list (Firefox, Osx)

I often use facebook for communication while working. When I do, I'd rather not see the facebook newsfeed. Unfortunately it's hard to remember to not go to the frontpage and use facebook.com/messages ...
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Wireless Router - Losing Connection, Very Low Speeds - Cause?? Test Results

Looking for answers to an ongoing problem with wireless internet through Time Warner (TWC). There have been 5 technicians out and they can't figure it out. I found a link on this forum suggesting ...
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Windows 8 apps not connecting to internet with USB dongle/modem

The question pretty much says it all. I have Windows 8 Professional 64-bit and my main/only method of getting connected to the internet is to use this USB dongle/modem I have. Now it works perfectly, ...
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Speed test results always the same? [closed]

So i'm trying to measure my internet speed to see if i get the speed where i'm paying for. I read that with a direct connection to your modem you get a closer measure of your promised internet speed. ...
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Google Chrome on Ubuntu won't load some sites

I just installed Ubuntu on an external hard drive, and everything is working perfectly. Only Chrome won't load some sites (Google, Facebook, or Twitter), however it can load every single other site. ...
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Internet connection gets Disconnected Continuously

I am using a NETGEAR router DG834G router which is about 6 months old. I continuously get disconnected from the Internet. Resetting the router helps but the Internet gets disconnected again and again. ...
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How does the TOR-browser-bundle work and how can I make it work

I'm currently using the Tor browser-bundle. I know, that it uses the TOR-software. But I'd really like to know, how the browser-bundle and TOR basically works and how I'm able to install it properly ...
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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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WiFi in, ethernet out?

I have a small network of devices connected to a router, some through Ethernet, some through WiFi. I would like to provide internet access to this network via a nearby campus wide private WiFi 802.1X ...
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Cant get access to Internet on some PCs connected to network

we have a router(AP) in out flat that is connected to other router and that router is connected to internet. Everything was fine but suddenly, only some PCs are able to get access to the Internet, ...
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Wireless Card dies minutes after boot, every time

starting today ( 3 days after a careful move ) my computer started randomly dropping the internet connection. I realized the problem seemed to be with the wireless card because when the problem ...
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Is there any possible way to automute ads on YouTube?

This is probably going to be very difficult because YouTube uses both a flash player and a HTML5 player, but is there any possible way to make sure that when ads are being played, the volume is muted, ...
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Guest OS freezes when trying to dial up connection in Virtual Box

Host OS is Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 5.4, and Guest OS is Windows XP. Network settings in virtual box is set to "internal network". Host OS is connected to intranet via LAN. I don't need the ...
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Proper Linux-based internet usage monitor

Anyone knows a Linux-based internet usage monitor that is decent, and up to date? I found an up to date one, Download Monitor, but that's tied up to Ubuntu Unity App. I found an up to date doc, ...
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Internet & Email Sharing

I have a workgroup of ten computers connected to internet on a broadband ADSL line via a 24 port switch. There is no server. The internet bills have gone so high that I want to eliminate seven to ...
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Very very VERY! Weird Windows 7 bug with network connection shut down

this is the first time after almost a year now since i have this issue. I newer asked for help before because A- i could live with this, but its very annoying, B- i have no time to write this long ...
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Webpage loads keeps lagging until I reset the network adapter

Having a really weird issue with my internet connection on my MacBook Pro... pages load agonizingly slowly, often hanging on a "Waiting for..." status in Chrome. This has been happening on my wireless ...