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Extend wireless range with a second router

I've read that using the router as an access point would be a solution, but is it possible to do this wirelessly, i.e without using a cat-5 cable? I haven't tried this yet, as I'm not sure if this is ...
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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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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? Thanks
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when im checking for updates [on hold]

I went on updates an went to option an went an loged on intel otherhardware (R)management interface an didn't want to I afde a mistake now its trying to get me to upgrade to windows ten an I don't ...
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How can I utilize more bandwith in my browsers and applications ?

I have a internet connection of 16Mbps bandwidth. This goes for download and 3Mbps bandwidth for upload. I get good download speed in a download manager, nearly about 2MBps. And upload speed of 375 ...
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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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Will I be able to register my own IPv6 address as an individual?

I know that at this moment, for all practical terms it is almost impossible to register a small portion of IPv4 addresses as an individual or even a small scale corporation. My question is if the ...
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Web page does not display properly

I have a problem with one of my computers. It does not display any website properly. The background clouds on some websites do not show up, the layout of some websites are not properly displayed. And ...
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Archon runtime - Android apps that require internet do not work

I am currently having an issue with android apps that require a internet connection running on the Archon Runtime. When I try Instagram I get a "Unknown Network Error" and the same with the ebay app ...
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Internet wireless connected with limited access, Windows Vista

I had some malware in my computer so I did a bit of manual work to remove it including resetting TCP/IP. Now the malware is gone. I can see my home wireless network and I can get connected to it, ...
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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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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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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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Where can I find a publicly hosted image that is replaced with a new image each day but maintains the same URL? [on hold]

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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Internet connection not working

This problem is not really related to programming, but to my computer. As of this moment I'm writing from my mobile phone. Not because I want to, but because I'm forced to. Maily because I have no ...
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Direct connect device to ethernet port on pc, and give it internet access through my wireless

Ok, bear with me this is going to be a long explanation. I have my PC(Ethernet) and a PS2(Ethernet) connected a router(B). My PC is also connected to my homes wireless(A) connection for the internet. ...
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How do I stop Windows Operating System from using up my bandwidth quota?

I'm in NZ, which means my internet is capped at 5GB, which is not funny. I notice on my Windows 7 that even after disabling automatic update (don't worry, I flick it back on during my off peak hours) ...
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Something is accessing the internet on my computer. How do I know which one? [on hold]

What software will allow me to know which programs access internet? I suspected it's bitcoin-qt But how do I know for sure?
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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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Wireless Repeating with two Netgear N750 (WNDR4300)

I have a Netgear N750 as my main router, which connects to the internet via a modem. I have a second Netgear N750 which I want to use to repeat the wireless signal of the main router. I logged in to ...
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Access Internet on android phone by connecting it to laptop?

My latop is connected to a wired modem for internet. I want to access internet on my android phone. Can i do it by connecting my Android to laptop via usb cable and then enabling tethering. Edit: ...
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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 [on hold]

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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Name resolution for the name…timed out after none of the configured DNS servers responded

I am getting this message in system event during my PC startup Name resolution for the name website.com timed out after none of the configured DNS servers responded. And another same message ...
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It takes my computer a long time to establish connections with websites

I recently moved to a new house, got a new computer, and upgraded from Win7 to Win8. When I go on a webpage, the browser goes into the white loading screen for about 5-10 seconds, then everything ...
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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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Internet Explorer “There was a problem sending the command to the program” error

When I click on links to other URLs on web pages or in email messages, this error occurs about 90% of the time. Began occurring when I switched from a cable service to Verizon FIOS. What can I do to ...
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Connected to internet but can't browse after trying to remove Covenant Eyes

I recently got a MacBook Pro. It connects to ethernet\wifi and has internet but when I open Safari or Firefox, nothing happens. I get a timeout for all websites. I had Covenant Eyes on my Mac before ...
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Intermittent connection and “Firewall Blocked” log entries on Cisco DPC3939B with firewall “disabled”

First, I apologize if this question seems to be "all over the place". I've tried to sum it up as clearly as I could, but there are a lot of moving parts, so I've tried to be detailed with my ...
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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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Two internet connections, two routers, one network

So here is my situation. We recently got another internet connection setup here at home, which means we have two now. Each internet connection has its own router (both routers have a built in modem, ...
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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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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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Matching Window Title of an Internet Explorer webpage

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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HP Probook 4510s

Since morning I'm not able to use Internet in my laptop.I use a local company broadband LAN connection.Generally when connected two lights blink at the LAN port (green n orange) but now only the ...
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Haywire laptop WiFi seems to cause router+modem unit to *also* lose *internet* connection…how?

This is a theoretical question about router+modem units, not a troubleshooting question per se. I have repeated the following observation several times now, at different times of day, between ...
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Iexplorer.exe as Custom User Interface - Restart if closed?

I'm currently configuring a Kiosk machine using "IExplore.exe -K" as a replacement shell, everything is working fine. Unfortunately you can still kill the IExplore.exe session by hitting Alt-F4. ...
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How to know if your computer is hit by a dnschanger virus?

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is on the final stage of its Operation Ghost Click, which strikes against the menace of the DNSChanger virus and trojan. Infected PCs running the ...
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Internet stops working a short while after I connect to the VPN [on hold]

I need to connect to a VPN server and route all of my internet traffic through that. Now the problem is that, whenever I connect to the VPN, my internet works for some 10-15 seconds and then drops ...
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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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I have to refresh browser all the time to view a webpage, and sometimes only text appears instead

I have to refresh my browser all the time. Browser doesn't matter, this happens in all browsers. The problem is when I enter a URL, sometimes the page loads fine, but most times the page won't load ...
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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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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 connectivity problem with VMware Player

I've just installed Ubuntu 9.10 on VMware Player 3.00; the host OS is Windows 7. I can't get Ubuntu in the VMware Player to connect to the Internet. My Internet connection is wired and the ...
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How can I monitor internet usage in my network?

I need to know which computer is consuming my bandwidth. Is there a tool to do this?