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Internet is extremely slow after using VPN (and exiting/restarting)

I'm a student at Penn State, and for my engineering class I use a program called SolidWorks. Penn state provides me with a fully licensed edition of this program, but for it to acquire a license I ...
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is there a program i can use that will detect unlawful internet connections [on hold]

Is there a program I can use that will detect unlawful internet connections leading to unlawful content by others on my network who use Linux or Firefox?
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Force windows to select a preferred network as soon as it becomes available

I have vehicles with mobile broadband cards in them which provide a wifi connection for laptops in the vehicles. Once the vehicles return to our building, I need them to connect to the building wifi ...
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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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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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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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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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Can't set the DNS in my VPN on Windows 10

I would like to change the DNS in mi VPN on Windows 10, first i go the Network and Sharing Center, Change Adapter Settings, choose my VPN, then properties and when I go to "Networking" and try to ...
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Lower the speed of a certain connected pc to the wifi?

Our internet speed isnt that fast and this idiot keeps on connecting on our wifi and is it possible to lower his speed? I dont wanna completely block him.
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How to know the ISP technology? [on hold]

This can be a little pretentious, but most people like to study how the enterprise works before joining it. One of the way is to learn from the internet by googling. To learn about ISPs, you can't ...
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my file download speed is 180-200kbps but speedtest is showing 1.7mbps and i am subsribed to 2mbps pack?

i'm from Malaysia. I am subscribed to 2mbps pack from my country's ISP. But all i get is only 200kbps when download files from the internet, when i test my speed on speedtest.com , it shows me ...
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Is it possible to combine two internet connections to increase performance?

I've got a small home network, 3 PCs plus a laptop or two when the relatives come to visit, connected to a single cable internet connection. Now, as soon as everyone starts using the 'net the ...
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Dropbox Client Will Not Connect in Windows 7

I am trying to install the Dropbox client (3.0.4) on a new Windows 7 Professional installation, and it will not connect to the server. I get an endless "Connecting…" message, with a "Dropbox is ...
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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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Internet works on Firefox, but not Internet Explorer or Google Chrome?

I have the exact opposite problem as this question, so the answer isn't applicable. For some reason, I can connect to the internet via Firefox on one of my computers, but I cannot connect to the ...
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How other applications that needs internet works, even my upnp disabled?

How other applications, like google chrome, or some games, that needs internet works, even my upnp disabled? And how to make my server-client based chat application make available to public networks ...
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Consistant Ping Spikes on default gateway

About a week or so ago we switched our internet from Verizon DSL to Time Warner Cable's cable internet. It was working great until this weekend, when my brother and I started experiencing regular ping ...
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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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How can I uninstall K9 Web Protection without K9 admin password?

I'm trying to uninstall K9 from a Windows Vista 32-bit computer, and I do not have the K9 admin password or know the K9 admin email. I do however have administrative access to the computer. I also can ...
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How to publish a site on Internet? [closed]

I am developing a PHP-MySQL-MetroUI project. It contains non-expected behaviour on some screens of it. So I posted a thread on the forum site of MetroUI and the responder told me to publish the site ...
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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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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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How much of a difference is my squid cache making?

I'm on an ADSL connection that has a bandwidth limit (I can download 100 gig per month). For a bit of a test I set up Squid as a transparent web proxy to capture all HTTP traffic and attempt to cache ...
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Regarding DNS propagation with different values

This enclosed DNS propagation check is returning odd results. What maybe the reasons?
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How can I stop windows from using my Internet

I have windows 7, I don't like when millions of applications are run in the background and secretly using my bandwidth. How can I disable internet access for all applications except chrome and the ...
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Error code: ERR_NAME_RESOLUTION_FAILED

I get the error code: ERR_NAME_RESOLUTION_FAILED whenever I try to go to http://reddit.com on my computer. So far I have tried: setting my static DNS server to 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4. executing netsh ...
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Whitelist Windows Update Servers

I have a router that supports white listing by website domain name. I have a Windows 7 machine that I would like to allow my young kids to use for accessing a selection of white-listed websites. Is ...
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How to share Internet from WiFi to cable port on laptop

I have a laptop1 which connects to the Internet by WiFi (through a router). I have another laptop2 which has a damaged wireless card. I connect laptop1 and laptop2 through a cable. How can I share ...
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How to bypass a survey? [on hold]

There are many staff (programs, hacks, bots e.t.c) are hosted in a file hosting, which requires you to fill a survey to download the content. I know, that these contents are usually fake, but they ...
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No internet connection linux mint even after getting connected to the wifi

I'm having problem with my internet connection it was all fine but suddenly I'm not getting or receiving data even after connection,I checked my wlan0 it's up ,it getting the ssid and of course I can ...
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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 ...
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How to limit Youtube buffering to few min a head

I cannot seem to find an answer and I cannot believe it is not a fairly common problem... I watch quite a bit of online streaming on broadcast site like JTV and often I end up watching past ...
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Internet not working after malware byte scan

My internet is not working with chrome when we are connecting any website,Not sure what to do how to change the proxy setting when chrome is disable to show proxy setting. Says enforced by ...
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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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Internet slows and cuts out on one computer?

I have a desktop that is on the WiFi and plugged in by Ethernet. And I have a laptop that is on wifi. The laptop always has good internet, but the desktop doesn't. The desktop internet disconnects ...
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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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What is cloud computing?

I hear about "cloud computing" all the time, but don't know what it is. What is it's purpose? Why do I need it? What problems does it solve? What problems does it create?
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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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Where can I obtain the full DNS zone files for all TLDs?

Is there a way to get full zone files for all TLDs? I have managed to get my hands on a few (.com, .net, .org), but I'd really like to get some of the country-specific ones for having a play around ...
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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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Delayed startup of network (Wi-Fi) icon

When my Windows 7 Starter netbook boots up and after everything is loaded, it takes about 5 minutes before the network icon near the clock becomes functional. When there’s an available Wi-Fi signal – ...
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WAN port Unplugged

I have iBall 150M Extreme Wireless N Router. I am trying to connect my internet through this router. I configured it correctly (using quick configuration) as per my knowledge using static IP Address. ...
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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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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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Windows 7 won't detect ethernet cable

A month or two ago, I bought an ethernet cable to replace my existing wireless connection on my computer, as I frequently live stream and wireless connection is too unstable to do that. I should also ...
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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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Configuring group policy to bypass proxy server for local addresses and adding a domain to trusted root certificate authorities

I am an intern who has just started in a new company. I have never used the group policy editor before. However I suggested that I believed it is possible to accomplish the two tasks we wish using the ...
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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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How do I diagnose not being able to reach a specific website as an end user?

If I can generally reach web pages on the Internet but can't reach a specific one, how do I troubleshoot what the cause is as an end user? This question was a Super User Question of the Week. ...