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Are .CODE Domain Names Secure? [on hold]

In the wake of FCC and FTC deregulation, many new top level domains have been opened to the public. The .CODE TLD (written as your site.code) is designated for computer code and developers. The ...
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Delayed startup of network icon (wi-fi)

When my Windows 7 Starter netbook boots up and after everything is loaded, it takes about five minutes before the network icon near the clock becomes functional. When there's an available wi-fi signal ...
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Downloading from Internet directly to google drive

I download a file from the Internet to the google drive folder on my local computer. In this case, the file is first downloaded to my local computer and then uploaded to google's servers from my local ...
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Wi-Fi connection not visible

I am using Dell Vostro Nseries laptop. the system doesn't connect to the wireless connection instead there is a X sign. But works fine with the cable. How can I use the internet with my WiFi ...
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Website dailymotion.com not accessible on my system though others are able to access it on same network

Whenever I try accessing dailymotion.com, I get following error: "Not Found The requested URL was not found on this server." I was able to access this website till last week but now its always ...
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How to connect to internet from Ubuntu which is installed in a virtual machine using VMWare Workstation?

I have installed Ubuntu 9.04 on a virtual machine using VMWare Workstation. I have Windows 7 as my host OS. I want to connect to internet from Ubuntu. Can anyone please gives steps for connecting to ...
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Selective ping error

As you see below some sites do load and ping successfully others has to be opened using proxy such as "filterbypass" Would this be routing problem or the DNS resolver/ firewall behind ...
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No internet when cable is connected directly to pc

I have a router with static settings in it, my computer is connected to that router, I want to remove that router and connect my PC directly to the internet, I went to the ipv4 settings in network and ...
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How do I connect guest Kali VM to internet through NAT (network works, internet doesn't)?

Alright, I'm having some really weird problems with my VM, and I can't for the life of me figure it out. I got it set up to where I can ping my host machine, I can even ping other hosts on the ...
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Why do I go through Comcast so many times before I reach a website?

This is a command prompt. Something with a red line under or to the right side means it's a Comcast IP, blue means Google: I go through Comcast six times before I even reach a Google server. Why do ...
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Why do I lose data speed on my desktop (WLAN) without loosing signal?

I am running Windows 7 SP1 and I’ve just bought a Wi-Fi card (plugged in pci on my motherboard) for my desktop. My wireless adapter is a 300Mbps Wireless N PCI Adapter TL-WN851ND (US TP-Link page in ...
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LAN/WLAN/home network connection dropping intermittently

I'm having an issue on our home network that is driving me mad. More often than not, when a user on our LAN is downloading and using most of the bandwidth my connection my PC or my laptop or my ...
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What does it mean if a public IP address looks like a private IP address?

For example, I go to http://whatismyipaddress.com/ and it tells me that my IP address is 192.X.Y.Z. What does this mean? Isn't that a private IP address? How can I find my real public IP address? ...
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Backtrack 5 R2 can't browse in firefox

I download and install backtrack 5R2 in virtual machine at network mode NAT. Than I start run backtrack and in Wicd network manager and it says that is connected to network, also can ping google ...
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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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Share internet connection on a win 7 pc to other pc connected via router

My situation is this: I have a modem/router with 2 pc plugged each via lan cable, pretty standard setup. Unfortunately I find myself often with prolonged connection drop to my ISP. My fallback plan ...
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Downloaded video from youtube with Firefox and Downloadhelper is rotated and/or in worse quality than original

I try to download videos from youtube to my hard disk using Firefox 33.1 and the DownloadHelper 4.9.24 plugin. (I tried it as well on Windows XP and on MacOS X 10.6. Let's take the following video as ...
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All wireless networks suddenly disappear every once in a while

Lately, about every 15-60 minutes, my wireless internet connection disappears. When it does I can't find any other wireless network, though such networks exist. Only after rebooting the system, it ...
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Why do so many links in a myriad of different, unrelated web pages display “javascript:void(0)” and do nothing? [closed]

Why do so many links in a myriad of different, unrelated web pages display "javascript:void(0)" and do nothing? This happens all the time all over the web. I can see no correlating factors or ...
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Extending coax/ethernet network [closed]

Would this setup work? router -----> Ethernet to coax adapter (proven working) ------> Coax cable ----> antenna ------> antenna -------> coax cable -----> Ethernet to coax adapter (proven working) ...
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VPN PS4 Connectivity Issue

I recently installed the VPN app Onavo Protect onto my iPad and installed the VPN software onto my iPad. Since I connected my iPad to my home wifi while VPN was installed, I've been having lots of ...
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Kali Linux and hotspot wifi host [closed]

I'm running a Kali Linux Guest (VirtualBox) on a Windows 10 host. I have internet from an android device but on Kali Linux i don't have. Does anyone know how can i connect the guest to the internet ? ...
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Wired Connection Suddenly stopped working on ubuntu 12.04 after update

Here is the thing! am on day 5 of no wired internet connection. I have spent the last 4 days searching through every forum and Q&A sites, until i finally decided to post this, so I have done my ...
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No network connection on Host or Guest simultaneously with Client Hyper-V + Windows 8

I create a virtual switch from the Hyper-V manager, then I set it as the Network adapter in the VM's settings. In subsequent attempts, this happens: The VM gets access to the internet, but the ...
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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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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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Flash stream makes my internet slow and cpu rush

When I try to watch a live Flash stream, my CPU usage goes up to 75% and my Internet speed goes down. If I run a test before the video-stream, my speed is ~40/10Mbps and during the stream it drops to ...
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XP pings router but can't ping the Internet

All machines on the network are able to access the internet but one. It is running Windows XP SP 3 and is wired into the router. I have looked at No Internet with LAN Connection and XP can connect to ...
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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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Can softwares access internet through svchost without firewall attention

Can softwares access internet through svchost without firewall attention? I have added one of my programs in the Kaspersky's firewall and I set it to deny access to internet. But now I think it is ...
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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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How to fix the slow DNS lookup and long time in “connecting”? win8.1 and chrome

Here is a video about how my requests are queued up in Chrome and how much time it takes. It is amazingly slow: More than 3s just for a DNS lookup Around 20-30 seconds to load a page and also fails ...
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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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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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Opening downloaded programs on Windows 8.1 VERY slow

When downloading files from the internet in browsers such as Chrome it seems that they set a flag of some sort on the file telling Windows that the file was downloaded form the internet and that it ...
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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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Can't access server hosting my website, just my network

I'm having some serious issues, incredibly annoying to me. Recently I decided I wanted to point one of my domains to a web host online so I could put up a basic wiki, thought it wouldn't be a ...
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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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Automatic Toggle between open tabs in Internet Explorer

Currently I am using Internet Explorer 10, and I have 4 displays opened. Let it be Tab1, Tab2, Tab3 and Tab4. So I need to Automatically toggle from Tab1 to Tab2 then to Tab3 and so on. We are keeping ...
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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

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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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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All requests seem to be going “through” something

Sorry for the title, its hard to put the problem into proper words. Basically, in Firefox or Chrome, I try to navigate to stackoverflow.com. The request fails and the URL I see in the navigation bar ...
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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?