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Browsing sessions in Opera are no longer saved on next Opera startup

After a long time of using Opera web browser without any issues, a really annoying one appeared today. I had about 10-15 tabs open for my regular use when I am surfing internet. The setting that I ...
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Can't access internet even though everything is working

A friend recently upgraded to a new cable internet connection. The modem connects to the router and various PCs and smartphones from her roommates connect to the router. They don't have any problem ...
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have got pace net connection 1 mbps broadband, getting 120kbps download and around 800 kbps upload>>?

I have got a new pace net connection 1 mbps broadband. At starting its giving me some freaky 2.3mbps download on this same plan for about 8 hrs. and after that it got back around 100 kbps download and ...
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Network adapter connected to router but no internet access?

I have two network adapters on my laptop, one's a Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller (wired adapter) and the other is an Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230 (wireless adapter). They both came built in. The ...
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Slow Internet speed when HomePlug combined with router

I'm using HomePlug AV2 600 devices to connect upstairs with downstairs (router is downstairs). A check with iperf shows bandwidth of ~100Mbps, and data transferred on the local network from downstairs ...
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4G Wifi Router vs 4G USB dongle

My service provider is proving 4G Wireless internet connection in two forms: 4G USB dongle 4G Wifi Router According to the person selling the products both offer same speed. The advantage of using ...
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What can I do to make my VPN connection faster?

I am using hideman as my VPN, however I found that my internet browsing speed was significantly degraded when I was using VPN. I used speedtest.net without VPN and I got 5Mbps, and when connected to ...
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Always use wireless NIC for Internet access, if it's available

I've got a Windows 7 machine with both a gigabit wired connection and a wireless adapter. Both interfaces have IP addresses on the same network (192.168.0.0/24). I've got a single wireless router ...
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Limiting internet bandwidth on Wifi

I have a dlink wifi router. I become very helpless when my cousins come over for weekend and suck up all the internet bandwidth by streaming Netflix and youtube. I just to limit wifi bandwidth for the ...
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RDP connections keep dropping

I have an odd problem on my notebook (HP Pavilion dv7). My Internet connection seems OK for the most part. But lately I've been having trouble with Remote Desktop connections. While I can connect ...
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very slow internet connection

I have a netgear router and the internet strength says its excellent but when i try to play online on my xbox it is very slow and only have one bar connection. And i have noticed that when it goes ...
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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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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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Bitlocker and wireless security

I would like to know if my laptop is bitlocker enabled, and I use it to access internet based services through public wireless connections, can a hacker steal cookies from me and pose as me despite ...
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Is there a way to find recently created websites?

Is there a way to find/search recently websites appeared in internet ? For example I want to find out latest games websites (not pages)?
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Difference between private IP and public IP? [duplicate]

What is the difference between public IP and private IP? Does each machine have both a private IP and a public IP? Who assigns public and private IP? and how can a machine having only a private IP ...
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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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Why does my modem takes many attempts to connect to internet

I have this old DSL 502T Dlink modem router(wired). I have been using this for many years without any issues. Recently though, there is issue connecting to the Internet (WAN side). It takes many ...
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Is there any way to monitor the health of my Internet connection?

Is there a way I can log the health of my Internet connection like pinging a server then making a log/graph where I can see when my Internet connection were down??
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How to change google chrome to look like sleipnir?

I do like and use Google Chrome but I don't like how it looks. On the other hand I like how Sleipnir looks but it's soooo slow, irresponsive and hard to control. What I'd like to do is to change how ...
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Linux VM can not connect to the internet

I'm trying to set up an virtual server with connection to the internet. When I start a ping to the local network, there are no problems. When I try to ping an address from the internet, it shows that ...
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cannot capture packets on wireshark without internet

I am using Wireshark on my Windows 8.1 Pro 32-bit pa and whenever I start Wireshark without internet, it can't capture ant packets. But when I am connected to the internet, it captures packets form ...
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Windows 7 hangs with 100% disk activity but only when online

I have the same problem as seemingly many other people here, and I think we might all be experiencing the same issue: a compatibility issue in Windows 7 between hard drive and network controller or ...
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How are IP addresses assigned?

How are IP addresses assigned? What if someone from USA and someone from Australia connected to the internet at the same time - how would they not have the same IP address?
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How to I limit the net speed of my computer

We use broadband connection in my home. I use net to do study and see educational videos online. But my siblings use it to see movies and serials. Because of that the month allowance is getting ...
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Lost internet access in Windows XP Mode Virtual PC under Windows 7

I also created and configured a Virtual PC in Windows XP mode. Both platforms functioned effectively for months. Now I've lost both internet connection and printer connection to a network printer, ...
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How can I write a cron job that will block my internet from 7pm to 7am? (So I can get some sleep)

I am using OSX 10.6 and it has cron built in. How can I write a cron job that will block my internet from 7pm to 7am every day? Im sure this must be simple but I could only find one example online ...
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How could I block a website from opening on my computer

How could I block a website from opening on my computer regardless of the browser I use . I tried modifying the host file with no success so far . Any ideas?
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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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I can't Access specifiec website

I can't access to a website. My internet works correctly. for access that site i should restart wifi modem every time. I get this error. The connection has timed out The server at www.arazoilco.com ...
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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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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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Sharing a PC Internet to a Android phone via Bluetooth

My PC has an Internet connection. My Android phone does not have Internet connection. My PC has a Bluetooth adapter. My Android phone supports Bluetooth. How I can share my PC Internet connection ...
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Unable to access remote LAN through VPN unless “Use Default Gateway On Remote Network” is enabled

I'm trying to connect to a new VPN we just setup but I can't see the remote LAN if I disable "use default gateway on remote network". If it's enabled I can see the remote LAN but can't access the ...
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Browser says, it can't find the web page

If I google something and open all 10 results in new tab, 1 or 2 tabs didn't get loaded and the browser says it can't find the webpage but when i refresh, it loads perfectly. I feel that whenever ...
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Windows 7 repeatedly disconnects from only one specific router

I have the Broadcom 4352 Wireless NIC. Very very often my Windows 7 laptop will lose internet connection but still be connected to the router. (Says router has no internet connection).Other devices ...
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Is it possible to have both Wired and wifi connections to the Internet at the same time

Update : (19/07/13) If I yank the ethernet cable out (to put it back in again) to force my laptop to recognise the wired connection, my entire laptop freezes. Only hard reset -- power off and power ...
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understanding HTTrack actions

i just started using HTTrack . and it offers 5 actions whenever i want to download a website for offline viewing. which are 1 Mirror Web Site(s) 2 Mirror Web Site(s) with Wizard 3 Just Get Files ...
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How can I make it as difficult as possible to connect to the Internet from my “work computer”?

I can't work. I need to work. But I'm here and on dozens of other sites. I read Paul Graham's essay about "Disconnecting Distractions" and this is actually something I tried before - using my other ...
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What is the best way to get internet/wifi to 3 apartments?

Next year I will be living in an apartment and I have friends that will be living in apartments across the hall from me. If we wanted to share internet/wifi, what would be the best way to do this? ...
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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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SSH Tunneling into a remote server

Reddit is blocked by my ISP. :( I want to bypass it using SSH Tunneling. I have an (trusted) remote web server I can use (have the username and password). I have downloaded PuTTY and can ...
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How do I check the internet usage of a particular device in my room?

I am living with 5 other people and most of our network is consumed in 20 days so we have to spend almost 10-11 days without Internet. I just wish to know what are the ways to monitor the internet ...
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Why changing DNS won't bypass the internet censorship

Reddit is blocked by my ISP. :( I have tried changing my DNS Servers to 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4. Both in my computer (Windows) and my Router (TP-Link Router). Some say that it will bypass the internet ...
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I can only connect to IPv6 websites

my problem is, that I can only connect to servers and their websites supporting IPv6 (such as google.com or facebook.com). On other sites, a ping request times out. Additional information: 1. My ...
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Skydog is slowing my internet speed

I have two systems running my internet at home: Skydog and BOB (iinet). When I use Skydog (either by Ethernet or wifi) my load speed slows dramatically. However my Dad’s computer runs perfectly both ...
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Can't resolve DNS or Ping outside the firewall but can remote in via SSLVPN

I don't understand why or how this can happen. We use 2 separate LAN's, 1 for computers and servers, the other for VOIP phones. They are not connected in any way. They are connected to the same ...
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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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how can I force automatic filling to be enabled on webpages?

I'm using the Chrome Browser. I enjoy the "automatic filling" that it uses to fill in things like my address when I'm shopping online. Sometimes I get a message that says: "This webpage has ...
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Android Internet connectivity

I've recently downloaded Android x86 (Android 4.0) and installed it in VirtualBox using using android-x86-4.0-RC1-eeepc.iso. Everything is working fine except the Internet connection. I've tried ...