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When trying to connect to a secured network, the “enter password” box does not show

My laptop uses windows 7. When I click on the network I want to connect to (or any other network) the box where you would normally enter the password does not show. Can anyone help? Thanks
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Irregular internet connection in Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 desktop edition in my new computer . I have a problem with the internet connection (Ehternet). Actually, my internet works for 20 sec and it stops for 40 to 60 sec. This ...
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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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Can I use Beetel 450TC1 as wireless router?

Recently I have opted for broadband connection which is coming directly cat5 cable with RJ45 port to my laptop. They have provided me with IP address, default Gateway, subnet mask, preferred DNS and ...
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Websites won't load beside having Connection

Since today I'm not able to load webpages on my pc. This happened after I resumed the suspended Windows. I am connected to my Router via WLan (tried lan, lan via wlan client; no difference) and while ...
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According to stackexchange, Is it possible to increase internet speed? [on hold]

i find several videos on youtube on this subject, i dont know wheather they upload it for to increase their subscribers or not. from this question, i understand even by changing DNS, we can just ...
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how to specifically disable one software from connecting to internet?

so there is this presentation software called prezi. Its business model is this: If you have a free account, the presentation you created will be automatically upload to the cloud and be public, but ...
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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 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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Make Windows use Internet sparingly

How can I make Windows use as little Internet as possible (browser only for instance). I am relying on mobile Internet (Max 1GB traffic) and I don't want Windows to run background operations that ...
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Need static IP from home (currently using Comcast home service)

I have a remote server (non-Comcast) which I wish to give access to only from my home which uses Comcast. To do so, I need to configure my remote server to only accept access from my home IP. As ...
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Computer suddenly not connecting to wi-fi

I have a Compaq desktop computer that I have put a D-Link Wi-Fi PCI card into. This card was installed a while ago, and has worked without problems up until today. When I woke up this morning none ...
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If you block all incoming connections, how can you still use the internet?

If your ISP or firewall is blocking all incoming connections, how can web servers still send you data to your browser? You send the request (outgoing) and server sends data (incoming). If you block ...
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Internet browsing in bootcamp much faster than OS X

Hardware: iMac mid 2010 i3 processor 8GB ram Crucial M500 256GB SSD 120 Mbps internet through Time Capsule 4th generation connected with 1 Gbps cat 6 cable Software: OS X Lion Windows 7 through ...
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How to disable javascript modal popup ads

For many years I have blocked popup ads with AdBlock Plus. But it seems more and more these past couple months there is a "new" kind of popup overtaking the web. They are javascript based "modal" ...
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How to make a dial up connection disconnect automatically after downloading + uploading 90 MB data in Windows?

I am using a modem (ZTE USB Modem FFF1) to connect to internet and I want it to disconnect automatically after completing 90 MB (Downloaded data + Uploaded Data). Can anyone suggest how can I do this. ...
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How can I correctly do port forwarding on two routers; a Wimax CPE and a D-Link DIR 803?

The first router is a Wimax CPE from BSNL. It is connected to the BSNL towers which enables me to have an Internet connection at my home. The CPE has a LAN port and no other port. But since it does ...
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Can PDFs contain resources that are loaded from the internet?

I found this information on the Tor website: You should be very careful when downloading documents via Tor (especially DOC and PDF files) as these documents can contain Internet resources that ...
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configure TMG for download managers

is there an ability to configure TMG 2010 to allow specific user behind TMG 2010 to use "Internet Download Manager” or "FlashGet” or any download managers utilities . thanks in advance.
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genymotion emulator unable to connect to internet

i can keep only one thing on at a time either my internet or genymotion emulator. i have set up my emulator as shown in this post ...
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Why the difference in the URL formatting?

Why is that some URL's end with .html while some do not, while most of them are HTML pages? Why is that some URL's begin with www and some do not, while all of them are on World Wide Web?
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What are the primary determining factors for the latency of an Internet hop?

Consider the following output from traceroute, from me in Sweden to a server in the US: 1 192.168.1.1 (192.168.1.1) 0.127 ms 0.148 ms 0.167 ms 2 ...
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Windows 7 constantly loses and regains Internet connection

I have a nettop with Windows 7 Pro on board, connected directly to a simple, four port router with ADSL modem on board, provided by my ISP. After starting up or restarting nettop, it works fine. ...
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How to change the MAC address in Win 8 to spoof a Roku Player through a WiFi splash page?

My Linux laptop died yesterday and now I can't watch TV. Let me explain. I use a Roku Player to stream Netflix shows to my television; and a year or two ago, the Internet Service provided in my ...
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How to access my home server (XAMPP Apache Tomcat) from anywhere?

I'm running XAMPP in my windows 7 system. I have a broadband Internet connection powered by Binatone wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router, its a Dynamic IP connection, i configured NO-IP in my system and i ...
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Why is torrent speed slow through comcast?

I recently changed my internet provider from Frontier Fios to Comcast xfinity. Through Comcast, I get somewhat low torrent speeds. Frontier Fios: 15 down / 5 up. Torrent speed 1.5 MBps. Comcast ...
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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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All wireless networks suddenly disappear every once in a while a Lenovo Thinkpad X201s running Windows 7 [closed]

I’m using Windows 7 on a Lenovo Thinkpad X201s and lately—about every 15-60 minutes—my wireless Internet connection disappears. When it does this I can’t find any other wireless network, though such ...
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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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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 can I make a call with/to multiple people on the same public IP?

I need to set up a Skype call in a net cafe. The problem is that every PC in the net cafe uses the same IP address and because of this, no more than two people can join the same call on Skype. (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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How to tell if a specific port is being throttled by my ISP?

I have a very strong suspicion that my ISP is throttling the port used by a Remote Gateway Server, but I haven't found any real way to test my theory. Does anybody know of a way to do this? That is ...
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ESXI Server Port forwarding

I brought a new server with one static IP. So My problem is - I don't have extra static IP service providers charging me very high amounts. So, Inside ESXi I'm running one Ubuntu server so is it ...
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New router, slower internet connection?

We just bought a new router a few hours ago, and it does work. However, for some reason the speed is just ridiculously slow (compared to before, at least)! If I run a test on speedtest.net I get the ...
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No wireless on windows after using kali boot cd

Today I wanted to start playing around with Kali Linux so I downloaded the ISO and burned it to a DVD, restarted the laptop and booted to the DVD pressed the first option which is just a boot. ...
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Is packet loss in traceroute a sign of speed throttling?

This connection has severe connectivity issues like webpage timeouts and slow transfer speeds. Its a wireless HSDPA conection which I am accessing using a USB Modem (Huawei E303c). Executing mtr ...
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IS something wrong with my side or my service provider , help please

I am subscribed to a 2Mb internet package—TMnet Streamyx in a box—and I have been experiencing Slow speed; see picture below. Internet suddenly shuts off but the DSL light is stable (this happens ...
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How to report a malicious site to Google, Microsoft, Mozilla, etc. so that they will warn users

I completed a project a year ago. Now a few modification were needed. While trying to test the site, there was an index.html file with a malicious script which had an iframe to another site's jar ...
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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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Issues with internet after sleep mode

i have a weird issue that started happening a few days ago, for no reason (no new software was installed or windows update was done when it happened the first time). Just like most people, i rarely ...
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Wireless network lost internet

I'm working on a network with 6 workstations, server, Netgear 16 port switch, Netgear Router R6250 and it has been chugging along for well over a year now. Yesterday, none of the wireless devices can ...
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High latency in network access on mobile broadband

First post. I have been using a mobile broadband (HSDPA) connection for the past 2 years. Recently, the ISP started throttling speeds, but the issue was fixed after sometime. However, now the ...
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Netgear DGND4000 ADSL configuration and slow connection

I live in Italy and I recently bought a DGND4000 Modem/Router from Netgear. I have configured the "Internet Setup" and the "ADSL settings" pages with the data given to me by the ISP. As ISP I use ...
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Mac Mini’s Internet connection is very slow, every other device’s connection is fine. (PC, iPhone, Xbox 360)

I recently haven’t used my Mac Mini for about 5 days (however it was left on). I seem to be able to connect and get great download / upload speeds through my PC, Xbox 360, iPhone and parents’ laptop. ...
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How to Bypass Wifi Restriction At School?

I've asked a question like this on a different thread but got put on hold cause I didn't give enough details. Now I understand what's going on and thought I should re-word the question and ask again. ...
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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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Is there a way to fix a good signal—but no speed—on my long distance Wi-Fi?

I am currently using an “amplified” USB Wi-Fi Adapter. The reason I quote “amplified” is because even though I am able to connect to my neighbor’s ap from 0.4 miles away, with a good signal, the ...
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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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Ethernet is fast but wi-fi is slow?

I have noticed that when using wi-fi my internet slows down a good amount. When I plug an ethernet cable into my router, my download speed is about 25 mbps and upload is 26 mbps. However, when I ...