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Does the browser you use increase/decrease your download/internet speed?

I've read on here that download speed isn't affected by the browser you use, so can someone explain the below info for me? Having run a speed test on speedtest.net, you see that the results using ...
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Timeout on Specific IP Address

I'm thomas and I have a weird Problem with my Network/Internet Connection: It's one specific IP(85.10.200.167) I'm unable to connect to. The IP is public in the Internet and works well for many ...
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Is it possible to make browsers avoid showing you sites from a customized list within the search results?

I hate it when some sites appear again and again within my google (or any other search engine) list. For instance, you may go to google image search and type in "samurai soldier with sword". The ...
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Guest connected to the internet through the host in Virtualbox host-only network

I have a host-only network in virtualbox. The guest is Windows and the host is ubuntu. Is it possible with this configuration to connect the guest to the internet via the host? So that all the traffic ...
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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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Will a NAT router try to talk directly to a device on its subnet or only through its gateway?

I know that this is pretty ambiguous because many factors contribute to how traffic is routed but is it expected behavior that when clients on a NATed network try to send a packet to an address ...
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How to prevent internet without deduction of balance [on hold]

I work in a telecom company some customers are using internet for free they use vpn to access to the internet without deduction of balance how can i prevent them
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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 a VMware guest? [on hold]

I'm using VMWare Workstation on Windows 8 host machine and my guest is Windows 7. I'm using Wifi connection on host machine and would like to use the same Wifi connection on my guest machine. Please ...
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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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external IPs maps to router-admin pages is a big threat to security

when we type the external IP address of some networks, Router's admin page gets loaded.If the admin doesn't request to change the external IP of his network, the network is vulnerable to ...
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Can I split one ethernet line coming out of my wall into multiple separate lines?

Hi all and thanks in advance. I'll start with some background. I live in an apartment which provides internet service included in the rent. They use company called pavlov for the internet ...
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how to use an specific connection on my internet browser?

I have two different connections, one on WiFi and another one on cable. The cable connection uses proxy and blocks some websites. The wifi connection doesn't use proxy. Im trying to use the WiFi ...
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Internet Speed Slow during certain times

A little over a week ago, I started noticing that at certain times during the day that our internet speed was slowing. The reason I noticed is I have a game i play thru a service that if the internet ...
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Anyone know a Windows application I can use to play music with others in real time?

Does anyone out there know of any Windows applications that would enable me to play music with others in real time? Specifically, I want to jam with other musicians for our personal enjoyment, ...
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What does the Wi-Fi usb speed limit refer to?

Let's say that I have a Wi-Fi usb pen drive with a maximum speed limit of 300Mbps (which is equal to roughly 36MBps). Is this the maximum communication speed that I can get between my Wi-Fi device ...
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Why would an aDSL connection less than a block away be 3x faster? [on hold]

I live in a fairly remote area, less than approx. 2 miles from the central office. Our internet speed is listed on the router page as "1344 Kbps / 192 Kbps" - however I have asked the neighbors for ...
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Why am getting two IP address

While using (http://www.whatsmyip.net/) I keep getting an IP6 in addition to my IP4. Is it just me or this a general error with this site.
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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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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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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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Awful internet connection

So, im using a BT as my internet provider with one of their hubs stationed in the upstairs bedroom. Now ive had really dodgy internet connection/speeds on this computer for a while, but the most ...
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Bandwidth control for my home network

Goodday, I just wanna ask if how can i control the bandwidth of the wiFi users. I have two routers. First is the modem/wireless router (DHCP) (2in1) (KASDA brand) provided by my ISP, it has other ...
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There is no sharing tab in connection properties

I'm trying to make Android 4.4.2 device Micromax Unite 2 - A106 to share PC's internet connection. I've a PC at home which has highspeed broadband internet connection. I don't have wireless router ...
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VPN, Proxy - Why we use them for? [closed]

Can anybody explain me what is a VPN/Proxy and why and where we use them for? Is there any connection between them? Thanks for the help!
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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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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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Connect geny motion emulator to the internet

i have an adsl modem and a broadband connection I have set up my emulator as mentioned in this post like so: ...
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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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Network - only one PC can connect to Internet

Sorry for my English. We have a network. For the last two weeks when any PC is downloading a file from the Internet other PCs cannot connect to the Internet. Looks like the router sets all the ...
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Why is my ps4 disabling my internet?

So I'm having an issue that when my PS4 is up and running, I am unable to access the internet on any of the computers on my home network. This problem just started occuring when I was experimenting ...
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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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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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Can't access virtual machine after plugging ethernet cable

I have VirtualBox installed. My OS is Ubuntu 13.10. I configured a host only network at 192.168.56.1. I have 2 machines the first 192.168.56.20 the other 192.168.56.21. Everything worked fine before ...
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Connected to Wifi router but no internet access

Problem Connected to my wireless router at home won't give me internet access. What happened Several days ago I was connected to the Wifi router at home and everything works like a charm. Then I ...
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Yosemite wireless internet sharing < channel 11 unusable

i am trying to create internet sharing through wireless on my MBP Early 2011 @ Yosemite 10.10.2 following this http://support.apple.com/kb/PH18704?viewlocale=en_US Now when I open "Wi-fi" options ...
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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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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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Free way to share large files (50MB) over the Internet? [closed]

I need to send a approximately 50 MB ZIP file. My email provider will not allow me to send attachments that big. Is there a free service out there that I can upload my file to and allow someone else ...
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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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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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Trouble securing my wifi connection, setup authorization

I have a specific situation. My ISP shut off my Internet connection due to a high bill (parents haven't paid monthly rates and it added up). As I need Internet connection on a daily basis, I got ...
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How to diagnose the cause of download interruptions? [closed]

We moved a few months ago, and our wifi has become very, very unreliable. We use the same provider & same hardware. Some days I have to reboot the modem several times, other days we have no ...
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Does using a VPN use more data on your Internet's connection, or just make it slower?

I have an Internet connection with a certain data limit. I am employing various techniques to limit data consumption such as MVPS hosts file DNS blocking and one or two browser add-ons which block a ...
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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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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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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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Browsing cached pages with no internet connection [duplicate]

Back in the early days of the Internet, when 56K modems were considered state-of-the-art, when the modem was disconnected I could still freely browse the pages that I recently visited because they ...
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Will connecting the phone line directly without the splitter cause any harm to my ADSL router?

I've connected the phone line (RJ11) directly into my D-link ADSL router. But the ADSL LED on the router is not glowing, the router is not detecting any ADSL, so dialing doesn't connect. I'm not going ...