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Wifi Connection over ADSL Modem

I was working with ADSL Modem Wi-Fi. Later I have changed my connection to Optical cable with another ISP. That Modem doesn't have Wi-Fi so I tried with My ADSL Wi-Fi Modem. Everything is ok from ...
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How to disable internet access at night on the router?

I have an internet connection that I'd like to be enabled only during the day. With multiple household internet devices, this would need to be something disabled at the level of the router. I don't ...
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Home Office set-up [on hold]

I am a work-from-home Customer Service rep with Convergys and will need to switch my MetroCast wireless internet service to AT&T hard-wired high-speed internet service. I have Roku Streaming , ...
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Black screen when attempting to watch videos on cbs.com

As of about three weeks ago, I haven't been able to watch streaming videos from cbs.com. I don't remember making any changes to my system configuration around that time. When I try to load any ...
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Can't Access Internet in Kali Linux

I have the very latest version of Kali Linux installed in a Virtual Box VM. My problem is I'm connected to the Internet in my Windows host but cannot access the Internet in Kali (accessing Internet ...
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Internet not working without VPN or Hotspot shield

I can not browse internet without hotspot shield. Whenever I turn on hotspot shield, everything gets fine. Without it I get "no internet connection" error. On mobile and other computers (over wifi) ...
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I cannot connect to more than one internet connection in my windows 8.1

I have windows 8.1 installed on my PC. I have 3 wired broadband connections, but I cannot connect to two or more connections at a time. For example I want to use all three connections jointly to ...
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Changing IP to set location

I want to change my IP so that if anyone tries to track my location they can't find me. Is there a way to do this? I know it is possible by changing IP address, but I don't have any idea how to do ...
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Why can't I access internet via my router?

I have a Linksys E3000 router that I'm trying to set up. I've connected the cable from my ISP to the Internet port of the router, and accessed its GUI via the wireless connection (had no other cable). ...
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I enter router qos internet speed but more is in test

I don't modem alone have router. In my router enter my ISP really speed. But after when I saw my internet speed was more than what I entered in router QoS. I interested me. Why is speed in ...
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How does the internet work in space? [on hold]

I've been learning about how the infrastructure of the Internet really works through this answer to the question, Who provides the Internet service to Internet Service Providers (ISPs)?. I know that ...
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Decide to allow or block internet access to applications [on hold]

I'm looking for a simple tool that everytime an application of any kind tries to access internet asks something like "Application.exe is trying to access internet" and lets me choose wheter to allow ...
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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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Can a slow internet-connection corrupt a downloaded file?

When downloading a big file, can a slow internet connection cause it to corrupt?
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Windows can't communicate with the device or resource [duplicate]

I have this problem in troubleshoot "Windows can't communicate with the device or resource (primary DNS server)" . My router is using a opendns server IP and I don't want default DNS server use ...
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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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Easiest way to get wifi if signal is too weak [duplicate]

I want to get wi-fi internet access on a smartphone in a certain place. I have a switch there, it is connected by a 20 meters long network cable to a wi-fi router, the router is connected to the ...
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My WiFi internet stalls when Laptop A is shut down

My WiFi internet stops working when a particular laptop is shut down or is not connected to the WiFi router. My internet setup is like this: There is a Wimax device which provides internet ...
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How to configure two broadband connection on the network so that if one goes down other can automatically start catering to Internet requests

Our earlier setup was 12 PCs connected via a switch. These PCs can connect to eachother via LAN. Broadband connection was via ADSL modem cum router plugged into the switch so that all PCs get internet ...
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Linux: Block all applications from accessing internet and whitelist some (Kubuntu 14.04)

How can you block all applications from accessing the internet in Kubuntu, and only whitelist some? (To prevent automatic updates, downloads (data plan), "calling home" and sending any log/usage ...
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Cannot connect to certain sites after moving computer

I recently moved my computer to a new location in town. We have the same ISP, Eastlink, but new cable modem, and new switch. I am connecting via Ethernet, but the effect is the same on Wi-Fi. I have ...
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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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Cannot access certain websites

I'm using windows 8.1 and all of a sudden, I cannot access certain websites (like facebook, youtube) under my own user account. But I can access google or yahoo. It's the same either I use IE or ...
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What is the IPv6 equivalent of 192.168.xxx.xxx? [duplicate]

I have a server which responds differently to requests from the general internet as opposed to the intranet. For IPv4 I can simply check if the address begins with 192.168. This works for my needs. ...
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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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What hardware information about your PC's can gathered by websites/ISP's?

What hardware information about your PC can be transferred ever the internet or stored by websites or by your Internet Service Provider. For eg. Your MAC address can be stored by websites but I ...
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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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Removing delta-homes from windows 8 [duplicate]

This is the second time I've the delta homes search engine installed in my windows 8 computer without my permission, although I've set the privacy that programs don't get installed automatically! ...
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Understanding a computer providing a bridge to the Internet

Where I work we have a very old Linux machine that is doing our DNS/DHCP and other network services. That machine is our Default Gateway and all internet connections go through this computer somehow. ...
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Can I use crossover with a gigabit switch to play games over LAN?

I was wondering if it was possible to use a switch to play games that use a LAN connection with my family. I know that the game I want to play works with a standard Ethernet cable from one Intel NIC ...
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VMware host-only network accessing host local resources

I have a Debian server (LDAP,DNS,DHCP and SAMBA services) in a VMware virtual machine and I would like to reach the host local printer with it. The first interface eth0 is a host-only network with the ...
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Will my internet speed decrease if I connect two routers together?

I have ethernet connection and its connected to a router and then to my computer using the LAN port of the router . Everything is fine but the router is kept on another floor and thus , I cannot use ...
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unable to access certains websites from my windows 8 PC

I am facing a strange problem with my windows 8 pc. I am able to access to some sites like facebook, google, wikipedia but unable to access some other sites like ains.com, youtube.com My PC is a dual ...
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Poor streaming performance on link with good bandwidth

For the longest time I've had an elusive problem with my network. I've changed router, access point and made wireless connections wired in search for a performance thief without getting any closer to ...
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Would these differences in wireless vs. wired internet speeds warrant a new router?

In our home we have a wireless router (802.11g, pretty old) that connects to quite a few devices (~10). I noticed that we weren't getting the internet speeds I expected us to get based on what we were ...
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How can I get my router to give internet access to >1 device

I have an ongoing problem with WiFi on my home network: All devices are able to connect to the network, however only one is able to get internet access at any given time. The one exception to the ...
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Router connected to internet but devices have limited connectivity

My router is showing that it has a solid connection to the internet however when I connect any device, they have limited connection. It happened when I rebooted my router due to a sudden slow ...
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Why does my Internet slow to a crawl unless I reboot my router every few days?

A few weeks ago, I noticed that my Internet connection had slowed down to a crawl. I waited a few days hoping it would go away on its own, but it didn't get better. So I asked this question about how ...
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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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How may I host a website on my local IP? [closed]

I am trying to design a web page. I want to assign the URL for it of my machine's local ip,i.e., http://192.xxx.x.x. If any may kindly suggest how may I have to do it? I prefer to use Python2.7+, ...
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Why on my laptop net speed shows 65Mbps while my wifi router's mode is set to 150Mbps?

On my wifi router i have set the mode to 150Mbps, but when i connect to this router it shows only 65 Mbps on my laptop. Why it is so? Does that mean my router is not capable to transfer at 150Mbps or ...
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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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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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How to restore my default DNS?

I hanged my DNS servers to 8.8.8.8 in order to fix my web browsing (it worked). My coworkers want me to change it back, but i didn't save it! Is there any way to restore my old dns settings? I'm ...
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Share a folder over the internet, UNC-style

Is it possible to set up a server which will basically make a folder in my computer available via a UNC path, like: \\my_ip\Share ...Over the internet? And if so, do the people accessing said path ...
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How can I get my public IP address from the command line, if I am behind a router?

Is there a way for me to get my public (WAN) IP address on the command line? I am behind a router (LAN network), with a dynamic IP address assigned by my ISP. I have seen solutions using an external ...
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Why does restarting a computer solve wifi connectivity issues?

I saw the the question on this site, asking about why restarting a computer can fix things in general, and I figured I might press for additional insight. On occasion I'll be scooting along on the ...
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How to fix a fast, but broken internet connection?

My Internet connection is fast enough, but it's very buggy. for example, this is what you should see: and this is what I see most of the time: Each of my browsers (Chrome, IE, FF), breaks in a ...
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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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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 ...