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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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Getting 2 or more devices to be able to see each other and the internet behind a captive portal

I'm working from cafes and hotels meaning I have absolutely no access to internet with no captive portal in front of it. I'm writing mobile app. I need my computer and the phone to be on the same ...
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How to configure a local network for 'no internet'

I have recently built a small server that acts as a wireless access point. Unfortunately, the server has no way of accessing the internet due to technical constraints. When I use a smartphone (both ...
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Where can I find a publicly hosted image that is replaced with a new image each day but maintains the same URL?

This is a weird question, but I'm using a "dashboard" app that in addition to showing me really useful information, allows me to display an image or gif by supplying a URL. It is meant to display a ...
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Internet connection not working

This problem is not really related to programming, but to my computer. As of this moment I'm writing from my mobile phone. Not because I want to, but because I'm forced to. Maily because I have no ...
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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 do I stop Windows Operating System from using up my bandwidth quota?

I'm in NZ, which means my internet is capped at 5GB, which is not funny. I notice on my Windows 7 that even after disabling automatic update (don't worry, I flick it back on during my off peak hours) ...
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Something is accessing the internet on my computer. How do I know which one? [on hold]

What software will allow me to know which programs access internet? I suspected it's bitcoin-qt But how do I know for sure?
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Problematic access to internet via wifi

I bought an asus laptop with windows 8.1 and it has an issue when accessing internet via wifi . When accessing internet via ethernet everything loads fine on my browsers but when accessing via wifi: ...
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Wireless Repeating with two Netgear N750 (WNDR4300)

I have a Netgear N750 as my main router, which connects to the internet via a modem. I have a second Netgear N750 which I want to use to repeat the wireless signal of the main router. I logged in to ...
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Access Internet on android phone by connecting it to laptop?

My latop is connected to a wired modem for internet. I want to access internet on my android phone. Can i do it by connecting my Android to laptop via usb cable and then enabling tethering. Edit: ...
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I want to creating Network without internet [on hold]

I want to Create a network between 3 of our house, which are not close. i want to achieve that without internet connection. so that i will be able to transfer files without internet. recommend any ...
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Utility for monitoring internet usage in windows per process/application [on hold]

I am using a limited internet data pack in my windows XP system. The problem is there is a background process or a malware which is eating up the data. I can see a continued internet usage, probably a ...
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How can Chrome browser cookies cause internet issues?

Alright, so I'll make this as short and concise as possible. I have both DishNET and mobile data/hotspot for internet. I noticed DishNET was really slow today(I would estimate less than 5KB), so 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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It takes my computer a long time to establish connections with websites

I recently moved to a new house, got a new computer, and upgraded from Win7 to Win8. When I go on a webpage, the browser goes into the white loading screen for about 5-10 seconds, then everything ...
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some websites not opening on one network, but on other

i faced this weird problem with my network, i have two networks one is say NetworkA, other is by say Network B.... When i try to open the website wordpress.com and wordpress.org, they dont load ...
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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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Connected to internet but can't browse after trying to remove Covenant Eyes

I recently got a MacBook Pro. It connects to ethernet\wifi and has internet but when I open Safari or Firefox, nothing happens. I get a timeout for all websites. I had Covenant Eyes on my Mac before ...
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Intermittent connection and “Firewall Blocked” log entries on Cisco DPC3939B with firewall “disabled”

First, I apologize if this question seems to be "all over the place". I've tried to sum it up as clearly as I could, but there are a lot of moving parts, so I've tried to be detailed with my ...
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Internet History Eraser [duplicate]

If I plug my work laptop back into the work network, can they view internet history from non-network wireless use? I've deleted the history in the standard fashion.
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Two internet connections, two routers, one network

So here is my situation. We recently got another internet connection setup here at home, which means we have two now. Each internet connection has its own router (both routers have a built in modem, ...
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What did I do wrong when connecting new ethernet cable? [closed]

I installed a new ethernet cable and now PC has wireless internet access, but laptop, ipad, smartphones do not.
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When I'm connected to two networks with internet access, what exactly is happening as I use internet?

I was just testing a little USB wifi dongle to see whether it's going to work with Raspberry PI. It seems ok on my windows machine. As we have two wifi networks at home, I used the dongle to connect ...
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Strong Signal is ruining my Chrome

Few days ago I noticed a new phenomena in chrome Whenever I visit a new website, the first click on the site results in a new tab with ads in it. When searching in Google, some weird results ...
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Matching Window Title of an Internet Explorer webpage

I cannot set up a script when trying to use just part of the Window Title of a webpage using Internet Explorer SetTitleMatchMode, 2 #IfWinActive, bab.la Italian-English dictionary - Internet Explorer ...
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HP Probook 4510s

Since morning I'm not able to use Internet in my laptop.I use a local company broadband LAN connection.Generally when connected two lights blink at the LAN port (green n orange) but now only the ...
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Haywire laptop WiFi seems to cause router+modem unit to *also* lose *internet* connection…how?

This is a theoretical question about router+modem units, not a troubleshooting question per se. I have repeated the following observation several times now, at different times of day, between ...
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Iexplorer.exe as Custom User Interface - Restart if closed?

I'm currently configuring a Kiosk machine using "IExplore.exe -K" as a replacement shell, everything is working fine. Unfortunately you can still kill the IExplore.exe session by hitting Alt-F4. ...
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How can I utilize more bandwith in my browsers and applications ?

I have a internet connection of 16Mbps bandwidth. This goes for download and 3Mbps bandwidth for upload. I get good download speed in a download manager, nearly about 2MBps. And upload speed of 375 ...
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How to know if your computer is hit by a dnschanger virus?

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is on the final stage of its Operation Ghost Click, which strikes against the menace of the DNSChanger virus and trojan. Infected PCs running the ...
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Internet stops working a short while after I connect to the VPN [on hold]

I need to connect to a VPN server and route all of my internet traffic through that. Now the problem is that, whenever I connect to the VPN, my internet works for some 10-15 seconds and then drops ...
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Share internet through Proxy Server?

I know that a proxy server can be used to secure a network, everything is encrypted, to connect from other country as if i were in another, surf anonymously... But what i don't know if it's possible ...
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How to use my home internet from other country so that I can browse country-restricted websites?

I need to browse websites when I travel to other country but web traffic policy restricts me to do so but not all websites. I have a wire-line internet connection in my house and its router's WAN IP ...
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Is it slower to load an embedded video rather than from its source?

It would make sense that a video that is embedded in a site (like if I were to post a YouTube video on this question or a blog post) would be slower to load because it has to be redirected from a ...
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I have to refresh browser all the time to view a webpage, and sometimes only text appears instead

I have to refresh my browser all the time. Browser doesn't matter, this happens in all browsers. The problem is when I enter a URL, sometimes the page loads fine, but most times the page won't load ...
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Why does firefox send TCP packets even when idle?

I run firefox on Debian. I made a clean install with no cookies, or no information input from my side. I've also disabled all mumboo-jumboo healthy and crash report tracking. I've disabled 'shared ...
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Is browsing the internet during windows update or an antimalware scan safe?

Over 15 years ago (around 2000), my father never allowed me to use the computer while he was running a virus scan or Windows Update. Can I safely use Google Chrome for normal internet use (Youtube, ...
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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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How can I monitor internet usage in my network?

I need to know which computer is consuming my bandwidth. Is there a tool to do this?
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Internet cuts out on all devices connected for a short moment [closed]

This is my first time on this site so please be nice. Ok so, I'll try to make this short and sweet didnt have internet for 4 months just got it back the end of last month my "dish" the thing that ...
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No internet connection linux mint even after getting connected to the wifi

I'm having problem with my internet connection it was all fine but suddenly I'm not getting or receiving data even after connection,I checked my wlan0 it's up ,it getting the ssid and of course I can ...
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No internet connection with browsers on OS X 10.9

Unable to browse Internet on Mac OS X My Problem is very similar to the one linked above; I can't reach websites using browsers, everything else like terminal stuff (ping...), Mail, Skype, OS X ...
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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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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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ethernet connection makes the WiFi disable

A ethernet (Lan server) connection makes the WiFi disable automatically in windows 8.1. By switching on the WiFi manually let only WiFi to run for few moments and the WiFi goes off again. How can I ...
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How to invoke Privoxy?

I have installed Privoxy on Windows 7 64-bit and by searching through it's docs I have found that i need to enter some command line arguments to install the Privoxy service. Now, where and how do I ...
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How to close Internet Explorer from the Run box?

When using the Run application from Windows desktop, what command would one use to close all instances of IE? I know you can open IE by typing "iexplore.exe" but I need a way to close IE as well. ...
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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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Delayed startup of network (Wi-Fi) icon

When my Windows 7 Starter netbook boots up and after everything is loaded, it takes about 5 minutes before the network icon near the clock becomes functional. When there’s an available Wi-Fi signal – ...