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Internet sharing

I want to share internet connection from my wireless adapter, my modem router combined in one device is configured on bridge mode that allow only one connection at time.... the cause is my internet ...
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What is the diference between IP subnet mask 255.255.254 .0 … or 255.255.255.0? [on hold]

What is the diference between IP subnet mask 255.255.254.0 and 255.255.255.0?
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Is there a way to limit Internet bandwidth on Wi-Fi on a per-user basis?

I am on Windows 7 and I have a D-Link Wi-Fi 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 ...
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I need to share my internet connection every time I turn on the PC

I use USB internet connection. It has a dialing software which saves my username and password and auto connects after turning the PC on. I bought a wireless router (TP Link TL-WR720N). I want to use ...
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Windows 8: connected to the Wi-fi but not loading any page

I had a problem with the internet over the last 2 days, I fixed it thanks to this network (some information around) and wanted to make a little thread to help future users with my same problem. ...
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How do I detect whether somebody is using my MAC address?

Some universities use MAC addresses of laptops to share internet. When we access to internet by common routers (universities, working place) if someone use our MAC it is a problem since data usage of ...
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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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should we try to avoid unnecessary use of internet data? [on hold]

Like my ISP provide me unlimited internet data access for some monthly rent ,is playing YouTube for just listening songs (or whatever) is wrong or immoral or stupid or it is gonna have some bad ...
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How to share Internet connection of VMWare guest with host in VMWare Player?

I have a cheap 3G Internet stick with no driver support for my current operating system, yet that is currently my only way to get online. I had no trouble getting a connection with VMWare Player and ...
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Neighbors Internet Kicks My PPEOE Off

Had this problem for almost a year now, and watched it closely, my internet vianet, runs just fine till a certain wifi shows up, always Bell023 when ever this wifi shows up my modem gets it's PPEOE ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Strangely slow internet on MacBook Air running OS X Yosemite

We have Wi-Fi internet in our home which we access from at least five different devices (2 PCs, 2 phones, 1 Mac). On four of the five, the internet behaves perfectly fast enough, but on the ...
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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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Unable to access router even though internet works

I had access to my router and my internet was also working fine, but I was trying to do a port forward of 80 to my local machine and in the process I made a mistake. I went into Remote Management and ...
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How to report a malicious site to Google, Microsoft, Mozilla, etc. so that they will warn users [on hold]

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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Only one of two ethernet connections has internet access

Alright, this one has got me completely stumped. Among other devices, I have three computers currently connected to the same wireless router: One of them is connected through ethernet and has ...
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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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Internet speed is 512 kbps but it gives only 60kbps speed

My internet speed is about 50-60 kbps but on company plan and there website it shows that Internet speed provided is 512 kbps can anyone explain this?
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Separating downloads and uploads between two Internet connections

I have two Internet connections, how can I have downloads go through one and uploads go through the other without a new router? I was thinking two network cards in a computer, but how do you connect ...
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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 WiFi repeaters cause interference?

I have a old Linksys router the I converted into a repeater using dd-wrt firmware. Its been running great but I'm just curious is it possible that it could be interfering with the main router?
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Internet Connection Error - Connection Fails

My internet seems to be working but is not. My screen shows 4 bars (PC). However whenever I try to go to Amazon or any other major websites, apart from all things Google and Stack Exchange, it does ...
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Router 1 device and Router 2 device is not in the same network, although router 1 connect to router 2 [duplicate]

My ISP provide me a moderm hg863 the modem model: http://huawei.com/en/products/fixed-access/fttx/ont/hg863/index.htm So I have attempt like this before ---> modem --> router---> notebook ...
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Webpages do not load properly and skip some content

When I run a speed test I get pretty good stats. Even the webpages open quickly but they open so fast that they skip some content when I use Google Chrome or Firefox. If I reload the webpage it works, ...
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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 auto-accept all website cookie warnings?

Every time I go to any website in the UK it asks me if I accept cookies or not. Is there a way to disable this question and accept all cookies universally?
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How to provide access to the Internet using 2 different ISPs

This is the problem: We have a contract with two different ISPs for different reasons, and each contract provides access to the Internet. The thing is that there are two different networks in our ...
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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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Presenting an HTML Document within another HTML Document

I am trying to embed an HTML Document that is on my local drive onto a wiki that supports HTML text. The wiki is on a closed network that also includes my computer. As someone who is not well-versed ...
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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 to eliminate background network activity on Windows 8.1

I am running Windows 8.1 . I want to configure my machine so that the only network activity that happens on my machine is the activity that I explicitly trigger (e.g. web requests made with a ...
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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 does wwws mean?

I've seen a couple of sites that use wwws in their domain, for example: wwws.mint.com and wwws.whitehouse.gov. I'm sure it has something to do with an extra layer of security. What does it mean and ...
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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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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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Unable to remove MiuiTab from my PC [duplicate]

Recently I used internet so much. Also, I have downloaded a lot of things. But now, I noticed that many ads are affecting my PC. Finding a bit and researching told me that I have download a thing that ...
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Connection slow but speed fast when connected

I am experiencing an interesting type of slow connection buildup and would like to ask people more up to the topic on any ideas what could cause this and how to troubleshoot it. (On my background, I ...
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How can a 3 Mbit/s connection be faster in actual use than a 10 Mbit/s connection? [closed]

Can anyone enlighten me about this. I live in a place where internet connection isn't really that good. We switch to different plans just to get the best connection we can get. We currently have the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 – ...
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Is there a way to build a cache of internet files on local computer?

I use Windows (7 for now). In the future I am planning to go somewhere where internet costs 5¢/MB and I am wondering about schemes for saving on bandwidth. I would like to know if there are any tools ...