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Error code: ERR_NAME_RESOLUTION_FAILED

I get the error code: ERR_NAME_RESOLUTION_FAILED whenever I try to go to http://reddit.com on my computer. So far I have tried: setting my static DNS server to 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4. executing netsh ...
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An error occurred while Internet Connection Sharing was being enabled

I want to share my lan internet connection over my hosted network. But it's being failed due to An error occurred while Internet Connection Sharing was being enabled... I found this post but all 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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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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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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Port 4567 open on router to 'tram' traffic…Should I worry?

When I do a port scan on my router (nmap 192.168.0.1) the result is: PORT STATE SERVICE 22/tcp open ssh 23/tcp open telnet 53/tcp open domain 80/tcp open http 443/tcp open https ...
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Show dial up connection status in Task Manager

In Windows 8.1, Task Manager shows Wi-Fi, Disk, CPU usage graph in Performance tab. But, it doesn't shows usage of a dial up internet connection. How can I add dial up stats in task manager. Here are ...
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How do I Increase Network Utilization in my USB Mobile Broadband?

How do I increase network utilization in my USB Mobile Broadband? I have a USB mobile broadband and it says I have a link speed of 3Mbps but somehow, I can't fully utilize it. Is it possible to fully ...
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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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Windows 8 apps not connecting to internet with USB dongle/modem

The question pretty much says it all. I have Windows 8 Professional 64-bit and my main/only method of getting connected to the internet is to use this USB dongle/modem I have. Now it works perfectly, ...
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Is there any possible way to automute ads on YouTube?

This is probably going to be very difficult because YouTube uses both a flash player and a HTML5 player, but is there any possible way to make sure that when ads are being played, the volume is muted, ...
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Share Windows PPPOE connection with Linux

I have a windows computer connected wirelessly to router and connected to Raspberry Pi (Raspbian Linux) with LAN cable. I need to connect to PPPOE connection and enter my credentials to connect to ...
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Cannot access any web page but the internet connection is fine

I found this before posting my question, but it was pretty unconstructive, so I chose to post a new question anyway....with more details to the problem. PROBLEM As the title says, I cannot access ...
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SSHFS graceful degradation instead of freeze when connection is lost. Is it possible?

A third-party program will write files to a SSHFS mounted dir. If the internet connection is lost, the third-party program will likely crash (badly), because all programs trying to access such an ...
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Can I tell which process is using my 3G connection?

My PAYG 3G bandwidth is vanishing at an alarming rate. Yesterday 2GB just surfing and processing email, in an hour or two. I just experienced it again, with 500MB over about an hour. I suspect either ...
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Low bandwidth only on Windows XP

Hi I own really old PC and I've 10Mbps/1Mbps Plan. Internet is distibuted with router over whole house. The old PC uses 802.11b (up to 11Mbit/s download) Wifi card and has Windows XP+SP3 installed. ...
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How to troubleshoot network connection issue when a single website won't load?

I have a router which runs fine for all websites except for one in particular, that one website works sort of, it loads but no images show and the CSS sometimes doesn't load. I have already tried ...
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Cannot access internet on host computer when adapter is bridged for a virtual machine

I am running a Windows Virtual Machine in Hyper-V on Windows 8. To connect the guest machine to the internet, I create a virtual switch using the Hyper-V Virtual Switch Manager. I tell it to use my ...
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Internet connectivity issues in Windows 8

Info: Desktop. Windows 8. I have two network adapters on my computer. One is a USB adapter, and the other is internal (disabled currently). I have 4 out of 5 bars of signal on my wireless adapter ...
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Enterprise laptop doesn't recognize WiFi

My cousin is using an enterprise laptop for home work, but for some reason she can't connect to her home WiFi. The laptop isn't able to detect any WiFi networks, although she used to be able to detect ...
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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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Can't download anything anymore

I am on the laptop of my parents in law and the problem is that I can't download anything. The most recent chang is that the name of the computer was changed. Webbrowser: IE9. If I want to download ...
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How to let ONLY my browsers access the internet? -without installing a firewall (WinXP)

So that background applications like Adobe Update don't eat away my internet. One way is to install a firewall and configure it but is there any other way? Like with registry keys? Can Windows' ...
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Linux VM can not connect to the internet

I'm trying to set up an virtual server with connection to the internet. When I start a ping to the local network, there are no problems. When I try to ping an address from the internet, it shows that ...
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Laptop is super slow on network

So on our network we have a bunch of wireless macs and window Operating laptops, we have a network setup with 802.11g,b,n. All the laptops seem fine except one which is only getting speeds of 54Mb. I ...
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Control Targeted Browser Window

When I have multiple browser windows open, I don't know how to control which is chosen to open a new link - when that link is selected in a non-browser application. For example, when I click a web ...
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Router blocks traffic because no D flag

Not sure if it is the right place to ask the question.. I have a following issue On my desktop computer I can't access internet. Precisely, i can't ping router. However I can ping other machines on ...
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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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Connecting two apartment networks via router (separate internet connections)

PC A1 PC A2 PC B1 PC B2 \ / \ / Gateway A ------ Router ----- Gateway B | ...
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Prioritising network bandwidth with Huawei E5172 router

I have Huawei 5172 router and I wonder is it possible to prioritise network bandwidth for some computers in my home network? By 'prioritise' I mean in a general way, not any specific protocol or ...
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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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Purposely choose Wifi

I am using Windows 7. I am connected to LAN via cable as well as I have WiFi networks available. I connect to VPN through the cabled LAN over internet to other LAN and so my PC will get a local LAN ...
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Netgear Router Throttling Bandwidth

I have a Netgear WNDR3700v4 wireless gigabit router. I've tested my internet connect speed directly through my modem via speedtest.net at just over 120 Mbps. While testing through my router ...
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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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Two home networks but devices can only connect to one?

I have the following setup: 1 router w/ modem connected downstairs to the ISP, providing both cable and wi-fi internet to the downstairs. 1 router upstairs connected to the downstairs router ...
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computer with wired connection unable to browse internet/ping correctly, although Skype/torrents remain functional (intermittent issue)

I'm at the end of my wits here so any help would be much appreciated. The following is an intermittent issue: it happened once before when I first moved into this flat last month, I looked into it a ...
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Router stops giving internet randomly while modem continues to work

My internet provider had installed in my house an Alcatel modem (FTTH). I have a dd-wrt TPLINK router. For months my internet was working perfectly having the modem (bridged mode set by ISP) ...
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I changed my router and now it takes a while for my Android phone to connect to the Internet

I switched routers from a Buffalo WCR-GN to a TP-Link N600 and now it takes a while for my phone to connect to the Internet. At first I thought it was due to my phone (nexus 5) but it's happening with ...
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Load all content of a webpage without having to scroll down

Recently many websites have adopted load on scroll approach. One has to scroll down to load more content for EG: youtube,google,facebook. Is there a way one can load all content without having to ...
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Modem and router suddenly won't work. When modem is plugged into router, modem's LAN LED won't light up

I have a D-link DIR-600 router and a TP-Link TD-8816 (ver 6.0) modem. I had them configured to modem on bridge and router on PPPoE for a long time, they worked fine. Today I woke up to no internet ...
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Access to all links on a domain(no hyperlink available)

I need to have access to all links like: http://www.thewebsitename.com/random_alphanumeric_code1.asp http://www.thewebsitename.com/random_alphanumeric_code2.asp etc.for a given website: ...
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pdf byte serving slow in Internet explorer

When I try to access a large pdf file with Chrome with byte serving it steadily increases the size of the packets which are downloaded. Internet Explorer however stays with the 16KB packets. This ...
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How to share internet from one computer to another via router?

I want to share USB-modem internet from one laptop to another by the following way: The main problem is how to configure the first (white) laptop as a gateway on the router. When I try to set the ...
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Browsing sessions in Opera are no longer saved on next Opera startup

After a long time of using Opera web browser without any issues, a really annoying one appeared today. I had about 10-15 tabs open for my regular use when I am surfing internet. The setting that I ...
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Always use wireless NIC for Internet access, if it's available

I've got a Windows 7 machine with both a gigabit wired connection and a wireless adapter. Both interfaces have IP addresses on the same network (192.168.0.0/24). I've got a single wireless router ...
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understanding HTTrack actions

i just started using HTTrack . and it offers 5 actions whenever i want to download a website for offline viewing. which are 1 Mirror Web Site(s) 2 Mirror Web Site(s) with Wizard 3 Just Get Files ...
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Reflash DLink AC1750 Optimum Router

I recently got the new "smart router" from Optimum: DLink AC1750 It may be a good router but I cannot access any of the settings. When typing in the regular 192.168.1.1, it redirects to ...
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Lync is frequently disconnecting on screen-sharing session

This is happening when I connect to the VPN from my home internet. I'm using Modem and Wi-Fi router. Internet and IM itself work fine. How can I troubleshoot this problem, I'm not sure if this is ...
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Can the wifi connection still be poor even if I have many bars?

On my Windows computer, the wifi indicator shows 4-5 bars out of 5 most of the time - I conclude that the signal is strong. My internet is occasionally very slow - between 1/5th and 1/100th ...
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Ethernet connection not detected

my Ethernet connection somehow stopped being detected by Windows and Ubuntu on my laptop(Dell Inspiron M5010) all of a sudden after just another reboot. The local area connection is not showing up in ...