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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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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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Tracert public address before internal address

So, I have been having problems with Frontier's 74.40.74.40 and 74.40.74.41 DNS servers essentially hijacking certain websites like Google over SSL (gives security warning) and have been trying to ...
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Almost all sites won't load in Windows 10

Recently my Internet has been acting badly. Basically, I can only load certain sites. Some sites work great, and others don’t load at all. I think this is because some firewall or antivirus thing. ...
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Internet dropping out for 1 sec about every 30 sec (with picture)

When using something like skype, or playing an online game the internet drops out like you see in the picture is an example of it when i'm using skype. This has been happening for about 2-3 weeks now,...
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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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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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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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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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Which Windows services and startup programs can I disable/modify to optimize performance/security?

For Windows Vista SP2 and Windows 7: I use this stand-alone (no LAN) computer at home exclusively to browse the internet, nothing else!.. I have another computer I use for development and testing ...
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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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I need to occasionally restart my router to fix my internet connection. Can I detect it with a script and restart automatically?

I am using buffalo router WZR-HP-G300NH with DD-wrt firmware. The internet sometimes slows down and the devices cannot even join the WiFi. If I reboot the router, everything is back to normal. This ...
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Internet Sharing on OS X Mavericks stopped working

I have an iMac with OS X Mavericks (10.9) installed. I've been using the Internet Sharing feature to connect to other devices regularly, but since last week the Internet Sharing option has stopped ...
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Slow internet on Windows 10 but fast on Ubuntu - Dual Boot

Not sure how to ask this. My ISP throttles my connection for certain data types at 3pm each day (ie. torrents), this has never been an issue under Ubuntu because it never effects any other kind of ...
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Wi-Fi is on but there is no connection

Recently we got a new internet provider, which advertises 65 Mbps download, cable. Hence, we also got a new router: SmartRG model SR804n. However, regardless of the amazing advertised speed, I have ...
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Two Sites, One Firewall, Two wireless bridge, One ADSL modem,Internet Sharing

I have two physically separate sites, Site A and Site B. Site A - connected two Side B via a Wireless Bridge Site A - Transparent Wireless bridge terminates into the switch of Site A Site A - Has a ...
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Netflix, Amazon Video and youtube intermittent streaming errors

my PC has issues streaming from Netflix, Amazon and Youtube (my laptop and FireStick work fine). When streaming the video will play fine (buffers fine etc.) but then will randomly cut out, maybe as ...
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Recover Network Password by Tricking Device into Connecting to Ad Hoc with Same Name

My friend has lost his network login information on all of his devices except his iPad, and does not have access to his router to change it. I have an idea to recover it using an ad hoc network with ...
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Use Multiple Internet connections on the same Computer but for different apps

I know this is quite similar to the questions asked before however none of them answered my question. Please read this before downvoting. What I basically want to do is if I have a 4Mbit(on WiFi) line ...
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Internet drops frequently unless running an infinite ping

My internet tends to cut out and then return a few minutes later, I've been struggling with this issue for years with Comcast, I've gone through ~4 modems, and 2 routers and countless technician ...
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Internet working selectively on some devices

I have a HP pavilion p028tx with windows 10 and a tp-link modem. The wifi i am using is getting connected in the laptop but with a limited sign and no internet access is available. I can connect other ...
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What to do with excess internet bandwitch?

I have pretty decent internet speed but I would like to know what to do with excess bandwidth. As I am already a part of BOINC Distributed computing I would prefer something charitable. I searched up ...
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Can I have two separate internet connections on the same line?

If I have one line going into my house, and two activated modems from the same provider, do they each have their own bandwidth allocation? One modem is 100MBps, the other is 30MBps. The line is a COAX ...
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Dual boot system with Linux and Windows: No internet connection under Linux

So I installed Windows 7 on my PC first, then Linux Mint 17.2 Cinnamon onto the same hard drive. Then I installed the LAN driver under Windows 7 because it didnt't recognize the interface at first. ...
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Accessing local network while using a wireless router

I primarily use an Ethernet cable attached to a wireless router to connect to the internet. My router (a Netgear N600) connects to my ISP over PPPoE and is assigned a single public IP address. Where ...
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How to secure my broadband internet connection

My friend purchased broadband internet connection, but when scan network security on Avast Internet security it say that: "network router is accessible from the internet". He is using Windows 7 ...
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Any reason why Internet Explorer won't play HTML5 video on some computers?

We've got a client who is saying an HTML5 video won't play on Internet Explorer 11 on their machine. We've tested it and it works just fine on IE9 and above on the computers in our office. So I was ...
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Implementing TCP hole punching

I have theoretical knowledge about TCP hole punching and i want to connect two devices behind two different NATs. What is the easiest way to do so? Is there any softwares for making the task easy?
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How to limit Youtube buffering to few min a head

I watch quite a bit of online streaming on broadcast site like JTV and often I end up watching past broadcasts which are saved on the server... like youtube videos let's say. Problem is those videos ...
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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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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 (...