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What is most likely to cause this packet loss?

This question: Can a software cause a huge ping response is what made me realize that I have a network problem. As you can see here: C:\Users\*****>pathping google.com Tracing route to ...
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Layer 2 switching or Layer 3 forwarding?

I have a wireless router installed at my home (provided by ISP). Scenario: Router IP: 192.168.1.1 My Machine IP (X): 192.168.1.2 IP of machine Y: 192.168.1.3 Now when I ping Y from my ...
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How to open outbound ports in Router?

I am trying to configure this Yamaha router in our lab to open ports to access GMAIL (smtp/imap).I understood that I have to open ports 995 and 465 for this. Should I do this in "Packet Filtering" or ...
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How does Router know where to forward packet

If several computers with local addresses (192.168.0.#) are connected to a router and each computer opens a web browser and requests a page over HTTP, when these TCP:80 packets are sent out, the ...