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Ping/tracert works, but not browser or any windows programs. Tried USB WiFi and reformatted already

My laptop used to work fine. My girlfriend was moving to California for a month, so I gave it to her to take with her. It worked fine the day before she left. Once she got there, it wouldn't work. ...
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1answer
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Connected via UMTS but can't ping default gateway

I have a UMTS modem/Windows computer that can't connect properly to the internet. It gets an active PDP context and Windows gets an IP address from DHCP, DNS and default gateway addresses. But no ...
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Using ping google.com to test connection

Since the internet connection in our house does break down from time to time I set up a little experiment: For the last two month, one of my machines is pinging google.com on an half-hourly basis. ...
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Good speedtest results, but web pages don't load

I have strange connection problems. Ping and download times are good - speedtest.net showed ping 65ms and download 2.17Mbps. Torrent is working well, giving me up to 300MBps. Webpages are loading ...
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How can I monitor my ISP's connection quality over time?

I've got a very bad ISP and want to monitor the connection quality over a month's time. At the moment I just wrote a script which logs ping requests to Google's DNS server 8.8.8.8. How can I do ...
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Another 'can't browse but can ping'

Suddenly my ability to browse disappeared yesterday. I can still ping by ip/name, I can connect to RDP computers remotely. I also have a virtual machine on my laptop that is able to browse the web. ...
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1answer
906 views

When pinging, the ping responses come from random domain names, but the same IP address?

When I ping a site, I get ping responses from random domains. You can see this in the paste below. I started a ping, and surfed around a few sites, and the domain keeps changing. I've also observed ...
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1answer
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Does it matter if a RF television cable runs in the same duct as my internet Cat5e UTP cable?

At my home I have a UTP cat5e cable with at least 50 meters that comes from the switch on my dad's office that occupies the same duct as the coaxial RF cable to my television when both arrives at my ...
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How to solve request timed out? And why am I getting this error?

I am having issue with my net connection. My net connection gets disconnected at times. Online gaming faces lagging issue. It was 1st noted after modem firmware was updated by the ISP ...
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1answer
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Internet connection speed slow, high ping, low bandwidth, what can be causing it?

Today I am experiencing extremely high ping (200-500 ms instead of usual 20 ms) and low bandwidth (3 Mbps instead of usual 5 Mbps). What can be causing it? I am using Windows 7, ADSL line, I am aware ...
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Why am I getting very high ping from this IP, but others aren't?

(There's a lot of new info in the updates.) I've been getting very high pings when dealing with some servers, and I can't figure out the cause. For the question, I'm using a specific IP, but I have ...