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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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3answers
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IE and Chrome not loading web pages

I have a laptop running Windows 7 x86 on our network where IE and Chrome are not loading websites. The internet is working fine with other services. Skype and Lync work, and I can ping web addresses ...
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1answer
124 views

Belkin router SSID not visible

I have a Belkin N150 router and can't connect to the internet. Only the small blue WPS light is blinking. It's SSID is no longer visble to any devices. I can't even access it's router management page ...
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1answer
3k views

Windows 7 and 8.0 bug: Network icon is marked as “no internet access”

When does windows mark network connection icon as having no internet access? I have internet access, but the icon says I don't. If I run troubleshooter, it finds no any problems. But the icon still ...
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102 views

How can a website determine my language preference?

How can a website determine my language preference (and wrongly, I might add)? When I browse to a site, it defaults to setting the site language to Afrikaans. I've never selected this before, nor ...
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1answer
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CentOS 6.4 server no internet connection

I just installed CentOS 6.4 on my server. I've tried running sudo yum update and got the output Could not retrieve mirrorlist...snip...error was 14: PYCURL ERROR 6 - "Couldn't resolve host ...
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uverse internet works on everything but my desktop

We have uverse wireless internet in our house. We have four phones connected to it two android two iPhone's, an ipad, a windows laptop, my Xbox 360 and my windows 7 desktop. All devices work fine ...
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1answer
208 views

Why does one person downloading kill the internet for the rest of the house?

We have 25 megs on the downstream and 2 megs on the upstream. When doing a speed test without anyone downloading (from Usenet, for example), we get the full download and upload. However, if one ...
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1answer
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Modem doesn't seem to pass internet connection to router

I was supplied a Cisco DPC3825 modem by my ISP and use a Cisco E4200 as my main router. Today the Internet just stopped working, just out of the blue, I can't think of anything that would have ...
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4answers
636 views

Is someone stealing my bandwidth?

I have a lot of internet problems (very slow connection, randomly not working). I've tried a tracert: Tracing route to www.l.google.com [7 over a maximum of 30 hops: 1 1 ms <1 ms ...
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1answer
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can't connect to the internet after setting up the router N300 netgear wireless

I set-up my router which I got from the provider of my internet. So far my internet was working was fine. I got N300 netgear wireless router. I followed the instructions in the manual in connecting ...
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2answers
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Best way to troubleshoot intermittent network outages?

We have a Comcast 50/10 line into our office. We keep seeing very short but sometimes frequent drops in our internet service. It's enough to kick you off of skype and stop any websites from loading, ...
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Dlink DIR-615 suddenly stops working - Orange internet light

I unplugged my Dlink DIR-615 router last night from the wall due to a storm rolling in. I've done this countless times, no problem. However, when I went to plug it in and use the internet today, ...
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2answers
156 views

Browsers not responding

A strange thing started to happen to my computer yesterday, and I can not recall installing anything new or updating anything the last few days either. It was first the browser, Chromium, that started ...
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4answers
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Can't access certain web sites - reset router, any ideas?

EDIT: This problem was resolved by my ISP - had to do with damaged fiber in one of their locations. Thanks to everyone that helped. Not sure if this is the right site (I'm a StackOverflow user) ...
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1answer
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Web page does not display properly

I have a problem with one of my computers. It does not display any website properly. The background clouds on some websites do not show up, the layout of some websites are not properly displayed. And ...
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2answers
230 views

no internet connection with windows 7

I installed Windows 7 on my laptop; now it cannot connect to the internet on internet explorer, although it indicates that it is connected to my wireless network. Plugging in the ethernet cable ...
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2answers
158 views

IP Micro-outages, telephone micro-outages, and CATV micro-outages

This is a long and complicated question, mostly because it has been going on for 2.5 years without a solution in sight. It also is only one-third computer related, the other two-thirds are cable TV ...
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4answers
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Computer connects to lan, but not the internet

I have a computer with Vista Home that can connect to the router, but it cannot get on the internet. I cannot ping google.com, the request times out. I've tried this on two separate networks and have ...
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4answers
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No Outbound Internet on Windows Home Server

Could someone provide some steps for me to check my internet connection on my Windows Home Server? It seems to have intermittent connectivity issues and I am unsure of how to diagnose the problem ...
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4answers
855 views

Web pages never load despite internet access on Vista

A friend has asked me to have a look at his Vista laptop, which "can't connect to the internet". I have found that I can connect to a wireless network, and from a command prompt can ping websites ...
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2answers
54 views

Microsoft Advertising won't load

Every time I try to visit http://advertising.microsoft.com/ in Firefox, I get this error. But when I use Internet Explorer or Google Chrome, everything loads just fine. Also does curl from command ...
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4answers
748 views

Trouble Accessing Internet through Wireless Router

I'm having trouble accessing the internet. I can connect to my wireless router successfully, but I can not access the actual internet. However, other computers connected to the same network can. What ...
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2answers
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Why do I lose my internet connection when I forward all ports from one router to another?

My DSL modem is a Siemens Speedstream 4200. It is not just a dumb modem, but also a fully-fledged router. I would rather it just act as a dumb modem and forward everything to my Linksys WRT54GL. I ...