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I need more speed to download large datasets to work from home for data science. What can I do?

Background I am a data science student working with social media data files that have been collected by someone else. I am working remotely and I would like to download the data to perform analysis on ...
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How to resolve VLAN tagging issues with Google Nest WiFi router

I am a software engineer and have some training and experience with TCP/IP networks, but not enough to figure out this intractable issue that appears to be caused by my choice of router colliding with ...
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Internet Speed Tests

I've recently had fibre broadband (FTTP) installed (900mbps/100mbps). One thing I've noticed which doesn't seem to make much sense is the results of speed tests. As above my connection is now 900mbps ...
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Ubiquiti Unifi Security Gateway - Cannot accesss internet

I have a Security Gateway with the WAN port connected to my BT Homehub, and then the LAN on the Gateway going to a switch to which everything else is connected including two Access Points. The ...
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Would it be possible to use my DSL router in another house?

I have a broadband connection and a DSL router. I have to go to another house for a couple of weeks. Both the houses have the same telephone connection. So would it be possible to use the DSL Router ...
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Is there a fiber / optical extension you can buy move your FTTP point? [closed]

I want to move my BT Openreach fiber box so it's running from my UPS. Issue is the fiber cable into the building is 10 meters away from I need it to be. Is there a fiber / optical extension you can ...
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How do I connect to internet from command prompt?

I'm trying to create a task that connects to internet at a specified time. I have a broadband wired connection that I use to connect to the internet. How do I manage connect/disconnect of this ...
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Windows 10 - How to auto switch to WIFI if Ethernet stops working?

I need to use Ethernet most of the time, however my broadband goes down relatively often. When the broadband (connected via Ethernet) stops working I want it to automatically use WIFI (I have a 4G ...
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Optimum usage ratio for broadband [closed]

A headteacher I friend has asked my advice regarding how to optimise broadband usage in anticipation of another covid lockdown.The current speed is about 100GB and at peak usage there are about 200 ...
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How to start hostpot in windows 10 to share broadband

I just got my new broadband connection and I am using an onu device that connects to my laptop using an ethernet cable. I am able to use the internet on my laptop but I want to make hotspot using it ...
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Port 80 - how to take over from Service provider

I have high-speed broadband connection and purchased a Static IP with Service Provider. Thought of hosting a website, however, realised that the service provider blocks Ports 80 & 443 for their ...
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Security for 3G/Wireless Broadband connection

How secure do we think broadband wireless is? Should I be willing to do online banking over a mobile connection? I assume that it's more secure than, say, WEP, but I'd love to be pointed towards any ...
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Is it possible to send two different internet connection using same media converter?

I have a broadband internet connection that ISP provided me with one media converter. Then the connection is divided into two with a lan switch to provide connection to my neighbour. Is it possible to ...
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Automatically collect internet (broadband) speed metrics over time

(Before anyone jumps to the conclusion that this is the same question as Quick way to check my broadband speed, please read it through. Also I am looking for more comprehensive and detailed data than ...
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Quick way to check my broadband speed

What is the simplest way to check my actual broadband connection speed?
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Connect existing FTTP instalation to router with SFP?

My existing FTTP installation by BT is using HG8240 GPON Terminal (model H35M8240BT06) + power backup. I would like to completely remove HG8240 and connect it directly with mikrotik over SFP (saving ...
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Home wifi/broadband unable to load certain sites

The wifi/broadband in my house is failing to load certain sites (nothing dodgy, mainstream ones like bbc.co.uk, skysports.co.uk, so it can't be my ISP attempting some weird blocking). These are ...
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What could be causing this packet loss on my broadband cable connection?

My home internet has been unreliable for the past month and so far my ISP has been at a loss to figure out why, so I want to make sure I've ruled out all possible causes on my end. I have a 150/15 ...
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ADSL to Ethernet Cable connection?

In summary, my question is whether I can get an internet connection on my laptop by using a cable to connect it to a micro-filter on a phoneline extension. I also have a subsidiary question about ...
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Why is my speed only limited to 12% of my max bandwidth?

I subscribed in a 1Mbps broadband internet (data only). The provider said that customers would only get 60% of it which is approximately 600kbps of the 1Mbps, which is enough for me. But I've been ...
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What does an Internet speed of 4 Mbit/s mean?

When I check my upload/download speed it’s 4 Mbit/s. This means that I can download/upload at 4 megabits per second. But I do not completely understand what this means. For example, if I am uploading ...
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Max how many Mac Filtering Allowed?

I am using a TP-Link TL-WR740N Router. For my business purpose, I only want to give access of Internet to the specific people who are only my Customers (many in numbers). Now, my Question is, what is ...
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Two PCs with own routers on the same LAN

I want to put an additional Windows 10 PCs, with its own broadband service provider, on the same Ethernet LAN as others that already have a different broadband service provider. Are there likely to ...
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Changing the TCP initial congestion window value in Windows 10

I would like to do some testing with the TCP Initial congestion window on Windows 10 Pro, but it seems the settings are disabled in the Pro version: Set-NetTCPSetting -SettingName InternetCustom -...
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Merging two incoming broadband lines for faster Internet

We have a broadband line coming into our building which delivers around 8-10Mbps, which is okay but not great. Fiber is available in our area (30-100Mbps) but it's not available where we are just yet. ...
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How can I use ADSL line with a broadband router?

I have a broadband router (Linksys E1000) which I've flashed with a DD-WRT firmware. After doing so I realized that this router doesn't have an interface for ADSL port(RJ-11). How can I use the ...
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Mysterious settings for Internet usage [closed]

Recently I had an issue with my broadband internet connection. The support guy from my ISP came and fiddled with some settings. I don't remember what and from where he was tweaking the settings. The ...
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Is it a good idea to upload several files in parallel?

I am developing an application to upload several big files to a server from a home network. I can select any of the following strategies: Upload each file in sequence. Upload all of them in parallel....
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400Mbps Broadband, multiple static ips, single wan switch [closed]

We just upgraded our bandwidth to 400Mbps, and of course, the ISP has provided us with a Cisco optic fiber switch, that has a single "out"/WAN port. Current config 1.1.1.0/30 as provided by the ISP, ...
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What do the metrics used in a Broadband modem details page mean in layman's terms?

More like "Higher the better" or "Lower the better" Kind of way. I'm trying to Figure out why my connection has low upload speed. +------------------+------------+----------+------+ | ...
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How do I fix this internet connection error?

I am getting errors like: ERR Name Resolution Failed ERR tunnel connection failed DNS probe finished nxdomain I am using airtel broadband connection.
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VPN to work from another continent?

Has anyone tried to VPN to their work servers located in another continent? If so, how was the speed? I know wifi hotspots at cafes can be unreliable as local internet connections themselves, but what ...
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DSL connection gets refused when connecting from different machine

I got a broadband connection at home from GTPL . The guy set up the connection on laptop instead of router because I refused to buy a new router from the company. Now the Internet runs fine (good ...
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Virgin modem not providing IP address to Linux server

I have a Linux (Ubuntu 16.04) server connected to a Virgin Media Home Hub 3 in modem mode. I am trying to get an IP address via DHCP. It consistently times out. Connecting a DD-WRT router to the home ...
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Is my old broadband router safe to throw out?

I recently switched ISPs, and my new ISP sent a new router/wi-fi unit. My old ISP doesn't want the old equipment back. I am now planning on taking it to an electronic waste recycling point. But ...
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Odd home broadband issue

Wondering if anyone can help me, i'm having an odd issue with my home broadband in that I cannot access some sites via a browser - I can however ping them and I get a reply ! I have tried accessing ...
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Why does 2nd router connected to phone line but powered off slow broadband connection speed

I've recently switched ISP and I'm using a router they supplied. After much trial and error with micro filters and cables I've found that my reduced ADSL broadband speed was happening because I'd left ...
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Why PPPoE Connection fails with error 691

I am using the same credential in another machine when creating a broadband connection. it's working in one machine. when i try it in other machine it gives me the connection error with 691? Can any ...
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I want to know whether my ISP sharing my internet connection with others [closed]

Recently my ISP changed how they provide internet access. It used to be a dedicated IP address and a direct connection based on computer name and MAC address, so there was no way anyone else could use ...
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Can an ISP provide two static IPs over a single cable?

Can an ISP provide my home or a business with two static IPs over a single cable connection so that they may be used simultaneously? If so, can someone point me in the right direction to understand ...
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“RPC is unavailable ” while renewing IP address or connecting to broadband over ethernet

I already looked for solutions on internet and on this forum but it did not help so posting a new question. I have windows 7 Professional and i connect to broadband via ethernet (always on). When i ...
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identifying broadband connectivity issue: Resolving Host

I am trying to resolve an issue I have with my broadband internet connection. The issue is as follows: When using my internet connection at home, loading web pages will frequently (but not always) ...
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ADB Router does not detect new ethernet devices

My router doesn't let any devices to be connected via ethernet but wifi is accepted and devices who were still connected on ethernet do work but new incoming devices to ethernet just no it wont accept ...
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Bonding 3 ADSL lines together to achieve higher speeds (UK)

I wonder if I can bond more than one ADSL line to increase the speed. I'm not talking about balancing! I need one connection which needs to be pretty fast (I'm not sure but I think it's on layer 4) I ...
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Why file transfer is taking longer time over network here?

I transfer the file(140 MB size) from my network in india to client network in US through VPN. It takes around 40 mins. Here are ISP's speed My ISP speed is 4 Mbps and clients is also 4 Mbps. Here ...
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How data flows through internet? [duplicate]

Say i hit www.google.com in browser , my question is how data is served from google(or any other website) server to my browser. I raed couple of articles/videos . Based on them here is mine ...
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TP-Link Archer C2 DSL connection

I am using a DSL connection for my broadband, when I plug the cable into the blue port labeled internet, it doesn't connect to the broadband like a normal hub would do, I am aware that I probably need ...
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Win 8 / 10 - Slow internet unless using Safe Mode

I have a completely clean install of Windows 10 Pro 64bit (Installed and fully updated via Windows Update today), and when in Usermode I can see 46-47Mbit transfers (Speedtest.net, MS Iso downloads, ...
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Microsoft Remote Desktop Bandwidth Usage

I am wondering how much bandwidth in terms of bytes sent/received is consumed by a typical remote desktop session. I need to know this because our ISP enforces a cap on monthly bandwidth usage (i.e. ...
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leased line broadband speedup problems

i recently upgrade my broadband speed,i was using 1mbps connection that time i get only 125kbps file download speed from everywhere.now i'm using 1mbps leased line. which means i should get 1:1 ...