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Unable to connect to a device on LAN when the router is disconnected from the internet

I have flask server running on my laptop. I can reach it from the same laptop using the static IP address 192.168.1.x at all times but I cannot reach it from my phone (connected to the same router) if ...
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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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How to use cellular broadband internet while connected to Wifi network too?

When I am connected to cellular broadband and a local wireless network simultaneously, it seems that internet requests go over the local network, which is logical for cost and performance reasons ...
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Swapping the ISP supplied router on DSL connections that also supply TV

My ISP is TalkTalk and I have one of their FTTC packages. With that I also have their YouView TV service. Before getting this service I used my own routers, as ISP supplied ones didn't have the ...
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Unusual memory usage spike

Ok, on Windows 7 64 bit, I basically use Firefox to browse the web, with a DSL broadband connection.Sometimes while surfing, I see the computer slows to a crawl for a few minutes and then goes all ...
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Change the NAT setttings on mobile dongle

Is it possible to change the NAT type on a mobile dongle modem? I've searched the web but couldn't find anything. Should I contact the ISP for this, is it even possible. At the moment it is set as ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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SMB office fair share of bandwith

We're 2-3 persons working in a remote office sharing a DSL connection with around 10Mbit down and 1Mbit up speed. The problem is that if one of us starts a big download or something, the other users ...
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Software to measure quality of internet connection

We are going to get a demo of satellite internet connection. Office is based in remote scottish highlands where internet speed is quite bad ( below 2 Mbps per line), a lot of outages due to weather ...
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Ethernet connection not detected

my Ethernet connection somehow stopped being detected by Windows and Ubuntu on my laptop(Dell Inspiron M5010) all of a sudden after just another reboot. The local area connection is not showing up in ...
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How to bridge/enable (ICS) to a 3G modem?

I have two 3G modems, I want the first modem to bridge it with an Ethernet or wifi connection on my friend's computer which has a high speed and unlimited DSL internet. I do it in order to share ...
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Mobile Broadband, Windows, Router routing

I have a DGN2200v4 router (192.168.0.1), connecting 3 PCs. DHCP is enabled by default. One pc have a wifi broadband modem connected to internet (10.220.3.6) let say, router DHCP ip (192.168.0.2). I ...
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4g usb 551l will not connect linus 13.04

Ihave a hp pavilion dv7 dual operating systems, windows and linux.I Connect with 4g verison usb 551l modem.It Works on windows but not on linux.The modem has linux driver installed
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Why broadband internet connection takes 5-6 minutes to get established?

I have a broadband connection, which is being served via a D-Link Router. On the same system I have installed two operating systems, both windows 7, but one on SSD Drive and the other on normal hard ...
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Ping/Broadband QOS over time tool for mac

I work on the train using a mac tethered to my 3G mobile. Connectivity drops out sometimes, but not enough to stop me from working. Am thinking about switching phones, but before I do, I'd like to ...
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Unable to connect to router/modem using Ethernet but can connect using Wireless

I can connect to my routers admin 192.168.1.1 using my laptops wireless connection, but I cannot connect using the LAN ports. Can this mean that the LAN ports are defective? I've tried everything from ...
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internet connection issues ( Router, network, ISP? )

I have got a problem with either my router or my ISP provider. Please let me know if you can work out what could be wrong. My observation: downloading large files (over .5 GB ) works well, download ...
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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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Incredibly Slow Internet. What am I missing?

I am consistently getting speeds of 2mb or less on one of my machines. I can't figure out why. I have already tried: Other Devices - All seem to work fine, speeds ranging from 7.6mb to 8.3mb Wireless ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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how can I connect 2 wired internet into one?

I have 2 wired internet connections one is free offered by my apartment management and other one is paid by office. They both are broadband 2mbps and 4mbps respectively. One is dynamic IP address ...
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Deny access to youtube in a Wireless Hotspot created in PC - windows 7 using cmd

I have followed this tutorial to create a Wireless Hostspot using cmd in Windows 7: https://blogs.ncl.ac.uk/isg/?p=437 Now I want to deny access to Youtube for everyone who uses this Wireless hotspot ...
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Internet speed is slower when connected to mains

I have noticed that my internet speed as tested on www.speedtest.net drops significantly when my computer is connected to mains. My average speed on mains (several runs) is 11.6 Mbit\s, on battery it ...
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Connecting youview box via a D-Link DIR-655 to broadband

Hope this is the right forum to ask this question: I have a recently installed youview box with BT Infinity broadband. I would like to use an old D-Link DIR-655 to connect from the TV broadband ...
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Can the MAC address of the USB stick broadband connection be traced together with the IP address?

Can the MAC address of the USB stick broadband connection be traced together with the IP address? Also, the mac address of the broadband stick used, computer or network card inside the laptop, etc.?
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Application specific browsing two internet connections on same machine

There are 2 situations for which I am looking for a solution I am having 2 internet connections. One is a normal connection in our LAN (Wifi) , another is a USB Device which has internet ...
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What cable do I need to connect a DSL modem to my own DSLAM?

I am a student trying to learn DSL, so I thought the best way was to buy a DSLAM. I am attempting to connect a DSL modem to a DSLAM, and the DSLAM to a Linux box running PPPoE. The issue is I am not ...
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A quest for internet access ( Unidentified network and Error 651 )

I'm stuck with one of the most harsh problems i had to deal with, regarding fixing my computer.Im trying to solve it for days ( have searched a lot on the web ) and no results so far. The problem is ...
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Has anyone a guide on how to use sky broadband with their own router?

I'm aware its against the T's&C's for sky but interested if anyone has managed to configure another router other than the sky supplied one and if so how? Thanks, Charlie
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Cannot reconnect the net using regular broadband connection in win732 bit

I have Windows 7 X32 ultimate. My internet connection is regular ADSL (broadband). My problem is that when I disconnect from the internet and then reconnect, everything is fine, but when I try to ...
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wireless internet connection does not work, wired connection has internet

I am having iball 150M ADSL router I have been using this router for past one year without any problems. Recently I noticed I can browse the internet via this router using a lan wire. When connected ...
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Can I connect a DSL modem to Ethernet broadband connection?

I have a ethernet port in my house for my broadband connection given by my ISP. I have a Dlink DAP 1350 Pocket Router connected to it. But it only gives me enough range for a room. I have a old DSL ...
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UPDARAfter I moved my dsl modem upstairs it slowed down considerably

I moved my main desktop computer up one floor which unfortunately does not have a WIFI connection and still requires an Ethernet cable. For some reason I am not able to connect my DSL modem to my ...