Questions tagged [connection]

All connections, wired, wireless, internet, intranet, and cable fall under this category. Use this tag if your issue involves establishing, maintaining, adding, or removing connections.

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Any bad consequences if LAN IP of Windows machine is fixed?

I'm setting fixed LAN IP for my Windows machine with: IP: 192.168.1.102 (Current one) Mask: 255.255.255.0 Gateway: 192.168.1.1 My Windows computer is turned off every day, what may happen if the IP ....
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Some sites fail to load on Windows 10

When I try to go to Office 365 I get an error. This site can’t be reached The webpage at https://www.office.com/ might be temporarily down or it may have moved permanently to a new web address. ...
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Having two separate internet connections in the same house [closed]

I run a business from home and it is extremely reliant on internet connectivity. To manage the risk I am considering having two internet connections from separate providers so if one goes down I can ...
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Connection refused, but port is open

My Idea was to make netcat-Connection between two devices in different LAN; Now I looked in settings of WiFi-Router and created a port forwarding; port 4004 of router should now be able to connect me ...
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>> Can not connect to any device in local network [Windows 10] <<

I'm currently facing some issues with Windows 10. I noticed that I don't get any connection to servers inside my local network. I first noticed this when trying to connect to a small server ...
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Windows 10 PC as Gateway for TV

Instead of accessing the web directly with the tv, i want all traffic to go throug a pc that has the vpn on it. I tried enabling connection sharing, and have put the pcs IP address as default gateway ...
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Can ping 8.8.8.8 but cannot resolve DNS

I can't browse the internet on a MacBook Pro, no matter if connected via WiFi or Ethernet. My ISP works fine as I can use other devices. I noticed I can ping 8.8.8.8 while nslookup using 8.8.8.8 as ...
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Is the Internet only a buffering nightmare for me?

So here's the thing. I have a fast fiber connection since many years. It is fast. However, it can never be used directly for privacy reasons, so I have to use a VPN service (paid for with Bitcoin and ...
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SSH client takes 100 seconds to connect to machine with 17ms ping time

I'm trying to SSH from one computer of mine, A, to another, B, over a (wireless) LAN. They have the same netmask, get their lease the same way etc. The client A is Devuan Linux, the "server" B is a ...
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Local and internet connection with one ethernet port

I have two workstations each one has only one ethernet port. This two workstations are connected locally so the ethernet ports are already occupied. I wonder how I can connect them both locally and at ...
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Downloads failing on multiple devices, multiple platforms, wired and wireless

I'm having issues downloading files/installing software across a variety of platforms/services. I'm a Virgin Media UK customer and they're having outtages at the moment due to Covid-19, I get that, ...
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Brave Browser showing 80% CPU in tskmgr but I'm not connected to the internet also Network Config issue

Having a little network config issues and a web browser jacking my CPU while disconnected has me stumped. Tethering to Asus laptop windows 10 pro,latest,pretty clean and error free. Web pages loading ...
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Hosts file can be acessed by other devices in mobile hotspot - But not in hosted network

Warning in advance: Please don't say anything about security issues and what not, this is a private little project I'm having fun with and it's supposed to be offline and I'm just trying to get it to ...
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Refresh Excel table from MSSQL data having variable number of columns

I have a MSSQL stored procedure as a connection into an Excel workbook. Both the number of rows and columns may change when the data is refreshed, as the data is already pivoted. This is ok when the ...
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How can I connect Memcached to multiple VMs?

I'm very new to the concept of VMs. I have 2 VMs with memcached installed in both having same port number. I want to link these two VMs so that if one fails, I still have the other one functioning ...
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Pidgin frequently disconnects with the message “write error”

Pidgin 2.10.11-7.el7 (libpurple 2.10.11) Office Communicator protocol GNOME 3 CentOS 7 Pidgin frequently disconnects. On the login screen it will print out "write error" I looked in my home ...
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Accessing \\localhost in windows 7

Problem is: I cannot access \localhost from my system explorer(C:\Windows\explorer.exe); I cannot access any other web resource in file explorer, error is always the same generic "0x80004005"; ...
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How to add power to usb 2.0 cable, and don't lost transfer. What to buy

I have a USB 2.0 signal cable without power. (connects the piano with the tablet). These are my ports / terminals: male, USB 2.0, type A (end of piano midi cable, without power, only signal) female, ...
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Connecting to an SQL database

When I am using the database connection wizard to connect to the database I type in DB server IP & credentials but it does not display any available database in list to select. Are there some ...
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Sign in to access website (gateway authentication?)

I recently moved to a new apartment, and I have an Internet plan that is included. For this, they use a stick connected to the house LAN plug, and it provides WIFI with other services. But the stick ...
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Folding @ home screen save is in deom mode and work connect

Getting Receive error: 10053 in logs. Both public and private networks are enabled on the firewall for the client. I have rebooted and tried to reinstall, still not working. I am getting WU.
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What could cause a device to lose network connectivity, but quickly disconnecting and reconnecting the network cable would restore connectivity?

I have an industrial Windows XP machine physically wired to a large multi-city network that I'm trying to keep alive. The device has an application that sends packets on port 80 to a server when a ...
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Unable to connect to FTP server from AWS instance

We used to connect to FTP server( client's other server) from our AWS (ubuntu) instance. But all of a sudden we are unable to access that ftp server from our AWS instance. There is no credentials ...
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Remote Desktop on laptop freezes if idle [closed]

OK, after a few days, I have finally solved this but I am posting it here in case anyone else encounters it. Really weird problem. My RDP session to my new laptop would be stable as long as I was ...
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Windows Server 2019 new install network adapter does not connect

I installed Windows Server 2019 from scratch on a local machine as a testbed for development. The server is up and running fine but cannot connect to any network. The symptoms are (1) No wireless ...
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RealVNC: Connection only works if I sign in with my home account

I want to make all computers in my network accessable through the RealVNC server - for devices in the network. Unfortunately the connection only works if I'm signed in to my RealVNC Home account at ...
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I have lost 5g connection to my desk top win7

My modem has both 2.4g and 5g and used to be able access both and have done dus to the age on some of my gear. But lately my desktop has lost the 5g connection and it isnt visible in the internet ...
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Desktop connection error while connecting wifi

I have wifi enabled desktop. I'm able to connect wifi when I'm using a mobile hotspot but I'm not able to connect home wifi. Please suggest what settings should be changed to connect with with my home ...
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What could be the reason my network is unstable until I switch to a new MAC adress

I receive internet through Wireless WAN antenna and my main device ( router) is served with a NATed IP. Network connection is erratic most of time until router gets a new MAC address ( manually added )...
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Autoconnect bluetooth device on win7 or win10 after system start

Is there any way I can autoconnect my Windows PC (Win7 or Win10) after a system start to my bluetooth speakers? I am using bluetooth speakers with my PC which is working fine, but after every restart ...
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Disconnecting from game servers without losing internet connection (Is there a good way to test if the issue is with my network or the servers?)

Since about December, when playing games on my home network I'll randomly disconnect from the server (anywhere from every 5 minutes to 3 hours). It happened with Star Wars Battlefront, Smite, and now ...
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How to solve Receive error: 10053 connection was aborted by the software in your host machine for folding@home?

I wanted to follow Nvidia's call to action to donate unused GPU computing power to fight against COVID-19 and installed the Folding@home Client at Version 7.5.1 on a Windows 10 x64 machine. My logs ...
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Unable to connect to Google Websites (i.e. YouTube, Drive)

Experiencing a very weird issue on my desktop, running Win 10. Every so often I will be unable to connect to Google pages like Drive, Calendar or even YouTube, when that happen I can still access ...
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Windows 10 laptop won't connect to WiFi at home, but can elsewhere. Other devices can connect to WiFi at home

My Windows 10 laptop can connect to my home WiFi, but the connection is extremely slow when it works at all. When waiting for a website to load, I see 'Resolving host...' etc. in the lower left-hand ...
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Why is there nothing in my conntrack's output?

I have a simple bench: Linux machine with nf_conntrack module loaded. This machine is between two other hosts (A and B), so it routes traffic between two networks. When I send ping from A to B through ...
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How to set my VPN connection as Non-metered in Windows 10?

I want to explicitly tell Windows 10 1909 to consider my VPN connection as non-metered. whenever I connect to my VPN server, created from the Windows settings, apps like Mail stop showing me ...
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Wireless mouse like bluetooth connection

I'd like to know if its possible to plug up a Bluetooth dongle and have it only connect to paired device (there will only be one paired to it) and hide it from all other devices so no one else can ...
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Win 10 ethernet connection is randomly displaying different names. Some have no internet connections

Windows 10, Turn on computer and have no internet. Network is connecting to several different names. Spanman13, connects with internet, ip 192.168.0.1. Spanman, connects but with no internet, 192....
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Slow wifi single-thread download speed on win10

I have a very annoying problem - slow single-thread download speed. Surfing the Net is Ok, but when I try to watch a movie online (e.g. Netflix) it becomes suffering. I'm using Windows 10, Lenovo 330-...
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Unable to start hostednetwork

I am facing a annoying issue and i've tried many solutions without success. What i am trying to do is to get access to internet from my laptop (windows 10), from an ethernet connection of my desktop ...
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Greenshot Phoning Home

I am trying to trace and close any unnecessary network traffic, and noticed that Greenshot maintains open internet connections. Nothing in the documentation addresses this. Is this supposed to ...
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Ethernet Frequently and Intermittently Disconnects for One Specific Computer AND One Specific Wall Jack

This question was updated on 2020-01-23. See the updated section, below. I have a very specific problem involving one specific desktop computer and one specific ethernet wall jack. I've already ...
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WINDOWS SERVER 2016 Connection error: No Connection could be made becausethe target machine actively refused it

I am getting the below error. I was able to use it yesterday but I am unable to today. Nothing has changed on my network. I have VNC installed on Windows Server 2016. I have checked the firewall,...
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How to prioritize OpenVPN over local network?

I am running on Ubuntu 18.04 and have openVPN. My remote AWS instance has the same network as my home's one. How can I force / prioritize VPN over LAN? I want my PC to firstly connect to the ...
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TCP connection to a perticular application in redhat linux

I trying to make a connection between a particular cross tell application in my linux server to a remote linux computer to take data from that computer and process it on my server application. My ...
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External drive no longer recognised in any way

I have an external drive Samsung M3, 500GB. All of a sudden, it won't get recognized, and I tried everything - from switching the connection cable, trying different PC, to command line and ...
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Router claims it is connected but devices don't get internet

So my router on it's web ui claims it has an IP and an internet connection, but no device connected to the router gets the connection. When I try to plug my PC straight to the wall (bypass my router) ...
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WiFi access point in not being automatically-connected, unless I manually open the tray “Wireless” icon

Every time I start Windows (Win 10,laptop) from Standby ( other occasions too, i can't remember at this moment), unless I open the tray icon for Wireless Networks, my "saved to auto-reconnect" access ...
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How to ping mobile device when it's on 4g network

I just want to verify which ports are open on my mobile device when it's connected to the internet over 4g, but simply netcatting or even pinging it on it's "4g ip" address doesn't work. When ...
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What could be the cause of a “connection reset” error in the browser?

One of our clients host our cms on his in-house server, the employees are connected to the server, and also we can connect to the server, through a VPN, we are in a different country. The internet ...

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