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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Windows 10 Event ID(s) to detect and uniquely identify Android mobile phone disconnection from desktop computer

Overview I want to be able to uniquely identify when a particular Android device connects and/or disconnects from my Windows 10 PC. I run different scripts based on the particular device and whether ...
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Is it possible for each layer to give incomplete data to the lower layer?

In network-based models such as OSI or TCP / IP, is it possible for data in each layer to be delivered incompletely to the lower layer? For example, might layer 3 send data to the second layer without ...
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When is mapping between the IP and MAC address of the destination computer required?

I saw somewhere that: computer A in the process of pinging computer C should map its MAC address to its IP address because Ethernet is used in this scenario and packet needs to be encapsulated and ...
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Mouse disconected from Laptop during game playing

I have an Acer Nitro 5 and HP pavilion usb mouse. My mouse keep disconecting from usb while playing games (cod warzone)... When i put another mouse "Red dragon" everything is fine. I also ...
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Ethernet stops working randomly until I restart the device

I'm experiencing a really frustrating issue on my Windows 10 PC. I lose internet access randomly during the day on my wired connection (Wi-Fi works just fine). When this happens, the internet icon in ...
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Why use half duplex at all?

I know what full and half duplex is, but in all respects full duplex has more advantages, so why use half duplex at all, in other words: In full duplex connection , the bandwidth doubles and collision ...
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Cannot connect to connect to http://127.0.0.1:5984/

I am new to CouchDB and I've just successfully installed it on my Windows 10 machine. After the installation, when I try to connect to http://127.0.0.1:5984/ I am getting 127.0.0.1 refused to connect....
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Cannot connect to https://www.virtualbox.org website from host machine

I was configuring my VirtualBox preferences and fixing a problem (regarding different extension pack versions; irrelevant) when I suddenly realized that even though I fixed my original problem I ...
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Computer has internet, most services won't work properly however some do. What is causing this and how to fix?

sorry if this has been answered before but I am absolutely stumped, I've no idea why this computer is not working correctly. So let me lay out the events leading up to this issue and after that what ...
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Win10 laptop cant connect to a public network (mcdonalds) that Ive been using for months [closed]

Being homeless, I rely on McDonalds for power/internet to use my laptop, and ive been coming here using it for months now. But yesterday all of a sudden I stopped being able to connect to the network ...
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My downloads keep getting interrupted by network errors

I've been having troubles with downloading certain files for a good while, I think since I got my new computer actually. When it happens, my download randomly suddenly stops (it doesn't even stop ...
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Why cannot I access a website from Google Chrome?

I cannot access my insurance company website from Google Chrome in Windows 10. I can access it in Google Chrome Incognito window. I can access it from Edge. What I tried: I deleted all data for that ...
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When does it make sense to run Ookla's speedtest as a single-threaded rather than multi-threaded connection?

Ookla's speedtest gives the option of running their speed test using a single-threaded or multi-threaded connection. According to this source: Most large downloads [over the web] and streaming ...
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Why does it matter whether a connection's speed is unstable when choosing between a single- or multi-threaded connection on Ookla's speedtest?

On Ookla's speedtest--on their website or app--users have the option of picking between a single-threaded or multi-threaded connection when doing a speed test. According to this source: Some ...
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Why all my usb devices keeps connecting and disconnecting?

I'm on Linux Mint 19.2,and anything that i connect on my usb ports,either is my android phone or usb flash drive,keeps disconnecting immediately after i connect it. Why is this happening? EDIT: Sorry,...
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Can you connect and use two inputs on a monitor at same time?

I heard from my local computer shop, that if you connect two inputs into a monitor and use them at same time, it would damage the monitor. Is this true?
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Internet connection on redhat 8 in vmware

When I select DHCP then I can browse Internet but when I manually set IP address I can not browse on my vmware workstation. How can I configure my laptop & VMware workstation to browse internet ...
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Prevent wifi from disconnecting on bad signal

My wifi connection is bad (on the border of the reachable area). It disconnects from time to time, but virtually always reconnects somewhere within 10 seconds (at a bad signal nevertheless). Programs ...
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Immediately after windows update (windows 10), I cannot connect to any wireless network (Realtek 8822C wireless adapter)

I have an ASUS TUF gaming laptop. I recently ran windows update, and now I cannot connect to my router. To be sure, my computer sees all the available networks and even knows what their security keys ...
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All HDMI connections of all my devices have stopped working overnight

This story involves: 3 monitors with HDMI ports (1 is actually a TV, none are connected to any network) 5 computers with HDMI ports (1 with Linux, the others with Windows 10) 4 HDMI cables All of ...
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Remote Desktop Connection stopped working - It connects, but no window shows up

So my setup is this: I have my laptop here, where i do my work on. I also got a standard PC, where i have everything connected to. On both i got windows 10 installed. The last update on the laptop was ...
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MySQL Workbench unable to backup connections

I tried to take backup from connections through tools from top menu, however I received this error which I have no idea how to get rid of it. Do you know how to solve it? 1:
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Something massivly slows down my internet [duplicate]

Soo I have this problem that has been going on for a few weeks now and I can't find a fix or a thing that would help me. the problem is that my PC is 90% under some virus / spyware that incredibly ...
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ZeroTier connection “Operation timed out”

I got a problem about using ZeroTier. I have three machines: Machine A (Macbook, local machine), Machine B (Ubuntu, server machine1), Machine C (Ubuntu, server machine2). I use ZeroTier to connect ...
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Why are packets taking 64 hops to connect from my laptop to my laptop?

So, I'm pinging my laptop (from my laptop) expecting the TLL in the reports to be 128 (Because I'm on Windows 10), but I get this instead: Pinging [REDACTED] with 32 bytes of data: Reply from [...
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Does filezilla close connections?

today I had problem while uploading files to server (using Filezilla). Server is Ubuntu 16.04. I had to change many files on server, and they couldn't be uploaded at once, but I had to change them 1 ...
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Internal network loses connectivity when internet goes down

PROBLEM: When I lose internet connectivity my internal network loses connectivity, meaning, I am unable to connect to any other device on my network while the internet connection is down. I have an ...
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Bluetooth turn on option dissapeared

suddenly my bluethooth in my laptop stopped working overnight, I reinstalled drivers, checked for updates, updated the system, ran trobuleshoot and it didn't change anything, the turn on button ...
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Hyper-V Ubuntu 20.04.: Very low LAN cable connection

I have installed Ubunti 20.04.1 LTS on Hyper-V. RAM: 2048 MB 4 virtual processors My PC is connected via LAN cable and has 30 Mbit/s download. For my virtual Ubuntu I use the default switch. But ...
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“Network cable unplugged” after reboot of windows computer

I have a weird behavior with my windows machine: I recently upgraded to a new computer (namely new mainboard and cpu). In general everything is working fine but sometimes after a reboot, The computer ...
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My device keeps switching network from internet to extension

so basically I have an network extension, when your router is not long enough to reach the whole house, there is an extension that extends it. the problem however is that my device keeps switching ...
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Samsung 970 Evo Plus in PCIe adapter disconnecting when copying large files to it

I've just installed a new Samsung 970 EVO Plus NVMe in my computer as a storage drive for large files plus some swap. I've got an ASUS Rampage IV Extreme motherboard which doesn't have an M.2 slot, so ...
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WIFI Working but ethernet is not

Recently my ethernet connection stopped working. Didn't notice for a while because Wifi continued to work. Basically I keep getting 'unidentified network' doesn't have valid IP configuration. Tried ...
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Bluetooth Headset/SoundBar paired but in Sound Devices it shows as Disconnected

I had no answer option on the bellow post, in the same time none of the provided solutions worked for me. Bluetooth Headset pairs and appears in Sound Devices, but shows as Disconnected? For my LG ...
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How do I stop my monitor screen from jittering when playing games?

I have a Surface Book 2 15 and am connecting it to a Dell S2721QS 4K monitor using a USB hub to connect be HDMI. The screen is mostly fine when just browsing the web, but once I launch a game and play ...
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Regular 30 second WiFi dropout from a DrayTek 2926n router

For some months now the WiFi connection to my DrayTek 2926n Router has been awful. Although once-upon-a-time it was OK. The problem is something to do with the router, as multiple clients exhibit the ...
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Is there way to secure insecure connection?

Sometime we visit sites, but they don't have protected connection, is it possible to add some external layer of encryption (may be watch one site through the other)? Couple month ago I saw a function ...
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Android: cannot connect to Windows 10, while it works to Windows 7 from same device through same box

On my phone I'm using File Manager +, Remote option, to connect to my 2 desktops, both linked to the same box via Ethernet cable. The first desktop uses Window 7, and all works fine. The other one ...
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LAN devices failed to reconnect after sleep Windows 10 Home

LAN devices failed to reconnect after sleep Windows 10 Home. This happens seldom ( about once a week) after sleep all Windows 10 devices on the LAN, and turning off router. On restart on this ...
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How to make Windows 10 see Internet connections again?

After last update Windows 10 stopped to see my cable Internet connection, then it went further and stopped to see even a mobile connection. On Ubuntu everything works fine. What to do?
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Where is network adapter state information stored in the registry?

Running netsh interface ipv4 show interfaces in cmd shows some network interface information, including the state (connected or disconnected). Is this information stored in the registry and, if so, ...
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Why does changing the SSID almost always solve connection issues?

I work at an ISP and when I'm faced with a customer device that still won't connect to the router even after restarting both the router and the device, changing the SSID almost always solves the ...
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A way to discover a connected/disconnected device from google wifi router

I'm trying to achieve a scriptable way to detect connected devices to my google wifi. Whenever a specified device (my iphone) connects, I would like to make a http request to a specified url. When ...
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How to get full internet connection when testing other speed in other countries?

I don’t know where to ask about this but here goes nothing hopefully someone can shed some light on this thing. I live in UAE (United Arab Emirates) in the Middle East and my Internet connection is ...
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AMD x570 USB front port disconnect on wake from sleep

I'm having issues with USB on wake using an ASROCK X570 Mini-ITX/TB3 motherboard with Ryzen 9 3900X and 32Gb of G.Skill CL16 3600Mhz RAM, recently built. When the computer wakes from sleep, a single ...
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Huge packet loss from laptop to my WiFi modem/router

I have been using a new laptop (only a few weeks old) on WiFi with no issues for a while. My laptop has now slowed to a crawl making it unusable. I tested the connection using someone else's WiFi and ...
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WIndows Terminal SSH Connection Logging

I have been advised to assess the usage of Windows Terminal in our environment which spans across four domains. As it is possible to use SSH to connect to different servers using Windows Terminal, our ...
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Can I use a VPN to obfuscate my location without installing anything on my laptop?

My laptop securely connects to my customer's headquarters through a customer-provided VPN. This works as follows: laptop ----> VPN ---> local wifi network ----> customer headquarters I need ...
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Showing all Network Adapters (connections) Icons in Windows 10 (and 7) System Tray (notification area, taskbar)

I need to have all the icons to monitor all the active connections at a glance in the notification area (system tray) (Windows 10, 7..). Currently, Windows shows only one icon, for only one of all the ...
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Really stubborn internet connection issue on a public wifi

The problem So I love going to this café where I usually sit for hours working well on my MacBook Pro (High Sierra 10.13.6) connected to the internet. But yesterday, as everything was working well, ...

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