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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Two connections in Ubuntu

I have one wire that goes to my laptop. I can connect local network and ADSL internet in Windows simultaneously. I created the ADSL-connection in Ubuntu and it works well (I can browse Internet). But ...
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Connection reset for one specific website, on all browsers, on one specific computer

tl;dr version Site works on all other machines on same network Site gives ‘connection reset’ error on all browsers on problematic machine All other websites work fine on problematic machine as well ...
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Bridging connection between two ethernet cable doesn't work

I tried to bridge the connection of two ethernet cables on Windows 10 but it doesn't work. It show me "An unexpected error occurred while configuring the Network Bridge". After that the ...
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Issues with connecting to UDP Services?

I have an infuriating issue that I've been troubleshooting for some time now, has been happening for the last few weeks (just moved into my girlfriend's house and it has only happened there, no issues ...
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Google Chrome runs too slow vs. Mozilla Firefox

I have both Firefox and Chrome installed in a Windows 7 device. Firefox works very well and it doesn't hangs and it's also super fast. BTW in playing videos firefox in all of my devices is slow and ...
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MikroTik Layer-3 communication between 2 hosts

Test question - mikrotik In MikroTik RouterOS, Layer-3 communication between 2 hosts can be achieved by using an address subnet. Which one of those "/29" "/30" "/31" "/32"? Why? I understand ...
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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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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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Windows 7 Pro LAN boot crashes

Computer boots up fine without the LAN cable connected. As soon as I plug in the LAN cable it tries to look at the pport, then two white screens pop up in quick succession then the PC reboots itself ...
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Laptop connects to other network but not to my home wireless

My home network's wireless SSID is say "XYZ" I also have an ethernet wire from the same router. I have two laptops A and B Earlier both A and B were able to connect to my home internet through the ...
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How can one end of a cable be full duplex and the other end half duplex?

I know the concepts of full duplex, half duplex, duplex mismatch 1-But I do not understand, how can one side of a cable be "full" and the other side "half"! in other word:(How is ...
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what difference between collision and late collision?

I do not know what the difference is between the two. I know what a collision is and by searching I realized that late collision is the same collision that happens after the first 512 bits. Now, what ...
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what is hard coding duplex between devices?

This is the first time I have heard the phrase hard code. As I understand it, hard code means to enter something manually, right? The video says that you may want to use hard code instead of auto ...
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Internet Explorer “There was a problem sending the command to the program” error

When I click on links to other URLs on web pages or in email messages, this error occurs about 90% of the time. Began occurring when I switched from a cable service to Verizon FIOS. What can I do to ...
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Disable “Unable to open <URL>. Cannot locate the Internet server or proxy server” error

I've been having this problem in Excel 2003, but maybe it's also present in earlier versions. I have an Excel spreadsheet that imports data using a web query, which connects to a web page hosted in ...
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Putty error “Network error:Software caused connection abort”

I am trying to connect to host server using putty (for SSH). In putty I enter my server's IP and port as 22 and when click 'open' get this error of connection abort and putty becomes inactive. I tried ...
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Some programs/games keep disconnecting without VPN

Whenever I try playing League of Legends (a multiplayer game) or be in a Microsoft Teams call, etc. it keeps disconnecting every few seconds, and then reconnects after a few seconds as well, and keeps ...
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Mouse, headphones, and keyboard disconnect and soon reconnect at random intervals. Windows10

Since updating my computer to the latest version of Windows10 (not sure if this is relevant), at random but frequent intervals my mouse, keyboard, and headphones (bluetooth) will disconnect at the ...
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Win7 on one pc will not see one network computer

Running small network ("office" workgroup) with all machines on fixed IP. About 8 win7 machines both 32bit & 64bit. All can see each other and share files EXCEPT one win7 32bit mc. ...
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how to boot a windows 10 computer without using a M.S. password or internet connection

I am ending my Internet connection with Comcast. It is too expensive. I want to continue to use Windows 10 and my hard drive files on both my laptop and desktop along with MS Word and other ...
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Windows 8.1 problems with connecting to the network

This has been a occurring problem and im not sure how to fix it. When trying to find a network nothing pops up. There’s a red x on the network icon. It prevents me from connecting, which means it’s ...
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Internet access status, windows 7 event viewer

I have a pc working 24/7 and the internet connection disconnect and reconnect several times in the day, and I would like to know log history of the internet status logged by this pc, is it possible ...
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pass connection from personal laptop through working computer that use VPN

currently I'm a consulting in development for a company, the company give me one of their computer only on Windows that use a VPN to access to their resources. I'm very bothered to use Windows instead ...
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Internet is making my gaming lag badly, it use to be good then all of a sudden we can only have 1 console at a time, i am unsure on what to do

I have a lot of lag when gaming and can only have 1 console connected at a time even then it still lags, we have a normal router and a gaming router and the gaming router is connected to the normal ...
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Restore console session after remote desktop disconnects?

Is it possible (through group policy, etc) to automatically restore the console session to a Windows 8.1 PC after a remote desktop session disconnects? I'm aware that you can run the command "tscon 1 ...
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High ping to WiFi router with only one notebook

2 weeks ago I started having occasional very high ping (2-7 seconds) in games. After investigating I found out that it's not just certain game servers, but internet in general. Then I thought that it'...
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Can't connect via FTP to LoPy L01

I need to connect via FTP to my LoPy oem L01 in order to delete everything from it, since i can't upload anything due to an error during the writing process. I'm trying to connect using FileZilla, but ...
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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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Wifi keeps disconnecting due to an Operation state change request on the interface

Not sure why but my WIFI randomly gets disconnected with not much information just two events in Event Viewer, if more information is required I will provide it. First is this event. Log Name: ...
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Getting connection timeout when using sendmail

I’m using CentOS (basically): $ uname -a Linux sandbox.my-domain.com 3.4.76-65.111.amzn1.x86_64 #1 SMP Tue Jan 14 21:06:49 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux and trying to send email using ...
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Connecting iPhone to Linux PC via USB cable works only once

Connecting an iPhone via USB cable to a Thinkpad laptop running Manjaro Linux works only once. The connection will be confirmed by the phone vibrating three times and the power connection lightning ...
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How can I determine which SQL db my Access app is pointing to?

There is no ini file containing any kind of connection string so it must be embedded somewhere, but where can I find this? The linked table manager appears to point to something but doesn't give ...
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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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Qnap NAS FTP server connection timeout when trying to transfer file

I just got a new ASUS router and am having trouble with the FTP service on my Qnap NAS, that had previously been working great on the old router. I can connect to the FTP on the internet-facing IP ...
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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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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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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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Why does my wireless router disconnect when I turn on my cellphone's WiFi?

For the last seven months, I have been dealing with Internet problems. However I finally found out why my wireless router has been disconnecting randomly. Every time I enable WiFi on my HTC Android ...
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Asus DSL-N12E router frequently drops Wi-Fi connections

I have a Asus DSL-N12E router (DSL uplink + router + Wi-Fi AP) at house, and on average 5-10 devices which connects to it with Wi-Fi. Frequently different devices reports they lost Wi-Fi connection. ...
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Apache 2.4 reachable but refusing the connection

Not a duplicate, please be patient while trying to flag as duplicate. Thanks. Environment: Mac OS X EL Capitan 64 bit Apache 2.4.25 (Unix) ping ping 127.0.0.1 returns: 64 bytes from 127.0.0.1: ...
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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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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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Cannot break excel link to broken connection

I have a file and I cannot seem to find where the connection is. I have look in the following places: Data>>Connections Conditional formatting Searches for "[" and ".xl" Data Validation, but there ...
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Windows 7 loses all network connectivity after screensaver is disabled

I have a very strange problem: My Windows 7 laptop is set to show the default windows screensaver after 10 minutes. No matter how long the screensaver is active, the network connections are fine. I ...
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slow internet until I switch IP addresses

I'm having a weird slow internet issue from time to time. I'm not sure if it's the problem with my wireless router or ISP or what's going on. Here's the symptoms: From time to time, my internet ...
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Multiple mac address connections from the same device

My internet speed dropped from aobut 90Mb/s to 0.5-2Mb/s. Only one computer seemed affected. So I was been looking through the device list on my Linkysys Smart Wi-Fi router and came across something ...
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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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Internet wireless connected with limited access, Windows Vista

I had some malware in my computer so I did a bit of manual work to remove it including resetting TCP/IP. Now the malware is gone. I can see my home wireless network and I can get connected to it, ...
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RDP connections keep dropping

I have an odd problem on my notebook (HP Pavilion dv7). My Internet connection seems OK for the most part. But lately I've been having trouble with Remote Desktop connections. While I can connect ...

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