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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Slow internet using Arch Linux

After a week or so of using Arch Linux I cant access the Internet. It takes around 5 mins to load Google (most of the other websites just give me a timeout), pacman’s downloading speed range between 5-...
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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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Using degraded feature set TCP instead of UDP for DNS server

I periodically experience a disconnection with my laptop. The connection period lasts about 3-6 minutes. I know for certain that the WiFi works fine. Using the command sudo journalctl --since="-2 ...
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How do I stop my Mac from asking to accept incoming network connections?

I am using Syncthing, which is an application to sync files between two or more computers. I believe Syncthing (on github) needs to be allowed to Accept incoming network connections to work properly. ...
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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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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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By how much will reducing txpower for a new Dell laptop running Linux affect wifi performance?

I want to get txpower as low as possible. Will significant reduction be possible with the new wifi management software? One of the reasons I’m still on a 13 year old Macbook is that the wifi signal is ...
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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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Mapped Network Drive Disconnects at Random and Will Not Reconnect

OS:Windows 10 V20H2 PC: Dell XPS8940 Router: Netgear R7000 w/ TomatoUSB I have connected, and mapped, an external USB drive to my router. In what seems to be a random event, I cannot connect to ...
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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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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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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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Internal secondary drive keeps disconnecting "randomly" and it is not detected anymore

I have a Seagate secondary HDD and a principal SDD. Sometimes the HDD disappears without even an extraction notice, it can happen anytime in idle or when working. It does not appear as a pop-up ...
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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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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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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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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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PC on home network sudden slow speed, wireshark syn/ack/psh/fin loop

A PC on my home network suddenly exhibits very low connection speeds and I have no idea why. It's using a wireless adapter to connect to our cable modem/router). The PC was getting around 20-30 Mbps ...
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Error "Software caused connection abort" that doesn't appear when using hotspot?

I'm trying to connect to a server through FileZilla via SFTP, but I encounter a problem. Logs: 14:07:10 Status: Connecting to 178.62.11.187... 14:07:11 Trace: CControlSocket::SendNextCommand() ...
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Quick reset to reinstate network connection on W10?

For the time being I am unfortunate enough to depend on a powerline adapter for the network connection to my desktop PC. It is a basic TP-Link model and works fine when it works fine... but I've been ...
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Your computer appears to be correctly configured, but the device or resource (DNS server) is not responding message in window 10

I have tried most of the solutions like flush dns, release, renew, Winsock reset, configuring IP automatically. I am connected to the wifi tried updating reinstalling its adapter still doesn't work.
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some websites not opening on one network, but on other

i faced this weird problem with my network, i have two networks one is say NetworkA, other is by say Network B.... When i try to open the website wordpress.com and wordpress.org, they dont load ...
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Internet disconnects randomly on Ubuntu and Windows

I've had this issue for a few months now. My desktop PC disconnects randomly up to 4 times a day for about 10 to 90 seconds. Here's a list of things I tried: use a different ethernet cable update ...
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If a Bluetooth device "features" Bluetooth 5, will it still pair & work with devices that only support an earlier version of Bluetooth?

If a set of earphones / headphones "features" Bluetooth 5, will they still pair and work with devices that only support an earlier version of Bluetooth? If an example product is helpful to ...
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Thunderbird cannot connect to gmail

I am using TB 60.0 from PortableApps under Win 10. I have configured a gmail account 4 months ago, and it worked fine. Now after 4 months I open TB, and I have a connection failure, as a notification ...
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How do I keep my bluetooth headphones from connecting to my windows 10 machine when it's connected to my phone?

My laptop (running Win10) repeatedly "steals" the bluetooth connection for my headphones while they're connected to my phone. The only way I've been able to prevent the headphones' connection from ...
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How to configure a wireless router to point to a remote www proxy

I have a LG smart Tv with browser. I need the tv browser to connect to a uk based proxy server on port 808. Unfortunately there is no option within tv to setup proxy for its browser. Now the Tv ...
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In the connection between the two switches, when the negotiation fails, why is the side on "auto" not set to the minimum possible?

A 3750 switch and a 2950 switch are connected. 3750 switch ==> auto , 2950 switch ==> speed:100 Mb/s , full duplex Because one side is manual, negotiation fails.Now my question is: the side ...
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Connecting LAN cable to wall socket

I have a few computers I want to connect to internet. All PCs are connected to a network switch. My task is to connect the switch to the internet router. The cable that came from the internet router ...
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Windows 10 wifi connection to Iphone hotspot

My laptop (Windows 10) only recognises my iphone hotspot (no problem with other wifi) if I turn off wifi on the laptop, turn the hotspot off and on then turn laptop wifi on. Any suggestions?
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Sharing internet between two computers over telephone line [duplicate]

I have an old Windows 98 era computer that I would like to hook up to my home network/internet. Only problem is, it only has a modem, no ethernet. I have another computer that has ethernet and a modem....
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Problems with Netflix Streaming, DDWRT, and Xbox 360

Basically, I have been having problems getting Netflix Streaming to play on my Xbox 360 with my DD-WRT router. The thing is, it will play some movies, sometimes. For example, the other day, I could ...
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Auto disconnects from router!

Hey there! Recently, the routers in my house have encountered a problem. For some reason, it seems to auto-kick, or auto disconnect those who use it after everything from 5 seconds after we've ...
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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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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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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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