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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Do I have an Ethernet adapter?

I'm not too familiar with the technology/terms here. I'm trying to troubleshoot why I have a wireless connection but not a wired one to the internet. The connection is coming in fine, and I have ...
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Windows 10 keeps breaking file sharing

Here's the deal - I've got three laptops (all of them on the same OS = Windows 10 Home 64-bit; all updates/fixes installed). To make it more clear, this is how the structure looks like: Laptop no 1 (...
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Laptop has started losing RDP connection when lid is closed and reopened

I am trying to assist a user who is carrying a Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 11e (Windows 10). This user is a physician who is constantly seeing patients in various exam rooms and needs to maintain an open ...
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Webcasting and ethernet

I am having lots of issues streaming live on the web and being able to have high quality video without wifi delays, dropouts or just plain horrible connection/upload speeds. The option to get would ...
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Large files copy to NAS at 500 MB/s if indirectly routed via 2nd PC, but < 100MB/s if copied directly to NAS. How do I troubleshoot

I'm testing network reliability and found this anomaly, no idea how to troubleshoot it. The network is stripped down to (PC + 10G card) -> (10G switch) -> (file server with 10G card). The NAS and ...
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I Can't Connect a Laptop Wirelessly to my FTP Server [Weird Issue?]

I have an FTP server running on my PC. I am able to connect to it perfectly fine on PC. I can connect to it from my bosses laptop fine. But I can't connect from my co-workers laptop at all. We are ...
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Multi-computer connection LAN via Ethernet

Our teacher gave us 4 PC's at school . I want to setup a LAN connection between them all for file sharing via Ethernet cables, and no internet access is available or needed. I have successfully ...
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Determine what process is talking to a remote port on Windows Server

I took over a product from a contractor at my place of work. The tool collects metainformation. The exact nature of the information isn't important to the question, but it exists as either a flat file ...
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how openvpn route-up and down works and how to test

I have setup OpenVPN on a raspberry pi and wrote some scripts that contain various things like adding/removing iptable rules as well as killing/starting up applications. here is my openvpn ...
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Rename database dialog box within Excel-2016

See image here>>> ODBC Rename My goal is to change "User Selection for ODBC" to "Sage Login Information" or whatever. I have a few worksheets that I've setup and they all have odd names when the ...
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High ping (up to 300 ms) on WI-FI (Only in one computer)

I have two computers on the same Network, one is an HP 15 Notebook PC and the other one is an Asus X541UV. They are both running Windows 10 and connected using WI-FI technology. I've noticed that ...
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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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Is possible monitoring a connection to IP Adress and Port without TelNet and with CronTab repeatedly?

I have some troubles with a SAP Server. Randomly we found disconnection error on our client. There is some method or command in order to trace connection status with an host? I allways used Telnet but ...
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puTTY and remote desktop work with Raspberry Pi when it is not plugged in, why? [closed]

I have recently been able to figure out how to launch the remote desktop using the IP address in wlan0 for my raspberry pi zero W. For some reason, PuTTY and remote desktop can access the pi when it ...
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Browser Based Speed Test vs Client Based

Update: Originally, I thought there was a difference in the browser-based speed test results because I missed the difference in units between them and my client network monitor. At first this ...
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Are these connectors for SSDs? If so, which ones are they?

I was looking to purchase an SSD today, and decided to do some research into the connectors for my PC and it. The connector for the SSD was Serial ATA-600. I was checking out the ones in my PC, and I'...
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How can I keep SSH connection alive?

I use Ubuntu 14.04 on my server and I've added these lines into /etc/ssh/ssh_config: (as it's mentioned here) ServerAliveInterval 300 ServerAliveCountMax 2 ClientAliveInterval 300 ClientAliveCountMax ...
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Lost internet connection after using 2 netsh commands (Windows 10)

I have tried to redirect a certain IP of outgoing packets in my PC to localhost. I started CMD, and entered this: netsh int ip add addr 3 146.112.61.106/32 st=ac sk=tr About 2 minutes afterwards, I ...
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Huawei Android phones not rejoining network (“saved, secured…”)

I am using Huawei Y6 Pro ,Model:TIT-U02, with android Lollipop 5.1 and two of my friends have the same device entirely and we all have the same problem. When I restart my device, turn off the WiFi or ...
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Network Connectivity & Virtual Network Adapters

Whenever I'm connected to any Virtual Network adapter (Hamachi/Tunngle/Evolve), my connection begins to randomly drop every 30 seconds or so, then it reconnects instantly. When I'm browsing the web, I ...
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Connect notebook to 4k monitor at 60hz

I can't find a way to connect my laptop (Notebook HP - 15ay114nl) to my 4k monitor (Samsung U28E590D Monitor 4K Ultra HD, 28", UHD, 3840 x 2160, 60 Hz, 1 ms, 2 HDMI, Display Port) at 60Hz. Currently ...
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Dropped network

If I leave my workstation (private home) for, say, 30 minutes, I have to reboot the system. I tried command prompts for uninstall/renew ip config stopped and restarted the DHCP unchecked the “power ...
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Disconnecting as soon as I join a server?

Whenever I join a server, the game immediately disconnects me. I had no problems of this before on my older PC, and my family doesn't experience any issues either. The issue only started with my newer ...
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Is it normal to have so much netstat output?

I came across this problem where I saw a lot of connections in my machine and I don't know if this is normal. I even have a ssh agent when I don't have sshd even installed. I just want to know if this ...
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USB internet key stopped working on Windows 8.1

I have an USB internet key (Alcatel X200) that suddenly doesn't let me connect to internet anymore. The weird thing about it is that the key is detected by Windows, its interface connects ...
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Inconsistencies in Wifi across machines

My home runs a Wi-Fi network on 2.4GHz and 5.0GHz, and my router is in the center of the house. I have a gaming PC I built back in 2012 (specs below) on which I've installed a new SSD with a fresh ...
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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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TP-LINK Archer d50 modem is blocking FTP access to a specific website

I tried sharing internet from my smartphone and it worked on my PC. When I switched to modem connection, I can log in FTP server but it not shows me directories. I tried also forwarding port 20 and ...
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Name resolution often fails on first attempt, then succeeds

I have a network at home with a VDSL router + switch + wireless AP device (a ZTE H369A). On my network there are two computers: A laptop (running Lubuntu 17.04) and a desktop (running Mint 18.1). Both ...
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FTP failure on Ubuntu Server

I am still learning Ubuntu 16.04. Here is my situation with ftp failure. I installed vsftpd on my Unbuntu server two months ago and when I was working on it the past Sunday, everything was fine. But ...
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Im not able to use internet in oracle virtual box ubuntu with host windows 7 via usb

i recently installed ubuntu in VB with hos as windows 7 32 bit and im not able to use internet in ubuntu and I normally use internet in windows via usb tethering with a smartphone ..
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VMs, Oracle VirtualBox

I set up 3 VMs Oracle VirtualBox with ubuntu 14.04, and I want to use one of them as Management Node an the other 2 as Compute Node. Did anyone have idea about that? Thanks in advance. Soma
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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 10 creators update bluetooth weird behaviour

I have a Asus bt gamepad (TV500BG) and it works perfectly fine with older windows 10 devices and Android devices. It gives visual feedback using lights for searching for devices discoverable and ...
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unusual networking issue - device online but not pingable

So, here's a curious situation. Forgive me if it's obvious and perhaps I'm just missing it. I have a client device (Surface Pro 4) which as far as I can tell is online. The user can browse the web, ...
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How to increase uTorrent's download speed?

I would like to increase my download speed of uTorrent. In this moment I'm downloading a Torrent at 450KB/s but my connection can reach 1.5MB/s. How can I male uTorrent use all my broadband ...
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How to make 2 routers work with powerlines

Good afternoon kind sirs, got a newbie question for you. I got a router (R1) that serves as the network provider, and another old router (R2) I want to use as a "network switch" and WiFi repeater, ...
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No link light on Virgin Media Super Hub when connect a long network cable

I have recently subscribed to Virgin 100Mbps Vivid 100 service and it is working fine for 3 devices connected over ethernet cable. I want to add a PC up in an outbuilding and the cable I use is quite ...
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Run command on USB device disconnect Windows

On a linux system, I could reasonably easily add a rule to /etc/udev/rules.d to run a command on connection or disconnection of a USB device. On windows (win10 version 1607), however, I have found no ...
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Why does phone's screen only jump around when connecting to a specific laptop?

My phone (Sony Xperia M4 Aqua) only jumps around when plugging to my 7 year-old laptop, on all USB ports. This doesn't happen with other computer or when being charged. Using a stock cable doesn't ...
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Why am I getting only 100Mbps out of my 500Mbps subscription?

Recently I upgraded to a 500Mbps from 100Mbps. Running a speed test shows same results as before, not even overcoming 100Mbps. Why is it? My cable setup is like this: <ISP> - <MODEM> - &...
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SoftEther VPN Exhibits Bizarre Behavior

Have a bit of a complex problem. I'm trying to setup a sandbox infrastructure within virtual box VMs for development purposes. Right now, there's only 3 servers - the VPN Gateway Server., the Sentora ...
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Internet Connection Super Slow on Mac but not on iPhone on the same network

I have a wireless home network with 2 clients - My mac, and my iPhone. Over the past month, I have noticed that the internet speed on my mac is really slow. I get 100kbps on my 512kbps (third world ...
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Linux PC is generating traffic not picked up by `iftop` etc

Our internet is getting shaped, so excess traffic is affecting us far more than normal. I've narrowed down the source of traffic to my own PC, which is a freshly installed Xubuntu 16.10 machine. My ...
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HP laptop can't turn on WiFi

I've a HP G42 laptop. Normally I use Internet using WiFi. It has a Broadcom 802.11n network adapter. Today I was browsing and suddenly my PC restarted, after that I tried to turn on WiFi but it won'...
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Internet up/down speed unstable on one PC

I've got this weird internet connection problem lately. It all happened after I went to a LAN party (it might be helpful information). My internet connection seems to be throttling. I try to run ...
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My ADSL connection keeps dropping

For weeks my internet connection dropping about every 15-30 minutes. Then it comes back after 2-5 minutes. I reported the problem to my ISP, after a day they told me the problem is telephone cables in ...
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Why can't I connect to any site until I've timed out first?

After a Windows update, I've lost the ability for any program to connect to a site until it's timed out, stopped trying, and then attempted again. Firefox, Edge, IE, Opera, even Command Prompt - Any ...
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How to tune Windows 8.1 for having maximum number of TCP connections?

I need to tune my windows 8.1 for a web scraper I am using thousands of threads for concurrent crawling For crawling process, i am using my own written c# HttpWebRequest using crawler However i am ...
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Connect server to local network

Yesterday I have installed Windows Server 2016 on Virtual Box. I have added the users and everything, now I need to connect it to local network. But I can't find the way. Can anyone give me any advice ...

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