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Questions tagged [internet]

Internet is a global system of interconnected computer networks.

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chrome auto downloading index.php [on hold]

chrome auto downloading index.php files. TRIED already Default Setting, Uninstalled and re-Installed. NO MALWARE EXTENSIONS. FACEBOOK is OK but other sites like amazon and others do this while page ...
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How to create separate network on existing LAN

I'm not an expert in networking so I hope someone would be able to help me. I've moved to new flat with a single internet provider. I have the ethernet cable connection in almost every room. I had my ...
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Unable to access internet Kali Linux

I have dual booted my Macbook Pro, connected my Panda Wireless USB adapter, and configured my WIFI, but I am still unable to access the internet on my Kali Linux distribution. I was curious if there ...
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How can I test my internet connection's stability and detect very short sub-second outages?

I'm experiencing a problem with my cable internet connection where it will occasionally drop out for less than a second. It's barely noticeable most of the time, but when downloading large files, ...
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WIFI not working on Windows 8.1 but Windows 10 [on hold]

My laptop came with Windows 8 preinstalled in it. The WIFI was working fine then. After that I upgraded to Windows 8.1 and then to Windows 10. There were no issues with the WIFI connectivity. After ...
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Redirect own WAN traffic to LAN

Let's say my WAN IP is 123.456.789.0 Earlier, when I connected to 123.456.789.0:22 from the LAN, my traffic reached my LAN correctly and the service worked fine. It also worked fine when I connected ...
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How do other websites detect my DNS leaks?

There are websites on the internet that discover if, when using a VPN, you expose DNS leaks to your ISP like dnsleaktest.com My question basically boils down to this: how do these services work? I ...
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Unable to surf internet using mobile hotspot on windows 10

I am facing a very weird issue. I have Windows 10 Home and I am using my mobile hotspot to access the internet on it. It was working great till last night I just shutdown and restarted in the morning ...
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2 broadband modems and one dumb switch

I would need your help with something. I have small office, but all our work is online. To have secure internet connection, I have 2 different internet providers at my office. And if something ...
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Acess to Local and VPN Network while staying connectet to the Internet

i would like a VPN connection with the Windows VPN client in the latest Windows 10 Build. While i'm connected i would like to have access to the VPN computers (see them on the Network to share Files ...
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Does any of this cable connection data indicate an error with the incoming connection?

Can someone tell me if the data from my cable modem seems to indicate a problem with the incoming connection? Do the Frequency, Power and SNR values seem like they are in the expected range for a ...
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Bridge vs PPPoE Mode

I have an ADSL Modem/Router from the ISP, and my PC is connected to it. Just one PC connected to the Router. The Router has a [PPPoE] mode and a [Bridge] mode. Which mode gives me fast and low ...
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how to diagnose highly variable wifi performance from different devices all in the same room all to the same router?

I installed fiber optic internet service last week, and installed the wifi router the provider-installer had with him because I didn't have another one handy. The router is a TOTO LINK 300Mbps ...
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Is there a way to limit the bandwidth that Google Drive File Stream uses?

Is there a way to limit the bandwidth that Google Drive File Stream uses? I'm using a Mac and when I resume syncing, the Internet becomes unusable. I have to stop syncing to browse simple web pages!
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Which IP Address do I use to connect with devices outside my network?

Which IP Address do I use when I want to connect with another device out of my Network/Router? For example, Remote Desktop, or anything else where you need an IP address to connect.
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I have to disconnect/reconnect network cable to access Internet

I use Ubuntu 16.04 and connect my machine alongside other machines by using a Hub to a modem to use Internet. Today I encounter with a problem: Other machine can connect to the Internet; but I cannot ...
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All browsers regularly hang connecting to websites. Internet confirmed working perfectly

Multiple times per hour my browser will just hang for 30+ seconds when connecting to any website. Tested with IE, Firefox and Chrome. My computer is running Windows 7 and i have a Cisco VPN ...
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Sharing Internet between two PCs

I have a LAN connected internet connection on a WIN7 PC1. How do I share this internet connection with another WIN10 PC2? I also want PC2 not to be discovered on the network on which PC1 is. (my best ...
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Losing Internet connection randomly, fixed with ipconfig /release and /renew

I have been having intermittent internet problems in my room at my parents house for a few months now. Randomly the internet will just cut out, I can't load anything, and it gets fixed by running ...
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Toggle Switch Internet Connection - Between Two Computers

I have regular cable internet. I also have a personal computer and work computer in my residence. I would like to toggle share internet, so if personal home computer is using internet, work ...
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How can I prevent uploading large files crippling my home internet connection?

I've a VDSL/fibre connection to my home with about 5/30 Mbps up/down. I've discovered that uploading large files, my house's entire internet access is virtually non-responsive even to the extent my ...
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If it is possible to use both wirless and usb tethering on my laptop?

so as the title tell i'm wandering if i can use internet from usb tethering and wirless at the same time, well the point is i want just to boost my internet so i'm wandering if this is possible. also ...
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Modem connects directly to laptop but does not connect with router [closed]

I've tried resetting both modem and router, cloning mac address and these options have not worked. I have a Belkin N450 router. If anyone could help me I would greatly appreciate it.
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Windows 10 restarts, internet connection lost when downloading big file

For my work and studies, I sometimes have to download big data sets. I download these with a torrent file and qBittorrent. My desktop has a weird problem if these files are bigger than 5 GB (this is ...
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Work VPN causes issues with internet and windows explorer. Can't restart computer as start menu gets locked

Sorry for the confusing title... it's necessary because it's a confusing situation: I work from home 3 days a week and connect over VPN to my work using Shrewsoft VPN using Windows 10. Thing always ...
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Internet Explorer not storing/accepting cookies for all website. Only happens when logged in as a domain user

I'm dealing with an issue that I haven't seen before. We're using Windows 10 1803 Enterprise and machine's are joined to a domain. Recently we noticed that IE doesn't accept/store cookies any longer, ...
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Samba clients can't establish new connections without Internet connectivity on server

I've encountered this strange issue where SMB clients can't establish a local connection with the SMB server if the server does not have an Internet connection. The local connection also slows down ...
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Can connect to website with one device but not another

I'm having trouble connecting to a particular website and server on a particular computer on a particular network. This is a problem for me as it is a website and server I visit very regularly. We've ...
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Imgur images take too long to donwload

Short description Recently my ISP changed my modem/router and I'm experiencing now slow downloads in some sites (imgur.com, tenor.com for example), that worked fine with my previous router. I'm not ...
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Arris Gateway only allowing 1 device internet access on 2.4Ghz network, but 5ghz seems fine

I've got an Arris TG2472G combo unit from the ISP. I was having issues with it and a Netgear router in bridge mode. Long story short, I ended up removing the Netgear router for now and did a hard ...
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IPWhois and RDAP response: why and what multiple networks / cidr

When making IPwhois and RDAP ip lookups requests, multiple networks objects can be responded. For example a RDAP request could return a network cidr string like 1.2.3.0/23, 1.2.2.0/24 The python-...
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How to fix windows 10 internet detection?

On a windows 10 computer the network interface always has the yellow warning sign and the "no internet" tooltip, even when I switch between ethernet and wifi. Both times internet works perfect in all ...
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Device to act as intermediary step to strengthen wireless signal to other building

I live in a guest house on my landlord's property and use his wireless network. The problem is that while the signal is fairly strong if I'm standing right outside of his house on the patio, the guest ...
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Weird ping, and I have no idea what cases it

If I'm playing a game with EU based server (currently playing POE, UK server), majority of the time, I get 66-68, and 83-85 ping. (Looking at task manger) if only the POE is using Internet I get 66-...
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Combining two different internet service providers [duplicate]

I have two ISPs right now with 10Mbps and 5Mbps bandwidth respectively. The issue is, sometimes the connection to one of these ISPs fails. I have two options for when this happens: Combine the two ...
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Dynamic DNS service will slow down your traffic?

I don't have a static IP but it seems my internet provider never changed my ip address. I am setting up a vpn server and it will be used by myself only. I know the benefit of using dynamic DNS ...
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Is there a way to compare two web pages or tabs in Chrome?

I have a website that offers me a "preview" mode, and a "live" mode of a document. I can open each in their own tab in Chrome. I'd like to know if there is a way to compare the two in Chrome, perhaps ...
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windows 10 Home errors with vb6 inet control on networked drive

Got a utility program I wrote many years ago in vb6 that uses the vb6 inet control to access a website to update itself. The update feature works fine on hundreds of machines running XP, win7, win8, ...
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USB tethering much slower than WiFi tethering

In my area, my home Internet will often go down due to storms. At these times, I need to tether using my 4G LTE mobile phone, which gets decent speeds of around 10 Mb/s download and similar for upload....
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Share Internet Access through Mikrotik AP

I have some issues configuring a Mikrotik Metal 2SHPN device. Here is a diagram with the network setup: A) : A home router from the ISP, having IP:192.168.1.3, dhcp server running and WIFI Disabled. ...
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I'm running windows 10 and need Internet Explorer 5.5 or 6.0 to see images

I got a disc from my doctor that states that I need IE 5.5 or 6.0 to run it. I need to be able to see what is going on with the disc and I have tried several things that I've seen in here and even ...
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Relation of screen size and data usage

I want to know if there is any relation between data usage and screen size. I found some dat online but it was mostly done on laptop screen sizes. I want to know if I connect my laptop to a monitor, ...
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VPN + TOR Browser =?

Is that a good idea to use VPN and only after that launch TOR Browser for more anonymity? For example I have ProtonVPN, and Im going to use double-connection (secure core feature), something like "MY ...
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Why my Ubuntu 16.04 does't work with lower than 2Mbps internet connections?

I don't know why my Ubuntu 16.04 doesn't work with my home's internet connection(It's speed is 512Kbps(64KBps download speed)). When I share my phone's 4G connection, or I took my laptop to my office ...
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Kali linux no internet in terminal but browser works fine

Kali linux 2018 amd64 in VM Workstation Since the last few days, I cannot connect to internet in terminal. Internet works fine in tor & firefox browser, but I can't make an update in terminal. I ...
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Not able to connect to home internet after using limited wifi

Problem: if I connect my Dell XPS or MacBook Pro to a limited WLAN e.g. on the train (where I need to accept the Terms of Use, and then I get internet access), and then later on I connect it to my ...
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Router with ethernet ports + can use my mobile sim card

I need a backup for my internet service provider. It seems what I need is a "drop-in" replacement router I can insert physical at the same place where my ISP router is located. The idea is if my ...
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SSH over VPN works only when both computers are connected to the same VPN server. Why?

I apologize in advance if this is a duplicate question. I have a PC running Lubuntu 18. It is connected to the Internet through VPN. When the PC is not connected to the VPN I can SSH from anywhere; ...
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Does opening a source code site actually load contents when displaying?

Does opening a source code site actually load contents of that page (any engines, scripts, images, fonts. Etc) when displaying? If only typed ViewSource: then url from new tab or blank page, it just ...
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Wireless connection faster and more stable than Ethernet connection

My system specs: OS: Windows 10, 64-Bit CPU: Intel i7 - 6800K CPU @ 3.40 GHz RAM: 32 GB GPU: Nvidia GTX 1070 MB: MSI x99A SLI Plus My wireless adapter on both 2.4 and 5G wireless puts out over 117 ...