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Questions tagged [internet]

Internet is a global system of interconnected computer networks.

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Windows - Turn off “Checking Network Requriements” for faster connection to network

Whenever I try to connect to my university's WiFi network, which has an internal login system, I have to wait a long time for Windows to check internet availability on that network (which obviously ...
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Two Internet connections via two modems, one router, specify which modem to use on PC

At work, we have two Internet connections via two modems, one cable modem and one 4G modem. To the cable modem, there is a Wi-Fi router connected, and that is our network A. The 4G modem has a built-...
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How to use both “my own internet connection” and “remote lan vpn connection”?

I have service in a remote LAN, and i could have VPN connection to there over my regular internet connection (i have white IP, normally visible). Now i want to expose some service from that remote ...
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Installing VPN on a college PS4 [on hold]

NordVPN is one of the few VPNs that work in my dorm. I plan on using it to bypass PSN server blocks. The wall in my room has a LAN type outlet. Last time I tried to configure the VPN on PS4, but ...
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Could this be a way to bypass my university's bandwidth restriction? [on hold]

I'm in a student house that's managed by my university. To get internet, I need to connect an Ethernet cable from my PC to an Ethernet port in my wall. Afterwards I need to connect to the university's ...
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Force Windows Update to use specific internet connection (Windows 10)

The question: Is there a way to force Windows Update to use a specific internet connection? I've tried ForceBindIP, but no dice. The situation: I'm using Comcast's gigabit internet service, and I'm ...
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How do I give internet access from my first VM to another VM [on hold]

I have installed VMware on my windows 10(base machine). And inside VMware I have installed CentOS (server) and Ubuntu (client). I used bridge connection to give internet access to CentOS. Now I need ...
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MAC Address Spoofing on a Macbooks Pro through bootcamp in Windows 10

I tried to go about the traditional method of going through device manager/adapter settings and changing the properties of the adapter, but there was no section for the network address. The adapter ...
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Long distance internet connections [closed]

My friends and I are PC enthusiasts and we are making a NAS, unfortunately we live in a suburb of Melbourne, Australia and internet here is garbage (lower than 8 megabits most of the time) so this is ...
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Pros and Cons of using Router vs Pi Raspberry as VPN server [closed]

I need to create a secure link to the Internet. Researching the subject, I find that there are two options for me. 1) use an old computer/laptop or better yet, a Raspberry Pi, to create a VPN server ...
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Internet Dropouts

For the last several months, I've been suffering internet dropouts on my PC. They are generally only for 5 to 10 seconds, although, the odd one lasts for over a minute. Some days there only a dozen or ...
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Can a client with a public ipv4 address communicate with a server with a public ipv6 address?

and if so how will the header look like? I mean if the client sends a ipv6 header what will the source address be?
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When doubling Internet connection speed, will my effective in-house bandwidth also double?

So I'm thinking of increasing my Internet connection by 40 Mbit/s, also doubling it. This is because in the furthest corners in my apartment I have 1 Mbit/s. So when I increase will I get 41&...
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What should I do to get the best internet possible? [closed]

for some time now I've been thinking of how I can get the best internet on my room, as it is pretty far away from my router. I can't take one long ethernet cable either as it's two doors in the way. I ...
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Use 2 different internet connections for 2 different programms

I have 2 different internet connections. The first one is my usual home internet connection with a mediocre but stable speed. The second one is a tethered connection from my phone which is very fast ...
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Video calls are choppy after every few minutes, but test says speed is okay

I have an issue where my video calls / meetings start to lag every few minutes. I am using Wifi and download 91 mbps and upload 9.45 mbps. I called Spectrum (my ISP) and the guy told me I was using ...
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Cable internet from UPC to Ethernet adapter

How does UPC provide the internet connection ? The data it's just coming through the coaxial cable, like LAN or there is some kind of authentication with the router ? I'm asking this because I'm ...
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Is it necessary to configure a managed switch?

I have a TP Link SG2210P which is a managed switch. Basically, i want to extend internet to my entire house via Access points. I had this switch. Connected the router to the switch, connected all the ...
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Wireless network adapter only connects to a network if it is broadcasting connection as a hotspot at the same time

So I'm facing a problem I've never seen before. I have a PC that doesn't have a WiFi adapter integrated, so I bought a one. My motherboard is ASRock H110M-HDS, I have Windows 10 Pro, and the network ...
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why can't we just upload a file and it reaches its destination without the other device downloading it? [closed]

when we have to view or get some content off the internet. We have to download it on the other hand the server uploads it So here's my question => Why can't the server simply upload the file and it ...
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Setting up 2 Wifi Routers

I want to make a wifi network like the condition below. (I) as the gate for internet access while (A) is for local network only. All the devices like computers or mobile phones are connected to (A) ...
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How do i find the source of my wan connection problems (Modem/Line/ISP)

How to i find the source of my internet issues? Symptoms sometimes i have trouble with my internet connections falling away. It seems to be on a loop: takes 1 minute to make connection and get an ...
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Should I log out from services while closing my own private environment?

What is the difference if I have private tab in firefox browser and I do not log out: before I close a browser before log out and close a computer at all. Is there any cache in my LAN which allow to ...
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connect to voip gateway and wifi for internet on same windows machine

I have a situation which i will try to explain: i have subscribed for a SIP line. In my country, it is delivered via a MUX device and a cat6 cable. I have connected that to my soft PBX which is ...
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Can not connect to gnome-look.org

For a long time I can not connect to gnome-look.org. All the rest of Internet works fine. It's just that one site. I checked on sites like downforeveryoneorjustme.com. It says it's just me. I use usb ...
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Low Upload Speed

https://imgur.com/vpoDcui https://imgur.com/aLEkYdy English Translation of Headers in Image Kanal > Channel Kanal Tipi > Channel Type Sembol Hızı > Symbol Speed Frekans > Frequency Güç > Power ...
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Wifi signal is intermittent on my laptop

I use my laptop Fujitsu lh 772 as my primary computer. I recently moved to a new apartment and the modem is too far away from my room so I used wifi instead. Everything seems fine at first, latency ...
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Save any files from internet to some cloud* without downloading it to your computer [closed]

I know it looks like a copy of this question, and Yes it is. But none of the options on the accepted answer are working now. Original Question (which is accepted as legit and got 23 upvotes): I ...
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Specific website does not load on single network

There are a few threads with questions similar to this one, but none that I've found which are the same and resolve my question. I am having trouble accessing just one particular website from my ...
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Can I hook up my old TP-link router with a LAN cable instead of a phone cable?

So I have a TD-W8960N Version 1 modem (router) from 2007. It has a phone line jack and 4 LAN jacks. Years ago I used to connect the modem to the wall phone cable line (using ADSL-splitters and such). ...
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Attenuation, SNR, wire from Demarcation box OK but ping request and traceroute/tracert hangs sometimes, for ADSL+

I had an ADSL+ internet connection from a third party ISP (Internet Service Provider). Attenuation was low. SNR (signal-to-noise) Ratio was Normal. I checked it with the tool(DMT) from the internet ...
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Something is blocking HTTP/unsecure downloads

We have a problem where we can't download anything on unsecure websites (Primarily PDF and Excel documents) Chrome comes up and says "Network error". Internet explorer downloads it, but corrupts the ...
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Webpage load time greatly increase to around 35 seconds when files are uploaded on 2nd router

I have two routers connected together via ethernet cable to provide better WiFi coverage over my house. I have two Mac desktop computers connected via ethernet to the primary router, and various ...
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security concerns with internet connection sharing

My work uses Windows only. So when I asked for a linux computer in addition to my windows computer, they said only if the linux computer is NOT connected to the company's network. So my windows and ...
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Allow users in a local network to access the Internet via pfSense without using a proxy server

Our users connect to other sites through the private MPLS under the following set-up. Now we would like to allow the users to surf the Internet by purchasing the Internet service. To secure our local ...
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is it the same to do a port scan on the public and the private side of a wifi router

is it the same to do a port scan on the public and the private side of a wifi router? I would say no but I am not sure. If I do a ports scan on the private side of my router I should get open ports ...
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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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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 [closed]

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 ...