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Wifi/LAN stops working randomly

Problem Behavior: Internet on my PC stops working randomly. This happens both with WiFi and LAN. I have seen that once the computer locks/goes to sleep, I am unable to access internet. I can access ...
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Connecting to internet via a cellphone [closed]

There is a PC with Debian 12 as the OS and a Samsung phone with Android Galaxy 10. I need a hand-on tutorial how to connect the PC to the Internet. Thank you. Yours` Sehrguey
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FTP server maxes out at 4Mbit upload speed, despite the internet connection being 50Mbit. Why?

Server ISP connection is 50/50 Mbit fiber (verified with speedtests) Remote ISP connection is 100/100 Mbit fiber (verified with speedtests). Only large files are transfered (1GB+) All ethernet ...
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Very weird network issues in my local network and/or internet connection

I'm experiencing weird behavior in my local network and/or internet connection. It seems that some requests fail for unknown reasons. I'm experiencing this with different devices in my network, but ...
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How to make a Hyper-v virtual machine under OpenWrt have internet access?

The host machine being connected through Wifi or Ethernet. Is the procedure the same?
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Internet cuts out after leaving laptop idle for an hour

My laptop (IdeaPad 5 15ITL05) has a reoccurring issue of internet cutting out after leaving it idle for an hour or so. It shows up as connected without internet. I have to restart my laptop for ...
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How to debug this issue? Initial load times for new URLs are extremely long in Windows, but not other OSes and machines

When loading a new URL, it takes about 20 seconds to establish a connection, after which everything loads "as normal". So for example if I go to www.youtube.com, it will take 20s+ (normal ...
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Split Tunneling on an application level - Windows 10/11

OS = Windows 11 I need to make use of a VPN to access a license server for software I want to run on my machine. The VPN itself is slow (internet wise) and cannot be configured/altered (i.e. cannot do ...
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ASUS RT-AC88U WAN Connectivity Issues Unsolved

I've been running Asuswrt-Merlin on an ASUS RT-AC88U for the last 2 years with a rented comcast modem in bridge mode. Late last fall I began encountering intermittent internet connectivity issues ...
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Windows server 2019

I had to download windows server 2019 for my studies in MSSQL DATABASE ADMINISTRATION and when it was done installing and my laptop restarted, it shows that I am not connected to the internet and is ...
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My internet connection is not working in my laptop

My internet connection isn't showing in my laptop. This has happened after my laptop ran out of charge and shut down and then I turned it on later and I started having this problem where there's no ...
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Share internet connection from desktop with no wireless adapter to phone [duplicate]

I want to share my internet from my desktop to my phone but my desktop doesn't have wireless adapter, how can i achieve that? I am using windows 10 in my desktop..
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WiFi keep disconnecting after some time (wireless adapter or access point)

I already unchecked the "Allow the computer to turn off this device" option and also disabled USB selective suspend and, in Advanced Power Settings, "Wireless Adapter Settings" is ...
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How to run automatic monitor on my TP Link Deco M5 device?

I'd like to automatically monitor (and save history) my internet connectivity speed on my TP Link Deco M5. Any suggestions? Something like https://www.tp-link.com/us/support/faq/1462, or simple CLI ...
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Connecting to github via ssh, times out without response

When I try to connect via SSH to GitHub from my Ubuntu 22.04 server (i just want to pull from a private repository) I get timeout. I've seen similar questions to mine but non of the possible solutions ...
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Windows 11 "Oops, you've lost internet" - not recognizing active internet connection. What is it looking for?

I installed a fresh Windows 11, using a virtual machine on my local laptop computer. I received the message "Oops, you've lost internet connection," during OOBE. I'm aware of certain tools ...
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Lan to wan setup

I did factory reset on my second router by accident and since than I’m having issues sometimes. I would appreciate if someone can help me with router configuration, all I know is that first routers ...
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How should I align a USB Internet stick relative to the nearest cell tower in order to have the best signal?

I use a USB Internet stick of this kind: To connect to the Internet, I simply insert a SIM card into this stick and then insert the stick into a USB port of my laptop. Based on my experience of ...
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How much internet speed does Youtube, Twitch, etc. have? [closed]

What I mean is let's say there's a live stream, and 1000 people are watching it simultaneously, and let's say each user has to download the video at 1 mb/s, does this mean that these services have ...
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How can I connect to a socks 5 proxy using a vpn,

How can I connect to a socks 5 proxy using a vpn, I want the website I am connecting to see me coming from the proxy location, proxies are banned by ISP, every time I connect to vpn and then to a ...
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Network driver keeps malfunctioning

I'm using an ASUS TUF F15 laptop with Windows 11 installed. Sometimes, the network stops working out of the blue, no networks are shown when I try to look for the available networks. Here's an image ...
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Can i use two NICs to get double the bandwith to a switch?

I just switched to a 2.5 Gbps down / 1 Gbps up internet connection but my ISP gave me a router with only 1 Gbps ports, I have two network cards on my pc so I was wondering if I could maybe use them ...
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How to forcibly flush Internet accessible status (NlaSvc) of Windows 10?

I can access the Internet actually, but there is an Internet inaccessible icon in the tray. According to my search, this tray icon is related to the service NlaSvc (Network Location Awareness). The ...
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Unable to open any website following a malicious email. Ping gives correct IP address but results in general failure [duplicate]

Shortly after a malicious email was opened, the internet in the computer in question (running Windows 10) stopped working. The computer is connected via an ethernet cable, and windows claims it is ...
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Windows8 drops network connection shortly after boot (but works if I wait)

I have a test lab which runs tests against Windows8 machine, more specifically a Pytest project which generates TCP traffic from my Ubuntu machine to Windows8 machine, and from the Windows8 machine ...
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Google Search not showing all Images

How do I fix an issue with Google Search not showing all images? If I search using Microsoft Bing or Yahoo!, images are showing but when using Google Search, 3rd row onwards is faulty. I have tried ...
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Can I configure my Xfinity router without the app?

I've been configuring my routers for decades with their built-in HTTP servers. Yesterday I signed up for new Xfinity home internet service, and they said I had to download their mobile app in order ...
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My laptop connects and disconnects endlessly (without me being able to do anything about it) with a wifi

My laptop has a WiFi problem (almost certainly a software problem) because as soon as it connects to a network where you have to log in to the browser, it keeps reconnecting and opening the login tab ...
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Internet speed through hotspot mobile is slow suddenly

I have been using Netgear AC797S for two years now and it's been fantastic. However, I use a lot of times without battery by plugging it to my laptop. I have an active 4G plan and it's very quick on ...
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App connected to mobile data can still access local network

This has been freaking me out recently. It's a house that has two security cameras (TP-Link Tapo), and they are connected through Wifi to the Wifi router installed in the attic. Their local network ...
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Downloads consistently kill themselves after 1-3 minutes (Windows 11)

For several months now, I have been nearly unable to download most things larger than 100MB, because before the download completes, the download speed drops to 0 and never picks back up again. At the ...
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Windows server 2019 VM (Hyper-V) no access to internet

I have a Windows server 2012 computer hosting a Windows server 2019 server with Hyper-V but the Virtual Machine can't connect to the internet. The guest adapter is set up as External. I have other VMs ...
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Hyper-VM Won’t Connect to Internet

I am using Hyper-V on my windows 10 pro laptop, inside of it I am creating a Windows Server 2019 Datacenter Evaluation VM. Later on, inside of this I will need to put AD DS on this as well as Hyper-V (...
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Site blocking using Privoxy is not working

So I was trying to block a specific webpage like "reddit.com/r/{webpage-name}" through Privoxy, I set up Privoxy with the help of an answer from Joshua Robinson Block specific URL on web ...
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Slow internet speed on HP Spectre x360 Convertible 13-w023dx model with Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265

I have a HP Spectre x360 Convertible 13-w023dx model with Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265 with Windows 10 Pro with all latest updates installed. I have noticed that I cannot get more than 150 Mbps ...
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How can one configure Windows 10 so that a given process never uses a given Wi-Fi network?

I don't want a process (e.g., the Backblaze backup program) to ever use Internet if I am connected to a given Wi-Fi network (e.g., my Android hotspot). How can I do that? I use Windows 10. I still ...
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My desktop keeps disconnecting and refusing to connect to wifi

I use an HP ENVY desktop and Windows 10, I’ve had it for about two years now and since i got it it would randomly disconnect from internet but the issue was usually solved after a quick reset. My ...
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Setting up DD-WRT on NETGEAR R6400v2 Router for NordVPN - Telnet Issue

NETGEAR AC1750 Smart Wifi Router Model: R6400v2 Base Firmware: V1.0.4.128_10.0.104 PC-Desktop: Windows 10 Home x64bit Ethernet Connection (Can Wi-Fi) Router is not set as AP but is not only router ...
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Ordered 2.5g net but LAN is 1gb

i am in need of help please, i have a cat8 cable plugged into my router by At&t. The network on my laptop says it supports 2.5g. I did a speed test and got 800Mbs, so i changed the mtu to 1500 and ...
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How to disable old TLS versions in Windows?

Using Windows 11, no server or IIS, just want to disable old TLS versions of my personal computer so no connection over those versions can be made, even if that means some connections will fail. I ...
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How to patch an Ethernet cable for Internet connection?

I recently need to fix damaged end of the Ethernet cable (CAT5). This is due to wear and tear, but this cable use to work with no problem out of the box. So, I bought the necessary tools like crimper ...
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Tunneling between two servers to use the Internet of the second server by OpenVPN or SSH

I'm from Iran and our international Internet is being shut down , so we are going to lose our connection to the world . VPNs are getting blocked one by one . Tor Network is block and bridges do not ...
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Make Firefox retry longer

I have an unstable connection (internet connection frequently breaks and reappear after probably a second or two). How can I make the Firefox retry a bit longer rather than showing that the website is ...
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gmail.com throws ERR_CONNECTION_REST

I'm unable to access gmail.com by simply typing the url into the search box, but seaching for it with a search engine and then visiting the website works. Hitting the url directly results in ...
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Why would fiber optic enabled with mainline power but disabled with electric generator?

I live in Puerto Rico and recently we have had an power loss for a week because of Hurricane Fiona I have fiber optic with my internet provider and IPTV also. The internet didn't work when we were ...
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Using Ethernet for Network Devices and Drives but WiFi for Internet Access

At my office we have a 5G WiFi that is faster and more reliable than the locally provided internet service that we have set up to our server. Is there any way to remain connected to the Ethernet/...
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Measure the download speed of a specific public server of your own choice, not the speed of your ISP

How can a common computer user ("Your Momma") measure the average download speed of any (random) specific public server of your own choice (e.g. "https://superuser.com" :) ), ...
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Why is my data usage high when all devices and wifi are off?

On my home internet my downloads are typically 0 to 1Gb per day and have been for years. About a month ago they jumped to about 6Gb per day, despite no change to my usage patterns, devices or modem. ...
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Windows 11 reports an error "check Internet connection" while Internet is actually OK

After updating my laptop from Windows 10 to Windows 11 I faced with some troubles: Some applications stays in offline mode (see the pictures below) Running an instalation leads to an error saying ...
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Internet connection problems after running VS instances for a long time

I'm working on a .Net project for which I have to run multiple instances of Visual Studio. Everything works just fine, but I noticed that after a few hours of having these instances running on my ...
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