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A connection to the internet, through which one can view web pages, access servers, etc.

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Windows 10 WiFi only working with low MTU

Got a mystifying issue with my WiFi. It suddenly stopped working and after much trial and error I got it work by lowering the MTU to 316. netsh interface ipv4 set subinterface "Wi-Fi" mtu=...
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I do not know why the WiFi device is suddenly disabled?

I do not know why this problem occurs suddenly and can not be solved even with repeated restarts. What's more interesting is that sometimes it happens on its own. However, my efforts have not been ...
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Why does Windows 10 Hotspot feature give me "No internet connection"?

For VR I wanted to get a better link directly to my PC. So I bought a WiFi device and turned on the Hotspot feature. My headset connected to the PC just fine, and streaming from PC to headset works. ...
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Laptop is having problems with WLAN driver and internet

My laptop is having trouble with internet connections, it shows that I'm connected with no internet but I'm not even able to ping my router (192.168.0.1) I have tried the usual ipconfig flush, winsock ...
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Landline on NBN reverts phone's +8 WA, AU time to UTC time on any incoming call

I have a very, very strange issue to report and I have zero idea why it's happening. I can't even be sure if it's NBN-related or what could be causing this. An older lady friend has NBN FTTP. She has ...
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Which IP is used by Virtual Box for Internet Communication (if I'm running a VM)?

short question: Which IP is used by Virtual Box for Internet Communication if running a VM ? Is it the IP - Address generated by the VM I use, or is the query (communication task) done with the IP of ...
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Networking switch vs router connection issue

This is a very simple and stupid problem but I can't get around it. I asked it on the NetworkEngineering exchange but I was recommended to post it here. I am having an issue with one connection from a ...
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Every 5-30 minutes wifi stops working (request timed out) until I click wifi icon in taskbar. What happens on wifi icon click?

I am using Lenovo Yoga 910 with Windows 10 installed. And I have strange problem with wi-fi. Every 5-30 minutes I get "request timed out" mixed with replies with big time~1500ms, while ...
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No internet - Windows is still setting up class configuration for this device (code 56)

my windows couldn't detect any of the wifi connection in my area after network reset. My phone has access to the wifi so it's not my router issue. I think the culprit behind this is my network driver ...
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Wifi not working after I changed MAC address

I wanted to change my ip, so I looked online and saw that you can do that by changing the MAC address, so I changed my MAC address directly, but no matter what I do, none of the changes work and my ...
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How can I open websites on my laptop which I can open in my mobile using the same WIFI?

I have recently moved to a new shared accommodation where one WIFI is available for my use. I can open every website in my android mobile but I can't open most websites on my Windows 10 laptop. I don'...
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Raspberry Pi Zero saying "No Wireless LAN Interface found"?

I am working with others and I need to connect the Raspberry Pi Zero to my WiFi then give it a static IP so that we can SSH into it. The others in the group have successfully done so. I started by ...
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How do computers know how to use TCP

I'm asking from a Windows perspective but any perspective is great. Are NICs all a computer needs to interface with TCP? Wouldn't they also need some sort of software associated with TCP, or is that ...
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Ping Issues when hosting with my friend

My friend and I have the same router, same ISP, both use ethernet, and the same data plan. Somehow whenever I connect to him when he hosts a game I get 200-300 ping and he gets 5 and when I host he ...
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TP-Link TG-3468 ethernet adapter limits my connection speed to 100Mbps

I have 200Mbps speed connection, but the motherboard ethernet port doesn't allow more than 100Mbps. I bought the TP-Link TG-3468 ethernet adapter, but it still limiting my connection. In network ...
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How to connect to internet seamlessly when running Linux VMs inside Oracle VM VirtualBox when running on a restricted network?

I'm running the latest version of Oracle VM VirtualBox on my Windows 10-64 bit system, in which I'm having Kali Linux which I've installed for my learning purpose since I do not want to dual boot my ...
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Ethernet cable connected to WIFI router. Speed not matching the provided ISP

I have a internet connection broadband of 75 Mbps connection speed. When I am connecting the ethernet cable directly to my PC desktop I am getting speeds of 60-70 Mbps in speed tests. The same ...
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Connection failed [IP: 91.189.88.142 80] only for one IP

During updates and installations i keep getting errors with connection to [IP: 91.189.88.142 80] and not any others. Does this device has some errors? Can i make so that Ubuntu never tries to use it ...
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WhatsApp Internet connection choices

Does WHATSAPP WEB or WHATSAPP DESKTOP use the Internet connection of the Desktop Computer or the Internet Connection of the Mobile Phone?
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Kerio control client login without Kerio Control VPN Client

I want to write a desktop application or a web application that acts like the Kerio Control VPN Client. My intention to do so is using a custom logo, text, and color within the desktop application ...
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Random selection of programs on my PC can't connect to the internet

Some of my programs won't connect to the internet, and I have no idea why. Some are blocked from connecting to the internet entirely, others aren't - it's a random selection. Not an ISP issue. I'd ...
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Set the "internet connection check page" Windows 10

Every now and then my Windows 10 machine decides it's not connected to the internet and I need to sign in to the wifi again (why it does that is a side-quest that I'm taking up with Enterprise support)...
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My Google Drive keeps going offline when I upload or download

When I upload or download a file (size irrelevant), Google Drive goes offline within 2 seconds. This is repeatable, and occurred suddenly beginning around Dec-09/10. I can longer upload / download any ...
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How can one configure Windows 7 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 7 SP1 x64 ...
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How to copy network security key from wifi

When I was at a customer site, I connected my Windows-10 computer to a Wifi. Now, every time I go there, I don't need to enter anything anymore, I can just connect to that Wifi. Now I have a colleague ...
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How to share an internet connection between two VLAN?

How to share an internet connection between two VLAN? (If it's possible) Let's say a single internet connection (Asus RT-AC87U router) that I want it to serve 192.168.1.0/24 and 10.0.0.0/24 VLAN on ...
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One device cant access internet but all others can

All devices except 1 cant access the internet, it's connected to wifi and it doesn't say "No internet", but I cant access any websites or ping google. Device in question is Win 10 21H1 OS ...
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No internet on Windows 10 Notebook

I am using a Dell Precision 5550 with Windows 10 21H1 Build 19043.1237 I don't have an internet connection. Lan is plugged in and lan name is shown but windows states "No Internet". Same for ...
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how to fix "Ethernet has no valid IP configuration" permanently

my main desktop computer has been losing connection overnight and taking 20 plus minutes of troubleshooting to return the connection. we're talking this happens every day for the last week to 2 weeks, ...
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loss of connection randomly... website do not open randomly

I have windows 10 and Missing packets.. browser does not lood randomly.. Pc is connected to the internet with cable. C:\Windows\system32>ping 8.8.8.8 -n 20 Pinging 8.8.8.8 with 32 bytes of data: ...
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2nd router won't connect to the internet/won't let devices connect

So i have two routers 1st router is my main router (Huawei HS8145C,ip is 192.168.100.1) which is connected to my ISP, then a 2nd router(Huawei hg8245h, i.p is 192.168.100.2) that i tried to become an ...
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Number of sites are refusing to connect on Google Chrome

Out of nowhere, a number of sites on Google Chrome are simply refusing to connect. Going through Google for a while, I've tried doing the following: Reinstalling Chrome Clearing data and cache ...
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If a computer is connected to internet by a wired as well as wireless connection, which would get a preference & why?

I have connected my pc to internet by usb tethering and a hotspot point(in this case it is same as my mobile phone), which connection is my pc is going to use by default and which is better and why ? ...
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Actual download speed different from online speed test due to bad wiring [duplicate]

My internet company provides me with 10 MB/s download speed, but sometimes my faulty ethernet connector caps it at 1.1 MB/s. When I reconnect the rj45 connector (sometimes it takes a few tries) the ...
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Firefox 90.0: No Internet connection under Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and Windows 10

Today, Firefox 90.0 suddenly stopped working under Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and Windows 10 as well. At first, I was using Firefox 90.0 under Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and it suddenly stopped working. All other ...
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Win 10 internet connection is horrible

msi b450 gaming plus max board, ryzen 3 3100 cpu, Intel(R) ax200 wifi 6 wireless card I have tried all the cmd netsch commands, renew ip, full network reset, reseting my router, deleting and ...
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Cannot access internet after connecting to VPN

I use Cisco Any Connect to connect to the VPN address provided by my organisation but the problem is that after connecting to the VPN internet doesn't work on my system (except for one client url for ...
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PC internet connection goes offline intermittently, but always comes back online when I turn on my cell phone

Intermittently, my internet connection will terminate (I get the yellow exclamation point icon in my system tray). When this happens, I can consistently bring it back online every time by turning on ...
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I can't access a website without (Subdomain) typing "www." before it, need recommendation

I think my site has a problem as I can't access it without subdomain - typing "www" before it. the only way I can access it is: www.mysite.com https:// www. mysite. com then it says "...
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Can't port forward/port map from Hyper-V VM to Host IP Address via Virtual Switch NAT

I configured my network for my Ubuntu VM in Hyper-V such that it is connected to an internal network virtual switch, which is connected to my working Ethernet internet connection through Internet ...
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ping Request Timeout causes?

My home internet has recently gone on the fritz. Running ping google.com seems to return interesting results: equest timeout for icmp_seq 2028 Request timeout for icmp_seq 2029 Request timeout for ...
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Slow internet until I bring laptop to the router for a few seconds

I have a router placed in another room in 10 meters from my bedroom when I'm usually sitting with laptop connected to it by wi-fi. Sometimes connection becomes very slow: even YouTube videos in 240p ...
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AdvancedTomato can ping but cannot browse

Just moved and switched from comcast internet at my old place to verizon fios and tried to hook up my router (Netgear R6300v2 with Advanced Tomato firmware) to the ONT. I found I was able to ping but ...
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No internet connection on Kali Linux VirtualBox after changing MAC adress with macchanger or ifconfig command

i just started learning Kali Linux as part of Ethical Hacking step by step program. After installing VirtualBox and Kali on it as VM , one of the steps was learning how to 'spoof' your MAC adress .. ...
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Safe Mode with Networking

In my Notebook Dell Vostro 3590, the mounted wireless card is Qualcomm QCA9377 802.11ac Wireless Adapter, O.S. Windows 10 PRO x64. Although the driver updated to the latest version is installed, 12.0....
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LAN connection is unstable

I recently bought a new PC with Windows 10. I have it connected to an ethernet LAN internet that I have used with my previous PC and had no problem using it. However, when after I shut down or put it ...
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We got 200mbps Fios internet, but speeds are half that

Since we got Verizon Fios internet, the speeds that they state on their website are wrong, because we payed for 200mbps but only getting 100mbps. Speedtest gives this result on every device that I use,...
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Wifi connection gets slow when changing back from router 2 to router 1

I have two routers in the same network with different SSIDs and when I change a wireless device from Router 1 to Router 2, the connection is okay, but when I change its WiFi back to Router 1 from ...
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What is this (internet?) window in Windows 10 and how can I close it?

I am using Windows 10. It has happened several times that following window showed up in the right-hand corner of the screen: I am not sure, but it is possible that it opens while connecting to wifi, ...
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Why would Windows Machines Display no internet when there is an internet connection?

See the image to understand what I mean. The machine displays no internet on the wifi id display(see image) but there is a connection that still exists. I've been witnessing the same behavior on ...
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