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Questions tagged [internet-connection]

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

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Possible network issue when all hops lose packets?

I began looking into my networking issues after experiencing random high latency while gaming and also audio drops while in GoToMeeting. I ran PingPlotter (results here). The results...I have no ...
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Macbook wireless connection keeps dropping

My Macbook Pro (13-inch Early 2015 model) is having an issue where the Wi-Fi connection drops out every few seconds. The status will be set to "on" for three seconds and then switch to "looking for ...
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Dual band routers

I’ll keep it short and simple. I have a dual band router. I want to know if having both the bands on reduces the network speed? As in if I switch the 5GHz network off... will I get a better speed on ...
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IPv6 home set-up | OpenWrt 18.06.1 - how to?

I am struggling with the IPv6 home set-up. I don't understand networking much to be honest. My ISP informed me last year he is IPv6 fully capable. I did not manage to set it up in my router since ...
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After activating Windows 10, do I need to connect to the Internet ever again?

I have a computer which I can initially connect to the Internet for activation, but would like to use in an offline setting after that. I can't find whether my activation is valid forever, or if it ...
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Network problems Ethernet + Wifi after clean install Windows 10

I'm having trouble accessing the network on either Ethernet or Wifi. There are several other devices connected to the network and none of them have trouble accessing the network, and even when all of ...
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Downloads gradually slow down in speed

I've been trying to download a graphics driver for my new Windows 7 PC. I downloaded it, my speed started out at 2 MB/s, and it downloaded. Then after a few seconds, it stopped downloading and the ...
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Toggle internet very quickly

I really need to test how much time one program can endure with wifi connection being kicked-off and restored in a software manner. I need to be able to quickly disable/enable network connection (or ...
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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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My wife is addicted to Facebook, and has asked for help. How can I limit access using DD-WRT?

Let's start with this: we are only interested in blocking Internet sites during certain parts of the day. (Throttling usage would be even better, but quality software seems to be lacking on that front....
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Wowway internet service drops connection frequently?

Our Wowway internet service keeps dropping out and I looked at the modem logs and see messages like this: Sep 06 2018 20:45:01 3-Critical R02.0 No Ranging Response received - T3 time-out;CM-MAC=...
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ICS From WiFi to LAN on Win 10 pc

I'm trying to set up a small temporary 6 computer network using all Windows 10 Pro PCs running version 1803. I am trying to share one computers WiFi connection to the other PCs over LAN using an 8 ...
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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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How to easily reconnect to hidden WIFI network - Windows 8

If I turn off my laptop when it is not connected to the hidden WIFI I use, I have to manually select the "hidden network" item in the WIFI network list, then enter the SSID, and then enter the ...
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WiFi not working ubuntu 18

I am using dell Inspiron 15 3542 and I am facing this issue with wifi, it works fine for few minutes and then icon turns into ? And internet doesn't work. I have tried few fixes but nothing worked. I ...
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Upload speed test latency

Background: Out internet connection sometimes feels sluggish, especially when using Remote Desktop (from our connection to PCs outside the local network). However I have not been able to figure out ...
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No internet connection on freshly installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

When booting Ubuntu 18.04 from USB flash drive, I can't connect to the internet through cable (cable detected, but not working) or through Wi-Fi. It says that it doesn't recognize the Wi-Fi adapter (I ...
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dd-wrt on Linksys wrt1900acs v2 Not Giving access to Internet

ultimately I am looking to have my dd-wrt router provide vpn access (using StrongVPN) to all devices that connect to it. Others (not requiring VPN) will connect to my carrier-provided vdsl router/...
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Dropbox “Unable to make a secure connection”

Installing Dropbox on my new hard drive (Windows 10, a Samsung 860 EVO if that matters.) When I try to run Dropbox, I get a pop-up message saying "Unable to make a secure connection to the Dropbox ...
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Internet Connection Sharing on Windows 7

A computer using Windows 7 is located in subnet 192.168.2.xxx and can connect to the Internet. Another PC, also using Windows 7, is located in subnet 192.168.28.xxx but is offline. How can I share ...
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Internet connection behaving strangely across different networks on a Windows PC but flatmates's devices are fine

I have this problem for 1-2 weeks now, and only on my desktop computer. The Problem: I can play online games, I can listen to Spotify, the same wlan on my phone works perfectly. The only thing not ...
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Network download speed halved

Past 2 weeks I have a problem with my download speed which got halved for some reason. It worked perfectly and I downloaded 2.4MBps without problems. Our router has 4 Ports PC TV box PC WiFi router -...
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Internet drops whenever I play a steam game

I'm having this weird issue on my new Laptop. Whenever I play a Steam game that's connected to the internet (e.g. Rocket League or Slay The Spire with Twitch Integration enabled) my internet seems to ...
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Troubleshooting tools/techniques for network connectivity in Windows

Recently, my Windows 10 laptop has been getting poor network connectivity lately. In particular, I get disconnected from online games and this seems to happen every now and then at about a few times a ...
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Internet unstable using a modem with OpenWrt. Is the system logs showing the cause?

I'm using a modem provided from my local ISP. This modem is called Powerbox GVT and this is the software version of the modem: Name : powerbox Firmware Version : SG790131200418 Hardware Version: ...
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VPN connection blocks home internet network

Whenever I connect my office laptop(running Win 7) to VPN from home internet, i am unable to connect to internet/wifi-router from my home laptop (running on Win 10). I searched and found links ...
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How does my Windows 10 laptop kick all other devices from my home Wi-Fi?

My laptop is an un-modified, Windows 10 Pro, Inspiron i7559. When I connect to my home Wi-Fi AC router, all other devices connected experience interruptions and are disconnected. However, my laptop ...
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Can I connect my modem using the arial wall sockets in my house?

I've got a modem connected using a coax cable on the ground level. I would like to move it to the loft. Next to the coax box for the modem on the ground level, there is also another box with a TV ...
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How significant is PSTN (POTS?) today? [closed]

This question comes from a guy (from Europe) which really needs some insight here, as this topic was really confusing for me (everybody explained it differently, this was wrong, this was right, then ...
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Weird lag like phenomenon by gaming with stable low ping

I have stable connection, low ping and low jitter. Still with a game with Q3 engine I got some kind of weird lag. Bullets on my screen arrive 1 sec later than they should be. So for example I go to ...
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How does a web browser know which protocol to use, when contacting a server for the first time?

I'm wondering, with Google servers being able to communicate over QUIC instead of TCP, how does the web browser know, that this is possible? Does it first start a normal TCP connection and the server ...
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Windows server 2016 will no longer connect to internet after a reboot

So i was in the process of simply renewing my certificates for this server and during the process i decided to reboot it. Right after that happened, when going back into the server i was no longer ...
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Why does my internet not work when downloading big files? [closed]

When I am downloading files and they get to around 8MB/s, I have to throttle the connection down to at least 6MB/s in order to do anything else online, even regular web pages take soo long to load ...
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no access to my site on new iMac - no problems with other Macs

I have 3 computers on my desk a Mac laptop, an old Mac Pro & a new iMac Pro. My site john-law.net is accessible on all but the new iMac. I can switch to Win10 via Bootcamp and the iMac can connect....
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Remote fibre connections

I'm wondering if it is possible to utilise a single fibre connection's bandwidth from two geographic locations. Site A has a 35Mb fibre connection and Site B has 1.0Mb ... long story buy we are ...
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Firefox loads page in private mode but not normal mode

I run FF version 59.0.2 on OSX. I have made this weird observation that some queries get stuck in normal mode, but work fine in private mode. E.g., accessing this link hangs on Connecting to docs....
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USB tethering in windows stopped functioning

I have a laptop with windows 7 os in it. I used to connect internet in my laptop using my android phone (via USB tethering). Yesterday, I tried setting static IP to my machine in the network ...
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I need someting to instantly check that I have internet on Firefox or on Windows

I'm working in an office with 5 coworkers. We all share the same internet connection. The connection enters a single PC in which we have created a hotspot and everyone access this PC through WIFI. We ...
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Wifi connection drops multiple times a day

For the past two weeks my laptop started randomly disconnecting from the router, which is getting more annoying by the day. Here is a list of clues I found so far: It is no hardware issue: For two ...
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Dell E6420 remote device won’t accept connection Windows 10

I have a Dell Latitude E6420 with Windows 10 and it suddenly won't connect to the internet. I have run a troubleshoot and this is the result that came up: The device or resource (www.microsoft.com) ...
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Can I Block Android Application on Router?

How do I Block Android Application on Router? Example: IMO App. Block means, I do not want to allow this application to access my internet. Router: TP-Link Can anyone help me, please?
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Need to connect to my LAN but NOT to internet

I have a Home network connected to internet. I would like to have one PC to be not connected to internet but accessible to the other LAN components
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remove internet access for a single tool or process

I need to ban a local running tool or a process (or PID) from the internet into the "localhost"-world only, because it should not talk to the internet but should be available/accessible on localhost. ...
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Web requests work fine for 10 seconds after bootup, but few minutes after that some don't respond

Within those few minutes, I can ping some websites but not others. Discord works fine. Anything in the browser just keeps on loading. Every thing is fine after those few minutes, though. I'm using a ...
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I currently live in an apartment with decent free WiFi but [closed]

I’m currently in college and I’m looking to get a gaming PC pretty soon. As of now, I use a console and the WiFI has a higher than average download speed but lags here and there when playing video ...
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powerline-networking: counteract dissipation 3500 sq ft structure

I've plugged-in two TP-LINK - Powerline AV500 Nano Adapters . Router is apprx 100' from the Fios box via Cat5e cable. Tests 70 MBPs as promised at router. The home office is on the other side of the ...
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How can I disable LAN connection for one specific windows user?

I need to disable LAN connection for one certain standard user on laptop. I want my daughter to have unlimited access to internet on wi-fi in library/school etc (user1 with disabled LAN) limited ...
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connected bluetooth PAN prevents internat access via LAN

I have a device that i want to connect to my PC via a Bluetooth PAN. But as soon as this device is connected I can not access the internet (that I am connected via Ethernet-LAN to) anymore. How can ...
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Can't load sites through all browsers (but can mostly when adding `https://` manually)

So my friend contacted me today and begged me for my help. She works at a designing company and said: "Since last week, I can't load any site excluding google. When I type the site name in any ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS - Wired connection detected but Internet not working

Enable WiFi option not showing at all. And when I tried connecting through USB hotspot from my mobile, it is getting connected but the Internet is not working while it is working pretty well on my ...