Questions tagged [internet-connection]

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

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Getting disconnected from LAN and Internet after an hour or so - reboot resolves the issue

Works for an hour maybe two or three and then I lose connection again. I am running windows 10 on a domain. Latest version W 10 with latest updates. I have scanned for viruses using malware-bytes ...
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Slow Internet Speed Windows 10 NETSH WINSOCK fixes it

So I have stumbled upon an extremely annoying task I have to do everyday and that is to run netsh winsock reset catalog everytime I boot into Windows. I have no idea why this has come about but its ...
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PC cannot connect to multiplayer games that use third party servers

This is very difficult to explain, but I cannot play multiplayer on Call of Duty: Modern Warfare or Borderlands 3. Every other multiplayer game works, and the things that these 2 games have is that ...
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Random “No Internet” when connected to a working router

I sometimes get "No Internet" while being connected to my home router with full signal, but other devices connected to it have no Internet access issues (2 phones and 1 more laptop). I'm using Huawei ...
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How can I fix the fact that my internet is not working without a VPN on my PC

When i don't have a VPN on, I get error on application that need internet(Error Code: -126 Failed to load web page (unknown error) (on steam). I can still use some of them like youtube but I cannot ...
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Wifi signal help at site of fibre box

I am somewhat less technically adept than many here so please be patient. My question is whether I can create an access point at the site of the fiber connection by splitting the cat 5 signal that ...
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Router Configurations

my internet provider is sonic and they provided a router/ modem to use. Other than this I have an Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station along with two airport express routers and a Netgear 1600. First I ...
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Websites not opening

Okay, the problem isn't that simple as it says in the title. I have dual booted manjaro with windows 10 and have hypervisor in windows. 90% of the time, most common site's (such as Google and all it'...
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Internet drops every a few seconds on newly built PC

I built a new PC and for some reason my internet connection drops every a few seconds all the time. It's very frustrating and I've tried different Wi-Fi adaptors, and it's not the router either. It's ...
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What could be preventing me to access certain sites on the web?

Starting a few weeks ago, I realised that I am not able to access certain sites from my home internet connection (GIS sites, some universities, email providers, etc…) Apparently these sites are not ...
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Sharing Local internet connection on Remote desktop

I have internet access on my PC and have a VM on local network to which i connect via RDP. This VM does not have access to internet. Is there any way i can make that RDP use my PC's internet ...
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Why all internet bonding router requires broadband bonding service in the cloud when a user can merge his 4g internet source on his prmises?

I have checked many internet bonding routers and all of them uses some cloud based broadband merging , i was wondering if user may has his own 4g/5g connection then he should be able to do internet ...
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Brave Browser showing 80% CPU in tskmgr but I'm not connected to the internet also Network Config issue

Having a little network config issues and a web browser jacking my CPU while disconnected has me stumped. Tethering to Asus laptop windows 10 pro,latest,pretty clean and error free. Web pages loading ...
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I cannot connect to the internet on a Windows 10 device but can on others

I have a router that I can connect to from another computer, but not from my Windows 10 desktop that is connected via Ethernet cable. The router panel looks OK - line status : connected, the maximum ...
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WSL breaks my internet connection

would really love some advice. This is a super annoying one! Basically the issue is this. Turning on, my Windows 10 laptop works OK. Several minutes later, websites stop loading. Antivirus checks ...
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Can ping websites but not view them in a browser

So I'm having internet browsing issues hoping this makes sense to someone. I reboot my PC windows 10 and it works fine, but leave it on overnight and come back to it, the internet seems to drops out, ...
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Windows 10 wifi issue: “Can't connect to this network”

I just had this issue on a new MSI gaming laptop connecting to a Netgear WNDR3700v4 router with Firmware: DD-WRT v3.0-r33555 std (10/20/17). Checking this post: Windows 10 wifi issue: "Can't ...
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Modem online, No internet

My modem is online but I do not have internet, neither WiFi nor cable. My internet service provider says that it sees the modem online, and that everything is fine with the settings and signal ...
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Where can I find wifi profiles?

Laptop recently got lost. Is there any way to grab the wifi profiles off of that laptop? Microsoft's sync doesn't work as both PC's have to be on a running for it to transmit data. For example I ...
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My PC breaks internet connection on power on

I'm having the strangest issue with my router. I'm using macOS and PC both connected by wired to router Archer A7. With the mac everything goes great. As soon as I power on the PC router stop sees the ...
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Cisco AnyConnect VPN: no internet connection on browser only

I use Cisco AnyConnect VPN on a Windows 10 machine. It is a couple of months that once I install Cisco Anyconnect and then reboot the system I lose Internet on the browser only (i.e. Outlook, Spotify ...
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Internet through 3 routers and one PC sharing internet

due to coronavirus I can't go out and order access points and stuff like that, so I'm trying to figure out a solution with what I have at the moment. my situation is the following: I have a router A ...
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Can I use two different internet connections for more speed in Windows 10?

Same as Can I use two different internet connections for more speed? except for Windows 10. Is there anything preventing us from creating a means to use two different internet connections, like two ...
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Access VitrualBox server from computer on another network

I have Ubuntu Server 10.04.4 LTS running in the VirtualBox. Network is set as up Bridged Adapter, so I can access my server from other devices in the local network. But, I would like access to ...
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Can dividing the users or computers among different SSID or Access Point allocate more bandwidth to 1 computer?

Let's say if there are 3 computers, and each computer has 2 connections to the Internet on average, and the household has 18MBps Internet, does that mean each connection is given about 18 / 6 = 3Mbps? ...
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Linux internet problems, lots of incoming traffic I think

using tumbleweed qemu kvm. Created two gaming vms for my sons but everytime I start the linux host pc my internet goes bad. It completely stops working, if I shut down the pc it goes back up again. ...
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Very slow DNS lookup regardless of DNS server I use

No duplication. I checked all other questions with similar title and none the answers works. Also it often is different issue. Issue: Whenever I'm making connection to website/server that I didn't ...
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TP-Link router disconnects from internet when main PC goes to sleep

My TP-Link router (AC1750) disconnects from the internet when my main PC goes to sleep. Rebooting router or shutting off/turning on PC often restores the internet on my network. Can someone recommend ...
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Cannot connect to the Internet: macOS Catalina

I am using a MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2017) with macOS 10.15.4 Beta (19E258a). I cannot connect to any Wi-Fi network. I ran a complete scan of my disk with the antivirus program 'Virus Scanner Plus' and ...
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Windows 10 laptop won't connect to WiFi at home, but can elsewhere. Other devices can connect to WiFi at home

My Windows 10 laptop can connect to my home WiFi, but the connection is extremely slow when it works at all. When waiting for a website to load, I see 'Resolving host...' etc. in the lower left-hand ...
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VMWare VM - Virtual Cable Unplugged

Introduction I'm running VMware Fusion v11.5.1 on a macOS 10 host. I'm attempting to reach the Internet from inside a virtual machine. What I've done so far I was trying to reach the Internet from ...
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Troubleshoot internet connection dropping randomly for a few seconds

I noticed recently while playing online that my internet connection drops, disconnecting me from the multiplayer session, for then returning by itself a few seconds after, this seem to happen every 20/...
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How to fix internet connection working only on Microsoft Edge? [closed]

The issue: My computer was working properly and all of a sudden it seemed there was no internet at all, for example when trying to access something on the internet in Firefox I have either "Hmm. We’...
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Can Netcomms VDSL AC1600 Modem Router connect the backup dongle USB with prepaid SIM for backup internet?

I am wondering whether it is possible to use dongle USB with prepaid SIM card on it to act as a failsafe backup internet in the event of ISP downtime/failure. Router model is Netcomms VDSL AC 1600. I ...
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The Wi-Fi signal quality of my computer is low being far from Wi-Fi modem (it is good on other devices)

I am having problems with Internet connection of my laptop. I am not a pro on this topic so please ask me any question if I am not clear. After having led to repair my notebook for a problem that had ...
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How do I open Internet Options Dialog in Windows 10

Due to company automatic policies —I guess—, the internet options get reset every now and then. Due to client requirements —VPN at all times—, I cannot work with the company-wide settings. So I need ...
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Windows 10 Network Adapter Status

I've got an interesting issue. My network adapter in Windows 10 shows as "No Internet" intermittently, even when there is internet. I have to assume that this is somehow related to my recent string ...
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Ethernet Frequently and Intermittently Disconnects for One Specific Computer AND One Specific Wall Jack

This question was updated on 2020-01-23. See the updated section, below. I have a very specific problem involving one specific desktop computer and one specific ethernet wall jack. I've already ...
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Interaction issue between MacBook Pro and Xfinity

I'm experiencing a networking issue that seems to be an interaction issue between my laptop and the network, and I'm not sure how to debug it. I'm using a MacBook Pro (MBP) laptop running macOS ...
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How to maintain a “partially” offline Windows 7 installation?

I understand the title might be confusing, so let me explain. As Windows 7 has reached the end of its life, I'm planning a dual boot (Windows 7/Linux) machine, using Linux for most daily activities (...
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LAN to Laptop to AdHocWiFi to Whatsapp Call doesn't work

I try to connect my Laptop to LAN network, then host a ad-hoc Wi-fi network and connect with my phone to call per whatsapp. However, Whatsapp throws the error the network doesn't allow calls. For ad-...
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Cannot connect to certain websites on any browser. Tracert and ping both work normally for affected websites

I cannot connect to Facebook or Imgur through Chrome, Firefox, or Edge, (I'm running Windows 10). This is on my laptop wifi connection, which I've tested on 4 different wifi connections (home, school, ...
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Troubleshooting an intermittently slow internet connection on multiple devices

Every now and then, especially over the recent Christmas period, my practical internet speeds will drop way below the theoretical maximum...I mean like taking 10 minutes to download a file that's only ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 network-manager not working

I am not able to use internet on Ubuntu 18.04 because network-manager is not running When I try sudo /etc/init.d/network-manager start or restart, it gives following error [....] Starting network-...
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Router claims it is connected but devices don't get internet

So my router on it's web ui claims it has an IP and an internet connection, but no device connected to the router gets the connection. When I try to plug my PC straight to the wall (bypass my router) ...
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wifi AP (by raspberry) connected wirelessly to internet (through another router). Slow, but separate conns Client--AP and AP--Internet are fast

Behavior Internet connection (client->internet) is slow, even though separately, client->AP (4-6 MB/s both ways) and AP->internet (40 Mbit/s up, 30 down) are fast. The overall speed is usually 5 ...
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Unable to connect to the internet by both wireless or wired connection

I have dual booted my laptop with windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04 a few months back. Everything was running fine for the last 3-4 months. Suddenly one day my Ubuntu WiFi started disconnecting again and ...
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USB interconnection between computer and iPhone failing due to “link not ready” error

I am trying to connect to the internet on my laptop (Lenovo Thinkpad running Ubuntu 18.04) by connecting to my phone (iPhone 6s) though a USB-Lightning cord. This has worked for months but suddenly ...
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What's wrong with my Xfinity comcast internet access?

My internet provider is Comcast Xfinity and the plan is ~100 Mbp download speed. When using wifi, I can still get ~40-45 Mbp. However, while I have no issue with streaming and all internet access, I ...
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Why would a switch connected to a router drop a hardwired connection?

I have a PC connected through the wire to the home network. PC is not connecting to the internet through the hard wire but WiFi works. So the ethernet nic picks up the connection when the adapter is ...

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