Questions tagged [internet-connection]

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

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Why is the same IP address assigned to multiple devices on one network? [closed]

Why I it tht every single device on my network has the same IP address and when I try to utilize a VPN service, it won't work.
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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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Dual 4g modems for better (shared) internet?

At home, I've got a 4g modem (no good internet providers over a phone line or anything else). This works okay, but sometimes when everyone is home and all using the internet, it can get very slow and ...
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Can your ISP really control whether your internet signal works wirelessly or not?

I purchased my own router and modem years ago to avoid the infamous $5 rental fee, but recently noticed at some point it reappeared on my monthly billing. I thought it was strange, called the ISP and ...
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Internet connection detection in Ubuntu and OS X

Windows has NCSI (network connectivity status indicator) feature that constantly probes Microsoft servers and notifies a user of internet connection status. Are there such features in OS X and user-...
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Cloud storage - Shareable links from offline files/folders

Cloud providers or apps for notes often have off-line access mode, provided that the user changes the settings on files or folders that have to be available when the internet is not. It is also a ...
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Access Denied You don't have permission to access “http://www.pizzahut.com/” on this serve

Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://www.pizzahut.com/" on this server. Reference #18.afce5640.1570568492.1fdbd2b9 Why do I keep getting this on all of my browsers I use on my ...
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request time relation with network speed?

I have network speed of 4 Mbps(Mega bits per sec) at both sides i.e. client and data center side. It means network can deliver max 4 Mega bits per second. For 1 Mbps it will be 1 Mega bits per second. ...
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Minimal round trip time for any given network speed?

I have network speed of 4 Mbps(Mega bits per sec) at both sides i.e. client and data center side. It means network can deliver max 4 Mbps. So If I have a response of less than equal to 4 Mega bit then ...
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I am using my PC as a proxy for android phone, but there's no internet on my phone

I am using my PC's local address and a specific port (from SmartBear's ServiceV Virtual Discovery) to record traffic from my phone. Whenever I use the proxy, my android phone stops having an internet ...
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Connect Linux card to internet through PC

Linux card is connected to PC through LAN-2-USB adapter. It's LAN on embedded linux side and USB on PC side. On PC side I see the connection as a separate "Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection" with ...
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The laptop does not scan my Wi-Fi network

I have an Acer Aspire A315-21 laptop and he does not scan my Wi-Fi. He scans the Wi-Fi network from the entire building except for my Wi-Fi. I thought that the problem is the OS (Endless), so I change ...
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Can I plug a new router into an existing router to use a different security protocol?

My college's WiFi uses a security protocol that many of my devices (Smart TV, 3DS, Wii, and smart lights) have trouble connecting to. There is also a guest network but it's very slow and very unstable,...
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Fallback mobile internet

I will be having a Linux machine (probably Ubuntu) in an environment where the wifi password changes weekly. This means that I'll have to always locally login once and change the password, before I ...
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CentOS minimal Image Internet not working

I am trying to get the Internet working on Centos minimal Image installed on my Vmware- workstation and have setup IP, gateway and DNS. However, it doesn't seems working. Any help will be appreciated....
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which of internet devices has access to internet

I'm currently working on Intrusion Detection System, based on neural network. The NN is already created, it is not the case. Now, to use it, i need to write a program that gets information about ...
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To Monitor & Log home ISP Internet Uptime/ Downtime using a Router or similar (Non PC/ Mobile) devices?

Is there a decent way to do this without depending on my Laptop/ Phone etc devices. But using a Device such as the Router itself (IDEAL & PREFERABLE) (Forward / outbound checks or Inbound from ...
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Win10-Pro VM on Hyper-V not connecting to internet

enter image description hereI recently installed Win-10 on my Win-10-Pro pc. I am loading it off of a Win iso image. The windows installation went fine, but I am unable to connect to the internet from ...
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My wifi connection automatically turns off when I close the lid of my laptop

My wifi connection automatically turns off or lose some connection when I close the lid of my laptop. When my laptop lose some connection and is still connected doesen't work. Thank's
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Can i use two different vendor broadband connections as one in my home?

I have 2 broadband connections, each from a different vendor; Is there a device i can plug both to and have them broadcast a single SSID that i can connect to and never notice a downtime from either ...
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MS-Windows Update KB4507466 results in very slow internet connection

I use Windows 10 Pro with Asus Zenbook. July 22 I installed Windows Update KB4507466. My internet connection became very slow after the update. I checked with a web-based connection meter and got only ...
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Will the internet speed decrease on second router if there are multiple devices connected to primary router?

I am getting the internet connection from my local area ISP. I want to use two routers on this connection: [Router 1] for general mobile device WiFi usage and [Router 2] solely for my PC for online ...
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Internet speed slows down after disconnecting from VPN

My setup is as follows: Cable modem/Router in bridge mode Google WiFi connected directly to Modem (3 pack). Only primary is hardwired, the rest are wireless. Therefore the Google Wifi does all router ...
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What prevents me from surfing even though I am connected to my Wi-Fi?

I am not an expert in computer neworks, but I thought that I know enough to diagnose most basic problems. But this problem leaves me completely stumped. When I am connected to my home Wi-Fi, my ...
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I can connect to the internet only while my router is resetting

I recently upgraded to the Fios quantum router. I host a small website from my desktop, so I was trying to setup port forwarding on my router when I realized I had lost my internet connection. The ...
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Internet not working arch linux

I have been experiencing quite some problems with internet connection. Sometimes it works for a long time but when I started my computer today it didn't work again while I have no problems with my ...
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Windows DNS stops working after power failure

I never had this issue before but in my new home, from time to time I experience power failures while working on my computer. After restarting my Internet Connection is no longer working on that ...
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Why do Windows 10 apps and Office (Outlook, Word, OneDrive etc.) have no internet access when a VPN-connection is active and how to solve this?

After connecting to a VPN-server (in this case with the OpenVPN protocol) on a Windows 10 machine, some applications have access to the internet. Firefox, Edge are usable. I can even ping online ...
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How do I share internet connection in Synology Diskstation?

My Synology Diskstation has 2 LAN ports. LAN 1 is directly connected to my laptop's LAN port. (IP Address 169...*) LAN 2 is connected to the home router with internet. (IP Address 192.168..) How ...
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Share internet to Ras PPP connection windows 10

I need help with share internet connection to RAS PPP connection. I have terminal device which is connected to PC via USB. I created Communications cable between computers... then create incoming ...
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Does local network sharing reveal real IP address when connected to VPN

I have two desktop computers. One computer is connected to a VPN at all times. The other computer I use is for personal use, and is never connected to a VPN. I want to use Syncthing to share files ...
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Sustaining Internet access while changing my MAC address

I have noticed whenever I change my MAC address, I loose internet access until my wifi re-connects. My question is, is there any way to avoid losing internet connection when changing my MAC address? ...
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Why is nothing else is accessible other than Google or Youtube?

I am not sure if this is the right place, but suddenly I am not able to access the internet except google and youtube through my wifi router. What might be the reason for such behaviour?

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