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Internet, you're being weird. Stop it.

Trying to set up a new wireless network and running into all kinds of strange problems. Connections dropped every few hours! Some machines work, some don't! Can connect to internet, can't connect to router! DOGS AND CATS LIVING TOGETHER (literally). Please help. [more inside]
posted by Rhaomi on Feb 7, 2013 - 10 answers

Can you help me connect to a wifi router?

I'm having problems connecting to a wi-fi router. I've tried connecting both with my iPod Touch and my PC without any luck. Other computers have not had any problems connecting to the router and I have never had any problems connecting with other routers. I can connect using an ethernet cord. Can you help? [more inside]
posted by Kattullus on Oct 6, 2012 - 14 answers

Help me go wireless.

I want to be able to access my hard drives wirelessly, and I don't know where to start. Plus bonus question. Help! [more inside]
posted by phaedon on Aug 23, 2012 - 19 answers

Why is my computer refusing to connect to the internet?

AskMefi, my computer is suddenly refusing to connect to the internet. I'm starting to go a little bit nuts. [more inside]
posted by fight or flight on Mar 23, 2012 - 13 answers

Bad internet connectivity=modem bad?

Could poor internet connectivity be due to 'chips' in my modem? [more inside]
posted by biwa-shu on Dec 21, 2010 - 11 answers

My series of tubes needs plunging

I currently have a finicky DSL connection. Is there a utility that will give me near-instantaneous status (like a green light/red light on the task bar) on whether I truly have an Internet connection? I use Windows 7. [more inside]
posted by crapmatic on May 24, 2010 - 5 answers

How do I connect mobile internet to a router?

How do I connect mobile internet to a router? [more inside]
posted by Seeba on Feb 10, 2010 - 7 answers

The case of the haunted xbox.

My internet connection is haunted! I lose connectivity the second I turn on my xbox, even when the network cable is unplugged. How can that be? [more inside]
posted by cirrostratus on Dec 14, 2009 - 6 answers

Can someone please explain random internet slowings which can only be fixed by unplugging router...

What is causing my Qwest DSL internet connection to get slow several times a day. Unplugging the router fixes the problem temporarily. [more inside]
posted by dan g. on Jul 16, 2009 - 5 answers

Vista 64 drops Internet connection?

What is causing my Vista 64 PC to keep dropping its Internet connection? [more inside]
posted by pghjezebel on Mar 3, 2009 - 3 answers

Is my router (or Comcast) blocking i.dell.com?

Something odd is happening on my internet connection at home. I have two machines both of which connect to the intenet via a Linksys Wireless-G Broadband Router (or Comcast variant on it) and a Comcast cable connection. Both of them do not display the Dell homepage properly. After viewing source I determined that they couldn’t find the supporting files at the subdomain i.dell.com (it’s possible other subdomains are missing as well, but that is the one causing the most dramatic effect). Viewing the site from another internet connection it appears fine. Is something up with the router, or with Comcast? Looking for steps to determine what is going on and (hopefully) rectify it. [more inside]
posted by Artw on Oct 7, 2008 - 9 answers

Why did my wireless connection die on 1 of our 4 computers?

We have 2 desktops and 2 laptops. All of the sudden, only one of the desktop's Internet connection went kaput. Why, and what can I do to fix it? [more inside]
posted by susiepie on Jul 6, 2008 - 5 answers

Home internet networks over large distances?

I have a wireless router in my house. 150 metres away I have a shed where I want to be able to use the internet on my laptop. There are electricity outlets in the house and in the shed but not in between. How do I get the signal from the house to my shed? [more inside]
posted by zaebiz on Apr 1, 2008 - 14 answers

Only for Firefox, only on one computer: manual connection to high speed required. Why?

After installing a new wireless router, what router/network setting would force only Firefox, and on only one computer in the network, connect to the internet and ethernet manually, while everything else connects automatically? [more inside]
posted by flibbertigibbet on Mar 1, 2008 - 4 answers

Help me determine why my home wifi connection is so spotty.

[WiFi Filter] My home wifi is driving me absolutely insane. It is inexplicably spotty and goes in and out on a whim. [more inside]
posted by nomad73 on Apr 18, 2007 - 18 answers

The repair connection was NOT completed, liarpants. :(

Why can't I maintain a stable internet connection, and what can I do to fix it? [more inside]
posted by Glitter Ninja on Apr 18, 2007 - 11 answers

Inconsitent wireless DSL connectivity

Join me in trying to solve a wireless DSL modem mystery. As usual, there is [more inside]
posted by Scottk on Jan 14, 2007 - 5 answers

only connect: adding a password to my router screws up my signal

I can't figure out how to password-protect my wireless internet connection. [more inside]
posted by grumblebee on Oct 27, 2006 - 10 answers

How to get my iBook to see the internet?

My wireless router and my iBook G4 aren't playing nice. Our iBook G3 connects wirelessly without fail. [more inside]
posted by bilabial on Aug 30, 2006 - 6 answers

Wireless does not equal headacheless.

Troubleshooting: Help my sister's new laptop connect to the network. (Or rather, it's connected. Help her get to the WWW.) [more inside]
posted by kingjoeshmoe on Aug 8, 2006 - 9 answers

Internet connection disconnection

TiVoInternetConnectionFilter: Help me troubleshoot my internet connection's disconnections. For some reason when my computer is plugged into the router (which is plugged into the cable modem) the internet connection drops every 30-45 minutes. When it is wired directly into the modem, all is well. My TiVo connects wirelessly to the router. Is my favorite TV accessory causing my internet woes, and how do I fix it? [more inside]
posted by clgregor on Nov 13, 2005 - 3 answers

How can I troubleshoot my Mac's ADSL connection?

How can I troubleshoot my Mac's ADSL connection? A few weeks ago my download speed suddenly dropped to about 4kilobits/sec after I tried to set up a firewall. I then turned off the firewall, but the speed hasn't returned. I'm running Mac OSX 10.3.4 on an eMac with 1GHz processor and 1GB RAM (confirmed intact by profiler) on a simple ADSL router (YahooBB, the leader in Japan) with an ethernet hub. Interestingly, upload is fine at 500 kbps, and my older slot-loading iMac 350MHz is zooming along fine on the same connection at 1150kbps download speed. TCP/IP settings are simple, DHCP auto-assigns the IP.
posted by planetkyoto on Jun 8, 2004 - 11 answers

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