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Technically they are entirely correct that the PC has been compromised, and that the one who compromised it was your father in law, therefore using your father in law's IP. By allowing a malicious third party (Cyber PC Experts) direct access to the PC/Mac, the Mac has been compromised, and must be reinstalled from scratch. There are several warning signs: ...


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The advantage is you can locate the airport potentially closer to you than the modem. The disadvantage is you need to set it up and perhaps string an ethernet if you wish to avoid delays of wirelessly extending a network. If I could, I would always run an ethernet cable (gigabit if possible, but 100 is usually faster than any WiFi consumers use in practice) ...


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Update to latest OS X 10.10.5 and iOS 8.4. Both the updates solve the annoying Internet issues. The issues were frequent disconnection in regular intervals, slow Internet speed etc. In Yosemite, Apple introduced the troubling Discoveryd component for networking which was the main cause. It has been replaced in OS X 10.10.4 and iOS 8.4. Install the updates ...


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I found a solution. The file preferences.plist inside /Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration contains the configurations for the various network interfaces. Looking at the file with a plist editor I found the following data under Root / NetworkServices / ... / PPP: After I've modified the Disconnect... related values from 1 to 0 with BBEdit, the ...


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Yes it's a scam. It doesn't need 'evaluating'. It's a famous known scam run by a couple of outfits in India. Windows users are plagued by it all the time, and you can do a search for "Windows support scam India" to get the picture, where they say 'It's Windows calling'. They get you to do the equivalent operations on Windows, - to panic about some ...


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This question may be a duplicate. Try some of the suggestions here: How to force Thunderbolt-ethernet connection when switching networks without restarting computer? It sounds to me like an issue with connecting to your router. Try the suggestion to renew your DHCP lease under System Preferences > Network Preferences > Advanced for the Thunderbolt ...


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Open up System Preferences. Click Network. After you select Wi-Fi on the left, click Advanced... . Drag your home network to the top under Preferred Networks. Click OK then Apply.



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