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Questions tagged [internet]

A global system of interconnected computer networks that use the standard Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) in order to provide access and communications for private, public, academic, business, and government uses.

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Unable to Select Wifi Network MacBook Air Recovery Mode 2003f

I erased the hard drive on a MacBook Air and am booting in Internet Recovery Mode. The first time I booted in this mode I got a 2003f error which I understand is due to the network. When I reboot ...
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MacBookPro A1278 WiFi refuses to turn back on after working for 10 min after restart

I recently repaired this laptop from dead state (water damage) and it works fine now, except for the WiFi, which has intermittent problems. When I restart the Mac the WiFi works fine -- it connects ...
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Macbook Pro Can't Open Site Beside Google, Youtube, Facebook

I have macbook pro, with MacOS High Sierra. The thing is, i can't connect to any websites beside those on the title, but only when i connected to a specific Wi-Fi in my office, and happened on all ...
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Security warning related to frames appears when surfing the internet

I changed my computer password yesterday and now when using the internet I often get a security warning related to frames. I don't know what frame it is referring to since I'm not sure what they are ...
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2011 Macbook Air connects to WiFi but can't get Internet

This 2011 MBA is updated to High Sierra. I have tried to connect to 5 different WiFi networks but in all cases, the MBA can connect to local network but no Internet. All 5 of these networks are ...
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iOS settings to make default data routing on iPhone connect via a Tor node

Is it possible to set up my iPhone to route data to a Tor network by default before it is sent to some other app database or internet? If so, how would I configure my settings to connect to a Tor ...
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How can I turn off the internet for all the apps, except the one in use on my iPhone?

When turning on the Low Battery Mode, some apps stop working in background. But, somehow they are still using the internet and I receive notifications from specific apps (which I am sure they need ...
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Wifi losing internet connection (while still connected to router)

I am facing an odd issue on macOS High Sierra 10.13.6. My wifi connection within the office is really messy now. Before I didn't have any issue for a few months. Furthermore wifi works perfectly fine ...
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VirtualBox Share Guest Internet With Host

Recently I've encountered issue with My MBP Mid 2009 Wifi Card so I bought USB adapter but the problem is that it has not compatible with Windows only So I somehow managed to Connect my Virtual Box ...
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Internet Sharing: I just need a WLAN

I need to create a local WLAN using my MacBook Air's built-in network card (I need an IP network on this, with the MacBook being the router and WLAN clients being able to talk to it with its ...
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Should I Trust a Certificate

Basically, my school is apparently having a network 'update' and are telling us to go to keychain access and trust a certificate. This is what they sent us. Exactly what will happen if I do this any? ...
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Macbooks dropping internet, but keeping WIFI connection, traveling internationally

I've got two Macbook Pros — a 15in 2015 running 10.13.6 and a 13in 2015 running 10.13.5 — that both keep losing the connection to the internet, but stay connected to the wifi network. We're staying at ...
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Mac OS internet Recovery mode stuck on progress option with globe animated screen

It’s stuck on here. Anybody knows this answer ?
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what is ?client&channel=mac_bm

Macbook Pro -Safari, preferences, general, new window opens with - Favorites. -File, new window. I see Favorites, right click on the google icon, click on edit address. What I see here is https:/www....
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WiFi internet connectivity issue iPhone 8

Connected to AirPort Time Capsule 802.11ac (network name BZ), which is connected to a new cable modem (just moved to new building/ISP). Internet works fine on other devices (MacBook, tablet). iPhone 8 ...
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Bandwidth limit downloads in Safari

My browser is Safari. If I want to download something, is there a way I can limit the download speed? Doesn't necessarily have to use the Safari downloader (although that would be ideal), I assume I ...
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See upload and download speeds of each process

Is there a way I can see the internet bandwidth being used by each process on my MacBook?
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How do I get these Internet/Wi-Fi details to give to tech support and is it safe?

I have been having Internet connection issues for weeks and my ISP sent me a new Modem/Router today, but the issues are still there. The tech has opened up an online case I can respond to and attach ...
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Parallels 13 internet speed is slower than the MacBook pro speed

How do I get the internet speed on the virtual machine the same as the Mac book internet speed? The Mac speed is 300-400 and the virtual machine is 70-120.
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Lag spikes when playing

I have a good internet connection. The problem comes when I play on Counter Strike: Global offensive. I have stable ping (5-25ms), but each 3-4 seconds i got lag spikes. It's like, I 'teleport' ...
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Idle iPhone and iPad hog upload bandwidth

There are 2 iPhones and 2 iPads in our house and every now and then, when no one is using them, they will consume all of the available upload bandwidth of our internet connection for quite a long ...
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Wi-Fi not working on MacBook Pro (early 2011)

The problem started when the battery depleted. After plugging it in to recharge and rebooting, Wi-Fi stopped working. It says that Wi-Fi is connected, but there's no actual connection to the internet. ...
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Airport Express synching Android Tablets without WAN. Tablets dropping connection

I have 9 Insignia tablets running Android 5. I run an app called "Mobile Sheets Pro" and I can set my tablet as the "MASTER" and the rest as the "SLAVES" by creating a group on Wifi and the other ...
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Certificates not updating

I'm trying to visit my university research group's website at home. The website requires a username and password to view and probably has who knows what kind of security systems in place. On Safari ...
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iPhone SE can't connect to Appstore or update, but internet works [duplicate]

I have a very weird behavior with iPhone SE. I was tried to download a new app on it, the button GET changed to gray loading indicator, and never go anywhere. It did not change back to GET or start ...
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Safari opens new tab with rapidly changing URL

Potential virus Hi I recently went to a streaming website and after watching a movie I went on and did other things like surf the web But two hours later in a next safari tab I noticed that It had ...
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Mac refuses to share internet connection over WiFi

The set-up that has worked for me for years and years on end suddenly – as of this morning – failed to work. I have my Mac switched on most the time, and to connect to my iPad I set up a network for ...
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How do I put an HTML page to be displayed when opening a website from hosts file?

Hosts file is blocking access to some websites. How do i put custom HTML instead of default message "This site can’t be reached"?
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Can iPhone USB Hotspot be shared through a MacBook Pro?

My iPhone wireless hotspot quit working, but I can still use the internet through a USB connection. I’m wondering if I can use internet sharing on a MacBook Pro to share the USB internet connection ...
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iOS 10.3.3 can not connect to LTE or 4g

My iPhone 5 can not connect to the internet because I can only use 3g. In my settings, there is no LTE button. The only thing that is present is a 3g button. Because of this, the internet will not ...
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Wi-Fi connection breaks up with two devices

Since a few days I am encountering very strange Wi-Fi/Mac problems. I already Googled (but it is kinda hard to describe and search) therefor I try to explain the problem as good as I can. I am owning ...
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Block internet/network access to a specific application, or just to launch an application?

We have a legacy application which tries to force login at startup - but the server is not accessible. If there is no internet it just skips login (talk about security). I have ethernet so I'm after ...
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Connected to WiFi but no internet

A couple days ago, I was streaming a show on the internet when suddenly the internet stopped working. I closed my tabs and restarted my WiFi but to no avail. I checked to see if the internet was ...
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How can I create two separate, isolated wifi networks with one Internet connection/modem?

My scenario: I just got a "smart" sprinkler device that needs to connect to the internet over WiFi I do not want to put that device on the same network as my other Internet-connected Macs and devices ...
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Safari wont open web pages (maybe other browser either)

so I recently upgraded to High Sierra (formating the entire HDD of my MacBook Pro) Everything worked alright for a week or two but two days ago browsers stopped working. I usually use Firefox as my ...
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How to fix Private Internet Access' kill switch?

When you enable Private Internet Access' kill switch, you can only have internet when you are connected to the VPN. When you disable it, you should have internet even if the VPN is not enabled. The ...
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How to direct internet connection to iPhone USB and not Wifi

I have a Macbook Pro running macOS Sierra 10.12.6 I'm using Wifi to connect to a server using SSH. My iPhone is also connected to my laptop and both Wifi and iPhone USB have the green circle next to ...
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How to encrypt outgoing connections from a local device?

ISPs' throttle internet traffic, so some provide fast lanes for popular websites while all other websites are available to the user at lower internet speeds or bandwith. I am on an iMac so my ...
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Spotlight internet search with non-google search engine

I would like to be able to search DuckDuckGo from spotlight. I am aware that pressing ⌘ + B in spotlight will search the web in your default browser (I use Firefox), however this always defaults to a ...
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My macbook wont connect to wifi

My Macbook has recently stopped connecting to Wi-Fi networks. It shows that it's connected in the Wi-Fi symbol but there is no connection. It will still connect successfully to my phone's wireless ...
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Macbook Air loses internet connectivity

I just purchased a refurbished Macbook air running Sierra a few weeks ago. Starting at about 4:00 today, my macbook started losing connection to the internet. I stay connected to wifi, but I am unable ...
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Can only connect to internet in Safe Mode

This particular problem was discussed here before @ I can connect to internet only in Safe Mode. Solutions offered there did not work for me. I have an older MacBook Pro, Mid 2009, El Capitan 10.11....
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Share iPhone internet to MacBook by lightning (without HotSpot)

I am curious can I share my 3G connection from iPhone to MacBook by lightning cable, not using HotSpot (it not always working properly). Thanks!
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Internet is connected but connection alert keeps popping up

I previously surfed the internet and went into a site that has a collection of tv series so you can watch it online, but then my mac started beeping and telling me to download mackeeper due to a virus....
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Macbook Air keeps dropping Internet connection

In the past couple of weeks, my laptop intermittently drops the Internet connection. It remains connected to the network, but Internet won't be working. It reconnects randomly on its own. There is ...
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Doing a 'hard reset' of wifi state without restarting

I live in a large building with a lot of routers, and a functioning router right next to my room, but the connection is extremely slow. When I brought the issue to IT, they told me my computer was ...
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Newest Macbook pro couldn't access the internet while hard disk has plug in

Initially i was no problem with the internet access on my device (Macbook pro 2017). until i plug in the external hard disk to the macbook, and i cant access internet. i was try everything that i ...
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iMac does not log to internet even though wifi connected [duplicate]

My MAcOs Sierra version 10-12-6 dont connect to internet anymore. I run diagnosis ISP failed, Internet failed, Server failed. wifi (green light) Wifi settings (green light) Network settings (green ...
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Internet access fixed after turning VPN on and off

I had a problem where I was able to connect to my usual Wi-Fi but there was no access to the Internet. Also, no Internet when connected to the wired ethernet cable. iPhone connected no problem. I ...
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Cannot Add Internet Accounts

I'm running OSX 10.12.6. For some random reason, my internet accounts pane has cleared & I cannot add any new accounts: I'm an IT tech & can confirm that I have not manually removed the ...