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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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Can I add a status icon for thunderbolt ethernet to the menu bar? (Mavericks) [duplicate]

As the title suggests, I'm using a mac book pro with os x 10.9.2 and I connect to the network through the ethernet adapter thunderbolt. Is there a way to get a reference icon in the menu bar, as is ...
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How to show that my Internet connection is still up and active in menu bar?

I am looking for a solution to have the AirPort WiFi or other icon in the menu bar show when an active Internet connection is established. I live in a funky WiFi connection area and connect true a ...
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Configure Airport to routers DMZ IP

I have a router connected to the Internet. I have connected my Airport Extreme to this router. I know this is receiving the message (Double NAT). Since I want to receive all traffic on my Airport, I ...
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Connected but won't work at home?

I'm on my school laptop (MacBook Air) and it used to connect to my home Internet connection but suddenly it just..stopped. It says that I am connected. And I have full bars, my iPad and everyone ...
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Various random website cannot be reached (cannot allocate memory)

With process of elimination and testing the problems on 2 different Macs, 4 different networks, and many different browsers, I have isolated the cause of my network issue to be the actual Mac. ...
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Airport Extreme, no internet

I have an Airport Extreme (4th generation) with firmware 7.5.2; it has been working fine for a long time, but stopped working properly after a brief power outage a couple of days ago. The router ...
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Why does Network Restore on my MacBook Air 2012 give me Mountain Lion, not Mavericks

I recently upgraded the SSD of my MacBook Air 2012 Very happy with the Network Restore. Hold CMD+R on start-up, use disk utility to format, and then network restore OSX. But why does it only offer ...
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Changed DNS server, now can't connect to internet on Safari, Chrome or App Store

I'm using Mac 10.7.5. Attempting to speed up my internet connection, I downloaded namebench and changed my DNS server per the suggestion given by namebench. After restarting my computer, I can no ...
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VPN over ethernet, Internet over wifi

I use a VPN to connect to my work network. It works fine for accessing internal resources, but getting out to the internet over the VPN can be spotty. (Not because sites are blocked. It's just slow.) ...
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How to view previous inputted MAC Address for WiFi network

I have a Belkin Router and accidentally changed the MAC Address for the Wireless Area Network. Is there a way to retrieve previous inputted MAC Address using Terminal? I'm looking around system and ...
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Only Chrome can access the Internet

Very curious problem - only Chrome can access the Internet, but literally everything else cannot. Confirmed this in Activity Monitor's Network tab (it shows 0 bytes sent/received for literally every ...
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Consistently slow and unreliable Wi-Fi everywhere I go. 2012 MBP

I have a mid-2012 MacBook Pro. (13-inch, 8gb memory.) I work remotely and spend a lot of time working from coffee shops and other places with public Wi-fi. Lately - for a couple of months now - I've ...
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Download offline web page and view on iPad

I need to be able to download an off-line webpage and view it on an iPad. I must be able to access it without being connected to the internet, any browser will work, preferably Chrome though. Is this ...
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2011 MacBook (10.6.8) connects to AirPort but intermittently won't connect to webpages

I have never experienced this problem before. I know that the problem is not the internet, because the internet works fine on all my other devices, both Windows and Mac. I brought my MacBook in to the ...
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How to change which Aiport Express a MBP is connected to?

So I have a Time Capsule which creates my wireless network, and I have an airport express which extends the network. However, when I open Airport Utility, it says that my Macbook Pro is connected to ...
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Allow access to selected web sites only

I have a lab of MacBook computers. How can I limit the internet access to only learning sites I choose (like Study Island or Plato)?
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Cannot connect to Wi-Fi (The Wi-Fi network “network name” requires a WPA2 password)

I have had my MacBook Pro for a couple of months (recent Windows convert and total Mac novice). I am running OS X 10.8.4. Our cable company recently upgraded our modem and cable box and I am no ...
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How to connect to the internet from Terminal when using a proxy with authentication

I have to use proxy servers to connect to the internet. I have set all proxies in my system proxy settings. Now I can connect to Internet using my browser and applications. But I cannot connect to ...
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Can't access specific websites with Macbook Air (10.7.5 Lion)

This has really baffled me: While my internet connection works, I can't access specific websites with Safari (or any other browser for that matter). I don't get a 404 page; Just an error message that ...
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Which one is being used when I have two internet connections?

My macbook always connects to wireless when I'm at work. I usually connect Lan to usb adapter to my macbook as well. In this case, I end up having two connections -- Lan to USB and Wireless. Am I ...
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Unable to set up lan in macbook pro ( with retina display)

In macbook pro there is no lan port, for that I bought lan to usb connector. But I am unable to setup net-connection. In System preference > networks there is no ethernet option. I tried this link ...
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How to configure the network in VMware Fusion and mac to surf the internet?

my mac pro have ethernet and wi-fi, and i configure the vm-fusion with "Share with my mac", and after configure it successfully, i can ping the mac host well, but i can go internet in my VMware fusion ...
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Macbook is connected to wifi and tethering from iPhone. Which connection is it using?

When on wifi with my Macbook, sometimes I plug my phone in via USB and both connections say they are working. How do I know which connection my Macbook is using? Further, how do I force my Macbook ...
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“Watch Later” Video Service for iPhone

I regularly find articles on the internet and think “I’ll read that later”. These days I press a button, which uses Instapaper and lets me read it later on my iPhone. This works very well. However, ...
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Safari won't connect to any server!

Chrome & Firefox works fine but when i open Safari it says "Safari can't connect to the server". I have tried to change the DNS and i searched all over google but i couldnt find anything regarding ...
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How to use two internet connections independently

I have two internet connections, the one is high speed and I connect to through WiFi and the other is a slow PPPoE connection. I have a 5 gig cap for the WiFi connection and a 20 gig cap for the PPPoE ...
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Connection to the internet

so for the last week or so I have been having problems with connecting to the internet. so when i get onto my mac everything is fine the connection to the internet is perfectly fine but it will ...
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“device not configured” error when attempting to reach specific websites

A few months ago I posted the question getting "out of memory" error when trying to load specific websites (am not out of RAM) regarding bizarre could not allocate memory errors when I ...
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How do I disable a specific wifi network through terminal?

Is there a way to disable a specific wifi network in Terminal? I'd like to disable my home wifi connection for reasons outlined here: Reclaim Your Life After Work by Disabling Internet Access for ...
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Why does my wifi internet access fail shortly after connecting to a LAN without internet access?

I have a working wireless connection to an access point with an internet connection (where my IP is 172.17.30.137). Over this wireless connection I am able to ping internet addresses (e.g. 4.2.2.1) as ...
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Can I share my iPhone's WiFi connection to my Mac?

I'd like to be able to share my iPhone's WiFi connection to my Mac. I'm NOT asking to share the phone plan (the iPhone is actually being used as an old iPod). My Mac can't connect to a wifi network ...
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Intriguing connection issue on OS X

I've been recently having this issue with my internet connection on my MacBook Pro Early 2011 running OS X 10.8.3: from time to time the connection "freezes" for about 5 seconds and then comes back. ...
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Can't access internet

Suddenly, a couple of days ago, I have started to have major problems accessing internet through my home network, with my MacBook Pro Mid 2012 (non-retina) running Mountain Lion. I connect to the ...
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Cannot connect to specific website since OSX Mountain Lion install

I just installed Mountain Lion and everything is working pretty well except I can't connect to adobe.com. I can not connect on any of the browsers (firefox, chrome, safari). i can access the website ...
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Viber messenger not working on my ad-hoc wireless network

I have an iPhone 5 (iOS 6.1.1) and I installed Viber messenger (version 2.2.2.86) which enables you to make phone calls over the internet. The messenger works perfectly when I use a wireless router to ...
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Disable iPhone 4 data connection

Can I disable the data connection on my iPhone, but use the Wi-Fi as normal?
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Removing profile settings from a profile that no longer exists

At some point in the past, I installed Snappli. At some point later, I removed it. However, some part of Snappli is still installed, because ifconfig.me and whatsmyip both report that I'm being proxy'...
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Is there any application from where my internet speed is being throttled?

I have 1mbps connection at home. When I connect my laptop or mobile with wifi I get around 120kBps speed which is ok. But when I connect my MAC book with the same wifi I get no more than 20-30kBps ...
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iTunes downloads through manager

When I download iTunes apps, music, etc.. content, the download speed fluctuates a lot and usually falls to around 64kbps. This is very impractical and time-consuming. Whereas, if I download other ...
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Synching iPhone with internet calendar (.ics)

Looks like my issue has been around for a while (iOS 5.0.1 (iPhone 4s) unable to synchronize with Internet Calendar File (ics)) — has anyone come up with a fix yet? I am trying to sync my iPhone ...
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How do I set an empty search domain on Airport/Time Capsule

My ISP supplies their own search domain via DHCP, which I don't want being passed on to my own devices. However, if you leave the field for 'search domain' empty on an Airpot/Time Capsule it will ...
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Ethernet Working but No Internet Connection

In my office, nearly everybody uses Mac and we have just only one Windows 7 system. Just this morning, all the Mac systems (10.8.2) could not connect to the internet but could connect to the network, ...
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iMac WiFi speeds doesn't compare to other computers at home

My iMac 27" (late 2009, 10.8.2) wifi (3-4 bars) speed doesn't compare to other computers at home. The same Youtube video in 720p loads without delay on my dads computer, however on my iMac (I usually ...
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I can't load websites but I can ftp and play spotify, how can this be? [closed]

I have a late 2009 Mac Book Pro 13" running 10.6.8. Using WiFi I can not load websites in any browser (Chrome, Firefox, Safari) it is as if I am not connected to the computer. I can do FTP transfers (...
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How can I access to internet in iPhone 4 with USB or other way through my mac book pro?

I have a iPhone 4 and Mac book pro. I am accessing internet in Macbook through dsl modem lan. But I don't know how to access internet in iPhone. My specific question is there any way to access ...
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Macbook pro can't access web

Really strange problem just started on my 2010 mbp running mountain lion. I reset my machine because I was having problems with outlook crashing (this is not strange well knows anyone who tries to ...
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Block device from accessing the Internet, but not Wi-Fi

I have an Apple Airport and I would like to find out how to configure devices that can access the home network but be blocked from accessing the Internet. I know how to block a device from ...
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My new iMac connects to my router, but not to the internet. How to fix?

I have a 3 week old 2012 27-inch iMac and this morning I turned it on and it wouldn't connect to the internet. It connected to my home network just fine, just not the internet. I assumed it was my ...
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Unable to ping any website through terminal and network utility

I have internet connection and I can access every website. But when I try to ping any website ( be it www.google.com or www.stackoverflow.com or any site ) I always get Request timeout for icmp_seq 0 (...
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Can OS X be configured to avoid seeing a WiFi log in window when joining some networks?

In Mountain Lion (10.8), when you connect to a wireless network with a default login page - a special window pops up showing that page. This pop-up is set to always in front, and also doesn't store ...