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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Connecting Time Capsule (or AEBS) to a AT&T U-verse Router/Modem - Proper Settings and Setup?

Today I am giving AT&T U-verse a go to see if it will be better than my current service provider. The general install went fine, but there are new intricacies that wreaked a bit of havoc on my ...
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Setup proxy in Mac OS X Lion Installer

I have "restored" one usb stick with the BaseSystem.dmg of the InstallESD.dmg of my Lion installation and it boots. However it wants to connect to the internet to check the system requirements ...
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Snow Leopard killing internet access on home network

Something weird that I think I've narrowed down to OS X. Everytime I fire up my MB Pro it kills internet access for all devices (including OS X) for about 5 minutes. Ping and DNS works fine but ...
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Why does the natd process hog my CPU?

When sharing internet in my Macbook, from a 3G USB pendrive to Wi-Fi, if the 3G connection falls, the natd process rises up in CPU usage. Is this a real problem? Is it expected in some way? There's ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 Authentication Service (IAS) for Mac OS X does not work on macOS Sierra

I need to connect my MacBook Pro with macOS Sierra to my company using IAS for Mac OS X. If I double-click the icon of IAS for Mac OS X (made in the year 2008) it is denied due to incompatibility (...
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Uninstalled Accountability Software Still Encumbering Internet Connection

Hey so I have had connection problems for over a year now on my 2014 Macbook Pro, and after trying literally everything Google could point me towards I have found a possible culprit - but obviously I ...
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How to fix Wifi “No IP address”?

So earlier today, I restarted my MacBook Pro running OSX 10.11.5, and when it booted back up, I couldn't get on the Internet. I check my Wifi settings and found that the reason I couldn't connect was "...
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Connected to Wi-Fi but Internet not working [duplicate]

Internet was working fine on my MacBook Pro until this morning and now suddenly stopped working. I'm able to establish a connection with the Wi-Fi network but I can't access Internet or even ping the ...
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Macbook Pro keeps getting falsely black-holed by ISP(Building's) firewall?

I live in a building that provides internet (both wired and wifi), and has its own infrastructure. This has been going on since Friday, and is driving me insane. Here's the details: Macbook Pro Early ...
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strange network issue after new router 'unkownXX…' terminal promt instead of Name [duplicate]

Some weeks ago I got a new router* and since then I encounter some local network issues from time to time (at the moment I can’t reproduce when this happens): Wifi is connected but webpages don’t ...
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My iPhone cannot connect to the internet on cellular data and wifi

My iPhone 5 with iOS 9.2.1 suddenly cannot connect to the internet, neither via cellular data or wifi. All applications that requires internet connection are unable to reach their server. I was in the ...
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Repeat DNS flushing required on El Capitan

I have a mid-2011 Mac Air running OS 10.11.3 and I repeatedly have to run a DNS flush to resolve issues connecting to the internet. This seems to be a recent problem and I don't know what has caused ...
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track internet usage app wise on the Mac

On the Mac, is there a way to track internet usage app-wise. Ideally I would want an app the ability to track monthly usage etc.
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Yosemite: Reduce bandwidth usage of single applications [duplicate]

Is there a way on MacOS notebooks to prevent applications accessing the internet? Like block all and except Chrome? As I have a limited data volume on a mobile data stick. This should be just the case ...
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MacBook Pro Intermittent internet connection

Some of you may know about some weird issue with some MacBook Pros (MBP) not working properly with a router (SuperHub) supplied by Virgin (a UK ISP). In all my attempts to resolve this, I finally got ...
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Can I use the iPhone's cellular internet while connected to the Apple TV?

I need to be able to access the internet during presentations involving the Apple TV and the iPhone, using the Apple TV as the AV link from the phone. My experience has been that connecting to a wifi ...
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Internet over Airport Express issue

I recently switched ISP from an internet over phone line based solution to fiber broadband. While the increased speed is great, there is an issue with my Airport Express(es). The setup is as following:...
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Quickly disable internet browsing on iOS device for parental control

Whenever I hand the iPad off to one of my kids, I would like to quickly disable or limit internet browsing on the iPad, not necessarily internet altogether, but anything that can be accessed via ...
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Internet recovery mode not working

I have got macbook pro early 2011 model. Initially it came with Mac OS X Lion. Later on I upgraded it to Mavericks. Recently I thought of upgrading it to Yosemite which I did. On successful ...
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AirPort Extreme only 1 client has an internet connection

A friend of mine has some trouble with his AirPort Extreme (Router). All of his clients (Macbook, iPad, iPhone, ...) do not connect to the internet, except one iMac in his office. The AirPort Extreme ...
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Help me assess my internet connection's problem

I'm currently pinging google.com to find a trend and pinpoint the problem. The internet keeps disconnecting every few mins and I have no idea why. What I realised is that between every 4-6 pings I ...
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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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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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Tool to open apps automatically when internet / WLAN connection is established?

I'm searching for a tool that opens apps / programs when an active internet connection is established - or better: when the Mac is connected to a specified WLAN. Examples On my way to work: no ...
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No internet access on MacBook Air, though I can connect to networks

(Edited after rebooting everything again.) I'm unable to get my MacBook Air (mid-2011 model, running OS X Lion 10.7.4) connected to the internet. I've tried to get online through tethering both an ...
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Is there a way to share iPad's (second generation) Internet with MacBook? (tethering)

I have searched endlessly on the Internet to find a solution, but haven't found a single useful thing. So I'll ask you guys. Is there any way to share iPad 2's 3G Internet with my MacBook ? If ...
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Macbook Pro Retina suddenly stopped mounting Huawei USB modem

I recently bought a MacBook Pro Retina. The first day I was able to connect my Huawei E352 3G USB modem and it worked all the day. After a couple of day I needed 3G connection again, but my MacBook ...
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Finding iPad games that can be played over the internet

What is the best way to find new iPad games that can be played over the internet? (Not splitscreen, not bluetooth, not WiFi, only the ones that can be played over larger distances) (I know there are ...
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Jailbroken iPhone 3G Wi-Fi is greyed out, no 3G, need to open a mobileconfig file or load pan editing

I have a friend’s iPhone 3G that does not and has not at any time had the Wi-Fi connection available. It is greyed out with "No Wi-Fi". I have restored it a dozen times to no end. He wants me to put ...
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iPad Wi-Fi stopped working

I have suddenly lost the Wi-Fi on my iPad. Me and my friend have a Wi-Fi account with AT&T and his iPad Wi-Fi is working just fine. Why not mine?
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Is it possible to turn off Internet access when locking the iPhone?

I'd like to automatically turn off all access to the Internet (through Wi-Fi & Mobile Data) on my iPhone when locking it. I don't really like to get notifications from different apps when the ...
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How to temporary block any internet communications of iPhone?

Is it possible to press some button and temporary turn iPhone into normal phone, i.e. make it transmit nothing over data channel? I have such button on Android -- to disable "mobile data". Can I do ...
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How do I restrict Internet access while still being able to make calls/receive messages?

Is there any way I can restrict my iphone from using the internet? Basically all apps should be blocked from using the internet, in one go, but I should still have the provision to make/receive ...
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Unexplainable usage of Internet

I am a domestic internet user on my Mac through a cable modem with a wifi router provided by a very large cable TV & broadband provider. I have a 7 Mbps connectivity with a download limit of 25GB. ...
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Why does my mac lose internet when I connect my iPhone?

I'm using wifi for internet access, but when I connect my iPhone via lightning cable all my internet activity comes back as "destination unreachable" or similar errors. How do I troubleshoot and ...
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How can I disable all stack exhange sites except stackoverflow.com?

How can I set SelfControl to only accept visits to stackoverflow.com, but none of the other sites on the stack exchange network? I want to become more productive, but the clickbait with abusive bosses,...
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How can I use iMac internet in my iPod touch?

I don't have a Wi-Fi connection here. Is there a way to connect to the internet from my iMac with my iPod touch?
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How to block specific websites without using Parental Controls?

I know I can block websites in Parental Controls, but accessing that option requires the "Limit Adult Websites" option, which I find to be overly strict. Is there a way to block specific websites ...
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How can I remotely, outside my network, access files on my Windows computer from my iphone over the internet, using mobile data?

I have the app File Explorer on my iphone which lets me access and stream files to my iphone while my Windows computer and Iphone is connected to the same network. I access my Windows computer using a ...
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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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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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How to connect to wifi while connected to a device through thunderbolt bridge

Macbook --> Thunderbolt Ethernet adapter --> Ethernet Cable --> Device under test with IP address The device under test is not connected to the internet. While I am testing the device I still need an ...
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How can I make phone calls on the internet IPhone 6

I have a remote location were I have only satellite service, no cell service. When I first purchased my iPhone 6 to my surprise I received messages (voice) left on phone at this location. I couldn't ...