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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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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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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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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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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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 do I fix Double NAT caused by sharing wifi internet on my local wifi network?

My apartment building provides free wifi internet. I have a local wifi network with multiple IOT devices, so I need to be able to serve the building's wifi across my local wifi just as I would if I ...
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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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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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Strange MBP Wi-Fi problems

I have an early-2015 MBP running 10.11.2 and have been having wifi problems on certain networks ever since buying it. At home, my internet connection will drop every 10-15 minutes - according to the ...
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Easily disable/enable all network connectivity [duplicate]

My work involves trying stuff online and offline, on a Mac. Sometimes a try can be less than 10 seconds of needed offline time. Most of the time I still need to be online. Instead of going to Network ...
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Different Internet Download Speed between macOS and Windows 10 for the same Ethernet Connection!

I have an Internet connection of 20 megabit per second. This is the download speed I get in Chrome/Firefox for Windows 10. Now when I connect to the same Ethernet Connection via my iMac and download ...
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Spotlight does not show contents from internet!

Spotlight does not show contents from the internet. It only searches my mac HD. What should I do? I am using MacBookPro Retina 13" with Yosemite 10.10.3
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MacBook Air (1st gen) running really slow, basic apps crash and no internet

MacBook Air was working fine yesterday. Switched it on this morning and it wouldn't boot, just hung on grey screen. Eventually got the MacBook Air to safe boot, now MacBook Air boots normally (but ...
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Manipulate incoming HTML data

My ISP, injects JavaScript code into every website I visit. Is there a way to filter all incoming traffic in OS X and remove that injected code?
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Apple's servers (i.e. all apple.com servers incl. iTunes and App Store) not loading every couple of days

Okay, this is a strange one. Ever since 2017 rolled around I have had this weird situation where I cannot load any pages from an Apple server on one of my iMacs. The strange things about this are: ...
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WiFi no longer connects (specific network only)

I can no longer connect to a specific public user+pass protected network from my 2017 MBP 15″. Same network with same auth is accessible from my iPhone and Android tablet. Network used to be ...
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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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Use AirPort as Time Machine whilst using internet

I have an AirPort Time Capsule (model 802.11ac 2TB). I connect to the internet via my work's WiFi. I have managed to set up the AirPort as my Time Machine backup, and can connect to the device by ...
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Macbook Pro won't connect to internet via Wi-Fi or ethernet

Macbook Pro 2011 A1278 13" OS X 10.9.5 I cannot connect to Wi-Fi, the Wi-Fi symbol in the top right has a cross through it and when i click it says "Wi-Fi: No hardware installed". I've tried ...
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My ethernet and Wi-Fi are connected but, i can't seem to connect to the internet

In the morning of christmas, i was browsing the internet on a Mac OSX El Capitan version 10.11 laptop. My internet connection stopped working on my laptop. That is, Ethernet and Wi-Fi simultaneously. ...
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Apple doing anonymous data exchange in Mac?

I've realized today that my iMac is sending/receiving(mostly send) some anonymous data over the internet(almost 500MB today), I checked with Little Snitch and found these addresses are consuming data ...
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Fixing error 73 AND Open Directory without Internet

I have been messing with an old PowerMac G4 running OSX 10.5 Leopard Server trying to get Open Directory running on a small network I set up for testing purposes. I can't find anything useful online ...
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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 to auto connect to VPN upon login/boot?

So far, I've been using the build-in VPN tool of Lion. I would like to auto connect my VPN whenever I'm connected to the internet. Is it possible to auto connect my VPN whenever I'm connected to the ...
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Internet speeds don't add

I am downloading two files from Internet. Their combined speed would be around 80Kbps, but the activity monitor shows a huge data transfer, more than 200Kbps. I already turned off auto-update. Below ...
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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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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 to configure proxy settings for a specific network?

A network I connect to requires configuring proxy settings to reach the Internet. When I configure those settings within the Automatic location, it applies to every network I connect to. Is there ...
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Is it possible to get a virus on an iPad Air?

I went on a website and some ads (the ones that open up another tab on your screen) popped up. Then I did some research and it turns out the website I went to is fake and is known for hacking, ...
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Routing traffic back and forth through a Mac mini server with 2 network interfaces

I have my office network that looks like this: My office network looks like this: the office network (wifi and wired) has the subnetwork 192.168.88.0. I have some server machines on the subnetwork ...
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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 can I determine where network data is going?

Activity Monitor always reports several kB or MB being transferred. I do not know where it's going or coming from. How can I find out?
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iPhone Internet connection problem analysis on phone network

I have a similar "Internet unreachable" problem with 3 different versions of iOS: 8, 9 & 10. Unfortunately I can't reproduce it. The same problem occurs with 2 different mobile phone operators. ...
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Unable to connect to the internet on my iMac despite being connected to the network

For the last several months, I have used wifi to connect to the internet through an unsecured wifi network that my organization controls - had been working fine since last night. Today my iMac shows ...
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iPhone 4 Internet Problems

I think my phone is broken but I am not sure. I have always been able to access my home internet and I still can. I can run small apps, like Clash Of Clans, but I cannot run any larger apps. I cannot ...
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Mac not connecting to Internet, but Safari is connecting to Internet [duplicate]

Have this weird wireless network, once the mac connected to the network, everything except safari shows offline (Skype, Spotify, Dropbox and other apps) an even when I ping google.com or ping 8.8.8.8 ...
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Internet Recovery failed -1006f

My problem is same as with this question -1006F error message when trying to recover mac I have follow that question which direct me to this thread https://discussions.apple.com/message/22273842#...
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Just bought MBPr and cannot connect to appstore

Whenever I try to connect to app store I got this error: I tried everything I could find in internet, but always the same problem. OSX: Yosemite Model: MBPr 15 mid-2014 Any help?
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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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Use Bluetooth access point and Wi-Fi at the same time

My Samsung phone has a setting that allows it to use 4g + Wi-Fi to increase speed in some cases. Can the same be done on a MacBook with Bluetooth network + Wi-Fi?
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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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MacBook uploading data over the Internet on Wi-Fi connection

I can see upload traffic to the internet being generated by a MacBook once it connects to our LAN. The owner states he's not using iCloud and doesn't know why this occurs. I am not a Mac expert but I ...
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How to block an app's access to a specific website using the hosts file?

I want to block an app from connecting to a specific website using the hosts file. How can I do that? Is something like this possible: 127.0.0.1 foo.com:spotify
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Trying to turn on localhost on Sierra made my Mac unable to connect to internet

Background I recently upgraded to macOS Sierra, but couldn't see the typical "it works" page on the local host. I followed some instructions online, first I did the following to my httpd.conf file: ...
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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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App to alert if Internet connection is lost

Is there an app for the Mac that will alert me if my Internet connection is lost? Sometimes I work from home and lose my connection without knowing it.
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MacBook Air Wi-Fi is not working — how can I troubleshoot the problem?

I am trying to connect to Wi-Fi. It does get connected but there is no internet. I can't use Wi-Fi. Weird thing is that when I connect my iPad and iPhone to the same router/Wi-Fi they work perfectly ...
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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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How do I set site restrictions on iPhone?

I would like to restrict some sites on my iPhone? How it would be possible? (if it is)
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Problems with Internet connection on my Mac - Gmail, calendar and Skype work but some websites will not open

I am using OS X Yosemite version 10.10 on my iMac. For about a week now, I've had problems with my Internet connection. I am connected via ethernet. I can use Gmail, Skype and Google Calendar without ...