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INTERNET CONNECTION?

i wonder if an institution has a server what does it mean? - They have their own internet connection or who do they pay for at the end of the month? i have a modem that uses sim card let us call the mobile service providers that i use (xy). can anyone explain to me do the data connection i get come directly from (xy) servers or do i get it from somewhere else. and if( no where does it come from)if yes(who are they answerable to at the end of the month.****am a dummy i know so i dont expect am a dummy as an answer. pls anwer in a simple language

Question by mauricewarebee    |  last reply


Internet Radio

So, I started playing around with nowlive, it's a website that lets you host a free internet radio station. Pretty neat. Anyways, I just finished up my first official broadcast..and wanted to let any of you who like the idea of being a dj know.My station's site: http://Weissensteinburg.com/radioNowlive: http://NowLive.com

Topic by Weissensteinburg    |  last reply


internet security

Is there a means to review and adjust our personal account security settings for this site? i.e. privacy concerns 

Topic by Hudson-108    |  last reply


Internet Television

PCs and Television these days.  A quick look at how the Internet is taking over television. By connecting an Internet connected PC to your television, you can download TV shows, movies, etc. (How to connect a TV to a PC) DVI Cable S-Video Cable VGA Cable http://www.howcast.com/videos/185705-How-To-Connect-Your-Laptop-To-Your-Television   TV is moving to the Internet, examples.. http://www.hulu.com/search?query=Legend+of+the+Seeker&st;=1 http://www.hulu.com/search?query=The+Big+Bang+Theory&st;=0 http://www.cbs.com/primetime/big_bang_theory/     Web TV Sites (let me know if you know more!) http://abc.go.com/ http://www.cbs.com/video/ http://www.nbc.com/video/ http://video.pbs.org/ http://www.fox.com/fod/ http://www.boxee.tv/ http://www.joost.com/ http://www.spreety.com/default.aspx http://www.epixhd.com/ http://www.ovguide.com/ http://www.crackle.com/ http://www.tvland.com/fullepisodes/leaveittobeaver/ http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/18/technology/18webtv.html http://tv1.com/ http://www.vimeo.com/ http://www.vevo.com/ http://www.spreety.com/default.aspx   http://www.epixhd.com/   http://www.ovguide.com/   http://www.crackle.com/   http://www.tvland.com/fullepisodes/leaveittobeaver/   http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/18/technology/18webtv.html   http://tv1.com/   http://www.vimeo.com/   http://www.vevo.com/   http://www.myfitv.com/ http://www.letmewatchthis.com/ http://www.fancast.com/ http://www.hulu.com/     (Net TV Guides) http://www.zap2it.com/tv/ http://www.casttv.com/ http://www.clicker.com/

Topic by etech18    |  last reply


Rural Internet?

I am sure that from the title many know what I am about to say.  I need fast rural internet.  Now I have seen huge's net, wildblue, and starband.  The problem is that the first two offer puny download/upload limits.  I am not the kind of person who checks my email and that is it.  I wan't to host servers, stream movies and watch HD youtube.  Yea these satellite companies offer great download speeds, especially starband which I haven't seen a cap for, but the upload speeds are HORRIBLE, worse than what I have now which is really bad.  Now this is obvious because your sending information to SPACE.  So can I maybe get an aftermarket transmitter that is like NASA grade or something.  Or do I need to find a down to earth method to do this.  I live in the middle of nowhere so there is really no other way I don't think.  Do you have any ideas or services you would recommend.

Question by jj.inc    |  last reply


Internet Procreation

It seems as if metacafe, my internet video site of choice, and instructables, my how to site of choice are "procreating" if you have not noticed many of metacafes top producers have made step by step instructions for there video. notice that kipkay nk5 babblin5 and zackscott some of metacafes top how to producers have instructables now and i suggest you check them out https://www.instructables.com/member/Kipkay/https://www.instructables.com/member/NK5/https://www.instructables.com/member/babblin5/https://www.instructables.com/member/ZackScott/also i suggest you view their metacafes pages as well

Topic by iKill    |  last reply


Internet Lag?

I've had a lot of success with questions on this site so I thought I would ask this one. My internet works fine most of the time. I have one computer that has a modem and router hooked up to it for internet. I also have another computer that is wireless in the next room over, and an xbox that can go wireless or wired (mostly wired). The wireless computer can always be connected, but the the other computer (with the modem and router) has to be disconnected if I want to play xbox online. If I don't disconnect it, I will lag all over the place while trying to play some Call Of Duty on xbox. Yet the wireless computer doesn't affect it what-so-ever. Does anyone have any ideas on how to fix this or why it is happening? Thanks.

Topic by noobererer    |  last reply


Internet radio

A fellow customer answered your question, Which is better for receiving Internet radio stations, a computer or an Internet radio?

Question by Nikiniku    |  last reply


.Internet on psp

...I would like help on obtaining internet on my psp..i don't have a wireless router..or any other devices like that....can anyone help me out in obtaining internet on psp...plz..

Topic by pawi    |  last reply


Free Internet

This is soooo funny i had 2 post it

Topic by ellisgeek    |  last reply


Internet Sound

So, for some reason, any website that has sound, doesn't play the sound for me..any ideas?

Topic by Weissensteinburg    |  last reply


internet sharing

Hi this is just basically a question to all you out there who could possibily answer. bassically i want to make a server but somehow i need to share the internet connection between my laptop and the acctual old pc which will become a server. does anyone know how or if it is possible the laptop has a wireless card built in. thanks

Topic by TJ 47065    |  last reply


The internets is broked!

Hello peoples My internet is broken yet i am still able to access it through IE All the other programs that use the net can't find it but IE can(for short periods of time) i dont know for sure but it might have somthing to do with my anti virus software deciding not to work a while ago... Any suggestions as to what the problem is? Thanks in advance.

Topic by GenericBadGuy    |  last reply


Internet Files

I read this topic, https://www.instructables.com/id/EYQBAKGF4AQO8FV/?ALLSTEPSI was wondering if there was any way to open a video file, avi, swf, flv, mpeg, and copy it like you would a music file?Thanks in advance.

Topic by Garuda_Zeromus    |  last reply


internet help!

Ok, so I am at my friends house and i want to get on his wireless internet with my laptop, our problem is that, his wireless internet is password protected by a WPA Personal password and we do not know his IP address, I look at the spot where all his wireless things are set up and instead of router and modem, he has a cisco firewall box, cisco wireless acess point, a motorola modem and i am just baffled i called his service provider but they said i would have to call the third party router people can anyone help!?

Topic by astrozombies138    |  last reply


internet explorer problems? Answered

Hi just recently i added internet explorer 8. Now every time i go on the internet it lags like a B*tch!! then it will pop up with internet explorer has stoped working properly. Dose any one know what I can do to fix/prevent this problem. Thanks :)

Question by walterh9    |  last reply


the best Internet browser

Did anyone know about the best Internet browser for windows, i was confused about: IE, Chorme, FireFox, Opera. Thank for all your help

Topic by kieutu    |  last reply


Funny Stuff on the Internet

LOL has anybody been Rick Roll'd before?Or has anyone heard of the insult "So i haerd you like Mudkips?"Post funny stuff on the internet here.

Topic by Knave125    |  last reply


Access school internet?

I just wanna use MY laptop instead of the school's laptop.  It's old and missing keys and pretty slow.  I have a ton of things on mine (I've been teaching for 6 years with my laptop).  No need to hack, just trying to make my life a little easier.

Question by denyale    |  last reply


Internet Not Working Sporadically

Hi, I am using my laptop which is plugged into the internet via a cable as is my brother respectively in his room, our internet often comes up with an 'error, could not load' page when we try to access websites and then after a few seconds will sometimes load again but often does not manage to load web pages fully, my mother and other brother are also using the internet via a cable plugged in and their internet is perfectly fine. We have both tried switching to wifi or switching cables or changing our firewalls and nothing seems to work, it is also equally problematic whether there is 1 or 5 people using the internet, does anyone have any suggestions on what the problem could be or how to fix it? Thanks 

Question by Michaela888    |  last reply


PC internet problems

Hello, For some reason, My pc will cut off internet to websites and such, while maintaining connection with things like Skype and certain parts of steam (e.g. Chat, games, etc, but not store, profile, anything website-based) and all I have to do is restart my PC, which is anoying, cause my pc starts up slow, and has a myriad of startup programs. Has anyone had this problem before, and fixed it? please help me out, I would be very thankful. Thanks in advance,            Krayzi99

Topic by Krayzi99    |  last reply


The Internet is a Big Thing.

Really.Really. Big.So I was bored. So bored, in fact, that I decided to Google myself. I clicked the text box of my Google search bar and typed in Labot2001. Just to see what comes up, what web sites I've forgotten about, who spies on me, etc. It wasn't until I Googled myself that I realized how big the Internet actually was.For example, my mousetrap car showed up on MAKE. And about 50 million other places. Same with a handful of my other ibles. It's weird to think that the Internet just loops around, through, and under itself a million times. Sometimes without even realizing it.So try it. Google yourself. Share what you find.

Topic by Labot2001    |  last reply


Internet failure detector?

Hi everyone - this is my first post and I hope I am posting in the right place! I want to be able to detect when my PC loses internet connection and be able to signal an actuator to drive a motor. Does anyone know of any software that can do this on the PC itself or a standalone project that can be used to do this? thanks for reading!

Topic by srowland2    |  last reply


Internet connection in Greece?

 I'm in a family thats just bought a house on an island in Greece for use in the sommer. We would like to be able to connect to the internet from there, but we don't speak their language and don't know where to start looking? Is it possible to get some sort of 3g subscription, which you can pay for as u use it, or would it be better to get a cable let out? Any ideas?

Question by bjarkethomsen  


control via internet?

I'm new on this people i built a circuit & i control it with my PC if i wanna control it via internet should i buy static IP or I can upload my app on my website directly ?? if there another way that will be helpful 

Question by thijaz    |  last reply


Internet browsing device

I have a grand central account, and I use it for free long distance, but I have to turn on my computer just to make a call. I was wondering if anybody knows of something similar to the nokia internet tablet thingies, but much cheaper (under $100). Any ideas (or GC tips)?

Topic by LinuxH4x0r    |  last reply


Wireless internet receiver? Answered

Is there any device that you can plug into your router in one room, and then connects wirelessly to a receiver in another room, and then that connects to a device such as a laptop? What I am looking to do is take the ethernet jack that is in my moms office and hook the transmitter up to it. Then take then take the wireless receiver and put it in my room to hook it up to my Apple Time Capsule. From the Time Capsule I would send the wireless signal to my laptop sitting right next to it. If you are thinking I could just hook my Time capsule up to the modem in my moms office, thats the way we have it set up right now, which gives me a very weak internet signal, if any, so if there is any device that will do this it has to send out a stronger signal than the Time Capsule. If you don't understand what I was saying you can look ant the diagram below. Is this possible?

Question by DBMods    |  last reply


Internet ad awarness

One of my children was on a game site called "girl games", and a very inappropriate ad was displayed in the center of the screen without any prompting from my child. My children will no longer be going on this site, and I think a whole lot more discretion and good judgment should be used by the site as far as their ads are concerned. The ad was very upsetting to my children, and therefore to myself. These ads are for a website called 'IMVU', which is a 3-D avatar chat room. The ads show skimpily dressed people, usually female, in compromising positions. They are placed on all kinds of web sites, even though the website in question may contain games for small children, which is indeed were this ad was. Do we want our children looking at disgusting and perverted images like this?

Topic by peanutthegreat    |  last reply


Old Laptop with no internet

I know there are a lot of Instructables about what to do with old laptops, but mine doesn't have an internet connection and I don't feel like buying the stuff to hook it up since it has windows 98. I was wondering if anyone knew what I could make it into? Thanks.

Topic by JayGilly6    |  last reply


internet for xbox live

I used to have high speed internet., the service provider was AT&T. One day we could not get internet. at&t said we had it. The main point is that we don;t have any more. I was looking into one of those connect cards, and wondered is it fast enough for xbox live. Do you need 3G coverage for it to work.. I live right out side the boundry between 3G and the lower bit for Verizion. I checked a local cell phone service coverage and its the same thing as Verizion. My question is what do I do. Are the conect cards fast enough any way or what. And if so, who has the best. the cheapest, and the best MB limit.  Who should I go with and what do I do. My local cell company is Cellular South. I was looking at CS's Huawei EC 168 Data Card. Just google cellular south connect card to find it.  I am definetly going to get the 5 gigs of possible downloads.(if my parents will pay for it) I am only 14, so I can't do a whole lot. Please help!

Topic by electronicdude  


Greatest Internet Moment?

Lot's of us spend a lot of time online. So it's no wonder many of us have a good time while at it. What moment/instance are you most proud of/feel the best about that ocoured online?I'd have to say either:a). My first featuring, How To Pop a Pimpleb). Goodhart getting his shirtc). Getting my first commission online :Dd). Killing that bad ass Jungle Demon (when I was a really low level for the job) in RunescapeWhat say you?

Topic by KentsOkay    |  last reply


Internet Treasure Hunt

So…I had a idea. I've decided to create an internet treasure hunt. Here's how it works. I will give you a clue to begin with. If you solve that clue, PM the answer. You then will recieve another clue. WARNING this will be tricky and will require smart minds and solving skills. There are around 10 clues, getting proggresivly harder. If you would like to participate, comment below. (Hint: Pay attention to text structure, word choice, and be very observent and you will go far) Prizes First Place: Patch, Subscribe, Choice of gift card (Best buy, Target, Itunes), 20$, My respect Second Place: Patch, Subscribe, Choice of gift card (Best Buy, Target, Itunes (after first place selects), 10$ Third Place: Patch, Subcribe, Which ever gift card remaining, 5$ Leaderboard so far Catfang:Clue 3 jsplude: Clue 3 carcaveman: Clue 3 Starting clue Why Isn't Kite-flying Interesting? Can Animals Think? CONTENTS 7.2=____________

Topic by patriots8888    |  last reply


Internet connection problems? Answered

Hi!  I am running Windows XP on a virtual machine.  My NIC settings are for a bridged adapter, and I need to keep it that way.  The host computer can communicate with microsoft.com and silverlight just fine, but my virtual machine can not (although every other website that I have tried works just fine... I'm actually posting this from my Virtual machine).  I also have a server that is running server 2003 that has the same problem.  All other PCs are running either Windows 7 Pro, (and my parents have Vista Home Premium).  Every computer including my parents work just fine with microsoft.com and silverlight.  My router is running DD-WRT micro, but I don't know if that helps any.  Since Server 2003 and XP both have the same problem, and Server 2003 is based off of XP, I'm wondering if it has something to do with XP.  I am using my virtual machine for testing purposes, and I need it to work with silverlight.  Any suggestions on how I might fix this? Thanks!

Question by thegeekkid    |  last reply


wireless internet for old ibook

I need the cheapest possible solution for wireless internet for an old ibook g3 500mh with 128 mb ram.

Topic by Tanners  


Control a robot via Internet ?

Hi guys so i want to build an arduino robot that's connected to the internet using phone then controlled from my computer so do you have any ideas and do you know any good tutorials ?

Question by omarb22    |  last reply


Hacking ISP for free internet

I wanted to know if there is any way I can get free internet on my 3g dongle free.

Topic by MABHENATS    |  last reply


How fast is your internet ?

I just want to know please go to speedtest.net and post your results download: 3089 Mb/supload: 547 Kb/sISP: Cebridge Connections

Topic by de-evolution    |  last reply


Help sought for Internet-research

This week I had cause to look-up The Lumberjack Song on YouTube. I found that it only took "lum" - just 3 characters - to get a link to exactly what I wanted (out of the entire content on the site). I wasn't that surprised, but 3 is few. (You can get ZZ-Top with one "z") Would some people please try thinking of something and seeing how many characters it takes? *I don't mean popping one letter in and picking something, I'm after a measure of how well the internet serves us-up what we want.

Topic by lemonie    |  last reply


Satellite internet Up-link

Hello, I am looking for a mobile Satellite internet up-link that can hang from a high altitude balloon, I am doing a trans-pacific flight and I MUST maintain communications with for the duration of the flight through the internet for data transfers. Any suggestions?

Topic by RyanWilliamTyler    |  last reply


Syracuse, NY Internet-Entrepreneurs

Seeking Internet-Entrepreneurs located in the Syracuse/Central Upstate NY area to participate in brief face-to-face research interview. Interested persons should contact setsuccess@email.phoenix.edu

Topic by Setsuccess  


Help buying electronics on the internet.

I'm going to buy usb arduino board,  some leds , breadboard and some other stuff and I would like to ask a couple of questions.(I've never bought a thing on internet :S )I chose http://www.sparkfun.com/commerce/product_info.php?products_id=666The shipment payment when do I pay for it  (does it sum up with the items, or do I pay in mail office)?(PS. I live in Lithuania) What does this mean : First Class Mail International Package $3.44 NOT TRACKED, NOT INSURED "NOT TRACKED, NOT INSURED"?and there's also International Economy (4-5 Days)   $37.48which is really not attracting me because it would cost a lot (atleast it would for me )  and it would cost more then the item I'm buying.How long would it take to ship the items(2~3 weeks?)?Thanks for reading.Help would be really appreciated :)

Topic by chosenone3    |  last reply


Windows XP Internet Ecplorer?

Ok, i just installed winXP on my laptop, and the sound and internet explorer dont work. This happened on another computer and my dad fixed it. But, he doesnt remember how he did it. I have a working internet cable connedted. In the thing that shows my internet connections, it doesnt show anything. Whwnever i try to make one, it doesnt work. PLEASE HELP ME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Question by sci4me    |  last reply


Remote Internet Kill Switch?

I'm looking for a device that would allow me to be able to cut connections to my ISP with a hard switch (located in a network closet of my home).  The switch would be one in which I can control form one of the PCs located on my home network.  My current setup is a DSL modem/router to a network switch with 24 ports ran throughout my home.  I have three PCs on the network, two printers, and a couple of NAS.  I would like to have a switch that cuts the connection between my DSL modem and my ISP.  The switch would be access from any PC on the network.  The "internet kill switch" would connect to one of the ports of the network switch so that it could continue to be access from the network even when the ISP connection is disconnected. Has anyone came across anything like this.

Question by q127238    |  last reply


Streaming TV over the internet? Answered

Is there a way i could stream my cable television across the internet to my business so we could watch tv there, kind of like a slingbox but for way cheaper and more DIYish

Question by Algag    |  last reply


PC Internet connection trouble? Answered

Hi, So recently my PC started getting connection trouble at first it said after about 10 mins. Internet connection lost, then I fixed it and it was okay again for about 10 mins etc. But now I have no Internet at all. A few useful facts - It's a very old PC but everything else works perfectly fine. - I have tried the difference between Firefox, Chrome and Internet explorer. - I have Windows XP professional I don't know the bits i'l check and update soon. - I am using an Internet plug (as shown in the picture.) - That internet plug works fine when I use it on a laptop (currently using that) even when it is in exactly the same spot/plug. - For those who are familiar with these plugs: all the three lights are on, and glow steadily. - The trouble has only started for about a month or two. before that it was perfectly fine. - The PC nor the router has recently been moved or something. - Even though my Internet connection is crappy all the other things in our home work perectly fine at the same time (other PC's and the Xbox etc.) Is there a cheap way to solve this? remember it is an old one so I don't want to spent much money on it. If you feel like there's some info missed out please tell me and i'll try and update that ASAP. Thanks, AUG-5OM3.

Question by AUG-5OM3    |  last reply


Dial-up internet server

Hi everyone, I am trying to connect my Sega Dreamcast to the internet with it's 56k modem, without using telephone lines. From what I understand, I need to connect my my Dreamcast to a tone generator, then to a USB modem plugged into a laptop with which to forward the connection over wifi. My question is: Is this is a plausible solution, and if so, could I simplify and shrink this set up. Ideally I would like to figure out if I could build a tone generator instead of buying one and how can I replace the laptop with something like a raspberry pi. I think that once I figured out how to forward the connection on my laptop, it would be fairly straightforward to do the same with a raspberry pi. I would prefer a relatively compact solution if possible. Thanks in advance for any help or thoughts.

Topic by wamj99    |  last reply


internet keeps kicking off

I have connected my xbox and computer together and they are running off a wireless connection but my internet connection keeps kicking off after logged on for 8 minutes or more, why is it doing that???

Question by jmdakia    |  last reply


Firefox Vs Internet Explorer

I was going to call this "firefox rules" but thats a bit biased. Any way I wanna hear peoples veiws on the subject. Let the Battle Begin.

Topic by Ezza    |  last reply


Critters Are Eating My Internet!

Seriously! As I said in the Goodbye Forum, my Internet drops every Monday. The cable guy never seemed to fix anything when he came. This time, he looked at the cable itself. Guess what? He found gnaw marks! Some little critter has been feasting on my Internet! Could it have been one of KJ's minions, or Labot2001's doing? It's taking ~~two~~ five hours for my instructable to publish :(

Topic by Spl1nt3rC3ll    |  last reply


Intel Internet of Things Giveaway

**EDIT! GOOD NEWS! WE HAVE EXTENDED THE PROJECT SUBMISSION DEADLINE TO 2/14!!** Here at Instructables, we have seen some really great Internet of Things projects published recently. We are elated to have a partner like Intel to celebrate the innovative creativity that the Instructables.com community shares. We’ve teamed up to showcase some of the best IoT content on our site, and highlight the projects being made with Intel’s awesome Edison board and ecosystem.   To further develop awesome IoT projects being shared to Instructables, we are giving away FREE Intel Edison Boards and IoT Development kits to you! The Instructables Community! We believe in your awesome creative potential, and your devotion to share what you make with other makers and tinkerers. The IoT revolution is here, and the world around us has never been more interactive. This giveaway is limited to 250 folks that sign up — limit one board and kit per address. Once you’ve received your board, and developed a project with it, publish it to Instructables to receive a $50 gift card to SparkFun or AdaFruit. Instructables Authors CAN SUBMIT MORE THAN ONE PROJECT using the Edison Starter Kit, and receive a $50 gift card for each project SUBMITTED! Simply publish your Instructable to the site, send us a link to your Instructable by January 31st, 2015, FEBRUARY 14, 2015!!! and we will add it to the IoT hub and send you your $50 gift card. ****EDIT: REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED**** INTERESTED? To participate, enter your mailing address into this form, and we will let you know if you’ve been selected to receive a IoT Development Kit. Use this forum topic as a way to reach back out to us, and talk about what you’re making! Can’t wait to see what you make! -audreyObscura

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