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3answers
195 views

Allow Windows 7 laptop to connect to multiple networks with different configurations using single ethernet port

I use my Windows 7 laptop at work and at home. At work, I connect through the network, and must specify a static IP, gateway, and static DNS servers. At home, I can connect using automatic ...
0
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1answer
1k views

My pc can only work on ethernet, don't know how to activate the wifi

I have an HP Pavilion 20 All-in-One PC running with Win 8. I recently moved from the place I was living and cannot manage to establish a connection. In my old place the computer connected through ...
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2answers
81 views

Connecting more than 2 ethernets [closed]

I have a problem. I need to plug two RJ45 into 1 PC with 1 RJ45 plug so my question is. Is this possible to make form 2 cables one?
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1answer
253 views

Two ethernet connects how can I set the default one?

I have Two ethernet cards / Connections How can I tell windows to set Eth1 as default so web,steaming all the normal stuff uses this connection? I have set bittorrent up correctly to use the other ...
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0answers
248 views

Ethernet jack pins are getting flat, how do I fix it?

The pins on the Ethernet jack on my laptop are getting flat, and I'm worried about them eventually not connecting at all. Is there some way I can pull them back out without risking damage, ...
0
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2answers
990 views

How to connect to server which is accessible from the company network?

I have a IP address which I am using to connect to company server. When I am connected to company network I can access it normally. When I try to connect from my place or from some other network ...
1
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1answer
186 views

Change network route without affecting connection

I would like to know if it is possible to change the network route without affecting the network connection, for example, suppose I have 2GB remaining on one 3g network and 2GB remaining on my Home ...
1
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2answers
948 views

NIC works at 100Mb, not 1Gb - how to diagnose?

I have a (crappy) home media server with an onboard NVIDIA MCP77 Gigabit LAN chip (under Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid). This is connected to a Virgin Media SuperHub (VMDG480) which contains a gigabit switch via ...
0
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2answers
692 views

USB camera to Fast Ethernet

I have an USB camera from Microsoft that is too far away from the computer(10 meters along the wall) that I want to connect to. And as we know that the maximum length of an USB 2.0 cable can be 7 ...
0
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0answers
288 views

Local network accessible but not internet via ethernet card (happens in Windows AND Ubuntu (dual boot) on same machine). What has happened to card?

I have a desktop PC with a 1Gb ethernet card as well as a built-in motherboard 100mb/s ethernet card. Very recently, internet access using these has stopped working. Initially I thought it was a ...
0
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2answers
339 views

Wireless and Ethernet have both stopped working on my laptop - is problem likely hardware or software?

My laptop's Wi-Fi never worked when I had Windows XP installed. After I installed Windows 7, Wi-Fi did work. Now, after six months, Wi-Fi has stopped working, and Ethernet has stopped working also. ...
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2answers
1k views

Why doesn't my local area connection have a valid ip configuration?

I started my computer today without being able to connect to the internet for some very odd reason. As the title says, that is the name of problem that Network and Sharing Center says on Win7. It is ...
2
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2answers
189 views

Bridge Network Connections?

I would like to start off by saying that this might not belong here. This is the only StackExchange site I found relating to networking, but if it is a problem please let me know and I will delete it. ...
0
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1answer
63 views

Setting up an enclosure for multiple hard drives

I'm wondering of what I'd need/could do if I were to say, have several 1TB drives, and enclose them in a single tower/whatever and allow a single port (e.g. ethernet) access to them (so, instead of ...
0
votes
1answer
158 views

One network connection affects another?

We have a network connectivity issue that appears very surprising (at least to me). I'd expect two network interfaces (e.g., ethernet and wireless) on one PC to behave rather independently from each ...
0
votes
1answer
520 views

Mac Mini disconnects from wired network at random times

My Mac Mini from 2007 always stayed connected to my home network. No problems. (Wired, NOT wireless.) All this week it becomes disconnected at random times. Nothing can re-connect it... until I ...
0
votes
1answer
267 views

Inconsistent problem w/ connecting to network after Win7 upgrade

I just found these forums and it seems like you guys know your stuff. I work in a small office, and several of our computers have recently updated to Windows 7 Home Premium (formerly Windows Vista -- ...
0
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2answers
242 views

Software or hardware issue?

I'm having a strange problem on my mac pro (first 8-core) where my network speed is dreadfully slow when connected with Ethernet. Internet connections are about 10% of maximum speed and computer to ...
2
votes
5answers
1k views

What happens if i am connected to 2 different networks?

i am just curious. with wireless+Ethernet or dual Ethernet, i can connect to 2 different networks at 1 time. but i noticed that if i connect wirelessly and connection with Ethernet is up, the internet ...
0
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2answers
85 views

LAN connection problem

how to connect to different system within the lan? im getting messages back when pinged with host ip address and also for default gateway. But messages pinged to another ip address with in my lan ...
4
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6answers
1k views

windows 7 losing wired ethernet connection

i have a win 7 machine with an Atheros L1 Gigabit Ethernet 10/100/1000Base-T Controller with latest drivers, the machine is upto date with all latest fixes etc. I have it connecting to a WRT310Nv2 ...
0
votes
1answer
986 views

Fast auto-reconnect under ubuntu

I have an ubuntu up to date with wired Internet connection, but if I enter the Network Connections at the Wired tab it says that I have eth1 and eth0, and they're never used. The system connects ...
3
votes
3answers
950 views

Improve internet at an apartment

My situation is that I am a college student living in an apartment complex using AT&T internet (included). Since everyone in the complex is on the same line, even if I am connected to the ...
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4answers
30k views

When concurrently connected to wired and wireless ensure Windows 7 uses wired connection

When I am at my desk and my laptop is in its docking station I want to ensure that it uses its wired connection and not my wireless network. I am hoping/guessing that the preference in connection is ...
0
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3answers
5k views

Lost all “Local Network Connection”s in Windows XP

I'm having a bit of a Windows XP SP3 networking issue. Basically I have lost my "Local Network Connection" and nothing I do brings it back. I've tried Add/Remove Hardware, I've uninstalled and ...