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I can't access files that are supposed to be shared and edited on the same home group (Windows 8.1)

I am trying to swap files between two pcs on the same local network but the laptop can't see the desktop's folder that I am sharing although the desktop can see the laptop's folder that I am sharing. ...
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NTFS new files in a network share isn't readable

I have 2 computers, computer a and computer b. I can share a folder and all it's subfolders from computer a with computer b and access them fine from computer b. However, the problem I'm having is ...
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0answers
23 views

How to I best set file permissions in a home network with Windows Computers?

How to I set up file permissions in a home network with Windows computers? Need both read and modify Windows 7-8.1 The most important files are on a USB drive connected to a Windows 7 netbook ...
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78 views

Why unshared folders in homegroup keep showing

Here is the scene: I have a PC A and B connected with a homegroup, I shared a folder Tmp in A to copy some files between the 2 PCs, and un-shared the folder after the job was done. But B keep showing ...
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117 views

How to configure VPN traffic over certain ports only - Windows

I would like to force only certain ports through my VPN (or open only certain ports from my VPN, which ever is easier). I am on windows, and the VPN service has options for OpenVPN, SSTP, L2TP/PPTP. ...
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1answer
90 views

Home Network Stopped Working

I have a home network where a machine running Windows 7 Ultimate N acts as a central hub for other devices to access media. This has been running for around 2 years now and there has been no recent ...
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2answers
160 views

How to run multiple servers on one internet line

I run-up server at home and currently I've got 2 servers running separately on 2 lines of internet cable. Now I want to close down one internet line, so I want 2 servers run only one internet line; ...
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2answers
762 views

Create .bat file to deactivate device [duplicate]

I'm not familiar with creating .bat files, but I want to create a file to deactivate/disable a network device This is in win7. I have googled some similar problems, but nothing to solve this. pls ...
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328 views

Home network file shares only work one way

I am currently sharing folders on my home network between my desktop PC (Win 7 64) and laptop (Win 7 64), both going to the same switch (Zyxel G5-105B). I'm using the default Windows sharing, but I ...
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101 views

Losing internet connection after homegroup computer accesses my files

I have two Windows 8 computers in my homegroup. Desktop connected to the router with a cable; Laptop connected via WiFi. I created a homegroup on computer 1 and later joined it on computer 2. ...
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3answers
3k views

Transfer files using ad-hoc connection in Windows

How do I configure direct network between computers in home network beside Internet connection? I would like Windows computers to be connected directly omitting router which provides Internet ...
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4answers
3k views

What causes partial connectivity through wireless adapter (no internet, but can see other home network PC)?

I recently bought an Asus X401A laptop. For some reason, I cannot get internet access on the wireless connection. The wireless connection succeeds and I can see other computers on the network once ...
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1answer
41 views

Route networktraffic target dependent to different networkadapters

is it possible (Ubuntu and Windows) to create the following rules: If target="192.168.*" use eth0 If target="*" use eht1 // default, the rest that doesn't match another rule
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1answer
309 views

How do I share or setup a tunnel with two Internet connections?

My current network topology is: As you can see, my PC has no Internet connection, but my laptop does. As it is (in the picture), the laptop accesses the Internet with no problems, and both laptop ...
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2answers
407 views

Share files from specific folders to computers on the local network [closed]

I've got a mostly Windows-based local network and I would like the files in particular folders of one of the computers on the network to be available to any other computer on that network. Some of the ...
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2answers
1k views

Unable to configure Windows 7 Local Area Connection with switch

DSL Router: Pirelli DRG A125G Switch: SpeedTouch 585 DSL Router connected (cable) with two computers, one XP, one Windows 7 DHCP Disabled. The XP computer connects without problem, acquiring ...
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1answer
67 views

access virtual server on WLAN

I'm hosting a Virtual Server that I'd like to be able to access over my WLAN at home. Currently, I can access the virtual server from the host machine running it. But how could another computer access ...
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3answers
144 views

Setting up slow and fast home networks

I want to set up a home network that involves the following 4 devices: An ADSL modem for internet access Computer 1 (running windows XP) Computer 2 (running windows 7) A network Harddisk (NAS) The ...
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2answers
75 views

Home Network with a wireless router

I want to create a home network. Sounds easy, well at first it did. So far I managed to connect the Laptop to the router and to Internet, but I can't connect the PC to the Laptop using the ...
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2answers
1k views

WIndows 7 Configure ICS using two NICs

OK here is the problem. I use my primary computer to connect to the internet using a SureCom NIC. i also have a secondary NIC which i connect to a wireless router and share the internet with other ...
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4answers
184 views

if an outdated, vulnerable but clean Windows machine is connected to network behind router, can it be detected and attacked?

suppose the machine is clean of all malware but not in any sense updated, patched, secured etc. Suppose I connect it to the internet from behind wireless router with the intent of using it only on a ...
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1answer
867 views

What is the best way to organise media sharing amongst multiple devices on a home network?

I have a home network consisting of the following devices: Windows 2000 Server - for file sharing Asus RT-N56U Router - supports USB external HDD Synology DiskStation DS212j - NAS - ordered but ...
5
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1answer
360 views

Poor home office network performance and cannot figure out where the issue is

This is the most bizarre issue. I have worked with small to mid size networks for quite a long time and can say I'm comfortable connecting hardware. Where you will start to lose me is with managed ...
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2answers
1k views

How does machine name resolution work when not on a domain?

I've got 4 Windows machines (3 x Win7, 1 x WinXP) and various other devices on my home network, using a Linksys WRT54 wireless router. I don't have a domain server, and I have had issues with some of ...
2
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3answers
693 views

Unable to connect to computer name other than for file sharing

I have a computer on my network at home called "shuttle" running Win XP Pro. I can connect to this machine's file shares by visiting \\shuttle and it works fine. However, the machine also has a web ...
5
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4answers
215 views

Options to centralise accounts on home network

I have a home network consisting of a few physical machines (all windows XP,7) and recently I have built an esxi box for creating virtual machines. Thus far I have been enabling file sharing to ...
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3answers
702 views

Filtering out adult content on Windows and Max OS X from a technically sophisticated user?

So I am trying to filter out adult content (porn, mainly) from the users on my home computers. I have read several other answers, but they seem to be pretty simplistic. I'm a tech geek, so I know all ...
2
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2answers
80 views

Network music solution for mixed-OS network

My home network at current includes, two Ubuntu machines a Windows 7 desktop a Windows Vista laptop and a Windows XP netbook. In addition, there's one android-based smartphone in the house, ...
4
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2answers
9k views

How can I restrict windows 7 to only use the local subnet, but block the internet

I want to block all internet connections to and from my windows 7 machine, but allow it to access everything on the local network. The local network is behind an Apple Airport Extreme. What is the ...
2
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1answer
185 views

How to have a central place for data on the network and keep a copy locally on desktops?

Here's what we have at our home: Desktop with Win7 Laptop with Win7 Primary NAS with 1GB storage Secondary NAS with 2GB storage used for backup of primary NAS, desktop and laptop I setup ...
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1answer
119 views

Help me set up my routers

I have two routers: SpeedTouch 585 DSL + 4-LAN DLink DI-604 WAN + 4-LAN One LAN port of the SpeedTouch goes to the DLink WAN. Two LAN ports on the DLink connects two computers. This works, ...
2
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4answers
440 views

uTorrent automatic scheduling program

I am using utorrent on a mini "home utorrent server" full time. And when I go to bed, I have to manually set up the bandwith limit to max. And in the morning, I have to set it up to, say, 60% of the ...
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2answers
133 views

Windows XP can use a wired network port, but MacBook (OS X) fails on the same port

I wired the Cat5 in my house seven years ago. The wired ports have worked fine with both my Windows XP laptop and MacBook. My wireless network also works fine, but I like to use wired occasionally. ...
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166 views

Sharing Windows Folders on a Network… other PCs see but can't access

I'm soooo tired of network setup issues. All I want to do is share a folder and all it's sub-folders so other PCs on my network can view and change this remote location. Why is it that setting a dir ...
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1answer
529 views

Home network topology for Shared Wifi enivironment

I need to reevaluate my Home Network topology due to new devices being added, I was wondering if anyone had any insight or input that could assist me. General Environment Multi-unit home (15+ ...
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2answers
840 views

Windows Vista to Windows 7 Gbit LAN slow file copy

I have two computers with gigabit LAN, one running Windows 7 and the other running Vista. I have a D-Link DIR-655 router, with gigabit LAN ports. I created a shared directory on the Vista computer, ...
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2answers
1k views

How to share a USB modem? [closed]

Usually I wouldn't have this problem if it was a dsl modem or cable modem but it's really been difficult for me to share this little modem to other computers. Right now I have my laptop connected to ...
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1answer
766 views

Unable to authenticate to Windows Server 2003 for file browsing as non-administrator user

I've got a windows server 2003 box containing a raid 5 array I use for mass storage. I want to set up a special non-administrator account that can be used to browse files over the network, with only ...
3
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3answers
7k views

How to access apache behind home router?

I have public IP 89.103.xxx.yyy, then router and home network with 192.168.1.zz My router is set to portforward every 8056 on ip adress 192.168.1.5 (my PC), where apache is running. Apache listen is ...
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2answers
5k views

How to create domain or router-level workgroup (dd-wrt micro)

In Windows, is active directory required for using "Domain" instead of "workgroup"? Do I need to register a domain with a DNS provider like godaddy? What I really want to do is set up my home LAN so ...
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2answers
2k views

Is it possible to provide a wired ethernet connection to external devices with an extra LAN card?

I'm trying to provide a wired ethernet connection (wireless is not an option for this device) to a device (Samsung blu-ray player) without running Cat5 cable all over the home. I have a PC sitting ...
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3answers
2k views

USB MFP print server that works with Windows x64?

Right now, we are using the Longshine LCS-MFP101-2 to connect to our MFP device (printer/scanner combo) over LAN. However, the required driver (RMVUSB, Remote Virtual USB) cannot be installed on 64 ...
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3answers
8k views

Connect work laptop (domain) to home workgroup

Is there an easy way to have my work laptop connect to a home workgroup for file sharing with my other PCs, but then easily switch back to connecting to my work domain when I'm at work? I have the ...
0
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2answers
2k views

Network driver for Fujitsu-Siemens Scaleo J PC

I have just acquired a handed down mini-tower PC claiming to be a Fujitsu-Siemens Scaleo J (on the case). The only text I could find on the motherboard is p4m800-pro-M. I have reached a point ...
5
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4answers
174 views

What version of Windows should I use for a home server?

I've currently got an extra PC at home that I'm using as a file and media server. It's running Windows 7 RC4 right now, but I need to upgrade that before it expires, and I've got access to licenses ...
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3answers
1k views

PC not showing up in home network

My XP PC isn't showing up in my home network anymore but I can still connect to it from a folder I mapped earlier (using "map a network drive"). I can also ping it. I have the same workgroup name so ...
5
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6answers
9k views

Why can't I connect to my router's config page with Windows 7?

I've got a Belkin wireless router, and just bought a new Dell computer with Windows 7 pre-installed. I can connect to the Internet and my home network just fine, but when I try to visit my router's ...
2
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2answers
937 views

What real-world transfer speeds should I expect for backups over my home network?

I want to start backing up my home PCs (mix of XP and Vista) to a spare machine (XP). All have recent SATA 7200rpm drives (no RAID), 100Mbit network cards, except one laptop connected over 802.11g. ...
2
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4answers
6k views

The specified network name is no longer available

I'm trying to transfer files from my windows 7 machine to my self built windows home server (old dell 4550). The WHS is the default install except Whiis add-on is installed. I also installed and ...
2
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3answers
160 views

Some sites work, some don't

I'm having some internet connection problem - some sites (thankfully superuser is included) work perfectly while others (like www.boardgamegeek.com or www.couchsurfing.com) do not work at all. The ...