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Windows 7: share a folder with another computer in the family

I want to share a folder on my desktop to another of my laptop, which connects to the same network router in the family. The laptop connects to the router via wireless, while the desktop uses ...
0
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0answers
23 views

Trying to determine why Chrome (Win 7 64) with many tabs open is spinning. Is there a browser/OS/ISP test for multiple connection throughput?

I am running Chrome on Win 7 64 on a 3 year old machine. Often when "many" tabs are open (more than 5, less than 20), Chrome will spin. Seemingly doing nothing. Pages appearing to wait for more ...
0
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1answer
31 views

Sharing a folder as hidden in Windows 7

I have a Windows 7 Homegroup with 4 computers. I share files among all of these. However, I want to have a folder on computer #1 that can only be seen and accessed by computer #2 and not by computers ...
1
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1answer
125 views

How to setup a new homegroup in Win 7 when there is another homegroup setup on the network

I live in an appartment with three people and one of these people has setup a homegroup without my knowledge. He has left on a long holiday and won't be back for some time. I need to create a group ...
2
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0answers
207 views

Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) hangs

I am sharing my Wifi internet by creating a virtual network through the following commands netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=MyWifi key=XXXXXXX netsh wlan start hostednetwork It works ...
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1answer
142 views

How to set-up my laptop to use wired connection when WiFi is avalable as well [duplicate]

I would like to set-up my laptop's networking to use exclusively LAN (Ethernet) connection when both LAN andWiFi are available? (In my case wired and wireless connections come from the same router.) ...
1
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0answers
28 views

Why are my network connections great on Ubuntu but awful on Windows 7/8.1?

Several months ago, my girlfriend started having connectivity problems on her Windows 7 Dell laptop. Her connection to the network would drop entirely every ten/fifteen minutes or so, and she'd have ...
0
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1answer
25 views

Windows7 folder sharing in a LAN enviroment

In my local wireless network, all the computers run Windows 7 Pro. My network address is 192.168.2.1 All the computers get dynamic ip (e.g 192.168.1.3,4,5 ..) from the router (can be connected via LAN ...
0
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0answers
19 views

Network shares not displaying under Network on remote computer

Without using Home Groups, how can I have a share be available as read only, without the need to specify a password? So far, I need to specify a username and password for a folder that is read only. ...
3
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2answers
143 views

Computer causes problems in wireless home network

I have a network of three Windows 7 computers, all with internet access, and all running wirelessly using a Netgear router and USB adapters. If the "bad" computer (and only the bad computer) is ...
0
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0answers
2k views

PC connected to internet via usb wifi adapter, how to share that connection using wifi router?

I have a main computer that connects to the internet via a wifi usb adapter (Alfa AWUS036H) + a big outdoor antenna. I connect to an AP that is at my brother's house about 150mts from the antenna. ...
0
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0answers
30 views

win7 internet only works on 1 pc if other is turned on

Me and my room mate are sharing internet with a TP-link WR-1043-ND. Whenever my computer is turned off, or my network adapter is disabled, my room mate has generally slow internet, and 3000+ ping to ...
1
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1answer
86 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 ...
1
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1answer
73 views

Setting up home media network and syncing with various devices

I am a bit inexperienced with this and all the guides I've been reading online seem to have confused/mixed terminology. I have a projector connected to Wd tv play which is just a tv gadget that ...
0
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1answer
59 views

<10 users (windows 7 and Vista machines)--need basic network

A small office. Current environment: A few aging notebooks, one of which is connected to a printer by a USB cable. No sharing of anything, but everyone is able to do web stuff via one central ...
0
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0answers
91 views

How do I setup Windows based Pano Logic Zero Clients at home?

I have 3 Pano Logic Zero Clients and would like to use them in my home network. The zero-clients will be used for checking emails, web browsing, and doing homework. They are not intended for playing ...
0
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2answers
639 views

Computer connects directly through modem but won't through router

I've get some problems that kept me from accessing internet on my computer for some time. So i spent the last 6 months using wireless connection on my laptop. Yesterday, I bought a 20 meters ethernet ...
0
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1answer
113 views

Windows 7 strange networking issue

I got 2 laptops with Windows 7. They are located at the same wifi network which consists of only 2 PC's. Workgroups are same, PC names are different. Both of them using Kaspersky Internet Security ...
0
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2answers
73 views

Sychronize two folders in two different laptops [duplicate]

I have a laptop and a small netbook and I write projects on both, I do a lot of copying and pasting and it is pretty tiring. One runs a Windows 7 Home Premium x64 and the other Windows 7 Home Basic ...
1
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2answers
2k views

“Network path not found” when trying to access network PC

I have 2 computers: Windows 7 desktop and Windows 8 laptop in a home wi-fi network. They are both configured to use passworded shared file access, not homegroup-based access. Desktop PC can access ...
0
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2answers
420 views

Setting up a network drive on a home network

I've setup a home network using Netgear N300 wireless router (using Windows 7). I'm trying to get one of my hard drives to be available on the network, so I went to the "sharing" tab of the HD's ...
0
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1answer
2k views

Can access computers on local network by IP address, but not by computer name

On my local network, I can type the IP address of a computer like so: \\xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx and access the shared files/printers of that computer. But when I try by computer name, it does not let me. ...
1
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0answers
138 views

Setting up a network share folder on Windows 7

I'm trying to set up a network share folder for Windows 7 so we can use Quick books Enterprise 7.0 in multi user mode. I've tried everything that Quickbooks has said to do and everything in Windows 7, ...
5
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2answers
137 views

Flaky connection on gigabit LAN, win7

I have recently noticed that on websites that require multiple small requests, such as google maps, I have a tons of timeout issues. Similarly, browsing is not as smooth as it is with other devices ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

File and Printer Sharing will not stay on after enabling

I'm having the same problem I've seen many people post on here and elsewhere on the web, sometimes resulting in dead-ends or very obvious answers. Mine is one of those dead ends - every time I try ...
2
votes
2answers
213 views

Ping spikes in Windows 7

This is what my average latency looks like. Request timed out. Reply from 74.125.224.198: bytes=32 time=470ms TTL=53 Reply from 74.125.224.198: bytes=32 time=31ms TTL=53 Reply from 74.125.224.198: ...
0
votes
1answer
338 views

Random DNS errors only when one computer is using one network

I have an issue with my laptop's internet connection. We've got a home network with about 5 computers and ipods, ipads, etc. Among all of these devices, my laptop (Windows 7) seems to be the only one ...
1
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2answers
446 views

How to extend existing home network via Ethernet with an Encore ENHWI-2AN3?

My goal is to extend internet and a home network into an Encore ENHWI-2AN3. Wifi does not reach so it is done over ethernet cable. Just plugging the device in, it will have internet, but doesn't ...
0
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2answers
457 views

How to Assign a Static Internal IP Address in Windows 7?

I want to open a port for my PC, so I assigned a static IP for it. When I try ipconfig cmd line I get the IP address I assigned, but when I check DHCP clients list in my router, I find a different ...
0
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0answers
73 views

Couldn't connect properly to the internet using wireless

I'm running a netbook intel atom 1.6Ghz windows 7 1 GB Ram. I had this issue going online after formating. I've installed the drivers and all but I still manage don't know why i couldn't solve this ...
2
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2answers
964 views

Not all computer are on same home network that uses router and AP

I'm using a router and an AP on my home network. If i connect to my AP then the router gives the computer an IP through DHCP. The problem is that computers that connect to the router are not visible ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

Can't see computers in workgroup, but pinging works

I have a problem with configuration my home network. I using Windows 7, Windows XP and Dlink DIR-300 for create home network. I ping all of my computer and ping works, but I don't see computer in ...
8
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5answers
9k views

Unable to ping local machines by name in Windows 7

I'm having a strange (and persistent!) problem with pinging local machines on my network by name. I believe my machine (Windows 7 64-bit) is the only one having this issue. This is over a wireless ...
1
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1answer
2k views

Incorrect or Non Existent DNS server on laptop (Windows 7)

I've been trying to fix this issue for a few hours now, and have ran through a large number of troubleshooting lists. Yesterday my laptop connected to my home network just fine, today it connects, ...
1
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1answer
411 views

Why does it take a long time to connect to my local site?

I have Windows 7 and a local website on Apache / PHP. I have the most recent versions installed. I have some PCs connected into a local network by the router, which assigns local IP addresses like ...
0
votes
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 ...
1
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3answers
394 views

Problems with sharing between Windows 7 and Windows XP

I'm trying to share files between a PC with Windows XP and a laptop with Windows 7. I've been trying to do this for years, which may have resulted in a bit of a mess, but I wouldn't know because I ...
2
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0answers
562 views

SSH connection timed out Win 7 Cygwin

Trying to establish ssh connection to my own computer. Running cygwin on Windows 7. Have openssh installed using this guide: ...
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2answers
167 views

Map Windows XP drive/folder onto Windows 7 machine

How to map a directory of a Windows XP machine onto a Windows 7 machine ? So far I've been through several tutorials all suggesting the same: Add a local user onto the XP machine with administrative ...
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0answers
1k views

Crossover LAN connection between Ubuntu And Windows 7 is not working

my question is closely related to: How do I connect Ubuntu 10.04 and Windows 7 with an Ethernet cable? What I am after is: Windows 7-------wireless-----\ Wifi ...
0
votes
1answer
164 views

The easiest way to connect 2 PC into one local network?

What is the best way to share data between two PC inside 192.169.1.x ? (for example, to use printer or to share files). Are there specific settings in router admin pane? These two PCs have classic ...
1
vote
1answer
534 views

Homegroup libraries visible but can't be opened

I have 2 Windows 7 PCs in a home network. When I create a homegroup, the libraries I share are visible on the opposing machine but when I doubleclick them nothing happens - no error message, nothing ...
1
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1answer
712 views

Windows 7 local area connection switches to disable after reboot

I need help to keep my PC (Windows 7) connected to the net. I've found out how to get back on the Net by changing my local area connection from disable to enable. But the connection switches back to ...
2
votes
1answer
401 views

Can not mount NAS Server on Windows 7 Machine

I have two NAS Servers in a network. Also I have two Windows 7 machines and one Windows XP machine. One of those Windows 7 machines is not able to mount the NAS servers! I can ping both servers ...
2
votes
2answers
260 views

Win7 Mounting network drives depending on network

Is there a way of mounting certain drives with NET USE only when you're connected to certain networks? I use this particular laptop at home and at work. When I am at home and connect to the network ...
1
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1answer
251 views

How do I switch between routers when connected via Ethernet?

I currently have a Windows 7 machine and a Ubuntu 11.10 media server connected via Ethernet to a router. This router (Router 1) is connected to a Singapore ISP which prevents me from accessing ...
1
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1answer
699 views

How to network Ubuntu and Windows 7 through a switch?

I have a PC running on Windows 7 and another one running Ubuntu 12.04. I know I can directly connect both of them using a crossover cable, however I occasionally do have a laptop to connect as well, ...
0
votes
2answers
979 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 ...
1
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2answers
1k views

Cannot set up Windows 7 HomeGroup - “An error occurred”

Naive as I was, I convinced my grandparents to replace their XP machines with new Windows 7 computers, since HomeGroups would relief all of their sharing pains. Was I wrong... Ever since I've been ...
0
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2answers
306 views

Turning on my computer brings the internet speed down and eats up huge bandwidth

In my office network I have observed that turning on my laptop brings the internet speed over the network down by a huge amount. The moment my laptop is turned off (or is brought out of the network) ...