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Vista PC will not respond to pings on home network

I need some help with file & printer sharing with Windows Vista. Home Network called is named WORKGROUP Router: Belkin N150 Wireless Router 3 PCs: Win Vista Home Premium Desktop 64bit - ...
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How can I get a MByte/s or Mbit/s reading of network activity?

Under the Network tab of Windows Task Manager, I can only see "Network Utilization" and "Link Speed". For example, if the link speed is "100 Mbps" (Mega bit per second) and the network utilization is ...
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how do i share files between windows computers on a local network?

We are trying to set up a home network where all computers can see shared files on all other computers. So far we've got two computers connected via a wireless router/modem, connected via ethernet ...
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Share USB cellular Internet connection on Vista via router wifi

I'm at the inlaws in the country. Their only internet connection is via a USB cellular stick attached to their Windows Vista machine. The machine doesn't have a wifi card, but it does have a network ...
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PCs in the same network can not communicate

I have 2 PCs. 1 Windows 7/64 bit. 1 Windows Vista. Both are connected to the same router accessing the public network. Both can access the Internet. Problem: None of the PCs can ping each other. ...
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home networking - password popup

I appologize for the newbie question, I'm hoping someone here can help. I have a computer (windows Vista) that I've shared specific folders on. I have my new computer (Win 7) that I'm trying to ...
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Why are we having problems printing to our network printer?

(I hope this is the appropriate place to post this question.) At home, I've got 6 Windows machines (a mixture of Windows 7 and Vista) connected in a simple peer-to-peer network. A workgroup, in ...
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Vista Passwordless Printer Sharing

Is it possible to share files over lan with password protection turned on for file sharing but at the same time have the printer not prompt for password? The OS is Vista.
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Limited connectivity on Windows Vista but Internet still works?

I am running Windows Vista Home Premium SP2. I have my PC connected to a Belkin Router via an Ethernet cable. My network icon in the system tray shows an exclamation mark in a yellow triangle. When I ...
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Under Windows is there a way for an admin to copy a limited account password from one machine to another?

I the admin of a home network with "home" version of Windows Vista and Windows 7. A Vista machine downstairs is connected to a printer. Now for other machines to access the printer, I understand that ...
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Network is set to public when two Vista machines are connected together directly with a network cable

I have two PCs both running Vista Home Premium (64-bit). They are each connected to the internet wirelessly. However in order to make file transfers between them go quicker they are also directly ...