A computer network in a domestic setting is called a home network. It usually smaller than an office network, just connecting two or three computers and a modem/router.

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Connect two routers so that the main router has control over the other

I have already found an answer how to connect two routers here. With the "same network" setup each device that tries to connect to the second router gets an IP address from the first. This is fine. ...
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Very slow LAN connection because of the distance from the router

I have a 2Mbps Internet connection at home. I also have two desktop computers. One desktop computers is located in my room and the other is in the living room together with the router. The distance ...
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Access Home Network Server via External Address (DSL vs Cable)

For the last few months, I've been using a server on my home network for basic backups and hosting some small websites. Up until this past week, I've been using Comcast (cable) as an ISP and now that ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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Packet loss due to configuration issues or faulty equipment?

After switching ISP's, I've started experiencing packet losses which is unfortunately affecting my daily browsing and work activities. A typical ping session to google looks like: (as you can see, a ...
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Unable to access static IP of wired device connected to wireless network

I have a proprietary device with a static IP. I have connected this device to my wireless router through an ethernet cable. When I connect my laptop to the router via ethernet, I am able to access ...
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Sharing internet connection on multiple networks Windows Server 2008

I have a server running Windows 2008 R2 x64 with a total of three network cards: one on-board, one PCI, and one Wireless USB dongle (D-link DWA-140). The on-board card is connected to the internet, ...
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Setting another computer on the network as a web server

I've just setup my home network with a single laptop setup as a server (Ubuntu Server 12.04) which I can connect and share files via ssh with from my client laptop (Ubuntu Desktop 12.04). My server ...
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How to make a hardisk from a portable hardisk?

I have a acer 500 gb portable harddisk and want to convert it in to a network hard disk. so that i dont have to carry it along and also not to keep my computer power on for whole day. I have iball ...
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Extending home network using multiple access point originating from another access point

I have a home network with the current setup (RJ45 running from main router to access point) : +-------------+ +--------------+ | 192.168.2.1 | |192.168.2.2 | ...
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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 ...
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Hosting a home website, unable to see from outside home network

I have Windows server 2k3 installed on the web server. I have it configured to listen to traffic on port 80. I am running a simple website using the XAMPP stack. Again, have this configured to listen ...
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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 ...
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412 Precodition Failed error only occurs on certain networks

One of my favorite websites: http://jessiejofficial.com (yes, I'm a Jessie J Fan :')) has recently started displaying the error message "412 Precondition Failed" whenever I visit it from my home ...
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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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Will a slow upload rate have a negative impact on VPN usage?

Will my slow upload speed (1MBit cap on my fiber line) significantly reduce the performance of my connection over a VPN? I'm in mainland China and am considering getting a VPS server in Hong Kong ...
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Any consumer routers with Outgoing VPN support?

When I'm working at home, I need to be able to connect to three different outgoing VPNs, two of which happen to use the same internal IP addressing schemes (192.168.0.*). I also need a static address ...
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Port forwarding my router

I am trying run a web server on my static IP address but when I open my IP address its opening my DSL router how can I assign that IP to my computer any ideas?
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Configure BL-C111A IP Camera

I am an ATT DSL customer. I want the camera to send an email when motion detection is triggered. Can anyone tell me how he managed to do that using: GMail (I cannot because I don't think it ...
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port listening and home router security

I have a Dishtv receiver with sling adapter. The receiver is connected to my router. The router is a netgear DD-WRT flashed router. I was told be a dishtv rep that the router use port 80, 443 and ...
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local network and different subnets

Is there a way that my local machines that has address like 192.168.0.1 can talk to my local machines that has address like 10.0.0.1. All machines are in my local network?
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Why am I unable to detect my Snap Server 18000?

I have a home server setup made up of old secondhand computers, 2 servers running Windows Server 2003, 1 workstation running Windows 7, a 16 port switch and an ADSL Ethernet modem. All these connect ...
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How to use 2 D-link wireless N 300 Routers in the same Network

We have a to apartment house with the main internet in apartment A" with the main D-link router and i am in apartment "B" about 100m from the main apartment. I have use a long network cable to bring ...
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How to use two wireless modems/routers together?

I have two wireless modems/routers and one line. I want to use both at the same time to increase coverage. I know that it's not possible to run two modems at once from one line. Is it possible to use ...