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How to disable internet access for another PC

I want to disable the internet for my little brother after 6:30 PM to improve his grade. I found that I can schedule a task and run this script: netsh interface set interface "Ethernet" ...
0
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3answers
52 views

Ethernet is fast but wi-fi is slow?

I have noticed that when using wi-fi my internet slows down a good amount. When I plug an ethernet cable into my router, my download speed is about 25 mbps and upload is 26 mbps. However, when I ...
0
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0answers
27 views

Sharing of Adsl internet through a ethernet modem to a wireless routher

I've been struggling a few months now , our uncapped internet runs to a modem into a hub , via ethernet we share the internet with our flat 20metres away. We now use a wireless routher as a hub in the ...
3
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1answer
143 views

Ethernet connection shows unidentified network with no internet access

For years I've used a physical Ethernet connection for my internet access, then a few days ago it went down and said it was an unidentified network with no internet access. I dug out a wifi card and ...
0
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0answers
33 views

Skydog is slowing my internet speed

I have two systems running my internet at home: Skydog and BOB (iinet). When I use Skydog (either by Ethernet or wifi) my load speed slows dramatically. However my Dad’s computer runs perfectly both ...
0
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1answer
28 views

Connect to the internet via routing through another PC?

Build Windows 2008 R2 Server. Two (2) Ethernet ports: One Ethernet port, statically assigned to 192.168.2.4, is connected to an internal subnet (192.168.2.x), which I'm using for a local test ...
0
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0answers
99 views

Why my internet speed is very inconsistent/slow with switch

I recently bought a switch http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833156250 so I could get more ethernet ports in my room. All I had to do was plug in an ethernet cable from my router ...
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24 views

Ethernet connection not detected

my Ethernet connection somehow stopped being detected by Windows and Ubuntu on my laptop(Dell Inspiron M5010) all of a sudden after just another reboot. The local area connection is not showing up in ...
0
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1answer
423 views

Connect to internet with wifi, while wired to a different LAN through ethernet

So I have a small router I'm connected to through an ethernet cable, and I'm having multiple devices connecting to that router through wifi, so they can view my computer screen. Screen sharing on ...
1
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3answers
78 views

How to bind a PC's ethernet port to a particular router?

I wish to limit my office PCs to within the local LAN I set up. So, I've set the router to restrict internet access from these PCs. Basically, the idea is to prevent users from uploading confidential ...
0
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1answer
42 views

The difference between metro ethernet vs fiber internet?

I am confusing these two things each other. Okay, fiber is a type of media used to conduct light signals rather than electric signals conducted across copper cables and thus offering high speed ...
0
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0answers
49 views

Airport network design - how to wire multiple airport boxes

I have a medium size installation in a big old house (brick exterior, and wood/plaster interior). There is a Comcast UBEE Docsis 3 modem with a short connection to TimeCapsule (router). From there ...
2
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0answers
1k views

Windows 7 won't detect ethernet cable

A month or two ago, I bought an ethernet cable to replace my existing wireless connection on my computer, as I frequently live stream and wireless connection is too unstable to do that. I should also ...
0
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0answers
62 views

sharing internet from one windows 7 computer through ethernet to other computers

I have a usb modem that i use with my computer to access internet. Now I want to share the internet to other computers using ethernet cable. I'm using a switch to direct ethernet cables to other ...
0
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2answers
392 views

Enable Internet (Wi-Fi) and Intranet (Ethernet) to work at the same time

EDIT: OS is Windows 7. I have seen a couple of threads about this, but I am so limited in my networking knowledge that I have been unable to get those solutions to work for me. I am trying to ...
0
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2answers
5k views

Wired Connection Suddenly stopped working on ubuntu 12.04 after update

Here is the thing! am on day 5 of no wired internet connection. I have spent the last 4 days searching through every forum and Q&A sites, until i finally decided to post this, so I have done my ...
2
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1answer
1k views

After upgrading to OS Mavericks on iMac it stopped recognizing my ethernet cable

After I finished upgrading my Lion OS to Mavericks OS, it stopped recognizing my Ethernet cable, therefore I can't connect via Ethernet to the Internet but only via Wifi. On the Networks preferences ...
1
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1answer
136 views

WiFi in, ethernet out?

I have a small network of devices connected to a router, some through Ethernet, some through WiFi. I would like to provide internet access to this network via a nearby campus wide private WiFi 802.1X ...
1
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3answers
4k views

How to setup wifi as default internet conenction and ethernet as private network

My setup is like this: I have two routers (R1 and R2) at home. R1 is used as private ethernet network that connects all my personal devices such as printer, external HDD etc. It's not connected to ...
0
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1answer
211 views

Running both internet- and TV-signals on coaxial?

I have a 1) Zyxel P-2812HNU-Fx for a) home network+internet and b) landline and a 2) satellite/FTA reciever for TV. There's already a decent coaxial network going from the utility room and to all ...
0
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1answer
85 views

Cannot connect to ethernet internet

I cannot connect to the internet via ethernet cable, but I can connect via wifi. Also, my computer does not switch to ethernet. I can still see the wifi. How do I find the source of the problem and ...
0
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2answers
2k views

Direct connect device to ethernet port on pc, and give it internet access through my wireless

Ok, bear with me this is going to be a long explanation. I have my PC(Ethernet) and a PS2(Ethernet) connected a router(B). My PC is also connected to my homes wireless(A) connection for the internet. ...
0
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0answers
881 views

Cannot connect to internet in Backtrack 5 R3

I am running a full installation of Backtrack 5 R3 on my computer (no VM) and have a working ethernet connection to the local network. I am able to access the intranet sites, but cannot access the ...
1
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1answer
354 views

Setting up DNS on mobile broadband and/or setting a system wide DNS address?

I am using a Huawei E3131b 3G dongle to connect to internet. I'm having troubles setting up DNS servers that persist across reboots. Manually specified DNS servers are not used at all if I use the ...
1
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1answer
4k views

Generic Ethernet drivers for WINDOWS

Background: I have a custom built box that I like to setup with multi-boot using GRUB2 and having Windows 7 x64, latest Linux Mint x64, and couple other Linux/Unix distros. I've had this setup ...
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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?
0
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1answer
607 views

MOBO has 2 Ethernet ports. I want to use one for Internet and one for LAN only. Possible?

My computer (Windows 7) has two Ethernet ports (ASUS Maximus IV Extreme MOBO), both are Gigabit, and I have one port connected to the Ethernet port in the wall that leads to the central ...
4
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2answers
262 views

Two sources of internet

In the house the internet comes in via my phone which rebroadcasts the wifi and through my wife's mifi. I have two devices a TV and a NAS which both have ethernet connections to access a wired network ...
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1answer
458 views

way to switch between two internet connections [closed]

Say you have two separate internet connections, with two separate ethernet cables. How can you switch between them automatically at time intervals, in windows 7?
0
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2answers
6k views

Can I split one ethernet line coming out of my wall into multiple separate lines?

Hi all and thanks in advance. I'll start with some background. I live in an apartment which provides internet service included in the rent. They use company called pavlov for the internet ...
1
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2answers
3k views

Connect Wireless router to Ethernet router?

I have two router, wireless and ethernet router. Wireless router is TP-Link WA501G and ethernet router is PTI-8411 Annex A. Can I connect LAN cable from Wireless router to any of LAN ports ...
0
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1answer
915 views

Joining Existing WRT120N Wireless Network with Belkin N450

I have an existing wireless network provided by a Linksys WRT120N router. We have a media device that requires ethernet, and was previously plugged into one of the LAN ports on the router. We're ...
2
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2answers
2k views

Why does the Internet WI-FI connection of my laptop disconnect when I connect the ethernet cable to the LAN?

Why does the Internet WI-FI connection of my laptop disconnect when I connect the ethernet cable to the LAN? These are two separate networks, the LAN is without Internet, I just use it to connect the ...
0
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1answer
162 views

Troubleshooting my internet connection

While I was out of the house, my father rearranged the network cables a bit. I don't know what he has done exactly - He says nothing more then pulling and untangling. When I came back home, my ...
0
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2answers
1k 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 ...
0
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0answers
280 views

Internet goes on and off in windows 7, glitch?

Recently I had installed a new PCI ethernet adapter since the motherboard ethernet was broken. Everything worked fine and I did not install any drivers for it since Windows 7 normally detects it. ...
1
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2answers
952 views

How can I automate a root command after (not during) startup?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, but I need to run the following command: sudo dhclient after startup to acquire a stable ethernet connection. I am running dhclient during startup already, through the ...
0
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1answer
573 views

Internet coax cable split before the modem

I'm moving in a new flat and I was told by the owner that the internet is ready. However when I checked it out there was only a coax connector waiting for me. I was expecting an CAT5 (UTP) outlet. I ...
0
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1answer
364 views

Two applications use two Different connections to download simultaneously?

Since I have a download cap in one connection [LAN] but faster speed compared to my [3g] connection which has no cap, I want to use [LAN] for browsing and [3g] for downloads/torrents. But as I've ...
1
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3answers
134 views

How is it possible to detect whether or not a device is “routing”?

The building I'm in provides ethernet ports through the walls in each room, but it is stated in their policy that they "do not allow wireless routers." They have been known to deactivate certain ...
16
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6answers
2k views

Will the ethernet pull bandwidth if unplugged?

I'm fairly certain that this isn't a problem, but like a phone charger it will still pull electricity even though you aren't charging anything if you leave it plugged into the wall. Though minimal it ...
4
votes
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 ...
1
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2answers
977 views

Why is my router losing Internet connection when I connect my computer?

When I connect my computer to the router (cable or wireless) the connection to the Internet is lost, and all other computers which are connected to the router don't have Internet. When I try to ping ...
3
votes
2answers
214 views

What decides the “priority” of downloads running through an ethernet switch?

we have one broadband internet connection, which through a very basic switch is divided through I think four machines. I've noticed that when me and my brother start downloads, his consistently ...
1
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3answers
1k views

Ethernet minimum frame size

I heard that the minimum frame size of an Ethernet packet is determined by how long it takes for a collision to occur. It has to be large enough so that if a collision occurs it will be detected ...
10
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4answers
20k views

How to take advantage of two Internet connections (WiFi / Wired)?

I have two separate internet connections, one through WiFi and other Wired. However, generally I have observed that Windows try to use only one ( mostly faster one/ Or Wired by preference - I am not ...
0
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2answers
394 views

Can the Internet use electric wires to transfer bits?

I think it would be easier if the information can be sent from a power socket. So the computer will have 2 cables connected to a socket: the energy supply and the internet. 1-----2-----3 AC socket ...
1
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3answers
1k views

Why can my PC not use onboard Ethernet unless I install a second (yet disabled) LAN card?

I cannot connect to the Internet using the onboard Ethernet, unless I plug in an additional PCI LAN card. The onboard Ethernet controller connects to the Internet fine with this extra LAN card plugged ...
2
votes
2answers
460 views

Not being assigned an IP address

I'm having a hard time trying to get a XP laptop online. Whether I use either wifi or ethernet I get the same result. It tries to get an ip but times out and just stays connected with limited ...
1
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4answers
690 views

How to use the same internet connection over two machines with different MAC addresses?

My service provider does some binding to my Ethernet MAC address. So, I am not able to use the connection on a second machine that I need to use (I need to use both the machines, though not at the ...