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Can I use crossover with a gigabit switch to play games over LAN?

I was wondering if it was possible to use a switch to play games that use a LAN connection with my family. I know that the game I want to play works with a standard Ethernet cable from one Intel NIC ...
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VMware host-only network accessing host local resources

I have a Debian server (LDAP,DNS,DHCP and SAMBA services) in a VMware virtual machine and I would like to reach the host local printer with it. The first interface eth0 is a host-only network with the ...
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Will my internet speed decrease if I connect two routers together?

I have ethernet connection and its connected to a router and then to my computer using the LAN port of the router . Everything is fine but the router is kept on another floor and thus , I cannot use ...
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unable to access certains websites from my windows 8 PC

I am facing a strange problem with my windows 8 pc. I am able to access to some sites like facebook, google, wikipedia but unable to access some other sites like ains.com, youtube.com My PC is a dual ...
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Poor streaming performance on link with good bandwidth

For the longest time I've had an elusive problem with my network. I've changed router, access point and made wireless connections wired in search for a performance thief without getting any closer to ...
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Would these differences in wireless vs. wired internet speeds warrant a new router?

In our home we have a wireless router (802.11g, pretty old) that connects to quite a few devices (~10). I noticed that we weren't getting the internet speeds I expected us to get based on what we were ...
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How can I get my router to give internet access to >1 device

I have an ongoing problem with WiFi on my home network: All devices are able to connect to the network, however only one is able to get internet access at any given time. The one exception to the ...
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Router connected to internet but devices have limited connectivity

My router is showing that it has a solid connection to the internet however when I connect any device, they have limited connection. It happened when I rebooted my router due to a sudden slow ...
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Why does my Internet slow to a crawl unless I reboot my router every few days?

A few weeks ago, I noticed that my Internet connection had slowed down to a crawl. I waited a few days hoping it would go away on its own, but it didn't get better. So I asked this question about how ...
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How may I host a website on my local IP? [closed]

I am trying to design a web page. I want to assign the URL for it of my machine's local ip,i.e., http://192.xxx.x.x. If any may kindly suggest how may I have to do it? I prefer to use Python2.7+, ...
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Why on my laptop net speed shows 65Mbps while my wifi router's mode is set to 150Mbps?

On my wifi router i have set the mode to 150Mbps, but when i connect to this router it shows only 65 Mbps on my laptop. Why it is so? Does that mean my router is not capable to transfer at 150Mbps or ...
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How to restore my default DNS?

I hanged my DNS servers to 8.8.8.8 in order to fix my web browsing (it worked). My coworkers want me to change it back, but i didn't save it! Is there any way to restore my old dns settings? I'm ...
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Share a folder over the internet, UNC-style

Is it possible to set up a server which will basically make a folder in my computer available via a UNC path, like: \\my_ip\Share ...Over the internet? And if so, do the people accessing said path ...
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How can I get my public IP address from the command line, if I am behind a router?

Is there a way for me to get my public (WAN) IP address on the command line? I am behind a router (LAN network), with a dynamic IP address assigned by my ISP. I have seen solutions using an external ...
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Why does restarting a computer solve wifi connectivity issues?

I saw the the question on this site, asking about why restarting a computer can fix things in general, and I figured I might press for additional insight. On occasion I'll be scooting along on the ...
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How to fix a fast, but broken internet connection?

My Internet connection is fast enough, but it's very buggy. for example, this is what you should see: and this is what I see most of the time: Each of my browsers (Chrome, IE, FF), breaks in a ...
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How can wireless speed be higher than router's WAN port?

I was looking at new routers to buy and didn't understand how speed exactly works. This router has 300 mbps wireless, but wan/lan port only supports 100 mbps. So the ethernet cable that comes from my ...
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Cloud computing vs file sharing websites?

When it comes to Cloud Computing, I always get in trouble to understand the difference between Cloud computing file sharing vs. File sharing services offered by 4shared, Rapidshare, etc. Can ...
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In my wired LAN, when i connect ethernet cable to a particular PC Internet goes for all other system

In my college Lab all PCs are connected through wired LAN. When i connect Ethernet cable to to a particular PC (say PC-A) then we do not get internet connection in all other PCs. So every time i have ...
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Firewall and Internet speed?

I have a doubt about my slow internet speed with third party firewall that I am using currently. Is it true that firewall can limit the internet speed ?
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Purposely choose Wifi

I am using Windows 7. I am connected to LAN via cable as well as I have WiFi networks available. I connect to VPN through the cabled LAN over internet to other LAN and so my PC will get a local LAN ...
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Centos server network

I have an old computer running Centos. Im using it to host a TeamSpeak 3 server. The problem is that all internet access is blocked in my house as long as my server is connected to the internet. ...
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Connecting LAN cable to wall socket

I have a few computers I want to connect to internet. All PCs are connected to a network switch. My task is to connect the switch to the internet router. The cable that came from the internet router ...
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Connecting to BT Infinity with cisco PPPoE

So I've been trying to get my cisco router to connect to the internet. I've got the PPPoE working, I think, becuase I enabled debugging and saw that it authenticated correctly, and it also gives my ...
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How to bridge Wi-Fi Reciver and ADSL Modem so that I even can share the net connection with the WiFI device and second router?

I have an ADSL modem which has an active internet connection. Then I have Wi-Fi Receiver/Emitter and another ADSL Modem. A: 1st ADSL Modem with active internet connection B: Wifi Modem[Receiving ...
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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 ...
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My Internet connection randomly disconnects. How do I fix it?

I'm having problems with my Internet connection disconnecting regularly. At times I have a stable Internet for a while, and other times the disconnection occurs at intervals of less than a minute. At ...
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how does the Internet work [closed]

I don't quite understand how the Internet work with the IP address. For example, there is a router in my home. With this router, I get a LAN. Also, I can connect the Internet. My question is: what is ...
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How do I connect multiple devices to an ISP that gives web-based portal for logging in?

I have an ISP (Beam telecom, if it's relevant) that provides only a LAN cable connection. Using this, whichever site you initially open, you are redirected to its portal page where you are required to ...
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Data from two modems for faster browsing?

I'm stuck with DSL Lite (a slow Internet connection). Is it possible to speed up my AT&T 'DSL Lite' connection by augmenting it with some bandwidth from my Cellphone's tethered 'hot-spot' ...
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Can I bridge 3 Internet Connections in Windows 8 [duplicate]

I have 3 DSL connections with three different modems which goes into three different lan cards. Now I have seen in some sites that you can bridge these three connections into one. So using bridge ...
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Send files between two online servers?

Is there a tool which I can user to send files between two remote servers? For example, I have hosting at hostgator and I create a directory there. Then I use that tool to send files from some other ...
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Configure router to receive internet connection from laptop's ethernet port

For some reason, our government ISP filters our ADSL connections greatly when using routers, while if we connect directly our computers to the ADSL modem we get the speed we pay for. So, i am using ...
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There is no sharing tab in connection properties

I'm trying to make Android 4.4.2 device Micromax Unite 2 - A106 to share PC's internet connection. I've a PC at home which has highspeed broadband internet connection. I don't have wireless router ...
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Serial Over IP, windows-linux [closed]

I need to have a serial port "shared" over the Internet (may or may not be using a VPN). At one end is a Windows box, and at the other is a Linux box, which has the serial port The Linux box has no ...
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Hostednetwork no internet?

I am using my windows 8.1 laptop to create a hosted network. It is doing this fine and says that it has 'IPv4 connectivity: internet'. But when I go onto it on my surface pro and ipad it says the ...
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Strange value in DNS shown in ipconfig

If I run ipconfig /all, in the DNS field it is showing numbers such as fec:0:0:0:ffff::1%1, fec:0:0:0:ffff::2%1 and fec:0:0:0:ffff::3%1. nslookup www.google.com shows some kind of DNS error (lookup ...
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want vpn server to access internet of from home to office network

If anybody could help I need to install a vpn server at my network and want to use it set up a client system at office to access the internet. The scenario is I already tried softether and openvpn ...
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Automatic Toggle between open tabs in Internet Explorer

Currently I am using Internet Explorer 10, and I have 4 displays opened. Let it be Tab1, Tab2, Tab3 and Tab4. So I need to Automatically toggle from Tab1 to Tab2 then to Tab3 and so on. We are keeping ...
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Disable internet connection permanently windows 8.1 [closed]

I have used "Ipconfig/release" command to disable internet but it allows to connect to internet after I restart my PC. Is there anyway to disable internet permanently, and a method to restore it ...
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Regarding DNS propagation with different values

This enclosed DNS propagation check is returning odd results. What maybe the reasons?
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How to configure multihomed computer to force internet requests over one of the adapters?

Here is the setup. Laptop is connected via ethernet adapter to a consumer grade wireless router. This router does not have a connection to the internet. It is local only and should stay that way ...
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Netgear Router Throttling Bandwidth

I have a Netgear WNDR3700v4 wireless gigabit router. I've tested my internet connect speed directly through my modem via speedtest.net at just over 120 Mbps. While testing through my router ...
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Issues with two Internet connections, two routers and one network

I recently acquired a secondary Internet connection for my own room while my family shares a primary connection. The primary connection is connected to my network devices such as NAS and printer and ...
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If select “connect even if the network is not broadcasting”, if router is malfunctioning, will that slow down internet?

I rent a cottage on land, we all share internet via same router. (wireless) But often, router blinks off, been long-term problem. Sometimes stays off a couple days. So, I'm wondering whether to check ...
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Why is this MSKB article not viewable on some systems?

Once in a great while, I get a real head-scratcher. The following link: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/945011 does not work as expected on some systems, but does on others. On some systems, it ...
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Two wired computers on the router

My husband and I both have gaming computers hard wired into the same router. His computer is significantly faster than mine in terms of downloading and browsing. My computer is newer than his -- ...
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Does a typical home router support classless IP address?

All typical home routers I know of allow us to set a custom subnet mask, and because of this, I am really curious about whether they support the use of classless addressing scheme, meaning that in the ...
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How can I download a single file with two or more adapters? [duplicate]

I have two modems which connected to separated ADSL line and in other hand, I have a desktop PC and a laptop. I want to download a single file using these two modems so I can use both of them at the ...
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Web browsers stall on initial http request to certain websites, telnet works fine

My internet connection is mostly working. A certain subset of websites, having little to nothing in common, exhibit this behavior: When I try to load http://www.example.com in any web browser, it ...