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Error when trying to access Shared files from iMac via smb

I used to access all my Windows XP shared files on my Mac using Finder --> Window --> Connect to server. Now all of a sudden, an error crops up when I try to connect. I get this error: There was a ...
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Accessing the physical IP address of a computer on my network that is no longer available

I'm trying to find out how to access the IP address + MAC code of a computer (macbook pro) that I once had on my network at home. Does terminal store the 'connected' or 'linked' computer ID or IP of ...
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MAC-IP reservation is not working

I'm trying to assign my laptop the same IP address every time it connects to my home LAN (192.168.1.52). I log in to my router (Netgear), go to LAN Settings and Add a new IP reservation. I enter my ...
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Router address and IP keep changing

my router was originally 192.168.1.1, but recently the DHCP is assigning it to 24.230.166.1. When I enter in a manual IP and router number, I can type in 192.168.1.1 into safari and access my router ...
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Find an old static IP address on a mac backup?

I have an old backup of a mac via time machine, and I was wondering if there is some sort of accessible file that would have the static IP of the old computer it was backed up from. If you are ...
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Dynamic to static internal IP address (Snow Leopard server)

I purchased a new Mac mini server, since my old iMac, which was a server pretty much died. My problem is this. How do I change my internal IP address for my mac mini server to a static address, like ...
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Mac change ip address from terminal

I want to change my ip address from terminal in mac. So i used the following commands. ifconfig en1 192.168.110.1/16 route add default 192.168.110.1 if i change the ip here. It is getting reflected ...
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Why does MacOSX try to resolve zero padded IP addresses as host names?

This one caused a friend some headache when setting up a switched internet connection which had zero padded IP addresses in the configuration paper like so: 192.168.019.254 No matter how he tried to ...
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How to know the IP address of a Mac when it is in network

My Mac mini is connected in a network ( LAN ). As every one knows, each system in a network - has a unique ip address. My Mac mini's IP address is: 192.168.32.164. My Mac is connected to the network ...