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How to message any user on your LAN?

I have admin access to all (read most) the machines on my LAN. However, I wanted all users to be able to coordinate with each other. How should I approach this problem? One solution which I can think ...
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0answers
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Network Security Compromised (Need Advice) VPN, VNC, XP

I'm running a small LAN with no WiFi. 2 XP machines, 1 Vista, 2 printers, and a DVR for security cameras. Last week I set up RealVNC (the personal version, with no encryption) so that I could Remote ...
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1answer
139 views

Can we run two Lan cards simultaneously? one for printer and another for internet?

I have one on board NIC and one extension NIC. I connected the on-board card the LAN which grants me Internet access and the extra NIC to a Xerox printer. However I failed to use both ...
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How to send files via lan between two computers

Does anyone know a software which allows you to send files between two computers connected directly via lan cable (machines run WinXp and Win7)? I've already tried to use shared files and folders ...
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107 views

Is there any way to drill down and see what System process is producing network traffic on my LAN?

I've got an XP machine acting as a server and a Windows 7 PC connected via wired LAN. Gigabit Ethernet b/t them. Occassionally, usually after a long day, the connection to the server gets very slow. ...
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0answers
55 views

Incoming connections blocked on PC host after VMware installation and uninstallation. How to resolve this?

I have installed VMware-workstation-full-8.0.3-703057. After installation I configured it to use bridged networking in VMware network editor. Everything was fine. Network was working in original ond ...
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1answer
89 views

Windows XP LAN Connectivity

I have 3 desktops all running Windows XP SP 3 connected to a ADSL Modem-Router. On 2 systems I have assigned static IP addresses and am not facing problems with Internet connection or LAN sharing. On ...
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1answer
151 views

Windows XP change the order of IP address in a NIC having multiple ip address

I've a NIC with two IP address. Now how can I change the order of the IP address so that I can bring any one to the top and have precedence over the other IP addresses. I know I can change that from ...
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Simple Network Connection issue

Using Windows XP, all Notebooks (HP6910p) are connected to switch through cables. Cables are okay/tested and working perfectly. All of computers are automatically being assigned an IP on network ...
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302 views

How to get the values of Sent and Received LAN data?

Is there any command that shows me the amount of data sent and received, same as Sent and Received data for my LAN connection (picture bellow)? I need to pipe this info into a file for further use. ...
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Setting up the subnet mask for two separate connections on XP?

I'm on Windows XP SP3 and basically my topology consists of 3 computers (see drawing for more detail), a wireless connection to the Internet and a wired connection to a router. My main computer (A) is ...
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1answer
300 views

How can I get IP Name Resolution working between XP boxes on LAN?

Before I added an Ooma phone to my home network, I could get to other machines on my network by typing "\dadscomputer\dadsfolder", for instance, if that folder was shared. Now, if I want to do the ...
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Accessing Workgroup Shared Folder from Domain

I have a domain and a workgroup. My users are supposed to upload files on regular basis to several shared folders on the workgroup. I have difficulty accessing the workgroup shared folders without ...
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3answers
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Two network adapters in one WindowsXP PC, how to make them work?

I have a need to set up network so I can use two ethernet cards inside one Windows (Windows XP SP2) based PC, one for internet connection, second, for internal LAN. How should I configure each NIC, ...
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1answer
5k views

Redirect audio from laptop to desktop over LAN

I want to be able to play a song on my laptop and have it sound through my desktop's (infinitely better) speakers. If you're familiar with Input Director: I want something that is to audio what Input ...
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1answer
102 views

No LAN and SMB access, and Explorer not responsive, when using a second connection

I apologize if this is a duplicate question, I know that there are several questions about multiple connection (LAN + LAN and LAN + dialup) but I haven't been able to find one that fits my scenario. ...
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Instant messaging in LAN between PC (Windows XP) and Mac (OS X 10.6)?

I wonder how I could send short information (like a URL or a small text) between a PC with Windows XP and a Mac with OS X 10.6, which are both in our LAN at home. Up to now I sent in such a case an ...
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5answers
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Remote Desktop: can't connect to remote computer

I am trying to RDP to another computer on a LAN and sometimes get the folllowing error: This computer can't connect to the remote computer. Try connecting again. If the problem continues, contact the ...
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1answer
672 views

Local area network connection is not visible

I have a Lenovo t42 with with Windows XP SP3. The "Local area network connection" is not visible in Network Connections. The Ethernet controller and adapter driver is properly install (no yellow ...
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1answer
302 views

Uploading from wired connection to router is slow

I have a really big problem with upload speed on my desktop. I have an ADSL connection in my flat, and I have added wireless router to make easier access for my laptop. My desktop computer was ...
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1answer
327 views

Can see 100mbps in the lan even though i have cat6 cables and gigabit switch

I have a lan setup where i used cat 6 cable and a gigabit switch .. also the systems all have gigabit ports but lan connection speed only shows as 100mbps .. all the systems are running windows xp .. ...
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1answer
138 views

Problem in Internet Access using Static Ip connection

My computer (running WINDOWS XP) is on the network and can access the internet. It's IP address is set automatically (LAN -> Internet Protocol -> Properties -> Obtain an IP address Automatically). ...
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194 views

Tunneling an external PC into the local network by using only the router

I'm using a Netgear WGT624 Router for my firm's intranet. At home I'm using a router called NSW-R2 by Gembird.. What I want to do is connecting my PC at home (Windows XP) to my firm's intranet so I ...
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0answers
370 views

windows xp error, restarts on enabling LAN connection

Sometimes when I enable my LAN connection then the System restarts with a blue screen showing "A problem has occurred" and processes something. Then, Windows restarts properly, but a message ...
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3answers
315 views

Connecting Windows XP computer to Windows 7 computer

Me and my friend are trying to connect 3 computers together: 2 using XP and one Windows 7. We have successfully connected the XP computer that is connected to the router directly with cable and the ...
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1answer
961 views

Windows 7 and XP LAN oddity

I have three computers: Windows XP Desktop Windows 7 Desktop Windows XP Laptop And have set up a LAN between them. Sharing files works fine, except the Windows XP Laptop cannot access the Windows ...
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4answers
2k views

Is there any Open Souce Office Chat Messenger?

I am looking for an open source instant chat messenger for Office purposes.
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2answers
719 views

LAN cable not connected, but it is

I have a Windows XP SP2 desktop PC. It connects to the internet with a LAN cable (there's a wireless router for my laptop in between). The problem should be software because: when i tried connecting ...
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2answers
3k views

How to communicate between two PCs on the same LAN?

Another user and I are on the same LAN and often wish to send each other URLs or several photos, or such. Is there a program or a feature that would allow us to communicate simply? like a local ...
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1answer
2k views

Commands or tools to send messages from Ubuntu to Windows XP

Are there any commands or tools for sending messages from Ubuntu to Windows XP that don't require me to install any client software on the Windows PC? I'm looking for something like net send in ...
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2answers
444 views

Authenticate XP

Got myself in a bit of a pickle at the moment: I was toying around with hardware and removed most of the addons in my system, then replaced them. XP decided it was no longer authenticated and asked ...
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1answer
1k views

How to implement a LAN between two systems, without a modem?

I have two systems, and I want to transfer data from one system to another while doing my project. I do not have an internet connection, and I do not have a modem. Is there any possibility of ...
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2answers
44 views

Windows startup internet problem

I am on shared LAN internet coming from some other admin computer. Most of the time when i start the computer i see the two monitors icon signaling that lan is connected. However sometimes when i ...
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1answer
84 views

Shared Internet On LAN

I am on LAN and internet connection is slow because of multiple users. My connection is also coming from someone else. Can I control/get more speed than others? Is any software out there to do this?
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1answer
2k views

Can I use wired ethernet and wireless Wifi simultaneously? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Use Wireless and Wired connections at the same time My laptop has a LAN socket and Wifi radio. When I insert a cable to connect to another computer for data transfer and ...
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2answers
3k views

Remote Install Mac OS X from Windows not on LAN?

I want to install applications from my Mac OS X install disc, or be able to archive-install from it, but it's back at my house outside my current LAN. Is there a way I can remotely access my OS X ...
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378 views

Peer to Peer solution for LAN over Internet

I need to emulate a LAN between some machines over the internet to play some LAN only games. I remember that there was software that could do this, but don't remember what it was called. Anyone heard ...
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3answers
300 views

Setting up a LAN connection in Windows

I'm looking to set up a LAN connection under Windows XP. What are the steps or instructions I should follow to make this work?
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2answers
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How to install Ethernet LAN in windows Xp?

I am having windows xp System.I want to install LAN to access the internet connection.I have got the broadband connection.Is there any driver to be installed for using LAN.If so Please tell me the ...
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2answers
2k views

XP file server - grant access to specific LAN users

I have a XP PRO (SP3) machine that acts as a file server on our network. Currently there are several shared folders that everyone has access to, however I need to create a new share that only certain ...
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3answers
89 views

How to connect a xp laptop with a vista laptop wirelessly?

How can I connect a xp laptop with a vista laptop wirelessly.
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3answers
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How to unjoin Windows workstation from Active Directory safely?

I have a Windows XP (SP2) laptop, which was originally used with an Active Directory network. Now the laptop has been moved away from the corporate environemnt and is used as a standalone ...
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5answers
3k views

How to set up my laptop as some sort of access point between two LANs

I have a laptop and a workstation at my office: Laptop(WinXp) connected to Office LAN via wireless and project LAN via cable Workstation(Vista) connected to project LAN via cable Servers and ...