LAN, short for Local Area Network, is a network that connects multiple devices in a limited geographical area, such as a room, an apartment or a building. Currently, most LANs are based on Wi-Fi, linked together with means of a central wireless router or Ethernet transmission, where computers are ...

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“The proxy server is refusing connections” but I'm not using a proxy?

I was using Chrome normally then saw this message The proxy server is refusing connections which I didn't understand what it means, so I tried a few websites then tried Firefox and also IE but none of ...
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Local network data transfers slower than internet downloads

I have two Windows 7 machines on my local network. Both use wireless LAN adapters to connect to the AP/router. Now if I download from Internet, my speed is 1800KB/s but if I copy files from one ...
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Is it possible to create a LAN between two notebooks via BlueTooth/Wi-Fi?

In a given place there are two notebooks—HP Mini 210-1060BR and HP Mini 210-1040BR—no existent Wi-Fi connections available, no cable, both bluetooth-capable. What I want is to create a real LAN ...
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Trouble With Network - Apple Time Capsule & Cisco SG-300-10P

How can I setup my network to allow access to devices connected to the Cisco SG300-10P switch from my Apple Time Capsule? My current network setup Comcast Modem / Router --> Cisco SG300-10P ...
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How to access device before the router?

here is my network scheme. Router and RASP-PI have real wan ip addresses. WAN | SWITCH / \ ROUTER RASB-PI / \ PC1 PC2 I need PC1, PC2 to ...
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On what domain my computer is working?

I am using my institute's LAN and I wanted to use Remote Desktop Connection app to connect to a friend's laptop on the same network. I have his IP address but do not have Domain Name and actually I ...
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Gigabit LAN not working on ASUS M2N-MX

Today I replace my FastEthernet switch with a newly bought gigabit switch (DGS-1008A). All computers in my house are displaying that the connection speed is 1 Gbps except for one. The computer that ...
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Can i increase the speed of cat5e 24awg 2 pair cable for data transfer? [closed]

Or should i change the cable for data transfer? is there anyway to increase its speed during lan data transfer between two pcs ?
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How to increase lan connection data transfer from 11mbps to 75mbps between two windows laptops? [closed]

Data transfer rate is 11mbps while transfering the data from one laptop to another in windows 8.1 while using rj45 cable i want to increase it Please help
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What is the client's “open to LAN” port range for Minecraft? [duplicate]

Does anyone know what the port range for Minecraft LAN is? it appears to be a random port every time, but there must be some guideline (i.e. min - max). As far as I can tell min is ~5000 and max is ...
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Can I use a VPN to trick minecraft into connecting via LAN?

I recently purchased Minecraft for a younger cousin of mine. Her best friend and Minecraft playmate is another cousin. However, they live in two separate houses. In the interest of setting up a ...
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IP Address conflict in a LAN

How to find if someone has taken a particular IP address in a Local Area Network? Or in a more generalized form, how to find the list of IP address that DHCP has allocated in a Local Area Network?
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Why can’t I see my Macs on LAN under “Network”?

EMBARRASSING UPDATE: I rebooted my laptop and it solved the problem. D'oh! Thanks for your thoughtful answers. I’m using OS X 10.10.2 (14C109). I’m not sure when this changed, but certainly a ...
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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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Improve LAN performance with bridging modem

I have ZTE ZXHN H208N ADSL modem that works in routing mode in our LAN. Because of poor performance, I have put it in bridge mode with Mikrotik RouterBOARD 493 and that worked; I had Internet access. ...
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Unknown Contact has full access to folder?

Is anyone able to take any educated guess(es) about what this "Unknown Contact" is, which has access to a few shared folders on my computer? The concerned machine is connected to another via a ...
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Connect to my work LAN and ADSL a the same time

The scenario is to connect to my company LAN and an ADSL modem at the same time. My PC has two network cards. one is connected to internal company LAN(no Internet connection) and another is connected ...
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Redirect external requests to an intranet website

We have the following domains: Public domain (Internet site): mydomain.com Private subdomain (intranet local address): private.mydomain.com Also, we have the following web site in our private ...
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Hide computer from list, but keep file sharing and remote desktop service running?

Is it possible to hide my computer from local network's list of computers, but keep its ability to provide file sharing and remote desktop service? (I mean something like hidden SSID on WiFi network, ...
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LAN access to home server using dnsmasq

I set up an OwnCloud server on a Raspberry Pi. To access it easily, I used a dynamic dns solution which points to my public IP. Every port is open and it works just fine when I access the server ...
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How to configure LAN port 1 to work as a WAN port in my wireless router?

I am using TP-LINK WR340G wireless router. It has 1 WAN port and 4 LAN ports Recently I noticed that my WAN port is not working properly. So I am planning to configure the router. I want the LAN ...
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weird thing on my network [closed]

this just what happen a moment a go, i turned on my wireless router(dlink dir-600) then turned my laptop, but the problem is i cant connect to the internet, so what i did is restarted my router(BTW my ...
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Booting Debian affects internet connectivity of other devices in same LAN network

I'm currently having issues running Debian on a desktop computer, particularly network issues. After 10 attempts of running the Debian installer, I've managed to install Debian on the desktop ...
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Set Ethernet Network as Metered Connection in Windows 8

Windows 8 introduced a new feature which allows users to set any Wi-Fi network as metered so that they can check their bandwidth usage: [img credit] But, it doesn't allow users to set any Ethernet ...
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Not able to access devices on LAN after turning on internet sharing

I tried to use the steps described here to enable internet sharing through my laptop (Win 7). Also, I tried using softwares such as connectify and mHotSpot. The problem is, when I turn on internet ...
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2 Gateways on same LAN for internet

I study in a college where different hostels have different gateways to connect to the internet. My config: ip: 172.x.136.y subnet: 255.255.252.0 gateway: 172.x.136.1 Other hostel config: ip: ...
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Windows 7 - how to use LAN as main connection & Wifi as secondary connection

Windows 7 is always switch to Wifi connection once I connected to Wireless LAN. How do I prevent that ? How can I force LAN as primary connection while Wifi is only used as backup ? When I move ...
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Increase VNC File Transfer Speeds

I have noticed that the UltraVNC upload file transfer speed (client -> server) over a LAN is reliably about 7kb/sec no matter the conditions. Interestingly, the download file transfer speed (server -> ...
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How to use wi-fi / bluetooth as adaptapter on my PC(desktop)

I know the USB Tethering mode in android (Ya, I am talking about android as OS) but don't know how to use it to create a LAN to connect with my Laptop (For gaming and file transfer porpouse) So,I ...
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How to get internet from WiFi and share to LAN router

I have a Cisco 877 Router (plus a 16 port Switch) managing my Office LAN where 10+ PCs and Network printers are connected. I need a LAN because I run an Apache server with some web apps (accessed ...
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Combine WLAN with LAN

I have D-link DSL 2750U wireless router. My PC and notebook are connected to router by Wi-Fi. They can share files or ping each other. I have a network storage unit plugged into router by an ethernet ...
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cant browse dev server on lan, but can ping

Ive got a weird issue. My mac book has its hosts file configured with the IP Address of my windows dev server hosted on my lan. I can ping the domain name on my lan without any issue. homedev.local ...
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Can only ssh when not using wifi

So I have 3 machines, a windows 7 desktop that is always wired to my router, osX laptop, and raspberry pi running debian linux. My router is a Linksys e1000 wireless N. My goal is to be able to ssh ...
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Windows 7 Set metric to use 2 different network interfaces at the same time

I'm looking for a way to use at the same time wired and wireless interfaces. My situation: 1 Gbit ethernet interface (10.100.x.x) 1 WiFi 802.11 b/g/n interface (192.168.x.x) The PC is part of a ...
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When I change the subnet for the LAN interface on a Sonicwall firewall the WAN interfaces go haywire. What should I do?

Our company's old subnet was 255.255.255.0. To adjust for growth we decided to implement a 255.255.248 subnet. Upon changing this in our Sonicwall's LAN interface, our WAN connections quit working ...
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How would I isolate one networked PC to LAN only?

I would like to have one of my PCs available to the rest of my home network for file sharing and VNC access, but I want to block any Internet traffic going to and from the PC. In other words, I want ...
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Disable LAN Ports on ASUS RT-N56U

I've upgraded my network, and I want to use the old router as a print server because it supports that feature. However, if I'm going to do this, I need to disable all the LAN ports on the router to ...
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XP can connect to router and LAN but not Internet

I have a modem router (TP-Link TD-W8961ND) connected to the internet and working fine. It is broadcasting a wireless network and that too works fine. I have a second modem router (Siemens SL2-141) ...
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Internet from 3G phone to PC, trying to share internet through LAN port to router

I posted over on Reddit for help first, but ultimately the issue is unresolved. Anyone trying to help may want to look at the conversation I had over there. I'm on Win7x64, Enterprise N. Ultimately, ...
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What could be the reason behind the game's failure to treat the Hamachi network as a LAN? [closed]

I'm having an issue with Hamachi LogmeIn and Red Alert 3. I looked for answers and tried many workarounds but to no avail. I am trying to set up a virtual LAN so that I can play Red Alert 3 with my ...
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Windows 8.1 cannot access network computers can access internet. DNS server not responding

I'm running on a Windows 8.1 machine and I've got two other computers on the network. One is on Windows 7, the other Ubuntu 14. All 3 are connected to the Linksys E2500 router by wire. I recently ...
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Sync contacts from XMPP server automatically

I have setup Spark server on my LAN. But I am using Adium as XMPP client. It's working great except one problem. When a new user joins my LAN, I have to add him to my contact list. But, I'd rather ...
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How to create game connection over my router but don't share internet?

My friend and I want to play a game that requires a lan connection between two computers. I have a modem with wifi and he has a laptop with inbuilt wifi. So I want to let him connect to my router (to ...
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Network adapter slow - Windows 7

I'm having problems with my internet speed when connected to a PLC. I'm connected to the PLC with an ethernet cable and to the internet via WiFi. The LAN adapter has a static IP set but I don't get ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 configure as wifi access point / router

I have a windows server at home which handles all DNS and DHCP for my network. Recently my upstairs router exploded and I need to find a new way of providing Wifi for my home. The server has a new ...
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Cat5e network that runs longer than 30' (10 Meters) will not connect at Gigabit speed

I have three network switches, all gigabit, from DLink and TPLink: 1x 4-port 2x 8-port Connecting to these are 5 laptops and 2 desktops, all with gigabit NICs: 4 Realtek 1 Intel 1 AMD 1 unknown ...
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What file sharing systems for peer to peer Linux boxes on LAN with occasional Windows box?

This is a home network and I am the only person using it. I have two Linux boxes (Mint 16 and 17) dual boot with both MATE and Cinnamon desktop logins. I would like to set up my network to enable ...
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How do I know if two machines are on same LAN?

I am very poor with Computer Networks, even though I took class in my grad school. I keep forgetting about subnets and masks and what not! Currently, I am playing with Docker and Erlang and was ...
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How do I access Jira from my LAN?

I purchased the server version of JIRA Agile and have it running on my Windows 8.1 x64 machine. I have the Catalina service in conf/server.xml file set to port 8100. I also modified the Windows ...
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Autoresolve a hostname via “closest” network - how?

Having all linux(redhat) machines always on one VPN network and moving them between different LAN networks, how to setup hostname resolution(/etc/resolv.conf?, and DHCP server?, and DDNS server?, and ...