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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Computers connected on LAN ports, via a wireless router, are unable to communicate

What I have Linksys WRT54GL with DD-WRT replacing the original firmware Linksys is connected to the internet on the WAN port, standard stuff 2 windows (7 and 8) desktop computers connected via the ...
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Nas/Switch/ DD-WRT Router, Interesting Problem

I had a network setup that consisted of the following. WNR2200 [router] with DDWRT [Firmware: DD-WRT v24-sp2 (06/23/14) std] running on it, connected to a Netgear 8p Gigabit [Switch]. My laptop and ...
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Sync PC Time off Android Device

Is there any way to set the time of a Windows PC by querying an (unrooted) Android phone on the same LAN? IE, net time \\computer_name /set /y but with an Android device as the time source. As in ...
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Assign LAN port as WAN on Technicolor TG582n router

I have recently switched my home Internet connection from copper to fibre. With a copper installation I had a Technicolor TG582n router (Technicolor 582n - ADSL2+ / ADSL2 / ADSL - see top of linked ...
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My LAN wont connect to the internet and is showing that i am using a different router

ok so here is what is happening..... my laptop has wireless and it connects totally fine to the internet using the wifi. the wifi connection is called TP-Link, which is the router we are using.... ...
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Unbridging connection can't detect LAN?

I created a bridge connection with LAN and Wireless Adapter via Windows 7; works out ok for me and I decided to remove it. After removing, I can't seem to detect my LAN connection (diagnosing the LAN ...
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Dropbox LAN sync - hint for an IP address

In my work network UDP broadcast networks are isolated between the WiFi and wired channels, so LAN sync discovery does not work. Is there a way to explicitly tell Dropbox to try a specific IP address ...
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WRT54G router with tomato firmware doesn't connect to internet if Windows 8 PC is suspended

This problem began occurring within the past couple of days, and to my knowledge I made no changes to any hardware or to my network layout. I have a Windows 8 PC connected to a gigabit switch (D-Link ...
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Setting Windows to resolve all hostnames via DNS when not connected to a Domain Controller?

The enviroment is a private network with a single router using DD-WRT's dnsmasq to resolve names and do caching. Resolving hosts via DNS works fine: dig +short @192.168.1.1 gamma 192.168.1.22 Now, ...
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HOW TO: Remotely access Synology NAS on home LAN behind multiple routers?

Any help would be greatly appreciated. I split/share an internet connection with family members that live next door to my house. I don't have/need/want cable, so they have the modem. I have ...
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Trouble streaming audio over LAN using VLC?

Trying to send audio from PC1 to PC2 over VLC. This is PC1 VLC config: https://vid.me/juC7 PC2 is connecting to http://192.168.1.4:1234 through VLC. I don't get any errors but neither can I press ...
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How may multiple LAN connected users control a single Windows instance (or run multiple Windows instances) simultaneously?

I am thinking of something like the combination of Synergy and TeamViewer but where multiple mouse pointers and keyboard inputs can work in parallel. Does anything exist to achieve this? Some ...
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How to provide access to the Internet using 2 different ISPs

This is the problem: We have a contract with two different ISPs for different reasons, and each contract provides access to the Internet. The thing is that there are two different networks in our ...
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How to force Win 8 box to use a given WAN gateway?

I have a laptop that I connect to via RDP on a 192.168.. LAN via ethernet. The box that I'm connecting from owns the WAN connection for the LAN. i.e. the router is not configuring the internet ...
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How to pass modem WAN port to a soft router by a switch with VLAN?

Moved from Networking Engineering. I had a fiber modem (100M) connected to my main router through one CAT5 cable in my local LAN. Now I just built a HP Gen8 microserver, and I plan to create a ...
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Add virtual network interface to limit internet traffic?

The setup is as follows: I have a server with one network card in my LAN network. Now I want to limit the upload / download speed from / to the server but not the speed within the local network. ...
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Tomato: routing WAN traffic to local port

Setup My Tomato router is configured with one of the lan ports (LAN4) in the same Vlan as the WAN port. The server has its own WAN IP assigned by my ISP (11.11.11.22 in this example). All other LAN ...
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Connecting 3 PCs in a LAN

I'm running on GNS3 and in my topology I've connected 3 PCs. PC1 is connected to PC2 via eth0 and PC3 is connected to PC2 via eth1. I can only ping between PC1 and PC2. I cannot ping between PC2 and ...
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Prevent computer from connecting to outside LAN networks

I'm looking for a solution like Restrict Computer from Connecting to Outside Wireless Networks that would also work with wired connections. We have a consultant in our company that sometimes works ...
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Accessing machine connected to another machine

I have very simple network with 3 machines on it: A - Asus router B - Windows 7 PC with two network cards C - LG Smart TV A is connected to the internet over WAN port, and B is connected to the A ...
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Is there any reason not to use the external IP when accessing local resources?

Until recently I had always assumed that accessing the external IP address from within the LAN would go out to the internet and then back unless specially configured in the router. Apparently, if it ...
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Restrict wifi router to assign ip address to LAN Users

I have used two types of network in my department - LAN and WiFi network. I have given internet access on WiFi link. The user connected to wifi, can use the internet. When a Desktop on the same ...
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Extend existing IPv4 network by embedded System with its own network (different subnet)

I'm developing an "embedded device" using a self-made RTOS that should be connected to arbitrary customer IPv4 networks. Let's call this embedded device "master". Additionally to the NIC connected to ...
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Can't ping IP in LAN

I'm using wifi router and I am not able to ping one laptop (A) from other laptop's in the same network. So basically I can ping from from A to B but not from B to A. A is using Windows and has Ubuntu ...
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Connection to router/modem works only if plugged in directly, not via switches/wifi

Consider the following setup: 2-3 Laptops and 4-5 Desktop PCs (both windows and linux systems) are connected to an ADSL modem/router (http://avm.de/produkte/fritzbox/fritzbox-3272/) via wireless and ...
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Send messages using Command Prompt knowing IP address in LAN

My laptop is connected to College LAN and It has windows 7 Ultimate. I want to send message to my friend using IP address (using command prompt) without any external application. How can I send ...
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Folder Encryption in a network

I am using Windows 7 and I want to put a password in my folder in a LAN. Example: The \192.168.1.1 address is the Server of File sharing in a LAN (in my case). So all of the PC's that are connected ...
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“New connection” on Windows

I have Windows 7 installed in my laptop. When I pluged eithernet to my router at home, Windows name the adapter as "Local Area Connection", when I connect my laptop at office, it name the adapter as ...
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Cannot connect Firebird Server

i have problem with Firebird2.5-superclassic server@Lubuntu 13.10. I can't connect to the server through local network. I can connect only from server machine. When i want to connect using ...
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how to connect a device android to Local area network via VPN

I want to connect my android phone to the local area network at company via VPN. I use software "X-plore" to connect LAN via wifi is worked perfect. But when i use 3G and use X-plore to connect LAN, ...
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netstat multiple local addresses - connections from other PC in LAN to Internet

Running netstat on my Ubuntu 12.04 in a LAN reveals entries like this: Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address Foreign Address State tcp 0 0 ...
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Use wifi instead of LAN for some apps

At work I need to be connected to the LAN with a proxy. This proxy blocks a lot of things that I still want to access, one of them being Spotify. We also have a wifi which works just fine, but as ...
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Network disabled in Windows 8 PC on startup

Windows 8 64-Bit pc will not detect network on startup. Every time we have to do a "scan for hardware changes" in device manager. Otherwise it will not connect to network automatically. We did ...
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Weird behavior of RJ45 port of my laptop

I have a broadband connection from a cat5 cable connects directly to my laptop. It was working perfectly fine till yesterday. Suddenly I can see that when I am connecting the cable to my laptop the ...
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Use a datacard on two laptops connected via LAN cable

I have a USB DataCard, want to use on two different laptops (Laptop-A has OS-Windows7 and Laptop-B has OS Windows XP.) I have connected them via LAN Cable but has some problem (Ping from A to B is ...
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Cannot properly use Gigabit LAN, firewall & switch, home network

I have a netgear prosafe 8 port vpn gigabit firewall and a netgear prosafe gigbit 8 port switch on my home LAN plus a UBEE cable modem. The connectivity of these devices are as follows... ...
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Flash was “not designed to function across LANs”. Any workarounds?

See: http://helpx.adobe.com/flash/kb/problems-using-flash-authoring-across.html Issue When using Adobe Flash across a local area network (LAN) and networked drives/folders, you may ...
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Tata photon device is not working after deleting files in Control Panel

I have deleted some files in Control Panel to increase the performance of the laptop. Now LAN is not working or due to some other problem Tata photon device is not working. I tried in Network and ...
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high latency on LAN

I have setup a LAN using mac airports and the nodes are macminis. The OS is Lion 10.7.3. the macport connect to the Internet using cable and the internal connection is wireless. I tried to ping each ...
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Seeing MAMP site over LAN

I've googled. I've posted at the MAMP site. Still no luck. I have MAMP Pro running just fine. I go to another computer in the house and, not so good. When I go to ...
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Fiddler possible error maybe with LAN

Ok the problem begin when i begin using fiddler it was really usefull for facebook games, etc. But one day when I started the computer the internet conection was not working, so after many tries i I ...
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LAN card not working sometimes with windows

I have the following scenario MODEM + (FE)(Cable A) --> (WAN) ROUTER (LAN)-----(FE)Cable B----COMPUTER Now i have two LAN cards on computer 1)CARD A is build in Motherbord 2)CARD B is NIC ...
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Connecting notebook to WLAN fails without being plugged in

My parents just installed a new modem/router after having switched ISP's. It installed fine, and (almost) everything works. My dad's desktop is connected with a wire and he has complete access to ...
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Connections drop randomly on Windows 7

my connections (wan/internet and LAN) drop randomly. I get server timeout when attempt to load a webpage and my Windows Live messenger drops out of connection. This has happened several times; when ...
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Intermittent issues RDPing into another machine on my LAN using 2Wire router/UVerse?

I just had AT&T UVerse installed and received a new 2Wire modem/router as part of that. Previously I had DSL running a Linksys WRT54G w/ddwrt firmware. I remote desktop (RDP) into another ...
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Virtualization and LAN redundancy

I am starting the design to support virtualized environment for an existing middleware system running on Linux and Solaris today. This system uses dual internal and external LANs for redundancy and we ...
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Connect macbook to my LAN through a VPN - best solution?

So I have a LAN connected via a ADSL/PPPoA, this is using a bog-standard DLink router supplied by my ISP (talktalk UK). I have a NAS within the LAN that is running FreeNAS and I want to be able to ...
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Comtrend 536+ selectively blocks web pages when using it via wifi. No problem whatsoever via LAN

I've just obtained a Comtrend 536+ ADSL2+ router and I've easily managed to setup a proper LAN/wifi configuration for my home machines, laptops, smartphones and such. I'm more than used to do it. The ...
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Intel 82579V LAN driver dropping out

My PC has an Intel 82579V Gigabit Network Connection and the on-board LAN adapter has started misbehaving over the last few days. When I boot up, the PC has no LAN connection. The entry in device ...
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Why do the route tables behave differently in Windows 8.1 and Windows 7?

I have the following network layout: 192.168.3.0/24 - WiFi, Internet; 192.168.46.0/24 - LAN, used for local homegroup, Synergy kbd/mouse sharing only. No Internet. Windows 8.1, 192.168.3.126, ...