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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NAT on LAN interface

I have set up DDNS and it is working fine. The router is D-Link 2750U and I could not see any NATting option on the LAN interface. However, I wish to cut short the trip to the DDNS server when I am ...
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Connect 2 computers serial to a router

In my home network, I have a router with 4 LAN connections and currently 2 computers are connected to the router with a LAN cable. Now I want to add a 3rd computer to the network. The problem is that ...
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Windows 7 can't login when LAN cable plugged in

If I login to any user account in my PC and type the password for any users the password will be accepted but when I plug out the LAN cable from my PC(if cable were plugged in). It shows username or ...
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What is Windows command to convert machine name to ip address and vice versa?

I need to know the ip address of another machine in a lan network. What is the Windows command for getting ip address from machine name and vice versa?
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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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Internet not connecting via LAN port (damaged LAN port)

I am a Dell Inspiron N5010 user, and I use wired internet. Recently, when I tried to remove the ethernet cable from my LAN port, it was not coming out even though I pressed the clip and pulled it. So ...
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second router in my network

I've got a modem with a built-in router that has DHCP enabled and should be the "primary router", which is on 192.168.1.1 Because the wireless signal of the above router was too weak upstairs I ...
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LAN doesn't reconnect after sleep/hibernation

After sleep and/or hibernation, I can't get my LAN connection to work. Windows reports "Local Area connection doesn't have a valid IP configuration". Disabling and enabling the adapter doesn't work ...
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TeamViewer meetings on a LAN connection

I know that we can use TeamViewer on a LAN connection without internet for remote control. I was wondering whether we can use meetings to connect via LANs without internet as well. I tried doing this ...
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How can I make DHCP enabled wifi from Static IP LAN using Laptop?

I have a LAN Connection with Static IP. I want to make a DHCP enabled Wireless Connection using my laptopso that I can use Internet in more than one devices. Earlier I made the Wireless Connection ...
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What can the second LAN port be used for on a NAS?

I've got a NAS with 2 ethernet ports. I have one connected to the router. I read that the second could be connected to double the speed of data to and from the NAS. I don't need to do that, as the ...
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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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How to use Wireless and Wired Connection both at a same time in Windows 7?

I am using Windows 7 Problem is while using internet in Wireless if i connect LAN cable to my laptop, it stop Wireless connection and Wired Connection gets active. I am using Internet using ...
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Set LAN to take network priority before Wi-Fi on Windows 7

So far I've tried to prioritize LAN the following: Moving the "Local Area Connection" up in the advanced settings as shown in How to change the network connection priority in Windows 7 and ...
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How to access the setup wizard on Sonicwall TZ 100 firewall

I am trying to setup a TZ 100 firewall. I am following these instructions and I have attempted to follow these instructions: "Connect your computer to the LAN (X0) port on the SonicWALL. Connect an ...
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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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One LAN internet One Wi-Fi router and One PC

I have bought an ASUS DSL n10S modem. I want to share internet connection with Wi Fi devices and a desktop pc at home. However, the problem is that the router that I bought has only one LAN port and ...
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Create WiFi Network Using LTE Hotspot + Airport Express

I have an LTE hotspot (Samsung, no ethernet) from T-Mobile. I'd like to use this as the "link" for my office LAN. What is the best way to extend this wireless (LTE) link to the LAN created by an ...
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DVR is visible through LAN but invisible through WLAN

I Have a DVR device an its IP address is 192.168.1.34, when I'm connected to my internet via a LAN cable I can see the DVR menu in 192.168.1.34 with my browser, but when I'm connected with Wireless I ...
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My Proxy server LAN settings re-check itself automatically

I'm currently running Windows 8 (Not 8.1), I've had my computer for almost a year it seems now, and have never had any trouble with it. Though recently my Proxy settings randomly changed, so that ...
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Cannot access LAN resources when connected via wireless

My ISP provided a BEC 7800 TN R2 router with wireless capability for my home. I have a Windows desktop computer connected via Ethernet cable to the router. I have no problems with my desktop computer. ...
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share internet conection from wifi to a router

I can access internet throught wifi but only with my laptop ( mac adress filtering ). I have a router connected with Lan to my laptop and my smartphone is connected throught wifi to the router. If I ...
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how to connect two lans together

I have two routers, #1 - d-link 6740u #2 siemens sl2-141. I want to have two separate networks 192.168.1.x and 192.168.2.x and I need to conect between the two. My ISP is connected via #1 can this be ...
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Cannot reach the computer in WAN

I wanted to split the internet connection in my room. And my brother also wanted a better wifi accessability. So we bought a router (NETGEAR JWNR2010v5). All we wanted works great, good wifi. I have ...
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2 dhcp server with one pool

I want to know if there is an option to have two DHCP servers with one pool. The reason for this unorthodox setup is, I have two router in remote locations on the same LAN (10.0.0.0) And sometimes, ...
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How Do I Troubleshoot Corrupt Downloads

I won't try to get this all documented in this first post, as I am sure you folks will have a ton of questions for me. I am having problems with my home LAN. For several weeks I have been having ...
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Streaming through WLAN doesn't exceed 1.2MB/s

Transfering files is slow even after I disabled RDC compression and Windows 7 autotuning. Link speed is 54Mb/s.
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Connect Wired Lan Router to Wi-Fi Signal

I have a router that runs a small wired LAN. Right now this router is connected to an ISP -- also via a wired connection. I want to have the option of using the ambient Wi Fi, which is often more ...
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Why can I not access the internet when Windows 7 finds no issue with the ethernet connection and the network can see my device?

So I just moved from a house to an apartment. In the house and the apartment I had Uverse set up - and in both I had my desktop connected via a ~40 foot long cat5 cable. However, upon moving to the ...
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PPTP does not work externally

I have a PPTP server that I can connect to using its LAN IP, but not using the external IP. My router is set up to forward PPTP to the correct machine and the server can access the internet. However, ...
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Redirect traffic to local address so iOS speedtest app measures LAN speed

I have mounted a Speedtest Mini server on a local LAMP, so I can test my LAN speeds effortlessly just by opening the URL with a Flash enabled web browser, the thing is, I want my iOS and Android ...
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Only outgoing connection, no incoming connection in LAN

In one of the Windows XP PC sometimes all other Pc's in the LAN connection cannot access it. but all the other PC's can be accessed from it.Its like no incomming connection only outgoing . It is ...
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How to connect 2 LAN each one with its own internet connection?

This is the network diagram of my office network.. We have two offices on different floors, say floor 1 & 2... On Floor.. LAN A on Floor 1: IP add: 192.168.0.xxx subnet: 255.255.255.0 ...
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How to configure domain name within LAN?

I want to have a domain name accessible within LAN only. for example, I have hosted an online quiz on machine with ip 192.168.1.140 and want to access it with myquiz.com within LAN. How can I do it? ...
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Problem playing games using OpenVPN that use broadcast packets. Other games work, hosts can ping each other

I'm running an OpenVPN server in bridged mode and clients can successfully connect, see shared folder and play LAN games that let you enter the LAN IP address. However I'm unable to play games like ...
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Windows PC users watch videos over LAN without Copy possibility

Is there any idea to make videos playable on Windows PCs over LAN, so the users can not copy the played files. Thank you.
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dynamic ip to hostname mapping in LAN [duplicate]

I want to access PC in LAN from other devices. I cannot use static ip for my PC. Is there a way to use hostname instead of dynamic ip to access PC so that even if ip changes i can access PC with its ...
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How to make a machine accessible from the LAN using its hostname instead of dynamic ip [duplicate]

I want access my PC using its hostname from other devices in LAN. I cannot use static IP address. Is there a way to do this? I am using Ubuntu OS.
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Two LAN networks single internet connection

I am in a situation where I need to use a single incoming Internet connection in the house for 2 different LAN networks: a wired network for the residents of the house and one for the small business ...
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Windows XP and Windows 7 - Playing Old Games Over LAN

I have a fairly modern Windows 7 SP1 x64 machine and an old XP SP3 machine wired to a D-Link Dl-524 router. I want to play old games (or at least those of them that also run on Windows 7) over LAN. ...
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How can I connect my laptop the the LAN connection of the desktop computer

My computer technician has formatted my computer last week and created a LAN connection. I have got a wireless router [Kraun] ....now, I have always been able to connect to this connection with my ...
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can not connect to Wifi via Lan network

Hi I have LAN network at home with username and password. Each time if i want to connect then I need to provide credentials. Recently i bought micromax mmx440 device which provide wifi via LAN or Data ...
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Purpose of LAN Domain?

What is the purpose of creating a domain name for your LAN? I'm using DD-WRT on my router and assigned local.moofz.com as the LAN domain. I setup Apache HTTP servers on two of the computers on my LAN ...
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XAMMP in a ad-hoc LAN

Is it able to use xampp for an ad-hoc LAN? If possible, how do I do that? Any help is highly appreciated. I have searched here and here. Futile!
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Set up a virtual LAN with a PC behind internal IP

I have a Tonidoplug running on Ubuntu Linux at home which has a NAS attached to it. The problem is, the cheap Internet service provider that I am using at home basically only assigned me an internal ...
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What's wrong with my custom LAN cable?

This question is basically a continuation of this previous question. Never mind, here's the deal: I've made a LAN cable that goes through a wall, but it doesn't work. The cable is roughly 10m/30ft ...
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Split a LAN with a low-end router

I've a normal LAN, connected to Internet through a DSL router, with private local IPs 192.168.1.1/24. Now I would like to use a low-end router (like a commercial Zyxel) to split the LAN in two, ...
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Disable NAT and have a direct WAN - LAN connection with just one PC?

I have a pretty old router which is behaving rather weird with UDP port forwarding (Seems to be blocking/not routing incoming connections). I need it to behave such that the cable is directly ...
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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 ...