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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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 ...
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Using Win7 PC for routing

I would like to use a Windows 7 PC with 3 Lan cards and 2 Wi-Fi as a router. For example, I have a PC with 3 LAN cards and two Wi-Fi cards. I would like to use one LAN card to connect to the public ...
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Using LAN port instead of WAN port

I have a small query regarding WAN port use on the Router. Why is it not possible to use the regular LAN port on the router to connect to the ADSL modem+Router(with just 1 RJ45 port and 1 RJ11 port). ...
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Not getting gigabit Ethernet speeds between 2 computers

I am trying to connect two computers together using a Cat6 cable. Both computers have gigabit Ethernet cards, and the "Network" tab in Task Manager reports the link speed to be 1Gb/s for both. One ...
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Relationship of routers to networks

I was wondering, in networking, what is the relationship of routers to networks? Can the same router be the gateway for 2+ networks? For example, if I have a wireless router at home, can I configure ...
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LAN adapter works every second time I turn my PC on

I have a really strange problem and I am desperate for help now, since I could not find any solution on the internet. Specifications first: I am using a desktop computer and a router. The router ...
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Slow LAN connection on one machine but not another

I am using the same ethernet cable on two different machines and getting two incredibly different results. The following tests were done on a Windows 7 desktop and a Linux laptop. On my laptop, ...
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Is a “multi-km” LAN network possible?

A LAN (local area network) is often thought of as a small network, usually not exceeding a few kilometers. However, assuming we have an unlimited supply of quality wires and chips, is it possible to ...
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Home Server comcast residential account

I have a home server set up through a comcast residential account. On the server I have several wordpress sites. In the wordpress sites I have to go into general--> settings to set the ip address to ...
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PPTP server not functioning (or set up) correctly

I've set up a PPTP server on Ubuntu Sever 14.04. I need to allow a foreign client to access the LAN, but NOT attempt to use my internet connection. When connecting to the VPN the client loses internet ...
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Connect My Laptop To Internet Using the LAN Port On My Desktop [closed]

My desktop is connected to my home WiFi network using a USB WiFi dongle (managed by windows). The LAN port on the desktop is empty. I am working on a microcontroller project where I need a ethernet ...
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How to use Two NIC Parallaly in Linux Centos 6

I have System with two NIC. I have to Applications & I want to use both NIC at same time(Parallel). Problem is that both Lan card not active at same time. If I disaled eth0 than eth1 is works. ...
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How to resolve physical device for home LAN's 10.0.1.1?

Main question How can I find out the physical device corresponding to 10.0.1.1 (in my home LAN)? (I tried dig, which gave no physical device info, and nslookup and host, both of which failed. ...
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Web usage monitoring

We are group of friends working in shared wifi network. Can anyone of us monitor what other guys are surfing from their computer? Is there any tools or Admin right for such monitoring?
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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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Lan settings constantly being changed to proxy server in Windows 8.1

Now matter which of three ways I go in and change my settings to automatically detect, within 15 to 30 seconds it flips back to having the proxy server option checked. This started happening two, ...
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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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what is the best way to transfer games from a linux server to a lan of windowsXP [closed]

samba service on linux and.. copy folder? keep games as .rar at samba and extract them on the fly? rsync daemon at the server? ftp them from the server? anyone has any benchmarks or previous ...
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LAN Ethernet to Wifi Extender [duplicate]

Would it be possible to have a bridging like solution, but in this way: LAN | -------------- --------------- | - - | AP1 AP2 | | ...
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How to set some static and some dynamic IPs for different computers on 1 router/modem?

So I currently have 3 rasberry pi's stacked up connected to my network. My router has a built in modem (Actiontech V1000H) which has 4 LAN ports and 2 WAN ports? Not very sure, I dont know the ...
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Using WLAN and LAN in parallel for Web and Remote Desktop?

There are multiple similar questions already on SU but they seem to refer to increasing the bandwidth by using LAN and WLAN in parallel. What I would like to do on Windows 7 is using WLAN for surfing ...