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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Linksys E3000 slow local speed on 1Gb/s Cat5e cable

Here is the hardware I am using: Linksys E3000 router with Firmware version 1.0.04 Computer A with Windows OS 7 installed which is connected to router with 1Gb/s Cat5e cable. Computer B with Windows ...
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Xbox Live over Mac connection sharing using a Socks Proxy

I've recently moved into an apartment with a managed wifi connection. Everything is heavily proxied and most ports besides 443 & 80 are blocked. I have a personal server running at my parents ...
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Laptop as *primary* display for desktop PC via LAN remote desktop

As the title says, I want to use a laptop as the primary display for a desktop PC. There's a few added challenges to this, however: The desktop PC does not have a display device of its own. By ...
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Hopping Gateways in a Multi-gateway Network?

I'm on a network that has multiple gateways, and it seems that my machine connects to a different gateway than what my phone does. I'm curious as to how I may switch to another gateway. I've tried ...
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Port forwarding for Teamspeak server

I am trying to forward ports 9987, 10011 and 30033 for my Teamspeak 3 server. My setup for the connections is as follows: Bayantel modem-router (Aztech 5001en) D-LINK DIR 300 (wireless router) ...
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macmini wifi internet only works if lan cable unpluged

I use macmini to compile mac version of my program, I use ssh and vnc from linux, but problem is that I can only get either internet via wifi(en1) or local connection via ethernet(en0). if I do enable ...
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Possibe data corruption in x-ray room

I built a small fingerprint ID system for a lab. Registration is done at a reception and identification at 2 other points. One point is the x-ray room The problem: Identification often seems to fail ...
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MAC filtering for Network

I have TP link router and I want to block unwanted users on my network so I used MAC filtering but it has limitation that I can add only 64 users in it to allow on my network but I want to add more ...
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Can't telnet to uverse router

I have a standard 3801HGV Uverse router, and I am attempting to configure Wake on WAN for it. I have forwarded port 9 with UDP, WOL works great, and so now I have attempted to send the magic packets ...
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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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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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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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150mbps cable internet, but only for some PCs

I just got 150 mbps cable modem service. I have a Netgear R6300v2 router, a Motorola SB6141 cable modem, and a Netgear GS605v4 switch. I have a Sony VAIO laptop that when hooked up to the modem ...
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How is LAN diagram/schematic where my cable modem is connected to?

I'm not an IT guy, i'm just home user which know a bit about networking. I'm trying to learn how the connection (LAN) is built in outer side of my home LAN. Here's the diagram : PC ...
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LAN members Ubuntu machines can't see each other

I have LAN with three ubuntu 12.04 machines. Everyone see only itself and router: nmap -v -sP 192.168.1.2/24 | grep -v "host down" Nmap scan report for D-link.HomeGateway (192.168.1.1) Host is up ...
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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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New 7 Install, ipconfig/release/renew brings LAN connection, but temporarily

I am new to this forum. I appreciate any help you can offer. I have been troubleshooting an error with both my WIRED Internet Connection and AUDIO since installing Windows 7, over a previously ...
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Wireless Access Point stopped working unexpectedly

I have a simple LAN set up at home using a Linksys WRT54GSV4 as my primary router and an Encore ENHWI-2AN3 as an access point. I connect the Encore to the Linksys by running a cable from one of the ...
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VPN problems over WiFi but NOT over LAN?

Occasionally I need to connect into work via VPN from my home. When I try to pull down a file (tens of MB) often the download will fail partway through when I use WiFi, but it rocks in with no ...
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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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Windows Home Group - share library

I don't understand the following behavior of Windows 7 Home Premium: We've set up a 'windows home-network-group" between multiple computers. On computer 1 we have a win7-library with 2 folders in it ...
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Speeding up Connection Between Computer and Wireless/Bridged Router

I looked through other questions, but didn't find useful responses. Our main computer has a dl speed of 6 Mbps, but some of our other computers are getting only 40-200 Kb! The router is wireless, ...
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Router to Receive Client-to-LAN and forward to LAN-to-LAN VPN

I work as Telecomunications Services provider and I usually connect to customer network by using VPN Softwares like Quidway SVN Client and Cisco Any Connect. But now, one of our customers does not ...
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Possible network loop with WiFi and Ethernet when docked

I have been seeing a weird problem that I can't reproduce on demand and have a suspicion on the root cause. The Issue: Intermittently the entire network goes down until I walk around and unplug ...
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In my wired LAN, when i connect ethernet cable to a particular PC Internet goes for all other system

In my college Lab all PCs are connected through wired LAN. When i connect Ethernet cable to to a particular PC (say PC-A) then we do not get internet connection in all other PCs. So every time i have ...
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Driver for LAN to USB

My on-board LAN dropped the link frequently, so I got a new PCI-LAN card. Unfortunately, it also drops the link. I had a hardware specialist check my motherboard. He says some internal links between ...
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Connect Apple Airport Time Capsule via ethernet cable without disabling wi-fi internet connection on Windows 7

I would like to connect my Apple Airport Time Capsule to my Windows 7-based laptop via an ethernet cable without hindering my ability to connect to the internet wirelessly. I am currently using the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Killer LAN e2200/Atheros AR8161 not running at Gigabit

I have ASRock Fatal1ty 990fx Killer that has the Atheros AR8161 NIC (branded as Killer LAN). I'm direct connecting to a Motorola SurfBoard 6141 with Cat5e cabling. My Windows 7 Professional is set to ...
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dnsmasq: DNS request timed out for machines in local network

I have a vagrant machine running on my mac with virtual hosts I want to make available to my local network. I installed dnsmasq via brew and have the following in its /usr/local/etc/dnsmasq.conf: ...
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Connect two different networks

I have a two small networks: One is cabled and another is wi-fi and has the internet connection. The first one is: 10.5.0.0 subnet 255.255.0.0 gateway 10.5.60.1 The second one is: 192.168.0.0 subnet ...
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How to optimize LAN connection between two home computers

I'm trying to figure out how to optimize the connection between my home computers. Both have Intel CT Gigabit PCI-e network adapters using Jumbo packets, etc (both PCs are setup the same). I'm using ...
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How to propagate a server's host name on local DNS

I am asking this question because I don't know which network service should do this. I have a lightweight server on my LAN, and its host name is my_server. Now I would like every machine on my local ...
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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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Multiple connections to the Internet

I have an internet connection via institute lan and another via a 3G stick. I want my chrome to use 3G connection and my ie to use LAN. Can this be achieved? Also, I have a virtual machine and I want ...
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Windows 7 drops connection when searching for another computer

I have been struggling with this issue now for a week. Here's the basics behind things... First of all, the main firewall/DHCP Server/et al for my workplace is a SnapGear SG850. Until recently, ...
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Virgin Media Superhub intermittent LAN access

I have a very odd problem with my Virgin Media superhub (which is a rebranded Netgear cable modem/router). After around 1-2 days uptime the computers connected to it will stop being able to ...
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Adapter Drivers for Local Network Adapter

My computer informs me I may have a problem with the driver for the local network adapter. I cannot seem to find a driver for this adapter to download it. Also, I see my IPv4 and IPv4 are "Not ...
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Buffalo airstation WCR-GN stuck on diag

The diag LED is supposed to go off after a minute or so after boot, but it doesn't. The entire device is unaccessible. It happens when I boot it with nothing plugged in, and also when the WAN is ...
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Can not connect to some ports on Local Area Network

I have 2 PCs connected by a switch. PC1--<-->--Switch--<-->--PC2 Both PCs have Windows 7. Both are able to connect and share files with each other. Both PCs can connect via remote desktop. ...
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Internet download speed dropped down hugely, upload speed fine

I'm having a 10 Mbps LAN connection and it used to work ok, but since yesterday the download speed has been terribly low. I'm getting 266 kbps, BUT the upload speed is great - almost 10 mbps. I've ...
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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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Windows LAN traffic extremely slow, but internet traffic fine, what gives?

I love the stackoverflow/superuser community, and I'm hoping that you guys can offer some assistance. I'm having a problem that has just appeared and severely worsened over the last week, which is odd ...
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HP Probook 4510s

Since morning I'm not able to use Internet in my laptop.I use a local company broadband LAN connection.Generally when connected two lights blink at the LAN port (green n orange) but now only the ...