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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Watching DVDs from a PC on a TV

I've got DVD files on my Windows PC that I want to be able to play on a digital TV with an HDMI, a VGA, and traditional audio and video cables. What solutions could you recommend for watching these ...
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Windows 7 Local Area Connection disabling and enabling

I've just moved from an excellent, extremely user-friendly Windows XP computer system to a Windows 7 system. When I started with XP, I was advised as a matter of good practice to disable the Network ...
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Is there a way to set up the LAN connection to connect via proxy, instead of through the browser?

Is there a way to set up the LAN connection to connect via proxy, instead of having to set the browser connection up? If the LAN is set up to go through proxy, then all applications - even non-browser ...
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Stream music via M3U file in LAN in realtime

What I want to do is to setup a "sort of" radio in my college LAN in which, when I play music in any of the media player installed in my computer, I can share the same to other PCs on LAN via just an ...
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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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autologin on webpage?

I need to type in my username and pass to connect to internet through a captive portal provided by my ISP is there a automatic way(any software/script) to type in info(in username and pass fields) and ...
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Show a default page after connecting to WIFI LAN

I have the following setup at home: |--------------------| INTERNET ---- | GATEWAY COMPUTER | ----- WIRELESS ROUTER )))))) CLIENT 10.10.0.2 ...
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Very slow LAN connection because of the distance from the router

I have a 2Mbps Internet connection at home. I also have two desktop computers. One desktop computers is located in my room and the other is in the living room together with the router. The distance ...
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Access LAN PC remotely but that PC Password is empty

Are there any method to connect LAN PC call PC-A (192.168.1.10) in the same network in another PC call PC-B (192.168.1.11). But First PC PC-A password is empty! It can be possible to connect PC-A ...
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Is there any way to change LAN MAC address on Wi-Fi router?

I have a Wi-Fi router which has WLAN MAC address and LAN MAC address. I can spoof WLAN MAC address easily, but can not spoof in the same way on LAN MAC address. How can I spoof the LAN MAC address?
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Connecting LAN cable to wall socket

I have a few computers I want to connect to internet. All PCs are connected to a network switch. My task is to connect the switch to the internet router. The cable that came from the internet router ...
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Why did setting a static IP fix my LAN connection issue?

My router is working perfectly, and all other computers use automatic DHCP to get an IP address (all hard wired--no wireless). This one laptop lan connection kept getting stuck "identifying" the ...
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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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Unable to establish connection between host-server-host on the same network

Can anybody please tell me what stupid thing is it that I'm doing which makes it impossible for me to ping between hosts in a following HOST1-ROUTER-HOST2 config explained below: I've got one PC - ...
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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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My PC have no IP address and routing table

I am a newbie in sysadmin. Am having a problem with my comp PC. The new DEL XPS 8700 with windows, has been replaced with CentOS 5.10 (OS used currently by my comp). After uninstalled the windows, ...
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How to control and limit internet usage in a lan network?

Im working in an office which has so many computers who are connected to the internet via local network. However,some users are using internet more than expected and cause low bandwidth to others. I ...
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Network Security Compromised (Need Advice) VPN, VNC, XP

I'm running a small LAN with no WiFi. 2 XP machines, 1 Vista, 2 printers, and a DVR for security cameras. Last week I set up RealVNC (the personal version, with no encryption) so that I could Remote ...
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When setting up Proxy Server, how to ensure that all network traffic is routed through that PC?

I have around 15 PCs (some Windows 7 and rest Macs) connected in a wireless lan. I have setup one of the Win 7 PC as Proxy Server. How do I ensure that all machines in the network connect through ...
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LAN for file transfers, wireless for internet?

I have a laptop and a desktop. My laptop is used for university and my desktop for home. I want to be able to sync files between my laptop and desktop so a few of the folders are exactly the same. ...
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source address of packets in a wifi network is the router and not the pc

I executed ping fron machine A (wireless PC) to machine B (wired PC to the wireless router). When I check the packets in machine B with wireshark they have the source address of the router ...
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Disable access to network shares for one user

I have a Windows 7 computer with two users. One of them is Administrator the other is limited user. Limited user should have access to the internet but should not have access to any network shares of ...
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Prevent connection to specific IP on specific connection

Here's the problem. I have two network connections on my DEV machine. LAN - Connects to the building network and internet. IP is assigned by DHCP and is 192.168.30.XX. LOCAL - Connects to a switch, ...
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My PC is not reachable on local LAN after changing computer name

My PC is not reachable on my local LAN (workgroup) after changing the computer name. I then renamed it back to the original name and it is still not reachable. Pinging other computers from mine is ...
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Connecting two computers

i have a PC which is connected to a modem router through a Ethernet cable and a laptop which can be connected to the Internet over wireless through the same router. The PC has WinXP SP3 while laptop ...
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Can't access network shares from a specific computer on my home network

I'm trying to connect to the Windows share on my laptop from my main PC, but the laptop doesn't respond to ping (I ping by IP, get timed out). I can, however, ping the main PC from the laptop, and ...
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Windows 7 LAN Unidentified Network

I've got a home network with several computers connected through a hub and another running OpenBSD as the gateway/firewall. I recently tried to connect a Windows 7 computer to the network, but it ...
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Screenshare daemon on lan?

I was thinking about getting a kiosk or two i thought since monitors are facing potential customers and we'll be behind a table i'd be hard to see if something gone wrong/needs our attention. It would ...
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LAN connection problem

how to connect to different system within the lan? im getting messages back when pinged with host ip address and also for default gateway. But messages pinged to another ip address with in my lan ...