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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Does Skype determine which user on ones contact list is connected over the same network?

This has happened several times with me. If I am talking (call) to someone on Skype who also happens to be over my inranet/LAN and both of us are using the same internet, even if the internet for some ...
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Website is accessible via WIFI but not LAN

Everyday I access a 3rd party website either via my browser directly or requesting files via a javascript application I developed. This morning, my connection to that site has been so slow that the ...
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cannot connect wireless to openwrt

I am using a modem at bridge mode and WDR3600 as openwrt router. .I have a cable from modems LAN to WDRs WAN and a cable from WDR to pc. I have connection via cable. From 192.168.1.1 when I select to ...
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WAN works but LAN does not

I have a TP-LINK router. Newest firmware (Firmware version: 4.7.11 Build 101102 Rel.60376n, Hardware version: WR340G v3 081520C2). It has connected cable from ISP to the WAN port and broadcasts the ...
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Effectively blocking flash online games

How do I block all games on one computer? hosts file is an option, but I have yet to come across a decent hosts list for all online game sites. I tried using open DNS but the filer list there is ...
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Connecting router clients from LAN and WLAN on the Netgear WNDR3700

I have the Netgear WNDR3700 router, and I can't see computers that are are connected via WLAN from computers that are connected via LAN. Is there a way to set it up so they can see each other?
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How to synchronize tasks on multiple computers

I would like to be able to run similar tasks on several computers that must be precisely synced. More specifically I need 4 laptops to be synced, probably over local network, and I need to use one of ...
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transfer files from old pc(without os) to new one using LAN

PC A: old one whose files is required; it doesn't have any os but I can boot it using live versions of linux(ubuntu for example) or windows repair disks; PC B: new one; running windows 7; two pcs ...
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Getting problems connecting to my server

I have a problem in my network. I have one network with 3 computers, 1 printer and 1 windows server version 2008. All computers in the network connected to the server have 192.168.1.xxx- IP addresses. ...
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How to slow down lan for a target ip

How can i slow down the lan for a specified Ip address? My friend was telling me about this program that will slow down lan, and we were trying to find it. It was used about the year 2000. Thanks
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Does Dropbox on iOS use LAN sync to get files shared from another Dropbox account (on the same LAN)?

Does Dropbox on iOS use LAN sync between two different accounts? I'm 99% certain that if the iPad and the computer are using the same Dropbox account that the LAN is used. I am much less certain ...
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Which network configuration?

I have a dual core machine at home w/ 8GB RAM and 3 TB HDD. I have a static IP and a couple of registerd domain names.I have a consumer grade ZTE VDSL2 modem/WiFi accesspoint/router/switch that I can ...
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Windows XP LAN Connectivity

I have 3 desktops all running Windows XP SP 3 connected to a ADSL Modem-Router. On 2 systems I have assigned static IP addresses and am not facing problems with Internet connection or LAN sharing. On ...
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Windows 7 Set metric to use 2 different network interfaces at the same time

I'm looking for a way to use at the same time wired and wireless interfaces. My situation: 1 Gbit ethernet interface (10.100.x.x) 1 WiFi 802.11 b/g/n interface (192.168.x.x) The PC is part of a ...
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Constant video stuttering/freezing/buffering over LAN

INTRODUCTION I just got a new computer, and for some reason I can't stream videos over LAN like I used to be able to with my old laptop. When streaming videos of any type, the video has to stop every ...
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In LAN, all IP should be private IP or not?

are there any cases that in LAN, host are assigned public IP? if so, why in these cases, public IPs are used in LAN?
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Computer monopolizes bandwidth of the LAN

My problem isn't just that a computer downloads/uploads at its maximum, saturating the LAN's bandwith by doing so. The thing is it only uses 1-1.5 Mo/s when other computers on the LAN can download at ...
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wo network cards. How to setup one lan and one wan on server

I have a server with two NIC cards. Right now eth0 is connected to my router to my ISP. But i want to setup eth1 as my LAN so deliver an internet connection from the server to my laptop. How can i ...
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Ping or accessing WAN IP from LAN results in failure on only one box

Morning/evening gents. I purchased a radical domain name today to set up a name for my services and to set up SSL. I configured the SSL fine and all but when I went to my website I couldn't connect. ...
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Should I upgrade my LAN setup for better server hosting?

My current setup, Wave 7 Optics LMG-441E Gateway, going into a Linksys going into a WRT54G Router, with a Cisco SE1500 Switch. I'm running a Minecraft server with a wired connection to the switch, ...
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Iptables drop forward packets to specific host

I am having trouble isolating a specific host from others on my lan. What I am trying to do is only allow communication between 192.168.0.2. and 192.168.0.8 as well as not allow any other host to ...
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How to connect to a computer on LAN using some other account then earlier used?

I have 7 computers on the LAN in a small home office, and one of the computers PC01 has data that will be accessed by other users. Till now, all I had to do was share the relevant folders with "...
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Simple Network Connection issue

Using Windows XP, all Notebooks (HP6910p) are connected to switch through cables. Cables are okay/tested and working perfectly. All of computers are automatically being assigned an IP on network 192....
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775twins hdtv motherboard doesnt have Ethernet drivers for win 7

I have 775twins hdtv motherboard but in the manufacturer site there are only drivers for windows xp, and my computer is missing the Ethernet drivers what can I do
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How to achieve this in my office network?

Here is my existing office network. I have setup Squid proxy server on one of my PC. How do I have all devices connect thru this proxy server instead of the router. NOTE: All PCs are connected to ...
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Simultaneous connection to LAN and WAN with filters

I'm looking for a software helping me to solve a problem I have in my office network. I have a laptop connected via LAN to local servers, webfarm servers, webfarm and internet. In this network I am ...
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Joining two networks at two different places with subneting?

How to connect two different networks at different places with 1 server, three hosts, a router and a switch in each network?
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ICS for only Specific IP using Firewall

Can I share internet connection just for a couple of specific IPs instead of whole Local Area Network (static IP assigned to all machines). If it's not possible using windows default firewall, is ...
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Local cloud Gaming (e.g local OnLive)

Is there a software that allows to create OnLive-like server for game for playing in LAN? Computing power and bandwidth is enough to do such thing, software is the only problem.
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How to connect 2 laptop located at different place

I am trying to do a web based remote desktop application using Java Tomcat, what I know is that I need to configure the port forwarding on router, I am trying on WLAN, I can't ping another workstation ...
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No LAN and SMB access, and Explorer not responsive, when using a second connection

I apologize if this is a duplicate question, I know that there are several questions about multiple connection (LAN + LAN and LAN + dialup) but I haven't been able to find one that fits my scenario. ...
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Connecting 2 LANs via Wi-Fi

At my home I have a LAN with very fast internet (120Mbit/s). On my roof I installed a Wi-Fi access point to get good Wi-Fi around my house. About 200meters (600feet) from me a friend lives and I want ...
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When I change the subnet for the LAN interface on a Sonicwall firewall the WAN interfaces go haywire. What should I do?

Our company's old subnet was 255.255.255.0. To adjust for growth we decided to implement a 255.255.248 subnet. Upon changing this in our Sonicwall's LAN interface, our WAN connections quit working ...
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Second WAN/LAN in office, want to share printers between them

My business is growing so I've decided to purchase a second DSL line, to separate two departments to allow for more bandwidth usage. Previously I had a network printer that served both departments. ...
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detecting reason for slow LAN

hi we're having a small company LAN with about 10 boxes and a wireless webcam. the problem is that internet + lan is really slow and i'd like to find out which client is causing it. is there a tool ...
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What can I do to directly access any system without having to log in?

I have a issue that may be in local area connection or DNS on server. I have a local area network with one server and 5 systems. I have installed the DNS on server to manage the users. now issue is ...
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The Internet connection on Debian breaks often, Internet connection is fine on Windows

I just set up a Debian machine to use as a web server. However, it would randomly lose Internet access for a while, then be fine a few minutes later. Other computers on the same network are fine. I ...
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setting up virtual host on a LAN

I'm trying set up virtual host test.com on my LAN. I set it up on my laptop and it's working well but problem is when the others want to browse, it doesn't work! Note: my laptop has ad-hoc wireless ...
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Why is my local Apache install slow on Windows 7 only with LAN enabled?

I have a local Wampserver on Windows 7. With the LAN connection disabled, it runs as fast as I would expect. WIth the LAN connection enabled, it waits 20-30 seconds before serving pages either locally ...
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Add wired lan adapter to Windows 7 on a Lenovo X200?

I am using a Lenovo x200. By default it has a wireless connection. However, when I try to use a wired Lan in some places, I cannot find the local area connection adapter. How do I add this?
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Can see 100mbps in the lan even though i have cat6 cables and gigabit switch

I have a lan setup where i used cat 6 cable and a gigabit switch .. also the systems all have gigabit ports but lan connection speed only shows as 100mbps .. all the systems are running windows xp .. ...
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Problem in Internet Access using Static Ip connection

My computer (running WINDOWS XP) is on the network and can access the internet. It's IP address is set automatically (LAN -> Internet Protocol -> Properties -> Obtain an IP address Automatically). ...
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WLAN issue with Tenda W307R

I'm new to the program so please if this is the wrong place to ask redirect me and I'll pull down my question. I have a Tenda W307R that I am trying to set up as a wireless access point for my office....
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What is the difference between hostname suffixes .local and .lan?

Why do other computers on my home network sometimes resolve as xyz.local and other times as xyz.lan ? I have a NAS device that shows up in Safari Bonjour bookmarks as xyz.local. I've copied a direct ...
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How to redirect / route VPN traffic to back standing local network?

There are two computers one "HOME" with Ubuntu 10.10 installed, and another "WORK" with WinXP installed. WORK PC is behind draconian firewall. However, let's imagine, that there is VPN connection ...
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Sharing folders on LAN with a DMZ computer on same tier (in DMZ)

This is my current setup, tiers in order; Modem Linksys wireless router D-Link wired router - wired desktop 1 - wireless laptop Wired DMZ desktop 2 Modem is connected to the linksys wireless ...
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If lan is connected?

I want to write a script and put it in /etc/rc.local so that if lan is connected then rfkill block all else nmcli con up id 'Network id' --nowait How should I write the if part and how should ...
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Wired ADSL2 Router?

I have an ADSL2 Router and as of now I connect to the Internet with a LAN cable. I want to access the Internet wirelessly. How do I do this? Do I create an access point to this existing router so ...
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Problem with 3rd party updates

I have a strange problem with the internet access of 3rd party programs. Whenever I want to update a program, it cannot access the update server and gives an error complaining about the internet ...