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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Gigabit LAN not working on ASUS M2N-MX

Today I replace my FastEthernet switch with a newly bought gigabit switch (DGS-1008A). All computers in my house are displaying that the connection speed is 1 Gbps except for one. The computer that ...
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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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How can I force Windows 7 to give my LAN (wired) conection priority over my WiFi?

Given the choice between my LAN (wired) and my WiFi connections, my Windows 7 PC gives priority to the WiFi - how can I make it prioritize the LAN connection?
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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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Connect XFinity TC8305C via WiFi to WNDR3700 without LAN Cable

I want to extend the Wi-Fi range of an XFinity Cable Modem/Router TC8305C but can't connect WNDR3700 via Ethernet LAN Cable. Is there a way to configure WNDR3700 (Netgear WNDR3700v1 Dual Channel) to ...
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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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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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How to disable internet access for another PC

I want to disable the internet for my little brother after 6:30 PM to improve his grade. I found that I can schedule a task and run this script: netsh interface set interface "Ethernet" ...
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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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How to interconnect two different LANs?

I have two different routers connected to different ISPs having different LANs. I want to setup the network such a why that we can connect to devices on the other LAN or ping devices on the other ...
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I can't access my local Apache server (WampServer) from other devices inside my LAN

I'm using WampServer on Windows 7 and while it works locally (using localhost), for some reason access to it from other devices using my PC's local IP, which is fixed (192.168.1.130) is not working ...
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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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Looking for a Command-line Portable ssh server (reverse connect) [closed]

I have been searching recently for a command-line server for remote administration on Windows. I have also used ncat, which got the job done but unfortunately it is flagged by antiviruses. I needed a ...
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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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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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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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Please help me understand the proper configuration

Please help me understand the proper configuration. I don't just want to get it right, I want to understand why one is the proper model and why the others aren't. I can't help but think a lot of ...
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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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LAN Not Working : Unidentified Network

Near about 2 Months ago I Got New Home Connection . First 20 days it worked Superb after 20 days I got registry error in my Windows 7 Laptop and 80 % programs stopped working then I got this error : ...
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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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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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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 ...