A network interface controller (also known as a network interface card, network adapter, LAN adapter and by similar terms) is a computer hardware component that connects a computer to a computer network.

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Can one program use one NIC and another another NIC?

My laptop (Win7) have two NIC (one wifi integrated and one wifi dongle). It is connected to two different networks. Can I set for example uTorrent to download/upload over one NIC, and all others ...
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How to configre network card on centos?

I have a fresh install of Centos on a machine with two NICs, one built-in and another one installed in PCI slot. However in the network settings I get one shown as wired connection picking up IP from ...
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OpenVPN TAP binding order issue

I am running a 64bit Windows 7/8 AD environment using OpenVPN on remote computers to access our network/servers in our main office. Typically, once we install OpenVPN on a new machine and configure ...
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Single external antenna on multi-antenna WiFi n-enabled network card

I want to buy a PCI WiFi card, that supports networks in n standard (TP-LINK TL-WN851ND). It has two antennas, and it supports MIMO feature (yet I don't know if it's the standard one, or propertiary). ...
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windows hosted networok on windows 8

my sister is using Acer laptop, that has an intel WLAN card and supports windows hosted network(checked in command prompt).Am using the basic way using netsh wlan command also, then am using netsh ...
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definitively determine the primary physical LAN port (device0)

Is the device with the lowest DeviceID a reliable way to find the first LAN port on a machine with 2 ports? I have been searching for a way to deterministically get the first LAN port across our ...
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Juniper Network Connect couldn't connect to server

I've been using Juniper Network connect 6.3 to connect to our server from my windows 7 system. Recently, I'm unable to connect to the server as the Network Connect software in my system is not working ...
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where the Windows 7 store Network Adapter settings?

where the Windows 7 store Network Adapter settings? (when changing) In the Registry or in the nvram? Is it harmful for the filesystem or the Network Adapter to perform a frequent changing/resetting of ...
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Need help understanding network interfaces on my machine

I do not understand why wireshark and the device list on my computer do not show the same set of network interfaces. Also, I am not even sure what some of the interfaces are. Here are the reports: ...
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Intermittent connection drops on Win 8.1

This is a laptop system. I currently have an issue where my network connection will drop intermittently for anywhere between 5-15 seconds at a time. This is enough to disconnect me from anything I'm ...
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adding a nic to a linux system

I've just bought an HP NC360T Dual Port Gigabit Ethernet Adapter PCI-E for use in a linux box. I can't seem to see the device on the system. I've used the lspci command to display a list of items on ...
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Windows 7 network adapter fails to start

I need to restart my Windows 7 computer at least 3-4 times to get my local area connection active. I have tried every option related to power but it hasn't helped. I have the drivers installed, but it ...
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I want backdoor access via intranet but none via internet - easy solution?

I see my new server has two cards and wonder if I can plug the internet into one and an intranet into the other. I only want access to the OS and program files and MySQL from the intranet side. ...
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Is there any way to determine if the router is forwarding WoL packet to the NIC card while the computer is turned off?

I am having hard time figuring out whether the problem is with the router not forwarding the packets to the NIC OR the problem is the NIC not waking the PC or other hidden settings that are preventing ...
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I have LOTS of TAP-Win32 Adapter OAS and TAP-Windows Adapter V9

What are these, and what are they used for; how do I get rid of this? Because I haven't got OpenVPN or any other VPN-client installed on my computer (to my knowledge). I am not sure but I thing this ...
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Why does Firefox not auto-detect the proxy after upgrading to version 31?

My Firefox cannot detect the proxy any more after upgrading it to version 31. The proxy setting inside Firefox network option is Auto-detect proxy settings for this network. Before upgrading to ...
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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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how to setup routing on Win 7 to send all data going to 10.148.xxx over ethernet and all other ranges over wi-fi?

I want to setup my win 7 to route everything going to the 10.148.xxx.xxx over my Lan and everything going elsewhere over my wi-fi. Any help?
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Can't Bridge Windows 8 Ethernet and Wireless Adapter

I'm trying to bridge my Windows 8 laptop's wired and wireless adapters so I can get internet on an older computer (not that old it's running Windows 7 Ultimate). I did this before a while back but now ...
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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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Disable Intel(R) 82578DM Network Connector permanently

My computer, HP Compaq 8100 Elite CMT x64-based PC, running Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (64 bit) is equipped with an Intel(R) 82578DM Gigabit Network Connection which connects to the Motorola ...
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How to overtake the limit of NICs in virtualization softs?

I want to connect unlimited number of NIC to a mikrotik virtual machine but all virtualization softwares has limit to the number of NICs so, is there a soft that doesn't have limit? if there ...
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Prioritize network adapter initialization on startup

TL;DR: How to make the network adapter connect earlier/faster? When I start up the OS (Win 8.1) from either Hibernation or from a full restart my network adapter won't connect as fast as I'd like it ...
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How to get 300Mpbs link speed on 802.11n [duplicate]

I know that "link speed", is not the same as actual throughput, but shouldn't 1x 802.11n channel (20Mhz) at "Excellent" 100% signal strength connect at 150Mpbs link speed? I was configuring my Asus ...
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10 Gb NIC autoneg off?

I have fancy mellanox 10Gb NIC but somehow I can see frameerrors whenever I am stressing the hadoop cluster. Our network guy told me the switch has been hard coded as full duplex and autonegotiate, ...
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Download speed and ping suffers during PC to PC file copy

Why does the ping and internet download speed suffer on PC#1 when files copied from PC#1 to PC#2? During file copy, my ping goes from 20ms to 600ms+, Download speed goes from 1.8MB/S to 250 KB/S give ...
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Frame = Dropped on Hadoop 10G NIC

I have a small hadoop cluster and there are errors constantly in the log of ifconfig and also from the cloudera manager, I can see frame errors. Here are some basic information about the interface ...
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Read registers on a NIC card on Windows

I have a Realtek Ethernet Controller on my x86 machine running Windows 7. I have the datasheet for the Ethernet controller. I am trying to debug a low-level issue and I need to read certain registers ...
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how to create multiple virtual NIC which each of them can take IP from DHCP when only single physical NIC is available

There are several virtual machine tools that can create multiple NIC for their guest OS. thought almost all of them let the virtual NIC of the guest OS to connect the physical NIC, I haven't seen any ...
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SY-PEX24028 NIC is not detected by FM2A88X-ITX+ motherboard

I'm trying to use a SY-PEX24028 (PCI-E x1) card with my FM2A88X-ITX+ motherboard. I'm using my the board's only PCI-E x16 slot for the card. I have not been able to get it to detect the card either in ...
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Balancing Two NICs

I play a lot of online games, and having a constant, uninterrupted, internet connection is crucial. My idea: Connect both NICs in the machine to the same router. My question: Will this ...
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Can the MAC address of the USB stick broadband connection be traced together with the IP address?

Can the MAC address of the USB stick broadband connection be traced together with the IP address? Also, the mac address of the broadband stick used, computer or network card inside the laptop, etc.?
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Slow/restricted internet speed on Ubuntu 14 (driver/hardare issue?)?

I recently built my own desktop and I have noticed that it consistently gets ~ .8 mbps download speed when on the ethernet and slightly better when using wifi. I have run several tests that can ...
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Onboard audio and LAN not working

Yesterday, I cleaned up my pc and both onboard realtek network adapter and realtek audio adapter are stopped working. (I've removed the nvidia geforce 8400gs graphic card and using onboard graphic ...
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Linksys AE1200 stops detecting hotspots

I have a Linksys E1200 router and Linksys AE1200 USB adapter, and am running Windows 7 x64. Periodically my connection drops and I have to either use the Windows 7 troubleshooter, or unplug/replug ...
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How to make two loopback adapters talk each other?

I have to test some java network application. Each client-app is identified by his IP. So the simpliest way to test it is to run some machines or VMs... But each instance of this application can be ...
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Windows 8 creating 'ghosts' VPN connections

I have a paid VPN service (StrongVPN), and as I live in university halls I have to connect to the internet through the university's VPN and then connect to StrongVPN. This usually works fine, but ...
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CIDR < 5 not allowed

Problem Two NICs have been connected using an ethernet cable. The ethernet adapters have been configured as follows: NIC I IP: 8.0.0.1 Subnet mask: 248.0.0.0 NIC II IP: 8.0.0.2 Subnet mask: ...
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How can I tell if my wired ethernet connection is using 802.1X authentication on Windows 7?

From a command prompt (or a script) I'd like to be able to query the wired interface to determine if it has succesfully established an 802.1X connection, or if it has fallen back to unauthenticated ...
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Windows 8.1 Update: Network Adapter Issues

I've recently updated my pc from Windows 8 to 8.1. However,I am now unable to connect to wireless networks. Instead, it says 'No Connections Available' in the networks charm. Under the wireless ...
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Trouble setting up more than 4 network adapters in VirtualBox (XP Guest)

I've been trying to setup the 8 network adapters that VirtualBox is supposed to support, through the command line. I need them as bridged networks (because I use them to forward ports from a server ...
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This device cannot start(Code 10) when installing a new NIC

So I've recently bought a new Intellinet Fast Ethernet PCI Network Card, and I can't get it to work. I've tried uninstalling the previous ethernet card drivers and reinstalling the new ones, but it ...
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Hardware specifications for WOL (Wake On Lan)

I am planning to buy a computer, which I would like to start using Wake-On-Lan from outside the LAN. I was looking on the internet and there is lot of information to be confused. 1) What are the ...
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Cannot visit some pages in browser

I have just installed my new network adapter for wireless connectivity. I am using TP-LINK TL-WN727N. I installed the drivers from the manufacturers website to get the latest version. The installation ...
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What type of cable do I need to connect to this storage box

I have this Hitachi Storage box (Hitachi DF600-RKAJAT Hard Drive Array): It has fiber drives, and I have a Fiber channel card like this: How can I join them?
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VMWare Workstation - Virtual Network Editor

Is there any way to add and remove Virtual Networks without using the Virtual Network Editor tool in Workstation 10? Eventually I would like to modify these network settings with a script. Is there ...
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VirtualBox network adapter blocking samba share

My host is Windows 8.1, my server is a Raspberry Pi (irrelevant). My server is giving all nodes on LAN a samba share, however my desktop has VirtualBox installed. I am unable to access my samba share ...
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DNS server cannot get DNSSEC information

I did the netalyzr test which checks some ports and network configs. The result was strange. It contained a problem with DNSSEC: Only some DNS root server instances returned proper DNSSEC ...
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Can't disinstall Intel(®) Centrino(®) Wireless-N 100

I need to disinstall Intel(®) Centrino(®) Wireless-N 130, but when I try to disinstall it, nothing appens: ComputerManagement -> Device Manager -> Network Adapters -> Right-Click on Centrino -> ...
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Is there an fast open-source portscanner? [closed]

Looking for a fast open-source c# port scanner ? Using handshake layer, pcap. Want some example for studying purposes.