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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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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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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 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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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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Use devcon to create multiple loopback adapters

I need to create multiple loopback adapters on a single box. I can do this manually using Device Manager, but would like to automate this using the devcon.exe utility. When I call devcon install it ...
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Multiple MAC addresses on a single network interface

Since the other question about this (Multiple network interfaces on a single NIC in Windows) only asks about different routing, I'm going to ask this again: Is there any way to create multiple ...
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Windows internet connection only after deactivating and activating LAN adapter

When I start my Window 7 PC I get no internet connection. LAN works, but internet does not. If I deactivate and then reactivate the LAN adapter, I get an internet connection. Any idea what could be ...
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From a command prompt, change OpenVPN adapter from Public to Work location/profile on Windows?

I'm working on a silent installer for OpenVPN as part of a bigger software package to be deployed on numerous Windows systems within my employer's corporate network. I'm able to get OpenVPN to ...
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PC flooding & crashing network switch only after it's shutdown

I discovered this problem because EVERY SINGLE TIME I left the house my Internet connection would go down and I would not be able to remotely access my netowrk. I installed Windows 8.1 RTM on my ...
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Wifi USB Adapters stop working after a couple of months

My Belkin Dual band USB adapter just stopped working. It doesn't work no matter how much I try troubleshooting it. I get an error: USB device not recognised This is third time in last six months ...
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Cable unplugged after NeoRouter connection disabled once

Network adapters can be disabled and then enabled again in Windows. This doesn't work for the NeoRouter network adapter, which is a VPN shell. What happens is that once disabled, this adapter can't ...
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Windows 8 - LAN connection doesn't startup on reboot

I don't know what's gone wrong, but of late whenever I reboot my Win 8 Pro x64 box, the ethernet connection doesn't turn on by itself. I have to go into network settings and manually disable/re-enable ...
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Network disabled in Windows 8 PC on startup

Windows 8 64-Bit pc will not detect network on startup. Every time we have to do a "scan for hardware changes" in device manager. Otherwise it will not connect to network automatically. We did ...
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1answer
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Generic Ethernet drivers for WINDOWS

Background: I have a custom built box that I like to setup with multi-boot using GRUB2 and having Windows 7 x64, latest Linux Mint x64, and couple other Linux/Unix distros. I've had this setup ...
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1answer
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What is wake on pattern match in network card preferences?

I know the Wake on LAN standard, but I don't understand what the wake on pattern match option means. What does this option mean?
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Laptop won't connect to router, however will connect to other routers and router works with other laptops

It seems I've come across an issue that is unique to using a particular laptop with a particular router. From an initial observation it would appear the laptop is having trouble obtaining an IP ...
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1answer
107 views

using wireless with LAN connection active

Is it possible to run a wireless connection but still remain connected to your local lan? The desktop has wireless and i wanna use wireshark locally to mess around on my wireless but want to remain ...
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1answer
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My internet speed wont run at 1.0 Gbps on my Realtek PCIe Family Controller

I have an asus Gigabit Router and a gigabit NIC (Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller) witch is running at 100Mbps rather than 1000Mbps (1.0 Gbps). When I use an old laptop on the same Ethernet ...
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1answer
70 views

Use wired LAN adapter by default

I am trying to find out if there's a way to set up network adapters so that if 2 are connected with network and internet access it will choose one over the other. Scenario: I have seen several ...
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What causes partial connectivity through wireless adapter (no internet, but can see other home network PC)?

I recently bought an Asus X401A laptop. For some reason, I cannot get internet access on the wireless connection. The wireless connection succeeds and I can see other computers on the network once ...
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1answer
379 views

How can I connect to a VPN and keep my internet connection with my second adaptor?

I have a WinXP with 2 network adapters and I sometimes need to connect to a VPN network. But When I do so, I loose my internet connection. This is not so bad if I'm at the office, but I remote in to ...
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1answer
409 views

Using local proxy to specify used NIC on Windows 7?

I'm running Windows 7 and have 2 NIC installed, both are connected to the Internet (nic#1 LTE, nic#2 DSL). Windows 7 will only allow me to specify a binding order and a metric on which interface to ...
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1answer
242 views

Tunneling a particular site through a VPN on a particular NIC

I have two NICs on my desktop — an Ethernet interface and a WiFi interface. I have a VPN connection that allows me to connect to American servers which i use to access sites like Pandora. I can ...
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698 views

Windows 7 - Modify “advanced settings” tab of Device Manager from command line

I'm in a position where I need to enable Wake on LAN for roughly 50 machines. I don't want to have to go round every one and adjust the settings for it, but it's looking increasingly like I'll have ...
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1answer
545 views

Setting up a virtual, bridged, NIC in Windows

When you install VMware Workstation on Windows, it creates several virtual NICs, one of which is directly bridged to a NIC that's connected to the network (somehow, it appears to always be bridged to ...
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WIndows 7 Configure ICS using two NICs

OK here is the problem. I use my primary computer to connect to the internet using a SureCom NIC. i also have a secondary NIC which i connect to a wireless router and share the internet with other ...
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1answer
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Internal network card not detected any more

I was asked to fix a Windows XP PC whose internal NIC stopped working over night. The following has already been found out / tried: NIC is not in device manager any more (it shows up however if ...
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1answer
1k views

TP-Link WN722N usb NIC

I'm having trouble connecting to my home network using a new USB NIC I ordered from Newegg.com. I have installed the newest drivers from the manufacturer's website and tried multiple times to diagnose ...
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Get active network interface on Windows

I'm developing an application that provides a UI to windump, the packet sniffer. Windump has a "-D" parameter that lists all network interfaces it can find, and then you can specify which interface to ...
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1answer
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Realtek-NIC with VLAN under Windows always showing UNPLUGGED

I'm running a Win7-Machine and need to configure my NIC to understand untagged and VLAN-tagged packages. I'm using a Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller and already installed a common tagged ...
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How to get rid of auto-generated sequence number in network's device name in Windows?

Every time one plugs in the same usb wireless adapter in a new usb port, Windows creates new network device with auto-generated sequence number which looks like this Wireless-N USB Network Adapter #2, ...
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1answer
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Solid amber led on NIC, able to connect to the internet but can't ping a few local computers?

I have one PC that has a solid amber led light on the NIC where it should be green. The PC can access the internet fine but can't ping a specific host on our network. The host she can't ping CAN ping ...
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Adding a second network card (dedicated connection to a network music streaming device) to a PC already on a home wireless network

I have a pretty normal home wireless network with a combined adsl modem/router which all my (Windows XP/Vista) computers use DHCP to connect wirelessly to and share resources among each other in a ...
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1answer
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Removing (Presumably) Extraneous Network Adapters from Device Manager (eg WAN Miniport)

Can anyone shed some light on the default items in the Network Adapters branch of the Windows Device Manager? In addition to the network card, there are always a bunch of other things that I cannot ...
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334 views

trace program network communications

I'm looking for a program that can trace what a specific program on my computer is sending/receiving over my Ethernet connection. I'm not trying to crack a password or anything. Thanks
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1answer
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Automation of Loopback Adapter install on Windows

I have a piece of Software that requires a Loopback Adapter on Windows. Is there some sort of scripting or a batch file that could automate installing and setting up a Loopback Adapter with a certain ...
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1answer
278 views

System With Two Network Adapters

My system has a NIC (Marvell Yukon) built-into the motherboard, but I also have a D-Link (RealTek) card. I figure that using the D-Link and disabling the Marvell makes the most sense, though I'm ...
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What can I do if I can't find driver's for my computer's NIC

This is driving me bananas, I've burned something like 10 CD's trying to find an EXE or ZIP that will work for my dad's computer [my old one] I'm about ready to give up, is there any sort of generic ...
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How can I determine which network adapter my browser is using? How can I change it?

I have multiple network adapters on my Windows XP system. Is there a way I can establish which adapter Firefox and Internet Explorer are using? Can I force them to use a specific adapter?
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How do I find the MAC address of my laptop?

I tried to find out the MAC address in my notebook by Run → cmd → config /all but I didn't find it there. How do I find the MAC address of my laptop?
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How can I disable internet for a specific interface in Windows 7?

I have two NICs on my machine, one which connects to my network and has my internet connection. The other connects to a buddy next doors network with his internet connection. I don't want Windows ...
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2answers
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How do I properly support two network cards in one Windows 7 PC?

I've upgraded from Vista to Windows 7. On Vista I used to run one network card (Intel 82566DC -2 Gigabit) for my internet which was connected to a Dovado USB mobile broadband router connected to a 3G ...
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5answers
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How do you check the current duplex value of a network card set to Auto negotiate in Windows?

I would like to know what duplex (half or full) my network card has negotiated with a switch when they are both set to auto configuration in Windows.
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Disable wireless light?

Is there any way (program, registry key, etc.) that I could disable the little light that turns on whenever WiFi is enabled? I would still like to have WiFi enabled, it's just that I want the light to ...
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Network driver for Fujitsu-Siemens Scaleo J PC

I have just acquired a handed down mini-tower PC claiming to be a Fujitsu-Siemens Scaleo J (on the case). The only text I could find on the motherboard is p4m800-pro-M. I have reached a point ...
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Why is my connection slow?

I have a Dell Precision T5400 with a Broadcom 1Gb onboard NIC. For some strange reason, when I access machines on our local network, the best I can get is around 125KB/s download speed. My laptop ...