Networking is the art of connecting two or more devices together so that they can communicate with each other.

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Solution for 3 TVs to loop video that can be updated remotely?

I'd like to run 3 HDTV monitors to display 3 different looping videos for a kiosk-like environment, and have some questions: I was thinking of just using the USB ports on the TVs to play video, but ...
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Accessing Web Server Using Private IP Over VPN

This question could also fall under the category of networking I suppose, but I'll give it a shot here. Here's the situation: We have web servers at work that we access using the IP Address (no ...
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Hidden network seems off and how can I increase my network security

For the last few week a hidden network keeps popping up in my network list. Every time this happens our internet drops is speed and our latency rises. This give me a feeling something is off so I have ...
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Create guest network and prevent access to my internal network using DD-WRT

As my guests at our home like to have some kind of internet access to show us their photos. We'd like to create a guest network for them. My idea: However, as I don't trust our guest devices I'd ...
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Link speed says 1Gbps but is actually only 100Mbps

I've been transfering files across my network but seeing some things I don't understand. When I view my network adapter Link speed it states that it is 1Gbps but when viewing the network details in ...
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Win7 won't mount WinXP share

For quite some time I have had an old WinXP server, with a couple of shared folders, and a Win7 client, accessing those shares. It used to work flawlessly up until 2 weeks ago, when there was a black ...
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Windows Cannot automatically detect proxy settings

My Windows 8.1 desktop cannot connect to any internet services through Ethernet to my home network. I tried resetting my adapter, restarting, netsh resets, and everything else I could think of. I'm ...
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My wireless network goes offline after a while

I have Rosewill RNX-N150RT wireless router. Brand new. But after an undefined amount of time (it varies, from as little as 12 hours to as much as 2 - 3 days), the WIFI just goes offline. I bought ...
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Wired network icon, but wireless network

I'm connected to a wireless network, yet in the taskbar the icon is showing that I'm connected to a wired network. Why is that? There is no network cable connected to the laptop, and it says "Limited" ...
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TP-LINK extender not found via wireless connection

I just configured TP-LINK WA730RE range extender. When I connect my box to power plug, the system initializes successfully. But strange thing is that the box is not detected via wireless connection. ...
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IP config of a private network with a vagrant VM

I am following this installation document of a mapserver stack (on my Ubuntu Trusty 64): https://media.readthedocs.org/pdf/nodeshot/latest/nodeshot.pdf I am pretty bad at network/ip-settings. The ...
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Retrieve User Profile Passwords

I have installed a fresh copy of Windows on one of my systems. Now I am trying to access some folder on network through Map Network Drive but it requires password authentication, but I don't ...
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2 connections for improved speed? [duplicate]

I have a small office with 8 computers on the network. Our local internet is OK but we want to improve our speed. I have two internet lines into the office so how can I use these to improve speed? Do ...
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Two routers, same network, different SSID and password

I have a question about router configuration that I haven't really found an answer to. What I have: SSID: House A: A ZyXEL DSL-modem (660 Prestige) with built-in WLAN and DHCP-Server. IP: ...
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Throttle Users Speed

Hi guys I was wondering if there was a way to throttle a network users download speed. My room mate keeps constantly downloading stuff so there I look and they have 3 things downloading at like 300 ...
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Wifi tethering using PC not working

I have a WiFi adapter(TP Link TL-WN721 N), I have enabled the SoftAP mode and connect my tablet to it. I am giving the details of the connection which I got from the tab(runs on Android Jellybean): ...
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Can I set up some sort of local, home-only “cloud computing” system - where a computer offloads some of its computational load to another?

I have a Windows 8 laptop that wheezes under the strain of just a few open youtube tabs (1.0 Ghz processor), and a Linux (Debian stable "wheezy") desktop (3.4 Ghz, 8 cores) that is mostly idle unless ...
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How to configure Windows Firewall to allow all ports in use by IIS Express

My understanding of this technet article, per the page that brought me there*, is that I can configure the Windows Firewall to allow all inbound traffic on any port being used by a specified ...
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Restart a non responsive router remotely

I have a Trendnet TEW-810DR that is currently in a loop giving itself a high load. It is currently acting as my main DHCP and Gateway servers. It has a direct IP connecting it. Currently I am able to ...
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Openvpn connects and responds to ping but no internet access

I have an openvpn server running on raspian and a tunnelblick client on osx. I can connect to the VPN just fine but I have no intenet access. The server responds to ping just fine and the port is open ...
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ICS failing between Windows 7 host and Windows 8

I'm trying to set up a temporary connection between my laptop (running Windows 7) and my desktop (Windows 8) to allow me to access the internet on my desktop. I followed the instructions Microsoft ...
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TeamViewer ID: how is the ID used to identify the computer across the Internet?

This video mentions that the TeamViewer IDs used to identify PCs for remote assistance or control to a computer are unique identifiers based on the hardware configuration found on each computer. How ...
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Tool or script to create fallback connection in windows 8.1 [on hold]

I am using internet via WiFi data card and my service provider is quite unstable it frequently looses a connection, I have another option by using my android phone tethering or WiFi hotspot but it is ...
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Road warrior with pfSense

Currently I have a server running pfSense. It's on another network and I only access it via remote login. What I want to do is setup some sort of road warrior scheme that allows to me access behind ...
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Windows 8.1 third party firewalls and Hyper-V virtual switch compatibility

I have the following problem: Hyper-V is installed on windows 8.1 with an external virtual switch. Everything works fine with windows firewall When I try to install any third party firewall on ...
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Has my laptop been infected by APR virus?

Recently, I have experienced high latency on my home network. So I downloaded an APR monitor to see whether there were some problems. After some time, I found a MAC address, which sent lots of ...
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procmon (process monitor) does not show some udp / tcp network activiy events

Process monitor does not show some udp / tcp network events. net use * \\test12345.domain.local\test shows in netmon: shows in procmon: Why is the netbios nameservice (:137) communication is ...
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Downloading speed in google chrome is very slow

I just installed a new windows 8.1 pro 64bit system on my new SSD. After installing chrome (Version 39.0.2171.95 m) I noticed download speed is terrible, 7 kb/s on average. On speedtest.net it is ...
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Transfer files over hardwired LAN for speed; computers are also WiFi connected

I am a web developer. I don’t have much knowledge in networking. I have to transfer almost 200 GB files from a Ubuntu 14.04 laptop to a Windows 8 laptop. They are connected to the Internet through a ...
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Remote Desktop Connection seems to connect but it doesn't

I have been connecting to this server, for months now, and all of sudden I am unable to get it. Windows' remote desktop utility goes through its usual process. Asks for the Computer Name(IP Address) ...
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Stop automatically scanning for Wi-Fi on Linux Mint

How can I disable the automatic scan for other Wi-Fi networks when I'm already connected on Linux Mint? I have an HP laptop with touchscreen buttons and the Wi-Fi button doesn't act as usual. It ...
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Wireless internet connection consistently keeps dropping out after a few minutes of use on Linux Mint

My new installation of Linux Mint 17.1 32bit Cinnamon edition, installed as the sole OS on a Samsung N130 Netbook, consistently loses its wireless internet connection a few minutes after logging on ...
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Redirect web traffic (SOCKS proxy) for a specific domain

Sup guys, I have youtube.com blocked at my work because reasons. I'm a scientist and I NEED youtube because most of the conferences and talks that I'd like to see are available there. Yes, I ...
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How to login to a Mac to access files from a PC?

I have a MacMini running Yosemite and a PC running Windows7. I want to copy some files from the Pc to the MAc For some reason the Mac cannot see the PC on the network, but the PC can see the Mac. ...
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How I Can Specify Ports and Certain IPs So That Some IPs Can Access only Via That Port in Windows Server 2008

I want to open a Port where I want to list some IPs. Only These IPs should be able to access via that Port. How can I do these in Windows Server 8.
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How to make tap interfaces persistent after reboot?

Some tasks requires having tap interfaces configured + assign ownership. So, I am doing it manually: sudo tuntap -u <username> sudo ifconfig tap0 up sudo ip a a 192.168.1.1/24 dev tap0 or ...
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How do I remove a VirtualBox host only network adapter

On OS X, 10.10, if I start a Vagrant based VirtualBox VM that is configured with a host only network adapter and then destroy that VM and attempt to re-create it with the VMware provider the vboxnet# ...
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How can I fix my router's ridiculously high external PING rates?

[I asked this question on Overflow and they closed it saying it belongs here. Hope that's correct.] My basic problem: I have horrible latency. When pinging google.com I get average round-trips of 48 ...
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unusable speed connection to router (ethernet and wireless)

I'm using a lenovo flex 2 laptop, my connection was fine up until this week. We got a new router (edimax br 6428ns v2), which seems to "not like" my laptop, i'll explain: My 2 roommates can connect ...
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No internet when cable is connected directly to pc

I have a router with static settings in it, my computer is connected to that router, I want to remove that router and connect my PC directly to the internet, I went to the ipv4 settings in network and ...
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VPN can access network drives by IP but not by computer name

I have a VPN set up on my laptop. When I take it out of the office I can't access mapped network drives. I noticed that all my network drives went something like \\THE-FILE-SERVER\Data, but when I ...
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How do I connect guest Kali VM to internet through NAT (network works, internet doesn't)?

Alright, I'm having some really weird problems with my VM, and I can't for the life of me figure it out. I got it set up to where I can ping my host machine, I can even ping other hosts on the ...
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Add route to Mac after closing vpn

After connection to VPN, I still miss one route. To be able to connect to the range of ips, I manually run: sudo route add -net 192.168.109 -interface ppp0 How can I automate this? In order to after ...
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Creating bridge in Linux, share network like VirtualBox

I have a local are network 192.168.1.1/24. I use libvirt and I want my virtual machines to use this network also, at least a sub-network of it, such as 192.168.1.128/25. However, all the libvirt ...
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Accessing router behind modem/router

I have a router which is located upstairs connected to the modem downstairs through a powerline adapter. I am able to access the modem which is located downstairs through the router but connecting to ...
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Turn on Network discovery in windows xp

I am having difficulty turning on network discovery on Windows XP; Currently our server is not shown in the 'Network' section of a client computer, but I can ping the server. My system admin said I ...
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Torrent monitoring of entire network by a user in the same network

I am a user in a network. Can I monitor torrent activity in my network using some tool.I tried Wireshark. But I could only monitor my computer's network activities. Is there any other tool available ...
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What type of ethernet-to-wireless extender do I need [duplicate]

My house is wired for ethernet. So far, I've got everything taken care of with gigabit switches in most rooms to handle XBoxes, PCs, etc. Until today. My Amazon Firestick arrived and only connects ...
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OpenWRT: Software update wget returns “Network is unreachable”

I have OpenWRT [Barrier Breaker 14.07 / LuCI Trunk (0.12+svn-r10530)] installed on a TP-Link Wifi Extender (TL-WA850RE v1), though acting like a simple Access Point, DHCP & DNS are provided by a ...
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Router suddenly stopped port forwarding

I got me a second router today (Linksys WRT54GL), and put DD WRT on it. I was going to use the router as a PPTP server bridged to my main router, which worked for a little while. Now however, all of ...