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All browsers redirect me to the wrong site

I'm trying to reach www.example.com, but I'm always get redirect by all browsers to www.anothersite.com (from any other computer www.example.com is perfectly reachable), which most likely a virus, ...
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Why do I have to keep flushing my DNS cache?

Several times a day, my Internet connection stops working on my Windows 8 computer (it's not the network, other computers on the network work fine). It happens on all of my Windows 8 computers ...
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20 views

How do I disable this networking dialog on Windows 8.1?

When I tether my Android phone to Windows 8.1, I often get this useless dialog, which I always ignore. How do I prevent Windows 8.1 from showing it?
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VirtualBox network print from XP guest in Win 8.1 host, using bridged network second physical NIC

I need some help to solve the network printing from guest XP. Windows 8.1 Pro host OS; VirtualBox 4.3.10 (latest, 14-apr-2014); Windows XP SP3 guest OS; Two physical NICs One used by host in first ...
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1answer
53 views

Slow LAN connection (especially receiving) on Windows 8

I was diagnosing my SMB performance issues when I noticed my whole network speed was off. These are my benchmarking results between my desktop and my Linux server: Both are connected using CAT6 and ...
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1answer
31 views

Windows 2 NICs same subnet and different networks

I'm a bit puzzled about an issue I had today (btw i'm not a network expert, even less a Windows one) Suppose I have 2 NICs, Wi-fi with address 192.168.1.71/255.255.255.0 Ethernet with ...
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0answers
18 views

Win8.1 machines have trouble browsing each other occasionally

I've got two Win8.1 machines. One is a desktop connected to the (dd-wrt) router through an ethernet cable, the other is a laptop that connects over wifi. Both can ping each other just fine through ...
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1answer
65 views

Windows 8 won't resolve local network shares while offline

Recently replaced an old computer running XP with one running Windows 8.1. This computer is connected to an unmanaged switch (local only, no internet), as is an old (~'95)Hyundai machining centre ...
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1answer
59 views

Can't connect to PPTP VPNs in Windows 8.1

I have a couple PPTP VPNs which I've set up in Windows 8.1 . They were working fine for months and months, able to connect with no issues. Then a couple weeks ago they stopped working, and I get a ...
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2answers
22 views

Get a windows 8 host to access a website hosted in a windows server guest

I am running windows server 2012 as a guest(using Oracle Virtualbox) on a windows 8. I have a website hosted on the guest OS which i can access in a browser inside the guest. I would like to be ...
2
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1answer
28 views

IpV6 No network access

I'm Currently using Windows 8 on my laptop, and windows 7 on my computer. They used to be connected by the homegroup, which was brilliant, but now they can't find eachother anymore. I've tried to ...
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1answer
21 views

Windows 8 hostednetwork and ICS issue, no internet access

The Issue Trying to host a network to extend the range of my home wifi network, instead of going out and spending 50 bucks on a wifi extender. Anyways my issue occurs in that my hostednetwork does ...
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0answers
20 views

How can I start hostednetwork on Windows 8

I have the same problems as the guys over How can I start hostednetwork on Windows 7? and Can't get hostednetwork started in Windows 8 x64 But none of the solutions worked for me. I don't know ...
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0answers
9 views

Properly sharing windows 8 ethernet over wifi

I'm trying to share my ethernet network over a wifi card on my windows 8 pc. I have been able to do it following some guides online but when connected to the wifi hotspot, it doesn't have an ip ...
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0answers
20 views

Windows 8 Hyper-V sporadic network connectivity

I have a Windows 8.1 pro host and an 8.1 pro VM. I'm using an external virtual switch to allow the VM to connect to the network and get internet connectivity. When this works, all is dandy and I can ...
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0answers
35 views

Windows 8 laptop does not show WiFi

I have a Windows 8.1 machine that previously connected to a wireless modem but it does not now. The modem is not a problem because I can see it and connect to it from other computers. On the ...
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1answer
56 views

Windows: Force specific network adapter

Specs: Windows 8 server (x64) with two connections/adapters, 1 is wired and 1 is a tethered connection through my phone. Question: How can I force my browser(chrome) to connect over the wired ...
0
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1answer
36 views

Log all outgoing connections from computer

I'm really interested in what applications on my PC sends to the internet. Is there any way to record all(!) outgoing data (including content - what is sent using that connection)? Ideally, these ...
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0answers
35 views

Can't find other networks when tethered to phone

I've been trying to connect my pc to my wireless printer. My pc has no WiFi card so I use my phone by connecting it by USB and going into setting, more networks, Tethering and portable hotspot then ...
1
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1answer
198 views

Setting up networking on Virtualbox Guest to access Host VPN

Im trying to get this setup going but am having quite a bit of trouble. Host OS: Windows 8 64bit Guest OS: CentOS 6.5 64bit I'm using the Cisco VPN Client on my host to connect to a number of ...
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2answers
30 views

Wifi in Windows 8 kills itself after a second

I have a problem with Windows 8.1 on my laptop. Since about a week (I can't remember what modifications to software I did, but I'm pretty sure I changed nothing), when I boot or resume PC from sleep, ...
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1answer
30 views

How do I set a secondary DNS for my workstation?

All PC's on our domain are set to obtain the DNS server address dynamically, as part if DHCP, but I would like to set a secondary, fixed address DNS server for testing web sites on our dev machine. I ...
1
vote
1answer
52 views

What is a fail-proof way to finally set-up and use a printer over the network?

This is how things are; I'm sure most of you are familiar with it: PC A has a USB printer installed on it. PC A is connected to the network. PC B is connected to the same network. It can access PC ...
0
votes
1answer
76 views

Ad Hoc Network Connection causes Blue Screen of Death DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION

I recently had my home internet go down, so I stood up a tethered Ad Hoc Wireless hotspot from my 4G mobile phone. However, once I connected my Windows 8.1 64 bit computer to it, it blue screened with ...
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0answers
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Win 8 connect to specific PPPoE Access Concentrator

I have several PPPoE servers (access concentrator) in my network . Windows connects randomly to one of them so i should disconnect and connect until it connects to specific AC . Is there a way in ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Workaround for USB RemoteFX specific to Android Development

I am in the following situation as of this moment: I have a fast PC (Windows 8.1 Pro) at home, that is online when needed. I have a slow laptop (Windows 7 SP-newest Enterprise) for university, that ...
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0answers
65 views

WebDAV file upload slow

I am using a WebDAV folder on an Ubuntu root server over SSL. I connect to the folder through windows' network drive mapping. So far so good. When I transfer files to the mapped network drive speed ...
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0answers
38 views

How to tell Windows 8 to only connect to network drives on certain networks?

I have a home server with some files on that I connect to via my wireless LAN at home. The server is only available at that specific network, and not via internet. It seems that every time I open an ...
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0answers
47 views

Windows 8/XP printing problems

I have a friend that has 2 Windows XP machines, 1 Windows 8 machine, and 2 network printers on his network. The network is all cabled, no Wifi used. The problem he is having is that if the Win 8 ...
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3answers
112 views

Unable to connect to Windows 8 created network

When hosting a WPA2 infrastructure network on my Windows 8 PC (though this happened on XP for me too, but I do not have that computer anymore), I am only able to connect the first device (iPhone) ...
0
votes
2answers
202 views

Change Windows 7/8 Wi-Fi Mac Address to custom value [duplicate]

I am trying to change MAC address of Atheros AR9485 wireless card on Windows 8 and i am facing a limitation, that possible MAC addresses that can be set for Wi-Fi card in Windows 8 are: ...
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0answers
73 views

Wifi Hotspot on Windows 8

I have a wifi router with MAC-address filter. My laptop is allowed but my android phone isn't. I want to share my laptop's wifi connection with my phone. I have tried several wifi tethering programs, ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Access a shared Win 8 folder from server 2012 in Hyper-V?

a preface: I've never used Server 2012 (S2k12) so I'm a total noob with it. I'm running S2k12 in a Hyper-V VM (logged in as admin), and need to access a shared folder on my Win 8 host which has full ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

How to add a virtual adapter to pool bandwidth from different adapters

How do you create a virtual adapter other than the Loopback adapter in Windows (8, 64 bit ) that can connect to the physical network and obtain/use(dynamic/static) IP? I would like to use multiple IP ...
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votes
1answer
45 views

Problems using Remote Desktop between Win7 desktop and Win8 laptop

I'm trying to connect to my desktop from my laptop through Remote Desktop. I've gotten as far as enabling it in system settings (Allow connections from computer running any version of Remote Desktop), ...
0
votes
1answer
89 views

Browsing over wifi does not work but ethernet does

I recently received my ASUS N56DP laptop back from an RMA and after multiple fresh installs of Windows 8 I can not get the wireless connection to work over my home network (which is double NAT'd). If ...
0
votes
2answers
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In windows 8, my proxy server settings get enabled automatically, how do I turn this off?

I have a new laptop running windows 8, the proxy settings get enabled randomly and I can't use Internet explorer at that point. I have to manually turn off the proxy each time. I've gone through ...
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votes
0answers
1k views

An error occurred while Internet Connection Sharing was being enabled

I want to share my lan internet connection over my hosted network. But it's being failed due to An error occurred while Internet Connection Sharing was being enabled... I found this post but all the ...
1
vote
1answer
732 views

How do I view the my network map in windows 8.1?

I've recently discovered an extremely useful feature called Link Layer Topology Discovery in Windows 7 - I click on "See Full Map" in the network and sharing center. And it outputs this lovely, ...
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votes
0answers
72 views

How to ping an IBSS ad-hoc network?

Question We created an ad-hoc wireless network, and netsh shows me that the network is available. How do we ping it? netsh Output > But how do we ping it? BSSID : 36:f7:59:c7:5e:a9 ...
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votes
1answer
190 views

Why does my Windows have hundreds of temporary IPv6 addresses?

My ISP enabled IPv6 for me a few weeks ago. Now I noticted that Windows (8.1) gets a lot of temporary IPv6 addresses. ipconfig has the following output (real addresses are obfuscated): Windows IP ...
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0answers
45 views

Connection over the Ethernet cable - connection get frozen

I got a problem with my new laptop witn Windows 8.1. When I'm connected to the internet through the Ethernet cable my connection get lost after some time (sometimes minutes, sometimes hours). After ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Make Smartglass connection last longer with Xbox

I quite often use Smartglass from both my phone and tablet to control my Xbox, typically as a remote control for things like Netflix. It works well, the one downside is the constant reconnecting ...
5
votes
3answers
135 views

Connect two users to internet with one wired socket

I am a university student, and I live at a student hall. My student hall, does not have WiFi, (and does not allow someone to install a router), and I only have a socket to connect to the internet by a ...
0
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0answers
100 views

How can I set an IPsec ID using the Windows 8 built-in VPN client?

I'm trying to connect to a VPN using the built in Windows 8 VPN client. The VPN uses L2TP/IPsec and a pre-shared key. I can see it's connecting to the VPN but not making it through authentication. I ...
0
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0answers
32 views

HP-Compaq - Clean Install of Win8 - Intel 4965AG wireless cannot see WiFi networks

HP-Compaq laptops (general) and Compaq 6910n (specifically): After Windows 7 upgrade (using clean install) to Windows 8 - Intel 4965AG wireless adapter now doesn't work, but lights up and shows as ...
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38 views

Reset network byte counters shown at status dialog?

Problem is that I can't read RX byte counter value as it will not fit inside window anymore. How can I reset counters shown below without disabling network adapter:
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0answers
252 views

Unable to connect to wireless after upgrading to Windows 8.1 from 8

My girlfriend's laptop is a brand new Lenovo Ideapad S400 Touch. I saw the free upgrade to 8.1 and thought it would be a good idea to do. But upon reboot it is no longer able to connect to the ...
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2answers
91 views

Get list of devices on windows ad hoc network

I was wondering if there was a command to get a list of all the devices connected to an ad-hoc network that I host from my laptop. This far I've just been looking up the device ip with ipconfig or ...
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0answers
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3G dongle can't be metered in windows 8

I bought a new Huawei HiLink E3236 3G Dongle with a 10GB/Month data usage limit. With my Windows 8.1 I consumed nearly 2GB in the first day without using it that much. I found that I have to put it to ...