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Wireless connectivity cuts out after 20 mins when plugged into mains

Can someone help me. I'm running Windows Vista on a Fujitsu Siemens Amilo PI 2530 laptop. Ever since I've had my laptop, 6 years now I've had an issue whereby the Wireless connectivity cuts out ...
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Wifi disconnects constantly

My laptop Dell Inspiron constantly tends to disconnect from my home network every minute or so. After which it reconnects again, but it really bugs me. I have a windows vista, help? My ipad, on the ...
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2answers
45 views

Choosing from multiple network connections

I have two different ISPs in my home and also two different routers. I'm using one for Wireless, and one for ethernet. On my PC here, it has both wireless and ethernet connections setup at the same ...
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1answer
337 views

How to mount Mac Mavericks 10.9.1 to Windows Vista Home Premium shared folder via SMB

I've been trying for days to connect my Mac running Mavericks 10.9.1 to my old PC running Vista Home Premium on my home network. I'd like to use it simply as file sharing server. I use my mac to ...
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0answers
52 views

How to remove WLAN network that reappears at each restart of Vista Business

On a Dell laptop with a wanted/created SSID named "Shanuk" there is a phantom network that doesn't work (wrong security settings that can't be changed) I can't keep deleted or moved down. With each ...
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45 views

Reinstalled Vista Limited Connectivity

I have just recently re-installed windows vista on my laptop (Dell 1525). It used to connect to the wifi fine, but sometimes would only have limited connectivity to the network with no internet ...
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0answers
85 views

Windows 7 HomeGroup: everyone can see everything and create files and folders

I've set up a connection on my Windows 7 machine at home as a home network. I've then logged into another Windows Vista machine at home and realized that as soon as I enabled discovery under Start -> ...
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0answers
50 views

I have a vista wireless connection issue

I'm not very computer-savvy - please keep in mind in response. My roommates have just had wireless restored in our house and they can all connect to the new network and access the internet. When I ...
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2answers
2k views

How can I get a MByte/s or Mbit/s reading of network activity?

Under the Network tab of Windows Task Manager, I can only see "Network Utilization" and "Link Speed". For example, if the link speed is "100 Mbps" (Mega bit per second) and the network utilization is ...
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1answer
6k views

How to enable administrative shares on Vista and XP?

I am looking for a way to enable administrative shares on both XP and on Vista. I am a complete newbie when it comes to using administrative shares. I have no prior experience as to how this is ...
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1answer
181 views

Slow internet, but not ISP, not router, not ethernet card, would like to troubleshoot

Here is what I have: Dell Vostro 1500 laptop, Vista, Broadcom 440x 10/100 Toshiba Laptop, Vista Just bought a gigabit expresscard ethernet laptop adapter D-link DSL-6740U v.H1 ADSL modem/router 3 ft. ...
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0answers
328 views

VirtualBox Stops Internet on Host (Windows Vista)

I need help in solving this problem thats driving me nuts. The problem seems to be rare as I could only find a handful of resources (after much searching) which are already quite old and not useful. ...
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1answer
205 views

“connections to webpages are currently being redirected to a different webpage”

Lately (I first noticed it yesterday evening) the "world" icon has not been appearing over the network icon on the task bar, and, when I go to the Network and Sharing Center the connection to "the ...
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1answer
269 views

Vista Windows Firewall - how to block all ports apart from 1 on a particular subnet?

This is fairly easy in Win7 because that version of Windows Firewall allows you to block a port range e.g. 1-79,81-65535, leaving only a single port open. However Vista (at least by default) doesn't ...
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0answers
44 views

Wrong DNS cache on Windows Vista

I'm in the process of developing website on Openshift. I've ordered an domain and set CNAME record to the address something-namespace.rhcloud.com as required in the Openshift docs. My problem is that ...
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2answers
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Configuring Intranet and Internet on one PC

I have PC with two NICs one is connected to Internet and another is connected to Intranet. Intranet settings are 10.35.134.129 255.0.0.0 10.35.134.1 Internet settings are 192.168.1.15 ...
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1answer
88 views

Internet connection lost after share

We have 2 laptops: Vista, working WIFI Win 7, broken WIFI We need share WIFI Internet from 1. laptop to 2. laptop by LAN. Router or other devices are not arount, so this is only way at the ...
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2answers
54 views

port forwarding/network settings preventing from game hosting

I asked where to post this question on stackoverflow meta and they directed me here. Im on wireless connection and I want to host games in StarCraft: Brood War and i've been looking everywhere on ...
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1answer
2k views

NetWorking In Safe Mode Through Command Prompt [closed]

I am wondering if there is a way to access networking from within the normal safe mode instead of the safemode with networking. I can start things like live OS's and then access the internet but ...
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3answers
13k views

How to set download speed limit restriction without using router?

I have a 1Mbps broadband internet connection. I am sharing this on my PC by using Windows Connection Sharing, so that my roommate can also access the internet. I want to set a speed limit of 500Kbps ...
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1answer
2k views

Windows Vista: Networking can only connect “local only”

I am attempting to debug a problem on a Windows Vista laptop - not mine! Until just recently (last week or so), it was operating normally for about 4 years :) The problem is that I am having issues ...
1
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1answer
290 views

OpenVPN on Tomato and Vista - can't see my network

I followed the instructions here (http://todayguesswhat.blogspot.ca/2011/03/quick-simple-vpn-setup-guide-using.html) to set up a TCP connection to OpenVPN on my Tomato router. Used TCP because the ...
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2answers
168 views

Ethernet works fine when booting from a live CD, but won't connect from Windows Vista Installation

Got a strange issue at the moment where a PC I'm trying to fix isn't connecting to the network. I've booted from a "Mini Windows XP" boot CD I have and the ethernet connects immediately and works ...
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0answers
143 views

Vista network only local access

I have just restored a windows vista laptop. Now it cannot access the internet using wifi connection. The laptop connects to the router and i assigned an IP number. My windows 7 pc can access the ...
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0answers
65 views

Vista professional 64 bit after complete the update there is no network connection

I have Vista Professional x64. I have installed it on a PC and a lot of updates have been applied and till yesterday morning everything were working fine. So I tried to install Internet explorer 9. I ...
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2answers
155 views

PCs in the same network can not communicate

I have 2 PCs. 1 Windows 7/64 bit. 1 Windows Vista. Both are connected to the same router accessing the public network. Both can access the Internet. Problem: None of the PCs can ping each other. ...
2
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3answers
578 views

Having windows use one connection for all internet destined traffic

Searched for this answer on the site, but it looked to be only applicable for mac OSX. If there is one that I missed, please link, and I'll vote to close. In a nutshell I have a laptop running ...
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0answers
365 views

Need to reset network adapter after sleep (Vista)

I have a Dell Inspiron M1330 running Windows Vista Ultimate. Ever since I moved into a new apartment (and had to start using a hard-wired connection via Ethernet) I have had to reset the network ...
2
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2answers
858 views

Windows 7 PC can't find Windows Vista PC

I have two PCs that connect through a wireless router, a Windows Vista Business Edition PC and a Windows 7 PC The Windows Vista PC is able to find the Windows 7 PC in the Windows Explorer ...
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2answers
275 views

network connection problem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Laptop connects to wireless network but gets invalid ip? I have two laptops at home , with WiFi. One laptop (Windows 7) is working fine, but the other laptop (Vista) has ...
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0answers
109 views

Cannot connect to Internet on Windows 7: IP address issue

I have 2 laptops, one with Vista one with Windows 7. The Vista laptop connects to the internet with no problems, but the 7 one won't and I get an IP address issue. I've researched it and tried doing ...
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4answers
232 views

Use a locked down computer to provide network access for an unlocked computer

I have a computer I'm required to use in order to connect to our corporation's provided network. The computer is an ageing laptop that I cannot replace. If I directly connect to the network with a ...
0
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1answer
375 views

Adding a route to route table

I have VPN connection to a third part network and when i try to connect to my local network application i cannot access. somebody suggested to add a route to route table. I am new to it. Can somebody ...
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1answer
2k views

Laptop Cannot Connect to Internet but iPod Touch Can?

I have Windows Vista and my laptop won't access the internet although it does connect to the wireless network. My iPod touch can access the internet via the same wireless network. Why might this ...
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3answers
944 views

Windows Vista: TCP/IP stack is smashed, how to reinstall the LAN-Devices?

the TCP/IP stack is smashed, thats why no LAN-Connections are running. I want to download the LAN drivers from another computer and uninstall and reinstall the LAN devices on this system. Hopefully ...
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3answers
464 views

Vista Home Premium won't connect to network

I deinstalled some software (e.g. some Toolbars for IE and Norton security suite, because the free trial period of 60 days is run out and so i want to switch to microsofts free security essentials). ...
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1answer
154 views

What is the Windows 7 alternative to Vista's 'Reliability and Performance Monitor' to monitor network traffic

Yesterday I was using my old Vista laptop and noticed it was rather easy to view which processes were using the network and how many bytes were send and received. Now when I open perfmon on Windows 7 ...
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1answer
2k views

Files showing green in Windows Explorer (Vista/W7), can't copy over network

I have a folder shared and I copied it to another computer just fine, but two individual files say I don't have permission to copy them. And the filename is in green in Windows explorer on both the ...
2
votes
3answers
11k views

Unable to uninstall virtualbox network drivers

Last time I tried to uninstall virtualbox, it failed with a BSOD. Since then, I am unable to install any version of virtualbox. The uninstaller seem's to fail to. When i look in my network drivers ...
2
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3answers
650 views

Windows 7 and Vista Home Networked-Unable to login from Vista to Windows 7

I set up both Vista and Windows 7 on the same workgroup. I can view Windows 7 from Vista and vice versa. I can login into Vista from Windows 7. I am unable to login to Windows 7 from Vista. When I ...
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1answer
586 views

ADSL router setup help

I recently bought a Tenda W548D ADSL wireless router/modem but can't get it to automatically connect to the internet (so that when I connect my laptop to it using wireless, my laptop is connected to ...
0
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1answer
37 views

Vista to Vista network visability issue

I've got a Vista Business PC and a Vista Business Laptop connected via a virgin media router (Netgear CG2100D) and I cannot get the two machines to see each other correctly over the network. The ...
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1answer
1k views

Is a Windows 7 homegroup(workgroup) and a Windows Vista Domain compatible?

Can a Windows 7 computer connect to a Windows Vista domain? Can a Windows Vista computer connect to a Windows 7 homegroup(workgroup)?
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1answer
682 views

Can you share a LAN printer from a Windows 7 homegroup to a Windows Vista domain?

I have a work laptop computer at home running Windows Vista that is on work domain group that it uses when it connects to a work VPN. The laptop is on a local LAN that has a connection to the ...
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5answers
3k views

Is there any way to find out what programs are trying to connect to Internet on windows?

I am just wondering if it is possible to find what programmes are attempting to connect to the Internet. Is there any DOS command to do this or Is there any other programme available or will have to ...
4
votes
3answers
2k views

What adds these Multicast IPs to the ARP table, as static entries?

(Similar to my previous question, but addressing a separate aspect which has gone unanswered.) I've seen this on my Windows 7 computer, and searches have turned up others in Vista/7 who have seen the ...
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1answer
584 views

Can't see a Windows XP computer on the network

I have two PC's connected to the same router. One is running Vista Home Premium and the other is running XP Pro. I'm trying to reach the shares of second PC from the first PC. I've enabled file ...
1
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2answers
673 views

Windows Vista Unidentified Network

I know this question is all over the internet, but I have not been able to get any resolution. I just bought a Netgear N600 router and went about setting it up. I used my Windows 7 machine to go ...
1
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2answers
1k views

Internet works but some programs won't connect to the internet (Steam, MSN, LoL)

I went through the Program features to delete a bunch of random programs I dont use any more or never wanted in the first place. Then Windows Live Messenger and AVG updated and I threw a few things to ...
1
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1answer
242 views

Where does Windows Vista & 7 connect to test network/internet connectivity?

I haven't a windows machine to run a sniffer on to figure this out myself, so I'm here. When Vista or 7 connect, they then do something and report either no connectivity, local only, local network ...