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Network printing solutions for printers unsupported in a 64bit O/S

We have a small (>10) network of Windows computers, mostly running 32bits XP and one HP LaserJet 2840 printer plugged in (via USB) to one of the XP computers. The computer that has the printer ...
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Two wireless access points: public (for Internet) and private [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Public wireless access point on a private network I am trying to figure out how to achieve that. I want a public access point that would allow connection to the internet. ...
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VoIP - need setup ip network without SIP operator

Need to make next one: for ex i'm now in UAE, but i need to make a call to my girlfriend who is in Ukraine. I need to find the way how can i make the connection to my home router and make the call ...
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Sharing internet connection.- Complex

Scenario 1 Desktop , 2 Laptops , one wifi router , one network cable . All computers are on win XP Laptop A and Laptop B are connect to the network of wifi Router, they can access internet. My ...
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PFsense OpenVPN traffic getting routed through WAN rather than IPsec tunnel

So I have a PFsense firewall setup with a IPsec tunnel created to access a special webpage housed at another companies website. Internal traffic routes properly through the IPsec tunnel for this ...
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How do I hook a wirelessly connected DLNA TV to my desktop computer?

I have a Sony LCD TV that is DLNA certified and I want to be able to access the music files from my desktop computer and play them through me television. The two are on opposite ends of the house ...
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Windows 7 dhcp issues from windows 2008 server

I am having some troubles with mapped network drives on Windows 7. We have several Windows 7 machines that are trying to automatically connect to network shares (that are on a Windows 2008 server and ...
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Windows XP Pro 'Connect to' logon box greyed out with Guest

Have a machine i've just nuked and paved to be used in a public enviroment, yet still connected to a Workgroup. Would like it to prompt for a logon when accessing any of the network shares as ...
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Postgresql by network

I have running PostgreSQL sever on 192.168.0.102:5432. postgresql.conf has this line: listen_addresses = '*' and pg_hba.conf has this one: host all all 127.0.0.1/32 ...
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Epson Artisan 800 on Ubuntu/Linux

Update for Ubuntu 10.04: Printing should work 'out-of-box', scanning still needs the newer sane backend. Looking for a known good way to setup an Epson Artisan 800 on Ubuntu specifically or any linux ...
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virtual box networking with mobile brodband

I install ubuntu 11.10 64 in virtual machine using vmbox 4.1. My host machine also has ubuntu 11.10 64. I use mobile brodband. this is my networking details. eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr d0:...
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Blocking ip range in hosts file?

I know how to edit my hosts file on osx, how can I block the range 78.31.8.0/22? What do I put in the hosts file?
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Windows 7 Ultimate WLAN problems

I had to reinstall Windows on my machine after a HDD issue forced me to get a new one. Before, I had Windows 7 Enterprise installed and could connect to my WPA-PSK secured 802.11g router fine. Post ...
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Changing IP Settings Automatically Based on Location

I have an Ubuntu 10.04 and basically I would like to achieve this: When I am at home, switch the network to use static IP. When I am at the office, switch the network to use DHCP. Is there a ...
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Per application VPN settings on Mac (Snow Leopard)

I use a VPN tunnel to connect to a remote network on Snow Leopard. I set it up with the system settings for VPN and it works fine. Unfortunately, the VPN tunnel is used for all connections. Some ports ...
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How can I get VMWare to use the same IP as the host?

I am running RHEL 6 on my Win-XP using VMware. On VMware it has the local IP. I want it to be same as that of XP. i.e. 123.237.115.199 on both. (This is dynamic IP but I want that the dynamic IP on ...
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Why is my Internet Connection Sharing mysteriously broken?

I have a strange problem with Internet Connection Sharing on a laptop running Vista Business. This laptop is connected to the internet via the ethernet port, which goes to an ADSL modem. it is ...
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How can I pipe output from my local sound card to MPD?

I would like to "Pipe" the output of my local sound card to MPD on a networked music server. Anyone have any suggestions how to go about this? I'm thinking maybe i can make a live MP3 stream? maybe ...
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Why are my PCs and Mac not able to transfer to each other?

They're all connected to the internet but aren't able to talk to each other. I'm having difficulties in logging in to the other computer to access it. In Windows I use this to access the network.: ...
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Tool to easily block Internet access completely for Windows?

I would like to block Internet access for my own machine. This is so that no apps can talk to the outside in the time frame I want it to. I know a firewall can do this but I don't want to install one. ...
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How can I prioritise network bandwidth on a per application basis?

Is there a way in Linux to give a specific application more/less priority for network bandwidth? Something like how nice does for CPU priority. Context: I'm currently on a very low bandwidth ...
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Shutting down a computer over the LAN

I want a command to shut down a computer on my LAN network that is running Windows 7 and has no password set. Is there any way to do this?
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Networking issue, access service indirectly

Ive got an application and internet service that works fine from my home network, but fails (TCP connection "dies" after a few KB sent) on the university residence network. The admins of the two ...
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Good HTTP request analyzer for Ubuntu?

On Windows, I use WireShark for analyzing HTTP requests and replies. Is there a similar tool for Ubuntu?
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tool for monitoring network traffic on Windows 7 Home

for Windows 7 Home Edition: can anyone recommend a tool to monitor network traffic? either build-in or 3rd-party. I like to have a graph view (e.g. as in Task Manager) but also nice are tool that ...
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Windows7 can't connect to any network

Today I've installed some updates from Windows Update and installed SAP client. Then I've rebooted my machine. After that I was unable to connect to any networks. 3G/GSM modem connection fails with ...
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Script to assign and remove arbitrary secondary IPs to an interface

I'm trying to figure out how to write a script that will let me arbitrarily assign and remove a secondary IP address to a system. I'm most comfortable with batch scripting, so I'd rather focus on ...
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Network router and switch configuration

Can I put a switch before my router in my home network? Here is a diagram of how I want to set up my network: ╔═════════════════════════════════╗ ╔═════════════════════════════════════════╗ ║ ...
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Why is the DNS setting part of Windows TCP/IP setting dialog? [closed]

The DNS servers setting has been part of the Windows TCP/IP setting dialog since the earliest version of Windows as far as I can remember (Windows 95). However, a host may have multiple network ...
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Ubuntu: How to get wireless lan and 10/100 running simultaneously?

I am running Ubuntu 10.10 on a Dell Inspiron 6400. I am able to get 10/100 Ethernet card and Wireless Lan working independently. Ethernet -> eth0 Wireless Lan -> eth1. If I restart/reboot my eth0 ...
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How can I use different DNS for computers behind DD-WRT?

I do the IT work for the church I attend. There are about 30 computers behind a router flashed with DD-WRT. I have it set to use the OpenDNS service mainly for content filtering. Adult content needs ...
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Attempting to dialup gives “Opening port… Error 813: another connection is using…”

This has driven me to the point of insanity :) When I wake my computer up and try to dial-up, I get this nice dialog: Opening port... Error 813: You have attempted to establish a second ...
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Create second wireless network isolated from existing wireless network

Is there any device (router) where the WAN is delivered as a wireless signal? internet<== Router1 ==>Wireless1<== Router2 ==> Wireless2 This is to create an isolated network (Wireless2) ...
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No file sharing between two server 2008 R2 machines

I have just replaced XP with Server 2008 R2 on my test sever, and have been running 2008 R2 on my dev laptop. When my server was still XP, file sharing just worked, but now it just doesn't. I've ...
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Is chaining two switches different than connecting both switches directly to the router?

I am setting up the network for our small companies new office - I have about 20 computers upstairs and 20 down. There is a switch on each floor, the router is downstairs, and a cat5e cable running ...
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Problem with network after malware attack

Im trying to help some friends with a Win XP machine. I got rid of the malware using Malware Bytes, and HiJackThis. But now they(I) have another problem. When the computer boot into Windows it seems ...
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Windows 7 not automatically detecting proxy settings; cannot connnect to the internet

I just recently installed Windows 7 SP 1 on my computer. However it failed, and I rolled back the installation, only to now have an error with my ethernet port, saying that I cannot connect, for the ...
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App to spot a hurdle between a user and an http server

I'd like to know if there is a tool that can be placed on a user's computer and given a url, can diagnose if and where a block is situated in accessing a web page (with a specified port). Sort of a ...
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Block Access to Windows Update

I use a company laptop for work. Usually, I work from a client site. Recently, this client has prohibited the use of its Internet Access from 3rd party. So we switched to a 3G modem + hub as a ...
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Seemingly random disconnections on Windows Server 2008 R2

So I have a box running a Windows Server 2008 R2 in my LAN, which is running, among other things, a voip server used by other people. I myself am in the same subnet with the server, while the other ...
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Audio distortion and DPC latency in Vista during network usage after several hours of uptime

I updated my Windows Vista Business machine (Dell Vostro 1500, 32-bit) to SP1 a few months back, along with updating several device drivers to the latest ones available from Dell. Since then, I've ...
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Port forwarded Virtualbox guest dropping ~ 50% of http requests

Roughly 50% of all HTTP request are being refused/timing out when trying to access the guest OS from the host OS via NAT. Requests being called via http://localhost:8001 Below are some details: ...
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Routing packets from one application to a virtual machine?

I am trying to test an application running in windows 7, and I would like to send the packets it generates to a server VM (I am using virtualbox) on the local machine which will act as a simulation ...
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FileZilla not working on Server 2008 R2

I'm battling to get FileZilla working on Server 2008 R2. Until this morning, I had one 2008 and one XP machine, and always just used the XP one for FTP. I now have two 2008 machines and no FTP client. ...
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How to fix massive lag on ZyXEL HomePlug AV powerline adapters?

I have 3 ZyXEL Homeplug AV powerline adapters as per the one in the review below. I have two plugged in currently, one into my Be / Thompson wireless router, and one into my desktop pc (box1). every ...
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Windows Home Group - share library

I don't understand the following behavior of Windows 7 Home Premium: We've set up a 'windows home-network-group" between multiple computers. On computer 1 we have a win7-library with 2 folders in it (...
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What's the Linux command equivalent for “msg.exe”?

I'm trying to send a message from my Linux box to a windows 7 box, à la "net send". I've tried smbclient -M machine but that gives Connection to machine failed. Error NT_STATUS_BAD_NETWORK_NAME ...
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how to set static ip in windows wireless settings

I don't want my wireless router's automatic DHCP. I'm using Windows XP; how can I connect to the router with a static IP?
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Two Internet Connections with two subnets

I have two different internet connections coming into our office. Each connection runs into it's own router (both routers are the same make, and both are running Tomato firmware). Right now, ...
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Unable to connect to cable modem when connected to VPN

First I have a cable modem which gives the internet connection. The network is 192.168.0.0/24 and its IP is 192.168.0.1 Second line, I have a router connected to the cable modem. Its "outside" IP is ...