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Can I use an Apple AirPort Express as a wireless-to-wired bridge?

I have a wireless network using an Apple AirPort Extreme. That device is set up in my office and hooked up to the cable modem. I have a TV in another room which can accept a wired internet ...
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How to connect 2 virtual hosts running on the same machine?

I have 2 virtual hosts running on my Windows XP laptop. One is Ubuntu running inside vmware player. The other is MS virtual PC (so I can test with IE6 ). The Ubuntu virtual host is running my web ...
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Computer name not appearing on network

I can connect to other computers on my home network (ubuntu + OSX machines) using the IP address, but I can't connect using the netbios name. On the mac the name appears in Finder but if I try to ...
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Computer sending data while turned off

I have a some what strange problem (which could have an easy and obvious solution for all I know). My problem is that when I've booted ubuntu (now 10.4 but same problem with 9.10) and turns it off it ...
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Automate Windows 7's file sharing and firewall settings

I am working with my school to customize Windows 7 on some new laptops we are receiving. The laptops come with Windows 7 Professional already installed, and we do not need or want to reimage them. We ...
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Do apps which access the network count towards my ISP's bandwidth?

When an application uses the internet or even a remote network location, does this count towards the bandwidth quota of my ISP? What if the machine is virtual?
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Win 2k3 - DNS query?

I'm learning about network and I configured DNS in 2k3. In forward zone : cntt.edu > www.cntt.edu [ 192.168.188.4 ] . [ All IP / DNS configuration is right ] After that I use wireshark to catch ...
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Linux on Sony Vaio VPCEB1S1E

I bought Sony Vaio VPCEB1S1E and I was able to surf on net. Then I tried to install Ubuntu 9.04 and Linux Mint on it but neither allows me an access to the Internet. How can I configure Mint so that I ...
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How to block/avoid a particular IP when connecting to websites?

I'm having trouble connecting to a particular website. I can view it through a proxy, but not from home. So I ran a traceroute: Tracing route to fvringette.com [76.74.225.90] over a maximum of 30 ...
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Finding other computers on network over command line

I've got a handful of Macs on my home network, and shell access to only one of them from the outside. How can I figure out what IP address of the other machines are?
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List mapped network drives from the command line to text file

Is there a command that can be used from the command line to output a list of the mapped network drives on the local system and their location on the network to a text file? This will only be used on ...
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On a local network, are you able to password protect certain folders and how (in windows xp)?

I have a local network set up for my small office which consists of me, the manager, my wife, the secretary, and a few sales people/others. I would like to share passwords over the network and other ...
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Windows 7 vs. HP 3050 multifunction, adding scanner device on network IP

Customer has HP 3050 multifunction. PC is running Windows 7 x64, at IP 10.50.4.x and multifunction is at 10.50.3.1. Went into devices and printers in Windows 7 control panel, and tried to add ...
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What exactly is a proxy?

What does a proxy do and how is it related to getting out of my network to the outside network?
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Connect 2 ubuntu computers into a LAN

I've got two computers both running Ubuntu and i want to connect them into a LAN so i can ssh from the one into the another - i know how to do the ssh configuration part, i just don't know how to ...
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Can a malicious hacker share Linux distributions which trust bad root certificates? [closed]

Suppose a hacker launches a new Linux distro with firefox provided with it. Now a browser contains the certificates of the root certification authorities of PKI. Because firefox is a free browser ...
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Windows 7 and XP Networking

I'm trying to setup a home network between a windows 7 and windows xp machine. I have a small hub. My XP computer has a manually assigned IP address (192.168.0.10) and I set my Windows 7 machine to ...
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Unable to outside access service from inside LAN

I have a weird port forwarding problem. I tried to open my port 22 to the outside network. I was able to access it as long as I am not inside the LAN. I can access it from my office for example. But ...
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Connecting my XBOX 360 to home network

I am trying to set up my XBOX 360 as a Windows Media Center Extender. I input the code as shown on the XBOX screen, but I get the error message: "Cannot Set Up Extender." This means that the Extender ...
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How do I map a network drive in Ubuntu? I want to save my Firefox downloads directly in the mapped network drive (folder)

I work in an environment wherein files are exchanged over email which are then processed into databases. In Windows, mapping a network drive and storing files directly to a folder in the network ...
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How to monitor network interface card utilization?

I want to check the utilization of the network interface card while running a communication-intensive benchmark . Can anybody tell me which unix/linux command I can use to monitor the network traffic ...
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How to choose which network connection provides the default gateway in Windows XP [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I change the binding order of network adapters in Windows 7? I have a laptop with an integrated NIC and a WiFi connection. Both the wired and wireless networks I am ...
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Can I turn my Mac Mini into a Wi-Fi Hotspot without additional tool

I have an app need to test via wifi. I just wonder if there is a way to turn my Mac Mini into a Wi-Fi Hotspot without additional tool. I try to setup airport new network name is"mymacmini'. My iPod ...
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What's the difference between intranet, extranet and internet?

What's the difference between intranet, extranet and internet?
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How can I fix my Virtual PC 2007 network configuration

I have installed Windows Virtual PC 2007 on my Windows 2003 R2 Server. I have installed a virtual Windows XP. I have configured the virtual PC to use Shared Networking (NAT) I have disabled the ...
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I cannot stay logged in to a site with my router

I have a D-Link home router and my isp is Time warner. When I try to login to any site it does not let me. The website does not keep me logged in when I navigate the pages. I have to keep loging in ...
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Windows 7 not showing other computers on network

I have several other machines that are on other operating systems (XP, etc.) and they show up just fine on other machines NOT running Windows 7. However, they do not show on the Windows 7 "Network" ...
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Why is the network speed on my Mac Pro (early 2009) so slow?

I have a really weird networking issue on my Mac Pro (Early 2009). I can’t get higher network speeds than about 2MBit/s. It doesn’t matter if this is over AirPort or one of the Ethernet ports. An iMac ...
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Windows XP Home Edition SP3 WiFi WPA2 not working

My netbook OS is Windows XP Home Edition SP3. My wireless network option shows WPA/WPA2 option when I select it, it connects to the router but no internet access. Then I changed my router settings to ...
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How would I isolate one networked PC to LAN only?

I would like to have one of my PCs available to the rest of my home network for file sharing and VNC access, but I want to block any Internet traffic going to and from the PC. In other words, I want ...
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How to connect laptop with telephone using WI-FI? (ethernet)

What I did: Added new wireless network in wireless network settings and gave it SSID Gave laptop the IP like 192.168.0.1, mask: 255.255.255.0, gateway: 192.168.0.2 Gave the telephone with wifi the ...
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Network with bridge and port forwarding?

Below is my current (and planned) home network configuration. I would like to connect my non-wifi-capable desktop to my home network. The question is: HOW? What device do I need? The primary ...
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Users and Groups management on 7 Home Premium [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Local Users and Groups Management on Windows 7 Home? I recently upgraded my home PC from Windows XP Pro, to Windows 7 Home Premium. Since Local Users and Groups is blocked ...
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Test wireless speed?

Is there an utility that can test the speed between my pc and the wireless access point i am connected to? To clarify why i need to know this. My isp is providing me with a speed of 20mbs. Now if my ...
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How to create an 802.11n wireless network between laptops

I have an ASUS USB-N13 wireless adapter and three laptops in a home. I've tried multiple times to create an ad-hoc network following the 802.11n standard, but failed each time. The laptops have Intel ...
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Problem with internet connection

I am working on Windows Vista. I have got two internet connections, one is WiFi connection with high speed and other is mobile network connection. There is a very strange problem I am getting. When ...
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Why would http & https be blocked, even in safe mode with firewall disabled?

I have a windows 7 machine (dell studio xps). Everything on it seems to be in working order. The network device says it has internet connectivity, and indeed I can ping websites, transfer files via ...
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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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Measuring internet performance

Is there a program that measures the performance (bandwidth, latency) of my internet connection over time? I'm interested in trends, statistics, etc... I suspect that I'm not getting all that I'm ...
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Can ping IP address and nslookup hostname but cannot ping hostname

I have a DNS server set up on one of my machines using BIND 9.7 Everything works fine with it. On my Windows 7 desktop, I have statically-assigned all network values. I have one DNS server set -- my ...
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Network connection through a wall

I have a place where I want to set up a network connection through a normal residential wall where I can't cut any holes. I don't want to just set up a wireless system. Does anyone make a device that ...
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Setting up router: I can get online via Ethernet, and I can connect to router wirelessly, but can't get online wirelessly

I'm setting up a new D-Link N300 router, and trying to connect a MacBook Pro and a MacBook, both running OS X 10.6. As the question says, either computer can connect to the internet when connected to ...
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Shorthand MAC addresses

If I have a MAC represented as: 0:b:23:26:32:52 is that the same as: 00:0b:23:26:32:52 or: 00:bb:23:26:32:52 ?
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Computer Studdering When Transferring Over Network

This is a really weird problem that I've never even seen before. When I copy to or from my server share, my computer studders terribly and the data transfers very slowly at only around 12MB/s. By ...
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Netcat file transfer problem

I have two custom scripts I just wrote to facilitate transferring files between my VPS and my home server. They are both written in bash (short & sweet): To send: #!/bin/bash SENDFILE=$1 PORT=$2 ...
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Some notebooks can connect to internet via certain wireless router, some can't

I take a class in the building of a business and we sometimes use their internet via Wi-Fi. In the last few weeks, though, some of our notebooks haven't been able to connect to the internet even ...
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How to share internet over network

I have a machine connected to internet. I want to set up a proxy server or any other configuration that can help me to share internet over other machines in the same network machine may be of diff. ...
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Linux and Windows machines sharing a network

I have different Windows and Linux machines that share an internal private network. From within this network I can SSH to every machine etc. This internal network works great. I have my main windows ...
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Components needed for VPN

We eventually got our Mac Mini Server. We now want to set up a small Remote Access VPN using this Mac Mini Server. Firstly we are not sure of the components needed additionally to the server to setup ...
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Can D-Link DIR-600 work in client mode?

Using default firmware I can't find anywhere option of changing mode to something other than access point. Can DIR-600 work in client mode with default or some other firmware? Are other modes ...