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Windows 7 file sharing password protecting or making stuff available to just me

Even with the new Homegroup feature I'm still finding the way Windows deals with folder sharing utterly baffling. Here's what I want to do. I have two computers, a PC Desktop and a laptop. I also ...
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Wireless G/Wireless N/and ATA/wired ethernet

I have cat 5e wired throughout the house terminating in the basement right beside the incoming internet cable modem. This would be a great place to put a Gigabit wireless N router, however, when I ...
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Network: now it works, now it doesn't! Windows Vista

I was using XAMPP and uninstall-ed it, and some errors appeared. "Mercury not working" and stuff like that, so I decided to deactivate those services. I may had done something wrong, cus my network is ...
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Remote desktop connection over VPN - IP routing issues?

I'm trying to get a remote desktop connection over VPN to work. The VPN connection authenticates fine, and the (Microsoft) RDC client gives an error about the machine being unavailable. The kicker is ...
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Windows 7 Networking Problem

I'm on a Windows 7 Computer with an additional Windows 7 computer and an XP computer and I keep getting an error: 0x8007046a: "Not enough server storage is available to Process this command" when I ...
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Windows 7 - system error 5

My wife has just had a new computer for Christmas (with an upgrade from VISTA to Windows 7), and has joined the home network. We are using a mix of WindowsXP and Ubuntu boxes linked via a switch. We ...
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Create virtual network

Hello guys Let's say i have a list of 5 IPs (myself included) and when i host a game on LAN(starcraft, aoe, warcraft..) i want the others 4 to see it on LAN. Any tips of how to accomplish it? I am ...
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Make windows not remember network password? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: how to get windows to forget a network password? is there a way to change the settings so that Windows does not remember the network password after it connects, so that ...
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Vista Networking Not Working…Can't even ping localhost [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Vista Networking Not Working…Can’t even ping localhost I'm trying to fix a friends laptop running Vista. He told me his wireless networking wasn't working which I ...
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Can Only Access Limited Sites with WIRELESS; WIRED works perfectly

I'm trying to remotely assist a friend with a problem the likes of which I've never seen before. He has a new HP Win7 laptop works perfectly when using a WIRED connection to his home network (Comcast ...
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Why am I unable to reach local network computers, but able to browse the web?

I have a weird problem. Today after turning my Ubuntu 9.10 PC on I can't connect to my local network, but I can use the Internet. We have a single Windows 2003 server machine that acts as a local main ...
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Capture traffic for specific application

I have an application which communicates with some server. I want to know what the IP of this server is. How can I capture all the traffic from a specific application and not just all the traffic like ...
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Poor TCP performance over single connection, but not over multiple?

On two separate Dell machines, I seem to be having an annoying performance problem when downloading over a single connection. The one I've just tested this all on is a Dell Dimension 3000, XP SP3, P4 ...
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Limited HTTP traffic

I'm experiencing a weird limited connectivity scenario with my Linux network stack. The problem is that whenever I try to download something, I can only get the first 5.5KB of the requested resource, ...
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Windows 7 VPN Error 619

So I am running Windows 7 Enterprise. This morning I was able to VPN using the built in VPN (Connect to Work Network etc). I had to change my network's IP address range and now the VPN will not work. ...
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how to share my wireless internet access but not my files without using ANY security measure just WAP. network splitter?

what I'm trying to achieve here is to be able to give my student neighbor access to the internet using the wireless side of my DSL router but I wouldn't like to have to setup encryption/privacy in any ...
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How to get Atheros ar242x wireless adapter working under Debian Linux?

Does anybody know how to get the Atheros ar242x wireless adapter working under Debian Linux (5.0.2 and/or 5.0.3)? My Debian live CDs and install CDs both don't like this card at all. Curisouly, it ...
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How do I connect these networks?

Help me complete this network. I have a cable modem going to a switch. The switch has various devices connected to it. A few computers and a wireless router. I have a a number of computers ...
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How to enable remote desktop view in windows 7?

I am trying to connect to a tight VNC server for remote desktop view. Its working fine when VNC server is running in XP PC but I am not able to connect remotly when VNC server is running in windows 7 ...
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Will a wireless n and a wireless g router interfere with each other?

I would like to buy a new wireless n router but keep my wireless g router for the sake of supporting older wifi-enabled devices. Can i put these 2 routers next to each other and configure them so they ...
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Subinterface in Windows

Does anybody know how to add a network subinterface in Windows? Something like eth0:1 in Linux.
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Can i use 2 internet connection onto 1 pc using switch?

Suppose I have 2 ISP(Broadband) with 2 routers(DSL). Now I have 1 switch of say 4 ports. So can I connect to both the ISP using 1 PC to get my speed up. ISP A gives me a speed of 2Mbps And ISP B ...
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How to setup network scanning for HP 3055 in Windows 7/Vista 64 bits?

Network scanning with HP 3055 works fine with XP, but I can't install it neither with Vista nor Windows 7 (both 64 bits OS). Could anybody assist me with the issue?
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How can my local website be visited from outside? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Allowing access to localhost page outside network? I can visit my site by http://localhost And I give my friend my ip address like 220.181.6.184, but they can't browse ...
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How do I set up Windows 7 to stream media to my PS3?

I have a computer and a PS3 connected wirelessly to my router, but it seems no matter how hard I try I can not get my PC to show up on my PS3. I've also tried setting up a media server with TVersity ...
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WD My Book World Edition and Windows 7

This is my setup in the office: a DSL modem router attached to modem 2 PC's running Windows 7 (home edition, 64bit) connected to router via network cable laptop running Windows XP SP2 "connected" ...
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Tracking network (internet) packages in Windows

Is there a good application to track incoming and outgoing network packages for Windows 7? In other words monitoring my PC's network traffic.
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Weird network problem

I've asked this on other sites before, and nobody can quite seem to figure out what's wrong. I have a Netgear WGR614 v6 router in my home network, with two computers attached. A desktop (Windows 7 / ...
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Set up a computer connecting through my laptop to be on the same network as the laptop

I have a desktop PC which currently has no wireless. My home network is a wireless network. I have it successfully connected to my network through my laptop (with built in wireless) using Ubuntu's ...
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Unable to connect host from guest VPC

My host is WinXP and my guest (on VPC 2007) is also WinXP. Both have SP2. I am unable to ping either from one another. However, I am able to connect to the Internet from the guest. My intention is to ...
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Dynamic DNS update script for a DDWRT router - Help with scripting needed

I'm running a WRT54GL with DD WRT, and having my domain hosted at zoneedit. For some reason, automatic dynamic DNS clients don't seem to work- they get the ipaddress of what i believe is a proxy ...
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How do you check the current duplex value of a network card set to Auto negotiate in Windows?

I would like to know what duplex (half or full) my network card has negotiated with a switch when they are both set to auto configuration in Windows.
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Block repeated remote logon attempts with Windows Server 2003

I have a machine running Windows Server 2003 that is connected to the Internet, and I've noticed several events in the event log that state the following: The server was unable to logon the ...
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What (simple) program can I use to monitor my internet usage

I want to know what programs are using XXX bandwidth? For example...if Firefox is downloading 500kbps, I want to know that. And if Google Installer is downloading...I want to know that, too.
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Double GPRS/EDGE speed with two mobile phones at once?

I'm using my mobile phone to connect to the internet in an area where only GPRS/EDGE is available. To increase the connection speed I would like to use a technique called connection teaming. E.g. I ...
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Mac OS X: network disabled because security breach

I just recieved a message on my Mac OS X system telling me: The wireless network appears to have been compromised and will be disabled for about a minute.† (It's a wireless WPA2-PSK secured ...
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PC activity monitor for my network [closed]

Are there any free software for monitoring PC activity? I own a comp with five system and i want to monitor employee activities with their computer
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Windows 7 Connection Sharing unable to access some sites

I have a pretty sad networking situation that involves connecting to an open Wireless network and sharing that connection to an Ethernet that is plugged into a Linksys router. This has been done with ...
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Wake computer from sleep/standby without BIOS support for WOL?

Just bought a new home PC and the nice folks at HP disabled the Wake-On-Lan feature in my motherboard. Are there any other options for waking the computer from Sleep/Standby mode? I'd like to take ...
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Is there any way to send messgae to someone i connected to his wireless network?

I want to send message or something to computer that i connected to it by it's wireless router. How to do that ? note: I've windows vista 64Bit
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How to configure remote administration for PC

I'm looking to setup remote administration for my desktop PC. I'll be away from home and want to access my home desktop for regular maintenance. I'm using a Wifi router at home for internet access and ...
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Why does encryption not destroy the way networks work?

I've a very basic understanding of how encryption works. My knowledge insofar is that of CCNA discovery level on the CISCO courses (along with a few other things such as Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte ...
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Windows 7 Startup Problems with Ethernet Driver

Everytime I restart Windows 7, my Ethernet driver can't connect: And I have to go into Device Manager -> Network Adapters and disable then enable the Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller to connect ...
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Windows 7 port Forwarding Issue

I can't get port forwarding to work now that I am using windows 7 (64-bit). I am using a wireless connection (no wired connection available). I have the ports forwarded (IP has been double checked, ...
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Can't access computer on isolated network

I have a Windows desktop PC on my corporate LAN with 2 NICs and I selected both adapters and bridged them in the network options. I also have a Linux PC with 2 NICs and I configured the first one to ...
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My network is losing the ip-address

It happens often after a while und ubuntu 8.04 on my notebook in my wired LAN. After I couldn't find a reason in the logs I started a terminal and a ping. Reading my emails I recognized that the ...
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setup wireless networking on slackware

I am trying to set up wifi on slackware, following this guide. Everything is good, and as you can see below I am able to join the network (Link Quality=75/100). However I cannot access anything, and ...
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Direct access from virtualbox machine to wlan?

Environment: virtual Windows 7 in Ubuntu host. Problem: How to connect to a router directly from win7? Is there any way to "give" direct access of wlan card from the Ubuntu to the win7. ...
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How is DNS used by individual processes?

When resolving FQDNs or machine names to IP addresses on my local network (mycompany.internal) I can use dig on the command line (linux/mac) or nslookup (windows) to query the configured server and ...
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How do I get more information on a potential network freeloader?

I have a home network set up, complete with a relatively good password. I'm in Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) and have been noticing, on occasion, a computer showing up in my Finder's Shared section, ...