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Getting Correct IPv6 Address from given prefix

On my windows xp machine, i have this information: IP Address: fcb1:cafe:1:9e33::2 Default Gateway: fcb1:cafe:1:9e33::1 It works fine, and i can ping the gateway. However now there is another ...
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Uninstall TCP/IP Windows XP (uninstall is greyed out)

A laptop displays "aquiring network address" continuously for both wired and wireless network connections. TCP/IP is set to obtain an IP address automatically, and use an automatic DNS address. DHCP ...
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5answers
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Does Windows XP only allow 10 inbound TCP/IP connections at any one time?

I tried to connect 40 clients to a webservice that is on Windows XP and I get no connection. Are the inbound TCP/IP connections on Windows XP limited to 10 at any one time?
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How do I rebuild the TCP/IP stack on XP?

Consider a computer has been hit with a spyware bomb and it has destroyed the internet connectivity in almost every way. (no ethernet, wireless, or dial-up) Because it would take forever to backup ...
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2answers
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IP Forwarding on the same subnet

So, my situation is, I have a PC with two network cards, one is a physical ethernet adapter, the other a wireless adapter. Both network cards are on the same subnet. I need to be able to forward IP ...
3
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1answer
423 views

why is my computer connecting to skynet? is it a virus or other type of malware?

i recently ran a "netstat" command on my windows xp system, and saw some connections to "Iron.Skynet". well Iron is my Computers Name, but ive not come across the name "Skynet" on my system before. ...
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3answers
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How to assign IP address to computer on XP Pro network

If I go into TCP/IP settings to manually set an IP address for an XP machine, what should be set for: Subnet mask Default gateway What would happen if I set an IP address that is already assigned ...
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0answers
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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 ...
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2answers
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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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6answers
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Why does my XP system lose TCP/IP connectivity every night around 3 AM?

Every night around 3 AM from the eventlog (Outlook complains it can't get to the exchange server) I lose all TCP/IP connectivity from my desktop. Other systems on the network still function, as well ...
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1answer
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TCP timeout after one minute

Little background: before going on a business trip I installed all the corporate updates on my winxp laptop (not a great idea). One of them included a new vpn client which might have something to do ...
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5answers
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Editing the hosts file

I'm looking to edit the Windows TCP/IP hosts file (at c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts). I'm wondering, what is the best way to do this (on Windows XP)? Let's say that I want to redirect, say, ...
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WinXP with two LAN cards: Howto route only port 3389 onto one LAN card?

I have a Windows XP machine in remote location on which I need to debug an application. It has two LAN cards both with internet access on different subnets. Problem is related to LAN card A. How ...
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How to tell what MTU is being used in Windows XP

I'm suffering from a really weird problem where I randomly get "The connection to the server was reset" errors when trying to access web pages (HTTP error 12031 according to the Windows network ...
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1answer
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Need for explanation: NetBIOS over TCP/IP on VMware network adapter disturbs access to network shares

Some time ago nearly all workstations in our team (Windows XP SP2) exhibited intermittend but frequent delays when accessing shares on the network. Typically the first access to a share which hadn't ...
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What to do if I can't ping my DNS?

On my Windows XP SP3 machine I can only browse (with any browser) by putting in an ip address. If I put in any domain name it doesn't work. Skype and IM work. In command prompt nslookup works to ...