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Surface 3 doesn't auto-reconnect to wifi

Everytime I move my surface 3 from work to home, and back to work, the wifi gets stuck on the last network I was connected to. If I leave it on the work connection when I get home (and not reconnect ...
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20 views

Some Windows computers can't connect to Mac server shares

I have a small network with a MacOS X Server (10.9.4) with a mixture of Windows and Mac clients. The Windows machines are a mix of Windows 7 and 8, and a couple of the windows machines (one Windows 7, ...
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netsh set autotuninglevel: “the parameter is incorrect”

When trying to do netsh int tcp set global autotuninglevel=disabled from a command prompt, I get the error message "The parameter is incorrect". Several search results suggested "disabling 64-bit ...
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0answers
9 views

windows hosted networok on windows 8

my sister is using Acer laptop, that has an intel WLAN card and supports windows hosted network(checked in command prompt).Am using the basic way using netsh wlan command also, then am using netsh ...
0
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1answer
33 views

Why isn't my wireless not going over 2Mbits/s?

First of all, good night for all the readers of this help request. I'll now describe my problem. I'm connected trough a /n wireless network which should offer me 155MBP/s transfer rate, and my ...
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0answers
32 views

Dropbox / Google drive maxes out my connection causing timeouts and disconnects

Dropbox and Google drive both max out my internet connection when uploading files, to the extent that it's impossible to browse the internet; I'm faced with constant timeout errors. This normally ...
1
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1answer
28 views

rdp on two pcs in same network

I've recently tried to add a 2nd PC to my router, so that i can use RDP on this PC too. The 1st one already works, as it's using the standard methods (default RDP port 3389, etc.) So, currently the ...
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24 views

No network adapters showing in Win 8 VM

I have an unused Win 8 upgrade key and want to use it in VMware Player running in Win 7. As it's an upgrade key I can't use it for a clean install (I've tried) so I'm having to install some other ...
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24 views

I can't access files that are supposed to be shared and edited on the same home group (Windows 8.1)

I am trying to swap files between two pcs on the same local network but the laptop can't see the desktop's folder that I am sharing although the desktop can see the laptop's folder that I am sharing. ...
0
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1answer
34 views

Can't connect to network using windows 8

I have small local network with no access to internet. I was using PCs with win 7 OS and everything worked fine. But when I wanted to add PC with win 8 OS this PC can't see any other on the network. ...
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0answers
27 views

Why am I invisible to the devices on my network?

I've been using a DLink powerline adapter to establish a wired connection to my upstairs PC. A couple times a day, for sometimes hours at a stretch, I lose the ability to communicate with other ...
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0answers
20 views

2 laptops both Windows 8.1 on a home group

I was trying to create a homegroup, by mistake I created a Host Homegroup on both computers, I have left the Homegroup on the computer I wish to be the Client, but cannot find a way of joining the ...
0
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0answers
18 views

Computer randomly sees two networks after cold boot?

Most of the time, when I reboot my Dell with Windows 8.1, I get a "limited connectivity" warning and notice that it has two network locations. There should only be one. I usually disable and re-enable ...
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0answers
23 views

Network computers not showing up but can still access them

I'm having a weird issue with network discovery. From my Windows 8.1 PC, I can access my network computers by typing in their local IP into the explorer address bar (and they show up afterwards in the ...
6
votes
1answer
70 views

How can I disable all internet connections while my screensaver is running?

I was wondering if it's possible to disconnect my desktop PC from the internet entirely when starting a screensaver? I would also like to reconnect to the previously selected network (I'm using a ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

How to back up data from client computers to server using windows server 2012 R2

Is it possible to backup data from client computers to server using windows server 2012 R2? I want to backup all data in my client computers and store in my server. I tried the windows server backup ...
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0answers
28 views

Can't Bridge Windows 8 Ethernet and Wireless Adapter

I'm trying to bridge my Windows 8 laptop's wired and wireless adapters so I can get internet on an older computer (not that old it's running Windows 7 Ultimate). I did this before a while back but now ...
0
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1answer
34 views

Streaming Video Often Not Playing On Windows 8

I'm having an issue that started happening a few days ago. On my MSI GE70 2OE laptop, streaming video has been giving me some issues. It's been mostly hit/miss with whether Netflix or Youtube will ...
0
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0answers
36 views

Windows Keeps Losing Wireless Printer - Needs To Be Re-Added Every Day

I have a wireless network with a number of laptops and a Deskjet 2540 wireless printer. The laptops are running Windows 7 with one of them running Windows 8. The wireless modem is a Netgear. If I, ...
0
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0answers
18 views

Ethernet cable(port) not working at all while it works fine wireless and on other machines

I have an MSI GE60 2OE and recently my Ethernet cable or port won't load any videos like sometimes if I disable and enable it from network and connections where it shows my Ethernet port it will work ...
0
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0answers
10 views

My router is having trouble with Windows 8 devices

I have a TP-LINK Wireless N Router WR941ND and several devices (2 notebooks and 1 cellphone). The cellphone is a Windows Phone and the computers are a Acer running Windows 7 Pro and a Dell Vostro V14T ...
0
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0answers
23 views

What is difference between homeusers group and users group?

What is difference between homeusers group and users group? I want to know the property of homeusers group. and I want to know the property of users group?
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0answers
22 views

Windows 8 stops transferring PC to PC if the files are numerous or large

I have a very annoying issue that is driving me insane. I have a laptop and a desk PC both with Windows 8 and with shared folders, so far so good. I have to move a folder from the Laptop to the ...
0
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0answers
32 views

How to manage virtual Ethernet interface (NDIS) with cmd

I frequently use the usb tethering function of my android smartphone. If the network manager establishes the connection, the network gets almost every time a new Network name (started with "Network 1" ...
0
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0answers
12 views

When I try and visit a url the browser ends up trying to open “router” (but secure urls work)

I have a strange problem with my internet. When I navigate to a url the browser will end up trying to connect to "router", which fails. For example, if I click a link in firefox I get this error page ...
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0answers
20 views

Cannot access shared folders in HomeGroup when one PC is started before the other

I have two Windows 8.1 PC's connected to the internet (and network) through a router (wired). On one machine (A), I created a homegroup, on the other (B) I successfully joined that homegroup. I ...
0
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0answers
25 views

Prioritizing connections and network interfaces Windows 8.1

I am a gamer and regularly stream various games that I play. Unfortunately, in my area the upload speeds are not suitable for streaming competitive online games, such as League of Legends, since it ...
0
votes
1answer
47 views

Wireless on Laptop no longer works. Finds Access Points, but connections are limited. Phone connects fine

Recently the WiFi on my laptop is no longer working. At home, I cannot connect to my home network, and the network at work does not connect either - at both places I have limited connections This all ...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

How can it be that when I am connected to wify network localhost requests use DNS?

When I am connected to local wi-fi networck requests like http://localhost:63342/prototype/index-3.html redirect me to some web page. When I turn wi-fi off it stips and works as normal (hosted on my ...
1
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1answer
144 views

Intermittently, WiFi internet stops working when connected to VirtualBox host-only adapter with no internet connection

I have a virtual network set up between an Ubuntu VM and my Windows 8.1 laptop, hooked into the Host-Only network adapter. This provides an Apache server and DNS for this specific connection. This ...
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votes
1answer
132 views

Windows cannot access \\Shared Folder - How to remove the saved credentials of sharing?

My PC name is PC2 and there is a shared folder called PC1Shared on PC1 and I have a full permission to access that folder, However i am always having the following error message: Windows cannot ...
1
vote
1answer
103 views

Does Steam hog bandwidth or is it displaying incorrectly?

I'm currently downloading a game on steam. It's painfully slow, and it's probably going to take around 9 hours. What I don't understand however is the fact that steam is download at around 410kbps, ...
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0answers
41 views

Virtual Router how to share dail up connection?

I was trying to share my dial up connection to a android device using Virtual Router. I connected dial up. But I cant find it on Virtual Router Manager: Also tried MyPublicWiFi. I could see the ...
0
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0answers
35 views

Windows 8 can not connect RemoteApp on W2K12 RDS, but Windows 7 can connect. Why?

Windows 8 can not connect RemoteApp (W2K12 RDS), but Windows 7 can connect. Why? External and internal DNS name is different, the public Cert is mapped to RD Web Access and a RD GateWay Role. The ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

Windows 8 - switch active routes

I have a LAN connecting all the PCs in an office within 10.0.1.0/24 subnet, and a wireless USB card with a WIFI router as an alternate way to access the Internet. Both adapters use DHCP with default ...
0
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0answers
172 views

Need advice to choose correct wi-fi drivers for Dell Vostro 3560

I'm having problems with my Dell notebook's Wi-Fi, it can't see some of the available access points, despite they are close and I used to be connected to them yesterday. Other notebooks and my phone ...
0
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0answers
204 views

Cannot create virtual switch Hyper-V (0x80070002)

I get following error while creating any type(external, internal and private) of virtual switch on Hyper-V using Hyper-V manager. Failed to create virtual ethernet switch. The system cannot ...
2
votes
1answer
92 views

Windows failing to renew IP lease

Approximately a month ago I started experiencing a minor, but frustrating problem: my internet connection would drop for several seconds every two hours. My quick investigation showed that these ...
4
votes
1answer
238 views

Windows detecting mystery device

I have just installed Windows 8.1 and I have noticed a mystery device being detected under Networks. Here is a screenshot showing the device and its properties. It identifies itself as a Nexus 7 - a ...
0
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0answers
46 views

Hyper-V with multiple physical networks

I have Hyper-V on my laptop with a wireless and Ethernet card, sometimes I connect using wireless card, and sometimes using the Ethernet cable. I am trying to configure Hyper-v to work always with ...
0
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0answers
378 views

Windows 8.1: Force all traffic through VPN

I have applications running which need to access a URL through the VPN - NOT through the general internet. I want to be able to specify that all traffic MUST flow through the VPN, but I don't know ...
3
votes
1answer
159 views

Can't ping printer on one computer, can on the other

I'm trying to ping a printer with a manual IP address of 192.168.1.5 on a 192.168.1.0/24 network. I have two computers and a printer with the following ip settings: Windows 8: IP: 192.168.1.100 ...
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votes
1answer
56 views

Website loses connection after few seconds [closed]

I'm using a Windows 8.1 (Update 1) computer for school and I regularly go on their website (located at chamilo.avondschool.be). But every time I go to the website, the page takes a very long to load. ...
3
votes
2answers
30 views

Enable PPTP notification-area icon in Windows 8?

Is there a way to enable icon in taskbar tray of Windows 8 displaying whether PPTP is currently connected or not? It occassionally happens that PPTP connection drops and icon showing connection ...
0
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0answers
51 views

First log in with windows 8 account behind authenticating proxy

My Windows 8.1 Pro computer is within an enterprise network. To connect to the internet I need to configure and log in to an authenticating proxy server. I want that every user who has a Microsoft ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

Connecting my desktop to anything other than directly to my modem/router (wired) brings down my entire internet connection

A week and a half ago, I started having an odd problem: with my main desktop connected to my gigabit switch, my internet connection would go dead, not just for my desktop, but for all of my devices. ...
0
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0answers
84 views

sharing via wifi an internet connection obtained via bluetooth

I have a working internet connection on my w8.1 laptop, this connection is done via a bluetooth network connection to my iPhone, in tethering. I'd like to share this connection via wifi to my other ...
0
votes
1answer
73 views

How can I share a USB drive on a wired network?

I have Windows 8.1. An external USB hard drive connected to my PC via USB. A Netgear Switch connected via Ethernet. A wireless network I’m connected to (this is relevant because I’m connected to it ...
5
votes
1answer
102 views

Computer wakes by itself, but wake source is unknown

I have an interesting problem. I am using Windows 8.1 on my PC and I have WOL enabled from my BIOS and my LAN card settings and it works just fine. But, since a couple of weeks back, my computer ...
0
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1answer
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Since Windows 8.1 Cannot Access Network Shares on Windows Home Server 2011

I recently rebuilt my PC and installed Windows 8 Pro 64 bit - I was using it with few issues, and it was able access the shares on my Windows Home Server 2011 - although I had to enter user name ...