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How to share any folder without password in Windows 8/10 in a home network if a Microsoft account is involved?

My question is: How to set up file sharing correctly, in a home network, with Windows 8/10, so sharing any folder with "Everyone" (File Explorer->Right click on ...
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How can I force my VPN connection to use WiFi while letting other connections use Ethernet?

My Laptop is connected to one WiFi network and on Ethernet. I need to connect to a VPN to use my company network for works on which I want to connect via WiFi, and want to let other connections use ...
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How to know which of two APs I am connected to?

I have two acess points on my LAN. I suspect that sometimes, when I am far from one AP and close to another, my computer is connected to the furthest one. I judge this by very low signal quality. How ...
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Can't telnet to port 3389 on computer on same network

I have two Windows 8.1 pro computers on the same network using the same FIOS router. On the first computer, I can telnet to localhost 3389. On the second computer, I can't telnet to the first's IP ...
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How can I enable the wireless access in Lenovo?

In a Lenovo G585 with Windows 8 installed I can not connect to WIFI networks. I see that there is no button to turn on the WIFI. After googling I found that Lenovo's don't offer such a button and I ...
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Laptop cannot find others devices on network

My laptop (1) cannot find the others devices on network such as pc1 and pc2 , but laptop 2 can find them . How can I connect it to the network ?
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Wifi says it's connected, but refuses to work on WIN8

I have a major issue, and once again, I have turned to the lovely people here at superuser to help me. Here's my problem: I have a HP ENVY with a fresh copy of Windows8 running on it. When I'm at my ...
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How do I add a network user into my file permissions?

I have a folder (in particular, a "User Home" folder) that I would like to give access to a local account. For example, My laptop's local name is called "PC", for some apparent reason. It is also ...
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Win 8: Folder copies to network drive, but the files in it don't copy

I can transfer files between my network drive and my Win 8 computer, but if I drag a folder from my computer to the drive, the folder is empty on the Network drive. My XP computer can do this ...
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Why my connection in SSH is failing?

I am having trouble with making a connection through SSH Secure client in Windows 8. For making this connecition I am using VPN client and it makes the connection that I want but when I try to make ...
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Hostednetwork worked at first, but now it doesnt anymore

I hope you guys can help me with my problem as it frustrates me to no end. Yesterday i tried setting up a hostednetwork on my windows 8 computer. Everything went smoothly until i screwed up the last ...
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Windows 8.1 Task Manager network usage and Virtualbox

My question is related to this question: How to make windows task manager to show network usage? but I can't post there, because my reputation is 1. I have Virtualbox 4.3.16 (Latest) installed on ...
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Network bridge loses its IP configuration

After certain uptime of my computer, network bridge adapter (includes WLAN and virtual machine) in my Windows 8 computer suddenly deconfigures from 192.168.1.9 (address made static at router's DHCP ...
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Windows 8.1: Windows + I, then clicking on network, does nothing

I'm running Windows 8.1 and occasionally have noticed the following: 1. I press Windows + I to bring up the charm 2. I then press the network icon (in my case the wireless symbol) to bring up the ...
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Slow Initial Connection to IP Addresses

I'm using Windows 8 on an Asus Aspire v5-573pg-9610. The wireless card it comes with is a Qualcomm Atheros AR5BWB222, but I replaced it with an Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1000 after the card stopped ...
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Ad hoc wireless network without access point

We've connected several laptops through an ad hoc wireless network, but we've got one little issue: If I understand correctly, the originator of the ad hoc network acts like an access point for ...
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188 views

Ricoh Aficio MP171SPF: Scan to Folder not working

The scanning functionality on my MP171 is not working over my network. All the necessary configurations have been made using the web interface, but it cannot authenticate. It throws several different ...
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1answer
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Server (Win2008) has correct time, but all workstations (Win7) are ahead one hour

Thanks for reading. The network in question has one DC, which is a Windows 2008 R2 Server. All workstations are Windows 7 Pro. This last Monday (9/22) I noticed the time was suddenly ahead by an ...
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Sharing “mapping” an audio device or mic to another PC.

I was wondering if it is possible to map an audio device or mic (3.5mm audio jack or USB) to another computer, sort of like you can with a drive or a printer? My scenario: I have a security software ...
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Disconnect from one domain and connect to another domain

I had old domain lets call it "A". There was 5 computers connected to domain "A". Now I have just created domain "B". Now I want all 5 computers connected to domain B. It is giving me error: "The ...
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Can access public shares for ANONYMOUS user from Android device but not from windows 8

At our office we have multiple PCs (Win 8.1) and after enabling windows publics share and disabling password protected sharing we've noticed that the feature was enabled on some PCs but on some ...
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Windows 8 suddenly cannot find the wireless that connected before [closed]

I am a windows 8 user, the wireless at my friend house just dissapear in my list of wireless for my laptop even i connected before~ Just my laptop cannot see the wireless, other laptop can~ and my ...
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My Proxy server LAN settings re-check itself automatically

I'm currently running Windows 8 (Not 8.1), I've had my computer for almost a year it seems now, and have never had any trouble with it. Though recently my Proxy settings randomly changed, so that ...
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How to change order of network adaptors in windows task manager?

Is there any way to change the order of network adapters in the networking tab of windows task manager? (Either Win 7 or 8) I know that disabling the network adapter will take it away from the list ...
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Quick way to share files on a PC with another PC that's NOT on the same network (work laptop on a domain, home PC on a home network)

I want to access a folder on my home desktop PC over my local home network from all our various laptops at home (just to backup photos and share media files). I tried simple Windows sharing, but one ...
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1answer
113 views

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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97 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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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 ...
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1answer
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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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67 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 ...
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1answer
51 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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1answer
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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79 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 ...
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1answer
56 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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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 ...
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1answer
41 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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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35 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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38 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 ...
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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" ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...