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Slow network copy in only one direction

I have a Windows network with several computers and mobile devices on it. Everything is working fine except between one desktop and one laptop. The problem is that the laptop is nearly unable to ...
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Use nbtstat to return list of host names in IP range?

In Windows 7 I'm using the command for /l %i in (1,1,254) do nbtstat -a xxx.xxx.xxx.%i to return host names based on a given IP range. But the output is so long and unfriendly. How could I improve ...
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Files are written to a windows shared drive everyday, but I don't know from where

There is a shared drive Z:. Everyday a few files get written to it. I assume by a cronjob, or a windows task. Since the shared drive and the folders in it are public, those files could be generated on ...
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Windows [not firewall] ignores incoming packets

I've got a lenovo ThinkPad T61 running Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic, and I'm having issues with WiFi. By monitoring network traffic from another computer, I can see that WPA-PSK authentication ...
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As soon as I plug in the LAN cable WiFi stops working - even though it has higher priority

As suggested here: How to give network choice priority to LAN other than WIFI in windows 7? ... I checked that WLAN has higher priority over LAN. Nonetheless when I plug-in the LAN cable (no ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 - Client Computer Files over the network

I just setup an office computer server running windows server 2012 R2 and I already installed Active Directory, DHCP and DNS. And also I added a client computers to my server and created users ...
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Using WLAN and LAN in parallel for Web and Remote Desktop?

There are multiple similar questions already on SU but they seem to refer to increasing the bandwidth by using LAN and WLAN in parallel. What I would like to do on Windows 7 is using WLAN for surfing ...
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Long access time for static web page on virtual machine

My setup Windows 7 on workstation that I use at work (with domain) and home (no domain) Virtual machine (VMWare) that runs Arch Linux (I will call it just "Linux") with network interface in bridged ...
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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 ...
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Active Directory - GPO Will Not Apply to Group of Machines

I created a GPO to create a few rules for a set of computers, but no matter what I do, running "gpresult /r" yields "Filtering: Denied (Security)" as admin, or if I'm a regular user, it just doesn't ...
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Sharing MTP media on Windows LAN?

I've read a few articles and gather that Android MTP devices (Kitkat tablet without separate SD card) technically is incapable of working in USB Mass Storage Mode at a firmware/OS level (wrong ...
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Windows Server 2003 Installation. Error “not enough space for temporary files” [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Windows Server 2003, but I keep on getting an error: This computer does not have enough space for temporary files. Windows installation needs at least 455 megabytes (MB) of ...
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Split traffic over two nics on Windows 8.1

I'm using vmware workstation 10 on a Windows 8.1 host. I have two physical nics. I want all traffic from my VM to flow over nic #1 and all the host traffic to go over nic #2. I know how to get my vm ...
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Set future network connections to Private location instead of defaulting to Public

In Windows Server 2012 and 2012R2, is it possible to set future network connections to use the Private firewall profile instead of defaulting to Public one? I have tried setting all the network items ...
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Windows 7 Shared Folder File Control

At my current employer, we have three separate, physical locations (A/B/C), all of which connect to a shared folder on a Windows 7 Professional computer, via VLAN. We have a non-existent budget for ...
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Routing traffic on a loop

I have two Ethernet to RF transmitters that I am trying to stress test. I need to send a message over Radio A, receive it on Radio B, check that the sent message and the received message are the ...
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DNS resolution is suffixing a domain name incorrectly, can't find how to prevent this

I've read a lot of the threads on this but none seem to explain or fix my problem. I'm setting up a simple home LAN: router, clients, no AD and no DNS servers. The router config requires a "Host" and ...
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Concurrent Remote Desktop Assistance [duplicate]

I maintain a network of apx. 60-80 computers. Normally I can remote desktop into these machines via a windows domain. I'm for the most part self-taught however and I was wondering what is the ...
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Getting Windows netsh hostednetwork SoftAP to use 2.4 and 5 GHZ

I have a Windows 7 PC setup sharing a wired internet connection over Wifi using the "netsh wlan set hostednetwork" command. It is working well but it is only broadcasting in at 2.4GHZ and would like ...
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Broadcom BCM57810B0 Windows File Copy

I have an HP530SFP+ connected using twinax to a nexus 5000. Connection is 10gbe and the server connects fine to the internet and pings okay internally. I am running driver version 7.8.25.0. I can ...
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Catch 22: Missing Acer Network Drivers

A client recently purchased a second hand computer which had been wiped by the previous owner, an Acer Aspire desktop. The way it was wiped effectively just left a version of Windows 7 that was ...
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why my public address suddenly cannot access although i had change my ip in dyndns host?

I had done many ways like restarting my router, calling my ISP to confirm that my ip is a public ip, recheck my ip address and change it using my dyndns host but all still doesn't work . And right now ...
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How to know at what point a request fails on Windows 8

I'm testing a small script on Windows 8, which tries to fetch a simple web page on port 80. However the network connection fails everytime with error 10053. I thought initially of a firewall problem ...
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Windows XP inbound networking fails after SP3 upgrade

With a Windows XP x86 SP2 machine[that worked fine before the OS upgrade]: Upgraded the machine to XP SP3 using WindowsXP-KB936929-SP3-x86-ENU.exe Now the machine can't be pinged, and other ...
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Offline Files (CSC) on Windows RT

Windows RT does not have the Offline Files service. The Sync Center is also gone. Can it be enabled somehow? or can anyone recommend a replacement? My options are very limited on Windows 8.1 RT. The ...
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What are the difference between DOMAIN and WORKGROUP?

I am confused with the differences between a DOMAIN and a WORK GROUP. What are the differences between a DOMAIN and a WORK GROUP?
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Why can I access some shared folder and not others?

I have four hard drives on my server running windows 7. Upon installing the operating system I set sharing permissions on all of them, yet when I browse the computer under "Network" on another ...
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Not routing certain traffic through vpn

I use a vpn service and all my traffic gows through it when I'm connected to it. I like all data to go through it besides my database traffic. The database in running on a dedicated server remotely. ...
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How can I stop a dropped (physical) network connection from logging off a Windows XP Embedded machine?

I have a Windows XP Embedded machine which runs a remote desktop server. For some reason, if the physical ethernet connection drops out, it appears to log off the current user. Is there any way to ...
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Using same gateway on all workstations, but two workstations have no outside access [closed]

I have 11 computers, all of which should be using the same gateway to reach out to the internet and also to resolve for primary DNS. 9 of the 11 machines have no issue, but two of the machines will ...
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Wifi connection and limited access on open network

I have a weird problem with one desktop pc and the wifi connection. I have a Netgear WNDR3800 router, and a TP Link access point working as a repeater. To use the AP as a repeater I have to disable ...
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Protect documents on a NAS without using Windows domain credentials [closed]

My first time on SuperUser, looks great! I have a question regarding file sharing in a Windows network. For a project, I am looking into a way of sharing a drive / volume between a few people that ...
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Can non-administrator users share folders on the network on Windows 7?

I'm working out a solution to a complicated file copying workflow in a laboratory environment. One solution hinges on normal users (who must not have administrator privileges) running a script that ...
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Everytime my internet is disconnected, XP asks me to connect

I keep my internet disconnected when not in use. I completed the Windows XP wizard of Set up a home or small office network. Since then whenever I'm disconnected from internet and an application asks ...
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How to disable/setup same name and same password authentication between two windows PCs on the same network? [duplicate]

So I set up a simple network with two computers. Both of them are in the same Workgroup. I Created a LOCAL user 'A' with password 'A' in Computer 1. And then I created an identical named LOCAL ...
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Trouble mapping network drive in one location, but is successful in another

This is kind of a weird problem, that usually Googling has been unable to solve. Setup is such: Pogoplug (archlinux with samba share) at location A -> windows 7 machine at location B (successful ...
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Create local network with Virtual Machine on remote Hyper-V Server

I try to describe situation as well as I can. I have a dedicated server on http://www.hetzner.de/ I've installed there Windows Server 2012 set up Hyper-V role created new virtual machine with ...
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How to login on my corporate network using a personal device

In my company we're under a domain name, everytime you boot windows you have to login. Therefore when you try to get the Ethernet and connect it to a personal device, you can't. We don't have wifi ...
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How can I force Windows 7 to always select “Work Network” when connecting to a new network?

We are deploying computers offsite to several sites in small workgroup (i.e. non-domain) environments. The computers have a single network card and no loopback adapter. The problem is that when we ...
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How can I share a windows 7 directory with a specific network card?

I have trusted computer that is connected with my laptop through the ethernet card. I want to share a directory with the said computer without setting up passwords(The network is physically isolated), ...
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Windows Network Connectivity Problems After Logging In

I have a frustrating network connectivity issue on my work machine. It's not a crippling problem, but it's driving me bananas, and I would love some advice on how to diagnose the issue. Whenever I ...
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How can I get IP Name Resolution working between XP boxes on LAN?

Before I added an Ooma phone to my home network, I could get to other machines on my network by typing "\dadscomputer\dadsfolder", for instance, if that folder was shared. Now, if I want to do the ...
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How do I prevent connection resets upon pulling the ethernet cable?

In Windows, when you pull out (trip over it) a network cable, then the connections get reset. If you do the same on a Linux box or if you put a switch between PC and router and then pull the cable ...
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Mapping Western Digital My book World Edition whitelight

I have a WD Worldbook Whitelight, behind a DDNS configured router, with 443 and 22 ports forwarded. Share folders on Worldbook are protected with username and password. While I can access my ...
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Windows home network printer works locally, but not on network

I have a USB printer here that is connected to a Windows XP machine (the host). This printer is shared and used by two Windows 7 machines, and one Ubuntu machine. This setup has worked until today. ...
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No Internet connection on Windows 7 PC

I cannot connect to the internet on my year old PC. Two reps from AT&T have come to my home to help, but could not figure out the problem. The first rep could not figure it out. The second rep ...
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Windows Vista Network Folder and File Sharing

I would like to know how to allow a user/username from a different computer (sample: \home-pc\Owner) to have viewing permissions and someone else (sample \home-pc\Guest) to have full accsess to the ...
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Can't see computers in workgroup, but pinging works

I have a problem with configuration my home network. I using Windows 7, Windows XP and Dlink DIR-300 for create home network. I ping all of my computer and ping works, but I don't see computer in ...
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Windows domain computer “roaming”

So lets say i was setting up a network for a home situation in which 15+ people lived. the residents of the home could not afford to buy 15 computer so they bought ~8 or so laptops to be shared. if ...
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The Registry Key For 'Notify Me When (adapter) Has Limited Or No Connectivity

I'm trying to script some configuration parameters for network adapters and would like to enable the 'Notify me when this connection has limited or no connectivity' option. (On the connection ...