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Bypassing the router doesn't work?

So I'm trying to bypass my router, just for kicks. I thought it'd be pretty easy, just connect the router-modem wire to the computer, and I did just that, but I'm not getting an internet connection. ...
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Any way to specify which Internet connection to use on a Mac?

I am currently connected to both an Ethernet and Wi-Fi connection (different networks.) Is there a way I can tell my web browser to use one connection and another web browser to use the other?
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Some sites load very slowly or not at all

I am staying with my friend in her dorm room. She doesn't have wifi, we're just using one Ethernet cable she has. While her computer (win7) works as expected, when I plug in the cable, some sites are ...
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Connected Gigabit switches with 100 Mbit devices

I need a network with two unmanaged switches. Each switch will have two, 100BaseT devices attached. 100Base devices on one switch communicate with devices connected to the other switch. If I ...
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where to place network switch now that wires are run?

I just had my house reno'd with about 1000' of CAT6 everywhere, for both internet and phone Currently, nothing but cables dangling from the walls, gathered in the basement I've never wired up a ...
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Lan to wan or lan to lan repeater

I find a lot of tutorial how to set up repeater but this will not work, because signal between main router and router that i want to make a repeater is poor. I have been using second router as ...
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Cannot access the Internet even though it shows to be connected on Ubuntu 14.04

Installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, have a wired connection and ifconfig shows an IP address is assigned, yet I cannot access the Internet: chetan@chetan-Aspire-E5-511:~$ ifconfig eth0 Link ...
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File sharing between raspberry pi and windows XP laptop

If anyone knows how one would go about getting a raspberry pi and a windows XP laptop using just an Ethernet cable (no router or switcher), I would be very grateful. Details: 8-or-so-year-old ...
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Laptop and ethernet connectivity issue

This laptop has always had this issue, but I thought after I upgraded the operating system, it may work. My laptop is an Acer Aspire 7741Z-4433. It has a 320 GB hard drive with Windows 8.1 Pro ...
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Two LAN networks single internet connection

I am in a situation where I need to use a single incoming Internet connection in the house for 2 different LAN networks: a wired network for the residents of the house and one for the small business ...
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Unable to view Raspberry Pi folders on my PC which did previously work

I cannot view my Raspberry Pi folders on my Windows 7 PC which did previously work. The Pi used to show up as a device on my network. I had placed a shortcut on my desktop for quick access, but that ...
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One computer is getting slower internet speeds on the same wired connection

So two computers, only about a year difference in age are getting significantly different speeds using the same wired connection. One computer gets between 80-100 mbps download, the other gets 1-30 ...
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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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Can I “add” an ethernet port to laptop using USB-to-Ethernet Adapter

I have a laptop with one ethernet port and a wifi too. To share an internet connection, I connect my laptop through wifi (typically in hotels), then bridge it to the ethernet port by making the ...
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How do I get Windows to realise a connection is down and use a different connection?

I'm having some real troubles with my ISP, they've got an issue in the area and it's taking them weeks to diagnose and fix it. My internet connection is down for 1 to 3 hours per day and I work from ...
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Home cat6 Ethernet wiring not connecting with cat5e cables

I'm having trouble wiring home with Ethernet. I want to be able to connect my laptop to the internet via the Ethernet jack in my bedroom while having my router/modem in the living room. Last year ...
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What can cause my horrible download speeds?

I assembled a Windows 7 machine a few weeks ago, and now I noticed my download speeds are abysmal. Copying to this computer is about 150kbyte/sec, on a Gigabit LAN. Copying from it is fine. It is ...
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What's the static IP address, subnet mask, etc, for VMware Player

I'm trying to set up Arch Linux in VMware player. I set up the player so that it automatically connected the guest to the internet, and it worked (I could download the packages needed for install, ...
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Window's XP is intermittently not responding to wired network

I have a Windows XP machine on our network that is intermittently losing the network. The user asked me to find out why she was unable to connect to a piece of software she uses that runs on one of ...
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Share files across workgroup in Windows XP

I have 1 desktop and 2 laptops. The desktop is connected to my dlink router using wire while the other 2 laptops are connected using wireless. I have created a workgroup named FILE SERVER and this 3 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wired connection detected but no internet access

I have no wired connection internet access on ubuntu 14.04 even though it is detected, my computer connected to the same router has. $ ifconfig eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 4c:72:b9:7e:b5:61 ...
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Wired AutoConfig service missing on Vista

I've got notebook with Win Vista installed and I need to set 802.1x authentication. There's no Wired AutoConfig service in services.msc and registry entries ...
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Home and Office network architecture query

Me and my extended family live in the same apartment building (over 3 different floors - 3,4 & 6) and we also have an office on the ground floor. Our Internet connection originates on the 4th ...
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D-Link DGS-1500-28P resets to default IP on its own

I'm not sure if anyone has any experience with this switch specifically, or if they may have had this issue with other d-link devices, but I have a D-link DGS1500 POE switch that will, what seems at ...
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Why would a layer 3 switch ever need more switching capacity than all ports full-duplex?

I've read a few different places about switching capacity etc. From these items I've learned that in order for a switch to be non-blocking, the switching capacity of said switch must be double the ...
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How can I diagnose suspected NIC issues?

Over the past few days my ethernet-wired internet connection has started acting up. Here are some of the issues I've encountered: Websites are intermittently slow to load. Large downloads routinely ...
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Wired network printer works perfectly on one computer but has printing problems with the second computer

I have two new computers (one 6 mo old w/ Win 7 Pro, the other 2 weeks old w/ Win7 Home). A linksys E2500 router connects the two computers on a wired Homegroup LAN. I connected an HP Officejet Pro ...
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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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How to configure router/server to make users from wired and wireless connection see each other?

How can I make users from wired network see users from wireless connection? The wired network subnet is 10.0.2.0/24. The router for wireless connection has 10.0.2.100 IP and wireless network is under ...
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The locking clip/tab on my Ethernet cable's plug is broken. How can I fix it?

I have a 10 meter long Ethernet cable. One plug has the little locking clip missing, just like missing the part in red ellipse in the following picture. How can I fix it? Is this something I ...
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Router issue with Linksys EA2700

I have a linksys EA2700 router and I'm running into an issue where every night at around 10:00 PM usually, my router becomes extremely sluggish. During this time loading a page can take 2-3 minutes ...
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3com OfficeConnect 8 port switch freezes/crashes?

I have some old 3com OfficeConnect 8 port switches. I have two of them, switch A and switch B, connected together and some hosts connected to the ports of both switches. When I let a host on switch A ...
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limited access to pcs that are connected at a computer's network

I have two computers, both windows 8. And I also have only one socket for wired Internet. So I connected the one with the socket, and I created a wireless network, so for the other to be able to use ...
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Connect two users to internet with one wired socket

I am a university student, and I live at a student hall. My student hall, does not have WiFi, (and does not allow someone to install a router), and I only have a socket to connect to the internet by a ...
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Ethernet interface 'em1' not allowing connection

Why does my network interface 'em1' (the onboard ethernet) not allow NetworkManager to do anything with it? It also doesn't seem to work to use ip addr add to add an IP to it. With my laptop plugged ...
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Wired Connection Suddenly stopped working on ubuntu 12.04 after update

Here is the thing! am on day 5 of no wired internet connection. I have spent the last 4 days searching through every forum and Q&A sites, until i finally decided to post this, so I have done my ...
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Home Network File Sharing: Laptop--Cat5-->ISP modem / Google TV-->wireless router--Cat5-->ISP modem

My windows 7 PC is connected to my ISP's modem via Cat5. My wireless router is connected the same way. The wired LAN is 192.168.1.xxx and the wireless is 192.168.2.xxx. Is it possible to share ...
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How to test the throughput between 2 Network adapters on the same PC? [closed]

The motherboard of my desktop PC features two Ethernet ports. Each port has its own network controller from Realtek and they are both capable of Gigabit Ethernet. Now, I have this crazy idea to take a ...
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New construction - cat 6A. Will cat 6A patch cords work with my cat5e computer/switch ports?

In the planning stages of a new school construction project. What is the current recommended wiring standard for this type of communication A/V heavy structure? Assuming it is Cat 6A, and all ...
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Connecting tablet to wired only network

Hi techies out there.. I have a wired only network through a hub which connects two computers and two printers the two printers I want to print from with my tablet. I have a Samsung tablet that ...
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Ethernet connection dropped, still shows unplugged

I was using my Windows 8 desktop when it randomly defaulted to using my wireless connection. I was watching videos online at the time, and nothing was near the tower itself. Since it has gone down, I ...
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Manually connecting to a wired network with linux

I currently only have wired internet via a cable modem connected to an Airlink 101 ASW105 switch. It works fine for my wife's mac. However, my laptop does not connect; I've tried connecting via eth0 ...
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Windows 7 Netgear WNDR4000, Adapter issues

I can not seem to connect to the internet, when I troubleshoot it, I get a "There might be a problem with the Driver for Local Area Connection Adapter, try running in admin mode to fix it." So I do, ...
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How do I keep Windows XP computers from turning Master Browser elections back on?

I have a wired LAN network that includes two XP computers and a Windows 7 computer. I previously turned off the two XP computers from running in the master browser elections so the Windows 7 computer ...
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cannot connect to DHCP server

I have the following network setup: A fiberoptic router (provided by service provider, no wireless functionality) -> to a wireless Linksys router (to get wireless coverage at home) -> to Switch 1 -> ...
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Two wired computers on the router

My husband and I both have gaming computers hard wired into the same router. His computer is significantly faster than mine in terms of downloading and browsing. My computer is newer than his -- ...
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Windows XP computer cannot be seen on Network

There is a wired work LAN network with 4 computers on it. The workgroup name is the same on all of them. Three of the computers are Windows XP computers and one is a Windows 7 computer. Not all of the ...
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Network Manager stopped recognizing wired connections

I'm using OpenSuse 12.3 with a Gnome interface. I am able to connect to any wireless network but my network manager just stopped recognizing wired ones. I'm not even show the "wired connection" menu. ...
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Using a WRT54G to provide wireless capability to an existing wired network

We have an existing 100Mbit wired network. All the PC's are WinXP. The internet comes in via a wireless modem that connects to a one of the workstation via USB. So this W/S runs with a fixed IP ...
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How do I configure my wired router to get its internet connection from another computer?

I'm connected to the internet wirelessly (via xfinitywifi) on one laptop and I want to share that internet connection via a Linksys BEFSR41 wired router. So far, I've tried to connect the ethernet ...