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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 ...
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Two Ethernet Adapters in Windows XP

I have a Desktop PC (Windows XP) with two network adapters, one called "Local Network Area 2" and another one "Local Network Area 3". The adapter marked as "Local Network Area 3" is connected to the ...
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Is my router capped to 11 MB/s?

My router Dlink DSL 2640t is giving me headaches. I can't get past 11 megabytes per second through wired LAN transfers. I've tried with different cables and network adapter settings with no results. ...
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Minecraft and Networking

I am a college student on a small campus. The school's network is set up like so: one single router with a bunch of different subnets connected to it. A friend and I would like to play Minecraft, and ...
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Connecting two wireless routers with a crossover cable

I tried to bridge two wireless routers wirelessly, but after extensive research I came to the conclusion that this wasn't possible. Now I am trying to connect these two routers through a cat5 ...
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How do I share files between MacbookPro over WAN to my PC over LAN?

I have a wireless router set up, connected to the internet through a modem through LAN, connected to my PC through LAN, and connected to my Macbook Pro via WAN. Here's a rough image of the network map ...
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Reinstalled Windows 7. Ethernet not detected anymore

In fact, wireless was not detected at first either for whatever reason, until I pulled out my USB wifi adapter and put it back in. Right now, Local Area Connection does not even show up in Control ...
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Why does traffic between two computers on a switch still travel through my router?

After reading Does All LAN Traffic Travel Through A Router as well as my previous experience, I'm surprised that traffic between two Mac computers on a Gigabit 5-port switch (Netgear Model GS105) was ...
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Configure router and switch to share internet over network

We have one TP-Link ADSL (Modem/Router) and one D-Link 5-port switch connected via a CAT5 cable. The TP-Link has configured ADSL internet connection and is working. We also have 4 client pc (all ...
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What could cause wired internet latency to increase between wired users?

I have 3 roommates (4 people total). Three users, including me, use wired internet. The fourth uses wireless internet (connected to our network). During the evenings, they complain of high network ...
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XP to Win 7 via ethernet cable. No routers, no wireless. They can't ping each other

I've got a windows XP machine and a windows 7 laptop connected by an ethernet cable. The xp has static ip address 169.254.84.221 and the windows 7 has 169.254.84.220. both subnet masks 255.255.255.0. ...
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How do i setup this ip for two location which will be using a same gateway as different subnet?

I have two public IP, they have not given me any subnetmask and gateway for those two. But in seperate they have given me one subnet mask/gateway as below: 217.91.227.x 217.91.170.x To be use ...
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Why wouldn't an ethernet interface advertise gigabit speed if it's capable?

I have a laptop with a gigabit capable ethernet interface: # lspci -vvnn -s 08:02.0 08:02.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8110SC/8169SC Gigabit Ethernet [10ec:8167] ...
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Why did I lose the Internet connection after making a home group?

I have two computers in my house. They are; laptop with Windows 7 Home Basic desktop with Windows 7 Home Premium I use internet which is of wired connection and it has a modem. The modem has 1 LAN ...
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Ethernet led is not on, when cable is plugged in on both ends to online PCs [closed]

Even if network is missconfigured, leds should be on, right? So here my network map: modem_------cab1-------(eth0)_linux_(eth1)------cab2----_winxp the led does NOT work ONLY when I connect eth1 ...
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How do I prevent my broadband connection from resetting my MTU?

I'm using an old PC as a Linux-based firewall, running Ubuntu and Shorewall among other things. It has 3 discrete network cards in it: one for the internal network, one that connects to a cable modem, ...
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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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LAN wire is not detecting in ubuntu 12.04 Lts

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS alongside Windows 7. After that, the Internet is working in Windows 7 via ethernet, but in Ubuntu 12.04, ethernet is not working. It is showing me the ...
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Not able to connect to the wired network. Wireless connects fine.

I am not able to connect to the wired LAN from hostel rooms. I am able to connect to the wifi connection. I have checked that the NIC is working properly by connecting two computers with a crossover ...
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How to set up a netbook to act as a bridge

I have a netbook that I want to set up as a bridge (that's the only thing I want it to do, I don't use it for anything else anymore). I want to bridge wlan0 to eth0 (see picture below) Ethernet ...
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Can I use a Q1000 router as a wireless 'receiver' to provide ethernet to my desktop?

I have an actiontec q1000. It is hooked up to DSL via a phone cord (rj-11) and provides wireless to various devices in the house, as well as a wired connection to my desktop machine with an Ethernet ...
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How to use Data Card + Wired internal lan to make a proxy server on Suse

On my suse 12.1, I can connect to internet using data card. I have installed squid proxy on this computer. I want to use a modem+hub, to connect multiple pcs together, and then other PCs should be ...
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Network - Routers conflicting in my subnet

I have a router whose IP is 192.168.1.1 and I be experiencing conflict with another router on my subnet (which probably has 192.168.1.1 as IP too). I think when it tries to connect to the network, ...
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Windows XP System Has Limited Connectivity With Multiple Routers

My folks have a Windows XP system (fully patched) that recently stopped communicating with the local router. Wired connectivity is as follows: Computer >> Router (Netgear WGR614v6) >> DSL Modem >> ...
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How to make a Gigabit Ethernet crossover cable?

Nowadays, I usually make EIA/TIA-568A crossover cables for Fast Ethernet(10/100 Mbps) networks. On these cables, just 2 of the 4 wire pairs are used to comunications(the 2 remaining could be used for ...
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Possible to use a crossover cable to share internet between Windows 7 and Ubuntu?

All right, I have a machine running Windows 7 that's connecting to the wifi network at my apartment. Unfortunately, they won't give me another access code for the network, and I would like to get my ...
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Use computer as a virtual wired router

My dad's wireless router is on the opposite end of the room than the TV and I brought over my xbox 360 to play this weekend. However, I lack the will to purchase an overpriced wireless adapter and I ...
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Windows 7 crashes on wireless/wired internet connection

I've just started to encounter a problem with Win7. My PC is fine until I connect to the net using wireless, wired or even iPhone hotspots through USB. I use a dongle for the wifi and can connect it ...
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Motorola SBG6850 / Linksys WRT54G network problem

I am trying to resolve issues with connecting my desktop and LAN capable printer to my network. I recently upgrade to the Motorola Cable Modem Gateway SBG6580 and have TWC coming into it, this works ...
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Missing eth0 Ethernet interface in Ubuntu — can't connect to router

I'm having trouble getting my Ubuntu 10.04 machine (Sony Vaio VGN-SR490) to connect to the Internet by way of an Ethernet cable connected directly to my router. I'm able to connect to the Internet ...
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Multiple network connections on Windows 7

I'm using Windows 7 and I have 2 networks: one wireless with internet connection one wired with no internet connection The computer is connected to both. The problem is that although in Network ...
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How do I connect Ubuntu 10.04 and Windows 7 with an Ethernet cable?

I'm looking for a way to directly connect my Windows 7 laptop and my headless Ubuntu 10.04 server. (Desktop edition is installed, for my own reasons.) I have a regular Ethernet cable. My problem is ...
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Connecting a Wifi router to receivers with a cable instead of antenna?

This is a very strange question--I'd go so far as to say it's a stupid question. I'm being told that it is possible to, to describe it briefly, use a cable to connect an access point and a receiver ...
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Does All LAN Traffic Travel Through A Router

I have a very simple question: if I have a router (DHCP enabled - leasing IP addresses between 192.168.0.2 and 192.168.0.254) with a switch plugged in, and I plug two computers into the switch, will ...
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How do I take my home office network from consumer-grade to small-office grade performance?

I work from home and all my communication and all my home entertainment is done over IP via my home network. I'd like to take my consumer-grade home network to the next level but I'm unsure where to ...
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Windows 7 - Changing domain prefix for different wired networks?

I have two wired networks that I connect to regularly with my laptop. Both of them have different DNS servers My home network has a router that I have configured with DNSMasq, and I use a static ...