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Cat 5e wired backwards

I realized after a day I crimped all my cat 5e backwards. Best way to explain what i did, I pushed the wire combination into the connector upside down. So instead of orange to brown, its brown to ...
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Will a 100 Mbit/s wired router slow down my internal network speeds? (See diagram)

Now I understand that my Internet speed is determined by my weakest link, which in general is based on what speed I pay for. I am looking at purchasing a new wired router and the one I want is only ...
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TP-LINK wired connection failed on some website

I have a TL-WR841N TP-link router and for some reason the wired connection is very slow and is unable to load some website. I try a traceroute and these sites and I got a time-out. When I directly ...
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Unstable wired home network

I'm not a networking guy and I'm not sure what more I can do to troubleshoot / pinpoint the issues I'm seeing. I have a fairly simple network layout as shown in the diagram below. The Router I can ...
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lag spikes during games and skype conversations

I do not know if this is the place to ask this question but im gonna give it a go! We have a very basic network setup at home but when i play games/skype aka use internet as streaming, im having ...
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Wired ethernet connection not working after suspend on Debian

I have been using Debian GNU/Linux 8 (jessie) for over a year on my laptop. Since the last update the wired Ethernet connection is not working after the system resumes from hibernating. Restarting the ...
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How can I quickly set up a lab with 802.1x wired authentication? (without a switch)

I want to experiment with 802.1x wired authentication and I don't have a switch with such capability. How can I quickly set up a lab for that purpose? (e.g. take a Linux machine and make it act like ...
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Is it possible to build a fully functional LAN without any router, only with a switch?

I have used Link Local protocol several times but only to link two computers or a computer and another device to transfer files via FTP. But does Link Local protocol work for multiple hosts. Let's ...
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When a computer wants to send a IP packet to another computer in the same network, how does it know the destination MAC address of that host?

I know that switches are better than hubs because they can forward an Ethernet frame exactly to the host that has that specific destination MAC address. However, when two computers communicate, they ...
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Prevent users from accessing a folder in a mapped drive

I run outlook backups to the server within my company, I have a mapped a drive to all computers within the company and a folder within it as where the backups go to automatically with the help of ...
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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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Multiple networks on 1 cable

I currently pay for a package with Xfinity. I am getting cable & internet into my place (residential). Recently, I decided to start studying for a CCNA R&S. So I picked up a lab, a Dell ...
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Connecting extenders to an ethernet switch but keeping them as seperate wifi-networks

What I want is to use ethernet cables between a ethernet switch (3Com Baseline Switch 2952 SFP-Plus) and a few accesspoints but I still want them to be seperate networks. The reason is that I have a ...
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Internet speed problems using cascaded routers

Apologies for the long intro but think its necessary. My house is in an area that did not have any land lines so for the past 6 years or so our only internet connection was via WIMAX. Speeds were ...
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Dell Precision M4800 Drops LAN connection

I have a Dell Precision M4800 - my problem is that the LAN disconnects sporadically. I know that if I have WiFi on it defaults to that even if the LAN cable is plugged in. I've installed all the ...
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Apartment (condo) Ethernet Wiring advice [closed]

I moved into a new apartment—I’m in Brooklyn, NY—and connected to the internet through Time Warner Cable (coax cable) with a modem connected to a router. Every room has a panel with a coaxial ...
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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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how to network computers to access locally served content via web browser without internet connection

I'm hoping to get a broad overview to the best approach for this - I've built a web application that does not require the internet for any external resources - all content is served locally, and I've ...
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Bridge wireless Hosted Network with wired network AND ICS bridge and 3rd network

Similar to this (unanswered for 2 years) question, but for Windows 7. So I've set up a simple low-budget network for our small firm at the edge of the world where we don't have a lot of choice of ...
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Bridging Wi-fI Network to Raspberry Pi Zero over Ethernet, need to find IP address of Pi

I have used Windows 10's bridged networking feature to allow my Raspberry Pi Zero to connect to my home wi-fi via an Ethernet connection to my laptop. I am able to find the Zero's local IP address ...
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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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Wifi at home(no modem) but my bluray player and PS2 have ethernet port how do i connect?

i have Wifi at home(using HTC hotspot) no other modem but my phillips bluray player and sony PS2 have ethernet port how do i connect? Please advice
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Getting IP address of direct-connected computer

I’ve connected my working computer with another one using direct Ethernet cable. The other machine has no peripherals attached and I want to access it using RDP and SMB. The IP addresses are ...
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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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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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Network Disconnection Problems

I am having problems with my connection sporadically disconnecting while under intense usage. I am using a wired (Ethernet) connecting, and I don't have the capability for wireless. My network card ...
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How to Make my own ISP with bandwidth from ONT

I have bandwidth allocation by a tier I provider via ONT. The fact is that they only supply the bandwidth on the line. What are the devices I need for making my Internet Connection. I can buy a ...
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2008 Server R2 Standard 64Bit loaded on HP DL165 G7 has 4 ethernet ports

Can I connect the 4 Ethernet ports from the server into 4 different Netgear GS748TP switches (not stacked)? Or should I only connect them to single switch? I'm in a domain if this info helps. Only 1 ...
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Why would I not be able to view all websites over wireless, but can over wired networks?

At home I'm running a wireless hop network, and can't seem to visit some websites, but when I'm over my wireless hop I can access any website. Why is this happening?
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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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No ethernet adapter connection after win 10 upgrade

I have a Lenovo yoga 3 1170 and thinkpad basic usb 3.0 dock. All worked fine in win 8.1 pro, after upgrade to win 10, all worked except ethernet adapter. It shows up in device manager but not in ...
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Connect to eduroam over wire: nl80211: Driver does not support authentication/association or connect commands

I have a problem with connecting to eduroam network on wired connection. I thought that eduroam only works as wireless network, but apparently my institution also uses eduroam 802.1x authentication on ...
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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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Windows 7 - 2 simultaneous network connections

I have two (onboard) ethernet adapters that I would like to use to access both a LAN (used to communicate with a highspeed camera) and the internet. After implementing recommendations from these two ...
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Mobile Broadband connection disconnects everytime

I have LG G3 (32GB/3GB) When I tried USB tethering with my Ubuntu vivid it connected but after about 20-30 seconds it disconnected. I tried with two laptop which are running Ubuntu vivid. And it ...
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design a big network only switches [closed]

i want design network of internet contain one Cisco router fiber optical and connect with 40 switches separate how can get a better topology.and what Disadvantage on it. note: each switch will be in ...
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win 8 network connection

Have an HP Pavilion 23 with Win 8.1 that will not connect to the internet. When you reset or disable the adapters to renew the IP you will get a 651 error. However when I run Ipconfig /all or Ipconfig ...
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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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“Port Forwarding” to a Shared Connection (open to larger Network)

I have 2 servers, Server A and Server B. TL;DR: I want Server A's ports; 1025, and 1026; to be forwarded to Server B's ports; 1025, and 1026. I want to open 2 ports on Server B; 1025, and 1026; to ...
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Windows 7 Home Premium - Networking/Internet/Services Problems?

Okay I made a horrible mistake, I take full blame. I was wanting to improve performance, and modified my services according to the Black Viper Win7 Services Guide. ...
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Linksys router gives good IP to wireless client but not to wired client

Setup: I have a Linksys WRT54G router running DD-WRT. I changed the router's IP address from 192.168.1.1 to 192.168.2.1 and set a Wi-Fi password, but other than that it's a default DD-WRT with ...
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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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Network kBit/s drops to 0 intermittently

I am streaming live video to a server on my PC, now and again the video stream would freeze. When looking at the output from nload the network speed seems to drop to 0kBit/s for a second and then ...
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Router to router setup via 49 meter long cat-6 cable [duplicate]

once again I am repeating my question, Reliance ISP--> connected with ADSL Modem-->connected with TPLINK Router (First Router)--->connected with second Router), Straight cable connected first router ...
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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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How to connect VirtualBox guest to the host using a VIRTUAL cross-over cable?

Is it possible to configure an Oracle VitualBox guest settings such that is connected to host by a virtual cross-over cable?
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Is there a way to use a modem on more than one wired computer?

To run two cables (for wired computers) from a modem? My family has a DSL modem that we connect to via Ethernet and we would like to be able to use more than one wired computer on it at a time... Is ...
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Wired “Not Connected” icon in system tray instead of Wireless “Connected”

I've been getting this weird problem as of late: It seems as if I'm not connected to any network - be it wired or wireless, even though I am connected via wireless ("bamba" has internet access), ...
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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?