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It's because those devices are setup for WiFi-Direct. From a protocol point of view a Wi-Fi direct connection is established using already existing mechanisms in a number of steps: In a first step, the two devices that are to connect directly have to find each other. This is done by sending standard Wi-Fi probe request and response frames that ...


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If you have a router for each of your lans and maybe an additional switch, you can build your own small "internet" on a dedicated lan0 network. These methods will also work with more than 2 lans: This setup could be accomplished even using basic home grade routers, as they are normally already configured for NAT (Network Address Translation) and ...


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There are varius reasons for that improvement Initial connection setup time An HTTPS connection needs an additional handshake after the initial HTTP connection is established. Over time the connection latency decreased (from ~100-200 ms with modems to 10-100 ms with DSL and even lower for fiber-to-the-home or other new technologies). With the decreased ...


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I don't think you understand how torrents work. The 'download' happens the WHOLE time, not 'the website' you use to get the torrent magnet/file. Your ISP shouldn't be monitoring your website usage, so getting a torrent magnet link or .torrent file won't be the issue. The issue would be the traffic pattern that is typical with torrents (large amounts of ...


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There might be a more elegant way, but this should work: runas /user:DOMAIN\USERNAME "net user /domain" You'll be prompted for your password and then it should run. By the way, you might also be interested in the Powershell cmdlet Get-ADUser.


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Switches forward packets based on destination MAC address, routers forward packets based on destination IP address. If both PCs are in the same IP subnet connected to a switch, then traffic between them goes direct, it does not go via the router. When a PC knows that the other device is local (using the destination IP and it's own IP & subnet mask) it ...



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