Questions tagged [ics]

ICS can refer to Windows Internet Connection Sharing, or to the iCalendar file format (.ics), an open standard for storing calendars.

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Internet Connection Sharing and remote DHCP issue on Windows 7

Due to temporary lack of external WiFi access point I have started using ICS to share internet connections to my mobile devices from my laptop. I know basics to configure it and what services must be ...
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Sharing VPN doesn't survive reboot

I have a Windows PC connecting to the Internet via Ethernet. I also use Cisco AnyConnect. If I set the AnyConnect adapter to share via the Ethernet adapter, it works. It looks funny though, the ...
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How to export single calendar entries in Thunderbird? [duplicate]

Thunderbird can only export complete calendars as *.ics files, but I want to export only a SINGLE event for later sharing with an E-Mail. I explicity do not want to sent invitations, because the ...
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Win10 sharing internet with Ubuntu via ethernet - does not work

I have a machine with WIN10 sharing the internet connection from the WiFi to an Ethernet port. I am trying to connect an ubuntu machine on this ethernet statically and I was able to do that without ...
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Internet Connection Sharing not working on Windows10

I cannot share the internet connection between two PCs using ICS. Here is my setup: PC 1 is the ICS host. It has internet acces through Wifi. Both PC are connected to a switch by Ethernet cables. The ...
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Can i share bridged adapter on windows using ics?

I would like to bridge two host only networks from vm and then share them as a bridge to some other machines. I see "Sharing tab" (on windows Control Panel -> Sharing Center -> Network ...
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Windows Internet connection sharing share to multiples NICs?

I know windows ICS can share to one NIC, but what if I want to share to more than one NIC? Is there a workaround?
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Importing .ics event into specific Outlook (gmail) calendar. How?

In Outlook I have 3 calendars, the first two from corporate Exchange (O365) accounts, and the third is imported (subscribed) from Gmail. When I open ICS event and press save it always appeared in the ...
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Internet Connection Sharing + Port Forwarding range

I'm using Internet Connection Sharing from a Windows 10 computer in order to give a device internet connection and would like to use port forwarding from this connection as well but I need to add a ...
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Stop Outlook from sending email when adding ics to calendar

When I download an invitation to an appointment as ics file, open it in outlook and save it to my calendar, behind the scences an email is sent out to the organisator. How can I prevent this?
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Shared folder inaccessible after unplugging then plugging back Ethernet cable

I have this set-up between two laptops that was suiting my needs until today, because laptop B (a budget Schneider lappy with a 32GB SSD) can't accomodate much in the way of big files, namely videos ...
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Sharing VPN connection via Internet Connection Sharing without affecting desktop browsing

Background- I have 2 NIC's on my desktop with first NIC connected to my main router providing internet. The 2nd NIC is connected to the WAN port of another router. I have started a VPN connection (...
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Do .ics calendar invitations always copy the event, rather than link?

It's possible to create an .ics file attachment in an email or an instant message, usually representing a Calendar invitation to an event. For instance, in my Calendar app on my phone, if I click "...
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BUG in Google Calendar iCAL / ICS export all day events?

I set up a test calendar on Google calendar. Following dates are marked: For September ------------------------ all day events 17.09.2019 - 20.09.2019 27.09.2019 - 27.09.2019 ------------------------ ...
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Privately synchronising calendar files between platforms

Introduction I would like to be able to maintain a calendar privately, using offline calendar applications on both my Android mobile and Windows/Linux desktop computers. I understand that cloud ...
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Aggregating iCal calendars [closed]

I have iCal (.ics) files from a few different sources (work, client, personal, social) and systems (Google, Outlook 365, Fastmail). I'd like to aggregate them all into a single feed for my colleagues,...
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Disabling client isolation for softAP (wireless hosted network) in Windows

Due to a particular reason, not important here, I need to share VPN connection via WiFi to multiple embedded devices. One way is specialized wireless router, expensive and clumsy. The other, quite ...
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Sharing Windows 10 Internet connection via LAN and Wifi simultaneously

I have the following scenario: I am trying to share "Wi-Fi"'s internet connection via both "Ethernet 3" and "Wi-Fi 2". In the situation shown in the screenshot, ICS (Internet Connection Sharing) is ...
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Internet Connection Sharing on Windows 7

A computer using Windows 7 is located in subnet 192.168.2.xxx and can connect to the Internet. Another PC, also using Windows 7, is located in subnet 192.168.28.xxx but is offline. How can I share ...
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How to export private appointments in outlook?

So trying to help someone convert their Outlook calendar to ics to share online. Works fine... But like 50% of their entries were manually marked private. I have tried checking the "Include ...
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Sharing internet connection from laptop to WiFi router

So I have two WiFi routers which I currently don't use but would like to use them to share internet connection from my laptop (Vista) to my wifi router to create a wireless signal for devices in my ...
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How to share 2 Internet connections (1 main + 1 failover) to one network?

Is it possible to share 2 Internet connections with a single network on Windows 10 via Internet Connection Sharing (ICS)? I'm able to share my primary Internet connection via ICS, however I'd like to ...
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How to chain Internet Connection Sharing in Windows 10?

Imagine this setup: - internet - [pc1] - [pc2] - [pc3] pc1, pc2, pc3 each have two network cards and run Windows 10. pc1 has Internet Connection Sharing enabled, so pc2 connects to the internet ...
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Command line oneliner to find out last IP address assigned by Internet Connection Sharing

I am using Internet Connection Sharing in Windows 10 for connecting a second computer, and I'm noticing that the IP address the second computer gets is not always the same. Is there a command line ...
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How to ping a pc through an ICS

I'm trying to ping a PC that is connected to the network through an ICS. For example, I'm trying to ping PC02 from PC03. How would I do that? And is this even possible? PC01(192.168.178.2)---ICS---...
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Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) service stuck at starting [duplicate]

I'm used to use this service because I like to use my wireless card as a hotspot, but since yesterday the service doesn't start anymore. The last time I tried to enable connection sharing, COM ...
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Does ICS allow port forwarding?

How can I open ports on a shared network using internet connection sharing (ICS)? I have forwarded the ports in the Advanced Settings, windows firewall, disabled security applications, forwarded on my ...
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Multicast DNS over SoftAP on Win10 IoT

When I connect my Win10 IoT board to a WiFi, I can connect to its web interface from macOS via http://minwinpc.local:8080. The resolution of the hostname happens through multicast DNS, as can be ...
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Couldn't set static IP address to adapter

I'm trying to create a hotspot on my laptop using the hostednetwork and share the internet connection so I can use the internet on other devices. First, I've enabled the hostednetwork : netsh wlan ...
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Shared internet connection is blocked by firewall

my Windows Firewall blocks internet access for connected devices via Internet Connection Sharing (ICS). Problem On my Windows 10 Pro (1607) machine (HP ProBook 450 G4), I want to share my wired ...
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ICS simultaneously enabled on 2 NICs

I have two network adapters on my laptop, wired an wireless, I frequently switch between, and I want to share Internet connection from them seamlessly. However, it is cumbersome to enable ICS on each ...
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Microsoft ICS ignores firewall rules?

I enabled Windows 7 computer to share Internet via Wi-Fi. I want to disable usage of some IP addresses by Wi-Fi devices. I started to block Google DNS to just test if it works. So, I add rule to all ...
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Windows 10 Hotspot error: We can't setup mobile hotspot. Turn on Wi-Fi

I get the following error whenever I try to turn my mobile hotspot on. I made sure the following things, that usually come up when googled, are right: My Wi-Fi is on and I'm connected to my home ...
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Auto Accept ICS Attachments in Outlook 2010

I am looking for some help with a technical issue I have. In my current workplace we have an automatic scheduling system that handles our appointments. When an appointment is booked (through a web ...
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How to share Internet both via wire and Wi-Fi?

I try to convert Windows 7 computer to router. I can create Wi-Fi hotspot via netsh and share Internet via this Wi-Fi. I also can share Internet with wired connection. But how to do that ...
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Windows 10 hosted network - Phone connects, but has no internet

I have created a hosted network on Windows 10 using the "netsh" commands, I have also shared the main internet connection with the hosted network. But no matter what I do, when I connect my android (...
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Unable to receive IP from DHCP when using ICS on Local Area Connection

The computer fails to get the IP from DHCP when I set internet connection sharing in on. (The network reads "Unidentified Network".) I have to manually turn it off and then connect again to get an IP ...
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How do I find-replace text that is line-broken and indented randomly?

I have a .ICS document that I opened in Notepad. When exporting the file, the calendar system watermarked every event description with a sentence. For a placeholder, I'll use: This is a placeholder ...
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ICS Timezone "Z" not working?

I live in Seattle, so I'm on Pacific Time. I have an ICS file which contains this event: BEGIN:VEVENT DTEND:20160309T050000 UID:worldt20-2016-03 DTSTAMP:20120315T170000Z SUMMARY:Bangladesh v ...
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Is there a way to have an Office365 subscribed calendar show as busy for others

Are there any tools that allow you to subscribe to an ICS feed in Office 365, but in reality, SYNCHRONIZE that feed to a secondary O365 calendar? Use case: I've got my main calendar which I maintain....
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Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) Port Forwarding?

When connecting my XBox One to my laptop via ICS I am able to open port 3074 required to receive an open NAT type, but other ports do not appear to open when added using the same method as 3074, using ...
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ICS through powershell

In order to enable ICS through powershell, I used the following: # Register the HNetCfg library (once) regsvr32 hnetcfg.dll # Create a NetSharingManager object $m = New-Object -ComObject HNetCfg....
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Getting an .ics file to add an event on Google calendar

I am trying to create an .ics file that will be placed on a web page. People who click the link will download the .ics file to automatically add the event to their calendar. Is there any way to make ...
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Logging in to a domain over a shared VPN connection

Is it possible to enable logging in to a domain through a shared VPN connection? I work from home. I picked up a new laptop from the office which is already joined to the domain, but I stupidly ...
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netsh hostednetwork disable WPA2 encryption (open network)

Internet connection sharing in windows is nice and easy using Virtual Wifi Mini-Port Adapters and the netsh command: netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=<mySSID> key=<password> ...
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How to share my IPv6 Internet connection via Wi-Fi from my Windows PC to my Android devices?

According to Using Wireless Hosted Network and Internet Connection Sharing, our Internet connection can be shared to other devices via Internet Connection Sharing and wireless Hosted Networks. However ...
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Disable DNS proxy in Internet Connection Sharing

I have BIND installed and ICS enabled. When computer starts, ICS binds 53 port before BIND. I tried to set ICS dependency from BIND, but looks like named need some time before port binding, and ICS ...
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Sharing internet to multiple LAN connections

I am running windows 8.1 My problem is I have 4 LAN ports, out of them 1 is for the internet and other 3 connect separate hub/switch specifically. I want to use that 1 internet connection with other ...
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In Mozilla Thunderbird, how to attach an event to an email?

In Mozilla Thunderbird, how to attach an event to an email? Basically, I need to do the opposite of what's described here: I need to create an event in Lightning, and then attach it to an email in ...
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Share VPN via Windows Internet Connection Sharing?

I've got a chicken & egg problem. I'm a remote worker and I just received a new machine. I still have my previous machine, which is connected to my corporate network via VPN. On my new machine, I ...
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