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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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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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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 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 enable Internet connection sharing through script

I have two NIC ports(port1 & port2) in my windows machine. I want to enable internet connection sharing option on port1 through any script (either c# or batch is preferred). I have googled and ...
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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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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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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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How to share PC Internet over Wireless Router on Windows?

I just bought a Wireless Router that has 4 Ethernet LAN Ports and one WAN port. The manual that came along with the Router asks to connect a Broadband (Cable/xDSL) modem to the WAN port. However, I do ...
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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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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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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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Import .ics to outlook calendar, avoiding duplicates or conflicts

Currently I am using Toggle to track my time. It exports 2 weeks of ical entries and i want to add this to my calendar so i can look back at the end of the year. How can I import this .ics file, ...
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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 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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How do I get Thunderbird to open an ICS attachment directly in Lightning's calendar?

I'm using Mozilla Thunderbird 9.0.1 with Lightning 1.1.1. Is there an easier way to import an ICS file attached to an email than saving it to disk, then in Calendar going to File --> Open? If I ...
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Modify registry for Internet Connection Sharing?

My OS is Windows XP. Quoted from How to Change the IP Range for the Internet Connection Sharing DHCP service: 1. Use Registry Editor to modify the data value of the IntranetInfo value in the ...
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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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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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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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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 7 share internet connection with multiple network interfaces

On Windows 7 an existing internet connection can be shared with one other network interface through the default system control center. In my case, however, I need to share the connection with more ...
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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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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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D-LINK Wireless and Eset Smart Security

I Bought a D-LINK Wireless Modem (G DWA-510 Desktop Adaptor) and installed it on my PC to make my home wireless network, but when other devices (laptop and mobile) want to connect to my wireless ...
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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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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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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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Outlook 2011 for Mac - subscribe to iCalendar feed?

Similar to the question Add ics file to outlook 2011 (Mac) as new calendar, but rather than importing a static ICS file, I'd like to subscribe to an ICS feed (like iCal can). Is this possible with ...
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Automatically open ICS files in Google Calendar

Lots of web sites have an option to export events as an ICS file that can then be imported into a desktop or web-based calendar (for example if you're invited to a Facebook event there will be an ...
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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 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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Remote desktop connection black screen on ICS, but ok when on WiFi

Working: One computer is connected to the router by cable (remote desktop host) and the other one through WiFi(client computer). In this configuration all works fine. Not working: Now to get better ...
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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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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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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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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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ICS file - edit in Notepad++ to merge lines that begin with space

my ICS calendar automatically puts carriage returns in the summary field which causes other programs to truncate on import. I've noticed that the following line to the carriage return always starts ...
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Configure router to receive internet connection from laptop's ethernet port

For some reason, our government ISP filters our ADSL connections greatly when using routers, while if we connect directly our computers to the ADSL modem we get the speed we pay for. So, i am using ...
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Windows 8.1 Internet Connection Sharing: Mobile Device says “No Internet Access”

I have a laptop running Windows 8.1 (without Update 1). I have setup ICS like this: Charms > Settings > Network > Network Name (Mobile Broadband) Share this Connection = on It turns on successfully, ...
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Importing Multiple .ICS files into Outlook

Unfortunately we have over 4000 .ics files that we need to import into Outlook 2013. Each file is one event. What's the best way for doing this?