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change Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller default network

How do I change the Realtek PCLe Family Controller default network in peer to peer ethernet lan network in Windows 10? Most of the desktop PC's are winding up on their own network, not seeing other ...
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Does Telegram send message using peer-to-peer connection?

I recently learned that when using telegram for calls, it tries to use peer-to-peer connections for communication, but I wonder if it also uses peer-to-peer communication when sending messages? If so, ...
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Transmission Brute Force Protection Issue

Since I've updated from Debian 10 to 11, it has updated my package transmission-daemon into its 3.00-1 version. Now multiple times a day, I'm encountering the message in my browser or application when ...
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How do peer-to-peer networks and instant messaging applications connect directly to machines behind a gateway?

If I am connected to my home wifi, it goes through my local router, and then my ISP, etc. But with P2P software (e.g. bittorrent) and instant messaging applications, other machines can connect ...
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Is it possible to build a p2p network without internet access?

Is it possible to connect two computers together that have WiFi enabled (but they aren't connected to any ISP like Comcast, Xfinity etc)? For instance, if both computers are connected to a router but ...
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How to setup VLAN from Mac OS Mojave using terminal

I need to create a VLAN in order to be able to ssh from my macbook to another computer(Comp1). My macbook is connected to this computer(Comp1) peer to peer using ethernet cable. If this computer(...
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Not Seeding - For Beginners

I have downloaded a file using qBittorrent. However, it does not seem to be seeding - I know the difference between seeders, peechers, and leechers - and there are no upload limits. Also, I am using a ...
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How to calculate transmission delay at the application layer?

I am trying to model delay in a P2P overlay simulation and would like to clear some uncertainty with regards to the calculation of transmission delay as I haven't found any similar scenarios to mine. ...
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how p2p connections are established over the internet

it's being said that a peer to peer network is not server-base for routing and processing data and only uses server for getting the up to date nodes addresses (probably their internet IP address) to ...
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How to achieve peer to peer transmission, when both source and destination are with dynamic IP and behind routers

I have 2 separate household internet connections in two separate buildings. The connections use dynamic IP. Also all devices on both networks are behind routers. I also have a server with fixed IP ...
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What data is being downloaded by my client when seeding a completed torrent?

When I'm seeding completed torrents, I often notice that aside from bytes leaving my PC, there are also bytes entering my PC. Examples of this can be seen in the image below. I am using Tixati as ...
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Avoid P2P issues with multi-level NATs with uPNP

What is the best solution to make a peer-to-peer application workable with multi-level NATs without having to manually open ports on the router? E.g. one application is using uPNP to traverse one NAT, ...
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Intel X520-2 and SFP+ transceiver issue

I'm kind of new to networking, so please bear the long post. I wanted to set up a 10G Ethernet peer-to-peer network on the same computer (basically two SFP+ transceivers on the same NIC that are ...
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PCIe - Accessing Peer Endpoint's Memory Space

I have two PCIe endpoints connected to two root ports on the same host machine and I am trying to access the memory space allocated for the other endpoint from the first endpoint by sending a 32-bit ...
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Can't disable old peer-to-peer network on Mac OS High Sierra

About a year ago, I had to lend my MacBook to a networking guy for a presentation and he created a peer-to-peer network on my Mac. The problem is I don't need it any more but my Mac keeps broadcasting ...
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how do the world's peer to peer networks handle UDP hole punching?

With Bitcoin and Ethereum in the news so much I started to look into peer to peer networks more. My question is, do most of the people running full Bitcoin or Ether nodes have to open port 8333 to the ...
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Is IP trackable if Bittorent is open but torrents aren't downloading?

Just as the title suggests. Is a public IP exposed if a BitTorrent client is open but not downloading?
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What are the different ways to transfer a a large (5 Gb) file between two Windows systems?

Google Drive is failing on me with an incredibly slow upload speed (my internet connection is 100 MBit up / down so it's not to blame). Dropbox appears to have an identical issue. Skype won't accept ...
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Huge speed fluctuations when downloading files on Torrent. What can I do to fix this?

Anyone can possibly explain me why am I getting these huge fluctuations?
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When are peer-to-peer windows updates using the internet? Are they faster?

I am curious about the practical effects of the Windows 10 setting for delivering windows updates using peer-to-peer downloading over the internet (as opposed to over just my local network). That is, ...
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Windows 7 Pro Peer-To-Peer Networking

Sorry to be so long, but I want to be thorough... I am the administrator for a small business network that has 15 desktop computers and 4 laptop computers, all running Windows 7 Pro. Within this ...
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Do Torrents have file quantity limitations? [closed]

Is there a limit to the number of individual files that may be included in the root of torrent? If there is a maximum quantity, what is it? If limits are client / tracker dependent, what are the ...
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How to split/divide/break torrent file?

Is there any way to split/divide/break a torrent file into many parts and then download parts with my friends and combine all parts into a single file?
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Can't ping or connect to wireless projector

I have an Epson Powerlite 1264 wireless projector set up on my corporate network. When I first installed it I was able to connect to it while on my wireless LAN no problem. After about a week I was no ...
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How do you make a Peer-to-Peer network over the internet?

In short terms, I want to make a Peer-to-Peer network with my friend for file sharing and lan-gaming. How can this be done? We have virtual ethernet adapters from open vpn and we are aware these can ...
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Torrent: better to upload faster for a short time, or slower for a long time? [closed]

Let's assume that I finished to download a torrent, and now I want to seed the file, until I reach some share-ratio threshold (let say 1.0 or 1.5). What is the better strategy to be "socially fair" ...
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RC4 encryption of torrents safety

Torrent clients offer encryption of traffic using RC4, and people consider this, like, very safe to hide traffic information from ISP. Now since I have a website with SSL encryption, I know that RC4 ...
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Skype application layer protocol

what is skype protocol layer on the application layer. I know skype is not client /server . it is peer to peer. But I want to know what is its application layer protocol? I try wireshark to know that. ...
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opened port on router for java socket

I am trying to make a peer to peer application and I want a port to exchange connection information and I want to ensure that this port would not be closed from the firewall on the way between peers ...
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uTorrent displays a nonexisting local IP address as replicated ghost peers when there is no actual peers

This happens only when the torrent has no real peers. When there is at least one real peer connected, this doesn't happen. The address 192.168.56.1 is not configured to be used for any purpose. There ...
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Direct Download By uTorrent

Instead of using flashget , internet download manager or any other download manager program Is that possible that i can download any file other than torrent files by utorrent ?
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Can Torrent/DHT network remember my IP?

I suspect that my torrent activity casted some sort of "natural" DDOS attack on me. I had UPnP configured and each time I was starting uTorrent client, it was generating new random port and was ...
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How to establish Peer to Peer communication without port forwarding?

My ISP provides me a local static IP address. How can I establish a connection with another computer in the internet without having a public IP address? I just want to make a simple application which ...
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Peer-to-peer Windows 7 file sharing "access denied" to one user on XP client

In a peer-to-peer network where Windows 7 is sharing a folder with particular users only (not 'Everyone') the Windows XP client receives "Access denied" message when one user attempts to access ...
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Optimizing bandwidth usage in a network of internet peers with minimum activity requirement

Suppose we have a HTTP-based network comprising N identical nodes. Each node needs to receive a request (S bytes) from anyone else at least every T seconds for the network to appear alive to it. In ...
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WiFi connection lags from time to time

My home LAN connection lags from time to time (approx once a minute). This is noticeable by temporary pauses of continuos operations like file copying, RDP working and video playback with small ...
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uTorrent 3.3.2 seeding status - peer connected but not uploading

I have installed new stable version of uTorrent 3.3.2 and have some weird issued by uploading to peers. Port is opened and forwarded (green check icon) same settings as in old 2.2.1 but users can't ...
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How do p2p nodes connect over Internet

I have always been curious about how do, say two computers, connect over the Internet. For example, using the IP address from whatismyip service, I can only see the config page of my router, but pure ...
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Why am I getting 950 Mbps up but only 360 Mbps down on Gigabit Ethernet?

I got two desktop computers talking to each other directly. They both have Gigabit Ethernet capable network adapters. That's 1 Gbps or 1000 Mbps. I have them connected with a brand new 10 meter long ...
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Is there a pure peer to peer screen sharing app? [closed]

I run a meetup, and we would like to share the presenter's screen for the people in the back. However, wireless in the room doesn't always cooperate, and internet may not be available. Is there a ...
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Can gnunet-0.8.1 (2 yrs old) be used and useful?

I've configured and started gnunet-0.8.1-alt1.M51.1 service on my system (the reason I use a more than 2 years old version is that the system is an old installation of ALTLinux 5.1, and I wanted to ...
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BitTorrent - How do peers connect to each other? [closed]

How do peers connect to each other even if they are in separate private networks behind a NAT?
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Why does PeerBlock constantly block things?

What I mean is that when it's running, even if I'm not on the web or doing anything and have no programs running, it's CONSTANTLY blocking requests from countless institutions and organizations I've ...
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How does peer-to-peer work over the internet?

From what I understand, there is no way to send a packet to a computer in a local network from outside the network, unless we know the routing mechanism employed by the router. Assuming we have a set-...
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Prevent rtorrent from downloading a torrent twice

I have used a couple of peer-to-peer clients that have an option to prevent the user from downloading a file twice, either by gently asking for confirmation, or by refusing to add a new download ...
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Is there any peer to seeds ratio that gives max download speed?

I understand the terms seed and peers in context to bittorrent but while downloading a file what does 1(2) may be for seeds and 1(4) for peer represent ? What does it mean ? The following pic shows ...
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How does skype send files directly? [closed]

I'm wondering how skype can send files directly to users that are usually behind a firewall? How does this work since I need to develop something similar where one local webserver (behind a firewall) ...
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Peer-to-peer video chat application?

I use Skype to video chat with my parents, but Skype video quality is very poor on my network. However, connecting directly to the other person's webcam works great. I am looking for a P2P video chat ...
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Why don't p2p connections need open ports?

I mean, if someone is downloading a file from me, doesn't that means that I'm the host and he is connecting to me? Or am I connecting to him? Either way one of us need an open port, no? I don't ...
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Networking With Windows 7 And Windows Xp

I Want Implement A Peer To Peer Network By Windows 7 And Windows Xp.How Quick And Professional Reference Can I Use?