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Multicast across network segments on the intranet

I am a newcomer to network management. I am developing a tool to send/receive multicast messages on the intranet. If there are two network segments in this intranet (10.224.112., 10.224.113.), what ...
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Windows 10x64 Home: Qualcomm WiFi range very short

I have a laptop that only connects to the WiFi router when in the same room. My PC runs Windows 10x64 Home, and the adapter, a Qualcomm Atheros QCA 9565, is on 32 bit. All my other devices work all ...
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Can a computer connected to another computer in the network join the network?

This is difficult to explain only by words. See the picture below. The goal is to make PC3 part of the network where PC1 and PC2 belong. Of course, assume that PC2 is on when PC3 is on. The operating ...
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Change next hub on Comcast modem [closed]

I’m really curious about networking and I have a question. Assuming that my ISP is Comcast , my modem will forward my traffic through its public address and if the host that I’m asking for it’s ...
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The network location cannot be reached. Error code 0x800704cf. Windows 10

When I try to open windows store (OS Win 10) I get an error : The network location cannot be reached. Error code 0x800704cf However, I can open any website through browser Chrome/Opera/Edge without ...
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Can ping by hostname, can RDP by IP, but cannot RDP by hostname?

I'm trying to Remote Desktop to another Windows PC. Both computers are in the same WORKGROUP. I can ping the remote computer by its hostname, which responds with its IPv4 address. I could get that ...
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Connect all wireless NICs to WiFi connections on boot?

I need somewhat of a unique and unusual setup. I have a machine that is connected by Ethernet, and this machine also has multiple wireless NIC cards. I need all the NIC cards to connect to different ...
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Network access to PCs that use Windows Hello

Our PCs at home have been updated to the April 2018 Update of Windows 10 and they're suggesting that we replace our passwords with Windows Hello. I've never used Windows Hello before, but I understand ...
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Windows RRAS Not Supplying DNS Suffix/Search Domain to Mac/Linux Clients

Issue I have deployed RRAS (PPTP - EAP and IKEv2 - PEAP) on my domain and everything is running fine except for the fact that the DNS Suffix is not being supplied to Mac or Linux clients. This means ...
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OpenVPN alongside L2TP VPN

I'm using NordVPN on my Windows computer (which I believe is just OpenVPN under the hood) and I would also like to use my work's L2TP VPN at the same time. For my work VPN I only have a couple of ...
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Connect to PCs on different network

Setup: Modem has build it router that set to 192.168.0.1/255.255.255.0 to that modem is connected another router with IP 192.168.1.1/255.255.255.0 (I can't access router's config, so not sure how it's ...
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HTTPS traffic 40x slower than HTTP in Windows 10 x64

Followup from this problem https://stackoverflow.com/questions/45768893/git-clone-in-windows-much-slower-than-in-linux/45893258#45893258 Windows 10 HTTPS traffic is capped about 200-240kb/s. HTTP ...
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How can I enable “Miracast over Infrastructure” for non-Surface Hub Windows 10 PCs?

I was very excited to discover an article explaining how I can now use Miracast over a Windows LAN. The technology is called Miracast over Infrastructure. For those unaware, Miracast is the protocol ...
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Can a sniffer find out a password of an FTP server

My company is working with an FTP server. In order to login to this server, a simple username/password is needed. As I heard that FTP is not very safe, I decided to launch a very simple test: Using ...
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Accessing network shares on computer connected to ICS in Windows 10?

Computer A is running Windows 10 Pro and is connected to the internet via wifi and has the IP 10.10.10.10. It's sharing that connection via ICS to its ethernet connection, which is connected to the ...
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Get-NetAdapter will not work

The first simple example using Get-NetAdapter in Get-Help from Microsoft will not work on my machine. Any suggestions? PS C:\Users\lit> Get-NetAdapter -Name * Get-NetAdapter : Invalid class At ...
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Asymmetric Ping Between Two Windows 7 Hosts

Windows 7 Host A has two physical adapters, each with one IP: 10.20.157.10/24 10.20.159.10/24 Windows 7 Host B has two physical adapters, each with one IP: 10.20.156.10/24 10.20.158.10/24 Windows 7 ...
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Error message “You were not connected because a duplicate name exists on the network”. Where is the other computer?

I'm having a very similar problem as in this similar question: When trying to copy something from another computer, I receive following error message: You were not connected because a duplicate name ...
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Manage internet connection per program

I already saw this post where I can find forcebind Manage Internet connection for a program I can not understand how can I use it to force all the programs to use a internet connection and create a ...
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Destination Net Unreachable - except for major sites

So for some reason my internet died a few hours ago on my laptop, and here is some information: Laptop connected via Wi-Fi Smartphone connected via same Wi-Fi and has no issues at all Router reboot ...
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One PC saying “Limited Connectivity”, others working just fine

I have 2 PCs. One is a desktop with Windows 7, the other is a laptop with Windows 10. The windows 10 laptops connects fine. The windows 7 desktop says that the connection is limited. It is connected ...
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How to minimize unwanted net usage by processes to a trickle?

I have this problem sometimes of what seems like excessive Internet bandwidth usage. Sometimes I have to use a metered connection, so the issue becomes more important. Leaving aside things like ...
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Network error: Connection refused

I am trying to connect to my Raspberry Pi through my PC using putty. Pi and my PC are connected through network (router) using an Ethernet cable. Till yesterday I was able to connect to this Pi, ...
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How can I reliably detect network connection drops (WLAN)?

I have a customer who has an unstable WLAN network. He has installed my Windows database application (based on Firebird), but the WLAN connection drops lead to inconveniences for this customer. I ...
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script for sharing wifi via ethernet in Windows10? [duplicate]

I'd like to script a procedure I manually do through windows 10's GUI that shares a computer wlan via ethernet. Here's the GUI procedure: open "Network and Sharing Center" click on the Wi-Fi ...
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Ping on workstation shows a client’s domain? DNS issue?

I have been having issues resolving my local lan based IIS servers and SQL server instances via DNS. The issues are only present on one workstation, all others are normal. I ran a ping on the ...
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Windows cannot access UNC path (error code 0x80070035)

Have a Windows 8.1 PC with a recurring problem when attempting to access a UNC path from a Server 2008 R2 host. Windows cannot access \\SERVER Error code 0x80070035 The network path was not found. ...
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Unable to connect to Windows computer for file sharing

I have a Windows 7 machine to which I am unable to connect from several other computers. When I try to connect to it from other Windows computers I do get the 0x80070035 error code. I've tried the ...
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How do I edit files in network locations in Windows 10?

I added a network location in Windows 10 as FTP (something like this tutorial: Setup an FTP disk in Windows Vista and 7. I can access all the files, but I can't edit them like other files in other ...
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How to a setup virtual router on windows so that one can access internet from a mobile using static ip

Some Relevant information My Os is Windows 8 I am accessing internet via a dongle I also share the internet using virtual router(so that i can access internet in my phone) My phone got into trouble ...
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Windows 7 PC claims “not connected to network” even though it is

I'm having trouble accessing my LAN from my connected computer. I have mapped drives on the LAN that my computer can access, and it shows a wireless connection to the correct wireless LAN. However, ...
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one user is intermittently denied write access [closed]

I have a network shared drive that one user sometimes cannot write to. The user is member of a group with write access to the drive. She sometimes can write, other times cannot. Any ideas?
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Which is the workaround for the “Failed to get data for 'ProxyEnable'” error

I have a program which is giving me the exception "Failed to get data for 'ProxyEnable'". How can I overcome this ?
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Internet Browser works, but not Steam, Origin, Hearthstone etc

So, I think my problem is apparent from the question itself. I can access websites from my browser of choice (Chrome in this case) but Steam, Origin, Hearthstone etc does not work. Skype does seem to ...
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NetBIOS Name resolution fails when behind another router

On "PC3", Windows name resolution fails like this. ping PC1 Ping request could not find host PC1. Please... ping 192.168.0.2 Reply from 192.168.0.2: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128 But ...
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Are files opened from a network drive\share copied locally?

On a Windows network if I open a movie file, MP4 or AVI or whatever, that is stored on a network drive is that file copied to my local machine? Where? Or, is it buffered and streamed in the same way ...
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Slow network copy in only one direction

I have a Windows network with several computers and mobile devices on it. Everything is working fine except between one desktop and one laptop. The problem is that the laptop is nearly unable to ...
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Use nbtstat to return list of host names in IP range?

In Windows 7 I'm using the command for /l %i in (1,1,254) do nbtstat -a xxx.xxx.xxx.%i to return host names based on a given IP range. But the output is so long and unfriendly. How could I improve ...
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Files are written to a windows shared drive everyday, but I don't know from where

There is a shared drive Z:. Everyday a few files get written to it. I assume by a cronjob, or a windows task. Since the shared drive and the folders in it are public, those files could be generated on ...
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Windows [not firewall] ignores incoming packets

I've got a lenovo ThinkPad T61 running Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic, and I'm having issues with WiFi. By monitoring network traffic from another computer, I can see that WPA-PSK authentication ...
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As soon as I plug in the LAN cable WiFi stops working - even though it has higher priority

As suggested here: How can I force Windows 7 to give my LAN (wired) conection priority over my WiFi? ... I checked that WLAN has higher priority over LAN. Nonetheless when I plug-in the LAN cable (...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 - Client Computer Files over the network

I just setup an office computer server running windows server 2012 R2 and I already installed Active Directory, DHCP and DNS. And also I added a client computers to my server and created users account....
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Using WLAN and LAN in parallel for Web and Remote Desktop?

There are multiple similar questions already on SU but they seem to refer to increasing the bandwidth by using LAN and WLAN in parallel. What I would like to do on Windows 7 is using WLAN for surfing ...
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Long access time for static web page on virtual machine

My setup Windows 7 on workstation that I use at work (with domain) and home (no domain) Virtual machine (VMWare) that runs Arch Linux (I will call it just "Linux") with network interface in bridged ...
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How can I share a USB drive on a wired network?

I have Windows 8.1. An external USB hard drive connected to my PC via USB. A Netgear Switch connected via Ethernet. A wireless network I’m connected to (this is relevant because I’m connected to it ...
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Active Directory - GPO Will Not Apply to Group of Machines

I created a GPO to create a few rules for a set of computers, but no matter what I do, running "gpresult /r" yields "Filtering: Denied (Security)" as admin, or if I'm a regular user, it just doesn't ...
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Set future network connections to Private location instead of defaulting to Public

In Windows Server 2012 and 2012R2, is it possible to set future network connections to use the Private firewall profile instead of defaulting to Public one? I have tried setting all the network items ...
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Windows 7 Shared Folder File Control

At my current employer, we have three separate, physical locations (A/B/C), all of which connect to a shared folder on a Windows 7 Professional computer, via VLAN. We have a non-existent budget for ...
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Routing traffic on a loop

I have two Ethernet to RF transmitters that I am trying to stress test. I need to send a message over Radio A, receive it on Radio B, check that the sent message and the received message are the same,...
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DNS resolution is suffixing a domain name incorrectly, can't find how to prevent this

I've read a lot of the threads on this but none seem to explain or fix my problem. I'm setting up a simple home LAN: router, clients, no AD and no DNS servers. The router config requires a "Host" and ...