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Windows Resisting Connection to Host

This may be YAWFTM (Yet Another Windows Failure) but I have to ask yet again how to get Windows to observe its configuration. A Windows 10 laptop is configured to connect to local machines variously ...
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How to setup a test domain which direct to my local service

I have a local service running at port 44347. And when I go to browser locally https://127.0.0.0.1:44347/myurl, it hits my service runs on the same machine. I want to setup so that I can when I load ...
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How is ARP reply generated from Windows 10? Sending ARP req from embedded device through ethernet port to windows10 on laptop

I want to send an ARP request using my embedded device through the ethernet cable to my laptop that has windows 10 on it. I want to receive an ARP reply from windows back to my embedded device through ...
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Forwarding SQL traffic to another machine on LAN

I have a desktop on my home LAN that is connected to my work network via VPN, which allows the desktop to access a SQL server on the work network. My goal is for my laptop, which has no VPN connection ...
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Avoid multiple connections to a shared folder from one specific user on one specific client

Connection to a shared folder on client client-A (Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC) keeps getting blocked with the error message No more connections can be made to this remote computer at this time because ...
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Windows Wireshark on network bridge does not show all the packets

I have a Windows PC with two NIC used for network monitoring between two devices. When I setup a network bridge and launch Wireshark. I can see ARP requests and IP multicasts on both sides but no ...
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How to connect two routers? — WAN

I am trying to set up a single network consisting of two routers and their attached nodes over the internet between two cities, SanDiego and Chicago. Where anything attached to each router is visible ...
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Once the permission blocked, how to track and "Allow Access" windows firewall security alert

For time to time, I get a Windows Firewall Security Alert like this: Once I click on "Cancel", I like to be able to change my mind. I like to track the block alerts like above and have ...
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Windows Network shares not working

I have multiple computers on my company network. Each computer runs Windows 10 Enterprise, is not on a Domain, is part of the same workgroup and has a single share folder that everyone can read / ...
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How to identify (in Windows) another computer's IP address on a network of 2

I have two computers networked to each other via a crossover cable, a laptop I have full access to and a headless late model industrial PC; my laptop is able to obtain a DHCP address via this ...
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Solve the "The network location cannot be reached" issue without admin rights and restarting

I have a similar problem as the one reported here, but I don't have admin rights, and neither I want to restart my computer. Here at my company many of our documents and software are located on some ...
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How to share one IP address among VMs on a Hyper-V Server?

My dedicated server came with one IP address. I installed Hyper-V Server 2019 on it, and I want to simultaneously run multiple VMs, each running Windows Server 20xx Standard. I'll need to be able to ...
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Windows 10 no internet on one network

I have a problem which I cannot figure out. My laptop has no issues connecting to a couple of wifi networks, except for 1 network which it connects but has no internet. Other devices do get internet ...
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Windows 10: Getting the SMB version in use for a specific remote host?

I have set up a SAMBA server on Ubuntu. I set the minimum protocol to SMB2, maximum to SMB3. Now, I can connect to the shared path from Windows, and I want to know which protocol (SMB2 or SMB3) Window ...
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New Win10 install. Wifi, bluetooth and other UI issues

New Windows 10 x64 installation on a 16" MacBook Pro: i9, Radeon graphics, 16GB RAM, 768GB SSD. Running in Bootcamp (dual boot), not a VM. When I click the wifi / network button on the ...
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Where does windows store network interface profiles? How can I reset them?

Here is my current situation. I have multiple copies of the same device (these are USB devices), they are all exactly the same (same MAC address, etc), and they get recognized as ethernet adapters (...
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Identifying "Other User" on Remote Desktop

At work there is a laptop that is shared by more than one person. The laptop is connected to the internal network. When nobody is using the laptop, I can successfully use Remote Desktop Connection and ...
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How to manually configure IP adress and default gateaway adress

So, I'm trying to configure hostednetwork, basically my laptop is connected to the internet through a CAT Ethernet cable, and I make a wlan hotspot, so I can connect to the internet through my phone. ...
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How can I remove OU rules from a client temporary

I made a domain named "Blocked" in Windows Server 2016 and created a OU for those clients that have no access to USB or DVD Drives. The problems is that if I bring one of these clients out of OU ...
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window 10 internet breakdown 'bug'

After the updation of my window 10.the window is having wifi break down or you can say internet break down.To use internet i have to reconnect the wifi after turning it off.Where as on same time ...
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Work file server to be accessed remotely

Due to the Covid-19 situation, I have to sort out a work-from-home solution for the staff at my small company. I have looked into how best to set this up, but I require the help of experts to give me ...
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Windows 10 Pro Ethernet Disconnects from Domain

ok here is the scenerio: We recently installed Windows 10 Pro on 40+ systems from scratch. Connected them to our Server 2019 Active Directory. Our IP Lineup: Router: 192.168.0.1 Server: 192.168.0.2 ...
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Allow only VM to access Internet and not Host Machine

I have Oracle VirtualBox on my laptop. Currently my VM and my host (the laptop) can access the Internet. I want only the VM to be able to access the Internet; I don't want my laptop to get any ...
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How do I gain access to my Microtik router after I mistakenly disabled the IP address?

I mistakenly disabled my mikrotik router IP and suddenly discovered that I lost internet connection and can no longer login to my router,neither the web interface nor winbox is able to connect me back ...
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Share internet from VirtualBox guest to Mac host

I have specific VPN application (.exe) for Windows only. Need to establish connection on VirtualBox Win guest machine and share connection to my Mac host. picture - overview.jpg I’m unable to route ...
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Use internet browser over Wireless network without proxy settings while everything else via the wired?

I have two networks = wired and wireless. Wired is connected to one router, the wireless to another router (different networks). Wired is working with proxy settings only, Wireless is an internet ...
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My Windows 10 Laptop's Wifi Is Turned Off And I Can't Turn It Back ON

My Windows 10 HP EliteBook 820 laptop has decided that its WiFi adapter is off and I have not figured out how to turn it back on. In the Networking drop-down, I am told that the WiFi3 is turned off, ...
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Suspected DNS issue on Windows 2000 server

I'm hosting a (kind of) intranet site on a Windows 2000 server. The problem is that when I type the FQDN of the site (fireseed5060.fs5000.net) from the server itself, I can access the site just fine. ...
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Bridged Network - Routing to primary gateway [closed]

I have a unique setup that I would like to make work rather than physically move my devices. I'm sure this is simple, but i've done too many trial and errors to wrap my head around the proper ...
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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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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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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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