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Network Router stops resolving client name after a while

I am running a simple 3 computer windows 10 wirelessly linked network through a Bell router. All works well for a while (days) and then suddenly one computer is unable to access the other computers by ...
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Allow workgroup computer access joined domain server via server name

I have a workgroup computer that can access to a joined domain server with IP address. Is that possible the computer can access to the server with server name? Does it has anything to do on the AD?
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Windows 10 having trouble detecting devices on the network using file explorer

I've been trying to set up my new laptop for network sharing, but it does not show up under the network tab in file explorer (it is a brand new MSI gaming laptop). The laptop can see all devices and ...
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Sharing files from a computer connected to a repeater to the rest of the network

This is a simple problem I have. I want to easily share files between Windows 10 machines on the same network, using Windows Workgroup system. I have configured my router to be a repeater so I could ...
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Windows 10 Professional Workgroup Setup Issues [closed]

I will soon embark on a task of upgrading the IT infrastructure of a company's head office. I briefly considered hiring an IT administrator to do this part of the job, but after assessing what they ...
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Switch from Workgroup to Domain in cmd

I was experimenting on file sharing in Windows and changed corporate domain on a workgroup. Now when I log in, I see only other accounts, possibly created earlier in that particular workgroup. So, ...
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Workgroup Templates not updating for all users (Microsoft Word)

I have set up company wide templates and save them in Workgroup_Templates folder on drop box. Each user sets Word to get Workgroup Templates from the same folder, which is a path like this C:\Users\...
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Cannot see Win10 computer on network

I have a Workgroup with one Win10 and a number of Win7 computers, connected via a SMC 1016DT switch. The Win7 machines all see each other in Windows Explorer, but not the Win10. The Win10 can see all ...
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Home network - cant access other computer

I have 2 computers (HUMMER1, HUMMER2) connected to a Gygabyte switch, which is connected to my router. Both computers had "WORKGROUP" as workgroup name. Under Network, HUMMER 1 could see HUMMER 2, the ...
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Cannot access Workgroup in Windows 10

I have a relatively simple network that consists of a couple Windows 10 PCs, Android devices and Raspberry Pis. For some reason I cannot access the shares provided by the PIs from anything but the ...
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Network Domain changed to wrong

I have laptop from my company where I'm working. Unfortunelty I changed the domain (IT Network) and restart the computer (options "join a domain or workgroup") Now I'm not able to login (message it's ...
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Windows File Sharing from a non-Domain server to AD-connected PC's

We have a few Windows Servers in our lab, and occasionally need to connect to them from our office PC's. The lab servers are part of a Workgroup, not a Domain, but the office PC's are all part of an ...
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Windows 10 - Show all users on lockscreen

I am connected to a workgroup in windows 10 pro 64bit. On the lockscreen it only shows logged on users, the last used user and other users. How do I display all users on my lockscreen?
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Several computers are on the same LAN network. They don't see each other if some of them have different default routers

I have a case. All computers are in the same LAN network(192.168.1.0/24, default gateway 192.168.1.1) and same workgroup. They see each other in network places and can access to shared folders. But if ...
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Using wmic to get workgroup in a batch file

I'm not really versed in batch file, but I am trying to get the workgroup using wmic. I've been trying different things with the for options. So far this is the best result I have gotten. for /f "...
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Connect computers on wifi extender to workgroup

Good afternoon, I am trying to connect 4 computers to the same workgroup but I am having some problems. I will try to explain. 1.- 2 of them are connected via ethernet to the router 2.- 2 of them are ...
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Downgrade User Profile from Domain to Workgroup

I'm doing some one-off IT maintenance for a very small business <15 employees I moved all their e-mail to Microsoft Office365, and all of their shared network files to Microsoft SharePoint Online. ...
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Sharing home network with a router

I have an old router and decided to share network with two computers with a work group on windows. The wifi radio is shut and they communicating through the Ethernet ports on the router. The question ...
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windows 8 password protected sharing - workgroup (confuse)

I am not sure if this is the correct understanding and behavior in a workgroup. compA/folderA shared with user compA/userA If password protected sharing is turn on in compA 1) when compB try to ...
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Alter from workgroup to domain to workgroup again

I have a few user accounts on my computer (windows 7) and currently have it in a workgroup. When I change it into domain and then change back to workgroup, will the former mentioned user accounts be ...
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How to change workgroup on Sharp MX-5001N MFP?

I am the IT admin for a small business and we're trying to get our Sharp MX-5001N MFP to scan to a network drive on a Windows 7 domain using Small Business Server 2011. After meticulously ...
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PC can see server in the same workgroup, but cannot access its drives

The bounty expired yesterday, but I will not be awarding it as no answer has solved my problem. Would anyone like to try to help? I just want to set up workgroup (not homegroup, as they require ...
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Accessing samba file server on external subnet through router(s)

I have the current general setup: Internet | modem | \--Router1 (10.0.0.1/16) | \--Client(s) (10.0.1-225.3-225) \--Router2 (198.168.1.1/24, 10.0.0.2) | \--...
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Workgroup Logon

I have a two XP SP3 PC's in a LAN which: Are on their own Workgroups. Have NetBIOS over TCP/IP enabled. Have the windows (or 3rd party) firewall disabled. Have file and printer sharing installed and ...
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System name appearing as Domain name

There is a workgroup in my institution and I added all the needed systems to it. There is a server in it and a folder in the server is shared in the network, to share files between different systems. ...
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Identify an unknown windows workgroup ip address

In our small company network sometimes an unknown windows workgroup appears. I'm know the name of this workgroup but have no further information about this. I do not have admin rights in the network, ...
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RoboCopy unable to copy between a server on a domain to a computer in a workgroup

I have a RoboCopy problem and here is the scenario. My server is running Windows Server Essentials 2012 R2. My laptop is running Windows 10 Technical Preview. The server is running as a domain ...
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Changing windows 8 workgroup name has locked me out

I was trying to set up a workgroup for a windows 8 machine and an xp machine. I changed the workgroup name of the xp machine and restarted. I then changed the workgroup name of the windows 8 machine ...
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Access of Work-Group

I am using Windows 7 Ultimate. I have four PCs in "ABCD" work-group. I want access all four PCs from each other. But I don't want some one can access those PCs of "ABCD" workgroup from another work-...
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Connect to Hyper V running in Windows 8 from a different Windows 8 machine in a homegroup

I have 2 computers with Windows 8.1 Pro in a Homegroup. Computer A has Hyper-V installed with several VM's. Computer B just has the management tools, including Hyper-V Manager. I am trying to ...
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Windows 8.1 batch checking if computer is part of a workgroup and changing if necessary

I've got SYSTEMINFO | FIND /I "DOMAIN:" which displays if it's part of a Domain or Workgroup. But I'm trying to figure out how to take the result of that and if it's anything other than Company.LLC to ...
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Joining Windows domain or workgroup depending on user account?

I know that a single Windows (I'm using 8.1) computer can either be in a Domain or in a workgroup, but not both. My home computer with my peronal user account is not in a domain, but in a workgroup (...
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Unused port on Linksys 5 port workgroup hub still blinks even with nothing connected to it

The light on port 5 on the Ethernet hub will continue to blink green as long as the power is on. I have removed the power for 30 seconds and inserted the power cable again without any change. Model ...
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Windows cannot access \\[other computer] error code 0x80004005

I have two windows machine on a home wired network, one running windows 7 (I will call it w7 from now on) and one running windows 8.1 (I will call it w8 from now on). Both machines could access each ...
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Distribute password across PCs in a workgroup

I would like to distribute new password for a specific user for all or some PCs which are part of a private work group. Is there a way to set this up? All PCs are running Windows 7.
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Remote Desktop Connection to a home computer from work

Can you remotely connect to a computer that's set on a workgroup if your laptop is on the same workgroup but on a different network?
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Group ownership in linux

I wondered why a non-root user cannot create a custom group and invite collaborators to that group. Say alice coops with bob, then alice wants to create a directory that only alice and bob can read ...
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Client machine cannot see server, non-domain

Windows 7 client machine cannot see the Server 2012 R2 machine. Network Discovery and File & Print Sharing are both on for the server. Both can ping each other. Client needs to access a licence ...
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Windows XP Domain password

I changed the computer properties so that it doesn't log onto a domain anymore, but unfortunately I restarted the computer before I added a new user. Now, I am faced with a logon screen (not the ...
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use work laptop at home

I use work laptop at home and it always connects to the work domain abc.xyz.com even at home. since I access personal stuff and open some websites which are not allowed at work like facebook, twitter, ...
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How to track rogue workgroups or domains

I have a strong feeling one of our desktop support techs is doing this, but I want to see if I can track this down before I start accusing people. I just dont know how... While logging into a local ...
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Windows 2003 VM drops out of domain

A customer of ours is cloning a domain-joined Windows 2003 VM, changes its IP but leaves it with the same hostname (using sysprep). It still retains connectivity to the same domain controller. What ...
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My workgroup only works one-way

I created a workgroup containing one desktop computer and four notebooks, all running Windows 7 Ultimate with ESET Smart Security 5 (except for one of the notebooks, which is actually running no ...
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How to see list of current connected pc to network?

I want to list the computers that are connected to network in which I am connected. Anyone know that how to do so ? I need this help soon, because I have made my connection open/ password free to ...
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Why was Windows for Workgroups 3.11 available for quite a long time?

As far as I know, Windows for Workgroups 3.11 was released before Windows 95, and went obsolete on the last day of 2001. However, it was still made available until November 2008. Why was that so? I ...
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PC is not detected in network

One of my windows XP PCs cannot be accessed from any other PC in the network.The network is configured by using Workgroup. If I access PC by using pcname from Run such as \\pcname\, an error comes ...
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Can an iMac connect to a Windows 7 or 8 PC via Network in the Finder

I can see my Windows 8 computer when I click on Network in Finder. When I select the Win 8 system it asks for a password. When I enter the same password that I have set up to login to Windows it ...
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Windows 7: How to switch between Home Network, Work Network, and Public Network when not connected

I am running Windows 7 Home Premium on a laptop which I attach to a network using Wi-Fi both at home (where my network connection is configured as a Home Network) as well as in a classroom where I ...
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emacs workgroups and interpreters

I have installed workgroups2 from melpa and am trying to configure my ideal workgroups. For my first work group, I wish to have 4 windows. In the first window will by an R script (code written in R) ...
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emacs prefix key and workgroups2

I am trying to use workgroups2 which I installed from the builtin emacs package manager elpa. From the readme file: Most commands are bound to both <prefix> <key> and <prefix> C-<...