For questions on connecting devices together so that they can communicate with each other, as well as questions on networking equipment such as routers and switches.

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Is there a way to set the Windows Vista network detection to automatically detect my wireless as a private network?

I have a home network consisting of a wired and wireless network joined. I have my main machine running Windows Vista and it detects the network as private almost instantly. However when I use my ...
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Windows 7 drive (P:|)shared with Everyone but not accessible by Windows XP computers on our network

I'm trying to share my P:\ drive on a Windows 7 (Pro) PC with other PCs (WinXP) on my network. I shared it and set permissions to give Everyone Full Control.SymptomsComputer XP(different computer ...
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Windows-7 Ultimate 64 bit wont connect to my wired/wireless networks

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit. Everything was working fine & then just stopped working.The nic card Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller is enabled but does not connect to my router (cables & ...
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How do I install Android applications from the PC?

Currently I don't have an Internet connection available on my cellphone and I would like to install some applications on it. Is it possible?Do I have to use the market?
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How do I get a bridge network to work for VirtualBox with Linux guest on a Mac OS X host

Does anybody have the step by step configuration process that would allow VirtualBox running a Linux/Ubuntu guest on a Mac OS X host use the bridge type network using Ethernet and wireless? I have ...
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Get dial up internet on Windows 7 computer without PCI cards

I have just purchased the Dell Zino HD for my grandparents, which is fantastic for their needs. The only problem is that is does not come with a built in 56K dial up modem.Does anyone know of a good ...
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Interpret Wireshark Captures

I am troubleshooting wireless connectivity problem in my home network. My Thinkpad X200 laptop which use Intel Wifi Link 5100 AGN is not able to surf the internet stably. Sometimes it works, but most ...
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In Ubuntu, routes are not added as defined in rc.local file…why?

I need to setup my ubuntu pc single nic card ip as 192.168.1.6 for internet and 10.172.170.95 and 135.10.86.100 for my lan and for another network through my 4port DSL modem.So i defined like this....
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What does “network” mean in the /etc/network/interfaces file?

In Linux, to define aliases, we have to modify /etc/network/interfaces..Something like this:auto eth0:1iface eth0:1 inet staticaddress 192.168.1.60netmask 255.255.255.0network x.x.x.x...
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Mac Wireshark alternatives [closed]

Do you know any good alternatives for wireshark (network analyzer) running on a Mac OS X 10.5+?Wireshark is not that handy like on an Windows OS (user interface with X11, ...).Any kind of help is ...
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Sharing Internet Connection in Windows 7 is so much more frustrated than Windows XP

Back to the time of Windows XP, from Properties dialog of my Wireless Connection, I can enable sharing and then select LAN network from the Drop Down List and boom, I can share it with my friend. We ...
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How do I discover my public IP Address? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate:Getting my IP address? The connection provided to me by my ISP works on DHCP and it assigns a Class C (LAN) IP address to my Network adapter automatically. for example :...
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Network places missing in Windows XP

I recently bought a netbook that came with Windows XP. However, "My Network Places" is missing, and there's seemingly no way I can access shared folders on on computer's on the same wireless network....
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Fool network interface into thinking it is connected

I have a second NIC in my machine that I am using to create a subnet for a cluster of Xen VMs on my machine. Nothing really needs to be connected to this interface as no traffic ever needs to leave ...
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What kind of information can my University gather regarding my internet use on the University’s network?

I attend a large University and use their network for just about everything. Although I realize security measures probably differ from campus to campus, on a typical University-wide network, how ...

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