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can i use an ACCESS POINT device to share my files through a network ?

Q: can i use an ACCESS POINT device to share my files through a network ?

hi all
first i am sorry i am so much biggenr in the networking issues

i have an access point device , and i have windows 7 on my computer , can i share my files through my the wireless so i can access to them by using another computer having a wireless adapter ?

if yes so how can i do that

i hope someone helps me

thank you

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A: can i use an ACCESS POINT device to share my files through a network ?

If you have computers on the same local area network (LAN) they can communicate with each other. If you connect the computers to the ACCESS POINT device (I assume this is a wireless access point, or WAP) the computers can file share.

Short description for Windows 7 and 8 file and printer sharing:

Go into the Network and Sharing Center from the Control Panel or from the Network icon in the Notification Area. Your network must be designated 'Private' (or 'Home' or 'Work'). Click on Change advanced sharing settings. In the Private or Home or Work section you can configure File and printer sharing, Public folder sharing, and Password protected sharing.

You may want to change the Workgroup name. To check it or change it right click on "Computer" and select "Properties."

You must uninstall or properly configure any non-windows firewall (security suite).

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Hey everyone.

I have windows 10 with 2016 office. i have share point that i pull my files from and since my upgrade to win 10, any time i try to open a file it opens as read only which is incredibly frustrating given how many times i open files through the day. I have looked around and havnt found anything that has worked for me yet.



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I have an odd issue.. a user reports that they are unable to access a network shared folder from their PC. Here is what I have gathered so far:
-The network share is from their PC located at C:\SQL2014. The share name is SQL2014. Their hostname for this example is "ABC".
-If I attempt to connect to the share from the user's PC ABC to \\ABC\SQL2014 I get the generic error:
  "Windows cannot access \\ABC\SQL2014
   You do not have permission to access \\ABC\SQL2014. Contact your network administrator to request access."
-If I attempt to connect to the share by ABC's IP \\\SQL2014 I can access it.
-If I attempt to connect to the share by ABC's FQDN at  \\ABC.domain.com\SQL2014 I can access it.
-If I map ABC\SQL2014 as a drive letter, I can access it.
-Connecting to this share works fine from any other PC other than ABC.
-I've confirmed the error is affecting any profile old or new on ABC, which means it is a PC-wide issue on ABC.
-If I share C:\SQL2014 as ANY OTHER NAME OTHER THAN SQL2014, I can access it. As in if I share C:\SQL2014 with the share name SQL2014a, I can access \\ABC\SQL2014a.
-Deleted the share and recreated - same issue.
-Created C:\Test and shared it as SQL2014, cannot access \\ABC\SQL2014. It is NOT an issue with the actual SQL2014 folder.

From internet searches I've found the following solutions do not affect my case:
-Clearing CSC/Offline cache (most common working solution)
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I set up Windows OS8.1 (standard) on a headless server (Mediasmart ex490). My goal is to run Plex on this server and use it as a media server. Because standard version doesn't have Remote Desktop, I want to use TeamViewer to remote in.

From my desktop (Windows 10), the server shows up in my network under Media Devices (is that right?) and I can access the files on it. However, when I try to remote into it using TeamViewer, it's listed as offline. The Plex server I installed on the drive also shows up under Media Devices in the network but that is also offline.

I took the hard drive out of the server and dropped it into my desktop and everything works fine. I can remote into it using TeamViewer, Plex shows up on network, etc. but as soon as I put the drive back into the server, the above problems happen.

As the server is headless, I've set the power settings on the drive to never sleep and tried setting it to auto login to desktop without password and still no luck.

Any ideas? Can't really see why this drive would behave so different in my desktop than it does in my server. Although when drive is in my desktop, the connection is wifi. In the server, it's connected via ethernet. Could that have something to do with it?


A:Network device - can access files but displays as offline

Just a quick check, You have Teamveiwer running on both systems and you have the Local LAN option checked on both systems and the autoconnect settings are set up From your system the "plex" system should show on the sidebar in Teamviewer

BTW if you set up Teamviewer correctly and allow Login support you can add a password and actually log-in remotely which is the normal way with a server

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I've a wired network at home like this:

ADSL Router
Dlink Switcher
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I'm going to buy a new tablet (ASUS MeMO Pad Smart 10), which supports internet through wifi. I was wondering how can I share the internet access with the new device? What new devices should I buy and what changes are required to my network setup?

Thanks in advance.

A:How to share wired Internet access with WiFi device

I figured it out, I need an AP.

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Almost everything time I try to access my htpc that has shares I get this error. I just keep clicking the folder and it will finally let me in. The PC is up and running so not sure why this does this almost everything I try to access the share.

My PC is windows 10 pro the HTPC is win7 ultimate.

Thank you,

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Have a Lost ipad on our wireless network.. 50+ wifi access points.. and thousands of wifi devices connected to them..

nmap the lost device but not showing what access point its connected too.

can ping the device.

tracert shows my computer directly to lost device. will not trace thru which access point.

i can see wireless controller ip and all wifi access points.. but cannot trace the lost device.

can ping the device and see it.. shows up in my inventory just needing a way to trace route or nmap it to see where at in the building its connected tooo. so can narrow down the access point..

A:Find lost wifi device & which Access point its connected to

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I have a few computers on the network and they have shared files.I can see their shares fine...they can't see mine.
\\ ->this doesn't work for them...they keep getting the error that they don't have permission to acess it.
this works for them.They are mixed machines...vista , windows7 but they all get the error when trying to connect directly to my ip.
I tried enabling and then disabling homegroup(not using it btw) turning password protected sharing on and off...NOTHING works
What does one have to reset/fix in order to connect to the ip and see the shares on that machine.

A:Can't access network share


try using this registry patch on the affected computer (the one that has the shared folders,

extract the attached zip file, merge the registry file (double-click on it) and then reboot. Then try to access the shares once again.

Leave password protected sharing OFF for now.

Good luck. If you need some more help, just let us know.

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I have a similar Problem which I would like to resolve. I am trying to connect vista to a NAS folder with a username and password. It won't let me log in to it at all. Windows xp will let me go in as usual. Can anyone help?

A:Network Share Access

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firstly about two years ago i was making a game when suddenly my computer slowed down to the point where it took 15 mins to load a working version of windows. about half a year ago my dad got it to work faster after a bout 3 installs after that i estabalished a network with my new PC then the old one stopted working. so i resorted to my dad's other pc(i couldn't get the file transfer on that one either). a few days ago i got my old pc to work properly but now i am having trouble getting a file share on Windows and even Ubuntu but so far i would just like to know how to fix this probvlem on Windows.

A:it works, it breaks then works to the point where i can't share files

Really need more information to be able to help.
What is the make/model and operating system of each computer?
How are they connected?
Do the compuiters show in each other's Network display?
Can the computers ping each other by IP Address and Computer Name?

This is a general trouble shooting guide for simple problems.

Each computer must have a Unique Name.
Each computer must have at least one user account with a password. Vista will not share with computers that do not.
All the computers must have the same Work Group Name.
File Sharing must be turned on for each computer.
Firewalls must be configured to allow sharing.
To Turn on File Sharing.
For the XP computers go to Control Panel, Network Setup wizard.
Click next.
Click next.
If you are running wireless, the ethernet card will be listed. If connected by ethernet and you have a wireless card it will be listed.
For right now, just select "Ignore the listed connections".
Click next.
Select "This computer connects to the internet by a residential gateway".
Click next.
Enter the Work Group name.
Click next.
Select "Turn on File and printer Sharing"
Click next.
Verify all the information is correct.
Click next.
I would select "Just finish the wizard" and not make a disc. It take about the same amount of time to run the disc as to manually enter the data.
Click next.
Click finish.

Vista Computers.
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I have a linksys WAP11 version 2.8. I set it up with a static IP address of and subnet mask of (we have our network on the 10 dot system)

Anyways when I plug this access point into our network it kicks everyone off the network. I did a packet trace and it is flooding the network and that is why it is kicking everyone off.

I don't understand why it would flood the network. The only thing I can think of is that the access point is defective.

Does anyone else have any ideas?


A:Access Point kicks everyone off network

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I had an old G router that had an unsecured network. It died and I replaced it with an N router and installed a secured network. I have a cable modem with wires that goes to the router. From the router, I have CAT 4 wires going to several access points around the house. Into one of these acess points, I have pluged in a wireless access point that broadcasts wirelessly---unfortunately, it is broadcasting the old unsecured network. How can I make the wireless access point broadcast the new secured N network?

A:Wrong Network at access point

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I'm on domain level 2012 R2.  Users are on Windows 7.  We have a group of contractors who will be working for us temporarily submitting web forms on the internet.

They need internet access.  They do NOT need LAN access, access to any printers, no network shares, no network browsing, nothing on local area network.

I believe it was possible to do this using GPO for 2003 domains and XP clients.  But enabling the settings "No Computers Near Me" and "No Entire Network" does not seem to work in my domain/client situation.
Is it possible to disable all LAN access using GPO in a 2012/Win7 environment?  If so, can you point me in the right direction?
Please note that I am asking specifically about doing this by enabling a GPO setting. Easy peasy.  I don't want to change firewall settings, and I would rather not push out registry changes.  I just want to know if there's a nice, clean, easy GPO
setting or two that I can enable. 

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i have 2 PC's both with windows XP Pro on them. I have a D-link DI604 router and i am trying to share my adelphia internet access on them. i plugged the modem cable into the router and connected the 2 PC's to the router as well. What else do i need to do to set this up???

A:network 2 pc's and share internet access

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Hey guys, I am using Windows Vista Pre-RC1 Build 5536 and I am having some issues with network sharing I am hoping someone will be able to help me with. Basically, I am sharing a few folders on the pc in my room and I want other users (who are running XP) to be able to access these folders from our workgroup. Unfortunately, when they try and access the shared folders they get a lack of permissions error and cannot connect. Is there any way of enabling (or emulating) simple network file sharing as existed on XP so there is no need for them to enter a username or password to access a share (XP isn't even giving the option for username and password at the moment).

I have disabled Password protected sharing in the Network and Sharing Centre and File Sharing, Public Folder Sharing and Network Discovery are all enabled. I have also tried enabling the guest account and adding that to the list of permissions for the share to no avail. Any help would be greatly appreciated, thanks in advance guys.

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Hi I know they may be a repeat post and if so i am sorry. I have been searching for 3 days to fix this problem. there are 3 wireless laptops in my office 2 dells and 1 hp. ok
They all where networked fine for about a year... then:

Dell 1 Can see and access Dell #2 and the HP
Dell #2 Can See and access The Hp; Can See Dell #1 but not access it.
HP can see See Dell #1 and the HP; but only access the HP.

Now i gather the problem is with dell #1 restricting access to both.
I have mapped Drives on Dell#1 and even shared the folder i need to access. But nothing has worked. even made sure simple share was off then back on, even when int the wireless adapters and made sure file and printer sharing was on... PLEASE HELP... ill even post my number for some one to call me i even have an log me in account if you need access.

A:Network share and access problem

Hello, I would use the flush DNS tutorial on the Dell 2 and the HP , and see if that helps out : DNS Resolver Cache

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I have a small problem browsing my own shared folders. That is, accessing the folders through Network in Windows Explorer.

I can access folders on other computers (and they can access mine) in the Network but not my own. Windows hangs forever and gives me an error that I cannot access that folder.

Also, I cannot access my own public IP address when on that very samme IP. These issues may be related to the extent that I cannot access localhost when I'm on that host.

So, I can browse the folders on the local drive (e.g. C:\NAME\SHAREDFOLDER) but not through \\[LOCALCOMPUTERNAME]\SHARE ...

This issue cannot be reproduced on the other computers in the Network.

Any ideas?


A:Cannot access own folders through network share...

You normally cant access your internet ip from within you local network as you using NAT how do you connect to the network cable or wireless. Its not clear what your trying to do your logged in to your own pc and trying to access your own shares is that correct? can you ping localhost or ?

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Howdy guys. I'm really stuck on this one, and I haven't been able to find an answer as of yet anywhere I've looked. I'll try to be as detailed as possible:

I'm doing some work for a company who has 13 computers networked together. I just upgraded 3 of their computers to Windows 7 machines. One of them is being used as a database server, but is not running any sort of server software. It's a Win7 Pro 32 bit machine, with network access to the folders required for the database shared to "Everyone", and password protected sharing turned off. The problem computers are running Win XP SP3. Windows Firewall is turned off (which is required by one of the databases..I still don't understand exactly why), and I'm running Microsoft Security Essentials on them currently for antivirus.

Here's what's happening: Randomly, and for no reason that I can get to the bottom of, 3 of the machines lost connection to the shared network folder that the database uses. At one point, I narrowed down the issue to being something caused by Symantec Endpoint Protection (there was a bug in the version they had that could cause this problem) and the only way to fix it was by running Symantec's CleanWipe utility. This worked on 1 of the machines as a permanent fix. On the other two however, the issue continues to occur. If you try to launch the database program, it will lag and freeze windows explorer. If you try to access the shared folder from My Network Places, it will also lag up and freez... Read more

A:Losing access to network share

It would seem to me something was missed by the norton removal tool on those two machines. Especially considering the problem does no occur in safe mode.
Speaking of safe mode have you tried running the clean tool in safe mode?

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So here is what is happening. I can see this computer, and I can access the share folder on the network. But I cant see other computers, I can however see printers. Network discovery is on for both computers. I can access the share folder from a different
computer. Basically the problem is that I cannot see other computers on the network.

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I want to know if I can access a network share (for CMD line copy) that requires a username and password without mapping it.

The reason is for the purpose of copying backups. If I were to map the drive, any virus/malware could infect the share, defeating the purpose.

I know I can copy to the share if use the same account/passwords on both machines and just do xcopy \\pcname\\sharename\..... I was hoping to avoid creating/changing accounts on the machines.

I know I can map the drive using netuse and then kill it after the copy. This isn't perfect, but I guess if there is no other way, it will pass.

A:Access Network share without mapping


I'm going to assume you want this to be automated, so you can do this mklink and fsutil commands. Create a task in task scheduler to run the following script.

@Echo Off
Rem MoveBackup.cmd

Rem Allow following of symlink..
fsutil behaviour set symlinkevaluation L2R:1

Rem Establish the link
mklink /d backup \\machinename\sharename

CD backup
xcopy /s/e <backupsource> .
RD Test1

Rem Disallow following of symlink
fsutil behaviour set symlinkevaluation L2R:0

By default symlink evaluation is off. L2R means Local 2 Remote. 1 is on, 0 is off

\\machinename\sharename must be discoverable and a share must have been previously created otherwise the mklink will create the link ok, but you will not be able to access the remote folder (network name not found).

If a machine and share are discoverable, then technically, they might be open to potential virus exploits anyway.

c:\backup must not exist when attempting to crate the link. mklink will complain "Cannot create a file when that file already exists"

There are 4 combinations of symlink evaluation: L2L, L2R, R2R and R2L. By default they are all off, as most people don't use symlinks and junctions. But you can turn them on and leave them on. The fsutil at the end of the above script is only needed if you are concerned about something attempting to establish a link to a remote share; Possible but unlikely.

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I just purchased a home theatre system, with wireless. I can connect to the router and can see the computer on the network, but it won't accept my username or password!! All my sharing and discovery settings are set to "on", and I have shared folders on my computer's network. Anyone?

A:I can't share my files over a network

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Hi, i have installed a new linksys wireless router with range booster, (before it was a d-link wired router), i have an hp desktop, and a toshiba laptop. when ever i want to see the computers on the workgroup to share my files,
- the desktop doesnt show anything and gives me an error message saying i have to contact my network server to check and see it i have permission.
- the laptop does show it self and the desktop on the workgroup, but when ever i want to access one of them, i get that the path is not found, and that i have to check and see if i have permition.

What should i do? :s

Thanks for taking the time to help me

A:I cant share files on my network

Turn off any firewalls for debugging. If the firewall is the problem, you'll have to configure it to allow access to "trusted zone" addresses. Note that some firewalls must be completely uninstalled to stop them from affecting your networking.

Start, Run, CMD to open a command prompt for the following commands.

PING each remote computer by IP address, and if successful, PING by name. Open a command prompt as described above and type.

PING <ip address>
PING <computer name>

<ip address> - is the x.x.x.x IP address
<computer name> - is the computer name

A failure to PING is almost always a firewall configuration issue. Any failure to PING needs to be corrected before you go any farther.

Note: You can obtain the IP address and computer name of a computer by opening a command prompt (DOS window) and typing IPCONFIG /ALL. This should work for any Windows version. The IPCONFIG /ALL display will provide a wealth of useful information for debugging your network connection.

Check your Services are Started on all PCs:

Computer Browser
DHCP Client
DNS Client
Network Location Awareness
Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
TCP/IP Netbios helper

Note: You can check the services in Control Panel, Administrative Tools, Services.

All computers should be in the same workgroup for computer browsing to function properly. File & Print Sharing has to be enabled on any computer you wish to share files or printers from. You a... Read more

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Hey again... ok, we have 3 computers network, all o/s - XP, networked using a D-Link DI-604 Router, also with an X-Box connected in the 4th port. When on my computer or my dads computer we are able to acess the shared folders of all 3 computers, but when we try to access the folders on my brothers computer all that appears is D-Link and a globe icon....
Please help, we would like to b able to share music files and documents.. and it is really only me and my brother who want to utilize the sharing.. Any suggestions, and what not would b greatly appreciated.. Thnks Guys!

A:Trying To Share Files Within Network

I'd start by adding NETBEUI protocol to all the systems, the files and instructions are buried in the VALUEADD directory of the CD.

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I have 2 laptop with windows 10 pro 64bits on my network how can I make it can send any files to each other ?

P.s I 'm really newbie for this

Btw,Thanks in advance

A:How can I share any files on my network ?

I'm assuming these are your laptops and you don't have others on the same network otherwise there may be some security issues. All of my systems are on my personal network, however Win10 has thrown me a curve and I'm currently have issues access all of the drives on my desktop to my laptops. Following are some general steps.
Go to Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Network and Sharing Center, on the left side click Change advance sharing settingsSee the following image for the settings
Expand the Guest or Public section and select the first option in each of the two options
Now expand the last section All Networks, see the following image for the settings (the first two options, select the first option, the 3rd option select the 2nd option)
You can now close the control panel
Now open Windows explorer and drill down to the folder you want to share
I'm assuming you want to share the documents folder
Click on the Sharing tab and then click the Share button
Here I selected Everyone because nobody else is on my network. However if somebody hacks into my network then they have access. For the permissions select Read/Write, at the bottom of the window click on the Share button. Depending on the size of the folder this can take several seconds/minutes.
You should see something like the following, note that the folder is shared and then click the Done button
Back in the Document properties windows, click on the Advance Sharing button (note that it states the folder is shared)
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I have 2 laptop with windows 10 pro 64bits on my network how can I make it can send any files to each other ?

P.s I 'm really newbie for this

Btw,Thanks in advance

A:How can I share any files on my network ?

I'm assuming these are your laptops and you don't have others on the same network otherwise there may be some security issues. All of my systems are on my personal network, however Win10 has thrown me a curve and I'm currently have issues access all of the drives on my desktop to my laptops. Following are some general steps.
Go to Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Network and Sharing Center, on the left side click Change advance sharing settingsSee the following image for the settings
Expand the Guest or Public section and select the first option in each of the two options
Now expand the last section All Networks, see the following image for the settings (the first two options, select the first option, the 3rd option select the 2nd option)
You can now close the control panel
Now open Windows explorer and drill down to the folder you want to share
I'm assuming you want to share the documents folder
Click on the Sharing tab and then click the Share button
Here I selected Everyone because nobody else is on my network. However if somebody hacks into my network then they have access. For the permissions select Read/Write, at the bottom of the window click on the Share button. Depending on the size of the folder this can take several seconds/minutes.
You should see something like the following, note that the folder is shared and then click the Done button
Back in the Document properties windows, click on the Advance Sharing button (note that it states the folder is shared)
In t... Read more

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hi, hi
here is something for you that may be puzzling --
because i am not sure why you would want to share files in your network or need to.
so the question is, why you would want to share files in your network or need to?

A:Why you would want to share files in your network or need to?

Disclaimer. . . I don't use network shares; I find technologies like Dropbox to be easier to configure and more extensible.That being said, using network shares can be useful for some people. Essentially, a properly configured network share gives you the ability to grab files from your desktop while you're on your laptop across the house. The key however is making sure that they are properly configured and limited. Otherwise they turn into a massive security hole. IMHO, it's not worth the risk, but you can see why the feature exists. It was much more popular in the era before widespread high speed Internet, and the advent of recent file transfer technologies.

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I'm not sure what changed in my configuration, but I used to be able to move and change files between my PCs. Now the only way it can be done is by using the Shared Documents folder in My Network Places. I moved awhile ago and had to re-setup my network. Before I could move stuff between computers without having to send it to My Shared Docs. If I had Something on PC1 on drive C: I could Move to PG 2 Drive D: as simple as cut and paste. All my drives are shared on both PCs, just not sure what has changed. I have a massive amount of files that need to be moved from 1 to 2 and i do not want to pass through the Shared Docs folder to do it. Any Ideas?

A:Cant Share Files on Network

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I have 2 pcs one a laptop they previously shared files but I have a new router and my main pc can not find my laptop when I press "computers near you" do i have to turn anything on also "computers near you " isnt on my laptop for some reason.


A:can,t share files on network

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I'm trying to share files from Win7 to an AS/400. Other XP Pro and '98 PC's can share just fine. I can't figure out what to change in Win7. When I click on the AS/400 a password screen comes up and it says at the bottom "Access is Denied" . I put in a valid user that is created on this Win7 PC and on the AS/400. It comes back with the same password screen.

What can I try to resolve this?

This PC shows in the network map with 7 other machines show at the bottom of the screen where it says:
The following discovered devices cannot be placed in the map.



A:When trying to share files I get access denined

check to see if the firewall is turned off. try unchecking the "use sharing wizard" check box in folder options (this will make file sharing behave more like xp)

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I've been trying to figure out if this is an ISP problem or not. But I just wanted to quickly ask here first. Is it possible that my linksys wireless access point is slowing down my whole network in my house? Its really getting frustrating because its happening too often. The internet just starts acting like a dial up and takes forever to load things. It happens on every computer. If I unplug the access point, its still slow for a bit then speeds up. I don't know if its a coincidence or if in fact it is the access point causing this to happen. I just don't know why.

A:Wireless access point slowing down whole network

I like wireless (I'm outside catching a breeze right now!), but it seems almost anything can happen with wireless routers. In your case I'd suggest that the first thing to do is to make sure that there is not a lot of wireless traffic clogging up the network. Since you'd already know if you (or malware) are doing a lot on your wireless computer(s), make sure you don't have a neighbor taking a free ride. Do you have the network secured with WPA, or at least WEP?

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I think I know what I want, but I just wanted to check before I splashed the cash and made the wrong choice!

I have a Humax Freesat recorder and a Panasonic Blu-Ray player. Both of which have services that need internet access, but neither are WIFI enabled & are the wrong side of the room to be connected via cabled ethernet.

I believe that what I need is to wireless access point? I'd like one with a built in switch as well, as most seem to only come with only one port. The one I found has four, which would be useful as I could replace the poor wireless Xbox 360 dongle.

The one I was looking at was http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B004JV42A0/sr=1-1/qid=1325091993/ref=olp_product_details?ie=UTF8&me=&qid=1325091993&sr=1-1&seller=. This seems very cheap.

Can anyone tell me if this will do what I want & whether there is anything better without spending a fortune?

Many thanks in advance

A:WIFI Network Access Point with Switch

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hi, I have a Dlink 2100AP..using it as an AP client...It's connected to the laptop through a network card...anyway IPs are assigned automatically by DHCP. The problem is when I change my network card 's MAC address (in the adapter's propreties) I lose connectivity with the Dlink 2100AP.
Note that I used to do this with no problem...but dunno what happened..maybe I disabled something or changed a setting....
(network card : Realtek RTL8139/810x Family Fast Ethernet NIC)

A:access point - network card problem

Well, you need to pull an ipconfig /renew after you change its MAC address or you'll lose connectivity. Why in the world do you want/need to change your adapter's MAC address.

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Almighty forum, I come in need of help!

I'm a student in Sixth Form, and it's my job to organise the theatre tech, and we're trying to get our own wireless network for our kit.

We have a wireless router, (Dlink DI-524, a couple of years old, and all the cables), and I have a basic knowledge of networking, such as DHCP servers and so on, but I don't know how to set it up. We have a working LAN port, so access isn't a problem. And we know the server address. As much as we'd like the IT dept. to do it, or to at least tell us how, they're unbelievably lazy and won't do either.

So, could someone offer some help and instruction for me? If any more info is needed, I'll get it.

Thanks in advance!

A:Adding a wireless access point to a network?

do you have there permission (IT dept) to do this
put a PC onto the working LAN port and post an ipconfig /all
ipconfig /all
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post the results in a reply here.
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file and paste here.

If you do not have another PC - do you have a phone connected to the internet - can you photograph the result and post the image in a reply
Note: you will see entries named Tunnel adapter Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface: we dont need to see that information - JUST the infomation above those entries

We would like to see the results from an ipconfig /all - post back the results in a reply here.

This should also work for windows 8
Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD then press Enter to open a command prompt box
(A new dialogue box - black with white font, will appear on screen ):

In the command prompt window that opens, type the following command:

Note that there is a space before the /ALL, but there is NOT a space after the / in the following command.

ipconfig /all > network.txt & network.txt

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We currently have a network set-up with a cable modem, wireless router, and several switches. We have one main wireless SSID that is encrypted for our family to use. However, we recently purchased a Netgear access point that we want to configure for a guest network. Is there a way we can make an unencrypted wireless signal but at the same time keep the information on the rest of our computers safe? In other words, is there a way to block access to everything on our network except for the internet just on that one access point?

If you need any specific model numbers or that sort of thing for any of our devices please let me know.



A:Solved: Guest Network Access Point

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Here's my situation. I swapped in a different computer into my setup and tried to connect to the internet through a cable modem using a ethernet cable that ran from the modem to the computer. I troubleshooted this with the cable company as I could not connect to the internet. They stated that the modem WAS online but it appeared as though the ethernet connection was not working. I tried a different ethernet cable and still had the same problem. I also made sure the ethernet cable was securely clicked into the ports on the computer and the modem and still nothing worked. At the end of the day, we ended up using a USB cable that ran from the modem to the computer and then I got an internet connection and was able to surf the web on the computer.

Next stop was setting up wireless. I already had a wireless router previously set up to the computer I replaced. Its a netgear wireless router and the set up instructions state that you must have the following set up for this router which I followed. The modem is connected with an ethernet cable to the router and then the router is connected to the computer with an ethernet cable. I also reset everything by powering off the modem and router and then powering them on one at a time. I then tried testing the wireless with 2 devices. With my laptop I could find the network I had set up called "foo". So if you can see this does that mean you have a wireless access point? I could not however connect using WEP and entering the ... Read more

A:wireless network access point not found

Are you posting here now by connecting one of the computers to the modem by USB? Are you remembering to power cycle (unplug for 30 seconds) the modem when switching the device connected to it and when switching between USB and ethernet?

For the laptop please attach a screen shot of the Networks page of the Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector and show ...

Start, Run, CMD, OK to open a command prompt:
(For Vista or 7 type CMD in the Search box after Start)

Type the following commands:

nbtstat -n <- EDIT: this one is not needed; sorry.


[Note that there is no space between the slash and ALL.]

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
Paste the results in a message here.

If necessary use a text file and removable media to copy the results to a computer with internet access.

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Ok so this is what I am trying to accomplish. We have several devices that are going to be put on the network many wired and many wireless.

My plan : I have the linksys E3000N router. The location I am going to has a netgear wireless G router on the network.

What I "plan" to do is hook up the modem and the E3000 as normal network setup. Now in another room where the netgear is. I was thinking I would get a WAP610N access point and configure it to connect to the E3000 wirelessly and plug it into the netgear for the hardwired devices. Now if the wireless is turned off I think this should work fine and wireless devices would feed off the E3000, however is it possible to also have the netgear feeding out a wireless signal so that if the signal is weak or slow from the E3000 that the signal is essentially extended through the netgear and that wireless signal can be used as well. Now I also am hoping that the "network" will look as just one whole network and not two separate ones etc.

I have been looking all over the internet for the answers I am looking for but cant find anything relevant to the situation I am in.

Also if there is just 1 device I can get that will do this with the E3000 please let me know, meaning I eliminate the netgear and access point all together and just get one device for that room that allows for wireless access and hardwired access on the same network without having to run cables. So it should receive a wireless signal and sen... Read more

A:Multiple router Network with Access Point

You are looking for a wireless bridge for wired access, but if the wireless isn't strong enough, you'd probably have to have a WAP connected to the wireless bridge.

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My setup is as follows:

main router is near the kitchen, ethernet travels through wall to my bedroom, where theres a linksys hub. from the hub, i have my xbox connnected, and a cable leading to my cisco catalyst switch. From the catalyst, i have my computer, my server, a netgear router and a network hard drive connected.(the reason im using the switch as opposed to the hub is because i ran out of ethernet slots, lol and didnt want to buy a bigger router, the greatly expensive corporate switch was free, and is much faster)

like this:

router > wall > hub > switch > devices

So yeah, onto my question...
My main router(which has wifi, but doesnt reach here), uses the 192.168.x.x ip class, and my netgear routers dhcp server uses a 10.x.x.x ip scheme. How would i make the netgear routers dhcp server hand out ip addresses as if it were just like the main 192.168. network(not an entire subnet, just like an access point working on the main network ip)? i tried disabling my dhcp server on the netgear router, so dhcp requests would (hopefully) be forwarded to the main router, but it went apipa and didnt work at all..

very simple netgear router, the wireless g wgr614
the main router is a Linksys E2000
the switch is locked, she has no config, i have no cisco cable to connect and program it, all it does is forward the requests its given...

any help would be greatly appreciated, ive seen how you can just buy an antenna and itll work as an access point on any network, but ... Read more

A:Netgear router as access point for other network??

Connecting two soho routers in a network

Tutorial from Johnwill from the Networking Forum
Note: The "primary" router can be an actual router, a software gateway like Microsoft Internet Connection Sharing, or a server connection that has the capability to supply more than one IP address using DHCP server capability. No changes are made to the primary "router" configuration.

Configure the IP address of the secondary router(s) to be in the same subnet as the primary router, but out of the range of the DHCP server in the primary router. For instance DHCP server addresses through, I'd assign the secondary router as it's IP address, for another router, etc.

Note: Do this first, as you will have to reboot the computer to connect to the router again for the remaining changes.

Disable the DHCP server in the secondary router.

Setup the wireless section just the way you would if it was the primary router, channels, encryption, etc.

Connect from the primary router's LAN port to one of the LAN ports on the secondary router. If there is no uplink port and neither of the routers have auto-sensing ports, use a cross-over cable. Leave the WAN port unconnected!

This procedure bypasses the routing function (NAT layer) and configures the router as a switch (or wireless access point for wireless routers).

Hopefully one of these will lead you in the right direction.

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We've got a web app that accesses a simple network share, this worked perfectly under W2K server but after installing W2003 server we can't write to the share (reading is fine), no error is generated that I can find. Has anyone seen this type of thing before? I scoured IIS settings (everyone can modify the share) permissions and the owner of the process that's trying to write (it's admin).. this one has stumped me. Thanks!
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A:Windows 2003 can't access network share

dave314159 said:

We've got a web app that accesses a simple network share, this worked perfectly under W2K server but after installing W2003 server we can't write to the share (reading is fine), no error is generated that I can find. Has anyone seen this type of thing before? I scoured IIS settings (everyone can modify the share) permissions and the owner of the process that's trying to write (it's admin).. this one has stumped me. Thanks!
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How do you know you can't write to it? Any errors or warnings at all?

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I have a small Windows XP-Pro based file and printer sharing network in my small SOHO. It has worked for years. On rare occasions a PC would become unavailable, or "unseen" by the other PC's in the file share group "MSHOME". Uually if I powered down and brought the PC's up one at a time it resolved itself. Other times I'd have to run the Network Wizard and that might bring back the share. Ask you can tell I am hit and miss and don't really know what I am doing. I work with Linux every day and not Windows networking.

The specific problem I am having is that I have my main workstation titled "Desktop." I have two other workstations titled "Control 2" and "Control 3". Currently "Desktop" can see and access the files on the other two PC's and manipulate them. This PC has Norton Internet Security installed. This share has worked for quite some time.

A couple days ago "Control 2 and 3" could no longer see "Desktop" unless I clicked Entire Network. It would see "Desktop" but I would get an Access Denied error. Contact the Administrator. "Control 2 and 3" can see and manipulate one another.

So this is where I am at. I have deleted and re-added File and Printer sharing as a service. I have run the network wizard. Mo joy. Nothing I do is granting permission.

Any and all assistance will be appreciated.

A:Desktop Network Share Access Denied

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Problems with auditing object access on shares in Windows XP within a Workgroup

1. Obligatory system setup to enable logging of events.
a) Windows Event Log service needs to be started (Administrative tools -> Services).
b) Audit policy enabled depending on what we would like to audit (Local Security Policy -> Local Policies -> Audit Policy). When No auditing is set you will not collect any logs!


System logs only Success Audits on a network share even though Access Denied has occurred and the permission (e.g. Write) is being audited on a file or folder. However, when accessing the same object using e.g. remote desktop through the Guest account, the logs contain all instances of the audited permissions if such happenings took place.


User wants to access Folder_1 shared on the network on PC_1. The folder has the share permission Read for the NETWORK group and NTFS permission Read set for the Guest account. The effect is that no other action than reading the content of the folder is permitted (in short, for more details check the articles about groups and permissions). For actions such as e.g. Delete, Write, Create access denied errors will show up. Audit object access is set on the folder to monitor successful Read access and failed Delete / Delete Subfolders and Folders. There is a subfolder within Folder_1 which wed like to delete. We open My Network Places and see Folder_1. We open it (Success audit) and proceed to delete the subfolder, for ... Read more

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Masters,  First of all about the environment:  -  HP ThinPro T520, latest thinos - connecting via RDP to VMware virtualised Windows 2008R2 Terminal server We would like to copy images from camera to terminal server, but we can't redirect the device. (USB pendrive redirect works).So we tought maybe we can copy files from camera to a network share but we can't figure out how? If its possible anyway... If possible, may i ask step by step solution how to easily copy files from  camera to network share? Regards 

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I'm having an issue with accessing shared folders of remote computers via Ethernet. The issue is present no matter if I'm using Explorer or command line. Whenever I'm trying to access the folder in Explorer, I have to wait about 30 seconds until
Windows is able to list the contents. Once I've successfully accessed the folder, it works smoothly for some time. As soon as I'm idle for some seconds, I have to wait again. This is particularly annoying since I'm actually trying to deploy an application
I am working on directly to seven machines, every time I build it in Visual Studio. For that I'm using a batch script, that's triggered when the build is finished. Seems like Windows is trying to do *something* and then times out after some time. I tried using
target machine's IPs and computer names, makes no difference. All machines (including the development machine) are running Windows 8.1 64 bit and are simply connected by a switch with no connection to the outside world, in case that's relevant. The issue is
not related to bad connectivity, the network works great. Also, I can reach them via VNC instantly.

Any ideas on what the issue could be or how I can spot the problem?

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Hey all.

I've been trying to share file between the two PCs connected to the network, but with no luck. The host computer is connected to a wireless router, TNN Networks 600EW, but it's actually Aztech 600EW. The client PC connects to the router through USB adapter, and all it says on its box is; "802.11g Wireless LAN USB Adapter". What should I do in order to be able to transsfer files between the two computers using the network?

Thanks in advance.

A:How do I share files using my wireless network?

What operating system do you have loaded on these machines? You will need to set up file sharing. It sets up differently in different operating systems.

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i have 2 laptop that i need network it?

First laptop lenovo y460 and second dell 5110

first connect with a LAN Cabel. then i goto Local Area Network both laptop and set ip lenovo= ip
getway =
subnet mask

dell = ip
getway =
subnet mask

i goto change advanced sharing setting: (in both laptop)

Turn on Network Discovery
Turn on file and printer sharing
turn off password protection

but i can goto to another laptop is't name computer alfa1 . i goto run \\alfa1

but don't access to it! Also i'm a administartor

My OS is Windows 7 home premium and another system Windows 7 Ultimate

A:How network 2 laptop both and share files?


Do you have a Homegroup setup in your network? If you do please verify your current setup with this Tutorial.
Home sweet homegroup: Networking the easy way in Windows 7

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I have 3 computers on network, all running Win XP, all in same workgroup. File and print sharing is enabled on all 3 computers, windows firewall has been turned off.
comp1 wired to linksys router running windows xp
comp2 wireless to router running windows xp
comp3 wired to router running windows xp

comp1- connected to internet can see and ping all 3 computers on workgroup, can't access shared files on comp3 (says I don't have permission), can access shared files with comp2

comp2- connected to internet, can see and ping all 3 computers, can access comp1 shared files, can not access comp3 shared files

comp3- connected to internet, can see and ping all 3 computers, can access all shared files on both comp1 and comp2, but can't access comp3 shared files

comp3- file sharing is enabled, logged in as computer administrator, IP address are all in same range.

A:Can't share files with one computer on network

Since no computer can access computer 3, first just make sure you have the same user name and password created on that computer that is being used on the other 2.

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I have searched around and have not found a problem like the one that I have. I have a network share that has 38 files in it and when I share it I can only see 23 of the 38 files on my mac and WDTV Live Hub. Now this is where it gets strange; if I move some of the files that I can't see to a different directory I can see them. But if I move all the files I can only see the first 23 (they are in chronological order) and not the last 15 files. Now if I move 17 of the files out and put them in a different directory I can see the last 21 files and the 17 files.

I did find on the WDTV forum that some other people were have the same issue and they thought that maybe smb was broken after sp1 was released.

Can anyone shed some light on this?

I have Windows Ultimate X64.


A:Network share only showing some files

My sister also have this issue, since doing a clean re-installation of Win7 64bit Ultimate a couple of days ago.
When viewing files from Popcorn Hour (NMT), she can only see some files/folders.
Moving around the files, she can see different files, but never all. The files/folder displayed seems to be random. No indication that certain names or dates are shown in order.

Please help! )

Thanks +1

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