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Lenovo Peer Connect generating huge log file

Q: Lenovo Peer Connect generating huge log file

I see a program installed on my Lenovo ThinkPad X1 (running Windows 8.1) that is generating regular log files (with a .txt extension) in the Users/Public/Lenovo/Lenovo Connect folder. It appears to have been installed on 10 January 2014. One of these files recently was over 40GB! The files are eating up my hard drive space. Is it safe to remove them? And safe to uninstall Lenovo Peer Connect? I'm not sure what it does.

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A: Lenovo Peer Connect generating huge log file

I have the same question. It is eating my space and since my SDD is not so big, it is becoming crucial to operate the laptop. Could anyone please share the info is it safe to delete the files (and, if necessary, what else should be done before removal)?

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All of a sudden, my 300gb HD is filling up and I've determined something is creating huge (80-150gb) temp files. I delete them and they come back a few days later. I haven't installed any new programs except a few Topaz Photoshop plugins so I can't figure out what is making this huge file. Any ideas of how I can isolate the problem or limit the size of temp files? Thanks!

A:Something is generating huge temp file (80+ Gigs)

Make a full anti virus scan
Download and make a full scan with malwarebytes, be sure to update first
If these are negative download and use windirstat to determine the contents of the file.
WinDirStat - Windows Directory Statistics

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I sometimes tether to my smartphone (HD2, running Windows Mobile 6.5) with an app called WMWiFiRouter, which creates a wi-fi hotspot using the 3g connection of the phone.

Despite "router" being in the app's name, it sets the connection up as a peer-to-peer (adhoc) network.

This works with computers I have used it with running Windows XP and Windows 7. It also works with an Ipod Touch and Ipad I have.

However, so far I cannot get it to work on my new Windows 8 laptop. It connects to the adhoc network, but reports it as having "No Internet Access" (although other computers and devices can connect to the Internet through it), and indeed, one cannot connect to any web site, nor read e-mail, etc., with the Win8 computer when connected to my tethered wi-fi network.

I tried turning off the Windows Firewall. Didn't help. Same problem.

Does anyone reading have an idea, how I can get the Windows 8 laptop (Lenovo X230) to connect to the Internet through the adhoc network of my smartphone, as my Windows XP and 7 computers can, and other devices?

Thank you in advance for your help.

A:Cannot connect to Internet through peer-to-peer connection

Problem still unresolved. I hope that someone can help.

In case the following info would be helpful, the Windows 8 laptop is a Lenovo Thinkpad X230.

The wireless adapter is Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205.

Thanks in advance for your help with this problem.

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I have several PCs running Windows 98 connected on a peer to peer network. I recently purchased a used PC and Scanner turnkey system running Windows NT. I can access all the '98 PCs from the NT system but can't get access to the NT workstation drives from the other PCs. It says I'm using the wrong password but I'm not sure how to set the password for shared drives on NT.
- NT rookie

A:Connect NT Workstation to Win 98 peer to peer network

right click on the drive you would like to share and go to sharing, you will be able to set a password to the drive and any needed permissions.If this a Workstation rather than a server you will be limited to 10 connections. you must also have the server service turned.

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I did several searches on this and couldn't locate anything so I'll through this out here and see if I get lucky...

Generally, when in a hotel that doesn't have wireless or in an airport that only has an AT&T pay plan I find a P2P connect that is strong and good. I connect quickly but... that's it. I can't connect to the internet so I am done, since that is what I was connecting to do.

Is it possible to connect to the internet on a P2P? If so, what do I need to do to make it happen?

Thanks for your input.

A:Can't connect to Internet on peer-to-peer

Do you mean you connect to an ad-hoc wireless network? I would expect that most ad-hoc networks in a hotel or airport are by some shady character sitting in the corner hoping to get some sucker to connect to it so he can try to infect their computer or grab sensitive information off it.

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I need to share a file with a select group of users on a p2p net. We are all running XP...Have a router with DHCP and internet.

1) I was thinking all I need to do is: > Add a new group with those users in it.

2) Open Computer Management (Local).
In the console tree, click Shares.

3)On the Action menu, click New File Share.
My problem is that when I am in local mode and I click the Action menu I don't get the "New File Share" tab......If I connect to a remote machine I do....but not my local machine.

Anyone have a clue what I am doing wrong? I need help.

Thanks !!!!!!!!!!

A:Please Help !!- File Sharing on a Peer to Peer Net Question?

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I am on Virgin Media, adn they cap FTP and P2P netowrk traffic, however HTTP isn't capped.

Is there any way to transfer a large file [500mb] between two computers [direct physical is not possible as they are in different countries] over HTTP instead of FTP?

Is there a utility out there for doing this?

I stress it must travel as HTTP traffic.

A:Peer 2 Peer file transfer using HTTP

You may want to read this site's rules before making such a post again.

P2P Instructions - We do not support P2P file sharing applications and any threads requesting help for such will be closed. This includes Kazaa, Bearshare, WinMX, and the like. If you're interested in the topic, you are free to discuss it on our site (and please visit StealingIsIllegal.com), but information on how to use them will not be provided.​

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What is the best network like Kazaalite and Morpheus? Which one has the fastest downloads or the most shared files??

A:The best peer 2 peer file sharing network??

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I am using a Win 98 machine as a file server for a database program on a peer to peer lan. When several 'clients' have a lot of files open , the 'server' will not allow any more files to be opened. (Net Watcher will show the number of open files to be around 250 at this point but sometimes higher) I assume i am running up against the max number of file handles on the Win 98 machine. how can i increase the number of files that can be open.
Any help appreciated.

A:peer to peer and file handles

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A have an external HDD, a Maxtor 120GB, used for keep most of my photo image files. This HDD is connected to my PC (a P4 1.7GHz, 512MB RAM) running on Win XP Home via IEEE 1934 firewire interface and configurated as 'G' drive.

Everytime I do image editing using Photoshop 6.0, a file called 'iserror' is generated for some reason. The file is in Notepad format with size that can go up to a few MB and contains information as shown below. Please can someone tell me what the file is for and why is it being produced. Seems to me that the system is detecting error of some sort?!

'iserror' File :-

Initializing ....

Total memory allocated = 5452148
Begin Printing Seed information

Seed point: 192 236 Path 0 0 User path -1 -1 -1


Print path:

[192 236]

Begin Printing Seed information

Seed point: 192 236 Path 0 15 User path 0 17 0
Seed point: 196 222 Path 16 16 User path 32 32 32


Print path:

[192 236] [192 235] [192 234] [193 233] [194 232] [194 231] [195 230]
[195 229] [195 228] [196 228] [196 227] [196 226] [196 225] [196 224]
[196 223] [196 222] [196 222]

Begin Printing Seed information

Seed point: 192 236 Path 0 15 User path 0 17 0

Seed point: 196 222 Path 16 32 User path 17 32 17

Seed point: 200 210 Path 33 33 User path 49 49 49


Print path:

[192 236] [192 235] [192 234] [193 233] [194 232] [194 231] [195 230]
[195 229] [195 228] [196 228] [196 227] [196 ... Read more

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Relatively new PC with Windows {OEM} XP Home SP 2 OS running with
Intel Core 2 Duo E6850
ASUS P5K: Intel P35, PCIE x16
4 GB (2 x 2 GB) Mushkin memory
512 MB NVidia GeForce 8500GT
Western Digital 500 GB, 7200 RPM, SATA 3.0
OK....so I am fine using Outlook Express for sending and receiving
of email so this isn't a major problem but I'm freaked out by the
"regeneration" of .dbx file after I've cleaned out all the .dbx files
(except, of course, the folders.dbx which I've left alone) within
the OE folder within owner/local settings/application data/identities.

Rather than just creating an inbox.dbx folder... my computer/OE
instead makes a folder called inbox (1).dbx and that has never
happened before. All my incoming mail is being stored in that folder.

If I try to rename the folder my inbox emails just disappear. I have
a program called DBXtract that I've used to try and workaround with no
success.... good program but hot helpful with this particular issue.

Could mail settings with my ISP (verizon) somehow affect settings
directly within my OE ? I'm guessing the answer is yes and thinking
my problem may lie with my mailbox/settings at Verizon Central....

Has anyone had or heard of this problem?

Thanks, BILL

A:Outlook Express Generating Odd Dbx File ?

Do you also still have an Inbox.dbx along with the Inbox (1).dbx, or just the one?I'm still looking through Google about this, but here's something you could try. First off, do some backing up first so nothing important is lost forever. A lot of this backing up is redundant, but we want plenty of options left to try.1. Go into your identity and copy the whole darned OE Identity folder into My Documents.C:\Documents and Settings\YourName\Local Settings\Application Data\Identities(You probably only need the folder containing your dbx files, but we're playing it safe.)2. Create a "Backup" folder in OE and move the emails from your Inbox to that folder.2a. Optional. You didn't say exactly how DBXtract failed to help you. But if you doubt it recovered a usable backup of your emails, here is another program (free) that I saw mentioned on several forums.Outlook Express Extraction (scroll down a bit to find it)http://macallan.club.fr/index.htmUnfortunately I haven't found any description of what it looks like, what it actually does, or how to actually use it. But no one said it did any harm. Your choice.2. Empty your recycle bin. This is just to make it easy to find anything you might need to restore.3. Make a System Restore PointNow try deleting the Inbox.dbx (if you have that too) and Inbox (1).dbx again. (I'm assuming you already knew that OE should be closed when doing this?)Restart OE to recreate the new Inbox.dbx. Is your Inbox em... Read more

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I basically downloaded a rar file that had a JPG within it, and I had the 'Hide extensions for known file types' activated so didn't realise that it was a .exe in disguise, had I de-selected the hide extensions option I would have realise it was a .exe and would have left it alone. But stupidly I clicked on the JPG, school boy error I know, and it did nothing, so that then made me suspicious. Then I uploaded rar file, re-downloaded it to make sure everything worked ok, and inside the rar file was one of these JPGs that is really a .exe.

I first downloaded the initial rar that contained the mysterious JPG/.exe file I clicked on the JPG and nothing happened, but now it seems to be generating these files everytime I compress to rar. When I first compress something the file size increases slightly, which is obviously the opposite of what should happen, and when I unpack it the JPG isn't there. Then, when I upload it, and then re-download it the file appears!!?? I have tried various file hosting sites and it happens on all of them so it isn't site specific.

I then tried uploading a small rar I downloaded, a completely new file from here, one that I didn't initially compress, after uploading and re-downloading that, it agin seemed to have this mysterious file inside. That really baffled me because I didn't compress it, I just downloaded it, re-upped it, the downloaded it again. So I decided to change the name of the JPF from .exe to .JPG, t... Read more

A:Winrar generating .exe file disguised as a JPG

Hi,Could you please do a new full scan with MalwareBytes' Anti-Malware? Post the contents of that logfile in your next reply.

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Using Pagemaker, I did create a *.ps file (postcript file).
Then I dropped it in Adobe Distiller (version 7) in order
to generate a PDF file from it: The Postcript file is actually about 15 pages. Once dropped in Adobe Distiller, the first three pages are
generated correctly...but at the 4th page, I continuously get the following error:
"Error undefined, Offending Command: sBdx ] %%
%% [Flushing: rest of job (to end-of-file) will be ignored]%%
%%[Warning: PostScript error. No PDF file produced.] %%


Just in case it helps:
-OS is windows 2000 Pro
-Acrobat Writer 5 (Also present in the PRINTERS directory)
-Acrobat Distiller 7 (Also present in the PRINTERS directory)

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Hello folks,
One of our computers got infected with autoplay usb drive virus. I installed avast, ran combofix, malwarebytes, confiker removal tool etc etc. I was able to clean most of the viruses that the original virus must have brought in through internet.
But the computer is still not completely clean. Avast keeps catching svlhv.trv file. Every 20mins or so it tries to launch. I looked in windows Task scheduler and this is what I found.

uploading images
I cannot disable it or delete it from the GUI. I was able to force delete it from the command terminal. Actually, I ended up deleting other microsoft/OS related tasks as well. This suspicious task, however, gets on the list automatically after sometime even if I force delete it.
I tried regedit,  searched for the task name and deleted all the entries but after sometime the task gets created on the scheduler again.
Any idea where I should look and how to go about to removing it?

A:../system32/svlhv.trv file keeps generating..help removing.

Welcome aboard   Download Security Check from here or here and save it to your Desktop. Double-click SecurityCheck.exe Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.NOTE 1. If one of your security applications (e.g., third-party firewall) requests permission to allow DIG.EXE access the Internet, allow it to do so.NOTE 2. SecurityCheck may produce some false warning(s), so leave the results reading to me.NOTE 3. If you receive UNSUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM! ABORTED! message restart computer and Security Check should run Please download Farbar Service Scanner (FSS) and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:
Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderOther ServicesPress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply. Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Devices (do NOT change any settings here)List Users, Partitions and Memory sizeList Restore PointsClick Go and post the result. Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) to your desktop.NOTE. If you already have MBAM 2.0 installed scr... Read more

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Every time I reboot my computer, I get a DOS windows generated by Comofix. I can see that this file is called setpath.bat by going into the C:\Combofix directory. Anyway to get this to stop? Should I go to start > run type combofix /u and will that solve the problem?



EDIT: I think I fixed it. I just deleted the start-up entry for Combofix in CCleaner. I didn't know Combofix created a start-up entry like that.

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Have 6 comps running win2k on a peer-to-peer network. On one I have set up a calender in microsoft outlook for all six users. What I want to do is share this file to the other 5 computers so that they all have a record of each others calenders and there own which are up to date and be able to enter in appointments etc.
I've put a short cut to Microsoft Outlook on the main computer on all of the other computers but when I click on it...it loads Microsoft outlook from scratch on the current computer. I cant seem to find the information to import to each of the computers. I'm not really sure how to do it at all.
Does anyone els know??

A:{Moved From NT/2000 Forum} - How do I share Outlook Schedules on a Peer to Peer network?

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i have 2 window 7 computers and i wish to share the internet with my other one via an Ethernet wire, ive searched the web and ive found nothing!
ive tryed to get the sharing tab in my local networks properties, but its not nere!

see the attachment to get a better idea

i would be really greatful if some one could help me fix the proplem

A:Peer-peer ethernet wire sharing internet wont work

Check the IPV4 box...

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I had internet problems , after I downloaded Bearshare and media bar , using Mozilla Firefox browser . I switched to using Google Chrome browser , and did not have the internet problems , with Google Chrome . I used Start > Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs , to remove Bearshare , media bar , Mozilla Firefox ,and Microsoft Internet Explorer (MIE) (I had some problems with MIE also . ) . I am not having problems with Google Chrome , and , maybe , if I re-install Mozilla Firefox and MIE , I won't have further problems with them . Someone told me that peer-to-peer downloading is risky . Thank you .

A:internet problems , Bearshare , media bar , malware , peer-to-peer downloading ,

yep peer to peer downloading is risky to say the least

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Years ago, my friend and I would use a program called QModem (DOS terminal emulation software?) to dial each others' modems and chat in real-time. I mean the keystrokes would appear on the other end as they were typed. These days, instant messaging is instant as soon as you push the enter key. I would like to know how to do this "old school" style. Well, if we figured out how to do this 10+ years ago with 14,400 baud modems, surely there is a way to do it via the Internet now. Can someone point me in the right direction? Thanks.

And while I'm at it... is there freeware that will allow two people on the Internet to do application sharing? Thanks again.

A:how do I set up a peer-to-peer real-time text-based chat session

Most of that instant message type software is already very capable of displaying real time keystrokes because it will often indicate the person on the other end is typing a response before it is actually sent. I think there is some sensitivity to blatant real-time keystroke monitoring and allowance for modification of typos and incorrect or misleading sentence structure these days that is supposedly a more refined approach to "instant" communication. I tend to agree.

For the second part there are specific apps designed for sharing and collaboration such as the office-type suite of programs included in Google Docs and there's always the quasi "sharing" effect one gets with online assistance or remote access with collaborative functions enabled. Also, online apps such as Adobe Photoshop Express offer application sharing in the strict sense but you probably meant it to be real or near real-time collaborative as well?

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Ok guys here is the deal.......
I have a Peer-Peer network with 15 computers in one location and than it is connected through a router to another another peer-peer network behind another router. I have setup an IP route to between the routers and an IP route to the inside of both routers. The computers are able to ping each other, map drives and share anything that is needed. I have Operating systems on the computers ranging from Win95/98/ME/XP. What I need to do is be able to set it up to where all of the computers in both networks on seperate Subnets can see all of the other computers in the Network Neighborhood. I have looked at using LMHOSTS for this but do not know what I am missing in setting that up correctly and do not know if that would work for all of the machines with differant OS on them. If anyne can tell me what I need to configure to set this up that would be GREAT!

04-16-02 2:18PM (added Notes)

Ok the idea for a NT Server would be great except that this is for a County Government facility and they can not buy beans until after July. I have attempted to use LMHOSTS on one of the machines and had the intial idea of creating 2 LMHOSTS files one for each network and installing it on each machine with the same added IP's from the other network. BUT when I attempted to do a test by adding only one computer from a differant network in a LMHOSTS file it did not show up on the Network Neighborhood. Any ideas what I might be doing wrong?

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A:2 peer-peer Networks needing to see all Computers in Network Neighborhood

Host files would be a nightmare to maintain between the number of computers you are talking about. You would need some way of keeping a copy on each PC so they were all identical. I am still not sure this would take care of your network neighborhood issue. In the LMHOST file there is an example of the way the entries should be entered. Why not get an NT box and set up WINS on it, then you would have some sort of central administration of user accounts and access to resources. You are at the limit for peer-to-peer networking anyway. You don't need a fancy $5000 dollar server to run NT4...any workstation with good disk size and speed and a good amount of memory will do.

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I have a peer-to-peer network of 6 machines. Two run Windows XP Pro, two Windows 7 Pro. Recently i added another two running Windows 7 pro. One machine (an i7 system) that acts as a server, shares a folder that contains a program that runs under
Dos standards. All the rest access this shared folder (the net name is G:) and run the executable file. What happened recently is that one of the two new added systems was not used for sometime (about 3 hours) and when the user tried run the program, it kicked
out all the rest of the computers (working or idling) exempt the one acting as the server. Even after rebooting the server acting machine and the rest of the workstations computers the connection to the net shared folder could not be established again for
some time. Does anyone had maybe a similar experience. Could this be a problem related to the autodisconnect parameter and it what way ?     Thank You.

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Does downloading Windows updates from Microsoft's servers and waiting too long really annoy you? It might not be with the arrival of Windows 10. Microsoft seems to make a major change in Windows 10 to the way it delivers updates for the software.
The leaked version of Windows 10 build 10036 (the current version is build 9926) allows you to grab OS updates from Microsoft as well as other computers, whether they're on your local network or on the Internet.
Yeah, it's a Peer-to-Peer (P2P) technology Microsoft is going to use in order to deliver both app and operating system updates.
Peer-to-Peer, or P2P Technology is usually associated with file sharing services like BitTorrent to download illicit copies of movies and albums, and of course, those endless Linux ISOs you've been downloading.
However, Redmond is embracing the technology as an efficient means to deliver software updates to its users around the globe.

Windows 10 to deliver updates and App downloads via Peer-to-Peer Technology
Oh I can't wait to see the mess this will cause.

A:Windows 10 to deliver updates and App downloads via Peer-to-Peer Technology

I give it not even a month before it crash and burns to the ground.

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So for my Grade 11 Engineering Class, I have to format and then network three Windows 98 Machines into a peer to peer network, where file and printer sharing can occur. I have already formatted and installed Windows 98 on two Digital Venturis/Celebrix systems. These computers won't be connected to the internet, but will just be File Sharing and Printer Sharing with each other over a wired network HUB.

So on each computer, what Protocol's, Clients, and Services must I install? Do I need to becareful of anything?

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how do you prevent users on peer to peer network from intalling software on their local machines in win9x environment and win 2k/winxp environment?


A:Peer to Peer prevent local users from installing software

In a 9x/ME environment, it's pretty difficult, since there is no real security. For 2K/XP, you can restrict them by running them as ordinary users, not Administrators. There are ways around that too, but at least it'll slow them down.

Tell us something about the environment...

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How do i "Turn Off Microsoft Peer-to-Peer Networking Services"?step by step will help am using Microsoft Windows XP Professional Version 2002 Service pack 3

A:Solved: Turn Off Microsoft Peer-to-Peer Networking Services

Click Start, click Control Panel, and then click Add or Remove Programs.

Click Add/Remove Windows Components.

In Components, click Networking Services (not the check box) and then click Details.

Deselect the Peer-to-Peer check box, and then click OK.

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Windows 2000 Server

Once a computer is set up as a Windows 2000 domain server, how long would it take for someone who knows what he is doing to convert it from a domain server to a standard peer-to-peer-type workstation/Workgroup computer--or can it be done at all.

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I have a peer-to-peer network (Workgroup=MSHOME).
Three desktops are connected,
O/S= XP Pro on all three.
I cannot have them share resources. No broadcast of PC names
on the network.
I do have Internet connectivity.
Able to ping each desktop using the IPs.
I shared the C:\ drive on all tree desktops.
The "Printer and File Sharing" is checked.
O/S XP firewall is disabled on all desktops.
The "Zone Alarm" firewall is disabled.
Checked the ---> Admin Tools/Computer Mgt/Local Users & Groups all looked OK.
I have a DSL 3.0Mbps ---> connected to a LinkSys/CISCO Router ----> Connected to a 8port Switch.
Can Any Help?

A:Share Resource problems on Peer-to-Peer Network

Although you likely have a lot of this working, the basics for troubleshooting are:

1. Make sure you have the same IP scheme (e.g. 192.168.0.x).

2. Make sure you have the same Subnet Mask, Gateway, and DNS IP addresses.

3. Make sure you can ping the other computer's IP address. If this fails, just for testing, make sure you turn off XP's as well as any other firewall.

4. Make sure you can ping the other computers by name.

5. Make sure you have the same workgroup name (watch for trailing spaces)

6. For troubleshooting purposes, turn off XP's and completely uninstall any other firewall software. You can always add more complexity after you get it working.

7. With XP, make sure you have the same username and password as the person logging onto the other computers. The default setting for XP Pro is to require a password for network access.

8. More details about how to network XP can be found at:

9. More details about how to troubleshoot TCP/IP networks can be found at:

10. Apply the registry edit to fix the browsing delay from XP to Win9x computers

There continues to be a lot of misinformation about needing NetBEUI or to changing the NetBIOS setting. You can ignore both. Installing NetBEUI to solve a networking problem will just mask a some underlying and potentially important misc... Read more

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Hello all

I've been ghosting using peer to peer via my linksys router for some time now. However, today, I tried ghosting my laptop to the hard drive of my computer (just your basic image file), and my computer just shuts down. Here is how far I get:

My computer is set as the slave
My laptop is set to master
They both connect through the linksys router and recieve ip address.
I start ghost on the laptop to create an disk to image file.
The process starts, then all of a sudden at random times (no more then 10 seconds into it), my slave computer just shuts down completely.

The only thing that is different on my computer is I ran out of space, so I deleted old backup programs (just the .exe's) that were not installed anymore. And did a defrag which I do every 2 weeks.

Windows run's normally and does not shut down. If I leave the slave running in ghost (while it's telling me to enter the ip address into the master computer), everything is fine and it doesn't shut down. It's only while the master is connected and starts writing the image file. The slave computer has two hard drives, and I've tried using both, and disconnecting one at a time and just using the one drive. Still with no luck.

any help is always appreciated. Thanks

A:Ghost peer to peer shut down of slave computer

Very odd, never heard of that before!

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I network an XP box and a 98 box via Ethernet. The two also share a DSL connection via a Zoom modem with a built-in router (5651_X4_2_2). The router connects to a Linksys switch (EtherFast 10/100 5-Port Workgroup Switch EZXS55W). The switch has SIX ports: five used (Zoom router patch, XP patch, 98 crossover, 98 patch, Brother patch) and one unused labeled "uplink" (not sure what uplink is - not important, is it?).

I've attempted multiple times using Brother's software to configure a Peer-to-Peer printer via the XP box but the printer is not recognized on my network. USB config as Network Printer was a breeze but want Peer-to-Peer so I don't have to turn on XP box to print 98 box docs.

Brother's tech support was scripted as expected and wasn't of much assistance. One suggested there is an IP address conflict.

I'm at wit's end and now turn to you guys. Any suggestions?

Thanks in advance.

A:Peer-to-Peer printer (Brother HL-2070N) config

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Wasn't sure which forum to put this on so I am putting it here and on the network forum. But I was looking for any suggestions. I have a simple peer to peer network with about 10 workstations running some WIN98, WIN2k, and WIN/XP. I really don't want to get a full blown file server if I can avoid it. I was thinking of some sort of hardware device that I could back up too nitely that just looks like a server on the network. Anyone doing something like this....Or does everyone just have real file servers?

A:Backup suggestions on small peer to peer netwok

Cheapest thing might be to install a tape drive or external hard drive on one of the workstations and have it pull off the data durring off-hours.

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Total of 4 machines. 3 running XP, 1 is w2kPro.

All can see each other and all PC's can share properly but...when any XP box tries to access the W2k Pro machine a window pops up asking "connect to server" and asks for an ID and Password.

I never set up a password of anykind on the W2k machine.

I entered admin as the id and once I tabbed to the password line the ID field then changed to \\server\admin (don't know if that helps, 'server' is just what I chose to call it).



A:1st post here...HI. 3XP machines peer to peer w/W2k small prob.

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A small business has a DSL connection to the Internet with 4 public IP addresses. These 4 addresses are assigned by their ISP via DHCP. The small business has 4 PCs that are networked via a Linksys switch and are assigned the 4 public IP addresses. I can ping these addresses along with other IP addresses in the same subnet from my network (which is not part of their network).

The business wants to set up Windows peer-to-peer networking between their 4 systems. My question is: What is their exposure if they do this? Since their ISP is assigning addresses to other customers in the same subnet, I'm assuming that the other customers in the same subnet could potentially see the shared Windows resources on their network.

Do I strongly recommend that they get a router and use NAT? Or is there some other solution? Or am I missing something?

Thanks in advance for your help!

A:Public IP Addresses & Windows Peer-to-Peer Networkiing

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My work has a small wireless network. 5 computers in all. Lets call them computers A through E.

Here is a little more info on the computers:
A: Windows 2000, wireless
B: Windows XP Pro SP2, wired into Linksys Wireless-G 2.4GHz router
C: Windows XP Pro SP2, wireless
D: Windows Vista Ultimate SP1, wireless, used as "file server"
E: Windows Vista Ultimate SP1, wireless

They are all part of a workgroup that allow file sharing over a peer to peer network. The main problem happens intermittently when only a few files are being opened by 2, maybe 3 people from the "server", or computer D. With 2 or 3 people accessing different files over the network, it will sometimes not let one person save their file, while another person can't access any files from computer D anymore. It will tell them they don't have access to computer D, and to contact the network admin.

I was just wondering if this is a resource problem with D. It has 2 Gb ram, 250Gb hdd raid 1 array, only 5 months old.

Thanks for any help, let me know if other information is needed.

A:Peer to Peer small network problems Vista/XP

I admit to not having experience with such a network, but it seems to me that having a "file server" connected via wireless is risky. If the files are of moderate or large size there could be a lot of contention for the Wi-Fi if 3 computers are accessing more or less simultaneously. Remember that wireless is half-duplex and devices have to take turns talking. Could you connect D by ethernet for a day and see if you still get the same problems?

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I have 2 desktops and a laptop connected to a router. All with fixed IP addresses and all with the same subnet mask and default gateway. All can connect to the internet.

I have had a peer to peer network running for over a year without problems. Suddenly the laptop has stopped being visible on the Mshome network.

I have checked and the Computer browser and Server services are running. The firewall is OK with exceptions allowed and the file and print sharing is one of those enabled exceptions.

I have checked Ipconfig and the settings are the same on all three machines other than the fixed IP addresses.

Does anyone have any ideas please?



A:Solved: XP Peer to Peer networking stopped working

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.

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD to open a command prompt.

In the command prompt window that opens, type type 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 Connections
Network Location Awareness
Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
TCP/IP Netbios helper

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

All of these services should be started, and their startup type should be automatic.

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I am trying to set up a printer share on a peer to peer network. There are 4 PCs running Win2K Pro and 3 running WinNT4.0 SP5. The printer is physically connected to one of the 2000 computers. When I try and establish a connection with the Win2K PCs I have to input a username and password in the Connect As... dialog box. The NT4.0 PCs won't connect at all. Can someone give me assistance with this problem? Thanks

A:{Advice Given} - Printer Sharing in peer to peer network

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How do you set up a wireless peer-to-peer network with one PC and one laptop, both XP. i want to share files withoul relying on an access point

A:Solved: How do you set up a wireless peer-to-peer network with one PC and one laptop, both XP

Configure the wireless adapters in Ad-Hoc mode.

Set the machine TCP/IP configuration as follows.

IP Address:
Subnet Mask:

IP Address:
Subnet Mask:

Enable file/print sharing on both machines.

Enable file/print sharing through any firewalls for the local subnet.

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Hi all. Well this problem is sort of really complicated and complex, and I'm not even sure if this is the right section to be posting it, so I do apologize. I have tried researching this problem but was not able to come to a solution.

So I play this online fighting game that utilizes P2P, where basically players "host" these rooms where 1-7 other players can join (maximum of 8 including yourself), and you play and fight with each other in like a Street Fighter kind of way. I never installed my Windows Updates until I recently heard about the free Windows 10 reserve, so I went ahead and installed a bunch of "Important Updates" and "Optional Updates."

I was able to reserve Windows 10, but ever since the installation, I would have bad connection "lag" to these other players if the room has 4 or more players. This was never the case before. I have tried resetting my router and even reformatted my computer and the problem still persists. I have a strong suspicion that one of these Windows Updates may have caused this. Is there even a possible way to pinpoint this exact problem and uninstall/ turn of the update?

Thank you.

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I have 4 notebooks connected on a peer-to-peer network using a DI 624+ Router and the appropriate NICs.

Is there any email server freeware by which I can send and receive emails between these 4 computers ?

Currently, we send emails to each others yahoo a/cs and then download from there.

Also, can I create a 'shared' folder for such a peer-to-peer network ?

Any and all advise welcome.

Thanks .


A:email server freeware for a peer-to-peer network

If it will be retrieving email from the internet you need a fully qualified domain name and an MX record to point all emails to your mail server. PegasusMail is a free mail server.

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My boss wants to be able to access various stand-alone PC's from her stand-alone laptop, all runnning Win98.

I've managed at times to get the modems to communicate, I believe, but seem to be hanging up at the log-in process. I bought a Win98 manual(Microsoft publication), but its instructions for setting up this procedure seems superficial and inadequate.

I would appreciate advice on where I might find more detailed step-by-step instructions for setting up remote access networking, preferably from a source that will readily acknowledge, when appropriate, the shortcoming of the windows98 operating system.

A:Configuring peer-to-peer remote access in Win98

I'm not sure what you are trying to do. Are you trying to run applications from one computer on another?

The easiest way I know of is to use a program like PCAnywhere. That's what I have used for remote access over the Internet and I know of some people that used it internally over the LAN.

You may want to check out the Microsoft Knowledge Base for information regarding Windows 98's capabilities in that area.

Good Luck,


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Does anyone have any idea how to use internet connection sharing for a cable modem. Comcast says it can be done, and they will issue (charge for) additional IP addresses, but no one seems to know how to set it up. Using Win98 Second Edit. and ethernet through box with 3 machines.

Otherwise, I will tell them to uninstall it.



A:cable modem sharing on peer-to-peer network


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I am trying to connect my win 7 x64 to win vista but it's not working.

When I am trying to ping from win vista its showing succesfull but reverse is not.
I have tried all options and troubleshooted it but all efforts are in vain.
Also troubleshooting does not shows any problem and logs getting generated are also not useful.Please post if anyone can help me out.

A:Peer to Peer Connection not working Win7 x64 to win vista

Check the status of any installed firewall, perhaps temporarily switching them off to see if this fixes the problem. If this is the cause you can manually add the IP as a trusted device to each firewall so they are not blocked.

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Hey Guys, 

I am trying to setup a single sign on type configuration for some engineer's new test stand. The way the stand has been configured for their use is that there is a "controller" PC that is domain connected and there are two other PC's that are connected
via a work group that are not domain attached. I am trying to setup a way for the user to log onto the domain connected "Controller" PC and then auto login to the other 2 PCs. Currently the users have to login into all 3 PCs and it is becoming quite
cumbersome. I know I can use task scheduler to lock or log off these PC's quite easily but the log on piece has got me stumped. I am trying to avoid having to connect the non-domain PCs to the domain as that would complicate the use of the stand. I was thinking
of trying to configure a true SSO server but I think the controller would have to be the server in order for that to work. I was also considering LDAP but I think that the PC's would have to be domain attached. Any ideas of a way to script this function?
I am running Windows 7 on all 3 PC's and 2008 server for the domain 


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I have a two computer peer to peer workgroup that is being destroyed by viruses. I clean up both computers detached from the router, and I am able to remove some viruses, but the viruses that I remove are reinfected as soon as I plug the two computers back into the router. I have only been able to confirm the presence of the Vundo Virus, and Antivirus 2009, but I assume their is more. I have ran Symantecs Vundo virus removal tool in safemode detached from the network, MaCafees full blown security suite, Norton IS 2008, Adware SE, Spybot Search & Destroy all in full scan mode and removed all I could. Then I attach them all back to the router and they get infected again. I have been out of commission for about a week dealing with this. You are my last hope!Below I have posted two HijackThis Logs from the two computers for your review. Joseph First ComputerLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 9:57:29 AM, on 10/6/2008Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16705)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explo... Read more

A:Trojan-worm Working Through Peer To Peer Workgroup..help!

Welcome to the BleepingComputer Forums. Since it has been a few days since you scanned your computer with HijackThis, please post a new HijackThis log. Please see Preparation Guide for use before posting about your potential Malware problem. Thank you for your patience.If you have already posted this log at another forum or if you decide to seek help at another forum, please let us know. There is a shortage of helpers and taking the time of two volunteer helpers means that someone else may not be helped.

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I am the accountant at a small manufacturing company. We have a peer to peer network with 15 stations (I know, I'm trying to get them to spring for a server). One of our printers has suddenly stopped being recognized by either the Windows network or our AS 400 system. I am as close as we have to a tech support department and my knowledge is based on personal experience, so it's pretty spotty. Right now, I'd like to see the ip addresses of all the printers and computers connected to our network, but I don't know where to go. Help, please!

A:Printer IP address not recognized in peer to peer network

This should help identify all IPs on your network

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I have a home network setup using Microsoft network neighborhood for 4 PCs - all running on windows 98SE.

I recently added a windows 2000 PC into the mix - all machines are setup with file/ printer sharing enabled.

The windows 2000 machine can connect to any of the other PCs through network neighborhood (computers near me).

All of the windows 98 PCs can see the win 2000 PC, however only one of the windows 98 PCs can connect to the win 2000 PC.

When trying to connect, I receive the message:

Enter network password

You must supply a password to make this connection

Resource: \\HP-3265\IPC$

I never setup a password on the win 2000 PC, and can't quite figure out why one win 98 PC can connect.

The 98's Primary Network Logon is set to Microsoft Family Logon.

Any ideas or suggestions ??

Thanks - John.

A:Windows 2000 in peer to peer home network

To get this to work with w2k/xp in the mix, all the users on all the machines will have to be set up to use passwords on their user accounts. (you can then set up TweakUI on each to automatically sign on with the password)

For the 98 machines to access the w2k machine, you'll have to create additional users on the w2k that are identical to the users/passwords on all the other machines. Those passwords are the ones w2k is looking for at the prompt you're getting.

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I am trying to connect a desktop running XP home with a laptop running XP pro. The home is being used as the host with the laptop being the guest. I am using ethernet cross over cable connection. The Desktop will have the internet connection. It is not working. It is not the hardware. I have automatically assigned IP addresses and manually assigned addresses and shared the drive and folder, I have used the network setup wizard but nothing is working. When I use the wizard and dial in on the Com port it gives error 777, if i use the LPT port is goes to verifying password and username and then gives error 721. I don't know what else to try can anyone help?

A:Peer to Peer with XP Pro and Home using network crossover cable

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