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Q: Switch to Switch Connection?

Hi all,

Just wondering if I can connect a switch to a switch? so my network would look like this

Router ---- Switch ---- Switch - - - - computer connected wirelessly

primary reason for doing this is i want to bring the wireless router closer to the middle of my house... some areas are getting really weak signals..

Sincerely,
networkingNoob

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A: Switch to Switch Connection?

You could do that, but why not just get a longer network cable? Ethernet on Cat-5e is good up to 100m.

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Am a new Networking BEE I had built a small network of 20 systems at my office and there I had connected a switch and router.

All the switch ports have been covered by all the systems and one port is given to the router
switch(20)----router(LAN)
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HUB(8ports)

And also I connected a HUB to the switch ..

It works fine for my internet connections to all the systems but how do i make authentication of passwords and username to my network systems from one server which I use server 2003 at one system

let me know the detailed step by step procedure to build.........

I would feel very happy If at all any Suggestions for me to make my Business grow.....

As early as possible ................

Thanks in Advance

Smiles....[][]
 

A:Connection of Router to Switch and also a Hub to Switch - N/W systems internet share

>>I use server 2003 at one system

you need to enable Network Login, but that requires that win2003 have

a domain controller
a DHCP service
and a DNS service.
the Domain Controller is just another name for LDAP and it becomes the control point
for all systems.

get some books on Configuring Win2003 Server
 

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Need to no if I have this right

they have a dsl modem going to a Linksys router to a 24 port switch then to a little 4 port switch. sure, so then Would it be modem to router then router to any port on the big switch or is there an uplink port on the big switch it should go to? then you would hook a cat5e from one of the regular ports on the 24 port switch and run it to the uplink port on the 4 port switch need to no if the whole sequence is right. Hope someone can help, john will told me the cable would go from the big switch to the uplink on the small switch but I am wondering if I have it all right or not and wonderiing about from the router to the 24 port switch does the cable just go in a regular port in the big switch or if there is an uplink port does it go there. Hope you can understand my rambleing here. Thanks (please don't send me to a link) just need to no modem to router to regular port or uplink port on 24 port switch then from regular port on 24 port switch to uplink port on the 4 port switch. Thanks
 

A:Solved: Windows xp hookup question for modem, router, switch, to switch?

Router to uplink port on 24 port switch, and then normal port on the 24 port switch to uplink port on the second 4 port switch. An auto-MDX port on a device negates the need to worry about uplink ports for that particular cable connection.
 

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I have Windows 7 Professional on my PC. In the first load I had, the PC should automatically detect if the LAN cable was plugged in, turn off the wireless radio, and change the network icon in the right bottom corner to reflect the cable was now in use.
Unfortunately, I had to reload my PC, and since then I can't get it to do it again.
So, what I'd like to achieve is this: Have Windows automatically detect when the cable is plugged in, turn of the wireless radio, and change the network icon in the right bottom corner to reflect the cable is in use - and, obviously, vice versa.
Can someone tell me what I need to do, please?

A:Have Windows 7 automatically switch to LAN when cable is plugged in and switch to wireless when it's removed

Hi,
There are two methods can help you.
1. Go to <Network and Sharing><Change Adapter Settings> and right click your wired and wireless adapters one at a time to change the properties. Select IPv4, click <Properties>
then click <Advanced>. For each one, clear the "Automatic metric" check box and assign the metric value manually. Setting your wired adapter?s metric value lower than wireless adapter one, such as ?1? for wired adapter and ?2? for wired adapter.

2. Go to <Network and Sharing><Change Adapter Settings>,
hold down 'alt' to bring up the "File" menu, select "Advanced", select
"Advanced Settings" from the dropdown menu, adjust the priority of your wired adapter higher than your wireless adapter in the "Advanced Settings" window under the "Adapters and Bindings" tab.
Hope this helps.Please remember to click ?Mark as Answer? on the post that helps you, and to click ?Unmark as Answer? if a marked post does not actually answer your question. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread.

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I have a wireless router connected to my modem, and ALL PC's connect to that for internet.

I also have a gigabit switch I use to transfer data in between several of the machines. I do it quite often and I don't want it eating up the wifi bandwidth.
I have done it before, but it has been a long time and I cannot remember how I forced internet traffic over the wifi and local traffic through the switch
Is the only way to do it to specifically tell Windows to use the IP address of the LAN connection? I know it will work that way, forcing local traffic directly to that IP, but I seem to remember there being an easier way to do this.

Thanks.
 

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We have 3 16 port switches connected to our router. Everything has been in place and working well since last May.
Beginning this week, as soon as one employee arrives and turns on his pc, every pc on that switch loses internet access. Not network access - can still see other pc's - just no internet.

The pc causing the problems is the oldest on our network, but it is running Win10 like the others. When I check the stats on the router for his IP address, his has the highest transmission numbers.

We are scheduled to replace that pc within the next 2 weeks, but is there something I can/should look at doing in the mean time?
 

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Is it possible to switch off a laptop screen - laptop runs Windows 7 - and prevent it being switched on again, without inputting a password?

I need to keep the laptop running, therefore I can't put it to sleep and logging-off has become a pain.

I've tried the Power Options, but the display comes on again when the mouse is nudged.

I've also tried "Fn + F6" on my Acer laptop, which switches off the screen, but an accidental key press brings it to life again.

Any ingenious little prog around? None I've seen have that crucial password privacy aspect.

A:How to switch off laptop screen & password protect switch on again?

a password is is used when you are out but if you are home you don't need a password.. unless you don't trust somebody...

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One question I need to know

If you go from DSL modem to Router then Router to switch
my question is then
If I wanted to hook another mini linksys switch into the bigger switch would you run the cat5e cable from the first switch to a reg port in the second switch or would you run it to the uplink port and then hook the 1 or 2 computers into the reg ports of the second switch.??
 

A:Solved: Windows xp-question of hookup switch to switch?

Obviously, run it to the uplink port if available.
 

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Hi everyone, I searched through the forums but couldn't really find what I was looking for.

Currently we have a DHCP server set up to a switch, that has a special line connecting to a switch in our shop which is just across our back lot, giving network access to the few computers over there. They recently put in a new machine that needs network access, but they have already accidentally cut two ethernet cords. I'm looking to provide a wireless solution for the machine, but I don't want to have to spend a few thousand dollars on a large wireless switch.

Can I plug a wireless router into the switch in our shop, and essentially turn it into a wireless bridge, or is there another, simpler way to do this?

If this has already been answered, sorry for missing it!

Thanks!
 

A:Solved: DHCP Server -> Switch -> Switch -> Wireless

While you could use a router, or even configure the router to act as an access point, why not just buy a true access point? They start at $27: http://www.newegg.com/Store/SubCate...ame=Wireless-AP-Bridges-Repeaters&Order=PRICE
 

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hi all,

system gets hang, pc configuration is intel 865bgf motherboard with PIV 3ghz ht processor with 80 gb samsung hdd and 266 mb ddr i reinstalled the operating system (xp pro) changed smps and changed 256 ddr but the problem still continues, when the system gets hang i am not able to use my keyboard or mouse i have to restart the system , please help me and also i have to know weather is this the hardware issue or the software issue, and also i am facing same problem with same configuration with the other customer pc .
warm regards,
pradeep
 

A:system gets hang (it freezes) only option is to switch off and switch on

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Hi Everyone.....
So, I just got Wireless Broadband hooked up in my business. I hooked the LAN to the Router and then hooked up a 16 port gigabit switch. I have three terminals coming out of it (in the bcak of the building) as well as a line running to the front of the building. At the front of the building I have the line going into another 16 port gigabit switch. I have 4 computer terminals coming out of that switch. I AM getting internet at the back of the building .....but nothing at any of the terminals after the second switch (front of the building). Can someone help?

Thanks!
 

A:Router to Switch to Switch.....No Internet at end terminals

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Hi, guys. I have connected Huawei switch S5700-24TP-SI-AC with Cisco switch 2960 using one single fiber with LX SFP. The port is up on one side (Blinking on Huawei side) and down on Cisco side...Please help.
 

A:Huawei switch vs Cisco switch, How to connect

What kind of 2960 switch do you have? Have you checked the interface to verify the switch recognizes the optic and all the stats report back as normal? Are you using a Cisco branded optic? Do you see light being shot out from the optic in the 2960?
 

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Hello,

I use windows 7.
When I turn on laptop (acer Aspire 5742) cannot connect to internet until I switch user and log in again. Soon as I touch any browser icon the rest of computer stops responding as well. It's only me on computer. Have virgin media security/ spyware/ virus protection. Tried CCleaner. After I switch user everything is fine.
Additional info; On 16th October had great difficulty getting my emails from Yahoo. Sometimes sign-in box appeared without my security signature and different style of writing for browser remembered log-on details.

Cheers,

Gordon.
 

A:Solved: have to switch user to continue after switch on

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I thought that I had this all figured out, but my dad just asked me a question about my setup, and I can't answer it.

The setup is like this:
[ip-phones + computers]-->[small switch]-->[managed L2 switch]-->[router]-->[modem]

I have several ip-phones and computers grouped into blocks of 8. Each set of 8 is a medley of phones/computers connected to a small switch http://www.linksys.com/servlet/Sate...nksys/Common/VisitorWrapper&lid=3681322279B34

Each of these switches, in turn, will be connected to a managed L2 switch http://www1.ca.dell.com/content/products/productdetails.aspx/pwcnt_3448p?c=ca&cs=calca1&l=en&s=biz that will create 2 VLANS: One VLAN will contain all of the phones, and the other will contain all of the computers. In turn, each VLAN will have its own router and DSL modem, thereby separating the network traffic.

I know that I can use this L2 switch to make the VLANS based on the MAC addresses of the devices. However, the smaller switches do not support 802.1q [VLANs]. Will it be a problem that the smaller switches do not support VLANs? Essentially, will this setup work to split up network traffic?

Thanks once again,
-Roger
 

A:Computer, switch, switch, router, modem

I have the same DELL switch for my phones. You PoE will not carry across the linksys switches, so that is the first problem.
Next are the computers attached to the phones? Or does each device get its own drop?

And whats this about 2 routers and modems? Thats a bit over kill!! QoS would do the trick.

I would run all the devices off the Dell and attach the computers to the Phones (most IP Phones have a passthrough port) Configure the Dell with trunk ports with the Computer VLAN passing untagged traffic making it the native VLAN. While having the phones on a Tagged VLAN(If you phones conig allows you to set the VLAN in its config great! If not you can bind the MAC to the VLAN). The you create a QoS policy giving the VoIP traffic priority!
 

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i have this sr224 switch and i like to connect it to my giga network sr2024 switch.
now, i plug a utp belden cat5e to port 1 of sr224 and the other end to port 1 of sr2024.
what i got is the whole panel lights of sr224 will blink very fast.
is this normal? or sr224 and sr2024 cannot be paired?

thanks in advance guys
 

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Can any one advised me

I want to implement network on 6 Floor , 12-12 Port on each portion in one floor, total 24 ports on each floor keeping in mind distance between the each floors how do i connect them with fiber cable (which fiber cable i required) so speed remain constant for all floors.

How is my Idea to implement...right from server room in 1 floor where all internet connection providing to each floor. Cascading from 1 to 2 , 2 to 3, 3 to 4, 4 to 5, 5 to 6. UPon this setup...do i get into a low speed bandwith comparing to 1 floor Network. Does Network Gets slow by connecting through Cat5 UTP cable in cascading example.

Please adviced me.

-Thank Q>
Shiraz
 

A:How Can i Connect Gigabyte Switch to Gitabyte Switch

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Hello all

I just installed 4GB ram on my 32 vista and it only recognized 3GB in the os (vista 32) and all 4GB in the bios. so I decided to use the /3GB Switch, by using that command in bcdedit, it all worked good. The problem is now I have 3069 mb physical memory and ONLY 209 mb Kernal Memory!!! so I used the "bcdedit /deletevalue IncreaseUserVa" and bcedit said it worked successfuly so i restart my pc and it STILL had the same memory! so right now im stuck with only 209 mb Kernal memory! any ideas on how to fix this? I looked all over google and found nothing. Should I keep these settings or try and fix it?how do i fix it?
 

A:3GB switch will not switch back, vista 32!

I am not too familiar with those commands you speak of, but I do have a question: Is the video card built into the motherboard? If so, what amount of system memory is being shared with it? Besides that, I have no more ideas to offer you. Sorry
 

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I understand that a hub is more like a party line, where all devices hear and read data before sending it to next port, and a switch is advanced hub. But, what is a router. I know what a wireless router is, but they say a router is more advanced than a switch. Can you buy a non-wireless router?

Also, can you connect 2 switches together? So, Modem-----to Switch----to Switch----Computer

And both switches have other devices connected?

A:Hub vs Switch vs Router/ 2 Switch Story

you CAN buy a non-wireless router--but--the two I found on Amazon were only 10/100 (most modern systems use gigabit ethernet 10/100/1000) but wired are generally cheaper than a wireless router(the Cisco below is NOT cheap)--however--it's not necessary to use the wireless part of the wireless router as most have at least 4 ports (wired).

Yes you can connect switches together but they won't allow for multiple computers to connect to the Internet (at least not easily nor in a way that makes sense).

What devices are you trying to connect together?

wired routers:
Amazon.com: TRENDnet 4-Port Broadband Router TW100-S4W1CA (Black): Electronics

Amazon.com: Cisco-Linksys EtherFast Cable/DSL Router with 4-Port 10/100 Switch: Electronics

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We are moving to a new office location. The guys who will be setting our network is proposing the following equipment:

1. 3Com 24-port 10/100 mbps switch
2. 24-port Patch panel
3. 6u data cabinet
4. 1u cable management

The new office will be a 2-floor building with around 40 computers. I asked some of my friends who are more expert on network setup and told me typical switch (Linksys, Cisco) will do if we need to save some money.

What do you think? Thanks a lot!
 

A:Is 3Com 24-switch necessary or typical switch will do?

Well, first off, I'd be specifying a gigabit switch for expandability, I can't see investing in a 10/100 switch in 2010! If you don't need a managed switch, or need to save money initially, and unmanaged switch will probably be significantly cheaper.

In point of fact, if you want to go really cheap, you can get away for less than $100!

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...igabit switch&bop=And&Order=PRICE&PageSize=20
 

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Hi, i have a AIO B50-30 and I'm trying to connect via the hdmi input socket my TV satellite box. I have found out recently that there is a switch on the side of the unit that will allow you to switch to the input channels so allowing viewing of the box and other like units Xbox etc. My issue is that I'm pressing the switch but nothing is happening it's simply staying on my desktop on Windows 10. Can anyone please help to see if I'm doing this right or am I missing something ?.  Any help, suggestions would be gratefully received since there is very little on the subject in connection with this particular model .thanks in advance.

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hi

im connectiong a switch to a switch, what connection do i use straight or cross.


thanks
 

A:switch to switch straight or cross

standard rj45 cables
 

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Hello,

I've searched the forum and could not find an answer to this problem.

I have a Windows 7 Enterprise machine where at the login screen the "Switch User" button is missing and so I am unable to clear the last user.

Just about all the results I got back on this topic was how to re-enable the "Switch User". This doesn't help because I can't login to make the change.

TIA!

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I'm working at a school with win 2k3 server and several win xp client computers.

I just moved two computers into a clasroom and put in a 5 port Linksys switch between the ethernet jack and the machines. All the wires are connected.

These machines have automatic IP and DNS settings. Nothing was changed on the server.

I tried powering off the switch and restarting the machines but I can't get any connection.

I tried manually setting the IP and DNS with no success. Still can't ping anything..

Please help
 

A:new switch in classroom can't get connection

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i've one server,and two switchs,my server is connected to two switchs. my computer was connected to switch 1,if switch 1 has failed, will my computer still connected using switch 2(Which mean i didnt switch the calbe to switch 2,because both switchs were located in remote area). i'm using the same port number.
 

A:Switch connection issues

What do you mean by "my computer"? The "server"? What do you mean by "connected"? What do you mean by port number? How have you connected to the two switches? Two network cards? Have you set up network adapter bonding or are you just using two network interfaces with separate configurations?

Maybe try explaining again what exactly you want to achieve, what you have done and what is wrong.
 

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Heya

I just installed Windows Vista x64 and immediately ran into network problems. My Network and Sharing center said my connection was connecting/disconnecting every few seconds and I was unable to reach the internet.

My network is something like this (ignore the periods, they're there because the field won't format blank spaces :P ) :

Cable modem ---> Linksys SD2005 Switch ---> Wireless router ---> Game systems
...................................|......................... (Netgear WGT624)
...................................|
...................................+--->Vista 32 Bit PC
...................................+--->Windows XP SP2 PC
...................................+--->Vista x64 (mine)

I have 4 separate IPs from my ISP so I can RDP into anything not behind the router from work. The wireless is just nice for random devices. All 3 PCs have independent IPs assigned from the ISPs DNS. All systems work fine except the x64.

I thought it was my on-board NIC so I went and bought a PCI NIC. It did the same thing. At this point I think I might have 2 bad NICs so i went and got a third - same thing. I read around on some forums and tweaked my duplex settings which stopped the connect/disconnect, but then I got something like this in my Network and Sharing Center:

x64 ===>green===>Unidentified Network===> X ===> Internet

Changing the duplex settings around did not resolve this.

Next, I followed a Microsoft fix and changed a setting i... Read more

A:No internet connection through a switch

Wait you have 4 IP's but they aren't static. How do you know what you're connecting to when you're at work? Just guess?

Personally if it were me, I'd stick all of the devices behind the router and use something like logmein to connect to my devices from work.

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Hello there!

I was wondering if anyone out there plays Switch through a wired connection and if there are noticeable improvements.

I feel the wifi is pretty good! But all it takes is one person's internet not to be so hot in the 4 player Smash Bros Online matches for it all to go pretty sluggish. Am I right in saying USB 3.0 adapters will work better the usb 2.0 option?
 

A:Nintendo Switch Lan connection

Not a nintendo user. But if all 4 players are online players from different networks, then of course the game will slow down to allow the slowest player to play.
 

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 Hi guys, we have about 10 ProCurve 2520-24-PoE switches.Today by reading log events (show logging) I found many SSH connection to switch like this : auth: Invalid user name/password on SSH sessionauth: Invalid user name/password on SSH sessionauth: Invalid user name/password on SSH sessionauth: Invalid user name/password on SSH sessionBut nowhere is nothing about source (IP address) where from is comming this attack (I hope not!)How can I detect this connection? I want to find this source (IP). Thanks for help and best regards.     

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I am trying to share a monitor between my pc & my xbox. I have bought a vga switch to do this. It works ok with the xbox but the pc will not work through the switch. It seems Windows 7 tries to ideentify the monitor on start up to set up the screen resolution but fails to see the monitor. Is there any way I can stop Windows from looking for the monitor & use default (existing) screen resolution?

A:Connection to monitor via vga switch

Hi Glaandon and welcome to SF

I've heard of that behavior. It is caused by Windows 7 constantly checking display and display card. And by switching back and forth you trigger a hot plug action which sets the resolution to 800x600
Microsoft's answer basically is to buy a new switch (one that supports Full Time/ Active DDC function)
Some people have successfully used this workaround:
Before switching to the XBOX minimize your W7 screen by pressing WIN-D and maximize it again with WIN-D once you switched back to Windows 7

Same goes for pressing the SHOW Desktop button before you switch to XBOX ( The on on the very right side of the task bar) and press it again once you switched back.

Others than that you can try this solution
How to Use an INF to Override the Monitor EDID
Hope that works for you

-DG

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So I just moved into a new apartment. The apartment apparently came with internet already, there is a working Ethernet port in the living room. My roommate has a switch plugged straight into it and he says it has always worked fine for him. I tried plugging an ethernet cable from my laptop to the switch. I will get internet but every 5-10 minutes to it drop the connection for a couple seconds. The problem is that couple seconds is apparently enough to disconnect me from games (such as Warcraft 3 games). This makes it impossible to play. I tried connecting my laptop to the ethernet port directly, bypassing the switch, and it worked fine.

My guess was that we need a router instead of a switch but he said he and 2 other people had been living here and sharing internet with no problems. I described my issue to him and he said he had no such problem. Any idea what is wrong?

Update: I just spent a couple hours with dell tech support and they couldn't solve the issue. They ended up telling me to take it up with their advanced software department. They had me run it in safe mode with networking and I didn't seem to get the issue but it could be an anomaly.
 

A:Connection issues with Switch

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Currently I have internet connection via cable modem and usb connection to the modem.

I am trying to connect by using ethernet from modem to computer but although the adapter is enabled, I have a red cross through its symbol (xp) and an windows tells me that the network cable is unplugged although I can see that physically it is not.

Help welcomed.
 

A:switch to ethernet internet connection

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I connect my Switch Alpha 12 via a USB VGA 3.0 converter (J5create brand) to different projectors. I realized it does not work if the connected VGA cable is more than 3 meter. How do I solve this? 

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Hello,
I have following setting - Cable modem to switch from switch to my laptop and to desktop pc. The problem is that only one pc (laptop) gets the internet connection (IP assigned by DHCP) the other computer (desktop) at same time got limited connection when i restart the cable modem (power off and turn on) the desktop pc gets internet connection and laptop gets limited connection. This is getting frustrated i tried routers before and had similar problem
 

A:D-Link Switch problem only one PC gets connection

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This is really boggling my mind, as it works one way but not both ways.

Downstairs set up:
Comcast Cable ---> Modem ----> Linksys wrt610n wireless router < 1(downstairs computer) 2(wall socket connected to upstairs room)

Upstairs set up:
(wall socket from downstairs room) ----> Computer = Works perfectly fine

(wall socket from downstairs room) ----> Switch (ive tried netgear and Rosewill RC-405x) < 1(computer) 2(xbox) 3(tv)
gets local only connection with no access to the internet, ive tried just computer, just xbox... None work

(wall socket from downstairs room) ----> Xbox 360 = shows no connection
Im using a 20 foot cable to connect across the room

Now I've heard you can go at least 100ft before ethernet cable loses any connectivity if at all. the most I have is modem to router (6ft max), router to wall (6ft max), upstairs through wall (20 ft max), to computer only which works (6ft max), to xbox 360 only which does not work (20ft)... to switch then to either computer or xbox additional 6ft does not work.

Someone please help.
 

A:Router to Switch Connection Problem

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Hey there,
I've had a DSL connection with Embarq for about 2 years now, I have 2 computers connected in this room and they share an internet connection through a Linksys switch. I have 2 network cards in this computer, 1 of the connections shares the internet connection and is setup as shared, the other is just connected. The other computer has 1 network card and it's connected just normally. I can get both computers to connect on the internet and share the connection, but as soon as I reboot the second computer, it cannot grab the internet connection again until I reboot this computer that is sharing the connection. I used to be able to just leave this computer on 24/7 without needing to reboot to share the internet connection but not now.

my Ipconfig information shows this for this computer:

Network Card #1
IP address: 71.2.133.85
Subnet Mask: 255.255.248.0
Gateway: 71.2.128.1

Network Card #2
IP: 192.168.0.1
Subnet: 255.255.248.0

for my second computer, this is what it shows when i can't get it online:

Autoconfig IP address: 169.254.61.72
Subnet: 255.255.0.0
Thanks
 

A:Problems with sharing DSL connection with a SWITCH

I would recommend that you eliminate the headache of ICS and invest 50 dollars in a decent Cable/DSL router. Then both machines can connect to the Internet independently without the need for one of them to be a host.
 

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I have a long ethernet cable running to my bedroom from the router? can I put a switch on the end of this and then run 2 ethernet cables from the switch to my sky box and android box?
 

A:can I use a switch to spilt ethernet connection?

Yes.
 

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i got a switch and 2 pc and a dsl modem
is it possible to both of them can have a internet connection at the same time
how???

A:is it possible to share internet connection with a switch

Maybe, if the DSL modem has a built in Router just plug the PC's into the switch and the switch into the Modem. If it doesn't have a router then each PC is going to get a Public IP instead of a Private IP address. Most ISP's will only allow you to have one public IP so only one PC will connect. The only way to find out is to plug everything in and see if both PC's get a connection. If only one PC works you'll have to but a router, use Internet connection sharing, or pay extra for another Public IP from your ISP.

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I have two wireless routers set up in my home running on different SSIDs. How do i configure the network connections so that it automatically connects to the one with the strongest signal (which depends on where I'm using the laptop)?? When i use the same ssid on both routers it doesn't seem to siwtch to strongest signal. One other bit of info -- one access point is 2.4ghz wireless G the other is a dual band (2.4 and 5ghz) wireless N.

A:Seamlessly Switch to best Network Connection

That's the difference between consumer-grade wifi equipment and the premium stuff which costs big bikkies. The latter can seamlessly "roam" when a user moves through an office building with her laptop, always establishing an association between the wireless NIC and the WAP with the currently strongest signal.

What you want is probably impractical unless your wifi NIC drivers export "accessor" functions which would allow your code to poll for or subscribe to events corresponding to significant signal strength changes. Then you'd have to code the solution yourself (unless the NIC manufacturer already provides a utility or sample code), and that would be far from a trivial exercise.

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without internet i cant play online
but i have a switch that 2 computers are connected to it
so is it possible to have file sharing, remote desktop, lan gaming
its ok if not all of them will work, i just need any of them

note: my 1st pc is windows xp, 2nd is windows 7

A:is it possible to have local area connection with switch

Yes. You can have a network like that.

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My current set up includes a Motorola 6183 Modem, Airport Extreme 6th Gen Router, Trendnet TEG-S5G, and an Apple Airport Express 2nd Gen.

My modem and AExtreme are in my office and I am running a 75 foot Ethernet Cable to my Switch. Switch and A.Express are in my Basement.

I noticed that on my switch it is showing a green and orange connection light, which I believe is half duplex (100 MBPS). Curious to know why I am not getting two green dots with 1000 mpbs when connecting my Airport extreme to my switch. I think my Airport express can only give 100 mbps connection.

Any ideas on this would be appreciated.
 

A:Gigabit connection from my Router to Switch!

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Hi, Im having a ACT Broadband internet connection, he provides internet connection through a wire which runs into my room that can be directly connected to the my computers NIC. Whenever i switch on my computer and opens the browser it first redirects to the page - http://portal.acttv.in/, where it asks for Username & Password, our ISP gives us a IP Address which displays on the web page after logging in. I want the internet connection to be shared with my roommates so i bought a 8 port Ethernet switch (http://www.intexuae.com/SWITCH-8-PORT.htm), which is having a uplink port also. I have connected the wire given by the ISP to the up link port of the switch & i connected my PC to one port of the switch with another network cable. I also connected my friends PC to second port of switch with another network cable, my problem is that when i sign into my ISP web page and start using the internet & my friend also wants internet in his PC & when he opens the browser the ISP's webpage is appearing and when he sign's in internet is disconnecting in my Pc. I tried to change the IP but as a default IP is given by the ISP if change the IP internet is not working. Please provide me a solution.
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A:How to share Internet connection using ethernet switch ?

I dont think you need to open your ISPs webpage on your second PC, just configure the network settings and put the gateway IP. If that doesn't work, use Windows ICS (Internet Connection Sharing) and configure it using the Network Configuration wizard. See how it goes. What is the windows version you are using ?
 

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Hmph. Internet Explorer is bugging me at the moment.

Tools/Internet Options/Connections tab: Those 3 radio buttons are usually set to 'Always dial my default connection.' However, everytime I set it to this option and press OK, a few minutes later it switches back to 'Never dial a connection'! (i.e. Not literally 'every few minutes.' Just every time I close the window, every time I disconnect, that sort of thing.)

As this is very annoying every time I have to connect to the Internet, I want to see if there's anything causing this that you know of. Thanks in advance.

(I have not yet considered the possibility of a virus...(however unlikely that may seem, hehe.))
 

A:Internet Explorer connection auto-switch?

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Hello. I was wondering if it is possible to share a internet connection between two computers without using a hub, switch or router.

One of the computers has two network cards, is it possible to connect that computer to the internet, and then connect the other computer to the one that is connected to the internet?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

A:Sharing connection between two computers without hub/switch/router

Yes; you need a cross-over cable between the computers unless one has an auto-sensing (MDI/MDIX) ethernet port. Read up on Internet Connection Sharing (ICS), starting in the Help and Support Center.

Why don't you want to use a router?
 

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I have two desktop computers, one with win 7 and other Winxp. The internet comes thru ADSL modem, from it lan cable goes to a 8 port unmanaged switch, from it two wires comes out, one goes to each machine. Now in Win7 machine, I have a PPPoE dialer to connect to my ISP. I am successfully able to dial and get internet in Win7 machine. Now when I try internet in winxp machine, no internet so the question is any special settings required in winxp machine?

In Winxp machine I have not tried ICS & homegroup. I just tried to give DNS server as open or modem ip i.e. 192.168.1.1. I disabled all firewalls here, its able to ping the modem and win7 machine, open the modem page with no issues. So how to get internet here, plz guide.

A:Unable to get Internet Connection in Win XP machine thru switch

When I was using a Dial-Up Modem I did have to enable ICS so a second computer could get the Internet. But that's different from ADSL which uses the copper wires of the phone but not the Voice Carrier signal the Dial-Up Modem [and Fax machines] uses. I think ADSL would be more of an always-on thing, no dialing needed.
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I've been using Wireless DSL since 2003 as I couldn't get phoneline DSL at the time and still can't get it at any better speed, limit of the phone company.

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Help.... since switching from @home to ATTBI 1 of my 3 networked pcs cannot consistently connect (same one all the time). Every once in a while it works after rebooting... or changing users... but the connection internet options always look the same whether it works or not. I am suspicious of some modifications @HOME might have done to IE. I did not install the @home software on other pcs. This is driving me crazy!!!

Running windows 98 w/ IE 5.0

Any thoughts would be appreciated!!!!!
 

A:Cable connection probs on 1 of 3 pcs since @HOME switch

Go to tools, internet options, connections, lan settings. Is there a setting in the automatic configuration script, if so check out this thread
 

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when i want to download apps from Windows Store, i can't do it because Windows Store is not connected to my Microsoft account, i try to login but it says i have problem with internet connection, but i have internet connection
then i disconnect my Microsoft account and switch to local account

i tried to switch to Microsoft account again, and this problem occurs
please help me

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I have just installed a 5 port switch (Etherfast 10/100) so that I can run X-Box and my pc from my broadband modem. The X-box works fine, but my computer cannot detect a connection. I am running a straight cable from the switch to the PC, and my network repair function says it cannot renew my IP address. I have my computer set to detect IP address automatically. I've read through the forums and tried everything I could find that might apply. The lights are flashing or on on the switch, and I have tried plugging into different ports. ???
 

A:Linksys 5 port switch, no internet connection

This is strange...

By powering down my modem and restarting everything, I got my high-speed internet back. Now the X-box can't connect. What am I missing?
 

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