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

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

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!


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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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I've recently set up a new office area in our home and hard wired 4 ethernet network points in it. I have been running a Netgear 4 port wireless broadband router in the kid's study and this has worked without fault.

I ran a cat5 cable to the router from the office. I have plugged in a Netgear 5 port switch (FS605) into this cable to connect the office (there appears to be no identified uplink port). I run at present both a Mac and PC laptop form the office.

Proble I have is the Mac will retrieve its IP address without fault from the router (DHCP set) but the PC comes back with a strange,, IP address and says it has limited or no connectivity. All cables test perfectly.

I am pulling my hair out. If I plug the PC directly into the cable from the router all is fine but when I put the switch between them the issues start. So the issues seems to be with the switch or the set up on the Laptop. It is currently set to DHCP. I have tried to overide that with a manual IP and subnet mask address setting - without luck.

Should I be using a router rather than a switch? But if so why will the Mac work fine?

Any help or hints would be greatly appreciated.


A:Solved: DHCP Issues with new switch

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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

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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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 a linksys wireless router with 4-port switch.I need to know what settings I need to use to get it to work with the bulletproof ftp server.Im not to experienced in this field so I dont understand the technical wording on the ftp server manual.Can anyone try to explain this like router settings for ftp servers for dummies?

A:Settings for Linksys wireless router with 4-port switch for bulletproof ftp server

You need to allow port 21 & 20, the FTP ports to be opened to the specific machine you are running your FTP server on.

Here's a decent treatment of FTP servers, even though they're doing Linux, the principal is the same.
FTP Server

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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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im on pppoe and my local network is fine but it wont let me access the internet. i called my internet provider and they said i needed to switch to dhcp. i asked him how but he didnt know. help plz?

A:how do i switch to dhcp

What is your ISP, and router/modem model, and brand?

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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.



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

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Why does Windows 7 have such a hard time going from DHCP to static? Right now I'm using DHCP with no issues. If I switch to a valid, static IP, Windows 7 thinks the network has changed. It puts me in the ridiculous Unidentified Network and I lose the ability to do anything on the network. I am a network admin with Cisco certifications and Windows behavior in this situation is beyond me.

How can I simply set a static IP on Windows 7?

A:Switch from DHCP to Static IP

NVM - seems the 10th time was the charm. It is working now.

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I'm looking for a switch that has 10+ ports and has DHCP.
I need one for a LAN party. DHCP seems to need little configuration, so its sort of like plug and play. What switch do you recommend that meet my criteria?
Also, is there anything specific I need to know about setting up properly?


A:10+ port switch with DHCP?

You can pickup a 16-port gig switch or fast (100mbps) and then put all those boxes on static IP and the default gateway can be the lead PC. This way you don't need DHCP if your just doing a LAN Party and not a WAN to LAN Party. If you're doing WAN to LAN party then pickup a Wireless N/Gig Router and connect that into 16-port gig switch. Leave the IP address set to Obtain and then you would be good to go.

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To access the internet directly from my laptop which is connected to the isp e-phone i put the following information on my laptop ip=, subnet mask=, default gateway=
Now i have a huawei switch s3700 and i want connect it to the ISP e-pone and the switch dynamically give ip to the hosts. so please can you give me the full configuration of it? as shown in the figure below

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Is there any difference between a switch and a router with DHCP turned off?

I'm trying to connect a Mac and a PC (wired) to my Linksys E4200 but I don't have any ports left. I connected my Netgear WPN824 to my Linksys and turned DHCP off on the Netgear but I'm running into all sorts of problems:

- Mac/PC works for a few hours then looses network connectivity
- Mac/PC won't connect at all
- Mac will connect but I can't access my media server (PS3 Media Server) from my PS3 (which is wired directly to the Cisco)

I'm considering just giving up and buying a cheap network switch but was wondering if this will make any difference or will it just be a waste of money? With DHCP turned off, is the Netgear behaving exactly as a switch would anyway?

Thanks in advance!

A:Difference between a switch and a router without DHCP?

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hi everyone
i had this issue form more than 6 years i had replaced both router and switch but still cannot get the right ip for all device by wifi. when removing the switch everything goes to normal i mean fixed. its realy strange because there is no configuration within the switch. i dont know if there is conflict between my router and the switch. i manage to fix this by using give each a static ip.

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I am new to networking and I came across a Situation where I have connected two servers to my network. Both servers are running Win 2008 R2 and I have connected as follows.
Connected 3Com switch to 2Wire router using Ethernet straight cable. Then connected server to 3Com switch. All lights on switch are green, but still unable to connect to internet.

When I connect server to router, internet is working, but not through switch.
I would appreciate your help.

A:Solved: How to connect 2Wire to Switch to server

I have connected switch on wrong port. I fixed it by connecting it to right one.

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I just moved my computer to a new location. I had cable internet and have switched to DSL. Since then crazy stuff is happening, all related I'm sure.

1. when I open Windows Explorer and click on My Computer it takes a long time to populate.

2. If I select anything from a right click menu it takes time to connect. For example, if I right click on a folder in explorer and click on search it takes a long time for the 'drive' to appear.

3. In any program, when I try to open a file from the 'look in' drop down menu I get a 'Server Busy, switch to' message.

I'm about to reformat the whole damn system if I can't find a solution. I searched the internet and have tried some suggestions posted like disabling maped drives and shell extensions but have not found a solution.

I'm hoping someone here can help me out of this dilema...

A:Solved: 'look in' menu "server busy, switch to'...

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Is seems for the last week or so everytime I reboot my computer XP Sp2 plus nemourous updates, I keep getting this little box pop up that says...

Server Busy
Switch to or retry

Anyone know anything about this thing?

A:Solved: Server Busy, switch to ...error message

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Hello, I specifically want a wireless-router with an on/off switch for the WiFi itself. Ideally a switch that will stay in postion until you press it again.

Apart from that the router needs to have all round good performance. Price isnt too much of an issue.

I'd really appreicate any help. Thank you.

A:Solved: Need Help to Find A Wireless Router with Wireless on/off Switch

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How to I repair the wireless switch on a Gateway LT20 netbook? It is no longer moving and the wireless will not come on.

Thanks for your help.

A:Solved: Netbook Wireless Switch

Often it can be dust and gunk collected under the switch that might prevent it moving.
Try using canned air or carefully lubricate the switch.
Other than that you will have to remove the housing to get at the switch to fix or replace it

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I'd like to put a wireless router behind a switch to serve as an access point for a couple of laptops in the area. The setup would look like this:

modem > main router > switch > Linksys WRT54GS wireless router

How do I configure the wireless router behind the switch? I've tried disabling DHCP on it and connecting one of its LAN ports to the switch. I see it in the available wireless networks but cant access it. The main router (USR) has an IP of, the Linksys is, dont know if that has anything to do with it, just giving as much info as I can. Thanks.

A:Solved: Wireless router behind switch

This has worked in every case I've tried it, and for a ton of people here. You need it in the same subnet, but outside the DHCP pool.

Connecting two (or more) SOHO broadband routers together.

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 wirele... Read more

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How can I connect a wireless router to a wired switch....

Modem to wired switch then switch to wireless router

A:Solved: Connecting a wireless router to a switch

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I'm using a sony Vaio and the wireless and bluetooth have stopped working.
The box on the bottom right of the screen for dealing with wireless device switch says "OFF" when I click it, it says I need to switch to either 2.4 ghz or 5 ghz as using both is making my connection unstable. (I'm paraphrasing)

I can't switch because I have no idea how to, and I can't alter the settings in the dialogue box as the checkboxes (bluetooth and wifi) are greyed out. What do I do?

Please help!

A:[SOLVED] Wireless Device Switch greyed out

The change you need to make is in your router configuration settings which you can access by typing your router's IP address into the address-bar of any web browser.
The IP address is typically either or

Once in your router's configuration page, open wireless settings and set it to 802.11b/g, not 802.11a

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Before I go on, you probably should know that my house layout is like an H. Previously had an (unsecured) static network set up. The dining room was in the upper left corner of the house, and my bedroom is in the lower left. The router covered most of the house, but my bedroom is next to the kitchen, lots of metal and stone, so I needed to set up a repeater/bridge. This allowed my iPod touch and MacBook to connect, and my Debian machine to use the LAN port on the back of the bridge so I could run my SSH/web server (hence the static IP). However, I've had to move the router/modem to the lower right, and I need to keep using the bridge, now with a switch in the LAN port with the Debian box and another Linux machine to work. I reset the router entirely, so I'm back on DHCP, which I'll change later. The problem lies in the repeater. It connects to my network (belkin54g) but assigns my iTouch the address, which I learned is a link-local address. The time I did get it working, I plugged in the switch and it went dead. How can I set up the bridge and switch to work together? What am I doing wrong? Might I need to do anything special afterwards to get static working properly?


PS The two Debian boxes have no GUI (Xorg), and ifconfig doesn't return anything, just another shell prompt.

A:Solved: New Router Location, need help with Wireless Bridge and Switch?

I noticed my iPod connects, but not my MacBook, and when I plug in the switch, the whole network dies. Any suggestions?

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I have tried a search here, but not found a thread with the same problem as mine. That may well be my fault; I am relatively inexperienced so may be using the wrong search terms. My apologies if that is the case.

I have a Sony Vaio laptop running XP with a built in wireless which can be switched on or off with a sliding button at the front. The laptop has not been used for a couple of weeks, and now I find that it will not start up properly as long as the wireless is switched on. If it is on, the laptop constantly restarts then crashes and restarts again, never getting started up properly. If I switch off the wireless, it will start perfectly normally. If I then switch the wireless on after a normal startup, it may take a few seconds or a few minutes, but it will then crash and go back to the restart-crash cycle. There is an error screen which comes up but it is too briefly displayed to read it or get a screenshot. I did a little research and tried a system restore which did not work. I also tried restarting without my wireless keyboard and mouse hooked up. When I did that and switched on the wireless, it stayed up long enough for me to connect to my network (the only time it was up long enough) then reverted to the restart/crash cycle again.

I'd appreciate any suggestions or advice, please.

A:Solved: Wireless switch causes my laptop constantly to restart

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I have Win 7 and Win 8 dual booting on my brand new Dell Vostro laptop. The wireless works beautifully while using Win 7, but when I switch to Win 8... the actual Fn+F2 wireless switch has no effect whatsoever!! So I know the machine is OK, the network is OK, but what could be making the machine act differently under Windows 8??? Device manager and details say the driver is up to date.. What do I look for next?? I don't think I'm going to be able to get a call through to Microsoft!!

A:Solved: Wireless works in Win 7 but the switch doesn't work in Win 8

Dell Vostro laptopClick to expand...

do you have exact model and service tag number- should be on a label on the PC

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I have a Gateway pc running WinXP Home .I have a wireless-G 2.4 ghz 802.11g Linksys router with a linksys wireless usb adapter the usb adapter "sounds like" it is trying to connect but can't. I think it has something to do with the DHCP server(Router) In the tcp/ip setting is set for auto config.I an sending a text document off a floppy drive of the command prompt of IPCONFIG/ALL.Could you please tell me what I'm doing wrong.I am working on a p2p network with eight machines.On my other machine it says lease Aug 17 to 18Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

C:\Documents and Settings\Ron>ipconfig/all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : gateway
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcast
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek RTL8139 Family PCI Fast Ethe
rnet NIC
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-30-BD-03-8A-40

Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Compact Wireless-G USB Network Adapt
er with SpeedBooster
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1D-7E-0B-C8-70

C:\Documents and Settings\Ron>

A:Solved: Wireless usb adapter can't find DHCP server

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Hi TSG guys and girls, it's been a while! Good to see the forums are still buzzing about with activity. Anyways, I'm about to run an ethernet cable downstairs and had a question about the cable I should use, then I remembered I had another question about networking and another and another and so I have this post.

Right now I have the basic Actiontec router hooked up to FiOS internet. I have a number of devices that connect wirelessly over 802.11g and a few that are wired to the router. I primarily use the network for internet access, however I do push files around from time to time.

1. If I buy an Airport Extreme to get wireless N throughout my house, do I just run an ethernet cable between the two routers (the Actiontec router is necessary for some of the TV features and so it must remain connected to the internet)? Will I be able to share files and see devices connected to either of these networks?

2. I am running an ethernet cable from my router (upstairs) to my basement for my PS3. Is there any reason to use a Cat 6 cable? The rest of my network cables are currently Cat-5, but they are all less than 10 feet in length and can easily be replaced, however the cable I am running is going to be around 100 feet so I'd like to buy the right cable.

3. A question related to both above: I've heard that connecting devices to a network in certain/different ways can slow down a (gigabit?) network. Would someone please explain this idea. Should I be running Cat-... Read more

A:Solved: Cat 5 or 6, Switch or Hub, and other Basic Wired and Wireless Networking Ques

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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.


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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

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


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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As my PC will be moved upstairs soon where there is no way to get a ethernet cable any more,
I will be forced to go wireless...
I have never wanted it and never used it except on my mothers laptop witch is obviously built-in.
So my experience with wireless stuff is very low...

some fact that may play a role for your comments:
-from PC to modem/router threw the walls will be about 8 yards max.
-there is a chimney in the direct path from PC to modem/router.
-there is barely any metals used in the house although the modem is placed next to the water-main.
-the laptop of my mother never had any issues and is about 2 years old cant tell you the what hardware it used ATM.

Now what I want:
-I want my 6.4 MB/sec speed (other wireless devices dont play any role > mom laptop (80% facebook and 5% mails and 5% searching the web and the rest is youtube lol ; and the smart TV really doesn't do anything except for streaming some video clips very rarely.

- I NEVER want to get disconnected!! not even for a millisecond if you catch my drift.

- I prefer an internal piece of hardware witch I have a PCI slot for with the room. Although I would also like to be able to give internet to multiple PC's or whatever , ya never know ; LAN party for example...
i do realize a switch would suffice but I'll just give you everything because I know there are many ways to go wireless. just dont know crap about them...

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A:Solved: Help! need to switch from ethernet cable to wireless connection to modem/rout

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Good Evening
hope someone can help

i have a netgear router dg834gt and netgear switch gs608

2 computers connected direct to router work fine (using vista!)

yet 4 computers through switch have no internet access!! (using xp)

switch is connected via Cat5E cable to router
have tried everything i can think, with exceptions of upgrading firmware!

any help would be greatly recieved! (am having to make do with dongle!)


A:Solved: no internet through switch (Netgear router Netgear switch)

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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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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,

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

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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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Hi - I am having to extend my network and want to use 2 switches. Current one is a Belkin 5 port 10/100. Now thinking of buying the:

Belkin 8 port 10/100 (F5D5513Iuk8) or
Netgear 8 port 10/100 (FS608) or
Netgear Prosafe 8 port 10/100 (FS108).

Which is the best one to get (I realise the Netgear Prosafe is normally more expensive but I can get it at the same price as the Belkin)?

Could anybody also advise if the second switch will provide as much speed (bandwidth, I think) to the PCs it supplies (3) as the first one which will be linked to my router and 3 PCs and a couple of printers. I would really appreciate any advice you can give - I have spent ages Googling this question and am still not clear.

Many thanks

A:Solved: Switch to Switch

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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>

A:How Can i Connect Gigabyte Switch to Gitabyte Switch

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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?


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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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,

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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Alright so my Fire Dept is looking at buying a new server. The one we have now is set up as Active Directory w/ Roaming profiles. I was wonder if there is a way to copy or transfer the users, settings, and files to the new server? I do not want to copy the OS to the new server though.

Is there anyway to do this. There probably is but I just dont feel like looking through Google and Forums to find the answer.

-FF/EMS J. Kingsnorth

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Hi.My computer is connected to rp.edu.sg domain, its intended for my school stuff.Lately there's been difficulty connecting to the wireless in school because under the TCP/IP the DNS server keeps switching to have tried running AVG Anti-spyware and hijack this in safe mode, and also fixwareout, I know some of the O17 entries are causing this and tried deleting them, but they keep coming back and im not sure what is causing that. Would be good if anybody can help =)Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 7:15:39 PM, on 1/7/2009Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16762)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\System.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exeC:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exeC:\Acer\Empowering Technology\eRecovery\Monitor.exeC:\WINDOWS\AGRSMMSG.exeC:\acer\epm\epm-dm.exeC:\PROGRA~1\LAUNCH~1\LManager.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exeC:\Program Files&... Read more

A:DNS Server Switch

Howdy, my name is Hoov, and I will be helping you with your dilemma. I appologize for the delay in getting you help.Please make sure you watch this thread for responses. If you click the options tab at the top of your first post, you can select to track this thread. Here is what I am asking you to do during the repair of your computer*Tell me everything that you have done, if anything, to try and fix this problem.*Please only use 1 forum to help clear up your problem. Posting on more than 1 and following instructions from more than 1 forum will cause those helping you to pull out thier hair.*Follow my instructions - If you can't for some reason, or if you don't understand something, please tell me. If you deviate from my instructions, tell me, it may make a difference on where we go. Don't install anything, even other programs that have nothing to do with security or malware, it could cause things to change, and I would never know it. *Have faith. I will do all I can to get your computer working, and if I can't - someone else here will know something else to try. *Stick with me to the end. My aim is to fix your problems, and give you the tools and knowledge to keep this from happening again.Now onto trying to fix your computer.It has been a while since you posted your log, if you still want help could you please post a new one?Also on all the computers connected thru this router please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1alt... Read more

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same error msg upon startup
IE version: 6

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 14:59:06, on 19/07/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\McAfee\HackerWatch\HWAPI.exe
c:\program files\common files\mcafee\mna\mcnasvc.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MPFSrv.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSK\MskSrver.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\mpsevh.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSK\MskAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\BroadJump\Client Foundation\CFD.exe
C:\Program Files\SiteAdvisor\6021\SiteAdv.exe
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A:Server Busy, switch to....

Hiya and welcome. sazzi

I've moved you to your own thread, as that post was 2 years old

I'll get someone to check the log for you



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Every time i boot up my laptop i get a message server not found please switch or retry....... Can anyone tell me how to stop this please?

Thank You

A:Switch Server Sign

run msconnfig and see whats in your Startup. Could be some time of program trying to get out to connect to some server.

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Over the weekend my computer was attacked by more than one trojan. My anti-virus was able to quarantine and delete them but my computer is still having problems.

I keep getting a message that says
Server busy
This action cannot be completed because the other program is busy.
Choose Switch To to activate the busy program and correct the problem.Click to expand...

With a switch to , retry , and cancel button. The cancel is grayed out and there is no way to click the X. It appears for a while and then leaves.

Also the menu bar, start button, and desktop icons are completely gone. There is only a desktop image.

I'm also getting random pop-ups in internet explorer, while I am using Firefox, from something called "From Internet Speed Monitor" and I randomly get pop-ups for "Advertising" on Firefox.

Is there anything to do to fix this? I use a Compaq running on Windows XP. I've run anti-virus already and it did not find anything.

Thank you for your help.

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I'm running a simple network at home with a Linksys BEFSR41 router. I have two computers hooked up wired and a wireless router acting like an access point that I use for my laptop occasionally. Until this weekend I've been having no problems but I shut down the computers due to weather and now one of them is not able to communicate with any others on the network. The problem computer will get an address supplied to it by the router (DHCP server) but once it has it I cannot get any other connectivity. Of course this is hindering internet access on this computer. I can ping the loopback and assigned IP addresses w/o problems but when I ping the default gateway (router) and/or the other computer I get "Request timed out." I initially thought it was the NIC so I bought another one but still get the same issue. I've moved the cards to different PCI slots but no luck. I tested the cable running from the computer and the router but found no problems. I even tried resetting the TCP/IP stack but still didn't work. The computer in question is running WinXP SP2 with the original NIC being a Linksys LNE100TX and the new one being a D-Link DFE-530TX+.

Any clues on this? If more info is needed let me know--it's been a while since I've posted. Thanks in advance.

A:Solved: Getting IP addr from DHCP but cannot ping DHCP server

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Soft to switch various public DNS server with hot key on win 7

A:Soft to switch various public DNS server with hot key on win 7

netsh interface ipv4 set dns name="Wireless Network Connection" static primary
netsh interface ipv4 add dns name="Wireless Network Connection"
ipconfig /flushdns
Copy/paste the code above into notepad.
Change "Wireless Network Connection" to the name of the network adapter of interest.
Change and to the DNS IP addresses of interest.
Save the text file with a name that means something to you (i.e. open-dns.bat)
(Use quotation marks to force a new file extension "open-dns.bat")
(You may need this info to see if the file extension is correct:
File Extensions - Hide or Show)

Right click on that file and run as admin.

Create a different text/bat file for each DNS provider of interest.

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