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Q: Wireless router in part of house, but need a hardwired connection in another part

I have a wireless modem connected to my main desktop in a downstairs room of my house (where my Comcast internet connection is located). The wireless connectivity is fine throughout the house for the most part.

However, if I want to connect to a slingbox to my tv upstairs which requires a hard wired ethernet connection, what are my options?

I will have no permanent computer upstairs.

Can I configure an access point for this or will I have to look at one of Cicso Power type options for this type of needed connection?

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A: Wireless router in part of house, but need a hardwired connection in another part

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Hi, now have a router to connect to net.(old modem was playing up) I dont need the wireless ability of this & the guy at the shop advised me to turn it off for security resons. he said this was merely a case of clicking some option but i cant find this anywhere! can anyone help? Im using Vista & the router is a dynamode R-ADSL-C4W-EG,
Thanks
 

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OK I have a local isp providing wireless internet service, and seeing as that the only other option I have is 56k dialup, I'm stuck with it. I have hardwired my PC to my router and it works great with surfing the web and whatnot, but my problems occur when I'm gaming.

-I will get lag spikes (expected) playing online games
-Frequently, yet randomly, I will be disconnected from the game completely, and the case seems to be a momentary lapse of connectivity.
-During these periods, web pages won't load and I can't interact in the game, basically a big lag spike. The game will boot me back to the menu, and shortly after (seconds after being booted usually, rarely minutes), I can log back in again.
Once again, I'm using a wireless router to connect to my wireless internet service, and these random lag spikes kick me off of games or temporarily stop downloads. When something requires a streaming connection, it's a huge hindrance to me.

Sorry if I'm not very computer literate, but I am very new to this connection and tech talk in general, so feel free to hold my hand if you have any advice.

Thanks
 

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Hi there,

My last thread, "Vista Wireless Connection Problems", was closed today but I'd like to appeal that decision. Perhaps I was unclear in my original post, but the wireless network I'm trying to access in my apartment has been designated for my use by the landlord as part of the lease agreement, that is, I'm not just trying to poach another tenet's hard-earned internets. The leasing company has a number of wifi networks set up in this building and they gave me the name and password to the one I'm supposed to able to use when I moved in a few months ago. Since then, the connection has been flawless when plugged into the wall jack, but I can't seem to get the wireless to work. I thought perhaps someone could see if it's just an error on my end with regard to my computer's configurations. If I need to do something with the router, I'll need to contact the landlord, whose office is downstairs. I've sent them a few emails about it over the past few months but they have yet to address the issue. There doesn't seem to be anyone particularly computer literate working for their company, so if I do need access to the router, I'd like to know what I should do with it instead of just pressing buttons.

Hopefully this clears things up and you'll be willing to reconsider answering my question. As the wireless is meant to be included with the rent, I'd really like to start using it at some point and not ... Read more

A:Solved: Vista Wireless Connection Problems PART 2

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So I have a 1.5 terabite external hard drive and I want to be able to have it work with my Playstation 3. I also want it to work with my Toshiba Laptop which has Vista. Can anyone tell my how to format the partition so that it is Fat32 and the other is NTFS? on a side note if I instal UBuntu onto my PS3 do I need to use the fat32 for that also or will NTFS work with it? Thanks alot.

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Does anyone know if a U530 motherboard (part DA0LZ9MB8G0) compatible with a U430P (part DA0LZ9MB8F0)? These look identical apart from 1 connector which appears to be in a different position. Many thanks in advance to anyone that can help! 

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Hi,
I would like to be able to add a media card reader to my 3010MT Optiplex Dell PC system. I noticed some machines were equipped with one 5.25" bay sharing a slim optical drive and media card reader in one bay.

What options do I have, do I have to change out my current optical drive or can I buy a media card reader that will fit with correct caddy etc in my current available 5.25" space below my optical drive.?

Basically wanted part numbers for 19 in 1 mcr for my 3010MT. Also, would a generic 5.25 device work?

Thanks

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Im creating a normal document in Microsoft Word and I need to have one section of information automatically copied and pasted to another section of the document... and like update when any info is changed. Basically its a notes section on each page of the document that I want copied to a summary section without deleting the original notes. Ive tried understanding forms and macros but Imnot even sure thats what I should be trying. Can anyone help?
 

A:Can Microsoft Word auto copy one part of a doc & paste it to another part of same doc

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My HP Notebook - 15-r264dx TouchSmart (ENERGY STAR) - Will not power on. After dissasembling it, I found that the connection between the small board containing the power button and the 4 wire ribbon cable that leads back to the motherboard was broken. I tried to fix it by pressing the four wires onto their contacts, and pressing the power button then. That did not work, probably indicating that once the connection is broken, it cannot be put back. So I either need to find a fix for that, or purchase a replacement part. The part is: TMT YA-4A1  54V-0  E114139 (It would need to be both the power button chip and the ribbon cable, connected.) ps. The computer works aside from the power button malfunction, as I touched two of the contact wires in the ribbon cable together and it turned on. Also, I do not know whether it is a 64 bit or 32 bit, but I doubt that will have any weight on the solution.

A:Where can I purchase a replacement part/repair existing part...

Hi, Vendors now only sell the whole part. Please check the following list which shows all availabe parts for your machine:     http://partsurfer.hp.com/Search.aspx?SearchText=L0T71UA If you only needed a small piece, you may have to buy whole part or working out part for that piece and search on eBay. Regards.

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i have a windows xp home o/s on a dell dimension 8200
last week i casually deleted my video driver instead of a similarly named program which i did not want. for several days i could not see anything on my monitor. while i was out getting the startup discs from my brother in law who has the same computer (system and all) because my house ate my set, my sister was trying to "help" fix it by putting in the emergency boot and repair disks i made for a different computer... a dell 4300 with ME o/s... and when i got back... well, lets just say i was unhappy.

the computer refused to acknowledge that i had a hard drive so i popped in the o/s cd from dell and added another partition so now i can see and use my computer.

now, is there any way i can get my other information back? when i open computer management, and click on disk management i see two partitions on Disk 0 :

( )
37.27 GB FAT
Healthy (EISA Configuration)

(C: )
37.25 GB NTFS
Healthy (System)

if i make the ( ) the active partition it goes back to being unable to load (but still there)

any thoughts on this situation (besides what i can do to my sister) would be very much appreciated.
 

A:cannot access part of my harddrive (the part with all my files)

try Partition magic or Disk magic. You may be able to re-activate your partition with those. Otherwise you'll need a program to recover your files. I just used File Scavanger ($40) to recover files from a hard drive that got trashed from a major system failure. I regained 80% of my files, fortunately about 95% of my most important ones. Most of the other programs are $90 & up. Good luck and make your sister pay for these programs
 

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A Dell machine I have is having power issues, I came across this thread: http://forums.techguy.org/hardware/818967-dell-xps-410-shutdown-startup.html#post6637614

Further down in that thread, I saw this post which explains I need to replace a piece: http://forums.techguy.org/6637614-post10.html

I Google'd around for that part # but could not find it to buy. Any ideas?
 

A:Dell sold defective part, where can I buy the part?

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Hello folks,
At the risk of sounding thick.
I have a LaCie 500gb formatted with Fat32, this was for use with my PC AND PS3. I have about 150gb used. I now want to back up my pc to make some hardware changes but i cant back this up to my EHD because its formated to fat32. I don't have enough room on my HD to save the data from my EHD, format the EHD to ntfs and save it back.
Is it possible to format an EHD to part fat32 and part ntfs?
Or is my only alternative another EHD?
Thanks for any help
Paul
 

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Hi there, I've been searching and searching, and couldn't find any information on this. What is the 512 GB Samsung part that I receive, when I order the Lenovo part number "4XB0N10300" for my P50? Is it PM961? If not, what would be the correct Lenovo part number to go by in order to obtain the PM961? Thank you in advance!

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I am using Excel 2010. In cell B26, I want it to read "The total is ..", followed by a variable picked up from cell F4. The variable has to be included in cell B26.

It's annoying, because 10 or 15 years ago I knew how to do this, but now I can't remember. I tried searching office.com help, but without obvious search terms, it's frustrating. Can someone help?
 

A:Part text, part variable in a cell

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I went to a small office that has a DSL connection. It seems to be going through a router of some kind because they all have IP adresses with the first 3 octets being the same number. (e.g. 69.147.292.xxx). I hooked up a wireless router to one of the network connections and attached 3 pc's to it. Of course they now all have addresses like 192.168.2.xxx. Router is a Belkin 802.11g router.

Can I still share resources from the 192.168.2.xxx machines with the ones that have the 69.147.292.xxx addresses?

Thanks.

Ken
 

A:Solved: Sharing resources on a hardwired router with a ones on a wireless router.

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Ok, I would really appreciate it if someone could help me with this. I have a D-Link DI-624 Rev. C router with an Xbox 360, and a Windows XP desktop connected to it with ethernet cables, and it cannot seem to hold a connection. When I connect the computer straight to the modem, the connection is fine, but when it is through the router, it drops every couple of minutes. I dont know what I'm doing wrong. I dont think it is the router, because I even bought a Netgear WGR614 v.7 and it also did the same thing. I am also using AT&T Yahoo! and a speedstream 5100 modem. If you can not help me, who do you think I should call for support? The modem company, the router company, the ISP, or Microsoft? Also ask any other questions if you need them?
 

A:Hardwired connection through router dropping?

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I recently reformatted my main (of 2) partition (holding Windows XP home and program files, the C drive) due to a virus. All my files were on a 2nd partition (D) that wasn't formatted in order to save my files. After reinstalling WinXP, I then moved my files to the OS partition, and formatted the 2nd partition as well, trying to give my whole drive a good clean. Unfortunately, when rebooting, my machine wouldn't start up because "NTLDR file is missing".

I realized it was looking for NTLDR on the D: drive (Files drive) and thus solved the problem by using my XP setup CD to copy NTLDR, ntdetect.com, and Boot.ini on to the D: drive. Then I ran Bootcfg from the XP setup CD recovery consol to set Boot.ini to point to my windows XP installation on the C: drive. So, now it starts up fine, but clearly my computer is recognizing the D: partition as the "Active" partition, when the C: partition really should be it!

So, I would like to get things back to normal but I can't figure out how to reset which partition is considered "Active". When I use PartitionMagic, the option to "Set as Active..." my C: partition is unavailable, in part, I suspect, because for some reason my OS partition (with WinXP on it, C is set up as a "Logical" partition, and not a "Primary" partition. Furthermore, there is this unexplained "Extended" partition w/ no drive letter that is exactly the same size the C: drive. I read th... Read more

A:Solved: Complicated Partition Q's: Setting "Active" part.; Boot not same as System part.; etc

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Is this the correct picture?  Google is showing me a simpler adapter without the USB portion (i.e. passive adapter).  I wish to be able to use this to connect my dual-link DVI only monitor that is 2560x1440 to my laptop (radeon 8750m) which only has VGA or display port.  Is this the correct adapter?  The description does mention 2560x1600, but I'm a little skeptical due to the differring picture results from my Google search.

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About 6 days ago my Ethernet cable and some of my USB ports stopped working so i called ASUS (my motherboard manufacturer) and the technition told me that the problem may be my powersupply. Sure enough when i bought a new one it worked. But what I also have noticed is that now other things on my computer are dieing. My DVD drive can not read most disks, the only one i was able to get it to read was Minority Report, and just yesterday windows explorer stopped working on my computer even after a restart. i looked online and found that this could be because windows cant find hardware that should be there. i dont know what to do. im getting the vista disk from a friend today to reinstall but i have a feeling that thats not the problem.

powersupply i got:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817159040
 

A:HELP! my computer is dieing part by part.

well..the new install will sort out one route of problems...wen diagnosing a problem you need to cover all possible routes that a problem could stem from...so..the software is one of those routes...get it fresh installed and patched all up to date..then give it a try...
 

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Hi all..
I will attempt to make this short as I can! We recentely went from Dial up to Satellite internet. The satellite installer connected hard wired from router to our two computers.It has worked great. I now want to connect my wifes Lap top to router hardwired also. I used proper Cat 5 interconnect cable etc between router and laptop. Not being much of a computer Guru,I knew that somehow I was going to have to make the router recgonize the Laptop. I called the orginal satellite installer, and he told me its very simple process.

Open browser/click on view/ internet options / connections. He said click on box that says, auto recgonize, and Bingo! Your all set to go.Laptop is win XP by the way! I don't see any box saying auto recgonixe,So, I then clicked on Setup for internet connection.A welcome to the connection Wizard opens. So I followed with the next option, again and again,and it really took me nowhere that I had an option to click on anything. So,now I'm back to square one with no connection.

Just one little added note of interest. I have noticed that on both my wifes puter and also on mine that are connected and working. In the connection dialog box where it says part way down...Never dial a connection../ and the two other options to choose from, that the Never dial a connection has a check mark in it on both or our working puters. But , on the lap top , that whole area is grayed out, and you can't selecet any of the options if one wanted. Could that... Read more

A:Laptop hardwired to router connection problem..

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Hey everyone -

I can follow directions and am fairly tech-savvy, just don't have the time to troubleshoot this stuff and run my business. Here's the rundown:

Router: Cisco Linksys E1000 V2
-working fine until I unplugged to move it and plugged it in
-verified with tech support the problem is not physical
-right now, am hardwired to the router, which is hardwired to the cable modem, and connectivity is fine through hardwiring

-no luck through wireless - this is the error message I get:

This webpage is not available:
The server at www.google.com can't be found, because the DNS lookup failed. DNS is the network service that translates a website's name to its Internet address. This error is most often caused by having no connection to the Internet or a misconfigured network. It can also be caused by an unresponsive DNS server or a firewall preventing Google Chrome from accessing the network.

How do I fix this - I suppose it's some simple setting somewhere, just don't know where to go to or what to change. Thanks in advance for your help!

Dan
 

A:Router Works fine Hardwired, but no on wireless

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Hello,
I have an HP Pavillion dv4030, Belkin wireless router, Windows XP Home ed OS. I had no problem getting a wireless internet connection for years, until now.

I can connect to the internet by connecting a cable from my laptop to the router. But I lose the connection when I remove the cable. I have checked the settings on my modem and confirmed with AT&T. I have checked the settings on my router and confirmed with Belkin. I tried calling HP, but apparently they don't offer phone customer service on laptops 5+ years old. I downloaded BIOS drivers and wireless LAN adapter drivers from HP's website, although they are current as of 2006, and my problems began about 2 months ago.

Can anyone offer any advice?! I have searched this board and other for similar problems, and usually the problems resolved after installing new drivers. I am not having the same success.

Thanks!
 

A:No wireless connection but it works hardwired

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Alright here is my issue as best as I can explain it. I have two drives, one with a system partition one with my boot. The one with the boot is the drive I want to use as my primary. I want to format the drive with the system partition.

How can I move the sys partition to the boot drive so that I can format the other since right now disk management will not let me format the drive with the sys partition.

Picture for more info
Disk 3/Vol6 is what I want to save and align sys/boot too. Disk 4/Vol7 is what I want to format.
Thanks a lot!

A:System Part and Boot Part Diff Drives. Want to Align SYS and BOOT

On second thought- use easybcd - it has a very easy change boot drive option.

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Any proof to this? My guess is the router has a built-in firewall, which slows hemps download speed? I read 100Mbps with hard wired, and 54Mbps max with wireless.
 

A:Better download speed with hardwired connection vs wireless?

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So, in this thread I described an interesting situation where some "random" machine was able to attempt a connection to a Windows XP Home Edition (SP3) system on UDP port 1026 which is behind a Belkin Wireless G router. The router doesn't have any DMZs configured and no port forwarding is configured.

Today, another machine with an IP from china (202.97.238.235) tried to connect to the above system on UDP port 1026. Once again, ZoneAlarm blocked the connection attempt. There is nothing running on the system which is listening on port 1026 and chat software isn't used on this machine.

I'm going to do a firmware upgrade on the router now. If another connection is blocked by ZoneAlarm again, I'm swapping out the router.

The firewall in the router IS enabled and the firewall log shows some DoS blocks from a handful of unique IPs, one of which is interestingly ONE address away from the IP assigned to the router.

That's the latest.

Peace...
 

A:Network router question, part deux

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On 7/3/2001, I posted my problem and Bryan and Skyman commented on what techsupport told me. Problem improved a bit till today. Called the phone co., who had supervisor with infoave call me. Phone co. also gave me additional local dial-up number, they have only 2. The second number works better. Seems that this proves that all the problem is not my machine. Supervisor really nice guy. Has me right click on "my computer", left click on "properties", left click on "performance". Indicates 60% available resources. Supervisor says I need at least 80% and can get rid of some programs "running in the background" or get more RAM. Freely confess to being at the low end of the learning curve. Is he correct? How do I get these items out of the "background" and still have them conveniently available? Have 96 MB RAM. Just install more?
 

A:Internet Connection: Part 2

Hiya

They will be starting when you Boot up. Go to Run and type in MSCONFIG (assuming Win98) and go to the Start tab. Uncheck the ones that you don't want appearing. Post the list here beforehand to be on the safe side.
You may be able to stop them loading up in the actual programs.

They will be available in Programs should you ever need them.

Regards

eddie
 

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Hi guys me again. We originally solved my router problem by resetting it and starting from scratch. It seems this is only a short term solution as I can't get on the internet again and have since disconnected the router, but before I did that I did an ip config/all and hopefully we can find a long term solution for this issue. Thanks

Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

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

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : YOUR-0D330DFBAF
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Unknown
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) PRO/100 VE Network Connecti
on
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-11-11-B9-AB-88
Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.2
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : fe80::211:11ff:feb9:ab88%6
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.1
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.1
fec0:0:0:ffff::1%1
fec0:0:0:ffff::2%1
fec0:0:0:ffff::3%1
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Saturday, January 26, 2008 7:31:48 A
M
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Hi Guys,

I have a win7 desktop upstairs with all of my media on it. I also have a winXP laptop that I would like to use as a media center running xbmc connected to my tv downstairs. I have set up a workgroup so my laptop can access the media stored on my desktop and everything works great when they are both hardwired to my router (Linksys E3000). However, as soon as I unplug my laptop from my router and switch to the wireless connection I can no longer ping my desktop or access the shared folder (internet still works fine on the laptop, it just cant see my desktop anymore). If I plug it back in to the router, everything works again.

I have checked a lot of forums but haven't found anyone who really seems to be having the exact same issue as me. This one seems to be the closest I can find however I tried most of the solutions mentioned there without any luck. I would love some fresh ideas if you have any, very close to just saying forget it and buying a new router (if that is even the issue but it's all I can think of).

The exact error message I get when I try to access the shared folder is "\\INFINITY\Media is not accessable. You might not have permission to use this network resource. Contact the administrator of this server to find out if you have access permissions. The network path was not found."

Thanks for any help, laptop specs are below.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Serv... Read more

A:Solved: Workgroup works great when hardwired to router, doesn't work over wireless

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Wrote last week about problems with someone hacking my wireless router. Quick recap is that I have done everything to block access....including WPA2 and very long, random computer generated SSID and passwords (30 character/60 character respectively)...and still getting the messages from Comcast that stuff was downloaded illegally. So, I shutoff the radio. Today, I looked at the router admin log and with the wireless turned off noticed that log entries showing someone accessing the internet. I entered serveral of the sites (common sites) into the "block entries" file for the router but below is an example I copied just a few minutes ago:

[site blocked: /minitri.flg] from source 192.168.1.93, Friday, April 27,2012 18:03:22
[site blocked: gadgets.live.com] from source 192.168.1.93, Friday, April 27,2012 18:02:52
[site blocked: websearch.ask.com] from source 192.168.1.93, Friday, April 27,2012 18:02:22
[site blocked: asktoolbar.weather.com] from source 192.168.1.93, Friday, April 27,2012 18:01:56
[site blocked: money.service.msn.com] from source 192.168.1.93, Friday, April 27,2012 18:01:05
[site blocked: /minitri.flg] from source 192.168.1.93, Friday, April 27,2012 17:58:22
[Log Cleared] Friday, April 27,2012 17:57:36

Can anyone explain what is going on? I would think that with the radio off there should be no activity showing up on the router log. Thanks for any insight.
 

A:Wireless hacker - part 2

Wow....this is getting stranger by the minute. Another notice from comcast just arrived in my email...for a copyright violation (porn download) that was 3 days after I turned off the wireless radio! Appreciate feedback/comment very much but please assume 1) nobody in my household is doing this and 2) there is only one computer connected via cable through this router/modem combination (I am typing on it now) and this computer was not used to download this material or to try and access the websites listed in the router log I mentioned in previous post. Previousl comment was made that comcast might have my IP address confused with someone else but then how does that explain the router log? Could some ahole be accessing the internet through my wired up computer without sitting at the keyboard?

Notice of Action under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act

Abuse Incident Number: Not Applicable
Report Date/Time: 26 Apr 2012 09:16:58 -04:00


KIM WAGNER
[address removed]
[removed], TN [zip removed]


Dear Comcast High-Speed Internet Subscriber:

Comcast has received a notification by a copyright owner, or its authorized agent, reporting an alleged infringement of one or more copyrighted works made on or over Comcast's High-Speed Internet service (the 'Service'). The copyright owner has identified the Internet Protocol ('IP') address associated with your Service account at the time as the source of the infringing works. The works identified by the copyr... Read more

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Thanks to everyone who made suggestions and helped me to get my wireless network up and running. I was also able to share my printer with a minimum of troubles. All of it was greatly appreciated. Now I have another question.

I am running Windows XP Home in both my desktop and my laptop and if I remember correctly it used to be that a special folder had to be created on each computer in able to share files and folders.

I have looked in the Windows XP help section and there isn't a lot of helpful information but from what I have been able to figure out from playing with my file sharing it now appears that all I have to do in order to share a file or folder is to drag it to the Shared Folders icon and presto the folder is now shared and I can see the folders on both computers by navigating to the My Network Places icon.

This appears to be much simpler than having to re-name folders and create duplicate folders but I want to be sure this is what needs to be done because the last thing I need is a messed up network or lost files.

Any help or comments is appreciated. Thanks.
 

A:Wireless Networking Question, Part 2.

You can easily share any folder on your computer with these steps..... Right click the folder --- select properties --- click sharing tab --- select 'share this folder on the network' --- and then give it a sharename. This can then be seen in 'network places'.

Or, if you prefer, you can map a drive to the shared folder/s (so the shared folder appears as a 'drive' in 'My Computer'....Right click 'My Computer' --- 'map network drive' --- assign a drive letter (any you fancy) --- the folder address is 'the_ip_address\the_sharename' OR '\\the_pc_name\the_sharename'.

This, I feel, is a more organised way of sharing folders and will save the 'dragging folders about' routing you have been doing!
 

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I would like to add a Intel wireless ac 7260 card to my notebook but I am not sure if its in the bios whitelist, can you tell me if it is compatable? Alternativly the service manual here http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04653884 lists a Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 802.11 ac 1x1 WiFi + BT 4.0 Combo Adapter but no HP part number.

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I was searching for a way to speed up my internet connection a few years ago and discovered something that really, really helped me out.

I started sharing it with my friends/family and eventually made a video about it.

You can check it out here. I hope it helps someone. Not everyone will benefit but some will, I hope!!!

here it is:

http://www.slowconnectionhelper.com
 

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Hi,


There was a issue in Internet Explore when I am trying to give the connection from source webpart to destination webpart in sharepoint 2013 webpart page and I tried to debug
the error in Developer tools it gives the error like "XPathResult is Undefined".  Source Webpart
is Sharepoint 2013 Calendar list and Destination webpart is Sharepoint 2013 Custom List.
We have tried all version if IE  in different machine like windows 7 and 10 also but no luck and its working fine in other browsers other than IE. 

Kindly let me know if you have any suggestions or any clue.

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I am networking illiterate and don't know if this is even possible. I tether my phone to my main computer then share the internet connection with a router. Is it possible to make the tethered computer and the computers on the router part of the SAME network?
 

A:Make shared connection part of network

Not really. you create TWO Internet connections using that cellphone and depending upon which connection is created first
(the router->ISP vs cell->Cell Carrier) the first one will dominate all traffic due to the use of the default route in the routing table in the pc. I would think that only the Cell phone usage would send traffic via the cell carrier.
 

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2nd topic on the forum! Very handy!

Ok, have a "base" laptop running windows xp pro, sp3.
It has an external 1TB hard drive connected to it as well as a printer, both are shared.

Was working fine for the past week and a bit, as far as printing from other laptops to that printer and accessing (mapping) the hard drive, BUT, over the past few days have been running into some issues.

The printer status on my laptop running Win7 says "offline", deleted the printer off my laptop and tried accessing it again and can't even see it now.. and the mapped HD shows an 'X' and says "An error occurred while reconnecting to ............ Microsoft Windows Network: The local drive name is already in use. This connection has been restored."

And when I click on 'Network' on my Win7 laptop, "BaseLaptop" doesn't show up anymore, they are both on the same 'Home' workgroup, and I don't get what has changed or what has happened, as far as I know nothing has been changed as it would have only been me changing things! My own laptop doesn't even show up when I click 'Network' on my laptop, after a restart it sometimes does, and after restarting both laptops I can sometimes access the shared external HD but when I tried later on it won't let me again.

Any idea what has gone on/wrong anyone? The base laptop is connected to router via cable, and my laptop connects wirelessly. I can still connect to... Read more

A:Solved: Losing (a part of) network connection. Stumped.

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I did a search and found this thread forums.techguy.org/showthread.php?t=377189

but am still pulling my hair on the seemingly simple task.

wired router [Linksys BEFSR41] with 2 pc's connected, DHCP- all is good.
wireless router [D-link DI-524] with pc card for laptop

my recent reconfig ended up this way from JohnWill's comments

Linksys DHCP with scope 192.168.1.100 with 5 users (unchanged)

configured d-link with laptop this way:
dhcp off
LAN IP- 192.168.1.254 with same subnet mask [255.255.255.0]
WAN settings are untouched and state 'dynamic ip address'

straight through cable from uplink port on linksys to LAN port on d-link wireless.

sometimes the laptop gets an IP from the wired router sometimes not. If i switch users (win xp sp1a) forget it! - the new users get a private default IP.

now as I type this, the laptop finally got an IP from the linky 192.168.1.101 but this is flaky and sometimes not on boot.

I also tried connecting LAN to LAN between the routers.

going nuts- please help. (filters, firewall or crossover cable needed?)

ps- wireless log shows 'DHCP Discover no response' every so often
 

A:Wireless Laptop networked with wired network? part II

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Hi - need some help to determine my problem with windows network error. Also, I don't know if this is a cause, but my wireless signal is horrible after purchasing a Netgear N600 wireless router - I have a cable modem connected through ethernet to wireless router.

Here's my system info:
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium, Service Pack 2, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU E2220 @ 2.40GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 13
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 4085 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) G33/G31 Express Chipset Family, 320 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 463759 MB, Free - 119890 MB; D: Total - 13178 MB, Free - 1801 MB;
Motherboard: PEGATRON CORPORATION, Benicia
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled

ipconfig/all

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6002]
Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
C:\Windows\system32>ipconfig/all
Windows IP Configuration
Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : POLITOBONITO-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek RTL8168C(P)/8111C(P) Family PCI-E
Gigabit Ethernet NIC (NDIS 6.0)
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-24-8C-6C-E9-35
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfigurati... Read more

A:2-Part Problem - Windows has detected an IP Address conflict and Poor Wireless Signal

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OK. We're leaving our home here in Fl and moving in with our daughter in Me. She has a two story house with two computers upstairs (one a wireless laptop) and there will be three computers (including mine) downstairs. Four of the computers don't have wireless cards. I'd like a rather simple explanation of just how I can set it all up to work from an existing Verizon DSL service. Right now there are two Verizon DL routers and both my granddaughter and my daughter are paying seperate bills. So, what I'm asking is how can I set it all up so we have only one bill to pay and all of our computers connect to the same wireless router? If this sounds confusing, then you know how confusing it is to my 70 year old mind! LOL
 

A:Setting up a Wireless Router for the house

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Dears , I lose the usb dongle I have 20 pics , please Advise if there is replacement or soultion for the same Lenovo Ultraslim Plus Wireless Keyboard and Mouse - English (UK & Ireland) - Part number: 0A34066

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Hello I would like to replace a keyboard of lenovo 20j1 -004UMZ. The Problem is the replacement keyboard (same FRU) got a longer cable (the other one is correct). That's why I can't close the keyboard. There is no space for the longer cable. (Picutre)Any Ideas? Thank you very much, regards Lukas

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Hi everyone, this is my first post here. I've trawled the net for ages but have found nothing. I believe I have a unique situation here and would love some help from some net savvy people. I have strong computing skills, but keep away from networks if possible. Hope someone here can help, would really appreciate it.

Here's my current setup:
- HP Pavillion Laptop with Windows 7
- Receiving internet from a USB connected wireless modem (Huawei model E160E)
It all works well, internet is fine, I'm happy.

Why I want to share this network connection:
I have a couple of iphones and a Nintendo Wii and we would like to connect them to the the laptops internet connection.

Other things I've tried first:
I DO understand "Connectify" is out there and have tried it but it just fails every time I've tried it, the devices that try to connect all just sit there trying to connect and time out.

My possible solution found:
So what I found deep in my cupboards is a Belkin N Wireless Modem Router (Model F5D8633-4). It's a relic from my days of having an ADSL connection. This was back in the days when I used to have a physical phone line. Ahh they were the days, a physical connection to my house. Imagine that!

What I intend to do with the the Belkin relic:
I want to still receive the connection to my windows 7 laptop as I currently do, but have that connection shared over the belkin wireless modem router so that the nintendo wii and iphones can then co... Read more

A:Unique Q: USB Huawei Wireless Modem to feed house via Belkin Wireless N Modem Router

You enable Internet Connection Sharing on the internet connection and configure the Belkin as follows.

JohnWill's procedure (Aug. 30, 2008) for configuring a secondary router as a switch and, optionally, wireless access point follows.

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 192.168.0.2 through 192.168.0.100, I'd assign the secondary router 192.168.0.254 as it's IP address, 192.168.0.253 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. [You will not need a cross-over cable if one of the "routers... Read more

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Hi everyone, I resolved my previous issue on my PC (see previous post), now I have a different one.

My PC is connected over my WLAN to the internet. Everything is working fine, I am posting this message from said PC. However, there are some minor quirks in the configuration that I would like to explore. Firstly, my network is called DannyGooner, but I am connected (in the Network and Sharing Centre) to DannyGooner 2.

Secondly, the wirelss icon in my taskbar shows a red X, and when I click on it, there is a red X next to DannyGooner. When I click on that wireless network, I am told that "the settings saved for on this computer do not match the requirements of the network".

I have checked the settings with my laptop and they are exactly the same. Plus I am using the wireless connection now!

Very strange - I'd like to get this resolved as I want to use this PC to broadcast audio and if there are problems with the connection, that will obviously be an issue. Any ideas please??? I've attached a picture that shows some of the settings, hope this helps...

Thanks for reading!
 

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Hello,
I am trying to find out how much and what kind of hardware I need to purchase to piggy-back off my inlaws internet connection. They live 600+yds away and have satellite internet. We were told that its possible and not illegal to do this as we do cable this way now. What do I need in order to get it to my desktop machine and also my laptop. I have no modem or anything in my desktop currently. HELP!
 

A:Info on internet connection from house 700 yds to my house

slrhine said:


Hello,
I am trying to find out how much and what kind of hardware I need to purchase to piggy-back off my inlaws internet connection. They live 600+yds away and have satellite internet. We were told that its possible and not illegal to do this as we do cable this way now. What do I need in order to get it to my desktop machine and also my laptop. I have no modem or anything in my desktop currently. HELP!Click to expand...

I know this is going to sound awful but get your OWN internet connection. The distance is too great for a wireless network and probably wouldn't work terribly well by hardwiring it (and that's assuming you can get past the physical problems of installing the cable externally). You may be able to use a powerline network connection (not sure if these will work on an extended intranet) but the setup costs are still pretty high for now.

Really - fork out the few dollars that a internet connection of your own will cost. Much better proposition all round.
 

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2 of my 3 xp pcs router hardwired see each other. I've performed the typical troubleshooting to get the 3rd to work; it can't even ping its own IP. Some feature or service is turned off I guess.
 

A:1 of 3 router hardwired pcs won't network

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I recently purchased a Linksys E1200 router. I have two desktops (Windows XP) hardwired into the router, one of which is not connecting at all.

I have talked to Linksys tech support 3 times already and they have not been able to fix the problem.

Pinging a website got a request timeout.
Pinging the router got a good response.
It was properly assigned an IP address, but did not connect through the router.
Under Network Connections, it displays as "Connected" but is still not able to access the Internet.

I hope this all makes sense, I can probably give you more info if you need it.

Thanks,
CP
 

A:Computer not connecting hardwired through router

check the cable...swap it if possible...
 

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