• Setting up a large home network

    I have a large home and the setup looks like this.  Cable Modem | Dynex Router - 192.168.1.1 - 255.255.255.0 | Belkin Wireless Router 192.168.2.1 - 255.255.255.0 My problem is that the Belkin works very well in all rooms except the far end of the house.  So I purchased a second Belkin Router...

    Ltannenbaum5 pointsBadges:
  • LAN Connection between PC and Laptop

    I have a Netgear router installed on my home desktop PC.  It has been connected to my laptop and working just fine for at least a year.   After problems with my laptop, I re-installed XP and  I can't get the router to reconnect.  It keeps telling me the LAN has been unplugged.  When...

    CindyLThompson5 pointsBadges:
  • Added computers not recognizing Linksys router, network down

    i need to reset my network but none of my added computers are recognizing the router wrt54g do i need to change the name of my network. the network went down while i was awy for a couple of days and never has come back up.

    061015 pointsBadges:
  • Boost connectivity with Cat5

    I know this is nt right but in a picnh for now this is what was done. went about 270 feet in cat5 cable and terminated to a jack. Then to a little 10/100 switch then five 5 lines to more than 100 feet of more cat 5 to another terminated ends.   Well of course the speed on the network is slower but...

    Jaymz69765 pointsBadges:
  • ip address of laptop to connect with office vpn

    I was connected to a vpn but i switched to cable from dsl, now my laptop won't connect to the vpn

    Czarsala5 pointsBadges:
  • Mapping network drives on clients

    Ok, this is very basic, but I am new to networking. My understanding is that mapping network drives on clients in a particular domain is client dependent. In other words, if I map on my PC connection to drive X, and then later I log in on another PC in the same network, I would have to map the...

    mikidc470 pointsBadges:
  • Error 1606. Could not Access Network Location :.

    I can't install or uninstall a lot of software (most notorius java runtime) because of that message, I've been searching for solutions over the past few months and nothing solved this problem. Now I'm trying to reinstall steam and that error pops up, it doesn't mention appdata or anything, only :....

    Jmmontoro15 pointsBadges:
  • Repeated network switch failures

    This is now the third switch at a small business location that has failed. This is their only switch. The first two were Dell, and the last was NetGear. Each time power is fine, but no connectivity. Powering on and off does not help. It has been happening about every 2 months, and it always seems...

    ElizabethS5 pointsBadges:
  • APC device connected via USB shutting down other systems

    Can we have a APC device connected to a server via usb or serial cable alert other systems on the network and have them shut down?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Active Directory network error: “Failed to Contact Domain Controller”

    Occasionally users can not log in to our 2008 Active Directory network. They get a failed to contact a domain controller. We have two AD boxes and when this happens no one can log on. It lasts a few minutes at most. How can we troubleshoot and resolve this issue?

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Random Request timed out when ping router?

    I just noticed my internet was unstable and slow. I connected my laptop directly with leased line modem, I can able to work & ping without request timeout But when I connected through router am facing this problem, Random Request timed out when ping with router I am suspecting the problem with...

    Softtools20 pointsBadges:
  • Booting generic machines to the network & installing image of Windows 7

    We purchased 200 generic machines without operating systems. We need them to boot to the network and install an image of Windows 7. What is the best way to do this? Can it be done with Windows services?

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • range of lan connectivity

    how long can be the range of lan cable connectivty.without traffic or interferrence?

  • Two VPN connections with two network cards pointing to different connections

    Is it possible to have two VPN connections to the same machine simultaneously with two network cards -- each NIC pointing to the different connections?

    SearchEnterpriseWAN1,095 pointsBadges:
  • Internet connection disconnects

    My Internet connection disconnects. I checked my LAN settings in Network Settings , it shows status "Connected". But if i try connecting any website it shows The page cannot be displayed....... To attempt fixing network connectivity problems, click Tools, and then click "Diagnose Connection...

    Mayurkhe295 pointsBadges:
  • Connecting AS/400 box to a network job

    How can we connect a new AS400box to Network Job?

    qmaster1,675 pointsBadges:
  • Windows Server connectivity to local user

    I HAVE TIRED MANY TO CONNECT A USER TO DOMAIN BUT UNABLE TO CONNECT. I HAVE INSTALL ADS,DHCP,DNS SERVER... BUT THEN TO UNABLE TO CONNECT. PLS TELL WHAT ALL I NEED TO CHAECK ...THE ERROR THAT OCCURS IS THAT THERE IS SOME PROM INDNS SERVER CONFIG. PLS TELL ME STEP BY STEP PROCEDURE TO CONNECT THE...

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  • Switch or router for small office network with 10-20 computers

    Hi I am trying to setup a small network for an office. Not sure should I use a Switch or a router. Could be 10-20 computers. Also the user wants me to block everyone from accessing their emails. Any suggestions is appreciated

    NetworkingIT5 pointsBadges:
  • VPN in Windows XP Professional

    Having trouble setting up a VPN in Windows XP.  Should be straightforward but...  When I set up the VPN in connection Wizard I only get a Dial Up connection even though I am on a business network.  I want a network connection. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.   

    Lmtapia5 pointsBadges:
  • sharing a folder vista laptop and xp pc

    Dear All, I have a laptop which i want to share with our office pc which has windows xp professional v.2002 sp2  the laptop has vista home premium sp2.  when i connect the lan cable to the laptop, i am able to see the pc's but not able to browse or transfer files. i intend taking a backup of my...

    Forestgump15 pointsBadges:

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