About Experts Sitemap - Group 25 - Page 8 2016-06-21

General Networking/Lan/Wan: HP 940c Printer network hookup, hp 940c printer, eithernet
hp 940c printer, eithernet, printer server: You can purchase a Printer server. You then connect the 940C to the printer server via USB and the porinterserver connect via Ethernet to the router. Frankly, though I would look to replace the 940c. its an old printer. For little more than the cost of...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: HP jetdiret printer, rj45 port, network drivers
rj45 port, network drivers, web admin: Hi Richard, There are several ways to configure a printer on a network to be shared. However if you are using an RJ-45 port from HP, all you need to do is plug it in and installed the network drivers. You will need the software if you want to setup a specific...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: HSRP Configuration, router interface, preempt
router interface, preempt, ip addresses: Hello Rizvie, I am giving the HSRP configuration for the routers. Here standby 10 ip 10.1.1.1 is the gateway(Logical IP) 10.1.1.2 and 10.1.1.3 are the physical IP addresses. Router 1 (Active router) interface FastEthernet0/0 ip address 10.1.1.2 255.255.255.0...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Hub and Switches, 100mb hub, port switch
100mb hub, port switch, layman: HI Sukhjender, Basic difference in Hub and switch is the bandwidth they provide. IN hubs bandwidthis shared between all the ports whereas inswitches it is available at each port. So a 100mb hub with 10 port will have 10mb on an average at each port whereas...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: hacking, cable internet service, computer message
cable internet service, computer message, computer field: Well there might not be legal action to take. If the router is provided by the landlord, then its not necessarily illegal. But this is a question for a security expert. There are ways you can monitor who is attaching to your PC, but that s beyond my expertise....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: haii am murthy.we are..., lly, subnets
lly, subnets, qos: Murthy, follwoing needs to be checked for it to work properly: IP routing between two LAN QOS for the subnet on which you are doing this video streaming Multicast should be enabled. bandwidth should be earmarked for the stream latency between the two...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: What hardware do I need?, anti virus software, wireless router
anti virus software, wireless router, dialup connection: Hi Richard, Sorry for the delay in responding as I received allot more questions than I was suppose to. First of all for a Wireless card to function you would need a wireless router or an access point. However for a dial up connection you would need...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: hello, guesss, natu
guesss, natu, asic: Hello, My guesss is that by direct traffic, you mean yo say switching, where routing does not occur. In switching, pakects are forwarded based on the Layer 2 MAC address of the destination. This is perfomrmed in hardware using ASIC, which is the reason...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: hello, once again, plesiochronous digital hierarchy, microwave radio systems
plesiochronous digital hierarchy, microwave radio systems, digital data streams: Hi, Answer to your 1st and 2nd Question: The Plesiochronous Digital Hierarchy (PDH) is a technology used in telecommunications networks to transport large quantities of data over digital transport equipment such as fiber optic and microwave radio systems....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: helloin my school and in..., ipconfig release, ipconfig command
ipconfig release, ipconfig command, shell type: Hi Hayri, Normally with Windows XP it should detect which network is available and let you select it. If however you are having problems connecting to the network, you could open a command shell. From the shell, type the following: ipconfig /release...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: helloin my school and in..., lan cards, wireless connections
lan cards, wireless connections, lan card: Hello, If you have 2 LAN cards, then you can set different IP addresses for them, and disable the card which is not required, dependin upon which network you are accessing. As well, you can give 2 IP s to the same LAN card, with different masks. Regards,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: hello, external power source, external hard drive
external power source, external hard drive, interogation: Hi Matt, If you are running XP, there is absolutely nothing to do. However I will tell you that I see these external enclosures break all the time, one day they work fine, the next it goes crazy like you describe...my guess is that it might be defective....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: help, bandwidth speed, luck jim
bandwidth speed, luck jim, secound: Sorry Andrew, with most basic routers there is no way to control the bandwidth, you would need an enterprise type router which run about three to four hundred dollars. But you can still check your router; you will need to get into your router via the IP address...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: help, dialup connections, exact configuration
dialup connections, exact configuration, pc telephone: Hello, You say that the Win2000 server is connected to a router, then waht you can do, it setup the router to accept incoming dialup connections, and when you are connected to the router, then you will be able to access your Win2000 server, as it is connected...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: help, hub port, static ips
hub port, static ips, problem changes: Hi Lawrence, and thanks for your question. Since the problem changes from among several machines, you probably don t have a hardware problem, like a bad network adapter, cable or hub port. It would probably be something that all the PCs seeing the problem...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: help, modem banks, external modems
modem banks, external modems, dial up server: Alice, hi... Its a business decision you need to make. Having only five users, I would suggest to buy more modems instead of modem banks. Modem banks are costly and will bemore of a kill. I would suggest to do a study - how often all of you would want...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: help, modem pool, modempool
modem pool, modempool, google: There are alot of sites, in fact thousands in you just type modem pool in Yahoo! or Google. One of the first ones that come up is: http://www.modempool.com Try that or try Google...you can t go wrong with that. I hope this helps and thank you for...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: help, win2k server, busy signal
win2k server, busy signal, single group: Hi Maina, Let me explain you the way RAS works. RAS Server usually has limited number of lines (say 10). All these modems have telephone lines connected to them. There is a single group number for all these lines (this configuration is called hunting line)....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: help, rj45 connector, crimping tool
rj45 connector, crimping tool, strands: Hi Lawrence, If you are doing the crimping for the first time, then its possible that it is not happening properly. When you are crimping RJ45, you need to ensure that individual strands of the cable reach till the end of the RJ45 connector slots. You can...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: help, zyxel 650, adsl router
zyxel 650, adsl router, spliter: Hi Lawrence, and thanks for your question. I searched around and found the Zyxel 650 manufacturer s web page: http://www.zyxel.com/product/model.php?indexcate=1023412455&indexcate1=1021877946&indexFlagvalue=1021873638 On that page are links to a quick...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: help, internal ip address, public ip
internal ip address, public ip, adsl router: Hello Lawrence, The solution here, is that you will have to setup port forwarding on the ADSL router. Forward a port, which the software requires, to the Internal IP address of the machine where the software is installed. In such a case, requests coming...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: help, parabolic antennas, wireless access point
parabolic antennas, wireless access point, lightning hazard: Hi Lawrence, and thanks for your question. Sharing your internet connection is certainly possible, but first I would caution you to make sure that doing what you propose is legal. Check with your internet service provider and see if they allow sharing...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: help, bandwidth speed, qos features
bandwidth speed, qos features, refernces: Andy, hi... I looked for QOS features and access-list on Belkin but could not filnd any refernces to them. Would suggest youto contact your local tech support of Belkin and seek these clarifications from Him and also how to restrict a particular user. ...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: help, telephone extension, nice day
telephone extension, nice day, modems: Hi Lawrence, I m soprry I am having dificulty understanding the question. What exactly are you trying to accomplish? How many computers? Is there a server involved? If you want 2 computers to communicate with each other without a modem, using VPN over...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: help?, wireless internet service provider, wireless internet service
wireless internet service provider, wireless internet service, wireless nic: Hello, I laptop can have wireless connectivity to the internet only if it has a wireless NIC in it. Also, there has to be a wireless Internet service provider in the area where you will be carrying your laptop. Also, you need to have an account with that...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: help?, internet signal, nycwireless
internet signal, nycwireless, labtop: Hi Liz, That is a good question. You need to find out if that laptop you bought have a built-in wireless adapter. If not you need to purchase one. They are usally less then $50USD. If you live in a city you can pick a internet signal from Hot-spots....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: help?, internet wirelessly, network cad
internet wirelessly, network cad, wireless hotspots: First of all you need to ensure that your laptop has either a built-in wireless network cad or a PCMCIA wireless card in it. If it does not, you will need to purchase a PCMCIA wireless card. Second, you need something to connect to. If all you have is...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: help, motorola modem, bandwidth speed
motorola modem, bandwidth speed, nandan: Hi Andrew, Thanks for the response. I have never worked on this specific router. But you can refer to the documentation and find out if this supports rate-limiting feature. Using these features, you can limit the bandwidth per user. Let me know if you need...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: help, interface configuration, bandwidth speed
interface configuration, bandwidth speed, wireless interface: Hello, You can go to the router prompt using console access. There go to the wireless interface configuration prompt, which the other person is using. There you can setup restriction on the speed at which data will travel through that particular interface....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: help, dsl modem, dsl router
dsl modem, dsl router, lan port: Hello, If it is a DSL connection, then I think you will have to get a new DSL router, or a DSL modem, because we cannot use one of your computers as a router. The reason is that DSL connections require a special DSL modem or a router, because the signal comes...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: help, lease line, connecting to the internet
lease line, connecting to the internet, passwords: Dear Lawrence Maina, I do not understand your question about avoiding telcom charges. But the problem for connecting to the Internet with wireless is security. Someone can capture you passwords if the wireless is not secure. The benefit of wireless is...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: help, csu dsu, networking basics
csu dsu, networking basics, metro ethernet: Hi Lawrence, THere would be lot of sites on Ineternet which can teach you this stuff. One link I found from google was http://www.breakthroughtech.com/twolocations.htm. Other sites could be searchnetworking, techtarget, lanwan, askjeeves etc., A simple...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: help me please, local area networks, security safeguards
local area networks, security safeguards, encryption decryption: Hello Mary, First of all sorry for the delayed response. My Internet connectivity was down for last 10 days... :( So could not answer any questions. We can surely be friend. I Love making friends. Do let me knwo what you do and what are your passion....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: help me plzzzzz about home networking........, crossover cables, isp internet service
crossover cables, isp internet service, connecting 2 computers: Hi, First, what I would suggest you get yourself a router. A router is typically a splitter but at the same time has firmware that allows you to connect directly to your ISP (Internet Service Provider) and then you share the signal with the other computers....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: help me plzzzzz about home networking........, worldstart, workgroup name
worldstart, workgroup name, broadband router: Get rid of the hub and the second network card in the main computer. Replace the hub with a broadband router. This will allow you to share the internet connection as well as set up a network behind it. You need to have both computer use the same workgroup...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: hi, notebook dell, wireless routers
notebook dell, wireless routers, wireless router: First, If your friend has given you permission to connect to his wireless network, then All you should need to do is find the network on your list of wireless networks that are available and select it to connect. When you right click the wireless network icon...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: hi, modem works, low bandwidth
modem works, low bandwidth, email clients: Zmile.. There are lot of questions you have but all point to one sinlgle issue of low bandwidth to Internet. Using your samsung will not help as it still will give you low bandwidth. Talk to local service provider and get a broadband connection. With that...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: hi, notebook dell, wireless router
notebook dell, wireless router, sudhanshu: Hi Yom, I would suggest you to talk to your local service provider to check the capabilities of wireless servic ethey provide. Whats available and doable may change between service providers. FOr last two questions (mugged one and murdered one) I am sorry...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: the history off computer and all its components., natu, short space
natu, short space, tejas: Hello, It would be impossible to answer your question in a short space over here. I will give you some links which you can goto and those will enlighten you with knowledge that you are seeking: http://howstuffworks.com http://hardwarecentral.com Thanks...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home file sharing problem, network setup wizard, microsoft windows network
network setup wizard, microsoft windows network, drive menu: Hello, Goto the command prompt of the machine whose IP address you wish to see. type in the command ipconfig , you will see the IP address of than machine. To access a machine using IP address, goto start -- run type in the following, \192.168.1.1c...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home file sharing problem, network setup wizard, tcp ip protocol
network setup wizard, tcp ip protocol, microsoft windows network: Your first sentence is a tad ambiguous, but I m going to assume that you have connected the PC to a router via an ethernet cable and that the laptop is connected to the same router wirelessly, and that you are NOT connecting to your ISP through the wireless...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: to get home internet on to computer, broadband software, blue yonder
broadband software, blue yonder, home internet: Hi June and thanks for your question. You do not have to install the broadband software on the laptop at all. In fact, it should be very much plug and play - just connect the adapter to your computer and to the router, reboot the computer, and you should...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home lan, network interface cards, crossover cable
network interface cards, crossover cable, sony vaio: Hi Mark, You can certainly copy large files over the LAN without any problem. You state that both machines have lan connectors . I m assuming you mean NICs (network interface cards). If so you have a couple of options. You can connect them disectly...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home net work problem, mshome workgroup, linksys wireless g
mshome workgroup, linksys wireless g, adsl hub: First off, the computer that has the printer connected to it must remain on at all times when you want to print. I do not recommend this setup. I recommend getting a Linksys Print Server from Linksys to solve your problems. * Share a printer with everyone...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home net workling prob, internet sharing software, broadband router
internet sharing software, broadband router, winproxy: The one thing you don t mention is how you are sharing the connection. In your setup, you need to be running some sort of Internet sharing software (like Windows ICS). However, I am not a fan of such a setup. I used to use WinProxy and found it slow an...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home netowrking problem, crossover cables, static ip address
crossover cables, static ip address, connecting 2 computers: Hi Baber, What you are doing sound all good...but let s go through the steps anyway. If you have a router, first make sure that DHCP is turned on and use that instead of a static IP. DHCP is what gives out an IP address to your computer along with all...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home network, cross over cable, unwanted intrusion
cross over cable, unwanted intrusion, wown: Hi Paul, and thank you for your question. From your message, I assume you are NOT trying to share an internet connection, just perhaps transfer files between these two computers. If you are trying to share an internet connection, I stronly recommend you...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home network, wireless broadband router, usb network adapter
wireless broadband router, usb network adapter, lan ports: Not so. The cable modem connects to the WAN port of the router. That connects the router to the Internet through the cable modem. The function of the router is to share that connection among all the devices connected to it. By connecting the PC to a LAN port...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home network, router use, modem router
router use, modem router, cable time warner: What you need is a wireless broadband router, one standard cat5 network cable (in addition to the one that you currently have) and a wireless network adaptor (this can be a PCI card if the other computer is a desktop computer or it can be a PCMCIA card if...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home network, wireless access point, networking wizard
wireless access point, networking wizard, network wizard: Ok what the network wizard is asking is not necessary for you since you have a router. You ALREADY have a network. The router (which I assume has 4 wired switch ports) allows you to connect 4 network devices. You can connect more is you daisy chain another...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home network, external zip drive, network setup wizard
external zip drive, network setup wizard, computer savy: Ok, First, you should NOT be running the network setup wizard. That s only if you were using ICS to share your Internet connection. But you have a router to do that. So I m assuming the setup now has both the desktop and the laptop with Internet access,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home network, administrator group, reformat
administrator group, reformat, strange thing: Hi Rich, If the computer is asking for a password it s because it either does not recognize the account or non exist. When you reformatted, it erased the user accounts and you will need to re-create them. For Windows 2000, right click on My computer, go...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home network, network setup wizard, broadband router
network setup wizard, broadband router, port desktop: First, a hub will not allow you to share the Internet. You need a router for that. Second, for 2 PCs to communicate over a peer to peer LAN they need to be in the same workgroup and have private IPs within the same subnet. Normally a broadband router performs...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home network, workgroup name, modem router
workgroup name, modem router, print server: Hi again Vernon, I m glad I was of help previously. In this case, it s probably a problem with the Workgroup name. All devices must be using the exact same name for the workgroup they are in. Any variation (upper/lower case. spaces, punctuation, etc)...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home network, belkin router, authentication type
belkin router, authentication type, isp details: Hi, You need to make sure that same wireless settings are configured on your Laptop and your Belkin Wireless Router. 1. Make sure that the Security setting under Wireless Network on your Laptop and Router are the same and the authentication type used(WEP,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home network?, speedstream 5100, protection from intrusion
speedstream 5100, protection from intrusion, flowpoint 2200: Hello, Guy, and thanks for your question. The Flowpoint 2200 should do exactly as you say, replace the Speedstream 5100 and allow you to share your DSL connection. The 5100 is a DSL modem only, whihc just gives you access to the DSL connection. The...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home network, setup wizard, broadband router
setup wizard, broadband router, windows troubleshooting: Some background first. A broadband router like you have is actually several devices in one unit. The two most important for this situation is the router part and a switch part. The router is what takes the connection from your cable modem and distributes it...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home network, hub switch router, soho ethernet
hub switch router, soho ethernet, two network cards: You should not be connecting them directly together. There should be something in between them, like a hub or switch or router. Also it sounds like you have two network cards in the one machine. Make sure that they are both active. The cable that you...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home network, linksys router, web howto
linksys router, web howto, file printer: Hi Jose, and thanks for your question. Basically, what you need to do is add the protocol to share files & printers on both PCs. Then, on the PC with the printer, you go to the printer setup (I assume the printer is working on that printer already) and...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home network, network setup wizard, pain in the butt
network setup wizard, pain in the butt, workgroup name: The wizard is a pain in the butt most of the time. Do the setup manually. Make sure that the computer name is different from all the others and that the workgroup name is the same as all the others. Once that is done, reboot the computer and double click...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home network, transmission frequency, inspiron 1150
transmission frequency, inspiron 1150, time prices: I would recommend the Linksys brand (it is what I use all the time). Prices will vary depending on where you go and what you are looking for. For a wireless router I would expect around $100. The 5GHz and the 2.4GHz is not bandwidth, it is transmission...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home network, windows xp wizard, modem router
windows xp wizard, modem router, cable time warner: Hi Frank, Please excuse the late response, I have receive many questions after the holidays and just cathcing up now. Basically all these terms are synonyms, a patch cable is a network cable. You can find explanations and detailed explanations of what...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home network / IE, mini pci card, dell wireless 1370 wlan mini pci card
mini pci card, dell wireless 1370 wlan mini pci card, internet protocal: Sounds like your DNS is stuck. Try this, start, run, type in cmd without quotes, command prompt window opens. Type in ipconfig /flush dns . This may fix your problem. If you still can not get on the Internet, than try this, first find out what IP address...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home network / IE, mini pci card, dell wireless 1370 wlan mini pci card
mini pci card, dell wireless 1370 wlan mini pci card, winnt system32: Go into your Internet Options and goto connections. Make sure there s no dialups in there. Push lan settings and uncheck everything! Try it again. If it still doesn t work. You might need to rebuild your hosts file. Browse to c:winntsystem32driversetcOpen...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home network printer, ms windows network, wireless router
ms windows network, wireless router, network printer: Is the printer directly connected to the router or is it installed on the other PC? If the former, I would disconnect it and then follow the original install instructions to reconnect. If the latter, make sure the printer is still listed as a shared printer....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home network problem, setup a home network, service pack 2
setup a home network, service pack 2, network id: SP2 shouldn t affect this. Is the laptop getting an IP from the router? Can you ping the router from the laptop? If either can be done, the problem is not the network, but your config on the laptop. The first thing I would try is removing All traces...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home network problem, windows resource kit, resource kit tools
windows resource kit, resource kit tools, windows 2003 resource kit: Hi Al, and thanks for your question. Any of a number of things might be wrong. Here are some things to check: - Ensure that the workgroup name on both computers is identical. - Ensure that the computer names on both computers are different. -...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home network problems, hardware compatibility issues, timing dependant
hardware compatibility issues, timing dependant, game issue: Hi Keith, and thanks for your question. The fact that you get connected for a time then the connection drops is telling. It sounds like it could be a game issue, but you say their tech support rules that out. One way to test this would be to bring another...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home network question, wireless capability, broadband modem
wireless capability, broadband modem, d link di 624: Hi Justin, and thanks for your question. You are mostly correct on all counts. - You will need a cable or DSL modem. Most providers will rent or sell you one, or let you use your own. It s usually cheaper to buy your own. - You do not need a router,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home network question, wireless access point, wireless network adapter
wireless access point, wireless network adapter, wireless capability: Any broadband connection requires a broadband modem. This modem connects via a cable to either to your cable access or to a phone jack (for DSL). Another cable runs from the modem to either a PC or a router. What you need for a wireless connection is...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home network, workgroup name, network neighborhood
workgroup name, network neighborhood, microsoft networks: Ok. You need to make sure that you have Client for Microsoft Networks installed as well as File and Print Sharing for Microsoft Networks. This can be found in the properties of Network Neighborhood. Once they are installed you need to make sure that...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home networking, david answer, workgroup name
david answer, workgroup name, privilages: This is a bit out of my area, but I strongly suspect the presence of a machine with advanced server is causing these issues. The thing I would also checking is the both the Security and Sharing rights you have set on the shared resources. Thse have to work...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home networking, files and settings transfer wizard, toshiba cable modem
files and settings transfer wizard, toshiba cable modem, router acts: Hi Ki, and thanks for your question. I highly recommend that you get a router, even if your cable modem has just one computer on it. Besides allowing you to share your connection, the router acts as a hardware firewall and can prevent your computer from...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home networking, windows resource kit, resource kit tools
windows resource kit, resource kit tools, windows 2003 resource kit: Hi Harry, and thanks for your question. Any of a number of things might be wrong. Here are some things to check: - Ensure that the workgroup name on both computers is identical. - Ensure that the computer names on both computers are different. ...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home networking, networking wizard, broadband router
networking wizard, broadband router, setp: Hi Simon, and thanks for your question. Sharing files between computers on the same network is actually pretty easy. You already have all the hardware in place - if both computers are on the same router and they can each access the internet, then you re...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home networking, usb wireless adapter, cable modem internet
usb wireless adapter, cable modem internet, rj45 cable: Most modern (within a year or two) laptops should have wireless built in. If they don t: You can either a) Get a USB wireless adapter (not very great quality) for about $50. b) Get a PCI wireless card (excellent quality) for about $50. The...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home networking, dell dimension 8200, packet scheduler miniport
dell dimension 8200, packet scheduler miniport, wireless access point: There are a few things to look at here. The biggest issue is your cable modem. Does it have just a USB connection or does it also have an Ethernet connection? If it only has a USB connection, then your options will be limited as few routers accept USB connections...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home networking, microsoft file and printer sharing, ethernet cables
microsoft file and printer sharing, ethernet cables, external hard drive: Hi Joseph, and thanks for your question. There are a number of ways to transfer files from one computer to another. You can use a special USB cable. You can also get a special cross over ethernet adapter and connect the computers ethernet adapter ports...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home networking, workgroup name, linksys befsr41
workgroup name, linksys befsr41, linksys router: Make sure that the File and Print Sharing service is installed on all machines as well as the Client for Microsoft Networks. Also, make sure that all the machines have the same workgroup name but different computer names. Log into the computers and make...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home networking, wireless network cards, netgear router
wireless network cards, netgear router, hassel: Yes, wireless will work between floors. Netgear is fine. I use and recommend Linksys. Any of the wireless models will be fine, just remember that you need to get wireless network cards that match the router (ie. if you get an 802.11b/g router, you need...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home networking, wireless lan card, lan cards
wireless lan card, lan cards, wireless router: Hi Tim, If you already have a Wireless Lan card then you simply need a wireless router. I am assuming of course that you have a DSL or Cable modem. If you don t then I would suggest looking around in your area for the best deal (if going with high speed...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home networking, trendnet router, linksys befw11s4
trendnet router, linksys befw11s4, cable broadband: Hi Ted, and thanks for your question. You should be able to use pretty much any router to connect to AOL Cable Broadband. I searched around and found several examples of people who have it set us and runnign with no special setup problems. Here s...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home networking, barricade router, workgroup name
barricade router, workgroup name, mb sdram: First both computers need to have the same workgroup name, but different computer names. Then, the Win98 machine has to have Client for Microsoft Networks and File and Printe Sharing for Microsoft Networks installed, and the Client for Microsoft Networks...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home networking, wireless lan adapter, internet phone line
wireless lan adapter, internet phone line, deskpro pc: Hi Michael, and thanks for your question. The simplest thing to do would be to get a router. This is a device that connects to your broadband line and allows you to share it among several computers. You can get a wireless router, once that allows connections...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home networking of external hard drives., printer nec, external hard drive
printer nec, external hard drive, hp 930c: The answer is yes. I know that both Linksys and Buffalo make NAS (Network Addressable Storage) adapters. I would suspect others do as well. I m most familiar with the Linksys since my other equipment is Linksys. The device plugs into your a switch port on...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home networking help, home networking help, subnet masks
home networking help, subnet masks, workgroup name: All you need to do is to make sure that both computers have the same workgroup name, but different computer names. You then need to make sure that they both have the Client for Microsoft Networks and File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks installed....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home networking, home networking, replys
home networking, replys: You need to include the previous posts in your replys because I get a lot of requests and I cannot always remember where we were at on your problem. What I mean is that you have to have Client for Micrtosoft Networks installed and you have to enter a...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home networks, linksy wireless, linksys router
linksy wireless, linksys router, hardware failure: Hi Chris, If you ahave a Windows 2000 systems, then you can use following command to release and renew your ip address - ipconfig /renew You need to give this command on the comman prompt (DOS Prompt) As far as the intermittent working of the Linksys...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home and away PC, tiscali broadband, hap hazard
tiscali broadband, hap hazard, hotstop: Being away from home, you are stuck with local provider in your hotel , cafe, or hotstop of the moment. If you have the money to spend you can get a satilite connection that you aim in the right direction and you are connected, but you could be talking big...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home page (about:blank), virus scan, spybot
virus scan, spybot: Try this: http://www.securiteam.com/securityreviews/5RP0L0UD5U.html Hope this helps, Scott Please don t forget to provide feedback for this response (either by rating or followup). It helps me help people better if I know how my advice worked...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home page (about:blank), trojan bookmarker, home page hijacking
trojan bookmarker, home page hijacking, internet explorer: Hi Steve, and thanks for your question. You do not say, but I assume that you are using Internet Explorer. You also don t say if you tried to change your home page setting the usual way, which is Tools... Internet Options... General tab... Fill in...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home page (about:blank), open internet explorer, virus scan
open internet explorer, virus scan, top tools: Dear Steve Kandrac, Open Internet Explorer. On the top tools - Internet Options. A field called homepage - type in the web site you want to be your homepage. Hope this helps, please take a few seconds to rate me! www.tonytech.com steve@tonytech.com...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home wireless network setup *without* internet sharing... yet, netgear router, netgear wgt624
netgear router, netgear wgt624, microwave ovens: Dear Sheree, and thanks for your question. The setup you suggest will work just fine without an internet connection. Obviously, your computers will not be able to access the internet until you get your DSL, but the certainly will be able to access each...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home wireless network in XP, wireless dsl modem, network setup wizard
wireless dsl modem, network setup wizard, shared folders: Hi, Make sure that you have enabled sharing for the folders you want to access on your brother s laptop. Besides you need to create an user account on his laptop and assign the access permission to the shared folder for the created user. This will enable...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home wireless network in XP, wireless dsl modem, network setup wizard
wireless dsl modem, network setup wizard, shared folders: First off - Double check to make sure your brother is actually sharing a drive/directory. A lot of people turn on file sharing and forget that they actually have to tell Windoze what to share. Also, make sure the drive/directory your brother is sharing...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home wireless networking, home wireless networking, followup question
home wireless networking, followup question, howstuffworks: Hi Blair, and thanks for writing. Yes, I am familiar with wireless networking. Here are some intersting links for you to get started: http://computer.howstuffworks.com/wireless-network.htm http://electronics.howstuffworks.com/bluetooth.htm http://computer.howstuffworks.com/router.htm...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: How to hook up a LAN, wireless access point, lan ports
wireless access point, lan ports, lan port: Hi Les, and thanks for your question. It s pretty simple is you already have a router installed. If your router has multiple LAN connections, you can just connect other computers to it. They will automatically be able to use the internet and talk to each...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: hooking two computers to one printer, networked printer, dos prompt
networked printer, dos prompt, search files: Hi Dick. Try this, the printer needs to be installed on one pc if it is not a networked printer. Then go to start setting printer, right click your printer that you want to share and select sharing. Follow the instructions. Once the printer is shared find...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: hooking up my laptop to a wireless card, ibm thinkpad t30, linksys wireless g adapter
ibm thinkpad t30, linksys wireless g adapter, driver reboot: Hi Sam, Normally this problem occurs because Windows resource allocation is not properly achieved. What does this mean? It basically means it is not a problem on your end...normally. It is most likely the device driver that needs an update. There are...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: host en una red ad-hoc, access point, dolores
access point, dolores, hector: La respuesta es: si se puede y el numero de host puede ser el que quieras... Las redes Ad-Hoc a final de cuentas hacen exactamente lo mismo pero no requieren un access point ni una infraestrutura para conectividad. Esto hace que tengan algunas ventajas , pero...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Where is the host?, natu, www bbc co uk
natu, www bbc co uk, tejas: Hello, I think what you mean to say is that you want to know where the site is hosted. What you can do is, go to the website all-nettools.com and put in the site name in the tool SmartWhois, it will show you the IP of the site and the location where it is...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: hostname - ip address, arp command, command shell
arp command, command shell, dhcp service: Hi Raul, Normally the ping -a commnad will resolver the addresses to hostnames. If there are conflicts and static IP s are assigned, you should really be using the DHCP service on the server for your client computers...this is really the way to go, however...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: What is a hub?Explain totally..., homework assignment, local area network
homework assignment, local area network, network nodes: First, there is no way to add diagrams here. Second, this smells like a homework assignment and I don t do those. There are many places on the WEB where you can find such information I suggest you start at whatis.com. A Hub is a network device that connects...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: hubs and routers, port ethernet hub, directing traffic
port ethernet hub, directing traffic, hi mike: Hi Mike, First of all a hub is not a good idea if there are many people in a network because it is not smart when it comes to directing traffic...what you need is a switch. Nowadays, even a cheap $50 switch will be 100 times better than a hub. The switch...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: hydro used by computer, fact of the matter, computer use
fact of the matter, computer use, thanks in advance: I m assuming by hydro you mean electricity. This issue has been debated forever. The fact of the matter is there is more waear and tear on the PC during the power up/down processes then while running. Most PCs include sleep modes that will power off...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: How to make hyerterminal answer the calls, isa modem, pci slots
isa modem, pci slots, hyper terminal: Hi again Mehrdad, When you say everyone, are you saying you have more than one user with this problem? One of the companies I service runs XP and they require hyperterminal for one of their bank accounts and it works fine, so this is not a problem with...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: How to make hyperterminal answer the phone calls, modem button, modem driver
modem button, modem driver, dial tone: Hi, I have not used that in a while. There might be a few factors, one being the modem driver. Even if there is no problem in device managaer, it is best to double click on it anyways and press the query modem button. What that will do is test the modem...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: hypothetical question on a home wan, wireless print server, hp psc
wireless print server, hp psc, networking manufacturers: A print server is a device (or software) that allows a printer to be connected to a network. When you activate File and Print Sharing in Windows you are activating a software print server. All the major home networking manufacturers have hardware print...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: IBM Network / Internet, internet tcp, ip settings
internet tcp, ip settings, default gateway: Hello, Pls check the internet TCP/IP settings on the PC s that are not able to get onto the internet. It seems that the PC s are able to access the local network but not the outside network, i.e. is the internet. So most probably the default gateway or...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Icon Local area connection, left hand side menu, hand side menu
left hand side menu, hand side menu, left hand side: Hello, Click on Start- go to My network places and click in View network connections in the left hand side menu. There is a check box which says show icon when connected , click that check box, which will show the network icon on the task bar when the...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: IE 7 laptop connectivity, laptop connectivity, configuration issues
laptop connectivity, configuration issues, wirelessly: There is too little info for me to help with. There has to be some configuration issues but its impossible totell what from here. Hope this helps Scott I explained that YOU gave me too little info to try and diagnose this. Telling you it was a config...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Improving my network, windows 2000 sp4, computer animator
windows 2000 sp4, computer animator, proper cables: Hi Steve, and thanks for your questions. As you have already guessed, upgrading your LAN will involve replacing a bunch of hardware. I will assume that you are not expecting to be able to access the internet any faster - your router certainly is fast enough...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Increasing the speed of dial-up to that of cable -- possible?, broadband cable modems, amplitude modulation
broadband cable modems, amplitude modulation, client modems: Hi, and thanks for your question. Theoretically, it is possible to use these technologies to achieve faster dialup speeds. However, there are several practical considerations that will slow or prevent widespread implementation of them: - All ISP dialup...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Information backup, security connection, mirroring software
security connection, mirroring software, backup plans: its not clear where this site is being hosted, but I would NOT recommend running this site yourself. You should be using a host service. A host service can provide security, connection speed, maintenance and backup much more cost effectively then you can provide...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Infrastructure Test Labs, economic justification, business decisions
economic justification, business decisions, test network: Hi Maurice, and thanks for your question. A test lab is certainly a good thing to have, but as with most business decisions, there needs to be an economic justification for it. In this case, a test setup is justified when there would be significant costs...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Installing network printer, tcp ip port, linksys befsr41
tcp ip port, linksys befsr41, cable router: I would contact Brother tech support for this. It sounds like you followed insructions. One thing to try is to install the printer as a local printer, and create a TCP/IP port for it instead of an LPT1. then use the IP address assigned to the printer....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Installing network printer, linksys befsr41, cable router
linksys befsr41, cable router, crossover cable: Hi again Randy, I downloaded the 211 page manual. I browsed through it as well as checked some of the FAQs online. The installation is pretty straightforward and actually the network install is suppose to be one of the easiest ones. It states that it...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Interesting dilemma, modem router, netgear dg834g
modem router, netgear dg834g, electrical drain: That is wierd, but the only possiblilty I can think of would be if the DVD player was on the same circuit as your modem. It could be that the DVD player was causing a electrical drain that is affecting the modem. I m not sure if you have circuit breakers or...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Interesting dilemma, netgear dg834g, radio interference
netgear dg834g, radio interference, modem router: Hi Alan, An explanation aside from paranormal? LOL! In all honesty, I don t understand why this would happen. If I understand correctly, the DVD player in the house, plugged to the TV makes the Internet stop? Not connected in any way to the computer or...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Interfacing with My Router, motorola sb4200 cable modem, sb4200 cable modem
motorola sb4200 cable modem, sb4200 cable modem, new motorola: Hello, I dont see any trouble in bringing back the connection. The connection from the cable modem, which currently goes into your PC#1, should go into the port on the router, which is for the cable or DSL, then the 2 PC s should be attached to the normal...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Interference in cordless phone, lcuk, intense sound
lcuk, intense sound, noise problems: Hi Auguste, and thanks for your question. I had the same problem - I had a 2.4Ghz phone and I was having both noise problems on the phone, and unexplained loss of WLAN signal on my computer. Are you sure that you have a 900Mhz phone and not a 2.4Ghz? ...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Interference on all wireless bandwidths in new house, interference issues, comcast cable
interference issues, comcast cable, steel walls: I m thinking probably your new building has very strong steel walls. This is likely the cause of the interference. There s no reason whatsoever why else this would happen. I m afraid, you don t have much choice but to investigate this for yourself :(...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Internal network often unable to connect to www.msn.com, public ip addresses, external dns server
public ip addresses, external dns server, perplexing problem: Hi Mark, Have you tried to do nslookup for this site, when you have problems connecting to it? Does it have correct entry in the local DNS servers that time? Have you installed some new firewall devices in your network with some filtering? Most of the...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Internet, safer networking org, boot in safe mode
safer networking org, boot in safe mode, using windows 98: Hi again, Sorry but the web browser you are using and the page is not in a language I can understand and they do not seem to have an English section. What I recommend is to contact the makers of that software and ask them if they have an uninstall utility....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Internet, tata indicom, cellular service providers
tata indicom, cellular service providers, dell laptop: Hi Hasan, THere are wireless roaming cards availabe for laptops. You can buy one. WHereever there is a signal you can get connected to Internet/intranet, in car, train, airport, bus-stop, jungle etc. signal will be there. In fact there was an article...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Internet, http www google, internet access guide
http www google, internet access guide, internet access providers: Hi Hasan, and thanks for your question. About the only kind of internet service that could meet your requirements is satellite internet. Here is a brief explanation of how satellite internet access works: http://computer.howstuffworks.com/question606.htm...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Internet, wireless access point, cellular modems
wireless access point, cellular modems, dell laptop: You can WANT anything. What you can obtain is often a different matter. There are two main ways for a laptop to connect wirelessly; either through a cellular modem or a WiFi connection. Your laptop has a WiFi capability built in. However, in both instances...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Internet, tcp ip protocol, configuration conflicts
tcp ip protocol, configuration conflicts, null modem: Hi Frank, and thanks for your question. First of all, once you have things hooked up correctly, you will NOT see the cable modem as a device in your computer setup. It is an external device. However, you should see your ethernet adapter card in your...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Internet Access, belkin router, failure message
belkin router, failure message, port router: Hi Josh, The reason you are getting the DNS Failure Message is because DNS IP address are not correctly configured on your Belkin Router which in turn fails to resolve you DNS query (www.rediff.com, www.yahoo.com, etc). To sort out this issue there are...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Internet Access, bandwidth demand, dear colleague
bandwidth demand, dear colleague, shared connection: Hi Mike, and thanks for your question. I am assuming that by connected , you mean that any computer in any of the three office can communicate with each other if they want to. If your separate offices are connected to each other, then you would NOT need...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Internet Connection, browser proxy, exact settings
browser proxy, exact settings, old apartment: Hello, You can compare the IP address setting on your laptop with your desktop and make sure that the exact settings are configured on the desktop as your laptop. Mostly the problem seems to with the IP settings or the browser proxy setting.Check that...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Internet Connection, ping request timed out, ping statistics
ping request timed out, ping statistics, old apartment: If you are getting Request timed out then the Ping is failing and your Internet connection is not working. Is there someone in the building who manages the Internet access? You may need to get them to help. What IP are you getting (just give the first 3...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Internet Connection, ethernet network adapter, windows control panel
ethernet network adapter, windows control panel, old apartment: Hi Logan, and thanks for your question. Sometimes, things just go wrong with Windows networking. What almost always fixes problems that seem impossible is a reinstall of networking. To do this, you need to go into windows Control Panel, Network Connections,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Internet connection LAN, lan lan, dialup modem
lan lan, dialup modem, connection settings: Try disabling your dialup modem first of all. In network connections control panel, right click and hit Disable. Then, go into the Internet Options control panel, goto Connections. Set it to Never dial a connection LAN Settings Uncheck everything,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Internet connection problems, internet connection icon, dsl internet connection
internet connection icon, dsl internet connection, internet connection problems: When you are connected to DSL you are connected to a LAN. The DSL modem connects you to a LAN setup by your carrier. You need to talk to your DSL carrier about how to correctly setup your PC for their service. Hope this helps, Scott Microsoft Access...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Internet connection sharing on home network, network setup wizard, cable modem internet
network setup wizard, cable modem internet, crossover cable: Frankly, I have heard that ICS is pretty flaky. I have no experience with it. With Broadband routers so cheap (under $30), it doesn t make sense to use ICS. You would be better off getting a router. It will give you a faster, more stable and more secure setup....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Internet connection sharing, broadband router, boardband internet
broadband router, boardband internet, wireless adapter: Hello, You can share the connection using a broadband router. You have an option to use cat5 cable all the way to your other room where the desktop is, or else connect a wireless adapter to the desktop and get a wirelesss broadband router. Regards, ...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Internet connection speed, internet connection speed, limited connection
internet connection speed, limited connection, google: I used to wonder that too. I only recently learned the difference. Your connection is operating at 24Kbps (kiloBITS per second). Your downloads are measured in KBps (kiloBYTES per second). 24 divided by 8 (there are 8 bits in a byte) is ... 3. So,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Internet connection, online cable modem, type of operating system
online cable modem, type of operating system, wireless router: Hi Dina, If it sees the network but you can t connect to it, there might be an encryption key. There are too many factors here such as what Operating System you are using, type of router, etc...so here s a link rather to help you setup wireless networks:...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Internet device to publish, thr internet, private ip address
thr internet, private ip address, natting: Hello, 1. You need to allow access by performing nattting as described in the previous answer. 2. Natting is mapping on the private IP address of a device to a Public IP address, to make that device accessible over the internet. This has to be performed...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Internet explorer, internet explorer crashes, hp pavilon
internet explorer crashes, hp pavilon, linksys router: Hi Fred, First I would need to know exactly what the error says. However I can tell you that when Explorer or Internet Explorer crashes and you are asked to send a report, it s mostly due to corrupt files or registries. Upgrading is not usually recommended,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: The Internet - Hardware & Software, internet hardware software, internet infrastructure
internet hardware software, internet infrastructure, internet asp: Hi Nicholas, and thanks for your question... ...and what a big question it is! In short, the internet is a collection of local networks that are connected to each other with devices called routers. All the devices (PCs, servers, PDAs, etc) and the routers...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Internet network, dsl modems, internet fee
dsl modems, internet fee, dsl modem: If you get one DSL (or cable - which I highly recommend over the DSL) connection and then get a broadband wireless router, you can share the one DSL connection with all the people in the house provided they have a wireless network card. 1. I have a network...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Internet/Private Address, port address translation, port 1023
port address translation, port 1023, destination ports: What your reffering to is PAT (Port Address Translation) - commonly called NAT Overload. Basically, the router builds a NAT table that keeps track of what IP s behind the NAT are talking to what AND what TCP port they are talking on. The way the router...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Internet Prob., professional road, connection settings
professional road, connection settings, device manager: Hi, To redo the connection, right click on Explorer, then properties, then click on the connections tab amd then click setup. From there select connect to the internet then setup connection manually and then select the type of connection you have,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Internet Seems Slower After Installing Home Network, network wizard, thumb drives
network wizard, thumb drives, netgear wgr614 router: Hello, My first impression on reading the question was about DNS, but you say that you have already tried different DNS servers. What I can suggest is, if you have the DNS servers configured on the router, then have them configured on each device as well....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Internet sharing WAN, edge routers, wireless bandwidth
edge routers, wireless bandwidth, edge router: Hello, If you have configured the edge routers on both sites to pass internet traffic to the site with the internet connection, and you have also setup a proxy server the setup should work. Please try and troubleshoot where the problem lies. You can...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Internet sharing witgout proxy, dsl modem, proxy server
dsl modem, proxy server, share internet: Hello, Yes, thats right. You can attach a switch to the ethernet cable from the DSL modem and attach PC s to the other ports on the switch. You will need to have the router as a DHCP server and the PC s set to DHCP for IP s. The internet connection wil...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Internet sharing witout proxy, isp internet service, detailed explanations
isp internet service, detailed explanations, internet service provider: Hi Ravi, You can have your computer hooked up via a cable modem and share its connection to another computer with a hub, switch or router. If you don t have a router, this is the only time when youwould need to use ICS (Internet Connection Sharing), otherwise...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Internet Wireless card, high speed modem, dsl internet access
high speed modem, dsl internet access, car network: Hi Chris, Well a wireless internet card (also called LAN card, Ethernet Car, Network card, NIC, etc...) provides your computer with a means of connecting your computer wirelessly. Nowadays with cable and DSL Internet access, your computer is either plugged...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: The Internet & WWW, hardware elements, laymens terms
hardware elements, laymens terms, howstuffworks: Hi Nathan, and thanks for your question. Here are a series of articles for you to read from the excellent web site HowStuffWorks.com. As you finish each article, you will find a connections of links that will lead you to even more information. It will...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Internet, ultrasurf, using windows 98
ultrasurf, using windows 98, web requests: Hello, and thank you for your question. Ultrasurf is a product that redirects your web browser (IE) to a proxy server that redirects your web requests. It redirects it by changing your proxy settings in the You can get IE to work properly by restoring...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Internetworking., cable fibre optics, regional servers
cable fibre optics, regional servers, yahoo servers: 1. Not really. Mostly ISPs pull whole DNS registry so that you geta faster turnaround time and names are resolved quite fast and at the same tim etheir routers have full internet routing table for routing. 2. You would need to regiter a name and would need...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Intranet Access at Windows 98, intel pentium 1, subnet mask
intel pentium 1, subnet mask, access intranet: Hello, As the subnet mask is different, your PC is unable to communicate with the other PC, as they both fall in different subnets in your network. You will need to chnage the subnet mask to the default one which is there for all devices in your LAN....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: IP, c2, lena
c2, lena, cisco: Lena, I believe you want to know How Routing Works ? Because thats what your question is pointing to. To know this in detail; please follow the link below: http://docsrv.sco.com/NET_tcpip/iproutingN.how_works.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Routing...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: IP, broadband routers, data packets
broadband routers, data packets, recipient: Not randomly. Each router has a table that it forwards on packets to. The IP is read by the router and then forwarded to the best option to get closer to the recipient. The routers I m talking about are not like the broadband routers you get for home use....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: IP ADDRESSES, internet assigned numbers authority, ip address assignments
internet assigned numbers authority, ip address assignments, little investigation: Hi Steve, Good that you are aware and want to keep a vigil. IANA is an international body which oversees IP address assignments, DNS root zone management etc. Its quite an ethical organisation and will not spy on you for any commercial or otherwise gains....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: IP Address 169.254.167.121, wireless modem router, hector cabrera
wireless modem router, hector cabrera, dsl service provider: Hello, Looking at the IP address that you PC is picking up, I feel there can be two reasons to the problem. This IP address is the windows default IP address a PC gets when it is unable to get a valid IP address from a DHCP server in the LAN or does not...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: IP Address/ Subnet masking, subnet masks, bits and bytes
subnet masks, bits and bytes, computer networking: Adam, You need to understand bits and bytes and it will be lot easier for you. ou can subtract Also remeber that 2 raised to 8 is 256 (0 to 255). THere is a white paper in 3com website, which is pretty good. personals.ac.upc.edu/joseb/3com.pdf hope this...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: IP Addressing, network address translation, private lan
network address translation, private lan, private addresses: Well, with routers and Network Address Translation (NAT), the number can be almost infinite. This is really too broad a subject to go into in this limited space so I suggest you use your favortie search engine and do some research. But I can give you some...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: IP Assignments, lan interface, static ips
lan interface, static ips, broadcast ip: Hi Binesh, FOllwoing arte the assignments. LAN: Subnet - 67.127.226.96 Hosts - 67.127.226.97 to 67.127.226.102 Broadcast IP - 67.127.226.103 SUbnet Mask - 255.255.255.248 WAN SUbnet - 67.127.225.108 Hosts - 67.127.225.109 & 67.127.225.110 Broadcast...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: IP address, destination host unreachable, network layer protocols
destination host unreachable, network layer protocols, static ip address: Hello, Pinging the own IP address is a test of the network layer protocols installed on that PC, and should result in a sucessfull reply from that same address. If you have no cable plugged into the NIC, then even if you try to ping the static IP address...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: IP adressing, online calculator, subnetting works
online calculator, subnetting works, broadcast address: Hey -- Umm, I didn t know how to answer this, so I submitted it to someone who could help.. Here s their response: I don t really understand what the question is asking. They want to use the addresses consecutively? In which case you d use variable-length...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: IP-Based Camera, router ip address, public ip
router ip address, public ip, port forwarding: Hi Jam, Your Router s one of the interface must be having a public IP ddress allocated to you by your ISP. You need to NAT the IP address of the camera to the public IP address and at the same the enable port forwarding. After this you need to check...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: IP being blocked? Or Problem with route?, interesting network, game servers
interesting network, game servers, game server: Hey John, Missing routes looks more plausible to me. As the packets are being dropped on 211.189.28.253. Check if the other pool also passes through this server. WHich it seems will not as this server doesnot know how to reach to your game server. I ran...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: IP conflicts in home network, linksys router, router modem
linksys router, router modem, command shell: Hi Nina, What could be happening if you have 2 routers is a conflict in IP adrressing or the workstations are looking for the wrong gateway (your router...but which one?). The best thing to do is to make sure that only one router is setup as a DHCP Server....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: IP to MAC, pic microcontrollers, sadegh
pic microcontrollers, sadegh, ethernet device: Hi again, You are correct, each ethernet device must have its own internal MAC address. This is generates at a very low level, at Layer 2. It is independant of the IP address, as you suggest. The IP address is generated at a higher level, at Layer...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: IP to MAC, arp request, pic microcontrollers
arp request, pic microcontrollers, ss ss: Hello, Yes, the MAC address is already generated by the manufacturer. Now when this micro sends out a ARP packet, it travels through all the layers of TCP/IP. When it traverses layer 2, the layer 2 header is added to the frame that passes out of the network...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: IP Masking, enet switch, subnet mask
enet switch, subnet mask, natu: Hello, If you have a subnet mask of 255.255.128.0 then you will have both the IP addresses in the same subnet, and hence will be able to ping each other. This mask has the following IP addresses in the subnet - 143.5.0.1 to 143.5.127.254 Regards,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: IP Routing, modem server, ras
modem server, ras, vpn: Peyman, There is no need of so many gateways.. which is actually creating priblem for you. Once they get authenticated by VPN, what is the specific need to get another IP address for RAS? Let me know, please. You should have an authetication server which...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: The IP of a remote client, target computer, remote computer
target computer, remote computer, ip addresses: Hi, and thanks for your question. If you know the name of a remote computer, you can always determine its IP address. Here is a site that lets you do that: http://www.dnsstuff.com/ On that site, put the domain name or the IP address of the site in...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: IP #'s, dell dimension 2400, dell dimension
dell dimension 2400, dell dimension, moem: Hi Harry, none of you are at fault. The IP is assigned by your service provider. Most of the time last two octets remain same but with larger ISPs like bell use different IP address spaces for allocating IPs if one of block gets exhausted. This is what has...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: IP static on XP Home, automaticaly, dos window
automaticaly, dos window, dhcp server: If set to dhcp, you IPCONFIG /RELEASE then IPCONFIG /RENEW you are given the same IP from DHCP because it is the first available IP from the DHCP server. If you had another machine on the network, turn on that one first, then the second one, which will be...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: IP, default gateway, address mapping
default gateway, address mapping, dns servers: Hi Lena, First of all excuse me for replying late, as I am travelling so could not reply you earlier. DNS servers talk to DNS registrara who keep data base of all name-IP address mapping. So your maching will send it to its default gateway, which in turn...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: ISDN and Frame Relay, frame relay connection, time isdn
frame relay connection, time isdn, david frame: Hi David, Frame Relay and ISDN are different WAN technologies. Frame Relay is always connected, i.e. It is like leased line, but with slightly poorer quiality, but substantially less price. A Frame Relay connection is always up. So you can send data any...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: ISDN TA, female rs, pstn connection
female rs, pstn connection, pc os: Hello, You have checked the cable and the modem works fine when attached to some other computer. The PC works fine when used as a client, that I think is when you connect using a LAN card, so the problem seems to with the COM port. You said the COM port works...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: ISDN TA, female rs, software firmware
female rs, software firmware, pstn connection: Hi Sukhjender, and thanks for your question. It sounds like you are either having a hardware feilure, or a corrupt firmware, software, or driver problem. Here s what I suggest. - First, try uninstalling everything. Remove all the protocols and software,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: ISP routing issue...., watchguard firebox, wireless internet service provider
watchguard firebox, wireless internet service provider, subnet mask: Debugging on router can be done by using commands which are part of OS, so you don;t need any software. FOr you PCs you can look at ethereal or solarwinds, for routers you can use MRTG to undeerstad you the links are being utilised. Hope this helps and...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: ISP routing issue..., watchguard firebox, subnet mask
watchguard firebox, subnet mask, wireless internet service provider: Hi Brad, First of all thanks for the information. About your concern of your ISP using 255.0.0.0 subnet mask for the 10.xx.xx.xx network, its justifying because your ISP will be having a very huge customer base and to provide them with that huge IP address...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: incoming tcp connection, windows xp firewall, incoming connections
windows xp firewall, incoming connections, tcp connections: Hello, Windows ME does not have a built in firewall, so you need to check on the PC whether is there are firewall installed. You can see the running processes in the right bottom corner on the task bar. Check whether you see any firewall icon there. If present,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: -In information technology..., mainframe, homework
mainframe, homework, textbooks: Please don t ask or expect us to do your homework for you. Your instructor gave YOU the assignment to complete. Your textbooks should explain these terms. There are also plenty of places on the WEB to do research. A good glossary site is whatis.com. Hope...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: information technology, optical fibre, parallel data
optical fibre, parallel data, single connection: Hello, Parallel: Data is transmitted along more than one physical connection at a time: e.g. 8-bit data bus in microprocessor. Serial: Data is transmitted over a single connection (e.g. wire or optical fibre), one bit at a time. Serial...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: -In information technology..., simultaneous programs, mail server
simultaneous programs, mail server, server proxy: Hello, The server is required for the following purposes: To server many purposes to the clients, like, Printing, File serving, Authentication, Mail server, Proxy server... There can be many other which cna be setup as server s Following is the...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: installing drivers, microsoft windows applications, norton anti virus
microsoft windows applications, norton anti virus, sony vaio: Hi Mike, There is an article posted by Microsoft on the subject and in essence it would seem that your computer might have been compromized by a virus that may have changed some of your System Files. http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;324767&Product=winxp...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: installing laptop ethernet lan, worst man, expierience
worst man, expierience, s driver: *shakes head* *goes into a whole and cries* Me and my friend Nicole can t, for the life of us, figure out why anyone would use Windows ME.. LET ALONE SWITCH FROM THE BEST OS OUT THERE TO THE WORST! Man, listen up Windows XP: based on NT, highly...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: internal v. external namespace, internal mail server, lan environment
internal mail server, lan environment, mx record: Hello, Mostly a .local domain name does work in a LAN environment even if te services are forwarded to the Internet. If you are running into problems then it might be a good idea to make the name change to a .com or something. Usually there s no problem,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: internet, business level, natu
business level, natu, tejas: Hello, There can different kinds of connection which can be considered the fastest, depending upon the area that you live in. In some countries, the DSL is the fastest connection, whereas at some places the dial up is the fastest, cable internet can be considered...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: internet, laptop modems, voltage differences
laptop modems, voltage differences, coffee cafe: Hi Fred, as for the connection to an outlet I could not answer your question do to the fact That I do not know what connection you use, In the USA we are usually on a 110 ACDC connection. If you laptop has a WI-FI conection you should be able to connect in...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: internet, hacking scripts, linux live cd
hacking scripts, linux live cd, using linux: I m not sure what you mean by less detectable . Using Linux to surf the Net is not going to make you more anonymous than using Windows. You will be a bit more secure because less hacking scripts are written for Linux than for Windows. HTH Scott ...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: internet, master boot record, vmware gsx
master boot record, vmware gsx, gsx server: You mean like Ubuntu live CD? It will be less detectable, but it will be very slow. I do not recommend it at all. If you want to have linux without installing it to the Master boot record on your system, then download VMware GSX server, and download the VMX...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: internet, backbone provider, freeware server
backbone provider, freeware server, free linux: The fastest kind of internet connection is a direct OC-3 connection to the backbone of the net. The fastest residential connection is a cable connection. Most ISP s connect to a backbone provider like MCI. I don t deal in freeware servers software....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: internet, freeware server, internet connectivity
freeware server, internet connectivity, server programs: Babak, hi... Its hard to say the highest speed on the internet as I have seen customers having 155Mbps for Internet connectivity and at the sametime some ISPs having only 45Mb for higher level ISPs. But yes they do keep on increasing as they go upward. At...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: internet, resource conflict, kind of virus
resource conflict, kind of virus, microsoft updates: Hi Lynn, At first glance it sounds like some kind of virus. However I cannot be sure of this. It is odd for something to simply stop working overnight. Normally this occurs because of recently installed software or hardware upgrades, moves, etc... As...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: internet, tcp ip protocol, laptop modems
tcp ip protocol, laptop modems, cat5 cables: Hi Fred, As for communication, if using any network plug or wireless access, there is absolutely no problem or difference. Everything is set to work on cat5 cables and the TCP/IP protocol, which is universal and the point of the Internet. Nothing will change...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: internet, laptop modems, internet providor
laptop modems, internet providor, voltage differences: Very good question!! I, myself live in Canada -- we use the same as the US systems (as far as I know). We use I think its RJ11 for the phone line. This is a little square plug with a little pusher on top to unplug it. For networking, we use RJ45 -- it...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: internet, wireless lan adapter, laptop modems
wireless lan adapter, laptop modems, voltage differences: Hello Fred, You should buy a reputed brand laptop such as IBM, HP, ACER, DELL which has a modem which is compatible with all the telecom providers in the world. Also, it will have a LAN port which can be used as well to connect to internet. You may...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: internet, hotel lobbies, laptop modems
hotel lobbies, laptop modems, voltage differences: What I would suggest is getting a laptop with WiFi. WiFi is a standard protocol for wireless (802.11) communications between a PC and an Access Point. You should encounter plenty of Access Points throughout your travels. Internet Cafes, Coffee shops, book...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: internet, laptop modems, mail provider
laptop modems, mail provider, voltage differences: Hi Fred, and thanks for your question. As far as LAN internet access is concerned, you should have no problems. The ethernet and Wireless LAN specifications are the same worldwide. Modems may be a different story. There certainly are different standards...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: internet access without proxy, private addresses, server ip
private addresses, server ip, home broadband: Hi Dinesh, and thanks for your question. You probably can t just plug a switch into your DSL modem and then connect several hosts up. Most home broadband connections only allow 1 IP address at a time. However, you can easily share the connection if you...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: internet on aircraft, natu, tejas
natu, tejas, home computer: Hello, Internet service is provided now a days on many airlines, depending upon the class you area travelling on. It is wi-fi connectivity from satellite to the plane, and then internally it can be LAN port conenctivity for connecting the laptops. ...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: internet connction, two different computers, interface cards
two different computers, interface cards, default gateway: Hi fahad, 1. What you are saying and what they have done seems to be same. Both router and server should be conneceted to the switch. 3. IIS and Web server can be on same machine if there is no heavy load (not many users access the servers) and there is...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: internet connection, broadband dsl, broadband connection
broadband dsl, broadband connection, internet connection: Callisto, hi... It would depend on the service providers in your area. FOr school I would suggest to go with a broadband connection like DSL. Dial-up would be too slow. ISDN will come out costlier. Taking a circuit from Service provider will be very costly...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: internet connection, broadband dsl, satellite cable
broadband dsl, satellite cable, dedicated line: Hi Callisto, Aside from DSL, ISDN, and dialup, about all that is left is Cable Internet and Satellite. Cable is an excellent choice if it is available in your area, as it usually provides a relatively fast connection for a reasonable price. Satellite...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: internet connection, ip address assignment, tcp ip settings
ip address assignment, tcp ip settings, physical interface: Hi again Gary, Thanks for the additional details. It sounds like you are making a good physical connection, but there may yet be a problem with the TCP/IP settings. You need to check the IP Address settings and make sure they are correct. It s helpful...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: internet connection sharing on network using dialup, internet connection sharing software, internet connection sharing
internet connection sharing software, internet connection sharing, dialup: Depends on what Internet Connection sharing software you are using. That software needs to be set to dial the connection. You may want to try going to Start Control Panel Internet Options on the server and check the Connections tab. Make sure its set to dial...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: internet connection, modem hookup, fastest dsl
modem hookup, fastest dsl, broadband dsl: Hi, Actually, DSL is the most economical of them all and what you will need for a school network. There are a few things to look at however: You don t need to get the fastest DSL connection available, you can get a 3Mbps line hooked up to a router and...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: internet explorer, netgear router, default gateways
netgear router, default gateways, default gateway: Brenda, you need to check the connectivity and default gateways. Default gateway is where it seems that we are missing something. On PCs default gateway should be routers interface towards your side and on router it should be the interface towards ISP side....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: internet problem in router., dlink router, adsl router
dlink router, adsl router, modem internet: There is Reset Button on every DLink router. You need to find that out. Its a small button which you need to locate. Once you find the reset button, power off the router, press and hold the rest button and at the same time powe rthe router back on. This...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: internet security, proxy software, proxy server
proxy software, proxy server, internet security: Hello, If you need to block only certain website then you can allow the internet access using ISA Proxy server (ISA is Proxy Software) and then define which URL you need to block. But this solution is useful only for blocking specified URL. If you need...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: internet sharing in lan, isdn internet connection, isdn modem
isdn internet connection, isdn modem, computer c: Hi Mario, I tried to draw this thing out, to tell you the truth it does not make much sense. My first question is...is this a homerwork question or real life situation. If it s a real life situation, can we look at a completely different hookup together?...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: internet not sharing with my laptop with router blink, physical cable, share the internet
physical cable, share the internet, lan port: Hello, You need to check the physical cable from laptop to the router. Check for the status of the LED for the LAN port on the router, it should be green. Check the IP address sttings on the laptop, mostly it should be set to DHCP. Regards, Tejas Nat...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: internet, internet connection sharing software, broadband routers
internet connection sharing software, broadband routers, broadband modem: I would also recommend a router, assuming the BlueYonder is a broadband modem. I uses to use internet connection sharing software, but switching to a router made my connection much more stable and faster. Broadband routers have really come down in price...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: intranet, open public space, bandwidth content
open public space, bandwidth content, traffic spikes: Hello, There s one major distinction between an intranet and the Internet: The Internet is an open, public space, while an intranet is designed to be a private space. An intranet may be accessible from the Internet, but as a rule it s protected by a password...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: ip address conflict, dhcp server, address conflict
dhcp server, address conflict, static addresses: Hello Mark, If you have a switch in your network, you can check the MAC address table of that switch and determine the port to which the PC with this MAC address is connected. If you have a server acting as a DHCP server, then check the leases given...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: ip address conflict, arp command, address conflict
arp command, address conflict, workstation level: Hi Mark, First of all DHCP for your client computers is really the way to go, however make sure that the scope of your DHCP is not within the same range of your fixed IP s for the servers. You can specify the range to be say 192.168.1.100-175. Make all...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: ip address tracing & more, text address, location thanks
text address, location thanks, understanding computer: Hello Zaheer, To convert from a domain name like hotmail.com to an IP address you need to query a DNS server, which will give you the results. You can goto a website, www.dnsstuff.com, there you can give in any website name and get the IP address of that...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: ip address tracing & more, documentation windows xp, text address
documentation windows xp, text address, neotrace: (1.) The ipconfig /displaydns command will do this for you for sites you have recently viewed. See: http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/Windows/XP/all/reskit/en-us/Default.asp?url=/resources/documentation/Windows/XP/all/reskit/en-us/prjj_ipa_vitx.asp...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: ip address, compuer, best bet
compuer, best bet, ip addresses: You need to define this more completely. You just can t connect knowing the IP. Generally the server needs to be running some sort of software that allows you to connect to it. Your best bet is contacting the owner of the server to set up such a connection....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: ip addressing, loopback address, tcp ip protocol
loopback address, tcp ip protocol, protocol stack: Hello, Normally, when a TCP/IP application wants to send information, that information travels down the protocol layers to IP where it is encapsulated in an IP datagram. That datagram then passes down to the data link layer of the device s physical network...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: ip nightmare, router modem, dchp server
router modem, dchp server, linksys router: Hey Doug, Got some questions for you, just so I better understand. How is your cable modem set-up? I m assuming it s just a simple cable modem that s set-up as a PPPoE bridge and that your broadband connection terminates on your router (ie. your username/password...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: ip sharing and securing, isp internet service, internet service provider
isp internet service, internet service provider, question thanks: Hi, Actually I suggest a few things, especially since you will be offering a service to the public. I would suggest to get a good router, typically a switch but at the same time has firmware that allows you to connect directly to your ISP (Internet Service...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: ip, subnet mask address, mask address, subnet mask
mask address, subnet mask, icmp protocol: Hello, You can find a lot on info about IP on this link - http://www.ralphb.net/IPSubnet/ To enable the ping utility to work, you need to have the ICMP protocol enabled, and the echo request and echo response ports unblocked. To know the MAC address...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: ip subnets, wildcard masks, broadcast ip
wildcard masks, broadcast ip, compnetworking: Hi, Please go through some subnetting tutorials at the following links. They will guide you in remembering and calulating formula for hosts and subnets - http://www.ralphb.net/IPSubnet/ http://compnetworking.about.com/od/workingwithipaddresses/a/subnetmask.htm...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: ipconfig, airlink101 router, cable internet service
airlink101 router, cable internet service, norton systemworks: If Your system is not getting an IP either from the cable modem or the router, then there is a problem with the network adapter configuration. I would remove the LAN Connection entirely, reboot and let XP recreate it. I would also talk to your cable service...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: ipconfig /all, dynamic ip address, physical hardware
dynamic ip address, physical hardware, external address: Every network adapter has a physical MAC address hard corded in the the system. This is called the physcial or MAC address. This, however has nothing to do with the IP address which is assigned to any computer connected to a network (the Internet is a network)....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: isdn, time hope, isdn
time hope, isdn, traffic: Piyush, on router you define interesting traffic for ISDNto be us. ANoter parameter you defin is idle time. So till the time there is interesting traffic ISDN will be up and if there is no such traffic it will tear down after idle time. hope this helps....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: isdn, isdn configurations, isdn connections
isdn configurations, isdn connections, frequent disconnections: Hello, Most common problems associated with ISDN connections are frequent disconnections and the unable to reconnect. Some times you may also have problems when ISDN is configured as a backup line and it does dial out even after seeing interesting traffic....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: J1939 and CAN Hardware, j1850 vpw, level protocol
j1850 vpw, level protocol, j1939: Hi Melissa, Sorry for the delay in response. I was only familiar with this but did some reading. From my understanding, both are actual protocols. CAN was traditionally viewed as a European protocol ND is widely used in European vehicles. It is now...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Joining computers, dell xps, share dsl
dell xps, share dsl, line modem: Hi again , Ed. The cable that came with your DSL is almost certainly not a cross-over cable. Any cross-over cable should be clearly marked as such, because using the wrong cable is a common cause for problems. You should be able to buy a cross-over cable...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Joining to a Domain, green apple, peer to peer networking
green apple, peer to peer networking, step directions: If I m understanding your question correctly, you have 9 computers that you want to change from peer-to-peer networking to client-server in a domain networking. This will require that you install a Windows server (either Windows NT server, 2000 server or...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: about Jumbo Frames, maximum transmission unit, byte payload
maximum transmission unit, byte payload, switch frames: Hello, Giga ethernet technology support 9k jumbo frames. And if you have one switch in a network configured to giga ethernet jumbo frames of 9k and then other to normal frames, chances are you will run to some packet loss issues. Regards, Tejas Nat...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: joule rating on surge protector ?, joules, power strips
joules, power strips, lan parties: One joule is the equivalent of one watt of power radiated or dissipated for one second. So you have to determine how many Watts might be drawn by the device at rest and at peak to determine how many joules you need. Hope this helps Scott ...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: keeping an eye on my home network activity, wireless router, administrative control
wireless router, administrative control, playstation 3: Hi Gary, I totally agree that you need such kind of control over your wireless home network, as home networks are the most unsecured one s. Unfortunately, there is no such software that comes with Windows which will let you have full control over your...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: keeping an eye on my home network activity, websence, wireless router
websence, wireless router, granular control: Hi, Looking at your requirements I will suggest that you need to buy specialised softwares like websence to get the kind of granular control over the network. But these softwares are expensive once and only recomended for production environment and not...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: how can i know my IE request going through Lan or dialup?, internet ie, internet request
internet ie, internet request, proxy connection: Hi, I am not sure if I am clear on the question but if you say you are in an office environment, then I suggest you ask this of the netwrok admin. If however you want a simple test, dialup is the modem, which means the phone line should be connected...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN, collision domain, discovery program
collision domain, discovery program, subnetwork: Because a switch is a collision domain, but not a boardcast domain. So, a sniffer can detect all boardcast traffic from all workstation. The sniffer would see 80.80.80.255 but not the 80.80.80.1 But if you are on different VLAN on a managable switch,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN, ahmad, internet connection
ahmad, internet connection, windows 98: Your English is excellent. If the company that provides the ISDL told you this, it s because they are blocking the provision of an IP address to more than one PC connected to the ISDL router, which means that you can use it with only one PC at a time. Sorry....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: About LAN, mac address, hth
mac address, hth, ip address: Yes! Each PC has a unique MAC address and the server can log which MAC is using what IP. It would be unethical of you to to try and get around the restricitions placed on you. If you can justify your need for more downloads, then talk to the administrators...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN, dynamic host configuration protocol, host configuration protocol
dynamic host configuration protocol, host configuration protocol, dynamic host configuration: Hello, You can assign DHCP addresses to 5 computers in the LAN. You can also specify the eange of IP addresses that you want the DHCP server to give out to its clients. Other option is to manually put in the IP addresses, which you desire, on all the...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN, default configuration settings, ipconfig command
default configuration settings, ipconfig command, static ip address: Hi again Joe, I suggest trying again - uninstall the printer, reboot, then re-install the printer. If the printer comes with any software or utilities, follow the directions that came with the printer to install it on the desktop. Sometimes, the install...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN, network load balancing, hardware technician
network load balancing, hardware technician, million things: Hi, If you re talking about talking about learning more about networking with a LAN in a a computer lab, that s actually VERY good. Most people read, take exams then get to a job and stair at the computer not sure what to do. Hands on is always the way....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN, router acts, hardware firewall
router acts, hardware firewall, dsl modem: Hi Franco, and thanks for your question. I highly recommend that you get a router, even if your DSL has just one computer on it. Besides allowing you to share your connection, the router acts as a hardware firewall and can prevent your computer from getting...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN, wireless access point, ns lookup
wireless access point, ns lookup, skot: Hi Skot, In aeroplane, though we do not see anything but they have full network in place. Mostly they have a Switches and wireless access point to give you wired or wireless access within the plane. All these equipment connect to a router which has a ethernet...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN, peer to peer network, wireless signal
peer to peer network, wireless signal, printer sharing: Hi Peter, I don t quite understand the setup. But essentially what you are trying to do is setup a peer to peer network for file and printer sharing. Here is a link that details all the steps you need to take in Windows XP to be able to setup a peer...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN, valid ip address, private addresses
valid ip address, private addresses, internet link: Why do you think anyone else will know if you communicate? What type of communication are you talking about? If this is a home network, then how are you communicating with a friend? To monitor your communications thru the switches would require a level of...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN, router ethernet, d link di 624
router ethernet, d link di 624, router switch: Hi Bob, and thanks for your question. First of all, congrats on getting FIOS. I ve heard good things about it and how fast it is. Yes, you can easily add more ports to your router. All you need to do is buy a switch with the number of ports you want;...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN, cross over cable, cat5 ethernet cable
cross over cable, cat5 ethernet cable, lan cable: First - you ll need to use a cross-over cable. Basically it s a cat5 ethernet cable that s has the transmit and recieve pairs crossed. You can pick them up at any computer store. There are ways to remote install operating systems. The easiest is Nortons...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN, decesion, scenerio
decesion, scenerio, mac address: Hello, When two switches are connected and they have different IP networks configured, then they do not communicate with each other. Even broadcasts are not sent to the other switch, as this switch knows the IP address of the other, and knows that it falls...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN, crossover cables, windows system files
crossover cables, windows system files, windows xp cd: Hi Daniel, While I don t know your level of expertise or the details of your setup, let me walk you through a few basics we can double check...and triple check. If you have a router without a server, make sure that DHCP is activated in the router s menu....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN, subnet mask, ethernet cable
subnet mask, ethernet cable, natu: Hello, Connect the two devices using a cross over ethernet cable, this will eliminate the need for any switch in between the two devices. Setup IP addresses on the two devices in the same network range such as 192.168.1.1 and 192.168.1.2 with the subnet...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN, cross cable, ethernet cable
cross cable, ethernet cable, playing games: YOu need to use a cross cable Ravi and connect ends to ethernet ports. Now assign following to one PC IP Address: 192.168.10.1 Subnet mask : 255.255.255.0 Default agteway: 192.168.10.1 On other PC assign following. IP Address: 192.168.10.2 Subnet mask...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN, intrusion detection system, broadcast traffic
intrusion detection system, broadcast traffic, broadcats: Yes. So if someone is suspecting any such activity on the netowrk, and specifically seeking to find such things, then he can find you. But otherwise for normal users, you will remain invisible. But don t try any such thing, if you are sure that there are IDS...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN, music composition programs, workgroup name
music composition programs, workgroup name, crossover cable: Yes it does. You need to run 95 for the computers to be networked. Just make sure that both computers have the same workgroup name and different computer names. Make sure that TCP/IP is installed and that you set the IP address to 192.168.1.1 for the...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN, mshome, xphome
mshome, xphome, network path: Right Click on MY COMPUTER select PROPERTIES. Click the COMPUTER NAME tab then CHANGE. Type MSHOME in the workgroup box. Restart. Do it for all the PC s at your home. You may have to re-establish the shares after joining a new workgroup. ...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN, hell kind, network admin
hell kind, network admin, natu: Hello, If the Network Admin has put the restrictions then can then cant help much, he has made such configurations that you have to connect to server to access the internet, and cannot directly connect to the gateway before, he might have put access lists...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN, university networking, networking course
university networking, networking course, internet jack: You need to set up internet connection sharing. You will need to buy a hub which will connect the two computers and the internet jack. As for how to do it, see: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;310563 You do not need a server,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN basic enquiry, network setup wizard, networking capability
network setup wizard, networking capability, crossover cable: Hi Paul, Fist for the Internet connection sharing I would recommend using a router as opposed to using another computer as a proxy. There are many reasons for this, one of them being security, not to mention the simplicity of setup. Also if you are using...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN blicking when not online, mail internet, dsl modem
mail internet, dsl modem, anti virus software: Hi Jan, Just to make sure that you do not have any virus or any spyware program installed on your PC, I suggest you to update your antivirus software and scan the PC. Then download some spyware remover and a trojan horse remover, install these, and scan...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN Configuration, network cable unplugged, network interface card
network cable unplugged, network interface card, modem dialup: Dear Inderjeet, 1. The WAN IP is provided by your ISP. Your cannot configure it. If want to connect to home or office by WAN, your just have to ping it and have sure your have connectivity with it. Then you can run any services you want such as web...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN Connection, dhcp server configuration, gateway ip address
dhcp server configuration, gateway ip address, server ip address: Hello Ricardo, Kindly check out if your machine is getting the IP address from the DHCPO server (since you have set the machine to receive the IP address automatically). You can check this out by issue command ipconfig/all from the command prompt of your...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN client accessing gateway, dhcp configuration, win 2000 server
dhcp configuration, win 2000 server, router setup: Hi Steve, Sorry I m trying to understand the setup. It seems a little complicated for no reason. Essentially you don t even need the second Network Card and you will get better performance and still have all the control and logs over the In/Out activity...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: No LAN connection in Win2k, nic network interface card, network interface card
nic network interface card, network interface card, connection wizard: Hi Ken, Normally this is installed when the driver of the NIC (Network Interface Card) is installed. Even if it shows up as installed in Device Managaer, there might also be some corrupt files in Windows. First thing to do is to download the latest available...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN connection, verizon dsl modem, wireless network adapter
verizon dsl modem, wireless network adapter, intel technology: First Centrino is an Intel technology for portable PCs. it encompasses several factors to make a PC that runs cooler and hase extended battery life. So the laptop doesn t connect thru Centrino . The laptop probably has a wireless network adapter built into...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN connectivity to WAN, cisco 3640 router, bri ports
cisco 3640 router, bri ports, cisco 3640: HI nathan well thanks for the question . u would be requiring the router which supports voice also. this means that u need a router with the voip feature. Also u require a redundancy between the two sites so that the 2 offices should be connected through...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN Design and VPN, port router, eathernet
port router, eathernet, dad office: Hello, I think your setup is fine, to prevent unaithorised access to your father s files on the computer. But when you talk abt VPN, for the setup of VPN you will have to place the VPN router before the switch that will enable you to create a VPN tunnel before...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: a LAN design for a office with Vo-IP solution., hp jetdirect, network printers
hp jetdirect, network printers, full duplex: Dear Beejon, It depends the area of each floor. You should have a Layer 2 10/100mbs switch on each floor to cover 100m in diameter. Give all users 10mbs/Full duplex and your servers 100mbs full duplex. For network printers use a HP jetdirect NIC set...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN design, utp cables, core switch
utp cables, core switch, switch server: Hello Lee, The best design for a LAN spread across two different building is - A core switch for each building, and a fibre running between the switches If you have a large number of ports on each floor, then a patching room on each floor with a patch...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN desing +documentation, cisco devices, data throughput
cisco devices, data throughput, core switches: Hello, Here s the simplest of LAN designs that you can go for, for your network - 2 core switches ( in redundacny) such as 3750-12G or 4503/6, depends on the budget and data throughput required. Access switches can use 48 port 3560 or 3750, again...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN-Extension, isdn connection, mail server
isdn connection, mail server, servere: Anirudha, Please talk to local service provider to have a leased line connection or MPLS connection between bot the locations. Other options is to have microwave or to have an ISDN connection. But for all you need to talk to local telco. Hope this helps...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN without the extras, usb root hub, direct cable connection
usb root hub, direct cable connection, cable lpt1: Hello, It is possible to make a direct USB connection between two computers. Make sure that the USB drivers are installed properly on both the PC s and that they are using Windows OS (higher that Win95). You can connect a third computer, from the 2nd PC,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN without the extras, networking wizard, two computers
networking wizard, two computers, usb cable: Yes. Use the networking wizard on the XP computer to set up a setup disk to the other machine. See: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;814982 Note the the USB cable has to be the special networking type. This will connect only two...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN without the extras, timely reply, network hub
timely reply, network hub, port hub: Hi Aftab, Well, I have never seen PCs connecting to each other using USB. USB is a standard for connecting peripheral devices (like camera, printer, modem etc) to a PC. It is not meant for connecting PC to PC. You can get a USB to RJ45 (normal network connector)...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN without the extras, usb root hub, usb ports
usb root hub, usb ports, transfer cable: USB can support multiple devices connected to it. That s why you have a USB root hub on your PC. All the ports go thru the one root hub. As for the USB cable you would need, it would be called something like File Transfer cable. The theory here is that...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN file and printer sharing, linksys router, wireless laptop
linksys router, wireless laptop, wireless router: Hi John, Sorry for the delay, I ve been having problems myself this month. The router is the cause of your problem. As a security feature, the wireless and wired networks are not linked. You should ensure you have substantial security enabled on...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN Internet sharing., default gateway address, setup wizards
default gateway address, setup wizards, cross cable: Hi Naveed, and thanks for your question. I think the problem may be the default gateway address on the second PC. It should be 192.168.0.1, not 192.168.1.64. I also strongly recommend that instead of using this setup you get a router to share your internet...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN IP Change, linksys wireless router, media access control
linksys wireless router, media access control, router settings: Sounds like you need a static IP (versus dynamic)! :) There are two ways which you can do this, the first, is by far the best. 1) Tell your router to always assign the same IP to your computers MAC (Media Access Control is a code which each computer...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN ip addressing, wan ip address, broadband routers
wan ip address, broadband routers, dhcp server: Don t bother, let the router do it. All broadband routers include a DHCP server that will assign IP addresses to all the devices on your LAN. Just let XP automatically acquire the IP. Hope this helps, Scott Please don t forget to provide feedback...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN Network, network speeds, dsl network
network speeds, dsl network, electrical noise: Hi James, and thanks for your question. Sorry for the delay in responding, but I did not receive the usual email notification of your question from AllExperts. Assigning IP addresses to devices would not affect the speed of the network. It s difficult...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN network connection, ip adresses, hi john
ip adresses, hi john, many thanks: Hi Tony, I m glad it worked out! Was it the IP adresses? If you need any more help don t hesitate to write again...sometimes I m full up on questions but I answer them all. If you were satisfied, take a second to click on the rating from 1-10! It...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: my LAN network at home, wireless network cards, wireless access point
wireless network cards, wireless access point, wireless router: You need to a a Wireless router. Many manufacturers have models. Such a router performs 3 main functions. The router piece allows you to share the Internet connection. The WAP (Wireless Access Point) will act as a transceiver between the router and any wireless...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN networking(can u please help me??), cross over cable, hub switch
cross over cable, hub switch, cable one: Hi, You will need a cross-over cable to connect these together. Or use a Hub/Switch and plug each Laptop in to it. The following article explains in detail: http://www.homenethelp.com/web/explain/about-ethernet-crossover.asp I hope this helps....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN pc 2 pc, crossover cable, lan pc
crossover cable, lan pc, null modem: Hi, and thanks for your question. If you are trying to connect two PCs back-to-back, you need to use a cross-over ethernet cable. You can buy one marked as cross-over or possibly null modem , or if you are inclined and have the tools handy, you can...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN problem, workgroup name, cable modem
workgroup name, cable modem, knowlton: Dear Ted Knowlton, The workgroup name is not case sensitive, but I would make them the same case. To start over you can uncheck file and print sharing in network properties, then reboot each pc. Then check file and print sharing back. This should give...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN - resources sharing (printer & files), workgroup name, belkin router
workgroup name, belkin router, dell product: Make sure that both computers have the same workgroup name but different computer names. Also, make sure that File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks is installed on both and that the hard drive and printers are shared. You will also need to...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN and routers, wireless cards, address range
wireless cards, address range, laptop pc: Hi Steve, Well, you can connect PCs and Laptops togather by wireless ot wired means. I do not think that you will need routers for that. They are costly and are needed only when you want to segment the neetwork. For you, if there are couple of PCs that...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN SET UP, laser printers, printer services
laser printers, printer services, share file: Hi Parvez, Most of the laser printers have ethernet ports built in now a days You can use them to share/controk them. ANother way is to use share file/printer services to give specific controls tospecific users as Administrator. Hope this helps. -sudhansh...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN Server, server computer, natu
server computer, natu: Hello Sam, The information you are asking can be termed as an hacking activity. I advise you to stay away from such activities. If you want to gain some knowledge on such topics, then you can browse various articles on the Internet. Regards, Tejas...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN setup, networking info, setup a network
networking info, setup a network, lan connection: Since you are not using a server that will supply an IP address, you will have to hard code one onto each PC. This is done in the TCP/IP properties of the LAN Connection. You will have to turn on File and Print Sharing for each machine and then set some folders...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN setup, home lan, laptops
home lan, laptops, printers: I need more info to answer this. What do you expect to use the LAN for. Sharing files? Sharing printers? Sharing the Internet? If you plan on sharing the Internet how do you connect to the Internet? How many PCs do you plan on the LAN. All desktops, all laptops,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN system, broadband internet connection, local area network
broadband internet connection, local area network, lan switch: Hi Jennifer, and thanks for your question. Unfortunately, it s probably impossible for me to give you all the information you need in this reply. However, I will do what I can and give you some resources to investigate. A LAN is a Local Area Network....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN unplugged with working router, lan ports, linksys router
lan ports, linksys router, lan port: Hello Nina, LAN 2 can be the second LAN port on your laptop, if it has 2 LAN ports. If the first port is connected, then you should be able to connect to the router. If you have only one LAN port on the laptiop, then you will need to check the LAN cable...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN/WAN, 2 different things, networking infrastructure
2 different things, networking infrastructure, network topology: Hi, Wow I m surprised to be getting a question all the way from Iran! Well as long as you are asking my view of it, let s agree that when we refer to the Internet we are not referring to the World Wide Web as they are 2 different things. The Internet...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN/WAN, network topology, local area network
network topology, local area network, wan network: Hi Ali, Here are the full forms of LAN and WAN LAN - Local Area Network WAN - Wide Area Network LANs are networks within a building, or small area. WAN is the network spread across a large area. So going by the definition, it is very clear that Internet...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN/WAN, lan wan, data packets
lan wan, data packets, data packet: A router takes data packets from outside your network and routes then either to another router or to devices inside your network. A switch takes data packets from inside your network and sends them to another device, also inside your network, according to...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN/WAN Design, cisco web, certification cisco
cisco web, certification cisco, cisco certification: Hi Phil, and thanks for your question. My best advice would be to persue a Cisco certification track. Cisco certifications are by far the most respected in the networking industry, and having it on your resume is extremely valuable. The certification...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN to WAN upgrade, virtual private network, cable modems
virtual private network, cable modems, hi bob: Hi Bob, and thanks for your question. It really depends on what kind of connectivity you want or need between the remote offices. If you are essentially creating one huge LAN (a series of local LANs connected by WAN links), you need a lot of connections...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN and WAN working., keyboard monitor, wan network
keyboard monitor, wan network, network speed: A KVM switch allows you to use one keyboard, monitor and mouse to operate multiple computers. I don t see how it can be affected, switching between computers should be nearly instantaneous. Unless your switch is using ethernet for connectivity (I don t know...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN/WAN, star bus topology, network topology
star bus topology, network topology, long distances: Dear Ali, The Internet is mix of WAN and LAN. The WAN connects remote sites (long distances) together, while LAN connects building and floors together. There is no certain network topology. Internet uses all the network topology that it in use today....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN wire connection, ralph becker, modem ethernet
ralph becker, modem ethernet, hub switch: Hi Mohammed, and thanks for your question. It is very sraightforward to share files and folders between two computers. Since you don t have a hub (switch), all you will need is a single cross-over (sometimes called a null modem ) ethernet cable. You...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN & wireless connections, port router, lan wireless
port router, lan wireless, cable modem: Hello, You can connect the PC and the laptop to a braodband 4 port router and create a small home network. Thus you will be able to access the other device from the PC or the laptop. Connect the cable modem directly to the router which will also enable you...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: How does a LAN work?, simple explanations, campus lan
simple explanations, campus lan, lan technologies: Dear Simon, A LAN is just a network that have no permanet external network attach to it. In other words you are isolated within your location such as your room, building or campus. LAN technologies are Ethernet, Token Ring and also FDDI. Hope this...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN, mainframe computers, computers in the future
mainframe computers, computers in the future, lan technology: Hi, My answer is Yes. And I also think that current LAN technology has advanced to such a level, that it can support this type of applications now. From network point of view, we need to ensure that networks become more reliable, since this type of applications...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAn /Wan conflict?, packet scheduler, intel 8255x
packet scheduler, intel 8255x, toshiba laptop: Hi Brian, I m glad it worked out. As for the WAP-4000, I am not familiar with the hardware, but regardless, from your description my guess is that the hardware itself is defective, I don t see anything else. Are there other ports that you can try? Is...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAPTOP FILE/PRINTER SHARING ISSUE, setting up a wireless lan, printer scanner
setting up a wireless lan, printer scanner, command shell: Hi, I can guarantee that once you do remove McAfee your troubles will go away, whatever the IT guys tell you. Mcafee has a built in firewall and it messes up everything...your IT guys should know this. It s a horrible product in my opinion and you cannot...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Lack of privileges, control panel applets, terminal services session
control panel applets, terminal services session, administrative privileges: Make sure these GPO s are what you need, this is to prevent, so make sure some are opposite of these: Windows Components/Windows Installer Policy Setting Allow admin to install from Terminal Services session Enabled Disable Windows Installer Enabled...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Lan, rj 45 plug, rj 45 connector
rj 45 plug, rj 45 connector, telephone wire: Hi, No you cannot as regular telephone wire normallay has 2 or 4 wires. A regular network uses 8 wires. You could use a telephone wire with 6 wires, this would give you a speed of 10Mbps in lieu of 100Mbps or 1000Mbps. Also, you need an RJ-45 connector...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Lan, remote desktop connection, desktop windows
remote desktop connection, desktop windows, mspx: Hi Sam, and thanks for your question. Yes, it is possible to remotely access and control a computer on your LAN. The way to do this is to set up a feature in Windows called Remote Desktop . Here is a web page from Microsoft that walks you though the...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Lan Board, smc web, differnt port
smc web, differnt port, chance point: Hi Susan, and thanks for your question. First of all, check to make sure that your network cable is OK. Swap it for another one that you have confidence in. Also try connecting to a differnt port on your router or switch. If you still aren t seeing a...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Lan is not connected, dell latitude d520, laptop model
dell latitude d520, laptop model, network icon: Hello, If you are trying to connect the laptop to another PC/laptop back to back, then you need to have a cross-over CAT5 cable. If you are trying to connect the laptop to a switch, then you need to have a straight CAT5 cable. Regards, Tejas Nat...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Lan connection with 857 router, ethernet hub, internet connectivity
ethernet hub, internet connectivity, lan cable: Hello Jason, Sorry for the delayed response. The device to which your are referring as Switch (the netgear device) is not a switch but a HUB. To extend the internet connectivity to other machines you need to buy a Switch and not a HUB. There is huge...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Lan connection is not connected, ethernet network adapter, usb ethernet adapter
ethernet network adapter, usb ethernet adapter, ralph becker: Hi Ahmed, and thanks for your question. It sounds like the ethernet (network) adapter in your new computer is either bad, or disabled. First, check if it is disabled. Right-click on the LAN icon in the system tray and see if you can Enable the interface....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Lan design, using a router, switch router
using a router, switch router, routing protocols: Hello, Yes, you can communicate between two different networks, using a router. You will need to setup routing on the router to direct traffic to the appropriate interfaces destined for the particular networks. This can be done using static routes as well...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Lan design, natu, google
natu, google, trades: Hello, I would suggest you to do a CCDA course, which teaches you all the tricks and trades of network design. There are many websites as well which have plenty of articles on LAN design, you have search for them on google.com Regards, Tejas Nat...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Lan/router problems, officeconnect internet firewall, internet firewall 25
officeconnect internet firewall, internet firewall 25, 3com officeconnect: Hi Rob, First thank you for clarifying the situation...as you know it is difficult to diagnose such problems over email...even worse when I don t get the full story as I thought you were trying to connect to your company from the exterior...I now understand...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Lan technology....urgent, pls reply..., core router, pls reply
core router, pls reply, school lan: Hello, The best technology for you can be fast ethernet. You can run a gigabyte and backbone and provide fast ethernet connection loops. The server has to be good in configuration, as you are going to use it for multiple purposes. Use a core router and switches...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Lan Wan connectivity, common confusion, isdn pri
common confusion, isdn pri, isdn connection: Hello, You will need to configure the two routers in HSRP, with each router connected to the WAN link. Keep the monitoring ON for the serial interfaces connected to the WAN links. HSRP will handle the failover in either of the link failure scenario....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Lan/Wan Switch versus Hub, wan switch, daisy chain
wan switch, daisy chain, full duplex: A switch is better. Runs at 10/100 Mbit Full Duplex. A hub runs at 10 mbit and half duplex. The duplex means how the communications occur. (Full means the device and send and receive at the same time, half means the device can only send or receive...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Lan or Wan, linksys wireless routers, n network
linksys wireless routers, n network, hth: Using Wireless N for the router will not get you anything unless you use wireless N network adapters as well. The stated range for N should be enough for that distance if you use N adapters. You can run Cat5e or Cat6 but it should be outdoor rated cable...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Lan/Wap/wan 2 computer network, straight connection, cable ethernet
straight connection, cable ethernet, decent speed: Hello, In order to connect the two machines and have a decent speed for communication between them, you need to buy a 8 port switch. Using this switch you can connect the two machine and eastablish communication between them. Along with the switch you...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Lan, outlook inbox, internal emails
outlook inbox, internal emails, mail: Hi, When you say you set up webmail, do you mean Exhange server s webmail? Also what version of Exchange are you using? Part of question is do internal emails bypass the web, yes if you mean one co-worker to another within the same network, since the...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Laplink, network ip addresses, cross over cable
network ip addresses, cross over cable, using a router: When working with two computer, it best to have monitor for each, that way you can be sure that when pulling data from computer to the other you can see the progress. When dealing with a network and transfers, you will need a network adapter on both computers,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Laptop, dell latitude c640, dell latitude c640 laptop
dell latitude c640, dell latitude c640 laptop, usb dongle: Hi Walter, As long as your router is wireless, in essence, all wireless cards and routers are compatible. Where it makes a difference is if you get a specific router that says it can go up to 108Mbps when used with a wireless card of the exact same brand....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Laptop, dell latitude c640, dell latitude c640 laptop
dell latitude c640, dell latitude c640 laptop, homenetworking: Hi Walter, and thank you for your question. In general, you can use any Wireless LAN (WLAN) card you like. They all use the same WLAN protocols ( A , B , and/or G ), and any brand card should work with any wireless router using the same protocol. ...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Laptop access to multiple networks?, using a router, local ip
using a router, local ip, domain settings: Hello Brian, For you to access the printer @ your home you need to add you PC to the workgroup you have created. This is the only way to access the internal machines/printers on your home network. Else you can get the machines/printers out of the workgroup...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Laptop in and out of the network, lan ports, internet connection sharing
lan ports, internet connection sharing, using a router: Hi Emmanuel, and thank you for your question. Yes, your router will allow all the computers connected to it to see each other, and share files and printers or other resources. In fact, the router LAN ports act exactly like a hub or switch while also granting...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Laptop to Web - Wireless - Anywhere, wireless internet service, verizon wireless
wireless internet service, verizon wireless, communication speed: Hi again Stuart, Here are some PCMCIA devices I found on the Verizon Wireless web site: http://www.verizonwireless.com/b2c/store/controller?item=phoneFirst&action=viewPhoneDetail&selectedPhoneId=1566 http://www.verizonwireless.com/b2c/store/controller?item=phoneFirst&action=viewPhoneDetail&selectedPhoneId=1517...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Laptop Wireless Connection, dlink wbr 1310, lan connections
dlink wbr 1310, lan connections, lan connection: What version of Windows is on your laptop. Removing the LAN connections varies. Nothing you do on your laptop will affect the other PCs connected to the roouter. The SSID is the identifier for your router. When you click on the wireless icon and select...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Laptop, htz, power converter
htz, power converter, volts: Any brand will do, you only need the converter for the wall. I have connected my laptop overseas, which you are correct is 50 htz, with no problems. The power converter will convert the 110 50hz to 14 volts 3.5 - 4.9 mA, so its not an issue with power to...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Large Subnet, dhcp scope, swift reply
dhcp scope, swift reply, checking email: Hi again Martin, I disagree that the size of the subnet itself would have any effect on the speed of the devices. In a previous job, the company I was at had several contiguous Class B networks (/16, or 64K addresses each) and performance was never a problem...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: What is the "Layer 2 Switch" ?, forward frames, time hope
forward frames, time hope, bridges: Layer 2 switches are functianlly same as bridges. They learn and forward frames on each port. The major difference is the involvement of hardware that ensures that multiple switching paths inside the switch can be active at the same time. Hope this helps...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: tcp/ip, networking model, natu
networking model, natu, dependance: Hello, The whole basis of internet is the layered structure of the networking model. You will need to read a lot of material to understand the working of the OSI layered model and the internet dependance on the same model. Thnaks & Regards, Tejas Nat...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Limit Internet Access in an LAN, dear sirs, subnet mask
dear sirs, subnet mask, limit internet: Your routers IP should be okay at 192.168.0.1. Is your router set-up to provide DHCP? If not, what it? You have to have some sever or router (most routers can) set-up as a DHCP server. If you don t have any, static assign your 4th PC to something like 192.168.0.5...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Limited or no connectivity status, comcast cable modem, comcast support
comcast cable modem, comcast support, connectivity status: You are connecting directly to your Comcast cable modem? Do you have the Ethernet adapter set to automatically obtain an IP? This is set in the TCP/IP properties of the LAN Connection. Have you tried calling Comcast support? They should walk you thru this....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Limited Internet access on LAN, comouters, linksys router
comouters, linksys router, wireless laptop: Hi Liam, First I would suggest a router instead of a hub. That would solve all your problems right there. Both computers could be independent without needing the other to be on. That beeing said, I assume if your computer need to be on that you are doing...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Limited user Internet access., 2meg broadband, access denied by access control list
2meg broadband, access denied by access control list, access control list: When is she getting the deny message? When she attempts to launch the web browser or does it appear in the browser itself? If it s when she launches the browser, Windows is blocking her because the account you created is permitted to launch IE. Windows...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Limiting bandwidth for a shared connection, limiting bandwidth, shared connection
limiting bandwidth, shared connection, cable modem: Is there a reason you want to? If you are worried about the other PC draining yours, then get a router. Most boradband routers come with a built in switch, the switch allows you to share the bandwidth with the other PCs on the LAN with no degradation. Since...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Linking Desktop to Laptop, network setup wizard, hub switch
network setup wizard, hub switch, port hub: You need a network card for both computers. You will also need a network cable (standard not crossover) for both computera, as well as a small 5-port hub or switch. Install the cards, connect the cables from the cards to the hub/switch. Make sure that...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Linking laptop to PC printer, hp psc1355, wireless router
hp psc1355, wireless router, correct ip address: No its not surprising that the 1355 is not listed. It came out after Win XP so may not have been included. Did you install SP2 for XP? It might be listed there. I checked on my office machine which has SP1 and the list has only older printers. So, to install...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Linksys Range Expander, linksys range expander, static ip address
linksys range expander, static ip address, dhcp server: Hello, Check the IP address setting on the Expander, it seems that the device is configured to get an IP address via DHCP, but no DHCP server is present in the network. If that is the case, then you need to manually give the Expander a static IP address....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Linksys and T1, ip address subnet mask, arp tables
ip address subnet mask, arp tables, linksys router: Hi Sean, and thanks for your interesting question! Based on what you are saying, it is clearly a Linksys WAN problem handling the FT1 signal coming from your Adtran. The explanation from Linksys sound bogus to me, also. Some straws to grab at: - The...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Linksys and T1, linksys router, ip address subnet mask
linksys router, ip address subnet mask, arp tables: Dear Sean, Let me see if I got you correctly, the winXp can access the Internet when it is connected to Adtran directly. And it cannot when you have the Linksys router between adtran and the workstations. If this is the case and from your description...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Linnking Two Computers, cross over cable, network cards
cross over cable, network cards, two computers: The best way (for multiplayer games) would be to use 2 network cards and a cross over cable. Many newer machines come with a network card built in so you might not even need to purchase one. I would suggest you research this on a gaming site where you...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Linux PC, Windows Laptop - wireless netowrking, netowrking, wireless router
netowrking, wireless router, hiw: Hi Satish, I m sorry my expertise is not with Linux but here are 2 sites that I think you will find very useful with more information, the first explains about using Linux as a gateway: http://www.yolinux.com/TUTORIALS/LinuxTutorialIptablesNetworkGateway.html...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Linux PC, Windows Laptop - wireless netowrking, wireless router, netowrking
wireless router, netowrking, linux box: What you do is you plug the internet into the wireless router. Then, you setup your Linux box and your Windows lappy to connect to the router. The router has a built in firewall so there s nothing to worry about :) Linux is immune to virus s so ther...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Up Down Load Question, web page loading, connection performance
web page loading, connection performance, objective performance: Hi again, Sorry to have suggested what you already tried! Since you re using DSLReports, I do have confidence that those numbers you quoted me are fairly accurate. You understand that sometimes people send me questions like yours and have all but made...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Up Down Load Question, ip addressess, initial web
ip addressess, initial web, telecom company: Hello, The connection that you have, must be an ADSL connection. In such a type of connection there is a difference between the upload and the download speeds. The telecom company sets profiles on your telephone line depending upon the quality of the line...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Up Down Load Questions, initial web, residential dsl
initial web, residential dsl, 256k: To answer your second question first, there is a difference and I am suprised that you are getting that much speed for your upload. All residential DSL is ADSL (asynchrous DSL)which means that you have different upstream and downstream speeds. Usually the...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Load sharing/failover in network?, hub router, port hubs
hub router, port hubs, cisco 1700: Hello, Actually I can tell you another way that will supoort load balancing as well as failover, to solve your problem. It does not matter if the IP s are from different subnets. Configure the router with the previous mentioned configuration upto the default...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Local Area Connection Missing, card slots, connection icon
card slots, connection icon, case windows: Hi Maria, A yellow exclamation mark normally means there is a conflict with the resources the computer is attributing to the hardware whereas an interogation mark would mean there is no driver for this hardware. Although both problems could have the same...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Local Area Connection Status, router port, wireless interface
router port, wireless interface, lan interface: Hi Dan, and thanks for your question. If your wife s internet connection is not working, then the problem may be that there is a bad cable, a bad LAN port on the router, or a bad ethernet port on the laptop. Try a different cable and a different router...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Local Area Connection Status, virtual port, rj 45
virtual port, rj 45, connection icon: Hi Dan, First, that icon is there to tell you...well the obvious, that a cable is disconnected from a network card. However, what Windows does not differentiate is that the computer itself is plugged in and working. Many newer models either come with 2...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Local area connection trouble, internet connection wizard, two different things
internet connection wizard, two different things, connection trouble: Hi Alex, Yes definitely that is your problem! You see when you reinstall Windows XP, sometimes you get lucky and it has all the drivers for your computer. However technology groing so fast does not permit Windows to have all the drivers necessary for your...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Locating piece of equip. with certain IP address, ping command, ip address
ping command, ip address, conflict: Mel, its little tricky. As for as locating the machine physically is concerned, its little difficult. You can use ping command to find out the name of the machine and from that name you can locate the machine if possible. ping -a x.y.z.w will resolve...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Locked out account, dell machine, work domain
dell machine, work domain, personal machine: Hi Richard, Normally even when you join a domain, the Administrator of the local machine remains. Now there are 2 things here. The first when you are in a domain and press Ctrl-Alt-Del at the startup, there is a button that says options on the right. If...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Locked out of network, valid ip address, tcp ip protocol
valid ip address, tcp ip protocol, tcp ip settings: Hi Lita, and thanks for your question. You re already tried most of what I would normally have suggested! That pretty much leaves a Windows problem. It could be a corrupt file in the network setup. Try uninstalling (or disabling) the WLAN adapter,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Log into computer in another city? & IE7 buttons, history buttons, six computers
history buttons, six computers, e mail: You can use GotoMyPC.com or logmein.com. They would probably be the easiest setup. Logmein (which I use) offers a free version that doesn t include file transfers, but you can always e-mail the file to yourself. I haven t try IE 7 yet. You may have to activate...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Log into computer in another city? & IE7 buttons, history buttons, toolbar option
history buttons, toolbar option, six computers: Hello, You can use a free software called VNC to connect to your remote server in Houston, provided that you have a static public IP address for the broadband connection there. If you have static IP s on both the location gateways, then you can setup...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Log into computer in another city? & IE7 buttons, transfer protocol server, file transfer protocol
transfer protocol server, file transfer protocol, ftp file transfer protocol: Hi Landon, and thanks for your questions. Let me start with your IE7 question: I don t know! I stopped using IE a long time ago in favor of Firefox (which, if you haven t tried it, I highly recommend). I did find this article/review that you might find...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Long distance node, internet connectivity, wireless router
internet connectivity, wireless router, question thanks: You may have to play with the location of the repeater. I would start it where it enters the guest house, but you may need to move it to where it leaves the main house. Hope this helps Scott I saw your comments and don t quite understand. I think...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Loopback adapter, internet network connection, kind response
internet network connection, kind response, curious thing: Hello, Check whether you have enabled a proxy server in your browser settings, that might be pointing to the single IP address that you see in your status bar. Confirm with your ISP what is the block of IP address that you get an IP address from, each...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Loss of outlook Express etc., helpctr, registry cleaner
helpctr, registry cleaner, known issues: Hi Alfred, In Windows XP, the file is normally located in C:WindowsPCHealthHelpctrBinaries. Just see if it is there and try to double click on it. If it is and you click on it, it might do nothing, don t worry and try the following: To reinstall...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Lost connectivity, network connectivity problems, broadcom netxtreme
network connectivity problems, broadcom netxtreme, broadcom: Hi Sue, and thanks for your question. I would suggest trying to exchange the ethernet adapters on 2 or 3 pairs of computers. If the problem travels with the adapter, then you should get them replaced. If the problem stays with the computer, then you may...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Lost internet access in mixed network, internet ip addresses, linksys router
internet ip addresses, linksys router, network laptop: What I would do, at this point, is get on the horn with Linksys. they have toll free 24/7 support which is very good. I ve been pleased with the service I ve gotten. They should be able to help walk you thru the correct settings. Hope this helps, Scott...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Lost packets to the server, ping command, trace route
ping command, trace route, network gateway: Dear Vasil Stoyanov, So you are saying local to the switch is no problem, but beyond the switch you lose pings. You can do a trace route to find out what path your PC is taking to get to the server. Then troubleshoot backward (from the server to your...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: labtop, wireless pcmcia card, coffe shops
wireless pcmcia card, coffe shops, isp internet service: Hi Liz, If it s a new laptop, there might be a chance it came with a wireless card already integrated...so if you go to a coffee shop that offers Internet connection, you should be able to connect without having to do much. There are also services offered...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: lan, router hub, compters
router hub, compters, ip configuration: Get yourself a router. Hook the internet into the router, and all the compters into the router. You can use either a dynamic or a static IP. Note, if you set it static, it is important to keep your computer set to dynamic. The router figures it out and...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: lan, router hub, local area network
router hub, local area network, wireless router: In the vast majority of cases you need a router. The broadband carrier generally only provides one IP address (they may charge for others). The router performs thje function of sharing that one IP on your Local Area Network. You can get a wireless router that...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: lan, calbes, port switch
calbes, port switch, dhcp server: Hello, You wont need much configuration to setup a 6-10 PC lab. All you need is a 16/24 port switch and cat5 calbes to connect the PC s to the switch. You can have IP configuration as static or dyanmic, asl you please. IF dynamic, then a server or the switch...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: lan, parallel connection, 6pc
parallel connection, 6pc, port switch: Hello, You can connect the PC s using a 8 port switch, which will create a small network and will let you share the resources between all devices. I am not sure about the USB cable, you will have to check on the internet for the specs and the cost. ...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: lan card, usb ethernet adapter, mohmed
usb ethernet adapter, mohmed, ethernet cable: Hi Mohmed, and thanks for your question. Yes, it is OK to use the USB connection, especially if you only want to hook up one computer. Ethernet is certainly faster than USB, but either are probably faster than your internet connection. If you want to...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: lan config, cable modem motorola, motorola sb5100
cable modem motorola, motorola sb5100, positive reply: Hello, You can connect the 2 PC s to the two different ports on the cable modem, and still have internet connection to both of them, provided that your ISP supports this. Mostly ISP s will lease out a single IP address to your computer once you have made...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: lan connections, hub switch router, dun connection
hub switch router, dun connection, ethernet hub: Hi Erika, and thanks for your question. There are a number of things that could be going wrong that could prevent your computers from communicating with each other over your LAN connection. - You don t say how you re trying to get the PCs to communicate,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: lan control software, remote desktop connection, cyber cafe
remote desktop connection, cyber cafe, control software: Hi Sam, Not exactly sure what you mean by controling them? If you mean control from your computer, you can simply use the remote desktop feature built right in to Windows XP. To activate it you would simply right click on My Computer, go to properties and...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: lan design, network ports, comms room
network ports, comms room, core switch: Hello, A simple design for a LAN for an office would be a core switch (layer2/layer3) depending upon your requirement, and then network ports which have connections to the patch panel in the comms room. You can also have access switches which in turn will...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: lan design, natu, tejas
natu, tejas: Hello, The LAN has to be designed on the basis of the requirements. If you let me know the details of what kind of a network you want, the number of clients, the services that you want to offer, then I will guide you in designing a LAN. Thanks & Regards,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: lan icons missing, start up menu, notification area
start up menu, notification area, ketan: Hello, You need to go to Network Connection in your start-up menu. Once inside the Network Connections; you will see your LAN Card Icon. Right Click on this ICON and go to properties. Inside properties, Check the Show Icon in Notification Area When...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: lan/internet sharing, crossover cable, hub switch
crossover cable, hub switch, setting up a network: First, with AOL its very cumbersome. You have to log onto AOL on the server machine first before you can share the connection. I think only AOL for Broadband allows multiple signons which means the remote computer couldn t use AOL, though it might be able...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: lan network through router, workgroup name, setup wizard
workgroup name, setup wizard, wan setup: I m sorry but I don t understand what you are saying. I get that you used the wizard to setup the router. Did you set the router up as a DHCP server? If so, are the computers set to obtain their ip address automatically? Do both computers have the...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: my lan network, network access point, networking client
network access point, networking client, hardware models: Connecting the WAP to the router is what connects any wireless PCs to your network. Any machine recognized by the WAP will be on the network and can see all the other machines on the network. This includes any printers. The main point is that you shouldn...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: lan networking, router modem, modem router
router modem, modem router, uplink port: Hello, Use the internet connection sharing wizrd in Win XP.... else...give IP address of one modem/router for internet, which will be connected to the uplink port of hub, in all the computers as the gateway.... that will direct all traffic to the router/modem....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: lan privacy, isp internet service, internet service provider
isp internet service, internet service provider, anonymizer: Hi Jafar, If you are in a local LAN and going through the server, unfortunately there is no way to bypass the physical blocking of ports if that is what the Administrator has done. You will need to ask him to unblock them or simply change provider or don...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: lan privacy, natu, system admin
natu, system admin, limewire: Hello Jafar, Once you aare accessing the internet over a LAN, the full control over the hosts, (your PC is the host on the network) is in the hands of the system administrator, the sys admin can control the full network with the central router or switch....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: lan privacy, setting up a vpn, virtual private network
setting up a vpn, virtual private network, lan users: Hi Jafar, and thanks for your question. The fact is that you cannot achieve privacy on a LAN unless you are using a VPN. In fact, anyone else on the LAN can run a packet capture program (like ethereal, www.ethereal.com) and see all the traffic that goes...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: lan server, ip address changes, easy file sharing web server
ip address changes, easy file sharing web server, dns record: First of all, you need to check with your DSL provider and make sure that they will allow you to hang a web server from that connection. Most do not, but there are a few that I have heard of that will, you need to check. Second, if you are using a dynamic...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: lan server, easy file sharing web server, using a router
easy file sharing web server, using a router, ip server: Hello, and thanks for your questions. First of all, I assume (and hope!) that you re using a router to share your internet connection and protect your LAN. If not, I strongly suggest that you invest in one. You can only have one web server on your LAN...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: lan server, home web server, easy file sharing web server
home web server, easy file sharing web server, using a router: Hi, In order to setup a home web server, I would first suggest using a router. This would provide you with a a good firewall. In the router, you will need to make sure to open port 80 and re-direct it to the IP address of the computer hosting the site....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: lan server, easy file sharing web server, ip server
easy file sharing web server, ip server, host service: I d like to know more about why you want to set up a WEB server. However, its certainly possible to set up a web server locally within a LAN. The URL would be the IP address of machine where the server is. For example, entering: http:\192.168.1.100 ...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: lan setting please, computer one, linksys
computer one, linksys, nice day: Hi, What you need is a router. A router typically is a switch but at the same time has firmware that allow you to connect directly to your ISP and then you share the signal with the other computers. Each computer is independent so you don t have to have...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: lan sharing, crossover ethernet cable, remote access technology
crossover ethernet cable, remote access technology, using a router: Its not clear what you are trying to do. If you want to share files between two PCs at home, you can connect them directly using a crossover ethernet cable or a file transfer cable. If you are trying to share files on PCs on a home LAN remotely, then you...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: lan for a small business, point hub, direct internet connection
point hub, direct internet connection, vpn connections: Hello Jamie, You will need to setup small LAN s with the devices that are placed in a single location. Say for example you have 3 PC s and 2 printers in one location, then you connect all these together using a hub or a switch. Loctions where there is...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: lan speed, network bandwidth, network cards
network bandwidth, network cards, hubs: Hi, There are two components to increasing your LAN speed - 1/ Your network card on the PC should be able to handle higher speed (fastethernet) 2/ Your network devices (switches and hubs) should be able to support higer speeds. Check first if your...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: lan technology... urgent pls reply, pls reply, school lan
pls reply, school lan, student pcs: Callisto hi... Basically you need a small LAN with connectivity to Internet. It would somewhat look like Student_PCs --- Access_switch --- Core/Distribution -- Router I would suggest that you go ahead with fastethernet between student PCs and Switches....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: lan technology, urgent pls reply, ethernet 10baset, pls reply
ethernet 10baset, pls reply, school lan: Fast Ethernet (100mbs) is standard for a LAN presently, because it has gone down in price. Gigabit is expensive and you need to spend a little more money not so you can plan for the future. Gigabit will also give you more room to growth without having to...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: lan technology.. urgent, pls reply, pls reply, school lan
pls reply, school lan, students project: Hi Callisto and thanks for your question. You do have several decisions to make when planning a LAN. First is wiring, as you mentioned. Hard wiring, as opposed to wireless, is more expensive, but the performance is better and security is better. If you...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: lan wan routers, cisco 575 lre, linksys befsr41
cisco 575 lre, linksys befsr41, wan routers: Hi Diego, and thanks for your question. The easiest and most effective thing to do is to disable file sharing. Remove the Microsoft File and Printer Sharing protocol from the Control panel, and then no one will be able to access your files. If you...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: lan and websites, server ip address, firewall settings
server ip address, firewall settings, lan connection: Hello, You will need to test connectivity to your computer from other PC s in the LAN on port 80. You can test this by telnet ing to your web server IP address and specifiying the port as 80. If you are unable to get through, seems to be a firewall on...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: lan, lan cards, setting up a network
lan cards, setting up a network, 56k modem: Hello, You can connect the two PC s directly using a crossover cat5 cable.You will need to enable internet connection sharing on the windows XP machine, so that the other Win ME machine will be able to use it. Also, give internal IP s to both the LAN cards...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: lap top to base unit, share drive, loading software
share drive, loading software, drive space: If the Laptop has a USB port (and if it has XP it most likely does), then you can easily hook up an external drive. There are several drives on the market with capacities of over 100G for around $100. You can also create a network and share drive space...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: lap top to PC, home networking wizard, ethernet card
home networking wizard, ethernet card, crossover: Assuming that both computers have an ethernet card, the easiest way to do this is with a CROSSOVER eithernet cable, not a standard one. Then, if you have XP on one of the machines, just run the home networking wizard to connect the two machines. Regards,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: laptop to base unit, crossover ethernet cable, local computer store
crossover ethernet cable, local computer store, parallel cables: Hi Dan, and thanks for your question. Yes, you can connect your laptop to another computer. If both computers have an ethernet port (a jack that looks like a telephone jack, only a little wider), then it is very easy indeed. If not, then it still isn...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: laptop / base unit connection, networking setup, setup wizard
networking setup, setup wizard, unit thanks: I both machines are running Windows XP, connect the ethernet ports on them with a CROSSOVER CAT5 enthernet cable, run the Home Networking setup wizard on one and create the setup floppy, run that floppy on the other one. That should so it. For more, see:...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: laptop to base unit, remote desktop connection, command shell
remote desktop connection, command shell, dumb terminal: Hi Dan, When you say the base unit, are you referring to your desktop or a docking station? If you are referring to connecting the laptop to use resources of your desktop...and in turn the power from it...well there is a way...but as you know in computer...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: laptop's LAN connection, troubleshooting instructions, lan connection
troubleshooting instructions, lan connection, compnetworking: Hi Marisa, and thanks for your question. The A network cable is unplugged error is a common problem in windows. It usually doesn t have anything to do a network cable! Here are the troubleshooting instructions directly from Microsoft: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/910389...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: laptop setup on a wireless home network, cw shredder, compurter
cw shredder, compurter, palm office: Hi Dawn, First for setting up the laptop, since your router is aleady up and running, it s should be as easy as plug and play. As for mirroring your desktop, there is no easy way of doing that. There are utilities that exist for free on hard disk manufacturer...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: My laptop can't see my PC on home network, wireless adsl, adsl broadband
wireless adsl, adsl broadband, card internet: Make sure File and Print sharing is ENABLED on both PCs. Make sure that resources are marked as shared. Make sure that IP addresses are in the same subnet (all but last quad the same) and that both PCs are in the same workgroup. If you can t see the other...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: laptop can't see PC on home network, wireless adsl, adsl broadband
wireless adsl, adsl broadband, card internet: Perhaps they re not on the same workgroup. Try right clicking My Computer, going to Properties, then to Identification. Make sure their workgroup is the same. Other then that, you can manually access the machine by typing (into the address bar of My Computer)...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: My laptop, wireless pcmcia card, coffe shops
wireless pcmcia card, coffe shops, isp internet service: Hi Johana, If it s a new laptop, there might be a chance it came with a wireless card already integrated...so if you go to a coffee shop that offers Internet connection, you should be able to connect without having to do much. There are also services offered...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: A large number of consecutive..., ip addess, subnet
ip addess, subnet, summarization: Hi Mohd, You should mask 20 bits for network. That will give you 12 bits for hosts that means 16 subnets with max 4094 hosts. So keep first subnet for first organisation. which is 192.168.0.1/20, 192.168.15.254, 255.255.240 are the first ip, last ip and...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: What is the latest Network protocol ?, computer diploma, osi models
computer diploma, osi models, wan protocol: Hello, The most popular protocol used today is TCP/IP. This is used all over the Internet. Even small to meduim sized networks, like LAN s and MAN s use this in ethernet. Under WAN you can have different types of connectivity like ISDN, Frame relay, ATM...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: layer 3 switching, layer 3 switch, using a router
layer 3 switch, using a router, kivlan: Hi Naveed, VLAN s can be very well created on the L3 switches. Ther are created on Logical Interface. Below lonk will give you detail step by step guide on Creating and Maintaining VLANs http://www.cisco.com/univercd/cc/td/doc/product/lan/c2900xl/29_35xu/scg/kivlan.ht...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: leased line modem, duplex modems, line modem
duplex modems, line modem, fxs: Hi Albert, and thanks for your question. V.29 is an ITU standard (Approved in 1988) for synchronous 4,800, 7,200 and 9,600 bps full-duplex modems using QAM modulation on four-wire leased lines. It has been adapted for Group 3 fax transmission over dial-up...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Does length of Lan cable make a difference??, router port, dlink
router port, dlink, lesley: Hi Lesley, and thanks for your question. Yes, length does matter, but 50 feet should not be a problem at all. It is most likely that you have a bad cable. See if you can temporarily use a cable from another computer that is not having a problem and most...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: limited or no connectivity, p3 system, bursh
p3 system, bursh, pci slots: Hi Sara, and thanks for your question. This error is caused by windoes not being able to establish a connection to the network. You have proven that you don t have a hardware problem because the network connection works with Disk A. Clearly, there is...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: limited or no connectivity, ethernet network adapter, router switches
ethernet network adapter, router switches, connectivity error: Hi Jacob, and thanks for your question. You ve done a fine job of troubleshooting this problem. You ve eliminated the router, switches, and cables as the culprits. About all that is left is the computer, as you guessed. The limited or no connectivity...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: linking computers, serial file transfer cable, linking computers
serial file transfer cable, linking computers, network cards: Depending on what version of Laplink you should be able to use a USB cable, but you need a specific File Transfer cable. You can also use either a parallel or serial file transfer cable. However, considering what you want to do, it might be better to network...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: linking computers, laptop hard disk, crossover cable
laptop hard disk, crossover cable, linking computers: Hi Don, First let me just say that if the only thing you are looking to do is install software on the laptop, the easiest way would be throigh the USB plug. A simple external kit runs from as little as $20. You could use a used laptop hard disk for some...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: linksys router, connecting 2 computers, setup a home network
connecting 2 computers, setup a home network, linksys router: If you are not interested in remote connection or wireless connection, then I would recommend a basic router. You don t need to spend the extra money if you are not going to use it and it you are not setting up an VPN there is no need to have that feature...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: linksys router, linksys befsr41, connecting 2 computers
linksys befsr41, connecting 2 computers, setup a home network: Hello, I think you can go for the normal linksys router which will enable you to share your internet connection to both the computers. There is no need for IPsec and VPN router, as when you transact online with banking websites, they already have their...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: linksys router, connecting 2 computers, setup a home network
connecting 2 computers, setup a home network, linksys router: SK, You can do IPSEC and VPN but that not required. In all probablity you will be using net and do online banking using http session. SO your router should understand ssl which it will do and you machines would also do. So ipsec and vpn are not needed for...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: linksys router, connecting 2 computers, setup a home network
connecting 2 computers, setup a home network, linksys router: Can t find any. They re all built on the assumption that if you have a cable modem, you won t want DSL, because cable modems are so much faster. And I see now that I m wrong. Linksys DOES make one, and it s otherwise OK, too. See: http://www.linksys.com/products/product.asp?grid=34&scid=29&prid=561...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: linksys router, network setup wizard, gateway ip address
network setup wizard, gateway ip address, default gateway ip: Hello John, You can connect the ethernet cable coming from the DSL modem, to the uplink or internet port on the router. Then the other ethernet ports of the router can be connected to normal PC s. The wireless network can be setup by running the wireless...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: linksys router, linksys befsr41, connecting 2 computers
linksys befsr41, connecting 2 computers, setup a home network: Hi SK, and thanks for your question. Pretty much any router will do what you need. I have the Linksys BEFSR41, which has 4 wired ports, and it works fine. You needn t limit yourself to Linksys, but they are a popular brand. You can fully expect that...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: a little help with my assignment please :), wireless broadband, great health
wireless broadband, great health, mobile network: Frankly, I m not sure what is meant either. The only thing that comes to mind is a fixed network is restricted to a specific location. While a mobile network would allow for roaming. An example of a mobile network might be Verizon s wireless broadband. ...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: A little help needed, please., network interface cards, international regulatory agencies
network interface cards, international regulatory agencies, wirless router: Hi Mark, The 2.4GHz range is the ISM (Industrial, Scientific and Medical) band. It contains the frequencies recognized as radio-based standards by international regulatory agencies, such as the FCC (USA), ETSI (Europe), and the MKK (Japan). It is an unlicensed...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: A little help needed, please., wirless router, mark god
wirless router, mark god, wireless router: God, this is terrible eh? Don t you HATE that?! I have the exact same problem with my router.. 2.4ghZ phone.. Same problem :p The only thing I can think of is to change the channel on your router .. By default it is set to six (which is somewhere like...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: "lmited or no connectivity", private ip address, external cable modem
private ip address, external cable modem, ip address range: Hello, Usaully, the ISP wil offer you a DCHP IP address to the computer using which you connect to the Internet. In your case, this will be assigned to LAN adapter 1. Now what you need to do is have the other LAN adapter on the host a fixed IP address in...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: local home network through router, wireless lan card, adsl internet connection
wireless lan card, adsl internet connection, router setup: Hello, You will need to terminate the ADSL internet connection on the WAN port of the router and have the router setup as a DHCP server and connect the PC and the laptop to the ethernet ports on the router. Setup the PC and laptop to get IP from the...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: logging on extremely slow, ip lookup, adv server
ip lookup, adv server, dns entries: Hi, Sorry for the delay in responding. I believe your problem might be that your server s IP address is not in the list of the workstations DNS lookup. What you need to do is; if you are running DHCP from your server, add your server s IP address as...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: logging in over wan, luck jim, long distance phone
luck jim, long distance phone, room thanks: Hi Lisa, yes you can access your computer, hopefully though you plan on having a firewall so that no one can hack into your computer since you are always on. With DSL, you will need to stay connected, there is a dial up connect that has to be initialized first...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: logic diagram of internet components from client to server, network address translation, repeater network
network address translation, repeater network, logic diagram: Dear Sushma i m really sorry but really busy with my schedule ....so dint work on ur question ......so if ur in too much hurry ....u can search on google for the same........ sorry once again ,....it ll take few days for me to be free........ thanks...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: login scripts, login scripts, profile tab
login scripts, profile tab, login script: Dear Andy, You need to go into Control panel- administrative tools- computer management. Click on local users and groups. Highlight a user or group, then right click and select properties. Click on the profile tab. Type in the profile path (you need...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: long distance run, cable internet access, cable company
cable internet access, cable company, simple solution: Hi James, You are right. TCAT5 and Wireless are both limited to 300ft. This is a problem which can be soled with some netowkring equipments. You an have small switches installed n between, so that no single cables runs for more than 300 ft. This means you...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: looking for a powerfull firewall with QOS, vpn passthrough, firewall router
vpn passthrough, firewall router, voip phones: Hello Mohan, You can go for the high end Cisco 535 PIX firewall. This should be able to provide for all you r requirem,ent. Please visit the following link to get more details about the features of this firewall - http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/vpndevc/ps2030/products_data_sheet09186a008007d05d.html...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: loopback address of multiple nics on the same machine, protocol stack, ethernet protocol
protocol stack, ethernet protocol, welcome thanks: Hi Jimmy and thanks for your question. The loopback address is 127.0.0.1 for all interfaces. The ethernet protocol requires that all packets with this destination address must be returned back up the protocol stack instead of transmitted. It doesn t matter...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: loss of Outlook Express and Help and Support, pc novice, new folders
pc novice, new folders, dell windows: Hi Doug, Don t worry about being a novice...isn t it through trial and error that we learn? So once you finally fix this problem, you will have gained but knowledge...no? I understand it is a little frustrating however, I too still get frustrated at my...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: low wireless internet signals, wireless internet service, change providers
wireless internet service, change providers, service upgrades: Hi Geet, and thanks for your questions. You don t say what kind of wireless network you are talking about. If you mean WiFi, you may well be out of luck. Hotspots are generally controlled by others and if there isn t one close enough for you, there may...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: low wireless internet signals, comfort zone, gupta
comfort zone, gupta, wireless internet: What is the service you are using?? Is it Wireless Card for Internet access??? If yes, than you donot have any choice about boosting the signal. Only thing you can try to do is to change your position, keep antenna perpendicalu to earth, try to cup the antenna...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: MAC address, familair, xbox 360
familair, xbox 360, ethernet cable: I m really not that familair with how an XBox connects thru a LAN. I would assume that you would need to set the XBox with a permanent IP address or to pick uup one from the router. Not sure what the XBox MAC has to do with it. I would suggest doing research...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: MAC address, device address, mac address
device address, mac address, hardware device: Hello, MAC address is a harware device address, which is unique for each hardware device. It consists of a part of company assigned code and the second part being a alphanumeric It is a layer 2 address. Where as IP address is a layer 3 address, consists...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Mac Address to IP, dhcp server, natu
dhcp server, natu, mac address: Hello, I have never seen such a device that takes its own IP address, other than a computer which takes its own IP address from the OS. Also you have not told me what tha device is. Let me know that and then I may be able to help you in a better way. Thanks...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Mac and PC wireless system, westell versalink, plaster walls
westell versalink, plaster walls, dell 8200: Hi Joe, and thanks for your question. You should be able to share your internet connection with a wireless router like you suggest. Your Airport card should automatically adjust itself and connect to your router. Just make sure that all the equipment...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Managing an ISP, mail services, high speed access
mail services, high speed access, startup costs: Well first you will need at least $500,000 in capital. This will cover startup costs and maybe the first 6 months o operation. At which point you need to be at least breaking even or you will need more capital. To manage an ISP doesn t require much more...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Managing an ISP, natu, tejas
natu, tejas, cisco: Hello, The certification that you have mentioned will certainly help you in sucessfully managing as ISP. But to gain the knowledge of the setup of an ISP, you will have to go through the documentation of current ISP s in your country. Also, it will take...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Mapping Drive using Dlink 524 Wireless, dlink wireless router, wireless access point
dlink wireless router, wireless access point, linksys router: Did you disable the router functions on the D-Link? If you are adding a wireless router to an existing router, you are basically using it as a wireless access point. You want to disable some of the router functions like DHCP so it doesn t conflict with the...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Mapping drive, documentation windows xp, command shell
documentation windows xp, command shell, startup folder: Hi Phil, I haven t worked with 98 in quite a while but normally you should be able to delete the mapping and when you right click on it to remap it, select reconnect at logon box. A better and sure way that never fails is to make a little batch file...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Master Browser issues, message id number, remote controling
message id number, remote controling, master browser: Hi again Peter, I never personnally experienced that problem before but only similiar glitches. I was able to find this article, take a look I think it might help you: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb%3Ben-us%3B135464&Product=win2000...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Material Needed, free networking, resarch
free networking, resarch, computer networking: Obviously, I can t do your resarch for you. However, if you go to www.google.com or www.whatis.com and search on the terms you want to explain on the website, you will find more than you can ever use. As far as copyright is concerned, posting a link to...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Max Connection Per Server, hang ups, simultaneous sessions
hang ups, simultaneous sessions, obscure problem: Hi Robert, and thanks for your question. MaxConnectionsPerServer is a registry value that dictates the maximum number of simultaneous sessions that Internet Explorer can have. This can improve your performance with some web sites, but of course there are...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Maximum transferable unit (MTU), default mtu, atm network
default mtu, atm network, html rfc: Hi Shubham, and thanks for your quesiton. The default MTU for ATM is 8192 octets, according to RFC 1626: http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc1626.html and this page: http://hsi.web.cern.ch/HSI/atm/specific.html#RFC-1626 For Frame Relay, for information...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Media converter, data interface, media converter
data interface, media converter, usb ports: Hi Marty, and thanks for your question. A media converter is more commonly called an adapter . Here is a definition for that and for transceiver : http://pcwebopedia.com/TERM/a/adapter.html http://pcwebopedia.com/TERM/t/transceiver.html The word...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: MIssing LAN ipconfig fails, internet software programs, desktop connectivity
internet software programs, desktop connectivity, network card configuration: Hi Tami, Commands like ping can fail because of firewalls so this means absolutely nothing. However, being that you have Norton, and it has an integrated firewall, this would be problem number one in terms of pinging or preventing from communicating with...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Min specs required on a computor 4 internet use, hhd, cpu speed
hhd, cpu speed, internet use: Bob, Higher the better for experience. But truly for internet connection you just need a plain simple modem you can give you connectivity and a browser. For some sites you might need a specific version of browser so being equipped with latest version helps....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Missing Local Area Connection, sfc scannow, address mask
sfc scannow, address mask, ms knowledge base: Hi again Pete, Sorry if I misunderstood that. My first suggestions then would remain that you do the sfc /scannow. You could try a registry cleaner that searches for shortcut errors. However, please keep in mind that if you think the registry might be corrupt...what...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Missing Local Area Connection, interogation, tv screens
interogation, tv screens, connection icon: Hi Alex, Yes my box tends to get full often! LOL! I can t believe the amount of people that write to me! But it s nice to hear from different folks! Installing a fresh copy of XP if great...however it does not mean that the driver will be installed....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Mobile and Fixed Network Specifications, wireless microwave, assignment report
wireless microwave, assignment report, wan connections: Hi Mark, what I understand from your question is that you want to know whaall types of connections fall under Mobile and fixed Network. Then here is the list: MOBILE NETWORK : Wireless/Microwave (IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n), Bluetooth (IEEE 802.15), WiMax(IEEE...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Mobile and Fixed Networks (a bit urgent), remote access software, line metro
remote access software, line metro, fixed networks: Hello Mark, All the fixed network technologies mentioned in my last answer would be able to connect to two computers for remote access. For wireless technologies that can connect two computers, I would have to say that WiFI and WiMax have to be the most...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Modem, phone cables, cable modems
phone cables, cable modems, cabla: Hello, We can connect 2 computers using a serial cable as well. Also a USB cabla can be used. We have to be carefull in connecting the right cable though. Some search on the internet regarding the vendors will help you to get the required cable. Modems...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Modem Check, cable modem, dsl line
cable modem, dsl line, natu: Hello RJ, Broadband refers to the type of connection with a fast speed. Mostly, broadband through cable uses a cable modem which is connected to the ethernet port of the PC. A DSL line uses a ethernet or USB port depending upon the modem. Thanks & Regards,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Modem Check, usb ethernet adapter, analog phone line
usb ethernet adapter, analog phone line, broadband internet connection: Hi Rowen, and thanks for your question. If you are looking to get a cable or DSL broadband internet connection, the barrier of entry is actually very low. You would no longer need a modem that you connect to an analog phone line. All you would need...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Modem/Edge Router, edge router, broadband modem
edge router, broadband modem, dsl carriers: The term edge router is fairly generic and can mean any router at the edge of a network. But, I think I know what your question is. I believe your quesion is more what the difference between a Broadband Modem and a Broadband Router is. The modem simply...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Modem to A with ethernet, then connect A to B with USB and give B internet access?, detailed explanations, internet connection sharing
detailed explanations, internet connection sharing, cable modem: Hi Tony, You can have your computer hooked up via a cable modem and share its connection to another computer without a hub or router with ICS (Internet COnnection Sharing). When connecting two PCs to each other, you can use a crossover RJ-45 cable, this...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Modem to PC to Router to PCs possible?, motorola surfboard, motorola modem
motorola surfboard, motorola modem, lan ports: Hello, The Motorola modem also has a Ethernet port which can be used to to connect to the Internet i.e. as a WAN port, instead of the current USB port. Connect your modem directly to the router through ethernet, to the WAN port on the router. Connect...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Modem Screech whilst online, modem properties, volunteer expert
modem properties, volunteer expert, line checks: This is really not a networking question, but what I suspect is happening is you are doing something or have some setting that is trying to dial out. Try going to Tools internet Options, in the Commjunications tab set all your Dialup connections to Never Dial....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Modem Screech - - whilst online, modem properties, line checks
modem properties, line checks, modem pcmcia: Hi René, I have a couple of questions which would help me try and diagnose your problem. 1) What OS are you running? 2) Is your connection ISDN or standard 56Kbps? 3) How long has your system been functioning correctly for, prior to this problem?...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Modem in a standby or sleep state., modem manufacturer, mdem
modem manufacturer, mdem, state question: Hello, You may want to have a look at the FAQ on the modem manufacturer s website, or even email the technical support of the manufacturer. They will be in a much better position to help than me, as I have never used this particular modem. And each firmware...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Modem V.29, analog phone lines, modem protocols
analog phone lines, modem protocols, analog modems: Hi Chris, and thanks for your question. The biggest limitation in the design of high-speed analog modems is actually the analog phone lines themselves! They are designed for analog voice traffic, not data traffic. The problem is that they have a very...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Modem, media access control, analog phone line
media access control, analog phone line, hexadecimal digits: Hi Santosh, and thanks for your question. Any device that connects to an ethernet network has to have a MAC (Media Access Control) address. You don t say what kind of Modem you are asking about (dialup, DSL, cable, etc), but if the device has a way to...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Monitoring WAN Links, routers and switches, networking area
routers and switches, networking area, time ie: Hello Suresh, We have many monitoring tools in the market. Some are tools that come along with routers and switches, as in case with cisco, there are 3rd party softwares too, which are used for WAN links monitoring. Eg: MRTG is a free tool, we have Netoulse...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: MS Workgroup, dsl hub, network printers
dsl hub, network printers, workgroup computers: On the old XP PC - try using SYSTEM RESTORE to go back to before you made the changes. Running the Internet Wizard is usually what Windows makes you do, and it usually messes things up. Try system restore on that one too, otherwise: Run the wizard again...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Multi Computer Access to Internet, 2wire wireless gateway, high speed service
2wire wireless gateway, high speed service, wireless router: 1. You should be able to. 2. Yes, the router shares the internet connection among ALL the devices connected to it. Any connected device can access the net at any time. 3. Most routers have a built in switch (the 4 ports for additional devices). That switch...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Multilinking, counter strike server, cisco router
counter strike server, cisco router, dsl connections: Hello, There is a possible way by which you can combine 4-5 DSL connections to give you a combination speed. An upload speed that you require. You will need 4-5 DSL connections provisioned on different telephone lines, these can be terminated on DSL routers....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Multiple NIC's In A single SERVER !!, dammam saudi arabia, spanning tree protocol
dammam saudi arabia, spanning tree protocol, depth knowledge: Hi Dammam, Please visit the links below to get in depth knowledge about spanning tree protocol. It will not be possible to explain STP over here. Need to visit the below links for more and complete details. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanning_tree_protocol...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Multiple Routers- Fixed & Wireless, linksys router, wirless router
linksys router, wirless router, linksys wrt54g: First, why are you using 192.168.15.1? That changes the subnetting which could be a problem. Second, You don t connect the wired router to the wireless. You connect the wireless to the wired. The patch cable goes from one of the ports on the wired router...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Multiple Switches, psu student, lan environment
psu student, lan environment, connect one: Hello, One can connect multiple switches in a LAN environment. All I can say at this point it that you have to connect one switch to the uplink port on the other one. Or we can have redundancy too, if you need it. I cannot tell you more than that, as...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Multiple Switches, psu student, cross connection
psu student, cross connection, vlans: A cross connection is required to connect switch to switch. A truck port connects multiple VLAN together among switches. 802.1q is VLAN tagging allow multiple VLANs to ride on a single connection. Hope this helps, please take a few seconds to rate me!...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Multiple Wi-Fi, wi fi card, tcp ip protocol
wi fi card, tcp ip protocol, wireless interface: Hi Stanley, and thanks for your question. Actually, you should be able to do the multiple tasks using a single wireless interface. The TCP/IP protocol is specifically designed to handle multiple simultaneous connection. They stay out of each other s way...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: mac address, addrss, binary number
addrss, binary number, mac address: A MAC address is a unique ID encoded into every network adapter or device. It is a binary number but usually expressed in hexadecimal (as in the example you show). Its used to physically identify a device on the network. NBTSTAT is a network utility that...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: mac address, arp table, sniffer software
arp table, sniffer software, mac address: Dear Rob, You can only get the MAC by ping the IP address. Then look at the arp table on you computer. To look at the arp table type ARP -A at the commanf prompt. Or if you have a sniffer software you can capture packages that will also revile the...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: macadress, acces point, type ipconfig
acces point, type ipconfig, network interface: Hi Emile, and thanks for your question. You can find the MAC address of your network card by clicking Start Run... then put cmd in the Open box. Type ipconfig /all and it will display your network interface information, including its MAC address. ...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: mail server and more, mail servers, internet service provider
mail servers, internet service provider, new mail: Hi Kiyeon, and thanks for your questions. When you think about email, there are two things to consider: - Inbound email (receiving email), usually POP or IMAP - Outbound email (sending email), usually SMTP These are often handled differently, but it...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: mainframe vs client server, whar, security management
whar, security management, mainframe: Hello Arturo... This question is too long... I can t type everything here.. but i can send you some links. http://expertanswercenter.techtarget.com/eac/knowledgebaseAnswer/0,295199,sid63_gci980670,00.html http://information.utep.edu/mmahmood/cis4365/slides/CHAP09.ppt...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: mapping drives, authentication package, device manager
authentication package, device manager, power management: Hi, There might be many factors here but my initial guess would be that the power management is activated on the Network Card. Double check that the power management seetings are off in 2 places. First in the Control Panel, then in Device Manager, double...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: a+ mcse2003, cisco ccna, mcse2003
cisco ccna, mcse2003, program games: Hi Edgar, Please note that the following are just my opinions: Well my first question would be what do YOU like? If you love networking and want to do just that, than immerse yourself in something like Cisco CCNA. Microsoft s MCSE is also great if you...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: memory, temporary internet files, file recovery software
temporary internet files, file recovery software, internet explorer: In Internet Explorer (assuming that you re using it.) Go to tools, internet options, and clear the Temporary Internet Files and the History. All this does is erase those files, however; someone with file recovery software could still recover them. Running...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: menuing system for public workstations, graphical menu system, library catalog software
graphical menu system, library catalog software, downers grove public library: This is all I can do for you. http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&q=library+menu+systems http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&q=library+catalog+software I do not have any experience with this one, but it looks...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: modem, linksys router, cable modem
linksys router, cable modem, standby mode: Hi, and thanks for your question. There s no standby mode for most consumer-grade routers. I read through the manual for the Linksys router I have and there s no mention of such a mode. I can offer a suggestion, however. If there are hours of the day...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: two-modem connection, flat connections, modem connections
flat connections, modem connections, modem connection: Max, hi... I am sorry I don t have a clue on how to do it. What I would have done is to first find out with the Service Provider to check if that is possible to plug their connetion onto some other service provider. If you have two connections fromone service...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: modem plus router setup, netcomm nb3, wireless router
netcomm nb3, wireless router, lan port: Hi Denis, and thanks for your question. You are right when you say that there should be one and only one device on a LAN that is handling DHCP and acting as the default gateway to the internet. To set this up, you should connect the LAN port of the...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: modem problems?, modem problems, dial tone
modem problems, dial tone, dialup connection: Hi Gerald, I would like to help you to the best of my abilities but I need a little more information first. 1) What Operating System are you running? XP Pro, Home, 98 or anything else? 2) If I understand correctly, this is a 56K standard modem plugged...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: modem trubble, netgear wgt624 v3, netgear product
netgear wgt624 v3, netgear product, netgear wgt624: Hi James, and thanks for your questions. First of all, if you don t have it already, please download the users manual (PDF) for this router: http://tinyurl.com/wogtj Since you purchased the unit used, you cannot know how the previous owner had it...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: modem, software commands, cable modems
software commands, cable modems, software command: Hello, Usually there is a switch on the modem that gets the modem into the standby mode, that is what i have seen on many cable modems, dont know if there is any software command to do the same. Please refer to the manual for all software commands for the...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: momentary network hangs, x windows server, windows xp boot disk
x windows server, windows xp boot disk, using quickbooks: UPDATE: Here is the reply! Factors: Don t use hubs. They cause feedback and miscommunication and send the network into a stall. (for the NT4.0 a risk free way of fixing it without messing up the original Hard Drive) If this has been working just...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: monitoring, network inspector, sophisticated software
network inspector, sophisticated software, shared files: Hi, You can see if an IP address is accessing your computer through a simple command line by typing netstat -na. This will reveal any connection to your computer, wether local or external IP addresses. As for what they are doing or what files they are...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: move users by scripting, command line tool, ddn
command line tool, ddn, natu: Hello, You can do the following: To move objects between domains, you can use the movetree.exe command-line tool. As the name suggests, Movetree lets you move trees containing objects from one domain to another in the same forest (you can t move objects...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: multiple users online, aol client software, internet sharing software
aol client software, internet sharing software, crossover cable: AOL is NOT the Internet and AOL is not a true ISP. AOL is a proprietary online service. It provides a gateway to the Internet, but when you connect to AOL you are not connecting directly to the Internet like you would with a true ISP. To connect to AOL requires...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: multiple, cisco router, echo packets
cisco router, echo packets, awnsers: Chris, You can get lot of information on CIsco.com. DocCD has limited information. PLease try that and let me know if you ae able to find out any answers for them. As you are preparing for CCIE your learning curve should be steep and self built. -sudhansh...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: NAT service, nat network address translation, network address translation
nat network address translation, network address translation, configuring nat: Hi, It sounds to me like a DNS problem. If you are running a router with a NAT firewall, or any firewall for that matter, you need to open the port for DNS service. That s port 53 on UDP. If that does not work, please get back to me with more details...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Natting, linksys router, modem router
linksys router, modem router, public ip: Hi Priyant, Very sorry for the delay in reply. You can t access router globaly from your LAN, but Service provider can give you the MRTG web access, through which you can monitor the link usage and connectivity. Also try accessing the serial IP from the...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Natting IP Camera on Public Address, internal ip address, private ip address
internal ip address, private ip address, local ip address: Hello, Setup NAT on your router with the internal IP address of the IP camera,192.xxx,to the external 213.xxx IP address.You will also need to forward the ports on which the router needs to be accessed, assumed that you will be using the browser, forward...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Natting, internal ip address, router
internal ip address, router, natting: Hello Surya, Natting is performed before the pakect is routed to an outside interface. The same happens when a inbound packet is destined to an internal IP address, the Natting changes the IP to the internal IP address and then the packet is routed to...