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General Networking/Lan/Wan: connection, Share Laptops, Wire connection
Share Laptops, Wire connection, Ethernet connection: Hi Moses, Well that depends on what are you planing to do with the data. The simple way to do that is by connecting the two laptops with crossover cable between the two Ethernet connections of each laptops and you are done (Peer-To-Peer connection). But,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: connection
Almost all laptops are wireless these days. But that just means they are capable of connecting to a network that supports WiFi connections. Do you have such a network? If so, how it is setup? Are the laptops the only 2 computers in the store? What type of...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Internet connection
It seems that should definitely have wifi. Dell has what s called a service tag, on the bottom of the computer. If you are able to provide that I can see the details on what the computer was configured with, and if it confirms it has wifi, I can help show...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Internet on laptop, PC Card, USB Wireless Card
PC Card, USB Wireless Card, Laptop without WiFi: Hi Kari, Sorry for the delay I have not received your question until this weekend. I m not sure why can t you use the built in WiFi card. But, lets see if you can use an external USB card, PC card for your laptop. PC Card would be a better choice for...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Internet problem
Kari... hi ... I am sure it would have a PCI slot empty. You can buy a wireless NIC from bestbuy or any other electronic store (maybe look at ebay to get an old but functioning one) and insert it in your laptop, if you want to connect without wires. Other...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Internet problems
What you will need to do is verify what type of ports your laptop has available. IE: USB port or PCMCIA slot. Then once you have that you will need to purchase a wireless network card that fits one of the open slots on your laptop. Once you have that installed...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Internet question
Hi Karl, Well you will need to order Internet service for your home, if you have not already done so. Usually that is your local phone or cable company. Like Verizon, Comcast, etc. As part of that install, you will get a router, usually with integrated...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Laptop internet problem
The easiest would be a USB network adapter like the ones shown here: http://www.bestbuy.com/site/networking/wireless-usb-adapters/abcat0503007.c?id=abcat0503007 These will connect you to any WiFi router. If the laptop has an ethernet port, you could...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Laptop internet problems
Hi Kari, and thanks for your question. You may be correct that your old laptop does not have WiFi, but you may want to take a closer look. Practically all laptops manufactured in the past 10 years or more have WiFi capability built into them. It may simply...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Network Drives
If you are connected to your phone s hotspot then you are on the Internet and not your companies private network. I have to assume that your company perhaps blocks access to something that you wish to take a look at some site during the day? Anyway, assuming...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: home networking
You can use a second wireless router to extend the range. Another option is to buy a wireless extender/repeater to cover more of your home with wireless. What you are suggesting will work as long as all the devices are on the same subnet ( ex: 192.168.1.1,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Implementing guest SSID
Hi Rajiv, All of that is possible. Some of how it has to work depends on what gear you have now. Some gear supports what you want, others will not. In other words, since I don t know what you have, it would be guessing how things should be setup. ...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Home Media Server
General Networking/Lan/Wan: Home Media Server

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Home Media Server
First, I would replace the XP machine. Since XP has been sunsetted, you are more exposed to malware, which could be the cause of your problems. Second I would consider upgrading to a new AC router, you will get a better range and stronger signal. Sorry...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Network Name in System Tray
Is the network adapter on your computer built in or is it a usb device? What operating system are you using? (XP, Vista, 7, 8 etc). This isn t something to worry too much about, unless you keep getting prompted for the type of connection it is?...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: How to speed up
Your Internet speed is controlled by your internet provider (The provider you pay for your internet connection) Most Internet providers have packages available with higher speeds for an extra cost. Paying for a faster internet connection will likely increase...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Wi Fi
Rajendra... your routres CLI should be able to give you these options. Since I have not usedd any of these routers, I may not be able to guide you where to look. Other way is to check if you have received any manual with the devices. hope this helps -sudhansh...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Configuring VPN for remote access
Hi Rose, and thanks for your question. I recommend that you use one of the popular remote access clients that are available. I have used TeamViewer (http://www.teamviewer.com/), LogMeIn (http://www.logmein.com/), or GoToMyPC (http://www.gotomypc.com/)....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: DATA help
Hi Bob, and thanks for your question. This is a fairly common problem. Give this a try: 1. Click Start and in the Search programs and files box, type advanced sharing and choose Manage advanced sharing settings 2. Click Change advanced sharing...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN
Your switch should be fine, Selvam, for connecting all the PCs provided each of them is less than 100mtr apart. You can given each computer an IP address like 192.168.10.1/255.255.255.0 up to 192.168.10.20/255.255.255.0 with 192.168.10.100/255.255.255.0 as...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: VPN
Hey Robert... There could be multiple reasons for error 619. You would need to try out several options to come to a conclusion. The options that you may need to try are: 1. Run only one VPN connection to your PC. Remove other VPN connection. 2. Turn OFF...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Smartphone with inbuilt mini DVD/CD Drive.
Hi Prashant, Yes, I believe it would be possible to incorporate an optical disk drive into a smartphone. However, I don t think anyone ever will. Optical media is just about extinct today. Most software, videos, music, and other files are either downloaded...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Smartphone with inbuilt mini DVD/CD Drive.
Anything is possible. So yes this might be possible. However, I don t think there would be a market for it. Many phones come with slots for Micro-SD cards. A DVD holds 4 gigs of data (not sure how much the minis hold), Micro-SD cards go up to 64 (maybe more...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: ARE YOU WIRED
Hi and thanks for your question. First of all, sorry for not responding sooner. I never received the notification email that your question had arrived! Bluetooth and WiFi are not the same thing. However, they are similar in that they both are standard...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Kindle E-Reader Device., freecopiersupport.com, kindle
freecopiersupport.com, kindle: +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ first this works for all kindles... +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ To convert PDF files to AZW (Kindle format) using Stanza: Download and install Stanza from lexcycle.com. Open the book in Stanza and plug...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: TCP/IP and UDP Port Numbers Nomenclature.
Prashant, They are kept reserved for internal use by IETF and lot of unused ports are for future use. You can use unassigned ones so that it does not clash with any of the widely used port numbers. You can, however you need to get an approval from...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: wireless router, voip, pc
voip, pc, freecopiersupport.com: first contact your voip provider to see how to best isolate your voip and to rule it out as a problem... then reinstall the operating system on your pc to rule out viruses... and change your passwords for everything... sounds like someone hacked your pc......

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Trying to remove a guest network I set up on my wireless router
I can t give you detailed instructions, but if going to 192.168.1.1 doesn t get you into the router s setup page, then the router is assigned a different IP address. You have to find out what that is. Maybe the default IP for the router is different or maybe...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: wifi extension
Not sure what you have heard. The longest range for WiFi is the AC spec and that is nowhere near a Kilometer. If WiFi ranges ever get near kilometer range it will be more from the router then the machine based WiFi adapter. I m not sure why you want to...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Wireless Technology in the Deep sea.
Depends on the ship. For example, Royal Caribbean Cruise lines just launched a cruise liner that does offer cell and WiFi connections, even at sea. But the ship has to be capable of pulling data down from satellites. Most don t. Hope this helps, Scott...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: File sharing/networking
Hi Jim, What is the operating system of the server? On the computers that cannot see the share, make sure that what ever firewall is in use is not blocking the connection. Make sure that all computers are in the same work group. If any of the systems...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: VPN?
Hi Sara... Sorry for delayed reply.... If you have to start a client (vpn client) everytime you start you may have one. But what looks to me that you have defined DNS servers and may be other servers as well. Go to control panel, open network setting,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Belkin
Hi Joan, Do the following and see if it resolves your issue 1. Go to Control Panel 2. Double click on Internet Optioms 3. Click on the Advanced tab 4. Click the button that says Restore advanced settings 5. Click the button that says Reset 6....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: DHCP Request Query
hi Srini... ideally, what you are expecting is right. There are two timers with DHCP lease one is renewal which is 1/2 of lease period and another is rebinding timer which is 7/8 of lease period. So essentially you should see a renewal request at 150th sec....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: DHCP Request Query
General Networking/Lan/Wan: DHCP Request Query

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Internet connection/proxy
General Networking/Lan/Wan: Internet connection/proxy

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Touch Screen Integrated Wireless Keyboard and Trackball Mouse.
General Networking/Lan/Wan: Touch Screen Integrated Wireless Keyboard and Trackball Mouse.

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Internet connection/proxy, virus, proxy server
virus, proxy server, freecopersupport.com: you have a virus... try the following... Open Internet Explorer by clicking the Start button . ... Click the Tools button, and then click Internet Options. Click the Connections tab, and then click LAN settings. Select the Use a proxy...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Mutlicast Stream problem
Hi Andre, I m going to make a few assumptions, which colour my response. These are: - Each of the video streams is being run on a different device (no single device is doing more than one video) - Your service is residential rather than business...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: port forwarding
Hi again Joy, It sounds like your service provider has set it up so that you cannot configure a server, at least on port 80. You could try setting things up on another port that does not have a default assignment, like port 8080 (port numbers above...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Touch Screen Integrated Wireless Keyboard and Trackball Mouse.
I m not sure what you are asking. But there are keyboards that have an integrated Touchpad. There used to be ones with trackballs but I haven t seen trackballs for a long time. Touchpads are more efficient. I ve even seen projection keyboards that project...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: R-36 ALFA
Hi Tierry, Please note that I have no direct experience with this wireless extender. With that said, it could be the firmware, or the hardware itself. Hopefully not the latter, especially as you have already swapped that out once. I d try saving...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: ethernet split
Hi Fendi... Its very simple. You can visit one of the local stores and buy the smallest switch available plus one cross cable and one straight cable. You can connect the cross cable between the Ethernet on your table to one of the ports to the switch. Use...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: split
Hi again Fendi, I took a quick look at the specs of that switch: http://www.zyxel.com/us/en/products_services/gs1100_series.shtml?t=p and it should be perfectly suitable for your needs. Here are some things to check: - Most modern switches have...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Lcd panel display for Bus stops.
This is really not a networking question but a marketing question. So I[m going to answer with my opinion. Having LCD screens at bus stops is a maintenance night mare. They are too easily broken, stolen etc. I would be more inclined to have scrolling marquee...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Question
The standard user has not control over other users. They can t modify or create users. They have limited rights to install things. The administrator account will have control. So you only give that to people who can controls things. All other users should...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Digital Camera interface with USB Flash drive.
I don t know of any camera that can store images directly to external storage. Nor do I understand why you would want to. Most cameras use an SD storage card that can be removed and inserted into a computer where the images can be moved wherever. Or you can...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Fastest Desktop processor (CPU) in future.
The first PC Chip (8086) was available with 5-10 Mhz clock speeds when it debuted in 1978. Almost 40 years later clock speeds by 400% (10 Mhz - 4 Ghz). That would seem to indicate that faster clock speeds will be achievable in the future. But I m not...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: IP Address?
Hi Miss Wilson, I m sorry to hear of this. Only Twitter can get you back into your account, so you ll need to go to their website and get it unlocked then change the password to one that ONLY you know. Use something simple yet impossible to guess. ...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Live Streams
Hi Si, I certainly sympathize with your desire to watch your beloved team play live via streaming ... even though the team in question isn t Machester United :-) Just Kidding! There are certain technical things that you may have little control...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Question About IP Address?
Hi Miss Wilson, Unfortunately yes Twitter fails miserably in that department. Furthermore, yes there are many ways to pull an IP but because it s Twitter s servers, only they can do it! But once they have the IP, you have have to go to the provider and...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Static IP and VPNs
Hi Ashish, A dynamic IP address changes every so often, as compared to a static IP address, which never changes. Normally, a changing IP address does not cause any problem until you try to connect to a local device from outside of your home network. Or...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: What is the best router or connection scheme for small business?
Hi Bill, This system works fine when volume (connections) are low however when we have big meetings with a over a hundred people the system bandwidth is limited and people can hardly connect, if at all. Yes, this isn t surprising. 15 Mbps is fine...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: connecting to the internet
Right try - wrong spot. When you looked in the Program File area - you were looking for the area that you already installed the software on the working laptop. That isn t what you want - you want the actual INSTALLER. Those will never be located in Program...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: connecting to the internet, freecopiersupport.com, dns problems
freecopiersupport.com, dns problems, virus: first use the laptop that has access to the internet to find out how to change the dns for your operating system on the computer that s getting the message... once you do that try changing it to 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4 then your next step is to see if...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: improving WiFi connections for resort, freecopiersupport.com, routers
freecopiersupport.com, routers: first thing I would do is figure out how to limit the bandwidth of those that connect to your router to something that is great for their needs but gives them a small margin... you might have computers on your network that are infected... so limiting...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: No Internet Access - Identifying, freecopiersupport.com, acer
freecopiersupport.com, acer, garmin: the long and short is you need to reinstall your os.... we could run around and try fixing this issue and that issue but in the end... your os has been corrupted... bite the bullet... download the files you need to the appropriate media and reinstall the...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: picking the right business router
Hi Bill, First thing to do is make sure that what ever you are using to issue IP address has a large enough pole to be able to issue one to every device that requests one. Plan one each guest having at least two devices, phone and notebook (and possibly even...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: trouble connecting to internet
Hi Jonathan, A DNS server is a Domain Name System Server. In essence it resolves the numerical addresses known as IP addresses in the form of 111.11.11.111 for example to a Web Sites names like google.com or whatever.com. Normally your provider has its...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Wireless External Hard disk drive.
Prashant, As I have told you before - we ARE NOT HERE TO DO YOUR HOMEWORK FOR YOU. Do it yourself. The IT world does not suffer fools gladly. You post question after question that are OBVIOUSLY homework - and you send them to many of us. STOP!...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Wireless External Hard disk drive.
May I ask why you are asking so many varied questions? Are you a student and are these questions assigned as homework? Yes, some external drives can be connected wirelessly. Some wireless routers have USB prots to connect an external drive so it can be...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: cat5e
Hi Landon, Network cables (cat 5, 5e, 6, 7) are twisted to help reduce noise and cross talk between the pairs. Noise and cross talk at a minimum can reduce the transmission speed, but most likely will cause transmission errors causing a need to retransmit...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: DPC2320 password reset
Hi lixem, and thanks for your question. A quick google search for the modem documentation returned this: https://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/video/at_home/Cable_Modems/2300_Series/4042831_A.pdf and on Page 6, it says this: RESET—A momentary pressing...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: LAN switch to switch connection
Hi Basil, I assume these are managed switches, and not un-managed switches? The latter don t have IP Addresses and won t be able to ping each other. Managed switches have a management IP address, which should be manually assigned, and that will allow...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: How to keep my devices connected to my wifi
Hi Bruce, Well this complicates things quite a bit. Lots of things could be the root cause, as I ve tried to detail out. Unfortunately, it would seem that you can t try most of (all) of them. Honestly, I wish that you had mentioned this up-front....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: I keep getting disconnected from wi-fi, xfinity, freecopiersupport.com
xfinity, freecopiersupport.com: first test your wifi signal strength... usually your connecting device will show you by bars of some kind how strong your signal strength is... verify that your signal is strong in the range that you are in and consistent... if not consistent get get new xfinity...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Access Check boxes
I rarely use checkboxes in Option groups for just that reason. An unchecked value looks funny. You can try making the Default value for each to be 0 so it would appear as False rather than unchecked. I would recommend using radio buttons instead of checkboxes...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Default Gateway
This is a new feature on networking devices where you are assigned a /32 block as a security and better usage of ip block. Isp run a script to assign dns which is again hidden from subscribers as if it s a locally connected network. 0.0.0.0 has the specific...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: I HAVE A DELEVERY, sms, text messaging
sms, text messaging, freecopiersupport.com: when you send a text message... your phone connects to a network... on the network is a text messaging server... this server supplies handshake messages when there is a problem or a delay... the message above is one of those handshake messages... it means......

General Networking/Lan/Wan: firewall/ router implementation
Hi Adnan The WAN side of your router should be connected to the internet, your firewall should be connected to your LAN side of your router. With the firewall on the LAN of your router you can issue it a static IP from the private address scheme you use (IE...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Remotely swith off and on laptop from another location(not same netwoek)
Hi Alvin, The only way I know of is to use a remote control software such as logmein or VNC. I personally use Mesh Central (www.meshcentral.com) the are a lot more features than just turning of the computer, as well. Such as remoting into the computer and...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Wireless Technology
Hi Dennis, There s an old saying in the computer networking business: your connection is only as fast as its slowest link. I think that it applies here. If your internet connection is only going to provide you with a download speed of 25 Mb/s, then...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: RE: internet connection
Hi Steven, If the current router has external antennas you can replace them with bigger antennas that can push the signal further than the current ones. If the router is dual band (IE 2.4 and 5 giga hertz) make sure the antennas are duel band. However this...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: RE: internet connection at home
Hi Steven, and thanks for your question. Yes, there are some options to help a weak WiFi signal. Which will work for you depends on your circumstances. Here is an article that details the steps you should take: http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2372811,00.asp...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: 2950 Catalyst switch VLAN config...., catalyst switch, switch vlan
catalyst switch, switch vlan, switch ip: Hello, The commands for creating the VLANS differ on the type of switch that you have. It is different for set based switches and for IOS based switches. Can you let me know what kind of a switch you have? Just telnet to the switch IP and you will come...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: 2950 Catalyst switch VLAN config...., switch vlan, catalyst switch
switch vlan, catalyst switch, seperate layer: Dear Sphilip, You cannot assign a IP to port 1. The switch IP you are talking about is called a Managment IP for the switch. You can make port 1 part of VLAN 1. This way everyone one vlan 1 can manage this swtich. Remember Vlans is a funtion of Layer...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: 2950 Catalyst switch VLAN config...., switch vlan, catalyst switch
switch vlan, catalyst switch, cisco documentation: Hi, I have worked with many Cisco products before but I am not Cisco certified and I am not exactly sure on this answer. However, I did find this Cisco documentation that explains in great detail the VLAN configurations. http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps4916/products_configuration_guide_chapter09186a008011c57c.html#33607...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: 2950 Catalyst switch VLAN config...., lucent pipeline, catalyst switch
lucent pipeline, catalyst switch, collision zones: All you need is 1 interface (connection) on the router per VLAN. So, if the router has 3 ethernet interfaces, then yes you can do this with that router. I do not have any experience with the Lucent routers, so I cannot tell you how to set it up. On Cisco...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: 2x DSL Connections, faster internet connection, small business network
faster internet connection, small business network, mail server: Hi Mark, I would suggest that you increase the speed of connection. Taking two connections would be like having two network and to use them as a single network you need to have a device which will consolidate these two links into one, which will make your...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: 2x DSL connection on one network, faster internet connection, small business network
faster internet connection, small business network, mail server: Hi Mark, You can make this possible using any on of the following two options - You can have the two DSL connections come into a cisco router, say 1700 series, and then give the output of the combined bandwidth to another port put in a seperate VLAN,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: 3 pc home network, networking side, peer to peer networking
networking side, peer to peer networking, ip adress: Hi John, Is the 3rd computer that you can t get going the one with Windows ME? If so then my suggestion is to not even bother with that O/S. I am not kidding. A fresh install of Windows 98 SE on it will probably fix all your problems. Windows ME was renown...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: There are 4 architects, 6..., dial modem, bandwidth service
dial modem, bandwidth service, architectural technicians: Alex, Please have a look below and hope that its useful for you. -sudhanshu Advantages of ADSL 1. It is always-on - the connection is always available without needing to wait for ages to dial up . 2. It also doesn t drop out . It is just there...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: 4-port cable router problems, cable internet connection, wan ports
cable internet connection, wan ports, lan ports: Hi Tennie, and thanks for your question. You ve already done most of the troubleshooting I would have suggested. You have isolated the problem to the router. I assume that you can access the router setup interface from either computer, which also verifies...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: 5 people, one 4-port router, port router, daisy chain
port router, daisy chain, uplink port: What you need to do is daisy chain another switch (or a hub). You connect a patch cable from a port on the new switch to a port on the router. Usually routers have an uplink port for doing that or the #1 port will function as either. Check the router manual...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: 8 port switches, westell dsl modem, port switches
westell dsl modem, port switches, connecting 2 computers: Hello Bob, This has surprised me as well, as I have never seen a switch making bandwidth decisions based on time!! I can suggest that the first thing you do is upgrade the firmware of the switch as that might be corrupt. Then you can try out this switch...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: 98 to 2000 networking, windows 2000 xp, wins server
windows 2000 xp, wins server, howitworks: Hi, Pre-Windows 2000/XP Operating Systems need to access the netwrok differently. You will need to activate the WINS on the server and make sure to add the WINS server to the DHCP in order for the Windows 98 machine to have access. When installing the...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: 98 se to 2000 networking, network printer, problem thanks
network printer, problem thanks, share resources: First make sure that File and Print sharing is turned on on the SE Machine. Also make sure its in the same workgroup and subnet as the others. You will probably have to install the printer driver on the machine directly. For it to share resources connected...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: 9x Workstations vs XP Workstations, google search, system crashes
google search, system crashes, pc universe: Hi Kevin, There are various reasons for upgrading Operating Systems, especially when it comes to Windows. This does not mean however that I would recommend upgrading to the latest O/S right away depending on the applications that are running, the type of...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: AAA authorisation configuration, configuration guide, control server
configuration guide, control server, acs: Hi, Follow the link below which will direct you to Cisco ACS configuration Guide. http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/net_mgmt/cisco_secure_access_control_server_for_windows/4.1/configuration/guide/cfg41.html --------------------- To get more information...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Aborting FTP transfer, ftp file transfer, control byte
ftp file transfer, control byte, pointer point: Hello Yasir, The server can imbed single-byte control messages in the data stream by inserting the control byte in the stream of data and pointing the TCP urgent-data pointer at the control byte. When a TCP urgent- data pointer is received by the...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Access denied, port router, local security
port router, local security, network group: Hi Josh, you have got the answer yourself. As U have checked out the settings through Administrative Tools - Local Security Policies - Local Policies - User Right Assignment - Access This computer From Network You need to add everyone and all the available...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Accessing home networked computer via dynamic IP address, router acts, open ports
router acts, open ports, port filter: Hi Todd, and thanks for your question. The way to get to LAN resources is to allow access to them through your router. A router acts as a firewall, blobking all attempts to connect from the Internet, but you can provide an opening in the firewall. For...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Accessing IP Homepage, type ipconfig, rj 45 cable
type ipconfig, rj 45 cable, picking up the signal: Hi Lee, First thing first. If you are connected wirelessly, that might be the problem. By default, many routers blocks configuration to it s menu via wireless connection. If you plug in it via an RJ-45 cable, you will be able to access it. Secondly,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Accessing network drives over VPN, firewall issue, network servers
firewall issue, network servers, core networks: Hello Paul, I wuld like to mention that I amn ot much into windows adminitration part (your question comes under that). I am completely into designing and implementing the Core networks. so please excuse me if the answer suggested ny me do not work or at...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Accessing server using WAN IP from inside LAN, static ip address, ip adsl
static ip address, ip adsl, router modem: Hi Albert, First you do not want to change to fixed IP in your LAN, that will compromise security. Normally one of the reasons you cannot see your web page is if your internal domain is the same name as your dot com. For example, microsoft.com, the internal...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Acess point, internal ip addresses, bridge wireless
internal ip addresses, bridge wireless, two different things: Hello, An Access Point is a radio transmitter/receiver that is most widely used to bridge wireless and a wired (ethernet) network. A Router has additional functions: It allows multiple clients to connect to the Internet by serving internal IP addresses,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Acl to block subnet, ethernet segment, serial interface
ethernet segment, serial interface, server ip: Hello Gary, After looking at all the parts of your questions, I can deduce the following. The subnet is connecting to a proxy server on the ethernet segment, from where it gets into the host x.x.x.x for which you want to deny traffic. Now when the...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Active Directory, college in england, privilages
college in england, privilages, active directory: Actually, I can t really help, but I might be able to give you some direction. What you really needs is the Policy Editor. This feature allows you to set specific policies for users or classes of users as to what they can and can t do on their local machines....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Active Directory, bearer of bad news, true statement
bearer of bad news, true statement, dns issues: Unfortunately, what you were told is true. The issue is not Active Directory but the current standards for DNS, upon which AD depends. See: http://tinyurl.com/3s34v or, if you want the full URL: http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/WindowsServ/2003/standard/proddocs/en-us/Default.asp?url=/resources/documentation/WindowsServ/2003/standard/proddocs/en-us/sag_DNS_imp_ConfiguringClients.asp...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: ADSL Modem is not working with Wireless Access Point, linksys wireless access point, wireless access point
linksys wireless access point, wireless access point, dsl internet connection: Hi again Hemant, With DSL you need to go into the router s menu and select PPPOE connection type. You then need to setup the username and password whcih came with your account. Once that is done, if the status page you will see if it is connected or not....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: ADSL MultiLink, series routers, faster connection
series routers, faster connection, double speed: Hi John, and thanks for your question. Yes, there are things you can do to take advantage of two broadband data lines. The best and easiest thing to do is to buy a router that supports two interfaces and allows them to be bonded together, so that they...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: ADSL MultiLink, cisco router, route traffic
cisco router, route traffic, adsl connections: Hello John, What you want is posible, provided you have the necessary equipment. You need a cisco router, like 1700 series, where you can attach the 2 ADSL connections to ethernet ports 1 and 2, attach the computer to ethernet port 3, create 2 vlans,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: ADSL Router info, adsl router, lan configuration
adsl router, lan configuration, aztech: Hi Gjorgji, and thanks for your question. I found the product information page for your router: http://www.aztech.com.sg/prod_adsl_dsl3100r.html Unfortunately, it does not appear that it supports traffic control. You would have to buy a router that...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: ADSL Routers, network internet connections, dsl modem
network internet connections, dsl modem, separte: Hi Nik, and thanks for your question. You can only connect one DSL modem per phone link. If you want an additional DSL connection, you will need two phone lines, and you will need to have DSL service on each of them. If your goal is to share your internet...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: ADSL router, cantrell, proxy server
cantrell, proxy server, access control: I was looking at the manual link that you included, thank you, and I cannot see a way that you can do this. However, try turning off NAT for the internal IP s that you do not want to have internet access, if you can, then that ll do it for sure. Otherwise,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: ADSL router, ip addressess, natu
ip addressess, natu, tejas: Hello John, You can configure access control on the router. You can block the IP addressess from which you do not require Internet to be accessed. This way you can block certain computers. To block acess based on username, then you will require a proxy...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: ADSL router, adsl router, lease pool
adsl router, lease pool, server lease: Dear John, I just read through the manual and did not find any filters or access control. But you can do this, on page 30. On the DHCP server lease pool, you can remove the DNS server entry from being lease to clients. (Write down the DNS server entries,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: ADSL router, adsl router, grained control
adsl router, grained control, proxy server: The router does not have the capability to exclude individual users; in general, it takes a server of some soft to do that. Windows Server 2003 allows very fine-grained control of user access, and it is what I would recommend in this situation. Regards,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: ADSL router, adsl router, hardware vendor
adsl router, hardware vendor, dear john: Hi John, I m not familiar with the interface of the SpeedTouch, however I looked over the manual for your router and it does not seem to support that function. Normally routers will have a tab called security or filter, and you can specify the range of...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: ADSL wireless networking, wireless broadband connection, adsl modem
wireless broadband connection, adsl modem, adsl wireless: Set MAC filtering on the router. Every network adapter has a unique MAC address (you can find it by going to a command prompt and running IPCONFIG /ALL, its the Physical Address ). Set it to only allow listed MAC addresses. You can also set up an encryption...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: ADSL not working mystery, local telephone company, isp modem
local telephone company, isp modem, modem ip: Hello, From reading your question, i have gathered folllowing: 1. there is synch on the DSL line, as the telco was able to get the connection using there modem 2. the ISP modem is working good what i can suggest is that you try that particular modem...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Adding New Hardware to Network, hp laser printer, linksys wireless g
hp laser printer, linksys wireless g, wireless option: 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: Adding a new computer to an existing network, windows 2000 professional, existing network
windows 2000 professional, existing network, main computer: Shouldn t have to do much of anything. The card should pick up the network as soon as you turn on the PC. If you have any security on the WAP, you will need to add that to the new laptop. If you need any help, Linksys has great, free 24/7 tech support....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Adding second printer, hp jetdirect 300x, hp jetdirect
hp jetdirect 300x, hp jetdirect, jetdirect 300x: The print server should pick up the address automatically. You can then print a config sheet from the printer to determine what IP it grabbed. You can assign a specific IP if you want. Check the 300X s documentation for how. Hope this helps Scott ...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Adding a third IP network to a Cisco 1841 router, cisco 1841 router, cisco 1841
cisco 1841 router, cisco 1841, cheap solution: Hello, Can you let me know more about the connections to the 2 routers? As you said, both routers have 2 ethernet ports and if one port from each is used for the interconnection, you could just use the second port on the router to connect the new network....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Additional NIC in SERVER, dammam saudi arabia, nics
dammam saudi arabia, nics, software drivers: Hi Majid, I ve answered this question once before. Please refer to your past questions on this subject. It s fairly simply to install. But to get NIC teaming working, your will need both NIC s that support and the software drivers from the NIC s manufacture....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Administrative Use, retirement community, desk top
retirement community, desk top, support microsoft: No its not hard to believe. The main difference between Home and Pro is the amount of control given over users, desktops and networking. Since Home is desinged primarily for Home use Microsoft feels there isn t a lot of need to customize users. Scott ...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Adsl, modem router, adsl modems
modem router, adsl modems, french caribbean: Hi Brian, Not sure I understand completely. Normally, even DSL and ADSL modems that are or aren t USB have a port to plug a router, unless it is a combined modem/router, in which case it should have ports for the workstations. There are many type of...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Adsl, linksys wrt54g, rj45 connection
linksys wrt54g, rj45 connection, wireless router: Hi Brian and thanks for your question. Most routers you can buy in the US do not support USB at all, but rather have a ethernet (RJ45) connection for the incoming WAN connection. Most DSL and cable modems have ethernet interfaces that connect nicely to...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Advantages of subnets, ip address subnet mask, destination ip address
ip address subnet mask, destination ip address, ip subnets: Hi, You are right. If you have a router, where both these subnets are connected, the the router will automatically forward packets between these subnets. So in this case, this solution will not work. In that case, you will have to implement VLANs in...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Airlink PCI driver problem, asus motherboard, linksys wireless
asus motherboard, linksys wireless, 40gb hard drive: Hi there, and thanks for your question. Here s what I suggest you do: Put the wireless adapter driver in a known location on your hard drive, like c:driversairlink. This should include at least one file whose name ends in .inf Shut down the computer,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Airport Wireless Networking, ebay co uk, speedbooster
ebay co uk, speedbooster, strk: Yep NetGear is a good brand. But You might want to do some more research on Wifi or 802.11. That router is 802.11b which is a slower technology (11Mpbs). However, if your Airport card is 802.11b, then the whole network will operate at the speed of the slowest...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: AntiVirus, enterprise version, norton antivirus
enterprise version, norton antivirus, antivirus program: The A/V on PC 1 does NOT protect the PC 2 at all. Installing a different A/V on PC 2 doesn t matter. Unless you are running an enterprise version of the A/V they work separately on each PC. They can only scan the local PC and protect files or e-mails opened...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: AOL ROUTER, bt voyager, aol broadband
bt voyager, aol broadband, connec: Um, what good is the PC if it has no other software on it. Just having the OS makes the machines pretty useless. What did BT say about this error. Does the laptop connec to the router and get an IP address? Can you ping out fromt he laptop. I assume the...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Apache files downloaded, log analyser, apache server
log analyser, apache server, natu: Hello, I think there are a couple of ways you can determine what files have been downloaded from your apache server. Firstly, check the access.log file to find the entry which points that a request has taken place to the specific file that you want to check...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Assigning Full Administrative Access, church business administrator, barcode scanner
church business administrator, barcode scanner, left hand side: Hi Judy, I would be pleased to help out. If you guys have a server and Active Directory is installed on that server, what happens in the network is that you need to make the user of that computer Administrator of the machine . Now this will not affect...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: ATM, atm cells, frame atm
atm cells, frame atm, atm internetworking: Hi Andrew, and thanks for your question. Here is a nice, concise definition of ATM: http://pcwebopedia.com/TERM/A/ATM.html Here is one for Frame Relay from the same site: http://pcwebopedia.com/TERM/F/Frame_Relay.html The basic idea behind ATM...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Authorized outside access, network address translation, static ip address
network address translation, static ip address, internal ip address: Hello, Step 1 does not happen by default. Means you need to enable NATING in the Router/Firewall at you end. Configure the NAT for your internal server IP address to the public IP address provided by your ISP (it will be a good idea if you have additional...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Automatic failover to backup link, automatic failover, virtual ip address
automatic failover, virtual ip address, usres: Hi Mustafa, I think you can configure HSRP to solve this problem. HSRP is a protocl for router redundancy. This is how the protocol works- 1/ When you configure HSRP between two routers, you define a virtual IP Address on both the routers. One of the routers...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Not able to access google related sites, window xp service pack, anonymous proxy server
window xp service pack, anonymous proxy server, window xp service pack 2: Hi again, For the Google site access, if you are using an anonymous proxy server of some kind, you might not be able to access the site. as for the error message, the only thing I can find on this subject that seems to work is to re-install Service Pack...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: I was able to join machines..., subnet mask, external servers
subnet mask, external servers, dns servers: Hi Mariam, It sound like a problem I have seen many times. The first thing is to make sure your server is in the list of DNS servers and the first DNS in the list, before the other 2 provided by the ISP. As for the error message, type command net share...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Not able to open google sites..., safer networking, internet explorer
safer networking, internet explorer, google: Hi, The only thing I can think of is a corruption of files or something wrong with the program itself. What is your O/S...Windows XP? Why do you need 3 different browsers? Google is a little strange as well. It redirects traffic according to your IP address....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Not able to get to a web site, school district web, independent school district
school district web, independent school district, aisd: Hi Julie, The problem is not your computer. I verified the site myself and there is a DNS problem. The Domain Name AISD.ORG, seems like it had been forgotten to be renwed. According to the domainwhitepages, the record was updated today. Normally it takes...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: ac power cord rating, ac power cord, image home
ac power cord, image home, network consultant: Hi Winston, This really is not my field as I am a Network Consultant...however I know some basic about electricity since I rewired my house myself and have an apprenticship card...but please double check anything I say with a certified electrician...even...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: access is denied, workgroup name, login credentials
workgroup name, login credentials, networking protocols: Hi, and thanks for your question. Obviously, the first thing to check is that you *do* have permission to access that destination computer. Make sure that the workgroup name you are using is spelled EXACTLY the same, and that the login credentials you...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Cannot access external web server, web mail server, external web server
web mail server, external web server, mail servers: Hi, Looking at the senario, it strongly looks like there are some changes which are made to the PIX firewall, which ultimately has prevented the access to your externally hosted servers. Make sure that Natting is properly configured on the PIX to direct...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: access to file for a new user created, technet security, security rights
technet security, security rights, security groups: Hi Mike, It is complicated, whithout seeing your setup or know how your security groups are created, to say why this happening. One thing for sure is that this error comes from security access rights. Did you make him part of a group that has read/write...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: access home without staic adress?, server router, dynamic address
server router, dynamic address, security cameras: The problem with trying to do this with a dynamic address is that you have to know the address of the server to be able to connect to it. Dynamic addressing means that the address could change and then you have to find out what it has changed to before you...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: access-list, line protocol, late collision
line protocol, late collision, input rate: Hello, You will need to analyse the traffic thats traversing the interface by using the show traffic command. To monitor bandwidth, you can download and install any of the freeware bandwidth monitoring programs available on the internet. After analsying...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: accessing certain web sites, cable internet access, service pack 1
cable internet access, service pack 1, offline files: Hi, Well I have to say that I have not seen that before and my first reaction was the Hosts file, which you said you verified. I went to see the site and it works fine from my end as well. Can you do a few things. First try to view the site from the...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: accessing office network from the outside, setup a vpn, router firewall
setup a vpn, router firewall, setup vpn: Hello Tony, If the iMac in your office has a LAN IP address belonging to a private range, then firstly you will need to NAT it to a public IP address which uniquely identify your iMac on the Internet.This will have to be done on the perimeter router or...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: acess office computer from home, coumputer, office gateway
coumputer, office gateway, internal ip address: Hello, You will have to enable remote desktop on the office computer. If you have WinXP then goto, My computer, right clieck, goto properties. In that, goto Remote tab, at the bottom, you have remote desktop, just put a check mark there, where it says that...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: ad hoc wireless, home computer users, lan game
home computer users, lan game, networking setup: From what I found on the internet: http://www.hardavenue.com/reviews/adhocguide.shtml In todays computing world, it is not uncommon to have more than one computer at home. Regardless of whether having multiple computers is so you can play multiplayer games...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: adapter and router compatibility, d link wireless router, wbr 2310
d link wireless router, wbr 2310, 802 11b: Hello Jordan, You can work with any brand of adapter. There are no restrictions on the brands of adapters or router you can use with. The only thing u need to keep in mind is that both of them should be able to suppport atleast one common protocol between...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: adapter?, cat6 cable, ethernet adapter
cat6 cable, ethernet adapter, usb adapter: If the computer only has a jack for a phone sized plug then it doesn t have an ethernet adapter. So you need to put one in the PC. You can get an internal card for under $20 or a USB adapter for under $40. By the way is the cable exposed? If so, you need...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: How to add DSL internet access into existing point-to-point T1 network, business scenarios, head quarter
business scenarios, head quarter, server location: I am assuming that you have a router at each end of the T1 line. If that s so (and please write back and tell me if isn t) what you need to do is connect the DSL Ethernet port to the routers, and configure the routers to use it as the internet gateway. A good...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: how to add a public key in..., public key, icann
public key, icann, domain name: I m not sure I follow what you want to do here. Entries in the DNS are controlled by ICANN. Only approved registrars can add records to the DNS. If you have registered a domain name, then your registrar should handle listing the IP for that domain. HTH...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: add two servers, documentation windows 2000, mail server
documentation windows 2000, mail server, active directories: Hi, Sorry for the delay in respondin gto your question. Yes you can have 2 servers in the same LAN. You can set one up to handle the mail and VPN for example and another as a File Server. The only thng to watch out for is to not activate the same services...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: addendum..., cable modem internet, network tasks
cable modem internet, network tasks, computer names: Okay. First, make sure that both computer are in the same workgroup (not domain) but have different computer names. Next, make sure that you have TCP/IP set to obtain address automatically. Also make sure that Fila and Printer Sharing is installed...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: adding Network speed, web proxy, packet analyzer
web proxy, packet analyzer, network speed: Hello, You will have to troubleshoot the network to find out where the fault lies. The slow network speed does not necessarily point to a problemm with the NIC on the machine. You can install a packet analyzer such as ethereal and analyze the traffic...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: adding netgear wireless router to cisco dsl, wireless access point, netgear wireless
wireless access point, netgear wireless, router configuration: Hello, As I had said in y previous response, if the router cannot work in bridged mode then you will have to do the following - If this cannot be done, then you will have to have a 10.x.x.x IP on the WAN side of the router and have a 192.x.x.x IP s...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: additional network card?, lan ports, dsl modem
lan ports, dsl modem, network cards: You can, yes. But, it is most likely setup this way for a *reason*. Would you believe that over 90% of security-related incidents at a work place are caused by an employees PC being connected to the Internet? This is NOT a good idea. Your work machine...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: adhoc networks, packet radio networks, autonomous nodes
packet radio networks, autonomous nodes, academia industry: Hello, A wireless ad hoc network is a collection of autonomous nodes or terminals that communicate with each other by forming a multihop radio network and maintaining connectivity in a decentralized manner. Since the nodes communicate over wireless links,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: administrator password, approved software, administrative privileges
approved software, administrative privileges, extra security: Whether there is or not is not the issue. Are you looking to get yourself fired? If your company has instituted new regulations, they have done so to protect their infrastructure. If you were to try and bypass the controls they have put in, you could find...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: adsl modem/router, alcatel speedtouch 510, modem router
alcatel speedtouch 510, modem router, comouters: Hi again Ahmad, Sorry to take so long tio reply this time - As sometimes happens, I didn t get a notification of your question from AllExperts. I apologize for the inconvenience. To answer your question, yes, the computers on the 2nd switch should be...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: adsl networking, digital subscriber line, actualy works
digital subscriber line, actualy works, asymmetric digital subscriber: Hi Simon, ADSL ( Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line ) is a type of DSL. It works by splitting your existing telephone line signal into two, one for voice and the other for data. ADSL technology can work at up to 8Mbps download. The most popular services...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: adsl problem, adsl router, adsl connections
adsl router, adsl connections, labtop: Hi, You can do so by going to INTERNET OPTIONS in Intrnet Explorer -- CONNECTION -- LAN SETTING -- PROXY SERVER SECTION. In this section check mark both the boxes and below first box of this section put the IP Address of the Y ADSL Router (new one)...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: adsl problem, labtop, lan
labtop, lan, personal use: you can go to advanced setting and change the pririties of the connections so that Y is used when both are available. Because both of them try to give you an IP address you rum into issues. Network commections -- advanced settings hope this helps -sudhansh...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: adsl router packets, excessive collisions, router interface
excessive collisions, router interface, router settings: Hello, The excessive packet collisions and drops on the LAN interface suggests that there is a speed and/or duplex mismatch on the router LAN NIC and the device attached to this interface. Make sure that the router interface is set to 100 Mbps full duplex...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: IT advice, civil engineering firm, mixed feelings
civil engineering firm, mixed feelings, wife works: Hi Dave, and thanks for your question. I have strong, mixed feelings about certifications. On the one hand, they can be very valuable. They certainly are sought after by employers and make it a lot easier to establish credibility. Many positions...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: aol networking, broadband internet connections, ethernet cards
broadband internet connections, ethernet cards, windows internet: Hi Damon, and thanks for your question. I agree with AOL - you should use a router to share that internet connection. First of all, a simple wired router can be had for little money - sometimes as little at US$15, but typically for $30-$50. The investment...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: How to assign a domain to my webserver, internet core routers, internet registrar
internet core routers, internet registrar, public internet: You need to contact the registrar and make sure that they have your domain name linked to your fixed IP address via DNS. If you are running DNS on your network, you should enter the domain name and IP address on your DNS server. Regards, Charlie ...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: atomic time, network time protocol, usno navy
network time protocol, usno navy, customer service rep: Hi Don, This is a good idea! It s too bad that managers don t want to implement ideas like this out of selfishness or ignorance. Here are a couple of general web pages on the subject: http://tycho.usno.navy.mil/systime.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Time_standard...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Backup with Norton Ghost 9, norton ghost 9, incremental backups
norton ghost 9, incremental backups, sorry scott: Ok, I guess, because I have all my data on one partition, I never needed to specify a folder. It looks like Ghost can t specify folders, only drives. If you need to specify down to the folder level you will have to use a different backup utility. Sorry...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Band Width, internet service providor, band width
internet service providor, band width, siad: It s like the old trick question: Which is heavier, a pound of feathers, or a pound of bricks? Neither. They re the same weight. Same goes for a computer. Which is bigger, a 1mb text file full of dots, or a 1mb graphics file full of all sorts of...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Bandwidth, dlink router, exact same thing
dlink router, exact same thing, brows: Very nice device you re looking into! D-Link is wonderful :) if you goto the page again (http://www.dlink.com/products/?pid=173) you ll see some links on the right (not the ads). You could download the instructions and read through it, or, if you...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Bandwidth hogging, dsl router, download speeds
dsl router, download speeds, natu: Hello, Yes, there is a setting in the DSL router that can be configured to resrict bandwidth for a particular client device. Maybe thats what has been configured for your PC. You will have to get that removed to achieve higher speeds. Regards, Tejas...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Bandwidth, ethernet protocol, gateway router
ethernet protocol, gateway router, wire speed: Hi Aileen, and thanks for your quesiton. Each port can transmit up to the limits of the ethernet protocol. However, the total amount of data transmitted cannot exceed the limit of the speed of the ports, which is usually 100Mb/s minus protocol overhead....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Basic LAN Setup, firewall box, server router
firewall box, server router, virus companies: Hi Hasan, and thanks for your questions. Yes, I would recommend the hardware setup you suggest: connect your server and all nodes to a LAN switch, and connect the switch to your router. Thiw will maximize performance locally, and still give everyone access...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Basic LAN Setup, firewall services, server router
firewall services, server router, port hub: If you are using the server as a workstation, then you are not using a client/server setup. I would recommend XP on all the computers. There is nothing else needed. The router will share the internet connection for you. In addition, I would not recommend...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Basic LAN Setup, server router, port hub
server router, port hub, anti virus software: First, I don t think you want a true server based LAN. I don t think you need it given the size and scope of your LAN. You can, if you want dedicate one PC to act as a FILE server. This just means that you can store files on that PC and share the drive with...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Basic Lan Setup, hub server, modem router
hub server, modem router, server router: Your connection should look like below. isp connection--(modem)router(ethernetport)---hub---server & nodes you need to connect all nodes and servers on hub which shouldbe connectd to ethernet port of the router. ou can use any OS till it servs ur purpose....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Basic Lan Setup, server router, port hub
server router, port hub, office lan: Hello, The setup you have mentioned is correct. The Internet connection form your ISP goes to your router, if your router has 4 ethernet ports, then use one of them to connect the server, one to goto the hub. Enable DHCP on the router, so that you wont...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Basic network printer, add printer wizard, tcp ip port
add printer wizard, tcp ip port, setting up a network printer: Dear Emerson, This a great question. When you choose local printer then you choose to select standard TCP/IP Port - put name or IP address - selct Printer Type - load Driver - choose do not share, you are printing straight to the printer via IP protocol...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Basic network printing, add printer wizard, tcp ip port
add printer wizard, tcp ip port, setting up a network printer: The first method relies on NETBIOS to find the printer by name, the second uses the IP address. They are two different protocols for locating network devices. As to why one chooses do not share for the IP address method, I m not sure, but it works. Sometimes...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Basic Question, wireless router, point bridge
wireless router, point bridge, wireless laptop: Hello, Yes, you can setup a wireless network using an acess point, dont need a router. You will need to configure the required WLAN s on the access point. To know the difference between a wireless router and an access point, please go to the following...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: BB fault tolerance, setup parameters, satellite connection
setup parameters, satellite connection, satellite reception: Hello, You can have a setup where we have two routers are setup with connections to two different types of conenctions, in your case, a satellite conenction and a DSL. The you need to setup the two routers in HSRP for your internal network so that one...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Belkin Router, motorola surfboard cable modem, surfboard cable modem
motorola surfboard cable modem, surfboard cable modem, gateway router: Dear howard As u start up a router and modem , the counters and all the buffers are free so the performance is better. later on as the usage increases the buffers are goin to be filled ....so the flowcontrol mechanism takes a time .....so the speed gradually...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: BellSouth DSL, westell wirespeed, bellsouth dsl
westell wirespeed, bellsouth dsl, dlink router: Hi Randy, Without knowing your level of expertise, let s start at the basic beginning. The connection should be as follows: 1) The DSL modem plugs directly into the router in the Wan port. 2) the computers both plug to the router directly in eihter...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Bellsouth-dlink problem, laptop ports, infinate wisdom
laptop ports, infinate wisdom, dlink di 514: Go into the properties of My Network Places and then go in the properties of each network connection and make sure the firewall is turned off. With SP2 Microsoft, in their infinate wisdom, decided that everyone needed to have the firewall turned on. So by...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: which is the Best simulator, networking engineer, basic networking
networking engineer, basic networking, basic skill: Hello, Netsim is a good simulator from Boson labs. But I would say that a virtual lab offered from cisco is the best thing to practice WAN on. CCNA prepares you for the basic networking engineer role in a organisation. This is enough to get a a job...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Best way to integrate two offices with failover, internet t1, cisco products
internet t1, cisco products, transparent bridge: Jeff, this is how it would look like. Office A LAN---RouterA-----P2P----ROuterB----Office B LAN. ROuter A has a Internet Link and P2P to ROuter B. Another DSL link is planned at Router B. That s how your network looks like, if I have understood everything...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: BGP, syntax description, fapping
syntax description, fapping, life period: Hello, My responce was as per the question put up by you. There could be deffierent methods of approach to a particular problem. As the question put by you was in brief, the answer which was suggested was the best possible soluton. To get a accurate...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: BIG home network, satellite internet access, slow dial
satellite internet access, slow dial, share internet: Hello, You will certainly be able to set up a wireless network for your satellite internet access link... the strength of the signals degrades upto a certain degree and not more than that point ... but this much signal too proves to be a with great speed......

General Networking/Lan/Wan: BIG home network, wireless lan adapter, satellite internet connection
wireless lan adapter, satellite internet connection, satellite internet access: Hi Chris, and thanks for your question. Yes, you really can share your internet access. It s really just a matter of putting the right hardware in the right place. First, you need a router at the point where your internet access comes into your building....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Binding two internet Links on cisco router., lan traffic, serial cards
lan traffic, serial cards, serial links: Hello Rizvi, If the two links are from two different ISP s, which I am considering that they are, then they will have diffrent IP blocks and will not be able to form a trunk to combine the bandwidth of the two. What you can do though is have routing...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Block Yahoo Messanger in PC, hiren patel, uninstall yahoo
hiren patel, uninstall yahoo, port 5050: Hi Hiren, According to the information provided by Yahoo!, Messenger will automatically search for an open port, and, if it finds one, use that to connect to the Internet. The order in which Yahoo Messenger scans for available ports is: port 5050 port...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Blocking Messengers, internet usage policy, messengers
internet usage policy, messengers, voice chat: I m sorry but this is a bit outside my expertise. I can offer some suggestions though. First, you can try blocking the port that the messengers use. However, you really have a Human Resources problem here. more than an IT one. Your company should have...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Blocking Messengers, thier computers, block traffic
thier computers, block traffic, google: Maihan... It depeneds upon capability of your Linux server till waht level can it block access levels for the users. Since there are only 30 users it should be difficult to do it if server lets you do the same. The stpes you need to take are: 1. YOu filter...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Blocking Messengers, proxy server, pravin
proxy server, pravin, administrative control: Hello Maihan, You can achieve this using proxy server. With proxy server you can block the messengers also, In fact you can do spam filtering, URL filtering, etc. This is one of the secure way, and will give you better administrative control of all your...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Blocking MSN Messenger, msn messenger installation, workstation network
msn messenger installation, workstation network, windows xp client: Hi Dave, You can first block the following ports on the router: TCP 6891 - 6900 TCP 1863 UDP 1863 UDP 5190 UDP 6901 TCP 6901 This will prevent users in the lan from communicating amongst eachother. However it does not prevent...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Blocking MSN Messenger, tcp port 1863, workstation network
tcp port 1863, workstation network, windows xp client: Dear Dave, You need to block MSN messenger at the source. The Internet. You need to find out the port number that MSN messager uses and block it at the router or firewall. I did a little research and found MSN messager uses TCP port 1863. Hope...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Blocking MSN Messenger, workstation network, windows xp client
workstation network, windows xp client, network specs: You can block these ports from the router: TCP 1863 TCP 6891 - 6900 TCP 1863 UDP 1863 UDP 5190 UDP 6901 TCP 6901 All packets from these ports will be dropped - thus, no MSN Messenger traffic will be allowed on your network. ...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, wireless networking standards, radio waves
wireless networking standards, radio waves, local area network: Hi Howard, Before I answer your question, I find this to be extremely strange. I am starting a new web site and was doing some research on UFO s and SETI, etc..and came across your bio just last night...I m not kidding. I bookmarked the page and when I...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Bluetooth, stereo bluetooth headphones, hp ipaq
stereo bluetooth headphones, hp ipaq, wireless headphones: It will work, but I m not sure how well. I have a HP iPaq with Bluetooth. I bought HP s Bluetooh headphones for just that purpose -- to use the MP3 player on my iPaq. I was very disappointed with the stability of the throughput. The quality of the sound was...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Bonding of SDSL Circuits, cisco 2811, cisco 1700
cisco 2811, cisco 1700, dsl lines: Hello Omar, Can you please tell me whats the configuration on the cisco? I mean how the 4 DSL lines are terminated and then the throughput is directed out another port using VLANS? I have experience in installing bonded DSL connections, on cisco 1700...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Boosting wireless coverage, netgear dg834g, wireless access point
netgear dg834g, wireless access point, wifi antenna: Hi Mark, I m surprised since I normally hear about this problem with people having the router or access point upstairs and sending the signal to the basement or vice versa. There is a few things you can try, however before all that just check and try to...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Boot lap top through Networking, boot option, cd room
boot option, cd room, lap top: Hello, You can boot the laptop via the network by setting Network Boot as the first boot option in the BIOS settings for the laptop. Then you can install the required OS via network once the boot process is complete. Just connect a cross over cat5...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Brick walls and Router, external omni, linksys router wrt54g
external omni, linksys router wrt54g, external antennas: Hello, Just having an external Antenna will not help... It all depends upon whats the dbi rating for that Antenna (transmitting power). Any Antenna from and over 7 dbi will be able to solve your problem. The current Antenna you have must be around 3 dbi....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Bridging NETBIOS from token ring to ethernet, token ring environment, bridge router
token ring environment, bridge router, virtual ring: Dan, hi... yes, this can be done. The issue in such type of bridging is that the way in which MAC address are read in ethernet and token-ring environment are incompatible. So there has to be way to bring them to a platform where they can understand each...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Bridging on a router, ip address conflict, wan segments
ip address conflict, wan segments, lan segment: Hello, I think it is not possible to have a failover in place with two devices being in two different LAN s, and having a bridge group set up. When you will setup a bridge group between the two interfaces on the router, you wont be able to configure same...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Broadband 2 computer options, wireless access point, mac station
wireless access point, mac station, wireless router: Ok, so you have a combination router/modem. This may be required by your broadband (I assume DSL) carrier. If so, then you may have to purchase another wireless access point or router and connect that to the modem/router. Then disable the wireless feature...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Broadband Cable Modem connected to router, cat 5 cabling, ertyu
cat 5 cabling, ertyu, cable modem: Hi Mark, and thanks for your question. The quick answer is: it depends. There are limits as to how far you can go between devices. The limits depends on the grade of cable used, and the distance. If you are using CAT3 cable, you should be running that...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Broadband connection, cable hookup, cable booster
cable hookup, cable booster, satellite installations: Hi Shawn, Yes it is possible for cable to be slower than compared for example to DSL. Let me explain something quickly about cable modems. It s the same exact line as your neighbor s cable hookup. The speed is limited at your modem. They send a signal...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Broadband connection, internal 56k modem, ntl broadband
internal 56k modem, ntl broadband, dialup modem: Hi Adam, Aan FTP program does not care wether you are dialup or broadband. It just checks to see if it detects a connection to the Internet. Same for everything else in the computer, including Internet Explorer. If you delete your old connection and...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Broadband internet access after sleep, alcatel speedtouch 510, computer lan
alcatel speedtouch 510, computer lan, hi john: Hi Justin, The first thing I do when finish installing a system is turn off all powere management. On a laptop it should be activated to save battery life on a desktop it can actually cause harm to your components. Studies have been made and the energy...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Broadband on Laptop?, usb ethernet adapter, panasonic cf
usb ethernet adapter, panasonic cf, broadband software: Hi again Lynne, Sorry to take so long to respond, but the AllExperts web site has been down for the past several days. About the only thing I can think to suggest is to uninstall your adapter and then all of networking from Windows. After you do that,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Broadband on Laptop?, usb ethernet adapter, panasonic cf
usb ethernet adapter, panasonic cf, broadband software: What your brother bought was not correct unless you connect it to your cable modem. What he bought WAS the equivalent of a network card, but its a wired card and needs to be connected to the cable modem. You didn t make it clear whether it was or not....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Broadband reception, clutching at straws, dialer properties
clutching at straws, dialer properties, modem wireless: Hello, There is a setting in the dialer properties which says disconnect after idle for xx seconds and lets you specify the amount of time that you need to be idle before the connection will disconnect. Check this setting on the PC on which the line...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Building a Small Business Network, layer 3 switch, small business network
layer 3 switch, small business network, 42u cabinet: Hello, I would suggest you to go for a layer-3 switch, as that will solve your purpose of a switch as well as have the capabalities of a router. The internal setup of the network can be done as per your requirements. The switch has to have 1-GBps ports,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: backup server, opteron 248, older computers
opteron 248, older computers, backup server: Hi Andy, In my opinion, such is what you asked...yes in an ideal world the exact same thing would be great. You could even make sure data is baked up to the other server as well at night and if one crashes completely, the other could be used. Depending...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: backuping win2000 server, norton ghost, configuration programs
norton ghost, configuration programs, win2000 server: Hi, Well depending on what and how you backed it up, you may have problems. The easiest way to back up a complete system with the programs intact and all would be Norton Ghost by Symantec. http://www.symantec.com/sabu/ghost/ghost_personal/ Now...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: bandwidth/ internet download speed., bandwidth internet, rlz
bandwidth internet, rlz, speed tests: Make sure you re reading it correctly. MBps means megaBYTES per second. Mbps means megaBITS per second. http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=navclient-ff&ie=UTF-8&rlz=1B2GGGL_enCA176CA176&q=7Mbps+in+MBps 7Mbps is about 0.9MBps, so this could be...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: bandwidth usage, lan users, bandwidth usage
lan users, bandwidth usage, exchange files: Hello Casper, It does not matter whether the file being downloaded is large or small, you will get the download speed depending the amount of bandwidth available in the network and the server load from where the file is being downloaded. Over usage of...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: bandwidth, ethernet hub, bandwitdh
ethernet hub, bandwitdh, mpbs: Dear mehr, It these nodes are connected by a Ethernet switch then all the nodes will have 32mbps to each of them. But if they are connected by a Ethernet hub then each device will get 8 mbps each. (32mbps / 4 nodes = 8 Mpbs). Hope this helps, Steven...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: banning cs, udp ports, game servers
udp ports, game servers, running a business: Hi, I have not played Counter Strike but I checked and it looks like Counter Strike uses the following ports: Incoming UDP 27015 Outgoing UDP 27010, 27012 Outgoing TCP 5273 Outgoing TCP 7002 Most game servers use UDP ports 27005, 27010, 27015....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: basic configure, physical connectivity, switch hub
physical connectivity, switch hub, network router: Hi Bharathiedasan, LAN is collection of computers connected with each other in a campus. Suppose you have 5 computers, and you want them in LAN. Then just connect RJ45 cable from each computer to Switch/Hub. This is just a physical connectivity. Then...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: basic PC to PC network, linksys wireless router, ethernet crossover cable
linksys wireless router, ethernet crossover cable, cable modem router: Dear Sense A, The 3Com Star-Tek LinkBuilder TRi hub is an Token Ring hub. It will not work with Ethernet cards in your PCs. The simiplest solution is purchase a dsl or cable modem router. I recommend a Linksys wireless router (WRT54G) and disable the...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: best way to connect computers further than 300ft but less than 600ft, printer scanner copier, motorola modem
printer scanner copier, motorola modem, flouresent lights: Hello, I think the following link might be useful in making your decision. You can also search through various other guides available on the internet to make your decision on which fiber to choose for your network setup, as each network has different requirements...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: block pogo.com at network access level with cisco, cisco 3640 router, hotmail email
cisco 3640 router, hotmail email, spyware malware: Jason, You can use NBAR at the router and block all access to pogo. You can also block this access by blocking the IP address of pogo.com. You can find out th eport numbers used for gaming and block the access onport numbers. hope this helps -sudhansh...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: blocking packets, messenger programs, outgoing packets
messenger programs, outgoing packets, stupid rules: Hi Sam, and thanks for your questions. It s very doubtful that you can mask your traffic from your ISP. All you data must first pass through the IPS s routers and networks, and they certainly can control anything that goes through their hardware. It s...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: bluetooth, modem dsl, bluetooth card
modem dsl, bluetooth card, asnwer: Hi Claude, As far as I know, the asnwer would be no. Quite simply, if it was 2 laptops with simple WI-FI yes. The problem here is that you need to setup a connection to your ISP via a cable modem, DSL modem, etc...and create a peer to peer network and use...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: bluetooth, outbound traffic, bluetooth card
outbound traffic, bluetooth card, natu: Hello, Yes, yo can access internet via bluetooth to conenct the laptop and the pockect PC. You need to be sure the configurations are done right. You need to refer to the documentation for wifi and bluetooth for the exact documentation. I will provide...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: bluetooth, blue tooth adapter, laptop carrying case
blue tooth adapter, laptop carrying case, dial button: How To Use a Bluetooth Enabled Cell Phone When no other means of connecting to the internet is available, mobile workers can use their blue tooth enabled cell phone as a modem. An advantage to using blue tooth is your phone can remain in your laptop...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: bonding Multiple Circuits, cisco router, point to point t1
cisco router, point to point t1, cisco switch: Hello, You can terminate the T1 circuits on the cisco router and then have a cisco switch in front. Then configure the incoming links in one vlan on the switch and have the other ports in another vlan. Have traffic redirected between vlans, thus bonding...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: booting network on ntfs system, dos boot floppy, activestore
dos boot floppy, activestore, ntfs partition: You don t mention which operating system you are using, and the answer to you question depends critically on that. If you are booting from a DOS disk, you will not be able to format an NTFS partition without a third-part utility, because DOS is limited to...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: boson netsim CCNA, boson netsim, ccna exam
boson netsim, ccna exam, natu: Hello, When you issue a no shut command, the interface is up, it tries to negotiate the conenction parameters with the other side of the frame relay conenction. If it finds something wrong in the configuration, then it automatically shuts down the interface,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: bridge, switch, incoming packet, packet switch
incoming packet, packet switch, mac addresses: Hello, Both the devices work at layer two, but the difference lies in how the packets are forwarded through the device. Bridge is a device with less number of ports and does the forwarding based on on software based calculations of the harware address of...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: broadband fault tolerance, satellite reception, ip 6
satellite reception, ip 6, fault tolerance: Hi Michael, This is a very interesting question. I don t get many like these in a day...I would like to reflect on this for a few days if you don t mind. Meanwhile could you post a follow up to this question with some information: 1) What O/S is on the...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: broadband/hackers, virus scanning software, hardware firewall
virus scanning software, hardware firewall, broadband users: Hi Donna, and thanks for your question. There are a lot of reasons why broadband users are vulnerable. - Connections are up all the time - Most do not use a hardware firewall (router) to protect their computers - Most users do not keep Windows up...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: broadband router, broadband internet connection, wan connections
broadband internet connection, wan connections, main computer: Yick. This is pretty much impossible to find. Man, if I were you I d contact your ISP and bitch to them and get a real modem. If that s not an option (or doesn t work) - you might just have to plug it into your computer, and bridge the connections. If...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: broadband, linksys router, proper ip address
linksys router, proper ip address, windows 98 drivers: Hi Jerry, and thanks for your question. If you are able to connect to the router, you should be able to get on the Internet. Try this: click Start... Run... and type winipcfg . This will let you view your Windows networking settings. Instructions for...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: broken ethernet locking tab, rj45 crimping tool, search ebay
rj45 crimping tool, search ebay, ethernet plug: Hi Bruce, and thanks for your question. No, you do not need to replace an ethernet cable with a broken lock tab. However, it may be the best thing to do. You can replace just the broken RJ45 connector. To do this, you would cut off the broken connector,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: How to build a 5 computer network, router ports, port router
router ports, port router, dynex: Hi Keith, Normally I give long winded answers but your question pretty much contains all the answers! LOL! The easiest is to purchase a switch, plug it in and extend your network such as you described. One thing to understand and why there is no advantage...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: What to buy; router, hub, ...?, broadband internet connection, hi 8
broadband internet connection, hi 8, cat5e: Not unless you have broadband for your internet connection. If you do ,the I would recommend a router instead of the switch. If you currently have broadband (ie cable or DSL) then the router will be the link to the internet. The instructions that come...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: CABELING 2 PC'S TOGETHER, isp internet service, xmas gifts
isp internet service, xmas gifts, internet service provider: Hi Pete, Forgive the delay in responding as it seems that all of the allexperts mail this week ended up being deleted by my server s SPAM filter! First of all the DSL modem normally cannot take more than 1 connection, which is why we use a router to...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: CAT-5 LAN Wiring problem?, cat5 cabling, cable run
cat5 cabling, cable run, computer guy: Hi Peggy, Well you do need to pay a tech, but the right one. Don t call an electrician or a phone guy. Call a cable company or a computer guy that is equipped to test wiring. I have a device for example that costs about $300 where I plug a piece of it at...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: CAT 5 and phone wiring, cat 5 cable, rj 11
cat 5 cable, rj 11, trouble on the line: Hi Steve, The short answer is no not really. They sell all kinds of adapters out there like RJ-45 to RJ-11, which is your CAT5 to Phone, but not that is wall plate mountable. Also the phone only uses 2 wires, not 8 like network, so by just splicing the...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: CAT5/5e RJ-45 In-Line Coupler, gigabit lan, rj 45 cable
gigabit lan, rj 45 cable, quality gold: Hi Jim, First the difference between CAT5/CAT5e and CAT6 is the shielding. They all have 4 pairs of wires, totalling 8 wires. The reason for example that a Gigabit LAN is recommended to have CAT5e or CAT6 for example is that on longer runs and with faster...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: CAT5 cable, crosstalk problems, 100mbps connection
crosstalk problems, 100mbps connection, cable cat5: Hi Marc, Can you please provide me with a little more information on what you are trying to connect. In a network using RJ-45 cabling and connectors, all 8 wires (4 pairs) are used and needed to make a 100Mbps connection. In actuallity 6 carry the signal...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: CAT5E and CAT6, cat6 cables, cat 5 cable
cat6 cables, cat 5 cable, cat5e: Hi Mitch, Sorry for reply late to your query. Now there is some difference between CAT%E and CAT6 cables but if you are just concern with the speed that the cables will support then CAT5E will support 1000 Mbps with some distance limitation, but I don t...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: CAT5E and CAT6, cat5e cables, cat6 cables
cat5e cables, cat6 cables, gigabit switches: Hello Mitch, Cat5E cables can be surely used to run a gigabit network. You can safely install gigabit switches and still use the existing Cat5E cables. You can also use Cat6 cables, which are installed similarly to Cat5 cables, terminting using a RJ45...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: CAT5E and CAT6, signal to noise ratio, insertion loss
signal to noise ratio, insertion loss, far end crosstalk: Mitch, hi... Sorry for the delay in reply. You can use Cat6 in the same as Cat5e. YOu will get 1000mbps as cat5e onwards can give that speed. The main difference in cat5e and cat6 is in the transmission performance, and extension of the available bandwidth...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: CAT5E and CAT6, category 6 cable, category 5 cable
category 6 cable, category 5 cable, keystone jacks: Hi Mitch, and thanks for your question. The quick answer is that CAT5E is sufficient for gigahertz ethernet connections up to 100 meters in length. You certainly can use CAT6, but it isn t necessary. If you do decide to use CAT6 cable, then you should...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: CAT5E and CAT6, cat6, cat5e
cat6, cat5e, waste of effort: You should be able to get the 1000Mbps from your CAT5E wireing. The coloring and pin-out is still the same. Cat6 is still based off the T568A standard. Cat6 is fully backwards compatable to Cat5 connectors. The Cat6 basically means that it has to meet...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: CAT5E cable length problem, rj45 connector, foot cable
rj45 connector, foot cable, hi bob: Hi Bob, and thanks for your question. A CAT5 cable should be good up to 100 meters, or a bit over 300 feet, for speeds up to 100Mb/s. If you are having trouble with a 50 foot cable, the there is probably somethign wrong with the cable - a bad RJ45 connector,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Cable Impedance, transmission line theory, magnetic field strength
transmission line theory, magnetic field strength, electric field strength: Hello, I dont know much about this, but you can go through the following article which I have come across, in realtion to cable impedance ******************************************************** Regards, Tejas Natu ********************************************************...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Cable Internet Filter, cable modem line, cable internet providers
cable modem line, cable internet providers, internet line: Hi John, and thanks for your question. You are absolutely correct, and the cable tech support guy was either lying or ignorant. The Cable Modem line is the line that needs an unfiltered connection, and the filters are for the TV lines. You did the right...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Cable Internet Wireless Router Connection, cable internet service, router connection
cable internet service, router connection, comcast cable: The great majority of NetGear routers have a web interface. Usually, the address is 192.168.0.1, so use that as an http address in a web browser (i.e., instead of www.yahoo.com or some such, type 192.168.0.1 in the address field, and the web interface should...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Cable Internet Wireless Router Connection, cable internet service, router connection
cable internet service, router connection, comcast cable: Dan, That could be one of the reasons. You can try setting the netgear box to factory setting and check. Else you have to contcat local service representative. You don;t need to remove power from your router and modem every time after use. -sudhansh...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Cable Internet Wirless router connection, cable internet service, wirless router
cable internet service, wirless router, router connection: To get the command prompt: Start- run- type cmd If you are getting a valid ip address with a lease time. No lease time means you are not talking to the router. Is there a way you can check you signal strength from your daughter s computer? Steve...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Cable Modem, toshiba pcx1100u, data bandwidth
toshiba pcx1100u, data bandwidth, maximum bandwidth: Dear Marcos, DOSSIS 2.0 seems to have better performance, but you have to found out if your ISP supports it. DOCSIS 1.0 Maximum bandwidth is only 3.2Mhz while DOCSIS 2.0 is 6.4MhZ. Also the Max Data Bandwidth per Channel on Docsis 2.0 is 30.72Mbps, while...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Cable Modem, toshiba pcx1100u, cable internet provider
toshiba pcx1100u, cable internet provider, docsis: Hi Marcos, and thanks for your question. Here is the home page for your cable modem: http://www.toshiba.com/taisnpd/products/pcx1100u.html and here is its data sheet, from the same site: http://www.toshiba.com/taisnpd/products/pcx1100u_datasheet.pdf...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Cable modem, subnet mask, default gateway
subnet mask, default gateway, cable modem: Hmm. Default gateway would be 192.168.1.1 I presume. Go into your router again, 192.168.1.1, click status, click DHCP Clients table, you should see some entries in there. Do you? What are they? Did you try resetting your router? Did you check WinXP ICF? Do...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Cable modem, cable tv system, cable booster
cable tv system, cable booster, cable modem: Hi Shawn, and thanks for your question. You cannot use a cable booster for the broadband part of your cable TV connection. Your cable modem expects an unfiltered, direct connection from the cable company. The cable should be as short as possible to prevent...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Cable getting slower, cable internet provider, speed measurements
cable internet provider, speed measurements, modem manufacturers: Hi Nicole, and thanks for your question. The cable modem you use should not affect your bandwidth. The speed is determined by your cable internet provider, and the control the configuration of your modem. However, different cable modem manufacturers will...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Cable getting slower, cable hookup, firmware upgrade
cable hookup, firmware upgrade, cable modems: Hi Nicole, In theory the short answer would be no. Generally it s like any Network Card, they can have extra features but they don t make it go faster than the speed it can connect at. There might be a few factors here. The first being coincidence of...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Cable transmission speed, networking cable, cable transmission
networking cable, cable transmission, better cable: Hello, I do think that the splicing of the two patches of the cables has caused the significant decrease in the speed. If you have any device that may boost the signal, like a hub, a repeater, insert that at the junction, it will definitely increase the...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Cable or Wireless Network, wireless lans, daisy chain
wireless lans, daisy chain, network cables: Hi Andrew, and thanks for your question. While it isn t necessary to wire a home, it certainly gives you a lot of options you woundn t have otherwise. I had my house wired when it was built 7 years ago (before the rise of cheap wireless LANs), and I don...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Cables and Protocol, interface cables, wan interface
interface cables, wan interface, physical medium: Hello, Yes, there is a relation between the L2 protocol used and the L1 cable used to connect that device to the network. This is because the L2 protocol determines how the electrical signalling will occur at the physical layer, which actually is how...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Cabling Standards, wiring scheme, federal contracts
wiring scheme, federal contracts, backward compatibility: Hi, Here is are 2 website that excplain some of the standards and colors. They have some good graphics too that you can print out to keep as reference. There are 2 widely used standards. T568A and T568B. The only difference between the two color codes...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Cache on router, null interface, wan interface
null interface, wan interface, wan interfaces: The NULL0 interface on a Cisco router is basically a bit bucket . It s an interface to nowhere. Any traffic sent to null is dropped. When your running the command show ip cache flow r u seeing everything destined to NULL or just a few things? It...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Cat 5 pairs, cat 5e cable, reliability problems
cat 5e cable, reliability problems, ertyu: Hi Duane, and thanks for your question. First of all, I recommend that you not use a pair inside an existing Cat5 cable. This can cause problems - voice telephone lines generate a high ring voltage, which can definitely cause problems with data in the...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Cat 5e or Cat 6?, networking cards, luck jim
networking cards, luck jim, cat 5e: Hi, Have you thought of going wireless? I it is just a little more expense but much easier to setup , for there is no wiring to run. I recommend for you to talk to a local computer vender or tech and get some info on this before you start laying wire. But...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Catagory 5e Network Cable, ebay seller, teleswitch
ebay seller, teleswitch, 56k modem: Hi again Leleigh, Just to clarify, you have 3 computers already connected together and they are able to communicate with each other (sharing files, etc). You want to add your laptop to this local network. My advice would be to buy a switch (also known...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: CCNA Case study, personal mail, internet mail
personal mail, internet mail, restricted access: SUre ralph, will do that. But it might take some time as we have a restricted access for Internet mail sites from work. I generally reach back home at 10 in the night and am abck to work around 8. Mostly I go to my personal mail sites over the weakends and...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: CCTV, ethernet interface, professional purpose
ethernet interface, professional purpose, indian rs: Hi Jam, Unfortunately its not possible to connect non-IP based CCTV to any IP network. You will need to have a IP based CCTV camera which will have an Ethernet interface to it. Using this Ethernet interface you can connect the camera to your network and...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Changing my Website URL, free aol, two different things
free aol, two different things, web hosting companies: Hi Rob, First it s important to understand the difference between the name and the hosting. The name you buy is yours. You own the .com (or .net, .org, biz, etc...). However once you own it, you need to host the content of this web site. Which is why the...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: CISCO 1721, cisco 1721 router, isp modem
cisco 1721 router, isp modem, cisco 1721: Hello, You can definately use the Cisco 1721 Router for configuring your DSL connection. But for this to be done you will need to make sure that you have the DSL Modemin place (mostly provided by your ISP). From the DSL modem there will be an Ethernet Connection...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: CISCO, osi reference model, osi layers
osi reference model, osi layers, session layer: Hello Renee, I ll try to answer you in two sections. First I ll tell about OSI Layers & then the communication. Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) seven layer model. The layers, described below are, from top to bottom, Layer 7: Application layer...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Cisco Catalyst 2950, cisco 2950 switch, cisco catalyst 2950
cisco 2950 switch, cisco catalyst 2950, router dsl: Hello Nathan, Please discard my earlier responce to this question. It was ment for someone else. You can follow below link which will give you details about the Cisco 2950 Switch and the correct boot process which you can verify for the proper working...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Cisco Catalyst 2950 Multiple VLAN Problem, interface configuration command, cisco catalyst 2950
interface configuration command, cisco catalyst 2950, vlans: The management interface configuration command is not supported in Release 12.1(6)EA2 or later. To shut down the current management VLAN interface and to enable the new management VLAN interface, use the shutdown and no shutdown interface configuration commands....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Cisco Catalyst 2950, cisco catalyst 2950, router dsl
cisco catalyst 2950, router dsl, hub port: Hello, You will need to connect a console cable to the console port of the switch. This way you will be able to get into the command prompt of the OS of the switch, called the IOS. You will need to access this using a prgram called hyper terminal. Please...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Cisco L3 Switch how to monitoring & manage.any tool?, downloadable tools, monitoring tools
downloadable tools, monitoring tools, snmp: Hi Pravin, There are lot of freeliy downloadable tools on internet which you can download and amanage all your swicthes. All you have to do is to enable SNMP on your swicthes and install the software on a machine which is reachable from all your switches....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Cisco PIX 515E Firewall, pix 515e, necessary updates
pix 515e, necessary updates, encryption techniques: Hello, To communicate with your firewall, you can either go through your browser, giving the IP address of your firewawall inside interface, or using a ethernet cable and a DB9 adapter , telnet to the firewall. For the latest updates on the software and...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Cisco PIX 515E Firewall, pix 515e, necessary updates
pix 515e, necessary updates, secret password: Telnet to it. Type the terminal password, then type en and the Secret Password. Once you are in there... You can do a sh ver or show version to see what you are working with. At this point you would want to go to www.cisco.com to see the current...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Cisco Questions.., protocol sip, cisco questions
protocol sip, cisco questions, auto interface: Hello, Create access list to allow required hosts or specific host from DMZ to access the 192.168.0.15 server on the inside interface. For the RDC, configure access list to allow port 3389 traffic through the firewall, for the necessary host(s) going...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Cisco Router, cisco 1601, best bet
cisco 1601, best bet, interface card: Suraj, 1601 has limited expandability. You can try using firewall IOS instead of regular IP IOS. CHeck memory on the router and download the IOS from Cisco site. Moreover the router has reacehed end of sale, so no cards can be ordered from Cisco so IOS...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Cisco VLAN, line vty 0 4, ip http server
line vty 0 4, ip http server, trunk interface: Hi, I would need to see physical connectivity diagram so that I understand the ports where you need to enable trunking. The commands are really simple and can be used with interactive help from Cisco Command line, if you wish to try. Best of luck. -sudhansh...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Cisco VPN for Vista, microsoft installer msi, cisco vpn client
microsoft installer msi, cisco vpn client, msi package: Hello Prashant, Unfortunately There is no version that is available for Windows Vista 64bit OS s. At present VPN Client is available for 32-bit Windows Vista. but there is bug in this version and fix is also available. The VPN Client for Windows is...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Ciscoworks, lan management solution, cisco works
lan management solution, cisco works, tacacs server: ANthony, CIsco WOrks is a part of LMS - Lan management solution. It has five components and Cisco Works Common Services is one you do basic user administration etc. What you want to se may not be possible from the reports given by cisco works and you might...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: CLEARING HISTORY, tracks eraser pro, clearing history
tracks eraser pro, clearing history, internet explorer: Hi, The simplest way is to go into Internet Explorer, click on the tools menu and then on Internet Options. From this menu, the first page that will appear under the Genral tab, at the bottom you can click on clear history. You can also tell the computer...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: NO CONNECTION, internet config, dsl modem
internet config, dsl modem, browser setup: There is really not enough info here for me to help. Since the PC is on the LAN since you can access the computer, then the problem is most likely his browser setup. But without knowing exactly what happens when he tries to connect, how the PC was configured...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Cold Weather Affect On DSL, dsl equipment, point of presence
dsl equipment, point of presence, cold weather: Hi Arnold, and thanks for your question. I agree that the temperature should not adversely affect the speed, and should theoretically improve the speed. But, as they say: In theory, theory and practice are the same; in practice, theory and practice are...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: College internet, faster internet connection, tcp ports
faster internet connection, tcp ports, bandwidth issue: Hello, I can understand your frustration, but I won t be able to help you much on this issue from here. One has to physically study your college network and find out where the issue lies. Your network admin should do this, I think you will just have to...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Communications, toshiba laptop, subnet mask
toshiba laptop, subnet mask, network settings: Dear Dennis Perreault, All I can tell you is for two device to coummnicate via IP they must be in the same subnet. In other words, 192.168.2.X ;192.168.2. is the network and X is the different number on each device. The question about straight-thru ...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Communications, cross over cable, subnet masks
cross over cable, subnet masks, toshiba laptop: Hello, You should use a cross over cable if you are connecting the two devices directly, without any hub or switch. One can give the following IP addresses and subnet masks on each one of them. On the laptop: IP address:192.168.1.1 subnet mask:255.255.255.0...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Communications, subnet mask, toshiba laptop
subnet mask, toshiba laptop, cross cable: Dennis hi... The IP address and the mask should be matching only than it should work. Try this out. Your laptop: IP address: 192.168.10.1 Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0 Gateway: 192.168.10.1 AWG610: IP address: 192.168.10.2 Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Computer Hangs with Wireless, networking capabilities, external hard drive
networking capabilities, external hard drive, usb ports: Hi Steve, Of course it s difficult to diagnose through email...but yes it is possible. However most techs you probably spoke to were trying to diagnose and fix the adapter and drivers for the adapter...my guess is the problem is in Windows itself, the registries...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Computer labs, adobe photoshope, microsoft office applications
adobe photoshope, microsoft office applications, network admin: The applications should be installed locally. You can create user accounts and use a logon scrip to map a folder on the server to each user. These are basic network admin stuff that your IT people should do for you. I would also suggest that you create...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Computer Network, odbc data source, data source name
odbc data source, data source name, dsn odbc: http://www.ups.com/content/us/en/bussol/offering/technology/automated_shipping/worldship/documents/inte.html - Make sure you setup your DSN (ODBC Connection) correctly. How to Integrate WorldShip integration occurs through the built-in UPS Online Connect...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Computer networking, how to, cat 5 cables, internal ip address
cat 5 cables, internal ip address, network neighborhood: On both computers and ensure that you have a Cat 5 cables connected from the router to your computers. Next right click on network neighborhood and left click on properties. You will see the network connection icon right click on that and left click on properties....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Computer operation, mainframe computer operations, wan computer
mainframe computer operations, wan computer, campus lan: Hello, There is nothing such as a LAN or a WAN computer. The network is classified as a LAN or a WAN. Any government office may have an internal campus LAN and then a connection to the Internet via a WAN. They may also have their own WAN links connecting...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Computer Pop-ups, internet explorer tools, update internet explorer
internet explorer tools, update internet explorer, missing operating system: What needs to be done depends rather critically on your operating system (e.g., Windows 98, Windows 98SE, Windows XP, etc.) Please tell me what operating system you have and I will be able to help you in much more detail. If all of the pop-ups are due to...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Computer reference on internet, internet protocol address, media access control
internet protocol address, media access control, broadband internet connection: Hi Ian, and thanks for your question. Each computer has a serial number, often several of them, but these are not generally visible on a network or the internet, so I don t think you are talking about this. Each computer with an ethernet adapter (and...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Computer restarting problem, bios configuration, motherboard vendor
bios configuration, motherboard vendor, motherboard battery: Hi Gus, I apologize for the delay in responding. Normally that sounds more like a software problem. If you are running Windows 98/ME you might have this problem occur because the O/S files get corrupted. If you are running 2000 or XP, I would look to...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Computer to Terminal I/O, input output ports, computer mother board
input output ports, computer mother board, memorex telex: The baud rates, start/stop bits, parity and flow control is deterimine by the device you are talking to. Baud Rates ranges (110 - 921600). Data Bits are usally 8. Parity = none, Stop bits = 1, Flow control = none. http://www.zytrax.com/tech/layer_1/cables/tech_rs232.htm#rj45...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Computer User Assignments, routers and switches, machine admin
routers and switches, machine admin, network assignment: I m mainly a core network kind-a guy - Routers, and Switches and hubs - oh my :o) But I think I have an answer for ya. From your question, it sounds like your trying to add a computer account to a policy that should contain users and/or user groups (ie....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: How to Config IPs IN Homme netowrk, proxy server software, broadband routers
proxy server software, broadband routers, broadband router: I mentioned several proxy servers you can look out. The way they work is you have server software running on one PC. That PC is either connected to your broadband modem and then into your switch (which means it needs 2 network cards) or connected to a regular...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Configuration of Router, Print Server and Epson Printer, epson photo 890, epson website
epson photo 890, epson website, printer server: The reason for this is that the software is trying to read the USB port on your PC to send and recieve signals from the printer to monitor its status. But since nothing is connected via USB there is nothing for the software to read. Unless Epson rewrites...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Configuring Cisco router 2600 for WAN, customer service departments, cisco router
customer service departments, cisco router, ip ranges: I can only speculate as to why the ISP gave you the 10.x.x.x ranges. Your best bet would be ask either their technical support or customer service departments. As far as configuring the NAT is concerned, I would not bother with switching the entire network...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Configuring Wireless Router as a Bridge, netgear wireless router, router ip
netgear wireless router, router ip, gateway bridge: I would suspect you could do this. Also I agree that you should stick with Netgear because the Super-G technology is not industry standard. You may be eliminating the value of the super G by using non Netgear equipment. I would suggest contacting netgear tech...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Congifure Wireless Netgear Router as a Bridge, netgear wireless router, netgear router
netgear wireless router, netgear router, laptop pda: Dear Rich, Yes you can use a second Super-G Netgear router model WGT-624 configured as a bridge in order to maximize performance. I would also like to mention that super G is not a standard yet. So it is good you are buying the same router. Because different...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connec t Win 2003 server using Dynamic IP, netgear router, internet service provider
netgear router, internet service provider, dynamic ip: It is possible but you need to route the static IP or VPN through service provider, for which you need to talk to Airtel or your Internet service provider. Other way is to use some websites on the Internet like getmypc.com, no idea about their authenticity,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connect laptop to pc, quickbooks files, ip adress
quickbooks files, ip adress, peer to peer network: Hi Namita, You can setup what is called a peer to peer network between both computers. This will enable you to share files and printers between both computers. It s important to note howeve rthat one of the computers will need to act as the server , meaning...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connect two laptops with crossover cable, michael tarr, tcp ip connection
michael tarr, tcp ip connection, crossover cable: Hey, Thanks for your question! Unfortunetly, I m not exactly sure how to do that :-/ You see, usually the computers require a DHCP server to give them their IP addresses. In this case, you don t have the DHCP server. Here s what I d *try* 1)...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: How I Connect Net In 2 PC'S, internet connection sharing software, proxy software
internet connection sharing software, proxy software, peer to peer networking: You need to use some sort of proxy or internet connection sharing software. You don t say what OS are on the 2 but Win 98Se and later include a utility called Internet Connection Sharing (ICS). Or you can use proxy software like WinGate, WinProxy, Sygate and...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: How I Connect Net In 2 PC'S, dial up internet connection, peer to peer networking
dial up internet connection, peer to peer networking, easy tip: Hi Umair, and thanks for your question. Yes, you cah share a dial-up internet connection. If you are running Windows, it s pretty straightforward. All you need to do is run Internet Connection Sharing (ICS). When you run ICS, it goes through a wizard...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: How I Connect Net In 2 PC'S, cross over cable, peer to peer networking
cross over cable, peer to peer networking, easy tip: You need to install a NIC in each computer. Then connect them by a cross-over cable. Then install Internet Connection Sharing on Win98, win2000, or WinXP (the PC that is dialing up). Read this for more info: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/home/using/productdoc/en/default.asp?url=/WINDOWSXP/home/using/productdoc/en/Share_conn_overvw.asp...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connect Printer to Router, konica minolta 2530dl, linksys wrt54gs
konica minolta 2530dl, linksys wrt54gs, internet router: Hello Saj, What I believe is that you want you use the new printer over the network so that all the nodes on your network can use the printer. Right? In that case you will need to assign an IP address to the printer from the same subnet as your network...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connect Win 2003 server using Dynamic IP, static ip address, internal ip address
static ip address, internal ip address, wan interface: Hello, The Lan 1 IP address will be the internal IP address from the 192.xx.xx.xx range and the public IP of 122.xx.xx.xx will be present on the router WAN interface and the inside interface as the LAN gateway with the 192.xx.xx.xx IP address. You have...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connected to network but not to internet, usb wireless adapter, type ipconfig
usb wireless adapter, type ipconfig, network wizard: Well first, you can t have two machines with the same IP on the same network. The only info you need from the IPConfig command is the IP of your PC. It will list an Ethernet adapter and under that an IP address. Your IPs should be in the range 192.168.x.x....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connectin DSL to laptop, laptop docking station, broadband internet connection
laptop docking station, broadband internet connection, lan ports: Hi Debbie, and thanks for your question. First of all, I highly recommend that you get a router. A router will protect your computers from many kinds of intrusions on the internet. I believe that every broadband internet connection should be protected...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connecting 2 computers, connecting 2 computers, memeory stick
connecting 2 computers, memeory stick, wireless router: Each computer will need a network adaptor of some kind (USB or PCI), a network cable for each computer and a hub or switch. Disconnect the DSL from the new computer and connect the two computers to the hub. This would be the easiest (and very temporary)...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connecting 2 computers, cable modem motorola, router speedstream
cable modem motorola, router speedstream, siemens speedstream: I couldn t find anything on that model router at Siemens web site. I assume there are 3 ports, one for the cable modem and 2 for PCs. If so, those 2 PC ports are probably a switch, but I can t be sure. If they are not, its possible you won t be able to...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connecting 2 home computers w/internet sharing, hub switch router, katye
hub switch router, katye, future computers: You can connect the two computers together to share files and printers. This is done with a network card in both computers, a hub/switch/router, and two cat5 network cables. As for sharing a dial-up connectin to the internet, I don t recommend it because...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connecting 2 LANS via ISDN, isdn port, cisco router
isdn port, cisco router, isdn connection: Hello, You can configure the cisco router through hyper terminal or telnet as well. You will need to setup all parameters for the cisco interface such as the SPID and switch type etc, you will have to get this information from your service provider from...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connecting 2 PCs using a crossover cable, networking wizard, crossover cable
networking wizard, crossover cable, connecting 2 pcs: Try practicallynetworked.com How you do this depends on wwhat version of Windows you have. If you have XP, you can use the Networking wizard to do it. One of the main issues is that you will need to manually assign an IP address to each PC. I would recommend...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connecting Two Computers, external dsl modem, connecting two computers
external dsl modem, connecting two computers, hub router: You could connect the two PCs via a crossover cable, but then you would have to run some software (proxy software) to share the connection. That would mean that the main PC (the one connected to the DSL modem) would have to be on to allow the other PC to use...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connecting Two Computers, connecting two computers, networking capability
connecting two computers, networking capability, cable modem: Hi Russ, and thanks for your question. Yes, you can share your internet connection. What you need is a device called a router. A router will connect to your modem, and your computers also connect to the router. You can get a router with wireless networking...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connecting two computer via an ADSL modem, modem asus, crossover cable
modem asus, crossover cable, adsl modem: Hi again Babak, So you re question was Is it possible this kind of routers can act like a Hub or network Switch or not . Well it is important to understand that a router IS a switch. The only difference between a switch and a router is that the router...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connecting a DLink DCM200 cable modem and a Netgear WGT624 router, netgear wgt624, compatibility issue
netgear wgt624, compatibility issue, cable modem: Did you talk to Suddenlink? If the cable modem is plugged into the WAN port of the router and you have devices connected to the router, they should have internet access. I m sure Netgear walked you thru all the checking to make sure the router was getting...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connecting desktop to internet through wireless laptop, wireless ethernet card, wireless 2200bg
wireless ethernet card, wireless 2200bg, realtek pci: Hi, The most simple way to do this is to buy a Wireless Ethernet Card for your Desktop which you can get for a decent price and make the desktop work as wireless device. Then you can have internet connectivity to your desktop in the same way as laptop...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connecting to the domain, trusting domain, oportunity
trusting domain, oportunity, server manager: Hi Patti, Sorry I could not respond sooner but the allexperts web site was not working properly for me to answer, it kept booting me off. I need you to give me a little more information. First if I understand correctly, your old web server was in 2000...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connecting External USB HARD Drive to Router, external usb drive, external usb hard drive
external usb drive, external usb hard drive, satellite c: You can t do this directly. However, LinkSys (and others) sell a adapter that will allow you to connect an external USB drive as network storage. The Linksys version is the NSLU2 and is described here: http://www.linksys.com/servlet/Satellite?c=L_Product_C2&childpagename=US%2FLayout&cid=1118334819312&pagename=Linksys%2FCommon%2FVisitorWrapper...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connecting to high speed with an EtherJet BusCard, high speed connection, thinkpad 390
high speed connection, thinkpad 390, crossover cable: Hi Pamela, As far as I know, I am not related to this person. The origin of the name is Spanish, but my name is of Italian origin. I tried to get more info on my name but if I google my name however, most hits are of me because I make some movies as well....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connecting to home computer via internet, dynamic dns service, how to setup vpn
dynamic dns service, how to setup vpn, virtual private network: Hi Darryl, Sorry if this took long, the Allexperts site was down and even though I answered this questions, the server never sent it out! I think you are on the right track with Dynamic Update. What you need is a VPN (Virtual Private Network). Under...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connecting to Internet, lan setup, lan server
lan setup, lan server, network neighborhood: Ok, 192.168 is a range of PRIVATE IP addresses. These are addresses reserved for internal LANs. They are not publicl addressable from the Internet. This is all good. The router handles the distribution of packets between devices on the LAN and outside. You...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connecting to Internet, network neighborhood icon, wireless lan adapter
network neighborhood icon, wireless lan adapter, select properties: Hi Tony, and thank you for your question. I will proceed with my answer assuming that the wireless connection to your desktop computer is OK, and that you haven t make and changes at all to your router. Since your laptop was able to connect to a different...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connecting to the internet, using a router, yahoo messager
using a router, yahoo messager, web howto: Hi Edmund, and thanks for your question. You don t say if you re using a router between your cable modem and your computer, or a firewall program on your computer. If you are, then you probably need to allow data to enter through certain ports that the...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connecting to internet w/ certain browsers & applications, linksys wireless b broadband router, comcast digital cable
linksys wireless b broadband router, comcast digital cable, panda internet security: Your Linksys has a built in firewall which uses NAT (Network Address Transalation). This translates the public IP address from Comcast to private addresses internal to your network. Its possible that is causing your problems. To check, go into the router configuration...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connecting to internet, cross over cable, crossover cable
cross over cable, crossover cable, communication protocol: Try this, bypass the router, and connect directly to the modem, try and dial out using your ISP instructions, If you are not on wireless, make sure that you are not still using a cross over cable, this will block your connection you will need a regular patch...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connecting Laptop to Home Hotspot, linksys wireless b broadband router, atheros 802 11b g wireless lan
linksys wireless b broadband router, atheros 802 11b g wireless lan, atheros wireless: I m suspecting that you have some security on your Wireless Access Point (WAP) that is preventing the Toshiba from seeing it. I would first contact Toshiba to see whether then is any config you need to do on the laptop. If that doesn t help, call Linksys....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connecting a laptop, ethernet network adapter, gateway 2000 solo
ethernet network adapter, gateway 2000 solo, modem card: Hi Pam, and thanks for your question. It sounds like you installed an ethernet Network Adapter Card. This type of card lets you connect your computer to a local network, not to your phone line. To connect to the phone line, you need a different type...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connecting modems in parallel, wan ports, isp adsl
wan ports, isp adsl, isp cable: Hello Tom, Yes, I think that the existing modems from your ISP, wont allow you to change any settings or reconfigure them. I think to make such a setup possible, you will have to get another router and then connect your two connections (ADSL and Cable) to...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connecting Office, gre tunnels, financial application
gre tunnels, financial application, retail shop: Hi Zafar, I think the cheapest solution for your problem is following 1/Get internet connections at all your offices, these days you get internet connection pretty cheap. 2/ Configure IPSec GRE tunnels from all your offices to the Central office....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connecting two offices as lan, small business server, lan environment
small business server, lan environment, direct exchange: Hello, As you said that your office has static IP address at both the location over DSL connection, the best way to get the two offices connected to each other will be by configuring site-to-site VPN. This way both the locations can accesseach others network...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connecting two PC's, broadband routers, software proxy
broadband routers, software proxy, proxy server: While there were some freeware in this area, most are commercial. A proxy server has two parts, the server which goes on the machine connected to the Internet and a client that goes on the machines connected to this machine. Such software has been mostly relegated...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connecting a PC to the WAN port of a router, wan ip, inbound traffic
wan ip, inbound traffic, wan port: Hello, You have mentioned that the gateway for both the PC s is 192.168.2.1 but the WAN IP falls in the 192.168.0.0 network. So that traffic from LAN PC is properly going to WAN PC becasue of the right gateway, but vice versa, the WAN PC is unable to point...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connecting Printers to a Wireless Network, wireless print server, print servers
wireless print server, print servers, inkjet: Sure, you can get either a wired or wireless print server. The printer is connected to the print server either wired or wirelessly depending on the print server you get. You can install the printer on each PC and print to the printer. Several manufacturers...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connecting a switch to a router, netgear wireless router, cross over cable
netgear wireless router, cross over cable, ethernet cables: Hi Jorge, and thanks for your question. My initial thought was that you need a cross-over cable to connect the switch to the router. However, looking at the documentation for the Dell 2016, it looks like each port will automatically detect whether it is...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connecting Users & Computers, dhcp services, small business server
dhcp services, small business server, dcpromo: Hi Scott, First you need to create a domain on the server. If you have not done so, you shuld by typing DCPROMO from the run menu. Once configured, you must make your client computer part of the domain. You then create a user from the Active Directory on...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connecting Wireless Routers Together, wireless access point, wireless access points
wireless access point, wireless access points, wireless routers: Hi Steve, and thanks for your question. Yes, you can have multiple wireless access points in your house. The proble is that you will need to have a wired connection from each access point to your main router. The reason people use wireless routers is,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connection, cable modem, single connection
cable modem, single connection, natu: Hello, Yes, you can have the two connections terminate on a router on the two ethernet ports. Then you can configure the router to have load balancing betweeen the two links. This will use both the links to the optimum limit. Regards, Tejas Nat...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connection to internet, linksys router, reinstall windows 98
linksys router, reinstall windows 98, win98 machine: Dear Dave, Since you can access the win98 computer from other computer then does mean your wiring and physical network is fine. The four computers maybe communicating with other network protocols that is not IP. My question to you is Is your win98 computer...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connection to internet, reinstall windows 98, ip card
reinstall windows 98, ip card, win98 machine: Hi David, It sounds like Exlorer just needs to be configured. If you can ping, it s a good sign. This is the procedure for Windows XP but Win 98 is very similar: To redo the connection, right click on Explorer, then properties, then click on the...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connection Problem, tcp ip stack, spyware and adware
tcp ip stack, spyware and adware, format hard drive: Well depends on how old your winxp is. I worked on a winxp computer 2 month ago that had so much spyware and adware on it. The tcp/ip stack was so corrupted even reinstall winxp, I could not get it to work. I had to do a fresh install (format hard drive)...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connection problems, bt voyager 105, voyager 105 usb
bt voyager 105, voyager 105 usb, bt voyager 105 usb adsl modem: Hi Stephen, It s sounding like a memory problem but not necessarily a lack of. Granted I would suggest 512MB of ram but this is a really weird problem. I would suggest something if you are comfortable with it and depending on how much downtime you can afford...format...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connection Sharing, switch hub, xbox 360
switch hub, xbox 360, hardware firewall: Hi Tristan, I have an XBOX 360 as well...I love it. The xbox is a computer, it needs to be assigned an IP address so it can have access to the Internet, which is why a router comes into play. A router will give out these addresses to as many computers as...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connection using modem, sharing an internet connection, phone wires
sharing an internet connection, phone wires, howstuffworks: Hi Shrutesh, and thanks for your question. It depends on several factors: - How fast does the connection needs to be? - Does the connection need to be available all the time? - Are you sharing an internet connection? - How much can you spend? ...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connection using modem, wireless router, electrical lines
wireless router, electrical lines, lan cable: No. You do have a few options though. The best way to connect the two is via Ethernet. If its impratcial to run a cable to the other room, then there are several alternatives. One way would be use the electrical lines. There are devices that you can plug into...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connectiong 2 computers together, s video cable, video port
s video cable, video port, audio jacks: Hello, You cant take the desktop in between the Laptop and ur Monitor. If at all you want to watch the contents played on ur laptop on the Monitor then you need to directly connect the laptop to that monitor. Make sure if the Monitor has s-video port...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Connet two pc through crossover wire, windows xp client, crossover cable
windows xp client, crossover cable, cable server: Need to check out for any other antivirus/firewall softwares that are running on your machines. There is no other way that your machine will block ICMP on its own without any of these softwares. Try running a complete system scan using a spyware/adware...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Console message, security domain, domain controller
security domain, domain controller, active directory: SBS2003 is not a security domain controller. In order to send console messages to other PC s, this server would need to be in control of the security for the domain. This means that you need to have ACTIVE DIRECTORY installed and the server set up as a DOMAIN...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Console message, graphic users, winpopup
graphic users, winpopup, window button: Assuming that the normal way is net send, try all of the following, especially the net send /users variant: Note that all clients have to have the messenger service running to recieve console messages. That alone might be the problem. You may also not...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Console message, startup type, messenger service
startup type, messenger service, start menu: Hi Darren, I m assuiming you are using the NET SEND command. That is controlled by the Messenger service, located under services. By defaut Windows XP s installation turns that off for security because it leaves a port open, which in the past if you remember,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Copnnet XP and WIN2K pc's, two network cards, internet modem
two network cards, internet modem, broadband router: I would get rid of the hub and purchase a broadband router. Then you connect the internet modem to the WAN/Internet port on the router and the computers to the ports labeled 1-4 on the router. The router then shares the internet connection for you and also...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Core Switch, core switch, memory interfaces
core switch, memory interfaces, hierarchical network: Hello Alex, Core switch is a switch, usually a L3, which is placed in the core layer of a hierarchical network model. The most important function of core switch is to switch packets as fast a possible. To make this happen the core switch needs to have the...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Core Switch, core switch, adequate number
core switch, adequate number, high speeds: Alex, Functiona sna dworking of core switch is exactly the same how any distribution or access switch would work. Only point to be considered in putting a switch in core (hence core switch) is that it should be capable of handling switching at high speeds...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Core Switch, osi reference model, lan segments
osi reference model, lan segments, packet protocol: Hi Alex, and thsnks for your question. A switch is a device that filters and forwards packets between LAN segments. Switches operate at the data link layer (layer 2) and sometimes the network layer (layer 3) of the OSI Reference Model and therefore support...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Create a logic diagram of internet components from the client to server composed of:, bridge server, hub network
bridge server, hub network, network designers: Hi, Following can be the order of the devices in the network. Some network designers may differ on this as well. Network Adapter - Hub - Switch - Proxy Server - (through xDSL) - Router - WAN LINK - CU/DSU - Firewall - Bridge - Server Regards,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Cross Over networking, workgroup name, static ip
workgroup name, static ip, better sense: You will need to set them static IP addresses. Right click My Network Places, goto properties, then goto TCP/IP properties. Set a manual IP address of something like 192.168.1.100 on one box, and 192.168.1.101 on another box. Then, make sure the machines...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Cross platform secrure sits problem., cross platform issues, imac modem
cross platform issues, imac modem, modem window: The fact that you are using broadband offers some help. My recommendation is to get a broadband router. Broadband routers such as those offered by Linksys, NetGear, Buffalo and D-Link are cross platform. The hardware doesn t care whether the devices are WinTel,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Crossover troubleshooting, crossover cable, share internet
crossover cable, share internet, destop: Hi, Here are a few things to check: Make sure that both computers are part of the same Workgroup. Check this by right clicking on My Computer, select properties then select the Computer Name tab. From there you will see what the name of the Workgroup...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: cable internet / cable tv, tv downstairs, video signals
tv downstairs, video signals, cylinder inline: Hi Josh, and thanks for your question. Yes, you can make this work, but you will need to change the way your cable wiring is set up. If you trace the cable that enters your house, you will see that at some point, it splits off, with one side going to...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: cable length, ethernet cable specifications, compnetworking
ethernet cable specifications, compnetworking, lan cable: Hi John, and thanks for your question. I assume that you are talking about an ethernet LAN cable that would run from an ethernet jack on your computer to one on your router, and that the connection will use the default speed of 100Mb/s Mb/s - Millions of...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: upgrade, asus a7s333 motherboard, asus a7s333
asus a7s333 motherboard, asus a7s333, motherboard specs: According to the specs for the motherboard (found by searching www.google.com for ASUS A7S333 motherboard specs. ), this should work. The only reliable way to rest RAM is to test it in another, known good, machine that can accept the type and speed of memory...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: cable modem network, nic cards, cable modem
nic cards, cable modem, factory defaults: Hi Bruce, and thank you for your question. You don t need to let the cable company do anything beyond basic installation. Let them come in and install your calbe modem and connect it to one of your computers. Then, all you should need to do is move that...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: cable modem problems, ip address issue, cox communications
ip address issue, cox communications, hardware conflict: Hi Nick, and thanks for your question. There are a bunch of possibilities here. It is weird that both USB and Ethernet are failing this. - BIOS has ethernet and/or USB disabled. Go into the BIOS (check your computer s documentation to do this - usually...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: cable modem, toshiba pcx2500, cable internet provider
toshiba pcx2500, cable internet provider, good speeds: Hi Roman, and thanks for your question. Here is the web page for your Cable modem: http://www.toshiba.com/taisnpd/products/pcx2500.html First of all, you should NOT uncap your modem. Doing so is a violation of your service agreement, is easily...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: cables, dsl modem, cable modem
dsl modem, cable modem, internet line: Hi John, I m not sure what you mean by a filter . Usually a filter is used on a DSL or Cable internet line. Depending on what lind of line you have, you would need a DSL modem or Cable modem. The modem would have an ethernet connection that you would...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: On cables, computer network cable, cat 5 cables
computer network cable, cat 5 cables, crossover cable: A crossover cable has the pin outs reversed from end to end. Regular Cat 5 cables have the pins straight thru from end to end. Hope this helps, Scott Please don t forget to provide feedback for this response (either by rating or followup). It helps...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: cabling, wireless broadband router, d link router
wireless broadband router, d link router, cat 5 cables: When you plug in the long cable, do the lights on the router light up? If not, then there is something wrong with the cable (either the connectors are bad or there is a break in the line somewhere). There are several places that you can get a cable tester...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: cabling, cat5e patch cable, cat5 patch panel
cat5e patch cable, cat5 patch panel, patch cables: Hi Paul, For patch cables, Catagory 5 twisted pair (cat5) wiring is by far, the most common wiring method. Virtually all pre-assembled patch cables are wired to the Cat5 standard. There is no difference in connectivity between Cat5 and Cat5e (enhanced)...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: cabling, cat5 patch panel, panel manufacturer
cat5 patch panel, panel manufacturer, cat 5: It should work, you may not get the full performance of the 5e though. However, I don t think it matters. However, cabling specs are not my greatest area of expertise. I suggest checking with the patch panel manufacturer to make sure. HTH Scott ...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: cabling, d link router, subnet mask
d link router, subnet mask, router settings: Dear michael thanks for the question. please check both the ends of the cable. make sure that color coding at both the ends are same if its a straight through cable. also crimping is important that u r saying that its fine. then check the router settings....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: cant get my computer to go on line with ethernet, internet connection wizard, 3com fast etherlink
internet connection wizard, 3com fast etherlink, service pack 2: Hi Jim, Well first I would suggest going to the manufacturer s web site (the one for the Network Card) and download the latest driver available for Windows 98. Uninstall the old driver and re-install the new one. As for AOL, if it does not detect it,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: cant ping computers on teh network, crossover cables, network neighbourhood
crossover cables, network neighbourhood, dhcp option: Hi Jack, First not beeing able to ping them is not a good way to check if you have access to them. Just having the Windows firewall turned on will prevent you from pinging the machines internally. As for setting up an internal network for sharing files...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: card configuration, router problem, wireless router
router problem, wireless router, computer man: Dear Amy, Question did it ever worked? Go to start- control panel- system- devices- device manager Find your wireless card. If you find it; delete it and reboot. Windows should reinstall for you. If not, then you may need to provide the driver....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: cascaded switches, node hub, 10mbps
node hub, 10mbps, 100mbps: Hi Ahmad, When looking at distance limitations, the distance from a node (PC, Print Server, etc) to a hub or switch running at 10Mbps or 100Mbps is maximum of 100 meters (328 feet). The maximum cable distance between two 100Mbps or 10/100 hubs without...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: cascaded switches, switches, authorities
switches, authorities: When you cascade switches, you will eventually hit a point where latency grows so large that the network will think it s timing out, but you should be able to use three without any problem. Most authorities on this say the maximum is four. Regards, ...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: cell delineation-ATM, cell delineation, cell boundaries
cell delineation, cell boundaries, atm hardware: Hi Dimitris, and thanks for your question. Yes, you are correct. Cell Deliniation simply means the method by which the ATM hardware determines the boundary of the cells. This is necessary so that the hardware can continue to be un synchronization with...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: cell phones/auto-dialers, auto dialer, writing a novel
auto dialer, writing a novel, accidentaly: Hi Michael, If you are writing a novel, I would be pleased to answer some questions, however prior to doing so, I have a few myself. Could you explain to me in more detail what your novel is about? I would also would like to know if you intend on quoting...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: how to go about getting certified, exam simulations, boes
exam simulations, boes, retrospect: None of the certifications were done in college. I graduated in 1971, ten years before the introduction of the IBM PC. I paid $10K to take a certifications course; in retrospect, I could have self-studied for it, if I had I used the exam simulations from www.transcender.com,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: changing MTU, mtu option, mtu settings
mtu option, mtu settings, ping test: Hello, If you use the Linksys BESW-11S4 Wireless 4-port routers, please note that the older versions of the firmware do not include MTU settings. We recommend upgrading the firmware which will allow you to enable custom MTU sizes. You may try this...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: changing modems, dsl internet connection, aol content
dsl internet connection, aol content, adsl modem: Hi Edward, and thanks for your question. I infer from your message that you are upgrading to a DSL internet connection. In that case, you no longer need your AOL dialup - you can access all your AOL content over your DSL connection, just go to www.AOL.com....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: how to check the Lan computer have virus?, panda anti virus, lan computer
panda anti virus, lan computer, mail: Hi, The best thing you can do is check the logs on your router. This will tell you where the traffic is going. You can also install Panda anti-virus on the server and on the stations. If you suspect a machine being infected from your logs on the router...disconnect...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: chewkln@yahoo.com, easy file sharing web server, internal ip address
easy file sharing web server, internal ip address, lan environment: Hello, You can setup the web server in your LAN environment. Just make sure that the webserver is having an internal IP address too, besides the dynamic dsl address, so that your webserver can be accessed by the clients on the local network. Thanks & Regards,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: How to choose a cisco router?, application layer protocol, fiber optic cables
application layer protocol, fiber optic cables, cisco switches: Hello, This is an example of an Application layer protocol which you are running in your network. I assume that the base network still functions on 802.3 or some other similar standard. In such a scenario I would suggest you to got for the Cisco ISR...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: cisco 2500, cisco book, serial cables
cisco book, serial cables, wan ip: Hi Avi, Before doing anything, I would like you to grab a cisco book and go through it. Configuring your routers is not something so straight forward, that I can explain you here. You need to learn basics of LAN, WAN, IP Adressing etc to start configuring...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: cisco external routers, cisco router, server mail
cisco router, server mail, mail server: Hello Frank, The best way to secure your router from external sources is to implement inbound access-list on the router. You can specify security policies in the access-list as per your company requirements. Also you can allow direct request from outside...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: cisco router, nice day, isl
nice day, isl, marker: Strange, i could not find any issue here. Just try rebooting yu=our router. -sudhanshu Router(config-subif)# encapsulation dot1q 10 Router(config-subif)# ********************** Router(config-subif)# encapsulation isl 10 Router(config-subif)#...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: What cisco router is needed?, expansion slots, law of averages
expansion slots, law of averages, server security: HI Ralph, The solution you are suggesting is OK, if all the servers are generating only a moderate amount of traffic. But if your servers are generating large amount of traffic, then in that case you need more powerful siwtches. I will suggest 3550 switches...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: cisco router soho96, isdn interface, interface bri0
isdn interface, interface bri0, isdn line: Hi, ok, not a problem. Id it possible for you to send me the existing configutaion of the router. If yes, send it to me so that I will modify and send it back to you. All that will remain for you will be to copy that and paste it onto your router. How...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: cisco router soho96, isdn internet connection, provider isdn
isdn internet connection, provider isdn, cisco adsl: Hi Dimitris, I would like to know if you have an internet connection on this ISDN line from some provider? If yes then most of the providers do supply some NT boxes which can be directly configured to have the internet connection up and running. For configuring...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: cisco router, cisco 1721, series router
cisco 1721, series router, flash memories: Hello, Can you make sure that the commands you are entering are as below - int eth0/1 int eth0/1.1 ip address x.x.x.x encap dot1q 10 (eg vlan number) this configuration should be able to confgiure the subinterface for the particular VLAN. The...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: cisco, cisco 3825, incoming connection
cisco 3825, incoming connection, natu: Hello, Cannot give you the exact config, but can try to explain the steps - Configuire a number (SPID) on the nm16 amv2 module, where the users will conenct to. Configure the router to accept incoming connection on the module. Setup the various...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: communication port problem, device os, computer freeze
device os, computer freeze, communication port: Hi Florence, To help you sort this out, I need to know what the problem is. A conflict on COM9 (which is in fact virutal and not physical) is not normally soemthing that would cause you a problem unless you are using hardware that requires a com port? ...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: computer, power capacitor, shutdown windows
power capacitor, shutdown windows, reset button: If you press the reset button, it is just like unplugging the PC while running. In many cases, the hard drive is spinning at 520-10000 rpms, and the reader arm floats microns above the platter. When power is suddenly absent, the arm can drop onto the hard...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: how do i do computer to computer?, network interface card, local computer store
network interface card, local computer store, crossover cable: The cheapest way to setup a network to transfer files is using a crossover cable, they run about $20.00 and you should find one at a local computer store or maybe wal-mart. after you have pluggedin the crossover cable into both computers NIC (Network Interface...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: computer networking, decision base, computer networking
decision base, computer networking, mac address: A bridge is a layer 2 device and make routing decision base on MAC address. Bridge has no WAN abilities. A router is a layer 3 device and make routing decision base on IP/IPX addressing. Router has WAN abilities. Best type of networks depends on your...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: computer networking, token ring routers, broadcast packet
token ring routers, broadcast packet, intelligent decisions: Hi Nipu, Bridge is a device which works at Layer2 of OSI model. Router works at Layer3. What this actually means is that, bridge can inspect the Layer2 header of a TCP/IP packet to decide where to switch it, whereas router looks at Layer3 header of the...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: computer networking, importence, subnetting
importence, subnetting, computer networking: You can get more computers on a network with subnetting than you can without them; that s the main reason. A second is that it lets you control the amount of traffic by ensuring that packets meant only for one subnet stay there, rather than crossing routers,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: computer networking education, technet web, microsoft technet
technet web, microsoft technet, networking education: Hi moshe, I don t know why but I have 6 questions pending and I normally receive only 2 per day! Oh well..going crazy trying to answer them all. Depending on what exactly you want to learn more about, I would have several things to recommend. If you...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: computer networking & hardware, computer networking hardware, arp command
computer networking hardware, arp command, dhcp server: Hi, First of all DHCP for your client computers is really the way to go since you would NEVER encounter this problem as the DHCP server will never give out the same IP address twice. However make sure that the scope of your DHCP is not within the same range...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: computer networking, virtual private network, web facility
virtual private network, web facility, luck jim: Without being with in close proximity of one another like 100 , than you might have a problem. The only way I know to do this would be to use VPN (Virtual Private Network). I really don t know enough about VPN to guide you on it, I suggest to you to go to...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: computer vs. digital camera, nikon coolpix digital camera, keyboard connectors
nikon coolpix digital camera, keyboard connectors, service pack 4: Hi Norman, Normally USB is plug and play, so they might be correct; I also think it is a problem with the computer...however, it is possible that the camera is defective. First thing, to eliminate the camera being defective, if possible, bring it to...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: computer, client server network, mail server
client server network, mail server, metro city: Hi Preethi, All the terms you are referring to in your question are related to computer networks. I will first explain the peer to peer and client server networks. Client Server Network - In this type of networks, usually there is one server, which is...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Two computers, One internet connection, what happens?, firewall router, netgear firewall
firewall router, netgear firewall, dell computer: Excellent question. The answer is - everything USUALLY plays nice. Online games? 99.9% of the time you won t notice a difference even if you have a BAJILLION computers hooked up (okay, exaggeration - probably about half a dozen). Downloads - mmm.. depends....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: cannot see computers on the network, tcp ip protocol, novell server
tcp ip protocol, novell server, subnet mask: Hi, Not knowing what steps you took exactly, let s look at a few things. Are you running DHCP from the server? If not it would be a good idea. If you have static IP addresses on the stations, are they all in the same subnet mask? They might be getting...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: conect computers, virtual private network, google search
virtual private network, google search, secure network: Hi, I m not sure what kind of setup you have. But normally you can share information with any computer in the world via what is called a Virtual Private Network. This works through the internet and creates a secure network just as if the computer was in...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: conecting 2 wireless routers, minor configuration changes, cable trough
minor configuration changes, cable trough, wireless access point: Hi again Ruben, - You would use a crossover cable to connect the router to the WAP. - Computers would get their DHCP from the main router, through the WAP. You don t want to have 2 devices in the network running DHCP; it will cause conflicts. All devices...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: conection, windows security patches, virus definitions
windows security patches, virus definitions, broadband modem: The only thing that could cause this type of behavior is either: Changing your settings (ie, setting up Internet Connection Sharing) -or- Receiving a virus or malacious-ware (spyware, adware, etc) Make sure you have the most current virus definitions...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: should i configure my pix firewall of router?, cisco pix 515e, lucent pipeline
cisco pix 515e, lucent pipeline, internal ip address: Hello, I would suggest to configure the natting on firewall. Route all traffic, which comes to the public IP address of the firewall and on port 25, to the internal IP address of the Mail server. I also suggest that do not keep any public IP address to the...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: configuring 857 adsl router with nonat ip unnumbered, ppp authentication chap, cisco 1700 router
ppp authentication chap, cisco 1700 router, ppp dialer: Hello, You can very well configure IP address on the Ethernet ports of the 857 router. The command and procedure is just the same as for other routers (IOS is the same). I suggest you to configure each and every parameter individually rather than migration...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: configuring an ISDN Ascend modem, phone number search, isdn line
phone number search, isdn line, internet service provider: Hello, Unable to help you much in this regard, as I have not used the Pipline hyperlink program ever, and hence I am unaware of the settings for the same. I think you can do some research in the program, and you will find the option where you can change...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: configuring, welltech, good luck
welltech, good luck: Hi Ntege, and thanks for your question. The software and documentation for setting up Welltech products can be found here: http://www.welltech.com/support/support_e.htm You can go to the page for the specific phone(s) you have and get all the manuals....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: conflict SBC DSL speed Stream 5100 B moden and my D-Link router, speed stream 5100, wireless nics
speed stream 5100, wireless nics, optain: Hi Nina, First question, your router is a D-Link correct, is your Wireless adapters D-link? IF not you will probably have these problems. Newer D-link routers use IEE800-g encoding while most other brands are using IEE800-b. If you are using another brand...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: connect 2 Apple computers to a Linksys Ethernet router, ethernet router, apple computers
ethernet router, apple computers, apple ibook: Hi Bill, and thanks for your question. I am not an Apple person , but I know that you can use a Linksys to share an internet connection with an Apple. You should be able to just connect the computer to the router and it should work. At worst, you may...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: connect 2 Apple computers to a Linksys Ethernet router, unix linux windows, ethernet router
unix linux windows, ethernet router, downloadable drivers: Hi William, In essence the router will work with any computer. What you need to look for is if the Network Card itself is supported. What that means is that you need the drivers for that card. Most cards, wether wireless or hardwired, will normally have...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: How to connect a LAN to a WAN, network lan, local area network
network lan, local area network, wan interfaces: Hi Cathy, and thanks for your question. Most commonly, a router will have both LAN and WAN interfaces and it is the device that connects the two. Alternately, a device called a gateway can connect a LAN to a WAN, essentially adding on to the LAN by making...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: How to connect a NAT behind machine, pix firewall, configuration support
pix firewall, configuration support, exact requirements: Hello Harish, You will need to implement the cisco PIX firewall in the LAN and that too before the server. The PIX has to be the enrty point from the internet into your LAN. Definitely there is a cost implication, as you will need to buy the firewall...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: can connect but not send or receive data via ftp, tcp ip protocol, microsoft small business server
tcp ip protocol, microsoft small business server, small business server: In all probability, the inbound FTP port is closed on your server. The standard port number for that is 20 on the TCP/IP protocol. An article on how top open the port is at: http://www.smallbizserver.net/Default.aspx?tabid=156 Regards, Charlie...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Can I connect wirelessly to the internet, and have a separate wired LAN?, workgroup name, wireless internet access
workgroup name, wireless internet access, microsoft networks: If you are getting internet through a wireless router, then you can use that same connection to network the computers together. Make sure that they both have the same workgroup name but different computer names, and that Client for Microsoft Networks ...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: connecting 2 computers, linksys wireless router, dell 4600 computer
linksys wireless router, dell 4600 computer, dell 4600: Hi Kurt, As for networking them together, the simplest thing would be a linksys wireless router and a wireles network card in one of the computers. One would remain upstairs in the room with the router and the other in the basement with the wireless card....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: connecting 2 different ISP ADSL modems to one system, nat software, public ip
nat software, public ip, nic cards: Hello, For configuring the BSNL linka sbackup link, you need to have a routing device which will support PBR (Policy Based Routing). Using PBR you can create a policy and apply it to the interface of the routing device to which the BSNL link terminates....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: connecting 2 a Mac to PC to one DSL line..., mb ddr sdram, dsl internet connection
mb ddr sdram, dsl internet connection, intel pentium 4: Hi Mark, and thanks for your question. Yes, you can certainly connect your PCs to a router with hard-wired ethernet. You might want to consider a wireless LAN connection, especially is you can put the router in the same room with one of the computers -...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: connecting 2 subnets, series router, private lan
series router, private lan, setup default: Hello, A router with 2 interfaces would be enough to setup the connectivity between the two subnets. You will need the interfaces depending on what link types are outbound from the subnets. Setup default routes on the router to the other subnet at each...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: connecting two computers, connecting two computers, view workgroup computers
connecting two computers, view workgroup computers, crossover cable: Check if you are using the right NIC card. Maybe you have 2 NIC in your computer. Are both computer on the same network. Meaning are they on the same ip network. You have to aleast ping the other computer before browsing for it, unless you have other...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: connecting two computers., connecting two computers, view workgroup computers
connecting two computers, view workgroup computers, subnet masks: Hello, Have you put the value of the machine which has the internet, as the GATEWAY for the other machine? so that all the traffic will be directed there... Also, try forcing DNS servers, which you will get from your ISP, like on their website or from their...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: connecting two computers, connecting two computers, ebay
connecting two computers, ebay, drive icon: Hi Jeff, and thanks for your question. Sharing a CD drive is possible. First, connect both computers to the same network (i.e., to a router, or to each other using a cross-over network cable). Then you need to set up File and Printer Sharing in Windows....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: connecting two computers lan at home, crossover ethernet cable, direct cable connection
crossover ethernet cable, direct cable connection, connecting two computers: If you are trying a direct connection parallel port to parallel port, you need a File Transfer cable. The cablke has to be that specific type. From there you can use Direct Cable Connection to network the two. You can also try using a crossover Ethernet...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: connecting computers to a network, d link wireless router, mac g3
d link wireless router, mac g3, printer scanner: That would be 7 computers, if I counted correctly, and that is getting close to the max of 10 that Microsoft recommends for a peer-to-peer network. If I am reading this correctly, you are looking to connect 2 computers to the router via cables and the other...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: connecting two computers, connecting two computers, view workgroup computers
connecting two computers, view workgroup computers, crossover cable: Hi, If you are sure your crossover cable is correct and there is no physical problems listed in Device Manager under Network Cards, etc...then you are probably looking at a firewall problem within Windows XP. You can do 2 things. The first is to de-activate...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: connecting with friends using LAN, 512 ddr, broadband isp
512 ddr, broadband isp, local area network: As far as sharing files on the internet, unless you all are part of a LAN, you will have to use a file sharing such as a virtual hard drive hosted by a different entity. For playing games you will have to find each other on the hoster web site to play the...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: connecting to internet via cable & routing to 4 computers, cable internet service, internet capability
cable internet service, internet capability, internet via cable: Hi Carol, and thanks for your questions. Congratulations on your decision to move up to broadband! I think you will be very happy with this change. You will find that your connnection speed is dramatically faster with cable internet service when compared...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: connecting lan to internet, default gateway address, subnet mask
default gateway address, subnet mask, lan interface: Hi Tan, and thanks for your question. Your ISP has assigned you a block of 255 static IP addresses and you need to set your router up to handle that. In a nutshell, a router is a device that has multiple data interfaces that accepts TCP/IP packets on any...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: connecting two lan, cisco 1700 series router, lan ports
cisco 1700 series router, lan ports, cisco 1700 series: Hello, A cable/dsl router would not suffice. We will need a router which has two ethernet ports that can be configured as WAN or LAN ports. A cisco 1700 series router would be a good example. As routing cannot be configured on this one. Thanks, Tejas...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: connecting two lans, netware servers, broadband internet connection
netware servers, broadband internet connection, lan servers: Hello Shiva, When you say upgrading the server, I take that you want to upgrade to the latest version of Netware and no completely change the server setup. In that case, I would suggest you to have the look at the Novell website to go through the guide...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: connecting two lans, dhcp server, first thought
dhcp server, first thought, thanks in advance: No problem! You should be able to connect two of the switches together, yes. HOWEVER, you ll need to make sure you still only have one DHCP server on the network. This is what distributes the IP s to different machines. If you have more then one, it gets...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: connecting linkys router to laptop, linkys wireless, connection wizard
linkys wireless, connection wizard, natu: Hello, Switch on the router and from the laptop, run the Create a new connection wizard and follow the steps as they are presented. The wizard sets up a wireless connection with much ease and you will not have any problems as the commands and tasks presented...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: connecting to my office, VPN, dsl service provider, static ip address
dsl service provider, static ip address, setup a vpn: Hello Tom, Yes, you can setup dial-up VPN for your office network; so that the office network becomes available remotely from any location over secure connectivity. But for this to work you need to make sure you have Firewall/Router on which VPN can...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: connecting a router to my computer, connecting a router, alternate browser
connecting a router, alternate browser, cache files: Hi Ronald, and thanks for your question. Here are some suggestions: - Power-cycle the router (unplug it, wait 30 seconds, then turn it back on, then wait for a minute), then see if you can connect to it from the desktop. - It may be that you didn...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: connecting w98 to network, mac computer lab, windoes 2000
mac computer lab, windoes 2000, client protocol: Hi Wayne, and thanks for your question. Yes, it is a lot harder to get a Windows PC on a network tha a Mac, especially if the PC is running Windows 98! Things are a lot easier with Windoes 2000 or XP, but even 98 is not too difficult most of the time....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: connection, commad, terminal interface
commad, terminal interface, type telnet: Hi Sinn, and thanks for your question. I don t fully understand your question - are you seeing an error of some kind referring to connection type when you are web browsing? It would be helpful if you gave me the exact text of the message you saw and...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: connection, ipx spx, novell network
ipx spx, novell network, apple systems: Hi Sinn, All of the Internet currently uses the TCP/IP protocol. So wether you are accessing a Web Site via your browser or communicate with another computer, your home computer is using TCP/IP. Where this changes is mostly internally. For example, a...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: connection, sleep mode, turn off computer
sleep mode, turn off computer, main computer: WHen you standby all the services are put in sleep mode and your computer stops sending any alerts/heartbeat to your router, that s why you have to restart the router. one option is to stop and start the service. another option is to keep network alive...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: no connection, google in english, networking protocol
google in english, networking protocol, networking protocols: Hi Mattias, and thanks for writing. Since you got a blue screen and presumably had to reboot at that point, it seems likely that some Windows networking file was corrupted. This is a fairly common problem. I d recommend that you reinstall all windows...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: connection error between pc and satelite receiver via rs232, rs232 cable, receiver version
rs232 cable, receiver version, cable configuration: Hi Abba, and thanks for your question. It s probably a cable problem. Here is SuperMax s document on what the RS232 cable should look like: http://www.supermaxsat.com/software/softwares/Cable%20Diagram/RS%20232%20TWISTED%20CABLE%20DIAGRAM.doc If...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: connection to wifi, dell latitude c610, true mobile 1300
dell latitude c610, true mobile 1300, bottom right corner: Hi Annette, Can you be a little more specific please? What exactly do you mean by it keeps asking me for adapters ? Can you give me the actual text you see? When you plug the card in, do you get boxes in the bottom right corner telling you it is...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: connection, speed internet connections, high speed internet connections
speed internet connections, high speed internet connections, dsl offerings: 3-4 years ago T-1s were the main option for small businesses who needed high speed Internet connections. Now DSL or cable generally provide equal or better preformance at a lower cost. You might want to look at those other options. Also I didn t say it...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: connections missing, 1394 adapter, conections
1394 adapter, conections, special key: Hi Chris, and thanks for your question. If your ethernet and 1394 hardware is on the motherboard of the computer, it could be a problem with the BIOS - the system configuration that you can access before Windows kicks in a boot-up time. Most PCs have a...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: connectivity, wireless internet provider, wireless router
wireless internet provider, wireless router, wireless adapter: Hello, As per my knowledge, the speed of the processor is not related to the range of the connectivity between two computers. The only thing that might be the reason is that the range of the signal from the wireless router/wireless adapter is weak, and...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: connectivity, wireless internet provider, wireless router
wireless internet provider, wireless router, 11b: Its possible, yes. But not very probable.. If you have an 802.11g router, it will work with other 802.11g AND b devices.. so if your laptop card is an older 802.11b type, try getting an 802.11g card (ONLY IF YOU HAVE an 802.11g ROUTER!) k? (but get a new...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: connectivity, network interface cards, wireless internet provider
network interface cards, wireless internet provider, international regulatory agencies: Hi, Thank you for the kind words. You don t necessarily need to change your router, just a booster might do it. But if you want to go all out, I personally like Linksys products available at http://www.linksys.com. If going for a wireless, the only thing...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: connectivity, wireless internet provider, metal cabinets
wireless internet provider, metal cabinets, foil backed insulation: Hi Gabe, and thanks for your question. I absolutely do not agree with what you were told. The performance of a PC will not affect whether you can get a wireless LAN (WLAN) conneciton or not, although it might affect how fast that connection can transfer...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: connectivity, communication link failure, problem occured
communication link failure, problem occured, switch hub: Hi Mohit, Can you please tell me what is running on the server (server 2000/2003)? What about the clients? And what SQL version are you using? And does this happen when you are doing something specific? Connectivity problems themseleves can be due to...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: how to copy my favorite list, computer whiz, export favorites
computer whiz, export favorites, documents and settings: Hi Linda, You are in the correct category in terms of computers, however I normally get networking or router questions so there are a little more complicated than this. You can backup up your favorites quite easily and there s no need for a whiz! :-)...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: copying files from one pc to another, hub router, allexperts answers
hub router, allexperts answers, laptop hard drive: Ok, go ahead and set up a local network, you will need a hub or router, two patch cables. Plug one end of each cable into the hub/router and the other ends into each computer. Do this will the computers are turned off. Next you start each computer and follow...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: cordless access, dell truemobile 1300, dell inspiron 5100
dell truemobile 1300, dell inspiron 5100, mini pci card: Hello, You will have to get a wireless NIC adapter, so that you will be able to use your laptop wherever you go, within the premises of your router range. Your desktop will be connected to the router through a regular NIC and hence you will be able to access...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: two-cpu network, ethernet crossover cable, lan ports
ethernet crossover cable, lan ports, network wizard: Hi Bob, and thanks for your question. First of all, you have to make sure that you are using the correct cable, and that the cable is good. It is most likely that the cable is the culprit here. First of all, you have to make sure it s an ethernet...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: creating a user acct. that is limited.., email notifications, kids these days
email notifications, kids these days, web interface: Sorry, I did not see the follow up on the question. Short of having a hack/crack program, which is freely available by typing in Google, he might have also guessed the password. As for tracking activity. Normally IE keeps a record in the history and MSN...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: creating a VPN or WAN, tcp udp ports, software vpn
tcp udp ports, software vpn, vpn server: When you mean full access you mean access to all network resources such as file and print sharing? Then the answer is yes. Full access meaning if all TCP/UDP ports are open. This depends on the ISP! Note: I have found out Verizon Home DSL block VPN...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: creating a wan or vpn, microsoft vpn, microsoft server
microsoft vpn, microsoft server, time john: Hi Gareth, My apologies for the late answer as I received more questions than I was suppose to. If you are using a Microsoft Server, it was a great VPN integrated that is easy to setup. However there might be a better solution for linking 2 companies...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: crimpling, correct structure, staright
correct structure, staright, network cable: Hi Gafoor, Depending on what you are looking for, you can follow the A or B standard...as well, if you are looking to make a crossover or staright through cable, you will need to use different color coding. There is no exact or correct way of doing it,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: D-Link DWL-G650 Wireless drivers...XP Home, compaq armada e500, dwl g650
compaq armada e500, dwl g650, armada e500: Hi John, Sorry for the late response. Not sure why the drivers won t load. XP Pro or Home use the same drivers. You do however have to make sure to install the drivers WITHOUT the card. When finished, then insert the card. I found this installation...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: D-Link Router, international regulatory agencies, d link di 524
international regulatory agencies, d link di 524, wireless internet access: Hi Kathy, There s a few things to check but first, when you were on the phone with D-Link, were you on a cordless 2.4GHz? The reason I ask is that the 2.4GHz range is the ISM (Industrial, Scientific and Medical) band. It contains the frequencies recognized...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Data interchange between wirless phones and servers, wireless communication technology, internet service provider
wireless communication technology, internet service provider, data interchange: Hi Richie, and thanks for your question. Yes, it is possible to make an internet connection using a cell phone. However, several pieces of the puzzle need to be in place before it will work. - You need a way to connect the phone and the computer....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Data Transfer over the internet, natu, two computers
natu, two computers, system tray: Hello, When the web page is opening up on your computer, there exists a connection between your computer and the web server of the website. There are many such connections to the same webserver from across the globe. Also the physical wires that carry...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Data Transmission Media, incoming signals, electrical voltages
incoming signals, electrical voltages, digital stream: Hi Al, and thanks for your question. The basic answer is synchronization. When data is transmitted, the receiver must know when the actual data is being sent. This requires a protocol; in other words, a common language that both sides understand that...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Data transfer, cross over cable, new tower
cross over cable, new tower, network cards: You can use a switch or hub to connect both pc s. Or you can buy a cross-over cable to connect both network cards to each other. Then there are a few steps to make sure the machines can communicate to each other. DO a search on google.com to see the steps...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: DCOM server, component object model technologies, component object model
component object model technologies, component object model, microsoft windows family: I do not think that you should. The service is called svchost.exe This is from Microsoft: COM: Component Object Model Technologies Microsoft COM (Component Object Model) technology in the Microsoft Windows-family of Operating Systems enables software...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: DCOM, access denied attempting to launch a dcom server, component object model
access denied attempting to launch a dcom server, component object model, happy new year: Hi again Dimitris, This is also a service with Windows Installer programs. It s hard over email but I am thinking a few things. Either you have some kind of spyware/adware programs trying to access the Internet. I am also thinking about any kind of software...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: DELL 2400, f8 key, dell 2400
f8 key, dell 2400, dell logo: Hi Brian, I m surprised that simply unplugging it gave these blue screens, I believe this might have been a problem waiting to happen and unpluging it sort of pushed it over the edge. Normally blue screens are caused by a variety of reasons such as hardware...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Dead Cat5e - no internet connection, cat5e cables, daisy chain
cat5e cables, daisy chain, network cables: There might be a break in the cables, ya. Did you crimp the cables yourself ? I don t have a huge expierience with cabling but I know when my dad does them you have to get the colors in the right order. There s a diagram. If you didn t crimp them yourself,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Dear sir;I want to implement..., board manufacturer, natu
board manufacturer, natu, tejas: Hello, The hardware of the two nodes in the cluster need not be identical. But as they are going to be servers, you will have to go for a good configuration and that will result in a good server. Make sure you do all the OS and the SQL installations properly....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Default routing, destination ip address, linksys router
destination ip address, linksys router, cisco router: This really depends on what kind of router your talking about. SOHO, Home routers (Linksys, etc.) have a spot for Default route while your more robust biz routers by Cisco, Nortel, Avaya, etc. use the All Zero (0.0.0.0) route. In reality, the little...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Defining LANs, twisted pair wire, client server architecture
twisted pair wire, client server architecture, appletalk network: Hi Kim, and thanks for your question. In my experience, the term LAN (Local Area Network) is very loose and open to interpretation, and its definitions has changed over the years as technologies have advanced. Here s a good definition from PCWebopedia.com:...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Deleted Files, pc inspector file recovery, pc inspector file
pc inspector file recovery, pc inspector file, linux file system: Hi Dave, I am not an expert in recovery but I have managed recovering many files in the past, even on some damaged hard drives. My suggestion is that you stop writing any new files to the hard disk until you have recovered your files. When you run the software,...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Deleting things that never go away...really, trash bin, temp internet
trash bin, temp internet, internet files: There are several possibilities. He might have been looking at your Temp Internet Files. He might have been using a software package that does a hex read of the sectors. Other possibilities also exist so its impossible for me to tell exactly what he did. ...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Dell Powerconnect 2216, jim dodson, dell powerconnect 2216
jim dodson, dell powerconnect 2216, switch hub: Hi Jim, and thanks for your question. I lookekd at the product page for the 2216 here: http://www1.us.dell.com/content/products/productdetails.aspx/pwcnt_2216?c=us&cs=04&l=en&s=bsd This device is called a switch, hub, or repeater. It cannot be used...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Designing a network., wireless access point, vpn server
wireless access point, vpn server, vpn connection: Hello, To enable printer sharing, its like a normal printer sharing that you would do in a wired LAN. The VPN can be setup on a windows server, and accounts can be created that you will use from the laptops to connect to the VPN server. To have dialing...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Designing an office network, nic costs, collapsed backbone
nic costs, collapsed backbone, layer 3 switches: The statement of the problem does not mention cost as a constraint and, given the other requirements, your second solution is obviously the better. Given the rate at which network traffic is expanding, especially with increased use of XML, moving to 1GB Ethernet...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Desktop Connected To DSL Modem, dsl line, dsl provider
dsl line, dsl provider, entire system: Hi Harry, and thanks for your question. Unfortunately, no, it is very unlikely that your work elsewhere. First of all, it does not connect to an ordinary phone line, but rather to a special DSL line. Usually, in order to establish a connection, that DSL...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: DHCP, dhcp server, support microsoft
dhcp server, support microsoft, internet connection: You can use Winxp to assign IP by use internet connection sharing . The WinXp computer will need 2 NICs. One NIC connecting the cable or dsl modem, the other to a hub/swithch or to a single PC (cross-over ethernet cable needed since you are connecting PC...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: DHCP, ip subnet, static ips
ip subnet, static ips, static ip addresses: Hi Dimitris, and thank your for your question. First of all, my apologies for not replying sooner. I never received the usual email notification of your question. Thank you for your patience. No, you do not have to use DHCP to assign IP addresses....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: DHCP access, tcp ip stack, ip settings
tcp ip stack, ip settings, dhcp server: Hi Jimi, At this point there are only 2 things I see that could be happening. The first, while installing SP2 is one thing, Re-installing the entire O/S is another. If the registries are corrupt, uninstalling and re-installing, etc...will only make it worst....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: "no DHCP or BOOTP offers received", dhcp class id, what is a dhcp server
dhcp class id, what is a dhcp server, lan host: Hello, I think the setting up of class ID has stared the PIX boot function on the laptop, you will need to disable it so that the laptop NIC dosent search for a DHCP server for an IP address, even before it boot into the OS. A DHCP server is just a server...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: DHCP, win2003 server, static ip
win2003 server, static ip, dhcp server: Hello, Win XP does not have a DHCP server. You need to have a server OS as win2000 server or win2003 server..That will help you to setup a DHCP server. Till that time you will have to go for a static IP addressing scheme. Thanks & Regards, Tejas Nat...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: DISABLE INTERNET, parental control features, cogent response
parental control features, cogent response, wireless router: Some wireless routers include parental control features where you can limit access to specific times. They have have MAC filtering where you can filter out MAC addresses from connectign to the router. You will also need to put a password on the router so they...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Diable wireless router in router/modem combo, crossover cable, netgear cg814m
crossover cable, netgear cg814m, router config: Hi Ben, I am not familiar with that model however all wireless routers normally have 2 things can be be disabled. The first is the DHCP, which assigns the IP adress, this is important if you have a server, the second is the wireless signal itself. This...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Dial up connection, windows 2000 server, network servers
windows 2000 server, network servers, server host: The server side will always serve the client side. The job of the client is not to serve and provide network access. So it is a one way thing. If you got Win2k Server on both side then maybe you can get to see both side of the network. Servers can...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Dial up networking using WinME, automatic dialer, whats happing
automatic dialer, whats happing, internet microsoft: Hi, whats happing is your programs are trying to get onto the Internet, Microsoft set up its programs so that they can what people are using their programs for. what you need to do is go in to msconfig and in the start tab turn off the automatic dialer on...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Dial-up speed, dial up speed, download speed
dial up speed, download speed, 8 bits: This is normal. A lot of people don t know the difference between KBps and Kbps (case sensitive). Your connection from your ISP is 56Kbps, which at most is ... 8KBps. There lowercase b is for bits, the uppercase B is for bytes. There are 8 bits in a byte....

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Dial-up speed, common confusion, dial up speed
common confusion, dial up speed, howstuffworks: Hi Chris, and thanks for your question. This is a common confusion among dial-up users. The speed of your connection is measured in bits per second, or b/s. Your download speed is measured in Bytes per second, or B/s, where a Byte is 8 bits. This means...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Dialup Prob, ppp authentication, dialup line
ppp authentication, dialup line, product software: Hello, The call setup has not been setup correctly as the dial-in router thinks you are sending a spoofed challenge and not a legitimate one. You will need to reconfigure all you parameters for the dialling. Use the following link as a guide - http://www.cisco.com/univercd/cc/td/doc/product/software/ios124/124tcr/tdia_r/dia_p1ht.htm...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Different between Hub and switch in lan, network management protocol, simple network management protocol
network management protocol, simple network management protocol, command line interface: Hi Nassaruddin, and thanks for your question. A hub is a simple ethernet repeater. It has not intelligence built in; every packet seen on any interface is automaticaly repeated on all interfaces. Here is a definition: http://pcwebopedia.com/TERM/h/hub.html...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Different IP ranges on one router, good car company, wireless access point
good car company, wireless access point, internet explorer: Hello, Yes, you can plug in a wirless access point with any IP address in a router and have routing between the two networks for successful data communication. Reimaging can clear the password stored in the laptop, but make sure that the image does not...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Digital photography on computer, apple mac computer, phot shop
apple mac computer, phot shop, mac operating system: Hi Jane, I somewhat agree with PC World...with my 2 cents of course! :-) A file, wether created on a PC, MAC, LInux or other Operating System is accessible from any other computer or O/S. The only thing is, when it sees this file, it needs to know what...

General Networking/Lan/Wan: Direct Cable Connection, direct cable connection, pack bell
direct cable connection, pack bell, network cables: Direct cable connection is for parallel or serial connections only. You need to setup a Local Area Network connection. Dou you have a hub or a switch? If not, you need to get one and enough cables to connect both computer to the hub or switch (ie 2 standard...