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Router noob in need of help

Help me make my wireless router work with my XP PC [more inside]
posted by GlassHeart on Jun 6, 2013 - 6 answers

Need advice for a corporate LAN/port/network security issue.

I have a corporate LAN/port/network security issue that I'm looking for some advice on. [more inside]
posted by JPowers on May 22, 2013 - 13 answers

2D LAN games?

Please recommend PC LAN multiplayer games that aren't 3D. [more inside]
posted by Mwongozi on Dec 18, 2012 - 16 answers

Power line vs phone line LAN products

Why are there many products for in-home power-line computer networking, but nearly nothing for phone-line networking? [more inside]
posted by massysett on Nov 5, 2012 - 7 answers

Wi-Fi woes

Wi-Fi woes! [more inside]
posted by East Manitoba Regional Junior Kabaddi Champion '94 on Apr 11, 2012 - 6 answers

New wireless router help needed.

Please help me find the best wireless, simultaneous g/n router that also functions as a print server natively or using Tomato or DD-WRT. More inside--> [more inside]
posted by Jackie_Treehorn on Nov 5, 2011 - 6 answers

What is the absolute simplest, least expensive way to fix my sister-in-law's home network?

What is the absolute simplest, least expensive way to fix my sister-in-law's home network? [more inside]
posted by ook on Dec 3, 2009 - 7 answers

This shit is BANANAS.

Why does my network adapter keep disappearing in XP?? [more inside]
posted by BobFrapples on Oct 13, 2008 - 1 answer

Backing up bootable image over a LAN?

I'd like to create a bootable backup of my MacBook's hard drive 150GB hard drive. I've got a 500GB drive, but it's in an Ubuntu server on my LAN. Is there a good way to back up a bootable backup to another computer? [more inside]
posted by nasty, brutish, and of average height on Aug 19, 2008 - 5 answers

Private file sharing over LAN

Computer 1 (XP SP2) and Computer 2 (XP) are connected to a router. I want to transfer and manipulate files from one on the other. I don't want to use File and Print Sharing. Any solutions? [more inside]
posted by daksya on Aug 2, 2008 - 12 answers

ISP hijacks invalid URLs—sometimes

NetworkFilter: I have a bizarre and arcane-seeming problem with my home network, the Internet, and my ISP's DNS. Invalid URLs are being redirected to the ISP's search page—in some cases. [more inside]
posted by adamrice on Apr 22, 2008 - 22 answers

"Media disconnected", "network cable not plugged in". What is going on?

All network cards in our LAN suddenly claim to be disconnected. Wireless still works just fine. Can you help? [more inside]
posted by lioness on Apr 20, 2008 - 16 answers

Remote Control Tiger: How do I remote into a 10.4 box from Windows?

What is the best way to remote desktop into OS X 10.4 from a Windows Server 2003 AD environment? [more inside]
posted by GS1977 on Apr 9, 2008 - 11 answers

Please help me understand punchdown blocks and patch panels.

Help a new homeowner configure LAN in utility area. I'm new with punch blocks, patch panels, etc. [more inside]
posted by Jackie_Treehorn on Mar 3, 2008 - 20 answers

I got them ol' DHCP blues

My PC has completely lost interest in automatically obtaining an IP address from any network, by any method. [more inside]
posted by nylon on Nov 28, 2007 - 15 answers

Mysterious network speed cap on my PC

There is a mysterious network cap somewhere on my PC, tried everything I know. [more inside]
posted by lattiboy on Nov 19, 2007 - 21 answers

Disordered HTML packets?

What is wrong with our Windows 2003 webserver? The web pages it serves are usually (but not always) missing some of the HTML when viewed on other machines, playing havoc with the layout. What's going on? [more inside]
posted by jarsyl on Jul 20, 2007 - 8 answers

Please share resources to learn about routing protocols and LAN/WAN setup.

Please share resources for learning about routing protocols, WAN/LAN setup, etc. [more inside]
posted by odinsdream on Apr 27, 2007 - 5 answers

How can I better direct my network traffic using PVC routing?

I'm looking for instruction on how to use the PVC routing table in my Linksys WAG54Gv2 router so that I can better prioritize network traffic. [more inside]
posted by psyward on Apr 7, 2007 - 2 answers

X-Mas webcam open to the world.

I would like to setup a webcam that is connected to a LAN. It takes a picture every x-seconds and sends it to a webserver. the webserver then servers the most recent picture to the world (like 300-500 users at a time, i have the internet pipe to do it) but does not delete the pics from the previous second.
posted by photodegas on Dec 5, 2006 - 3 answers

Free LAN Software Recommendations?

Any free 2000/XP networking software the hive mind can recommend? [more inside]
posted by raydexter on Jul 16, 2006 - 4 answers

Do switches use the fastest route available between computers?

I have 4 Gigabit switches for my network and one 10/100 router. Can/should I hook each switch up to the router and then also plug each switch into each other switch to improve internet performance while still maintaining Gigabit on my LAN?
posted by hoborg on Oct 12, 2005 - 5 answers

How do I combine two LANs?

What do you do when two LANs fall in love and want to join together? [more inside]
posted by nadawi on Oct 4, 2005 - 2 answers

Network Drives: Good or Bad?

Network drive question: can anyone give a strong thumbs-up or -down on the use of a home-office level network drive? [more inside]
posted by squirrel on May 11, 2005 - 8 answers

Automatically set XP folder permissions.

I have problems sharing new folders on my home LAN. I have an XP pro box, my wife has a WinME laptop. [more inside]
posted by signal on Mar 30, 2005 - 4 answers

Network Problems

I can't get one of my computers to communicate on the network...and I feel as if I've tried everything [more inside]
posted by Hands of Manos on Feb 28, 2005 - 21 answers

Ethernet on a PowerMac 5500

I recently got hold of a PowerMac 5500/2275 (the black one with the TV tuner), but the ethernet port has been upgraded, and is now a modem. While this is all very nice, I'd much prefer it to have LAN functionality. What, exactly, am I looking for on eBay to equip this Mac with a network card, and how difficult are they to install?
posted by armoured-ant on Feb 25, 2005 - 3 answers

Exchange Server Alternatives

What is a good, cheap alternative to Microsoft Exchange Server for sharing Outlook calendar data over a network?
posted by nthdegx on Oct 11, 2004 - 3 answers

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