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Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By Dave Atkin
Hello, I would suggest that you contact your...

Hello,

I would suggest that you contact your internet service provider and ask them to give you their settings. The new router will come with a CD with a setup wizard, providing you have your...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 447
Posted By Dave Atkin
Did you get an installation CD with your office...

Did you get an installation CD with your office or did it come pre-installed?
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 447
Posted By Dave Atkin
Yes, follow the rest of the instructions in my...

Yes, follow the rest of the instructions in my original post :).
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 447
Posted By Dave Atkin
Hold the windows button down and press R. This...

Hold the windows button down and press R. This will bring up the run box.
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 Aug 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By Dave Atkin
Hello, Check to see if you have turned on...

Hello,

Check to see if you have turned on network discovery:

Open Control Panel - Network and Sharing Center - Advanced sharing settings (left hand side).
Forum: General Discussion 07 Aug 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 447
Posted By Dave Atkin
Hello, I would start by running a repair on...

Hello, I would start by running a repair on Office.

Click Start> run> type 'control.exe'

Check that the view by 'small icons' is selected in the top right.

Click on Programs and Features. ...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Aug 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By Dave Atkin
Hello, First suggestions here would be to...

Hello,

First suggestions here would be to change the USB port that you are connecting too and the USB cable.

Secondly I would do the following:

1) Click Windows Start/Home button
2) Type...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Aug 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By Dave Atkin
Don't use copy and paste. Click on start and use...

Don't use copy and paste. Click on start and use the search to search for 'snipping tool'. This will allow you to 'snip' the part of the image you want, it should render better than copying from...
Forum: Network & Sharing 07 Aug 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By Dave Atkin
Hello, The correct method would be to deny...

Hello,

The correct method would be to deny the other user from accessing the folder. Doing it on the administrators group will cause you problems with both users as they are both members of the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 06 Aug 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By Dave Atkin
Hello, What type of program is it? What does...

Hello,

What type of program is it? What does it do?

In most cases I would say no, but there are exceptions i.e. Database clients.

Remote Assistance is for remote support opposed to running...
Forum: Network & Sharing 06 Aug 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By Dave Atkin
Hello, You won't be able to replace your...

Hello,

You won't be able to replace your existing router with the Access Point. You will need to utilise your existing router and add this access point as an extender if you want to boost the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 05 Aug 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 405
Posted By Dave Atkin
If you've bought the card in the last 5 years...

If you've bought the card in the last 5 years then the answer is probably no. What is the make and model of the card? You can check in device manager (Click Start> Run> type: 'mmc devmgmt.msc' and...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Apr 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 713
Posted By Dave Atkin
The latest BIOS version looks to be 10/29/2013. ...

The latest BIOS version looks to be 10/29/2013.

A download link can be found here:
Drivers & Downloads | Dell US (http://www.dell.com/support/drivers/us/en/19/product/xps-8500)

What sized Hard...
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 Jan 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 474
Posted By Dave Atkin
I am presuming that you have a static IP Address...

I am presuming that you have a static IP Address configured on the MAC? If not, you will need one.

The first thing I would do would be to download the latest version of the MS Remote Desktop and...
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 Jan 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By Dave Atkin
Your DNS Servers are pointing to external...

Your DNS Servers are pointing to external servers.

This will make internal DNS queries - I.E. PERSON-PC get resolved on an external server.

Your DNS Server needs to be changed to your local...
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 Jan 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 672
Posted By Dave Atkin
Afraid not, it is this way by design. The...

Afraid not, it is this way by design.

The only way you maybe able to do it is by getting the administrators to allow your MAC address. I doubt that they will do this though.
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 Jan 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 284
Posted By Dave Atkin
Have a read of this article. It should explain...

Have a read of this article. It should explain all the steps that you need to follow.

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/43972-homegroup-add-computer-join.html
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 Jan 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By Dave Atkin
You will need to configure the access point...

You will need to configure the access point first, most come with a setup CD which simplifies the installation.

I would suggest leaving the AP on all the time. Although in most cases cutting the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 Jan 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By Dave Atkin
No, those PC's will not be able to communicate...

No, those PC's will not be able to communicate with each other as the range can only have 14 host addresses.

Below is a handy tool for working out subnets.
Online IP Subnet Calculator...
Forum: Network & Sharing 09 Nov 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 568
Posted By Dave Atkin
Download and install Netlimiter. You will be...

Download and install Netlimiter. You will be able to control how much bandwidth the program uses then.

NetLimiter - The Ultimate Bandwidth Shaper (http://www.netlimiter.com/download.php)
Forum: Network & Sharing 05 Oct 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 824
Posted By Dave Atkin
Remote Desktop can be very handy but I would...

Remote Desktop can be very handy but I would never ever recommend it for gaming on a standard Internet connection.

Rendering drawings over the connection will probably also be slow but should be...
Forum: Drivers 03 Jul 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 6,226
Posted By Dave Atkin
Hi Witmedia, Really the best thing for you...

Hi Witmedia,

Really the best thing for you to do would be to start your own thread.

If Canon have said that it will not work on 64-bit then I would have to surrender to them unfortunately.
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Jun 2012
Replies: 29
Views: 36,129
Posted By Dave Atkin
Have you checked the PC names? tried renaming...

Have you checked the PC names? tried renaming the PC and then joining it back onto the domain?

Are they all connected to the same switch? - Frequent disconnections could cause the problem.
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Jun 2012
Replies: 29
Views: 36,129
Posted By Dave Atkin
Hello, Please start a new thread for your...

Hello,

Please start a new thread for your question.

If its only 8 PC's then I would re-join the domain to see if that sorts it. Check the Computer names to make sure they are not the same.
...
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 May 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,430
Posted By Dave Atkin
Ahh ok, Yes the best way would be to connect...

Ahh ok,

Yes the best way would be to connect the second PC to the router directly. I wouldn't bother trying to use the second network port on the Dual LAN PC.

How long is the cable run?

...
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