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Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By CarvedDuck
Most likely not. Time to buy the kid his own...

Most likely not. Time to buy the kid his own computer. Tablets running windows 8.1 can be had for around a hundred bucks. Acer or Toshiba have one for $120.

As Brink asked, do you have any back up...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 168
Posted By CarvedDuck
Duplicating TV on Tablet? Chromecast x 2?

Hi, not sure which Forum to put this, but here's what I have.
Lounge:
Moto X 4.4.4
Dumb 50" TV
Chromecast

Here's what I would like to do.
When my wife is watching something on the TV via...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By CarvedDuck
Router with Guest option

Can anyone suggest a low cost router with a Guest network option? I need to isolate friends/kids from the home network but let them connect to the Internet.

I tried an ASUS RT-N12 but the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 3,195
Posted By CarvedDuck
Do you have anything plugged into an HDMI port on...

Do you have anything plugged into an HDMI port on the computer? If so, windows will assume that is a media device and show it as such. Unplug the HDMI and your problem goes away with it.
Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By CarvedDuck
Do you or a friend have an android device/phone?...

Do you or a friend have an android device/phone? Get the "wifi analyzer" app (free) as it has a lot of information available for each frequency range that might help get started with the issues.
Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 258
Posted By CarvedDuck
Have you used "Check for Updates" in...

Have you used "Check for Updates" in Control-panel, Windows Update at least three times?

Also check with the laptop manufacturer's site that you have the latest drivers for **everything.**
Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By CarvedDuck
Sorry to say it cannot be done with the Miracast...

Sorry to say it cannot be done with the Miracast (that's what you have) system as it just duplicates what you see on the controlling device.

You need a chromecast to do what you want, but then...
Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By CarvedDuck
Thanks, please note the line-of-sight statement....

Thanks, please note the line-of-sight statement. I guess this one goes back too. At 40-ft there is no signal from 5GHz.

As to models, sorry, I'd have to go back through invoices, but they were all...
Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By CarvedDuck
What's "normal" for 5GHz wifi range?

Hi, I have recently purchased and returned 3-routers (TP-Link, Zyxel, Netgear) as the 5GHz (N) range has been terrible.

Using Android Wifi Analyzer, it goes from 5-bars down to 1 or 2 at 25-feet...
Forum: Network & Sharing 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By CarvedDuck
Thanks, but the problem with the WD routers is...

Thanks, but the problem with the WD routers is that they are linked to their own cloud server. I do not like anyone snooping on my surfing-data and making money selling my demographics. I am not that...
Forum: Network & Sharing 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By CarvedDuck
Even though it is fixed, the most likely culprit...

Even though it is fixed, the most likely culprit was no the "Defualt Gateway" was missing so windows declared it as a public network and would not allow connection.

Had you just added in your...
Forum: Network & Sharing 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By CarvedDuck
I am not an expert on this but it looks like the...

I am not an expert on this but it looks like the default DNS assignments may be causing the issue.

Have yo hard-set your DNS assignments?

Right click the Network icon on the lower right corner...
Forum: Network & Sharing 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By CarvedDuck
Decent Router at reasonable price? NOT TP-Link

Hi,

I need to replace a TP-Link N600 router that is constantly dropping G-wifi. The N seems stable enough but TP-Link customer disservice is working at it's peak. Totally hopeless. I have been...
Forum: Network & Sharing 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By CarvedDuck
I have almost the same setup as your Church. I...

I have almost the same setup as your Church. I like the separate modem so I can turn off Internet access without disrupting the router network normal handling of files and access between linked PCs....
Forum: Network & Sharing 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 223
Posted By CarvedDuck
Simple instructions to setup DD-Wrt and NAT

I have a Buffalo router at 192.168.0.1 and a IP-address range of 192.168.0.2 to 192.168.0.120

I have various devices on both wifi and wired network and would like a simple NAT set up for DD-Wrt.
...
Forum: Network & Sharing 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 247
Posted By CarvedDuck
How to access modem behind router

I have an Actiontec ADSL modem which I set up initially with an IP address of 192.168.0.99
I have a Buffalo router running DD-Wrt which I set up initially with an IP address of 192.168.0.1 and a...
Forum: Network & Sharing 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By CarvedDuck
Not sure if there is a question on there - but to...

Not sure if there is a question on there - but to connect to the ADSL Internet, yes, you need a modem.

Looking at your edit, you say you have a modem/router/ You need to put it into bridge-mode,...
Forum: Network & Sharing 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By CarvedDuck
Thanks, but I had already tried that. I even...

Thanks, but I had already tried that. I even bought a retail version of win7 and installed that on an older laptop, then used converter to make a P2V and still no keyboard.

What I was able to do...
Forum: Network & Sharing 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By CarvedDuck
Thanks, but I actually plugged in both a mouse...

Thanks, but I actually plugged in both a mouse and a keyboard and again, the wired mouse worked, the keyboard is still showing the exclamation mark in Device Manager and not working.

Device...
Forum: Network & Sharing 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By CarvedDuck
Thanks for the reply, but that doesn't work...

Thanks for the reply, but that doesn't work either. I tried the K270 Unifying Logitec drivers and still nothing for the keyboard. The Device Manager still shows it with the yellow exclamation mark....
Forum: Network & Sharing 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By CarvedDuck
No Internet or Keyboard with VMWare Player

I have several Virtual Machines, 2000, XP and Vista and all work just fine. I am adding a win7pro VM and after the install it has no Internet connection and the keyboard doesn't work, but the mouse...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Sep 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By CarvedDuck
Thanks, Barman!!! Exactly what I needed....

Thanks, Barman!!!

Exactly what I needed. Excellent piece of software.

In an instant it highlighted damned Comodo firewall was doing something. I have no idea exaclt what or why it was...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Sep 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By CarvedDuck
What is uploading?

Hi, I have win7 home in a VMWare Player. It has been sluggish so I opened the Network Status dialog and it is showing a steady "Received" count It has been connected for almost an hour and the count...
Forum: Virtualization 17 Aug 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 699
Posted By CarvedDuck
VMWare Player - No video XP and ActiveX - Help?

Hi All,

I have some Samsung security cameras that use ActiveX and IE10 and they all work fine. BUT I am concerned about msofts announcement to start blocking older ActiveX components.

So, I...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Aug 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 286
Posted By CarvedDuck
Run an XP program in a size-able window?

Hi,

I have some old XP graphics software that I need to run every few days. The problem is that it automatically goes full screen at start up and here is no way to reduce it.

When the...
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