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Forum: General Discussion 29 Apr 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 584
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: 385
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: 324
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: 540
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: 251
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: 337
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: 329
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: 539
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: 771
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: 5,960
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: 32,217
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: 32,217
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: 1,370
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?

...
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 May 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,370
Posted By Dave Atkin
What are you trying to achieve? Dave

What are you trying to achieve?

Dave
Forum: Network & Sharing 09 May 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 988
Posted By Dave Atkin
Not all IP addresses are statically provided by...

Not all IP addresses are statically provided by an ISP so this probably wouldnt work for long. Also, you would need to port forward on the router.

Logmein or another remote desktop application...
Forum: Network & Sharing 09 May 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,334
Posted By Dave Atkin
Hello, Assign multiple static addresses on...

Hello,

Assign multiple static addresses on the docking station/NIC for both networks.

You will also need to add multiple default gateways.

A better way of doing this would be to enable DHCP...
Forum: Network & Sharing 09 May 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,370
Posted By Dave Atkin
Hello, What do you mean? Dual LAN...

Hello,

What do you mean?

Dual LAN would be used to connect your PC to two different networks. Most users don't use the dual LAN function, they just connect one Network port to a switch or...
Forum: Network & Sharing 09 May 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 4,285
Posted By Dave Atkin
Hello, The network map is not 100% correct. ...

Hello,

The network map is not 100% correct. It looks like you and another PC are connected to a wireless access point which is either on or connected to your router.

I wouldn't worry about it....
Forum: Network & Sharing 09 May 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 750
Posted By Dave Atkin
Hello, The first thing that comes to mind is...

Hello,

The first thing that comes to mind is Microsofts File Validation Add-In. Check to see if this is installed. If it is remove it and see if there is still a problem.

A network issue is a...
Forum: Network & Sharing 09 May 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 988
Posted By Dave Atkin
Hello, The easiest and probably safest way...

Hello,

The easiest and probably safest way of doing this would be to remote onto your PC with a program like logmein free.

You could port forward SSH on the router to your local PC and then...
Forum: Graphic Cards 05 May 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,489
Posted By Dave Atkin
Hello, What do you mean by you have...

Hello,

What do you mean by you have un-installed it? Do you mean in device manager?

You can take it into a PC repair shop - Doesnt have to be a microsoft one. We still maybe able to help you...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 May 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 7,266
Posted By Dave Atkin
Hello, It sounds like the drive maybe...

Hello,

It sounds like the drive maybe faulty. Crucial do have an SSD Drive Utility which will test it for you. - Sorry, I cant send you a link as the site is down for maintenance atm.

I'd...
Forum: Graphic Cards 04 May 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,489
Posted By Dave Atkin
Hello, Download the latest version of your...

Hello,

Download the latest version of your graphics driver. If you have already done this then download an older version to see if it is more stable.


Dave
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 May 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,347
Posted By Dave Atkin
This will probably explain it better than I...

This will probably explain it better than I could:

How-To Geek Explains: What is Wake-on-LAN and How Do I Enable It? - How-To Geek...
Forum: System Security 04 May 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 2,396
Posted By Dave Atkin
Hello, I don't really know why you are...

Hello,

I don't really know why you are trying to do this. A widows password will be enough to secure your data, especially if your only concern is your mum...

Again, with the BIOS boot...
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