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Forum: Network & Sharing 28 Mar 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 2,486
Posted By Solidwave
@mrapi: Unless your printer has Windows...

@mrapi:

Unless your printer has Windows drivers--in which case sending data to com1 will not make it print--you need to use a third-party serial port redirector to do what you want.

Free serial...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Mar 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 2,008
Posted By Solidwave
It's possible but very messy to do this. Set...

It's possible but very messy to do this.

Set up a virtual machine in VMWare (or any other vm tool) that can connect to your PPTP VPN. Set up a SOCKS proxy in the VM. Install Proxifier (or a...
Forum: Network & Sharing 07 Mar 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 3,932
Posted By Solidwave
When you've got problems with driver installers...

When you've got problems with driver installers and other utilities failing to run for no obvious reason, reinstallation is the best way to fix it. Your installation has been severely damaged, for...
Forum: Network & Sharing 07 Mar 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 4,493
Posted By Solidwave
You're getting an IP address in the 169.254.x.x...

You're getting an IP address in the 169.254.x.x APIPA block. This means the network connection isn't getting as far as getting an address from your LAN's DHCP server. In this case, "unidentified...
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Feb 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 23,249
Posted By Solidwave
This isn't completely true. Windows has no...

This isn't completely true. Windows has no control over how other systems connect to a multi-homed computer. On a laptop with both wifi and wired networking, incoming connections for remote desktop...
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Feb 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,804
Posted By Solidwave
Assuming both adapters negotiate with the base...

Assuming both adapters negotiate with the base station at the same speed, running two WiFi connections won't make any difference. If one adapter is slower than the other, you could disable it to...
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Feb 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,034
Posted By Solidwave
With that connection RDP should work OK provided...

With that connection RDP should work OK provided your wifi connection is good for at least 200kbytes/sec sustained download with a reasonable ping.
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Feb 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 31,665
Posted By Solidwave
Uhhh, talk to your daughter about her phone use? ...

Uhhh, talk to your daughter about her phone use?

You're looking for a passive-aggressive technological fix for a parenting problem. That's really not an appropriate solution.
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 Feb 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,034
Posted By Solidwave
It all depends on how good your Internet...

It all depends on how good your Internet connection is between the two sites. That's not something anyone else can measure or predict.

Latency matters as least as much as bandwidth. If you have...
Forum: Network & Sharing 02 Feb 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 5,466
Posted By Solidwave
Hubs are obsolete technology. You can use...

Hubs are obsolete technology.

You can use either a switch or a router. A router will be easier to set up but a switch will be cheaper. You'll need a switch or router with at least five ports--one...
Forum: Network & Sharing 31 Jan 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,305
Posted By Solidwave
Yes, all editions of Windows 7 can connect to...

Yes, all editions of Windows 7 can connect to remote desktop services provided by other computers, but only the only editions of Win 7 that can act as servers are Pro, Ultimate and Enterprise.
Forum: Network & Sharing 31 Jan 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,164
Posted By Solidwave
Chances are, your campus network uses 802.1x but...

Chances are, your campus network uses 802.1x but there's so many different ways to set up 802.1x that you will need to ask your IT admin what settings to use.

Failing that, make friends with a...
Forum: Network & Sharing 31 Jan 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,305
Posted By Solidwave
You need the Pro, Enterprise, or Ultimate...

You need the Pro, Enterprise, or Ultimate versions of Win7 to get remote desktop server support. Windows 7 Starter, Home and Home Premium can connect to other computers via remote desktop but can't...
Forum: Network & Sharing 31 Jan 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 4,692
Posted By Solidwave
Essentially what you're asking for is a thin...

Essentially what you're asking for is a thin client. Try Thinstation (http://thinstation.org).
Forum: Network & Sharing 31 Jan 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,176
Posted By Solidwave
None of your questions have to do with Windows....

None of your questions have to do with Windows. Try the Webhostingtalk.com forum.
Forum: Network & Sharing 31 Jan 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 9,513
Posted By Solidwave
If you want to do this in hardware, then you need...

If you want to do this in hardware, then you need a router with QoS reservation support. Try the Cisco RV series.

Linux-based software routers can do the same thing if you're handy with...
Forum: Network & Sharing 29 Jan 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 761
Posted By Solidwave
I don't believe any version of Windows, up to and...

I don't believe any version of Windows, up to and including Forefront TMG, has that capability out of the box. You'll either have to go hunting for a third-party addon or use a Linux box (physical...
Forum: Network & Sharing 28 Jan 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 761
Posted By Solidwave
If you know enough about TCP/IP to use pfsense,...

If you know enough about TCP/IP to use pfsense, then this should be enough to point you in the right direction: ROUTE command help
...
Forum: Network & Sharing 27 Jan 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,743
Posted By Solidwave
If you enable DHCP but get an address in the...

If you enable DHCP but get an address in the APIPA block (169.x.x.x) then the DHCP transaction isn't succeeding for some reason.

It smells like bad hardware at this point, but try a different the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 23 Jan 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 2,387
Posted By Solidwave
Suppressing SSID broadcasts is the most you can...

Suppressing SSID broadcasts is the most you can do to hide a WiFi network. If that's not good enough, then you need to switch to wired or powerline networking.
Forum: Network & Sharing 23 Jan 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,297
Posted By Solidwave
Do your research very carefully when choosing a...

Do your research very carefully when choosing a new router. Not all QoS engines are created equal and BitTorrent traffic is difficult or impossible to positively identify. You'll need either a...
Forum: Network & Sharing 23 Jan 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,674
Posted By Solidwave
It's not possible to do what you want.

It's not possible to do what you want.
Forum: Network & Sharing 21 Jan 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,297
Posted By Solidwave
If you have control over the computer running the...

If you have control over the computer running the torrent client, then the easiest, cheapest, option is to configure the torrent client to cap its transfer speeds at 70% of your connection speed. ...
Forum: Network & Sharing 18 Jan 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 4,645
Posted By Solidwave
It's normal not to have an IP assigned on an...

It's normal not to have an IP assigned on an interface used to connect to a modem providing a PPPoE link. What problems is this causing you beyond seeing Windows complain about partial connectivity?
Forum: Network & Sharing 18 Jan 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 971
Posted By Solidwave
Are you trying to learn how to administer a...

Are you trying to learn how to administer a Windows network or are you trying to setup security on an existing small business network? If you're trying to administer a network, I strongly suggest you...
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