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Forum: Network & Sharing 31 Jan 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 2,265
Posted By sleepless
Thanks folks, So today when I got up and...

Thanks folks,

So today when I got up and turned on my laptop, I was hidden and could see one other user on the network. After turning on the server, I expected my PC to be discovered but it...
Forum: Network & Sharing 31 Jan 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 2,265
Posted By sleepless
added screenshot

Thanks for the reply.
Again, won't that prevent me from connecting to the local server? Isn't this option essentially the opposite of what I was asking? As pointed out in other forums:
"Turning...
Forum: Network & Sharing 30 Jan 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 2,265
Posted By sleepless
Thanks for the reply but I'm confused. Shouldn't...

Thanks for the reply but I'm confused. Shouldn't disabling the service be enough? It was working yesterday fine. I'm not willing to disable everything on my PC like you're suggesting. Normally, with...
Forum: Network & Sharing 30 Jan 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 2,265
Posted By sleepless
Stll discovered on the Network even after disabling service FDResPub

I have stopped and disabled the "Function Discovery Resource Publication" in services.msc, yet my computer continues to be discovered on the network, with access to all shared files etc... I have...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Jan 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,347
Posted By sleepless
Simply, there's a service which I don't want to...

Simply, there's a service which I don't want to run on startup. I want to control when it runs it manually. I thought (wrongly) that setting the service to 'manual' would accomplish this. Instead it...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Jan 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,347
Posted By sleepless
Got it. Looks like it's a 2-step process....

Got it. Looks like it's a 2-step process. stop>disable>enable>start. This makes it pointless to run from a batch as it's just qucker to open a shortcut to services.msc and change the settings from...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Jan 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,347
Posted By sleepless
well thanks, but nothing there answers my...

well thanks, but nothing there answers my question.

-is it possible to start a service from a .bat if it's been disabled?
-is there a way to prevent a service from running on startup without...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Jan 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,347
Posted By sleepless
Prevent a service from starting up without disabling it?

Is there a way to prevent a service from starting up without disabling it completely. I want to be able to start/stop a service by using a .bat shortcut, but that doesn't seem to work if it's...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Jan 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 1,114
Posted By sleepless
ok, thanks.

ok, thanks.
Forum: General Discussion 16 Jan 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 1,114
Posted By sleepless
Access Denied!

Could someone please help me to gain access to my folders. As you can see in the pic, several folders have a "locked" icon (I don't know what this means), and I can't access the folder. I am using...
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 May 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 4,809
Posted By sleepless
Solved.

There was a site-blocking service installed on the laptop that for some reason was blocking communication on the network.:p
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 May 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 4,809
Posted By sleepless
Computer not visible in homegroup

I have a desktop and laptop on my home network. My laptop and it's shared files are visible/accessible to the desktop through homegroup and network in explorer but the desktop and it's shared folders...
Forum: Network & Sharing 30 Apr 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,621
Posted By sleepless
Yes of course - 1 password, 2 machines. ...

Yes of course - 1 password, 2 machines.


Yes all those settings on both machines.

Here are some specifics:

Screenshots from my laptop where these 2 folders are shared with homegroup...
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Apr 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,621
Posted By sleepless
Has anyone ever got homegroup function to work?

No matter what i do homegroup doesn't work for me.

-i have 2 pc's on my home network - 1 laptop, 1 desktop
-both homegroup passwords are entered
-folders are shared to homegroup read/write on...
Forum: Media Center 04 Jan 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 3,262
Posted By sleepless
IR Hardware not detected.

Hi. I've always used a wireless keyboard for controlling my media center htpc. Now I want to connect my set top box to media center. I get the message 'IR Hardware Not Detected':
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What...
Forum: Network & Sharing 09 Dec 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 5,052
Posted By sleepless
Fixed:

Well it ended up being peerblock that was blocking the connection. very strange as i never noticed this before. anyway, i made some allowances for my network and problem solved. :)
Forum: Network & Sharing 09 Dec 2014
Replies: 28
Views: 80,750
Posted By sleepless
No. I just disabled the wired adapter then...

No. I just disabled the wired adapter then switched on the wireless - no poweroff. when i restart the laptop everything works fine. in the past if i needed to take the laptop into another room, i...
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Dec 2014
Replies: 28
Views: 80,750
Posted By sleepless
update:

well if you look at the ipconfig i posted earlier it does display the dns servers.

well anyways i ended up shutting down both pcs and reset the router to default again.

started the desktop -...
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Dec 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 5,052
Posted By sleepless
printer sharing resource is online but isn't responding to connection

Could someone please help me with this?

from my laptop win7 pc i cant access shared folders on my desktop win7 pc. This happens when i try to access the folders through 'network' or 'homegoup':...
Forum: Network & Sharing 06 Dec 2014
Replies: 28
Views: 80,750
Posted By sleepless
As i said, i'm happy to try this one more time,...

As i said, i'm happy to try this one more time, just let me know which dns settings to use.
Forum: Network & Sharing 06 Dec 2014
Replies: 28
Views: 80,750
Posted By sleepless
That's why the dhcp is listed as active and the...

That's why the dhcp is listed as active and the other(s) listed as static.
Forum: Network & Sharing 06 Dec 2014
Replies: 28
Views: 80,750
Posted By sleepless
I never said they got there themselves. i...

I never said they got there themselves. i thought i had been clear that i set these up for my past settings. on reverting back to dhcp i tried both erasing the settings and resetting to...
Forum: Network & Sharing 06 Dec 2014
Replies: 28
Views: 80,750
Posted By sleepless
I tried that already AND reset the router...

I tried that already AND reset the router completely to default - no dice. those reserved settings are there so that the router doesn't assign the static ip addresses to another device. the desktop...
Forum: Network & Sharing 06 Dec 2014
Replies: 28
Views: 80,750
Posted By sleepless
Berton:

That certainly is a CLUE... i just don't know what it means. :(
Forum: Network & Sharing 06 Dec 2014
Replies: 28
Views: 80,750
Posted By sleepless
dsperber:

That's the default setting. in this whole process i reset the router to default, just to see if that might solve the problem. it did not.


No.


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Standard issue from my isp.
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