| || || | Run multiple Cat5 cables in single trunking?
Hi, I have a master socket ADSL faceplate splitter in my garage from
where I run a cat5 cable to the router in the middle of the house,
then radiate to LAN workstations from there.
Now I want to put a server in the garage. Can I run the Cat5 cable to
this server back in the same trunking that carries the primary ADSL to
the centre of the house from the garage?
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| || || | One out of four PC has access ID request
My home network is so composed:
one US robotics 9107A router connected to a desktop, to an Access
Point and to a network printer.
On desktop (XP Pro)wired to the router
Three laptops (One XP Pro and two XP Home) on the wireless side of the
home network (see Access Point)
Only one Laptop with XP Home is requested to enter User ID to access
the printer or the network.
September 20th 09 08:25 PM
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| || || | Spate of faulty routers over past two weeks
Over the past two weeks I've encountered four routers (two Netgear DG834G or
GT, two BT Voyager 210) which have failed with the same symptoms:
- power, DSL, Ethernet lights flashing at random
- PC connected by Ethernet gets no IP address
This seems a hell of a coincidence. At least one of the routers (my own, a
DG834GT) was connected to the mains and phone line via a surge protector;
September 15th 09 09:11 PM
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| || || | problem with dual network ports
Windows XP service pack 3
my PC has two network cards. One for general internet access (first port)
and another (second port) for data collection from another device. I have
to collect data on the second port, I can't do it on the first port. The
second port ip settings are just ip address and subnet mask, it has no
default gateway or dns settings. Problem is my PC sometimes 'chooses' the
September 12th 09 11:06 PM
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| || || | New LogMeIn App for Iphone to Access PC Remotely
LogMeIn application is a remote access application which allows your
iPhone to be the extension of your computer. By one-click it offers
access to your LogMeIn computers, directly from your Apple iPhone. All
you need to do is create a LogMeIn account and add the computer ids
you want to access remotely to your LogMeIn account.
Read this full article at:...
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| || || | Vista PC has intermittent problem getting IP address from Netgear router
I've replaced my dad's old Solwise router (which has now failed) with a
Netgear DG834GT one. He has several PCs connected by Ethernet, plus a
standalone wireless access point (the Solwise did not have wireless) and a
4-port switch to provide more Ethernet points than the four on the router.
All the PCs except one are XP Home.
Since I replaced the router, his Vista Home Premium PC has had...
September 6th 09 10:56 PM
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| || || | ZyXEL Product Question
Anthony R. Gold
Can anyone tell me any difference(s) between ZyXEL P-660HW-D and P-660HW-T?
Thanks for any pointers or advice.
September 6th 09 09:42 PM
by Dave N
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| || || | Netgear WNHDE111 wireless bridges - lying toerags
If anyone's thinking of buying a Netgear WNHDE111 to give them a wired
bridge to an 802.11n wireless network, then don't. Despite the name,
they only bridge between 2 WNHDE111's - they won't bridge to any other
existing wireless network. *******s.
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| || || | Laptop not connecting by Wifi at some places???
Just a quick query in case someone has any ideas...
I have my sisters laptop with me at the moment because she cannot connect to
her own network at home, despite both her sons being able to connect to the
very same system from their laptops using wifi. To ease the situation of
connecting to my wifi (when she visits) I have set the same WEP key on both
herwireless router and on mine (both...
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August 19th 09 10:16 AM
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| || || | Stupid AOL technical support
I was called out to sort out a customer's internet connection with AOL after
she'd phoned AOL technical support and they'd got her to reset the router to
its factory state and then ended the call without telling her how to
reconfigure the router with ADSL username and password and VPI/VCI.
What planet are these AOL technical support droids on?
At least my customer now knows not to press the...
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| || || | extending wireless network with satellite dish
Say for example I live in the countryside and my neighbour(aprox 1 mile
away) has internet connection. If I use a satellite dish with a extended
antenna connected to my wireless router, could I make an internet
connection without problems?
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| || || | netgear log files
I get a lot of router log entries like this:-
Tue, 2009-08-18 04:04:46 - TCP Packet - Source:188.8.131.52,16700
There are usually half a dozen or so daily, but with different source
Are they genuine probes or the router being paranoid?
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| || || | Homeplug to *extend* a network?
I am thinking of using homeplug to extend an existing netwrok.
everything on the network is working fine, there's simply a room where
I can't get access to the wired and wireless network.
If I were to buy two homeplug adapters, one for the currently
inaccessible room, and one to attach to the existing router, would the
homeplugged computer be able to access all the other network devices
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| || || | Advice needed on a home network setup
I have two computers and a laptop - All HP running XP home or Pro -
all can use the internet by plugging them into the broadband cable
modem separately and switching the modem on. So I thought that I
could say get a Belkin fast Ethernet Switch to connect them together
to the internet and share files - Is this as easy as Belkin say ??-
namely simply connect them through the switch and all...
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| || || | Comtrend powerline problems
I've got 3 Comtrend powerline 200MB networking devices in the house,
which have been working fine for a year or so.
One's feeding my Xbox running XBMC and playing SD (and some slightly
HD) video off a server in the loft.
Recently it's been having problems with choppy playback, and it
appears to be poor speeds on the Comtrends doing it. I've swapped
them around (have 3, only using 2 so...
August 12th 09 10:54 AM
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| || || | Netstumbler-like software for displaying wireless channel
Is there any other software similar to Netstumbler which can display the
channel and signal strength of wireless networks that a PC can "see".
Unfortunately Netstumbler doesn't support the wireless adaptor (Broadcom
4322AG a/g/n) in my laptop, whereas it did in my old (dead) laptop.
When I'm setting up wireless networks it's useful to be able to scan the
networks in range to make sure I set...
August 6th 09 11:02 PM
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| || || | Belkin adapter problem after malware elimination
I have a Belkin G adapter on a desktop machine (OS W2K). The router is a
Belkin N1. Yesterday I bought PC Tools Spyware Doctor and ran a scan. I
eliminated the recommended stuff, and my wireless setup stopped working. I
restored the files from the Spyware quarantine section, but the wireless
still won't work. I have even uninstalled and reinstalled the Belkin Setup
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| || || | Network seems to grind to a halt
I am having an intermittent problem where my network seems to break down or
grind to a halt. About nineteen out of twenty times it works fine and then a
The network setup is a Netgear DG834GT modem/router to which two PC's are
hard wired and two laptops wireless.
There is then a twenty metre cable to a multi point ethernet swtch which has
five PC's connected to it; it is thsi...
July 21st 09 08:40 PM
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| || || | Wi-Fi reduced bitrate
With the increasing Wi-Fi congestion in my neighbourhood (all 802.11g it
seems), I've found that it's difficult to connect to my router if I take
my laptop into the garden. However, after fiddling with a few settings in
the laptop's WiFi driver, I found that reducing the maximum bitrate from
54M down to 11M allowed me to connect and communicate reliably. Why
should that be? Does reducing the...
July 21st 09 11:39 AM
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| || || | Vista's wireless connection software is much less resilient than XP's?
Is it just my laptop or is Vista's software for establishing a connection to
a wireless network much less resilient than XP's. I'm talking about the
buillt-in software rather than any proprietary software supplied by a
wireless adaptor vendor.
My Vista laptop will often not re-connect to an existing network
automatically if I reboot it or wake it up from sleep. Sometimes it can take
July 16th 09 02:49 PM
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