There is a user Dad with admin privileges on a Windows machine this is me There are other users kid and kid with no admin privileges my kids - I want to let kid and kid access the contents of a directory in my userspace C Users Dad In fact it's not users wants a directory share to non-admin Admin with at the top level let's say it's C Users Admin wants to share a directory with non-admin users Dad ownCloud photos because it is I want Admin wants to share a directory with non-admin users to let kid have read write access and kid read only access I navigated my way to C Users Dad ownCloud and then right-clicked on photos clicked on properties clicked on the sharing tab and did what looked like the sensible thing gave the kids the required access I then logged in as kid and attempted to find my way to C Users Dad ownCloud photos I got there -- but on the way I saw far too much -- kid can see a complete list of the names of all files and directories in D Users Dad not ideal and also names of all files and directories in C Users Dad ownCloud which is not acceptable because that is my entire life in the cloud Is this expected behaviour when sharing directories in Windows If not what did I do wrong If so then this is no good and I guess I need a workaround The problem is that I am not at all sure that I can move the directory because it part of a cloud storage service like Dropbox but a different company and as far as I know that directory ownCloud photos the one I want to share with my kids must be a subdirectory of ownCloud the one that I really don't want my kids to be able to view the contents of Also not a viable solution is re-organizing the directory structure of ownCloud i e putting photos at the top and everything else in another directory called quot not for kids quot or whatever -- the problem with that solution is that this directory ownCloud is shared by me on many machines and if I start changing things around then various scripts running on other machines would immediately fail -- the directory structure cannot be messed with I think I need to have most directory names in C Users Dad ownCloud not visible but the entire directory C Users Dad ownCloud photos visible I'm not worried whether the kids can access the directory directly or via some network share or anything -- I just don't want them to see the names of all files and directories in C Users Dad ownCloud In unix this would be easy to do because one has very fine control on who can see what one could remove read access from C Users Dad but still allow read access to subdirectories How does one do that in Windows PS Lol quot I'm having trouble sharing quot a clickable option on the Share window That sometimes applies to my kids -- nice to see that it applies to me today
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NTFS Folder Permissions
I'm thinking if you create a symbolic link in C:\Users\Public you may be able to let the kids go directly to the shared folder. Perhaps then you can deny Traverse permission to block the parent folder. But I haven't done it myself.
Stoik Joker,who has the NTFS permissions page in the above link, is also a regular poster on DonationCoder.com. You may be able to ask for clarifications there. And of course someone with SysAdmin type experience may chime in here.
If you succeed using external info please post the solution.
In its quarterly report of the GPU market, graphics and multimedia research firm Jon Peddie Research highlighted a swift market share swing among the two largest players.
I wonder how this would average out, if CPU market share with Intel was factored in? Independently either one would make AMD look bad. But what if they were both factored together?
On a home network. My computer runs Windows 7 and this is the printer. I've never done this, but I would like to do it on my own (as much as possible ); I ant to learn how to set up network and share devices on it. If there's a tutorial somewhere about this, I would appreciate it very much.
What you are probably wanting is a wireless router. The printer is wireless (Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n )). Once the printer is connected to the wireless network, anyone on the network whether wired or wireless will have access. The reason I suggest a wireless router is more possibilities than simply the printer, and the assumption that you don't currently have a network.
If you are already connected to a network and are using the USB 2.0 connectivity, all you would need to do is share the printer within printer properties. This would allow anyone on the network to see and use the device.
Which of the two directions would you like to adventure into? What exactly do you have to work with at the moment, or are you planning on purchasing network gear?
I've a wired network at home like this:
| | |
PC1 PC2 PC3
I'm going to buy a new tablet (ASUS MeMO Pad Smart 10), which supports internet through wifi. I was wondering how can I share the internet access with the new device? What new devices should I buy and what changes are required to my network setup?
Thanks in advance.
I figured it out, I need an AP.
Hi Friends ... I have this laptop that has been given to me by my company and the USB ports have been blocked in manner such that I can copy stuff from my USB drive on to the machine but cannot copy in the reverse direction, ie. from the hard drive to the USB. Obviously it is to safeguard against theft of data. However, I do not deal with any confidential data and like to back up things every few days. Please tell me a shortcut to unlock my USB entirely even though I do not have administrator rights on the machine.
Sorry, we will not assist in circumventing such security features, especially when the machine belongs to someone else.
I have noticed my graphics card has become louder than it previously was........so I decided to put it through its paces using fur-mark and to my disappointment it was hitting max temps of 92degrees.
I have a tube of Arctic Silver lying around. So.....do I replace the cards stock paste or is there another trick that can help with cooling?
HIS HD6870......lightly overclocked
Furmark is specifically designed to stress test the card. Chances are high that you won't see this kind of stress in most games.
What kinds of cooling solution do you have in your case? Any side fans pointing to the GPU, sufficient airflow, etc?
We have a printer which we would like to share but we cant because it wont work with the cross over cable (rj45) it only works by usb I don't know why can we share it this way. it a SHARP MX-3110N PCL6
Don't use a crossover cable - use a standard patch cable (plain old regular ethernet cable)
I need the laptops at my office to have a static IP address for security purposes and identification. However, some employees take their laptops home in the evening. If I have the Wi-Fi configuration set to use a static IP address, how can they have a dynamic IP address at home?. All are using windows 7 . Nearly 10 - 15 person have laptop. Its for using in an office at qatar. Now all are getting internet with dynamic ip.
Reserve the IPs by MAC address on your DHCP server. That way they can leave their machines set to DHCP managed IPs and still get the same one each time.
I have a laptop with Windows 7 installed, using USB 3G device connect though the Internet. The problem is I have 3 machines and a spare router that I want to share the Internet.
Can you please advise how to share the internet from a laptop through a router ?
Hello! Sadly, for all intents and purposes, it just doesn't work like that. I'm not saying it's impossible, because I have read how techies have made this happen - but it requires an insane amount of configuration, 3rd party software, a little programming, and a good grasp of linux. The router has to have the internet connection to share out to other computers. Go and get a wifi hotspot instead of a 3G USB device. The wifi hotspot, depending on the provider, should support up to 5+ connections. Another option is the see what ISPs are in your area, get service at your residence, then you could use the router. Hope this helps!
My server is a domain controller thus i cannot add users with admin rights and so i cannot use lusrmgr.msc to add or change... i've added the user i want =active directory>users> and added the user and set it to admin..but when loged onto does not have the admin rights... learned that this was becuiase it was a domain controller
Correct, the DC admin has the keys to the kingdom and can create a user-id with/without admin privs.
Unless the admin is your very best friend, I would expect exactly what you are reporting.
I have an older computer that can get very moody...Windows XP....but now when I put a dvd in to play....a pop up window says: DVD Directory can not be found!
Does anyone have any idea's whats wrong now?
Yes, the DVD drive needs to be replaced
Is there a kind of routers to receive Wi-Fi then share it with several computer? if yes, any recommendation? Thanks in advance!
let's confirm what you are asking . . .
isp--->someRouter .. . . wifi connection . . . to second router - -- shared connections
yes, that is possible. the second router acts as a bridge and wired systems can use it.
to use 2nd router with wifi to 'shared connections' you need another wifi router, eg
. . bridge router --wired-3rd router with wifi . . . shared systems
Just got a wireless card for my windows xp dell upstairs so it can get internet from wireless router downstairs. Dell says it is connected (signal stregth very good, it does say logged in as associate) but internet is not working on the dell. How can i fix it?
Correct/Latest Drivers for the wireless card?
how i make, pc 2 pc internet share with three computer by ethernet cable...
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Has anyone got one of those chips? Any reviews?
I used to have an Orange San Francisco, but sold it, as the misses is buying me a HTC Desire HD for my birthday. Anyone got any tips for me... was thinking of rooting using one of the modoco roms.
Can you recommend accessories to me... docking station, cases, car kits etc
Furthermore, anyone know of a free unlock solution for these phones? All I have seen so far are chargeable services...
Thanks in advance...
I wanted to know if its possible to share a printer on two different routers with different isps.
One router is a 2wire dsl router, which the printer is connected to now by wireless.
the other router is a linksys router connected to cable internet.
2wire router is current set to 192.168.0.1 addresses
linksys is connected to 192.168.1.1 - addresses.
Do i have to bridge the routers together via ethernet cable?
and if so will i still be able to keep each isp separate on each router?
the issue to be solved is the shared printer can only be on ONE subnet and still be shared.
192.168.0.1 has the printer now and it can be shared by all systems attached to that network.
the 192.168.1.1 subnet can't share anything (files or printers) with systems on 192.168.0.1
Why the two networks? Joining the routers can be done, but you will need to drop one ISP.
My ISP(BSNL) allow me to use 2.5 GB/month for a fixed charge on day time and unlimited free usage between (2AM-8AM), after that it starts billing for each extra MB I use. My system is used by 3 users , and therefore, the internet usage normally goes above 2.5 GB. It is an ADSL Broadband 256kbps/2mbps connection. So I want to limit the down loadable data for each user at day time alone(excluding night 2AM-8AM). Is there any software available to do this job? If available please let me know the good one.
Thanks in advance.
Wouldn't be better if you just asked your ISP to funnel back or choke off the speed during the peak times so that you could set up the computer to download during the Off peak time instead of the On-peak times.
Sorry I don't have any other information regarding programs that could restrict user profiles within Windows platform at least with the restricting it would not affect the Email system.
I just installed Winodws XP Pro and connected it to the companies domain. Where can I download Active Directory from?
Active Directory is not something you download - you join a domain with an account that has privileges to do so within the domain. Just change your machine location in Control Panel > System from Workgroup to Domain and enter the domain name. It should then prompt you for credentials.
I am running an Intel H55HC motherboard with an i5-650 processor, using the on-processor graphics I get a 4.8 Windows User Experience rating using the DVI-D video connection. When I was running an ATI 1950 Pro graphics card, I was hitting 5.9. Is 4.8 about the best you can get with the onboard graphics? I want to use the onboard or on-processor graphics for the HDMI connection. I have installed the latest driver.
4.8, (Windows Aero), is the same number I pull from an i3-530 / H-55 Gigabyte combination. The gaming score is a bit higher @ 5.2. That said, the earlier Intel GMA-4500, (P41 chipset IGP), only made 3.5, Aero & Games). So, the "Core i" graphics are indeed quite an improvement, at least for HTPC work.
The "Core i" CPUs will run hi-def content successfully, and that was the design objective. The ability to run "Crysis", likely never came up as an outcome.
These new CPU integrated graphics were never intended to put ATI or Nvidia out of business, and without a doubt, they never will.
I thought that the "Windows Experience Rating", was independent of whichever digital connection you were using. You should receive the same rating, regardless of whether you're using HDMI, DVI, or even "Display Port". There's not much to any video bandwidth difference between DVI and HDMI, but HDMI collaterally carries 7 channel sound, as well as the picture. Incidentally, the sound co-driver is incorporated into the video graphics driver, for this very reason.
I have the following networking setup.
I have a PCI wireless adapter which I use to connect to my ISP's wireless network, which enables me to set up a normal broadband connection to the internet.
I also have a D-Link DWL-G700AP connected to my PC via ethernet cable.
I would like to share my internet connection over this AP wirelessly. Is it possible, or it can only share a connection from router?
I tried the following settings.
First I set my Broadband connection to be shared over Local Area Network (connection to AP) and it automatically changed its IP to 192.168.137.1
Then I set the AP to act as Access Point, and in LAN settings, I set its IP to be static, 192.168.137.50 with subnet mask 255.255.255.0 and as gateway I entered my LAN IP, 192.168.137.1
but it doesn't share internet.
Any help would be appreciated.
think I understand the wiring to be
modem==(wan)router#1===(wan)AP - - wifi connections
please confirm and report the make/model of the modem, router, & AP
I hope that you can help me.
My problem refers to an external 'backup' drive that gives the above error.
I have always disconnected the usb correctly
It was working perfectly nad then...
Is this the end of my essential back up? If yes. What is the point of having one?
Are you able to read anything on the drive? Have you tried running checkdisk or scandisk in repair mode on the drive?
The fact is, drives fail. A backup is simply supposed to be a second copy of your important data, not the only place you store your data.
Currently living in a student house with 8 of us, we have 2 routers leading from cable router downstiars 4 rooms on each floor going from each router. Anyway basically when some one starts streaminh from a website it takes all the bandwith until it completes the download. Meaning for a few of the gamers in the house EXTREME LAG!
Is there any programs, or routers, that could even distribute out say 6.25 mb to each room, then no one can hogg the whole thing.
Basically its sunday night now, everyone is streaming their tits off and I can't get on battle field unless i pull their cables out!
bumping my thread
How do you get a map of all people using you network and can you set it up somehow to alert you if someone tries to access your network? I don't have this happening but would like to know how to see everyone currently using my home network and yes it is protected in case you want to know.
easy way is to use your router to see All Attached Devices; you get the IP, Mac address and sometimes the System Name.
A tool that scans for devices is [email protected]; kind of cute and effective
Adaptec SA new drivers and BIOS here Here s the new stuff in case you don t want to read the old topic -Adaptec support what here's to I 1205SA Adaptec sent Adaptec's users, doesn t understand that Silicon Image is the maker of the chipset and drivers and therefore reply me that there are Adaptec's 1205SA users, here's what I sent to Adaptec no new drivers Silicon Image has everything you need to update the card -The SA should work with Adaptec's 1205SA users, here's what I sent to Adaptec Vista There s still a driver problem even though the latest are compatible and can be flashed to RAID it s going to be the same card as the more expensive port SATA model Adaptec makes but at half the price The BIOSes can be found here http www siliconimage com support supportsearchresults aspx pid amp cid amp ctid amp osid amp The Drivers here Every OSes listed http www siliconimage com support supportsearchresults aspx pid amp cid amp ctid Instructions Pretty basic but still -Get and install the new drivers first make sure you select the good one between RAID and non-RAID they contain a flash utility in the quot Silicon Image SATA Controllers quot control panel and the device settings in the device manager which the original driver doesn Adaptec's 1205SA users, here's what I sent to Adaptec t have To install the drivers without modifying the files every time they are updated manually update them Click Update Drivers click no when it asks to look on Windows Update chose to specify the place where the drivers are click that you ll choose the drivers to install click quot Have Disk quot select the drivers uncheck quot show compatible drivers quot choose SiI SATALink select that you want to use the drivers anyways Adaptec use their own device ID strings and Silicon Image doesn t include them hence why I posted modified INF files in the past -If you want the card BIOS screen to look like the original click the rd download link in the BIOS page it contains the UPDBIOS utility to use as in the nd post -Go in the control panel mentioned before there s a tab to allow you to flash the card Browse and use the b bin file for the non-RAID BIOS and the r bin for the RAID BIOS For other SiI cards Some people report that the control panel flash utility is not always available In this case use the UPDFLASH utility Original message Here s the message I sent to Adaptec hoping they release the latest drivers and BIOS which will make everything faster with this card The only thing that could happen if you use the new drivers from SiI instead of Adaptec is that the name in the quot System quot control panel will be Silicon Image SATALink instead of Adaptec SATA Host Controller SA The Adaptec SA is a powerful card but most of it s power is hidden I searched on Silicon Image Customer Resource Center and here are some suggestions - Update drivers latest are and on the site these are The drivers history download link is http display n kb article asp aid - Latest drivers I use them provide a BIOS flashing utility That means that you can provide the latest BIOS on your site Do you worry about the title when the card is booting there is the UPDBIOS tool that is meant to change the title and substring PCI IDs Also the latest BIOS is not doing the seconds self-test Positive point that would make more people buy the card Latest BIOS FileUse the second link for the A http display n kb article asp aid Tools to modify the BIOS Change title etc http display n kb article asp aid - Also one of the A S K on your site is telling that the card can t work with optical drives http display n kb article asp aid is telling the opposite An other point for more buyers - The card can work in Linux and Win too SiI provide some drivers for this http display n kb articleList asp cid amp r Here are some other links SiI Customer Resource Center home page http display n index asp You could have installed a LED connector http display n kb article asp aid Finally I found that the SA can be RAID ... Read more
I succefully updated the BIOS on my card(It boots faster now). Here's what I've done:
using UPDBIOS utility, I typed "Adaptec SATA Host Controller 1205SA" after selecting 2 lines title and changed subsystem vendor to 9005 and Subsystem Product Id to 0250, what seem to be the Adaptec IDs from the original driver INF file.
For the driver, I modified the INF files a bit.
To update your BIOS, you will need the latest driver. I still got no news from Adaptec(I post the mail 4 hours ago) letting me know that they'll post the new BIOS on their site, so flash it only if you're REALLY sure you want to because if they don't, you will ruin your warranty.
For the driver, download this :
http://18.104.22.168/display/2n/kb/article.asp?aid=10471 (In the right frame)
and extract the content of driver-custom over it. Also, you will have to copy si3112.sys and name the copy si3112.mpd for win9x/me. I haven't had time to correct this bug from the older version INF file, which isn't in the new one.
BIOS is in the ZIP file. Flash it from the control panel SiliconImage ATA Controllers.
I have an hp mini 1000 netbook with the admin passwords in the bios and win xp. It was my cousins who is no longer with us, so my aunt gave it to me. Noone knows the passwords. How can I bypass them or override them? I can get in as a guest but it is too limited. What are my best options?
You need to talk to HP, after changing the registered ownership, and may need a document about the fate of the previous owner. You may have to send it to a certified HP service center with a formal notice of change of ownership included.
As for TechSpot, there is a policy to not provide assistance with passwords.
What you want to do is usually very difficult in the best of circumstances.
hello guys im about to give u a problem that i have for almost weeks and share 7 with printer folder windows Problem in now recently in my office we upgraded from XP to win everything was fine before until win come to the scene so we have pc that act as main pc to save all document and data and we share that folder to other PCs in the office it work Problem with share folder and printer in windows 7 fine for like - days then Problem with share folder and printer in windows 7 i cant access the shared folder anymore and have to reconnecting the other PCs to the main pc again here is what i did - connect the PCs to main PC via pc name and mapped drive - use static ip on all PCs some more info - main pc use windows the other using windows XP - all PCs use F-secure v anti virus yup i suspecting win and Fsecure has something to do with this problem - all PCs joined domain but already use admin password to connect before and work for - days without asking password everytime we want to access share folder any help is welcome thanks in advance edit printer also suffer the same fate as PCs nbsp
ermm..i guess there is no solution for this one...
here is my problem i want to add another shared folder to the server 2003 i go like Xp and click shared folder and added the required user but my proplem was
i can see the folder at the active directory screen i dont know how to connect in between both of them
Eng but learn
i go like Xp and click shared folder and added the required user but my proplem wasClick to expand...
I got lost dude. I think sentences are broken. What's the problem?
i know there is atopic with the same name but it doesn't solve my problem
any how i want to do the same work by sharing a printer with a vpn in connection but
when i ping it its giving me a message
requested time out
if i disable the VPN it connects normally
i don't know what to do really
Where is the printer located? On a Domain or Workgroup?
Is the Printer Shared already? If not that needs to be done at the location.
Do you have permission to use such shared printer?
Are you at work or at home?
Are you trying to use a printer on your Workgroup at the same time you connect to your company domain via VPN?
Are you on your company laptop?
Do you have permission granting you access to change administration functions on your company laptop.
The last one is very important because it would allow you to add your home printer to your laptop and you could use this printer any time you're connected over the VPN tunnel. If you can't get admin rights, then you need to bring the printer CD/DVD or have a support tech add your printer to your laptop. Ticket would need to be generated though? If required by your companies policies?
Well hey, I'm newbie technician, I just finished CompTIA A+, and want to work towards Network+ and Security+ eventually. Anyway, I was wondering if there are any other "techs in training" like myself out there, who would like to network and share tips/solutions/help each other out on tough fixes, etc. Since we both would be learning at the same time, it would be great to share insights/neat discoveries/etc. I think it would be a great learning opportunity for both parties. Send me a private message on this forum and I can give you my google talk info or whatever. Hey, even if it's just to chat about the latest hardware, that's fine with me.
I have Verizon FIOS, 2 desktop PCs (1-Windows XP Home; 1-Ubuntu); 1 laptop (Windows Vista); and 1 USB printer connected directly to the Windows XP Home desktop PC.
I want to be able to print from any of my workstations directly to the printer. It is not a networked printer, as it connects directly to the Windows XP desktop PC.
Is this possible? If so, how? Everything is hard-wired to a wireless router except for the laptop which uses the wireless capabilities.
Thanks in advance.
Yes just make sure that all pc's or laptops have the same ID, for the networking then make sure that all of them see the printer.
I have Linksys wireless-G broadband router. When surfing the web, while being the only one online at home, internet pages will open almost instantaneous. The pc that i use is directly connected to the router. There is also another pc as well as 2 laptops that connect wirelessly. The internet signal strength is reduced drastically when multiple users are online at the same time. My router is keyed/pass protected and additional unauthorized users is not a problem. I have no idea what kind of signal the router is putting out. I have noticed when playing an online game my latency will go from <100ms and shoot as high as 1.2k-2k. Again ive noticed that latency is high when multiple people are online.
What can i do to troubleshoot this? Is there any way that i can get the signal to boost as more of it is utilized? thx
Is there any way that i can get the signal to boost as more of it is utilized?Click to expand...
the short answer is no.
for a start see http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic141987.html#4
Bandwidth control is difficult with our cheap routers -- the professionals have features
that are seldomly available to home users. Look to see if QoS is supported in your router; if present you *may*
be able to configure it.
You currently have
modem ---- router#1 ---wired system(A)
+ - - - - WiFi (B + C systems)
With that layout, all systems will see all traffic ; system A will see but not process packets from system C.
Not all routers use Switch technology -- see if yours does. If not add a switch
modem ---- router#1 ---(switch*) --- wired system(A)
+ - - - - WiFi (B + C systems)
This will reduce traffic from the router to system(A). Everything attached to the
switch* side will only see its own traffic.
If I were using WiFi, this would be my layout
modem ---- router#1 ---(switch) --- A/P - - - WiFi (B + C systems) wired system(A)
+---- wired system(A)
Here, ALL systems only see their own traffic
In all cases, router#1 provides the initial NAT to allow multiple systems to share the single ISP connection.
Hi I tried to search before I posted my below thread I found below relevant threads but I could not extract the proper answer for my question http serverfault com questions sharing-a-network-attached-scanner http for users share CLX-6210FX scanner MFP Samsung domain Colour laser www askmehelpdesk com scanners Samsung Colour laser MFP CLX-6210FX share scanner for domain users share-scanner-network- html http superuser com questions any-way-to-share-the-scanner-of-a-multi-function-printer http www experts-exchange com Hardware Peripherals Scanners Q html Today I have installed a Samsung Colour laser MFP CLX- FX on an Active directory win I shared this printer and ticked option List in the directory I have got no problem for the domains users to install the printer On the server I have got this utility please see below snapshot that help me to scan if I want to scan http i tinypic com r eclh jpg Now how can I share the scanner means how can a domain user scan a document from his her PC directly because he she does not have the utility above installed on his her PC What I had done in past with Samsung Colour laser MFP CLX-6210FX share scanner for domain users HP all in one I forgot the model I installed a software from the HP CD on each client PC he she would be able to scan from his her PC I but it was not AD environment it was normal LAN between multiple XP Do I need to do same thing with Samsung to be able to scan Do I need to install the software for Samsung on each client PC win XP Sp to accomplish this task My second question setting of the printer is in Grayscale how can I let one not all of them user domain to be able to print in a colour beside back and white Thanks nbsphttp://www.techspot.com/community/topics/samsung-colour-laser-mfp-clx-6210fx-share-scanner-for-domain-users.141300/
hi to all my father have External Maxtor unreadable the is not file accesibile is corrupted directory Disk and or DiamondMax HDD GB To tell the truth its not external coz Disk is not accesibile the file or directory is corrupted and unreadable when you open the cage its normal IDE HDD anyway other day he was working with it via USB and when he finished he unpluged the HDD quot WITHOUT quot stoping the USB service for Disk is not accesibile the file or directory is corrupted and unreadable the HDD device and noiw the problem when he try to plug in the HDD via USB the comp doesnt see it and when i take it off the cage and conect it via IDE the BIOS recognise it and in quot my Computer quot there is an icon of the disk but when i try to get in the disk it says f disk is accesible The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable please help in the disk he has more than GB of memorys and stuff thanx and best regards to all p d i have mainboard ASUS A V win XP pro service pack tindrli nbsp
Try and remove the drivers (if any) and all other references to it for the external HD.
When you plug it in as an IDE, make sure you set it correctly to Master or Slave!
What was the drive-letter when used as an external HD? And what as IDE?
I have a Dell Latitude D630. It has an admin password for the bios. Nothing is locked except for the settings. I can't change any of the settings in the bios. It lets me boot to windows just fine though. My question is, since I don't know that admin password for the bios, if I upgrade the bios firmware, will the admin password be deleted? Since I'm flashing the bios, I would think that all the settings will be lost. Is that the case?
Didn't you reply here, and say it worked (after the unusual 9th try ) http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic109612-109.html#post747024
A bios update can't remove passwords. As You Must Know
Oh and thanks for the extended long Title. I'm thinking this Topic of yours would be best removed? What do you think?
Hi gang i will endeavor to give you the readers digest version here I happened to meet the local owner of a custom PC shop here and he told me that he has many customers who want a machine to run intense games like crysis stalker etc but on a budget i brought him over for several 3DMark Experienced users needed opinions cocktails and a go Experienced 3DMark users opinions needed on my machine crysis crusher the upshot is that he was impressed to the point of commissioning me to build these things when the need arises I am putting together a benchmark presentation on this or very similar configuration I myself am only interested in frame-rates from actual games play and real world application however i am aware of the popularity of the DMark suite s i have read varying opinions on these benchmarks ranging from quot the best thing since sliced bread quot to quot worthless and designed to get you to upgrade quot Experienced 3DMark users opinions needed to quot nothing to do with how your Experienced 3DMark users opinions needed machine will perform gaming quot i have not purchased Dmark or Vantage yet and have used them in only their free trial state The results I got are a bit difficult to parse but then i don t have unrestricted access not having bought the full version my framerates in actual gaming are fantastic but I m not sure about the Dmark scores I was hoping someone well versed in Futuremark products could tell me weather my scores are at all reflecting the performance of my machine or not I have also noticed in sifting through scores that some on the list have things turned off i assume that is to increase their score adding to my inquiry about how accurate the scores are while i am running the tests with the presets on I don t wish to be deceptive but if they do not accurately reflect performance I certainly don t want to use them I attached a screen-shot and Crysis Warhead frame rates can be seen here http www techspot com vb attachment php attachmentid amp d and my specs are listed in the corner as usual Thanks The scores DMark using x HD s DMark using x HD s DMark Vantage P x HD s nbsp
red i would not base 3d mark as a good gaming performace app i mean a core i7 920 at 3.8 with a 4870 x2 gets around 24,000 3d marks but you get higher fps in games that that setup does
I have an serious problem, ive buy an hp 6730B on ebay but when i want to upgrade the bios, my computer wants an administrator password for the flash.
The seller told me he have maybe do an error of typing, beacause his password don't work.
this computer is an compaq 6730B
S/n : CNU8466GNS
P/n : GB987ET#ABF
Service tag : C6730bUP8400W5X16GIBNNF20Qa
I asked for the same problem in this forum but my threat was deleted with the suggestion to read the Forum FAQs.
I read them but I didn't find why they did it. So I want repeat the question adding it to the yours one:
HP CompaQ nx9005
hash code [ 15656]
I need the system password
I wrote and I just wrote again at the hp forum about it whitout any help, and the hp chat doesn't start because of a bag (I'm not the only one having this problem).
I read all messages of the reference topic about the same problem (as suggested) but I didn't find my needs.
I think I will have to ask about it a lot of time. Hope to find someone who can help me.
OK, my subject line might sound cryptic! Here is my set up: first router (main) is connected to the cable modem and provides std addresses as 192.168.1.2 (base is 192.168.1.1) etc. I have a second router (same brand) as a gateway connected to my main. This second router base address is 10.10.10.1 and all that are connected to this one have manually provided IP addresses (such as 10.10.0.2, etc). The main one provides WIFI access as for the second one do not.
Now my question: from my laptop who uses the WIFI network, how can I reach or connect to the other network (the one that is managed with the router with the 10.10.10.1 address? The purpose? I would like to access the computer connected to it as if they were part of the WIFIed network. And be able to access the router management page. Any clue?
first some basics;
examine the router (the box itself). everything attached to a LAN slot will default to
routing upwards using the WAN slot -- that's a big clue as to what the routing tables looks like.
second; to manage the configuration of a specific router:
a) WIRE a system directly to it
b) login to the router config page using the current router's ip-address
if your network is
then a system attached to routerX will route upward to router(X-1) and NOT downward to router(X+1)
if you wish to have ALL systems (wired and wireless) see and share with each other, then you have too many distinct address.
Leave router#1 as is. disconnect router#2 from #1 and wire router#1 to a LAN port on router#2, leaving its WAN port empty. Log into router#2 and disable DHCP.
Now do the same for the wire from #2-->#3 and disable#3 DHCP.
All systems (wired or WiFi) will get ip-assignments from router#1 and will be able to
ping and share files.
Ok so we ve been handed the Directory Problems Server Active 2003 task of Server 2003 Active Directory Problems setting up Active Directory for my school We currently have servers that have Server Standard edition I m trying to set up my first server which will be the Domain Controller the other will also be domain controllers The name of our domain is catz k ca us The server has a static IP set and I m having a problem with DNS We DO NOT have a dns server at our campus Our DNS is supplied by the county so all the schools near us use the same DNS ip the server is in the city next to us about miles away The setup looked pretty straight forward I ran DCPROMO and then when it came time to test for DNS it failed I got an error saying this quot Diagnostic Failed The registration diagnostic has been run time Warning Domain Controller functions like joining a domain logging onto a domain and Active Directory replication will not be available until the DNS infrastructure for Active Directory is correctly configured The wizard encountered an error while trying to determine if the DNS server with which this domain controller will register supports dynamic updates For more information including steps to correct this problem see Help Details The primary DNS server tested was catz k ca us The zone was catz k ca us The test for dynamic DNS update support returned quot DNS bad key quot error code x RCODE BADKEY I m not sure what i ve done wrong I ve done pretty much everything by the book and I m just wondering if there s a problem because we re not using our own DNS server Our DNS server is in fact but for some reason it s giving me that error I ve tried selecting the option that says quot Let DCPROMO fix this problem etc quot and it DOES work but it takes minutes for my test users to login Can anyone help Thanks in advance nbsp
You need to have the DNS localized to your systems, but it is not a FULL blown all encompassing system -- just the local SERVER addresses will be there.
You then configure it to perform and external referral to whatever full DNS you please.
Depending upon how the client systems are used, you can have them entered into your DNS when they login and removed with they logout.
I have a NETGEAR & 3Com routers connected via WDS Its secured with WEP ..
when I log in in the admin router I can see the people connected , so I know there IP's and Mac no. haw can I see what there are surfing or doing without accessing there PC's ??
I tried wireshark and it didn't work because it only shows my activity not others !
this not stalking or anything its just my sister using internet at 4 am thats it ...
all you can really do is open up the router logs to see the traffic and what websites/IP addresses were visited etc.
At 4am i presume she is the only one using the net at that time, so its not hard to filter out.
My computer in my room is connected to the internet via Ethernet cable which leads all the way down to the lounge where our router is. I would like to connect my Xbox 360 in my room to the internet and still be able to use my computer as internet as well without having to unplug from one to the other. I would prefer a wired connection, however wouldnt really like to buy another 30ft long ethernet cable just to connect my xbox all the way downstairs to my router.
How can I share the internet?
Go wireless... Spend a little on a wireless router and a wireless NIC for your computer. The XBOX should have wireless capability already. Or, you could buy another wired router and set it up in your room. Attach it to the existing internet wire from the lounge and connect the XBOX and your computer to the new router
My monitor will say quot no video signal detected quot mainly when switching users and logging off but it will also do it randomly when I try to restart the monitor with the mouse keyboard after the monitor shuts off for power conservation and sometimes when coming out of hibernation The only way I can reinitialize the signal is to Blindly find shortcuts to reboot sleep login Switch to the other dvi users and No when display other switching times port on the video card on the fly while No display when switching users and other times the system is running I know you re not supposed to do this When I had my old video card Radeon x -xl installed it did the same thing I thought upgrading the card to a more recent perhaps more Vista compatible card may do the trick but the problem persists HIS Radeon HD dual dvi There are no secondary monitors or display adapters to disable in device manager There is however two entries in Display Settings-Monitor tab quot Hanns G HI D-sub on ATI Radeon HD Default Monitor on ATI Radeon HD quot I can t see a way to disable the second entry I have updated to recent display adapter and catalyst control center I have updated the bios from Gateway Updated monitor driver Will do Windows update if suggested but I have no faith that will solve the problem The issue has been going on too long to do a system restore No display when switching users and other times My system Gateway GM E I know pre-made pc s are garbage Intel Q Vista bit upgraded PSU No display when switching users and other times W upgraded graphics card HIS Radeon HD dual dvi added hard drives analog digital tv tuner x gb corsair value ram onboard audio Sigma Tel My system otherwise seems very stable Any thoughts nbsp
"There are no secondary monitors or display adapters to disable in device manager. There is, however, two entries in Display Settings-Monitor tab:
1. Hanns.G HI221 D-sub on ATI Radeon HD 4670
2. (Default Monitor) on ATI Radeon HD 4670. I can't see a way to disable the second entry"...
Your ATI video card has at least 2 video output connectors, and maybe even a S-Video out... The second entry is the other video output on the video card. Is your system free of virus or other malware?
Hi all having successfully cleansed said laptop from various nasties thanks in part to Kimsland and Bobbye i have an issue with the admin login Ok when booting up xp is set to fast user switching and the welcome screen login screen with user accounts Administrator is not included in the list So i hit ctrl alt del twice which then brings up the secure login dialog box So i key in Administrator and the Pavilion DV1000 login? HP admin password that i set and it comes up with quot Unable to log you on HP Pavilion DV1000 admin login? because of an account restriction quot WTF is that The only way i can log in as admin is to reboot into safe mode when it presents itself as another user in the welcome screen list giving in total which quite frankly is ridiculous The main reason the lappy was infected was due to uneducated users installing all kinds of crap as their accounts had admin rights I need to restrict them to limited accounts whilst having full access to the admin account without the need to reboot into safe mode I ve google searched for answers but couldn t find any I m looking for a way to solve this issue so with respect please don t come back with workarounds like quot press shift right-click run as kind of suggestions because i m after full access to admin account without rebooting So any help you can offer would be most appreciated thanks nbsphttp://www.techspot.com/community/topics/hp-pavilion-dv1000-admin-login.121078/
Hi guys really I have big problem I have Dell Latitude X1 and I don't have the admin password
I want to reboot it. but i don't know how if i can't even access to this computer ...Thank you
If you are the registered owner of the laptop you are probably better off contacting Dell support.
I think I ve tamed my new beast of an ATI Radeon x Not sure WHY I absolutely had to have it but hey The top card for a few weeks anyway even though at stock fan speeds the CORE temps can reach Celcius what about fragile parts on the mobo nearby this little heatbox FYI - Running XP Pro V SP Anyway Riva Tuner seems to work at hot New Needs run? - RivaTuner run to X2s Admin 4870 Clearance comandeering the GPU fan speeds back up to reasonable - if a tad noisy - levels Its a little Klugey occaisionally stops working or seems to only want to work from either the startup folder or as from New 4870 X2s run hot - RivaTuner Needs Admin Clearance to run? a registry key The main problem I have is that I have a Visitor account setup I sublet my place occasionally for non-ME users to limit the amount of havoc they can do HOWEVER Riva tuner will not start or operate properly with anything but administrator privileges This is a non-starter So I can either grant guests full dominion over my PC or have my cooks itself into complete failure while restricting the access of my guests Is there a better mousetrap for RivaTuner Note that starting up as an admin and then logging on off is NOT an option as of the time the scenario will be a guest starting up without me around Many thanks to all who opine nbsp
100C would melt/damage the CPU quickly. Get a better 3rd party cooler
I have an external hard drive that failed today. I presume it's because I have a loose USB cable, and it got pulled out while the drive was being used. Anyway, there's information on that drive that I really do not want to lose. Windows actually asked me to format the drive, but I don't want to do that. Is there anything I can do to get my data back?
I thought about formatting and then using a data recovery program, but there's no guarantee that I'll get all my data back, is there?
Oh, and I can hear the drive spinning just fine, so I don't think it's gone beyond hope. I'm pretty sure a format would put it back to a state where I can use it...it's just that all my data will be gone.
Try this one: http://www.z-a-recovery.com/unformat-tutorial.htm
It is free for up to four folder down, ie
E:\Documents and Setting\UserName\My Documents\My Pictures
1,2,3,4 folders down
Here are a lot free ones to choose from
I'm sharing a drive on my network using Vista, but would like to limit some folders in the drive. How do I go about doing that?
Sharing a drive seems to be a little different than sharing a folder. I clicked on the drive that I wanted to share and went into the "Sharing" tab, and then enabled the share. Now all I want to do is limit some folder from being on the network, how do I create a permission to deny access to those folders?
I'm sharing a drive on my network using Vista, but would like to limit some folders in the drive. How do I go about doing that?
Sharing a drive seems to be a little different than sharing a folder. I clicked on the drive that I wanted to share and went into the "Sharing" tab, and then enabled the share. Now all I want to do is limit some folder from being on the network, how do I create a permission to deny access to those folders?Click to expand...
Sharing a physical drive is a high risk choice; MS suggestions sharing only folders.
This automatically excludes all non-shared folders and enhances your security.
Am a new Networking BEE I had built a small network of 20 systems at my office and there I had connected a switch and router.
All the switch ports have been covered by all the systems and one port is given to the router
And also I connected a HUB to the switch ..
It works fine for my internet connections to all the systems but how do i make authentication of passwords and username to my network systems from one server which I use server 2003 at one system
let me know the detailed step by step procedure to build.........
I would feel very happy If at all any Suggestions for me to make my Business grow.....
As early as possible ................
Thanks in Advance
>>I use server 2003 at one system
you need to enable Network Login, but that requires that win2003 have
a domain controller
a DHCP service
and a DNS service.
the Domain Controller is just another name for LDAP and it becomes the control point
for all systems.
get some books on Configuring Win2003 Server
I need to know the location of the password chip on the motherboard of a Dell Latitude C840. Everything I have tried so far has not worked. I would greatly appreciate any help I can get on this.
Hello and welcome to Techspot.
Your answer may be found in this thread HERE Pages 10/11/12 maybe the interesting part for you.
Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
Sorry if this question is redundant but I can t make sense of all the acronyms used in network? a internet share connection Can I wireless on home my public the search results I got to know if they apply to me So here s what my situation is I was given an g USB Wireless LAN Adapter and the installation disk that goes with it Now I can connect to the internet via a public wireless network - that s how I got here wave So far so good Now I want to share the connection with my roommate At our old house we used a shared DSL connection through our home network But when I tried to set up the home network at our new place it s ethernet it wouldn t let me share this intenet connection because it says that I am connecting to the interenet through another computer But it s a Can I share a wireless public internet connection on my home network? public access connection There s no land line here so no DSL or dial-up access is available I don t have a very good understanding of the whole wireless internet thing in the first place and there s no help file included with the wireless adapter Is it possible to share this connection or not I don t want to set up a wireless home network - I want to share the wireless internet connection on an ethernet home network I m very experienced with PC s but this is my first time using any wireless technology and I m floundering Any help would be greatly appreciated Thanks nbsp
It does not matter what your connection is - wireless, wired, dialup, carrier pidgeons - it doesn't matter. You can always share it.
What you are experiencing may be some limitation of the Windows ICS or the wizard you are using. Depending on how the public access thing is set up, you may be able to share the connection by bridging the wireless and LAN connections on your computer. (Select both wireless and LAN in your network connections, right click and say that you want to bridge these two.
Help! How can I share Outlook 2007 Calendar on 3 networked computers running vista home premium? Don't wanna spend 700 bucks for Exchange Server. Can it be done?
For workgroup users (ie those without a domain controller), it is done by sharing
create or open an appointment
click the Attendee Availability tab
at the lower left, click Invite Others
enter the name of the Contact and click find
when selected, click Required or Optional
repeat for all attendees
when done, click OK
as each Contact receives the appointment by email, they accept or decline the schedule
their calendar and yours are updated
and the status of all can be seen using the radio button Show Attendee Status
hello the dell of my brother is blocked with an administrator password, I will to know if it is possible to regulate this problem
the model is dell latitude 110L, the service tag is #204FM1J-595B
who could help me please ??
if someone can help me,contact me
thanks guys and good luck
Your brother may ask DELL for master password to unlock the computer.
hello the dell of my brother is blocked with an administrator password, I will to know if it is possible to regulate this problem
the model is dell latitude 110L, the service tag is #204FM1J-595B
who could help me please ??
if someone can help me,contact me
thanks guys and good luckClick to expand...
I have a desktop which is connected to the router and modem. I have a laptop that uses wireless. How do you connect the two so I can share files with one another? I tried to set up a network connection and didn't get it to work. Confused..
hi guys i m working on a winxp machine that has users that need access to all the same information i d like to keep things as transparent as possible so windows doesn t really folder MyDocs users the multiple Sharing with appear to function differently than normal i ve Sharing the MyDocs folder with multiple users also read up on changing the target folder for the quot My Documents quot folder my idea is to create a new folder and point both accounts MyDocs folder towards that new folder i understand there may be the occasion where one user will want to use a file that the other user has open but that is a minimal concern i d also like to make is easier to back up the files from both users with a single operation instead of digging through things so the big question is is there any reason that its a bad idea for users on the same Sharing the MyDocs folder with multiple users machine to use the same logical folder as their my documents folder nbsp
Your working too hard at the objective. There's a Shared Documents fold that is intended to be shared by everyone.
Under the All Users, there's the \Shared Documents; everyone has read/write/delete
permissions and can copy or create files therein.
Is there a way to remove administrative tools and command prompt from a windows 2003 server lock down terminal session?
Cannot Login to Netgear DG834G router wirelessly from Dell Laptop
Hi heres hoping you can help me.
I have a wireless connection through a Netgear DG834G from a Dell M6300 running Windows XP which is working fine with respect to accessing the internet..
I also have a desktop (wired to the router) which is also running fine.
The problem is that I cannot log into the router wirelessly as Admin on 192.168.0.1
I can login to the router as Admin from the wired PC, but not the laptop !!
I get to the login screen to input password but when pressing enter the login box just re-appears with the password field blank again.
I know the password entered is correct and accurate as it works from the wired desktop
(note: I have changed my laptop recently from HP to Dell, I was able to access the router wirelessly as Admin to perform maintenance with the HP model)
Any ideas ?
Are all the settings correct for the wireless laptop.
encryption method WEP, WPA, WPA2
Does the router even see this new laptop?
Do you still have the older laptop?
Check to see if the DELL firewall is disabled under Windows, make sure it off.
Try opening up a session: ping 192.168.0.1
Does the laptop get IP by DHCP,
ipconfig /release wait.... ipconfig /renew wait... try it again does work then
try static IP then do ipconfig /flushdns and ipconfig /registerdns
If all still doesn't work try..
re-joining the wireless router
disconnect using the wireless in range method on the laptop
reconnect but remove the password then re-do it then click on connect see if the wireless laptop can connect.
If it does reboot the laptop and login with your login ID password
Now open the browser and see if you can get into your router
Make sure you do not have any spyware or popup blocker active..
Computer- Dell Inspiron 8100
Problem- Admin Bios Password
I have tried numoerous things, and in the end seems eeprom is only way to reset this.
I looked and looked, it says under motherboard, yet I never found a "24OC" 4 legged chip on the board to reset.
This cpu is 7 yrs old.
So far no luck fixing this one or my Toshiba and have both been reduced to eeprom reset as only viable option.
All Dell (and others) BIOS and Admin password removal to this thread only:
--> HP / Dell / etc. Laptop password help (April - June 2008)
Hello all hardware wizards, sorry to take your precious time .
I just purchased HP NC8230 laptop from eBay. It's really great laptop. The laptop not require boot password and so it reaches to windows XP, but unfortunately I discovered that its bios is admin protected, therefore I can't access bios and make any modification. I know that these business laptops have extra bios protection and therefore it's not so easy task to reset their password.
Can someone, that have experience with this kind of laptops, help me? It would be very appreciated.
read the faqs AND post in the laptop forum. Your answer is already there.
Could someone help me? I have a Dell Latitude D510 laptop and I put an BIOS admin passwoed an year ago. Now I need to remeve it but I don't remember. I tried the latitude.exe program but did not worked. Service tag nr. is 6TXB42J-595B . Thanks a lot in advance.
U will have to do, a chip reset.
Coz i also keep trying those ideas with the latitude application but it failed, but when i did the chip reset, thing worked out exactly how i wanted them.
All the best
I am in sales. I have a new Dell d610 Latitude Laptop. I need to reset some of the stuff in the BIOS for wireless, etc and the IT guys at my company seem to have mislogged or fogotten the admin pw for BIOS. Anyway they have given me five alrady and non of them work. They say I will have to ship the unit in to Chicago and they will fix it. That will take a WEEK that I do not have. How can I reset the password? The settings in the BIOS I need to change are locked and the message says the setup is locked-enter the admin pw into SECURITY UNLOCK SETUP to enable changes. Any advice is welcomed!
This subject was briefly mentioned HERE
I ve got a small office with workstations all running XP Pro All networked toghether on a WorkGroup hardwired but do have a secure wireless connection as well for when i bring my laptop in and when clients come over One workstaiton is dedicated as the Restrict on Network Users/Computers Pro XP quot server quot as it has a bunch of shared Restrict Users/Computers on XP Pro Network drives and folders within and most of the peripherals haning off it a few printers etc I also have interns and temps coming over on occassion who do NOT need regular file printer resource access on the network but do need to offer them internet access - those are my concern It would be great to offer Restrict Users/Computers on XP Pro Network them quot restricted quot file resource access however Question is can I secure certain or all of the shared folders drives from others Is there a way to password protect any of the shared drives directories That would be ideal as i could set pw s for certain areas but still allow resource access and let them into certain areas if warranted that sounds more like true server config huh Or can i lock certain workstations out of the quot network quot but keep them on the internet Firewall I was toying around with Norton Internet Security - Personal Firewall and restricting access etc but i couldn t seem to get all the config right - it either blocked all traffic or none regardless of quot Trusts quot and other config items Is there a hardware solution that could simply allow internet access but keep out of the rest of the network Or maybe a network config solution on the users end manually setting up IP DNS etc when they connect to the netowrk -maybe to a specific blocked section on the router This would allow internet access but NO access to the LAN That s least ideal as i would NOT have any option for them to access but if that s the minimum tha would have to do for now nbsp
Yes this is real easy
You state you have Shared drives/folders
These are the only drives /folders that you must be concerned about
Either unshare them (right click on the shared folder and remove the share)
Or password protect them (right click on the shared folder and put a password in sharing)
This is done from the shared folders computer
Also if you have temp come in you might want them to use the guest account only (a lot safer) The guest account cannot change or edit any user settings
To do this - go to User Accounts (in Control Panel) and enable the guest Account
You can also password protect all accounts in there as well (this is will also affect sharing)
Log off the computers with the new Guest account, and log into the new guest account.
And write down every password you use. I always just use ONE, it's easier to remember - but never give it out!
Hi I am a complete newbie to window server though get Can't Directory Active GPO work Editor to with I had manage to install it without any real issue I had put up Active Directory and get a client xp to join its domain and I m really impress with what it does since my purpose of wanting to use server was just for Centralizing our small company files now here come the whole day headaches I wanted to apply the Group Policy s permission restriction for each individual user to work with Active Directory but I can t seem to get it right no matter how hard try Let say User Clients whose connect to domain can only access a specific Folder but not User and User can Can't get GPO Editor to work with Active Directory access a specific Folder but not restricted for User user can t access it s local control panel user can t save or create file on desktop and so forth Can someone please walk me through step by step on how to achieve this very issue please help me out nbsp
Hmm.. So what's with the subject? Can you actually create policies and suchlike?
For folder access you don't need policies. Filesystem access is set in the security tab of the folder properties. You can give and revoke access by users and groups no problem. (Or do you want to restrict this folder on a lot of computers at once?)
Before you can do anything with GPOs, you have to download and install the management utility: gpmc.msi Play around with it a little and see some guides about it on the net.
A step by step how to would be pointless because you would miss a lot of essential facts about group policies.
Hey All- I ve set up a WAN for my mother using a wireless Belkin router The Belkin is attached to a desktop which is files find/share cannot on WAN, Vista but is running XP Her Vista laptop is able to see and use the network for surfing the web No problem there But the Vista laptop refuses to see the shared folders on the XP machine and the XP machine cannot see find Vista is on WAN, but cannot find/share files the Vista laptop Using my own XP laptop this is all very simple I simple set the Vista is on WAN, but cannot find/share files Shared option on the folders on the desktop then on my XP machine navigated through Local Networks gt Entire Network gt Microsoft Vista is on WAN, but cannot find/share files Windows Network gt Mshome and there they are All very simple I spent an hour on the Msoft pages last night trying to fix this problem but got nowhere What am I missing What is the easiest way to fix this I just need to transfer some files from the XP desktop to the Vista laptop shouldn t be that hard Thanks BTW this was originally a thread in the Msoft OS forum but we couldn t reslove the problem there nbsp
What firewall are you using on the Vista laptop? You'll have to enable printer and file sharing on the laptop
i have tried everywhere for this, but they all seem to give me the same standard reply as what windows recommends.i have a windows xp computer with a printer connected to it. i have also got another windows xp which does not hav a printer connected to it but i want to share the printer on my other computer. i use a netgear dg834 broadband router to share my broadband internet. how do i share the printer though? everywhere keeps saying make sure prinet connected to the pc is set to share, and then add printer from other pc, but it does not find any printers?? help me please :giddy:
Alright, XP does make it a bit easier. Do you have XP Pro? Cause pro may have some more steps to take.
Right-click My Computer on the host (PC with printer) and then click Properties. Next click the Computer Name tab. Look at the Workgroup name, write it down. Also make note of the "full computer name". Go to this same place on the client PC (other one) and if needed, click the "Change" button to put it on the same workgroup.
Next open My Computer. Then click Tools-Folder Options. On the host PC. Go to the View tab and scroll to the bottom of the list and see if there is a check mark next to an item called "Use simple file sharing". If so, uncheck it. May not be needed, but not sure.
Now go into Control Panel-Printers on the host. Right-click the printer and choose the sharing option. Check that the share name is nice and small and that the appropriate permissions are set to allow access.
During these operations, you may be required to restart, that's fine.
If you have done all these and still can't connect to the share, then it is likely a firewall problem. Since you have a router (which should also be a firewall), make sure neither computer has a software firewall running. Check your Antivirus, if it's some versions of McAfee or Norton or Panda, it may have a firewall function, turn it off.
To check the Windows firewall, go into Control Panel and click Security Center. There should be a link to firewall settings on the bottom, turn that OFF on both PCs as well.
Then try to connect to the shared printer again.
I personally think it's a firewall problem, as XP is normal extremely easy for printer sharing. In fact, if certain settings are in place, XP will automatically find and install shared printers, without you even having to do anything.
I have two computers are connected to each other with a cross over cable.
One uses windows xp pro(computer A) and the other windows xp media center 2005(computer B)
Computer A can share files and take files from computer B, but computer B can't.
In fact if you go to add a network place in computer B, It only displays its shared folders, I can't add any from computer A, it says that it is not accessible that I don't have network permission to use the resource network and told me to contact this server to find out if I have access permission.
I pinged computer A, and it seems to recieve the file, I checked the lan settings, and it is not locked. Computer A has no firewall, but Computer B has, but it is Computer B having a problem to connect to A.
what should I do?
How to connect to another PC on the network
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Go into the control panel and switch the view to classic view
Click on System Icon
Click on Computer Name
Give your PC a Name for A-ultraject1 also create a workgroup name ultrajetnet
Give your PC a Name for B-ultraject2 also create a workgroup name ultrajetnet
Now it gets tricky here... You need to look for Administration Tools in the control panel Click on that then click on Local Security Policy
Click on Local Policies
Click on Security Options
Now to your far right you'll see a list of stuff
Scroll down the list for:
Network access: Sharing and security model for local accounts: Guest
Change the Guest to Classic
Now scroll down a bit too
Network security: LAN Manager authentication level: change the default
to: Send NTLM response.
Now go back to the start button
click on start
then on run
scroll down the list to the far right for
Computer Browse - Make sure this is set to Auto and is enabled
Network Connections - Make sure this is set to Auto and is enabled
Reboot both PCs down.. If you have problem still get a small switch 5-port type and connect both PCs to it. Better than using the crossover cable. Or you can get yourself a router and let that device do the work. But you still need to have the above set in place...
Computer World is reporting:
"The read/write heads are detaching from the arm and plowing deep gouges into the magnetic platter," explained Retrodata Managing Director Duncan Clarke. "The damage is mostly on the inner tracks, but some scratches are on the outer track -- Track 0 -- and once that happens, the drive is normally beyond repair."
The problem is found on the Seagate 2.5-in. SATA drives that are made in China and are loaded with firmware Version 7.01. Model numbers affected include ST96812AS and ST98823AS.
The article is specific to Apple Macbook users, but then Segate drives are so
common, you better check yours just to be sure your data doesn't end up
in the vapor-land of inaccessibility!
see this article for details
I have a basic network setup with a Model, a Router to split the connection, and 3 computers and 2 laptops with a wireless card and 1 computer wired to the router. How can I split the connection so that if only 1 is online, it gets full speed, but as soon as the second comes online, it shares it's speed with it, but balanced, so not that if PC 1 is gaming with a ping of 10ms, and PC 2 comes online and streams videos online, PC 1's ping raises to 1000.
Because I have the idea that this happens allot.
One final question;
Which is better, the situation I have now, or a HomePlug network? Internet via the electrical network. A good manufacturer of such products would be Devolo, I heard. Product link; http://www.devolo.com/co_EN_cs/produkte/dlan/mldlanhsethernet.html
I don't think theres much you can do about it.
It's not the Network thats a bottleneck, its the Internet. If you are happily fragging with a good ping, and someone else starts looking at YouTube videos, you are sharing the bandwidth, and both are gonna suffer to some extent, more so if someone else joins in.
Help Pls, I could'nt find the 24c.... chip on dell latitude 640m. Can somebody help me here so I can use the shorting method. Or is there any other way out? Help me to locate this chip pls.
Admin. password on dell inspiron 640m
Pls, help needed for Admin.password (grey screen)on dell inspiron 640m. I mistakenly posted for latitude 640m earlier. I'm sorry! I actually meant that of dell inspiron 640m. I need help on how to locate the bios chip 24c...... or how to over come the grey screen with Admin. password protection.
I couln,t find the 24C chip on the Dell XPS M1210 can someone help me so I can use the shorting Method. Help to locate the chip please or anybody knows the password for this laptop XPS M1210
Was wondering if anyone else has the M2N-SLI Deluxe, if so what is the highest processor I can install on this mobo with a bios version 0404. With ram prices at all time lows right now I'm thinking about upgrading my processor at the same time. I would like to get something like a X2 5000+ but I wanna know first if a M2N-SLI DLX can take that on a bios 0404.
I have an M2N32-SLI-Deluxe Wireless Edition, which is no different to the M2N32-SLI-Deluxe, except with this antenna i can use to connect to other computers wire free. I also have a AMD AM2 X2 5000+ and it rocks
Are you talking about the M2N32-SLI, or just the M2N-SLI. Is it an 939 socket or AM2. If its an AM2, than you are pretty much future proof, you can even upgrade to Barcelona with the AM2 socket later this year. But if you on a 939, than I guess you can go anywhere from an X2 3600+ to a X2 6000+
I recently bought a dell inspiron 6400 N series computer from a fellow soldier who left to return to the states. I was planning on using this computer for movie watching and to save pictures on to send to family. I went to turn it on one day after using it for a week and the computer started up to a screen that asked me for an administrator password. I did not receive this password or do not have knowledge of one that was saved. I cannot use this laptop and I was just starting to enjoy it! This was my way to have some down time away from this place. Can someone try and help me please? I tried to email rustam_ but got no reply. I tried to go to different websites but found no help. Someone please help me! I would really appreciate it.
I'm assuming this is a windows password we're talking about here, and that you're running XP. If it is asking you for a BIOS password (black screen, white text), then you're probably screwed, unless there is a BIOS reset jumper within easy reach. If not, have fun opening the entire laptop to find it.
If it gets to windows and wants a password, try this:
grab either active password changer (http://www.softpedia.com/get/System/Back-Up-and-Recovery/Active-Password-Changer.shtml)
Offline NT Password & Registry Editor (http://home.eunet.no/pnordahl/ntpasswd/)
Follow the instructions closely and there's a good chance one of the two will work.
I Am Using 512mb Ram .
So Shall I Allocate 64mb Or 32mb Memory To Vga?
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With regards to your problem, what version of windows are you using?
I have just set up Samba to create a shared drive between my laptop running Ubuntu v7.04 and my desktop running WinXP home SP2. This is great and I am really pleased that I've been able to make it work with the help of a really clear guide!
The question I have now (and I am sure it is a simple one!) is this - how do I create links between files and folders on other drives on the XP machine and the shared drive and the same with files and folders on Ubuntu? So that I am not cutting and pasting everything to the shared drive.
Was a little anxious and wanted reassurance before doing anything - however some basic web searches calmed my frayed nerves - it's been a busy day.
I have two computers connected to each other through the crossover cable. I also have a cable internet connection in one of the computer. i am trying to share the internet connection in the another computer but am not able to do so. now what do i have to do to share the inetrnet connection between the two computers?
where does this other computer get internet connection from, directly from router, via switch or hub?
I am looking for a little help. Here is what I am looking to do:
I am working on a Windows 2003 server. It is a Domain Controller so it holds a copy of the Active Directory. I have several security groups created - no distribution groups. I have another sever that serves as the file server. I want to know if there is a way to pick a security group and find every file or directory that they have access to.
If anyone knows of anything please land a hand.
Yes. If you are administrator, use the administrative manual... it is all a matter of how you set it up.
My dell d620 had its bios passwords set while I was away, either my daughter or my son are responsible, funny they both deny touching my laptop!
I bought it from ebay, and dell, well there are dell of course!
If you might be able to find some time to get my password please Thanx so much!
My service tag#6PPCPC1-595B
Express service code#14614931521
Boot into Safe Mode by pressing F8 before the Windows screen appears. Go into Control Panel, User Accounts, Administrator, and remove the passwords from there
Critical update for Intel Core CPUs is out
For some reason, it doesn't give many details.
Doesn't say what the problem is, how it affects users.... but I'll update anyway, since I love having a reliable computer... But I will be using the intel site of course...
i have 11acres in a long stretch with a gate and a cabin at one end the cabin and my house are hooked together with cat5e cable and are running at 100 mbps, i have a webcam hooked up at the cabin to my laptop and the laptop is on my network i want to share the video feed from my laptop across the network to my home pc
You would need to stream the image using a program such as VLC,
See this link
Hey, I was throwing this idea around in my head... I'm wondering if its possible to have two users using the same computer at the same time, but on multiple monitors...
Any ideas ?
Thanks a bundle...
But this is the only way i've heard of.My son and up to 5 others can
play NHL hockey with their own gamepad and being a different player.You need a usb hub.
So game playing is yes,but on 1 monitor against the computerized team.
I have a computer running on Vista Home Basic and one running on XP Professional and they are connected through a Cable Router, I can get Internet on both but I cannot seem to set up for file/printer sharing can anyone give me a A to Z on how to do this please
In vista you need to make sure that the File/Printsharing option is on
Start>Right Click Network> Properties
That will open up the sharing center. You need to make sure that the sharing option is on.
On the XP Machine
Right click on the folder called "Shared Folder"
At the bottom under "Network Sharing"
Click on the text saying "If you understand......"
Select "Just enable File Sharing"
When this is all done, Go back to the Vista crate
Start > Network
You shoud then see your other computer apear after a Min or Two
You can get more info on Vista Sharing Here
P.S Please ignore all spelling and grammar mistakes
I'm trying to set up file and printer sharing on a desktop and laptop with xp on both. The internet connection is fine, shared through a Belkin router. The router is wired to the desktop and the laptop connects wirelessly.
If I try to add a printer to the laptop via 'Add new printer' I cannot browse the network - I get a message saying "Mshome is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource. Contact the administrator of this server to find out if you have access permissions."
Also, I can't share files between the two computers.
Any help would be much appreciated.
If you need more info, please ask - I'm not very good at networking.
have you run the network setup wiz if so are they both on the same workgroup
I m a noob here obviously WRNG: users: "hand" boot Dell a extend mods, vol./Plz oh great Unmountable I read the faq and other links provided under my intro to the site I ve also read at least pages from searching unmountable quot I ve a Dell P purchased in late that I use at home Win XP Home edition I ve listed what specs i remember in my profile that I could remember I m work The computer had worked just fine until I clicked on a Dell pop WRNG: Dell users: Unmountable boot vol./Plz oh great mods, extend a "hand" up window that emanated from the Dell icon on the menu bar It was for a day free trial for a WRNG: Dell users: Unmountable boot vol./Plz oh great mods, extend a "hand" PC tuneup I ve had this Dell icon since day one and receive tips and suggestions that pop up now and then I clicked on the link for the program to remove unwanted internet files trash bin etc I had family over and came back to see restart computer on the screen Did this and as you expected saw the blue screen with Unmountable boot volume stop x ed I tried the different modes to get back into it the various SAFE MODEs LAST KNOWN GOOD CONFIG and nothing worked It just kept going back to the blue screen or the screen i just mentioned with SAFE MODE etc I tried getting to the command prompt but to no avail I ve the Home Ed Windows disk that came with the computer and tried changing the bios to reflect to start with CD drive but it s not reading from the CD This is where the ig nant noob part comes in well as if it didn t earlier I m presuming it s not reading from this disk because it s for installation and not a boot disk I went to Microsoft s support page http support microsoft com kb en-us to see if that would help As you ll read below putting the cd in didn t get me to any screen Welcome to Setup where I could enter recovery console I ve an older Dell Dimension P from that has XP Pro on but uses an IDE HDD vs the SATA in the newer Dell so I went to a local computer store and bought a USB to IDE SATA cable with the idea of hooking up the jacked up HDD to the older computer and trying to recover important files I don t want to lose Although one of the posts I read from my search was a guy doing something similar and discovered his older computer did a CHKDSK on the jacked drive stuck it back in the computer hit start windows normally and it worked fine I m really hoping I ve that kind of luck I am curious though if it s going to be an issue that the older comp has XP pro and jacked one is Home Ed I wouldn t doubt there s more issues that I may be facing as well I called Dell and spent for him to basically lead me to his conclusion that it was out of his realm how to remove data from the HDD but he would tell me a sequence of keys to push in order for the computer to go back to it s settings etc when it left the factory Of course when this is done I d lose everything on the drive When I get off I intend to try hooking up the messed up drive to old comp and see what happens Thanks in advance for any flames or advice yes I feel like an for more reasons than one Chris nbsp
No need to feel like an *****.
First of all you can try using a windows 98 boot disk to boot to your CD. I'm not sure where that will get you, if you don't want to reinstall the OS (and lose everything).
Secondly, you shouldn't have a problem putting that HDD into an old computer and pulling the files off of it. Just make sure the jumper is set properly on the back of the drive (Master, Slave, or Cable Select). Plug it in and power it on, Windows should find the drive and allow you to transfer files.
As far as the error code goes and what can be done..... I don't have a great answer for you, but maybe someone else will. Just be patient and see what comes along.
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I bought a Dell Inspiron 1300 laptop off a friend that was moving out of town it was a great deal after a couple of days later i lend it to my brother and he returned it with a message saying "This computer system #2ZJTN91-595B, is protected by a password authentication system. You cannot access the data on this computer without the correct password".
Service Tag: 2ZJTN91
Express Code: 6503176693
Can you help?
How remove password BIOS(Admin password & canfigure setup),
Turn off computer. Find the battery on the motherboard. Take it out for a couple minutes. Put it back in and restart computer. This should reset cmos and solve your problem.
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I have 2 PC's both have WinXP Pro. i have one network card port in each pc. so i am disconnecting my pc from internet and trying to connect with my 2nd PC. but its not detecting. i am new with the networking. i am not using any router or hub as i don't have. when i connect with ethernet (CAT 5) cable both pc is not detecting each other. Try to create new network connection but it wont help at all. I need to transfer few files from one pc to another. if you guys have any step by step guide or any kinda help Pls let me know. As i need to transfer file urgently pls.
Thanks in Advance.
Chk local connection on both laptops if the firewall is ON, Disable the firewall or chk if any antivirus shield in not letting you ping both systems if you have then disable the shield.
I bought dell inspiron 6000 2 years ago, and I'm setup the admin bios password. Now i'm forgot the password is. Please show me how to reset the admin bios password.
Take a look at this thread HERE.
Hi I have a simple network at home that consists of PCs connected via a crossover cable They are both running Windows XP Pro I ran the network wizard on both machines and can share the internet connection fine However neither computer can share files with the other or share the printer When I set folders to share this folder on the network the folder is not visible on the other computer Both computers have IP addresses set however neither computer is able to internet but files can't share Can share ping the other When Computer A host of the internet connection goes Can share internet but can't share files to Start - gt My Network Places - Can share internet but can't share files gt view workgroup computers all that shows up in the list is Computer A However if I try to go to view workgroup computers on Computer B I get the following error message Mshome is not accessible You might not have permission to use this network resource Contact the administrator etc The list of servers for this workgroup is not currently available I have searched the forums and found various steps that I have tried but I still am not able to get this to work Any help would be greatly appreciated nbsp
Hello! Welcome to TechSpot!
The quickest fix is a router/hub rather than peer to peer cable.
Do you have file and print sharing turned on?
Try setting up network wizard to something other than "MSHOME"
You might have only internet sharing turned on.
Did you create the files for network or just "finish network setup",
in the wizard?
This has helped me by setting guest password.
Protect your guest account - The guest account can be used by hackers and/or malware to gain greater access to your machine, even when turned off. The guest account can't be removed. However, you can disable it, but this can affect the functionality of your computer. Instead, what you can do, and what you probably should do, is put a strong password on it, and then leave it safely turned off. You do this by opening a command window (start -> run -> type "cmd" and press enter). at the command prompt, type net user guest <password> (where <password> is your chosen password, being something you can remember). After hitting the enter key, the guest account will be password protected. If your machine is networked and authenticating as guest, then you'll need this password to access network shares - if you tell it to remeber the password, it will only ask the once.Click to expand...
I'm thinking something similar to ftp, have no idea what options there are.
Have 3 computers want to network between both in a more convenient manner than msn.
Hopefully can get some recomendations to minimise trauling time. Both computers are running windows XP and are connected through a multi-port router.
Thanks for any input.
You should be able to do this simply WITHOUT a server. All you have to do to share files, is use windows file sharing. Let me paint a picture for you...say you have your 3 computers. One is named Suzy, one is Steve, and one is Bill. Once file sharing is enabled (which you can do just by sharing a file), you should be able to do something similar to this. Say your on the computer Bill, and you want to grab some files from the shared folder on Suzy. Open up my computer, and in the address bar (Where is says your location) type in \\Suzy. This will give you access to the files and printers on that computer. BTW if you dont know how to rename a computer, right click on the my computer icon and select properties. Once the system tool comes up, click on computer name and change if necessary. Good luck and I hope this helps make things cheaper than buying a crappy old server lol.
My LAN is using 192.168.xx.xx network. but I have a small office in Indonesia which all 4 users connects their notebook and retrieve email using SecurID(VPN). They are always connected and my VPN gives a 10.10.xx.xx IP address. my printer is network enabled and is plugged to the router(print server enabled). How do i share this printer with the users always connected to VPN. ?? pls help..
well, if you have a print server on the network, and your outside users are VPN'd in, they should be able to ping to the address of that print server. If they can, you can direct them through the Add Printer Wizard, have them manually configure a new Standard TCP/IP port, and then add the print drivers. After that you should be good to go.
I was recently transferring copies of some files from my PC to my external Maxtor Corrupted - Directory is The HDD Help..!! USB Please Maxtor File Unreadable..!! or & GB USB Please Help..!! Maxtor USB HDD - The File or Directory is Corrupted & Unreadable..!! HDD after i was finished transferring the files i tried to access Please Help..!! Maxtor USB HDD - The File or Directory is Corrupted & Unreadable..!! a large GB RAR file on there that i had just copied over and it wouldnt let me a access it for some reason even though the file size was the same as the one on my Please Help..!! Maxtor USB HDD - The File or Directory is Corrupted & Unreadable..!! pc so i unpluged the USB-HDD from that pc amp pluged it into my other pc But somehow in the process of doing that i guess I got some sort of a quot Drive write cache failure quot or something not realy sure what it said becuase i saw it once and from then on i can no longer even access into the HDD for some reason because now i keep getting this ERROR every time i try to open the HDD I tried a Chkdsk on the drive amp it gave me this quot The drive the path or the file name is not valid quot Ran SpinRite on it for Hrs and still cant access the drive what else can i do to get my data back of this HDD or even access it nbsp
Write caching is something that Windows does to boost disk access performance. Typically with hard drives, Windows will not write data to an HDD *immediately*, instead it will write it to memory and copy it to the drive later on during idle time. This is why when you plug in a USB drive a "Safely Remove Hardware" icon always appears. Using that icon tells the computer to write all cached data to the drive so that you can unplug it without losing any data. "Drive write cache failure" means you unplugged it while unwritten data was still in the cache - data which is now lost.
Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but this is what that error means.
I am wanting to use 2 usb drives for backup. i am using one drive at a time and when one backs up i swap it with another so that i can take one offsite. does anyone know how to assign 2 drives with the same drive letter. I wouldnt be plugging them in at the same time. I want it this way so that i wont have to change the drive letter every time. Is there any drive management software out there that will do this? Please help me!!!
You don't have to assign them drive letters. I have a number of clients that I do exactly what you want to do (off-site back-up we call it). Plug one in and note what letter it is assigned. As long as you don't keep plugging in device after device, it will always get the next available drive letter.
You are better off assigning your other HDD's that are fixed into your PC drive letters, leaving your USB HDD's to always take the next available letter (which is common behaviour, if nothing is assigned E:, it will get E: ).