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Outlook contacts vs. address book and people

Q: Outlook contacts vs. address book and people

OK I'm confused. I finally managed to import all my contacts from roadrunner and Live to Outlook, but the contacts appear under PEOPLE. How do I get them to the address book so that when I click TO: to send an email the contacts appear?????

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A: Outlook contacts vs. address book and people

People in Outlook 2013 is the old Contacts. When you create new email and click To, the list will appear.

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Hi, My first post here

I really need some help I purchased a new WD My Book 4tb and have all my videos and pictures on this drive - I have always disconnected the drive properly but tonight when I connected to the laptop I get the following message;



I cant access the drive to see if any of the files are there or not

I have not done anything other than click on the drive yet as I don't want to do anything wrong I have so much on here I don't want to lose. Thanks
 

A:WD My Book 4tb External USB Crashed

You've already messed up by keeping only 1 copy of important files :/

Is H the typical drive letter designation for that drive? I assume it is what you expected since you tried to open it. Can you take a screenshot of what Disk Management looks like with the drive on and connected?

Have you tried a different USB cable or tried it on a different computer?
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/wd-my-book-4tb-external-usb-crashed.204917/
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A:Need help solving a MAC address mystery

Oops...meant SSID is listed as SETUP.
 

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A:Ethernet not working, 169.xx ip address

Anytime you see 169.x.y.z, that's the clue that your DHCP request to the router did not get an answer.

DHCP should return an IP address directly related to your router's address and two DNS addresses.

search the form for DHCP - - I've posted a solution here on TS.
 

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A:Damaged 1150 CPU contacts

All I can say is anything is possible. We can speculate the whole week, on what might have been the reason for the bent pins.
 

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A:IP address is DNS address

That's probably just your inside and outside IP address. Your home gets an 'outside' IP address which will be the same for every device connected. Inside your home, every device will get an 'inside' address like 192.168.0.5 and 192.168.0.6.

Go to here for info: https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/1696588
 

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Hi all

Not sure if I'm posting this in the correct place, so please move if need be.

I have a VPN for connecting to my work server, but we've recently changed our ISP and with it our static IP address. I need to connect to copy some files over today but don't know what the new IP address is. Is there any way I can find this out remotely, or would I have to be on that network to find it?

Thanks in advance
 

A:Static IP Address Changed

My guess is if you don't know the IP or Domain Name, you would need to be on that network. If you know either of the two, you could cross reference them.

http://www.whois.net/reverse-dns-ip-lookup/
.
 

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I have a 2TB My Book Live that I and my housemates use to store media. Initially I was the primary contributor to the drive, and at that time there were no issues. Eventually, someone else began adding files to the server. Since then, any folder that someone else has added files to cannot be accessed by me unless I am logged in as a guest. If I log in as an administrator the folders show up but are greyed out. This only happened with one user. I am running a Mac, and they were using Windows, but other Windows users have added files without causing this issue. I was wondering if anyone else has experienced this, and if anyone knows of a workaround other than always logging out as administrator when I want to access those folders.

Thanks for any help
 

A:WD My Book Live issue

This appears to be an issue on how the drive was formatted and hard disk permissions. Before I go through a bunch of steps to fix, since this is an older post, is this still an issue or have you resolved it?!

Post back please.
 

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hi,
Im using a verizon wirleess USB modem (verizon wireless usb551l). It has been working fine for the last month, all of a sudden i start getting this

"windows has detected an ip address conflict"


Ive spoken to verizon, we were nice enough to allow me to get a new device after we spent an hour troubleshooting and still the same problem. Im connected for about 8 minutes then i disconnect and get the pop up with the error. I have been told that i have a windows 7 issue. Im not sure where to look or what do to? any help would be great, thanks in advance

ive tried resetting the IP address, reinstalled software. idk what else to do!
 

A:Windows has detected an IP address conflict

Where did you reset the IP address? I mean in which device did you reset the IP address?
 

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A:Suggest the best book about computer networks/networking

I know nothing about that, but if I did want to learn, I'd start right here in TS by asking questions.
Sure, you can read a book on it, but what happens if you have a question? Are you going to contact the author?
Just my opinion. Good luck.
 

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A:Same IP Address Why?

Because it is reporting the ip-address give your router by the ISP. The whole point for have a router is to create a LAN where each computer/device has a unique ip address that is then mapped on the public WAN address - - this is the NAT feature
 

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A:Can I find out whether or not some other IP address is using my wireless Internet?

You should be able to see which computers are connected to your network from your routers home page... usually 192.168.2.1
 

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A:WD my book live duo: disappeared shares

Please describe the connection of the RAID to the PC.
 

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Anyone know of a way to change IP on the fly??
Thanks
 

A:Changing IP address

turn the modem off and on?
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/changing-ip-address.158964/
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A:Using a new WD HD in my old WD 'My Book' USB interface - how?

Have you Initialized the new drive?
 

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A:DNS server pointing to domain controller instead of website address

Hmm; for the External DNS accessible to the web

create a CNAME for www.company.name
create another for dns.company.name.
each pointing to unique IP addresses
this dns ONLY supports publicly available services; NOTHING internal

the Domain Controller should have a SEPARATE DNS, internal to the LAN, not accessible to the Web.
Internal users configured to -> internal DNS which performs recursive lookup to your ISP's DNS.
 

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HATED WINDOWS 8: 14%

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A:Looking for a good microphone for several people...

These are decent quality (for the price) microphones. http://www.bluemic.com/desktop/

You can capture your games on a PC using something like Fraps or PlayClaw. You'd have to use some sort of video capture card (some older graphics cards have this support built in but at low res) to capture from a console or other outside source.
 

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A:Acquiring network address

use Wired or WiFi but not both - - manage this by disabling the one you DON'T want to use.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/acquiring-network-address.183289/
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internal hard drive with an external case
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A:What do people use for backup storage?

Depends on how important the data is and how much data you are backing up. I would not use the Blu-ray discs (too expensive) or the USB Flash drive (not much capacity for the price). The internal drive will involve a little more work to install, although the transfer speeds higher and the cost will be lower. The external drive and the internal drive in an external case (basically the same thing, only thing that will vary is cost) is the most convenient method. It will be the easiest to restore to another pc.

As far as the rpm, the difference between 5400 and 7200 rpm probably will not affect you much since it is just for backups. The average seek time between these two speeds is only about 1ms different. So unless you are backing up massive amounts of data, I wouldn't worry too much about it.
 

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Thank you.
 

A:Hide IP Address?

Firstly, there's no foolproof way of making yourself "invisible" online. While Tor can give upto 90% masking, it's often slow and still not safe enough. But there are a few things you can do:
1) Follow the EFF's top 12 ways.
2) Refer to the Surveillance Self-Defense manual for complete satisfaction.
3) For computer specific solutions, look here.
 

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A:Unable to renew IP address

I'm an *****

Leaving this post up for anyone wanting a good laugh... and for anyone else who is also dumb.

I solved my issue by retyping the password.

Nothing like wasting 2 hours over just needing to refresh the password... Ugh...
 

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No I am not doing anything crafty I wouldn't know how to anyways. Yes it is for school, I am reviewing questions for my final but I can't figure this one out. Are they talking about their website cause thats easy. Or do I have to find out like what their mega computers ip address is spamming me my sweet bandwidth? If so how?

p.s. hu ray i get to write in bad grammer for a change who learned you how to spoke?
 

A:How do I find out my ISP's IP address?

Your ISP will have multiple IP addresses.

If what your asking is how do you find out YOUR IP address: http://whatismyipaddress.com/

If you want to know the IP address of a particular site, fire up cmd.exe in Windows (start run/search box, type cmd and hit enter.

Then type: ping bbc.co.uk (or whatever website you need to know).

e.g.
Code:
C:\Users\Lee>ping bbc.co.uk

Pinging bbc.co.uk [212.58.241.131] with 32 bytes of data:
Reply from 212.58.241.131: bytes=32 time=18ms TTL=244
Reply from 212.58.241.131: bytes=32 time=15ms TTL=244
Reply from 212.58.241.131: bytes=32 time=14ms TTL=244
Reply from 212.58.241.131: bytes=32 time=35ms TTL=244

Ping statistics for 212.58.241.131:
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
Minimum = 14ms, Maximum = 35ms, Average = 20ms

C:\Users\Lee>
That will reveal their IP address for you.
 

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A:No network/cannot renew IP address

start here. If it's not a software fix than it sounds like a RAM issue/defect...or PSU
http://forums.techarena.in/windows-xp-support/788910.htm
 

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A:MS Outlook connection with Exchange 2003

Sorrry, I accidently posted before i was finished. but I get an error message saying "the connection to ms exchange is unavailable. Outlook must be online or conncected to complete this action. Can anyone help me with this. Much appreciated.
 

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A:My computer won't get an IP address

Here is the ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Chris

Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :

Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcast

IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection 9:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :

Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Linksys AE1000

Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-25-9C-F0-3D-A5

Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes

Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 0.0.0.0

Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 0.0.0.0

Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :

DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1

DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
 

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A:Brother Printer does not have an IP address

One more thing I tried

I just went into the Printer control menu on my computer and went to "Properties" as the Administrator. Under the heading Port. I picked a port that was not being used. It is called a "Standard TCP/IP Port" and it's IP is 192.168.1.17
I thought this would be ok because another Brother printer I don't have trouble connecting to is using one of the other similar ports.

So then I changed the IP address of my Brother printer to this.. Still isn't working but now when I go back to that spot, my printer's model number is showing up and I feel like I might be getting somewhere, just need a little more info.
 

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A:IP address conflict found

this kind of error is frequently caused by malconfiguration of a static IP address.

First start by making ALL systems attached to your router use DHCP. This will ensure
that the conflict can not occur

Now IF you need a static address, then use the Address Reservation feature in the router;
You need the MAC address of the system to have a static IP address,
to restrict the DHCP range to a small set of numbers, say 2-20, and
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A:Can't renew IP address

If you have not already tried, just set a static IP address. That should possibly get it to work for a temp fix. The problem also may be a DHCP/DNS issue which I have had in the past. cant remember how I fixied it though. These days when I get a 169 IP the IP release and renew command has fixed the problem.
 

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A:Wi-Fi not working "can't renew IP address"

a) google for disable ipv6 and follow the instructions (or use the FixIt) for your version of Windows {XP, Vista, Win7}. Then reboot.

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A:Some people on the network can access a website, but others can't

Is everyone on the network using the same antivirus, anti-malware and firewall software?
 

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A:DHCP issuing wrong IP address

NotVeryWiseOne said:





Here is an interesting one for you. For a few days now I noticed that 1 computer on this network has been issued the wrong IP address. It is a Windows XP Pro SP3 PC using a internal Realtek LAN adapterClick to expand...

ok




There is only a single LAN adapter in the system and ICS is not enabled. Have got them out of trouble by using a static IP address and everything works fine however doesn't solve the DHCP problem.Click to expand...

as dhcp ONLY serves to autoconf the client and you've setup static settings, actually you are DONE. The caveat of course is that you would like (I hope) to have one point of control from the DC side. Let's see ...





Using DHCP issued from a 2wire ADSL router
Default DHCP configuration
IP Address Range 10.0.0.1 -> 10.0.0.99
Subnet 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway 10.0.0.138 << atypical here but valid; normally the router is the gateway
.....................................................and it would be at 10.0.0.1 and the dhcp range 2-100

However this computer has been issued with
IP Address 120.151.90.99
Subnet 255.255.255.248
Default Gateway 120.151.90.98
DHCP Server 10.0.0.138
DNS Server 10.0.0.138Click to expand...

one would hope the DNS would be on your DC or a public ISP; sure bizarre.
(there's a remote chance of something else, but let's defer that discussion for now)

Normally, the client BROADCASTS on x.x.x.255 port 68 and gets back
the DHCP address and proceeds from there.

=== that leads to this issue Node Type = = =

get Regedit
go to the key
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\NetBT\Parameters
set DhcpNodeType = 1 (if not found create a REG_DWORD and get the spelling and case as shown)
set NodeType = 8 (same comment " " )

Looks like the client has junk in the static config.
Use View Network Connections (on the ailing system) right-click Local Lan->Properties
scroll to Tcp/IP, click properties
On the General Tab, click both Obtain xxx Automatically and ensure everything else is empty.
Click the Advance button at the bottom
* IP settings tab: shows DHCP Enabled; default gateway is empty [x] auto metric
* DNS tab: everything empty and [x] Append primary & connection specific DNS suffixes
* WINS tab: at the bottom; NetBios setting [x] Default
.... you decide the WINS and Enable LMHOSTS lookup for your DC
* Options tab: shows TCP/IP filtering; click properties button
.... [x] all three Permit All

Click OK three times to get back to the top, click close

get a command prompt (start->run->cmd (using admin of course)
enter

ipconfig /flushdns
net stop "dns client"
net start "dns client"
(yes, keep the quotes)


disconnect this system from the lan and wait 30 seconds and then reconnect
wait another 30 seconds and rerun /ipconfig /all

the Node Type should show up as Hybrid





Internet still works but network drive access doesn't.Click to expand...

because it is on the WRONG subnet



All computers are plugged into a NetGear 16 port network switch with 1 cable going to the 2Wire ADSL router.

Everyone else on the network is correct and so was this PC up until last Thursday. The system was being used in the morning. Had a blackout and ever since this problem has occured.

Trying a few things gives these results.
Restarting the router and network switch - Made no change
Restarting the PC - Made no change
Disable Windows Firewall - Made no change
Disable AVG AntiVirus - Made no change
Disconnected LAN cable - Address issued was the default 169 auto config address
Reconnected cable - Went back to 120.151.90.99
Repaired Connection - Made no change
IPCONFIG /RELEASE - Gave address 0.0.0.0
IPCONFIG /RENEW - Gave address 120.151.90.99
Used Setup Network Connection Wizard - Made no changeClick to expand...


 

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if the IP address is ALL you need, see http://checkip.dyndns.org/

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[/edit]
 

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why force this? life gets easy of you keep them both in the same subnet.

You can use two routers, have the first one in control and allow wifi on both if
necessary.

I'll defer until you clarify your usage . . .
 

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What was your solution?
 

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first, get a command prompt and enter IPCONFIG

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download a copy of Network Magic to one system and let it discover the devices on your LAN. even after the trial period lapses, it will still keep the mapping current.

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A:Powerline adapter invalid IP address problem

The computer from the offline room gives me an IP address of 169.254, indicating no connection to DHCP (not totally sure about the DHCP but it definitely means no connection.)Click to expand...

Yes that's the issue; that address will not exit your LAN and it is the DHCP failure that generated this address.

Verify that both ends of the Powerline Adapter work locally.
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A:IP address questions

There should be no necessity to change the IP address.

The MB does not contribute to creating the LAN Side address you see with ipconfig /all

Lan address: Is assigned by the DHCP service in your router, OR from a static IP configuration on the NIC. Etherway, your Lan - IP is not visible nor accessible from the Internet.

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What operating system are you using?

Did it work previously, or is this the first time you've tried it?

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You have a computer that appears to be sic years old... after six years, several components are often damaged... especially the hard drive.
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What is your configuration...
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verify that the NIC is set to use DHCP for both IP & DNS addresses; remove any static values found
 

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Just thinking out loud until more info is given:
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Mobile Computing whose authors are Yavagal Asoke,Talukder and Roopa contains all the topics of mobile computing including GPS,GPRS,etc. Its publisher is Tata McGraw-Hill,one of the best publisher. You can also refer Mobile Computing-A Book of Reading whose author is C S R Prabhu.
 

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Halo3recon said:





I was playing a game that i bought. I got bored and quit the game. Then i turned it offf. An hour later the net book won't turn on. I tried taking out the battery and the AC plug and holdong the power button. My Netbook is a EEE PC 1000HD Plz Help T_TClick to expand...

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A:Track an IP address

get a command prompt (run->cmd) and enter
nslookup 24.222.140.18results: Server: resolver1.opendns.com
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Name: static-222-140-18.eastlink.ca
Address: 24.222.140.18
​if you google for windows whois, this tool will give you the domain info
$ whois -H 24.222.140.18

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OrgID: BRAGG
Address: 6080 Young Street
Address: Suite 801, PO Box 8660, Station A
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StateProv: NS
PostalCode: B3K-5M3
Country: CA

NetRange: 24.222.0.0 - 24.222.255.255
CIDR: 24.222.0.0/16
NetName: EASTLINK-BLK1
NetHandle: NET-24-222-0-0-1
Parent: NET-24-0-0-0-0
NetType: Direct Allocation
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Comment:
RegDate: 1998-05-22
Updated: 2007-03-06

OrgAbuseHandle: AAS50-ARIN
OrgAbuseName: ARIN Abuse Support
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OrgAbuseEmail: [email protected]

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OrgNOCName: ARIN NOC Support
OrgNOCPhone: +1-902-453-2800
OrgNOCEmail: [email protected]

OrgTechHandle: ATS22-ARIN
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OrgTechEmail: [email protected]

# ARIN WHOIS database, last updated 2009-09-14 20:00
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A:User loses access to outlook email after being joined to domain

You can't, it's considered as a different user. Just take the settings from Outlook and import them into the other account name.
 

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My wireless internet was working fine for about 3 weeks then all of a sudden it says i have limited or no connectivity on my hp laptop but my ps3 and iphone still get full connection? when i click repair it says invalid ip address and that i need to contact my network provider.... well i did that and everything with them was fine then i contacted my wireless router provider and that was fine.... so i am at a loss i went into ctrl panel and went to network connections and its an automatic IP address ... how do i get my internet working again ?
 

A:Invalid IP Address- limited or no connectivity

You probably should have asked this problem in the Storage and Networking forum. You might try checking out my reply to a similar problem under the following post: http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic134190.html. I hope this is helpful.
 

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A:Limited or No Connection - Unable to Renew IP Address

Dweebit22 said:





P.S. I have Windows XP home edition, Service Pack 3Click to expand...

What is the security level of your router?
Many people claim they have issues trying to use WPA-PSK2 scurity with Windows XP, and WEP encryption is better.
 

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Ever since i hooked up my xbox 360 to my laptop for an internet connection it says i haave an ip address conflict. and im not able to use the internet. and it also affected my desktop too and that wont get the internet. does anyone know how to fix it?
 

A:Help with IP address conflict

This happened to me too. What happened was that your xbox360 took over the ip adress of your laptop since they are using the same connection. If it is effecting your desktop as well then you need to follow these steps on both the laptop and the desktop.

1. Open the Command Prompt (from the Start button, go to Programs > Accessories > Command Prompt, or just type cmd.exe in "Run".)
2. In the command prompt window, type ipconfig to see current ip address
3. In the command prompt window, type ipconfig /release
4. In the command prompt window, type ipconfig /renew
5. Exit the Command Prompt by typing exit (you can just close it out as well)

Do this on both of your computers.

An alternative would be for you to unplug and reconnect the cat5's from your router and then restart the router. But I would try the command prompt method first. I made myself a batch file using this method so I don't have to type stuff like that in all the time.
 

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They want to go with an AMD processor, but I said I'd rather go with an Intel... as I've seen that Intel's lately perform much better on average, put out less heat, and seem to have bigger L2 caches from what I've seen looking around.

Anyways, as I'm not familiar with AMD's latest lineup of processors, I thought I'd ask everyone here what they'd recommend. (Last time I even bought an AMD was about 3 years ago...) Anyone had any experience with AMD's more recent processors?
 

A:AMD processors - what would people recommend these days?

Depends on budget, AMD is marginally cheaper, and they have quite competative processors with lots of L3 cache. Budget?
 

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Hello there My computer has been having this very weird connection problem since last week It comes and goes for the past weeks At first I thought it was a virus problem so I formatted my computer But the problem is still there even after the Cannot address format renew after IP even format My computer is connected to a wireless router through an Ethernet cable After the format I figured maybe Cannot renew IP address even after format it was the router or modem s problem so I power cycled both of them but no luck Then I tried to connect to the internet with my laptop Both wired and wireless work on my laptop so it must be a problem on my desktop I can connect any time on my laptop so it must not be a problem of ISP modem or router I had also tried plugging the cable straight into the modem with my desktop when there is a connection problem but it won t work The same problem occurs before AND after format Every time after a restart or shutdown the LAN connection info in the network place will be correct and it shows that I m connected But then it either works or it won t When it doesn t work I will renew the IP but then it will not work anymore I had isolated the problem down to the hardware of my desktop Is there any way I can figure out which part is failing on my desktop nbsp

A:Cannot renew IP address even after format

EVERY router out of the box has a firmware update and once updated this problem
is usually corrected.

the problem is in the software control for release/renew
 

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Can you help me?
Thanks in advance,
Claudette
 

A:WD My Book EHD Failure?

See USB Device Problems? Check for Windows Updates
See this Guide Troubleshoot: Windows Won't Recognize Your USB Hard Drive
See How to Check Hardware / Connection Issues with your USB Device
See How to Avoid Problems with USB Storage Devices
 

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I'm trying to get to a site that has only stopped working for me this past friday. I can access it from work and my BlackBerry but not my personal computer (but was able to before last friday)

I've spent over 4 hours on the phone with my ISP/Router company

Thank you and I await a response
 

A:Address not found

Go to:

c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc

Open the hosts file with notepad. Is there anything listed in there (after all the lines with beginning with #) other than "127.0.0.1 localhost"?

Also try:

Open a command prompt (start, run, cmd, enter)
Type: ipconfig /flushdns
Close the command prompt window
Try to access the site again.
 

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MOBO is a Jetway J939GT4-SLI-G Nvidia chipset i will fill in with more detail later

When I try to repair the connection it locks up the WS and forces to reboot weather I try the repair button or ipconfig to get a new ip address.

If I manually configure one it locks up as well.

I reload the drivers it will work for less than 12 hrs and then get APIPA.

Reset DHCP release time to 30 days to see if it would help still no luck

I have used the drivers from Jetway which doesn?t list the exact mobo I have.

Used drivers from Nvidia and no luck with those either.

Can any one help
 

A:My nic keeps losing its IP address

what's your ISP connection (DSL vs Cable) and

do you have a modem? update the firmware if so.

oops; grrr; of course you have a modem; do you have a ROUTER?
 

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A:169.254 IP address (even after reformat)

i have seen NIC's fail to obtain DHCP because of firewall issues as well as partial hardware failures.

Disable all firewalls.


You might also try to set a static temporarily to see if the NIC is functioning. if that works, but it still will not obtain DHCP, replacement of the nic is the solution.

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now that i have 5 posts: look here: http://www.soyousa.com/content/Downloads/155/&c=27&p=148&l=English
 

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The drivers for this device are not installed. (Code 28)

To reinstall the drivers for this device, click Reinstall Driver.

Seems like it can't find the drivers, any ideas?
 

A:WD my book will not install

Try updating XP to SP3. This WD drive is an external USB drive right?
 

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It looks as if I cannot sync Exchage Server contacts to standalone Outlook - if I try to switch to synching with Outlook it tells me the contacts on my phone will be deleted. Is there a safe way of diong this? I would rather retype all my contacts from the phone screen than risk losing them - I can no longer access my former office's Exchange Server.

Thanks for any help - Firepig
 

A:ActiveSync, Outlook and Exchange Server

Try updating XP to SP3 and check for other Microsoft Updates too, while you are at it
 

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Is anyone out there who can help me? I am registered with Incredimail for emails & I need to change my email address with them & although I have tried every which way to find out how to do this I cannot find a link within incredimail.
I would appreciate any help I can get as it
is driving me crazy. If I am unsuccesful I will have to remove Incredimail & go elsewhere. Thanks to anyone who can give me an answer.
 

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