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  1. Thread: Cautionary Tale by JackHughs
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 0 Views 192

    Cautionary Tale

    My wife's multi-millionaire brother wrote the other day to grouse about his many hardships. Among those was the sudden death of relatively new laptop.

    One day, the machine just went "fizzle" and...
  2. Thread: Can't See Other PC's On Home Network by JackHughs
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 45 Views 20,149

    You're nightmare is shared by many. My very...

    You're nightmare is shared by many. My very first visit to this forum was to seek help with the same problem.

    Windows networks with only two or three machines that are switched on and off...
  3. Thread: NO File or Printer Sharing in Windows 10 by JackHughs
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 18 Views 2,825

    Laptop 2 is Carol-Laptop, Windows 10 1903 and all...

    Laptop 2 is Carol-Laptop, Windows 10 1903 and all other network computers can access files on Carol-Laptop?

    Can all other computers on the LAN access shares on each other?

    Please list the OS...
  4. Thread: NO File or Printer Sharing in Windows 10 by JackHughs
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 18 Views 2,825

    "Also, I have set up Shares on both computers....

    "Also, I have set up Shares on both computers. But, I don't understand what you mean by NTFS permission is set."

    Right click on any shared folder and click "properties." File Sharing involves two...
  5. Thread: Heart Stopper by JackHughs
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 9 Views 1,326

    I've been watching my router each time I open the...

    I've been watching my router each time I open the updated Windows 10 computer. So far, I've seen no signs of a router reboot. This is good.

    JackHughs

    - - - Updated - - -

    I've been watching...
  6. Replies 64 Views 32,565

    The "slow" transfer rate you're experiencing is a...

    The "slow" transfer rate you're experiencing is a symptom of full-duplex / half-duplex mismatch. Very old or damaged Ethernet cables, including cables with poor quality terminations, can force...
  7. Replies 64 Views 32,565

    What is the speed and duplex status of your...

    What is the speed and duplex status of your server computer?
    Are the new computers connected directly to your router or are there any intervening hubs or switches?

    JackHughs
  8. Replies 64 Views 32,565

    Here goes: For Windows 10 Goto ...

    Here goes:

    For Windows 10

    Goto Start>Settings>Network and Internet
    Click "Change Adapter Options"
    Right Click on the Ethernet Adapter Icon
    Click "Properties"
    Click "Configure"
    Click...
  9. Replies 64 Views 32,565

    No, I'll walk you through the steps in a...

    No, I'll walk you through the steps in a subsequent post. I don't have time right now.

    JackHughs
  10. Replies 64 Views 32,565

    Have you reset the ethernet connection on your...

    Have you reset the ethernet connection on your new clients to auto-negotiate yet?

    JackHughs
  11. Thread: Heart Stopper by JackHughs
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 9 Views 1,326

    Hi, If I understand correctly, the Windows 10...

    Hi,

    If I understand correctly, the Windows 10 restart following the two updates could have caused my router to crash and reboot. That's a bit frightening. I'm already leery of updates and this...
  12. Thread: Heart Stopper by JackHughs
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 9 Views 1,326

    Heart Stopper

    This afternoon, MS pushed two innocuous Windows 10 updates. The whole process took about three minutes and seemed be without issue. However, upon restart I had no connection to my ISP and each...
  13. Replies 64 Views 32,565

    Since everything works except for your new...

    Since everything works except for your new clients, I would only reset the new clients.

    JackHughs
  14. Replies 64 Views 32,565

    Back to basics. Your problem is slow...

    Back to basics. Your problem is slow communication between your new Windows 10 machines and the accounting software "server." And, I assume that all of your clients are connected via Ethernet and...
  15. Replies 64 Views 32,565

    Perhaps your legacy accounting system was built...

    Perhaps your legacy accounting system was built for use with a 32 bit OS and is incompatible with a 64 bit OS.

    JackHughs
  16. Replies 2 Views 725

    Get a router - wired and/or wireless. Connect...

    Get a router - wired and/or wireless. Connect the building internet service to the WAN port. Disconnect all computers from the building service and connect them to the router's LAN ports. Instant...
  17. Replies 64 Views 32,565

    I have no experience multi-user applications but...

    I have no experience multi-user applications but I have installed a number of XP era applications on Windows 10 computers. Some work fine, some work with limited functionality, and some won't work...
  18. Thread: Very strange Connection Problem by JackHughs
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 5 Views 499

    Since you can ping other websites, try accessing...

    Since you can ping other websites, try accessing those websites by ip address rather than by name.

    JackHughs
  19. Replies 4 Views 883

    Try my approach. It's a workaround and It...

    Try my approach. It's a workaround and It usually works for me when I can see the other computer but I'm denied access to network shares.

    JackHughs
  20. Replies 4 Views 883

    Try this. From one of your other computers, go...

    Try this. From one of your other computers, go to file manager and type \\laptopname in the address bar. Wait about 30 seconds or so and the laptop's network shares should show up in file manager....
  21. Replies 36 Views 4,010

    Your post #15 shows other equipment attached to...

    Your post #15 shows other equipment attached to your LAN. SMBv1may need to be enabled on your computers in order to communicate with these devices.

    As to part B; no, you only have one network.
    ...
  22. Replies 36 Views 4,010

    No. Windows 10 retains SMBv1 capability...

    No.

    Windows 10 retains SMBv1 capability because so many older network-connected devices require SMBv1. That's why I have SMBv1 Client enabled on my main Windows 10 machine. I need it to access...
  23. Replies 36 Views 4,010

    Yes. Here's part of what I wrote in Post # 22. ...

    Yes. Here's part of what I wrote in Post # 22.

    My current LAN consists of a main Windows 10 1909 desktop with only SMBv1 Client enabled, a Windows 10 1909 laptop with SMBv1 disabled, a Windows 7...
  24. Replies 36 Views 4,010

    Each of your laptops should have an Ethernet...

    Each of your laptops should have an Ethernet adapter and a wireless adapter. Each adapter has a unique MAC address. It could be that you have a fixed ip address for the Ethernet adapter but the...
  25. Replies 36 Views 4,010

    Dunno. The last, and only, time I touched the...

    Dunno. The last, and only, time I touched the registry was to increase IRPStackSize back in the early days of XP.

    JackHughs
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