Advice 1: How to configure a local network with the server

Sometimes you need to create a local networkwhere one computer will function as a server. This is done in order to ensure that all other devices access to the Internet.
How to configure a local network with the server
You will need
  • Network hub network cables.
Instruction
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Start a network with the selection of the server computer. It needs to have a sufficient capacity to handle the flows of information passing through it to other computers or laptops. Another important requirement is to have a second network adapter.
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Connect to the selected computer cable Internet connection. Configure access to the Internet for this device.
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Purchase a network hub (switch). It is necessary in order to ensure the connection of the other computers or laptops with a computer-server.
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Connect the hub with a second network adapter in your computer and other devices on the future network.
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Open the settings of the Internet connection on the host computer. Select the tab "Access". Open Internet access to local network using hub. After applying the settings, the IP address of the second network adapter must be set to 192.168.0.1.
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Turn on the other computers in the local network. Open the control center network and sharing on one of them. Go to properties of LAN connection. Go to "Internet Protocol TCP/IP" and open its properties. The screen will display a window containing five major fields.
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In the first field enter 192.168.0.2. Press the Tab button. Verify that the system automatically gave the subnet mask for this device. Press again the Tab button. Enter in this field the IP address of the first computer. Repeat the last step for the following fields. Save the settings.
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Repeat the previous step for all other computers. In this regard, each time changing the last digit of the IP address. If you did everything correctly, all computers will have access to the Internet. Provided of course that the first computer is turned on.

Advice 2 : How to set home Internet

You made with one of the Internet providers contract for the provision of services, but for some reason the wizard did not configure the connection? Or you reinstalled the operating system and all your configured network connections left and need to create a new one? To set yourself a new network connection is not difficult. The main thing is to have an active connection to the Internet via high speed cable or any other connection. The process of creating a connection on every OS is about the same, let's look at the algorithm on the example of Windows XP.
The process of creating connections on all OS about the same
Instruction
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First, open "control Panel" (via start menu or My computer).
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Select "control Panel" icon in "Network connections". Open them.
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Now find a group "LAN or high-speed connection to the Internet." In the group LAN or high-speed connection to the Internet" select "Connect via LAN". Click on this icon, right-click in the popup menu select "Properties".
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You should receive the dialog box click "local area Connection" - Properties. In this dialog box, locate the list of "Components this connection uses". In this list, uncheck the item "Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)". After that, click "OK".
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In the folder "Network connections" find a group "Master". In the "Master select "network connection Wizard", start it by double click. Click the button "Next".
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In the dialog that appears, select "Connect to the Internet". Again click "Next".
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In the next dialog, select "Set up my connection manually". Click "Next".
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In the next dialog, select "connect Using a broadband connection that requires a user name and password", click "Next".
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Now in the dialog box that appears in the white box, enter the name of the service provider. Click "Next".
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In the next dialog box there are several free fields. In the field "username" enter the user name and "Password" is the password that you had to provide the provider. The password must be entered twice – once in the "Confirm". Click "Next".
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In the dialog that appears, click "Connection". If everything was done correctly, then in the bottom right corner a message will appear on a white background that the connection is active.

Advice 3 : How to configure Internet access in local network

To provide access to a network the Internet on multiple computers, having only one cable provider in several ways. The set of equipment also depends on the schema you created the network.
How to configure Internet access in local network
You will need
  • Router or network hub.
Instruction
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Let us consider the situation when building your local network used router. Connect to this equipment cable Internetand using for this purpose plug the Internet (WAN). Select any computer or laptop connected to the router via LAN port and turn it on.
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Open a browser and type it in the address bar the IP address of the router. You will see the settings menu of the device. Go to Internet Setup, network). Fill in the required fields as you would have done it by connecting to the Internetwith the computer. Enter your username and password, specify the point of accessand to connect to the provider's server.
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Enable DHCP save settings and restart router.
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Now consider the situation when the creation of the network was used a hub. This equipment cannot be configured to connect to the Internet, and especially to activate DHCP.
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Select one of the computers connected to the network hub. Connect cable the Internet. Adjust connection to the Internetom in accordance with the requirements of your provider.
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Open settings local networkformed by the network hub. On this computer you need to fill in only one field - an IP address. Enter 192.168.0.1.
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Go to settings, connect to the Internet. Open the tab "Access". Enable shared access to Internetfrom all computers within the local network.
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Go to any other computer in that network. Open the settings of the TCP/IP Protocol. Enter the IP address 192.168.0.N, where N is any number from 2 to 255. To obtain accessto the network Internet you need to fill in the fields "default gateway" and "Preferred DNS server". Enter the value corresponding to the IP address of the first computer.
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Repeat the algorithm described in the previous step for all other laptops and computers. Please note that the first computer must be on so the rest of us got access to the network Internet.

Advice 4 : How to connect to the Internet without cable

The vast majority of laptop owners gladly went to use wireless Internet. But only a few know how to quickly and easily set up your own wireless access point.
How to connect to the Internet without cable
You will need
  • Wi-Fi router.
Instruction
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To create a wireless network you will need a Wi-Fi router. The choice of this device rests on your shoulders because only you can decide what parameters it should have. It is important to consider the maximum distance signal transmission, types of security, and radio programs supported by the router, as well as the possibility of its connection to the cable provider.
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Purchase a Wi-Fi router and install it in his apartment. Connect the power supply. Plug the cable Internet connection into the WAN port (Internet) router. Using network cable connect the device to the laptop through the LAN port.
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Open the main menu Wi-Fi settings of the router. It is necessary to enter in the browser address bar the IP of the device. Open the menu "network setup" Internet Setup). Configure the connection to the Internet. To do this, specify the type of data channel, the server address, login and password for authorization at the provider. Don't forget to enable the automatic issuing of IP addresses DHCP.
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Navigate to the wireless settings of the access point (Wireless Setup Settings). Create a name (SSID) of your network and password to connect to it. Note the value of the following parameters: type of radio and the option of data encryption. Select from the options those that you're working with the wireless adapter of your laptop.
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Save the changes to the settings. Power off the wifi router for a few seconds. Turn it on again.
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Disconnect the cable by which you connect the laptop to the router. Activate and search for wireless networks. Connect to the access point which you recently created. Make sure you have access to the Internet. Now the main thing is not to reset the router and follow the changes of the connection settings from your provider.

Advice 5 : How to configure Internet on laptop on LAN

To configure synchronous access to the Internet from multiple computers it is recommended to create a local network. In addition, they need to know how to configure to avoid problems with the creation of a shared resource.
How to configure Internet on laptop on LAN
You will need
  • - Wi-Fi adapter.
Instruction
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To create a local network between computer and laptop is possible in two ways. To ensure the greatest speed the exchange of information is recommended to create a wired network. To maintain the portability of a notebook – wireless. In that case, if you chose the second option, purchase a Wi-Fi adapter.
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Then connect the device to the PCI slot of the motherboard or USB port depending on the type purchased adapter. Install the drivers for the hardware.
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Open the control center network and sharing. Go to the menu "Manage wireless adapters. Click "Add". To navigate to the settings menu network click Next.
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Enter the name of the future network. Select the data encryption (WEP or WPA-PSK). Set the password corresponding to the selected security type. Activate the function "Save settings network". Click "Next" and then "Finish".
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Open the properties for the wireless adapter. Navigate to the configuration Protocol of the Internetand TCP/IPv4. Set a static IP address for this device, equal to 100.100.100.1.
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Open the settings for connecting to the Internetfrom this computer. Go to the tab "Access". Allow your wireless network to use this connection to the Internet.
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Turn on the laptop. Activate and search for wireless networks. Connect to your Wi-Fi access point. Open the settings of the wireless adapter. Set the following values for the required items in this menu:- 100.100.100.2 IP address;
- 100.100.100.1 – default gateway;
- 100.100.100.1 – alternative and preferred DNS servers.
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Disconnect from the Internetom on the first computer. Make the connection again. Make sure you have access to the Interneton the laptop.
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