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    I want to set up a second wireless router on a Server 2012 PC

    Say the router is 192.168.137.1 and the PC .137.2; Do you mean to set the default gateway on the router to .137.2? I'm not sure if this is possible on the model I have.
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    I want to set up a second wireless router on a Server 2012 PC

    1. How to I configure the DHCP server on the PC to give out IP addresses specifically on the Ethernet network? 2. When you say "just make sure to set the gateway DHCP option to point to the server address", what do you mean by that? thanks!
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    I want to set up a second wireless router on a Server 2012 PC

    Even if I assign a static IP that isn't in the APIPA range, still no internet.
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    I want to set up a second wireless router on a Server 2012 PC

    It is a physical machine, running Server 2012. X64 (I obtained a spare product key from school [Computer class gave away a bu nch of old computers]). It has the DHCP role enabled, and it also has File Services partially highlighted, but oddly, there's nothing checked under it (so assume it's not...
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    I want to set up a second wireless router on a Server 2012 PC

    It is a Linksys, and the server does see it, but does/can not share it's internet connection with it. It gives it an APIPA address instead of a regular IP
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    Start doesn't doesn't want to work on bootup?

    If you typed the wrong password, you wouldn't be logged in
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    Start doesn't doesn't want to work on bootup?

    Get explorer working (if you can't, do CTRL SHIFT ESC, click file, and run the command "control" and find it) and type system restore in the start menu search bar.
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    Problem with DNS settings when using anything that needs internet.

    Do you mean that, with 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4 as your servers, that they suddenly stop working and they're still set, or do you mean that they are reverted back to automatic? In any case, try scanning for spyware, etc. You can also uninstall your network adapter in device manager, then Scan for...
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    Start doesn't doesn't want to work on bootup?

    Have you tried system restore? Or an offline virus scan?
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    How to retrieve original Windows 8 license key from upgraded 8.1

    It's kind of complicated, and involves loading a LIVE Ubuntu Session, but it CAN be done. ***WARNING: THIS MAY INVOLVE CHANGING BIOS SETTINGS*** However, Windows should automatically activate if you fresh install the same version that came with it. In the event that it does not: 1. Download any...
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    Installing Windows 8 from scratch on a laptop

    If you don't, you can always go on a computer running Windows 8.1 (activated preferably, I am not sure if it will work on an un-activated machine) and run the Windows Media Creation Tool (downloadable from Microsoft). You can then select any version of 8.1 to download and save as an ISO or copy...
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    Hourglass (round circle)

    press CTRL + SHIFT + ESC to open task manager, then click "Show processes from all users", enter your password is needed, and sort by CPU usage and/or RAM usage. Figure out what program that is (if anything) and tweak it's settings or uninstall.
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    Problem with DNS settings when using anything that needs internet.

    Try using 8.8.8.8 or 8.8.4.4 as your DNS server (It's google's public DNS servers). Also, go into command prompt and type: ipconfig /all If you do it while having this issue, it will tell your what DNS servers It's trying to use. If you do it while the internet is working, you can manually...
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    Start doesn't doesn't want to work on bootup?

    Explorer.exe might not be running/is set not to run/is corrupted. If you can, do CTRL + ALT + DEL, select task manager, and start the process. If it doesn't work/if it doesn't work on reboot, then do the same thing, but go to File > New task, and type "CMD" and check the run as administrator box...
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    I want to set up a second wireless router on a Server 2012 PC

    Hello. I have a spare wireless router that I want to attach to a Server 2012 PC using its spare Ethernet port (it connects to the internet over Wifi). I plug the cable into the Internet port on the router, and the other end into the PC's Ethernet port, and share the connection. No Dice. I share...
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    Minidump Folder FOUND!

    Never mind. The CMOS failed and wisows stopped workig as a result. it is being repaired though.
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    Minidump Folder FOUND!

    Today I found the Minidump folder. It says it was created MArch 2nd, 2013 at 1:16 AM (Eastern Time). When I click the folder, nothing is in it. Should I be worried?
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    Windows 7 Build 7601 "Not Genuine"

    Ah, but when I go into Windows Activation, it says access denied (?). Scanned several times. Nothing found (??)
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    Windows 7 Build 7601 "Not Genuine"

    Specs are on my profile, and the PC was bought from best buy. Gateway DX SERIES Desktop PC
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