But there can exist a switch that can support different communications protocols per port i. Otherwise only computer B can speak to A and C Code:. By continuing to browse this site, you agree to this use. My problem is that I am following this guide: May 16, Posts:

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The bridge manages your network segments, and creates a single IP subnet for the entire network.

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Would the command be: I have the same question 3. Yes, both bridges and switches only operate on just Layer-2 Link Layer. For those that read my detailed description, please substitute “repeater” anywhere I placed “bridge”. The only time it will pass a packet from A to B is if a it knows the dest MAC resides on segment B, or b the packet is a broadcast. Go to device manager and select “Show Hidden Devices” under the View menu.


Unable to bridge network connections

Refer to the below link for assistance on the issue — http: For your question, “However, I come stuck at the part where it says – mwc the “network adapter” list choose MAC bridge miniport. Switches came about because they were the logical extension of a bridge. How satisfied are you with this response? But whenever I learn I was wrong on something, I do try to own up to it.

All times are GMT I actually know alot; but I have found that “the more I learn, the more I realize that I don’t know”. Dec 5, Messages: Force it to install it.

Having 2 media type means you have 2 network segments. Reinstall the network adapter driver from the device manager. Tell us about your experience with our site.

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I’m 33 now Thanks for your comments of appreciation, others may have just carried on about how I am an “idiot” because I made a mistake. I’ll try to keep this simple but the underlying technologies can get pretty complicated. Now get the devcon. Thanks for marking this as the answer.


Discussion in ‘ Windows Brkdge ‘ started by divtMay 11, I know in the past I’ve had endless circular debates with others, and they simply refuse to accept proof they are wrong.

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Mon May 12, 9: Feb 21, Posts: It automates the configuration and bridye forwarding between segments etc. Plus a switch can have only 2 ports, which destroys your “A Switch is a multiport bridge. Just being nitpicky here By continuing to browse this site, you agree to this use.

This is the address of your network card. First a couple of definitions: Furthermore if I do buy Sand Bridge