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I have an external drive I use and I network it between 2 computers. When My electricity goes off or my computers shut down for software updates the connection is lost. I need to know how to reconnect the network without calling a service tech every time.

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If you connect external drive with 1 computer with usb cable Then open my computer then you can see your external drive there right click on it then click on sharing then Click on "if you understand .... share this drive" then enable file sharing and enable all user can change files"Then apply .
Then go to other computer and go to start ->run or press windows key +R so you can see run type in "\\" without "" where is your computer ip where the external drive connected.
Then press enter then you can see share drive right click on it then map network drive and enable "reconnect at next logon" then you can see always in my computer.
For knowing your computer ip type in "cmd" without "" so you can see command prompt then type in prompt "ipconfig" then press enter so you can see your ip.
But if you connect drive with ehenet lan cable just not down your external drive ip and follow same above procedure to connect drive this time ip of harddrive.
Let me know if you need further assistance.
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There are three basic solutions for installing software on a netbook without an optical drive:

1. Share the Disc Over a Network

Required: A network, and a PC with an optical drive
This solution essentially shares the optical drive in one PC over a network to your Netbook. For most this is the easiest method because most users these days have a network readily available, and assuming there's a network there's likely a PC with an optical drive connected to it.
First you need to load the CD/DVD into the optical drive in the PC. Now go to My Computer and right click on the drive with the loaded media, click properties, navigate to the Sharing tab (note if you haven't done this before it may give you a warning that you shouldn't do this unless you know what you're doing, click the message to continue). Check the Share this folder on the network box, give it a name of your choice and hit OK.
From this point forward any computer on your network will be able to access the shared drive. If this is a problem be sure to follow the steps above and uncheck Share this folder on the network, to take it off.
Now, make sure your Netbook is connected to the network (this works wirelessly or through ethernet wired connection). Access My Network Places, and click Add A Network Place, use the wizard to add the optical drive you selected to share.
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2. Use an External Optical Drive (can be a bootable disc)
Required: External optical drive
External optical drives are the easiest way to use CD/DVD media and install software to your Netbook. It is however the most expensive option.
External drives are very simple; just plug it into an available USB port. Your Netbook will automatically detect the drive and simply add it to My Computer just like a built in drive. Some drives will even run power through the USB, while this makes them more mobile it eats up your Netbook's battery faster, if that is a problem other external drives do require a power outlet for use but should not drain your battery.

3. Create an Image (not bootable)
Required: Image making software (like Alcohol 120% or VirtualDrive), image emulation software (Alcohol 120% includes one, Dameon Tools is another, or Power Iso), access to a computer with an optical drive, and a method to transfer a large file from that computer to your Tablet PC.
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You cannot vote on your own post 0 a blue screen of death states a problem has been detected and windows has been shutdown to prevent damage to your computer technnical imforation...

Important notes

First, the condition experince with networked computers
The computer has encountered a critical error due to a network server shutdown during when operating system update were being performed.
Second, the condition experince while attempting to install a malfunct computer software. Examples include, softwares capable of alterating the operating system. Attempting to install another operating systems software on an already existing system that is incompartible would first ease the prior system making way for the new version. A critical error shut down displaying digits is what occurs.
Third, attempting to restore the computers softwares byy deleting a significant program file, especially on the operating system causes the situation experinced.

Resolution to the problem

First, perform hardware checks
1. Disconnect the computer from any networks
a. if a computer connected to a network malfunctions, disconnecting each computer leaves the remaining to continue to function like before.
2. A problem due to connecting a device that was incompartibility to the operating system, with disconnection should produce restore functionality. examples, of printers, fax machines, and pheriperal connections that are outdated in software compartible to the computer system.
3. The foreign disk incompartible to the operating system locable in the disk driver once removed from the dirvers should restore to usual functionality soon after restarting the computer.

Second, perform software checks
1. Power of the computer, powering back on after mometary delay.
2. the computer should load display the usual operating system.
3. The process would display the same error indicating a persistant problem requiring reestablisment.

A comprehensive resolution of the problem considering both hardware and software conditions explained

1. Disconnect every computer pheripheral, examples, faxes, printers, speakers, external networks, internet modems
2. power off, power on shortly after
3. wait until the compuer performs a new reconfiguration to the removed pheriperals

contact technical support

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