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Sams Teach Yourself Network Troubleshooting in 24 Hours, Second Edition by Jonathan Feldman

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Q&A

Q1: If my router port is having problems, won’t it seem like the whole network is down?
A1: Well, sure—if you are on the wrong side of the router port, and if you have servers local to you. In this case, you can try to contact workstations on your physical segment—as discussed in this hour, ping is a good connectivity tool.
Q2: Although I’m having some problems on my workstation, the divide-and-conquer method is problematic for me. I can’t get rid of everything in my Startup folder; otherwise, I won’t be able to work. Any other suggestions?
A2: Each situation is obviously different. The divide-and-conquer method might not be your best strategy here. Instead, you might need to ask, “Which of these things is not like the other?” For more ...

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