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accepted Is it possible to connect to a proxy with an ssl (or otherwise encrypted) connection?
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accepted How to bypass restrictive mac address filtering on home network (not malicious)
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comment How to bypass restrictive mac address filtering on home network (not malicious)
By the way, the desktop having to be on is not a problem, as I will only need the extra connection when the desktop is already occupied.
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comment How to bypass restrictive mac address filtering on home network (not malicious)
So the NAT would require the laptop to connect to the desktop via wifi? Because I don't have wifi on my desktop, and that would mean I would have to buy a wifi router right? Could this maybe also be done with the existing cable router I already have?
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comment How to bypass restrictive mac address filtering on home network (not malicious)
I would in a heartbeat, but that's the problem: I can't get another ISP because the admins of the building control the main internet access point.
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comment How to bypass restrictive mac address filtering on home network (not malicious)
@LucasKauffman, that's true. It is illegal according to the rules of the network. However, I am not only governed by those rules, but also by my own moral standards. And according to those standards (which say that when I pay for a service, I have a right to receive that service, and some help in troubleshooting when it goes wrong), it is ok for me to do this, because I have tried to solve the problem according to the rules of the network (and they wouldn't cooperate, but they will take my money). Try to see this from both perspectives (and moral standards do matter to me).
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comment How to bypass restrictive mac address filtering on home network (not malicious)
@LucasKauffman, Well maybe our definitions of malicious are different. In my opinion if I am doing something morally justifiable, on a network that isn't operated by morally justifiable standards, then bypassing a policy isn't malicious. It might be to the admin, but in my eyes, he is the malicious party. By your definition using TOR in Iran would be malicious, I disagree with that. I've been trying to fix this for the last year now, trying to adhere to the network policy as good as I can. After a full year of problems (and paying for nothing), I think this is justifiable.
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comment How to bypass restrictive mac address filtering on home network (not malicious)
@LucasKauffman, so yes, I am trying to bypass a policy, but not with any evil intentions (I am after all paying for access and not getting it), and not because I am going to do something evil (all I want is normal internet access).
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comment How to bypass restrictive mac address filtering on home network (not malicious)
@LucasKauffman, I would love to just be able to connect wirelessly with my laptop (if that were possible), believe me. It would save me a lot of time and trouble, and I wouldn't have to come up with this "solution", to a problem that shouldn't even exist in the first place.
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comment How to bypass restrictive mac address filtering on home network (not malicious)
@LucasKauffman Because I am paying for access, but not getting it. They won't help me with it, so I am only trying to get access to a network that I am paying for anyway..
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accepted If I use a VPN, who will resolve my DNS requests?
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comment If I use a VPN, who will resolve my DNS requests?
Ok, that makes sense. Thanks!
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comment If I use a VPN, who will resolve my DNS requests?
Windows Vista has an "automatic" setting, the default setting for finding a domain name server (no ip is explicitly set with this setting). If left on automatic, do you think this would mean any dns requests go to my ISP?