Choosing a Network Location for Your Computer

As the computing world gets more connected you will need to know more about how things work when it comes to connecting your computer to different networks to make sure you are… Read More

How DHCP Works

DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) simplifies the management of IP address configuration by automating address configuration for network clients. All computers that participate on TCP/IP networks or the Internet need to have… Read More

Setting Up a Cable/DSL Router With Wireless

With today’s high speed internet access its imperative that you protect yourself from the outside world. One of the best ways to do this is to install a broadband router or firewall… Read More

How to Have Both Automatic (Dynamic) and Manual (Static) IP Address Settings at the Same Time

Dynamic IP addresses are IP addresses that change over time and are usually allocated automatically by a DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) server. These are common for workstations and home computers. Static… Read More

Windows Server Commands

With the introduction of Windows Server 2003 came some new command line utilities designed to make server and network administration easier. Plus most of the earlier Windows commands are there as well.… Read More

LogMeIn Remote Computer Access

Access to remote computers over the internet is becoming more popular as broadband internet speeds increase and people are becoming more computer savvy. Being able to control your work computer from home… Read More

Sharing Folders and Printers

If you have two or more computers networked together at home or work there most likely will be a time when you want to get a file or folder off of one… Read More

Four Tips for Avoiding and Solving Common Broadband Problems

Since broadband offers instant access to email, work, video chats and online data storage sites, people are becoming increasingly reliant on its presence in their lives. As a result, it can be… Read More

WPA vs. WPA2 Wireless Security

WEP WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) was originally intended to give you the same or similar level of security as on a wired network but it turns out that it does not. WEP… Read More

IPv6 updates – Where Are We at With the IPv4 Allocation

IPv4, the Internet Protocol that was chosen to be used as the backbone for the internet, is in the process of being phased out in favour of its successor known as IPv6.… Read More
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