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Basic Firewall Security Filters

Basic Firewall Security Filters

| December 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

We have all heard about malicious software being transferred throughout the Internet. Generally, these attacks happen when a user unknowingly downloads and then transfers it without intent.  These attacks happen when the user has given the program permission to install.  The user thinks this program has good intentions, when in reality these programs are usually […]

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Guaranteed RDP

Guaranteed RDP

| December 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

I am asked to help my loved ones fix their computer problems.  And, considering that they do not necessarily know what they are doing when using a computer, sometimes problems arise.  Since I live in the city away from my family, I have configured a RDP connection from my location to my family’s computer network.  […]

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Fast Wireless USB Finally On The Horizon

Fast Wireless USB Finally On The Horizon

| September 26, 2013 | 4 Comments

One vision shared by the entire IT community is a world without wires–a world where all of our peripherals, speakers, video, backup, and external drives all operate sans wires.  Wireless USB devices such as mice and keyboards paved the way for further thinking.  First gen wireless read/write devices came to light around the early 2000s […]

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Linksys Routers Under Attack!

Linksys Routers Under Attack!

| May 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Using a Linksys router at home or at a small business?  There could be inherent security holes within the base firmware that comes shipped on the device.  The base firmware that comes installed with the EA2700, 3500, 4500 series routers, also referred to as the “Classic Firmware”, has a number of security vulnerabilities inherent with […]

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You CAN Boost Your WiFi At Home

You CAN Boost Your WiFi At Home

| March 28, 2013 | 3 Comments

If you have bad or spotty reception when you’re out and about, coming back to your home can feel like you’re entering a warm haven of wireless connectivity. But when your wireless reception at home doesn’t always work the way you want it to, you can take these steps to “boost” your system. Get a […]

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Powerline Networking Makes Home Networking Easy

Powerline Networking Makes Home Networking Easy

| March 27, 2013 | 8 Comments

Powerline networking is a networking standard called Homeplug AV that uses the existing electrical wiring in your house to network your computers and other network devices. It’s always better to plug into your router whenever you can, both for speed and security. It’s also sometimes difficult to receive a WiFi signal in every corner of […]

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Cloud Computing: Some Hidden Benefits

Cloud Computing: Some Hidden Benefits

| October 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Many of us use some sort of cloud service, whether we know it or not. Whether it’s just storing contacts across computers or if we use Chrome’s cloud login to save data, the cloud is quickly becoming a valuable and integral part of the internet. There are a number of services, like Microsoft Live Skydrive, […]

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Small Business Must- Haves– Networking 101

Small Business Must- Haves– Networking 101

| July 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

With all of the advances on the internet, any business that can’t use its web services can’t do very much and is seriously limited in its productivity. Whether you need to email appointment confirmations or process credit cards, if you can’t connect, your business productivity will lose all momentum. Small business owners are in a […]

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Make A Network Cable and RJ45 Wall Jack

Make A Network Cable and RJ45 Wall Jack

| June 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Many people prefer to make their own network cables. There are a couple of reasons for this: It’s often cheaper to make your own, and you can make the cables just the right size for your setup, eliminating the clutter of excess cabling. These videos demonstrate proper techniques for making and testing your Cat 5e […]

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Network Cabling Comparison

Network Cabling Comparison

| June 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

All network cables are not created equal. Before running the lines for your home network or office environment, you will want to take into consideration what types of cabling you will need to use for certain runs. Sure, in most cases you will be able to grab a box of Cat 5e UTP from your […]

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