Free Ways To Scan Computers On Networks And Discover IP Addresses

There are several ways to scan computers on networks. You might want to find the IP address of a printer, or the name of... Read more »

Reset Network Settings In Windows To Fix Problems

You can reset network settings if you are having problems getting connected to the Internet or to other computer's on your LAN. A home... Read more »
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Actiontec Firmware Update To Reset Verizon Router

An Actiontec firmware update is necessary if you're having problems with your router. If you're running Verizon FIOS, chances are your main router is... Read more »
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How To Boost Low WiFi Signal Strength

If you have low WiFi signal strength, these WiFi booster tips will help you get the most out of your wireless. Having a low Wifi... Read more »
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How To Setup A WiFi Extender

There's nothing more frustrating than unreliable WiFi. If your home has WiFi dead spots, you can setup a WiFi Extender to blanket your home... Read more »
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Guaranteed RDP

I am asked to help my loved ones fix their computer problems.  And, considering that they do not necessarily know what they are doing... Read more »

Fast Wireless USB Finally On The Horizon

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... Read more »

Linksys Routers Under Attack!

Using a Linksys router at home or at a small business?  There could be inherent security holes within the base firmware that comes shipped... Read more »

Powerline Networking Makes Home Networking Easy

Powerline networking is a networking standard called Homeplug AV that uses the existing electrical wiring in your house to network your computers and other... Read more »
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Make A Network Cable and RJ45 Wall Jack

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,... Read more »
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Network Cabling Comparison

All network cables are not created equal. Before running the lines for your home network or office environment, you will want to take into... Read more »

Who Needs Wires? Make A Wireless Bridge!

Assuming you followed my instructions on flashing your router with the latest fancy DD-WRT firmware, then you will be able to transform your router... Read more »