Networking

Can Connect to Wireless Router, but not to the Internet?

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Have you ever run into the situation where you could connect your laptop to your wireless router, but could not browse the Internet? There could be several things going on in this kind of situation, either your computer has a problem or the router cannot connect to the Internet via your ISP. So if you’re […]

How to Configure a Router for Remote Desktop

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I’ve previously written several articles on remote desktop, including how to enable remote desktop on a remote computer and how to access local files and folders during a remote desktop session. I’ve even written about how to block remote connections to a PC! Yet I have not talked about how to actually configure a router […]

Connect to Network Printer in Windows XP

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If you are in a corporate environment, you probably can only print to networked printers, unless you are one of the lucky few to have a personal desktop printer. For the rest of us, you have to manually connect to the network printer in one of two ways. If you are in a domain, then […]

Cannot Delete Print Job in Windows

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Have you ever run into the situation where you sent a job to the printer, but it just refused to print? You check the print job queue and everything looks fine, but nothing is happening? So either nothing happens or the print job ends up failing and USUALLY just goes away. If not, you then […]

How to fix “Cannot renew IP address” in Windows

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Recently, I was working on a clients machine and after logging in realized that for some reason I was not able to connect to the server. I went to the command prompt and type in IPCONFIG and pressed Enter. The IP address for the computer was 169.254.x.x and the subnet mask was 255.255.255.0. The 169.254 […]

How to Fix “You do not have permission to send to this recipient”

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A while ago I setup Exchange Server on a virtual machine to play around with it and see if I could get a proper mail server working. I thought I did pretty well because I was able to send and receive messages internally on the network and was able to send emails out to the […]

How to Determine Open and Blocked TCP/UDP Ports

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Looking for a way to determine which ports are open and which ports are blocked on a computer? Ports are basically logical connections between two computers or network devices for sharing data. Port numbers range from 1 to 65536 and some port numbers are assigned to specific tasks, such as port 80 for transferring HTTP […]

Accessing Local Files and Folders on Remote Desktop Session

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If you use remote desktop to work on your network probably you have noticed that when working remotely local files and directories on your computer are not accessible on your terminal server session, and you end up e-mailing files you are working on the remote server to your local computer. that is a painstaking task, […]

Change IP address and DNS servers using the Command Prompt

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Changing TCP/IP settings using the GUI property is very easy and simple. But what about if you want to have more fun doing it, and change the IP and DNS properties using the windows command prompt? If you are a Linux guru or a batch scripting wizard this should not be complicated, if you are […]

What is the difference between WPA and WEP Wireless Security encryption?

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Wireless Internet access has become the norm in most houses in the US these days, everyone has a wireless router, but what most people don’t know is keeping this router secure, what data encryption should you use? WEP or WPA? What is the difference? WEP (wired Equivalent Privacy) is the older form of encryption developed […]