Networking

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

by File in: Networking

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 […]

How To Check the Proxy Server Settings on your Computer

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This is part 3 of our series of how to troubleshoot Internet connection problems, I hope is being helpful to some of you. I talked about “Client for Microsoft Windows” on the last post, also in rare occasions especially when you are using Internet explorer, proxy Server settings change automatically on your browser; I have […]

Windows TCP/IP Utilities – Netstat, Tracert, IPconfig, NSlookup

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Netstat: is a utility to display TCP/IP statistics and details about TCP/IP components and connections to a host. Netstat is useful to check what ports are open on your computer, to see which network connections are currently established, how many packets have been handled by a network interface since it was activated etc. Check the […]