Computer Networking




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How to change or add IP address on your Windows Machine
Category: [Home Networking]
As an important distinction to identify a computer machine connected to a network an Internet Protocol (I.P) is used and not the machine itself. Transmission Control Protocol / Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) uses a 32 bit address to identify a machine on a network and to the network it is attached. IP address is the set of number we usually see on our workstation or terminals connected to the network such as 192.168.1.1, these IP address should be unique to every workstation to be able to establish a connection otherwise there would be an IP conflict on the network in which the machine is attachedread more...

How To Setup Your PC As A Wireless Access Point In Windows 7
Category: [Windows 7][Home Networking]
Do you have wireless devices such as laptop and smart phone and want it to browse the internet but don't have a router to do the job? This is possible in Windows 7 provided that you have at least a wireless adapter and an Ethernet port connected to the internet or a USB device with 3G or 4G connections.read more...

How to Setup A Home Wireless Network
Category: [Home Networking]
Using a wireless network in your home or office is more convenient than using a lan cable connected to a router or a switches. You can do all what a wired network can do such as sharing internet access, files sharing, printer sharing, online games, browse computers connected to your network and some other stuff what a wired network can do. A wired network cable can run up to hundred meters before signal is lost and requires a repeater while a wireless network will depend on the technology the router is using such as Multiple-Input and Multiple-Output or "MIMO" and Wireless-A / B/ G and N technologyread more...

How to Set Up DHCP in Windows Server 2008
Category: [Home Networking][Windows Server]
Configuring a DHCP server on your Windows 2008 server will allow you to configure client computer network setting at the DHCP server provided that the client computer is set to obtain an IP address automaticallyread more...

How to promote windows server 2008 to a domain controller
Category: [Home Networking][Windows Server]
When a windows server family is freshly installed on a computer it first work as a client computer or a standalone server. When you have a standalone server you can promote it as a domain controller by installing Active Directory Services (ADS) or Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) on a windows server 2003/2008 operating system respectivelyread more...

Common LAN Cabling Twisted pair, optical fiber and wireless lan
Category: [Home Networking]
To be able to create a Local Area Network a LAN cabling must be used to link individual workstation with the file server and other peripherals. There are many different types of LAN cabling with considerable range in cost depending on the type of cabling and capabilities with each advantage and disadvantageread more...

How To Find Your Network Wifi Password or Network Security Key
Category: [Windows 7][Windows 8][Home Networking]
To be able to connect your wireless device on a secured network whether it is a home or corporate network you have to know the wifi password to gain access on the network. If you are the administrator of your home or corporate network you might already know your network wireless password and know where to find this.read more...

How to Change Your Computer Name In Windows 7 and Windows 8
Category: [Windows 7][Windows 8][Home Networking]
If you install a clean copy of Windows on your computer or bought a new computer with windows operating system installed on it, you might have noticed that the name of your computer is as follows {BRAND NAME}-PC or {USERNAME}-PC , for example if my username is PAUL then my computer name would probably be PAUL-PCread more...

How to Change Workgroup Name in Windows 7 and Windows 8
Category: [Windows 7][Windows 8][Home Networking]
Whenever we install Windows on a computer, windows automatically create a network workgroup with the default name WORKGROUP whether you're connected to a network or not. By changing the workgroup name of your computer, your computer will be visible to other computer with the same workgroup on the network.read more...



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