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How to Make Your Own Network Cables

We show you how to clean up the rat's nest of cables behind your PC by making custom-length network cables and wiring your own network jacks.

Sync Any Folder to Your SkyDrive Account

If you don't want to upset your existing folder structure, here's a simple way to add folders to SkyDrive without moving them first.

How to Speed Up Your NAS With iSCSI

Want to access your network-attached storage drive a little faster? We explain how to configure and use an iSCSI target on a NAS server with Windows' built-in iSCSI initiator for fast access.

How to Convert an Old PC into a Modern Server

Don’t recycle that aging desktop PC--give it a new purpose in life.

Extend Your Wireless Network

Crazy4laptops needs to extend a WiFi network throughout a "rather long house." He asked the Networking forum for advice.

Protect Yourself From DNSChanger

If the DNSChanger rootkit has infected your PC, you'll lose access to the Internet when the FBI shuts down DNSChanger's surrogate DNS servers. Here's how to determine whether you're infected, and what to do if you are.

How to Buy a Router

Buying a router may not be at the top of everyone's to-do list, but a new model can mean the difference between enjoying Netflix in HD and seeing a grainy mess of substandard video.

On What Media Should I Backup My Photos?

Nick Golna asked whether he should backup his photos onto a flash drive or DVDs. I discuss other options, as well.

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How Switching to VoIP Can Save You Money

Migrating your business to a Voice-over-IP communications system may save you a big chunk of change in the long run. Here's why (and how) to cut the phone line and go VoIP-only.

The Greatest PC Mysteries--Solved!

PCWorld's editors band together to solve the greatest PC mysteries! Find out why your PC beeps on startup, what a .dat file is, how USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 differ, and much more!

RAID Made Easy

Wondering what RAID is all about, and whether using it will benefit your business? This primer explains all.

Fifth-Generation Wi-Fi Is Coming: Are You Ready for 802.11ac?

We’re on the verge of the biggest change in wireless networking since 2007. Fifth-generation Wi-Fi technology promises to deliver faster-than-cable speed--without the cables.

An Easier Way to Add Files to Your Dropbox Account

Finally fulfilling the promise of its name, Dropbox now lets you drag and drop files from your desktop to the Web.