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How to Fix Your Windows 7 Network

Networking your PCs together is easier than ever, but a few common problems still pop up from time to time. Learn how to resolve them now.

Restore Access to a Write-Protected Hard Drive

Is your flash drive, external hard drive, or other drive suddenly refusing to let you write anything to it or delete files? Here's the fix.

How to Get More Out of Ethernet Switches

Ethernet switches can handle more than simple connectivity. These extra capabilities can make your network faster and more secure--and make users happier.

Stay Connected When Disaster Strikes

Remote monitoring and control systems enable you to troubleshoot your data center from afar. Here's how to ensure you can connect to them in an emergency.

How to Forward Ports on Your Router

Your router can sometimes get in the way of your favorite multiplayer games or chat programs by inadvertently shuttering certain network ports. To fix that problem yourself, follow our simple guide to port forwarding.

Wireless Networking 101

Setting up and maintaining a home Wi-Fi network can be a daunting task for a PC newbie. These four how-to guides will run you through some of the basics.

Five Ways to Get the Most Out of Existing Storage

With the prices of hard drives skyrocketing, here's how you can extend the life and usefulness of the storage gear you already own.

How Safe is WPA2-Secured WiFi?

Darryl Boyett asked if his home WiFi connection, which uses WPA2 protection, is safe enough for online banking

Geek Up Your Bike With Ethernet Cable Handlebar Grips

Show your geek pride and creativity by turning unused Ethernet cables into bicycle handlebar grips

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How to Make Your Windows PC Boot Faster

Looking to slash your Windows PC's boot time to the bone? We'll show you how we made one system boot 30 percent faster--without any hardware upgrades.

Wi-Fi Security Do's and Don'ts

These 11 tips will help you protect your wireless networks.

How To Lock Down Your Wireless Network

Securing your wireless network is a simple process that costs nothing and could save you from a disastrous network breach down the road.

Why You Need a Router

ZyrrahXD asked the Networking forum about the best way to split a home Internet connection between multiple computers