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5 Wi-Fi security myths you must abandon now

Save yourself and your friends from these outdated or inaccurate security techniques, and learn the current best practices.

8 essential features you need in a business router

It's not enough to offer the latest wireless standard. Make sure the router that will support your office is up to snuff with these core features.

Why some Web sites are much slower than others

John asked why one Web page "comes up right away, while another takes quite a long time to load."

Use SpeedTest to help diagnose Internet problems

If your connection suddenly seems slow, SpeedTest can help you determine where the problem lies.

How to sync files and folders across two PCs

Sasdas asked the Desktops forum for ways to keep the same folder synced on two PCs, so that changes on one computer show up on the other.

How (and why) to set up a VPN today

Investing in a good VPN is one of the smartest steps you can take toward improving your online privacy. We'll show you how to do it right.

Video: How to secure your home Wi-Fi network

In this Tech Tip video, we'll show you how to do more than just set a password to restrict access to your Wi-Fi network.

Answer Line: Change your Wi-Fi password on various devices

1gynRat258 asked the Windows forum how to change the password for a home Wi-Fi network.

Top 10 tech upgrades to make your small business run faster

Here are 10 ways to give your small business an impressive return on your IT investment.

An obscenely slow Internet connection when you're paying for a fast one

Interronator is paying Time Warner for 20mbps Internet service, but is only getting about .7 (note the decimal point).

Coworking offers employees more than office space

Whether you're a big company with remote employees who want a professional work environment or a start-up firm too small for your own office, you can benefit from coworking.

Wi-Fi vs. Powerline

Charliehendricks281 needs to extend his network across a large house. He asked the Networking forum if a Powerline solution would make more sense than wireless.

PC security: Your essential software toolbox

Don't fall victim! With these tools, services and tips, you can protect yourself against malware, phishing and theft.