Don't-Miss Networking Stories

How to Configure an Ubuntu Linux Computer for Less Than $200

Here are step by step instructions for setting up an Ubuntu Linux computer with a 23-inch LCD monitor for under $200.

Troubleshoot a Faulty Internet Connection

What's to blame? The router? The modem? Something else? Here's one story that might shed some light.

The Ultimate Guide to Home Networking

Wired or Wi-Fi? Here's how to pick the right hardware for your PCs, game consoles, Internet-capable HDTVs, and other devices--and how to solve your networking problems.

Share Wireless Safely with Friends

USANomad asked the Answer Line forum how to let visiting friends wirelessly access the Internet but not his PC

Remote Access Buyer's Guide

Keep your workers connected to the office no matter where they roam. Here's your essential primer on remote access apps and services for small businesses.

How to Fix Anything

PCs, printers, smartphones, cameras, networks--your stuff will inevitably stop working. Here's how to troubleshoot and fix your most common tech issues.

Recover Files From a NAS

Frederic Hugues asked about recovering missing files from an NAS drive

International Tech Travel Tips: Stay Charged and Connected on the Go

When you're on the road, the last thing you want is to be offline and out of juice. Here's how to keep your laptop and smartphone charged and connected from wherever you are.

PCWorld's Networking Cable Guide

Ready to set up a home or small-office network? Learn how to identify every important networking cable.

PCWorld's Giant Cable Guide

Here's how to identify every important audio, video, PC, peripheral, and networking cable.


How to Stay Safe on Public Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi makes it easier for you to work on the go--and easier for other people to sneak a peek at your data. We'll show you how to remain secure on public wireless networks.

How to Fix Your Family's PC Problems

Are you the first line of tech support for your friends and family? Here's everything you need to troubleshoot for the not so tech-savvy.


Desktop as a Service Keeps Remote Workers Connected

How a 150-person company revamped its mobile workforce with efficient virtualization services.