Don't-Miss Networking Stories
Before the event, consider everything that can go wrong, make contingency plans, exploit opportunities to upgrade, and label everything.
John asked if he and his neighbor could share one Internet access account
Even in Windows 7, many networking issues aren't easily resolved. Find some help here.
Nobody wants to work when most people are on vacation, but if you run your own business you may have no choice.
A PC can serve capably as a hub for digital media collections, but sitting at a desk isn't the best way to watch movies. We'll show you how to stream media from a Windows 7 PC to a game console, a set-top box, or even a smartphone.
Inquiring minds want to know: What's the difference between 3G and Wi-Fi, and can access be restored to a mysteriously write-protected drive?
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.
Ethernet switches can handle more than simple connectivity. These extra capabilities can make your network faster and more secure--and make users happier.
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.
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.
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.
Darryl Boyett asked if his home WiFi connection, which uses WPA2 protection, is safe enough for online banking
Show your geek pride and creativity by turning unused Ethernet cables into bicycle handlebar grips