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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

Wi-Fi Tethering 101: Use a Smartphone as a Mobile Hotspot

Buried inside many smartphones is a capability that few take advantage of. Tethering lets a phone act as a mobile hotspot to supply Web access to nearby PCs and other devices.

How to Open Up NAT Settings on Your Xbox 360

Having trouble connecting to Xbox Live on your Xbox 360? Here are some tips to help you troubleshoot.

Want Better Wi-Fi? Five Things You Need

Before you buy new networking gear, determine if coverage and speed will be good enough for all the devices on your company's network.

10 LinkedIn Tips to Boost Your Job Search

Is your job search lagging? Not seeing the results you'd like? Check out these ten expert tips from CIO.com's Kristin Burnham to enhance your search.

Five Steps to High-speed Ethernet

If you're considering the move to 40/100gigabit Ethernet, here are 5 things to keep in mind.

Can I Back Up a PC When It's Off?

Jim Lane asked if he could back up computers when they are not turned on.

How to Monitor Your Bandwidth

If you need to sneak under a data cap, or if just want to know how much bandwidth you're using, here's how to monitor your bandwidth for free.

Speed Up Your Internet Connection by Changing Your Domain Name System Server

Is your Internet connection slow? The cause could be a slow DNS name server. Here's how to find the fastest, most reliable DNS servers in your area and use them to enhance your Internet browsing experience.

How to Find Your IP Address and MAC Address

Figure out the unique address that identifies your PC on the Internet, with this handy guide.

Improve Your Productivity With the Web

Many of us rely on the Internet to get things done. Here are some tips and services to help you work smarter and more productively on the Web.

How to Set Up a Windows 7 HomeGroup

A new feature in Windows 7, HomeGroups allow you to start sharing content among all of your Windows 7 computers in as little as 30 seconds. Here’s how to do it.