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Windows Home Server 2011: What It Is and How to Use It

Windows Home Server 2011 is here. Find out if it's right for you--and how to set it up.

Boost a Mobile Hotspot Signal, Extend Windows Media Center to Other TVs

Learn how to use a mobile hotspot to provide Internet access at home and stream Windows Media Center content to other TVs, plus a My Channel Logos tip.

Moving to the Cloud Isn't for Everyone: What to Consider First

Moving all your IT resources to the cloud isn't right for every small company. As this case study shows, nips and tucks to an existing mix of servers can create smoother operations and savings.

Boost Your Mobile Hotspot's Signal Strength--at Home

Using a MiFi card or other aircard for Internet service at home? Here's how to improve reception for faster connectivity.

How Do I Know If My Router Is IPv6 Compatible?

A41202813 asked the Answer Line forum if his router is ready for the new world of IPv6 Internet addressing

Startups Offer Tools to Ease IT's Pain

If you want to know what IT tools and technologies you'll be using in a few years, it pays to keep an eye on startups that are focused on business tech.

How to Find the Right Mobile Internet Service For Work

With a proliferation of choices, what should you consider when choosing a way to hook up while working on the go?

Fix Your Wi-Fi: Free Tweaks and Major Overhauls

Your old Wi-Fi network can't cut it anymore? Here are some fixes for everything from dropped signals to choppy music and video.

How to Reset Your Wireless Router

Forgot your Wi-Fi password? Having mysterious networking problems? Here's how to reset your Wi-Fi router to its factory default settings.

Why You Shouldn't Worry About Switching to IPv6 Now

Here's good news if you manage a network for a small business: It could be years before you need to take action on IPv6.

Seven Dirty Consultant Tricks (and How to Avoid Them)

Scope change, empty suits, kickbacks -- beware IT consultants looking to turn your IT project into their cash cow.

How to Use Windows 7's Advanced Networking to Work From Anywhere

Microsoft has incorporated a variety of new networking features in Windows 7 that simplify connectivity and help users access resources.

Five Key Pieces of Advice For Cloud Rollout

The spread of enthusiasm for cloud computing seems unstoppable. Here's what to consider before getting started with a new cloud service.

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Windows Networking: Troubleshooting Tips

Multi-PC households are the norm, but making systems connect to one another can be frustrating. Here are ideas for overcoming Windows networking problems.

How to Keep an Eye on your Pets