Articles tagged: home network

How Do I Best Extend My Wireless Network for Laptop Access?

How Do I Best Extend My Wireless Network for Laptop Access?

It can be difficult to get wireless network coverage throughout your home. I’ll look at a couple of ways to extend your wireless network.

How Do I Set Up My Home Network?

How Should I Set Up My Home Network?

A home network allows you to share a single internet connection, as well as data and devices, between multiple devices. I’ll review the basics components of a home network and some steps to take as your network grows.

Process Monitor Download Page

How to Monitor Network Activity and Speed up Your Machine’s Connection

Process Monitor is a powerful tool and it can be used to track down exactly what program on your machine is responsible for internet activity.

Leo's Networking Formula

How Do I Get My Windows Machines to Network with each Other?

Home networking can be very difficult. But I have a little trick that works easily for me.

Two networked computers

Can I backup one computer to another?

Your computers are probably already attached over your home network. You just need to  “share” them.

WiFi Range Extender

Does a wireless range extender compromise my security?

The fact that your extender isn’t giving you access to set up security concerns me. I don’t believe it’s common and I’m really surprised it’s not there.

How Do I Configure My Static IP Address?

Once you’ve been assigned a static IP address you’ll need to configure the network-connected device manually to use it. We’ll look at how.

Why Does My Network Connection Drop Every so Often?

Network adapters often try to detect the network speed for you. This can cause problems if both sides are trying to auto-detect at the same time.