Articles tagged: Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi has only become more important as more devices and online activities become essential at home. I’ll review some of the things to investigate as you search for better Wi-Fi performance.
Free accessible Wi-Fi is almost ubiquitous, and most systems are set up to use it safely. There are a few things to pay attention to in order to stay safe.
If you forget your Wi-Fi password Windows may be able to remind you what it is.
Wi-Fi speed can be slow for many different reasons. Slow Wi-Fi can also be a symptom of speed constraints elsewhere.
Windows tries to be helpful by remembering the Wi-Fi networks you’ve connected to in the past. Sometimes, though, you want it to forget.
Bad Wi-Fi signal strength? A range extender need not be expensive, and can be a handy and flexible solution.
Terminology around routers and access points can be quite confusing. I’ll describe each, how they relate, and why the differences matter.
Most Wi-Fi access points and routers easily let you block someone from using your Wi-Fi. I’ll cover the simple steps.
Mobile broadband is a popular internet connection alternative. As with any connection, it’s important to understand the security ramifications and tradeoffs.
Open Wi-Fi hotspots at coffee shops and other public places are opportunities for hackers. I’ll review how to stay safe.
Is the internet slow, or is it your computer? How to tell and what to do.
It does sound strange that a wireless connection could be faster than ethernet. We’ll start by looking at the obvious: the cable connection itself.
Diagnosing an unexpected drop in Wi-Fi signal strength can be challenging. I’ll review some things to consider, as well as some steps to take to perhaps sidestep the problem.
Using a password protected WPA2 hotspot is a minor inconvenience for a very significant level of additional security. I’ll explain…