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  1. Windows 8, 8.1 Support
    Hello experts! I always had access to a hard drive connected to the modem via USB port for several computer backups . It still works on both cell phones and a computer running Windows 10. Only this computer running windows 8.1 will not work anymore. And this was after downloading Outbite PC...
  2. Windows 11 Support
    Hi folks I have a strange behaviour since yesterday evening and might need your help. Around 18:00 yesterday evening, My Desktop PC somehow lost connection to the router. It was connected by LAN, but also has a WLAN card built in. I was working in a Citrix-environment and just got a disconnect...
  3. Modems/Cable/DSL/Satellite
    Hi. I have already tried power cycling everything, ran all of the ipconfig /renew etc commands, reset the winsock catalog three times, but I still cannot get my PC to connect to the internet via ethernet. It recognized the router and network name, but nothing more. I have a USB wifi antenna and...
  4. Comments & Announcements
    Hi there, is it possible to set up a tvbox that connects to online media servers for streaming video contents? The tv box (seen on Alibaba) will have a default interface that displays list of movies and tv shows which it pulls up from servers like doodstream, sbstream, mixdrop, xtreamcdn etc...
  5. Hard Drive Support
    I want a storage facility for example for 10 HDDs, which always save the latest backup from 10 PCs. The backups are provided by a backup server, it receives the latest backups from the PCs on a weekly basis. The HDD should consistently represent the current status of the PCs. What I want to...
  6. Networking Support
    I'm not one for tech forums, and I've scoured the internet trying to fix my problem, but to no avail. I've been having issues where at random points in time, whether it's three times in 20 minutes, or once an hour, my internet disconnects for about 5 seconds. If I were browsing the web or...
  7. Hard Drive Support
    Ok so. I had an old SSD in my old computer, I built a new computer with all new parts and stuff, and I plugged my old SSD into the new computer (without altering it) and it boots up windows and runs. It works but should I change anything, I don't feel like it should work! Another thing: my...
  8. Networking Support
    My internet is set up to only allow certain MAC addresses to connect to it. I am trying to connect to the internet on my computer but, even though I know the password, I can’t connect because only certain MAC addresses are whitelisted. Currently I am able to connect on my iPad. Is there any way...
  9. Networking Support
    Hi all! I really need help figuring out what to do about this issue. My pc will sometimes randomly disconnect from my home Telstra network and then following that be unable to detect the home network or my hotspot. Other devices can connect to both just fine and the desktop in question can...
  10. Networking Support
    Hi there I wish to set up a second router after the usual one from my isp, that runs a vpn connection, but I'm having some trouble with the settings.. So I have my normal router, from my isp with the ip address 192.168.1.1 and a dhcp. Plugged in to this router I have another one, which shall...
  11. Networking Support
    I’ve been fortunate enough to have reviewed some of technology’s greatest inventions and some products that are perfect in every single way, though none of them have had a bigger impact on my reviewing process than the eero system. Eero had just started its business in 2014 when I first caught...
  12. Articles, Tutorials & Reviews
    A common question I am asked by young Padawans is how do they get involved in the technology field and how do they grow in their field. One of the fastest growing technology industries is the networking side of IT. Networking is a specific skill that few people can learn and want to be involved...
  13. Articles, Tutorials & Reviews
    When buying a house or renting an apartment, the most common thing to purchase would be an Internet Service Provider (ISP) subscription. These ISP subscriptions typically come in a bundle and provide a home phone, cable TV, and internet access. Despite constant push-back from the consumer, ISPs...
  14. Articles, Tutorials & Reviews
    One of the more difficult fields of Information Technology is networking. There are hundreds of different terms, configurations, devices, and resources that you need to understand before even getting a handle on networking as a whole. Yet, it’s funny to think that every single one of us has had...
  15. Articles, Tutorials & Reviews
    During CES (Consumer Electronics Show) 2017, there were a lot of great new technologies shown. It’s one of my favorite technology based shows around the world, because it gives companies a chance to show off some great new tech. Plus, it’s tech that may be brand new, prototype, hype-only, or an...
  16. Articles, Tutorials & Reviews
    When technology-related shows like CES or PAX are happening, I tend to watch YouTube closely to see all of the latest and greatest technology that is being shown off at the show. Not being able to go myself, I educate myself with what’s new through other people. Many of the YouTubers I watch...
  17. Networking Support
    Before computing was mainstream, sharing a personal memory was only accomplishable through printed pictures. People kept photo albums that held, literally, thousands of pictures. A newborn's picture, their first day of school, camping, or just a funny moment were all captured on physical paper...
  18. Articles, Tutorials & Reviews
    We often get quite a few posts about networking and general IT careers, so I thought I would write a post that will hopefully answer most of your questions if you're looking to start out in IT. If IT doesn't interest you, or you have any other burning question then please feel free to ask, I'll...
  19. Networking Support
    Well, it has been a couple of months now since I have blogged on  What’s the Best Router….an update ……The D-Link router has been returned to the Vendor which was a hassle free experience. It is now time to give my final update and progress of my new Netgear Dual-Band router. So far it is...
  20. Networking Support
    Do you use Orange Broadband service using a Livebox or Siemens Router supplied to you by Orange? Do you wish to use a third party router such as Dlink, Linksys, Netgear or Buffalo which have more great and useful features such as QOS, NAS, Print Server and HD video streaming capabilities? The...
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