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  1. Networking Support
    hey was just wondering what is the difference between the access points in packet tracer they all look the same but are named different. AP-PT (the one ive been using) and the second one AP-PT-A, then AP-PT-AC, then the last one is AP-PT-N. sure its a simple answer but cant find answer online...
  2. General Computer Security
    So yea. You know how it is when family don't take the time to learn their fair share of network security practices. I know our network is compromised... My dad 100% has a rootkit installed on his device. He doesnt care... wont let me fix it because it involves reinstalling windows on his device...
  3. Networking Support
    My Desktop in Normal Operation does not allow navigation on website. When in Safe mode w/Networking it works. Everyone else can navigate. How to fix? OS: Windows 10 HW: Dell XPS 8930 Desktop Problem: During NORMAL operation, I can access website, but can not navigate to other pages using...
  4. Networking Support
    Goal: force all traffic through VPN only. Client: Windows in VMware VPN: OpenVPN I delete the 0.0.0.0 route in Windows. I make a persistent route to the OpenVPN server with my LAN the gateway (192.168.1.1). So in theory, when I turn on OpenVPN client on windows, it would connect to OpenVPN...
  5. Networking Support
    I've been trying to get a csgo server running but it wasn't working and when I check the ports it says they are closed. My current setup in terms of routers and other such devices is as follows: I have a cable modem/router which hooks into another router (The one my pc is hooked into, a...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. Articles, Tutorials & Reviews
    Computer networking is one of the more challenging aspects of the informational technology world. Switches and routers, packets and frames, there is a lot of terms to understand and they need to be applied exactly to work. Although, when they do work people can be very appreciative. Most...
  12. Networking Support
    What Is Port Forwarding? Port forwarding is an instruction given to your router which tells it what it should do when it receives a packet from the internet addressed to port X, which under normal circumstances would be dropped by the router. Do I need to port forward? If you are running an...
  13. Hard Drive Support
    A NAS, or Network-Attached Storage, is a computer based system that stores large files across multiple hard drives that can be shared across a local network. If you are a computer enthusiast you may have a home NAS that stores your personal backups and/or files. You may have noticed that NASs...
  14. Microsoft Office support
    If you are a Network Administrator in your company and would like to give a limited access or proper permission to the Intranet Users, I have prepared this tutorial to walk you through the process of assigning the proper permission to the Users, whether you wish to grant a Full Control, Full...
  15. Hard Drive Support
    This tutorial is based on my knowledge of configuring a Netgear Dual Band router connected to a Cable Modem. Also, the SSIDs and pass-phrases on the images are fictitious. Note: The Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) using the push button dome on the router won't be included in this tutorial as this...
  16. Networking Support
    How certain are you that no untrustworthy individuals or unauthorized activities can access your network? Are your network files safe? Do you have some security protection (software and hardware) to keep your vital documents safe in your computer? How important is it for you to guard all your...
  17. 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...
  18. Networking Support
    Scenario: Your Local Area Network (LAN) has 25 users and has been using Small Business Server (SBS 2003) for a while, you're considering to upgrade to SBS 2011. Questions that you might ask: Is it feasible and worth it to use the migration tool or start from scratch or new builds? How many...
  19. 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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