In this post I will tell you how to configure your own wireless internet connection and to enable password protection and encryption to secure your Wi-Fi network against hackers and unauthorized users.
Wi-Fi Network Backup Manager makes it easy to save and load Wi-Fi network profile settings without having to remember complicated network configurations. It allows saving an XML file of your wireless connection , which can be loaded in any other or the same computer (when required) to instantly load your Wi-Fi connection settings. Using Wi-Fi Network Backup Manager you can save and load a number of wireless connection settings (e.g. Continue Reading →
Some websites are blocked outside a specific country or region due to copyright issues and political issues. Ricco VPN is a free software which allots you with a foreign IP and encrypts your connection for maximum security to help you bypass restrictions and to access location restricted websites.
Angry IP Scanner is an open source and cross platform application, which allows scanning for active IPs on a network. You can scan for a specific range of IPs to determine which IP addresses may be available for being assigned to other systems. You can also select a hostname to obtain more in-depth information about it, which can help in creating network inventories.
It can be quite annoying to switch between power plans to keep the computer awake during important downloading tasks, while keeping power settings for battery conservation. Coffee is a free software which prevents your system from going to sleep when important downloads are running. This allows keeping power conserving options and getting rid of the annoyance of the system going into sleep mode due to inactivity while important tasks are Continue Reading →
Microsoft often releases helpful software for Windows users to make numerous operating system tasks easier for them. Windows Server Solutions Find My Server Wizard is a free software from Microsoft which is designed to locate Windows Home Server 2011, Windows Small Business Server 2011 and Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 on a network. Find My Server Wizard easily connects client operating system with Windows servers by redirecting the user to Continue Reading →
Although the Dashboard can be used to connect to Windows Home Server 2011. However, to access complete server resources and shared computers, the Remote Web Access feature can be used. There are many ways to remotely access computers on a network. Nonetheless, This method of access uses the cloud (internet) to access the shared computers and home server.
In this post I will tell you how to download your shared folder content using Remote Web Access. Note: you will required a computer that is already connected to the Home Server, to see how to connect your system to the Home Server, check out the post: How To Connect A Computer (PC or Mac) To Windows Home Server 2011.
LXiMedia is an open source DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) media server application. It transcode and stream media across a network with other Computers, Xbox 360, Play Station 3 (PS3) and DLNA compatible TVs. You can also stream media (videos, audio and photos) from one PC and view it (in a browser) on another, without installing LXiMedia on both systems. Similarly, streaming can be done with other compatible devices. See Continue Reading →
Network throughput is a measure taken as the average rate of successful message delivery over a channel of communication. Such data may be transferred over a link, or may pass through a certain network node and is usually measured in bits per or data packets per second,as well as data packets per time slot. TamoSoft Throughput Test is a software designed to perform this test. It runs as a client Continue Reading →