What’s a homegroup?… A homegroup is a group of computers on a home network that can share files and printers. Using a homegroup makes sharing easier. You can share pictures, music, videos, documents, and printers with other people in your homegroup. Other people can’t change the files that you share unless you give them permission […]
Wireshark is the world’s foremost network protocol analyzer, and is the de facto standard across many industries and educational institutions. Deep inspection of hundreds of protocols, with more being added all the time Live capture and offline analysis Standard three-pane packet browser Multi-platform: Runs on Windows, Linux, OS X, Solaris, FreeBSD, NetBSD, and many others […]
Windows XP supports several different methods for mapping a network drive. A network drive is a file folder located on a remote computer that has been configured for sharing over a LAN (Local Area Network). These instructions explain the process to map a shared network drive using Windows Explorer. Here’s How… Open Windows Explorer or My […]
If you have a long list of hung print jobs in Windows 7 or Vista, you can clear the print queue easily by using these steps. 1. Click Start. 2. Type Command. 3. Right-click Command Prompt and select Run as administrator. 4. Type net stop spooler then press Enter. 5. Type del %systemroot%\System32\spool\printers\* /Q then press Enter. 6. Type net start spooler then press Enter. The print queue on […]
The life span of a Google query is less then 1/2 second, and involves quite a few steps before you see the most relevant results. Here’s how it all works.
Cloud computing is the phrase for web-based software you can use anywhere you have an Internet connection. We explain how the cloud works and why it’s the easiest way to be productive wherever you are.