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How to get around Windows 7 asking for a user name and password when connecting to a wireless network

July 23, 2010

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Do you have a Windows 7 PC that asks for a user name and password when you try to connect to your wireless network? I was having the same issue with a friend’s Windows 7 laptop. I did some searching and finally found the answer.

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How to access your computer that’s behind a router remotely via Remote Desktop (advanced)

January 30, 2009

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Would you like to access your computer remotely via Remote Desktop, and the computer you want to access is behind a router at home or work? You’re not going to be able to access it by entering the name of the computer. You will have to enter an IP address and set up your router […]

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Bluetooth Not Available – Mac

January 9, 2009

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If your bluetooth service is suddenly not available on your Mac, here is a fix:

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How to Activate Windows File Sharing in Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard

July 21, 2008

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Not sure why Apple did this. It’s still easy, but a little more hidden. Simply do this:

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Can’t merge cells in Excel 2008? (Mac)

July 20, 2008

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Having problems merging cells in Excel 2008? There are at least two solutions to this:

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Vista PC can not see XP PC or vice versa?

April 19, 2008

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Having problems networking your Vista PC with your XP PC? Make sure each computer is set to share at least one folder. That was the fix for me.

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Free Wi-Fi Hotspots

August 16, 2007

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Forbes magazine has a search engine for Free Wi-Fi Hotspots: http://forbes.anchorfree.com/

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Can PC 1 access PC 2’s files, but not vice versa?

July 13, 2007

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Make sure they are on the same network using the same Workgroup name. But the main tip that I wanted to mention was to make sure both XP PC’s are using Simple File Sharing. Here is how to switch it to Simple File Sharing if it is set to Advanced File Sharing: http://www.petri.co.il/enable_simple_file_sharing_in_windows_xp.htm NOTE: XP […]

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How to network an XP PC with a Mac running 10.4.x

July 13, 2007

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Great tutorial here: http://www.ifelix.co.uk/tech/3020.html

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Share your iTunes library with other computers on your network

July 6, 2007

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Do you have a computer on your home network that has a lot of music that you wish you had access to from your other computers? Well, you can have access with just a few clicks. Make sure that you have your computers set to share files on your network. Then, all you have to […]

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How to print from a Mac running 10.4X to a printer on a Windows XP PC

July 5, 2007

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Go here: http://www.ifelix.co.uk/tech/3015.html

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Have Windows 2000 or XP SP1 and need a free Wireless Configuration Utility that supports WPA?

April 10, 2006

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I just found out about www.boingo.com. They offer a free wireless configuration utility that works with most cards, and that supports WPA encryption. The link is at the bottom of the page. It’s great for older laptops.

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How to Set Up a Home Network So You Can Share Files and Printers

August 19, 2004

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Setting up a home network is pretty easy nowadays. Windows XP With Windows XP, all you have to do is go to START>MY NETWORK PLACES>and click on “Set up a Home Network” sidebar. It will ask you to give a “description” of your computer and a “name” for your computer. The “name” is the name […]

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Problem printing on a printer connected to another PC on a home network?

August 18, 2004

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If you’re having problems printing on a printer that is connected to another PC on a home netork, there are three things that you can try: If you have just added the PC that is connected to the printer, try running the Netork Setup Wizard on all of the other machines on the network to […]

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