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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 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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How to connect a wireless router and access point to a 2wire modem/router

January 23, 2008

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If you have one of those 2wire modem/wireless routers, and your signal is not strong enough for you. You can connect a wireless router like the Linksys WRT54G to it, and then have a wireless access point like the Linksys WAP54G be set up as a repeater to repeat the wireless signal of the WRT54G. […]

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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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Problems connecting to a wireless network?

February 7, 2006

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Having problems connecting to a non-encrypted wireless network that everyone else is able to connect to? I just recently had this problem and found out that my firewall was corrupt. So, I uninstalled it and reinstalled it and was good to go!

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Getting that “Limited or no connectivity” error message with Windows XP SP2?

November 10, 2005

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It’s a bug in Windows XP Service Pack 2. Go here for the solution: http://www.pchell.com/support/limitedconnectivity.shtml

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Free Wireless Connection (Wi-Fi) Manager

July 17, 2004

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If you don’t have Windows XP, then you will need a wireless connection manager for your Wi-Fi connection so you can see what wireless networks are available, and choose the one to which you would like to connect. Well, T-Mobile offers a very cool (and very good) Wi-Fi connection manager client for free here: http://client.hotspot.t-mobile.com/ […]

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