Can’t Connect To The Internet? Try This

Published: Oct. 24, 2019, 5:44 a.m. in Router, WiFi / Wi-Fi, IP address, Common Problems by Michael G

There are many reasons for not being able to connect to the internet. Finding the right one will get you back to enjoying the internet quickly. Troubleshoot your internet connection by using these suggestions.  Obvious Issues There are some obvious things you need to check first. Ruling out these issues ...

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Disabling the Windows Firewall in Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista & XP

Published: Oct. 23, 2019, 7:01 p.m. in Windows, How-to, Tutorial, Security by Michael G

Designed to help users keep unauthorized users from accessing their files and resources on their computer, Windows Firewall is a must for those who are concerned about their safety. However, some users are interested in disabling their Firewalls for one reason or the other. While some may want to use ...

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What Is A DNS Server and What Does It Do?

Published: Oct. 23, 2019, 5:43 p.m. in ISP, DNS, IP address by Michael G

Now that you have decided to take your business online, registered for a domain name and started working on building an online presence, there are some basic things you should know about. One of these is DNS or the Domain Name System.  It is an important part of how the ...

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127.0.0.1 IP Address Explained - What It Is & Why It's Important

Published: Oct. 11, 2019, 7:11 p.m. in Reviews, Networking, IP address by Michael G

IP Addresses provide a way to specify hosts in different ways. There are numerous types of IP addresses in computer networks. Today, we talk about a special-purpose IPv4 address, 127.0.0.1 which seems a little confusing. This IP address is assigned to the local system and is not accessible by other ...

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Bandwidth Place Review: Internet Speed Test Site (UPDATED 2019)

Published: Oct. 11, 2019, 6:38 p.m. in Speed, Bandwidth, Reviews by Michael G

Bandwidth Place is one of the many websites available, which run internet speed tests. The website has been available to the public for close to 15 years, making it well-experienced in internet speed testing.  An internet speed test can be a useful thing to do when you think your internet ...

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Ways To Quickly Close Your Browser

Published: Sept. 20, 2019, 5:09 p.m. in Firefox, How-to, Google, Internet Explorer, Browser by Michael G

There are quite a few options or ways with which you can quickly close a web browser so that you can switch to something else, but with the help of a few keyboard short cuts, you can very easily and efficiently close a web browser without anyone noticing about it.  ...

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Top Web Search Tricks Everyone Should Know

Published: Aug. 25, 2019, 5:29 p.m. in Google, Internet, Tips & Tricks, How-to by Michael G

No matter what your question is, the simplest way to find an answer is to Google it. Anyone who is using the Internet will have used Google to search for something or the other. It can be anything starting from how to cook pasta to how to climb Mount Everest, ...

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When And How To Turn Off WiFi

Published: Aug. 25, 2019, 5:29 p.m. in Router, Mobile Hotspot, How-to, WiFi / Wi-Fi by Michael G

Many of you prefer to turn off your Wi-Fi especially when it’s not in use. Some also prefer to turn it off to save electricity or when all of their devices are using an Ethernet cable. No matter what your personal reason is, turning off a Wi-Fi is a very ...

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How To Modify Text Size In Internet Explorer

Published: Aug. 22, 2019, 5:53 p.m. in Internet Explorer, Browser, How-to, Tips & Tricks by Michael G

There is a reason why people love to use Internet explorer so much. It is one of the only browsers that support a number of customized features. And one such very useful feature that it offers to its users, is the ability to modify the text size of a web page. ...

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How To View Internet Explorer Sites On A Mac

Published: Aug. 22, 2019, 5:53 p.m. in Safari, macOS, Browser, Internet Explorer, How-to by Michael G

One of the most common and dominant web browsers on the internet was Internet Explorer or IE as it is commonly known. Later came Safari, Google Chrome, Firefox and another of Microsoft’s products the Edge. All of these browsers offer a more secure and user-friendly platform to its users.  At ...

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