Home Networking articles

How to Fix Network Cable Unplugged Issues in Windows

Published: May 9, 2020, 9:53 a.m. in Home Networking, How-to, Tutorial by Emil S.

In this digital age, there's nothing more exasperating than being unable to have access to the internet, especially when you have plenty of things to do. Whether for play or for work, not being able to join the network can certainly drive you nuts.  When this issue happens, an error ...

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A Beginners Guide to Building a Wireless Home Network

Published: May 9, 2020, 3:07 a.m. in Wireless Network, Home Networking by Emil S.

These days, it’s not hard to find a home or small office with a local wireless network that’s connected to the Internet. In a modern Wi-Fi home network, it’s possible to bridge several types of devices that not only can surf the web, but allow you to play online games ...

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What is a 10.1.1.1 IP Address?

Published: April 30, 2020, 9:15 a.m. in Internet Connection, Home Networking, IP address by Emil S.

A default range used by some routers for home networks. The 10.1.1.1 IP Address is a Private Internet Protocol address assigned to devices on local networks operating in this particular address range. Some home broadband routers (like D-Link and Belkin models) have default 10.1.1.1 IP address. Why Use a 10.1.1.1 ...

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Top 10 Powerline Network Adapters of 2020

Published: April 18, 2020, 2:33 p.m. in Network Adapter, Home Networking, Reviews by Emil S.

There are a lot of top-notch powerline network adapters today. Here, we gather the best options that you can have in the market depending on your needs, budget, and devices. 1. TP-Link TL-PA9020P: The Best among the Rest This network adapter has an AC passthrough and allows you to wire ...

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A Guide on Changing DNS Servers in Windows

Published: April 10, 2020, 11:47 a.m. in How-to, Tutorial, DNS, Home Networking by Emil S.

Domain Name System or DNS is one of the essential facets when it comes to the Internet. DNS makes sure that the Internet works smoothly as well as user-friendly. It pulls up the information which users need quickly and efficiently. In layman’s terms, the DNS is like the phonebook for the ...

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How to Set Up Your Wireless Network at Home

Published: April 5, 2020, 1:43 p.m. in Wireless Network, Home Networking, Modem, Router, How-to by Emil S.

Set Up Your Home Wireless Network To be able to set up your home wireless network, you will be needing a  wireless router, a modem, two Ethernet cables, and a laptop or PC. Once you have gone through this checklist and made sure that you have all the equipment you need, ...

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Blocking Facebook on your Local Network.

Published: March 29, 2020, 12:28 p.m. in IP address, Home Networking, Tutorial, Facebook by Emil S.

There are techniques you can use for restricting access to this giant social website on your local home network. Aside from blocking the domain name, you can also ban the IP Addresses Facebook uses. How to Block Facebook Blocking Facebook from a Single Computer In Windows, you can block a site ...

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How to Find Your IP Address.

Published: March 27, 2020, 3:04 p.m. in How-to, Home Networking, IP address, Internet by Emil S.

Unlike people, the internet network doesn’t identify computers by name. Computers use numbers as identifiers. These numbers are called the IP or Internet Protocol address. Did you know that your computer uses two IP addresses? While it is uncommon for Internet users to know about their IP address, please understand ...

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802.11 Standards Explained.

Published: March 20, 2020, 4:20 a.m. in Security, Networking, Internet Connection, Home Networking by Emil S.

The majority of computer users are familiar with the term Wi-Fi. For most, it just refers to wireless access to devices that are connected to the internet. The term belongs to the Wi-Fi Alliance, whose role is to police the wireless world and to make sure that Wi-Fi-enabled products meet specific ...

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What is a DNS Cache and How Does It Work?

Published: March 14, 2020, 10:14 a.m. in Networking, Home Networking, DNS by Emil S.

What is a DNS Cache? A DNS cache is maintained by your computer’s operating system and acts as a temporary database. In this database your computer stores a list of all the websites you have visited or tried to visit recently along with details of other internet domains that you have ...

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