Quick Way to Change Linksys Router Password Do you know how to change Linksys router password? If not, keep on reading! Changing the router admin password (especially the default one) will improve the security of your router, so that it can’t be accessed by others by using publicly known default router password.
Simple PPTP VPN Server Setup in Windows XP Do you know that you can actually set up a simple PPTP VPN server in Windows XP, so that you can connect to it securely and access your home network resources when you away from home?
3 Methods to Enable Program Exceptions in Windows Firewall Recently I got a friend asking me how to open ports in Windows Firewall, so that he can run Windows Netmeeting in his home network. I said he doesn’t need to worry about it, since he can allow the access the first time and enable program exception in firewall.
IP Forwarding - How to make Windows XP as a Router Do you aware that enabling IP forwarding using Windows XP Professional will make it as a simple router, so that you can have 2-3 different networks at home and those computers manage to talk to each other from different network.
Enabling Remote Desktop in Windows XP Have you ever enabled Remote Desktop feature in Windows XP Professional, so that you can connect to this computer remotely? This is useful for you to connect to home network’s computers from office or access your family member’s computers to read file, run program and manipulate other remote computer resources.
How to Turn Off Windows Firewall Here are step-by-step instructions on how to turn off Windows Firewall in Windows XP with SP2. However please don’t simply turn off the firewall unless you have other firewall installed.
Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) in Windows XP You can connect computers in your home network to the Internet by using Internet Connection Sharing (ICS). The main benefit of this approach is you don't need to buy new router to share Internet connection at home.
How to check network card driver status in Windows XP You might lose network connection due to corrupted or incompatible network card driver after installing or upgrading in windows XP, so probably you want to check the card status to know whether the driver is installed.
File Sharing in Windows XP You can do folder and file sharing in your network, so that they can be read or written by other users. However it's no advisable to share your folder with write permission, unless it's really needed.