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• Microsoft Vista Home Networking Setup and Options
The most daunting part of upgrading to Windows Vista may be trying to figure out where in the layers of menus the networking and file-sharing options are hidden.

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It may not be something you do everyday, but having the supplies and know-how to whip up a network cable on the spot can be very handy.

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Seemingly minor and easily overlooked settings can still have profound security implications. Here are some steps you can take to make sure your wired or wireless home router and by extension, your network is as secure as possible.

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• Microsoft Windows Home Server
If you have a home network, you'll welcome the easy file sharing, remote access and the image-based backup features of Windows Home Server.

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Iomega's fourth generation StorCenter Network Hard Drive brings many of the features found in higher-end storage devices down to an attractive price.

• MikroTik's The Dude
This free tool delivers many of the same capabilities that you'd find in pricey network monitoring tools. As long as you don't mind tinkering, The Dude is a decent network utility that should be worth the download.


Acer Looks to Build on Netbook Gains
Despite a painful quarter, the good news for Acer is it's on top of the netbook market and is reportedly considering a move into Android-based smartphones. — 04/30/09

Vista Service Pack 2 Released to Manufacturing
Microsoft hopes the latest service pack will ease IT worries and boost adoption of its Vista operating system. — 04/29/09

Mozilla Firefox Updates to 3.0.10 and 3.5 Beta 4
From the blogs: Fixes and enhancements aplenty for the two versions' updates. — 04/28/09

More Heat for Craigslist Over Erotic Services Ads
After Boston murder, site vows continued partnership with law enforcement, but keeps mum on changes to the site. — 04/27/09

Yahoo Kills Off GeoCities
It's soon to be lights out for the free home page service, purchased for a steep price during the dotcom boom. — 04/24/09

Ubuntu 'Jaunty Jackalope' Jumps Linux Forward
Ubuntu 9.04 Linux set to speed up the desktop and open up its server to the cloud. — 04/23/09

Mozilla Firefox 3.0.9 Fixes XSS Flaws
Simply refreshing a site is a security risk? — 04/22/09

Symantec Warns: Mac Botnet Could Strike Again
The first two warnings came in January, and despite little visible activity since, Macintosh users should be careful. — 04/21/09

Microsoft Preps Low-End Windows 7 for Netbooks
Microsoft plans to offer two editions of Windows 7 for use on netbooks -- one of which will be extremely limited. — 04/21/09

Report: U.S. Continues to Lag in Broadband
A variety of factors have hindered broadband adoption in the U.S., but Verizon can be proud of its fiber deployment. — 04/17/09

Top VoIP Threats Detailed by Security Firm
The growing use of Voice over IP telephony services in the enterprise make it an inviting target for the bad guys. — 04/16/09

Microsoft Poised to Push Out IE8: Are You Ready?
Companies can still defer or completely block IE8 installation. — 04/14/09

'Mainstream' Support for XP Ends Today
Microsoft will continue to offer limited 'extended' support until 2014. — 04/14/09

Skype's Founders May Seek Firm From eBay
Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis are aiming to raise funds to make a bid for the Voice over IP player they created. — 04/13/09

FBI Throws Data-Sharing Tech at Serial Killings
The Internet allows law enforcement agencies to collaborate in tracking highly mobile criminals who have escaped detection for years -- sometimes for decades. — 04/10/09

Users Leery of Mobile Banking on Security Fears
Banks and carriers might be pushing such services, but many U.S. users aren't buying. — 04/09/09

Netbooks Becoming a Linux-Free Zone
In the space of a year, Windows has gone from a minority of the netbook market to owning almost all of it. — 04/08/09

FCC Looks Ahead to Net Neutrality, Privacy
Top agency advisors look ahead to the simmering issues likely to boil over this year at the FCC. — 04/06/09

Microsoft's Netbook OS Lock Not Secure Any More
New reports have the software giant's 'partners' thinking the unthinkable – replacing Windows with Android on low-cost netbooks. — 04/03/09

AT&T Brings Cell Business Model to Netbooks
The carrier offers a subsidized netbook if buyers sign up for one of its wireless service plans. — 04/02/09

Conficker Strikes! Or Does It?
From the blogs: It's April 1st, the day that the worm is supposed to do... something. So what's going to happen? — 04/01/09


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