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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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23 February 1999
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Fixed broken Wingate links so they now point to the proper on-line help files.
- Added more info on Wingate 3.0, especially the Home version.


18 February 1999
- VicomSoft is offering a 5 user $99 trade-in for NAT1000 users.
- Phoneline and Wireless networking product info added.
-I'm now accepting advertising on timhiggins.com.  Contact me for further info.


15 January 1999
Nevod's NAT1000 is no longer available for sale.  Go here for more info.
Also added a link to Randy Day's xDSL pages.


14 January 1999
Added info on matching hub and NIC speeds and links to Darren Mackay's The NAT page.
Also updated the Cable Modem links page, removing stale links and adding others.


13 January 1999
Added info on how to keep your Macs networked after connecting to a cable modem (without Internet connection sharing).  Check it out!


30 December 1998
Wingate has released Version 3.0!
  This means big changes and no more "free lunch".  Go here for more info!

29 December 1998
- Clarified TCP/IP setup info.
- Clarified Mac TCP/IP info.
- Added Troubleshooting info for 3COM NICs.
- Added dynamic IP info on DIY webhosting page.
- Added info on @guard firewall software.


22 December 1998
Updated information on using NT as a sharing solution.


15 December 1998
Major rework of the site, including new page layout and navigation aids.

Also added section on sharing a dial-up connection and networking your computers.



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