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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.

• Do It Yourself: Roll Your Own Network Cables
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.

• Tips for Securing Your Home Router
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.

• Iomega StorCenter Network Hard Drive
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.

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  1. I'm having trouble with a Linksys router.

  2. I'm having trouble with a UMAX/MaxGate router.

  3. I need help with a Netgear router.

  4. I need help with a ZyXEL router.

  5. I need help with an Asante FriendlyNet or SMC Barricade router.

  6. I'm using a UMAX UGate Plus and all of my computers have lost contact with the Internet.

  7. I'm trying to ping a machine behind a SonicWall router.

  8. I have a hardware router and can't get any of the computers to connect (or keep a connection) to RoadRunner!

  9. I have a UMAX UGate Plus and can't get any of the computers to connect (or keep a connection) to my ISP!

  10. I'm using a hardware router and can browse the web ok, but can't send or receive email, or get news from the Client computers.
    This is a frequent problem for @Home users.

  11. UMAX UGate Plus - IRC IDENT function doesn't work.

  12. I'm having trouble getting ICQ to work.

  13. I'm an @HOME user and using a hardware router. 
    I can't reach the "http://www/" startup page.

  14. I can't get an application to work right from a Client computer (Special Applications)

  15. I'm trying to get a PPTP connection to work.

  16. I'm trying to get a VPN connection to work.

  17. My hub, switch, or router doesn't have an "Uplink" port. How can I expand it?

  18. How can I connect my router to my USB DSL or satellite modem?

  19. How can I share a DSL PPPoA connection?

  20. My router is making a hissing sound!  Is it going to blow up?

  21. My router's web admin pages are responding slowly, giving errors, and acting just plain wonky! Earthweb HardwareCentral earthwebdeveloper CrossNodes Datamation

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