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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. Sygate was working fine, but all of a sudden I can't browse the web or send and receive email.

  2. I'm having problems getting ICS to work!

  3. I don't know how to set the TCP/IP properties on my Client computers when I'm using Sygate.

  4. I'm using a NAT based program (ICS, Sygate, etc.) 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).

  5. I'm using Sygate 3 and getting "Out of Memory" errors!

  6. I'm having trouble getting FTP to work or receiving files in ICQ.

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

  8. I'm having trouble connecting to my ISP that is using PPPoE.
    (This is a typical problem for Sympatico customers)

  9. I'm an @HOME user  and can't reach the "http://www/" startup page, or can't access mail or news, or am having general web browsing problems. 

  10. I'm using ICS and Dialpad won't work.

  11. I'm using ICS and keep getting disconnected from my ISP. 

  12. I'm using ICS and would like to disconnect the ICS server from the Internet from a Client machine.

  13. I'm a PacBell DSL subscriber using ICS and can't connect. Earthweb HardwareCentral earthwebdeveloper CrossNodes Datamation

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