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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.



3COM
has a nice little collection of free syslog, TFTP, and FTP tools on this page of their support site.

The latest and best tool of the bunch is the 3CDaemon (ftp://ftp.3com.com/pub/utilbin/win32/3cdv2r10.zip).  This little gem is a Syslog Server, TFTP Server and Client, and a simple FTP server, written by Dan Gill, a 3COM employee, on his own time.  Even comes with nice documentation.

Let us know if you have other free or inexpensive File Transfer tools that you think deserve a mention!

 



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