Want to test your LAN’s Throughput? Use
QCheck. Load QCheck on both computers.
Put the IP Address of the local computer on the left side and the destination on the right side. QCheck should be loaded on the opposite computer, reversing your IP addresses.
With the ability to measure TCP or UDP, QCheck can measure throughput and even Novell’s IPX/SPX along with several other features.
If you have several computers on your network and would like to see the computers on your network, Enable NetBIOS over TCP/IP to speed this process up. NetBIOS allows computers to be seen by name on your network. Enabling NetBIOS allows your computer to find other computers in your network (Network or Network Places).
To enable NetBIOS over TCP/IP on Windows 7:
Start, and then click Network. (click Start, type ncpa.cpl into the search box for Windows 7 or Vista, hit ENTER). Click on the
Network and Sharing Center Click Manage Network Connections.
Right click on the Local Area Connection select
Internet Protocol version 4 (TCP/IPv4) Click the
Advanced button under the General tab. Click the
WINS tab. Click
Enable NetBIOS Over TCP/IP. Click OK and Exit the settings.
Connect to older SAMBA servers and older network devices (
Article on NTLM)
Cannot access computer by NetBios name after replacing NIC card – See how to clear cache here using
Disable LLMNR from the command line (Database connections and moving large files across a network)
Improve Your Internet Speed – Read the Article
Are you IPv6 Ready?
Setting up WINS
AMD vs Intel
Quad Core Shootout
Want to optimize your computer? See our checklist!
our review of Windows 8 and see how you can run 90% of your programs, virtualize other operating systems, use your network and more.
Tweak your wireless!!
Scan your network with
SoftPerfect’s Network Scanner
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Windows 7′s System Restore adds a new index reader that lets you see exactly what will be changed based on specific restore points.
In the search box, type
system restore, and press Enter.
Select a restore point and click
Scan for affected programs. A list of the files that will be deleted, added, or changed by the action will be displayed.
Review these changes.
Dawn M. Babian, GSAE
We wrote and article on Google and recently found another utility to find your fastest DNS Servers.
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