Create a temporary drive map with PushD

Create a temporary drive map with PushD.   PushD allows a temporary drive map that can be used in a script to copy, delete or modify files or folders.   When using PushD, the drive mapping will start at Z drive.  You must have permission to use the folder of course.

PUSHD

The example above uses the itmanager folder that is shared in a computer named server.

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Use PopD to disconnect

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PCWorld’s GlassWire review

Although this product is in beta, it’s first appearance appears to be very promising.  Read PCWorld’s review of Glasswire, an application that can keep an eye on your computer network to see what traffic your devices are receiving and sending.  Read more at PCWorld.

Screenshots from a local VM network

Glass Five GlassWire Four GlassWire Three GlassWire Two

Enable NetBIOS over TCP/IP

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:

  1. Click Start, and then click Network. (click Start, type ncpa.cpl into the search box for Windows 7 or Vista, hit ENTER).
  2. Click on the Network and Sharing Center
  3. Click Manage Network Connections.
  4. Right click on the Local Area Connection select Properties.
  5. Select Internet Protocol version 4 (TCP/IPv4)
  6. Click the Advanced button under the General tab.
  7. Click the WINS tab.
  8. Click Enable NetBIOS Over TCP/IP.
  9. Click OK and Exit the settings.

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!

See our review of Windows 8 and see how you can run 90% of your programs, virtualize other operating systems, use your network and more.

Now Tweak your wireless!!

Scan your network with SoftPerfect’s Network Scanner

What Wireless Connector do I have?

Many people wonder what connection they have when extending a wireless antenna.  We have used Fab-Corp for years and they have a good site on explaining and showing the different connectors if you want to add an antenna.  Link