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While we’ve discussed speeding up SQL connections by disabling LLMNR, there’s another way to speed up your network. If you are not using the HomeGroup feature, a quick way to speed up your network is to disable the services for … Continue reading
Here’s a visual aid to tracert currently free at Softperfect. You can use this to see where internet delays are happening with a website. This tool comes in portable and with an installer. https://www.softperfect.com/products/worldroute/
Annually our class studies wireless technology and its implementation into homes and industry. Surveys are conducted to analyze security used, transmit power and geographic location of wireless technology. According to Wigle.net, Security has improved over past years. Home users … Continue reading
First thing – disable network adapters you don’t use If you use Ethernet, disable everything but flow control Disable LLMNR Adjust NTLM Perform test with Totusoft’s network speed test Next, avoid latency of your network card by adjusting the network … Continue reading
UPDATE-2016 driver now available! (Driver number will be different than what is in this article! (Direct Link to New 12/2016 Driver) If you have the Realteck PCIe GBE Family Controller adapter and are experiencing performance issues on your network, download … Continue reading
Need technical information about your Wi-Fi? dot11Expert provides detailed information about your wireless card, APs, wi-fi signals in your area and provides a detailed graph of signal strength and quality. More information can be found at KC Softwares.
Several years ago we did a review on Seagate GoFlex Home Server (NAS). Recently I went to update the firmware which can be found in the web interface of the device. Once I clicked ‘update’, the device found an update … Continue reading
If websites are not appearing correctly, connections time out or if you cannot find a computer on a network, you may need to flush the DNS cache. Here’s how to do it- Microsoft Windows – Go to a command prompt … Continue reading
BullGuard has a scanner that quickly scans your public IP address and ‘sees’ if your network has open ports that could pose a threat to you or even the internet. Here’s the link to see if you have something that … Continue reading
Recently my niece dropped her laptop and the hard drive stopped working. Normally an easy fix, I looked for the access panel for the hard drive so that I could replace it. What? No access panel? Oh, easy fix, lets … Continue reading
Want to speed up your internet’s resolution of websites? One way is to flash your router with Tomato (Tomato is Linux core firmware for many routers that provides advanced features.) or other open source firmware. Below is an example of … Continue reading
Want to monitor your Hyper-V machine’s resources? TMurgent Technologies has an app that does just that. HyperV_Mon monitors physical, logical, virtual performance and more.
This post is for educational purposes and any use of these tools against a network without explicit permission could be illegal. Metasploit is designed to identify weaknesses in networks and hardware/software on a network. Do NOT use metasploit for … Continue reading
Finally found a small problem with Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and 10. After upgrading, we have discovered that Windows was responding slow to our SQL Server 2008. What we discovered is below. Slow response times in Windows to a SQL … Continue reading
Need an excellent program to estimate your wireless bridges from building to building? AlphiMAX provides an excellent online program to estimate your wireless links. Sign up is easy and fast. The PTP Estimator requires that you have the Latitude and … Continue reading
Going to take a certification that involves binary? Here’s a quick tutorial~ Let’s say you are given an IP address of 192.168.1.135 in an answer. What is this number in binary? Here’s what you do. Take a simple key to … Continue reading
Why? The Golden Question All over the internet you will find information on ‘How to Subnet’. Suddenly you are thrown into a world of bits and binary and given charts of ‘How to Subnet’. But why do you subnet? Subnets … Continue reading
Have you connected and reconnected to a wireless or wired network and noticed the network adapter is now named wrong? There’s an easy fix. Open the Network and Sharing Center Click on the Active Network icon (see below). Type in … Continue reading