I recently modified my home network to increase the accessibility of my printers. I have two printers. Now, both of them work with my desktop computers, my wireless laptop, our iPhones and my wife’s iPad. Installation and setup was surprisingly easy, too. One printer is an HP Color Laserjet CP1518ni, which is built to be […]
What does it mean to trust a network? When you connect your computer to a network, at least one dialog box should open warning you if you’ve never connected to that network before. If you’re running Windows 7 or later, you should get two separate queries. The first dialog box to open should be from […]
Sometimes, a Windows computer will simply get confused. Reboots don’t solve the problem. All the pertinent program, networking and firewall configurations are right. But Windows just doesn’t work right — and functions that DID work don’t work now. Such was the case with my wife’s PC recently. She’s running Windows 7 Professional on her computer, […]
I received an emailed question recently from subscriber Mehmed Bangirov. Hi Terry. I am following your website regularly. I have a question and if you can help it will relief me. I have bought a new notebook. It is Toshiba L630 and it came with win7 x64 bit version installed already and one year warranty […]
I answered a question recently that came from mailing list to which I subscribe. The questioner had received a security pop-up from VIPRE Antivirus Premium, the antivirus / antispyware / antiadware / firewall security program that I use and recommend. The popup advised that a computer at a specific IP address was trying to make […]
Are you safe when you use the wireless network at your local coffee shop or airport? Maybe. Maybe not. Are you accidentally sharing your files on your computer? Is your computer "trusting" connection attempts from the other computers at the hostspot? Reader Sam Boggs wrote to ask: Terry: To improve security when using Wi-Fi at […]
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