I received an email recently from a subscriber who was having problems with his wireless networking from his computer, but his wife’s computer was working fine. Unfortunately, that’s all too often the type of problem that happens with wireless networking. When it works, it works nicely. When it doesn’t work, figuring out what’s going wrong […]
It’s happened again — an Associated Press report NY case underscores Wi-Fi privacy dangers reports on another case where an unsecured wireless router was used to download illegal images – and resulted in the innocent router owner’s home being broken into by police, the homeowner arrested, and his family’s iphones, ipads and computer being confiscated. […]
Email security is critical when you use wireless networking. When you use wireless networking at home, if you haven’t set your wireless router and wireless adapters to use the best encryption they will support (currently WPA2 for most personal wireless devices), you don’t have a secure system. You are broadcasting your data unencrypted or with […]
First, be sure to connect to the router using an Ethernet cable for your configuration work – otherwise, with the first change, you’ll get locked out. If you are using wireless to login to the router, if you get locked out, you’ll have to wait for the router to time out and close that login. […]
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