Network and Internet

Network and Internet configuration and settings.

How To Manage Internet Explorer 8 Add-ons

In this article I will discuss about Internet Explorer 8 Add-ons. I will show you the following: how to find add-ons, how to install and remove them, how to enable or disable them. I will also show you how to find more information about installed add-ons and how to configure the InPrivate filters and rules used by your Internet Explorer.

Internet Explorer 8 - What's In For The Normal User?

Internet Explorer 8 was released a few days ago, on 19 March after almost 3 years of development and it introduces a series of useful features to the browsers world. It will be delivered as an update for Windows Vista, via Windows Update and it will also be the default browser for the upcoming Windows 7 operating system.

In this article I will talk about the features and improvements introduced by Internet Explorer 8 and I will also show you how to use them.

Firefox 3: short review on Windows Vista

If you have visited our site in the last few days, I'm sure you noticed the new Firefox 3 Download Day 2008 logo. On the 17th of June 2008, Mozilla has officially launched the 3rd version of their famous Firefox browser. To celebrate this launch, Mozilla has planned to set the Guinness World Record for Most Software Downloaded in 24 Hours. In order to help them achieve this goal, I would like to share with you some of the reasons for which you should download and install this great piece of software right-away.

Shared partitions are not accessible from other computers?

When sharing the entire content of a partition with other computers on your network, you might see that it is listed as shared but in fact it cannot be accessed. Other users trying to access your partition might receive the following error message: '\\ComputerName\Partition is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource. Contact the administrator of this server to find out if you have access permissions. Access is denied.'

In this tutorial we will show you how to solve this problem.

How to install a network printer

In my previous tutorial, I have shown you how to install a local printer in Windows. As promised, now I will show you how to install a network printer. As you can see, the procedure is very similar. The main difference consists in the fact that a network printer is not directly attached to your PC and you will need to know details such as: the name of the PC on which it is installed, the printer name and/or the IP address.

How to share a printer with other computers from your network

In this short tutorial I will show you how to share your local printer with other computers from your network. As you will see, the procedure that needs to be followed is very simple and easy to understand.

How to share files and folders

In this article I will show you how to share files and folders with other users that are connected to your computer or your network. Before following these steps, make sure you have turned on network discovery and file sharing. If file sharing is not turned on, you will not be able to share your files.

Windows Network Diagnostic - diagnose network problems the easy way

One of the novelties in Windows Vista is the inclusion of the Windows Network Diagnostic tool. This tool can help you identify and resolve with ease most of your network problems. You don't have to be a specialist in computer networks to find out what is wrong with your network or internet connection. You just run the tool and it will report to you the problems that were discovered.

In this tutorial we will show how to use Windows Network Diagnostics to successfully identify connectivity problems.

Internet Explorer 7

One of the challenges Microsoft had to face when working on Windows Vista, was to upgrade the old Internet Explorer and bring it up to part with the competition. Firefox and Opera have proved to be worthy adversaries and Microsoft had to come up with something new. And they did. Compared to its predecessor, Internet Explorer 7 is a huge upgrade. Microsoft changed not only the interface but also included features such as: tabbed browsing, integrated searching, phishing filters, protected mode, add-ons and newsfeed support.

Our mission is to help people get accustomed with Windows Vista. This is why, in this article, we will try to talk about the biggest change in Internet Explorer 7 - it's interface - and explain all the new elements.

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