DSL Noise Margin

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    If you're experiencing problems with your broadband service speeds, DSL noise could be to blame. Your plug and play equipment may need to be tweaked and settings may need to be reconfigured to eliminate this noise and get your service working as it should. To do that, it's first important to understand exactly what this noise is, what causes it, and how you can tweak your settings to boost your performance.

    DHCP Reservation

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    Setting up a network for the first time can be confusing. There are so many settings and just making heads or tails out of everything can take hours. Even worse, your equipment may make it seem like everything is just plug and play, but when you're almost set up, you find that nothing works as it should. One setting that you may have to manually tweak for your server is the DHCP reservation setting.

    DisplayPort to HDMI

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    Today's laptops, desktop computers, displays, and TVs are capable of displaying their pictures in high-definition resolution, providing viewers with a crisp, clear picture - whether you're showing a presentation to your company or using your laptop at home to stream the latest episode of your favorite TV series.

    DTIM Interval

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    Have you noticed that the battery life of your device isn't what it used to be? Sure, over time your battery will discharge faster and will eventually need to be replaced, but before you pull out your wallet to purchase a pricey new battery for your laptop or smartphone, read on to find out how the DTIM interval may affect your battery life, and the benefits (and drawbacks) of changing this setting.

    What You Need to Know About DHCP Snooping

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    If you've ever spent any amount of time on the internet, you know that you have to be cautious. Clicking on that email tempting you with a free gift card, going to a website that seems a little bit shady, or just opening a social media link from a friend may seem innocent, until suddenly, something badhappens. Your social media profile is hacked, you've installed malware on your computer that makes it not function properly, or you're dealing with annoying pop-ups. The point? There are malicious people out there waiting to take advantage of others. You probably know about antivirus

    DHCP Not Enabled

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    Picture this: You want to get online at your office to correspond with clients, work on your presentation, and finish out your daily tasks. Maybe you're at home, and you just want to wind down and stream video or check your social media accounts. You click on your favorite web browser - and suddenly, you're hit with an error message. You check your connections and everything seems good. Maybe you even contact your ISP to see if there's an outage. But these don't seem to be the problem.

    What is DHCP Scope?

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    Setting up a network is more than just plugging in your equipment and logging into your internet service. Setting up a network, particularly one that's being used within the workplace, is a complicated process, and putting in the wrong settings or making a misstep can prevent one or even all of your devices from logging onto the internet. For a busy office space, this can be catastrophic. However, by taking your time to set up the correct settings, you, your coworkers, and clients can easily log in anytime. One of the settings that should always be configured is your DHCP

    Double NAT

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    Are you a gamer and you can't connect to your online game? Are you finding that your computer won't allow you to access secure sites? Double NAT could be the cause of your troubles. Read on to find out more about what double NAT means, potential problems that may occur, and how to overcome these issues.

    DTIM Period

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    When setting up a network, it's easy to just plug and play. After all, in most cases, signing up with an ISP and hooking up a router and modem is all it takes to get online. However, when setting up your network, it's important to note that there are advanced router settings you can access to increase performance. One of these settings that you'll want to be familiar with is the DTIM period. Read on to learn more about DTIM, what a DTIM period means, and why it may need to be adjusted through your router's advanced settings.

    DHCP Range

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    If you've ever had to set up a network, you know just how frustrating it can be. While a simple home network with a laptop or two can be set up in just minutes using plug and play equipment, setting up a bigger network can be more time consuming - and a bigger hassle. One of the most frustrating things you may encounter is connection problems. Maybe it's just your computer that doesn't connect to the internet. Perhaps your coworkers are also having problems, or maybe your customers using your free Wi-Fi are also having connection problems. While these problems