Netsh Winsock Reset

This article will show you how to run the ‘netsh winsock reset’ command on your Windows computer. This command is a simple troubleshooting step that can fix many common problems with your internet connection, including browsing or gaming issues. In particular, if you see Error Code 10107, there’s a good chance that the below steps … Read more

MBps vs Mbps

t’s common to see acronyms used when referring to technology, particularly when discussing the internet. As broadband speeds increase and ISPs promote their services as the best and the fastest, you’ve probably seen the term MBps at least once. Maybe you’ve also seen Mbps. Despite the fact that just one capital letter differentiates the two, … Read more

Laser vs Inkjet Printers | What is the Difference?

If you don’t know the difference between an inkjet and a laser printer, have no fear! Buying a printer for your home network doesn’t have to be such a pain in the you-know-what. I’ll explain what your options are and how they will affect your wallet in the short-term and the long-term. Laser Printers Laser … Read more

How to Setup a Home Network

Home networks allow devices such as smartphones, game consoles, computers, and printers to communicate within your home. This simplifies tasks like printing, sharing files, and accessing the internet from anywhere. How you choose to setup these devices can affect the efficiency and security of your home network. The initial setup and best security practices will … Read more

How to Find Your Network Security Key

The network security key is the password or pass phrase that you use to authenticate with your home network. In order to establish a secure connection with your wireless router, you have to provide the key to prove that you are authorized to do so. The key is established on a setting in the wireless … Read more

How Many Bits are in a MAC Address

The internet is really a brilliant and innovative thing when you think about it. The fact that we can share data with others, access online content from anywhere in the world, and do all of it wirelessly shows us just how amazing technology can be. As one would expect, the internet and the hardware used … Read more

Five Ways to Boost the Performance of Your Wi-Fi Network

It is possible to have extremely fast Wi-Fi network and there are a few ways we can do to achieve that. Many Wi-Fi solutions offer lightning-fast connections, but if your router is not set up properly, even opening Google can feel unbearably sluggish. Despite its relative maturity, Wi-Fi is still a temperamental technology. Your browsing … Read more

What You Need to Know About DHCP Snooping

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, … Read more

What is DHCP Lease Time & What Should I Set it To?

If you’ve ever set up a router at your home or business, one of the settings you may have noticed is DHCP lease time. Unless you’re an experience IT professional, it’s highly likely that you may have bypassed this setting completely, especially if you aren’t sure what it does or what value you should assign … Read more

Change Network Security Key

It is a good idea to change your network security key every once in a while. You should treat it just like a password. Just so we’re on the same page: your network security key is the key/password/passphrase used to add new devices to your network. It is, for all intents and purposes, a “password” … Read more