Troubleshooting Windows ME Networks
A great networking troubleshooting guilde contributed by Carey Holzman. This article focuses on Windows ME but Win98/SE folks will also find it applies
NetMeeting / h.323 through a broadband router
NetMeeting works only through a few select broadband routers. If you want to use NetMeeting, read about it here
Windows XP network 'software bridge'
Bridge two or more networks together with Windows XP. You might not need to buy that wireless access point or HomePNA bridge! Connect any kind of networks together with just a few clicks.
Home Networking with TCP/IP Tutorial (With XP Info too!)
Is your 'internet sharing' already configured? Read this to find out how to share files between your Windows computers using only TCP/IP. 98/2000/xp covered
Updated Internet Sharing Guide
The guide to sharing and internet connection has been revamped. It now covers fixed wireless and fiber along with cable and dsl
Convert from DHCP to STATIC IP address'
Converting your lan to static IP's is necessary if you want to run servers through your router. Here is a an easy HOWTO.
VPN Router Tutorial - VPN Client to Router
First in a series of VPN Tutorials. Connect SSH Sentinel, a free IPSec Client, to your home network's VPN Broadband Router across the Internet.
Protect your kids on the Internet
First part in a three part article explaining how parents can control and censor the content displayed to their children. Hardware and software solutions will be covered
Find Local Networking Help - Installer Database
A database of Home Network Installers in your local area. If you are having troubles installing your network, why not hire someone else to do it!
Secure your home network with antivirus software
Virus' are becoming network aware and that's dangerous for your home lan. Be sure to protect yourself.
Creating an OpenBSD based firewall and router
Guest editor Elijah from digitalrage.org brings us a great HOWTO about creating an OpenBSD 2.9 based firewall and router for your home network!
Games through a firewall or router
List of ports needed to enable many games to run through a router or firewall
Run Internet servers from behind a firewall
List of ports needed for enabling port forwarding / virtual server functions on your router or firewall
Fix IPC$ Login Errors
Win 98/95/ME to Windows 2000 login problems explained. Fix IPC$ Errors.
A collection of networking and connection sharing network diagrams to help you visualize your new network.
Firewall Testing Resources
List of good reviews and testing facilities for personal firewall security on the Internet.
Speeding up your Cable modem with Connection Teaming
Advanced article explaining how I used MidPoint software to get 1.3Mbps sustained bandwidth from a cable modem.
Home Networking Tutorial
Step by step instructions for setting up a Windows home network.
Connection Sharing : Hub with multiple IP address'
Network diagram of connection sharing with a hub/switch and multiple IP address'
Connection sharing flow charts
Use these flowcharts to help you decide how to share your internet connection.
Microsoft ICS alternatives
Alternatives to Microsoft ICS - software based Internet Connection Sharing for Microsoft Windows
Connection Sharing with your Mac
Using your Macintosh computer to share your internet connection on your Home network
Linux internet connection sharing
Turn an old 486 into a broadband router with a micro-distribution of linux.
Sharing your AOL internet connection?
Many people would like to share their AOL internet connection, but AOL does not allow it (yet?). Here is an alternate plan.
IRQ sharing With your NIC
NIC's do not like to share IRQ's. This article explains how to check if your NIC is sharing and IRQ and how to fix it!
ICS Zone On-line
A new 'ICS Zone' has come on-line as part of our How-To area. This area will keep being added to so keep checking back. Win98SE-WinXP! Loads of screen captures.
Free Firewalls for Download
List of free personal firewalls available on the internet Read the Article
BroadBand Router Installation Guide
This is a fantastic article at the LinkSys site showing how to install their EtherFast Cable/DSL Router.
Choosing a network type for your Home
This easy guide will help you decide if a wired network or wireless network is right for your home or home office. Covers Ethernet, HomePNA, HomeRF and 802.11b.