Category: Networks

How Do Wireless Networks Work?

Wireless networks work using radio waves instead of wires to transmit data between computers. That’s the simple version. If you’re curious to know what’s going on in more detail, then it’s all explained in this article.

Ones and Zeros.

I’m sure you know that computers transmit data digitally, using binary: ones and zeros. This is a way of communicating that translates very well to radio waves, since the computer can transmit ones and zeros as different kinds of beep. Th…

Wireless networks work using radio waves instead of wires to transmit data between computers. That’s the simple version. If you’re …

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Intranet Implementation: The Advantages Of A Web-Based Solution

The traditional approach to implementing an intranet is to purchase a software package, modify it for your needs, and install it on your system.

The traditional approach to implementing an intranet is to purchase a software package, modify it for your needs, and install it on your system.

Over the past few years, another option has grown in popularity – the implementation of a web-based solution.

As you consider the choice between installed software and a web-based intranet, here are some considerations:

1. The most important requirement of any intranet is that everyone uses it.

To assure broad-based participation, the …

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Router – Denial Of Service Attacks

An explanation of how attacks from other computers, called denial of service attacks, can ultimately shut down an entire network by overloading the routers that relay the information.

Routers are not perfect. For that matter, nothing is. So if somebody wants to give a router more than it can handle there is a way to do this. We’re going to take a look at what are called denial of service attacks.

A router can only handle so much information coming into it at one time. Every machine has its limits and routers are no exceptions. Well, when the nasty trend …

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Finding Your MAC Address On Wired And Wireless Network Cards

An article about how to find wired and wireless network card MAC addresses. It also goes into details about the output of the “ipconfig /all” command and “arp” command

The Answer To The Media Access Control Question
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Over the past few weeks I have received quite a few e-mails about Ethernet cards, both wired and wireless, and more specifically, about Media Access Control (MAC) addresses. I think the main reason I’ve received so many questions about Ethernet cards and MAC addresses is people trying to secure their home wireless networks and their desire to use MAC address filtering. This …

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Recognize And Understand Home Networking Components

If you have not decided already,you will soon want to network your two or more computers in your home. You want to be armed to the teach with knowledge of just what it takes to connect your computers to one another.

You first should decide which network is best your you. If your computers are in the same room,the Wireless network should not be considered.The wired by cable network should work just fine.

Computer that may be close to each other but cannot be seen may and…

If you have not decided already,you will soon want to network your two …

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