Privacy in the modern age is a rare thing. Always remember if you are using a free service, or getting something cheaper, you’re probably the product. This post goes into some of the stuff you can do to protect yourself. I often get questions around is there anything I can do to protect privacy. I… Read More »
Recently I’ve wanted to change a network connection name to one that previously existed, but was prevented from doing it due to the device still being present somewhere in the registery. To do this you need to see the hidden, non-present device in the device manager. 1) Run command prompt with administrator privilege. 2) type “set… Read More »
Quick one today. Wanted to change a servers default gateway in a CMD file. Easiest way to do it is to use NETSH. Its a very powerful tool (All Windows versions after XP) that has many uses from configuring the Windows Firewall to resetting branchcache. In this instance I wanted to do a simple default… Read More »
I’ve been having a few issues with my broadband since the weekend…thought it might be good to share what troubleshooting I did with one of the other forum members at my ISP: http://helpforum.sky.com/t5/Sky-Broadband-Speed/Broadband-slow-speed/td-p/329231 Most of the information in there is not Sky specific. Thanks to Snadge+100 for the help
Today I was messing about with TVersity (trying to get streaming to iPods working), and got to a point where I deinstalled the software. This then caused an issue with the Windows Media Player sharing setup with my Xboxes. Problem is in Vista there is no such thing as a deinstall/reinstall (which probably would have… Read More »
We have a problem at work when people are remotely adminstering Windows servers with Remote Desktop technology (aka Terminal Services). Instead of logging off, they can leave sessions open but just disconnected. So how do we get round this? (Windows Servers have a connection limit of two users, unless its a properly configured Terminal Server).