Enabling and Disabling Proxy Settings via Shortcut

Enabling and Disabling Proxy Settings via Shortcut

Aside from configuring proxy settings which can be done in a number of ways, there is a common need to allow users, especially those with mobile laptops, to temporarily disable …

How to Enable TCP/IP Forwarding in Windows XP

How to Enable TCP/IP Forwarding in Windows XP

Normally, when you want to configure a Windows System for Routing/IP Forwarding, you would configure the Routing and Remote Access Service on a Windows Server Edition. However, this service is …

Creating a Shortcut for Your Network Connections

Creating a Shortcut for Your Network Connections

You may have noticed if you are using either Windows 7 or Server 2008, that it takes a few extra steps to get to the properties of your Network Adapter(s). There is …

Windows 8 Consumer Preview Download

Windows 8 Consumer Preview Download

Windows 8 Consumer Preview ISO files can be directly downloaded from the Microsoft website. If you are on a PC running Windows and want to install the consumer preview on …

Configuring Oracle VirtualBox for Windows 8

Configuring Oracle VirtualBox for Windows 8

So, I used Oracle’s VirtualBox because I had some difficulty running this guest OS on Microsoft’s Virtual PC as well as VMWare’s Workstation. At first, I did have some trouble …

How to Install Microsoft DOS 6.22

How to Install Microsoft DOS 6.22

MS-DOS, short for Microsoft Disk Operating System, is a non-graphical command line operating system created for PC-compatible computers. MS-DOS was first introduced by Microsoft in 1981. MS-DOS 6.22 was released …

Disabling Automatic IP Addressing (APIPA)

Disabling Automatic IP Addressing (APIPA)

Automatic Private IP Addressing (APIPA), is a feature of Windows (except Windows NT) operating systems. With APIPA, DHCP clients can automatically self-configure their IP configuration with an IP address and …

Windows TCP/IP Configuration Overview

Windows TCP/IP Configuration Overview

TCP/IP is a network protocol. It defines the language (rules) that your computer uses to communicate with other computers on the network. While most network devices on the local area …

SMTP Commands: How to Send Email Using Telnet

SMTP Commands: How to Send Email Using Telnet

If you have ever needed to run a test to verify if your SMTP server can relay email, a simple way of doing so without having to load another SMTP server or …

How to Configure Proxy Settings in Internet Explorer

How to Configure Proxy Settings in Internet Explorer

What is a Proxy? A proxy server acts as an accelerator and a security barrier between your internal network and the Internet. As users access the Internet via the proxy …

Windows 2000/XP Automatic Logon

Windows 2000/XP Automatic Logon

There are some instances where you have a computer, such as a kiosk, where you do not want the user to be prompted to login when the computer is restarted. …

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