connection

Mon
22
Sep
Brandon Dimmel's picture

'PasswordFox 1.40', and 'Why Can't I Connect? 1.8.5'

PasswordFox 1.40 PasswordFox can help you recover the passwords and user names stored by the very popular Mozilla Firefox Internet browser. This tool is compatible with every version of Microsoft Windows since Windows 2000. http://www.nirsoft.net/ ... Why Can't I Connect? 1.8.5 If you're having trouble with TCP/IP connection errors, give this unique network diagnostic tool a try. Features include network diagnostic, email connection debugging, database connection debugging, and create TCP/IP server. https://www.whycanticonnect.com/ ... (view more)

Tue
12
Feb
Dennis Faas's picture

'Connection Keeper 12.1', and 'Identity Finder Home Edition 6.3'

Connection Keeper 12.1 Worried that your Internet Service Provider (ISP) might disconnect you because of inactivity? Then download Connection Keeper, which simulates Internet browsing on your PC to make sure that disconnection won't take place. ... http://www.gammadyne.com Identity Finder Home Edition 6.3 Worried about losing your identity to hackers? Then try out Identity Finder Home Edition, which is absolutely free for personal use. This program is compatible with most Mac operating systems as well as Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP Service Pack 1. http://www.identityfinder.com This ... (view more)

Tue
10
May
Dennis Faas's picture

$25 Pocket PC Could Run Windows XP

A British organization has produced what appears to be the cheapest fully-functional computer ever made. The device, made by the Raspberry Pi Foundation, is the size of a USB stick and costs just $25. The computer, which runs the open source Linux ... system, has a particularly creative design. In effect it's a silicon chip attached to three sockets: an HDMI socket to connect to a monitor or TV screen, a USB slot to plug in a keyboard, and a memory card slot for storage. While it's small enough to carry anywhere, it carries out the same functions as a full-fledged desktop PC. $25 Pocket PC ... (view more)

Wed
13
Oct
Dennis Faas's picture

Avoid 'Free Public WiFi' Network At All Costs

Frequent wireless Internet (WiFi) users are being warned this morning to never click on the network "Free Public WiFi". It's not actually free wireless, but a rogue network that can lead to the infiltration of a system by hackers. Waiting for a ... plane several years ago, WiFi security guru Joshua Wright first noticed the "Free Public WiFi" network in an airport. Desperate for a connection, he was drawn to the option, but stopped short to investigate it first. "I went to connect to an available wireless network and I saw this option, Free Public WiFi," Wright says. "As I looked more and more, I ... (view more)

Thu
15
Jul
Dennis Faas's picture

Millions of Routers Susceptible to Hackers: Report

A security researcher says hackers could take control of millions of routers. Craig Heffner, of security firm Seismic, says half of the models he tested were vulnerable to a recently discovered hack. Routers, which allow an Internet connection to be ... shared among multiple computers, are extremely common -- especially for those of us who use high-speed Internet. Even if you own only one computer and don't share your connection with others in your household or office, chances are you're using a router of some kind. In short, the router acts as a gateway to the Internet and directs traffic back ... (view more)

Fri
30
Oct
Dennis Faas's picture

Hidden Win7 App Turns PC into WiFi HotSpot, Sort Of

An unfinished feature has been discovered lurking within Windows 7, which would allow a regular laptop computer to be transformed into a wireless access point. The "secret" WiFi feature is not a foreign or accidental creation, however. Microsoft ... crafted "Virtual WiFi" in an effort to " virtualize " one wireless card as separate adapters for several different devices. Original efforts to forge ahead with "Virtual WiFi" were halted in 2006, when the project was discontinued. However, the work has apparently made a grand re-entrance with Windows 7, now known as Native 802.11 Virtual Wireless ... (view more)

Wed
02
Sep
Dennis Faas's picture

Help! Internet Connection Drops, No Web Access (Intermittent)

Infopackets Reader 'WB2' writes: " Dear Dennis, I have a home network consisting of two computers, using an N-link router. Both computers are connected to the router using a wired connection (not wireless). Problem: the router drops my Internet ... connection from time to time. Shutting off the router and turning it back on after a few seconds appears to solve the problem -- but it's only temporary. Can you help me solve this problem? " My Response: If the problem you are experiencing happens to both PCs at the exact same time, it's a safe bet it's not either of your PCs at fault, but likely the ... (view more)

Thu
21
Feb
Dennis Faas's picture

'Firefox Preloader', and 'Putty Connection Manager'

Firefox Preloader Firefox Preloader is a utility that is designed to load parts of Mozilla Firefox into memory before it is used to improve its start-up time. https://sourceforge.net/projects/ffpreloader/ Putty Connection Manager PuTTY Connection ... Manager is a free PuTTY Client add-on for Windows platforms. The goal is to provide a solution for managing multiple PuTTY instances. This is one of the most critical features missing from PuTTY. http://puttycm.free.fr/ (view more)

Mon
15
Oct
Dennis Faas's picture

Parts of Vista Incorporated Into Windows XP SP3

Since the introduction of Windows Vista, a lot of the emphasis has been on Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) and little has has been mentioned regarding Service Pack 3 (SP3) for Windows XP. It was originally assumed that Windows XP SP3 would simply ... be a rolled up collection of bug fixes and patches but there reportedly seems to be more to it than that. Recently, Microsoft released a beta of Windows XP SP3 to a select group of testers reportedly labeled as build 3205, weighing in at 334.92 MBs. Originally reported by NeoSmart , XP SP3 contains 1,073 hotfixes and patches released since XP SP2 ... (view more)

Fri
27
Jul
Dennis Faas's picture

75-Year-Old Woman Has Fastest Internet Connection in the World!

While she might be considered a late bloomer in technological terms, 75-year-old Sigbritt Lothberg now surfs the Internet at a blistering speed. Lothberg is the owner of a 40 gigabits-per-second, fiber-optic connection on her home computer in her ... native Karlstad City, Sweden. It is believed to be the fastest residential uplink in the world, according to Karlstad City officials. In less than two seconds, Lothberg can download a full-length movie from the comfort of her own home. Her neighbors, like the majority of those who surf the Internet, are likely to be using a connection speed that is ... (view more)

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