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Sep
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comment Difference between pings in same house?
First - wired or wireless? Second - does your ping times to your gateway differ or are they the same? (Pinging usually to 192.168.1.1 or whatever your gateway is.)
Sep
4
comment Dell Inspiron 15 R n series
Yes, but if you specify what the actual device is, someone may be able to point to the manufacturer's website or other location. Without the info, no one can search.
Sep
4
comment Dell Inspiron 15 R n series
You should add the exact network device your system has. Dell has a habit of having several cards that may go into a model. Go to the support site, search by your service tag number and get the info from the original configuration page.
Aug
30
answered Any way to read the dead external storage?
Aug
25
answered How to fill the space gap when replacing a notebook hard drive for a slimmer one?
Aug
21
comment Networking Home Office
By big brand, I mean Belkin, Belden, others that you normally would purchase through a large professional electrical supply house versus something you'd pickup at some sort of big box store (Walmart/Home supply..) Regarding the electrical standards - most LAN is covered under low voltage regulations which are more relaxed. Check your local regs - always. Regarding the conduit, most of the professional installs go through the wall, down and then turn again to go underground, come back up and go through the wall. You don't have exposure.
Aug
21
comment PSU Noise when turned off
Sure, could be the coil, but bad caps seem to be common. Both are sources of squealing noise. Either way, if you can locate it to the PSU, replace it. Most PSU's are not user serviceable.
Aug
21
answered Networking Home Office
Aug
14
comment Security Login in Windows 7
Are you trying to do 2 factor security or just trying not to remember a password or thinking a password isn't secure enough?
Aug
12
answered Cant copy an encrypted files after formatting a laptop
Aug
5
answered Laptop Keys / Touchpad do not work
Jul
22
answered Bitlocker and wireless security
Jul
19
answered How to fix router Wi-Fi random down-time?
Jul
19
answered Whole house VPN
Jul
18
answered PSU Noise when turned off
Jul
11
answered Internet keeps dropping. 5 different routers have failed, changed modem, etc.
Jun
24
answered How to deal with worn-out USB port?
Apr
24
answered Dont know how to turn on Wireless
Apr
8
comment Is the windows xp administrator account enabled by default
Ophcrack would also be useful for seeing what the password is. Almost no one has a 15 char or longer password.