Posts Tagged ‘networking’

Share Files between Mac OS X & Windows 7 computers


For those of you having a home network with both Mac OS X and Windows 7 computers, these guides will be truly useful.

Access Windows 7 Shared Folders from OS X via a Home Network

How to Share OS X Folders with Windows 7

Share Files between Ubuntu & Windows 7 computers


If you’ve got a home network which has computers with both Ubuntu and Windows 7 installed, then you will be truly interested in these two guides. They show everything you need to configure in order to easily share files and folders between these two operating systems.

How to Access Windows 7 Shared Folders from Ubuntu

How to Access Ubuntu Shared Folders from Windows 7

Windows Firewall with Advanced Security – How To Guides


If you are a Windows Firewall user, then you should definitely check these guides. They describe in detail how to get the security level you desire by using Windows Firewall with Advanced Security in Windows 7. You will learn everything you need: how to manage existing inbound and outbound rules, create new ones, do monitoring, working with connection security rules, restoring your settings to default values.

Gain Additional Control by Using Windows Firewall with Advanced Security

Manage Rules in Windows Firewall with Advanced Security

Restore Windows Firewall Defaults

How to Add Exceptions to the Windows Firewall


If you are running Microsoft Security Essentials together with the Windows 7 Firewall instead of a commercial security solution, you might be interested in this tutorial. It shows how to add exceptions to the default set of rules used by the Windows Firewall.

How to Manage Windows Firewall Communication Rules

Home Networks – How do they look like & the problems they cause


A while ago, we published a link towards a survey for those which Needed Help with their Home Network.  After a few weeks of gathering answers, 7 Tutorials (the site which ran this survey) has published the results. If you want to know how a home network looks like and what kind of problems people generally have, then you should read the overview of results. Recommended to geeks with tech blogs which need inspiration on what to write next.

How Does a Home Network Look Like? & Common Problems for Home Networks (summary split in two articles)

Need Help with Your Home Network?


The team from 7 Tutorials is running a 30 seconds survey to find out more about people’s home networks and their problems. Based on the results of this survey, they will publish future articles which will help you fix your network problems. Good deal, isn’t it? And it takes only 30 seconds.

Tell Us About Your Home Network (30 seconds survey)

Cannot Connect to Wireless Network Due to Certificate Error?

certificate error

Ever run into the following error when trying to connect to a wireless network?

Windows was unable to find a certificate to log you on to the network

If so, there’s a really simple way to fix your problem! Check out the article below for details.

Windows was unable to find a certificate to log you on to the network

EasyVPN is an Interesting VPN Client (Similar to Hamachi)


Want a great way to hook up your PCs in various locations all to the same network? You can use the free EasyVPN to accomplish just that.

EasyVPN [via Download Squad]

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