The ‘Windows networking’ Archives
Posted August 2, 2006 by

How to Hide a Windows XP Computer from Network Neighborhood

If you want to share files from an XP computer but you do not want it to show up in the Network Neighborhood, follow the steps provided in the following tutorial.

Posted July 18, 2006 by

XP: Set or configure static network IP address wtih netsh from command line

Setting the IP address from the command line from XP is simple with the netsh command. This is ideal for use in batch files.

Posted July 18, 2006 by

XP: Set or Configure Network Interface to DHCP with netsh from Command Line

My predisposition to command line solutions for problems stems from my vast experience with UNIX. (I will admit that it is fun to intimidate GUI users.) However, there are times that command line solutions are the best fit for a problem. For example, if you find yourself frequently switching between a static IP address and […]

Posted April 22, 2006 by

XP: Enable Programs to Work through Internet Connection Firewall

Are you having trouble getting specific programs or services on your Windows XP machine to reach the internet after you enable your Internet Connection Firewall? Here is how to punch a hole through the XP firewall.

Posted March 4, 2006 by

XP: Prevent Websites with Unauthorized Certificates from Installing Software

Using this tutorial, you can keep websites with invalid certificates from installing software on your computer.

Posted December 4, 2005 by

XP SP2: RealVNC Will Not Connect. Unable to Resolve Host by Name.

Many systems with realVNC installed will not connect after sp2 is installed. Many XP sp2 systems have difficulty connecting even if realVNC is installed after the update. Here is the fix.

Posted June 21, 2005 by

XP Pro / Windows Server 2003: Remotely Enable Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP)

If you want to control a computer on your network through Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP), you can enable it without ever leaving your computer. Read on to discover how this is done.

Posted June 19, 2005 by

Run Network Diagnostics on Windows to Debug Your Connections

Are you having network issues? Microsoft’s Network Diagnostic Tool will help you debug and fix your network issues.

Posted May 19, 2005 by

IE: Disable User Access to Privacy Settings in Internet Explorer

You can prevent users from altering the IE privacy settings on a system.

Posted April 22, 2005 by

Windows: Service Managing Through Command Line

How can I start, stop, or pause Windows Services from the command line? This Tech-Recipes tutorial describes how to perform these functions in all versions of Windows including XP and Windows 7.

Posted January 25, 2005 by

Disable File and Printer Sharing in a Network

The following tutorial contains a registry hack to disable File and Printer Sharing in a network.

Posted January 23, 2005 by

Turn off the Display of Startup, Shutdown, Logon, and Logoff Messages

The following tech-recipe contains a reghack to disable these common status messages.