The ‘Windows networking’ Archives
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 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 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 November 15, 2004 by

Connect to XP’s Remote Desktop Connection with Windows 95, 98, ME, NT, or 2000

Most people believe that you can use XP’s Remote Desktop Connection with other XP systems only. This is not true. The remote desktop client is available for all versions of Windows. This way you can drive your XP box from any version!

Posted August 30, 2004 by

XP/2k/2003: Install/Set Up Windows TFTP Server

Microsoft stopped shipping a TFTP server with their operating systems as of Windows NT 3.51, supposedly because it was not secure. (At least, they were giving security a passing glance back then.) There are many reasons why a TFTP server is important (for example, uploading an image to a Cisco device or resetting a PIX […]

Posted August 16, 2004 by

How to Enable Remote Desktop Web Connections in Windows XP Professional

This tech-recipe explains how to install and enable the Remote Desktop Web Connection add-in. With a remote desktop web connection, you can access your PC from any PC that has Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher. This is useful for those of us with pocket PCs or PDAs or for those who want to access their […]

Posted August 12, 2004 by

Home Network Troubleshooting Tips

This tech-recipe contains useful methods for troubleshooting network problems with both wireless and LAN/routers (wired).

Posted June 23, 2004 by

NT/2000/XP: Add a Temporary Route to the Windows Routing Table

A route describes the gateway IP address and network interface to use when sending packets to a network. The routing table on a host holds a list of destination networks and the routes to those networks. This tutorial describes adding entries to this routing table that will not persist following a reboot. These temporary routes […]

Posted June 15, 2004 by

NT/2000/XP: Display or View the Windows Routing Table

During troubleshooting and system configuration, looking at a host’s routing table is sometimes helpful. This tutorial describes viewing the routing table from the command prompt in Windows.

Posted March 25, 2004 by

XP and 2000 Users that Employ Static IPs in One Location and DHCP in Another

Laptop users, particularly in the workplace, often find they need to use their devices with a static IP in one location and DHCP in another. This tutorial contains bat files that allow one to switch from a static IP to DHCP or vice versa with as little inconvenience as possible. The user simply double clicks […]