In my earlier posts i have already written about How to Hide Folders without using any software. With simple registry changes you can show/hide drives in “My computer” and Network Sharing. This way you can prevent other users from accessing your hard drive that contain private and important data.
By default Windows XP allows maximum 10 simultaneous half-open (incomplete) outbound TCP connection attempts per second. This limitation was enforced to prevent rapid spreading of malicious internet-worms incase user machine gets infected.
In my earlier article i wrote about streaming TV over then LAN. The same way you can start your LAN RADIO using winamp and other two small softwares that will help you stream audio at desired bit-rate. Now, you can share you favorite music with your friends on your LAN.
Many are still confused between these two Windows XP power saving modes. These power saving schemes can be useful, off course to save power and to keep your pc healthy. Which power saving mode should i use? To understand this, you should understand the difference between the two.
Besides Sharing files and chatting with users, one can play LAN games like Counter strike, listen and broadcast music on LAN, Broadcast Streaming TV or videos over LAN. In this post i will guide you through simple steps to setup your Live TV server so all users can connect and view the channels you wish to broadcast.
One of the quick and easy way to increase hard disk performance is by defragmenting the Disk drives. Of course you can use the Windows Disk Defragmenter, but i recommend Power Defragmenter a small free utility by sysinternals . The latest 3.0 version comes with TriplePass(TM) mode replacing obsolete PowerMode(TM) and can Defragment removable disks. Further you can also use Page Degrag another free utility again by sysinternals to defrag you paging and registry files. But thats not all, here is a ...
Media Access Control(MAC) is a machine address that uniquely identifies each machine on the network. It uniquely defines the Network adapter/Ethernet card or what most people call the LAN card on a Local Area Network. MAC addresses are 12-digit hexadecimal numbers(48 bits in length), something like this 00:1C:EA:C2:63:25 It is quite unlikely that you will ever need to change your MAC/Physical address of your computer, but it’s always better to know.
This is one of the problem most windows XP users face. Many a times programs like Office, Winamp, Firefox, windows media player,etc stop responding and a “End Now” screen pops up. Clicking the end now button doesn’t help sometimes or take longer time to shut that application. The alternative way to terminate is to End the Process from the Windows Task Manager. Also, during windows shutdown applications like Firefox and Winamp take longer time to close, delaying the shutdown ...