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How to Configure Microsoft Xbox 360 on Your Home Network

Connecting your Microsoft Xbox 360 gaming console to a wireless home network and broadband Internet connection is relatively painless. Most Microsoft Xbox 360 consoles require you to buy and install Microsoft’s [more…]

Turning On/Off File and Printer Sharing in a Windows 7 Home Network

On your Windows 7 home network, you may need to disable (or enable) file and printer sharing (for example, if you are troubleshooting a network problem or trying to prevent a virus from spreading on your [more…]

Changing Media Streaming Options on a Windows 7 Home Network

You can easily share and stream media, such as music, pictures, TV programs, and videos across your home network with Windows 7. If you want to control what can be streamed across your Windows 7 network [more…]

How to Hide the Action Center Notification Icon in Windows 7

You can choose to hide the Windows 7 Action Center Notification icon (white flag) in the notification area on the right side of the Windows 7 taskbar if you no longer want it displayed. The following steps [more…]

Connecting Your PlayStation, Wii, or Xbox 360 to a Windows 7 Home Network

Connecting your PlayStation, Wii, or Xbox 360 console to your Windows 7 home network and a broadband Internet connection can help you take your gaming prowess to the next level. Gaming consoles can also [more…]

Looking at PC Gaming Requirements for Your Home Network

PC gaming for home networks is considered to be on the cutting edge among gaming enthusiasts. Some important PC gaming requirements consist of hardware components such as the video card, processor and [more…]

Changing Customer Experience Improvement Program Settings in Windows 7

You can change the default Customer Experience Improvement Program Settings in Windows 7. The Windows 7 Customer Experience Improvement Program collects information such as computer hardware configuration [more…]

Where to Put Your Smart Home's Networking Hardware

When you're making a smart home network, it's best to create a dedicated room for your networking equipment — a central wiring closet just like those in modern offices and other commercial buildings. The [more…]

The Cost of Networking Your Home

A networked home is a happy home. But how much will it cost to make your home a smart home? Surprisingly little, or surprisingly a lot. It depends on whether you take baby steps or go whole hog. [more…]


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