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Adding FTP server / WebDAV folder as a network place

1 September 2007 by Snakefoot | 3 Comments » | Trackback Off
Use Windows Explorer to browse a remote internet server by adding it as a network place.

Mapping FTP server as a network drive letter

1 September 2007 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Utilities for mounting a FTP folder as a mapped netwok drive.

Description of Automatic TCP/IP Addressing

26 November 2005 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Details of how the Automatic Private IP Addressing (APIPA) takes over if no DHCP server is found.

Description of host name resolution order

10 October 2004 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Description of the different ways Windows can convert a logical network name to a physical address.

Configure host name resolution order in Windows 9x

10 October 2004 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Configure the priority of how it should lookup the physical network address of a computer.

Diagnose performance issues with network hardware

24 September 2003 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Description of different causes and solutions to network problems.

Configure a secure network login to a domain

8 September 2003 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Forcing the user to provide credentials before being allowed to use Windows 9x.

Microsoft L2TP/IPSec VPN Client

10 July 2003 by Snakefoot | 1 Comment » | Trackback Off
VPN client to create a secure network connection to any server supporting L2TP/IPsec connections.

Troubleshooting a dial up connection in Windows 9x

5 July 2003 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Collection of Microsoft articles to help in troubleshooting dialup modem failures.

Configure automatic login in Windows 9x

25 May 2003 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Enabling automatic login so one doesn't have to type username and password at every boot.

Prevent loading of System Policies when logging on to network

21 February 2003 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
System Policies are useful when wanting to enforce a certain configuration or restriction on all computer and users in the domain.

Configure several IP Addresses for a single network adapter

13 October 2002 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
How to configure a network adapter to be part of multiple subnets.

Load balancing over several Network Adapters in Windows 9x

12 October 2002 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Configure how the TCP/IP should respond when multiple network adapters are installed.

Configure TCPIP settings for better performance

19 June 2002 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Increase the speed of the network connection by changing the TCP/IP settings.

Creating a Local Area Network (LAN)

28 May 2002 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Setting up a computer network, and steps for troubleshooting errors in the computer network.

Finding the optimal TCPIP receive window size

10 May 2002 by Snakefoot | 9 Comments » | Trackback Off
Using PING to test the network connection and calculating the best TCP/IP receive window.

Using router metric to specify primary gateway

23 January 2002 by Snakefoot | 2 Comments » | Trackback Off
Description of how router metric works, and how to use it to prioritise gateways and perform simple load balancing.

Setting up Internet Connection Sharing in Windows 98 SE / Me

1 August 2001 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
How to configure Internet Connection Sharing to configure a gateway to the Internet for other computers.

Use HOSTS file to ban ads and speedup DNS lookups

4 April 2001 by Snakefoot | 2 Comments » | Trackback Off
How the HOSTS file can be used to customize the host name resolution.

Optimizing the dialup handshake in Windows 9x

1 January 2001 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Make the dialup connection time faster by limiting the dialup protocols to only TCPIP.

Optimize Dialup Modem and Serial port FIFO buffer in Windows 9x

1 January 2001 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Configure the hardware settings for the dialup modem and serial port for optimal speed.

Increase the limit of concurrent TCPIP connections in Windows 9x

1 January 2001 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Configuring the TCPIP stack to increase the amount of concurrent connections in Windows 95 / 98 / Me.

Configure TCPIP max transfer unit size in Windows 9x

1 January 2001 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Description of the registry keys used for configuring the TCP/IP max transfer unit (MTU) size in Windows 95 / 98 / Me.

Configure TCPIP stack settings in Windows 9x

1 January 2001 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Description of the registry keys used for configuring the TCP/IP stack in Windows 95 / 98 / Me.

Lock down the network connection

1 January 2001 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
There are several security issues one should take care of when having a network connection.

Finding the optimal TCPIP max transfer unit size

1 January 2001 by Snakefoot | 2 Comments » | Trackback Off
Using PING to test the network connection and finding the best TCP/IP max transfer unit (MTU).

Faster boot times by using static IP instead of DHCP

1 January 2001 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Description of how to configure a computer network without a DHCP server.