The Open Systems Interconnection Model (i.e. OSI Model) is a standard reference model for connecting computers on a network. It divides network protocol design and communications into seven different layers. Each layer in the model is designed to provide services to the layer above [...]

One of the most used concepts in information technology, change management is very helpful to organizations that are in search for solutions to problems related to the inefficient functioning of computer systems and infrastructure. The development of this term is usually associated [...]

There are several things you can do to recover and manage LinkSys router passwords. Even if you think you have the password in hand, it pays to know the following information. Reset the System If you can’t find or remember the password, it’s best if you just reset [...]

We have already heard about cable TV and many of us enjoyed its service with the numerous TV channels available for us to enjoy. Now there is a better service than cable TV and one of it is the DirecTV. Like its counterpart, Dish Network, DirecTV also provides services that boost up [...]

Windows Media Video (also known as WMV) is one of the video file formats created and launched by Microsoft. This format is commonly used in High Definition Digital Video Disc as well as in Blu Ray Disc. Other codec that are associated with this format are WMV Image and WMV Screen. [...]

The DNS, which is short for Domain Name Server, is responsible for resolving domain names into specific IP addresses. This simply means that a DNS translates the URLs you type on your address bar into an IP address to actually access the site/information you’re looking for. [...]

When using Microsoft Outlook, the message Error Number: 0x800CCC0E may appear. There are several possible reasons. These are outlined below along with the possible solutions and workarounds. Conflict with SMTP The most common reason is a conflict between Outlook and the SMTP (Simple [...]

Address Resolution Protocol (also known as ARP) is one of the effective ways for searching the address of a host’s hardware. This is commonly applied by computer users who only see the Network Layer and Internet Layer address of the host. Some computer experts refer to ARP as [...]

One of the most visited, inviting and popular social networking sites today, MySpace allows people to keep in touch with their distant friends and relatives. Because of the popularity of this site, many young people and professionals are hooked with the special features and services [...]

A casual computer user may not see the need to understand things like But if you use broadband routers, knowing these facts may be crucial particularly when it comes to troubleshooting. The Role of the IP Address All computers have IP addresses. These are used by [...]