MySpace is one of the most visited, popular and interesting social networking sites today. This site allows people to stay in touch with their long-time friends. In addition to this, computer users can post their latest photos at this website. Because of the special features of the [...]

All computers have a specific IP address. The 192.168.1.1 is one of them and is set between the 192.168.0.0 and 192.168.255.255 lines. Characteristics This IP address is the one being used by the LinkSys broadband router. It is an IPv4 and is classified as private. It is very [...]

Domain Name System (also known as DNS) is a special naming system that applies for services and resources associated with computers and the Internet. This system is very useful for computer users since it can identify the location and address of computer networks worldwide. DNS was [...]

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 [...]

A casual computer user may not see the need to understand things like 192.168.2.1. 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 [...]

There are various reasons why people would want to change IP Addresses. It may be used to fix a network related issue. Some software may require one to have their IP addresses within a specific range of numbers. Others might want to change it for security purposes. Sometimes changing [...]

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. [...]

You might have called your ISP’s tech support and got help over the phone at one time or another. If you have done this a few times, one time or another they would have open a command prompt and type a series of numbers like 127.0.0.1. After which you’ll find a bunch of [...]

It’s important that you install ActiveX in your computer. These are programming tools that allow you to see and use various Web functions like forms, chatting and videos. Requirements An Internet connection A Web browser Computer running Windows 9x or [...]

SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data) is a term denoting a computer system for managing data. It is a highly complex system but it is used in a variety of industries owing to its efficiency. Basic Functions Its fundamental role is gathering information. It does so by having sensors [...]