Most offices are secured by firewalls which require complicated proxy settings to use the internet. This creates a problem for users who find it troublesome to undo the proxy settings of their laptops which they take home (after a days work at office). JimIP Switcher is a solution to this problem. It auto detect network settings for creating a network profile, which can be used to separately manage multiple connection Continue Reading →
Proxy Switcher indeed proves that small can be useful in a big way. It can be used as an alternative to JimIP Switcher for toggling between your browser’s proxy settings. It allows applying and undoing proxy settings over all the browsers from the system tray via a simple click. In other words, you can undo your laptop’s proxy settings, (configured for your office network), within a single click. Proxy Switcher Continue Reading →
Home Network Settings is an Android Wi-Fi app for managing your Wi-Fi network settings. It is ideal for people who like unlocking or disconnecting their Wi-Fi according to the availability of their Home network. It has features similar to the Connection Checker app, as you can easily configure your Wi-Fi or Bluetooth to enable or disable according to the availability of your preferred (Home) network connection. This can help you Continue Reading →
Nirsoft website has showcased a number of useful applications for recovering password, fixing PC and network issues, etc. All of these software are provided free of cost and have been developed by a developer named Nir Sofer. Nirsoft suite, known as NirLauncher is a lightweight application suite which contains several useful software for resolving a number of system issues. The entire suite is only 10MB in size and all software Continue Reading →
In this post I will tell you how to configure your own wireless internet connection and to enable password protection and encryption to secure your Wi-Fi network against hackers and unauthorized users.
Wi-Fi Network Backup Manager makes it easy to save and load Wi-Fi network profile settings without having to remember complicated network configurations. It allows saving an XML file of your wireless connection , which can be loaded in any other or the same computer (when required) to instantly load your Wi-Fi connection settings. Using Wi-Fi Network Backup Manager you can save and load a number of wireless connection settings (e.g. Continue Reading →
Some websites are blocked outside a specific country or region due to copyright issues and political issues. Ricco VPN is a free software which allots you with a foreign IP and encrypts your connection for maximum security to help you bypass restrictions and to access location restricted websites.
Angry IP Scanner is an open source and cross platform application, which allows scanning for active IPs on a network. You can scan for a specific range of IPs to determine which IP addresses may be available for being assigned to other systems. You can also select a hostname to obtain more in-depth information about it, which can help in creating network inventories.
It can be quite annoying to switch between power plans to keep the computer awake during important downloading tasks, while keeping power settings for battery conservation. Coffee is a free software which prevents your system from going to sleep when important downloads are running. This allows keeping power conserving options and getting rid of the annoyance of the system going into sleep mode due to inactivity while important tasks are Continue Reading →
Microsoft often releases helpful software for Windows users to make numerous operating system tasks easier for them. Windows Server Solutions Find My Server Wizard is a free software from Microsoft which is designed to locate Windows Home Server 2011, Windows Small Business Server 2011 and Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 on a network. Find My Server Wizard easily connects client operating system with Windows servers by redirecting the user to Continue Reading →