Knowledge Base - Networking Issues


How to Set a Wireless Network as Public or Private in Windows 10

Telling Windows which network is public or private has a relevant purpose. If you notify Windows that a certain network is public, it will turn off file sharing since public networks are less secure. It’s a basic yet effective way to protect its users from losing any personal data or information from possible unauthorized …



How to Hide Your Wi-Fi Network’s Name or SSID

One of the most effective ways in securing your wireless network is by hiding your Wi-Fi network’s name or SSID. Short for Service Set Identifier, this is one of the most important components in a wireless network that should be unique so that you can easily identify your network from the rest. Hacking random …



How to View Your Saved Wi-Fi Password on Your Windows 10 PC

By default, Windows hides the actual password that you type in when you attempt to connect to a secured wireless network. You may notice that it uses either dots or asterisks instead of the actual characters to keep prying eyes from discovering the password or passphrase, thus keeping your network safer. And once you …



What to Do If Your Mac is Experiencing Problems Connecting to Your Printer

There is enough awareness that Macs are infamous when it comes to connection problems with printers. And it always seem to be an unlucky coincidence that it happens whenever you need to print an important document. The good news is, there are some troubleshooting steps that you can do first before claiming surrender and …



How to Troubleshoot Some Common iOS VPN Connection Problems

It is necessary that every smartphone user should have a VPN service. VPN, known as Virtual Private Network, is encrypted web traffic through groups of computers and the Internet. It provides an extra layer of security and privacy to the web browsing you do every day.
Issues When Switching Networks
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How to Continue Downloading an Interrupted File in Google Chrome

We all know that it’s not smooth sailing all the time when it comes to our Internet connections. Sometimes, unfortunate things happen to our connection when we need them the most. One of the most frustrating Internet-related situations is when we’re downloading an important file or document from your browser. There are times wherein …



How to Access Your Gmail Account While Offline

In order for you to be able to read your emails, whether it’s Gmail, Yahoo, etc., you need an Internet connection. The great news with Gmail is that you can still access your mail even without it. Gmail Offline is a Google Chrome extension that allows users to access their account, even without Internet …



How to Edit Hosts File in Windows 10

The Hosts file is a part of your computer’s operating system that maps hostnames to IP addresses. It is a plain text file, but it doesn’t have any extension. It is available on every operating system like Windows, Mac, Linux, etc. The Hosts file converts the host name to IP and vice versa. So …



How to Map a Network Drive on a Windows 10 PC

A shortcut can be easily created to another drive or folder shared on your network thru mapping. Whenever you map a network drive, it will show up as a new drive under This PC in File Explorer in order for you to quickly access the shared files you need, just like you would to …



How to Transfer Video Files From PC to iOS Device Wirelessly

iPhone’s built-in Videos app is almost unavailing, along with other stock iOS apps like Watch and Stocks. Most people download movies from the Internet, and they usually come in MP4 or MKV format. You simply just can’t transfer these files to your iPhone or iPad and expect them to play as is.
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