Over the end-of-the-year holidays, I have been busy remodeling some rooms in my house. We recently had new flooring installed, and so all the rooms had been cleared for that job. We decided to take advantage of that and do some more remodelling. We have been wanting to get rid of the “popcorn” ceilings for a . . . → Read More: Review: "Wagner Power Tex" Texture Sprayer
[This is part of the Buffalo Linkstation Pro Duo NAS Configuration article.]
The Shared Folders Configuration page has two sub-menus:
Shared Folders Setup, and,
1) Shared Folders Setup
In this page, you will see a list of existing shared folders and a brief description of each. You can also “add” or “delete” shared folders using the buttons at the . . . → Read More: Buffalo Linkstation Pro Duo NAS – Configuration: Shared Folders
I was using Turbo Tax Home and Business 2007 and wanted to send the final PDF to a tax consultant for some review. I wanted to create an encrypted PDF from Turbo Tax; I couldn’t find a way to do this. Then I figured that an alternative would be to “ZIP” the unencrypted PDF, and add . . . → Read More: Turbo Tax: Can't Create Encrypted PDF
Do you have a webserver or some other application that is running on your home network that you want to access from outside? This is fairly easy to enable on a typical home router.
On a Linksys router, look under “Applications and Gaming.” Let’s say you have an application called PhotoShare running on a PC or a . . . → Read More: Linksys Router: Enabling Application Ports
Pictures Are Worth Thousands Of Megabytes
With the ever dropping prices of digital cameras — you can get several 8-10 megapixel compact cameras for $100-200 today — everyone is shutter-happy these days. Anyone who has had a digital camera for a year or more will most likely have several gigabytes worth of pictures. How do you . . . → Read More: Ways To Share Your Pictures, Videos, etc. – Pros and Cons
In this article, we look at some of the administration and configuration features of the Buffalo LinkStation Pro Duo NAS.
In your web-browser, enter the IP address of your Buffalo Linkstation, e.g 10.1.5.5. You should see a login page. Enter your administrator login name and the password.
This is the first page that you see when . . . → Read More: Article: Buffalo LinkStation Pro Duo NAS – Administration
I have been using the Norton Ghost 9.0 for a couple of years now. When I started using it, I used to connect an external USB harddisk to my PCs and backup frequently. In some cases, I tried backing up data from one PC to a shared drive on another PC (see Strategies For Backing Up . . . → Read More: Backing Up Data With Norton Ghost On A NAS Disk
[Continued from Managing Data On Your Home Computers.]
In this article, we look at some possible strategies to backup data on your home computers.
1. Same PC, same harddisk, backup data from one partition to another.
This gives you protection against some kinds of harddisk problems where the data on one partition goes bad, while others are intact. However, . . . → Read More: Strategies For Backing Up Your Computer Data
[This is the concluding post in the article Neighborhood Crimebusters’ Web Based Community. Previous post: Schedule Events.]
Using a web-based application to enhance communication and collaboration between members of a neighborhood crime watch group is something that many such groups have done with great success. The web-group gives members the feeling of a “group home” where all . . . → Read More: Neighborhood Crimebusters – Thoughts And Experiences
[This post is part of the article: Neighborhood Crimebusters’ Web Based Community. Previous post: Conduct Polls]
The Calendar is probably the least used of the group features, but it is quite handy. If you have a forthcoming neighborhood group meeting, or may be a meeting with the representatives of your city NCW administration, you can send . . . → Read More: Neighborhood Crimebusters – Schedule Events