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My Recipe For Comcast Wireless Success

» by June 26, 2015 at 10:38 pm » Comments (4)

Hello everyone, I have been getting many comments/questions about Comcast wireless connectivity (see two previous posts here and here). Here is my "quick and dirty" recipe for Comcast wireless sucess: 1) Disable ...more »

Not Getting 50 Mbps Download Speed From Comcast? Here’s How! (Part 2)

» by October 14, 2014 at 1:21 pm » Comments (6)

Hello everyone, I have received many comments from my first Comcast post back in March of 2012 (June 2015 post here). Many people in my area, and around the country are ...more »

How I Diagnose And Repair Poor Wireless Reception

» by May 19, 2013 at 1:33 pm » Comments (0)

Hello everyone, I've been getting a lot of questions lately about poor wireless reception, so I've decided to share my thoughts: Poor wireless reception can be caused by a multitude of things. ...more »

How To Fix: Another Computer On Your Network Is Using Your IP Address

» by January 26, 2013 at 12:37 pm » Comments (4)

Hello everyone, Our tech team at school recently received the following question: QUESTION: I keep getting a message that says "Another computer on your network is using your IP Address." When I received this ...more »

Not Getting 50 Mbps Download Speed From Comcast? Here’s How!

» by March 6, 2012 at 8:47 pm » Comments (57)

Hello everyone, Note: Part 2 (October 2014) of this post can be found here. Part 3 (June 2015) can be found here. I have run into this situation twice in the past ...more »

It’s More Than Just A Router!

» by February 26, 2012 at 12:21 pm » Comments (2)

Hello everyone, I love routers! Do you really know all that your router can do? A modern router has multiple "cool" functions that many people don't realize? Many of my elderly ...more »

Don’t Forget To Check This If Your Wireless Printer Won’t Print

» by November 27, 2011 at 3:20 pm » Comments (0)

Hello everyone, Wireless printer won't connect? My computer repair partner came across this situation the other day, and this is what he found: A client said that she could not print to ...more »

Are Your Data Packets Being “Sniffed”?

» by August 20, 2011 at 7:50 am » Comments (0)

Hello everyone, Many of my elderly clients do not secure their wireless network. As I drive around my area of service, on any given day and on any given street, I ...more »

How I Diagnose Wi-Fi Problems

» by April 30, 2011 at 12:13 pm » Comments (0)

  Hello everyone, One of the most common complaints that I hear from my clients is that of a poor Wi-Fi Internet connection. There are many possible factors that could be causing ...more »

Is Your Computer Trying To Connect To The Wrong Wireless Network?

» by February 22, 2011 at 12:05 pm » Comments (5)

Hello everyone, Every time you connect to a wireless network (your home, the local wi-fi cafe, your neighbor), Windows adds that location to a list of wireless networks. The list is ...more »