A lot of users experience problems after they upgrade to Windows 10. Very ugly situation when your PC says “Update me! Update me to Windows 10” you agree and as a result you get unusable computer. Who needs a laptop with not working Wi-Fi? In this article we will explain what to do if Wi-Fi is not working on your laptop. Continue reading
I often explain users how to log into router settings over Skype or WhatsApp. I even have written a universal guide on how to enter the configuration page, but I forgot to explain how to do it on TP-Link routers and Access Points. Therefore, I decided to publish an article on how to enter the TP-Link router settings. Good and popular devices. I’ve been using this company’s router for many years.
It’s very easy to get into the TP-Link control panel. Precisely not much more difficult than on other devices. This article is suitable for such models of TP-Link routers as TL-WR841N, TL-WR741N, TL-WR940N, Archer 3200, Archer C7, C9, Archer 3200, etc. Because their settings pages are pretty similar to each other, for what I actually love TP-Link devices. Continue reading
Everybody knows that the simplest way to reboot your router is to power it off and on using the Power button at the back of the unit or just by unplugging its power supply unit from the AC outlet. But you may need to reboot your LinkSys router remotely if you cannot access it physically at the moment. For example if the router is acting up or you need to apply new settings right now. Continue reading
Skype stopped working. The classic app won’t connect to the network and sign in to the user account (February 2018)
Skype has been glitching for at least a week by now. When you launch the classic app (UWP) it shows you a blue icon and displays Connecting… in the status bar but won’t connect and shows your contacts as offline. Here is 4 solutions to fix Skype sign-in and connectivity issues that you can face in February 2018.
How the Skype Connectivity Issue Looks Like
I think that many of those who use the classic Skype application now are confronted with the fact that it stopped working and does not connect to the Internet. The program starts, but below it says “Connecting…” and instead of green icon a blue one with animated arrows is displayed. If you click Help > Check for updates, it offers to download a new version, even supposedly it downloads it, but after clicking “Install Now”, the installation does not start. And the problem is not solved accordingly. In this article, read how to get Skype to connect to the server and work so that you can call, exchange messages, send and receive files. Continue reading
TP-Link released the new firmware for Archer C7 v2 router. New firmware contains new bug and vulnerability fixes as well as new features and enhancements. As the official TP-Link website goes they have fixed the WPA2 Security (KRACKs) Vulnerability and the bug in resolving some specific domains when the router works as DNS server. Besides that they added the following enhancements: SMBv2 support in the USB sharing and improved router’s performance on the 2.4G wireless network. Here we provide our step-by-step guide on how to upgrade your TP-Link Archer C7 to the latest firmware version. Continue reading
Many of you use Remote Desktop feature to access your home or work computers running Windows 10. All you usually need to do to implement this is set up a port forwarding rule on your router. You can receive incoming connections on any port and direct them to RDP port of the Windows workstation on the LAN. But what to do if your PC is connected directly to the Internet without a router? How to configure the remote access and stay secured? The answer is – change remote desktop port in Windows settings.
By default, Remote Desktop uses port 3389, which is a commonly known fact. Consequently, hackers can scan the default RDP port and if they receive a login/password prompt they can start brute force attack and ultimately gain access to your PC via RDP. Here is how to change Remote Desktop Port on Windows 10 to some non-standard value to improve security and evade from brute force attacks aimed at default service port. Continue reading