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This is a page for repair-related advice, specifically about computers and other mechanical devices.

Networking

Networking : Wireless

Networking : Wireless : Mac

Definitions

IP address

DNS

DHCP

Router

Modem

Switch

Hub

Gateway

Bridge

Wireless

WEP/WPA

Ethernet

DSL

Coax

Commands

ping

tracert/traceroute

nslookup

ipconfig/ifconfig

How To

How do I?

Find out my ip address?

Get an ip address automatically?

Set a static ip?

Change my DNS settings?

Set my wireless password?

Extend my wireless network?

Reboot my network?