Disclaimer: The steps outlined on this page may completely destroy networking on your computer or otherwise damage it beyond repair. I take no responsibility for any damage done to your computer if … [Read more...] about Reinstall TCP/IP on Windows XP
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If you have a firewall running you may not be able to connect to MSN Messenger or ICQ instant messaging servers. If you are using a personal firewall on your Windows PC (such as Kerio Personal … [Read more...] about Open firewall ports for MSN Messenger and ICQ
The commands used to retrive mail from a POP3 server by an email client are a series of text commands with single line responses from the mail server. The commands and examples used here are defined … [Read more...] about POP3 Commands
To connect to a remote Microsoft Windows Virtual Private Network (VPN) when you are behind a firewall you need to first open up some ports on the firewall. If you are using a personal firewall on your … [Read more...] about Ports used for Windows Virtual Private Networks
When you connect to an OpenSSH sshd server, it is configured by default to do a hostname lookup on your IP address. If there are any issues with the DNS configuration on the host machine, or with the … [Read more...] about Prevent hostname lookups with openssh sshd