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4 posts tagged with networking by mathowie.
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How does a new homeowner connect a cable modem with in-wall ethernet in a standalone house?

Home Networking: how do you go about connecting a cable modem to a house with in-wall ethernet in every room? [more inside]
posted by mathowie on Aug 29, 2005 - 24 answers

Fast file transfer between a mac and PC on a network?

I've got a mac and a PC sharing the same desk, both on a 802.11g network, but file transfer between the two is atrociously slow, like only a couple hundred kb/sec. Is there any way to transfer lots of data quickly between the two (like several Mb/sec)? A crossover ethernet cable between the two? USB? Firewire?
posted by mathowie on Mar 31, 2005 - 12 answers

What's wrong with my router?

Last week, I updated my linksys WRT54G's firmware and soon the hardware was dead (I think it was a coincidence). I was stranded without a connection and picked up a brand new WRT54GS which worked ok, but keeps dropping wireless clients and the point will disappear every so often, even though it is only 15 feet away. How can I fix this? (a bit more inside) [more inside]
posted by mathowie on Jan 10, 2005 - 19 answers

Help me choose a 5.8Ghz cordless phone

I just discovered that my vtech 2.4Ghz cordless phone is messing up my wireless g network, knocking my powerbook offline whenever I take a call. I'd like to move to a 5.8Ghz setup if it will prevent this, but there are a zillion options. Which would you pick and did it play nice with your network? [details inside] [more inside]
posted by mathowie on Sep 7, 2004 - 12 answers

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