Antivirus or Anti Virus Protection

Antivirus Software Antivirus software are programs which can detect, prevent and clean up computer viruses which may attempt to infect your computer system. It will scan downloaded files as well as your entire computer system in order to detect the presence of an infection. Before getting into anymore information about antivirus programs let's first learn some basic information about computer viruses in general. A computer virus is much like the human version in that it's purpose is to … [Read more...]

DOS/Windows IP Commands

Below, you'll find a list of the most common IP commands for Windows and DOS. These include ipconfig, trace route, netstat, arp, route, hostname, control netconnections, and other popular DOS and Windows IP commands.Display Connection Configuration: ipconfig /allDisplay DNS Cache Info: ipconfig /displaydnsClear DNS Cache: ipconfig /flushdnsRelease All IP Address Connections: ipconfig /releaseRenew All IP Address Connections: ipconfig /renew Re-Register the DNS connections: ipconfig … [Read more...]

Hide My IP Address

Why Hide My IP Address?Anonymity when using the internet is a thing which can be taken for granted in today's world. When a person surfs the web their computer is given a public IP address. This address can be used to determine much information about a computer which is linked to the internet. Information such as country of origin, state, region and city can be determined from an IP not to mention it can be used to track things such as what sites you may have visited while surfing the web. As a … [Read more...]

How to Change Your IP Address

How Do I Change My IP Address? There are MANY methods to change your IP address. Some methods will work for you but may not work for someone else and vice versa. We're going to cover how to change your IP address in Windows 2000, XP, 2003, and Vista using command prompt. What If I Have a Static IP Address? If your IP is static, then you CAN’T change it without contacting your ISP. Although not impossible, it is very rare that an ISP would assign you a static IP without some sort of increased l … [Read more...]

How To Determine If Your Computer Is Being Assigned The External IP Address

For Windows 2000, XP, and 2003 1. Click Start 2. Click Run 3. Type in cmd and hit ok 4. Type ipconfig and hit enter For Vista 1. Click Start 2. Click All Programs expand the Accessories menu 3. In the Accessories menu, Right Click Command Prompt and choose Run as administrator 4. Type ipconfig hit enter Results If you see an IP that resembles 192.168.n.n then this is an internal IP address assigned by a router. So your router is getting your external IP address. If the IP … [Read more...]

How To Trace an Email Address

people search by Spokeo Learn How to Trace an Email Address Trace an email address in the most popular programs like Microsoft Outlook, Hotmail, Yahoo, Gmail, AOL, by finding the header. What Is an Email Header Each email you receive comes with headers. The headers contain information about the routing of the message and the originating Internet Protocol address of the message. Not all electronic messeges you receive will allow you to track them back to the originating point and … [Read more...]

IP Address Management

What Is IP Address Management or IPAM? By breaking down and assigning your internal IP block into segments allows faster troubleshooting when monitoring the network and seeing an erratic IP. Because you’ve segmented the IPs out, you’ll know exactly which segment it’s coming from and can narrow down finding it faster. Why Manage IPs? Easily track when network monitor software shows errors. If you’re logged on locally to a User’s computer and you’re mapping batch file didn’t run and you … [Read more...]

Linux IP Commands

Display Current Config for all NIC's: ifconfig Display Current Config for eth0: ifconfig eth0 Assign IP: ifconfig eth0 192.168.1.2 Ping: ping -c 3 192.168.1.1 Assign multiple IP's: ifconfig eth0:0 192.168.1.2 Assign second IP: ifconfig eth0:1 192.168.1.3 Disable network card: ifconfig eth0 down Enable network card: ifconfig eth0 up View current routing table: route "or" route -n View arp cache: arp "or" arp -n Assign IP/Subnet: ifconfig eth0 192.168.1.2 netmask … [Read more...]

Malware vs. Spyware

Antispyware software are programs which will block, discover or remove spyware from your computer system. Spyware are programs that fall under the catagory of malware. Malware is a term that can be used to describe a wide range of software that is written for malicious purpsoses and which can cause various types of problems to your computer system. Malware can range from spyware and adware to viruses and worms. Spyware can come in a number of forms but it is most commonly software which has been … [Read more...]

Port Forwarding

Some people may not know what port forwarding is but it can be very useful knowledge to have these days. If you have a router at home this will likely come in handy at some point in time. A router works by routing the internet/network connection to all of your computers and devices. Everything is simple as all the requests are made internally and the router sends the information to the computer that requests it and, if all is well, everyone is happy. Later, you decide to set up a security … [Read more...]