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What Is A Computer Network and Dual Network Cards. 2010-08-04 Show #78

Thu, 05 Aug 2010 01:32:33 +0000

Here is a list of some of the best free programs to use on a daily basis. Subject: Top 10 Free Computer Programs Everyone Should Have # Show Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc/ or for a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting/ and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. ~~ 00:54 My Comments ~~ Home Network Help Question Form - http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/question.php ~~ 00:54 My Comments ~~ Home Network Help Question Form - http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/question.php ~~ Instant Profit Packs - http://www.instantprofitpacks.com/ ~~ 03:35 Main Content: What Is A Computer Network and Dual Network Cards.


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Top 10 Free Computer Programs Everyone Should Have. 2010-06-14 Show #77

Tue, 15 Jun 2010 04:07:33 +0000

Here is a list of some of the best free programs to use on a daily basis. Subject: Top 10 Free Computer Programs Everyone Should Have # Show Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc/ or for a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting/ and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. ~~ 00:54 My Comments ~~ Home Network Help Question Form - http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/question.php ~~ Make Easy Cash Guide: http://www.makeeasycashguide.com/ ~~ 06:05 10 Free Programs


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OpenOffice How To, Configuration, and Installation. 2008-05-05 Show #76

Mon, 05 May 2008 02:14:54 +0000

OpenOffice is one of the best free Microsoft Office replacement programs. Listen to this podcast to understand all about OpenOffice. Subject: OpenOffice How To, Configuration, and Installation # Show Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. ~~ 01:08 My Comments ~~ 01:40 Background ~~ 05:15 Components ~~ 16:13 Download and Install ~~ 18:18 Misc


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PGP Encryption Configuration and How To. 2008-03-03 Show #75

Sun, 02 Mar 2008 03:47:23 +0000

Encryption is one of the most critical needs in today's world. It is important that you do what you can to protect your computer data. Listen to this podcast to learn all about one of the best encryption software out there - PGP. Subject: PGP Encryption Configuration and How To # Show Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. ~~ 01:23 PGP Background ~~ 08:15 Encryption Safety Concerns ~~ 31:21 Encryption Software


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OpenDNS Free Domain Name System Configuration. 2008-01-14 Show #74

Mon, 14 Jan 2008 21:18:49 +0000

OpenDNS is one of the best free DNS (Domain Name System) solutions out there. The help provide great protection to your computer and browsing. Subject: OpenDNS Free Domain Name System Configuration. # Show Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. Subject: Windows Performance Monitor # 01:08 Content: ~~ Background ~~ OpenDNS Features ~~ How to Configure and Set Up OpenDNS


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Windows Group Policy Editor GPEDIT. 2007-10-01 Show #73

Sun, 30 Sep 2007 23:00:08 +0000

Learning how to use the Windows Group Policy Editor GPEDIT so that you can set local and active directory policies for security, system management, etc on your home computers. Subject: Windows Group Policy Editor GPEDIT # Show Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 01:08 My Comments: ~~ Citrix GoToMeeting and GoToMyPC. ~~ Vista questions. # 04:25 Content: Windows Group Policy Editor GPEDIT ~~ Group Policy Definition ~~ Configuring Group Policy Settings ~~ Using Local Policy to Turn Off Windows Features ~~ Policy Changes In Action ~~ Policy Highlights ~~ Links


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Windows Performance Monitor. 2007-07-30 Show #72

Fri, 27 Jul 2007 22:39:39 +0000

Learning how to use the Windows Performance Monitor so that you can correctly monitor Windows performance. Subject: Windows Performance Monitor # Show Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 01:08 My Comments: ~~ Show Sound Comments # 01:50 Content: Windows Performance Monitor ~~ Basics ~~ How To Start ~~ What Is Tracked ~~ Getting the Most from System Monitor ~~ Strange Results ~~ Vista - Resource Overview ~~ Performance Monitor Wizard


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Windows Event Viewer. 2007-05-21 Show #71

Tue, 22 May 2007 04:42:23 +0000

Learning how to use the Windows Event Viewer so that you can correctly troubleshoot current and future Windows problems is a must. Subject: Windows Event Viewer # Show Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 0:53 My Comments: ~~ Ubuntu experience # 2:00 Content: Windows Event Viewer ~~ Basics ~~ How It Works ~~ How to View Event Logs ~~ How to Interpret an Event


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BartPE Advanced Configuration. 2007-03-19 Show #70

Mon, 19 Mar 2007 02:37:35 +0000

BartPE is a wonderful solution for a Windows RAM based environment off of a CD. It allows you to fix computer issues, run programs, access networks, etc from a Window static CD install. This is show number 2 of 2 on BartPE. Subject: BartPE Advanced Configuration # Show Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 01:08 My Comments: ~~ Daylight Savings ~~ Coupon Codes # 04:40 Content: BartPE Advanced Configuration ~~ Listen to previous Podcast on: BartPE Setup, Configuration, and Use ~~ How to make a BartPE CD ~~ How to add network cards to your BartPE ~~ How to edit the BartPE Menu systems ~~ How to create BartPE plugins ~~ Links


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BartPE Setup, Configuration, and Use. 2007-02-12 Show #69

Mon, 12 Feb 2007 05:15:56 +0000

BartPE is a wonderful solution for a Windows RAM based environment off of a CD. It allows you to fix computer issues, run programs, access networks, etc from a Window static CD install. This is show number 1 of 2 on BartPE. Subject: BartPE Setup, Configuration, and Use # Show Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 01:07 My Comments: ~~ BartPE with SafeBoot support # 03:14 Content: BartPE Setup, Configuration, and Use ~~ What is BartPE ~~ Before BartPE ~~ Windows PE ~~ BartPE considerations ~~ Licensing issues ~~ How to make a BartPE CD ~~ How to make a BartPE USB Thumb Drive ~~ Links


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BitTorrent Installation, Configuration, and Use. 2007-01-22 Show #68

Mon, 22 Jan 2007 03:18:11 +0000

BitTorrent is one of the best things out there for sharing files between peers. Today we give a simple overview of how BitTorrent is used so that you can get going on it. Subject: BitTorrent Installation, Configuration, and Use. # Show Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 01:08 My Comments: ~~ 1/18/2007 - 2 years of podcasting # 02:10 Content: BitTorrent Installation, Configuration, and Use. ~~ What is BitTorrent ~~ How is BitTorrent better than other forms of file transfer ~~ The components to BitTorrent ~~ What ports does BitTorrent use? ~~ Other common BitTorrent words ~~ BitTorrent clients


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Simple VMWare Virtualization Install and First OS In 5 Minutes. 2006-12-11 Show #67

Mon, 11 Dec 2006 03:23:39 +0000

VMWare Player is the perfect tool to create a safe computing environment using virtualization technology. Learn how I use VMWare technology to protect myself and build an Operating System in 5 minutes. Subject: Simple VMWare Virtualization Install and First OS In 5 Minutes. # Show Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 01:07 My Comments: ~~ New Job and SafeBoot continues. # 02:35 Content: Simple VMWare Virtualization Install and First OS In 5 Minutes. ~~ The Basics ~~ The VMWare Solution ~~ QEMU ~~ The Operating System ~~ Getting Started ~~ Creating the VMDK File (the hard way) ~~ Creating the VMDK File (the easy way) ~~ The VMX File ~~ Booting VMWare Player the First Time ~~ A Different OS ~~ Uses of VMWare Player


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Is It Time For A New Computer? 2006-12-04 Show #66

Mon, 04 Dec 2006 05:57:27 +0000

Is it time for a new computer or not? Do not get stuck in an upgrade mentality when a new computer might be the best thing for you. Listen to this show to help you make a right decision! Subject: Is It Time For A New Computer? # Show Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 01:08 My Comments # 01:58 Content: Is It Time For A New Computer? ~~ Pre-built or Home-brewed ~~ To upgrade or not to upgrade ~~ Should you avoid the standard upgrade ~~ The right time to upgrade to a new computer ~~ Determine what you need in a computer ~~ List current setup ~~ Look for the right place to buy


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Identity Theft and Fraud Protection. 2006-11-13 Show #65

Mon, 13 Nov 2006 06:37:57 +0000

Protecting yourself from Identity Theft or Fraud should be one of the top things you focus on in life especially in the digital age of today. We cover the basics of Identity Theft and how to protect yourself. Subject: Identity Theft and Fraud Protection # Show Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 01:10 My Comments: ~~ SafeBoot rollout continues. # 04:33 Content: Identity Theft and Fraud Protection ~~ Definition ~~ Background ~~ How is it done ~~ How to protect yourself ~~ What if I am a victim ~~ Order a Free Credit Report ~~ Fully protect your computer ~~ Links


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VMWare Server and Virtual Appliances Setup. 2006-10-02 Show #64

Tue, 03 Oct 2006 05:28:52 +0000

VMWare Server is the perfect solution for testing and playing around with your computers. Develop basic OS images that you can redo in a flip of a switch without having to destroy your main Computer. Learn about VMWare and its virual appliances. Subject: VMWare Server and Virtual Appliances Setup. # Show Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 01:08 My Comments: ~~ Chicago Trip and new project. ~~ Interview Series with John, part #4 on VMWare Server and Virtual Appliances. # 04:33 Content: Subject: VMWare Server and Virtual Appliances Setup. ~~ VMWare Server ~~ VMWare Virtual Appliances ~~ VMWare Player ~~ VMWare Forum ~~ ZenOSS


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Debian Linux Setup. 2006-09-18 Show #63

Tue, 19 Sep 2006 00:11:31 +0000

Probably the most stable linux version out there is Debian linux. While pretty advanced it is not too hard to use and suggested for the average user. Definitely listen to this podcast if you want the basics of Debian and how to get started. Subject: Debian Linux Setup. # Show Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 01:08 My Comments: ~~ Sorry about delays. ~~ Feedback from other shows. ~~ New show ideas please. ~~ Interview Series with John, part #3 on Debian Linux. # 06:48 Content: Subject: Debian Linux Setup. ~~ Debian Linux ~~ Debian Forums 1 ~~ Debian Forums 2 ~~ Debian Install Manual ~~ Debian Help Site ~~ GlobeCom Jukebox


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ClarkConnect Home Network Server Setup. 2006-08-21 Show #62

Tue, 22 Aug 2006 05:23:08 +0000

Every personal network is different and can be very advanced. Listen to our interview series talking about the home setup of a co-worker. This week we cover ClarkConnect Home Server. Subject: ClarkConnect Home Network Server Setup. # Show Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 01:08 My Comments: ~~ Interview Series with John, part #2 on ClarkConnect # 02:48 Content: ClarkConnect Home Network Server Setup. ~~ ClarkConnect Server and Gateway ~~ ClarkConnect Forums ~~ ClarkConnect Newbie Guide ~~ Bacula Network Backup ~~ SpamAssasin


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Advanced Computer and Network Setup and Design. 2006-08-14 Show #61

Wed, 16 Aug 2006 02:57:56 +0000

Every personal network is different and can be very advanced. Listen to our interview series talking about the home setup of a co-worker. Subject: Advanced Computer and Network Setup and Design. # Show Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 01:09 My Comments: ~~ Thank you for emails and support. ~~ Interview Series will cover home network redesign, clarkconnect, debian linux install, vmware server, vmware appliances. # 07:20 Content: Advanced Computer and Network Setup and Design. ~~ Interview Part #1 ~~ History ~~ Needs ~~ Design ~~ MX Records ~~ Round Robin DNS ~~ Other Links


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Skinning, Themes, Suites for Windows XP. 2006-07-31 Show #60

Tue, 01 Aug 2006 04:14:28 +0000

Ever wanted to change the look of your Windows XP? Microsoft provides some simple adjustments to the desktop, themes, and colors but nothing like a true user interface suite upgrade. Learn the basics of how to adjust the login prompt, boot screen, and whole Windows XP look to something cool... Subject: Skinning, Themes, Suites for Windows XP. # Show Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 01:07 My Comments: ~~ Project woes and long break. ~~ In the process of doing research I came across this site and just had to tell you about it: http://osx.portraitofakite.com/ ~~ This podcast and topic is not supported by me in anyway. Use at your own risk. I suggest you look on my site for the review of Acronis True Image and purchase a copy so that you can back up your PC before continuing. ~~ Additional Network Distribution provided by Melodeo Mobilecast and DownloadRadio.Org. # 05:40 Content: Skinning, Themes, Suites for Windows XP ~~ What are Skins, Themes, and Suites? ~~ History of Windows Customization. ~~ How to Adjust Your Windows. ~~ How to Create Your Own Themes. ~~ Additional Information.


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Free simple file and print sharing steps for network. 2006-05-15 Show #59

Tue, 16 May 2006 03:54:34 +0000

Free simple file sharing steps are what everyone needs to set up file sharing for their computers. This is one of the easiest things to set up for your computer but you must follow the correct steps or you will have problems. Listen to this podcast for all the steps needed to get your file sharing working perfectly. Subject: Free simple file and print sharing steps for network. # Show Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.gotomeeting.com/homenetwork or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.gotomypc.com/homenetwork and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 01:09 My Comments: ~~ Project continues (25% done - 6,000 users) and now into Monday. # 03:22 Content: ~~ File Sharing Basics ~~ Naming Computers ~~ Install File and Print Sharing ~~ Disable Simple Sharing ~~ Disable Firewalls and Other Software ~~ Create User Accounts ~~ Sharing the Folder ~~ How to Check Which Folders are Shared ~~ Mapping a Network Drive ~~ How to Remove File Sharing ~~ Sharing Printers with Others on Your Network ~~ Troubleshooting File and Print Sharing


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Perpendicular hard drive explanation. 2006-05-01 Show #58

Tue, 02 May 2006 04:44:28 +0000

Hard drives are filling up faster than the current technology can give space. Luckily there is a new technology on the horizon that will provide 10 times the disk storage on the same media... welcome to perpendicular hard drive storage! Visit http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/ Subject: Perpendicular hard drive explanation. # Show Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 01:08 My Comments: ~~ Subscribe to the podcast. # 02:03 Content: Perpendicular hard drive explanation. ~~ Patterned media ~~ Holographic recording technology


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Roku Soundbridge network music player review. 2006-04-24 Show #57

Tue, 25 Apr 2006 05:18:25 +0000

There is an easy way to hook up your stereo to the Internet and stream Internet radio stations or from iTunes and other music servers. The solution is called a Roku Soundbridge and in just a few short minutes you can be up and running! On this podcast we show you how simple it is to have quality Internet audio... Subject: Roku Soundbridge network music player review. # Show Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 01:10 My Comments: ~~ The complexities of migrations. ~~ Citrix free trial with no credit card required? ~~ Podtrac Survey. # 05:55 Content: Roku Soundbridge network music player review. ~~ Roku Overview ~~ Roku Installation ~~ Music Playback ~~ Conclusions


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Homeplug powerline ethernet adapter and bridge communication and networking. 2006-04-10 Show #56

Tue, 11 Apr 2006 03:37:31 +0000

Homeplug powerline networks is a new wave of technology that lets you extend your computer network onto your electrical lines. This way you can access your network from any part of the house without having to worry about wireless or running cables. Configuring a powerline network takes seconds. Subject: Homeplug powerline ethernet adapter and bridge communication and networking. # Show Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 01:09 My Comments: ~~ Thanks for the support during my intermittent shows. ~~ Additional Network Distribution provided by Melodeo Mobilecast and DownloadRadio.Org. # 03:17 Content: Homeplug powerline ethernet adapter and bridge communication and networking. ~~ Netgear Wall-Plugged Ethernet Bridge Model XE102 ~~ Netgear Wall-Plugged Ethernet Bridge Model XE104 ~~ Netgear WGX102 54 Mbps Wall-Plugged Wireless Range Extender


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Ergonomics definition, training, and computer related injury. 2006-03-27 Show #55

Tue, 28 Mar 2006 06:42:42 +0000

Ergonomics is a common word now for those that use computers. If you don't know what it is, then you need to learn. Computer related injuries are rising because people do not take care of their bodies while using computers. This week we cover the basics of office ergonomics. Subject: Ergonomics definition, training, and computer related injury. # Show Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 01:10 My Comments: ~~ Very busy but I have not forgotten about you all! ~~ Additional Network Distribution provided by Melodeo Mobilecast and DownloadRadio.Org. # 01:57 Content: Ergonomics definition, training, and computer related injury. ~~ Ergonomics definition. ~~ Computer related injury examples. ~~ What is carpal tunnel syndrome? ~~ Examples of what causes possible ergonomics issues. ~~ Ergonomic breaks.


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Common and advanced troubleshooting tips, tricks, and methodologies. 2006-03-06 Show #54

Tue, 07 Mar 2006 06:51:08 +0000

Troubleshooting is a skill that ever computer user should have. It is something that can be learned and certain steps should be followed. Here are 22 steps toward solving any of your computer or network problems out there. These are the steps I use daily. Subject: Common and advanced troubleshooting tips, tricks, and methodologies. # Show Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 01:08 My Comments: ~~ Hectic week. ~~ Additional Network Distribution provided by Melodeo Mobilecast and DownloadRadio.Org. # 03:47 Content: Common and advanced troubleshooting tips, tricks, and methodologies.


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6 important steps when buying a computer for your parents. 2006-02-20 Show #53

Wed, 22 Feb 2006 04:36:04 +0000

The tables have no turned and it is time to get your parents up to speed with the computer technology of today. Whether is it free computer classes for your parent or all the advanced gadgets and toys, sooner or later you will be buying a computer for your parents. This week we cover some simple things you must do before you purchase that computer. Subject: 6 important steps when buying a computer for your parents. # Show Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 01:07 My Comments: ~~ Please take our Podtrac Survey. ~~ Additional Network Distribution provided by Melodeo Mobilcast and DownloadRadio.Org. # 04:37 Content: 6 important steps when buying a computer for your parents. 1) Ask your parent what they would like to do with the computer. 2) Buy the right system that fits your parent. 3) Set up their desktop with software that you are familiar with. 4) Set up the computer system in a good location. 5) Set up your parents for security. 6) Give them the right training tools to start with.


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Parent resources on protecting children and family online – part #2. 2006-02-13 Show #52

Tue, 14 Feb 2006 04:17:30 +0000

The Internet can be a wonderful place to explore but dangers do lurk out there for children. Even though there is parental control software out there that can help protect and provide your children security, you must take matters more into your own hands. This podcast covers tips, tricks, and suggestions to make sure that all members within the family are on the same page and ready to keep everyone safe. This week we continue our show on the parental tips to protect your family. Subject: Parent resources on protecting children and family online - part #2. # Show Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 00:58 My Comments: ~~ Busy week but something special regaring data protection coming down the pipe. ~~ Admin to Admin segment. In The Trenches Promo. ~~ Supporting the show can be done various ways. ~~ Official HomeNetworkHelp.Info Promo. # 06:27 Content: ~~ Parental tips on how to keep video gaming safe and fun. ~~ Parental tips on how to deal with cyberbullies. ~~ Create a family contract to help protect your kids online.


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Parent resources on protecting children and family online – part #1. 2006-02-06 Show #51

Tue, 07 Feb 2006 04:45:51 +0000

The Internet can be a wonderful place to explore but dangers do lurk out there for children. Even though there is parental control software out there that can help protect and provide your children security, you must take matters more into your own hands. This podcast covers tips, tricks, and suggestions to make sure that all members within the family are on the same page and ready to keep everyone safe. Subject: Parent resources on protecting children and family online - part #1. # Show Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 00:57 My Comments: ~~ Podtrac Survey - Please take off main website! ~~ Making things easier to understand segments. # 04:17 Content: Parent resources on protecting children and family online. ~~ Protect your family with better web security. 1) Decide what parts of the Internet members of the family can visit. 2) Increase your security and privacy. 3) Keep track of where your kids go online. 4) Remind kids not to talk to strangers online. 5) Set family rules for Internet use.


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Free dynamic DNS services and DNS explanation. 2006-01-30

Wed, 01 Feb 2006 06:38:43 +0000

Are you looking for free dynamic DNS services. Do you even know really how DNS works? Well this show we teach you all about DNS and how you can use dynamic dns services to connect to your home network via easy name resolution. Subject: Free dynamic DNS services and DNS explanation. # Show Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 01:01 My Comments: ~~ Show still around and not going anyhwere. Sick last week. ~~ Thank you for the support and wonderful emails, comments. ~~ Podtrac Survey - Please take off main website! # 08:08 Content: Free dynamic DNS services and DNS explanation. ~~ What is Dynamic DNS. ~~ More on DNS. ~~ How DNS works. ~~ An example of DNS lookup. ~~ DNS in the real world. ~~ Dynamic DNS Services. -- DynDNS ~~ Dynamic DNS Clients. -- ddclient (linux) -- dyndns updater (PC)


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How to set up a new computer and be protected. 2006-01-16

Wed, 18 Jan 2006 05:30:30 +0000

Did you get a new computer for christmas or a recent birthday? Well if you don't follow these steps before putting this computer on your home network or the internet, you are putting you and that new toy at risk! So, stop, listen, and complete these steps before going forward. Subject: How to set up a new computer and be protected # Show Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 00:57 My Comments: ~~ Long days. ~~ Invalid feeds turned off. ~~ Gmail invites. ~~ Questions and suggestions. ~~ Thank you Overmind and others that gave reviews and voted. # 06:56 Content: How to set up a new computer and be protected ~~ Take inventory. ~~ Record system information. ~~ Verify firewall. ~~ Install Firefox and Spyware protection. ~~ Get software updates. ~~ Standard User.


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Home computer security myths. 2006-01-09

Tue, 10 Jan 2006 04:15:57 +0000

Are you the type that thinks security is as easy as adding 1+1? Well for some 1+1 might mean two, but in the security world simple addition will not get you far. You think to take computer security information from all areas and apply it correctly to protect yourself and create a good home computer security plan. Here are some myths to consider... Subject: Home computer security myths. # Show Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 00:59 My Comments: ~~ Great holiday. ~~ 2006 changes. ~~ Invalid feeds turned off. # 05:04 Content: Home computer security myths. 1) Creating a secure environment is easy. 2) If we hide it no one will find it. 3) Admin rights is just fine. 4) The internet is my only risk.


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Road trip planning for your computer. 2005-12-19

Wed, 21 Dec 2005 06:14:02 +0000

Ready for that holiday trip or business travel? Whether you are new to traveling or an expert, we cover some of the basics and tips and tricks to make sure your trip has no computer glitches! Subject: Road trip planning for your computer. # Show Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 00:57 My Comments: ~~ Correct RSS feeds (site or iTunes) - http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/wp/wp-rss2.php ~~ Yahoo and other bad feeds being shut down. ~~ A Geek Christmas Carol by FiT - http://www.friendsintech.com/agcc # 04:00 Content: Road trip planning for your computer. ~~ Wi-Fi enabled locations that offer Free Wireless High Speed Internet Access. -- http://www.wififreespot.com/ -- http://wi-fi.jiwire.com/ -- http://www.wifinder.com/ ~~ Impartial list of reviews for free or cheap ISPs. -- http://www.freedomlist.com/ ~~ Tips for planning a successful trip. ~~ Use public wireless networks more safely. ~~ How to protect your laptop from thieves. -- zTrace http://www.ztrace.com -- CyberAngel http://www.sentryinc.com -- ComputracePlus http://www.computrace.com -- Safeware http://www.safeware.com ~~ 5 safety tips for using a public computer.


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Router Configuration and Setup. 2005-12-12

Wed, 14 Dec 2005 05:34:33 +0000

Ever tried want to know how to set up a router to create a second subnet? Having two routers on your network can be great to create a secure network. Learn some of the basic on how to quickly get that router configured and set up. Subject: Router Configuration and Setup # Show Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 01:01 My Comments: ~~ Correct RSS feeds (website or iTunes) - http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/wp/wp-rss2.php ~~ Yahoo and other bad feeds being shut down. ~~ Comments/Reviews - PodcastAlley, PodcastPickle, iTunes, Yahoo. ~~ Videos Page - http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/index.php?pg=videos ~~ Holiday Podcasts. ~~ MythTV comments. ~~ Live Event and Podcast suggestions. ~~ Thank you Larry Griffin for donation. # 09:30 Listener Comments: ~~ Barry Walters - Family Safe. ~~ Marty - DAS (Direct Attached Storage). ~~ Rick - Mirra. ~~ Jingeman - Buffalo Technologies products. ~~ Robert - Netgear SC-101. # 15:55 Content: Router Configuration and Setup ~~ Local Ports vs Internet Port. ~~ Router 1 Setup. ~~ Router 2 DHCP. ~~ Router 2 IP Static vs Dynamic setup.


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MythTV – Building, Setup, and Configuration. 2005-12-03

Wed, 07 Dec 2005 05:43:41 +0000

Today we replay the live event on MythTV. The response was so great and we had so many requests to replay the audio and videos that I made a special podcast of the event. Subject: MythTV - Building, Setup, and Configuration. # Show Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # Content: MythTV - Building, Setup, and Configuration. ~~ Helpful URLs. ~~ Guides, How To, Tips, Tricks, etc info URLs. ~~ Capture Card Helpful URLs. ~~ Misc URLs. ~~ Misc Info. ~~ Building Steps. -- Capture Cards. -- Hard Disk Space. -- Memory. -- CPU. ~~ Setup Steps.


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NAS Network Attached Storage server solutions. 2005-11-28

Wed, 30 Nov 2005 05:36:15 +0000

Finding a true and decent NAS solution isn't always easy. In fact what really is a NAS and is it the same thing as a SAN or what? In this show we cover the basics of Network Attached Storage and what are some of the most popular solutions out there. Subject: NAS Network Attached Storage server solutions. # Show Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 00:57 My Comments: ~~ Busy busy life... ~~ Acronis video - http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/index.php?pg=podcast-2005-11-21 ~~ Help the show fix an issue by voting for our Yahoo Podcast link: http://podcasts.yahoo.com/series?s=8965d254643af2bed2a84c03137273ed ~~ December 3rd Live Event - MythTV - Building, Setup, and Configuration - http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/index.php?pg=live-show-info ~~ Email overload, keep sending though. ~~ Provide show ideas and email us. # 10:02 TechPodcasts.com Minute: ~~ TechPodcasts.com XML Feed: http://www.techpodcasts.com/index.xml ~~ HDTV Podcast - Every week they put together a podcast about High Definition TV and Home Theater - http://feeds.feedburner.com/HdtvPodcast # 11:52 Listener Comments: ~~ Colin - MacMini Review. # 17:58 Content: NAS Network Attached Storage server solutions. ~~ Standard PC solutions. ~~ Overview. ~~ Define NAS: network attached storage. ~~ Define SAN: storage area network. ~~ Product Examples.


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Safe and easy data backup and system protection. 2005-11-21

Wed, 23 Nov 2005 06:56:25 +0000

Protecting your data and operating system is probably the most important aspect of a home network. Unfortunately there are not very many programs that give you everything you need in one simple package. This week we cover one of the best programs for this - Acronis True Image. Not only do we have a video you can see, but a free trial as well as a 20% discount for out listeners. Go to the links below to get access to the 20% discount, trial, and video. Subject: Safe and easy data backup and system protection. # Show Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 00:57 My Comments: ~~ Help the show fix an issue by voting for our Yahoo Podcast link: http://podcasts.yahoo.com/series?s=8965d254643af2bed2a84c03137273ed # 04:10 Content: Safe and easy data backup and system protection! ~~ Overview. ~~ In Action. ~~ View Video - http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/index.php?pg=acronis-true-image ~~ Useful URLs: My info on Acronis True Image: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/index.php?pg=acronis-true-image Acronis True Image Trial: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/prod/acronis-trueimage9-trial.php Acronis True Image 20% Discount: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/prod/acronis-discount.php Acronis Main Site: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/prod/acronis.php ~~ What is Disk Director Suite? Acronis Disk Director: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/prod/acronis-diskdirector.php Acronis Disk Director Trial: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/prod/acronis-diskdirector10-trial.php


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Wireless, RootKits, and Outgoing Connections. 2005-11-14

Tue, 15 Nov 2005 04:19:09 +0000

Sometimes people generalize their statements or don't give the complete picture. This type of situation can lead to misinformation that will leave you open to attacks. Today I give a bit more information that will give a clearer picture of some risks you take by not layering your security. Subject: Wireless, RootKits, and Outgoing Connections. # Show Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 00:57 My Comments: ~~ Valid RSS Subscription Feed: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/wp/wp-rss2.php ~~ Thunderbird Calendar instead of Outlook. ~~ Netgear FVS318 is fine. FVS338 just has more options and VPN software client. ~~ Live Event - December 3rd, 2005 - MythTV register - http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/index.php?pg=live-show-info ~~ Live Event videos released. # 09:34 TechPodcasts.com Minute: ~~ Live Event 11/19/2005 Make sure to go register - http://www.techpodcasts.com/special.html # 11:00 News: ~~ Sony stops shipping DRM - http://www.infoworld.com/article/05/11/11/HNsonydrm_1.html?source=NLC-SEC2005-11-14 ~~ Microsoft AntiSpyware to remove Sony DRM. # 11:46 Listener Comments: ~~ Glen from Australia, bad email address. Bandwidth monitoring - Netgear FVS338. ~~ Anthony - Helpful site for startup info - http://www.sysinfo.org/startuplist.php # 13:00 Content: Wireless, RootKits, and Outgoing Connections. ~~ Wireless - Personal decision if you want to enable MAC address security and disable SSID broadcasting. ~~ RootKits - There are many types. Learn to see outbound traffic by using Netstat type programs. ~~ Sony DRM removal - http://cp.sonybmg.com/xcp/ ~~ Sony DRM more info - http://www.sysinternals.com/blog/ ~~ Netstat - Available in Dos. ~~ CurrPorts - http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/cports.html


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How to set up Windows as a family organizational tool. 2005-10-31

Tue, 01 Nov 2005 05:18:03 +0000

Find the easy solution to sharing family data -- the family PC. Learn the basic steps towards configuring a system designed for family web browsing, calendar, and other family content sharing. Keep everyone in your house hold on the same page. Subject: How to set up Windows as a family organizational tool. # Show Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 00:41 My Comments: ~~ Valid RSS Subscription Feed: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/wp/wp-rss2.php ~~ Audio Feedback 206.600.HELP ~~ GoToMeeting event 4 - MythTV is set for December 3rd at 11:00 AM PDT. ~~ TechPodcasts.com GoToMeeting event 11/19. ~~ Podcast Expo. See you there. ~~ Subject of Podcasts in Title. Do you like? ~~ Production value... ~~ Thank you Chris Whitcomb for your wonderful comments on PodcastAlley. ~~ Thank you for great emails. # 11:17 Sponsor: ~~ GoToMeeting - The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC.com. With GoToMeeting, you can instantly hold Web conferences to demonstrate, communicate and collaborate. Best of all, you can meet as much as you want, as long as you want – for one flat rate. Special limited-time offer: Receive your FREE 45-Day Trial at http://www.gotomeeting.com/homenetwork Get secure access to email, files and network resources from home or while on the road. With GoToMyPC, you can access and use your PC from hotels, airports, Internet cafes – anywhere with Web access. Start your FREE unlimited 45-day trial at http://www.gotomypc.com/homenetwork # 12:03 News: ~~ Starting in November, Dell will install its "DataSafe" option on new Dimension E310 and E510 and XPS 400 desktop computers. For $99, consumers get a second, 80-gigabyte hard drive inside the computer which acts as a mirror, continually backing up data on the primary drive. - http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/9824959/ # 13:03 Content: How to set up Windows as a family organizational tool. ~~ Create the Family Account. ~~ Configure Outlook Calendar, Notes, and Tasks Lists. ~~ Configure the Family Calendar to Open First. ~~ Configure Outlook and Family Folders to Open Automatically at Logon. ~~ Share with Others on Your Local Network.


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Buying a New Computer on a Budget. 2005-10-24

Tue, 25 Oct 2005 05:07:40 +0000

Do not fall into the normal traps when purchasing a new pc. Bigger is not always better and you can get great performance on a small budget. This week we give you the basics and focus on purchasing a pc that does what you need at that moment. Subject: Buying a New Computer on a Budget. # 00:19 Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 00:51 My Comments: ~~ Carcast some good comments. Thanks! ~~ Some great feedback and questions lately. Keep it up! ~~ GoToMeeting Live Events. Sign up! Looks like the November event will have the letters DVR in it. ~~ Videos moving to faster location. Next series released soon. # 05:22 Sponsor: ~~ GoToMeeting ~~ GoDaddy - Take $5 off any order of $30 or more at GoDaddy.com! Code: Tech4 # 06:00 Content: Buying a New Computer on a Budget. ~~ 3 signs you need a new computer. 1. Bootup Issues. 2. The system grinds away. 3. Your computer will not handle Windows XP or certain software applications. ~~ Should I buy a laptop or a desktop? 1. Compare size vs. portability. 2. Determine how much power and memory you need. 3. Factor in the price. 4. Evaluate upgradeability and repair options. ~~ 7 things to look for in a new desktop PC. 1. The Microprocessor. 2. The Operating System. 3. Random Access Memory. 4. Hard Drive. 5. Video Card. 6. The Monitor. ~~ 7 tips for getting the laptop you need. 1. Know your needs. 2. Choose your speed from a multitude of multiprocessors. Pentium 4: This is a desktop chip. It's powerful and power-hungry and runs hot. Pentium 4-M: These are less powerful than their desktop brothers. But they are better with batteries, and the computers are not as heavy. Pentium M: These run slower than the 4, but they are just about as powerful. Athlon XP-M: Advanced Micro Devices answer to the Pentium. This is a good chip, and is usually cheap. Athlon 64: This is a top of the line chip from AMD. 64-bit based software but runs 32. This chip is extremely fast. Celeron and Celeron M: The budget chip from Intel. This is not as fast as the Pentiums or the AMD chips. Transmeta: These are used by a few Japanese manufacturers. Transmeta chips are on the slow side. 3. If you travel a lot, invest in a wireless-equipped laptop. 4. Random Access Memory. 5. Hard Drive. 6. Video Card. 7. Accessories. ~~ Disposing of the old PC.


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First Network Subnet. 2005-10-17

Tue, 18 Oct 2005 03:49:46 +0000

The first subnet of your network is one of the most important ones. This week we continue talking about the layered network approach and what that first network segment should be used for. # 00:20 Sponsor: First Network Subnet ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 00:49 My Comments: ~~ Layered Network Dinner cast comments. ~~ Mobile Cast... sorry for sound issue. # Sponsor: ~~ GoToMeeting - The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. Get secure access to email, files and network resources from home or while on the road. With GoToMyPC, you can access and use your PC from hotels, airports, Internet cafes – anywhere with Web access. Start your FREE unlimited 45-day trial at http://www.gotomypc.com/homenetwork ~~ GoDaddy - Take $5 off any order of $30 or more at GoDaddy.com! Code: Tech4 # 03:10 Content: First Network Subnet ~~ Netgear FVS338 - recommended router.


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Secure Network Setup – Layered Approach. 2005-10-10

Tue, 11 Oct 2005 03:24:41 +0000

Learn the correct structured approach to a secure network setup by using the layered approach. This week I have a special guest who has worked as VP of Information Security for major companies like American Express and motion picture studios. Come learn the basics of how to structure your network so you don't have to worry... # 00:08 Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 00:56 My Comments: ~~ Allan Byxbe, thank you for donation. ~~ Thank you everyone for supporting show by mentioning us to friends, emails, etc. ~~ Welcome new listeners! ~~ Linux Setup Videos are up from first live event #1 (thank you Victor for bandwidth help): http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/index.php?pg=podcast-2005-06-11 ~~ New Citrix sponsorship deals. # 06:11 Sponsor: ~~ GoToMeeting - The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. Get secure access to email, files and network resources from home or while on the road. With GoToMyPC, you can access and use your PC from hotels, airports, Internet cafes – anywhere with Web access. Start your FREE unlimited 45-day trial at http://www.gotomypc.com/homenetwork ~~ GoDaddy - Take $5 off any order of $30 or more at GoDaddy.com! Code: Tech4 # 09:59 TechPodcasts.com Minute: ~~ Thank you to Victor Cajio from TypicalPcUser for bandwidth support - http://www.typicalpcuser.com/ ~~ Thank you Andy McCaskey from SlashDotReview for always saying nice things about my show - http://www.slashdotreview.com/ # 11:12 Listener Comments: ~~ Jan - Correct from previous podcast. IP addresses go from 0 - 255, not 1 - 255. # Content: Secure Network Setup - Layered Approach ~~ Interview with Isabelle about Network Security. ~~ The layered security approach centers on maintaining appropriate security measures and procedures at five different levels within your IT environment: ~~ Perimeter ~~ Network ~~ Host ~~ Application ~~ Data


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Network and Computer Definitions. 2005-09-26

Tue, 27 Sep 2005 04:21:11 +0000

Learn the basic Network and Computer terms you will need to know as you build a home network step by step. Subject: Network and Computer Definitions # 00:09 Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 00:57 My Comments: ~~ Thank you for your support! # 01:37 Sponsor: ~~ GoToMeeting The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com, the easiest way to collaborate online. Promo Code: "homenetwork" ~~ You can now get a domain name for $1.99 with any non-domain purchase plus 10% off at GoDaddy. Use TECH3 as source code. # 02:38 TechPodcasts.com Minute: ~~ ChuckChat Technorama show #50 coming up with a contest! - http://www.chuckchat.com/ # 03:34 Content: Network and Computer Definitions ~~ TCP/IP ~~ IPX/SPX ~~ Netbios ~~ UDP ~~ DHCP ~~ DNS ~~ DNS Root Servers ~~ WINS ~~ 127.0.0.1 ~~ Non-Routable IP Addresses ~~ Subnet ~~ Subnet Mask ~~ Network Gateway ~~ Half and Full Duplex


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Home Network Setup Steps. 2005-09-19

Tue, 20 Sep 2005 05:10:09 +0000

We are starting a podcast series that will help you build the perfect home network for you from the ground up. This primer show gets you started and on the right track towards the perfect secure home network. Don't miss one show from now on! Subject: Home Network Setup Steps. # 00:08 Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 00:57 My Comments: ~~ How to Remove Spyware in Four Simple Steps Videos available. View here: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/index.php?pg=podcast-2005-06-11 ~~ New Series - building a home network from scratch. # 06:27 Sponsor: ~~ GoToMeeting The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com, the easiest way to collaborate online. Promo Code: "homenetwork" ~~ You can now get a domain name for $1.99 with any non-domain purchase plus 10% off at GoDaddy. Use TECH3 as source code. # 08:46 Content: Home Network Setup Steps. ~~ Home Network Basics. ~~ Multilayered Security. ~~ Network Notepad - http://www.networknotepad.com ~~ Think about what you need your network to do for you.


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How to protect your important documents and possessions. 2005-09-12

Tue, 13 Sep 2005 04:27:08 +0000

Do you have quick and immediate access to all your family's important documents? Do you have access to yours or your children's health card info? What about passwords or other financial data? If an emergency happens right now, would all of your vital documents and records be destroyed? If you have not stopped and thought about the potential of being in this type of situation, you need to seriously consider a strategy for recording and storing vital family records and documents. There really is much more to organizing important information than just throwing it in a drawer or box. In this podcast we cover all the steps to getting your personal information and assets protected. Subject: How to protect your important documents and possessions. # 00:08 Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 00:48 My Comments: ~~ GoToMeeting.com Promo code: homenetwork ~~ Wonderful feedback this week. Please keep it coming! # 04:24 TechPodcasts.com Minute: ~~ TechPodcasts.com Live Event Saturday September 24th. Went great! Prepare for next one: http://www.techpodcasts.com/special.html # 04:42 Content: How to protect your important documents and possessions. ~~ Take control of your family documents and records. ~~ Create an insurance movie. ~~ Capturing the raw footage. ~~ Protect your files. ~~ Triple protect. ~~ Keep things up to date.


Media Files:
http://libsyn.com/media/homenetworkhelpinfo/2005-09-12-HomeNetworkHelpInfo.mp3




How To Configure and Use Text-to-Speech. 2005-09-05

Tue, 06 Sep 2005 13:22:04 +0000

Learn how to configure and use the free Text-to-Speech in Windows XP. Get your PC to read letters, websites, and other text to you allowing you to do multiple things at once, etc. Subject: How To Configure and Use Text-to-Speech. # 00:15 Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 00:52 My Comments: ~~ GoToMeeting.com sponsorship continues. Promo code: homenetwork ~~ More live events and some different benefits for my listeners. ~~ GoDaddy -- Save 10% at GoDaddy.com. Use "TECH3" as your source code. # 04:00 TechPodcasts.com Minute: ~~ TechPodcasts.com Live Event Saturday September 3rd. Went great! Prepare for next one: http://www.techpodcasts.com/special.html ~~ Note: Victor over at http://www.typicalpcuser.com is having a 50th show give away. # 05:55 Listener Comments: From: emendez - Podcastalley comments. From: Bernie - Suggestions. From: Erik - Unsubscribing comments. # 12:42 Content: How To Configure and Use Text-to-Speech. ~~ Set Up Speakers. ~~ Select an Audio Output Device. ~~ Set Audio Output Device Options. ~~ Configure Text-to-Speech Options. ~~ Using Text-to-Speech with Narrator.


Media Files:
http://libsyn.com/media/homenetworkhelpinfo/2005-09-05-HomeNetworkHelpInfo.mp3




Free Voice Recognition Software. 2005-08-29

Tue, 30 Aug 2005 03:41:17 +0000

Learn how easy it is to get and use free voice recognition software on your Windows XP operating system. Subject: Free Voice Recognition Software. # 00:20 Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 00:55 My Comments: ~~ GoToMeeting.com Promo code: homenetwork ~~ Thanks to those that joined us for out last GoToMeeting event on August 27th. The videos for all the events will be released at some point asap. ~~ GoDaddy -- Unlimited .com Domain names for $6.95. Enter "tech2" as the source code. # 05:27 TechPodcasts.com Minute: ~~ TechPodcasts.com Live Event Saturday September 3rd. RSS, etc.: http://www.techpodcasts.com/special.html ~~ Promo: Tired Thumbs Podcast Promo - http://www.tiredthumbs.com # 07:50 News: ~~ Hitachi claims to have developed the first hard disk drive and DVD recorder that can store a terabyte of data or record about 128 hours of high-definition digital broadcasts. - http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/08/24/AR2005082400194.html # 08:44 Listener Comments: From: John - Feedback and Gmail. From: Jo - Feedback. # Sponsor: ~~ GoToMeeting The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com, the easiest way to collaborate online. Promo Code: "homenetwork" # 11:41 Content: Free Voice Recognition Software. ~~ Speech Recognition with Windows XP. ~~ Installing SRE. ~~ Training the Speech Recognition Engine ~~ Configure the Language Bar ~~ Test out your Speech Recognition setup. ~~ Full Microsoft Overviews ---- http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/setup/expert/moskowitz_02september23.mspx ---- http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;306537 ~~ Other software? ---- http://www.scansoft.com/naturallyspeaking/


Media Files:
http://libsyn.com/media/homenetworkhelpinfo/2005-08-29-HomeNetworkHelpInfo.mp3




5 safety tips for using a public computer. 2005-08-22

Tue, 23 Aug 2005 05:23:17 +0000

Public computers at libraries, Internet cafes, airports, and coffee shops are convenient, cheaper than buying your own laptop, and sometimes even free to use. But are they safe? Depends on how you use them. Learn so helpful tips to protect yourself. Subject: 5 safety tips for using a public computer. # 00:09 Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 00:55 My Comments: ~~ GoToMeeting.com Promo code: homenetwork ~~ Last live event: Saturday August 27th, 2005. Make sure to register if you haven't already. Topics: Mirrored Server, and previous shows. ~~ Thank you Colin Bartholomew for the donation - http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/index.php?pg=support-site # 04:25 TechPodcasts.com Minute ~~ TechPodcasts.com Live Events: http://www.techpodcasts.com/special.html ~~ Promo: Digital Experience Podcast: http://www.digitalexperiencepodcast.com # 07:01 News: ~~ Adobe issues alert over Acrobat bugs - http://www.infoworld.com/article/05/08/18/HNacrobatbugs_1.html?source=NLC-TB2005-08-18 # 07:35 Sponsor(s): ~~ GoToMeeting The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com, the easiest way to collaborate online. Promo Code: "homenetwork" ~~ GoDaddy -- Unlimited .com Domain names for $6.95. Enter "tech2" as the source code. # 08:49 Content: 5 safety tips for using a public computer. ~~ Do not save your login information. ~~ Do not leave the computer unattended with sensitive information on the screen. ~~ Erase your tracks. ( Use portable Firefox - http://www.johnhaller.com/jh/mozilla/portable_firefox/ ) ~~ Watch for people watching your screen. ~~ Do not enter sensitive information into a public computer.


Media Files:
http://libsyn.com/media/homenetworkhelpinfo/2005-08-22-HomeNetworkHelpInfo.mp3




7 computer security tips for students. 2005-08-15

Tue, 16 Aug 2005 13:23:14 +0000

If you are returning to school or know someone that is, you need to make sure you follow these steps to eliminate future computer problems or other issues. Don't get stuck with an F, protect your PC. Subject: 7 computer security tips for students. # 00:10 Sponsor: ~~ The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com and GoToMyPC. For a GoToMeeting Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomeeting or for a GoToMyPC Promo Code go to: http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/gotomypc and each promo code lets you try either software for 45 days free. # 00:50 My Comments: ~~ The busy bug... ~~ GoToMeeting.com Promo code: homenetwork ~~ Last live event: Saturday August 27th, 2005. Make sure to register if you haven't already. Topics: Mirrored Server, and previous shows. ~~ Thank you Andrew Knight for the donation - http://www.homenetworkhelp.info/index.php?pg=support-site ~~ Thank you nitestar for helping in the IRC channel. # 06:07 TechPodcasts.com Minute: ~~ TechPodcasts.com Live Events: http://www.techpodcasts.com/special.html ~~ Promo: Career Opportunities: http://www.welchwrite.com/career # 09:00 News: ~~ Attacks reported for critical Veritas Backup Exec flaw - http://www.infoworld.com/article/05/08/12/HNveritasflaw_1.html?source=NLC-SEC2005-08-15 # 09:26 Listener Comments: From: Carmen - too much non-tech talk. # 16:23 Sponsor(s): ~~ GoToMeeting - The HomeNetworkHelp.Info website and podcast is sponsored by GoToMeeting.com, the easiest way to collaborate online. Promo Code: "homenetwork" ~~ GoDaddy -- Unlimited .com Domain names for $6.95. Enter "tech2" as the source code. # 17:11 Content: 7 computer security tips for students. ~~ Basic computer safety maintenance. ~~ Do not open files from strangers. ~~ Help fight spam and online scams. ~~ Learn how to protect yourself from spyware. ~~ Take precautions when you go wireless. ~~ Password protect your computer—and lock it. ~~ Back up your data.


Media Files:
http://libsyn.com/media/homenetworkhelpinfo/2005-08-15-HomeNetworkHelpInfo.mp3




Interview Series – Computer and Network Setup in a Music Studio. 2005-08-01

Tue, 02 Aug 2005 06:40:43 +0000

Interview with Kevin Bassinson about his computer and network setup in his music studio.


Media Files:
http://libsyn.com/media/homenetworkhelpinfo/2005-08-01-HomeNetworkHelpInfo.mp3




Final Details for Live Event. 2005-07-30

Sat, 30 Jul 2005 19:30:57 +0000

Live Event Details for 2005-07-30