Category Archives: Networking

Allow blank password logging via remote desktop

by mtecheasy on February 3, 2014

You can disable blank password restrictions by using a policy. To locate and change this policy: 1. Click Start, point to Run, type gpedit.msc, and then click OK to start the Group Policy Editor. 2. Open Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Local Policies\Security Options\Accounts: Limit local account use of blank passwords to console logon only. 3. Double-click […]

Disabling/Changing network throttling in Windows Vista/7

by mtecheasy on June 21, 2011

Are you having or have had lag issues since going to vista or 7 while playing online games? I have, and here is how to fix it. 1. Open regedit 2. Go to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionMultimediaSystemProfile 3. Open NetworkThrollingIndex and change the value data to FFFFFFFF to disable the network throttle 4. Reboot If you do […]

Want privacy from P2P, Web, IM, Ads, and so on? Check out this list!

by mtecheasy on February 13, 2011

Well this is a list of a variety of different anonymity/privacy application that will help you mask your identity on the internet. Now nothing is an all in one solution, but these links can steer you in the right direction. And with today’s government spending millions to try to stop us from  downloading copyrighted material […]

DHCP to static IP configuration in Ubuntu Server

by mtecheasy on January 16, 2011

If your running a server, you should have a static IP, yes this could be accomplished with DHCP, but what happens when the DHCP server goes down? That’s why I like to setup static IPs, especially on my servers! Run the following command to open the interface config file: # sudo vi /etc/network/interfaces Replace this: […]

The network folder specified is currently mapped, how annoying!

by mtecheasy on January 15, 2011

Do you you ever get this message? So frustrating, here is the solution: 1. Open command prompt 2. Type <net use> You should see a similar listing: Status    Local     Remote                                   Network ——————————————————————————- OK         Y:          \XXX!.Music.Sorted!         Microsoft Windows Network OK                        \XXX!.Music.Unsorted!       Microsoft Windows Network 4. Use the following command to delete the […]