NirSoft’s WirelessConnectionInfo displays in-depth wifi stats
January 18, 2015 – 06:51 | Comments Off on NirSoft’s WirelessConnectionInfo displays in-depth wifi stats
NirSoft’s WirelessConnectionInfo displays in-depth wifi stats

NirSoft has announced the release of WirelessConnectionInfo, a free tool which displays detailed stats on the active wifi connection under Windows Vista and later.
The WirelessConnectionInfo report displays 90 items, including network SSID, PHY Type (802.11n, …

SHAREit: easy wifi file sharing for PCs, iOS, Android
January 14, 2015 – 05:17 | Comments Off on SHAREit: easy wifi file sharing for PCs, iOS, Android
SHAREit: easy wifi file sharing for PCs, iOS, Android

If you’d like to share files between devices then you could connect them to the same network, but this can be tricky to set up, especially with devices of different types.
Lenovo’s SHAREit is a simpler …

BlueLife Hosts Editor: a one-stop HOSTS file manager
January 10, 2015 – 09:14 | Comments Off on BlueLife Hosts Editor: a one-stop HOSTS file manager
BlueLife Hosts Editor: a one-stop HOSTS file manager

The HOSTS file is an important element in most networks, a simple structure which maps host names to custom IP addresses.
HOSTS can be used to block ads, or prevent access to certain sites. It’s occasionally …

AOMEI PXE Boot Free: boot PCs from an image on your network
January 9, 2015 – 12:24 | Comments Off on AOMEI PXE Boot Free: boot PCs from an image on your network
AOMEI PXE Boot Free: boot PCs from an image on your network

If your PC won’t start then you might try to recover the situation by booting from some other recovery environment: your Windows DVD, an antivirus disc, backup tool, whatever it might be.
If you can’t find …

Capture email, web, FTP logins with Password Sniffer Console
January 9, 2015 – 07:47 | Comments Off on Capture email, web, FTP logins with Password Sniffer Console
Capture email, web, FTP logins with Password Sniffer Console

Set up an email, web or FTP account in any internet software and it’ll probably store your login details, ensuring you won’t have to remember them in future.
You’ll still need your user name and password …

Advanced IP Scanner 2.4 brings more detailed network reports
December 5, 2014 – 09:40 | Comments Off on Advanced IP Scanner 2.4 brings more detailed network reports
Advanced IP Scanner 2.4 brings more detailed network reports

Famatech has announced the yearly update for its network detection tool, Advanced IP Scanner 2.4.
The program now uncovers more details about all network devices, including device type (router, printer, more) and the operating system of …

Enterprise network monitor ServersCheck now free
November 7, 2014 – 05:44 | Comments Off on Enterprise network monitor ServersCheck now free
Enterprise network monitor ServersCheck now free

ServersCheck has announced the release of ServersCheck 12, its hugely comprehensive enterprise-level network/ web/ system and server monitor.
The highlight this time is the program is now free for personal or business use, with no time …

PingHurry is a free visual Ping tool
November 3, 2014 – 06:28 | Comments Off on PingHurry is a free visual Ping tool
PingHurry is a free visual Ping tool

Ping is the most basic of networking troubleshooting tools, and easy enough to use, but its standard text output is, well, a little limited. Endless tables of figures make it more difficult for you to …

TCP Monitor Plus is a handy network toolkit
October 10, 2014 – 07:27 | Comments Off on TCP Monitor Plus is a handy network toolkit
TCP Monitor Plus is a handy network toolkit

When you need to understand what’s accessing your PC’s internet connection then installing a network monitor will tell you more. GlassWire is a great example, easy to use yet providing in-depth reports on all your …

Troubleshoot network problems with NetAdapter Repair All in One
September 5, 2014 – 07:56 | Comments Off on Troubleshoot network problems with NetAdapter Repair All in One
Troubleshoot network problems with NetAdapter Repair All in One

If your network isn’t running smoothly then Windows provides a lengthy list of tools which might be able to help. Unfortunately you’ll need to find them, first, and they’re so scattered around – a console …

GlassWire is an easy-to-use network monitor
August 28, 2014 – 09:38 | Comments Off on GlassWire is an easy-to-use network monitor
GlassWire is an easy-to-use network monitor

Whether you’re concerned about security, or just hoping to optimise your PC’s performance, understanding what’s accessing your internet connection can be very helpful.
Network monitors will tell you more, but they’re often targeted at experts, weighed …