Nov 092007

As with the Unix,Linux and Solaris operating Systems, the route command can be used to add static routes in Windows. This should work on Windows 2000,XP,2003.

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Nov 012007

Gratuitous ARP is a feature of the Address Resolution Protocol wherein the host broadcasts an ARP request or reply for its own hardware address.
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Sep 092007

In my years of experience, if I have to put a list of great tools for troubleshooting, winsockfix will certainly be one of those right at the top of it. Winsocfix fixes the winsock settings on your Windows XP machine. It can often cure the problem of lost connections after the removal of Adware components or improper uninstall of firewall applications or other tools that modify the XP network and Winsock settings. Continue reading »

Apr 172007

DNS Caching is a process by which a DNS client also called a DNS Resolver holds the learnt information about a host or a Domain when it had earlier queried a DNS Server. While this serves good in getting DNS responses for repeated queries faster, it can also be a limiting factor at times. Continue reading »