Mapping a network drive in Windows is an essential task for those who have to refer to network resources many times a day. Once a network location is mapped to a network drive, it can be accessed like a local drive with File Explorer. There are a number of ways to do it. Let's review them all.
Windows 10 allows you to set your network as Public or Private. There are several ways to do it. While Windows 10 Fall Creators Update makes the process easy and transparent, in previous Windows 10 versions, things can be very confusing. The options have been moved around, the Network flyout is completely different from Windows 7 and Windows 8.1. Let's see how it can be done.
In Windows 10, most of the network options were moved to Settings. The Setting app and the new Network flyout are completely different from Windows 7 and Windows 8.1. The options have been moved around and it is not clear how to change PC visibility in the local network. In this article, we'll see how to configure Network Discovery in Windows 10 in order to make your PC discoverable or hide it in the local network area.
Windows 10 is able to collect and show the network data usage. The operating system can display the network data amount consumed by Windows, Windows Update, Store and other apps from the last 30 days. In this article, we'll see how to view and reset this information.
If your network has issues, it might be broken by malware, or by some dangerous tweaker app or even by another user on the PC you are using. You might want to reset it. Recent builds of Windows 10 allow to perform this operation in a user-friendly way.
In this article, we will see how to change the DNS server in Windows 10. It is one of the important network parameters which allows you to browse the Internet and resolve remote computer names. Today, we will learn what DNS is and why you might want to change the DNS configuration.
In Windows 10, there is a special network flyout which shows a list of available wi-fi networks to which your PC can connect. It also shows the network that you are currently connected to. Using the Network flyout, you can open Network & internet settings or enable or disable Wi-Fi, Mobile Hotspot and Airplane mode. In this article, we'll create a shortcut to open this flyout.
If your Windows 10 device comes with a wireless network adapter, then it can be configured in Settings. A special page under Network & Internet contains all related settings in one place. Today, we'll see how to create a special shortcut to open that page faster.
Wi-Fi is a technology which allows a user to connect to a wireless local area network (WLAN). It is a communications standard that describes how high-frequency radio waves can be used to provide wireless high-speed Internet and network connections. If your Windows 10 device comes with a wireless network adapter, you might want to disable Wi-Fi when you are not using it in order to save your device's battery. Here is how it can be done.
A few days ago, it came to our knowledge that Microsoft was going to download some updates even if your connection was set as metered. This change seems to be very unpleasant for many users. Today, Microsoft made an official statement which explains their new update policy.