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Set Network to be Private or Public in Windows 8 and 8.1 in Registry

Press the + R keys to open the Run dialog, type regedit, and press Enter.

If prompted by UAC, then click/tap on Yes.

In Registry Editor, navigate to the location below. (see screenshot below)

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\NetworkList\Profiles

4. Double click/tap on the Profiles key in the left pane to expand it. Click/tap on each long GUID number subkey, and look at it’s ProfileName string value in the right pane to see if it has the current network name (ex: Network) until found. (see screenshots below)

5. When you find the correct ProfileName for your network name, double click/tap on the Category DWORD value in the same right pane to modify it. (see screenshot below)

6. Type in a new Data value number for the network location you want, and click/tap on OK. (see screenshot below)

Network Location

Data Value

Public

0

Private

1

Domain

2

7. When finished, you can now close Registry Editor if you like.

8. Sometimes you may need to sign out and in of your user account to apply the new network location.

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How Do I Change the Power Settings on My Apple Computer?

You can use the following instructions to change your selected power settings.

 

Click on the “Apple” icon in the top left-hand corner.

Select “System Preferences.”

On the System Preferences screen, click on the “Energy Saver” icon (it looks like a compact fluorescent light bulb).

If you have a laptop (MacBook, MacBook Pro, etc.) and would like to maximize the power savings, please utilize at least the settings below.

 

Computer sleep: 30 minutes

Display sleep: 5-10 minutes

Put the hard disk(s) to sleep when possible – check

Wake for network access – check

Automatically reduce brightness before display goes to sleep – check

 

The image is only when the computer is plugged into a power charger. You can select “Battery” to configure the power options for when the computer utilizes battery power.

Need to get your computer repaired?

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What is the default username and password for QNAP NAS?

If you have not changed the admin password before, you can use this default password to log in. If you have changed but forgot, please press the reset button on the back for 3 seconds. After that, a beep sound will be heard. The following settings will be reset to default:

System administration password: admin.

TCP/IP configuration: Obtain IP address settings automatically via DHCP.

TCP/IP configuration: Disable Jumbo Frame.

TCP/IP configuration: If port trunking is enabled (dual LAN models only), the port trunking mode will be reset to “Active Backup (Failover)”.

System port: 8080 (system service port).

Security level: Low (Allow all connections).

LCD panel password: (blank); This feature is only provided by the NAS models with LCD panels. Please visit buff.ly/2F0YZlA for details.

VLAN will be disabled.

Service binding: All NAS services run on all available network interfaces.

 

QNAP NAS default username: admin
Password: admin

All the data are still intact by using the reset button.

Please check the following for detail: https://buff.ly/2F0TnI4

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Samsung SyncThru Web Service default Username and Password

Here are the default login details for Samsung SyncThru Web Services to manage your printer…

ID/Username:      admin Password:           sec00000

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Outlook.com, Office 365, or Exchange 2016 issues in Apple iOS 11.0 Mail

If you are using the native mail app on your iPhone or iPad, and upgrade to iOS 11, you may encounter issues.

How does this affect me?

Do to an incompatibility in the new release of iOS, users of the built-in Apple Mail app in iOS 11 may be unable to sync their Office 365 mailbox or login to their accounts. iOS 9 or 10 users are not affected.

What do I need to do to fix this?

Apple has released a fix for this issue. Please update to iOS 11.0.1, or later. https://buff.ly/2fxRYAi

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LG’s 5K MacBook Pro monitor is reportedly having issues with Wi-Fi routers

 When you shell out around $1,000 for a monitor, it ought to ship with a minimal set of expectations. Like, say, being able to use the thing within arm’s reach of a router. LG’s UltraFine 5K Display, which was designed in tandem with Apple for the release of the new MacBook Pro, is reportedly experiencing some pretty big issues on that front. 9to5Mac confirmed with an LG support… Read More

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Social video app Beme shuts down today

 When CNN picked up Casey Neistat’s Beme back in November of last year, it announced that the social video sharing app would go the way of the dodo by the end of January 2017. Now here we sit, mere hours away from the second month of the year and, lo and behold, the app is shutting down today. Those who got in on the action during Beme’s relatively short run as a standalone will… Read More

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Instagram Stories is stealing Snapchat’s users

 Good enough and convenient. That’s proved a winning strategy for Instagram’s clone, according to a dozen analytics providers, social media celebrities, and talent managers who told TechCrunch they’ve seen a decline in Snapchat Stories usage since Instagram Stories launched on August 2nd. Read More

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Apple revenue could grow again thanks to the iPhone 7

 Apple will report its holiday quarter earnings tomorrow. Once again, all eyes will be on the iPhone. The device now represents the vast majority of the company’s revenue. So anything that can affect iPhone sales is a big deal. And if you’ve been paying attention to Apple’s past earnings, you know that Apple has had a complicated year. In short, revenue has been down for… Read More

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Some tech executives are matching ACLU donations amid immigration ban protests

 Tech executives are offering to match donations to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) following the enactment of an executive order banning entry to refugees and visa holders from seven countries. As multiple executives and CEOs of technology companies have come out in opposition of what’s essentially being called an immigration ban, some have chosen to do so by offering to… Read More

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