All you have to do to share your files with other computers on your network is enable this feature in your iPhoto preferences. In the Sharing tab of your iPhoto preferences, you can choose to share your entire Library or only individual albums. You can also assign a password to the shared albums. Other users […]

It is easy to share files between Windows computers and Mac computers using TCP/IP, an industry standard networking protocol. Before you can connect to a Windows computer from your Mac you must know some information about how your Windows computer is set up. First, you must find out what IP address your Windows computer has […]

Most network connection problems can be solved by following some simple troubleshooting steps: Begin with the easiest solution. With networking, this is checking to make sure the network cable is properly connected to both the computer and the network port on the wall. If you do not see a blinking light on your network card, […]

Depending on the school, you may not be able to connect your computer to the network to access the internet, or to use iChat or other collaborative software. Fortunately, if you have more than one laptop in your room, you can use the wireless capabilities of your Mac laptop to create a temporary wireless network. […]

This is the name given to the wireless networking standards by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the governing body for all networking standards. The IEEE has released a number of different standards over the years as wireless hardware has become faster. The original IEEE 802.11b standard only supported a maximum speed of […]

Your school may have a typical Ethernet network that uses “Category 5″ cables to connect the computers to the network, or it may have a newer wireless network. Most classrooms in your school will have one or more data jacks on the wall where you can connect a computer to the network using a Category […]

If you only have one printer in your classroom that you want to share with several student computers, you can connect that printer to your computer and then share it so that it is accessible from any computer in the room. To share a printer, you must first add it to your system the same […]

There are a couple of ways to connect to a folder that has been shared over the network. The fastest way is by typing the Universal Naming Convention (UNC) path in the Start, Run dialog box. The UNC defines the path to a shared folder using the format \\server\sharename. The server is the computer where […]

Before you can share files or folders with other users on your network, you must make sure that File and Printer Sharing is enabled. You can do this by going to the Control Panel (Start, Control Panel) and selecting the Network Connections applet. Right-click on your network connection and select Properties. Make sure there is […]

Most network connection problems can be solved by following some simple troubleshooting steps: Begin with the easiest solution. With networking, this is checking to make sure the network cable is properly connected to both the computer and the network port on the wall. If you do not see a blinking light on your network card, […]

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