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Specifying Alternate IP Address in Windows 8
Specifying Alternate IP Address in Windows 8

What Is an Alternate IP Address? As the name specifies, an alternate IP address is the address that is specified on a client computer, and works as a substitute to the IP address that the computer receives...

Knowing Hostnames and Renaming Windows 8 Computer
Knowing Hostnames and Renaming Windows 8 Computer

What Is a Hostname? In all post-Windows 98 computers, a hostname is the name of the computer that administrators specify either during the installation of the operating system, or after the installation...

Adding a Windows 8 Computer to a Domain
Adding a Windows 8 Computer to a Domain

What Is a Domain? A domain is a logical area that is created when administrators install a network operating system, such as Windows server 2008, and promote it as a domain controller. When a network operating...

Assigning Static IP and DNS Address in Windows 8
Assigning Static IP and DNS Address in Windows 8

What Is an IP Address? An IP address is a 32-bit decimal number that is always accompanied with its corresponding subnet mask, which is also a 32-bit decimal number. Both IP address and subnet mask are...

Assign Multiple IP Addresses to Windows 8 Computer
Assign Multiple IP Addresses to Windows 8 Computer

What Is Multiple IP Address Assignment Multiple IP address assignment in a computer means that a network interface card (NIC) of a computer is assigned with more than one IP addresses. Generally, administrators...

Understanding and Providing Default Gateway in Windows 8
Understanding and Providing Default Gateway in Windows 8

What Is Default Gateway? Default gateway is a computer or a hardware device that is connected to a direct Internet line, and works as an intermediary to allow communication between the computers in the...

Provide Multiple DNS Addresses in Windows 8
Provide Multiple DNS Addresses in Windows 8

Importance of Multiple DNS Servers In an organization, where there are several computers connected to each other, administrators mostly install more than one DNS servers for fault tolerance purposes. This...

Customizing Windows 8 Recycle Bin for Optimum Performance
Customizing Windows 8 Recycle Bin for Optimum Performance

What Is Recycle Bin Customization Recycle Bin customization is a process in which the default settings of the Recycle Bin are modified according to the users’ requirements. While customizing Recycle...

Increase Mouse Pointer Visibility in Windows 8
Increase Mouse Pointer Visibility in Windows 8

About Increasing Mouse Pointer Visibility While using Windows 8, many users might want to increase mouse pointer visibility in order to get a clear view of the position of the mouse. With the increased...

Manage Taskbar Visibility and Location in Windows 8
Manage Taskbar Visibility and Location in Windows 8

What Is Taskbar Visibility? Although by default the taskbar is configured to stay always on top of all the application windows and interfaces, this configuration might not be appropriate for the users...
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