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Create And Share Video Cards With Windows Movie Maker

Create And Share Video Cards With Windows Movie Maker
The greeting cards play a pivotal role in celebrating happy moments like birthdays, anniversaries, festivals etc. If you are tired of decorating the cards with glue sticks and glitters, then you can create video cards using Windows Movie Maker. It can add several interesting features to your greeting cards like music, captions, themes etc. Apart from that, the applications give you the facility to share the cards with your friends through social networking...

Set Up Internet Explorer App On Xbox 360 Console

Set Up Internet Explorer App On Xbox 360 Console
Those who want to explore the web through Xbox 360 console enabled devices can download Internet Explorer app from App Store. This app supports Kinect voice commands by which users can browse their favorite sites with voice. Apart from that, it allows the users to login to social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter etc. directly without using an app. Requirements for Internet Explorer app Installation The Xbox 360 console needs to have certain...

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 from the DHCP server. A client computer uses an alternate IP address when it does not receive the dynamic IP address from the DHCP server. How Alternate IP Address Is Used? When a Windows 8 computer is configured to obtain IP address automatically...

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 has completed successfully. Although Windows 98 computers also had computer names, they were called NetBIOS names instead of hostnames. NetBIOS names can only contain 15 characters, whereas hostnames can have up to 63 characters. When a name is specified...

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 system is promoted as a domain controller, it enables centralized management for all the client computers in the network that have been added to the domain. What Is Centralized Management? Centralized management means that the entire network...

Installing Sticky Notes for Desktops

Installing Sticky Notes for Desktops
Post-it Notes have literally revolutionized the world in the context of how people keep reminders. With software like Sticky Notes, electronic sticky notes can be created right on the Windows desktop. Just like paper post-its, Sticky Notes allows users to organize, store, search and back-up notes in the computer. One of the most useful desktop enhancements ever, this widget has gained in popularity allowing the users to set priorities, alarms and...

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 divided into 4 octets, and each octet is separated by a dot (.) a.k.a. period. In the network, where multiple computers are connected to each other, each computer must have a unique IP address and a common subnet mask in order to communicate with other...

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 assign only one IP address to an NIC, and if multiple IP addresses are to be assigned, additional NICs are installed on the computer. Assigning multiple IP addresses to a computer allows the computer to communicate with multiple networks in...

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 in network and the different network (typically the Internet). How Default Gateway Works in Organizations? Almost every organization has a single Internet connection which is shared among multiple users in the network. Administrators in organizations...

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 means that in case one DNS server fails to respond properly or is down because of any reason, the names can be resolved by the second available DNS server in the network. In order to make fault tolerance work, each client computer is assigned with...
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