Network

How to Disable VPN in Windows 11
Network

How to Disable VPN in Windows 11

VPN, which stands for “Virtual Private Network“, is a secure and private connection users can connect to over the public internet. It acts as a secure tunnel between your computer and the public internet. VPN is usually offered as a service to protect your internet connection and privacy online by […]

By Nyau Wai Hoe, ago
Check local IP address of computer Windows 11
Network

How to Check IP Address in Windows 11

This article is a comprehensive guide on how to check the IP address of various items in Windows 11. Use the table of content below to jump to the part you are looking for. Check local IP address of your computer A local IP address is the internal IP address […]

By Nyau Wai Hoe, ago
How to check WiFi password in Windows 11
Network

How to Check WiFi Password in Windows 11

We don’t always remember all the passwords we use in our daily digital routine. We most certainly can’t always recall the passwords of all the WiFi networks we have ever connected to. If your device is set to connect to a WiFi network automatically when in range, you don’t need […]

By Nyau Wai Hoe, ago
Check which application is using the Internet
Network

How to Know Which App is Using The Internet in Windows 11

There are often situations where you would want to check which app is actually using the internet in the background to troubleshoot issues such as finding out why your internet speed suddenly becomes slow, to check if there is any app secretly uploading or downloading data without your permission, etc. […]

By Nyau Wai Hoe, ago
How to create hotspot in Windows 11
Network

How to Create Hotspot in Windows 11

If you have a laptop computer, Windows 11 tablet, or desktop computer with a wireless WiFi adapter, you can set up a Hotspot on the device to share your internet connection with other devices via WiFi. This guide will show you how to quickly create a mobile hotspot in Windows […]

By Nyau Wai Hoe, ago
Block an app from using the internet Windows 11
Network

How to Block a Program From Accessing Internet in Windows 11

If there is an application, software, program or game you wish to block from accessing the internet, you can block the app using Windows Firewall so that no traffic can go in or out of the program. This tutorial will show you how to block a program from connecting to […]

By Nyau Wai Hoe, ago
You need permission to perform this action network share folder Windows 11 10
Network

Shared Folder “You need permission to perform this action” Windows 11/10

When you try to delete, rename, or copy/paste a file in a network shared folder, you will receive the error – “File Access Denied – You need permission to perform this action. You require permission from this computer to make changes to this file“, if the user account you are […]

By Nyau Wai Hoe, ago
Windows cannot access shared folder You do not have permission 11 10
Network

How to Fix “Windows cannot access shared folder” in Windows 11

When you open a shared folder in a local network, if you receive the following error: “Windows cannot access \\DESKTOP-XXXXXXX\ shared folder – You do not have permission to access the shared folder. Contact your network administrator to request access” or “Check the spelling of the name. Otherwise, there might […]

By Nyau Wai Hoe, ago
How to turn on network discovery and file sharing in Windows 11
Network

Windows 11: Turn On Network Discovery and File Sharing

In order to share files and folders on a Windows 11 PC with other computers or devices in a same network, you need to first turn on the “network discovery and file sharing” option in Windows 11. This short guide will show you how to enable the network discovery and […]

By Nyau Wai Hoe, ago
How to share a folder in Windows 10
Network

How to Share Folder in Windows 11 / 10 Local Network Without Password

In Windows 11 or 10, you can share a folder with other computers or devices connected to the same network using the Windows file sharing feature. In this guide, you will learn how to share a folder in Windows 11/10 in a local network without password. A shared folder in […]

By Nyau Wai Hoe, ago