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  1. Error When Activating Macromedia Products

    In the NoirNerds.com post Preparing An Old Gateway Computer for Google Fiber, I had reformatted the hard drive, and removed all of the software from the computer. Today, I decided to reinstall Macromedia Fireworks MX 2004, and, when I entered the serial number to activate the product, I got a message stating that Fireworks was unable to connect to the internet.

    I checked my Windows XP Firewall settings, turned it off, and still got the same message. With the software being so old, I first...
  2. The TRENDnet 8-Port Unmanaged Gigabit GREENnet Standard Switch with Google Fiber

    Now that I’ve had Google Fiber for a couple of months, and have an idea of how I want to initially rearrange my home network, I decided to purchase a gigabit switch.

    I buy a lot from Amazon.com, and, for me, the choice came down to two switches: The TRENDnet 8-Port Unmanaged Gigabit GREENnet Standard Switch (8 x 10/100/1000Mbps) and The NETGEAR GS105 ProSafe 5-Port Gigabit Ethernet Desktop Switch – 10/100/1000 Mbps.

    Prior to Google Fiber, I used Netgear for most of my home networking...
  3. Google Fiber and Home Networking: My Initial Setup

    Prior to Google Fiber, I used the Netgear DG834G Wireless Modem Router Router along with Netgear XE103 85 Mbps Wall-Plugged Ethernet Adapters for home networking. The Netgear XE103 85 Mbps Wall-Plugged Ethernet Adapters allow you to turn your home power outlets into ethernet connections, and using this combination along with 10/100 Netgear and Linksys hubs, I networked about six desktop computers, in mostly two rooms of the residence.

    My MacBook Pro. is the only wireless computer I have,...
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