Posts under Network tag.

Workaround TLS failures timeouts

What is TLS handshake? How to fix TLS handshake?

TLS or Transport Layer Security is an encryption protocol. It is designed such that communication through TLS remains secure and private. In this post, I will explain what TLS handshake is and how to fix the TLS handshake if you […]

A network cable is not properly plugged in or may be broken

A network cable is not properly plugged in or may be broken

If you run Internet Connections Troubleshooter, and you see an error message saying A network cable is not properly plugged in or may be broken, then this post will help you fix the issue on your Windows computer. Windows users […]

USB tethering Setup Windows 10

How to set up USB tethering on Windows 10

This post will show you how to set up USB tethering on Windows 10 & share your phone’s mobile data to access the internet on other devices. Tethering is usually understood as WiFi Tethering, which allows the users to share […]

update the router firmware

How to update Router Firmware

Firmware is the software embedded in your router. Its firmware helps the router figure out how to carry on different tasks. To update it, you have to flash updated software in the router. We’ll tell you why and how to […]

Add Multiple IP address to Network adapter

How to assign Multiple IP Addresses to a Network Adapter

Many a time IT admin needs to set up multiple IP addresses to the same network adapter. Situations like hosting various SSL sites, speed up traffic exchanges which can skip the gateway in case of multiple IP addresses, different public […]

0x80070079, The semaphore timeout period has expired

Error 0x80070079: The semaphore timeout period has expired

During the transfer of files across networks, one error that occurs is Error 0x80070079, The semaphore timeout period has expired. Semaphore is simply a variable. This error is caused due to several factors. It includes the incorrect configuration of drivers […]

Website is online but isn’t responding to connection attempts

In case any proxy settings or third-party add-ons are interfering with your system’s internet connection, you might encounter the error Website is online but isn’t responding to connection attempts upon running the Network Adapter troubleshooter. Website is online but isn’t […]

reset winsock

How to reset Winsock in Windows 10

Windows Sockets or Winsock is a technical specification or a programming interface which decides how any program handles input/output requests for Internet applications, i.e., TCP/IP in Windows. In this guide, we will learn about Winsock, why and when you need […]

Fix Unable to contact your DHCP Server error on Windows 10

While trying to renew the IP address, if you receive Unable to contact your DHCP Server error message on your Windows computer, then this post may be able to help you.  Expired IP addresses might interrupt your Internet connection. Thus, […]

Windows 10 QoS not working

Windows 10 QoS not working

Windows 10 QoS or Quality of Service is a terminology which means how any network related device managers data traffic to reduce the loss of data, packet, latency, and jitter on the net. It can control and manage network resource […]

The default gateway is not available on Windows 10

If when you run the Internet Connections Troubleshooter it displays a message – The default gateway is not available on Windows 10, then here are some troubleshooting tips you should follow to fix this problem. If you see this message, […]

Assign a static IP address in Windows 10

How to set a Static IP Address in Windows 10

If you are experiencing trouble with your network connection and have it configured to DHCP then, figuring out your IP address can be quite a task. Using Static IP Address helps avert IP address conflicts between networked devices and enables […]

Troubleshoot TCP/IP connectivity

How to troubleshoot TCP/IP connectivity & configuration issues

When you need to make sure applications on the server can connect properly, the general troubleshooting doesn’t help. It calls for advanced ways to troubleshoot TCP/IP connectivity especially when you have a lot of timeout error. The connectivity issue could be […]