Windows 7

CrashPlan and File Permissions

CrashPlan is a great data backup service. It has some drawbacks, such as high memory use and slow speeds (being based on Java), but it has some terrific benefits as well. It is about the only program that allows you to store data on multiple computers and on the computers of friends, a free option. […]

PrivacyWare PrivateFirewall and Windows HomeGroups

Why don’t HomeGroups work with PrivateFirewall? Here’s how to fix it.   Update (4/21/2013): This post has been updated to fix some more issues. The quick summary is this: Open all TCP and UDP ports for SVCHost and System (System Services) from 137-65535 for the local network (low security). Add all HomeGroup computers to the […]

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