How to Capture Streaming Audio

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Even with DRM, however, all audio and video streams can be recorded. The simplest way to record streaming audio is to attach a recorder torepparttar output jack of your soundcard. Any recording device portable MP3 player, cassette deck, MiniDisc etc. can be used. The problem with this method is that you have to convertrepparttar 137291 digital stream into analog, and there will be some loss in sound quality.

If you wish to keeprepparttar 137292 audio stream inrepparttar 137293 digital domain, you need special software to capture it. Most audio capture software works by emulating a sound card. You feedrepparttar 137294 output ofrepparttar 137295 emulated sound card to a file, and asrepparttar 137296 audio is streamed to your computer it is captured to file. Any kind of audio stream can be captured this way no matter whether it is played with Windows Media Player, Real Player, Quicktime, or any other audio streamer.

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Setting Up a Home Network

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Print Server

Enabling printer sharing is very similar torepparttar setup for file sharing.

First, installrepparttar 137290 printer. Simply followrepparttar 137291 manufacturer's instructions for installing your printer and be sure all drivers have been installed.

Enable Print Sharing. Inrepparttar 137292 steps above, you have already enabled File Sharing. For those of you with Windows 98 or ME, followrepparttar 137293 directions in Step 1 above and also check I want to be able to allow others to print to my printer inrepparttar 137294 dialog box. Restart your PC.

Share The Printer. Again, depending on what Operating System you are using, go to your printer folder. For Windows XP, select Start > Printers and Faxes. For Windows 98, ME, or 2000, select Start > Settings > Printers. Right clickrepparttar 137295 printer icon you wish to share and choose Sharing. Then just followrepparttar 137296 instructions from there.

Share That Internet Connection

Now that you have your server set up, you can also use it to share an Internet connection.

Install a Modem and/or Additional Network Card. If you are using a dial-up connection, you will need to install a modem if one is not already installed onrepparttar 137297 server PC. Followrepparttar 137298 manufacturer's instructions for installingrepparttar 137299 modem. If you use a broadband connection,repparttar 137300 network card you installed when setting up your network will work fine. You will need a second network card forrepparttar 137301 cable or DSL modem, unless you have a USB broadband modem.

Setup Internet Connection Sharing.

For Windows 98 or ME users, go to Add/Remove Programs inrepparttar 137302 Control Panel and selectrepparttar 137303 Windows Setup tab. For 98, double click Internet Tools or for ME, double click Communications. Select Internet Connection Sharing, click OK and runrepparttar 137304 Internet Connection Sharing Wizard or Home Networking Wizard. For Windows 2000 and XP users, right clickrepparttar 137305 My Network Places icon on your desktop and select Properties. Right clickrepparttar 137306 broadband modem connection and select Properties. For Windows 2000, clickrepparttar 137307 Sharing tab and check Enable Internet Connection Sharing for this connection. For XP users, clickrepparttar 137308 Advanced tab and select Allow other network users to connect through this computer's Internet connection.

Voila! You now have your own home network. Congratulations!

Manage Your Home Network

Now that you have your own home network, we can help you make it a little easier to manage. Micro 2000 has made available a 5-seat version of RemoteScope for home users who want to manage their networks of up to 5 PC's from a remote location. It can be a hassle, not to mention time consuming, making sure each PC has been defragged, backed up, or hadrepparttar 137309 latest virus updates installed. If you'd like to be able to manage each of your PC's from one machine, you can. Remotely control each PC, deploy applications and patches, set up back ups and defrag tasks, or help keep your kids protected online withrepparttar 137310 monitoring feature. To find out more about RemoteScope's features visit RemoteScope Network Management.

Disclaimer - The Micro 2000 Tech Tip is a free service providing information only. While we use reasonable care to see that this information is correct, we do not guarantee it for accuracy, completeness or fitness for a particular purpose. Micro 2000, Inc. shall not be liable for damages of any kind in connection withrepparttar 137311 use or misuse of this information.

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