Home Security

Home security includes the hardware and software in place to monitor and protect property, and personal security practices. The hardware can include the doors, locks, alarm systems, lighting, motion detectors, and cameras systems; the software can include applications connected to smart systems in your home or business or electronic surveillance systems provided by vendors. Personal security practices would be ensuring doors are locked, alarms activated, windows closed and many other routine tasks which act to prevent misfortunes.

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Hello all,

I am seeking advice for a home surveillance DVR system but I cannot find a system that meets my requirements.

The main disappointment is that I can't find a system that supports both WiFi and wired cameras. It is either one or the other. :(

The other issue is finding a system that also supports a peephole camera. Yes, there are plenty of peephole cameras available but they are all stand-alone.

Any suggestions?

Thanks
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Hello Everyone,

I am looking for options to protect my files and folders on my local laptop.

For example, if  someone stole my computer or hacked into it, I would like to have certain files (my business file that houses information on clients/staff and my financial file) to have a password on them in order to open them.  I know that some apps also hide the file and can’t be opened or seen.

I Want to make sure that I have to put a password in when file needs to be opened and it would be good to be able to have it hidden to anyone that hacks into my computer if that should happen.  

What options do I have please ? what do you recommend ?

important I am running Windows 7. I am looking for a solution for windows 7

Thank you,
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I am looking for a lock that runs on batteries and connects to wifi, not Bluetooth for controlled entry access via my smartphone.  It needs to work outside and will be used to control access to a gate.

Assistance is greatly appreciated.
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Hi all, look to setup a "nanny cam" type of setup - i need wireless home cameras that dont require power - any suggestions?

I think i'd need about 8.
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we have a condere dvr when we bought the place but we didint get the password for the cctv how can we reset it
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Forgot my password for my qsee HD model number qth41 4 HD channels how do I recover this password really need to get into this to see who was messing in my car please somebody help
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I don't know admin password how do I reset it to factory settings or how can I put new password
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We have a peculiar problem with Panasonic NVRs, of which we have one in each building; two NVRs total.  The model of the NVRs is ND-400 and they are both on the latest firmware.  The problem is that one of the NVRs will not display any camera feeds when logged in with any account other than the admin account, even if the account is given full admin rights.  We've ruled out any network-related questions simply by virtue of the fact that the admin account works.  Beyond that, and updating firmware, we have run out of ideas for fixing this condition.
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I forgot the password for my electric 4 channel mini DVR system and can't get it unlocked
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I need a single outdoor camera to watch a gate.  We will need emails with video's sent to us when people are going in/out.

Needs:
night vision - 100 ft
day vision - 100 ft and need to be able to make out license plate numbers
capable of sending email alerts with short video
capable of sending video's to an onsite storage (windows file storage on site, which will connect via a wifi link to the camera)
wifi
power needs should be plugin
weather proof
web interface to interact with device
do not want or need a camera cctv system*

I need a single indoor camera to watch an IT server room.  We have about half of our server rooms setup with camera's now, I am going to have camera's put in the rest of them.

Needs:
Ethernet
poe capable
night/day vision
capability of sending email with video alerts
capability of sending video's to a local storage location (windows)
web interface for interacting
not cctv
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My cars have been broken into and \i am trying to access my cameras on the DVR to see if it shows the culprit.
When I went onto the DVR it asked for a password but I never had one and assumed it would be something like 1234 or 0000 but it has now locked me out and I cannot access the system for when the police come round.

Please can you help if there is a master reset password?
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Hi guys,

Im currently running what i would say is a "normal home set up". I have a router as my main incoming wifi as well as a extender which is a netgear night hawk.

I run all PC traffic though a paid for VPN.

I also have a smart home, thermostat, alexa, wireless sockets etc. I have been told that the smart home is easy to "hack" AKA some sitting outside gaining entry via the smart home device.

Ive been told i need something like this; Ubiquiti UniFi Security Gateway to secure my home.

Any suggestions.

Please bear in mind my technical knowledge is limited!
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I would like to reset my password on my DVR, how do I do this. Is been more than a year and I lost my old password. I have a NVR 16 HD channels QC826
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Hi,

I just ordered Amazon Echo. I saw on the internet that Echo can be connected to Philips' bulbs and you can use voice to control them. I wonder if it is possible that I connect Echo with my Loxone Smart Home?
Thank you in advance:)
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Inadvertently shut down my Qsee QT 5680 DVR and so when I power it back up the login menu pops up,I put in the default username administration and the password 123456 and it comes back with user name or password incorrect when I hit the login icon. I have tryed this several timed. I have also noticed when I click on the numbers they double up and I have to back space constantly.
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I work for a small firm and we have offices in multiple locations. I am wondering if it is possible or advisable to use a single DVR to connect to IP camera's from different offices. Example, we have an office in Washington DC and an office in Bethesda MD, I was thinking that it may be possible to connect the DVR in the Bethesda office and use the Sonicwall to somehow connect camera's from the DC office. Both offices currently have static IP's from the ISP as well as Virtual Trunk Line and VPN between both offices. I assume it is possible but am not 100% on how to get it done and whether it is viable or I should just get 2 separate systems. Any help would be awesome.
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Forgot admin password. Need to reset it. And no it's not 123456. I changed it when I bought the business 4 years ago. Please help.
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Hello all,

I am looking for an all-in-one home security system that combines the following features:
- WiFi (I'm tired of the limitations with wired cameras)
- Cameras (minimum 720p) - minimum 4 channel
- Sensors (door/windows)
- App controllable from anywhere
- Compatible with Google Home and/or Apple Home App

So far, this is all that I've found. It's probably not a perfect fit but I am going to contact the manufacturer.

- Fuers FW1 Wireless WIFI + Telephone Line Home/House Burglar Alarm System

Acceptable compromise
- Two separate systems that work with Google Home / Apple Home App

Thank you :)
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Hi,

I would like advice or a recommendation for security cameras that would have good color detail at night.
My cameras show fuzzy images in the shadows. :)

What would I look at to pick a very good color detail day and night?
Zoom in ability?
180 degree turn ability and ? tilt 45 degrees?

I am thinking of getting a couple more cameras to see how I like them at my house.
Then may add to my rental house.

Should I look at anything else that I missed?

Thank you,
BillC
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my qsee system keep alarm and theres a message no available hdd for recording
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i need port 85 open to view my qsee camera when out of network, i got port 37777 to work and i can view my camera when connecting to same network, so i just copied and pasted port 37777 screen when setting up port 85, so everything is the same except port number, it could save it ok, but when tested on canyouseeme.org only port 37777 open, not port 85
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I'm using Synology DS-1515+ with hikvision DVRs as a backup storage , the problem is : sometimes some DVRs (not all) change the status of NAS storage shared folder to "offline" instead of "Normal" and this will stop taking a backup of those DVRs.
my question is why this happens ? and how can i avoid this problem in future.

Note: I created multiple shared folders (one for each DVR)

thanks and waiting your reply
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I want renovate my office in New York. I want something cool and positive structure. suggestion are welcome
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I'm using Synology diskstation DS1515+ with my hikvision DVRs, the problem is I cant playback mp4 footagestored in the NAS,
tried to use klite codec, WMP, VLC , VS PLAYER (with other tools from hikvision website) and gom player , but in vain

hope to help me out to solve this problem
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Home Security

Home security includes the hardware and software in place to monitor and protect property, and personal security practices. The hardware can include the doors, locks, alarm systems, lighting, motion detectors, and cameras systems; the software can include applications connected to smart systems in your home or business or electronic surveillance systems provided by vendors. Personal security practices would be ensuring doors are locked, alarms activated, windows closed and many other routine tasks which act to prevent misfortunes.

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