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9780470118061

Home Networking For Dummies

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  • ISBN13:

    9780470118061

  • ISBN10:

    0470118067

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-03-26
  • Publisher: For Dummies

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Summary

Veteran author Kathy Ivens shows readers how to integrate a PC into a Windows XP or Vista home network and walks readers through examining network options, planning both wired and wireless networks, and installation, security, and maintenance Discusses wireless developments, including new standards through 802.11n and 802.16 and new networkable consumer electronics devices Addresses the extensive updates for Windows Vista, such as the new Network Explorer interface, native support for Wireless and IPv6, built-in Windows Media Center entertainment options, and much more Ideal for owners of multiple PCs who want to share resources, such as families who want to share an Internet connection across several computers, small business owners, and people who work from home

Author Biography

Kathy Ivens has written more than 50 books about computers and has spent lots of years installing corporate networks. She’s a Senior Contributing Editor for Windows IT Pro Magazine and runs multiple computer networks in her own home.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Network Basics
Planning the Lay of the LAN
Installing Network Adapters
Installing Ethernet Cable
Using Wires That Are Already There
Look Ma, No Wires
Configuring Computers for Networking
Putting It All Together
Configuring Computer Sharing
Setting Up Users
Communicating Across the Network
Printing Across the Network
Getting Around the Neighborhood
Using Files from Other Computers
Network Security and Maintenance
Making Your Network Secure
Disaster Planning and Recovery
Using Windows Maintenance Tools
The Part of Tens
Ten Clever Things to Do on Your Network
Ten Fun Things to Do on Your Network
Ten Ways to Make the Internet Safe for Children
Index
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