Home Networking Survival Guide

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-09-01
  • Publisher: Lightning Source Inc
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*Unique design -- through use of easy-to-spot icons readers can navigate the book'¬"s content'¬"'¬Srescue planes'¬¯ denote survival tips, '¬Ssharks'¬¯ flag trouble spots and '¬Smessage in a bottle'¬¯ icons contain helpful notes *Great value'¬”comprehensive coverage at an affordable price--$24.99 *The only book that offers up-to-date practical advice for the average consumer who wants to setup his/her first home network with a minimum of fuss and at a low cost. *Consistent format-- each chapter will have five sections; basic concepts, problems, solutions, troubleshooting, and future developments

Author Biography

David Strom is founder and president of David Strom, Inc., a networking and communications consulting firm dedicated to improving the quality of networked products, explaining Internet technologies to corporate computing managers, and helping early-stage Internet technology companies. He has worked for most of the major networking companies, including IBM, Microsoft, Sun, Novell, Intel, and others. Strom is one of the leading experts on network and Internet technologies and has written extensively on the topic for more than thirteen years for a wide variety of publications, including PC Week, Infoworld, Network World, Computerworld, CNET.com, and Internet.com. Since 1995, he has published Web Informant, a weekly newsletter on Internet trends and technologies. In 1990, he created Network Computing Magazine, for which he was the first editor-in-chief. He is also a frequent speaker, panel moderator and instructor at various industry events and trade shows around the world. Strom has appeared on the Fox TV News Network, NPR's Science Friday radio program, ABC-TV's World News Tonight and CBS-TV's Up to the Minute news broadcasts.

Table of Contents

Home Wiring Choices

Basic File Sharing and Operating System/ Networking Concepts

Sharing Printers

Internet Connection Hardware: Routers/Modems

Email Issues

Securing Your Network

Keeping Track of Your Family's Surfing Habits

Advanced Applications

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