Wireless Networking with Microsoft Windows Vista

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-07-05
  • Publisher: Que Publishing
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This book shows users how wireless networking can be easy if they have this book by their side.

Author Biography

Michael Miller has written more than 75 non-fiction how-to books since 1989, including Que's Absolute Beginner's Guide to Computer Basics, Googlepedia: The Ultimate Google Resource, Absolute Beginner's Guide to eBay, and the upcoming How Windows Vista Works. He has established a reputation for clearly explaining technical topics to non-technical readers, and for offering useful real-world advice about complicated topics. More information can be found at the author's Web site, located at www.molehillgroup.com.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Planning Your Wireless Networkp. 5 1
Why You Need a Wireless Networkp. 7 2
How Wireless Networks Workp. 19 3
How Windows Vista Handles Wireless Networkingp. 29 4
Designing Your Wireless Network And Choosing Network Equipmentp. 39
Setting Up Your Wireless Networkp. 63 5
Setting Up Your Wireless Networkp. 65 6
Configuring and Managing Your Network Computersp. 81 7
Setting Up And Sharing A Wireless Internet Connectionp. 107 8
Securing Your Wireless Networkp. 119
Using Your Wireless Networkp. 137 9
Setting Up Multiple Usersp. 139 10
Sharing Files and Foldersp. 151 11
Sharing Music, Movies, and Other Digital Mediap. 169 12
Sharing Printers and Other Peripheralsp. 189 13
Connecting Game Devices to Your Wireless Networkp. 203
Using Other Networksp. 213 14
Connection to Wi-Fi Hot Spots and Public Networksp. 215 15
Connecting to Corporate Networksp. 227
Upgrading and Maintaining Your Wireless Networkp. 239 16
Upgrading Your Wireless Networkp. 241 17
Troubleshooting Wireless Network Problemsp. 251
Glossaryp. 265
Indexp. 271
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