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Home Networking Bible

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Everything you need to know to set up a home network

Is a home network for you? This comprehensive guide covers everything from deciding what type of network meets your needs to setting up the hardware and software, connecting different operating systems, installing the necessary applications, managing the network, and even adding home entertainment devices. Fully updated with new material on all the latest systems and methods, it’s just what you need to set up your network and keep it running safely and successfully.

Inside, you’ll find complete coverage of home networking

  • Compare the advantages and disadvantages of wired and wireless networks
  • Understand how to choose between workgroup and client/server networking
  • Learn how to install and set up cables and routers and how to install and configure networking software
  • Share files, printers, and a single Internet connection
  • Back up files and secure your network
  • Set up your own home intranet and understand the technologies involved in creating a Web page
  • Manage your network and learn to use tools for locating and repairing problems
  • Expand your home network to include your digital camera, scanner, TV, sound system, and even game consoles
  • Explore SmartHome technology that allows you to automate various household functions
  • Investigate how your network can enable tele-commuting and other remote access capabilities

Synopsis:

Everything you need to know to set up a home network

Is a home network for you? This comprehensive guide covers everything from deciding what type of network meets your needs to setting up the hardware and software, connecting different operating systems, installing the necessary applications, managing the network, and even adding home entertainment devices. Fully updated with new material on all the latest systems and methods, it’ s just what you need to set up your network and keep it running safely and successfully.

Inside, you’ ll find complete coverage of home networking

  • Compare the advantages and disadvantages of wired and wireless networks
  • Understand how to choose between workgroup and client/server networking
  • Learn how to install and set up cables and routers and how to install and configure networking software
  • Share files, printers, and a single Internet connection
  • Back up files and secure your network
  • Set up your own home intranet and understand the technologies involved in creating a Web page
  • Manage your network and learn to use tools for locating and repairing problems
  • Expand your home network to include your digital camera, scanner, TV, sound system, and even game consoles
  • Explore SmartHome technology that allows you to automate various household functions
  • Investigate how your network can enable tele-commuting and other remote access capabilities

Synopsis:

This comprehensive resource gives both technical novices and experts all the information they need to create, configure, use, and troubleshoot a home or small business network. In-depth coverage helps readers choose from wired and wireless networking options, plan the network, and set up the necessary networking hardware and software.

About the Author

Sue Plumley has owned and operated her own business, Humble Opinions Company, Inc., since 1988. Humble Opinions specializes in network installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting for a variety of small businesses and corporations. Sue also has taught networking and the use of various software applications at the College of West Virginia and Glenville College in West Virginia. In addition, Sue has written and contributed to more than 75 books about networking and computer software for various publishers.

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Part I: Making Basic Network Choices.

Chapter 1: Quick Start—Sharing on a Network.

Chapter 2: Understanding Network Basics.

Chapter 3: Understanding Workgroup Networking.

Chapter 4: Understanding Client/Server Networking.

Part II: Planning and Setting Up Networking—Hardware and Software.

Chapter 5: Preparing for a Network.

Chapter 6: Understanding and Installing Traditional Cabling.

Chapter 7: Using Wireless Network Connections.

Chapter 8: Using Alternative Cabling Methods.

Chapter 9: Purchasing and Installing Networking Hardware.

Chapter 10: Configuring Networking Software.

Chapter 11: Accessing the Network with Various Operating Systems.

Part III: Working with Networked Computers.

Chapter 12: Sharing Resources.

Chapter 13: Accessing the Network.

Chapter 14: Finding Computers on the Network.

Chapter 15: Printing on a Network.

Part IV: Adding the Internet, E-Mail, and an Intranet.

Chapter 16: Accessing the Internet.

Chapter 17: Using E-Mail.

Chapter 18: Using Chat Programs.

Chapter 19: Setting Up an Intranet.

Part V: Working with Files, Folders, and Applications.

Chapter 20: Working with Applications.

Chapter 21: Working with Files and Folders.

Part VI: Managing the Network.

Chapter 22: Using Network Management Tools.

Chapter 23: Using Policies to Secure Windows.

Chapter 24: Working with the Registry for Windows.

Part VII: Adding to Your Home Network.

Chapter 25: Understanding Multimedia.

Chapter 26: Considering Smart Homes.

Appendix A: Troubleshooting Network Operations and Connections.

Appendix B: IP Addressing.

Appendix C: Telecommuting.

Glossary.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780764544163
Author:
Plumley, Sue
Publisher:
Wiley
Location:
Indianapolis, IN
Subject:
Networking - General
Subject:
Networking - Local Area Networks (LANs)
Subject:
Home computer networks
Subject:
Home automation
Subject:
Networking
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Revised and Upd
Series:
Bible
Series Volume:
126
Publication Date:
20080505
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
850
Dimensions:
9.22x7.34x1.67 in. 2.57 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Everything you need to know to set up a home network

Is a home network for you? This comprehensive guide covers everything from deciding what type of network meets your needs to setting up the hardware and software, connecting different operating systems, installing the necessary applications, managing the network, and even adding home entertainment devices. Fully updated with new material on all the latest systems and methods, it’ s just what you need to set up your network and keep it running safely and successfully.

Inside, you’ ll find complete coverage of home networking

  • Compare the advantages and disadvantages of wired and wireless networks
  • Understand how to choose between workgroup and client/server networking
  • Learn how to install and set up cables and routers and how to install and configure networking software
  • Share files, printers, and a single Internet connection
  • Back up files and secure your network
  • Set up your own home intranet and understand the technologies involved in creating a Web page
  • Manage your network and learn to use tools for locating and repairing problems
  • Expand your home network to include your digital camera, scanner, TV, sound system, and even game consoles
  • Explore SmartHome technology that allows you to automate various household functions
  • Investigate how your network can enable tele-commuting and other remote access capabilities

"Synopsis" by , This comprehensive resource gives both technical novices and experts all the information they need to create, configure, use, and troubleshoot a home or small business network. In-depth coverage helps readers choose from wired and wireless networking options, plan the network, and set up the necessary networking hardware and software.
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