25 Books to Read Before You Die
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


The Powell's Playlist | August 6, 2014

Graham Joyce: IMG The Powell’s Playlist: Graham Joyce



The Ghost in the Electric Blue Suit is set on the English coast in the hot summer of 1976, so the music in this playlist is pretty much all from the... Continue »
  1. $17.47 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$5.95
Used Trade Paper
Usually ships in 5 to 7 business days
Add to Wishlist
available for shipping or prepaid pickup only
Qty Store Section
1 Remote Warehouse Internet- General

Absolute Beginner's Guide to Wi-Fi Wireless Networking (Absolute Beginner's Guides)

by

Absolute Beginner's Guide to Wi-Fi Wireless Networking (Absolute Beginner's Guides) Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Absolute Beginner's Guide to Wi-Fi is a book for beginners who want to join the Wi-Fi revolution. Using easy-to-understand language, this book teaches you all you need to know about Wi-Fi, from choosing the Wi-Fi system that is right for you to adding a Wi-Fi card and related software to finding hotspots and access points. With the help of this book, you will be able to configure a home network and share internet connections quickly and easily. In addition, the book covers all important security issues so that a user is less exposed to threats, as well as the dos and don'ts of traveling with a Wi-Fi enabled laptop.

Synopsis:

Absolute Beginner's Guide to Wi-Fi is a book for beginners who want to join the Wi-Fi revolution. Using easy-to-understand language, this book teaches you all you need to know about Wi-Fi, from choosing the Wi-Fi system that is right for you to adding a Wi-Fi card and related software to finding hotspots and access points. With the help of this book, you will be able to configure a home network and share internet connections quickly and easily. In addition, the book covers all important security issues so that a user is less exposed to threats, as well as the dos and don'ts of traveling with a Wi-Fi enabled laptop.

About the Author

Harold Davis is a strategic technology consultant, hands-on programmer, and the author of many well-known books. He has been a popular speaker at trade shows and conventions, giving presentations on topics ranging from wireless networking through digital photography and programming methodologies. As a technology consultant, he has served many Fortune 500 companies.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

I. WHY WI-FI?

 1. Entering a World Without Wires.

 2. Understanding Wi-Fi.

 3. Hitting the Road with Wi-Fi.

 4. Networking Without Wires.

II. SETTING UP YOUR COMPUTER FOR WI-FI.

 5. Buying a Wi-Fi Laptop.

 6. Buying a Wi-Fi PDA.

 7. Playing with Wi-Fi Gadgets.

 8. Adding Wi-Fi to a Mobile Computer.

 9. Wi-Fi on Your Desktop.

III. GOING MOBILE WITH WI-FI.

10. Tools for the Perfect Road Warrior.

11. Where Can You Wi-Fi?

12. Working with National Wi-Fi Networks.

IV. CREATING A WI-FI NETWORK.

13. Buying a Wi-Fi Access Point or Router.

14. Setting Up Your Access Point.

15. Configuring Your Wi-Fi Network.

16. Sharing an Internet Connection.

17. Adding Wi-Fi Antennas to Your Network.

V. SECURING YOUR WI-FI COMPUTER AND NETWORK.

18. Protecting Your Mobile Wi-Fi Computer.

19. Securing Your Wi-Fi Network.

VI. APPENDIXES.

Appendix A. Wireless Standards.

Appendix B. Finding Wi-Fi Hotspots.

Glossary.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780789731159
Author:
Davis, Harold
Publisher:
Que
Subject:
Internet - General
Subject:
Data Transmission Systems - General
Subject:
Networking - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Absolute Beginner's Guide
Publication Date:
April 2004
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
312
Dimensions:
9.14x7.38x.74 in. 1.15 lbs.

Other books you might like

  1. Absolute Beginners Guide To... New Trade Paper $31.50
  2. Linux Desktop Pocket Guide Used Trade Paper $6.95
  3. The Complete Idiot's Guide to... Used Trade Paper $8.50

Related Subjects

Computers and Internet » Internet » General
Computers and Internet » Internet » Information
Computers and Internet » Internet » Web Publishing
Computers and Internet » Networking » General
Computers and Internet » Networking » Wireless

Absolute Beginner's Guide to Wi-Fi Wireless Networking (Absolute Beginner's Guides) Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$5.95 In Stock
Product details 312 pages Que - English 9780789731159 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Absolute Beginner's Guide to Wi-Fi is a book for beginners who want to join the Wi-Fi revolution. Using easy-to-understand language, this book teaches you all you need to know about Wi-Fi, from choosing the Wi-Fi system that is right for you to adding a Wi-Fi card and related software to finding hotspots and access points. With the help of this book, you will be able to configure a home network and share internet connections quickly and easily. In addition, the book covers all important security issues so that a user is less exposed to threats, as well as the dos and don'ts of traveling with a Wi-Fi enabled laptop.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.