Home Networking All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies

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If your household harbors more than one computer, you’ve probably wondered about home networking. Maybe you’ve gone so far as to start setting up a network and given up in frustration. Well, now you can relax. Home Networking All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies has come to the rescue!

A network will make your life easier, and Home Networking All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies makes it easier to create one. It shows you how to choose the right hardware, add user accounts, get different operating systems to work together, secure your network, exchange files, add wireless devices, and even use Wi-Fi out in public. Seven individual, self-contained minibooks cover:

  • What a network will do for you, including a low-tech explanation of how it works
  • Choosing a network type that will work best for your needs, and planning what equipment you’ll need
  • Installing and configuring your computers and networking gear
  • Upgrading your equipment with the manufacturer’s updates
  • The ins and outs of using particular versions of operating systems — Windows, Mac, and Linux — with your network
  • Step-by-step directions on connecting to networks, sharing files and printers, checking connection status, and much more
  • Discovering networking accessories and gadgets to get the most out of your network
  • Finding and using Wi-Fi hotspots, plus setting up your own

You’ll even find troubleshooting tips to help find and fix common problems. Home Networking All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies will be your personal network assistant!

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7 books in 1 — your key to a successful home network!

Your one-stop guide to setting up a network and keeping it safe

If your household has more than one computer, networking will make your life easier. And all the stuff you need to know is right here — how to choose the right hardware, add user accounts, get different operating systems to work together, secure your network, exchange files, add wireless devices, and even use Wi-Fi out in public.

Discover how to:

  • Plan your network

  • Install necessary equipment

  • Set up and configure your network

  • Guard against hackers, phishers, and spam

  • Set up your own Web server

  • Add cool wireless gadgets

About the Author:

Eric Geier is a certified network administrator with years of experience as a computer and wireless networking consultant. He is founder and president of Sky-Nets, Ltd., a Wi-Fi hotspot provider.

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