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Windows XP Home Networking makes home networking easy. With more and more families keeping an older computer in service when a new PC is purchased, there is now an opportunity for hundreds of millions of people worldwide to take advantage of the benefits of home networking. This book teaches the reader how to share Internet connections, share local resources like files and printers, and also ensure that their network is safe from attackers.
Windows XP Home Networking covers both the professional and home editions of Windows XP. It includes information on connecting to the Internet with modem or broadband connections, planning and setting up a home network, sharing an Internet connection between two or more computers, understanding users, sharing networking resources, wireless networking, XP remote access features, XP .NET and Web integration, security, and more. Topics include basic connection and home networking advice, remote access, and Internet integration: Everything a home network owner will need to get online, share a connection, and publish information to the Web, all while keeping their home network safe from intrusion.
Windows XP includes a new Network Setup Wizard, multiple IP profiles for network cards, pervasive wireless networking support, a new network bridging feature, improved Internet Connection Sharing, and a new Internet Connection Firewall. All of these features are covered in Windows XP Home Networking.
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All the Know-How You Need to Set Up a Home Network–and Make the Most of It
Windows XP is packed with features that make home networking easier than ever. In this comprehensive guide, Windows expert Paul Thurrott shows you step by step how to choose between wired and wireless options, set up and secure your network, and then take advantage of Windows XP’s many network capabilities and options. From sorting out cables and routers to sharing Internet connections and printers to configuring firewalls and e-mail, this book delivers all the information you need to bring networking home.
Detailed Instructions for Networking Your Home
Paul Thurrott is News Editor of Windows & .NET Magazine and Connected Home Magazine. He also contributes to a number of online newsletters and Web sites that focus on Windows. His books include Great Digital Media with Windows XP.
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