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|Subject: Get Started with Home Networking Sun Sep 28, 2008 2:12 pm|| |
Get Started with Home Networking
you're streamlining the office, sharing music files, or putting an end
to the argument over whose turn it is to go online, a home or small
office network can do a lot for you. How to choose the right equipment
and get it working isn't always clear, though. We'll take some of the
mystery out of getting started.
|•||The Main Home & Small Business Network Types|
So many different technologies compete for your networking dollar.
Obviously they're not all created equal, and they're not all the
perfect choice for you. We boil the debate down to the two biggest
competitors — Ethernet and Wi-Fi — and show you some of the advantages
|•||What Does it Take to Build a Network?|
How do you decide whether you really need a home network, and whether
the equipment you have now will be useful when you install one? We help
you find some answers.
|•||Setting Up Your Home Network|
There are a few basic principles to keep in mind when you start to
install a home network. We also provide some pointers on getting a
couple of basic networks set up.
|•||Do I need an ISP?|
Not everyone who sets up a small network is connected to the Internet — there are plenty of other benefits to networking.
|•||Sharing Printers: An Overview|
We'll get you started with the process of hooking up a printer and
sharing it with other computers on the network, and provide
instructions for some typical setups.
|•||Troubleshooting Your Network|
We cover some of the more common issues associated with the Windows
firewall, Internet connection sharing, and file and printer sharing.