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Windows Vista®: Home Networking

Windows Vista®: Home Networking

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Publisher: Microsoft Press

Publication Date: 19-SEP-2007

Insert Date: 13-DEC-2007

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With more than one Windows Vistabased PC in your home, and all of your digital memories, music and media, and other data stored on one computer, you know that its time to connect your home with a simple home network. Youll get the straightforward, approachable information you need (without the jargon!) to find what kind of network is right for you and get started setting up, configuring, and maintaining your local area network (LAN), wireless network, or remote network. Easy-to-follow procedures teach you how to help secure your network with firewalls and Windows Defender, plus control what...

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Your Guide to Easy and Secure Windows Vista Networking is a complete beginner’s guide to creating, configuring, administering, and using a small network using Windows Vista computers. Inside you’ll find comprehensive coverage of networking hardware, including Ethernet (wired) hardware (from NICs to cables to switches to routers) and wireless Hardware--from wireless NICs to access points to range extenders. We include handy “buyer’s guides” that tell you how to make smart choices when purchasing network hardware. With hardware in hand, we then show you how to roll up your shirtsleeves and...

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Microsoft® Windows® Home Server Unleashed

Microsoft® Windows® Home Server Unleashed

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Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 13-SEP-2007

Insert Date: 27-AUG-2007

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“Computer data can be immeasurably valuable, yet most people leave it totally vulnerable to damage or loss. Windows Home Server is the data equivalent to a home safe. We recommend Paul McFedries’s Microsoft®Windows®Home Server Unleashed as the best first step in getting a strong hold on securing and maintaining personal data at home.” –Professor Michael L. Kleper Editor, The Kleper Report on Digital Publishing Windows Home Server is a brand new server operating system from Microsoft designed to be used in home settings. Windows Home Server is designed to reduce or eliminate the...

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Take Control of Your AirPort Network

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Take Control of Your AirPort Network

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 29-MAY-2007

Insert Date: 11-JUL-2007

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Make your AirPort network fly!In this title about classic 802.11b- and 802.11g-based AirPort networking, Wi-Fi networking expert Glenn Fleishman shows you how to select the best networking gear (both Apple's AirPort hardware and cheaper options), position a base station for optimal performance, configure devices, and lock out snoopers.Learn the four things to consider when purchasing hardware (and what device to avoid!), solutions to seven common Internet configuration problems, how to connect a USB printer to a base station, and four ways to extend your network's range. Whether you're just...

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Home Network Security Simplified

Home Network Security Simplified

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Publisher: Cisco Press

Publication Date: 24-JUL-2006

Insert Date: 05-OCT-2006

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A straightforward, graphic-based reference for securing your home network  Set up a firewall Secure your wireless network Stop adware and spyware Keep your children safe from online threats Prevent a virus outbreak Avoid Internet scams  Phishing. Malware. Spyware. Trojan horses. Firewalls. Parental controls. If you have a home computer connected to the Internet, you need to understand these security terms. If that connection is high-speed (always on) or you run a wireless network, your need–your vulnerability–is that much greater. Now, with Home Network Security...

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Home Networking Simplified: An Illustrated Home Networking Handbook for the Everyday User

Home Networking Simplified: An Illustrated Home Networking Handbook for the Everyday User

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Publisher: Cisco Press

Publication Date: 25-MAY-2005

Insert Date: 04-OCT-2006

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An illustrated home networking handbook for the everyday user Building a network doesn't have to be all work and no play—it can actually be fun! Home Networking Simplified is an illustrated home-networking book for everyone from Grandma Mary to your tech-savvy teenage neighbor. Home Networking Simplified gives you the most basic need-to-know info and then teaches you how to get the most out of your home network: Learn the basics of home networking, from connecting to the Internet to connecting your computers Create a basic home network Grow and update your network with...

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Home Wireless Networking in a Snap

Home Wireless Networking in a Snap

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Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 15-MAR-2006

Insert Date: 21-MAY-2006

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These days, nobody really wants to learn everything there is about their hardware and software. And even if you did, who has the time to endlessly tinker and play with it until you figure everything out? You just want a book that will quickly show you how to set up your home wireless network. Home Wireless Networking in a Snap is designed specifically for busy people like you. This book covers the things that aren't already covered in the documentation that came with your equipment and the things you can't just figure out on your own. It is organized into a series of...

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Absolute Beginner’s Guide To: Security, Spam, Spyware & Viruses

Absolute Beginner’s Guide To: Security, Spam, Spyware & Viruses

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Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 09-NOV-2005

Insert Date: 12-JAN-2006

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Batten down the hatches! Hackers, spammers and thieves (oh my!) are after you! The mere act of turning on an Internet-connected computer can put you, your family, and your personal finances at risk by exposing you to viruses, scam artists, hackers, identity thieves, and spammers. How do you fight back? Absolute Beginner's Guide to Security, Spam, Spyware and Viruses is your first line of defense. Clear, easy-to-understand definitions of viruses, spyware, and hackers will help you understand what you're up against everytime you go online. Then, you'll learn about other threats, such as...

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Create Your Own Home Networks

Create Your Own Home Networks

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Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 19-DEC-2005

Insert Date: 04-JAN-2006

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You have a family computer for e-mail and browsing the Internet. Your son and daughter have their own computer for school work and your spouse has a laptop that he or she brings home from work every day. With your family spread out all over the house on their computers, wouldn't it be nice if you could make them all work together? Create Your Own Home Networks  is a unique book that will show you how to make your home computers talk to each other while sharing files, music and printers. The most common networking tasks are presented in project-format that doesn't require any in-depth...

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Home Networking: The Missing Manual

Home Networking: The Missing Manual

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 01-JUL-2005

Insert Date: 16-SEP-2005

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Millions of computers around the world today are connected by the Internet, so why is it still so hard to hook up a few PCs in you own home? Whether you want to share an Internet connection, install WiFi, or maybe just cut down on the number of printers you own, home networks are supposed to help make your life easier. Instead, most aspiring home networkers get lost in a confusing maze of terms and technologies: 802.11g, Fast Ethernet, Cat 5 cable (or was it Cat 5e?), Powerline, and on and confusingly on. That's where Home Networking: The Missing Manual comes in. Using clear language,...

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Home Networking Annoyances

Home Networking Annoyances

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 25-JAN-2005

Insert Date: 12-JUL-2005

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The beauty of a home network is that it can make life so easy--what could be better than sharing an Internet connection so that everyone can be online at the same time? With home networking you can move files from one computer to another, share resources, print to a single printer or multiple printers from any computer in the house, and IM the kids when they're holed up in their rooms. And the downside? Anyone who's ever had to troubleshoot a network glitch doesn't need to ask that question. The simple words, "Why can't I print? Why can't I get to the Internet? Why does my computer say...

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Home Networking with Microsoft® Windows® XP Step by Step

Home Networking with Microsoft® Windows® XP Step by Step

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Publisher: Microsoft Press

Publication Date: 31-OCT-2001

Insert Date: 19-MAY-2005

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Quickly teach yourself how to use the built-in networking features in Microsoft® Windows® XP. Work at your own pace through clear, step-by-step directions to learn everything from installing hardware to setting up instant messaging....

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Global Mobile: Connecting without Walls, Wires, or Borders

Global Mobile: Connecting without Walls, Wires, or Borders

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 12-JAN-2005

Insert Date: 02-APR-2005

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With the proliferation of Wi-Fi hotspots and advances in mobile-phone technology, there aren't many excuses today for not being in contact with your friends, family and business associates when you travel. Using just your laptop computer and cell phone, you can stay connected from all around the globe. But not so fast -- do you "really" know how to use your gadgets when traveling? And furthermore, do you have the RIGHT gadgets? Enter Global Mobile. This slim, compact guide outlines how to choose and use the gear you’ll need to stay connected no matter where you’re going. Author Fred...

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Home Networking: A Visual Do-It-Yourself Guide

Home Networking: A Visual Do-It-Yourself Guide

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Publisher: Cisco Press

Publication Date: 31-AUG-2004

Insert Date: 12-DEC-2004

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The only home networking book you'll ever need Setting up a home network doesn't need to be difficult. You can use this easy-to-understand reference to set up your home network, secure it, and turn it into an entertainment network. Don't be fooled by other guides-it can be this simple: It's Easy-Set up your home network with this visual step-by-step guide. Quit Wasting Time and Money-Buy the network gadgets and equipment you need. Make It Secure-Use simple tips to make your network secure. Wow the Neighbors-Turn your home network into an entertainment network. What Went...

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Absolute Beginner's Guide to Wi-Fi® Wireless Networking

Absolute Beginner's Guide to Wi-Fi® Wireless Networking

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Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 27-APR-2004

Insert Date: 27-JUN-2004

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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...

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Imagine, at a terrifyingly aggressive rate, everything you regularly use is being equipped with computer technology. Think about your phone, cameras, cars-everything-being automated and programmed by people who in their rush to accept the many benefits of the silicon chip, have abdicated their responsibility to make these products easy to use. The Inmates Are Running the Asylum argues that the business executives who make the decisions to develop these products are not the ones in control of the technology used to create them. Insightful and entertaining, The Inmates Are Running the Asylum...

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Home Network Basis: Transmission Environments and Wired/Wireless Protocols

Home Network Basis: Transmission Environments and Wired/Wireless Protocols

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Publisher: Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 11-JUL-2003

Insert Date: 23-JAN-2004

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This complete technical guide to home network media, protocols, and implementation is the first systematic technical guide to all leading transmission media and communication protocols for in-home networking. Using detailed simulation techniques provided as MATLAB files and SIMULINK models (downloadable from the companion website), Walter Y. Chen covers the technical challenges and implementation of twisted-pair telephone wiring, coax, powerline, and RF transmission. Next, Chen thoroughly reviews each leading communications protocol: Ethernet, HomePNA 1.0/2.0, FireWire, X-10, CEBus,...

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Windows XP Unwired

Windows XP Unwired

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 26-AUG-2003

Insert Date: 06-DEC-2003

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From the growing number of Wi-Fi hotspots to the escalating sales of laptops and other portable wireless-enabled devices, it's clear that wireless technology is here and poised to play an increasingly important role in all our lives. Going wireless is a little like taking the training wheels off your first bike--once you taste the freedom, you don't want to go back to what you had before. Moreover, dramatic improvements in wireless technology in the last few years coupled with the growing affordability of wireless equipment make going wireless all the more attractive. And if you're a Windows...

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Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Networking, Fourth Edition

Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Networking, Fourth Edition

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Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 19-SEP-2003

Insert Date: 25-SEP-2003

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A gentle, straightforward introduction to the fundamentals of setting up and maintaining a computer network. Teaches the strategies of networking, whether connecting two computers or two hundred. Demystifies the technology behind different types of networks, operating systems, hardware components, and protocols. Provides readers with important information about security, administration, and troubleshooting communication problems. ...

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Complete Home Wireless Networking: Windows® XP Edition

Complete Home Wireless Networking: Windows® XP Edition

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Publisher: Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 12-JUN-2003

Insert Date: 16-SEP-2003

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Set up your home wireless network-the quick and painless way Learn time-saving tricks and troubleshooting tips from an expert Enjoy the freedom of wireless computing at home-no experience required! Get simple instructions and tips for Windows 98 through XP Fast, reliable, secure home wireless networks-the easy way! Today's home wireless networks offer tremendous advantages over hard-wired networks-among them, unprecedented portability and, of course, the freedom from wires strung all over your house! Unless you have a firm grasp on all the latest networking...