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Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Home Networking by Mark Edward Soper

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Chapter 3. Planning Your Home Network

IN THIS CHAPTER

Now that you know what a home network can do and what it takes to build a home network, it’s time to decide which home network is the right one for you. In this chapter, you find out how to

  • Match what you want your home network to do with the home network that does it best.

  • Select the best broadband Internet service type for you.

  • Learn which computers are ready to network and which ones need network adapters.

  • Figure out what your home network is going to cost.

At the end of this chapter, you’ll be ready to start shopping and making your home network a reality. ...

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