Chapter 15. Networking

This chapter covers the following A+ exam topics:

Types of Networks and Network Devices

Cables, Connectors, and Tools

TCP/IP

SOHO Windows Networking

Troubleshooting Networks

You can find a master list of A+ exam topics in the “Introduction.”

This chapter covers CompTIA A+ 220-801 objectives 2.1 through 2.10 and 220-802 objectives 1.5, 1.6 and 4.5.

Virtually every business has one or more computer networks, and it seems that nowadays just about every home has a network as well. But what is a computer network? The simple answer: A computer network is two or more computers that communicate. For the more in-depth answer, read on!

We use networks so that computers can share files, access databases, collaborate on ...

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