Chapter 10. Configuring Network and Firewall Settings

This chapter covers the following subjects:

Configuring Networking Settings: In this section, you learn about the various settings in Windows that enable you to connect to wired or wireless networks, including the Internet. You are also introduced to the wireless networking protocols used by Windows 7 and the available security settings that help protect your connection.

Configuring Windows Firewall: Windows Firewall is a comprehensive stateful packet-filtering application that is enabled by default in Windows 7. This section introduces you to the Windows Firewall Control Panel applet and the Windows Firewall with Advanced Security Microsoft Management Console snap-in, both of which you ...

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