Chapter 10

Configuring Network Connectivity

In this chapter, you will learn to:

  • Connect Network Devices
  • Connect Wireless Devices
  • Join AND SharE HomeGroups in Windows 7
  • Understand Network Protocols

In today’s world of technology, it is very rare that a computer would remain a stand-alone system (not connected to any network). Even most home users have a small network setup using their Internet routers and all of their home computers. To allow this, you must understand how to set up network and networking devices.

To successfully establish network connectivity, you must have a properly installed and configured network interface card (NIC) and network protocol. The first step is to physically install and configure the network adapter that you ...

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