Chapter 3

Life on the Network


Bullet Using local resources and network resources

Bullet Playing the name game

Bullet Logging on to a network

Bullet Using shared folders

Bullet Going places with networks

Bullet Mapping your network drives

Bullet Using a network printer

Bullet Logging off the network

After you hook up your PC to a network, it’s not an island anymore, separated from the rest of the world like some kind of isolationist fanatic waving a “Don’t tread on me” flag. The network connection changes your PC forever. Now your computer is part of a system, connected to other computers on the network. You have to worry about annoying network details, such as using local and shared resources, logging on and accessing network ...

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