Chapter 10. Connecting to a Network

Connecting to a Network

You can connect multiple computers to a network to share files and equipment, such as a printer. Today, wireless networks are available for you to set up in your home or office, or to connect to while on the road with your laptop.

  • Understanding Computer Networks

  • Discover Network Devices

  • Understanding Wireless Computing

  • Set Up a Wireless Connection

  • Connect and Disconnect from a Network

Understanding Computer Networks

A network consists of any group of connected computers. The Internet is an example of a worldwide computer network. A network connection can be set up through cables or by using a wireless connection.

Networks ...

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