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Windows® 7 Administrator’s Pocket Consultant by William R. Stanek

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Chapter 15. Configuring and Troubleshooting TCP/IP Networking

  • Navigating Windows 7 Networking Features 543

  • Installing Networking Components 549

  • Configuring Local Area Connections 554

  • Managing Local Area Connections 563

  • Troubleshooting and Testing Network Settings 567

This chapter focuses on managing network and wireless connections, which are used to communicate on a network. For networking to work properly, you must install networking components and configure network communications by using Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), Domain Name System (DNS), and Windows Internet Naming Service (WINS). DHCP is used for dynamic configuration of networking and Internet Protocol (IP) address settings. Both DNS and WINS provide name resolution services. ...

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