Chapter 7. Networking with Windows 7

TOPICS COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER INCLUDE

  • Understanding network connectivity in an enterprise

  • Resolving names to IP addresses

  • Using the Network and Sharing Center

  • Troubleshooting network connectivity problems

The majority of Windows 7 computers will be connected to a network, especially in enterprises. When connected to the network, computers can access and share resources. In addition, the network provides access to the Internet and email, which have become integral tools in the workplace.

This chapter lays a foundation for many of the basics related to networking. It covers IP addressing, assigning TCP/IP configuration information manually, using DHCP for dynamic configuration, and name resolution.

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