Chapter 10

Getting More Out of Windows 8 Networking

Most computers today do not operate in isolation. Instead, they are usually connected by one method or another to form a network. If you use your computer in a corporate or small business setting, then your network probably consists of computers wired together through devices such as hubs, switches, and routers. If you use your computer at home, then your network probably consists of computers connected wirelessly through a wireless access point.

Whatever the configuration of your network, it usually takes a bit of extra effort to get the network working smoothly and to ensure that users can access network resources. The tasks in this chapter can help you get the most out of your network. ...

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