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Windows® 8.1 IN DEPTH by Paul McFedries, Brian Knittel

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36. Wireless Networking

Wireless Networking in Windows 8.1

Wireless (Wi-Fi) and cellular data networks are everywhere. From home to work to just about everywhere on the road, it seems like you can fire up a wireless-capable device and get connected no matter where you are. Wireless networks are popular for several reasons, including low costs to get started and, more important, ease of configuration and use.

With the rapid growth of wireless networking has come evolving standards. The 802.11 series of standards was created by the networking industry to ensure hardware and software interoperability among wireless networking vendors. The current state-of-the-art standard 802.11n was an important step forward for wireless performance and reliability, ...

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