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Windows® 98 Unleashed by Paul McFedries

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Summary

This chapter got your Windows 98 networking education off the ground. I began by giving you an overview of Windows 98 networking and by showing you some of the new networking knickknacks that come in the Windows 98 package. From there, you learned how to install and configure network adapters, clients, protocols, and services; how to establish your primary network logon; and more.

That's a lot of material, but we're not done yet; there's a lot more networking know-how to come. Here's what to expect:

  • If you have just a couple of computers, you can bypass the expense of network adapter cards and cables by using Windows 98's Direct Cable Connection. You still must set up a “network,” however, and I explain how it's done in Chapter 22, “Portable ...

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