Network Your Computer & Devices Step by Step
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- Copyright 2011
- Dimensions: 7-3/8" x 9"
- Pages: 550
- Edition: 1st
- ISBN-10: 0-7356-5214-7
- ISBN-13: 978-0-7356-5214-9
Teach yourself how to use the networking features in Windows 7 to connect your home computers, even if they use different operating systems. With Step by Step, you set the pace -- building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them!
- Network your Windows 7-based PCs and set up security
- Add a Mac or Linux-based computer
- Share printers, devices, and files with everyone in your home
- Stream media over your network or to a remote PC
- Tweak your network and sharing settings
- Troubleshoot problems and perform easy maintenance
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Table of Contents
- Introducing Home Networking
- Features and Conventions of This Book
- Getting Help
- Chapter 1: Setting Up a Router and Devices
- Chapter 2: Setting User Accounts on All Computers
- Chapter 3: Setting Up Your Libraries on All Windows 7 Computers
- Chapter 4: Creating the Network
- Chapter 5: Customizing Network Sharing Settings in Windows 7
- Chapter 6: Creating the Homegroup and Joining Windows 7 Computers
- Chapter 7: Sharing Libraries and Folders
- Chapter 8: Sharing and Working with Devices
- Chapter 9: Streaming Media Over the Network and the Internet
- Chapter 10: Sharing Between Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 Computers
- Chapter 11: Sharing Between Mac OS X and Windows 7 Computers
- Chapter 12: Sharing Between Ubuntu Linux and Windows 7 Computers
- Chapter 13: Keeping the Network Secure
- Chapter 14: Setting Up Parental Controls
- Chapter 15: Troubleshooting Network and Internet Problems
- About the Authors
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