An illustrated home networking handbook for the everyday user
Building a network doesn't have to be all work and no play—it can actually be fun! Home Networking Simplified is an illustrated home-networking book for everyone from Grandma Mary to your tech-savvy teenage neighbor.
Home Networking Simplified gives you the most basic need-to-know info and then teaches you how to get the most out of your home network:
Whether you’re a newbie, a geek, or someone in-between, Home Networking Simplified helps you harness the power of home networking.
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This book is part of the Networking Technology Series from Cisco Press®, the only authorized publisher for Cisco Systems®.
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Part I Networking Basics
Chapter 1 What’s a Network?
PC Hardware and Network Interface Cards
Installing Devices in Computers
Configuring New Devices in Microsoft Windows
Chapter 2 Networking Fundamentals
Bits and Bytes
Network Media Types
Comparing Media Types
What Is an IP Address?
Dynamically Allocated IP Addresses
Appendix A: Binary Number System—The Language of Computers
Download - 370 KB - Appendix B: MAC Address Locking for Wireless Security
Download - 63.5 KB - Appendix C: Linksys Product List
Download - 85 KB - Appendix D: Future Stuff