This practical guide to peer-to-peer networking tells you how to connect a group of computers together in a home or small office, using standard Ethernet or wireless Ethernet products. With this book as your guide, you can install, set up, and use a network of computers running Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Me, Windows 98, and Windows 95. You can share drives and printers over the network, even share an Internet connection. You need only moderate experience using Windows, and some experience installing software and hardware products such as a modem. This clearly written guide tells you what hardware to buy, steps you through installing the hardware and software, offers tips on using the network effectively, and helps you troubleshoot networking problems. Then, it points you toward new technology for expanding the network as your needs grow. If you are the de facto computer expert in the office, this book's for you.How to Set Up a Small Network of Personal Computers Ken Denniston. When you buy a crossover cable, make sure the cable is marked Category 5 or Cat 5- If you can, buy a cable that has a jacket with a bright color so you can distinguish it anbsp;...
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