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Wireless Home Networking For Dummies
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Danny Briere Pat Hurley
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Wireless Home Networking For Dummies

Danny Briere Pat Hurley Edward Ferris


9780470877258

John Wiley & Sons Ltd


Computer networking & communications


Paperback

384 pages

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The perennial bestseller shows you how share your files and Internet connection across a wireless network Fully updated for Windows 7 and Mac OS X Snow Leopard, this new edition of this bestseller returns with all the latest in wireless standards and security. This fun and friendly guide shows you how to integrate your iPhone, iPod touch, smartphone, or gaming system into your home network. Veteran authors escort you through the various financial and logisitical considerations that you need to take into account before building a wireless network at home.

Covers the basics of planning, installing, and using wireless LANs Reviews essential information on the latest security issues Delivers valuable tips on how to stay current with fast-moving technology Discusses how to share resources such as printers, scanners, an Internet connection, files, and more with multiple computers on one network Wireless Home Networking For Dummies, 4th Edition skips the technical jargon and gets you connected with need-to-know information on building a wireless home network.

By:   Danny Briere, Pat Hurley, Edward Ferris
Imprint:   John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   4th Edition
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 188mm,  Spine: 23mm
Weight:   518g
ISBN:   9780470877258
ISBN 10:   0470877251
Pages:   384
Publication Date:   October 2010
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Introduction 1 Part I: Wireless Networking Fundamentals 7 Chapter 1: Introducing Wireless Home Networking 9 Chapter 2: From a to n and b-yond 27 Chapter 3: Exploring Bluetooth and Other Wireless Networks 51 Part II: Making Plans 67 Chapter 4: Planning a Wireless Home Network 69 Chapter 5: Choosing Wireless Home Networking Equipment 91 Part III: Installing a Wireless Network 107 Chapter 6: Installing Wireless Access Points in Windows 109 Chapter 7: Setting Up a Wireless Windows Network 125 Chapter 8: Setting Up a Wireless Mac Network 143 Chapter 9: Securing Your Home Network 161 Part IV: Using Your Wireless Network 183 Chapter 10: Putting Your Wireless Network to Work 185 Chapter 11: Gaming Over Your Wireless Network 205 Chapter 12: Networking Your Entertainment Center 225 Chapter 13: Extending Your Mobile Network 245 Chapter 14: Other Cool Things You Can Network 257 Chapter 15: Using a Bluetooth Network 273 Chapter 16: Going Wireless Away from Home 285 Part V: The Part of Tens 297 Chapter 17: Ten FAQs about Wireless Home Networks 299 Chapter 18: Ten Ways to Troubleshoot Wireless LAN Performance 309 Chapter 19: Ten Devices to Connect to Your Wireless Network in the Future 319 Chapter 20: Ten Sources for More Information 339 Index 347

Danny Briere is CEO and founder of TeleChoice, Inc., which provides strategic consulting services to businesses. Pat Hurley is a TeleChoice consultant specializing in emerging telecommunications technologies. They are coauthors of Smart Homes For Dummies, Home Theater For Dummies, and HDTV For Dummies.

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