Description : Finally, there is a guide to home networking that was written for true beginners! The Absolute Beginner's Guide to Home Networking goes far beyond traditional printer or Internet sharing and is geared to help you understand home network types and concepts, install, configure and interconnect various types of wired and wireless networks. This easy-to-understand guide will help you achieve the desired goals of entertainment, information access and home security control with Windows, MacOS and Linux-based systems. Soon you will learn to share and enhance entertainment and even integrate business network hardware with a home network to exploit telecommuting, work-from-home and remote education opportunities.
Description : Make the most of your wireless network…without becoming a technical expert! This book is the fastest way to connect all your wireless devices, get great performance with everything from streaming media to printing, stay safe and secure, and do more with Wi-Fi than you ever thought possible! Even if you’ve never set up or run a network before, this book will show you how to do what you want, one incredibly clear and easy step at a time. Wireless networking has never, ever been this simple! Who knew how simple wireless networking could be? This is today’s best beginner’s guide to creating, using, troubleshooting, and doing more with your wireless network…simple, practical instructions for doing everything you really want to do, at home or in your business! Here’s a small sample of what you’ll learn: • Buy the right equipment without overspending • Reliably connect Windows PCs, Macs, iPads, Android tablets, game consoles, Blu-ray players, smartphones, and more • Get great performance from all your networked devices • Smoothly stream media without clogging your entire network • Store music and movies so you can play them anywhere in your home • Keep neighbors and snoopers out of your network • Share the files you want to share–and keep everything else private • Automatically back up your data across the network • Print from anywhere in the house–or from anywhere on Earth • Extend your network to work reliably in larger homes or offices • Set up a “guest network” for visiting friends and family • View streaming videos and other web content on your living room TV • Control your networked devices with your smartphone or tablet • Connect to Wi-Fi hotspots and get online in your car • Find and log onto hotspots, both public and hidden • Quickly troubleshoot common wireless network problems Michael Miller is the world’s #1 author of beginning computer books. He has written more than 100 best-selling books over the past two decades, earning an international reputation for his friendly and easy-to-read style, practical real-world advice, technical accuracy, and exceptional ability to demystify complex topics. His books for Que include Computer Basics Absolute Beginner’s Guide; Facebook for Grown-Ups; My Pinterest; Ultimate Digital Music Guide; Speed It Up! A Non-Technical Guide for Speeding Up Slow PCs, and Googlepedia: The Ultimate Google Resource. Category: Networking Covers: Wireless Networking User Level: Beginning
Description : Provides information on wireless networking, covering such topics as 802.11 standards, hotspots, and setting up a wireless network.
Description : This new edition gives readers the ability and understanding necessary to create and administer a network. The book shows the reader how to physically connect computers and other devices to a network and access peripherals such as printers over the network.
Description : Windows 8 Absolute Beginner’s Guide Make the most of your new Windows 8 device—without becoming a technical expert! This book is the fastest way to take control of Windows 8, and use it to create, connect, and discover… simplify and organize your whole life… learn more, play more, do more, live better! Even if you’ve never used Windows 8 before, this book will show you how to do what you want, one incredibly clear and easy step at a time. Windows 8 has never, ever been this simple! Who knew how simple Windows 8 could be? This is the easiest, most practical beginner’s guide to navigating Windows 8—whether from a desktop, notebook, or tablet… simple, reliable instructions for doing everything you really want to do! Here’s a small sample of what you’ll learn: • Discover Windows 8’s whole new approach to running a computer • Run Windows 8 the way that’s easiest for you: mouse, touch, or keyboard • Find and use the old Windows Desktop along with all your favorite Windows XP and 7 programs • Get online with Internet Explorer® 10 and master its new tools and shortcuts • Set up your home network, printer, and other devices • Master quick, easy new ways to use Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn® • Safeguard your personal information and keep it private • Enjoy all your digital photos, videos, movies, and music • Connect with anyone through email, messaging, and video chat • Discover and play new Windows 8 games, and use Windows to control your Xbox 360 • Manage even the most gigantic collections of data and media • Automatically back up your information to external drives, DVDs, or Microsoft SkyDrive® • Fix problems, protect yourself from viruses, and keep Windows 8 working reliably Paul Sanna is the author of almost two dozen computer books on topics such as Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, and Windows security. He has extensive experience working with and explaining pre-release versions of Windows. He currently advises his clients on software decisions, both for the desktop and for large business projects.
Description : This title enables readers to get the low-down on what cable internet provides don't know or won't tell you; this book will help readers to be vigilant against hackers.
Description : As the price of servers comes down to the level of desktop PCs, many small- and medium-sized businesses are forced to provide their own server setup, maintenance and support, without the high-dollar training enjoyed by their big corporation counterparts.Upgrading and Repairing Serversis the first line of defense for small- and medium-sized businesses, and an excellent go-to reference for the experienced administrators who have been asking for a reference guide like this one for a long time! It's all here in one, incredibly useful tome that you will refer to again and again. Inside is in-depth coverage of server design and implementation, building and deploying, server hardware components, network and backup operations, SAN, fault tolerance, server racks, server rooms, server operating systems, as well as SUN Microsystems servers. No other computer hardware book has ever dared tackle this enormous topic - until now!
Description : Offers advice for choosing, installing, and configuring a hardware or software firewall, and explains how to test its effectiveness after installation.