DSL For Dummies

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Want to quit playing the Internet waiting game? Use this friendly guide to tap into the power of always-on DSL, the Digital Subscriber line and bring the Internet to life at 10 to 100 times the speed of a dial-up modem.

The only book on the market that guides you, in plain English through the DSL service maze, DSL For Dummies, 2nd edition ...

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Overview

Want to quit playing the Internet waiting game? Use this friendly guide to tap into the power of always-on DSL, the Digital Subscriber line and bring the Internet to life at 10 to 100 times the speed of a dial-up modem.

The only book on the market that guides you, in plain English through the DSL service maze, DSL For Dummies, 2nd edition includes an all-new part showcasing DSL-enabled applications for consumers, IT professionals, tele-commuters, and businesses.

Discover how to:
* Set up DSL
* Connect a LAN to DSL
* Configure Windows or Mac OS for DSL
* Secure your PC or LAN to make it safe from hackers
* Share a DSL Connection

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764507151
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 6/23/2000
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 9.25 (w) x 7.50 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

David Angell is a recognized industry expert in DSL implementation for small business and consumer communities and the "DSL Evangelist" at a leading data CLEC (competitive local exchange carrier).
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Table of Contents

Introduction.

PART I: Getting Comfortable with DSL.

Chapter 1: DSL: More Than a Pipe Dream.

Chapter 2: The Telecom Side of DSL.

Chapter 3: The Zen of DSL.

Chapter 4: Checking Out DSL Providers.

Chapter 5: Bringing DSL to Life with Internet Access.

Chapter 6: Shopping for Your DSL Internet Service.

PART II: Making DSL Come Alive with Internet Access.

Chapter 7: All Things TCP/IP.

Chapter 8: Your DSL Equipment Field Guide.

Chapter 9: To Serve and Protect: Internet Security.

Chapter 10: Sharing the DSL Experience.

PART III: DSL Internet Service Meets Your Computer or LAN.

Chapter 11: Building a Network to Share DSL.

Chapter 12: Windows 95/98 Meets DSL.

Chapter 13: Windows NT Meets DSL.

Chapter 14: Windows 2000 Meets DSL.

Chapter 15: The Mac Meets DSL.

PART IV: Got DSL, Now What?

Chapter 16: The Broadband-Powered Home.

Chapter 17: The Broadband-Powered Business.

Chapter 18: Video and Voice over DSL.

Chapter 19: Telecommuting in the Fast Lane.

PART V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 20: Ten DSL Service Shopping Tips.

Chapter 21: Ten Questions to Ask about DSL Internet Service.

Glossary.

Index.

Book Registration Information.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 7, 2002

    Not bad...

    A pretty good book, but even for a dummy guide, it could use more details.

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