Networking Home PCs For Dummies

Networking Home PCs For Dummies

by Kathy Ivens, Ivens
     
 
Home Networking Cheat Sheet Included!

Your Complete Guide to Networking Home PCs! Tired of haggling over who's going to check e-mail first? Don't want to spend any more money on another modem and phone line — or hard drive or printer for that matter? Set up a home network! With the expert advice of Kathy Ivens, you'll quickly and easily figure out

Overview

Home Networking Cheat Sheet Included!

Your Complete Guide to Networking Home PCs! Tired of haggling over who's going to check e-mail first? Don't want to spend any more money on another modem and phone line — or hard drive or printer for that matter? Set up a home network! With the expert advice of Kathy Ivens, you'll quickly and easily figure out what you need to know to connect your PCs and peripherals — and save a lot of money and headaches! Valuable Bonus CD Includes:
*Evaluation version of Net Nanny 3.1
*Shareware versions of WinZip 7.0 and ThunderBYTE AntiVirus 95 for Windows
*Trial versions of CleanSweep and Norton UtilitiesShareware programs are fully functional, free trial versions of copyrighted programs. If you like particular programs, register with their authors for a nominal fee and receive licenses, enhanced versions, and technical support. Freeware programs are free copyrighted games, applications, and utilities. You can copy them to as many PCs as you like — free — but they have no technical support. System Requirements: 486 or faster PC running Windows 95 or Windows 98; 16MB RAM (24 MB recommended); CD-ROM drive double speed (2x) or faster.

Inside, find helpful advice on how to:
*Set up the hardware you need — network interface cards, cables, and connectors
*Configure software so your computers can talk to one another
*Create user profiles, personalize desktops, and establish passwords
*Access software — and play games — across computers
*Share hardware — drives, printers, and modems
*Set up the hardware you need — network interface cards, cables, and connectors

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764504914
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/07/1999
Series:
For Dummies Series
Edition description:
BK&CD ROM
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
7.43(w) x 9.29(h) x 0.94(d)

Meet the Author

About Kathy Ivens Kathy Ivens has been setting up home networks for many years. She is the author of several books on Windows 98 and Office applications, including Optimizing the Windows® Registry and Quicken® 98 Bible.

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