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Networking for Dummies

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ISBN-10: 0764504983

ISBN-13: 9780764504983

Edition: 4th 1999

Authors: Doug Lowe

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Networking is one of the hottest subject areas in the PC industry. This new edition of the bestselling Networking for Dummies is aimed at anyone using or setting up a PC network. It covers Windows 95, as well as the latest version of NetWare.
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/26/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.24" long x 0.93" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Doug E. Lowe is a senior quality consultant at Hewlett Packard's Software Engineering Systems Division, where he has developed software for computer-aided electronic design. He received a B.S. in Applied Mathematics from Michigan State University and an M.S. in Chemistry from the University of Toledo, and has taught operating-systems architecture at the graduate level. Lowe is noted for presenting technical material in a way that is entertaining as well as informative. His "Approach 3 for Windows for Dummies" and "Approach 97 for Windows for Dummies" are among the 50 titles he has authored or co-authored. He is also a consulting editor for DOS World.

Introduction
Let's Network!
Networks Will Not Take Over the World, and Other Network Basics
Life on the Network
More Ways to Use Your Network
Planning Your Network
Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave: Cables, Adapters, and Other Stuff
Dealing with TCP/IP
Setting Up a Server
Configuring Windows XP and Vista Clients
Wireless Networking
Getting Connected
Connecting Your Network to the Internet
Running a Mail Server
Creating an Intranet
Is It a Phone or a Computer? (Or, Understanding VoIP and Convergence)
Connecting from Home
Network Management For Dummies
Welcome to Network Management
Managing User Accounts with Active Directory
Managing Network Storage
Network Performance Anxiety
Solving Network Problems
How to Stay on Top of Your Network and Keep Its Users Off Your Back
Protecting Your Network
Backing Up Your Data
Securing Your Network
Hardening Your Network
Beyond Windows
Networking with Linux
Macintosh Networking
The Part of Tens
More Than Ten Big Network Mistakes
Ten Networking Commandments
Ten Things You Should Keep in Your Closet
Layers of the OSI Model
Index