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By Mark Edward Soper

Eventually, there's a advisor to domestic networking that was once written for real newbies! absolutely the Beginner's advisor to domestic Networking is going a long way past conventional printer or web sharing and is geared that will help you comprehend domestic community varieties and ideas, set up, configure and interconnect quite a few varieties of stressed and instant networks. This easy-to-understand advisor may help you in attaining the specified objectives of leisure, details entry and residential defense keep watch over with home windows, MacOS and Linux-based structures. quickly you are going to learn how to proportion and increase leisure or even combine enterprise community with a house community to take advantage of telecommuting, work-from-home and distant schooling possibilities.

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This requires at least three elements: ■ Network adapters (devices to connect each computer to the network) ■ A method of transmitting data between computers (cable or radio waves) ■ A method of coordinating the exchange of data (a hub, switch, or wireless access point) Most home networks are used to share Internet access, so two additional components are needed to connect the network to the Internet: a router or gateway, and a CHAPTER 2 BUILDING BLOCKS OF THE HOME NETWORK 29 broadband Internet access device such as a cable, DSL, satellite, or fixed wireless broadband modem.

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Read on! CHAPTER 2 BUILDING BLOCKS OF THE HOME NETWORK 35 Ethernet Network Adapters Although many recent systems have a built-in 10/100 Ethernet adapter (such an adapter runs at 10Mbps or 100Mbps, depending on the switch or hub it is connected to), you might need to add an Ethernet adapter to a PC you want to add to a network. Most Ethernet network adapters sold today support 10/100 Ethernet; although some vendors now sell Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000) adapters, there’s no reason to get one unless you’re willing to equip your entire network with gigabit adapters and switches.

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