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  • Copyright 2011
  • Dimensions: 7-3/8" x 9"
  • Pages: 550
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-7356-5216-3
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7356-5216-3

Teach yourself how to use the networking features in Windows 7 to connect your home computers, even if they use different operating systems. With Step by Step, you set the pace -- building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them!

  • Network your Windows 7-based PCs and set up security
  • Add a Mac or Linux-based computer
  • Share printers, devices, and files with everyone in your home
  • Stream media over your network or to a remote PC
  • Tweak your network and sharing settings
  • Troubleshoot problems and perform easy maintenance

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Table of Contents

  • Dedication
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introducing Home Networking
  • Features and Conventions of This Book
  • Getting Help
  • Chapter 1: Setting Up a Router and Devices
  • Chapter 2: Setting User Accounts on All Computers
  • Chapter 3: Setting Up Your Libraries on All Windows 7 Computers
  • Chapter 4: Creating the Network
  • Chapter 5: Customizing Network Sharing Settings in Windows 7
  • Chapter 6: Creating the Homegroup and Joining Windows 7 Computers
  • Chapter 7: Sharing Libraries and Folders
  • Chapter 8: Sharing and Working with Devices
  • Chapter 9: Streaming Media Over the Network and the Internet
  • Chapter 10: Sharing Between Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 Computers
  • Chapter 11: Sharing Between Mac OS X and Windows 7 Computers
  • Chapter 12: Sharing Between Ubuntu Linux and Windows 7 Computers
  • Chapter 13: Keeping the Network Secure
  • Chapter 14: Setting Up Parental Controls
  • Chapter 15: Troubleshooting Network and Internet Problems
  • Glossary
  • About the Authors

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