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Wireless All In One For Dummies, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-0-470-49013-6
Paperback
504 pages
December 2009
US $34.99 Add to Cart

Introduction 1

Book I: Pulling the Plugs 7

Chapter 1: Living Without Wires 9

Chapter 2: Choosing Internet Access 17

Book II: Planning Your Network 21

Chapter 1: Getting Started 23

Chapter 2: Choosing Hardware 33

Chapter 3: Setting Up Routers 49

Chapter 4: Deciphering DHCP 63

Chapter 5: Installing Your Wireless Adapter 71

Chapter 6: Getting Your PC On the Net .85

Chapter 7: Setting Up Other Hardware .103

Chapter 8: Troubleshooting Network Hardware .121

Book III: Configuring Networks 137

Chapter 1: Exploring Windows Networking 139

Chapter 2: Managing Available Networks 147

Chapter 3: Creating Bridges 159

Chapter 4: Confi guring Printers 165

Chapter 5: Confi rming Your Network Works 171

Book IV: Security and Troubleshooting 179

Chapter 1: Looking at Internet Threats 181

Chapter 2: Using a Safety Net 195

Chapter 3: Protecting Your Computer 215

Chapter 4: Troubleshooting Network Problems 239

Book V: On the Road Again — But Without Wires 255

Chapter 1: Putting a Network in Your Lap(top) 257

Chapter 2: Connecting Wireless Devices to Networks 269

Chapter 3: Synchronizing Devices over a Network .279

Chapter 4: Picking a BlackBerry 293

Chapter 5: Finding Wi-Fi Hotspots 303

Chapter 6: Setting Up a VPN Connection 315

Chapter 7: Taking Home with You 325

Book VI: Other Networking Technologies 333

Chapter 1: Choosing and Using Cordless Phones 335

Chapter 2: Picking Peripherals 343

Book VII: Wireless Home Technology 349

Chapter 1: Entertaining Yourself Wirelessly 351

Chapter 2: Streaming Digital Music in Your Home 357

Chapter 3: Networking Your Television: From PC to HDTV 369

Chapter 4: Listening to Music and Audio from the Web 383

Chapter 5: Exploring Digital TV and Satellite Radio 393

Chapter 6: Exploring the Kindle 407

Book VIII: The Global Positioning System 417

Chapter 1: Getting Uncle Sam to Ante Up 419

Chapter 2: Finding Your Way in the World 431

Chapter 3: Exploring with the Rest of GPS 443

Glossary 453

Index 461

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