Networking For Dummies book cover

Networking For Dummies

Author:
Doug Lowe
Published: July 21, 2020

Overview

Set up a secure network at home or the office 

Fully revised to cover Windows 10 and Windows Server 2019, this new edition of the trusted Networking For Dummies helps both beginning network administrators and home users to set up and maintain a network. Updated coverage of broadband and wireless technologies, as well as storage and back-up procedures, ensures that you’ll learn how to build a wired or wireless network, secure and optimize it, troubleshoot problems, and much more. 

From connecting to the Internet and setting up a wireless network to solving networking problems and backing up your data—this #1 bestselling guide covers it all.

  • Build a wired or wireless network
  • Secure and optimize your network
  • Set up a server and manage Windows user accounts
  • Use the cloud—safely 

Written by a seasoned technology author—and jam-packed with tons of helpful step-by-step instructions—this is the book network administrators and everyday computer users will turn to again and again.

Set up a secure network at home or the office 

Fully revised to cover Windows 10 and Windows Server 2019, this new edition of the trusted Networking For Dummies helps both beginning network administrators and home users to set up and maintain a network. Updated coverage of broadband and wireless technologies, as well as storage and back-up procedures, ensures that you’ll learn how to build a wired or wireless network, secure and optimize it, troubleshoot problems, and much more. 

From connecting to the Internet

and setting up a wireless network to solving networking problems and backing up your data—this #1 bestselling guide covers it all.

  • Build a wired or wireless network
  • Secure and optimize your network
  • Set up a server and manage Windows user accounts
  • Use the cloud—safely 

Written by a seasoned technology author—and jam-packed with tons of helpful step-by-step instructions—this is the book network administrators and everyday computer users will turn to again and again.

Networking For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Managing a small computer network is well within your reach, but it's vital to track key information that's unique to your network. Begin by recording your network and Internet connection information in one place, making it easy to find and readily available when you need it. Then, get to know some of the basic networking concepts such as pin connections and IP address ranges — and become familiar with useful websites for networking information. [caption id="attachment_269748" align="alignnone" width="556"] ©hywards/Shutterstock.com[/caption]