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Section Description Page
Brief overview of a computer network,what they are and how they work
1 Quick Network Guide 4
How to plan your network layout withbasic details of network wiring
2 Choosing Your Hardware 8
Description of each component usedto build a peer-to-peer network usingHubs/Switches, NIC adaptors andCAT5 cable.
3 Putting it Together - Wired 18
Detailed step-by-step instructions onhow to put your network together.4
Setting-Up your Network (Wired) 28
Setting up your network and how to configureeach computer.5
Putting it Together - Wireless 38
Detailed step-by-step instructions onhow to configure your wireless network 6
Firewall Settings 45
Check your firewall settings to allow other Computers to connect correctly
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