Wireless Home Networking in Easy Steps

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In Easy Steps, 2009 - Computers - 192 pages
This book "in easy steps will show you plainly how to take best advantage of the equipment and software available today. Have the freedom to use a computer anywhere in your home with the minimum of fuss. Worried about identity theft, fraud or WiFi intruders? Also covered, with point-by-point cases and guides, is how to secure and protect your WiFi network from unauthorised use and reduce the risk of network hijacking and identity theft. Includes clear examples for restricting which computers can access your network (MAC address filters), and using encryption, both WEP and WPA, to protect you. Need help connecting? Our troubleshooting guide will help you to identify common problems with hardware, software and configurations and quickly solve them. Whilst wireless network equipment has become common place, it can be difficult for the novice to decipher the jargon and acronyms associated with it. This book will provide the insight required to confidently setup and make full use of wireless networking." - product description.

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