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Microsoft® Windows® XP Step by Step, 2nd Edition by Online Training Solutions

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Chapter 7. Making Connections

Making Connections

Chapter 7 at a Glance

In this chapter you will learn to:

  • Connect to the Internet through a dial-up or broadband connection.

  • Understand what’s needed to create a network of computers.

  • Share printers, drives, and folders with other people.

  • Create a Virtual Private Network connection.

Computers can be connected in a variety of ways that enable them to communicate across a room or across the world. Until recently, computer connections, servers, gateways, and routers were the domain of techies. But connecting computers has become easy enough that almost anyone can take advantage of the convenience and efficiency that ...

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