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Platinum Edition Using® Microsoft® Windows® XP by Brian Knittel, Robert Cowart

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Wireless Networking

One great way to work “unplugged” is to maintain your network or Internet connection with wireless networking. Radio-based networking technology has advanced rapidly in recent years, and it's being deployed in schools, universities, corporations, and, oddly enough, coffee houses. Whether you're at a branch office, a client's desk or in an overstuffed chair sipping a café latte, as long as you're within hundred feet or so of a network access point, you can be online.

→ For details on installing and configuring wireless networking, seeWireless Networking,” p. 652.

The configuration screens for wireless network adapters let you add name and security information for multiple wireless networks. As you move your computer from ...

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