Now that computers are used for everything from banking and shopping to playing and communicating, it is no longer easy for family members to share just one computer. If your family includes teens and tweens, it is almost impossible. If you do have multiple computers in your home, there good reasons why they should all be networked. And, even if you aren’t tech-savvy, you can do the networking yourself. There is a new book, Network Know-How: An Essential Guide for the Accidental Admin by John Ross that will easily walk you through the steps and answer any questions you may have.
- You will save money on Internet connections. You only need have one Internet connection in your home and all the computers can share it.
- All of your computers can share the same printer.
- You can easily share files between computers, including music, movies and photos.
In Network-Know How, you will be taken through the nuts and bolts of networks, learn how to run cables, set up Wi-Fi access points, configure fie sharing and printing and implement security. In addition to computers, there is also a chapter explaining how to connect other devices to your network, such a home entertainment, audio and video. Network Know-How is written in such a clear and organized manner that almost anybody will be able to use it to create their own home network. Just think of how impressed your teens will be.