Broadband Bible

James E. Gaskin

  • 出版商: Wiley
  • 出版日期: 2004-07-23
  • 售價: $962
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$914
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 614
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0764569511
  • ISBN-13: 9780764569517

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* This book outlines everything people need to make the move from a dial-up connection to an always-on DSL or cable Internet connection that is up to forty times faster than a standard modem connection
* Nielsen estimated there were thirty-nine million U.S. homes with broadband access in April 2003
* Gaskin explains available broadband options, shows how to pick the right one, describes wireless alternatives inside and outside of buildings, details how to connect more than one computer to a home broadband connection, and provides information about securing your wireless network
* This new Desktop Edition format provides need-to-know coverage of all topics related to broadband home networking in an easy-to-use format that will appeal to novices and techies alike
* Offers a useful customer service FAQ and a Web directory appendix that lists Web sites for additional utilities, tools, games, and more

 

Table of Contents:

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Part I: Determining Which Broadband Is Right for You.

Chapter 1: Why You Need Broadband Internet Access.

Chapter 2: Getting Familiar with Broadband Technology.

Chapter 3: Types of Broadband Providers.

Chapter 4: Types of Alternative Broadband Providers.

Chapter 5: Emerging Broadband Service Options.

Chapter 6: Pros and Cons: Choosing Your Best Broadband Option.

Part II: Practicing Safe Broadband.

Chapter 7: Understanding Computer Security.

Chapter 8: Examining Your Home Broadband Hookup.

Chapter 9: Examining the Multitenant Broadband Hookup.

Part III: Moving from Stand-Alone PCs to a Network.

Chapter 10: Server and Storage Options.

Chapter 11: What You Need to Know About Desktop Networking.

Chapter 12: What You Need to Know About TCP/IP Networks and Routing.

Chapter 13: Backup and Disaster Recovery.

Part IV: Linking Your Network Devices.

Chapter 14: Wired Connection Options.

Chapter 15: Wireless Connection Options.

Chapter 16: Wireless Security in Depth.

Chapter 17: Avoiding Wireless Eavesdropping and Hacking.

Part V: Troubleshooting.

Chapter 18: Troubleshooting Internet Access Problems.

Chapter 19: Troubleshooting Your Side of the Connection.

Appendix A: Quick Hits Roundup.

Appendix B: Additional Web Directory Listings.

Appendix C: Broadband, Internet, and Networking Definitions.

Index.