Week Thirteen - A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your...

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A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e Chapter 18 Networking Practices
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Objectives Learn how to connect a computer or small network to the Internet using a broadband, satellite, or dialup connection Learn how to configure a SOHO router and set up a wireless network Learn about tools and utilities used to troubleshoot problems with network and Internet connections Learn how to troubleshoot connectivity problems with networks and client applications A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e 2
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Connecting to the Internet Connections – Single PC and multiple PCs Connection types – Cable modem, DSL, satellite, dial-up, ISDN Cable modem or DSL connection setup – Connect PC to cable modem, DSL box • Connect cable modem to TV jack or DSL box to phone jack, plug in the power, turn on broadband device – Configure TCP/IP settings – Test the connection A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e 3
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Connect to the Internet Using Cable Modem Requirements – Internet service, computer with network/USB port, cable modem, cable, TCP/IP settings A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e 4 Figure 18-1 Cable modem connecting to a PC through a network card installed in the PC Courtesy: Course Technology/Cengage Learning
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Connect to the Internet Using Cable Modem (cont’d.) Instructions: Ethernet cable and dynamic IP addressing – Select TV wall jack • Connect cable modem to TV wall jack • Plug power cord into the cable modem • Connect PC network port to cable modem port – Vista: creates new always-up network connection • Displays the Set Network Location window – XP: right-click My Network Places • Select Properties from shortcut menu • Network Connections window opens A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e 5
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A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e 6 Connect to the Internet Using Cable Modem (cont’d.) Instructions: Ethernet cable, dynamic IP addressing (cont’d.) – New Connection Wizard opens • Click Next to skip the welcome screen • Select Connect to the Internet • Click Next – Select Set up my connection manually, click Next • Select Connect using a broadband connection that is always on • Click Next • Wizard creates the connection
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A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e 7 Connect to the Internet Using Cable Modem (cont’d.) Instructions: USB cable and dynamic IP addressing – Read cable modem installation directions – Connect USB cable to PC and cable modem • Plug in, turn on cable modem • Windows automatically detects new USB device • Found New Hardware Wizard launches • Click Locate and install driver software, respond to UAC box, insert USB driver CD – Configure Vista or XP connection
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A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e 8 Connect to the Internet Using Cable Modem (cont’d.) Activate service and test the connection – Ensure ISP has cable modem MAC address – Test Internet connection using a Web browser
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2011 for the course CINT 210 taught by Professor Endris during the Spring '11 term at Ivy Tech Community College.

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