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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 18 Networking Practices 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 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 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 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 Instructions: Ethernet cable, dynamic IP addressing (contd.) 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 A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e 6 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 A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e 7 Activate service and test the connection Ensure ISP has cable modem MAC address Test Internet connection using a Web browser Problem solving: Vista: use Diagnose and repair in the Network and Sharing Center window...
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This note was uploaded on 01/03/2012 for the course CSIS 154 taught by Professor Sailey during the Spring '11 term at Mt. San Jacinto College.

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