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starting network

Discussion in 'Networking' started by barks25, Oct 15, 2003.

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  1. barks25

    barks25 Thread Starter

    May 9, 2002
    i am starting to set up a network, (real basic)...what "great" articles would anybody suggest that are concise and explain well...including file transfers...any software recommendations, hardware recommendatiions.
  2. marcus77


    May 22, 2002
    Win2k and XP make it very easy to set up a network. Beside that, I can't suggest much because it's too broad.
  3. guitarist968


    Aug 22, 2003
    Go to homenethelp.com.

    This site has helped me along with many other people set up home networks.

    As far as hardware goes, get each computer a PCI 10/100 Network Card. They come in many brands, some good ones are Linksys, NetGear, and D-Link. You might have one already installed in your computer(s). Check to see, because most computers within 4 years old have them. Don't forget you will need a card for each computer on the network.

    Then you need a router, which is available in many brands also. I like the three brands I listed above personally.
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