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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Hardware Annoyances

    1. NETWORK ADAPTER ANNOYANCES

    2. ETHERNET HARDWARE ANNOYANCES

    3. PHONELINE HARDWARE ANNOYANCES

    4. POWERLINE HARDWARE ANNOYANCES

    5. WIRELESS HARDWARE ANNOYANCES

    6. TROUBLESHOOTING AND TECH-SUPPORT ANNOYANCES

  2. Chapter 2 Software Annoyances

    1. CONFIGURING NETWORK ADAPTERS

    2. CONFIGURING ROUTERS

    3. CONFIGURING AND MANAGING USERS

    4. CONFIGURING THE DESKTOP

    5. INSTANT MESSENGER ANNOYANCES

    6. SOFTWARE SUPPORT ANNOYANCES

  3. Chapter 3 Network Access Annoyances

    1. FINDING COMPUTERS ON YOUR NETWORK

    2. TROUBLESHOOTING NETWORK CONNECTIVITY

    3. MY NETWORK PLACES NEEDS HOUSEKEEPING

    4. MAPPED DRIVES

  4. Chapter 4 File-Sharing Annoyances

    1. ACCESSING FILES ON REMOTE COMPUTERS

    2. MANIPULATING FILES ON THE NETWORK

    3. NETWORK ENTERTAINMENT CENTERS

  5. Chapter 5 Network Printing Annoyances

    1. SHARED PRINTER ANNOYANCES

    2. INSTALLING REMOTE (NETWORK) PRINTERS

    3. MANAGING NETWORK PRINTING

    4. TROUBLESHOOTING NETWORK PRINTERS

    5. USING PRINT FILES

    6. NETWORK PRINTING AND MS-DOS

  6. Chapter 6 Shared Internet Connection Annoyances

    1. ISP RULES: CUTTING THROUGH THE CONFUSION

    2. DIAL-UP CONNECTION-SHARING ANNOYANCES

    3. SHARED BROADBAND ANNOYANCES

    4. BROADBAND TECHNICAL SUPPORT ANNOYANCES

    5. EMAIL ANNOYANCES

    6. AOL ANNOYANCES

  7. Chapter 7 Security Annoyances

    1. FIREWALL

    2. VIRUSES, WORMS, AND OTHER SLIMY CREATURES

    3. WIRELESS SECURITY ISSUES

    4. FILE AND FOLDER SECURITY

  8. Chapter 8 Network Maintenance Annoyances

    1. DOCUMENTATION AND RECORD KEEPING

    2. BACKING UP INFORMATION

    3. UPGRADING THE NETWORK

  1. Appendix Expanding the Network

    1. CREATING A BLUEPRINT

    2. MINIMUM EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS

    3. COMPATIBILITY ISSUES

    4. SIGNAL INTERFERENCE ISSUES

    5. NIFTY NETWORK DEVICES

    6. MULTILINK PHONE MODEMS TO INCREASE SPEED

    7. HOME ENTERTAINMENT DEVICES

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