Sounds pretty impressive, doesn’t it—your own home network. Should you have one? Are they hard to set up? How would it help? Are home networks more vulnerable to security risks? If you’ve asked yourself any of these questions, this updated Third Edition of Home Networking For Dummies is exactly what you need.
Home networks aren’t just for people with home-based businesses. With a home network, you can
Begin a project on one computer and finish it on another
Connect desktop and laptop computers so you can take your work with you
Share printers and Internet connections
Control access to files
Set up security to protect all the computers on the network