Set Up Home Network On Windows® XP
Know how to set up home network in Windows XP.
A network is a communication channel of interconnected computers to share files and other types of resources. you can share any kind of resources such as printers across a network. Each of the system in a network can be connected through cables or any other techniques such as radio waves. A LAN is a type of network which comprises of small number of computers i.e. a network in schools or any small organizations. In an usual LAN configuration, one system is chosen as the file server. You can use a LAN to set up your home network. To start a home network, first of all, you need to start the network hardware. You need to set the IP address for the devices in order to access it in your network. You can access the systems remotely if you have created a network in your home. You can also share the Internet access with the help of LAN network in your home.
Following are some information about the home network, its features and tips to set up home network:
- Home network
- Tips to set up
Home network has many attractive features. A home network is a type of local area network which contains less number of systems. LAN offers full-time connectivity to local services. LAN can also ensure high speed connection and simple file sharing in a small area.
Home network offers a plenty of features. All files in an organization are saved on a central system and any of the employers can access all those files through the home network set up in that organization. You can use home networks for communication between digital devices such as printers and mobile computing devices.
A wireless technology is the best method to set up a home network. If you are going to set up a wireless home network, you can obtain at least one wireless access point. Then install the access point. After installing the access point, connect the access point to your wired LAN using an Ethernet cable. Then use the software that distributes with the access point in order to assign an appropriate network name and an encryption key. You can set up a home network through network set up wizard. You will be prompted to select the type of network that you want to set up in your system. You need to choose 'residential gateway' as the connection method. Now, the network connection process will start. Also, you can name the system and the workstation on that network.
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