Now that you have a basic understanding of computer networking, the rest of this book concentrates on how to get your computers communicating with each other. Then you can move on to the various fun and productive things you can do with your home network. Of course you will learn how to configure your computers to surf the Web; you will also learn how to share things like printers, photographs, and music among your home network computers. You will even take a brief look at how to create and share your own videos. Along the way, you'll have the opportunity to explore some things in more detail or go to Internet locations to read more about a particular topic.
Each of the following five chapters is a project. Each of the projects includes tasks that provide step-by-step instructions for achieving the desired results.