Home networks are becoming common in homes that use more than one computer. With people using computers for shopping, home businesses and entertainment, it can be essential to link up not only PCs but also fax machines and TVs. What's going on behind this linked-up system?
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A home network is simply a method of allowing computers communicate with each other. At its most basic level, a home network must have all of the following to operate except:
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In wireless and Ethernet home networks, what directs traffic among connected devices?
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Of the following, what company is not a reputed purveyor of firewalls?
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An Ethernet home network is also referred to as a ___ network.
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If you're planning on connecting just two computers, what type of card is necessary?
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Which of the following isn't true?
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Wireless networks are flexible because:
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Wireless security options include all of the following except:
Question 9 of 10
A wireless router is essential for building a wireless network. Unfortunately, walls can interrupt the signal -- even though it extends about 100 feet (30.5 meters) in all directions. This device can help you get more coverage (even through those pesky walls):
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