How to make a home network?
The presence of several computers in the family leads toneed to connect them to one local network. This is due to the fact that working on the network can significantly simplify the work with files of one computer on the other, and also allows to provide access to the Internet of all computers connected to the network.
How to make a home network convenient and practical in application:
- Determine the purpose of creating a network.
- Determine the type of necessary network (wired or wireless), depending on the capabilities of home computers.
- Select a routing device for convenient network usage.
- Make network connection settings.
Creating a Home Network
So, after choosing a router, you needconnect all necessary computers to it. To do this, use special cables or a wireless network WiFi. When the connection is made, you must specify a common name in the network name (home network or workgroup), then restart the computers and wait for the computers on the network to be determined. This is the simplest option.
How to make a WiFi home network safe and easy to use:
- When creating a WiFi connection, you must provide a password.
- When connecting computers to the network, specify the password and the same working group.
- You can create a password in several ways (a set of numbers and symbols or a generated key that is written to a floppy disk or flash drive).
When setting up the router, in most cases,is set to "Obtain an IP address automatically", however, sometimes you can also manually register each computer. To do this, each computer must assign its own address, changing the last digit. When creating a home network, you can specify Internet access settings for other users. Creating a wireless network allows you to ensure not only the joint work of all computers, but also their access to the Internet from anywhere in the network coverage. This allows for mobility of the application of network access and eliminates the need to lay many network cables.
Features of creating a network connection in Windows 7
If you need to make a home network in Windows 7, you should determine for yourself what you need to get from such a network:
If you select the first option, then in the W7 settingsit is necessary to specify a home network, then all computers will have access to the Internet, but will not be visible to each other. If you choose the second option, you need to specify "Enterprise network", then the computers will have common Internet access and will be visible to each other.
That's the way you can create a home network,combining all the computers in the house into it. Appreciate all the comforts of this functionality, which will save you a lot of time for certain manipulations.