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Installing Hardware: Installing the Router

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  • Type: Video Tutorial
  • Length: 3:07
  • Media: Video/mp4
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  • Access Period: 360 Days
  • Download: MP4 (iPod compatible)
  • Size: 32 MB
  • Posted: 03/15/2009

This lesson is part of the following series:

PC Network - Install, Connect, Configure, Share (16 lessons, $19.80)
PC Network - Installation (4 lessons, $5.94)

This video is part of a broader set of videos that cover all aspects of home network setup and configuration. This particular lesson comes from section 2, which covers Home Networking Hardware Installation. Other sections include lessons that cover the topics of Networking Hardware Selection, Networking Hardware Configuration, Connecting PCs to Home Networks and Setting up File Sharing and Printer Sharing.

The lessons in this section are:
*Installing the Router - this lesson
*Installing the USB Adapter - www.mindbites.com/lesson/1790
*Installing the PCI Card Adapter - www.mindbites.com/lesson/1791
*Installing the PC Card Adapter - www.mindbites.com/lesson/1792

In this lesson, we connect the router to the modem, reset the modem so it can see the router and they can connect to each other. We connect our home office computer to the router using an ethernet cable. We'll use this computer in Section 3 to configure the router.

This video goes on to cover:
*Placement of the router for best wireless signal reception throughout the house
*Connecting the router to the computer and modem

In section 3 we will configure the router using this desktop computer, but first lets get all the other computers ready for the network by installing the wireless network adapters.

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Michael Cooper
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Hello everyone my name is Michael Cooper & I have been in the computer industry for over 15 years. For the past 8 years I have been making instructional videos showing the average computer user how to build their own computer. I am A+ Certified and a member of the Better Business Bureau.

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