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Setting Up and Using Your Computer
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Setting Up a Home and Office Network
Connecting to a Network Adapter
NOTICE:
Plug the network cable into the network adapter connector on the computer. Do not plug the
network cable into the modem connector on the computer. Do not plug a network cable into a telephone
wall jack.
1
Connect the network cable to the network adapter connector on the back of your computer.
Insert the cable until it clicks into place, and then gently pull it to ensure that it is secure.
2
Connect the other end of the network cable to a network device.
Network Setup Wizard
The Microsoft
®
Windows
®
XP operating system provides a Network Setup Wizard to guide you
through the process of sharing files, printers, or an Internet connection between computers in a
home or small office.
1
Click the
Start
button, point to
All Programs
Accessories
Communications
, and then
click
Network Setup Wizard
.
2
On the welcome screen, click
Next
.
3
Click
Checklist for creating a network
.
NOTE:
Selecting the connection method
This computer connects directly to the Internet
enables the
integrated firewall provided with Windows XP Service Pack.
4
Complete the checklist and required preparations.
5
Return to the Network Setup Wizard and follow the instructions on the screen.
network device
network adapter connector on computer
network cable
network adapter
connector
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