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Windows Home Network

If you have more than one computer in your home, you’ve probably considered setting up a home network. If you’ve set up a home network and it doesn’t work the way you’d like it to, you’ve probably considered throwing your equipment out of the window. Please, close the window and read on. This week, I’ll walk you through what hardware you need to set up a home network, where to buy it, and how it works together. I’ll then show you how to share files on your network, how to stream media across your network (and out to the world—even your phone), and how to back up your data, automatically, to any PC in your home.

Note: these guides are written for all recent (XP, Vista, 7) versions of Windows unless otherwise noted. If you find any incompatibilities, please let me know.

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Home Network Guides

Note: These links will be updated as each guide is published.

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Rich is the owner and creator of Windows Guides; he spends his time breaking things on his PC so he can write how-to guides to fix them.

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