Read hundreds of pages of new coverage geared to keep you on top of your game-whether you are a networking professional or a serious home networking geek! Learn about cutting-edge wireless networking technologies, such as Wi-Fi, Home RF, Bluetooth, and WAP. Get backup and disaster planning strategies from the experts. Discover protective measures, such as the use of encryption and firewalls, to enhance security from the start and to audit all levels of access. Establish hybrid network Integration, Including Linux, Unix, NetWare, Windows NT, Windows 2000, and Windows XP. Troubleshoot TCP/IP, IPX/SPX, NetBEUI, and Name Resolution. Learn topology restrictions and solutions for your growing network. Learn about the cables and connectors that glue your network together. Install and troubleshoot hubs, switches, routers, bridges, and repeaters. Discover how to locate and repair common network problems within servers, workstations, network links, and peripherals. Learn about wide area networking protocols, such as ATM and Frame Relay. Get the scoop on the latest broadband technologies, such as DSL and cable, that will change the Internet forever. Find out how Novell Directory Services and Microsoft's Active Directory can centralize managing users and resources on your network. Research how to plan for and upgrade older networking technologies to newer, faster, and better ones. CD-ROM Includes: Various network troubleshooting tools; Sample chapters from various Que Publishing titles such as Upgrading and Repairing PCs; Trial versions of various commercial network software; Take a sneak peek at all-new videos from Upgrading and Repairing PCs, 13th Edition, which show you what makes your PC tick and how to fix a good PC gone bad!; Diagnose troublesome PC problems on the road, using Upgrading and Repairing PCs: Technicians Portable Reference, Second Edition, which is included in PDF on the CD.