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Chapter 15. Configuring Outlook > Setting Up a Network Connection

Setting Up a Network Connection

Before you can set up and configure a network, you need to physically attach the hardware so the computers can communicate with the internet or network. This includes installing the network cards in all the computers, connecting the computers together using cables or wireless technology, installing a modem on the host computer, turning on all computers, printers, and external modems, and establishing a connection to the Internet.

Set Up Your Computer

Install network cards, connect all the computers together, and then turn them on.

Click the Start button, point to All Programs, point to Accessories, point to Communications, and then click Network Setup Wizard.

Click Next, and then click Next again.

Click the This Computer Connects Directly To The Internet option, and then click Next.

If necessary, select an Internet connection, and then click Next.

Type a computer description and a computer name, and then click Next.

Type a workgroup name, and then click Next.

Click Next to continue.

Click an option to create a Network Setup Disk or Use My Windows XP CD, and then click Next and follow the instructions.

Click Finish.


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