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Chapter 16. Creating a Windows XP Pro Ne... > Manually Configuring Your Network

Manually Configuring Your Network

When it first detects your network card, Windows will install most of the necessary network software components automatically. This can occur during the initial installation of Windows XP or when you later add a network card. I suggest that you go through the installed components, as I'll describe below, to be sure that everything is set up correctly.

Adding Network Clients, Services, and Protocols

When your network card and its drivers are installed, Windows knows the card is there but doesn't have any networking software attached to it. Follow these steps to attach the networking protocols and services you'll need.


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