How To Do It: Set Up A Wireless Home Network

Don't be intimidated; it's not as hard as it seems

Your home has one high-speed Internet connection and several computers, and you'd like them all to share that fat pipe. But a home network? You can't bear the thought of drilling holes in your walls and snaking cables around the house. Here's the good news: you don't have to. You can go wireless.

More and more consumers are doing it; sales of wireless home-networking products in 2001 were 12 times what they were the year before, according to Stephen Baker, director of research for NPD Techworld. And it's easy to see why. Not only does a wireless network give you the...

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